Gay Friendly: Gay Wedding Event Location in Whangarei, North Island, New Zealand
Barge Showgrounds offers magnificent views over 64 hectares of rolling green park land in Whangarei, New Zealand.
We offer the perfect place for celebrations, weddings and creating cherished memories that will last a lifetime.
Barge Showgrounds is the ideal venue for international and local visitors to hold that special ceremony, take photographs and have the reception all at the one location and all inclusive. Your guests would love the idea of not having to arrange transport between venues so they can relax and enjoy the peaceful, private surroundings with a nice glass of wine and some nibbles while the wedding couple are off taking photographs on the grounds - the perfect backdrop for capture memorable moments.
The modern function centre is just a few minutes away from the heart of Whangarei and just one hour drive to the beautiful Bay of Islands, one of New Zealand's most popular honeymoon destinations so planning your 'purple union' in New Zealand could not be easier.
Motel accommodation is available very close to the venue at a range of budget options.
Available exclusively for the wedding day including set-up time the day before and for clean-up the day after, Barge Showgrounds is the perfect one-stop venue.
Utilise the elegance of the purpose built pergola with complimentary white flowing curtains and white outdoor chairs to have your ceremony. Serve pre-dinner drinks on the big beautiful wrap around decks breathing in the fresh air of Northland overlooking serene, tranquil rolling green parkland.
Fully air-conditioned, Barge Showgrounds is the only venue in Whangarei that allows you to select your own caterer and bring your own refreshments and beverages so you can have the perfect special day. We can provide details of local caterers or assist with arrangements if required.
Idyllic honeymoon mecca, the stunningly beautiful Bay of Islands would be a fantastic way to cap off your event! Venture into the sunset, hand in hand along the beach experiencing breath-taking scenic attractions of sparkling water, beautiful bays and islands. You can charter a yacht, dive or snorkel, paddle a sea kayak in and around the islands, venture through the 'hole in the rock' or swim with the dolphins.
The choice of activities is endless along with the luxurious accommodation, fabulous dining restaurants and majestic views of the harbour from your balcony, you couldn't ask for more to spend your honeymoon with that special someone.
Don't delay as the venue is a popular destination - contact us to make your booking. We would love to be part of your special union.
Barge Showgrounds offers:
Extensive and beautiful rural setting
Up to 180 guests
Private and tranquil
Flexibility to plan your day
Assistance with set up
- Choice of caterers
- BYO refreshments with built in bar
- FREE Wireless Internet and AV equipment
- Loads of FREE parking
- Black and white linen available
State Highway 14 Maunu Rd, Whangarei, NZ, 0140, New Zealand
||09 438 3109
||Northland New Zealand
||09 430 0706
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