Auckland Conventions is the custodian of the largest portfolio of sought-after wedding venues in Auckland.

Each venue is unique in atmosphere, style and budget for intimate wedding ceremonies, to grand wedding receptions.

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The Cloud

An iconic, ultra-modern structure located on Auckland’s waterfront, The Cloud’s lofty Upper Mezzanine is tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Queens Wharf.

With spectacular views of the Waitamatā Harbour, an outdoor deck and wooden floors, the Upper Mezzanine is both sophisticated and chic. Host up to 230 guests for a cocktail reception, or up to 190 guests for plated dinners.

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Auckland Art Gallery

Transform your special day into a masterpiece at the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki in one of the City’s most awe-inspiring settings with a perfect blend of classic Victorian style and 21-st century architecture.

Welcome your guests through majestic kauri columns in the light-filled North Atrium for a cocktail reception. Host in the delicate surrounds of the Lower Grey Gallery, or dine amongst the luxuriant tones of the Mackelvie Gallery and serve drinks and canapés as you watch the sunset from the East Terrace.

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Auckland Town Hall

The historic 1911 ornate features and stunning architecture make the heritage Auckland Town Hall the most sought-after wedding venue.

Its centrepiece is the Great Hall where stained-glass windows, chandeliers and the magnificent organ set the tone for a sophisticated and elegant occasion that only this iconic civic landmark in Auckland City’s arts and culture precinct can bring. 

For a more intimate occasion, the Concert Chamber is an elegant setting for banquets and cocktail receptions.

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Auckland Zoo

Auckland Zoo offers a number of unique spaces under one venue. From the Cotton Top Tamarin Shelter which offers a rustic covered space among lush plants and by wildlife, to The Old Elephant House with its nonintrusive timeless character, making it the perfect blank canvas to creating magical memories.

Shake it up with The Domes, a spectacular hexadome structure enhanced by mood lighting, creating a sensational cocktail function space within a working wildlife conservation park.

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Shed 10

A well-appointed blank canvas with a rustic industrial character, Shed 10 is the last remaining original structure along Auckland waterfront.

With original Matai flooring, exposed beams and large windows, the light-filled atrium in the 100-year-old heritage building is an exceptional venue for hosting up to 1,000 guests for cocktail receptions, or up to 800 guests for plated dinners overlooking the Waitamatā Harbour.

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FAQs

Yes, a dedicated Event Coordinator will guide you every step of the way and assist with realising your wedding day vision.

Unfortunately no. There are no exceptions to this and our accredited caterers provide all food and beverages consumed on our premises. You may supply your own wedding cake.
Your Account Representative will provide you with the details of a choice of accredited caterers for your venue and you can discuss your menu requirements directly.

Absolutely.  Our accredited caterers can customise a menu for your special day and assist with cultural, religious or dietary requirements.

Unfortunately, no. Our accredited caterers can provide you with a beverage package or menu to suit your requirements. Please discuss your requirements directly with your chosen caterers.

Yes, subject to other clients on the premises and this can be arranged prior to your wedding day. Please note conditions apply to taking photos at the Auckland Art Gallery. Please discuss with your Account Representative.

The Auckland Zoo and Mt Smart Stadium provide complimentary parking for guests. Our other venues are within walking distance of public car parking facilities. For wedding party parking, please discuss with your Account Representative.

Yes, however some restrictions do apply. Please discuss with your Account Representative.

Chair covers and ties are available at an additional cost, or you are welcome to arrange directly with a specialist supplier.

Yes*. Please advise your Account Representative of your plans so that the necessary arrangements for delivery and collection can be made. 

*All flowers brought into the Auckland Art Gallery must be commercially treated.

Venue hire is until midnight.  If you think you will require more time please discuss with your Account Representative and additional charges may apply.

Except Auckland Art Gallery, venue hire includes standard table, chairs and a choice of black or white table cloth*, air conditioning (where applicable), house lights (where applicable), general room power and standard housekeeping services.

Please note, lights at most venues cannot be dimmed and additional lighting is recommended, discuss with your Account Representative.

*With the exception of the Art Gallery.

Yes, all our venues are wheelchair accessible.  If possible, let us know in advance so the necessary arrangements can be made.

Yes, we are able to supply a dance floor and themed lighting. You are welcome to arrange this directly with a specialist supplier and they will need to provide a plan to be approved by our H&S advisers.

Yes, we are able to arrange these. However, please note they are not included in the venue hire and are an additional cost. You are welcome to arrange directly with a specialist supplier, and they will need to sign our Third Party Supplier Agreement for Technical Services before access to our venues will be approved.