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.


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 for up to 250 people. Host up to 130 in the delicate surrounds of the Lower Grey Gallery, or dine amongst the luxuriant tones of the Mackelvie Gallery for up to 110 guests. Serve drinks and canapés as you watch the sunset from the East Terrace or head to the crisp interior of the North Atrium for dinner, speeches and dancing. Find out more

Auckland Town Hall

Built in 1911, the ornate features and stunning architecture make the heritage Auckland Town Hall a sought-after wedding venue.

Its centrepiece is the Great Hall where stained-glass windows, chandeliers and the magnificent organ sets the tone for a sophisticated and elegant occasion.  Host up to 670 guests for a stylish cocktail reception, or up to 350 for a formal banquet dinner in the iconic civic landmark in Auckland City’s arts and culture precinct. 

For a more intimate occasion, the Concert Chamber is an elegant setting for banquets and cocktail receptions, accommodating 200 and 300 guests respectively. Find out more


Auckland Zoo

Located in the middle of lush plants and surrounded by wildlife, the Cotton Top Tamarin Shelter offers a rustic covered space perfect for intimate wedding ceremonies for up to 40 guests.

The iconic Old Elephant House with its grand size and character with large stalls, high ceilings and an outdoor courtyard, make it the perfect blank canvas to creating magical memories for your guests.

With its spectacular hexadomes and custom-designed entrance tunnel enhanced by mood lighting, The Domes makes for a sensational cocktail function space for up to 500 guests, or a bold banquet setting for up to 350. Find out more


Shed 10

A well-appointed blank canvas with a rustic industrial character, Shed 10 is the last remaining original structure on Auckland’s Queens Wharf.

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. Find out more


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. Find out more

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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.

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