Literally set in the heart of McLaren Vale, this venue is an unexpected and surprising find. The McLaren Vale Event Centre, which also doubles as the region’s premier Visitor Information Centre, is located just off the main street and is the ideal choice for those who want a country garden wedding close to all of the town’s amenities and accommodation.
The building itself is architecturally beautiful, featuring a striking rammed earth exterior, and showcasing polished concrete floors, raked ceilings, reclaimed timber beams in the interior. Whether you go for a chic-glam look or more of a relaxed boho vibe, the building’s large picture windows create a bright and inviting space that is suitable for any styling choice.
With a choice of rooms and function spaces, the McLaren Vale Event Centre is almost unrivalled in terms of guest numbers. It can accommodate intimate elopement ceremonies, through to large-scale wedding ceremonies and receptions of up to 1000 people! For those of you searching for a venue suitable for that massive outdoor wed-fest, cue happy dance! And there’s plenty of room for a marquee or two.
Spanning 14 acres, the Event Centre’s extensive grounds offer superb views and a plethora of options for photography. They include manicured lawns, vines, gardens, fruit and vegetable orchards, and a gorgeous vine-clad decking area. And to top things off, there’s even a playground for kids (and big-kids)!
At this full-service venue, the work is all done for you, with in-house beverage and catering packages available using the finest regional produce. Alternatively, they are very flexible when it comes to outside catering. If you had your heart set on a specific supplier, BYO to your hearts content!
With loads of space for both bus and car parking, and an endless list of accommodation providers only a short drive away, this place makes wedding logistics a piece of cake.
The McLaren Vale Event Centre is a beautiful multi-functional space with room to breathe, not to mention party. It’s not often you find a venue like this one – photos just don’t do it justice, and when you see it we’re pretty sure you will fall head over heels.