If you are lucky enough to have found love and are all set to tie the knot, congratulations! We are sure you are extremely excited to plan your big day.
The outfits, guest lists, cake, music, decorations – there is so much to do! However, it would be wise to decide the most important thing about the wedding day first – the venue.
Your special day deserves an exclusive and splendid setting. With so many choices these days, you can go down the conventional route and book a fancy hotel ballroom or you can do something different.
If you are choosing the latter, these unconventional, quirky, and offbeat wedding venues will add spunk to your wedding celebrations and assure a lifetime of memories. Make sure you book a venue that matches your personalities and love story. You want it to be perfect – after all, your happily-ever-after will begin there.
Plan an unforgettable wedding at these unique wedding venues that will surely wow your guests
1. Hipster rooftop @ Potato Head Singapore
Potato Head Singapore is an intimate restaurant and bar that occupies all three storeys of an iconic heritage building in charming Keong Saik neighbourhood.
Flaunting a different theme on each floor with its fun and whimsical décor, every corner of Potato Head makes a wonderful wedding photo backdrop. On the third floor, you will find Studio 1939, a drinking den featuring antique chesterfields, vintage rattan armchairs, and a semi-circular marble bar. It seats up to 40 to 55 guests, serving up handcrafted cocktails and fine spirits.
Above Studio 1939 is a rooftop bar that looks ever ready for a good party. Hanging plants, fairy lights, and a stunning view of old shophouses against modern skyscrapers spell romantic perfection. The alfresco can accommodate 40 to 60 guests. For bigger parties, you can rent both the 3rd floor and the rooftop.
Maximum seated capacity: 110
2. Nautical luxury @ ONE°15 Marina
ONE°15 Marina is a wedding venue on Sentosa Island that spoils you with both indoor and outdoor venue options – their lavish constellation ballrooms, bright glass tower rooms, floating bar, and breezy rooftop terrace overlooking luxury yachts. You can even rent a yacht and celebrate your big day cruising by the sea. Whether you are looking at a big event or an intimate one, there’s something for you at ONE°15.
Menu: Canape or multi-course Chinese/Western/International
Maximum seated capacity: 360
3. Colonial elegance @ Masons
Intimate. Lush. Elegant. If you want your big day to be described using these words, select Masons at Gillman Barracks. This restaurant, housed in a restored 1935 building surrounded by lush greenery, is inspired by the rich history of Gillman Barracks. You can even solemnise your wedding in front of a magnificent tree! How enchanting is that? The tree is age-old and adds a magical touch to the whole experience.
Masons offers a chic-contemporary dining experience with a French influence. Your guests can enjoy four settings at Masons – the main restaurant, the bar, the verandah, and the outdoor alfresco area. Nobody would crib about the parking since there is ample available. Make sure you select your flowers and decorations keeping in mind the black and white setting of the restaurant. How about sending out vintage invites to give your guests a flavour of the wedding in advance?
Menu: Contemporary French
Maximum seated capacity: 150
4. Botanical bliss @ Botanico at The Garage
Set in the iconic Singapore Botanic Gardens, Botanico at The Garage is the biggest standalone property in a botanical setting. If you are dreaming of the perfect garden wedding, you have to check it out.
Ever experienced having your view of the stage blocked by a pillar or suffocating in your outfit at an outdoor wedding? Your guests will appreciate Botanico’s pillarless indoor dining hall and romantic air-conditioned outdoor patio.
Menu: Contemporary European and Asian
Maximum seated capacity: 160
5. Hilltop beauty @ Faber Peak Singapore
Take your wedding to the highest point at Faber Peak. Surrounded by the tranquillity and natural beauty of a hilltop and breathtaking views of the harbour, Faber Peak Singapore offers a unique panoramic backdrop at all four of its celebration venues. The blue skies, foliage, luxury cruises, and cable cars make for an excellent setting.
Exchange your vows at a verdant garden with glass architecture and ancient angsana trees and have your wedding celebration lunch or dinner in The Ballroom overlooking the running cable car line, the Private Dining Room framed by hiba wood arcs, or the Spuds & Aprons alfresco restaurant.
Menu: Chinese Banquet or Asian Fusion/Modern European/International Buffet
Maximum seated capacity: 30 – 230
6. Magical grandeur @ The White Rabbit
The folks over at The White Rabbit say they believe in magic, and we are sure they will make you believe it too. Whether you are planning an intimate solemnisation or a grand wedding celebration, The White Rabbit is the place to book. The casual yet intimate atmosphere of this restaurant housed in a restored 1930s Ebenezer chapel will surely impress your family and guests.
The restaurant is spacious and takes inspiration from Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll’s most famous story. The White Rabbit is dressed mostly in white, which gets exaggerated with the use of coloured flowers and décor in the background. So, let your creativity take over while you plan a fabulous wedding here. Food options include classic European favourites.
Menu: Modern European
Maximum seated capacity: 180
7. Peranakan tradition @ The Blue Ginger
Located in an old shophouse, The Blue Ginger has the perfect setting for a Peranakan wedding – tiled walls, vintage furniture, and pretty lighting. The menu at the Nonya restaurant, as you would have guessed, is a mixture of Chinese, Malay, and Indonesian.
The comforting food, warm and cosy ambience, old-world architecture, and intimate setting make The Blue Ginger perfect for hosting a cherished wedding. Why not have a traditional theme for the guests as well? Imagine your friends and family dressed in authentic Peranakan clothes and posing for photos. Sounds like so much fun!
Maximum seated capacity: 120
8. Love takes flight @ Jurong Bird Park
If you love fluttery, colourful birds and are looking for an interesting venue for your big day, Jurong Bird Park is the place to look. Exchange vows standing in front of the world’s tallest, man-made waterfall and have an amazing celebration at the park’s Lakeview Ballroom with beautiful flamingos in the backdrop.
Of course, pretty birds will be a part of your wedding. How about a white cockatoo as your ring bearer and releasing a pair of lovebirds after the solemnization?
Menu: Chinese/International Buffett
Maximum seated capacity: 260
9. Beachside bash @ Tanjong Beach Club
Why keep your undying love for beaches limited only to your honeymoon when you can have a spectacular beachfront wedding in Singapore! Named as one of the world’s best beach clubs by Condé Nast Traveller, Tanjong Beach Club is a choice you cannot go wrong with. Ditch the island’s mechanical life and escape away to this tropical paradise in Sentosa for the most important day of your life.
Offering both indoor and outdoor seating, this sun-soaked beach club will give your guests nothing to complain about. Nice music and good vibes will only make their experience better. Long after your wedding is over, it would be remembered as ‘that stunning wedding on the beach’.
Menu: Coastal inspired cuisine
Maximum seated capacity: 450
10. Up in the air @ Singapore Flyer
Singapore Flyer offers an out-of-the-world solemnisation experience 165m above the ground! With the celebrated Singapore skyline in the backdrop, your wedding photos will look enthralling even after many years.
Select from the Ritzy Elegance Package or the Eternal Devotion Package and pick from three different romantic themes (bubbles, summer, and crystal). The packages come with loads of inclusions, such as parking, wedding invites, premium champagne, and even an accommodation in a premium hotel for a night! The coolest part? On your first anniversary, relive the moment on the Flyer with two complimentary Singapore Flight tickets. After all, getting married on land is too mainstream!
Menu: Western/Chinese Fusion
Maximum seated capacity: 26
11. On top of the world @ 1-Altitude
If a fancy, luxurious wedding is on your mind, consider 1-Altitude. This hugely popular destination in Singapore offers everything you need to make your big day super special – unobstructed breathtaking cityscape views, awe-inspiring sunsets, gourmet food, and modern décor. Also, it is Singapore’s highest solemnisation venue.
Choose from an open rooftop gallery on the 63rd floor offering 360-degree views, restaurant Stellar, and club Altimate. Themes range from garden, romantic, or anything else you can think of. 1-Altitude’s experienced wedding planners will make sure you have everything you need to make your wedding day exceptional.
Menu: Asian fusion, Australian
Maximum seated capacity: 180
12. Fun and thrill @ Universal Studios Singapore
This is the perfect wedding destination for couples who love the life philosophy of never forgetting their inner child. Located within Resorts World Sentosa, Universal Studios Singapore has everything you need to have a fun, casual, and playful wedding celebration.
This venue is not for those with a tight budget though. You would have to buy out a themed restaurant or zone, or the entire park if you wish. But there’s nothing quite like having a glamorous celebration amidst famous landmarks and facades along the New York Street.
Not only that, your guests can enjoy select thrilling rides and meet and greet characters, such as Oscar and Cookie Monster. You can even have a pre-wedding photoshoot at the park. This venue definitely screams, “We ain’t ever getting older!”
Maximum capacity: 11,600
13. Make history @ National Museum of Singapore
Museums are where time stands still. And on your wedding day, you definitely want that. The National Museum of Singapore makes for the perfect romantic and ingenious wedding venue, especially for those who have a special place for history and art in their hearts. With its inception in 1887, it is the oldest museum in Singapore. The colonial building, glass ceiling, majestic dome, and stained glass windows feel like a historical novel has come alive right in front of your eyes.
Select from The Salon, The Glass Atrium, or Flutes. Flutes can accommodate 150 guests in two setting options – outdoors on the terrace or indoors in the Jubilee Room or the Sir Henry McCallum Room. This arty, antique venue will ensure you ‘make history’ on your big day.
Menu: Modern European
Maximum seated capacity: 150
14. Imposing wonder @ S.E.A. Aquarium
If the ocean brings up some fond memories for the two of you, why not get married surrounded by water and underwater life? S.E.A. Aquarium at Resorts World Sentosa provides the ideal setting with its majestic aquarium walls and classy furniture and décor. The best part? You and your guests will enjoy constantly changing oceanic panoramas, thanks to rich marine life all around you.
Select from the Ocean Gallery – a lavish, multi-tiered setting with sophisticated furniture or the Ocean Dome – an intimate setting ideal for cocktail dinners. Both options give unobstructed views of over 100,000 marine animals of over 800 species! What a stunning sight!
Maximum seated capacity: 300
15. Set sail @ Royal Albatross
Can it get any bigger than this? We don’t think so. Getting married with five-star extravagance right in the middle of the sea would be anyone’s dream come true. Say hello to Royal Albatross, a 47m luxury tall ship charter, which is the perfect venue for a unique wedding as it flawlessly blends the bygone era with modern luxuries.
Your magical solemnisation ceremony in this majestic yacht with Singapore’s best views as a backdrop will exude romance. The yacht’s gourmet catering, talented staff, and friendly crew are only add-ons. And if you get too tired, relax in one of the luxury en-suite cabins reserved especially for the bride and the groom. Another advantage? You are sure to get some amazing shots of the day, thanks to the sun’s natural golden glow.
Menu: European or by request
Maximum seated capacity: 130 while sailing, 200 docked
16. Modern nature @ Gardens by the Bay
Want an outdoor wedding, Crazy Rich Asians style? Dine and dance under the Supertrees at Gardens by the Bay. This premier horticultural attraction assures a charming setting and sensory experience for your guests. Exchanging vows amid fragrant, artistic and colourful gardens ensures a lifetime of sweet memories.
Maximum capacity: 320
17. Rustic Escapade @ Open Farm Community
Feel like ditching the mechanical and commercial life of the city and escaping to a rural environment for your big day? Here is the ideal location for you. Open Farm Community, an urban farm in Singapore, occupies 35,000 sqft of green-land in the quaint and quiet area of Dempsey.
Select from three areas – Café Terrace (an outdoor space; capacity: 80), Indoor Restaurant (an air-conditioned setting with a capacity of70) and Outdoor Deck (a sheltered, green area. This has a capacity of 38). The huge windows, cosy furniture, pretty lightings and the casual vibes make this place an amazing choice for your wedding. The best part? The food here is made from the ingredients sourced from the local farmers and that’s why it tastes so deliciously fresh! Open Farm Community is truly unique. After all, who in Singapore would have thought they could actually get married on a farm
Menu: Farm-to-table European fusion
Maximum seated capacity: 188
18. Grandiose revelry @ Chijmes
Nothing beats the joy of getting married in a chapel. Chijmes Hall, a gorgeous, restored, gothic-style chapel from the 19th century will impress you with its serene atmosphere are architectural exquisiteness. Walk down the aisle under the extraordinarily high ceiling with the soft natural golden hues being emitted from the stained-glass windows.
The hall, all dressed in white and decorated by majestic chandeliers, is ideal for an intimate wedding ceremony. You can keep the décor to the minimum with the use of pretty pastel-coloured flower, thanks to the intricate architecture of the hall.
Maximum seated capacity: 300
19. Mambo Night @ Zouk
Why sit through the banquet waiting for the after party when your wedding can be the party! Get into the groove at Zouk on your special day. How many people can say that they celebrated their union immersed in good music, under a sea of technicolour lights? Not many indeed.
Maximum seated capacity: 1,000
20. Magical moments @ HortPark
There is something about garden weddings that leaves a warm, fuzzy feeling in your heart for a long time. It could be due to the abundant greenery, the open sky, the golden glow of the sun or the fragrance of flowers. For those looking for a cosy, earthy, and intimate wedding with an almost organic feel to it, HortPark is where you should head to.
Offering various setting options and gourmet French-Italian delights at its restaurant Vineyard, HortPark is a dream-come-true venue for every nature-lover’s wedding. Check out absolutely stunning photos of couple Jerein and Jamie’s wedding by The Synchronal here.
Maximum capacity: 135
The possibilities are endless. Make sure you select the location that you can identify with the most. After all, you deserve a special place to say, “I do”.
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