Looking for a unique (but affordable) wedding banquet location? Here are 5 out-of-the-ordinary options that will make for a memorable party on your special day.
Your ‘BIG DAY’ – a beautiful milestone. The day that’s supposed to be the most memorable day in your life. That magical dream easily comes true when you have a choice venue. We have found five fabulous places, each catering to different budgets, palates and styles to make your nuptials an eternally extraordinary memory. Come, celebrate your precious matrimony in bliss with a wondrous marine world, the timeless charm of chapels, on a yacht with the romantic setting sun as the backdrop, and more.
Ocean Gallery at the S.E.A. Aquarium
‘WOW’ your guests and celebrate your wedding in the spectacular and wonderful Ocean Gallery of the S.E.A. Aquarium. Have your guests dine alongside 50,000 marine creatures, and cosy up to the marine life in the aquarium with the world’s single largest viewing panel.
Be mesmerised by the array of colourful fishes gliding happily in the waters, and let the brilliant blue hue of the sapphire waters elevate the wedding experience for your guests and yourself.
Exchange your vows and rings under the resplendent domed glass roof — an unmatched setting where wonderful marine life will bear witness to your nuptials.
|Mon – Thur||15-23||$2,222|
|Fri – Sun||15-24||$2,340|
Address: 8 Sentosa Gateway
Walk down the aisle of the CHIJMES Hall, and have your picture-perfect wedding dream fulfilled in the gorgeous chapel. Gazetted as a national monument in 1990, the fairytale-like setting of the high, cross-vaulted ceilings and stained glass windows add an air of reverence to your matrimonial ceremony.
Although it was built in 1904, the chapel is well-equipped with a state-of-the-art AV system and wall-mounted plasma TV to display your pre-wedding shots and videos. Let your guests dine in style under magnificent chandeliers, in the chapel hall that can accommodate up to 300 people.
|Mon – Thu||12-30||$1,645|
|Fri – Sun||18-30||$1,798-$1,999|
Address: 30 Victoria Street, CHIJMES
ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove
A wedding on a yacht is one hard to forget. At ONE°15 Marina, exchange your wedding vows on board a luxurious yacht. Held at the exclusive enclave of Sentosa Cove, let the stunning bay vistas and sparkling cerulean waters accentuate the joy of your nuptials. The icing on your wedding cake? Having the option to sail into the awe-inspiring sunset with your significant other and beloved family and guests.
Your wedding banquet locale will not pale in comparison either. Choose between the lavish, pillar-less Constellation Ballroom or the NOVA Room with its gleaming floor-to-ceiling glass windows that offer a breathtaking view of the marina.
|Mon – Thu||20-36||$1,138-$1,561|
Address: 11 Cove Drive, Sentosa Cove
Phone: 6305 6990
Parkroyal on Pickering
Fancy a wedding in the heart of the city but want something different? Parkroyal on Pickering is an oasis in a metropolis that is like a breath of fresh air. Enjoy a quiet and romantic wedding reception held alfresco, next to gleaming pool waters that reflect moonlight in the evening.
Gigantic ‘bird cages’ and the lush greenery by the poolside terrace also offer great photo-moments for your family and friends. Designed by award-winning WOHA architects, Parkroyal on Pickering is an elegant architectural gem to consider for your wedding venue.
The tastefully-furnished William Pickering ballroom also stands out for its intricate Balinese latticework – guaranteed to make your guests feel like they are wining and dining in luxury. For the health-conscious, the ‘Organic Delight’ menu option is also a godsend. It features organic and sustainably-sourced produce so sumptuous and delicious that diners will be absolutely impressed.
|Mon – Fri||8-30||$1,281|
|Sat – Sun||8-30||$1,928|
Address: 3, Upper Pickering Street
The Joyden Hall
Your wedding wishes come true at the Joyden Hall, located right on the scenic roof garden of BUGIS+. Guests can revel and feast under the romantic moonlight and twinkling stars.
With customisable and thematic weddings available, the décor and floral arrangements can be chosen to reflect the personalities of you and your partner.
The high ceiling and 360° column-free space also make for an open concept layout – choose a traditional banquet round-table arrangement or opt for a freestyle cocktail reception where guests can mingle at ease.
Relish in The Joyden Hall’s modern facilities such as state-of-the-art sound and projection systems that can make your wedding presentations extra memorable for all your wedding attendees.
|Mon – Thu||25-38||$8,54-$1,271|
|Fri – Sun||28-38||$1,057-$1,271|
Address: 201 Victoria Street, BUGIS+ #07-01
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By Zann Huang
A recipient of the Magnum Foundation Emergency Grant in 2014, my photos from the Middle East and Asia have also been published in Time Magazine and Le Monde etc. My written work ranges from travel and politics (Mid-East) to the environment and finance-related matters.