Joburg West and the West Rand offers beautiful countryside wedding venues if you're looking to include a little bit of natural beauty to your special day. If you make your way to Muldersdrift, you'll find the Wedding Mile, which is just a main road filled with many lovely wedding venues, one right after the other. Keep reading to see what venues you can find in each suburb in Johannesburg West and in the West Rand. Each venue has it's own unique feel and ambiance and you're bound to find the ideal location that'll sit your style, vision and budget.
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 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 at Moon & Sixpence, namely The Farthing Chapel and The 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.
From an intimate wedding catering for 20 guests, to a big wedding of 200 guests, Valverde Eco Hotel 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.
Avianto 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.
Muldersdrift seems to have plenty gems when it comes to wedding venues. One of these has to be the exquisite and intimate, Memoire Wedding & Function Venue. This destination understands that your wedding day is one of the most memorable days of your life, and strives to offer you and your guests excellent service, style, grace, and opulence. They have a number of settings for you to choose from depending the vision you have and the size of your party.
If you’re thinking of having a wedding set among majestic trees and beautiful gardens, then be sure to check out the Black Eagle Hotel & Spa in Ruimsig. They have a range of stunning venues for you to choose from, whether you want something small and personal or a massive celebration. All of their functions are fully catered for, and they also offer an extensive bar service.
Not only is Ramkiki Restaurant, Conferences & Weddings the perfect setting for relaxed lunches and dinners with family and friends, but it's also a beautiful backdrop for special occasions and events. Weddings not being an exception! Take a stroll magnificent manicured gardens and get a feel for the venue. And if you have guests coming in from out of town, they do offer accommodation.
Situated on a five-hectare estate in Ruimsig, Trés Jolie offers couples a beautiful countryside wedding venue to hot their special day. Here, you can expect exquisite gardens, beautiful fountains and water features, along with a unique blend of African colonial architecture and European country living. There's a variety of venues available depending on what you envision your wedding day to look like. Say your vows at the stone chapel, embrace a lovely garden wedding, the Fountain Court is perfect for bigger weddings, and if you're planning something small, the Courtyard and Dining Room are ideal for intimate celebrations.
Offering amazing views of their top quality Gary Player designed 18-hole golf course, a variety of indoor and outdoor venues, as well as a team of friendly staff to ensure that your whole day is planned to the tee, the Ruimsig Country Club makes for an ideal location to host your wedding.
Situated on 23-hectares of a lovingly tended estate, The Hertford Country Hotel & Function Venue offers couples not only a stunning venue for their wedding day, but also beautiful overnight accommodation and delicious cuisine. This venue combines old-world charm and hospitality with modern conveniences. Perfect for hosting a wedding during any season of the year, The Hertford offers lovely features from the sweeping, romantic rose bushes and the stone facade to the roaring fireplaces.
For a blank canvas that you can transform however you wish, the forum│white light nestled in heart of Lanseria is just the space. Here, you can expect exceptional cuisine, unmatched service and event expertise, and breathtaking local country scenery.
The beauty of living and working in such a big and vibrant city is the fact that you'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing the perfect wedding venue as the backdrop for your special day. Whether you're looking for a space that exudes inner city urban chic, longing for an elegant countryside affair, or simply want to step back in time and add a dash of grandeur to your ceremony, Johannesburg will most definitely have the ideal space and event venue, no matter your taste and budget. Keep reading to see what wedding venues you'll find in each area of the city. Good luck in finding the perfect setting.
Johannesburg North and the Midrand are known for having some of the most beautful elegant and sophisticated wedding venues in the city. Think of breathtaking destinations such as the whimsical Summer Place; the rooftop stunner, UrbanTree; and the sophisticated Maslow Hotel, all in Sandton. Want to find a venue that offers a blank canvas where you can let your imagination run wild? We high suggest The Parks House of Events on 7 in Hyde Park. Randburg has a few gems of its own, namely the Fairway Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort, Simply Wed and Morrells Boutique Estate. There are plenty more where that came from, so be sure to click the link to see more beautiful venues in the North.
Looking for something more relaxed out in the countryside? Then be sure to head out West and take a look at the selection of countryside settings available in this area of Johannesburg. Lanseria offers a few beauties including the Lanseria Country Estate, Toadbury Hall Wedding Venue, The Hertford and The River Cabin. And let's not forget about the Wedding Mile out in Muldersdrift, where you'll find Avianto, Oakfield Farm, Très Jolie, Moon & Sixpence, Everwood Country Weddings, and so many more. Also, you can go as far as the West Rand, which offers more exquisite wedding venues including Usambara, Makiti, Monte Vista, and Memoire Wedding & Function Venue. If a country wedding sounds right up your alley, then click on the link below to see what other spaces are available in the area.
There's no better place to host a wedding than in the middle of our diverse, vibrant and busting inner city! Think along the lines of the Jozi skyline setting the scene for your rooftop wedding, saying your vows in a venue that will take back into a bygone era, or how about in an old building that offers an industrial style along with a stylish twist? There are so many lovely space to choose from in Maboneng, Braamfontein, Marshalltown, Parktown and Westcliff, just to name a few. A few destination worth mentioning and checking out includes Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, The Living Room, The Rand Club, Thunder Walker and The Turbine Hall.
If you're looking for a wide variety of venue styles, then be sure to visit Johannesburg East and Ekurhuleni. Here, you'll find a wedding venue for any sort of setting your after, be it countryside or urban. This area consists of suburbs including Alberton, Springs, Edenvale, Germiston, Benono, Brakpan, Boksburg, Kempton Park and many more. This area overs a lot of places! A few venues that we need to mention here includes Riverside Country Estate, Nice To Meat You, the Birchwood Hotel, De Bron Wedding & Conference Venue and many others.
Now we make our way to the South and see what this beautiful countryside has to offer when it comes to wedding venues. Johannesburg South consists of suburbs including Aspen Lakes, Bassonia, Glenvista, Kibler Park, Oakdene, Ormonde and Turffontein. And a few venues to take a look at in this area includes Thornbirds Conference & Wedding Centre, the Art Farm Wedding Venue, Misty River, Jasmine Hills Country Venue and the Thabo Eco Hotel that's located within the Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve.
Johannesburg West and the West Rand is a great area to visit if you're looking to get a better glimpse into the history of our city (think during the time of the Gold Rush) and perhaps enjoy some of the best outdoor adventures and countryside escapes Joburg has to offer. Suburbs in this area include Randfontein, Krugersdorp, Weltervreden Park, Honeydew, Roodepoort and Muldersdrift, just to name a few.
Randfontein is a small gold mining town out in the far West Rand. Being far from the city, this area is home to a collection of farms and residential areas. Although this is one of the smaller towns, there are still a couple hot spots worth visiting if you need to do a little shopping, want to grab a bite to eat or simply just want to explore what this old mining town has to offer. For some retail therapy, the Village Square Shopping Centre and Tambotie Mall boasts stores including Foschini, Ackermans, Mr Price, Edgars and Shoprite. There isn't much to do here if you're looking for some excitement, but the neighbouring suburb of Krugersdorp, merely a few minutes drive away, does offer a variety of activities for a fun day out with family and friends.
Known as the industrial hub, Krugersdorp is another mining town in the far West Rand. With a history that dates back to the Gold Rush, the area has interesting and unique old buildings and churches that are worth visiting and exploring. Krugersdorp offers more on the business and entertainment front. Here, you'll find a bustling business centre, shopping malls and outdoor adventure activities just short drive away. One of the big attractions to the area include the Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve, offering a variety of outdoor activities such as self game drives, free 4x4 routes, a reptile park, lion feedings and more. For some water park fun during the hotter month, Pine Resort is a must visit. And as for shopping centres in the area, visit Key West Shopping Centre complete with a cinema and indoor sports arena, or Valleyview Shopping Centre.
Situated between Beyers Naudé Drive and Hendrik Potgieter Street, Weltervredenpark is a small residential area that offers all the necessities of convenient living. There are a handful of schools nearby, plenty of property if you're looking to call this place home, as well as a few shopping destinations. For all your shopping needs, visit the Hillfox Value Centre on Hendrik Potgieter Drive and enjoy some retail therapy at over 30 shops. Or head to Palm Court Shopping Centre offering a convenient stop to get all your dinner ingredients or do your weekly grocery shopping, and enjoy a few rounds of Adventure Golf with family and friends. Nearby suburbs including Randburg, Honeydew and Northcliff offer a variety of entertainment over the weekends.
Out in the countryside of the west lies the little suburb of Honeydew. This is the ideal area to call home and commute from thanks to its close proximity to the N1, which will take you practically anywhere everywhere within and around the city. Honeydew Village Shopping Centre offers residents and visitors in the area a one-stop retail experience, offering everything from a Woolworths for your groceries, a Pizza Hut perfect for some cheesy takeaway, and Stylistix for that quick trim to the firm favourite La Rosa Mexican Grille & Tequilera, Purple Heart Gallery and Sorbet for a quick pamper. As for entertainment, a mist-visit in the area is Honeydew Mazes. Here, families and group can enjoy exploring and getting lost in their maize mazes. It's a unique adventure out in the great outdoors.
Essentially a city all on its own, the lively suburban neighbourhood of Roodepoort is one of the oldest areas in the city, dating back to the Gold Rush in 1884. Offering the perfect blend of residential and formerly-industrial characteristic, this is the ideal place to call home and work. And not only that, it has a lovely selection of retail hubs, restaurants and entertainment options for residents and visitors to enjoy. To name a few, here you'll find the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens; the Kloofendal Municipal Nature Reserve; the Wilgeheuwel Extreme Park; the Alice Art Gallery; Clearwater Mall; Indy Kart Indoor Go-Kart Racing; and 14th Avenue District Shopping Centre.
Welcome to the West Rand! The picturesque area of Muldersdrift is home to a wide range of exciting activities, scenic countryside escapes, historic highlights as well as unique retail experiences. If you're still on the search for the perfect country wedding venue for your special, be sure to explore the Muldersdrift Wedding Mile that boasts plenty of stunning places to say your vows. A few include Avianto, Oakfield Farm, Memoire, and Moon and Sixpence. Cool off in the summer at the Happy Island Water World, the latest addition to the Gauteng water park scene. Visitors to the area will also find the Cradle of Humankind, a World Heritage site home to the breathtaking Sterkfontein Caves and world-class and award-winning Maropeng Visitor Centre. Other highlights in the area include the Silverstar Casino filled with restaurants and family entertainment and the architectural masterpiece of Cradlestone Mall, offering a unique shopping experience.