Are you planning a Canberra wedding? Australia’s vibrant capital city offers stunning indoor and outdoor locations including lush gardens, quaint chapels, elegant galleries, fine dining restaurants and luxury hotels. Located on the northern end of the Australian Capital Territory, Canberra is surrounded by beautiful nature, with the Namadgi National Park, Australian Alps and Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve only a short drive away from the CBD. The city itself also boasts spectacular natural vegetation which earned it the name “bush capital”.
Canberra has a fairly dry continental climate with warm summers and cold winters. The ideal months for a wedding celebration are January, February and March when temperatures are high and you can host a wonderful outdoor ceremony and reception, but winters are magical too with snow-capped mountains visible from the city centre.
The iconic Lake Burley Griffin located in the heart of Canberra makes a picturesque setting for your wedding day, and there is a plethora of gorgeous venues located nearby. It is definitely the centrepiece of the city lined with the green parklands and magnificent buildings such as the National Museum, National Gallery, Australian National University and the High Court.
With its award-winning restaurants and caterers, Canberra offers extraordinary gourmet experiences and plenty of locations for fine dining with breath-taking views. If this is your idea of the perfect wedding banquet, then you will be spoilt for choice! Whether you prefer a downtown location or a scenic spot just outside the city centre, the venues range from trendy restaurants and bistros to lavish estates, wineries and golf courses. You can even celebrate your nuptials at the 250-hectare National Aboretum which makes a spectacular backdrop for your ceremony and reception.
Canberra is also world-famous for its exquisite cool-climate wines and has more than 30 cellar doors located just a short drive away from the city centre. A picturesque vineyard can serve as a location for your romantic daytime ceremony, and you can even find cosy accommodation for you and your guests.
From lush wedding flowers and delectable tailor-made menus to all the important little details such as stationery, bomboniere, dessert buffets and butterfly releases, Canberra has a range of services to cover every aspect of your event. To make a fantastic, one-of-a-kind wedding, we recommend that you start planning early and find an experienced wedding co-ordinator to help you organise everything to perfection.
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