Unforgettable Wedding Weekend at Flowerdale Estate

Located in regional Victoria’s scenic pocket, between the Yarra Valley and Macedon Ranges, Flowerdale Estate offers beautiful landscapes and luxurious amenities for your special occasion. From lovely ceremony locales surrounded by rose gardens to the expansive reception area with panoramic views, every moment is crafted with elegance and care.

Besides the beautiful surroundings, you also enjoy high-quality cuisine, onsite accommodations, and customised Pallet Picnic services, which ensures a seamless and magical experience for you and your loved ones. Below is all you need to know about wedding weekends and celebrations at Flowerdale Estate.

Why Do Couples Plan a Wedding Weekend?

A wedding weekend allows couples and their guests to enjoy a series of festivities, such as welcome parties, rehearsal dinners, and post-wedding brunches. It provides ample time for cherished moments with family and friends, which fosters deeper connections and creates lasting memories.

At Flowerdale Estate, couples can expect to immerse themselves in some lively and unhurried wedding weekend events. With its picturesque landscapes and dedicated wedding team, Flowerdale Estate ensures that every moment of the wedding weekend is filled with love, laughter, and cherished moments. Here are the other reasons to plan a wedding at Flowerdale Estate


More Quality Time Together

Unlike a single-day event, a wedding weekend provides ample opportunities for guests to interact, bond, and share stories. This helps strengthen established relationships and forge new friendships. The bride and the groom can also enjoy extended moments with loved ones while creating cherished memories that last a lifetime.

More Chances to Treat Your Guests

Depending on your unique wedding weekend ideas, you may choose to host welcome parties, group outings, and leisurely brunches, allowing guests to feel appreciated and valued. Treating your guests well shows gratitude for their presence and support on your special day. It also helps create a warm and welcoming atmosphere, which is crucial to enhancing overall fun and enjoyment.

Make Incredible Memories With Your Loved Ones

By organising various activities and events, the wedding couple can foster meaningful connections and strengthen relationships with family and friends. These shared moments allow guests to bond and interact in relaxed settings. Creating such memories during a wedding weekend is important because it enhances the overall wedding experience and cultivates a sense of joy, unity, and belonging among all participants.

What Should You Keep in Mind for a Wedding Weekend?

Planning a wedding weekend requires keen attention to detail and thoughtful consideration of your guests’ needs. From weekend activities and dining to accommodation options, each element contributes to creating an unforgettable experience for everyone involved. Here’s a quick overview of some of the things to keep in mind when planning a wedding weekend:

  • Transport services to and from the wedding venue: It’s best to arrange seamless transportation logistics to ensure guests can easily navigate from one venue to another. This eliminates stress and enhances accessibility to all the planned events.
  • Dining: Have a plan for varied dining experiences, incorporating local flavours and culinary delights to meet the guests’ tastes and preferences.
  • Accommodation: Select comfortable lodging options for guests, ensuring ample space and amenities for relaxation throughout the weekend. You can choose from accommodation options such as shared spaces, private rooms, and eco tents for couples or elderly guests.
  •  Activities: Throughout the weekend, ensure your guests have a wide range of activities and entertainment options to cater to their various interests and preferences.
  •  Flexibility: When planning the wedding weekend, ensure you have some room to accommodate last-minute changes or unforeseen circumstances. While a detailed plan is great, flexibility is still paramount.

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Choose Flowerdale Estate for Your Wedding Weekend

If you are planning a wedding weekend, there are lots of factors to keep in mind. First, you need to prioritise the type of activities you want to engage in. For instance, if you want your guests to enjoy leisurely outdoor gatherings, consider organising lawn games, adventure games or nature walks. Additionally, think about providing opportunities for fun and relaxation, such as arranging spa sessions.

That said, Flowerdale Estate makes for an ideal choice when hosting a wedding weekend. Its beautiful reception space and scenic location offer the perfect backdrop for celebrating love and union. The estate’s varied onsite accommodations and versatile event spaces help personalise the event and ensure that it aligns with the couple’s vision. Here are the other reasons you should choose Flowerdale Estate for your wedding weekend.

Your Dream Wedding Amidst Nature’s Elegance 

Nature is crucial for any ceremony or celebration. When planning a wedding weekend, the influence of nature cannot be overstated. Not only does it provide a beautiful backdrop for all the activities, but it also enhances the overall aesthetic appeal of the various events. Flowerdale Estate’s venues and open spaces are grounded in nature, setting the perfect tone for any wedding event or activity. 

The serene and natural surroundings create a sense of tranquillity and romance, setting the perfect tone for the occasion. Your guests will also be fully immersed in nature, thanks to the beauty of the lakeside locale and nearby King Parrot Creek. Such a setting allows your guests to disconnect from their everyday busy lives and adjust to the relaxation and enjoyment of the moment.

Nature also offers endless opportunities for outdoor activities, such as hiking, walking and photo sessions. This allows your guests, friends and family to create cherished memories.

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Diverse Accommodation Offerings for You and Your Guests

Flowerdale Estate provides diverse accommodation options to cater to the varied needs and preferences of guests attending the wedding weekend. Guests seeking elegance and sophistication may opt for the North and Garden Suites located within the historic homestead. These suites offer romantic settings ideal for the wedding couple and their VIP guest couple.

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For those who prefer spacious rooms with breakfast included, the Estate King rooms, equipped with luxury king-sized beds are your go-to option. These rooms are ideal for 2-3 persons. Families or groups may find the Guesthouse an excellent choice. It offers four bedrooms and bathrooms, accommodating up to nine people. Its cozy atmosphere and shared living spaces foster a sense of togetherness.

For a unique and immersive experience, the glamping eco tents offer a connection to nature without compromising comfort. With all the options highlighted above, it’s evident that Flowerdale Estate meets the accommodation needs of every guest, enhancing the overall enjoyment and comfort of the wedding weekend experience.

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Exquisite Dining Experiences

The dining experience at Flowerdale Estate showcases premium regional produce. Guests are treated to the best culinary delights, prepared by our Michelin-star experienced Chef Dominic Grundy and his team. From intimate dinners to celebratory lunches, the menu caters to diverse palates and dietary needs. Additionally, High Tea on selected Sundays offers a delightful tradition with sweet and savoury treats. From beautiful views to mouthwatering delicacies, Flowerdale Estate ensures that every dining moment becomes a cherished memory during the wedding weekend.

Endless Activities for an Unforgettable Weekend

With a wide range of wedding weekend events tailored to your desires, Flowerdale Estate is the perfect spot to celebrate love and create cherished moments. From serene walks amidst nature to exquisite dining experiences at Gracie’s Restaurant, every moment is filled with charm and delight. Get in touch with the team at Flowerdale Estate and plan your dream wedding weekend today to embark on a journey of union, reunion, joy and relaxation amidst the beauty of regional Victoria.