Win Back Your Wedding - Find My Perfect Venue

Win back your Wedding

Want to win a $10K wedding?!

Has Covid put your plans on hold? Taken your dream day away from you? Thrown you into uncertainty around when you might host your wedding?

How would it be to have the wedding OF YOUR DREAMS? 

TO ENTER: Vote for your favourite venue from the selection below and tell us why you deserve to win! 

Meet our Participating Venues

venue 1

Olinda Yarra, Yarra Valley

Olinda Yarra is a family owned and managed heritage cattle farm est. 1868 that overflows with a unique regal and rustic charm, creating a truly memorable experience for you and your guests. We are extremely passionate about our venue and hosting magical weddings. Set on over 1,000 acres of Yarra Valley river flats you and your guests will experience a relaxed farm atmosphere surrounded by gorgeous farm animals and acres of space with lawns and century old gardens, gorgeous heritage buildings such as our Queen Anne homestead, The Dairy Barn and Stables, old Silos and our iconic railway bridges.

“We are giving away an awesome wedding for up to 100 guests including our amazing wedding planner, a one hour ceremony in either our heritage Barn or one of our stunning garden locations, followed by a 5 hour reception in our gorgeous homestead gardens with our spectacular marquee complete with furnishings, white linen, greenery chandeliers, fairy lighting and lounge. Guests can also roam and relax outdoors under the festoon lighting complete with outdoor bar, fire pits and wine barrels and get up close with our farm animals. Provide your own food catering (food trucks, cocktail or anything in between) and your own drinks and we will provide a complete bar service including roaming drinks cocktail hour. Complimentary accommodation is also included for up to six guests in the historic Olinda Yarra Cottage with lots of sparkling and a gourmet hamper. Available times – any day in April or May. Spring and Summer Monday-Sunday. Venue and BYO T & C’s apply”

venue 2

Barn & Co, Mornington Peninsula

Barn and co is a charming stand-alone restaurant set inside a stunning timber barn on a beautiful winery located on the Mornington Peninsula. We understand how important the venue is for this special event and that our charming surroundings on the winery, combined with the totally professional supportive service and the fresh innovative cuisine will not only make your wedding day a totally unique and memorable occasion, but also a completely relaxing one. The experienced team and their cumulative knowledge of the bridal, event and styling industries will be a sound background for you to be inspired to create your special day. We will endeavor to make your day as memorable, smooth sailing and stylish as you desire.
“Your dream wedding at our stunning Barn and co restaurant will include a desirable ceremony onsite with chairs and signing table. Immediately after the ceremony the bridal couple and your bridal party will be offered a glass of bubbles to walk around the winery throughout your photo shoot. Your bridal party will be assigned a team member to top up drinks and serve canapes throughout this time. Your guests of course, will also be catered for immediately after the ceremony in our alfresco area with flowing beverages, a grazing station and assorted substantial canapes. Once you’ve completed your photo shoot you can chose to join the guests for some candid relaxed photos outside or you can have the guests seated ready for you to be announced as the married couple upon entering the Barn. Then its really time to let the celebrations begin, food and drinks will flow with banquet style mains and sides, followed by our sweet treat boards, that can also include your wedding cake if desired. Our festoon lights will be dimmed as the sunsets and the dancing begins. We will offer advice on planning the event in its entirety, from your wedding logistics to your menu selection and how to plan a successful running sheet to include your values of the day. The running sheet will include speech brackets, allowing time for dancing and mingling, and even making the most out of your photographer`s time with you both on the day. This package is suitable for 40-55 seated package or 50-65 if you would prefer a cocktail style event. Both packages include a 5pm ceremony onsite, drinks and canapes from 6pm-10pm Both options do allow for the full exclusive use of all areas of the winery for ceremony, photoshoot and the alfresco area then barn for the duration. All regular Barn and co t & c`s apply.

venue 3

Bonfire Station, Central Victoria

Bonfire Station Farmstay & Microbrewery is located 110km NE of Melbourne, situated amongst hundreds of acres of rolling hills and vast farmlands. With picturesque views of the stunning Cathedral Ranges, incredible sunsets and a sense of serenity that is far removed from the hustle and bustle of city life. We are a small family run business and take pride in providing a personal and caring service. And as we believe celebrating your love should be stress free, we take care of everything so you can focus on what’s important: creating a week end full of love, laughter and memories. On top of the spectacular scenery around the farm, we offer accommodation for 50 guests onsite and our rustic bar where we serve beers and ciders brewed on the farm. We can’t wait to meet you and help you design your perfect relaxed, country wedding.

At Bonfire Station we want you to have the time to enjoy your friends and family’s company. That is why we offer a full weekend package. Our $10K wedding offer is for 50 guests. Arrive any time on Friday to set up and relax.

Spend Friday night at the bar or pack a picnic and watch the sunset over the mountains. Saturday morning is the perfect time to explore the area: wineries, trout farm, golf, walks, etc. There is something for everyone.

Saturday afternoon invite the rest of your guests and have a once in a lifetime ceremony at the location of your choice. Then return to our reception area to start the party.


Finish the night around the bonfire before rolling into bed.
On Sunday morning, enjoy a recovery breakfast and that extra bit of time with all your guests before heading back home.


What’s included in the give away?

  • Exclusive use off the grounds and property for the ceremony including several stunning ceremony options including hardwood plantation, lake frontage or mountain views.
  • Reception held onsite in our rustic barn taproom.
  • Accommodation for up to 50 guests for 2 nights (linen & towel included)
  • 5h of the drink package on Saturday (beers – ciders – wines – champagne – basics spirits –softs),
  • Bar staff included
  • Commercial kitchen, crockery and the barbecuing facilities (so you can cater some meals yourself) + tea and coffee facilities
  • Choose a caterer of your choice. (not included)
  • A little bit of furniture to help you set up your wedding (tables, chairs, wine barrels, etc.)
  • Vintage bus bridal sweet.
  • Site clean-up and rubbish removal, Firewood, ice, etc.
  • Bluetooth audio system with surround speakers
  • $1000 towards a photographer or caterer of your choice.


At Bonfire Station we offer relaxed country wedding and we are flexible to make sure you get the  wedding of your dream. We just have a few rules you might want to know to make sure everything runs smoothly.


Check in: any time Friday Check out: Sunday 10:00. The bar is open from 12 :00 to 23 :00. After 23 :00 we lock the bar building and let you finish the night around the bonfire.


No BYO is allowed while the bar is open. Despite our private country location, we have neighbours and need to be respectful with the noise. We are always happy to have acoustic music however bands are by request only. We have a 11pm curfew. Date of wedding to be selected upon availability.

A MESSAGE FROM your virtual WEDDING planner

Love & Wedding Planner

Carly Lennon

“Congratulations!

Your wedding day is one of the most beautiful days of your life. All the planning beforehand can seem overwhelming, but it’s all part of the big, beautiful journey. Once the question has been popped, the happy tears have been cried, and the celebrations have commenced, the real fun begins. Get excited!

Did you know the average wedding takes 250 hours to plan? That’s the equivalent of over 30 eight hour work days. Love & is your ultimate wedding planning service. We help to curate your dream wedding through full-service planning and specialty services to include: destination wedding planning, logistics and coordination, budget management, vendor negotiations, styling and design. After years in professional services consulting, we’ve developed a talent for really listening to and anticipating your needs, budgeting, and project management.

Why Love &?

At Love &, believe life is for savoring. Nothing can go wrong with good food, plentiful wine, and great company. We’re a bunch of modern day romantics who love confident, warm, stylish couples who allow us the pleasure of getting to know them personally and invite us in to one of the most special experiences of their lives. Each love story is different than the last. You bring your dreams and visions, we’ll bring our experience and resources. Together, we’ll create memories to last a lifetime. At Love &, we only work with a limited number of couples each year to ensure we give you the time, support, and attention to detail you and your wedding deserve. Unique is the new luxury and we all deserve a little luxury in our lives.

We so look forward to speaking with you (re)-creating the wedding of your dreams”.

xoxo,

Carly
Love &

This digital wedding planning package includes:

  • Dedicated wedding planner who will work with you from planning to execution
  • Supplier recommendations, bookings, and ongoing communications with other vendors included in prize pool and any additional vendors required to create your special day
  • Designing aligned wedding concepts and floor plan.
  • Sourcing and suggesting items to execute wedding design.
  • Creation of detailed logistics plan and run sheet for  wedding suppliers and wedding party.
  • Ongoing contact with your wedding planner via email and phone.
  • Any other tasks, as needed, to ensure everything important to you is executed to perfection on your special day.
  • Prize pool value $1200 based on 30 hours

Terms + Conditions

By registering as a couple in this competition, you agree to and understand the following terms and conditions.

  • To be eligible to enter this competition, your must reside in VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA.
  • Voting registrations open Monday September 7th at 9am and close Sunday September 27th, 2020 at 5pm AEST.
  • By registering as a couple you agree to and understand the terms as set by the venues and their relevant terms and conditions including package inclusions, date availability, guest numbers.
  • By registering as a couples for this competition, the venue you vote for will receive your contact details for warm follow up.
  • The winning couple will be drawn at random and selected from the pool of votes from the most popular venue. 
  • The winning venue is required to host a wedding for the winning couple to the value of $10,000.
  • The winning couple will be notified within 24 hours of competition deadline.
  • Couples who plan to register must not have already paid a deposit or booked with one of the participating venues for their wedding
  • Should no contact be made by the couple 48 hours after notification, fmpv will randomly generate another couple.
  • The wedding must be held in 2021 or on a mutually agreeable date, in writing, as agreed by all parties.
  • All venues have been encouraged to ensure the terms and conditions for the venue prize are clear, fair and reasonable.
  • The total value of the prize offered by the venue must be $10,000 and the venue covers this $10,000 cost.
  • In the event a venue has to withdraw from the competition, all couples who have voted for said venue will be contacted prior to the closing date to determine which venue they would like their vote to count for.
  • Find My Perfect Venue reserves the right to promote the winning wedding on www.findmyperfectvenue.com.au
  • The value of the prize is not transferable for cash. 
  • The prize is not tranferrable between parties.
  • Each venue must be transparent with the offer including but not limited to date inclusions/restrictions, number of guests included, catering (food and drinks whether included or not), decor, florals.
  • Venues are permitted to include additional suppliers to make up the $10,000 and this must be outlined clearly in their offer.
  •  By entering this competition you agree to have your contact details supplied to the prize pool businesses for warm follow up and offers.
  • ed above.
  • The prize pool participants will contact the winning venue to arrange a suitable time or schedule for their prize.
  • In the event of a winning venue tie, the competing venues will be redrawn at random to determine one sole winner.
  • Please note should there be a delay in the uploading all participating venue profiles, all existing voters will be given an opportunity to alter if requested.
  • This competition is designed to support not take away from the wedding industry and couples. With this said, it is your responsibility as a couple entrant to practice fair and reasonable judgement if you plan on entering this competition.  For example; this competition is not designed for couples who will need to cancel existing venue or vendor bookings in the event they win. 

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