Are you located in Melbourne and planning an intimate wedding of up to 120 guests? Here is a small guide on how to achieve the perfect small city wedding. This time we talk all about dresses/jumpsuits and venues in Melbourne.
Browse through our selection of the most simple and elegant wedding dresses to inspire your search for your perfect match. Explore the simple lace wedding dresses if you’re looking for a more traditional look; and don’t miss the jumpsuit and pleated options if you want something with a little more flair. From light and airy, simple white wedding dresses to more dramatic numbers with plunging V-necklines and high slits, you are sure to find one that matches exactly what you had in mind for your Big Day.
Instead of hiring a large venue and appearing as though nobody’s shown up, book a venue that specifically caters to smaller weddings. To get you started on your venue hunt, we’ve compiled a list of the 5 best small wedding venues in Melbourne. These venues accommodate up to 120 guests – perfect for those with smaller guest lists.
St Andrews Conservatory
The St Andrews Conservatory is impressive and contemporary; the setting is perfect for any special occasion, whether you choose to celebrate with lunch, dinner or canapes. A cosy fireplace and the option of dance space add to the exceptional atmosphere and timeless style of the Conservatory. Catering to suit all your function needs and understanding your budget, this space can host up to 120 seated, and 160 cocktail style (with dance space).
Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne
Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne is a boutique 4.5 star hotel located on the banks of the Yarra River in Richmond. Looking for an intimate city wedding reception? Their park room is ideal for your needs. Sit down dinner – 50 guests or 40 with a dance area or Cocktail – 50 guests or 40 with a dance area.
Studley Park Boathouse
The elegance of this historic building is only surpassed by the breathtaking natural beauty of its surrounds. Located on the picturesque upper reaches of the Yarra River, our dedicated team of staff will ensure that your wedding day is one of the timeless beauty and class that every Studley Park bride desires. With one great location, and 3 amazing venues to choose from, The Balcony room can accommodate up to 76 people as a seated style venue and 120 people as a cocktail party; The Terrace area can accommodate up to 80 people as a seated style venue and 120 people as a cocktail party, and The Riverbank can host up to 120 people as a cocktail party venue.
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The Ian Potter Queen’s Hall is one of Melbourne’s most beautiful 19th-century interiors, perfect or an evoking city wedding, the splendour of marvellous Melbourne. Dedicated suite of banquet furniture, integrated AV and adjacent finishing kitchen will cement The Ian Potter Queen’s Hall as “Melbourne’s premier event space”. Capacity for 250 people seated with a dancefloor.
Wattle Park Chalet
With an atmosphere to compliment its history, Wattle Park Chalet’s timeless look is perfect for a wedding filled with elegance, charm, and an abundance of character. The Chalet is an exclusive heritage listed wedding venue in Melbourne, set in 137 acres of stunning native parkland, with access to a private garden for you and your guests to enjoy.