Wet Weather Ceremony Venues in Sydney

Looking for a wet weather wedding ceremony venue in Sydney? This list of wet weather ceremony locations in Sydney includes ceremony-only venues bookable without hosting a reception onsite. They're all weatherproof, undercover wedding ceremony spots conveniently located within close proximity to many of the city's best reception venues.

In addition to the places listed below, Sydney has a selection of wet weather ceremony venues that are exclusively available in conjunction with a reception booking onsite.

Here are 8 wet weather wedding ceremony venues in Sydney.

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8 Wet Weather Ceremony Venues in Sydney

Lords Estate Chapel in Sydney is a wet weather ceremony venue + offers reception
1. Lords Estate Chapel

  • Location: 313 Seven Hills Rd, Seven Hills, NSW 2147
  • Capacity: 2 - 80
  • Ceremony Packages: 2 - 4 hr venue hire
  • Cost: $1,250+

The Lords Estate Chapel is a conveniently located wet weather wedding ceremony venue just 10 minutes from Parramatta and 20 minutes to the Sydney CBD. The non-denominational chapel recently underwent a refurbishment creating a light & bright blank canvas interior with lime-wash walls and new wooden floors.

The modernised interior of the chapel retains its original character and lends an intimate atmosphere to indoor weddings. Venue hire includes removable pews, a sophisticated lighting and sound system and access to surrounding gardens for wedding photos. The chapel can be hired with extended hours as a unique wet weather reception venue.

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Undercover wedding venue Botanic Gardens Mount Annan
2. Australian Botanic Gardens Mount Annan

  • Location: 362 Narellan Rd, Mount Annan, NSW 2567
  • Capacity: 2 - 400
  • Ceremony Packages: 2+ hours
  • Cost: $650+

'The Undercroft' at The Australian Botanical Gardens in Western Sydney is a unique, undercover ceremony venue within the gardens' PlantBank complex. The modern, architecturally designed building offers an exceptional weatherproof location for civil wedding ceremonies as well as an unusual setting for outdoor receptions.

Venue hire starts at $650 for wedding ceremonies with the option of adding signing table, arbor and chairs to your package.

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William Inglis Hotel Sydney offers wet weather wedding ceremony venues
3. The Wedding Pavilion - William Inglis Hotel

  • Location: 155 Gov Macquarie Dr, Warwick Farm, NSW 2170
  • Capacity: 700
  • Ceremony Packages: 2+ hours
  • Cost: From $80/pp

The Wedding Pavilion at The William Inglis Hotel is a weatherproof ceremony venue set within picturesque gardens which are visible through the room's 3 glass walls. The space is popular with large cultural weddings in Sydney as is bookable with or without a reception in one of the large reception venues onsite which cater for 300+ guests.

Ceremony-only packages include catering and drinks and start at $80/pp. Enquire for alcohol free packages.

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Roslyn Packer Theatre is an industrial wet weather ceremony venue in Sydney
4. Richard Wherrett Studio - Roslyn Packer Theatre

  • Location: 22 Hickson Road, Millers Point, 2000
  • Capacity: 100 - 200
  • Ceremony Packages: 2hr+ venue hire
  • Cost: Enquire for venue hire fee

The Richard Wherrett Studio at Walsh Bay is an indoor wedding venue on Sydney Harbour which can be hired by the hour for wedding ceremonies. The central location at Roslyn Packer Theatre makes this studio a convenient option for couples looking for a wet weather ceremony location near reception venues in the Sydney CBD.

The Richard Wherrett Studio is typically utilised as a performing arts hall and offers an utterly unique aesthetic for civil ceremonies in an industrial state of the art space. 

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Pier One Sydney has a Bridge Marquee for wet weather wedding ceremonies
5. Bridge Ceremony - Pier One Sydney Harbour

  • Location: Walsh Bay, 11 Hickson Rd, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 150
  • Ceremony Packages: 1 hr venue hire
  • Cost: From $6,000

The Bridge Marquee at Pier One Sydney Harbour offers an undercover location for wedding ceremonies directly under the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge. It is one of the only wet weather ceremony-only locations on Sydney Harbour and hire is dependant on availability - enquire early!

The Bridge Marquee is also an ideal location for cocktail weddings and for smaller celebrations offers the option of extending your ceremony for canapés after. 

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Sydney Opera House Concert Foyer is a wet weather wedding ceremony venue
6. Sydney Opera House Foyers

  • Location: Bennelong Point, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 1,000
  • Ceremony Packages: Minimum spend applies
  • Cost: $20,000+

The inside foyers of the Sydney Opera House are among the world's most exclusive wet weather wedding ceremony locations. The light-filled expansive ceremony areas overlook the comings & goings of Circular Quay and have direct, unobstructed views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Exchanging vows inside Australia's best known landmark is an experience with limited availability dependant on the international events calendar. An onsite reception reduces the ceremony cost.

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Freedom Hub is a wet weather ceremony and reception venue in Sydney
7. The Freedom Hub Ethical Weddings

  • Location: 283 Young Street, Waterloo, NSW 2017
  • Capacity: 100 seated, 150 cocktail
  • Ceremony Packages: 2hrs+ venue hire
  • Cost: From $2,000

The Freedom Hub is a converted warehouse that operates as a cafe during the day and can be hired after hours as a wedding venue, including solely for wedding ceremonies as a Plan A all-weather option or Plan B in the case of rain. The industrial style building is located in one of Sydney's most interesting industrial areas just 15 minutes from the city's CBD.

Expect a light and bright blank canvas interior that can be styled to any wedding theme. The Freedom Hub is an ethical wedding venue supporting people experiencing modern day slavery & human trafficking. Ethical catering & drinks are available in addition to venue hire.

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Little Bay Chapel is an oceanfront wet weather wedding ceremony chapel
8. Little Bay Chapel

  • Location: 50 Pine Ave, Little Bay, NSW 2036
  • Capacity: 80
  • Ceremony Packages: 2hrs+ venue hire
  • Cost: $625 per hour

Perhaps one of Sydney's most popular wet weather ceremony venues, Little Bay Chapel is a seaside destination with stained glass windows, an architecturally unique triangular design and direct ocean views. The interdenominational venue is located in Sydney's southern suburbs and offers live wedding streaming.

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