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American Hotel, 90 Albert Street, CRESWICK. 3363 Phone: (03) 5345 2510
Established in the 1850's, The American Hotel is centrally located in Creswick and has a long association with the town's rich history including operating as a Cobb and Co Station. Offering the elegant Lindsay Room and Balcony for weddings.


Alexandria on Lydiard, 30 Lydiard St Nth, BALLARAT. Phone: 0437 177316
 Romance, sweeping staircase and the grand dining room are all signature of the Alexandria. Catering for guests up to 120, the Alexandria can offer total event management and provide bridal package, private venue, décor, linen and a sophisticated location with the backdrop of Ballarat city.


Asahi Japanese Restaurant, 5-7 Humffray Street North, BALLARAT 3350 Phone: (03) 5338 7500
Asahi (Rising Sun) Japanese Restaurant brings you a magnificent array of traditional Japanese delicacies. We invite you to experience the peace, intimacy, warmth and friendliness that Asahi Japanese Restaurant offers. We cater for your very special occasion - weddings, functions and conferences.


Ballarat and District Trotting Club, Sutton Street, REDAN. 3350 Phone: (03) 5335 9041
Two rooms are available - "The Grandstand Function Room" (catering for up to 600 people), or the smaller "Draught Room" ( seating up to 125 people) A range of catering and non catered options are available. View menus at the website.


Ballarat Golf Club, 1800 Sturt St, BALLARAT. 3350 Phone: (03) 5338 3000
Boasting one of Ballarat’s most picturesque locations, the Ballarat Golf Club offers a series of spectacular photo opportunities around the brand new multi-million-dollar club house and course. Your guests will enjoy stunning views of the golf course, high quality food and beverages, efficient and friendly service and exceptional facilities.


Ballarat Mid City Motor Inn, 19 Doveton St Nth, BALLARAT. 3350, Phone: (03) 5331 1222.
Wedding and honeymoon facilities -  fully licensed with tailored menus. Our staff has years of experience planning and hosting memorable wedding receptions. With four main rooms and 4,000 sm of meeting space, we can provide facilities forthe bridal shower and the wedding dinner, as well as accommodating weddings and rehearsals for up to 200 persons. Go to the Functions link on our homepage for more information.


Barkly Motor Lodge, Main Rd/Barkly St, BALLARAT, 3350. Phone: (03) 5331 8838, Fax: (03) 53 318787.
Situated in central Ballarat, features fully equipped reception facilities for weddings, parties, and functions, catering for up to 100 people.


Ballarat Lodge and Convention Centre, 613 Main Road, BALLARAT, 3350. Phone: (03) 5327 1200
With its enchanting atmosphere, Convention Centre and a choice of ballrooms, spectacular food and exquisite gardens, Ballarat Lodge and Convention Centre is the ideal place for your wedding. All inclusive wedding packages are available for formal and cocktail style receptions. We can cater for small weddings in a private dining room right through to 700 guest banquets in the Convention Centre. Our beautiful gardens are available for ceremonies and Ballarat Sanctuary Day Spa is the perfect place for the bridal party to get pampered. Your guests will enjoy our 4 star hotel, two restaurants and lounge/bar.

Cave Hill Creek, 110 The Glut Road, BEAUFORT. 3373 Phone: (03) 5349 7381
Cave Hill Creek’s picturesque bush and lake setting offers the perfect venue for your ceremony and reception. Catering for up to 140 guests seated or larger numbers for cocktail style functions, we also offer comfortable bed and breakfast accommodation and a unique deluxe Eco-tent bridal suite.




Cafe 321 Learmonth, 321 High St. LEARMONTH 3352. Phone: (03) 5343 2233
Just 20 mins from Ballarat is our unique rustic wedding venue, perfect for a relaxed and carefree celebration where you can have both the ceremony and reception. ‘The Gallery’ in our beautifully renovated café provides the perfect setting for a small seated wedding for up to 40 people, or the sunny deck overlooking the gardens and Lake Learmonth is wonderful for a larger relaxed cocktail style function.

Craig's Royal Hotel, 10 Lydiard Street South, BALLARAT. 3350  Phone: (03) 5331 1377
Celebrate in an elegant room, filled with history and romance that has stood the test of time. Choose an intimate wedding for ten or festive gathering of 100 in the Grand Dining Room. Located in the heart of Ballarat.


George Hotel, 27 Lydiard St Nth, BALLARAT 3350, Phone: (03) 5333 4866.
The George Hotel offers two great event spaces being The Lounge and The Herring Room, which also features an adjoining balcony. Both spaces have been recently refurbished, offering an elegant setting for your upcoming wedding. Catering for both sit down and stand up events, The George Hotel prides itself on their central location, inviting spaces, impressive food and brilliant service.


Golden City Hotel, 427 Sturt Street, BALLARAT, Victoria 3350 Ph: (03) 5331 6211
Built in 1858 and located in the heart of town, the iconic Golden City Hotel (Gee Cees) has become one of Ballarat's most popular meeting places. With modern cafe as well as first class function facilities the hotel caters for all, including casual lunch and dinners, corporate events, conferences, weddings and birthdays. Our menu offers a variety of meals to cater for all tastes including our gluten free menu, kids menu and extensive local and interstate wine list.


Harry Limes Restaurant, 5a Doveton St Nth, BALLARAT. 3350  Phone: (03) 5331 2044
Harry Limes is a casual elegant dining place with the benefits of great food, inviting decor and excellent wine list. Personally designed menus for daytime weddings with seating for 40 guests.


Jackson’s & Co, 201 Mair Street, BALLARAT, Vic 3350 Phone: (03) 5338 8101
Jackson’s & Co. presents the Lawless Room, a multi-functional space that can be set up to suit your individual needs. With the exposed original brick walls, cathedral ceiling and wrap around balcony, the room exudes character and provides the flexibility to create configurations to accommodate up to 150 seated guests or 400 roaming banquet style.

Keebles Country House, 114 Bailey Street, CLUNES, 3370 Phone: 0411 642 857
Keebles has exquisite gardens which are perfect for hosting a wedding. Enjoy the ceremony with/without a marquee and take stunning pictures. Keebles can sleep up to 12 which is perfect for the bridal party. Take comfort by the fireplaces, indulge in the spa or retire to the stunning bedrooms.

Kryal Castle, Forbes Rd, WARRENHEIP 3351, Phone: (03) 5334 7388.
Dependant on the style of wedding you have in mind, the Castle offers you a range function spaces. For smaller gatherings of less than forty people, the Knights of the Round Table room may be your choice or Tyrants Tavern 130 people or up to 250 people for cocktails. You may even choose to have 300 guests or more in a beautifully themed Marquee on the Arena.


Best Western Lake Inn Function Rooms, 1321 Mair Street, BALLARAT. 3350  Phone: (03) 5338 8344
The Lake Inn Function Room is an elegant room filled with natural light by day and warm light by night giving a wonderful ambience to your function. Catering for up to 60 guests.

Lydiard Wine Bar, 15 Lydiard St Nth, BALLARAT 3350 Phone: (03) 5327 2787
The Lydiard Wine Bar is a grand space catering for stand up events of over 200 and sit down of up to 100 guests. The elegant space features Venetian chandeliers, hand etched mirrors and black and gold trimmings, making it the perfect venue for your wedding. Situated centrally in historic Lydiard Street and located in the original Bank of New South Wales, the Lydiard Wine Bar is a venue sure to impress.


Midlands Golf Club Function Centre, Heinz Lane, NORTH BALLARAT, Vic 3350, Phone: (03) 5331 4400,
The Centre is ideal for weddings and comfortably accommodate up to 150 people. There is ample parking on the grounds and has separate external access to other Club facilities.


Novotel Forest Resort Creswick, 1500 Midlands Hwy, CRESWICK. 3363 Phone: (03) 5345 9600
Congratulations on your wedding engagement! Nestled in the heart of Victoria’s beautiful Spa Country, the 4.5 star Novotel Forest Resort Creswick is the perfect place for your special day with spectacular forest and golf course views and including our grand staircase for an outstanding wedding photography back drop.


Oscars Hotel Function Room, 18 Doveton Street South, BALLARAT 3350 Phone: (03) 5331 1451
Oscars function room has been restored to its former glory from the 1930s. Its charming heritage features offer a warm, inviting and private environment. We can cater for all styles and budgets. Cocktail receptions are our specialty.


Peter Lalor Hotel, 331 Mair St, BALLARAT, 3350 Phone: (03) (03) 5331 1702
The Peter Lalor Hotel has been refurbished and renovated. Celebrate your very special wedding day in our historic ‘Stables” room. We can accommodate over 150 guests standing and 80 sitting - please phone to discuss your requirements.


Pipers by the Lake, 403 Wendouree Pde, BALLARAT 3350  Phone: (03) 5334 1280
Superbly located amongst the grand old trees on the foreshore of Lake Wendouree and adjacent to the historical Botanical Gardens. Specialising in Weddings, Special Occasions and Corporate Functions – seating up to 120 people. Your wedding will be tailored to your specific needs.

Rainbow Gallery Chapel and Reception Centre, 92 Mountain Creek Road, MOONAMBEL 3478. Phone: (03) 5467 2350.
The chapel and reception complex is located in the heart of the Pyrenees Wine Region of Victoria. The chapel can seat up to 100 people for weddings and the Rainbow Gallery can provide or advise on celebrants, flowers, music and wedding cars. 


St Anne's Vineyard,  64 Garrards Lane, MYRNIONG 3341 Phone: (03) 5368 7209
Just 30 minutes away from CBD Ballarat, right off the Western Freeway, the St Anne's reception centre is set amongst beautifully landscaped grounds and is surrounded by charming bluestone buildings. Our flexible menu and drinks packages can cater for up to 250 people. The courtyards provide an ideal setting for outside ceremonies, whilst for the cooler months, there also is the Chapel, a magnificent bluestone room overlooking the barrel storage area. Opportunities for truly unforgettable wedding photographs at St Anne's are endless.


Saxon House Receptions, 1431 Mair St, BALLARAT. 3350 Phone: (03) 5331 5830
Located centrally, seating for up to 120 people, ample parking and wide range of catering options.


Sails on the Lake, Ballaarat Yacht Club, Wendouree Parade, BALLARAT. Phone/Fax 5331 5869.
Catering for Weddings whether its a small party for 50, a dinner for up to 140, or 200 in an informal setting. Featuring an expansive deck area offering magnificent views over Lake Wendouree.


Sebastopol Bowling Club, 213-219 Albert Street SEBASTOPOL 3356. Phone: (03) 5335 8839
With a choice of 2 function rooms we can cater for large receptions of up to 200 people or intimate receptions for up to 60 people. Wedding packages are available for formal and cocktail style receptions with full bar facilities and catering for all styles and budgets.


Seymour's on Lydiard 302 Lydiard St., BALLARAT, 3350.   Phone: (03) 5332 9966
Ballarat's newest contemporary function facility in an historic hotel. Fully air conditioned room with seating for up to thirty people, platters or full catering from our main menu. Full bar facilities and the balcony available till 11pm.


Sovereign Hill, Magpie St, BALLARAT 3350, Phone: (03) 5329 2393
Set in a quaint goldfields church, by the lake or in our charming gardens, your ceremony will be delightful, and your guests are sure to be captivated. From a classic period style to architecturally modern venue, we can help you choose the perfect venue for your wedding.


Sovereign Park Motor Inn 223 Main Road, BALLARAT, 3350. Phone: (03) 5331 3955
The Nicholas Room caters for private functions for groups of up to 50. Ideal for celebrations, small weddings and meetings. 


Tangles - At the Tangled Maze, 2301 Midland Hwy, SPRINGMOUNT. Vic 3364. Phone: 03 5345 2847
Tangles is Ballarat's newest wedding destination. Dreamy gardens swagged with roses, imposing wrought iron gates and al fresco areas. This fabulous new function centre is of very unique design with leadlights and views as far as the eye can see. Wonderful photo opportunities! The perfect place for your conference, function or to compliment the celebration your wedding day.


The Court House Hotel, 63 Brooke Street, SMYTHESDALE 3351. Phone: (03) 5342 8198
Weddings can be held in the Historic Function Room upstairs, catering for 60 seated or 80 standing guests or downstairs in the beautifully refurbished Bistro catering for 120 guests. Please phone Melanie to discuss your requirements and menu.


The Mill Cottage, Main Road, BALLAN. Phone: (03) 5368 2999
The Mill Cottage is Ballan’s most elegant venue and is the perfect place for you and your guests to celebrate your special event. Enjoy the beautiful gardens of the Mill Cottage whilst having pre dinner drinks and canapés. Our menu includes an extensive variety of exquisite food certain to please your guests. We are more than happy to design an individual format to suit your specific needs.


Tuki Trout Farm, Stoney Rises, SMEATON. Phone: (03) 5345 6233.
Perched on a historic 1850's sheep station with panoramic views and landscaped gardens., Tuki is in the heart of Victoria's Gold and Spa Country. Incorporating function facilities, sheep farming, trout fishing, and unique restaurant.


Victoria Bowling Club 231 Victoria st. BALLARAT 3350, Phone: (03) 5332 6242,
Fully serviced bowling club catering for all your bowling and  entertainment needs. The facilities include a spacious air conditioned function room with seating for 50 to 130 people. The room is suitable for any occasion ,with professional catering and licensed bar staff, or cater yourself.