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WEDDING VENUE

YOUR SPECIAL DAY

Congratulations on your engagement and thank you for considering Townsville’s Barra Fun Park to be your wedding venue.

At Townsville’s Barra Fun Park, we host weddings from 50 to 500 guests. With options for buffet style catering, fully licensed bar, or third-party caterers available, you can create your perfect day.

We invite you to call our friendly team on 47893093 to inspect our picturesque outdoor venue


VENUE HIRE

Our unique rustic style venue includes options for ceremonies and receptions. Depending on your number of guests, we have two available ceremony locations that host between 50 and 500 people. We have 25 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and water features that provide the perfect backdrop for wedding photography.

Ceremony Package – $500

Includes: Gold metal arbour, chairs, venue access for bridal photography 

Reception Venue Hire – $1200

Includes:  Chairs, tables, tablecloths, table numbers, and napkins, outdoor dance floor, basic fairy and festoon lighting 

Combined Ceremony and Reception Venue Hire – $1500


a dining table with wine glasses

CATERING

The Barra Fun Park offers delicious 2-course dining served buffet styled for your function. We can also tailor a package to suit any dietary or other requirements. Children under 12 are half price and children under 5 are $5.

BBQ BUFFET $30PP
PIZZA & PASTA BUFFET $25PP
ROAST BUFFET $30PP
a group of people holding wine glasses

BAR

Our bar is licensed from 10am to 12am (midnight). We carry a standard selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. There is strictly no BYO. It is usual for a prepaid TAB to be set up, with all items excluded from the TAB on a cash bar.

The Bar TAB is at your discretion and can be added to on the night if necessary. A minimum Bar TAB of $500 applies. If you require a cash bar only, then the prices for drinks are as follows:

  • Beers, Wines & Ciders $5
  • Spirits $7

We also offer an unlimited drinks package for the hourly rates as follows:

STANDARD DRINKS PACKAGE
PREMIUM DRINKS PACKAGE

We can tailor any packages and drinks to suit your requirements. If your favourite drop is not on our list, simply let us know and we will order it in! Our standard drinks list is as follows:

FEES AND INCLUSIONS

Non-refundable deposit – $500.00 (is subtracted from final venue cost)

Bond fee – $500.00 (refundable within 14 days – excluding any deductions)

Included in your hire fee:

  • White chairs 
  • Cake table
  • Aluminium tables (1.2m x 2.4m)
  • Tablecloths for all tables
  • 100 Cloth napkins
  • Up to 23 table numbers
  • Exclusive hire of the venue unless otherwise specified by management
  • Access to the property to set up the day of/before
  • One on one consultations and advice with weddings manager
  • Access to the entire property for bridal photography

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Confirmation of Booking

Your reservation is confirmed on receipt of the Venue Fee and a signed copy of the Terms and Conditions document. The venue fee deposit is required in full within 14 days of the original reservation to secure the venue. If these are not received within this time, we reserve the right to re-allocate or cancel ay function space being held without any further notice. Please note that minimum numbers are required for our function areas. 

Costs & Charges

Final numbers are required 14 days prior and charges will be based on this guaranteed minimum or final head count, whichever is greater. A price adjustment may apply for any changes or alterations to a set package. We advise that menus, prices and conditions may change without notice. Musicians, videographers and photographers must be paid for and included in the overall number of guests attending the function. A surcharge of 10% of the total will apply to functions being held on a public holiday. A charge for may apply for each change made to the function/set up within 48 hours of the function date.  

Payment

We accept cash, credit card, direct deposit, or bank cheque. We do not provide credit. The contract signatory is liable to pay all money due under this Agreement. Full payment of the catering and any beverage package cost is required 14 days prior to the event. Any extra food and beverage consumed is required to be settled at the completion of the function. We will not proceed with the Event until payment in full (cleared funds) has been received.  

Cancellations

Postponement of any function will be considered a cancellation unless prior arrangements have been made with our Event coordinator. All cancellations are required in writing. If for any reason your function is cancelled, the following conditions apply:

  • All deposits are non-refundable upon cancellation 
  • 1-3 months prior to function; you will be liable for 25% of the estimated final account based on what has been confirmed with the Event coordinator
  • Less than 2-4 weeks prior to function; you will be liable for 50% of the estimated final account based on what has been confirmed with the Event coordinator
  • 14 days prior to function; liable for full payment of the estimated final account based on what has been confirmed with the Event coordinator

Function Details

We require confirmation, in writing, of final numbers, menu choices, beverage requirements, venue setup, equipment requirements and schedule no less than 14 days prior. 

Time Extensions

Clients are advised that the venue must be vacated by the finishing time as stated on the event order. Any extension must be arranged prior to the function- additional charges may apply. 

Equipment/Hire Charges

Charges may apply for special equipment or facilities provided for each function- please discuss costs and needs with the Event coordinator. Any equipment, connections or ancillary items provided by The Barra Fun Park that are damaged or not returned will be invoiced at full replacement value. The Barra Fun Park 

BYO

Due to licensing laws, no alcoholic beverage may be brought onto or taken off the property by any party, with the exception of unopened, purchased takeaway beverages. 

Children

Children are welcome on the property but must remain supervised by an adult. 

Delivery & Pickup of Equipment 

Any delivery or collection of goods must be prearranged with the Wedding Co-ordinator. Any goods left on the premises must be collected after the function.

Damages

You agree to indemnify The Barra Fun Park for all loss, harm, cost or expense resulting from any damage to any of The Barra Fun Park’s property or injury to any of The Barra Fun Park’s staff during the function, caused by any guests or other persons attending the function. The Barra Fun Park’s maximum total liability in connection with any claims relating to the function will not exceed the total fees paid to The Barra Fun Park for the function.

Fire & Safety 

The Barra Fun Park reserves the right to adjust any set-up to ensure fire, light and safety codes are met.