Best Wedding Venues In Hamilton

When you look at the radiant bride in wedding photographs, there is no hint of the frustration and anxiety that may have preceded the wedding. From choosing flowers, cake, wedding guests, and the all-important wedding venue, there is a lot of organizing to do. Besides booking wedding bus hire in Hamilton for your transportation, choosing the wedding venue is one massive animal to tackle. Get a glass of Prosecco and read on!


What Setting Do You Want?

One of the first things you need to consider is the setting for your wedding. You might want a quirky wedding, or you might want a traditional wedding venue with a riverside or traditional garden setting. You should know how many people you need to accommodate; you can always add more to this with most venues. The date of your wedding is very important and that is something you need to think about at length as some venues get booked quicker than others, especially during the warmer months of the year. In fact, some venues will have a long waiting list. Think about the kind of food you want; whether that is buffet or sit-down meal. Do you need an all-inclusive package that helps with the flowers, cake and celebrant? By considering what your perfect day will look like, you can save yourself a mountain of work weeding through different wedding venues that may not be suitable Start your list now!

Let’s Get A Bit Funky

But what if you don’t want to do traditional? Well, have you thought about creating the setting yourself. I don’t want to give you more work to do, but you may have in mind a wonderful area, such as meadowland, or you may be fortunate enough to have land or a very large garden and you just want a little help to make it suitable for a wedding venue. Topkata offer a range of tents and tepees specifically designed for this kind of hip wedding. They specialize in all kinds of events, including weddings, and they can help you with the design or floorplan as well. Just a little food for thought.

Stunning Rural Wedding Locations

The Red Barn in Tirau has to offer one of the most outstanding scenery you can find for a rural wedding location. It was converted from a livery stable and has now become one of the most iconic wedding venues in Waikato. They can handle every aspect of your wedding, including the flowers, guests, food, etc. So, keep that Prosecco flowing – job done!

Warm To The Historical Charm Of Mystery Creek

This picturesque venue is a firm favourite with any bride-to be. It exudes charm and also boasts its own stunning church. It has many original features that will make your day simply perfect.

Not Strictly Hamilton

If you are looking for one of the most perfect fairy-tale settings, then you can do no better than Willow Glen. As the name suggests this magical setting is just perfect for whether you choose an indoor or outdoor ceremony. It has a perfect cathedral walkway that is just stunning and Hamilton bus hire can arrange to transport you and all your guests to this wonderful place without going through any magic portals or alternate realities.

Do You Love Woodlands?

If you do, then the aptly named “Woodlands” venue is perfect for you. This venue is situated in acres of beautiful 5-Star award winning gardens. This venue is simply delightful, and the purpose-built function room will cater for all your needs for your special day.

A Lakeside Backdrop

The Verandah is one of the mis-spelled venues I can think of. The term “verandah” does nothing to conjure the majestic lakeside backdrop that this wonderful wedding venue has to offer. From the stunning modern design of the veranda to the enticing lakeside location, this is a winner if you are looking for high quality food and service, together with a location you will never forget.

Outside Finesse

There are many formal garden wedding venues, but one of the loveliest, but simplest is Gail’s of Tamahere. You can have your wedding ceremony in the beautiful historic church that accommodates up to 180 guests or perhaps you prefer the great outdoors. With large gardens and a beautiful dome, this location is one to look at to appreciate the stunning beauty.

Themed Gardens

Hamilton gardens not only offers a lovely wedding venue, but you can choose from a number of themed gardens. So, if you are looking for an Italian themed garden or an English country garden, their friendly staff will be able to advise. Don’t just think that this is just another garden themed venue. There are a range of spectacular gardens to consider. The Indian Char Bagh Garden is based on the Taj Mahal but on a much smaller, although not less grand, scale. This is truly something to behold. This is one of the favourited garden venue locations, and it is not surprising, as the owners have created the many stunning garden designs in great detail.

If Sport Is Your Game

Not all weddings are about flowers, lakes and picturesque settings. Some people prefer to celebrate the best day of their life connecting to their passion of sport. Of this is you and you love rugby, then the Waikato Stadium, the spiritual home of rugby, could be the venue for you.

Quality Location On A Budget

Not everyone has a huge budget for the wedding venue. Let’s face it you usually have a lot of people to cater for. If you are looking for a wedding venue for a smaller group with a stunning outlook, the Sir Don Rowlands Centre is a perfect choice. Although it doesn’t sound particularly grand, it has a range of rooms that can accommodate anywhere from 80-550 people comfortably and with a spectacular view of Mount Maungatautari and the lake, it is well worth considering. You can choose buffet or plated options and if you need advice; well – the team is waiting.

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