BYO Wedding Venues in Brisbane

BYO wedding venues in Brisbane are ceremony & reception venues where you can bring your own alcohol and in some cases do your own catering. All of the city's BYO venues allow you to purchase cheap beverages to have served at your wedding reception by qualified RSA staff.

There are only a few BYO wedding venues in the Brisbane CBD and wider city suburbs, however if you're willing to travel into the Brisbane Hinterland region and surrounding country areas you'll love the choice (and price) of the unique event spaces on offer. And the great thing about less urban venues is they're often BYO catering venues in addition to taking your own cheap drinks.

Here are our top 10 BYO wedding venues in Brisbane. They among the city's most affordable wedding locations.

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Top 10 BYO Wedding Venues in Brisbane

Darling St Chapel is a BYO alcohol wedding venue
Darling St Chapel

  • Location: 16 Darling Street East, Ipswich, QLD 4305
  • Capacity: 100
  • BYO: Alcohol

Darling St Chapel is an historic ceremony & reception venue that has been beautifully modernised with polished timber flooring and a built in bar. The all-white chapel is non-denominational and welcomes both religious and civil weddings, and has a private courtyard at its rear where guests can partake in canapés and drinks between the ceremony & reception.

Darling St Chapel is a BYO alcohol venue and offers affordable wedding packages with cocktail or seated catering from $65/pp. An all-inclusive micro wedding package is available for weddings with 30 or fewer guests and is priced at $5,000 with a celebrant, styling and catering, and you can bring your own drinks.

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Bundaleer Gardens BYO Wedding Venue
Bundaleer Rainforest Gardens

  • Location: 59 Bundaleer Street, Brookfield, QLD 4069
  • Capacity: 200
  • BYO: Alcohol

Bundaleer Rainforest Gardens and has two BYO wedding venues situated in their own private locations on either side of the nature-immersed property. Both venues are surrounded by lush tropical rainforest and have a dedicated ceremony area and adjoining reception venue. One site is well suited to rustic weddings and the other has beautiful gardens with a permanent marquee. 

On a Sunday, Bundaleer do a Food Truck wedding package where you can BYO catering and drinks. All other days are BYO drinks with a choice of in-house menu packages from $120 - $140 per person on offer.

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The Joinery BYO Wedding Venue
The Joinery West End

  • Location: 244 Montague Rd, West End, QLD 4101
  • Capacity: 300
  • BYO: Alcohol

The Joinery is a warehouse style event space located in an upmarket industrial building within Brisbane's vibrant West End. With high ceilings and contemporary concrete floors it is the perfect DIY wedding venue to style with your own unique aesthetic.

The architecturally designed venue comes packaged with exclusive caterers and BYO drinks is permitted. Included in venue hire is access to an enclosed terrace and private courtyard.

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Cherbon Waters BYO Wedding Location
Cherbon Waters

  • Location: 121 Cherbon Street, Burbank, QLD 4156
  • Capacity: 320
  • BYO: Drinks

Cherbon Waters is an affordable wedding venue situated at Brisbane's Leslie Harrison Reservoir. The picturesque gardens can be hire for wedding ceremonies and photos without a reception, and there is a silk-lined permanent marquee which is one of Brisbane's most popular wedding reception venues.

The expansive equestrian property offers a huge cost saving with bring-your-own alcohol packages and even offer the option of wholesale suppliers for your convenience. You can also BYO water and soft drinks.

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Samford Valley BYO Wedding Venue
Samford Valley Weddings

  • Location: Hansen Road, Yugar, QLD 4520
  • Capacity: 45
  • BYO: Nibbles & drinks

One of Brisbane's most affordable wedding ceremony venues is Samford Valley Weddings situated 40 minutes north of the CBD on a registered "Land for Wildlife" property. The boutique little open-air chapel caters for intimate weddings of up to 45 guests and operates as a ceremony venue and location for wedding photos amongst a majestic rainforest. 

Although Samford Valley is not suitable as a reception venue you can BYO catering and beverages for a small cocktail-style celebration after your wedding ceremony. Venue hire is under $1,000 and DIY styling is permitted. 

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BYO Wedding Venues in Brisbane Hinterland

Holy Red Deer BYO Catering Venue
Holy Red Deer Estate

  • Location: 65 Ipswich Street, Esk, QLD 4312
  • Capacity: 120
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10
  • BYO: Catering & drinks

Holy Red Deer Estate is a quirky and affordable wedding destination situated on a quiet corner block in the rural Brisbane Hinterland town of Esk. The property is central to the town's accommodation options and all guests can walk home in 5 minutes or less after celebrations. 

Amenities for DIY weddings include the town's original chapel which doubles as an indoor reception venue, an alfresco backyard with a timber stage (suitable as a ceremony altar and for live bands), onsite accommodation for 10, a billiards hall & stags bar and bridal suite. Catering and drinks are BYO. 

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Reflections Lake Cooby BYO Wedding Venue
Reflections Lake Cooby

  • Location: 239 Loveday Road, Geham, QLD 4352
  • Capacity: 300
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 150+
  • BYO: Catering & drinks

Reflections is a private 50 acre property located on the shore of Lake Cooby in the Brisbane Hinterland. With no neighbours to annoy with noise, this scenic waterfront location comes without curfew and is a fully BYO wedding destination where you can do your own styling, choose your own caterer and bring your own drinks.

Facilities at Reflections Lake Cooby include a homestead, brand new cabins and a village of bell tents. There's a rustic reception barn that seats up to 60 guests, a function centre for up to 120 guests, a luxe marquee that caters for large weddings and functions with up to 300 guests and a late night bonfire site for your after party.

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BYO Wedding Venues in Gold Coast

Rosewood Estate BYO Wedding Destination
Rosewood Estate

  • Location: 1339 Beechmont Road, Beechmont, QLD 4211
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10
  • BYO: Catering & drinks

Rosewood Estate is set on 250 acres of hilltop acreage on the Lamington Plateau and overlooks spectacular views of the Gold Coast to Stradbroke Island and the Numinbah Valley. Venue hire includes exclusive use of the property for 3 days, with the ability to bring your own caterers, alcohol and furnishings to style your dream wedding your way.

At 600m above sea level, Rosewood Estate escapes the summer heat offering the perfect climate for outdoor weddings throughout the year. There are multiple ceremony sites with scenic views as your backdrop, plus a clear walled and clear roofed permanent marquee that has hard wood flooring for wedding receptions. The homestead sleeps 10 guests onsite and has an outdoor firepit.

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Midginbil Eco Resort BYO Wedding Destination
Midginbil Eco Resort

  • Location: 252 Midginbil Rd, Midginbil, NSW 2484
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 150+
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

If you're looking for a BYO wedding venue near Brisbane where your entire guest list can stay onsite for the weekend, Midginbil offers exactly that on a 400 acre rainforest estate. Facilities at the resort include a rustic reception barn with an adjoining cocktail courtyard and late night bonfire, 3 ceremony sites with epic views, a games room, communal dining room, swimming pool and tennis & volleyball courts.

Guests are accommodated in a range of motel style rooms and an amazing village of permanent safari tents that each have their own timber balconies overlooking the rainforest. Made completely private by surrounding forest and the Night Cap National Park, Midginbil is one of the few wedding venues near Brisbane to have no curfew.

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Glenbridge Country BYO Weddings Near Brisbane
Glenbridge Country Weddings

  • Location: 74 Craike Road, Murrays Bridge, QLD 4370
  • Capacity: 500
  • BYO: Catering and alcohol

Fifteen minutes from Warwick in Queensland's Southern Downs region is Glenbridge Country Weddings - a family operated working farm that oozes rustic romantic. This DIY & BYO wedding venue comes with an authentic farmyard reception shed, a festoon-lit courtyard with rustic barrels and fire pits and a marquee site perfect for tipi weddings.

Friendly horses and cows graze the farm's ambient paddocks where green crops and old tractors offer a beautiful backdrop for wedding photos. Venue hire includes exclusive use over multiple days providing plenty of time to set up & pack down.

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