Ultimate Guide to a Melbourne Engagement Party

4min January 22nd, 2020
Somebody put a ring on it?

Explore some of the best engagement venues Melbourne has to offer. Simple, so simple that all you’ll have to worry about is the invitations and keeping Uncle Dave off the dance-floor!

Fargo & Co

Execute your engagement party in style, head upstairs and enter the vault. It’s the perfect space for an intimate celebration of up to 100 of your nearest and dearest. All you need to do is select your favourite bites, pick your poison and let the fun begin. Trust us, this room has everything you need for one hell of a party.


Harlow is bringing the PARTY to the engagement party. Have a peek at the epic food and drink packages and trigger the beer garden for a relaxed vibe. Let the team at Harlow take care of you. You’ve got a wedding to plan, remember?

State of Grace

Get your instagram filters sorted. State of Grace’s four metre grazing table offering local and international cheese, meats, fruit and so much more, is the perfect match for your engagement drinks. Paired with an extensive drinks menu you’re all sorted for one epic night of celebrations.

River’s Edge Events

Centrally located, waterfront views and an entire team of dedicated staff to perfect your ultimate engagement celebration. This venue is all about the couple and the love (of course). With packages for up to 550 you can plan without the added stress, these guys are pros.

The Duke

With a spacious wine bar for up to 100 of your nearest and dearest simply choose a few bites (spicy jerk chicken wings are a must) and you’re good to go. For a special treat they can organize plates of personalized macaroons for the soon to be newlyweds. Isn’t that cute?

The Exchange Hotel

Opt for the upstairs bar for an impressionable event in the heart of Port Melbourne. With a convertible dance floor you can get in some practice before that all-important first dance. Twerking is ok at a wedding, right?

The Provincial

Chilled, trendy, outdoors and spacious = the courtyard. Celebrate amongst graffiti muralled walls sipping inventive cocktails. Or hide away in the upstairs Salon which provides a touch of old-world Parisian charm. And let’s not forget the elite views over bustling Brunswick Street.

The Vincent

Looking for an elegant affair? Host your engagement party in one of Melbourne’s grand historic buildings. The Vincent boasts a variety of gorgeous light-filled spaces to toast your upcoming nuptials. Private bar? Check. Room for dancing? Check. Outdoor balcony with views above the rooftops of Albert Park? Check and check!

Village Belle Hotel

The spot with all the spots – Village Belle Hotel has every option no matter your style. In the heart of St Kilda, you’ll find four epic spaces to make your own. From the sophisticated cocktail lounge to the garden bar or even the Mezzanine with views all the way down Acland Street.

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