Finding the right venue for your Auckland wedding requires careful planning. With so many great locations in and around the city, it can be difficult to pick the right Auckland venue for hire that best meets your unique requirements. Here are four great Auckland venues to consider when planning that perfect Auckland wedding.
The Auckland Art Gallery
The Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki offers a spectacular setting for a truly memorable event. This category one listed building was first opened in 1887 and after a massive restoration project completed in 2011, it is now one of the most desirable Auckland venues for hire. The convenient city centre location offers easy access, with public parking nearby and several hotels are close for guest accommodation. The impressive Kauri columns which flank the main entrance will make an impression on your arriving guests who will then enjoy the combination of modern and historic architecture in this magnificent Auckland venue. There are five distinct venues for hire within this coveted Auckland location, with capacity for between 100-350 guests. Imagine receiving your family and friends surrounded by over 15,000 works of art, and with you as the prime exhibit.
For the more wild at heart, the Auckland Zoo offers both indoor and outdoor venues to make your Auckland wedding a unique and memorable event. Just imagine having lions in your wedding photos! With five different locations to choose from the zoo offers some of the most original Auckland wedding venues available. The central lawn offers space for up to 250 guests while the old elephant house offers an indoor alternative where up to 200 guests can be seated. The zoo is close to downtown Auckland but you will feel as though you are a million miles away. There are several hotels in the proximity and plenty of parking space. Make your Auckland wedding a roaring success in this charming natural setting.
The ANZ Viaduct Events Centre
The ANZ Viaduct Events centre offers a stylish and modern venue for your Auckland wedding. Situated in the vibrant waterfront area this impressive purpose built building offers seven unique spaces. The impressive views from the huge glass windows and balconies of each venue create an open and airy sensation and the facilities are faultless. Located just a few minutes’ walk from downtown there are numerous hotels nearby and a carpark. If you are planning on receiving a large number of guests this could be the Auckland wedding venue for you as it houses Auckland’s largest banquet space where up to 1200 guests can be seated.
The Auckland Town Hall
The lavish interiors of the Auckland Town Hall make an elegant setting for any wedding. This historical building was constructed in 1911 and was fully refurbished in the 1990s to create a very attractive and popular event venue for hire. The Edwardian Baroque design with ornate plasterwork, spectacular stained-glass windows and the crystal chandeliers make this a very sophisticated option. The Great Hall and the Concert chamber are both impressive venues to host a spectacular Auckland wedding. Conveniently located close to Auckland city centre, there is a carpark nearby, and numerous hotels offering a range of accommodation for your guests.
Lastly, remember to start your Auckland wedding venue search well before your planned date. These and other desirable Auckland venues require advance booking, so to make sure you secure your perfect Auckland venue to hire for your big day, book as early as possible.