At a Glance
Historic and grand, the Melbourne Town Hall has been the heart of the city for over 135 years.
Perfect for hosting both large and intimate affairs.
With both ceremony and reception spaces, the Melbourne Town Hall offers a superb suite of options for your wedding.
The Melbourne Town Hall is one of the city’s most impressive venues
With picture perfect opportunities throughout the venue, it provides a stunning backdrop for your special day.
From the moment you walk up the red carpet stairs, through the ornate brass doors and across the marble foyer, you will feel magic in the air.
The Main Hall is breath-taking. With 70 foot soaring ceilings and original chandeliers, this room is perfect for larger weddings. With parquetry flooring, this room provides ample dancing space with the capability to seat a minimum of 300 and maximum of 650 guests.
Both Supper and Swanston Rooms, are classic 19th century spaces, perfect for receptions of up to 140 and 180 guests respectively.
The Portico Balcony is the ultimate location for strikingly beautiful wedding ceremonies. Perched over Swanston Street, the marble floor and ornate stonework combine to produce a remarkable space, from which guests view the Arts Centre Spire framed between Flinders Street Station and St Paul’s Cathedral.
This is where the Beatles greeted thousands of fans and is one of Melbourne’s hidden gems.
The Council Chambers is also another unique space for a ceremony. Take a step back in time within the impressive chambers. Ornate ceilings, intricately carved wood paneling and light filled stain glass windows are sure to impress your guests. This space is used by the Melbourne City Council during the week and is available for ceremonies only on the weekend.
The Yarra Room. Provides a great option for either a ceremony or smaller receptions up to 80, whilst the Melbourne Room is perfect for intimate affairs with up to 30 guests.
Speak to a member of the team today to discuss the best option for you.
Completed in 1870, Melbourne Town Hall is a hub of cultural and civic activity in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Located in the heart of the CBD, the venue hosts weddings, theatre, and exhibitions. Wedding ceremonies take place on the Portico Balcony, a unique space with a marble floor and ornate stonework. The Beatles greeted thousands of fans from the balcony.
Weddings at Melbourne Town Hall
The Council Chambers and the Yarra Room are additional ceremony spaces. The Supper and Swanston Rooms are classic nineteenth century spaces, ideal for receptions of up to 140 and 180 guests respectively. The Main Hall has 70-foot ceilings, original chandeliers, and parquetry flooring. Seating is available for a minimum of 300 and a maximum of 650 guests.
EPICURE, a catering and venue management company, oversees Melbourne Town Hall events. Chefs offer healthy bold food options, drawing inspiration from around the world to create menus. Along with delicious food, the company offers excellent hospitality and service.
Accommodation and Tourist Attractions
Hotels in Melbourne’s central business district include Novotel Melbourne on Collins, Hotel Causeway, Grand Hyatt Melbourne, The Westin Melbourne, Adelphi Hotel, QT Melbourne, and Flinders Landing Apartments. In addition, bed and breakfast accommodation in the area, like Georgian Court Inn, is plentiful.
There are several tourist attractions near Melbourne Town Hall. These include the Royal Exhibition Building, SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, Melbourne Museum, Fitzroy Gardens, Regent Theatre, The Escape Hunt Experience, Parliament House, and the Immigration Museum.