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WEDDING CEREMONIES

Tie the knot in our enchanting gardens

CEREMONIES AT JAKAR GARDENS

Jakar Gardens is an enchanted garden venue that offers an unforgettable experience for your wedding ceremony. Our whimsical and private garden is the perfect setting for a unique and personalised wedding. With spellbinding pathways, multiple areas to say your "I do's" and a variety of decorations available for free, your options are only limited by your imagination.

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ENJOY A STRESS FREE DAY

Our team takes care of all the setup and cleanup, ensuring that your day is stress-free.
We work closely with you to customise everything to suit your needs, from intimate garden photoshoots to grand receptions.

PLAN YOUR CEREMONY

We believe that your wedding day should be a magical experience that you will cherish for a lifetime. Our full ceremony package has been designed to make your special day unforgettable, with every detail tailored to your unique vision.

With exclusive use of our beautiful grounds, you can rest assured that your ceremony will be a private and intimate affair, surrounded by the natural beauty of our gardens. Our experienced wedding coordinator will guide you through the process, ensuring that everything runs smoothly on the day, and a rehearsal will help to guarantee that everything goes according to plan.

We offer a range of solutions to help make your day run smoothly. Browse the information below and build a package that's best for your big day.

CEREMONY PACKAGE

Our full ceremony package offers you a personalised and magical experience that will make your special day unforgettable.

  • Your choice of area in the garden to hold your ceremony.

  • Exclusive use of the grounds.

  • A dedicated wedding coordinator to guide you through the process and ensure everything runs smoothly on the day.

  • A rehearsal to ensure everything goes according to plan on your special day.

  • 3 hours of venue hire, giving you ample time to celebrate and make memories.
    (If you are hosting your reception with us venue hire is extended)

  • White chairs for seating, adding elegance to your ceremony.

  • Isle and other decorations, customise your ceremony with our selection of decor.

  • Speakers and music systems that provides the perfect soundtrack for your ceremony.

  • A signing table and chair with a black tablecloth, add a touch of sophistication to your ceremony.

  • Beer Garden & BYO license, helping you keep catering costs down.

  • A wet weather option, ensuring that your ceremony goes ahead rain or shine.

  • Outdoor games, keep your guests entertained.

  • Restrooms, ensuring that your guests have everything they need.

  • Unlimited use of the gardens for photos, giving you the opportunity to capture all the special moments.

  • Funky Bugs playground for children, adding a touch of fun for the little ones.

With our full wedding ceremony package, we take care of all the details, so you can relax and enjoy your special day.
Capacity: 120 people - including wedding party

Price: $975

SMALL CEREMONY PACKAGE

Hosting a smaller crowd (25 Guests max) or working with a smaller budget? We can tailor this package to meet your needs:

  • Your choice of area in the garden to hold your ceremony ensures that your wedding is tailored to your unique vision.

  • White chairs for seating, adding elegance to your ceremony.

  • Speakers and music system, providing the perfect soundtrack for your ceremony.

  • A signing table and chair with a black tablecloth.

  • A wet weather option, ensuring that your ceremony goes ahead rain or shine.

  • Unlimited use of the gardens for photos, giving you the opportunity to capture all the special moments.


Get in touch with us if your smaller wedding needs a bespoke solution. 

DRINKS SERVICE

Feel relaxed while you celebrate with our drinks service for your special day at Jakar Gardens.
Our package, priced at just $375, includes a variety of non-alcoholic options and all glassware needed to keep your guests refreshed and happy throughout your ceremony or reception and all

  • Water and juice glasses

  • Wine glasses

  • Drinking Water and carafes

  • Lemonade (amounts suitable for an educated average of guests)

  • Juice (amounts suitable for an educated average of guests)

  • Hot drinks (available upon request)

Please note that any alcohol for your celebration is BYO, giving you the flexibility to source your preferred drinks and keep your wedding costs low.

Our experienced bar staff will expertly serve your guests for three hours, and set-up and clean-up services are included in the package price. You can relax and enjoy your day without any worries, knowing that your guests are in good hands.

DECORATIONS AVAILABLE

Choose from our selection of decorations, for no extra cost and customise your dream ceremony or reception.
Hessian Bunting
2 x White Pillars & flowers
Wishing Well
Moveable archway
Love Sign
Table numbers board
Isle Decorations to choose from:
Table Decorations to choose from
White Lanterns
Wooden rounds
Black Lanterns
Black or white lanterns
White Shepherd hooks
Glass bottles with white flowers
Rustic Shepherd hooks
Mr and Mrs Sign Glass bottles to hang
Colour changing candles
Artificial white flowers
White or cream tablecloths
Artificial purple flowers
Rose gold table runners (9 only)
Artificial Blue flowers

CATERING

We believe that the food at your event should be just as memorable as the occasion itself.
Our specialty is planning, decorating and making your big day run smoothly, that's why we leave the meal up to the catering experts.

We no longer host an in-house catering service but we do have a number of local caterers we can recommend, plus all of the serve wear you need to feed your crowd. 

Get in touch with us and we can talk about how best to feed your party at Jakar Gardens.  

THE FULL WEDDING PACKAGE

Looking for a stress-free wedding day? Our Full Wedding Package has got you covered! For just $3,025, you can enjoy a beautiful ceremony priced at $975, drinks and bar service for $375 and a reception for $1,675.
You can also mix and match these services to create your own bespoke wedding experience.

When you choose to host your special day with us, you'll benefit from the exclusive hire of our entire venue. Plus, our team of experienced professionals will be on hand to help plan and execute every detail of your wedding day, ensuring that everything runs smoothly from start to finish.

At Jakar Gardens, we're committed to making your wedding day a truly unforgettable experience. So, why not click here to find out more about our receptions, and start planning your dream wedding with us today?
You and your guests can party the night away at our licensed venue until 11pm!

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OUR GARDENS FOR YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY

Looking for a stunning location to capture your wedding photos?
We offer a dedicated photo venue for just $195.00.

Enjoy a 2-hour photography session amidst our picturesque gardens, complete with water features, manicured lawns, and stunning vistas. Our team will work with you to ensure your photoshoot is a success.

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FIRST DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY

For just $50.00 for the first hour and $25.00 per hour after, our dance professional Maria will choreograph a dance to the music of your choice, tailored to fit your abilities.
Whether you're looking for a classic waltz, a lively swing, or a contemporary routine, our team has the expertise to make your vision a reality.

LET'S PLAN SOMETHING MAGICAL!

After reading about our ceremony packages and all the special features we offer, we know you must be excited to learn more. To take the next step towards making your dream wedding a reality, simply get in touch with us today. Our experienced team is ready to answer any questions you may have and guide you through the booking process.

HEAR FROM OUR NEWLY-WEDS

"We had our wedding at Jakar. Could not have asked for a better day, the weather was perfect, the gardens are beautiful and Maria is awesome, accommodating, helpful and professional. Can not recommend Jakar Gardens enough!!”

DISCOVER THE BEAUTY OF OUR GARDENS

Experience the magic of Jakar Gardens for yourself by booking a tour today. See our enchanting gardens and envision your special day. Contact us to schedule your tour and make Jakar Gardens your venue of choice.

 

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