10 Unique Brisbane Wedding Venues You Might Not Know About
Looking for a Brisbane wedding venue that’s a little outside the box? From boujee hotels and restaurants to art galleries and theatres, Brisbane is brimming with epic venue options for a non-traditional wedding.
If you’re currently venue-hunting and need some inspiration, read on as I round-up 10 unique Brisbane wedding venues you might not know about!
Eatons Hill Hotel, North Brisbane
Perched on the slopes of Eatons Hill in Brisbane’s North, you’ll find the architecturally-designed Eatons Hill Hotel. This stunning Brisbane venue features no less than 9 bars across 4 levels, along with a beautiful rooftop bar and grand ballroom.
The interiors here are pretty striking, with ornate ceilings, pressed metal details, mosaic patterned bars and bold printed carpets. Perfect for a contemporary, luxury wedding!
The Calile Hotel, Fortitude Valley
Not just an Instagram sensation, The Calile Hotel in Fortitude Valley is also the perfect backdrop for hosting your nuptials. This luxury city oasis is an architectural dream, designed with sleek finishes, pastel hues, curved windows and an iconic 27-metre pool.
Choose from an array of indoor and outdoor spaces for your ceremony and reception – plus, plenty of on-site accommodation for you and your guests!
The Princess Theatre, Woolloongabba
It doesn’t get more spectacular than The Princess Theatre in Woolloongabba. This iconic heritage-listed venue is perfect for alternative or art-deco inspired weddings, and also offers BYO beverages.
A beautifully unique blank canvas, you can tailor your wedding reception with custom lighting, visual projector displays and much more.
The Lussh, Woolloongabba
If your dream wedding has a modern industrial vibe, you’ll definitely want to check out The Lussh in Woolloongabba. This 100-year old heritage-listed building has been converted into a spacious renovated warehouse, with dramatic high ceilings, polished concrete floors and exposed brickwork.
Outside, the private garden is framed by striking cliffs, while the interior features a luxe terrazzo-tiled bar and festoon lighting.
Unidus Community and Conference Centre, Willawong
Have a huge guest list? The Unidus Community and Conference Centre is ideal for large-scale weddings, with the ability to host over 350 pax.
The venue offers a range of indoor and outdoor wedding spaces to cater for all event sizes, including the indoor Auditorium and outdoor Pavilion. You can also bring in your own caterer (food trucks, anyone?) and BYO beverages.
Samsonvale and Districts Public Hall, Mount Samson
For a picturesque countryside vibe, venture outside the city centre to Samsonvale and Districts Public Hall in Mount Samson. This charming timber hall is the perfect blank canvas for a DIY wedding, surrounded by acreage properties and small farms.
Inside the hall, you’ll find exposed timber rafters, timber floors and a sweet wraparound verandah. The venue is super affordable, peaceful and private, with the ability to host up to 140 pax.
State Library of Queensland, South Brisbane
Make a statement by hosting your wedding at the State Library of Queensland! This iconic Brisbane venue offers a range of spectacular backdrops for your ceremony and reception, including the Queensland Terrace, River Decks and Poinciana Lounge.
Blackbird Bar and Grill, Brisbane City
Wine and dine your guests at the uber-cool Blackbird Bar and Grill, overlooking the Brisbane River and Story Bridge. Whether you’re planning an intimate sit-down dinner or something more extravagant, this opulent riverside restaurant is perfectly positioned and offers a range of all-inclusive function rooms and spaces
The Institute of Modern Art, Fortitude Valley
The Institute of Modern Art is another spectacular Brisbane venue, located in the heart of Fortitude Valley. This contemporary museum is a stunning choice for your non-traditional Brisbane wedding, featuring polished concrete floors, 3-metre high ceilings and various gallery spaces offering a unique, modern backdrop. Art lovers, this one is for you!
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