Ceremony Locations  -  Gardens & Parks
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King Edward Park - Ordinace St,
​ Newcastle

​​​Located overlooking the ocean, King Edward Park is surrounded by a grove of norfolk pines and features a restored victorian rotunda and a sunken garden (Garside gardens) in full bloom at springtime.

​A popular wedding ceremony venue not only for its vista but it's city location means it is close to Newcastle reception venues.

Please note this park can feature up to 5 weddings in one day in peak season so council time slots have to be strictly adhered to.

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Civic Park - King St, Newcastle

​Civic Park is a favourite for wedding photos and has been the centre of some of Newcastle's major events - Mattara, ANZAC celebrations and the Newcastle Knights grand final win celebration.

​It is the heart of Newcastle and offers several scenic backdrops for wedding ceremonies including the garden, war memorial, under the fig trees or the beautiful James Cook Memorial fountain as your backdrop.

​​With reception venues nearby including the Town Hall with it's beautiful clock tower and Civic Theatre just across the road. It is another Newcastle favourite.

​​Parking and toilet facilities available.

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Jesmond Park - Robinson Avenue & Newcastle Road, Jesmond

A popular suburban park 10 miuntes from Newcastle.  Jesmond Park covers a vast area which features the renowned rose gardens that are magnificent in Spring & Summer.

There are two beautiful areas here for your ceremony:

​​ - The manicured lawn area featuring a vine covered trellis walkway and rose gardens.

- The stone mosaic​​ on the hill

Parking and toliet facilities available​​

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Lambton Park - Morehead St, Lambton

​Another beautiful suburban park just 10 minutes from Newcastle 's city centre and just down the road from West's reception venue.

​​The restored historical rotunda is the centrepiece of Lambton Park's expansive tree-lined location.

A setting suitable for large numbers.

Parking and toilet facilities available.​​

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Gregson Park - Tudor St, Hamilton

One of Newcastle's best kept secrets, 5 minutes from Newcastle city centre.

A picturesque park featuring manicured gardens, beautiful big fig trees and a memorial statue. A unique setting for your ceremony.

This park is just as beautiful as other popular Newcastle parks but without the high number of weddings booked in peak season.​​​

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Hunter Wetlands Sandgate Rd, Shortland

​A haven for native birdlife and one of the most unique wedding locations in Newcastle.

​​The natural bushland wedding 'chapel' is devoted especially to weddings and events. It overlooks the picturesque Water Ribbon Pond and is set away from the general public area.  Only a short walk from the entrance.

There is fixed seating (timber benches) for 80 guests.

​​Offers privacy during your ceremony and various wedding reception options.

Cafe, reception venue, toilet facilities and parking on site.​​

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Blackbutt Reserve - Carnley Ave, Kotara

Take your vows amongst the lush bushland & rainforest that is buzzing with Australia's native wildlife.

Blackbutt offers several sites in the Richley & Carnley Reserves that would create a unique natural bushland backdrop.

​​Open to using marquees and shelters this site would be a great all inclusive venue.​​

Central to Newcastle & Warners Bay reception venues.​​

Parking and toilet facilities available.​​
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Customs House Plaza- Watt St, Newcastle

The historic Customs House in the centre of
​​​​Newcastle boasts an elegant backdrop ​​​ for a wedding ceremony.

​​​Located facing the Newcastle Foreshore. It's one the first buildings in Newcastle, featuring ​​a clock tower, sandstone facade and beautiful fountains.

Have your ceremony in the tree lined plaza out front
​and you will have this beautiful buidling behind you
and​ Newcastle's ​picturesque foreshore in front. Parking and public toilet facilites available.

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Islington Park - Maitland Rd, Islington NSW

Newly updated and underated, this large park in the western part of Newcastle has the peaceful Throsby Creek running though it.

​A picturesque view over the creek with the fig trees,
​​provides a perfect location for an outdoor wedding ceremony.
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​Parking and toilet facilities available.​​





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