for Weddings and
Other Ceremonies in the Brisbane area
Brisbane, Ipswich, Logan, Redcliffe, and the
thousands of public spaces where weddings,
namings and other ceremonies
can be held. For most you can use a space
without booking on a
first-come first-served basis, but for a very
formal occasion or a
larger number of guests it is best to book.
Booking a site can give you
access to other services, such as power.
Gardens, Mt Coot-tha
One of my personal favourite outdoor locations.
Lots of lovely little
areas for an elopement or small weddings and 3
large wedding lawns
(which must be booked to be used). Only areas out
of bounds for
weddings or wedding photographs are the
Japanese Gardens and the
Fern House. During the week you can drive into the
Gardens. Gates are
closed on weekends so you need to take that into
account if you have
elderly or frail guests (or you are wearing killer
Has 10 wedding sites that can be booked, but
parking is difficult. Only
parking within walking distance is street parking
with parking meter,
which now applies at weekends as well, or very
expensive hotel valet
parking. For weekday weddings Alice Street becomes
a clearway at 4 pm.
No bridal cars can drive into the gardens and some
of the wedding sites
are a long walk from either gate.
From small neighbourhood parks to larger
multi-purpose parks, we are
spoiled for choice in Brisbane.
Ipswich has a
parks that have a Bush Chapel as one of the
areas available for
ceremonies. Bush chapels include fixed
seating, a lecturn and sometimes
a signing table. Ample and free parking too.
Logan City provides a number of parks with
designated wedding areas,
including rotundas or shelters. Most have ample
and convenient free
Moreton Bay Regional Council, which includes the
beaches and coastal
parks on the Redcliffe Peninsula and the Redcliffe
does require you to book for popular areas.