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Top Christening Venues Canberra for Hire

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The Best Christening Venues Canberra


Private Lounge with Panoramic View of the City at QT Canberra


1 London Circuit, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

4.1 (1950)



Exclusive Full Venue Hire at Luna Bar


99 London Cct, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

4.3 (79)



Main Floor at Luna Bar


99 London Cct, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

4.3 (79)



Cocktail Lounge at Luna Bar


99 London Cct, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

4.3 (79)



Outdoor Cabanas at Luna Bar


99 London Cct, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

4.3 (79)



Exclusive Venue Hire at The Boat House


Menindee Dr, Barton ACT 2600, Australia

4.7 (578)


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Canberra Christening Venue Hire Guide

Everyone does it differently. Some families expect huge traditional affairs, others are after an intimate occasion for their nearest and dearest. No matter the size of your party, or the preference of your posse, there are a lot of things to consider when planning a Christening. How big is your guest list? What location is convenient for your guests? Will you be serving food? And what kind of christening venues will suit your crowd? Luckily there is a heap of beautiful Christening venues in Canberra that are perfectly placed to host a spectacular family occasion.

Where can I find good christening venues in Canberra ACT?

You'll find beautiful reception venues for your child's baptism in these Canberra neighbourhoods:

Canberra CBD

Canberra CBD is unsurprisingly the beating heart of our nation's capital. Not only is it central to all of the political action, but it's also where you'll find some of the best restaurants, bars and cafes in town. So if you're after a posh venue for your christening, this is definitely the place to look.


Acton is a suburb in Canberra's inner north, bordering the shores of Lake Burley Griffin. Acton is known for its vibrant arts and culture scene and is home to some of the best museums and galleries in the city. This is a great spot to look for venues if you're after something with water views.

Barton ACT

Barton is one of the smallest suburbs in Canberra, but it's also one of the most perfectly placed. This neighbourhood sits on the edge of the Parliamentary Triangle and is just a stone's throw from Capital Hill. So if you're after a Christening venue with a view of our city's most iconic landmarks, this is definitely the spot for you.

You may also want to check out The Boat House. The Boat House is a stunning wedding and event venue located on the edge of Lake Burley Griffin. This is a great option if you're after a Christening venue with a difference.

Griffith ACT

Griffith is a leafy inner south suburb of Canberra, located just minutes from the CBD. This is a great spot to look for Christening venues if you're after something with a bit of green space.


Manuka is one of Canberra's most popular shopping and dining precincts. So if you're after a Christening venue with easy access to great food and drink, this is definitely the place to look.

What are the most popular types of christening venues in Canberra?

Depending on the size of your guest list, you may want to consider these popular Canberra christening venue types:

Restaurants and Cafes

There are plenty of restaurants and cafes in Canberra City that would be perfect for a Christening. If you're after a more intimate affair, try booking a private room at one of Canberra's top restaurants. For something a little different, why not hire out a space at one of Canberra's many hipster cafes?

Hotel Function rooms

Canberra is home to a number of hotels with function rooms that would be perfect for your Christening. Whether you're after an intimate space or a large room to accommodate your guests, there are plenty of options to choose from. Most venues come equipped with a bar and in-house catering facilities, so you'll be able to create the perfect Christening package for your guests.

Private Event Spaces

There are also a number of private event spaces in Canberra that would be ideal for your Christening. These venues offer a blank canvas for you to create the perfect event, and they come with a range of different features and facilities to suit your needs.

Outdoor venues

Canberra is blessed with beautiful weather, so why not make the most of it and host your Christening outdoors? There are a number of parks and gardens in Canberra that would be perfect for an outdoor Christening. Choose from venues like the National Arboretum Canberra, Yarralumla Woolshed, or the Australian National Botanic Gardens. If you're looking for a unique event with a memorable ambience, Canberra is the place to be.

What should I consider when looking for Canberra christening venues?

A christening venue is one of the first things that you must decide on as the guest list will depend upon its capacity. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you search for the perfect venue for your event:

Venue size

If you're going to invite friends and relatives then you must choose a place that can accommodate many people comfortably, with room for adults to mingle and for children to move around.

Venue location

The neighbourhood can play a significant part in the overall feel of your special day so choose wisely. Make sure that it's convenient for guests who will be travelling from afar and ensure that they're well taken care of when they arrive at their destination.

Venue Type

The type of venue will also dictate the mood and feel of your christening. A church, for example, will provide a more traditional setting while a restaurant or cafe will offer a more relaxed vibe. Consider what kind of atmosphere you want to create on your special day before making your final decision.

Venue fees

How much does the venue cost per hour or day? Also ask about additional charges like food and drink expenses, cleaning fees and security deposits. Get details of any hidden costs that may add up in the end. Asking these questions now can avoid misunderstandings later. Check also if there are packages available so that you can save on costs.

Food and drinks

Does the function venue have its own catering service? If not, can you bring your own food and drinks? What are the corkage fees? These are important considerations, especially if you're on a budget.

Venue Facilities

Does the function room have everything you need? Is there a kitchen for catering purposes? Are there enough toilets? Is there parking available? Do you need a dance floor? It's important to consider these things ahead of time so that you can be sure that your guests will be comfortable.

Book early

You also need to consider how far in advance you need to book the venue in order to get it booked, especially if it's a popular choice among other families who want their special day at this venue too.

Find your perfect christening venue in Canberra ACT

Melbourne has heaps of stunning venues that are perfect for you to celebrate a Christening and much more. Whether you're planning an engagement party, Christmas party, birthday party or another special occasion, VenueNow has got you covered.

With a wide range of unique venues to choose from, you will surely find the perfect backdrop for your event! Find and book your perfect venue for your Canberra function with VenueNow today!

Frequently Asked Questions

How much do Canberra christening venues cost?

Based on VenueNow's historic data, on average, Canberra 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 Canberra christening venues?

Here are some of our favourite Canberra christening venues:1. QT Canberra2. Crowne Plaza Canberra3. Kamberra Function Centre4. Hotel Realm5. Rydges Canberra6. Midnight Hotel Autograph Collection7. Shine Dome8. Manuka Oval9. Mantra on Northbourne10. Zoo Bar

How do I find and book Canberra christening venues?

Finding and booking a Canberra christening venue is easy with VenueNow, simply follow these steps:1. Enter Canberra 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 Canberra christening venue?

On average, VenueNow customers book a Canberra 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 Canberra 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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