North of the Melbourne city centre, Carlton Gardens surround the majestic Royal Exhibition Building, which was built for the Great Exhibition of 1880. A significant political landmark, the building was the site of the first Commonwealth Parliament and for 27 years, the Victorian parliament met at the Exhibition Building while the National Legislature used the Victorian Parliament building. Many exhibitions are still held in the Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens, including the International Flower and Garden Show.
A popular picnic and barbecue area, the gardens are home to an array of wildlife, including possums. Tree-lined avenues, a majestic fountain, formal flowerbeds and miniature lakes are a feature of the Gardens. As well, the Melbourne Museum and IMAX Cinema border the northern section of the gardens.
This stunning inner-Melbourne garden wedding ceremony venue sits within close proximity to many of Melbourne’s wedding reception venues. With divine photography backdrops, this is a venue that offers many locations for your garden wedding ceremony or outdoor reception. Popular lawns include Lawn 11, Lawn 12, Lawn 15, Lawn 17 and Lawn 18.
Weddings of Distinction can assist you with all of your wedding hire and decor requirements, such as Americana, white wooden or Tiffany chairs, market umbrellas, aisle carpets/runners, arches & arbours, signing tables and silk/artificial florals.
For price and availability of the venue itself, please contact the Melbourne City Council directly. For price and availability of decor and hire items, please get in touch with us.