Top Christening Venues Adelaide for Hire

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100+ Christening venues for hire in Adelaide

30 - 150 Person Event Space

Corner of Botanic and Hackney Road, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

250 - 600 Person Event Space

Corner of Botanic and Hackney Road, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

120 - 300 Person Event Space

1 South Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

60 - 100 Person Event Space

1 South Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

120 - 220 Person Event Space

Corner of Botanic and Hackney Road, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

30 - 150 Person Event Space

Corner of Botanic and Hackney Road, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

90 - 120 Person Event Space

1 South Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

160 - 360 Person Event Space

16 Hindmarsh Square, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

15 - 40 Person Event Space

16 Hindmarsh Square, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

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Adelaide Christening Venue Hire Guide

With christenings being one of the most important events in any family's life, it's essential that everything runs smoothly and leaves a lasting memory for everyone attending. For people planning a christening in Adelaide, you'll want to make sure that the chosen venue is perfect for your needs.

Looking for the ideal venue for a baptism reception in Adelaide? Our quick guide to Adelaide baptism venues will help you find the perfect venue for your child's special day.

Where can I find good christening venues in Adelaide?

From private function rooms in swanky hotels to lush outdoor venues for a cocktail style reception, there are beautiful Adelaide christening venues around almost every corner. You'll find some amazing venues for baptisms in these Adelaide neighbourhoods:

Adelaide CBD

This is Adelaide's heart and soul. There are some amazing, affordable restaurants here as well as excellent function venues catering for christenings. You can book a private function room (maybe one with a private bar?) at one of the CBD's luxury hotels or book a private dining area at one of the city's award-winning restaurants.

North Adelaide

For your christening, you'll want to choose a venue with a bit of charm and character. North Adelaide has some beautiful old buildings that make for truly spectacular photos and make the event feel extra special too.


This is an up and coming area with more great restaurants, cafes and venues for christenings than you can poke a stick at. It's a little cheaper than the city centre but very close by and easy to get to. There are some amazing old churches that have been converted into gorgeous event spaces as well as newer facilities.

Largs Bay

This seaside suburb is home to some amazing seafood restaurants and boutiques, but also houses some great venues for christenings and other special events too!


This Adelaide suburb is home to some really elegant boutique restaurants and shops. You'll find plenty of nice venues for christenings in this charming neighbourhood, but there are also lots of great parks nearby if you're keen on holding part or all of your ceremony outdoors!


This is another great neighbourhood for modern venues and gorgeous parks for christenings. You'll find plenty of excellent restaurants here too as well as a beautiful park that is part of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens, which are also worth exploring. If you want to hold your ceremony in a religious venue, there are plenty of churches around the area.


This is another suburb with lots of excellent restaurants and cafes to choose from for your christening venue. It's close by so it's easy to get between Pennington and North Adelaide without fuss, and there are some gorgeous parks nearby if you're planning to hold your ceremony outdoors.


Home of the most magnificent beach in Adelaide, this suburb is full of award-winning restaurants and excellent boutique shops. It's a great environment for weddings, christenings or any other special event. The stunning beach is one of the best natural backdrops you could hope for!

Saint Peters

This quirky neighbourhood makes an unusual but interesting choice for a christening venue or wedding reception location. St. Peters has plenty of lovely cafes, pubs and commercial properties that can be hired out as function spaces. You'll also find several beautiful old churches here for your child's baptism.


This suburb in the south of Adelaide is home to some really amazing restaurants and boutiques. You'll also find some great venues for christenings and other special events here. You can check out the local parks if you want to hold your ceremony outdoors or you could book a church hall.

What are the most popular types of Adelaide christening venues?

Your child's christening should be memorable; therefore you need to find good christening reception venues in Adelaide that people will want to talk about for years to come. Aesthetically pleasing receptions will not only look great but are sure to impress your family and friends who attend the baptism celebration!

These are some of the most popular types of baptism reception venues in Adelaide:

Restaurant function rooms

An elegant restaurant might be the best venue to host your christening reception in Adelaide. The food will only complement the feeling of relaxation and wellbeing that accompanies such a special celebration.

Instead of having a sit-down meal with everyone at the same time, you can opt to serve hors d'oeuvres whilst giving people ample space to mingle throughout your celebration. This type of choice allows for a personal feel without taking away from the overall stylish ambience of your baptism reception.

Banquet halls

Banquet halls are quite often found in impressive places and give the feeling of exclusiveness, which is why they're among the most popular venues for wedding receptions as well. This type of venue might just be what you've been looking for if you're looking for a venue on a budget that has a 50+ person capacity.

Garden centres

A garden centre may not seem like it would be the ideal location for a baptism reception, but when you consider the overall experience, you may find that it's just the right place! Most garden centres have raised structures with roofs where you and your guests can enjoy a lovely meal. Garden centres are often found in picturesque landscapes surrounded by greenery; this certainly adds to the ambience of your celebration.

Restaurant marquees

The reception venue could also be set up inside a restaurant marquee, which has become quite popular over the years. A meal outside during the summer months will allow everyone to fully enjoy themselves without having to worry about how warm or cold it is. After all, who prefers to eat indoors when the weather allows a meal in the fresh outdoor air?

Hotel function centre / ballroom

If you're looking for an elegant space that can accommodate a large guest list, then you might want to consider a hotel function venue in Adelaide. The ballrooms at reception venues often become the focal point of the celebration, so they must be bold yet elegant in their appearance, making them an excellent choice when it comes to planning christenings or baptisms in Adelaide.

When hosting a birthday party, wedding, or other special events, nothing beats the convenience of a hotel venue. Most hotels have a dedicated event staff that will handle the party planning for you, so you don't have to spend hours looking for catering, entertainment and other event vendors.

Waterfront function venues

From a small outdoor ceremony on the beach to a dinner cruise along the coast as the sun sets, there are many waterfront venues where you can choose to host your event. Many of these venues are often used for family celebrations like christenings and weddings because they add an air of elegance to the event whilst still being cosy and laidback.

Find the perfect christening venue in Adelaide

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