Hobsons Bay City Council - Special Events Bookings at parks

Special events bookings in parks and gardens

Special Events Bookings at parks

Wedding Bookings 

The following venues are available for garden wedding bookings. For further information on each venue, download an application below.

Williamstown Botanic Gardens Wedding Application Form(PDF, 516KB)

Commonwealth Reserve Wedding Application Form(PDF, 362KB)

Newport Lakes Wedding Application Form(PDF, 807KB)

Williamstown Botanic Gardens


Corner Giffard and Osborne Streets, Williamstown

Mel Ref. 56 C10

Nestled by the sea in historic Williamstown is one of Victoria’s first public gardens, the Williamstown Botanic Gardens.

Take a break from the pace of urban living and enjoy the peace and tranquility of a significant historic garden for your wedding ceremony and photography.

Commonwealth Reserve


Nelson Place, Williamstown

Mel Ref. 56 D9

Commonwealth Reserve is located on Nelson Place right in the heart of historic Williamstown. The park provides great photo opportunities with spectacular views across the bay to the magnificent Melbourne skyline.

The Rotunda is the perfect place to hold your wedding ceremony, placed among the elm trees and near the water’s edge make it a romantic spot to exchange your marriage vows.

Newport Lakes Park 


Margaret Street, Newport

Mel Ref. 56 G3

This bushland oasis is in the heart of suburban Newport and only 8 kilometres from Melbourne.

Created from a former blue stone quarry the park is spread over approximately 33 hectares inhabited by native flora that attracts a wide range of native wildlife.

Newport Lakes Park offers a peaceful and unique environment, perfect for your wedding ceremony. Your photos will look stunning in these gorgeous surroundings with scenic views over the lakes and ampitheatre.

Truganina Coastal Park


Queen Street, Altona

Mel Ref. 208 K3

Truganina Coastal Park is situated 26 kilometres west of the city and nine kilometres from Williamstown on the shore of Port Phillip Bay.

This secluded park is the perfect place for fun wedding photos in a parkland environment which also offers beautiful scenic views of the city, Cheetham Wetlands and the Mornington Peninsula.


Wedding bookings - frequently asked questions

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