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27 May 2024

Centennial Parklands - The ultimate wedding location

If you’re looking for the ultimate wedding location in the heart of Sydney, then look no further! Say "I do" to a truly unforgettable wedding experience at Centennial Parklands with stunning backdrops perfect for your dream wedding.

Exchange your vows in the lush greenery of the park, romantic woodland areas or on the grassy bank of one of the many ponds. Centennial Parklands offers a range of spectacular sites.

Centennial Park allows unique experiences to unfold such as having your beloved four-legged friend either accompany you down the aisle or be a part of the special day. Whatever your theme there are plenty of ways to make your special day even more fun and memorable.

Why is Centennial Parklands perfect for a wedding?

Centennial Parklands’ historic and easily accessible location paired with its natural beauty, variety of ceremony locations, and competitive pricing makes it one of the most idyllic spots for couples looking to tie the knot in Sydney. 

One of the benefits of a beautiful outdoor wedding is the natural landscape providing the perfect backdrop for your special day rather than requiring the need for expensive decorations.

Central location to get the best of both worlds

Having the advantage of staying close to Sydney’s CBD with only a quick trip to the Parklands is what sets this location apart! Imagine your wedding ceremony in the heart of Sydney but feels a million miles away. Without travelling too far, you and your guests will get the pleasure of feeling like you’re somewhere in the countryside far, far away. Strategically connected by public transport and a short drive from the city with free parking, making it easily accessible and hassle free for you and your guests.

Beautiful scenery for beautiful wedding photography

At Centennial Parklands, your choice of ceremony and reception options are complimented by spectacular landscapes that are home to many different species of native trees, plants and animals wherever you look. If it’s the perfect location for wedding photos you’re after, then you will get those dream shots with ease. There’s no arguing that capturing the significant moment with those nearest and dearest to you is extremely important on your wedding day. Beautiful gardens and ponds, and a variety of pines, paperbarks and fig trees play the perfect backdrop for your wedding shots and if you’re lucky you might be joined by some curious wildlife visitors having a sticky beak.

Most importantly, there’s a venue to suit everyone’s needs!

Centennial Parklands can accommodate weddings of all sizes, from intimate ceremonies dappled with rose petals to grand receptions offering space for all your specials guests to spread out and mingle over some champagne and canapes. Whether you are looking for a traditional outdoor ceremony or a more modern indoor reception, you are sure to find a venue that will suit your needs.

  • Looking for garden vibes?

Centennial Parklands offers several garden locations that are perfect for outdoor ceremonies, such as the Rose Garden, Column Garden, and Busby’s Promontory, with the Busby’s pond at its doorstep. These spaces are beautiful and affordable, making them ideal for couples who want a modest but elegant ceremony surrounded by nature wherever you look.

  • Want something more luxurious and grandiose?

Centennial Homestead is an elegant and classy reception venue and an excellent option for those looking to accommodate many guests. A beautifully restored homestead that boasts several indoor and outdoor spaces, including a formal dining room, a courtyard, and a veranda. Picture your guests arriving to champagne and canapes on the beautifully manicured lawn and terrace area, mingling while they wait for the celebrations to begin. This elegant Homestead also comes with a full-service catering option to ensure that your wedding reception is seamless and memorable. If you have your ceremony booked in the park, they also offer furniture hire and set up for your ceremony.

  • Enjoy water views or an enchanted forest?

    • Centennial Parklands is the perfect setting with trees, a breeze and glistening ponds and we have locations that tick all these boxes.
    • Between Lily Pond & Duck Pond is a picture-perfect setting with an ornate white footbridge and a towering canopy of paperbark trees. The area is home to purple swamphen's and black swans offering an iconic Centennial Parklands location.
    • On the other side is Between Willow Pond & Duck Pond where you and your guests will enter through two impressive palm trees and down a natural aisle between Willow Pond and Duck Pond. This location is a secluded grassy area that features an enormous fig tree and beautiful views across the ponds.
    • One More Shot Pond is an attractive pond is fringed with willow trees and gets its name from a former park statue – a larger than life hunter with a dog at his heels. The area provides grassy banks and a lovely mix of young and mature trees providing the perfect atmosphere.
    • Centennial Park's Pine Grove offers an enchanting, fairy-tale-like landscape! A dense cluster of pine trees causes sunlight to dance gracefully on the forest floor. This ceremony site provides a shady, secluded setting for your nuptials. It is also an easy stroll from The Homestead.

Check out our wedding brochure here.

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