The Marion

Barrine Drive, Parkes, Australian Capital Territory, 2600, Australia


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The Marion Canberra Events

From weddings to cocktail parties, gala dinners, and conferences, The Marion caters to various events in Canberra. With expertise in running seamless gatherings, world-class chefs, bespoke packages, and dedicated event planners, The Marion ensures guests will be left with a lasting impression.

With an indoor capacity for 160 seated or 250 standing, a spacious dancefloor, and an all-weather terrace overlooking the lake, this high-end venue offers contemporary and elegant interiors to help make your special occasion stand out. Located centrally, just 10 minutes from the heart of Canberra’s city centre, The Marion offers easy accessibility and boasts one of the best and most iconic views of Lake Burley Griffin.

Highlights of The Marion Events:

  • Modern and elegant interiors
  • Picturesque lake views
  • World-class chefs and dining experience
  • Exceptional service from a dedicated team
  • Just 10 minutes from Canberra centre
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dinner Up to 160 Dinner & Dance
standing Up to 250 Standing


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available N/A
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces 100

Spaces At This Venue

  • Reception At The Marion

    Main Dining Room

    Situated right on the water's edge, the elevated main dining room features expansive windows and a warm, neutral colour theme, providing an inviting ambiance while overlooking the glorious water view. The contemporary interior provides a beautiful space that accommodates 160 seated or 250 standing guests, and a spacious dancefloor.

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  • Round Tables And Chairs At The Marion

    Outdoor Terrace

    The all-weather terrace provides a covered space that seats 40 or hosts 60-80 standing. With views of Lake Burley Griffin, it is a beautiful space for entertaining guests.

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Nearby attractions:

  • Australian National Botanic Gardens
  • Black Mountain Peninsula
  • Civic Square

Nearby hotels:

  • Hotel Kurrajong
  • A by Adina

Venue Testimonials

The Marion was a beautiful place to hold our ceremony and reception. The venue was perfection, overlooking the lake with stunning views. The staff took great care of us and all our family and accommodated to our needs. They were all friendly and a pleasure to deal with. The food and table service was amazing, our guests loved it!

Kiran L

A beautiful location to celebrate a friends milestone Birthday, the event was held in the function area. They serve lunch in the Restaurant. Location is absolutely spectacular.

Stephanie C

We are overjoyed with our decision to hold our wedding reception at The Marion. From our initial enquiry to the days following our wedding, the service we received from the team there was flawless.

Karley M

Frequently Asked Questions

The contemporary interiors accommodate 160 seated or 250 standing guests. The all-weather terrace provides a covered space that seats 40 or hosts up to 80 standing.

The Marion is licensed until midnight.

The Marion, an elegant waterfront wedding venue in Canberra, provides everything you need for a beautiful celebration in a modern and elegant setting. Beyond the stunning lake views, indulge in world-class menus prepared by internationally trained chefs.

Yes, The Marion is a top choice for corporate venue hire in Canberra, offering exceptional menus and contemporary interiors.

The Marion’s hotel partners include Hotel Kurrajong & A by Adina.

Yes, there is paid parking with 100 spaces available.

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