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Whether your wedding is shaping up to be a simple sit-down dinner, or a luxurious cocktail party, the Sydney Opera House is the perfect backdrop for your special day. 

Our event partner Trippas White Group will guide you every step of the way, from delivering a mouthwatering menu to flawless service with the support of a dedicated wedding planner to deliver a truly memorable event.

Please note wedding ceremonies at the Sydney Opera House include a venue hire fee and a minimum spend on food and beverages with our event partner, Trippas White Group, so you can make the most of your special day. Our venues are not available for venue hire only.

Additionally, some venues across the Opera House are predominantly performing arts venues with limited availability and can only be booked with a short-lead time.

Our Functions team are here to help you plan a wedding you'll remember forever. To start your planning, register for a site visit, take a virtual tour or submit an enquiry using our online form

COVID-safe information

  • The health, safety and wellbeing of everyone at the Opera House is our priority.
  • The Opera House is registered as a COVID Safe business with the NSW Government.
  • We regularly review our operational measures and conditions of entry in line with the latest NSW Government advice and Public Health Orders. These conditions of entry may be subject to change between the time of booking and the event date.
  • Please check our plan your visit page prior to attending the Opera House for the most up-to-date information.

Book with confidence 

We are offering flexible booking terms so you can book your next event with confidence. Our aim is to ensure you can secure your desired event date while feeling at ease should government restrictions change. Find out more.

"There was so much care put into how our guests were treated and this truly was a highlight for us."

Jo and Gianna

Discover our wedding venues

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Wedding ceremony chair set up behind two high tables with flower arrangements, and glimpse of harbour bridge in the view from the windows

Yallamundi Rooms

Our newest venue, the Yallamundi Rooms, are designed to accommodate a range of events and includes access to an outdoor space - making the most of the spectacular harbour views.

Utzon Room

Set against the beautiful backdrop of the Utzon tapestry, this space combines elegance, intimacy and eastern harbour views through floor-to-ceiling windows. 

Joan Sutherland Theatre Northern Foyers

With spaces across three levels; Granite, Lounge and Bar, impress your guests with the signature red carpets and breathtaking water views.

Purple carpet stairs in the Concert Hall Northern Foyers

Concert Hall Northern Foyers

With luxurious purple carpets, uninterrupted views of the Harbour Bridge and spaces on offer across three levels, the Concert Hall Northern Foyers is one of our grandest venues. 

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Take a virtual tour 

Can’t quite make it down to the Opera House just yet? Regardless of where you are, we have a virtual site tour available, giving event and conference organisers an opportunity to view all of the Opera House’s venues and experiences, including our newest function space, the Yallamundi Rooms. 

To find out more and book a private tour, contact

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Meet our Events Partner

Trippas White Group 

Trippas White Group are leaders and innovators in the Australian hospitality industry, with outstanding events experience in some of Australia’s most notable locations.

In collaboration with the Opera House Functions team, Trippas White Group will guide you through every step of your event, from the seating plan to recommending suppliers for styling. Careful preparation and attention to every detail means you can relax, knowing that we can bring your vision to life with passion and dedication. 

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Bride and Groom kissing infront of the Opera House in the rain


Under the Sails: Christopher and Rajini's Wedding

From an observatory meet cute to a gorgeous multicultural ceremony, we look back on the love story and harbourside wedding of Christopher and Rajini, celebrated in our Yallamundi Rooms.


Under the Sails: Andy and Don's Wedding

Andy and Don met in a bar in their early twenties. Twenty five years later they arrived at the Opera House by water taxi surprising their guests, to be married at sunset, framed by the sails and sweeping harbour views.

Bride and Groom on the Northern Broadwalk surronded by guests with harbour bridge in background
Round table set for wedding in Yallamundi Rooms
Couple cheers infront of sails at sunset
Women behind bar pouring sparkling wine
Flower table arrangement infront of Utzon tapestry
Ceremony chairs set up in Yallamundi West Room with glimpse of harbour bridge
Wedding Bridal table set up with flowers in Yallamundi Rooms
Bride and Groom kissing at table at night

Frequently Asked Questions

Can we bring our own food and alcohol to my wedding?

External catering or self-catering within our venues is not permitted with the exception of a wedding cake. However, please speak with our events specialists for specific permissions in relation to BYO beverage, cakeage and applicable charges. 

Are your venues accessible?

Most of the Opera House's venues are accessible and our events team are here to help you with any inquiries you may have. For more information on accessibility at the Opera House click here.

Can I hold my wedding ceremony at Sydney Opera House?

Yes, you can! There are specific venues within the Opera House that are well suited to holding your wedding ceremony, dependent on your guest numbers. Please speak to our functions team for more information. 

Can I utilise styling and theming items for my event?

Within your exclusive spaces there are no restrictions on styling, however, no naked flames are permitted. There are some restrictions on styling external and public spaces. You may use your own suppliers or our Events Partner, Trippas White Group can help recommend suppliers for styling and theming for your event.

What are the transport options to the Opera House?

You can catch public transport (bus, train, ferry) to Circular Quay and enjoy a 6 min walk to the Opera House. If you’re getting dropped off in a car head to the roundabout at the bottom of Macquarie Street where staff will direct you to a safe place to pull over.

Driving? Park in Wilson’s Car Park, you’re just minutes to your tour meeting point.  Need a bit more info? Click here

What audio-visual equipment is available?

Please speak with our friendly event specialists about any audio-visual requirements. Please note, there is a charge for any audio-visual equipment hire.

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