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Best Christening Venues Adelaide for Hire

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The Top 10 Christening Venues Adelaide


Rustic McLaren Vale Venue at Kuitpo Hall


772 Brookman Rd, Kuitpo SA 5201, Australia

4.1 (136)



Bob McLean Room at The Precinct Alberton


Brougham Pl, Alberton SA 5014, Australia

4.3 (858)



The Function Room at Village Tavern


The Grove Way & The Golden Way, Golden Grove South Australia 5125, Australia




Paradiso Cocktail Bar at Sferas

Function Venue

191 Reservoir Rd, Modbury SA 5092, Australia

4.1 (652)



Garden Function Space at Peter Rabbit Cafe


234-244 Hindley St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

4.4 (1591)



The Manhattan Room at The Gatsby Lounge


110 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

4.1 (160)



Marquee Ballroom at Sferas

Function Venue

191 Reservoir Rd, Modbury SA 5092, Australia

4.1 (652)



The Soho Lounge at The Gatsby Lounge


110 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

4.1 (160)



The Ballroom at Festival Function Centre

Function Venue

292 Findon Rd, Findon SA 5023, Australia

4.2 (215)



Restaurant Exclusive Hire at The Precinct Alberton


Brougham Pl, Alberton SA 5014, Australia

4.3 (858)


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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 City?

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 in South Australia:

Adelaide CBD

Adelaide CBD 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.

Kent Town

Kent Town is a great option if you're looking for something a little different. There are heaps of cool bars and pubs here that would make an excellent backdrop for your christening photos as well as plenty of restaurants with private dining options.

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!


Norwood is a great spot for christening receptions as there are plenty of lovely parks and gardens in the area for photo ops as well as some very impressive function venues too.


Parkside 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.

Adelaide Hills

Located just a short drive from the city, Adelaide Hills is home to some of the most unique and picturesque function venues in Adelaide. If you're looking for an event space with a difference, then this is the perfect place to look.


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 in Unley. 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, SA:

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 well-being 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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Frequently Asked Questions

How much do Adelaide christening venues cost?

Based on VenueNow's historic data, on average, Adelaide christening venues cost between 50 per person and 75 per person. For example, a 100 person christening would cost approximately 5000-7500. Costs may differ based on your food and beverage requirements, AV requirements, event date and time and the type of venue you decide to book.

What are the top Adelaide christening venues?

Here are some of our favourite Adelaide christening venues:1. The Playford Adelaide MGallery2. Rydges Adelaide3. National Wine Centre Adelaide4. Rob Roy Hotel5. InStudio6. The Terrace Hotel Adelaide7. The Glenelg Pier8. Osmond Terrace Function Centre9. Sfera's Park Suites and Convention Centre10. Seafire On The Marina

How do I find and book Adelaide christening venues?

Finding and booking a Adelaide christening venue is easy with VenueNow, simply follow these steps:1. Enter Adelaide as your location and christening as your event type into VenueNow's search engine.2. Narrow down your search results by entering more filters such as number of people, event date, room layout and budget.3. Send enquiries to venues to request pricing and availability (we recommend sending 3-5 enquiries to different venues to ensure you get the best price).4. Review your quotes and connect directly with your favourite venues to book a site visit and finalise your booking.5. Host your event!

How far in advance should I book a Adelaide christening venue?

On average, VenueNow customers book a Adelaide venue 90 days in advance of the event. For larger events and event dates in December we recommend allowing additional time as there may be limited availability.

Can VenueNow help me find a Adelaide christening venue?

We sure can! VenueNow's team of Venue Booking Experts can help you find the perfect venue, collect quotes from multiple venues on your behalf, negotiate the best price with venues and book venues, all for free. Simply send us your event brief and our team will be in contact with venue recommendations within 24-48 hours.

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