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Crowne Plaza Pearl Riverfront Weddings

1–5 Spencer Street, Docklands, Victoria, 3008, Australia

Pearl Riverfront at Crowne Plaza is a fresh, modern venue for weddings of distinction with a city location and waterfront views.

  • Yarra River frontage
  • State-of-the-art audio-visual technology
  • Close to Melbourne's entertainment district
  • Specially-designed event space
  • Flexible rooms for intimate and large events

Our Capacity

Pearl Riverfront Studios

Dinner & Dance
452
Theatre
452
Cabaret
322
Classroom
350

Atrium Meeting & Boardrooms

Theatre
50
Standing
70
Cabaret
28
U-Shaped
16
Weddings at Crowne Plaza Pearl Riverfront

Weddings at
Crowne Plaza Pearl Riverfront

Many Melbournian couples try to capture the city’s essence into their weddings. With thousands of inner-city venues to choose from, it usually takes something unique to get your attention.

Pearl Riverfront, located beneath the world-famous Crowne Plaza is perched right on the Yarra River banks. Recently refurbished to curate Melbourne’s most comprehensive event space, everything you need for your wedding venue is in one place at Pearl Riverfront.

With ten flexible event spaces, a pre-function lounge for the wedding party or guests to mingle before the wedding begins, and the option for a dramatic boat arrival, your cinematic wedding experience starts from the moment you enquire with Pearl Riverfront’s exceptional events team.

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Pearl Riverfront Wedding Venue

Pearl Riverfront Studios

926.7sqm / sqft

Six interconnecting studios that can be adjusted to cater for intimate and large events. Curving along the river, the studios enjoy views over the Yarra and city skyline. Perfect for cocktail and seated events.


Unique Features
  • Audiovisual (AV) equipment
  • Natural light
  • Accessible venue
  • Dance floor
Wedding Packages
Pearl Riverfront Atrium Room Board Meeting

Atrium Meeting & Boardrooms

The Atrium and Boardrooms offer privacy for intimate dinners, board meetings, and co-working sessions. Ideal for up to 40 guests in a banquet arrangement.


Unique Features
  • Audiovisual (AV) equipment
  • Natural light
  • Accessible venue
Wedding Packages

Catering

Crowne Plaza Melbourne Catering

The culinary prowess of the Pearl Riverfront catering team is second to none. Widely recognised for its daring menus, Crowne Plaza delivers the same exceptional options at Pearl Riverfront by offering meals that excite and inspire.

The team emphasises sustainability, sourcing produce and ingredients from reputable suppliers across the country. Championing the best flavours from modern Australian and international cuisines, the dishes served at Pearl Riverfront are designed to look and taste incredible.

 

Highlights of Catering at Crowne Plaza Melbourne:

  • Sustainably sourced produce
  • Modern cuisine with international inspiration
  • Showstopping presentation

Wedding Packages

Our customisable packages are great value

Classic Package

Package Features

Dedicated Wedding Manager

Selection of three canapes per person

Three course set dinner menu including an alternating main course

Menu tasting (100 guest minimum)

Freshly brewed Victoria Coffee and specialty tea selections

Selection of ganache chocolates

Five hour Silver beverage package

Wedding cake sliced and served on platters

Special accommodation discount for guests

Complimentary overnight accommodation in a Superior room and celebratory sparkling wine for the newlyweds at
Crowne Plaza Melbourne Hotel

Table centre pieces

Black or white lycra chair covers

Personalised table menus in Pearl Riverfront folders

Black or white table linen

Dressed cake table and gift table for weddings

Crockery and cutlery

Access to boardwalk and riverfront for photography and areas of Crowne Plaza Melbourne Hotel

Enchanted Package

Package Features

Dedicated Wedding Manager

Selection of four canapes per person

Three course set dinner menu including an alternating main course

Menu tasting (100 guest minimum)

Freshly brewed Victoria Coffee and specialty tea selections

Selection of ganache chocolates

Five hour Platinum beverage package

Wedding cake sliced and served on platters

Special accommodation discount for guests

Complimentary overnight accommodation in a Premium room and celebratory sparkling wine for the newlyweds at
Crowne Plaza Melbourne Hotel

Table centre pieces

Black or white lycra chair covers

Personalised table menus in Pearl Riverfront folders

Black or white table linen

Dressed cake table and gift table for weddings

Crockery and cutlery

Access to boardwalk and riverfront for photography and areas of Crowne Plaza Melbourne Hotel

Day Delegate Package

Package Features

Dedicated Event Planner

Up to 8 hour room hire*

Complimentary bottled water at each reset

Freshly brewed Victoria Coffee and speciality tea selections

Chef’s selection morning and afternoon tea refreshments

Chef’s table lunch

Notepads and pens

Minimum 10 guests
*Full day room hire held between 6am – 5pm

Half Day Delegate Package

Package Features

Dedicated Event Planner

Up to 4 hour room hire*

Complimentary bottled water

Freshly brewed Victoria Coffee and specialty tea selections

Chef’s selection of either morning or afternoon tea refreshments

Chef’s table lunch

Notepads and pen

Minimum 10 guests
* Half day room hire held between 6am – 12pm or 12pm – 5pm

Banquet Package

Package Features

Dedicated Event Manager

Selection of three canapes per person

Three course set dinner menu including an alternating main course

Freshly brewed Victoria Coffee and speciality tea selections

Selection of ganache chocolates

Five hour Silver Beverage package

Personalised table menus in Pearl Riverfront folders

Black or white table linen

Crockery and cutlery

Access to boardwalk and riverfront for photography and areas of Crowne Plaza Hotel

Special accommodation discount for guest

Cocktail Package

Package Features

Dedicated Event Manager

Three hour cocktail event with eight canapes and three substantial dishes per person

Four hour Silver Beverage package

High bar tables and tealight candles

Special accommodation discount for guest

Tradeshow & Exhibition Package

Package Features

Organisers arrival breakfast coffee and muffin, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea

Secretariat room

Room hire, bump-in and bump-out to be quoted per event

Exhibitors:

Daily arrival coffee and pastries (two days)

Two hour opening exhibitors cocktail event including seven canapes and one substantial dish per person

Silver Beverage package

High bar tables and tealight candles

Special accommodation discount for exhibitors

Option for exhibitors to organise daily catering to their stand

$85 per Exhibitor

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      About Us

      Starting with its prime location attached to the iconic Crowne Plaza, Pearl Riverfront events venue boasts Yarra River frontage with breathtaking views of the cityscape.

      Offering ten flexible event spaces, a pre-function lounge, and arrival via boat, the kind of occasions that can be held and celebrated at Pearl Riverfront at Crowne Plaza range from intimate birthday parties to black-tie galas or product launches. The events team at Pearl Riverfront fully believe that when it comes to hosting 5-star events, the sky’s the limit (sometimes literally: ask them about lining up some celebratory riverfront fireworks for your event)!

      Being located in Melbourne’s luxury entertainment district comes with a range of perks, including high-end venue partners for entertainment, beverages, styling, and more. Pearl Riverfront has partnered with Crowne Plaza to provide accommodation options for event guests. For dining, Yugo’s private dining room is an intimate dinner space, Dive Bar is perfect for casual cocktails and dancing, and Pow Wow has a relaxed and cosy atmosphere. If you’re planning to put on a show, Pearl Riverfront works with Encore Event Technologies to provide superior audio-visual design and demonstrations.

      Being located in the Melbourne CBD makes the city your playground. Minutes from major train stations and public transport hubs, and within walking distance of iconic landmarks, clubs, and bars, your experience at Pearl Riverfront will stay with you long after your event is over.

      Wedding packages start at $170 per person.

      When the separate studios are combined, Pearl Riverfront at Crowne Plaza can accommodate up to 452 guests.

      Weddings and events at Pearl Riverfront Crowne Plaza end at 12am.

      High-end and elegant, Crowne Plaza’s Pearl Riverfront event space includes riverfront views and modern furnishings. Flexible studio spaces allow for intimate gatherings or showstopping events.

      Yes, and corporate packages are available. They offer state-of-the-art audio-visual technology, as well as hybrid in-house and live streaming services.

      • Crowne Plaza, rooms from $194
      • The Savoy Hotel, rooms from $257
      • Grand Hotel Melbourne, rooms from $159

      Parking is available to Crowne Plaza guests at a discounted rate of $17 per day 200m from the venue on Siddeley St.

      Modern, sustainable, with an emphasis on presentation.

      For weddings and special occasions, you may wish to make a grand entrance via gondola. Speak to your Events Manager for more information.

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