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The Best 5 Ceremony Venues on the Gold Coast


Are you looking for the ideal wedding location on the Gold Coast to get married? These five highly-awarded ceremony wedding venues will give your wedding that special touch!


Parkwood Weddings & Special Events - Wedding Ceremony Venue - ABIA Awards

Photo: Parkwood Weddings & Special Events


Congratulations, you’ve found the person you want to spend the rest of your life with, and now it’s time to find the dream location to marry your loved one! Your ceremony is the defining moment of your wedding, and with a little bit of planning and research, you can find a venue that’s just right for the both of you.

 

Choosing a Ceremony Venue

There are various factors you’ll need to take into consideration. For instance:

  • What time of the year are you getting married?
  • Is your theme modern or rustic?
  • Do you want an indoor or outdoor location?
  • How many guests are attending?
  • What’s your budget?
  • And most importantly – is the venue reputable?


Your wedding is such a unique day and with so many things to coordinate for your ceremony, it pays to choose a Ceremony Venue with outstanding management to make sure that everything runs perfectly and leave you feeling you're in good hands.

 

The good news is that ABIA is connected to thousands of trustworthy and independent experts in Queensland who independently reviewed and rating their top ceremony venues for outstanding quality and service.

These experts are actual Real Couples who said “I Do” and cast their votes in the 21st Queensland ABIA Wedding Industry Awards!

Keep on reading to uncover which Gold Coast Ceremony Venues received the highest ratings by the Couples of Queensland!

 


#1 - Parkwood Weddings & Special Events

Gold Coast


Runner-Up: Best Ceremony Venue
ABIA Award Rating: 99.92%


QLD’s #2 Ceremony Venue and Function Coordinator, and #1 Club Reception in the 2019 ABIA Awards!

A spectacular setting for one of the most important days of your life, The Club at Parkwood Village is widely regarded as one of the region’s premier wedding destinations with its award-winning events team specialising in making your dream wedding a reality.

You can choose to have your ceremony in their rustic Wedding Pavilion elevated over manicured grounds and tropical features, or their private and intimate Secret Garden boasting water and golf course views, before you and your guests head over to one of their special wedding rooms for your post-wedding celebrations. For a wedding to remember for all the right reasons, let Parkwood’s dedicated wedding planners take the fuss out of organising your big day!

Enquire with Parkwood Weddings & Special Events today.
 

Best Wedding Ceremony Venue - Parkwood Weddings & Special Events - ABIA Winner

Best Wedding Ceremony Venue - Parkwood Weddings & Special Events - ABIA Winner

Best Wedding Ceremony Venue - Parkwood Weddings & Special Events - ABIA Winner
 


#2 - Summergrove Estate

Tweed Heads

3rd Place: Best Ceremony Venue
ABIA Award Rating: 99.83%


Voted Australia’s #1 for 1st Night Honeymoon and Queensland's best Function Coordinator in 2019

Summergrove Estate radiates an intimate atmosphere of magic and romance, making it one of Australia’s most picturesque and enchanting wedding venues. Have your ceremony looking over the Gold Coast hinterland or in the quaint chapel with romantic views, and with reception and accommodation options as well, this enchanting wedding venue absolutely has it all.

Share your special day with family and friends within 73 lush Tweed Coast acres with spectacular panoramic ocean and valley views, and only minutes from Coolangatta airport and pristine beaches.

View Summergrove Estate’s full list of awards.
 

Wedding Ceremony Venue - Summergrove Estate - ABIA Awards

Wedding Ceremony Venue - Summergrove Estate - ABIA Awards

Wedding Ceremony Venue - Summergrove Estate - ABIA Awards
 


#3 - Austinvilla Estate

Gold Coast Hinterland


Finalist: Best Ceremony Venue
ABIA Award Rating: 98.90%


Also the Runner-Up for 1st Night Honeymoon at the 2019 QLD ABIA Awards

Imagine a magical wonderland for your perfect ceremony, celebrating on a sprawling and uniquely lush 111-acre estate just moments from Mudgeeraba and the glorious rainforest hinterland that surrounds you. Whether the wedding you’ve been daydreaming of is intimate or large, simple or elaborate, Austinvilla Estate is here to help you make it happen, just the way you envision it!

They offer two unforgettable natural settings for your ceremony, their rustic Wedding Chapel in an idyllic secluded woodland spot surrounded by lush native trees, or their expansive Rainforest Deck overlooking a rainforest vista. They also provide a range of options for your reception and morning-after celebrations.
 

Wedding Ceremony Venue - Austinvilla Estate - ABIA Awards

Wedding Ceremony Venue - Austinvilla Estate - ABIA Awards

Wedding Ceremony Venue - Austinvilla Estate - ABIA Awards
 


#4 - Albert River Wines

Gold Coast Hinterland


ABIA Award Rating: 98.89%


QLD’s Function Coordinator winner in 2015 & 2016

Celebrate your wedding with your family and friends at this rustic heritage venue with exquisite 360-views of lush vineyards and the Tamborine Mountains. Choose from their picturesque Jacaranda Gazebo with spectacular hinterland and vineyard views, quaint timber Historic Chapel, The Tree overlooking the river and farm, or natural and intimate Chapel Garden. With an equally magical selection of reception options, you can expect a relaxing wedding filled with history and elegance.
 

Wedding Ceremony Venue - Albert River Wines - ABIA Awards

Wedding Ceremony Venue - Albert River Wines - ABIA Awards

Wedding Ceremony Venue - Albert River Wines - ABIA Awards
 


#5 - Coolibah Downs Private Estate

Gold Coast Hinterland


ABIA Award Rating: 98.28%


Coolibah Downs is your complete wedding venue catering for all your needs in the one location. Set in flowering lush gardens and picturesque views, it provides an undeniably romantic and special setting for your wedding ceremony and reception.

Offering a plethora of garden ceremonies like the Luxe Croquet Lawn, Rustic Rainforest, Majestic Love Tree, Rolling Hills and Lily Pond, as well as a Wedding Chapel complete with soaring ceilings and sweeping view of the surrounding garden and waters, Coolibah Downs is the perfect backdrop for your unique and memorable wedding surrounded by your loved ones.
 

Wedding Ceremony Venue - Coolibah Downs Private Estate - ABIA Awards

Photography by Everlast Studios
 

Wedding Ceremony Venue - Coolibah Downs Private Estate - ABIA Awards

Photography by White Parrot - Wedding Photography & Film
 

Wedding Ceremony Venue - Coolibah Downs Private Estate - ABIA Awards

Photography by White Fox Studios
 


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