Your wedding is one of the biggest, most joyous (and not to mention, one of the most photographed) days of your life. Marrying the partner of your dreams, celebrating with your friends and family, drinking Champagne, dancing the night away… what’s not to love?
In Hahndorf, we love weddings and we love seeing the hundreds of families unite together in our charming town each year. So, if you’re ready to say I do, here is our guide to getting hitched in Hahndorf.
If you’re looking to host your wedding ceremony in a traditional church, Hahndorf is home to charming country churches and a contemporary one too. St Michael’s Lutheran Church, St Paul’s Lutheran Church and C3 Church Adelaide Hills are all housed in Hahndorf and will make for a gorgeous location for your ceremony.
With beautiful and romantic surroundings, picturesque views and manicured gardens, Hahndorf is the wedding venue of choice for many – and not to mention, it boasts so many incredible photographic locations.
There are a number of venues that provide both indoor and outdoor wedding ceremonies and receptions, including:
Delighting guests since bursting onto the scene in 2010, it’s an absolutely divine venue for smaller weddings. With its picture perfect ‘Secret Garden’, this rustic and sophisticated Hahndorf restaurant is simply a venue you must consider for your big day.
This venue has several unique function rooms to suit your special requirements, catering for a minimum of 20 up to a large scale of 400 people. A great place to host your reception and conveniently located on the Main Street of Hahndorf, their range of accommodation also means your guests will have a place to rest their head after a big night of celebrations.
Located in the heart of Hahndorf, the Haus Restaurant is the perfect alternative to Adelaide CBD functions. About to start renovations for a new functions and wedding venue, the new space with seat 130 people amongst their indoor and outdoor reception areas. Perfect for the long table style receptions that are so on trend right now.
The Seasonal Garden Café has a beautiful community garden out the back that is just picture perfect for weddings. Not convinced? We dare you to head over to their Instagram to check out some of the gorgeous nuptials they’ve hosted. We hear their food is to die for too.
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This venue is renowned for hosting amazing weddings. With their breathtaking vineyards, beautiful garden settings, and other modern locations, this venue is fast becoming a popular spot for a ceremony, reception and accommodation all in the one place.
Seeking a romantic garden wedding? The Cedars’, home of one of Australia’s most noted landscape artists, Sir Hans Heysen, is the perfect spot for a very special and not to mention historical setting for your wedding ceremony. Ideal for any art and history buff, we say.
Tie the knot with the love of your life lakeside at The Lane Vineyard. Perfect for smaller sized nuptials, the location offers a relaxed, sophisticated and intimate wedding experience set amongst the rolling Adelaide Hills and lush vines. What’s more, you’ll know they’ll have great wine!
For those looking for a private location, the Carlton Club based in the Adelaide Hills is an ideal choice. A gorgeous space for a garden wedding ceremony, families can unite surrounded by beautiful lawns and natives, and then continue the celebrations at the reception venue amongst the rolling hills.
Located just off the main street of Hahndorf, Hahndorf House is a gorgeous venue for engagements, hen’s nights, wedding ceremonies and of course, wedding receptions. No matter your celebration, the space can be tailored to your requirements. What’s more, there are even self-contained cottages to accommodate guests.
With a diverse range of accommodation for you and your wedding party dotted throughout Hahndorf, there’s something to suit everyone. Luckily, we’ve already done the hard work for you and compiled a helpful list of Hahndorf accommodation options that will provide you with a comfortable resting place for before and after the big day. Click here to see our list of places to ‘Rest Your Head in Hahndorf.’
Choosing your hair and makeup for your big day can be a stressful task and it’s often best to seek the help of the professionals. Here are few local hair and beauty salons we suggest you check out:
Searching for the perfect pieces of jewellery for your special day? Makers Mark Jewellery have gorgeous, eye-catching pieces to suit all interests. Owners, Jaemes and Rebecca, have wowed Hahndorf residents and visitors with their passion for manufacturing incredible jewellery and we bet they’ll wow you too.
Are you looking for the ultimate gift for the bride and groom-to-be? Or maybe you’re after a gift to say thank you to your wedding party? Well, you’re in luck – Hahndorf has a range of amazing gift shops at your disposal. If you’d like a unique piece of art, check our guide to exploring the arts in Hahndorf here.
Or, if you’d looking for something a little different, discover our gift shops here.
If you’ve decided to say I do in Hahndorf, we’d love to hear about it! Share your gorgeous weddings snaps with us on social media and tag #Hahndorf.