Why get married in the Yarra Valley
It’s simple! The Yarra Valley is host to a thriving wine growing industry set amongst a beautiful, ever-changing landscape that has lured many a bride and groom to the region. The Yarra Valley is equipped with an abundance of stunning wedding venues and an array of wedding services and suppliers that are sure to offer something to suit any bride and groom.Less than an hour’s drive from Melbourne, the Yarra Valley is the perfect wedding destination.
From classic weddings to country themed, the Yarra Valley offers an abundance of beautiful locations to host your special day. You might be on the hunt for a rustic styled venue to suit your wedding theme, or maybe you’re just a big wine lover and want to get married on one of the many picturesque wineries the Yarra Valley has to offer. With more than 90 different wineries to choose from, as well as other specialist venues, the region is well equipped to cater for weddings of any size, from intimate gatherings through to large-scale weddings for hundreds of guests.
Couples can also choose to hold their ceremony in a variety of picturesque locations, including national parks, historic chapels, vineyards, flower farms or lavender fields.
Being a popular destination for weddings, the Yarra Valley is well resourced for wedding celebrants, photographers, videographers, car hire companies, musicians, florists, make-up artists and hairdressers to make your special day just right.
There are plenty of accommodation options for the bride and groom, wedding party and guests to stay either onsite or nearby and transport services are also available.
Victorian-based wedding blog and directory, Ivory Tribe, adore the Yarra Valley and its abundance of stunning wedding venues. They think of the Yarra Valley as the ideal wedding escape, where couples celebrate their weddings over a weekend. Guests delight in being able to get away, switch off and indulge themselves in all that the beautiful region has to offer.
Ivory Tribe sat down with newlywed Melbourne couple, Elise and Justin to get the lowdown on why they chose the Yarra Valley as the perfect wedding destination. ‘We liked the option of having the ceremony either inside or outside under the trees depending on weather which is a wonderful option to have in Victoria’s unpredictable weather’, they said. For them, the best things about being married in the Yarra Valley were ‘the food and wine, the stunning scenery and access to amazing suppliers in the area’.
It really is the perfect escape for indulgent food and wine and Yarra Valley brides and grooms are spoilt for choice. There is simply no better place to celebrate your fairytale wedding than in the picture-perfect surrounds of the Yarra Valley.