We’ve spent all month long talking city weddings. From styling to tips to, well – everything in between and today, we wanted to show off one of our favourite city wedding settings by rounding up amazing Australian rooftop wedding venues.
Rooftops practically come with their own decor for your wedding, the city buildings providing a beautiful and oh so modern backdrop for vows, for dancing, for celebration, for cocktails. Today we’ve found options all over Australia – from Melbourne to Sydney, to Perth and Brisbane! Know any we’ve missed? Let us know!
Photo by Michelle Jarni
This city rooftop has such amazing urban style surrounded by Melbourne skyscrapers. The breathtaking views from this rooftop make this the most amazing spot for a wedding, the space able to hold 200 guests and has an adjacent cellar space for a more intimate feel.
With grand views of Sydney Harbour, The Gilli Rooftop is set within the beautiful Taronga Zoo. The space brings to life 180-degree views over the harbour and is just the ticket for a ceremony or reception with all that beautiful rooftop style you dream of.
Got an intimate guest list? You need to add Perth’s The Alex Hotel to your list! The beautiful rooftop space is beautiful for little guest lists on the 6th floor of the hotel overlooking Perth’s CBD. See a stunning rooftops wedding at The Alex Hotel here
Luminare is everything you want in a city rooftop wedding venue and so much more. It’s got a stunning outdoor rooftop space just the ticket for your ceremony or cocktail hour, and an inside room too, so you get the best of both worlds. With 360 degree views, there’s even an additional space – the Skydeck which can be booked in conjunction with the other spaces and will make your guests feel on top of the world. See it in action in our wedding features here.
There is beautiful old Italian style when it comes to Melbourne’s Siglo Bar. The rooftop space, right in the heart of the city is surrounded by period architecture and has a stunning historic feel to it. it’s available for breakfast of lunch weddings and has a capacity of 150 for cocktails. See our real weddings and wedding inspiration at Siglo here.
Just as the name suggests, the garden on Majestic Roof Garden Hotel’s rooftop is a sight to behold. This space, just right for your cocktail wedding or intimate ceremony offers beautiful views and all the rooftop style you need.
Stunning rooftop wedding venue for Sydney couples, Museum of Contemporary Art. There are multiple spaces here for functions that all offer breathtaking Sydney city views. The sculpture terrace, the Quayside room and the Harbourside room all available for functions and all offering celebrations in beautiful rooftop wedding style. See weddings we’ve shared at the MCA here.
Balmy summer days are just the ticket for the rooftop spaces of Brisbane Powerhouse. With both the Riverbend and Rooftop spaces available for your ceremony or reception, the options are aplenty and the view over the water divine. The rooftop space has an 80 guest capacity, comprising of indoor space with an outdoor covered deck. See our weddings at the Brisbane Powerhouse here.
Cityscape lovers will love the rooftop space of Aloft Hotel, The ballroom and outdoor terrace just the ticket for an outdoor ceremony and celebratory reception overlooking the Swan River and amazing city views. No need to go small here – the space can accommodate 300 guests. See our features at Aloft Perth here.
The roof terrace at Queensland’s Gallery of Modern Art is a beautiful combination of modern architecture with beautiful urban style The undercover space with amazing city views has a capacity of 200 for cocktails or 180 for sit down celebrations.
If you want to kick off your wedding day with a beautiful rooftop ceremony, then check out Perth’s Hadiqa’s Shurifa rooftop. Small & intimate ins style, this space is coupled within the Hadiqa building, so you can move from rooftop ceremony to cocktail ab reception with ease. The Moroccan inspired menu and inner-city garden oasis providing a stunning combination.
Sydney city dreamers rejoice, because One Farrer, is here to deliver. Overlooking the city skyscrapers, this open-air rooftop space is just the ticket for your rooftop wedding. The space is in the heart of the city and can accommodate 120 guests standing.
Get all the rooftop vibes you’ll need at Gold Coast venue The Island Rooftop. The stunning outdoor space set on level 12 has killer skyline views and also overlooks the Gold Coast Main beach. The outdoor area is adjacent to an indoor space for total flexibility.
We’re loving the intimate vibe of this rooftop space Le Ciel. This is our pick for an intimate wedding reception dinner with its stunning city views. The space can hold 70 for a sit down function, and the space is beautifully private, giving you your own very special occasion.
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Want a rooftop with a seaside view? Meet Manly’s Beachside Dojo. The beautiful rooftop terrace overlooking the beach. The beautiful space has Japanese architecture inspired touches and the main space Sunrise Dojo can accommodate up to 150 guests. See it in action here.
The brand new Fiume Rooftop Bar brings to life Brisbane’ beautiful rooftop views. Set into the Howard Smith Wharves, the space is just one of the new wedding venues this complex offers up for weddings and events. Just the ticket for a modern cocktail celebration!
An old Melbourne favourite, overlooking the streets of St Kilda, The Prince Deck, offers up a stunning rooftop terrace – suitable for your ceremony or cocktail celebration. Your guests can continue celebrating with you inside the covered poolside space for dinner and dancing.
Beautiful Perth can enjoy beautiful rooftop style thanks to Tradewinds Hotel. The rooftop space overlooking the Swan River can hold 220 guests in beautiful modern style. There are plenty of spaces available at the hotel (including a riverside balcony) so you can move your guests around as you celebrate your big day,
Hello Opera house views! Cruise Bar, has to have one of the most iconic outlooks in Sydney. The indoor-outdoor rooftop space is sure to blow your guests away with its location. The size of this space means it’s just the ticket for both your ceremony and reception accommodating up to 400 guests.
It’s flirty, it’s bright and it’s so certainly unexpected. Hotel on a rooftop venue Notel is set in the heart of the city. It’s views? Second to none and it’s space? Unforgettable. The silver mainstream trailers can even double as your wedding night accommodation!