Are wedding venues only 18+ or can minors attend the reception where alcohol is being served?

Question Asked: 20/07/2023

Wedding Date: 9/08/2018

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Alba Noosa

(0) · Sunshine Coast

Posted: 11/08/2023

Minors are more than welcome to join in the celebrations, we are fully licensed restaurant.

Answered by: 14 Experts

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Showtime Events Centre

(55) · Victoria

Posted: 1/08/2023

Hi there, 

Yes, children and teenagers are permitted with adult supervision at all Showtime Event Group venues. We provide a fun kids meal at a reduced rate to look after all of the children. Teenagers have a reduced rate too (adult meal with no alcohol). 

Here is a list of our stunning venues we host weddings at: 

Cargo Hall

Showtime Events Centre 


Polly Woodside 

Sea Life 

Hellenic Museum 

Old Melbourne Gaol 

State Library Victoria 

Old Melbourne Gaol 

Feel free to email and our team can organise a complimentary tour for you! :) We also have a complimentary Weddings Open Day at Aerial on Saturday 12th August with a cocktail on arrival, nibbles and a glass of bubbles. 

Kind regards,

Alice Hall

Senior Wedding Executive 

Showtime Event Group 

Hotel Realm

(52) · Canberra

Posted: 31/07/2023

Each venue has a different policy however in most venues, it works the same as any licenced venue, under 18's are more than welcome to attend, however there will be a restrivted area for the bar and they wont be allowed to consume alcohol in line with the Australian laws and RSA regualtions. 

Here at Hotel Realm we are more than happy to have your young special people as part of your day!

Tuggeranong Homestead + Events

(36) · Sydney, Canberra & ACT Wide

Posted: 30/07/2023

At the Tuggeranong Homestead, we warmly welcome guests under 18 years of age. As we possess our own liquor license, it is essential that adults place orders for the children's beverages directly at the bars. Rest assured, we provide a family-friendly environment to ensure everyone has an enjoyable and safe experience.

Sorrento Restaurant and Bar

(21) · Whitsundays / Mackay

Posted: 26/07/2023

Minors can still attend

Marnong Estate

(46) · Macedon Ranges

Posted: 26/07/2023

Marnong Estate welcomes any under 18's however they are not permitted to consume alcohol. in saying that we do have a non alcoholic beverage package especially for them.

Shadowfax Winery

(26) · Victoria

Posted: 26/07/2023

Minors are welcome to attend the venue on any occasion.

The Lighthouse Restaurant

(21) · Cleveland

Posted: 25/07/2023


Minors are welcome at the Lighthouse Restaurant for any occasions. We just advice on attentive care with children especially with safety when close to the wateredge and not being around the bar area.

Kind Regards

Silva Pearce.

Events & Functions Manager.

The Wedding Shed @ Kookaburra Hideaway

(5) · Hunter Valley & Surrounding Areas

Posted: 25/07/2023

This will vary from venue to venue! Here at Kookaburra Hideaway we welcome guests of all ages and even have a section for minors to get their own drinks!

The Old Dairy Maleny

(2) · Maleny

Posted: 25/07/2023

We allow children at our venue and when booking with us we receommend the best caterers and bar staff with RSA licenses. 

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