Festival Wedding Venues In NSW
Looking for a festival wedding venue? These 10 festival style wedding venues are all located at private & secluded destinations around New South Wales. They're all very relaxed and ambient properties with flexible layouts ideal for festival weddings, otherwise known as wedstivals. All wedding packages at these locations include exclusive use for the duration of venue hire.
Here are 10 amazing festival wedding venues for awesome wedstivals in New South Wales.
Top 10 Festival Style Wedding Venues
- Location: 252 Midginbil Rd, Midginbil, NSW 2484
- Capacity: 150
- Accommodation: Sleeps 150+
- Wedding Packages: 3 day/2 night from $7,900
Midginbil Eco Resort is an affordable 3 day wedding destination in the Byron Bay hinterland region. Surrounded by sub-tropical rainforest and located well off-the-beaten track, the secluded 400 acre resort makes an ideal festival wedding venue.
Encircled by views over the Night Cap National Park, the grounds of Midginbil are relaxed & peaceful. You can set up a bonfire (weather permitting), pitch boho teepees and bring your choice of food trucks & drink carts. There's plenty of indoor & outdoor gathering areas, including the main homestead dining room and an open-sided rustic reception barn.
To add to the fun of your festival wedding there is a pool, tennis courts and volleyball court. Pre & post wedding events are encouraged and all drinks are BYO. Guests are able to pay their own accommodation.
- Location: Ellmoos Road via Booderee National Park, Jervis Bay NSW 2540
- Capacity: 150+
- Accommodation: Sleeps 126
- Wedding Packages: 3 day/2 night
Imagine a festival wedding at your own private resort with your own private beach. The Cove is a 3 acre seaside wedding destination on the stunning white sands of Jervis Bay. It has a private beach, it's own sand bar (where you can exchange vows barefoot in the ocean), a beachfront ceremony garden and indoor + outdoor reception venue areas.
The main festival style wedding venue at The Cove surrounds an outdoor bar under a fairy lit tree. You can set up outdoor seated dining or opt for a cocktail reception here. As the sun sets, the ambient festoon lighting kicks in and the vibe is akin to being seaside on the Mediterranean.
- Location: 1029 Saint Albans Road, Saint Albans, NSW
- Capacity: 100
- Accommodation: Sleeps 10 (more nearby)
- Wedding Packages: Venue hire $5,500
Offering one of Australia's most unique backdrops, St Joseph's Guesthouse is a magnificent festival wedding venue tucked away in the Hawkesbury. Recovered from the ruins of a 160 year old Catholic Church, the property now sleeps 10 in 5 luxury upstairs bedrooms with a function area for up to 100 people on the ground floor.
The grounds outside the church are an ideal setting for day-time wedstivals. You can get married under the original church bell and DIY & BYO your set up to your preference. The affordable venue hire fee includes accommodation for 10 guests for 2+ nights. The owner/operator Steve is your go-to guy for local suppliers.
- Location: Bayly Road, Tomerong, NSW 2540
- Capacity: 200
- Accommodation: Sleeps 120
- Wedding packages: 3 days/2 nights
The Woods Farm is an outdoor festival wedding venue on a 40 acre secluded farm stay on the South Coast. Entering the property past the sign 'Welcome to the woods' is a bit like driving into a fairytale. Dotted with old tractors and vintage wares with chandeliers hanging from the trees, there's no other place for a festival wedding quite like it.
The ceremony venue is a one-of-a-kind open air chapel surrounded in bushland with a spectacular garden arbor walk leading up to it. The luxe reception shed is resplendent in chandeliers and opens onto a games lawns and fire pit area. Accommodation features kitchen amenities and a pool and plenty of communal gathering areas for pre & post wedding shenanigans.
- Location: 288 Point Plomer Rd, Crescent Head NSW 2440
- Capacity: 30 - 150
- Accommodation: Sleeps 32 in 5 cottages + camping
- Wedding Packages: 3 day/2 nights from $6,000
The open air pavilion and festoon lit courtyard at Goolawah Retreat is an easy place to create a festival style wedding with a limited budget. Food trucks and drink carts are welcome onsite and there is 28 acres on which to set up a glamping village or camping to accommodate additional guests in true boho style.
Goolawah Retreat is surrounded by native bushland, has ocean views and is a short drive to the beach. If you're looking for a relaxed wedding destination for a mid-week or weekend away with loved ones, Goolawah offers a great combination of affordability and onsite convenience. BYO. Pet friendly. No neighbours. No curfew.
- Location: Comerong Island Rd, Terara - South Coast, NSW
- Capacity: 150+
- Accommodation: Sleeps 8 in 2 cottages + glamping
- Wedding Packages: Day hire from $4,500 & 3 days/2 nights from $7,500
Figbird Cottage is another highly affordable festival wedding venue in NSW and owner Lisa offers day hire here, in addition to multi-day stays. This garden marquee venue is located near Nowra on the South Coast and provides everything you need to furnish your wedding ceremony and reception.
The grounds surrounding the permanent hard-floor marquee feature beautifully peaceful English style gardens overlook surrounding dairy country. The entire side of the marquee opens onto a large cocktail and games lawn where festoon lighting will be set up for you. BYO catering & beverages or ask Lisa to arrange for you.
- Location: 209 Martins Road, Rydal, NSW 2790
- Capacity: 150
- Accommodation: 6 Cabins sleep 12
- Wedding Packages: All inclusive from $150/pp
Seclusions is a 20 acre country property well suited to festival weddings and one of the few that offers all inclusive wedding packages in NSW. The farm is located on the western fringe of the Blue Mountains and the views from the ceremony and reception venues are absolutely stunning.
Wedding venues at this private hideaway include a circular amphitheatre for ceremonies and a luxe-rustic reception pavilion. There's also a 'Boat Shed' which provides an additional break-away space for pre dinner drinks and dancing after dinner. Both reception venues are blank canvas spaces well suited to boho festival styling.
- Location: Galls Lane, Berry - South Coast, NSW
- Capacity: 130
- Accommodation: Sleeps 10
- Wedding Packages: $22,000 includes 2 nights for 10 guests
Willow Farm is a 160 acre property with a number of adjoining function areas that offer a flexible layout for festival weddings. The main nuts & bolts are a rustic reception barn, a marquee site, an adjoining games lawn, a space for outdoor seated dining and dancing, and a yoga barn that doubles as a wet weather ceremony venue option.
From all of these spaces you have views over lush green farmland just a few minutes from the beach. The farm has several ceremony spots including an idyllic little creekside setting where you can set up a rug and arbor and exchange vows to the tune of trickling water in a private & tranquil place.
- Location: 916 Old Hume Hwy, Alpine, NSW 2575
- Capacity: 145
- Accommodation: Next door
- Wedding Packages: Day hire from $7,000
Growwild Wildflower Farm is a sprawling garden venue on 25 acres just 15 minutes from Bowral. Paved garden paths connect a choice of manicured ceremony lawns located amid picturesque native wildflower plantings. The whole area is surrounded by wildlife-protected bushland and the secluded, private & peaceful nature of the place is ideal for festival weddings.
You can your ceremony & reception on any of the lawns or there is a micro wedding barn that seats 50 and larger permanent garden marquee. Wedding packages include exclusive use and BYO alcohol & catering.
- Location: 95 Longview Cl, Caffreys Flat, NSW 2424
- Capacity: 16 - 120
- Accommodation: Sleeps 16 + glamping/camping
- Wedding Packages: 3 day venue hire from $14,000 (less midweek)
Longview Farm in the Manning Valley is the ideal property for a camping-style festival wedding where there's no curfew, no neighbours and no rush. The 80 acre river front farm features a luxury rotating house where you can get ready and host pre & post wedding events and an open reception barn that screams fun, relaxed wedding.
Marquee and teepee weddings can be set up beside the barn and you can BYO all your own catering & drinks. Furniture and boho styling items are included with the venue hire fee.
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