Looking for an industrial space to host your nuptials? You’ve come to the right place…

There’s something inherently edgy about a converted warehouse venue. The industrial backdrop allows for optimum creativity when styling an event, working as a blank canvas that adds a hint of effortless-cool to your occasion.

Think; polished concrete floors, exposed piping and muted tones colliding in an understated, chic vibe.

In this post, we’ve rounded up our top industrial picks from across Australia to inspire the location for your next event.

To see more venues, check out the HOORAY! vendor guide, featuring a carefully curated list of handpicked venues.

Carriageworks, Sydney NSW

From its polished floors to its beautiful natural light, this former train station turned function space is perfect for hosting a range of events – from cocktail parties to private dinners.Best-Industrial-Warehouse-Wedding-Venues-Australia_01

Image via: Carriageworks

Lightspace, Brisbane QLD

This boutique industrial-chic warehouse situated in Fortitude Valley is an ideal location for your wedding, birthday party or exhibition. With a Japanese-inspired outdoor terrace and vast open spaces, this venue is a spacious and airy location for your special event.Best-Industrial-Warehouse-Wedding-Venues-Australia_02

Photographer: Callie Marshall, Florido Weddings

Fridays Studio, Perth WA

This studio located in West Perth takes inspiration from New York style warehouses. The space is designed as a place for creativity to flourish, with large sections of exposed brick and polished concrete floors being the perfect backdrop for your next celebration.

For some event inspo in Friday’s studio, be sure to check out Tobe + Court’s Engagement, and Chiara + Josh’s engagement in our real celebrations library.Best-Industrial-Warehouse-Wedding-Venues-Australia_03

Photography: Natasja Kremers

XO STUDIOS, MELBOURNE VIC

XO Studios is situated in Brunswick, East Melbourne. The abundance of natural light, exposed piping and clean open space makes this blank canvas venue the perfect location for those wanting to get creative with styling for their next celebration.Best-Industrial-Warehouse-Wedding-Venues-Australia_04

Image via: XO Studios

The Social Club, Canberra ACT

A dreamy blank canvas venue, with a pinch of personality thrown in for good measure! This boutique space is a hidden gem within Kingston, Canberra. The contrast between the minimalist industrial foundations and the chic blend of onsite furniture makes this space stand out from the crowd as the ideal venue to host your next event.
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Photography by Peta Rudd.

MONA, Hobart TAS

The Museum of Old and New Art in Tasmania houses a bunch of unique spaces to host your nuptials. Our top pick? They call it ‘The Void‘. It’s thirteen metres underground, features a Triassic-aged sandstone wall, original artworks and a cocktail bar.
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Image via Get Lost Magazine

Porteno Events, Sydney NSW

We can’t help but obsess over the interiors of this chic industrial venue. Located in the heart of Surry Hills, the space effortlessly combines an authentically Argentinean fit-out with industrial details, like exposed brick… isn’t it gorgeous?
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Image via The Cru Media

Lux Foundry, Melbourne VIC

Reminiscent of New York warehouse spaces, Lux Foundry is a contemporary café, function and wedding reception venue and outdoor dining space located in Brunswick, amongst Melbourne’s inner northern suburbs. Lux Foundry - VicLux Foundry. Photo - Karen Wise Photography.

Image via Lux Foundry

Ellis St Studio, Melbourne VIC

With a fully equipped bar, adaptable lighting and neutral colour scheme, this trendy industrial studio located in South Yarra is the perfect place to throw an effortlessly cool party or on-trend minimalist wedding.Best-Industrial-Warehouse-Wedding-Venues-Australia_06

Image via: Ellis St Studio

Q Station Manly, Sydney NSW 

The wide number of event spaces throughout Q Station make the venue a treat for all types of events …milestone birthdays, baby showers, corporate functions and more! If you’re looking for a unique Sydney venue filled with historic charm, the team here at HOORAY! all agree this is a perfect choice.HOORAY_Q-Station-Sydney-Wedding-Venue10 Image via Q Station

Walka Water Works, Maitland (Newcastle) NSW

Originally a waterworks factory, this restored gem has been transformed into a stunning venue that still upholds its classic charm and pizzazz. Beautiful brick walls and exposed infrastructure are just a few of the industrial charms that this preserved beauty entices us with.Best-Industrial-Warehouse-Wedding-Venues-Australia_19

Photography by Harvard Wang

The Old Farm, Port Arthur TAS

A unique property near Port Arthur, surrounded by serene farmland and eucalypts. The old barn features a polished Tasmanian Oak floors, high ceiling and exposed original timber beams… talk about gorgeous! The-Old-Farm-Tasmania

Image via The Old Farm Tasmania

Uneke Lounge, Wagga Wagga NSW

This blank canvas space imbued with historic charm provides the perfect space to celebrate. The venue is housed in one of Wagga’s oldest building, which has been lovingly transformed into a unique events space filled with character.
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Image via Uneke Lounge

PS Art Space, Perth WA

This contemporary art space is perfect for exhibitions and celebrations alike. This venue can be tailored to meet the individual party thrower’s needs, allowing for your creativity to run wild when planning your next festivity.Best-Industrial-Warehouse-Wedding-Venues-Australia_05

Image via PS Art Space

Two Ton Max, Melbourne VIC

A beautifully detailed industrial warehouse. Located in North Melbourne, the neutral white walls, concrete floors and marble service bar make this the perfect venue to create your personally styled event.Best-Industrial-Warehouse-Wedding-Venues-Australia_07

Image via Solution Red

Stackwood, Fremantle WA

This former diesel workshop has been transformed into an exciting new venue, which is just asking for a creative event. This event space is the ideal blank canvas, perfect for your next celebration.Best-Industrial-Warehouse-Wedding-Venues-Australia_08

Photography: Bo Wong

The Lock Up, Newcastle NSW

Originally a Police Station, The Lock Up has been transformed into a truly unique creative and venue space. The former men’s exercise yard has been sympathetically renovated to create a striking one-of-a-kind venue. Impressions of the former exercise yard still linger with traces of etched graffiti, overhead bars and the solid iron doorway acting as reminders of its history…
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Mount Ophir Estate, Rutherglen, VIC

Established in 1891, this once state-of-the-art wine producing complex has been re-established as an exclusive property for hire, within Rutherglen in Northern Victoria. With its unique accommodation, this space is not only ideal for throwing a breathtaking event, but also allows for your guests to stay the night.Best-Industrial-Warehouse-Wedding-Venues-Australia_13

Image via: film.vic.gov.au

Factory 51, Brisbane QLD

Say hello to Factory 51, an industrial brick building located in Coorparoo in Brisbane. The space has been restored to maintain its handsome heritage features while transforming into a chic wedding and events venue. Factory-51-Function-Rooms-Brisbane-Venues-Coorparoo-Venue-Hire-Small-Party-Room-Private-Dining-Wedding-Birthday-Corporate-Meeting-Event-lead-005Image via Factory 51

Perth City Farm, Perth WA

The perfect balance between warehouse and barn, this gorgeous venue is ideal for large functions, with a capacity of 400 guests. The high ceilings and exposed metal beams featured in this space create stunning contrast with the surrounding rustic gardens.
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Image via: Ultimo Catering & Events

Cargo Hall, Melbourne VIC

This waterfront venue is the perfect wedding destination, with the juxtaposition of the industrial infrastructure and the natural lakeside views making this a unique and jaw-dropping destination for party-throwers.Best-Industrial-Warehouse-Wedding-Venues-Australia_14

Photography: Dean Richer Photography

Three Blue Ducks Rosebery, Sydney NSW

With its exposed brick walls, concrete floors and lofty ceilings, Three Blue Ducks at Rosebery in Sydney’s inner-south provides the perfect setting for an industrial wedding. This venue is renowned for its exquisite food – and after dining here on a number of occasions, we can definitely see why!HOORAY_Sydney-Wedding-Venue_Three-Blue-Ducks_01

Image by Robert Meredith Photography

40 RD, Melbourne VIC

This venue stays true to all things we love about the industrial style. Complete with polished concrete floors, beautiful wide-open spaces and a simplistic industrial charm, what’s not to love?40-Rd-Industrial-Wedding-Venue-Australia

Ten22, Adelaide SA

This boutique, yet relaxed venue mixes classic elegance with the industrial warehouse setting to create a stunning venue, perfect for weddings and private events. A stone’s throw away from Adelaide’s CBD, this perfectly located hidden gem is the ideal place to entertain your nearest and dearest.
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Image via: Steve the Bartender

Rupert on Rupert, Melbourne VIC

This contemporary, industrial space is ideal for between 80 – 150 guests. Whether it be a casual cocktail party or formal sit-down reception, this vibrant, contemporary space is perfect for celebrations big and small.Best-Industrial-Warehouse-Wedding-Venues-Australia_10

Photography by Dan Brannan

The Joinery West End, Brisbane QLD

The perfect venue to host important milestones and corporate functions alike, this warm and inviting space has been created with versatility as its focus. The bare space of the venue allows for hosts’ imaginations to run wild.Best-Industrial-Warehouse-Wedding-Venues-Australia_12

Mt Duneed Estate, Geelong VIC

This venue is the epitome of all things we love about the industrial trend; timeless and elegant, yet edgy and contemporary. Boasting exposed wine barrels and piping, this stunning estate is ideal for all functions, with the ability to stay overnight making it a weekend to remember.Best-Industrial-Warehouse-Wedding-Venues-Australia_15

Image via Venues 2 Events

Beta Bar, Sydney NSW

Beta Bar represents the perfect balance between elegance and grunge. This breathtaking venue is located in the heart of Sydney’s CBD and its beautiful Victoria-era architecture will be sure to transport your guests back in time.Best-Industrial-Warehouse-Wedding-Venues-Australia_18

Image via: Beta Bar

The Line, Melbourne VIC

This striking, minimalistic warehouse space is the perfect blank canvas for your next event. With its high ceilings and white brick walls, the opportunities are endless for styling this hidden Melbourne treasure.Best-Industrial-Warehouse-Wedding-Venues-Australia_16

Photographer: Pretty Flamingo

Butterland, Newstead VIC

This unique and eclectic heritage-listed site was built in 1904 in the Victorian goldrush. Operating as a thriving dairy for years, before its stint as a candle factory, this breathtaking factory-turned-striking venue boasts a unique industrial interior and historic charm, making it the perfect head-turner for your next soiree.Best-Industrial-Warehouse-Wedding-Venues-Australia_17

Photography by Brooke Holme

The Cooperative 1888, Gerringong NSW

A building with history seeping from every corner, The Cooperative is a timeworn space reinvented into a cellar door, distillery and function room. Once a dairy co-op, this venue has transformed into a truly unique event setting.
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Image via The Cooperative, Gerringong

Published Art House, Adelaide SA

This venue is full of attitude, with graffiti art adorning every fixed surface across the venue.  With over 600m2 of floor space to play with, Published ArtHouse is an ideal locale for gatherings, exhibitions and functions of every magnitude.Published-Art-House-SA-1

Canvas House, Melbourne VIC

This gorgeous Melbourne venue boasts 6-metre high cathedral ceiling, with black steel exposed beams (perfect for hanging festoon lights, or a floral or balloon installation!). We’re obsessing over the polished concrete floors and exposed brick walls, providing the perfect canvas for festivities to unfold. Canvas House, Melbourne VIC2

The Fitters’ Workshop, Canberra ACT

Located in the Kingston Foreshore precinct, this gorgeous historic venue boasts incredibly high ceilings, concrete floors and large windows, which allow for an abundance of natural light. It’s also the location of our ‘Magic Hour’ Editorial with Kelly Tunney (take a peek at all the pics here!). Line-breakHOORAY-Kelly-Tunney-Photography_The-Magic-Hour_44HOORAY-Kelly-Tunney-Photography_The-Magic-Hour_14Line-break

Did we leave anyone out?

Email us at hello@hooraymag.com and let us know! We’re always on the hunt for new venues to introduce to our readers.

Looking for more venue options?

To see more unique venues, check out the HOORAY! vendor guide, featuring a carefully curated list of handpicked venues.