Saying ‘I Do’ is undoubtedly one of the most important and memorable days you’ll probably ever have. There are so many intricate details to see to, so much to remember, and so much to look forward to – so, we’ve made it easier for you. Browse through our list of some of Joburg’s most beautiful and iconic wedding venues to help you choose the place where you and your loved one will begin your journey of happily ever after.
Known for their seamless event coordination, Bridal Expos, homely feel and uniqueness, Oakfield Farm is the place to suss out if you’re looking to have an elegant farm wedding. The stunning grounds will provide the perfect backdrop and setting for your wedding photos and, with their exceptional country-style cuisine and fantastic service, what more could you ask for?
The Moon Sixpence
The name of this venue doesn’t only sound magical, but is the perfect place to make special memories that will last a lifetime. There are two chapels onsite, namely The Farthing Chapel and St Francis Chapel. Both venues have their individual charms, and offer a sophisticated affair with an exquisite, warm country feel. There is great food, friendly service and exquisite Florin Gardens to give you the perfect setting for an outdoor ceremony, if you choose to have one.
Valverde Country Hotel
From an intimate wedding catering for 20 guests, to a big wedding of 200 guests, Valverde is the perfect setting for your happily ever after. Each venue houses its own chapel and reception area for you to make your dream wedding come true. Depending on the vision for your wedding day, they cater for a variety of settings, from chapel, morning or picnic weddings to beautiful garden ceremonies. Choose from their King Hall with a spacious raised dance floor, fireplace and buffet area, or the Jasmine Chapel which overlooks the beautiful Elandsdrift Valley and Renaissance Garden complete with beautiful features and scenery.
This venue has a unique charm about it. If you’ve ever attended a ceremony here, it’ll be hard to forget the elegance of their beautiful gardens, which form a breathtaking background for all your timeless wedding photos. With a selection of beautiful venues to choose from, (depending on the size of your wedding and what you have in mind) you are sure to find inspiration to bring your wedding dreams to life.
If you’re looking for elegance and romance with a country feel, then Makiti is definitely one of our top picks for you. Water fountains and delicate little ponds surrounded by green lawns, vibrant coloured flowers and majestic trees come together to create a fairytale setting. Makiti’s has several wedding venues, all with their own chapels. The Ballroom Venue (seats from 60 to 400 guests) is an airy thatched room, with beautiful chandeliers, soft drapes and fairy lights. If you are looking to have a winter wonderland wedding, you might want to consider the Sunset Venue with a high roof, big chandeliers and fireplaces that can be lit to keep you and your guests nice and toasty as the evening chill sets in. There is also an option to take advantage of their magnificent gardens for an afternoon of saying ‘I do’ in a memorable and beautiful garden ceremony.
Green Leaves Country Lodge & Venue
Green Leaves Country Lodge & Venue nestled among the Magalies Mountains offers couples a stunning destination to mark the beginning of their happily ever after. Picture French-style architecture, picturesque gardens, a romantic chapel, impeccable service, tantalising cuisine, and a horse-drawn carriage to make your grand entrance. Sound perfect to you? Then be sure to pay them a visit on any day of the week as they’re open for viewings from Monday – Sunday.