Wedding Ceremonies

There are many picturesque places around Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale to hold your outdoor wedding. Here are some handy hints for planning your big day:

Popular locations

Popular destinations for weddings and a beautiful backdrop for wedding photography include:

  • Princess Park
  • Point Lonsdale Lighthouse
  • Beaches
  • Queenscliff Harbour precinct
  • Historic hotels


A permit is required for wedding ceremonies held on Council land, under Council's Local Laws. To apply for the permit and book your preferred location, complete the Local Law Wedding Permit Application form and forward it to Council, complete with the payment fee, at least three months before your preferred wedding day.

A fee of $112 is payable upon booking.

The information required on the form includes:

  • Precise location
  • Preferred date and time
  • Approximate number of guests
  • Whether you require structures to be erected, such as a marquee
  • Seating arrangements
  • Whether alcohol will be consumed
  • Music and entertainment arrangements

Council may also be able to assist with priority parking arrangements for bridal vehicles and/or access for guests with limited mobility.

Wedding suppliers

For a list of local suppliers for your wedding arrangements (caterers, florists, photographers, etc.) please refer to the Business Directory.