Top 18 most popular wedding venues in Ballarat

Located near Ballarat and embarking on your wedding planning journey? First – you’ll need to find a wedding venue to suit your wants, needs, and budget. To get you started, here are the top 18 most popular Ballarat wedding venues as ranked by their customer reviews on Easy Weddings.

*As correct on May 29, 2018


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Grange Bellinzona Resort

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Set in the beautiful town of Hepburn Springs, historic hotel Grange Bellinzona combines old-world charm and Edwardian-style elegance for your special day. Featuring gorgeous gardens, antique fountains, and an array of timeless and elegant indoor and outdoor function spaces to choose from, this venue is just the place to bring your fairytale wedding to life. And, with the ability to create a bespoke package to reflect you and fiance’s love for one another, there really is something to suit every wedding at Grange Bellinzona Resort. Check out their glowing customer reviews and find out why so many newlyweds adore their experience with Grange Bellinzona Resort.

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Mercure Ballarat

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Mercure Ballarat offers the unique opportunity to host your wedding in the Victorian Goldfields. Set lakeside with immaculate rose gardens, Mercure Ballarat offers the choice of many beautiful areas to host your wedding ceremony and reception. And, with accommodate on site and plenty of photography opportunities, there’s little reason to leave the grounds on your all-important wedding day. Check out Mercure Ballarat and begin planning the wedding of your dreams!

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Sylvania Park

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Overlooking the river, Sylvania Park is a beautiful secluded setting to bring your wedding vision to life. Featuring polished timber floors, full length windows, endless wedding photography opportunities, and catering and beverage options to suit any budget, Sylvania Park is one of the best wedding venues Ballarat has to offer. And, with two renovated homesteads available for on-site accommodation, why not make a weekend out of your wedding at Sylvania Park? Check out their storefront and reviews and begin planning your special day at Sylvania Park.

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Tindarra Resort

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Overlooking the Murray River, Tindarra Resort is the perfect setting for a secluded outback wedding. Offering a blank canvas, this venue offers the unique opportunity to transform the function space into everything you’ve ever dreams of. Whether you’re after a relaxed evening beneath the stars, or a more lavish affair in an elegant silk-lined marquee, there’s something to suit every wedding at Tindarra Resort. And, with 4-star luxury accommodation on-site, why not make a weekend out of your wedding at Tindarra? Check out their storefront today.

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Ballarat Provedore 

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Ballarat Provedore promises to bring your wedding dreams to life and create lifelong memories within their walls. Providing rustic charm (and delicious woodfire pizzas!), this venue offers two function spaces to choose from: the newly renovated function space ‘The Gallery’ or the ‘Provedore’ restaurant. And, with the ability to tailor packages to suit your every wedding want and need, there’s something for weddings of all shapes, sizes, and budgets at Ballarat Provedore. Check out their storefront and get in contact with their experienced function team today!

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Narmbool Weddings

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Stretching across 2,000 hectares, Narmbool Weddings offers a beautiful setting for your wedding just 30 minutes from Ballarat and 90 minutes from Melbourne. This pastoral property provides magnificent gardens, a bluestone homestead, a function room to host your wedding, and on-site accommodation to make a weekend out of your special occasion. And, with endless photography opportunities on location, the grounds at Narmbool Weddings are a photographer’s dream! Check out their gallery – you won’t be disappointed.

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Craigs Royal Hotel

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Combing historical charm, tradition, and innovation, Craigs Royal Hotel could just be the wedding venue you’ve always dreamed of. With six years of restoration and refitting work, Craigs Royal Hotel offers stunning bridal suites, luxurious guest accommodation for your friends and family, and an abundance of beautiful photography settings throughout the hotel. And, with four luxurious function spaces to choose from, you’ll be spoiled for choice at Craigs Royal Hotel! Check out their storefront – Craigs Royal Hotel is one of the most iconic places to get married in Ballarat.

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Bendigo Town Hall

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Bendigo Town Hall could just be the wedding venue of your dreams. Featuring opulence and sophistication, Bendigo Town Hall assists with every step of wedding planning – ensuring you receive the wedding you’ve always envisioned. Whether you’re after a small intimate event or an elaborate soiree, there’s something to suit weddings of all shapes, sizes, and budgets at Bendigo Town Hall. Check out their storefront and begin planning your special day at Bendigo Town Hall.

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RACV Goldfields

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RACV Goldfields could just be the location to bring your wedding dreams to life! Offering a breathtaking setting overlooking the resort’s manicured native gardens and its forested landscape, this venue has a number of ceremony and reception spaces to choose from. Whether you’re after an intimate soiree or a lavish affair of up to 400 guests, there’s something for every wedding at RACV Goldfields. Check out their storefront and meet with their wedding coordinator – you’re sure to create something truly special with the team at RACV Goldfields!

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Sovereign Hill Weddings

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Recently listed with Easy Weddings, Sovereign Hill Weddings could be exactly what you’ve been searching for. This unique 1850s museum turned wedding venue is renowned for their exceptional menus, great customer service, and endless photography opportunities throughout the grounds. If you are planning to host a truly unique wedding in Ballarat, Victoria, Sovereign Hill should definitely be on your radar. To find out more about this highly sought-after wedding venue, we recommend taking a look at their Easy Weddings storefront. Click here for more information. 

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Pipers by the Lake

Pipers by the Lake is easily one of the most popular wedding venues Ballarat has to offer. This venue has a long history dating back to the beginning of the century, making it the perfect setting for those seeking a venue with old-world charm and vintage character. Situated on 40 acres across the road from the Ballarat Botanical Gardens, Pipers by the Lake accommodates weddings of all shapes, sizes and budgets. Whatever you envision for your special day, the dedicated Wedding Coordinator behind Pipers by the Lake will make your wedding dreams come true. For more information on this highly sought-after venue, we suggest visiting their website. Click the link above to find out more.

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Pipers by the Lake – Image by TripAdvisor

Housey Housey @ The Forge

Housey Housey @ The Forge is up there with the most popular wedding venues Ballarat has to offer. For those seeking something truly unique for their special day, this venue is definitely one to put on your list. Housey Housey caters for both intimate weddings and larger soirees, but perfectly accommodates parties of around 120 guests. The Forge is renowned for their wood fired pizzas and hand-made pastas, so if you are searching for something with amazing food and a party atmosphere, this venue is the perfect choice. To find out if Housey Housey @ The Forge is the ideal setting for your special day, we suggest checking out their website by clicking the link above.

Miners Tavern Ballarat

Miners Tavern Ballarat offers couples The Gables function space to host their special day. This wedding venue is renowned for their impeccable customer service, modern cuisine, and wide range of wedding packages to suit events of all shapes, sizes and budgets. The Gables at the Miners Tavern Ballarat is also known for its endless photography opportunities throughout the property, so you and your bridal party needn’t rush between photoshoot locations on your big day. To find out for yourself why so many newlyweds trusted Miners Tavern Ballarat to host their big day, we recommend taking a look at their website. Click the link above.

Ballarat Golf Club

Ballarat Golf Club is up there with the most popular wedding venues in Ballarat, Victoria. A favourite among local couples and those hosting a destination wedding, this venue features panoramic views of the golf course and the ability to host both wedding ceremonies and receptions within the one location. And, with endless photography opportunities on-site, there’s no need to travel between venues on your big day. For more information on Ballarat Golf Club, be sure to take a look at their website by clicking the link above.

Ballarat Mechanics Institute

Ballarat Mechanics Institute could be exactly what you’ve been searching for. Located in the heart of Ballarat, this venue offers couples the choice between a number of versatile function rooms to host the wedding of their dreams. Ballarat Mechanics Institute has the ability to host ceremonies, photoshoots, and receptions in the one location, so nobody has to rush between venues on the big day. Whether you are planning an intimate gathering or a lavish soiree with a large guest list, Ballarat Mechanics Institute has something for every wedding. For further function information, be sure to take a look at their website via the link above.

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Ballarat Mechanics Institute – Image by East Gippsland

Ballarat Yacht Club

The Yacht Club is up there with the most popular wedding venues Ballarat has to offer. A favourite among locals and those planning a destination wedding, this venue offers couples the choice between two versatile function rooms, catering for both intimate weddings and larger events of 100 seated guests or up to 150 cocktail guests. If you are searching for a Ballarat wedding venue with a view, The Yacht Club is your best bet. Visit their website for more information.

George Hotel Ballarat

First opened in 1854, George Hotel Ballarat is now available to host weddings. A popular choice among those planning a Ballarat wedding, this venue has a number of function spaces to choose from, catering for events of all shapes, sizes and budgets. Whether you are planning an intimate gathering or a lavish soiree with a larger guest list, George Hotel Ballarat has something for everyone. Be sure to get in contact with their dedicated wedding coordinators today to begin planning the wedding of your dreams. Click the link above for more information.

Willow & Stone Estate

Willow & Stone Estate could be exactly what you’ve been searching for. Up there with the most popular wedding venues in Ballarat, Victoria, this venue is renowned for its privacy, beauty, and relaxed party ambience. Willow & Stone Estate allows couples exclusive access to the property for the entire weekend, so you and your wedding party needn’t travel between venues on the big day. If you are searching for something truly magical for your wedding day, Willow & Stone Estate is the perfect choice. Follow the link above for more information.

If you are hoping to host your magical wedding in Ballarat, Victoria, these 18 venues are your best bet.

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