Victorian Marriage Registry weddings in Ballarat – February 2021

Looking for a simple and convenient wedding with a difference? The Victorian Marriage Registry has partnered with Cafs to offer the opportunity to marry in the historic Cafs building.

This unique opportunity is for ceremonies on 12 and 13 February 2021.


Surround yourself with Ballarat history. The Victorian Marriage Registry celebrant provides an effortless, intimate and memorable wedding experience. You can also add your own personal touches.


Your booking includes:

  • Victorian Marriage Registry wedding celebrant to conduct your ceremony
  • Choice of ceremony package: Classic or Legal-only 
  • Ceremony in front of a beautiful lead-light window
  • Official marriage certificate


Cafs as a venue

Cafs historic building is located at 115 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat. It is a beautiful, historic building within walking distance of Ballarat Station.

Victorian Marriage Registry will conduct your ceremony in Cafs' beautiful space. The bluestone walls and stunning leadlight window will be your ceremony’s backdrop.

For any event space questions, including your accessibility requirements, please contact Kellie on [email protected] to ensure they can be accommodated. 


Ballarat region

The Ballarat region is renowned for its food and drink, award-winning attractions and speciality retailers.

Learn more at Visit Ballarat.

Cafs has been serving the Ballarat community for more than 155 years. Our affinity with the people who have walked through their doors has been unwavering. It has continuously informed their actions as a welfare organisation. Learn more about Cafs’ work here.


Bookings and further information, Victorian Marriage Registry and Cafs Packages 

Your ceremony options:

The Ballarat Classic Ceremony takes around 30 minutes.

In line with Victorian Government density limits, weddings are limited to 28 people, including the couple and your two witnesses. The 28-person cap does not include our celebrant, a professional photographer, or your interpreter (if required).

  • Friday 12 February 2021: $450
  • Saturday 13 February 2021: $550


The Ballarat Legal-only package takes around 15 minutes. It is a no-fuss ceremony for you and your two witnesses over the age of 18, and interpreter if required.

  • Friday 12 February 2021: $350
  • Saturday 13 February 2021: $450

Choose the Ballarat Legal-only or Ballarat Classic room in your booking.

Please note, bookings have now closed for this event.