Wedding Venues Brisbane - Old Government House

Old Government House

Brisbane CBD



Imagine holding your most important celebration in the grand, sweeping elegance of Queensland’s most important historic building, Old Government House. This dream can now be your reality as the 150-year-old House has undergone an extensive refurbishment, restoring it to its former glory. In the heart of Brisbane City and overlooking the Botanic Gardens, The House was the official residence of the Governors of Queensland up until 1910, and is the perfect location for the couple that values distinction.

Unique features of Old Government House:

  • Traditional colonial architecture with sandstone walls and high columns
  • Beautiful high ceilings and period features
  • Stunning feature staircase
  • Overhanging hand crafted crystal chandelier
  • Original fireplaces
  • Wrap around verandahs
  • Grand piano in The Hall
  • Stunning photo opportunities both inside and outside The House
  • Interconnecting reception rooms
  • Picturesque courtyard that can be used for cocktail receptions or pre-dinner drinks

* Packages & pricing subject to change.

There are various wedding packages to suit your wedding style and budget. For the couple looking for a wedding ceremony venue, the Wedding Ceremony package offers an hour and a half venue hire together with chair covers and sashes, a red carpet, use of the Grand piano as well as a number of other inclusions. Couples also have the opportunity to capture their special day at The House by taking photos both inside and in the outdoor grounds. Wedding Receptions can also be held in The House with the Wedding Reception Package offering couples five hour venue hire including the use of the adjacent outdoor Courtyard for pre dinner drinks. Special ceremony package rates are also offered to those couples who are looking to hold their entire wedding (wedding ceremony and reception) at Old Government House. C A TE R IN G Old Government House does not have in house catering services. Old Government House has three recommended caterers: 1. Wine & Dine ’M Catering 2. Culinart Creative Catering 3. Caxton St Catering Should you prefer to use the services of another caterer a surcharge of $300 will apply to the hirer. Any caterer other than the above recommended caterers must be approved by the events coordinator and must comply with the associated terms and conditions. CEREMONY PACKAGE If you would like to have your ceremony in conjunction with hiring Old Government House for a wedding reception, we are pleased to offer you the special ceremony price below. Depending on event requirements, we may require up to two hours to set up for your reception. During this time we’re happy for you and your guests to enjoy the grounds and also take advantage of the many photo opportunities the exterior of The House presents. Ceremony with Wedding Package Cost: $275 Additional fee of $200.00 is applicable if using the Lawns.
  • Venue hire for five (5) hours including use of The Hall, The Drawing Room and/or The Dining room prior to midnight, commencing from the arrival of guests for pre-dinner drinks
  • Use of the Courtyard for arrival or pre-dinner drinks, with cocktail tables and tealights (battery-operated) provided
  • Skirted gift table, cake table and bridal table (seats 6)
  • Oval banquet tables (seats 8-10), white linen table cloths provided
  • Chair covers with sashes in your choice of colour (up to 150)
  • Use of the Grand Piano in The Hall (piano tuning not included)
  • Microphone and PA system
  • Welcome easel for seating plans
  • Events staff member on-site to ensure smooth running of your special event

Additional Charges and Conditions

  • Reception to be concluded within the agreed hire period
  • A selection of approved Caterers is available
  • Surcharges apply for receptions held on Sundays and public holidays
  • Upgrade your seating to Tiffany Chairs with cushion for an additional fee

Venue Hire Costs - 50 guests

$92.00 P/P

To assist you in your budgeting, we have estimated your per head cost for venue hire based on holding your Wedding Reception at Old Government House. This excludes the cost for a wedding ceremony and any additional charges over and above the basic rate of $4,600. This rate is for Venue Hire only and does not include catering expenses.

Minimum number of guests/spend

$4600

Valid To

Pricing valid for 2014

Includes

Menu

No menu available


Venue Hire Costs - 80 guests

$58.00 P/P

To assist you in your budgeting, we have estimated your per head cost for venue hire based on holding your Wedding Reception at Old Government House. This excludes the cost for a wedding ceremony and any additional charges over and above the basic rate of $4,600. This rate is for Venue Hire only and does not include catering expenses.

Minimum number of guests/spend

$4600

Valid To

Pricing valid for 2014

Includes

Menu

No menu available


Venue Hire Costs - 100 guests

$46.00 P/P

To assist you in your budgeting, we have estimated your per head cost for venue hire based on holding your Wedding Reception at Old Government House. This excludes the cost for a wedding ceremony and any additional charges over and above the basic rate of $4,600. This rate is for Venue Hire only and does not include catering expenses.

Minimum number of guests/spend

$4600

Valid To

Pricing valid for 2014

Includes

Menu

No menu available


Venue Hire Costs - 120 guests

$38.00 P/P

To assist you in your budgeting, we have estimated your per head cost for venue hire based on holding your Wedding Reception at Old Government House. This excludes the cost for a wedding ceremony and any additional charges over and above the basic rate of $4,600. This rate is for Venue Hire only and does not include catering expenses.

Minimum number of guests/spend

$4600

Valid To

Pricing valid for 2014

Includes

Menu

No menu available


Venue Hire Costs - 150 guests

$31.00 P/P

To assist you in your budgeting, we have estimated your per head cost for venue hire based on holding your Wedding Reception at Old Government House. This excludes the cost for a wedding ceremony and any additional charges over and above the basic rate of $4,600. This rate is for Venue Hire only and does not include catering expenses.

Minimum number of guests/spend

$4600

Valid To

Pricing valid for 2014

Includes

Menu

No menu available


Special Offers

No Special Offers currently promoted by this venue.

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Old Government House

George Street, Brisbane CBD, Brisbane, QLD, 4000
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