DIY Wedding Venues in Sydney
Looking for a DIY venue for your wedding in Sydney, NSW? The following DIY wedding venues in Sydney allow you to style your wedding your way and if specified, to bring all your own suppliers including catering and drinks too. These DIY reception venues can also be utilised as your wedding ceremony site and typically offer dry venue hire amongst their wedding packages.
Here are the best DIY wedding venues in Sydney, NSW.
Top 10 DIY Wedding Venues in Sydney
- Location: 1029 Saint Albans Road, Saint Albans, NSW
- Capacity: 100
- Venue hire from $3,500
St Joseph's Guesthouse is a unique DIY wedding venue built in the ruins of a 160 year old Catholic Church. The secluded property is located on the outskirts of Sydney and has 5 luxury bedrooms upstairs that sleeps 10 guests.
On the ground floor is an intimate reception area that seats 10 - 60 guests and there are two outdoor function areas at either end of the church. At one end you can get married under the original church bell (which still works) and at the other style an outdoor reception. Venue hire for weddings of 10 guests is $3,500 including all accommodation for 2+ nights.
- Location: 36 Berambing Crest, Berambing, NSW 2758
- Capacity: 150
- Accommodation: Sleeps 36
- Wedding Packages: All inclusive
Chapel Hill Retreat has unique collection of 7 DIY wedding venues for picturesque ceremonies and receptions overlooking the world heritage Blue Mountains. The beautiful 35 acre property is situated in the Hawkesbury region an easy 1 hour drive from Sydney and comes with optional accommodation for 36 guests in 7 cottages.
At Chapel Hill you can have your wedding ceremony, photos and reception all at the one stunning location and style your chosen spaces to suit your wedding aesthetic. Event spaces include a natural bush cathedral, a non-denominational wedding chapel, lush lawns and gardens, and a blank canvas reception venue with an adjoining open air deck for ceremonies, receptions or dancing under the stars.
- Location: 313 Seven Hills Rd, Seven Hills, NSW 2147
- Capacity: 2 - 100
- Venue hire from $2,000
Lords Estate is a large private property just 20 minutes from the Sydney CBD in Seven Hills. Alongside the main Victorian-style homestead is an intimate chapel and gardens which can be hired for your wedding ceremony and as a micro reception venues.
The chapel has recently been refurbished and features the perfect blank canvas with white lime wash walls, polished dark floor boards and removable pews. One long table for 30 seated guests can be set up for wedding receptions with left over space for a lounge area and dance floor.
- Location: 362 Narellan Rd, Mount Annan NSW 2567
- Capacity: 200
- Venue hire from $835
The Australian Botanical Gardens is an all-in-one DIY wedding venue with 8+ sites in South West Sydney. The gardens and lawns can be hired for your wedding ceremony only, or extended venue hire incorporates time for wedding photos and reception.
All your own wedding suppliers can be brought into the gardens including full marquee or teepee set ups and there are expansive lawns available for this specific purpose.
- Location: 2 Bong Bong Street, Kiama, NSW 2533
- Capacity: 80 - 400
- Wedding Packages: All inclusive
The Pavilion Kiama is an affordable beachfront venue with a light-filled blank canvas that is easily styled to your wedding theme. The wedding hall is set against a picturesque ocean backdrop with views to Kiama Lighthouse and has polished timber floors, an elevated stage and white wash walls that respond well to lush floral installations.
DIY weddings at The Pavilion let you put your creative vision to the event space with a range of affordable food & drinks packages provided by the (highly rated) onsite caterers. There are two waterfront ceremony sites directly in front of the venue and hotel accommodation less than 5 minutes walk making this amazing venue logistically easy for guests.
6. Saints Event Centre
- Capacity: 20-500
- Location: St Mary’s League Club, NSW 2760
- Venue Hire: Packages start at $55 per head
Situated in the heart of Western Sydney, Saints Event Centre offers 6 DIY reception venues that cater to weddings of all sizes, styles, and budgets. The blank canvas spaces can be personalised with your choice of decorations, lighting, unique table settings, floral arrangements and themed decor.
Diverse food packages start at $55 per person for a buffet reception and come with options for cocktail catering and alternate drop menus. Each event space includes a fully stocked bar, giving you the flexibility to set up a bar tab if desired. With the convenience of a 4-star hotel on-premises, Saints is one of the easiest DIY wedding venues in Sydney.
- Location: 11-15 Alexander Street, Crows Nest, NSW 2065
- Capacity: 100
- Wedding Packages: All inclusive from $145/pp
Butchers Daughter is a quirky DIY venue located amongst the shop fronts in Crows Nest and is operated by one of Sydney's most flamboyant floral stylists. The space is purpose-built for DIY weddings with dark walls and a built-in bar creating an atmospheric blank canvas to style to your preferred wedding theme.
Butchers Daughter can seat up to 50 guests or fits 100 standing and specialises in all inclusive shared menus designed around your styling set up (seated or cocktail). Owner Bridget Ditte offers her floristry and styling services as optional add-ons which we highly recommend as she tailors your colour scheme to her one-of-kind vibe (think outrageous floral installations and neon rope lights).
8. Palm Beach Private Residence
- Capacity: 2-100
- Location: Palm Beach Private Residence
- Venue hire: Please Enquire
This newly listed venue is situated in the heart of the Northern Beaches and offers an exclusive opportunity to hire exquisite tropical gardens - perfect for DIY weddings. The 2,500 sqm of Balinese-style grounds sit on the waterfront of a $40m Palm Beach holiday home and has perfectly manicured lawns that can be used for garden wedding ceremonies, followed by refreshments and champagne overlooking the ocean.
Whether you envision a marquee, an arbour, or a romantic display of fairy lights, this venue provides an absolute blank canvas to style to your own vision. Ample parking, easy road access and a beachfront jetty make arrivals, departures and logistics for the setup of your celebrations seamless. Onsite amenities are available.
- Capacity: 150
- Location: 283 Young Street, Waterloo, NSW 2017
- Venue hire from $3,000
The Freedom Hub is a large industrial style warehouse that's utilised as a cafe during the day and can be hired for DIY weddings in the evenings. The urban street-smart location is renowned as an ethical wedding venue that supports people who have experienced modern day slavery or human trafficking.
The Freedom Hub provides a list of preferred ethical suppliers that you have the freedom to choose from if you wish. Alternatively you can hire in all your own preferred suppliers and utilise the space for your ceremony, reception or both.
- Location: 916 Old Hume Hwy, Alpine, NSW 2575
- Capacity: 145
- Venue hire from $7,000
Growwild Wildflower Farm is an elegant & affordable do-it-yourself wedding venue on 25 spacious acres just 15 minutes from Bowral. Paved garden pathways connect a micro wedding barn, light-filled garden marquee and a hidden valley ceremony area within picturesque native wildflower plantings and natural bushland surrounds.
Growwild is an ideal DIY wedding venue as the combination of indoor and outdoor spaces cater for all styles of weddings. From outdoor festival weddings in the hidden valley and seated courtyard weddings under romantic festoon lighting to elegant marquee or rustic barn set ups. You can bring your choice of caterers, stylists and other vendors and utilise the property as your own for the day.
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