When you choose the Barge Showgrounds Events Centre you can be assured of personalised service. We understand how busy you are and that your many thoughts, ideas, emotions, and customs need to be taken into account. We recognize that this is the most important day of your life and we will be there to make it incomparable.
We will begin by making a time for you to view the facility and meet with our staff.
The perfect Whangarei wedding venue
We will make the facility open to you as often as you need before the big day to give you peace of mind. You can meet with our onsite caretaker who can advise you on table placement options to make sure our centre compliments your number of guests. Barge Showgrounds is the perfect choice. We are the only wedding venue in Whangarei to let your personal choice be the final say.
We have the perfect fit for your budget, you can choose your own caterer, or your own family and friends can cater for you, in our modern, large well equipped kitchen.
Secondly we allow you to bring in your own alcohol! You will have total flexibility and choice for you and your guests. Few function venues in Whangarei will offer this special option.
We are located just 4km from the CBD. You can have exclusive use of the facility with total privacy and unlimited parking. We have 4 rooms available that can accommodate any size party so whether you are planning to have a small number of guests or up to 200 seated guests, we can assist you.
We offer the total package so there is no need to have to move from one location to another. You can get married on our purpose-built pergola, complete with complementary curtains. Make use of the 64 hectares of rolling hills, stone walls, gates, fences and small pond. These will make the perfect back drop to stunning wedding photos.
The extensive wrap around terrace also provides a covered area to have your ceremony or for your guests to enjoy alfresco pre and post event drinks, hors d'oevres or canapés. We have been offering an exclusive service to brides for eight years and we take pride in our facility and are here to make your special day truly memorable.
We have a close working relationship with the following businesses. Remember to mention that you are holding your wedding at our Centre and they will ensure you are well looked after!
Jules from Bloom Flowers has been in business for 29 years and has won extensive awards.
Kerri is a locally based wedding photographer who is very familiar with Barge Showgrounds Her services come with 15 years experience.
Thank you for considering the Barge Showgrounds Events Centre as your total onsite and exclusive venue for weddings in Whangarei. We look forward to working with you to make your day memorable.
For wedding's, socials, anniversaries, or birthday's, Barge Showgrounds is the perfect choice.
Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have (regarding price, room information, availability), or to secure a booking at our wonderful venue.