Popular Engagement Party Venues Melbourne
So one of you proposed, and the other said ‘yes’. Congrats! This is an exciting chapter to celebrate. Melbourne is a captivating city bursting with engagement party venues of all sizes, types and styles. Will you head into the CBD for a sophisticated cocktail party? Or stick to the city’s outskirts where there are pubs, restaurants and event spaces galore. Ask our VenueCrew to match you with the best engagement party venues in and around Melbourne.
Two Ton MaxNorth Melbourne, Victoria, 3051 5.0
Boasting a sophisticated industrial aesthetic, Two Ton Max is a modern warehouse event venue in North Melbourne with a flexible open-plan layout.
- Flexible event venue with spacious, open-plan interiors
- Convenient North Melbourne location with a secluded and hidden feel
- Exposed beams, polished concrete floors, and high ceilings
Leonda by the YarraHawthorn, Victoria, 3122 5.0
Set on the riverfront in leafy Hawthorn, Leonda by the Yarra blends luxury ambience, bush views and top-notch hospitality for events of all types.
- Located in the tranquil and leafy Melbourne suburb of Hawthorn, minutes from Melbourne's CBD
- Luxury waterfront event venue
- Variety of event spaces includes two gorgeous, spacious ballrooms
San Remo BallroomCarlton North, Victoria, 3054 5.0
San Remo Ballroom is a renowned ballroom event venue with flexible interiors, located just 2km from the heart of Melbourne’s CBD.
- Recently renovated with elegant contemporary furnishings
- Sophisticated Art Deco interiors, high ornate ceilings and grand crystal chandeliers
- Large circular central dancefloor
Park Hyatt MelbourneMelbourne, Victoria, 3002 5.0
Centrally located Park Hyatt Melbourne is an elegant 5-star hotel with plush function spaces that are suitable for both intimate events and grand occasions.
- Range of elegant function spaces, suitable for both intimate events and grand occasions
- Exquisite, 5-star catering with exceptional service standards
- Centrally-located, with plenty of public transport links nearby, within the Free Tram Zone and on-site parking
Shadowfax WineryWerribee South, Victoria, 3030 5.0
Located within heritage Werribee Park, Shadowfax Winery is a boutique event space that blends country charm with modern aesthetics.
- Located within heritage-listed Werribee Park
- Close to boutique accommodation
- Country location with modern architecture
Jardin TanSouth Yarra, Victoria, 3141 5.0
Located on the edge of Melbourne’s CBD in the iconic Royal Botanic Gardens, Jardin Tan boasts three flexible venue spaces with modern style.
- Located in the iconic Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
- Flexible event spaces depending on guest capacity
- Prime Melbourne CBD location, close to public transport
Yarra Valley LodgeChirnside Park, Victoria, 3116 5.0
Set on a picturesque estate, Yarra Valley Lodge offers elegant and contemporary event spaces for corporate functions and social gatherings near Melbourne.
- Picturesque Yarra Valley location
- Light-filled conservatory overlooking the gardens
- Gourmet menus and fine local wines
The Plaza Ballroom MelbourneMelbourne, Victoria, 3000 5.0
Located within the iconic Regent Theatre, the Plaza Ballroom is one of Melbourne’s grandest corporate and social events spaces.
- Located at the Regent Theatre
- Spanish Rococo architecture
- Spacious ballroom with proscenium arch stage
Chateau Yering HotelYering, Victoria, 3770 5.0
A luxury boutique hotel in the heart of Yarra Valley's wine country, Chateau Yering includes four private event rooms alongside 32 plush guest suites.
- A contemporary venue set in the heart of the Yarra Valley, Victoria’s oldest wine region
- Gorgeous wedding photo ops include the vineyards, the sunken garden, or in front of the grand stairway
- Menus prepared with quality local produce sourced from around the Yarra Valley region
Metropolis EventsSouthbank, Victoria, 3006 5.0
A loft-like space overlooking the Yarra, Metropolis Melbourne is known to host amazing events with special attention to the food and wine experience.
- Sweeping views of the city skyline and the Yarra River
- Warehouse style features include soaring ceilings and window walls
- Stylish New York loft style venue space with modern finishings
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Your Guide to Engagement Party Venues in Melbourne
The knee was dropped, the question was popped, and now you’re looking for the perfect Melbourne venue to host your engagement party. Our VenueCrew Specialists love seeking out the most romantic spots for couples to celebrate their impending marriage with their friends and families, ensuring that the venue meets all of your requirements.
When you’re planning your engagement party, there are a few things to keep in mind. How many people are attending, and will there be accessibility requirements? Whereabouts are all your guests located across Melbourne, and would a central location be the best option? And what sort of tone do you want to set – a charming brunch, midday high tea, or an evening party?
Whatever you’re looking for, our Melbourne VenueCrew Experts can help you find the perfect venue for your engagement party.
VenueCrew Specialist Tip #1: Count up your guest list.
It’s one of the most significant events on your journey as a couple, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you need to invite every second cousin your grandma reels off. Many people prefer to have a more intimate gathering of friends and family for their engagement party, meaning they’re able to settle into a smaller Melbourne venue.
The Terrace, located within the Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens, is a beautiful space for close-knit engagement parties. Though the space itself is quite large, the arrangement of tables and chairs is totally up for negotiation, meaning you can make it feel as cosy or as spacious as you desire. Not only will you have gorgeous views of the gardens and Ornamental Lake from your private terrace area, but you can set up lawn games for your guests’ entertainment and have pictures taken out in the themed gardens. BYO food and beverages are welcome, but The Terrace staff can also be onsite to manage service and catering. Download The Terrace brochure here.
On the other hand, for couples planning a smaller wedding or elopement, an engagement party is the perfect opportunity to get the whole crew together; friends, extended family, workmates, and all the pals from netball. That means finding an engagement party venue in Melbourne that can play host to an extensive guest list.
Just a short drive from the Melbourne CBD, Leonda by the Yarra is a modern and elegant party venue featuring high ceilings and enough space to accommodate 1000 guests in a standing arrangement. Leonda by the Yarra offers a range of styling packages and offers most indoor and outdoor areas for your guests to congregate. With bespoke catering and drink stations, your engagement party will be effortlessly chic. Download the Leonda by the Yarra brochure here.
VenueCrew Specialist Tip #2: Think about convenience.
If you’re hosting a huge engagement party and inviting everybody in your life, chances are they’re going to be coming from all over Melbourne to attend. Of course, you’ll want as many of those people to come, which might mean finding a venue that is centrally located. Our VenueCrew Specialists recommend spots in and around the Melbourne CBD where you’re also close to public transport and rideshare options.
VenueCrew Specialist Tip #3: Consider what tone you want to set.
The best thing about engagement parties is that there’s no one-size-fits-all; you can set the tone based on what you and your partner think will be the most fun!
The Park Hyatt Melbourne is renowned for its afternoon High Tea. Perfect for intimate engagement parties, you and your guests will enjoy a selection of bite-sized delicacies, as well as espresso coffees, juices, and wines. Imagine delicate trays of handmade petit desserts, homemade scones with jam and cream, and an assortment of delightful finger sandwiches. The onsite chefs will accommodate any dietary requirements. Download the Park Hyatt Melbourne brochure here.
If you’re after something sleek, jump in the lift and head up to Eureka 89, a sexy and modern venue. Two event spaces overlook the glittering city lights, or for large parties, you can opt for exclusive hire of the entire venue. Perfect for cocktails and canapes, there’s even room for a dancefloor at Eureka 89, meaning you can easily shift from a casual soiree to a dance party as the night progresses. Download the Eureka 89 brochure here.
Frequently Asked Questions
It’s much easier than you think to find engagement party venues in Melbourne. First, make a list of your requirements (catering, capacity, accessibility) and then book a chat with one of our Melbourne Venue Specialists . They’ll do the research for you, and return with some recommendations and quotes. All you have to do it choose your favourite!
Many venues have adjusted their capacity to accommodate guests whilst adhering to COVID-Safe regulations. Our Melbourne VenueCrew Experts stay up to date with all the latest information about COVID-Safe venues and can help you find the best engagement party venue to suit your needs.