Garden Wedding Ceremony Venues in Sydney

Looking for a garden wedding ceremony venues in Sydney? These garden ceremony venues in Sydney are available to hire with ceremony-only wedding packages and do not require you to book a reception onsite. Some of these lawns and gardens also provide extended venue hire packages so you can book your favourite outdoor areas for a post ceremony gathering.

You may also be interested in this list of Sydney ceremony venues or a curated selection of the city's best garden wedding locations.

Here are 12 garden wedding ceremony venues in Sydney.

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12 Garden Ceremony Venues Sydney

Australian Botanic Gardens is a 416 hectare garden wedding venue in Sydney
1. Connections Garden - Australian Botanic Gardens

  • Location: 362 Narellan Rd, Mount Annan, NSW 2567
  • Capacity: 2 - 130
  • Ceremony Packages: $835+
  • Inclusions: 2 hr venue hire, exclusive use

The Connections Garden at the Australian Botanic Gardens in Western Sydney is one of 6+ outdoor ceremony venues on the 416 hectare property. It is the most private area within the public gardens and features a lush rainforest backdrop. Garden ceremonies include a minimum of 2 hours hire with the option for extended hours and a furniture package with arbour, chairs & signing table.

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Lakeside Lawn at Australian Botanical Gardens in Western Sydney
2. Lakeside Lawn - Australian Botanic Gardens

  • Location: 362 Narellan Rd, Mount Annan, NSW 2567
  • Capacity: 400
  • Ceremony Packages: $595+
  • Inclusions: 2 hr venue hire

The Lakeside Lawn is one of Sydney's largest private wedding ceremony venues with space for 400+ seated guests. The lawn offers a picturesque waterfront location surrounded by flower beds and with rolling green hills in the background. It is a relaxed and open spot with Gumtrees providing shade during the warmer months. 

Hire packages start at $650 for 2 hours duration with extensions available for up to 4 hours should you wish to have a catered event after saying "I do". Ceremonial furniture & furnishings including chairs, table, arbor and carpet are available extras ranging from $210 - $700. 

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Wattle Garden Ceremony Venue Sydney
3. The Wattle Garden - Australian Botanic Gardens

  • Location: 362 Narellan Rd, Mount Annan, NSW 2567
  • Capacity: 100
  • Ceremony Packages: $595+
  • Inclusions: 2 hr venue hire

The native Australian wattle comes into bloom in August & September each year, painting this secluded wedding ceremony venue in a happy bright yellow. The waterfront location is on a garden island setting and has the benefit of trees for summer shade. The Wattle Garden can be hired exclusively for civil ceremonies from $595 or add $760 for seating, signing table and aisle runner.

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Ceremony Venue William Inglish Pavilion Sydney
4. The Rose Garden - William Inglis Hotel

  • Location: 155 Gov Macquarie Dr, Warwick Farm, NSW 2170
  • Capacity: 700
  • Ceremony Packages: $80/pp+
  • Inclusions: Venue hire, catering, alcohol

The Rose Garden at the William Inglis Hotel in Sydney features a staged white wedding gazebo with a privacy wall, manicured lawns, paved paths and aromatic rose bushes which bloom in spring. The garden ceremony area is located adjacent to the venue's Wedding Pavilion which is a glass walled event space that has views into the gardens and provides an ideal wet weather alternative.

The 5 star hotel offers ceremony-only wedding packages from $80/pp including venue hire, furnishings and 1 hour of drinks & canapés. Alcohol-free wedding packages are also available.

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Growwild Wildflower Farm offers affordable garden weddings in Western Sydney
5. Growwild Wildflower Farm

  • Location: 916 Old Hume Hwy, Alpine, NSW 2575
  • Capacity: 30 - 145
  • Ceremony Packages: $5,900
  • Inclusions: Day hire, exclusive use, barn & marquee

Growwild Wildflower Farm supplies the Sydney Flower Markets with fresh picked native wildflowers grown across its 25 secluded acres on the outskirts of Sydney, en route to Bowral. The elegant gardens feature paved paths, manicured lawns, secret gardens, a large permanent garden marquee and a little rustic events barn.

The venue hire fee provides exclusive access to the gardens for your entire wedding day so you can have your wedding ceremony onsite or include a garden reception too. The outdoor rooms are surrounded by native forest providing a very private and intimate setting for garden weddings.

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Hazelhurst Cafe is a garden ceremony and reception venue in Sydney
6. Hazelhurst Gardens

  • Location: 782 Kingsway, Gymea, NSW 2227
  • Capacity: 10 - 180
  • Ceremony Packages: $505
  • Inclusions: Venue hire

Hazelhurst Gardens are located at the Hazelhurst Arts Centre in South Sydney and are regularly booked for wedding ceremonies by couples having their reception at the onsite Hazelhurst Cafe. The landscaped ceremony gardens are a hidden oasis amongst 1.4 hectares of lush greenery, tall trees and a quietly trickling creek.

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Cropley House has a garden rotunda for outdoor wedding ceremonies in Sydney

7. Cropley House 

  • Location: 84 Watkins Road, Baulkham Hills, NSW 2153
  • Capacity: 30 - 250 
  • Ceremony Packages: POA
  • Inclusions: Venue hire, furnishings

Cropley House is a 1920's Georgian style mansion surrounded by 5 acres of park-like gardens in Sydney's North West region. The gardens feature a grand circular driveway, rustic wedding ceremony gazebo and feature staircases. Wedding ceremony packages in the garden include chairs, signing table and alternate indoor wet weather option.

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Tarpein Lawn Royal Botanic Gardens
8. Tarpeian Lawn - Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney

  • Location: Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney
  • Capacity: 300
  • Ceremony Packages: $1,655+
  • Inclusions: 3 hr venue hire

The Tarpeian Lawn at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney is within easy walking distance of the Sydney Opera House and Circular Quay. It is located slightly away from the more public spaces, offers garden ceremonies with unobstructed views of the Harbour Bridge and has fig trees providing sun shade during summer. Half day & full day hire rates available to incorporate bump in & bump out.

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Herb Garden Botanic Gardens Sydney
9. Herb Garden & Pavilion

  • Location: Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney
  • Capacity: 80
  • Ceremony Packages: $950+
  • Inclusions: 3 hr venue hire

The Herb Garden area and adjoining sandstone pavilion are located near the Government House & Conservatorium gates within the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney. The area is ideal for small garden ceremonies with a maximum capacity of 80 guests and 20 within the pavilion. 

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Harbour View Ceremony Lawn RBG Sydney
10. Harbour View Lawn - RBG Sydney

  • Location: Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney
  • Capacity: 150
  • Ceremony Packages: $1,655+
  • Inclusions: 3 hr venue hire

Otherwise known as Lawn 33, the Harbour View Lawn at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney features stunning views over the harbour and is framed by a large shady fig tree. It's one of the most heavily booked garden ceremony locations within the precinct so make sure you enquire early. 

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Bennelong Lawn Botanic Gardens Sydney
11. Benelong Lawn - Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney

  • Location: Sydney Opera House
  • Capacity: 250 - 450
  • Ceremony Packages: $11,010+
  • Inclusions: Day venue hire

The Benelong Lawn is the closest garden ceremony venue to the Sydney Opera House where convenient parking is available in the underground carpark. This lawn can only be booked within 8 weeks of your event date and usually for a minimum 3 day hire. Couples usually book this lawn for all 3 days setting up an all-in-one marquee wedding with help of planners & stylists. The lawn features impressive views of the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge and across to Luna Park. 

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Lavender Bay Garden Wedding Ceremony Location
12. Lavender Bay

  • Location: Lavender Bay, Sydney
  • Capacity: 500+
  • Ceremony Packages: $0+
  • Inclusions: Non-exclusive use

Lavender Bay is a quiet, lush green parkland space on the Sydney Harbour Foreshore next to Wendy Whiteley's Secret Garden. If you have fewer than 60 guests you do not need to a permit to host your garden wedding ceremony here - it's free. Simply turn up early, nab your chosen spot and prepare to say "I do". Venue permits for larger weddings start at $315 and range up to $1,300 for 250+ guests. 

Lavender Bay is accessible by Sydney Ferries and hence is a convenient ceremony location paired with many nearby reception venues. Ferries depart regularly to the Sydney CBD via Circular Quay and to the inner west via Balmain.

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