As the official capital of sunny Australia, Melbourne is one of those cities that captivate everyone who sets foot in it. It’s fun and dynamic, with plenty of obvious attractions and hidden gems that keep things interesting. Food and culture lovers flock here in droves, and the sports-mad crowd is normally also out in full force. Away from the buzzing city centre, a variety of diverse neighbourhoods boast singular charm, from glitz and glam in South Yarra to hipster cool in Fitzroy.
It’s easy to see why this metropolis has also become one of Australia’s top wedding destinations of late. If you’ve been considering renting a stretch tent in Melbourne to host an outdoor wedding in and around this lovely city, you’re in luck – there are heaps to choose from!
Here are a few of our favourite outdoor wedding venues in and around Melbourne in Victoria, Australia:
Fitzroy Gardens is located right at the very epicentre of Melbourne CBD, comprising around 26 hectares of gorgeously tended land. There are various garden venue to choose from, so you can decide whether you want to host your wedding against the backdrop of an ornamental lake, a conservatory, a treeline avenue, a fountain and more.
St Kilda Botanical Gardens
St Kilda Botanical Gardens lies towards the south of Melbourne CBD in the verdant suburb of St Kilda and has been established for more than two full centuries! This historic botanical garden is renowned for gorgeous lawns and a stunning rose garden, which is one of the many garden wedding locations available throughout the grounds.
Rippon Lea EstateThe Rippon Lea Estate is situated in the Elsternwick region, less than half an hour from Melbourne CBD. Spread over 14 breathtaking acres, this estate is home to a private residence that has since passed into the stewardship of the National Trust. It has been made available to the public as a wedding and event venue and is the ideal option for bridal parties who want to add a touch of old-world glamour to their big day.
These are just a few of the countless breathtaking outdoor wedding venues in and around Melbourne in Victoria, Australia. Keep an eye on the blog in the coming weeks and months as we share more of our favourite outdoor event destinations around the world. In the meantime, feel free to reach out the Tentickle team if you would like to find out more about our tents and how you can use it to elevate the look and feel of your outdoor wedding in Victoria, Australia.