So you’re looking to have a modern Mornington Peninsula wedding? Not keen on the rustic look and wanting a bit more a classy affair? Wonderful! The Mornington peninsula has many wedding venues and vendors who can bring your modern dreams alive. 

Now there are many things the Mornington Peninsula absolutely slays when it comes to weddings. Dreamy venues overlooking the ocean or a rolling vineyard of hopes and dreams? Tick. Food and wine to warm even the coldest of hearts? Tick. 

Modern Mornington Peninsula wedding venues 

You’re looking for a modern Mornington Peninsula wedding venue? Check out these absolute gems!


This is a perfect wedding spot on the Mornington Peninsula. Situated in Merricks North, everything that makes the peninsula wonderful is at your reach. Stay at the luxury hotel, stare in awe at the glorious vineyard and eat some absolutely delicious food. Have your ceremony outside over looking the beautiful vineyard and have your sunset photos in the vines. There’s also no shortage of cool spots for indoor photos with the amazing bar Flaggerdoot, amazing architecture and some very cool features. 

The Epicurean

This Red Hill gem is an absolute winner of a wedding venue no matter what time of year! This large converted shed has a warm and uplifting atmosphere perfect for a night of fun and dancing. With beautiful exposed brick and long tables to style beautifully, your guests will be in awe of this amazing place. Have your ceremony outdoor on the grounds of Johnny Ripe and the head on down to your EPIC reception. Did I mention the food is DELCIOUS? You will fall in love with this place. 


Polperro vineyard is nestled amongst the vines of Red Hill right in the heart of this fabulous wine region. With a ceremony space near the vines and the fine dining restaurant overlooking the rolling vineyard will give you all the luxe and elegant vibes you need for a modern Mornington Peninsula wedding. You also have beautiful luxury villas on site that would be the perfect place to stay after your wedding. 

Port Phillip Estate 

The beautiful Port Phillip Estate in Red Hill is a stunning place for a wedding in any season. Gorgeous architecture, fabulous food and plenty of spots around the grounds to duck out for photos. Well knows for its fine dining, you’ll be blown away by the gorgeous food and wine. Port Phillip Estate is also popular accomodation on the Mornington Peninsula so you can make a whole weekend of it. 

Lancemore Lindenderry Red Hill 

Here’s another gorgeous Mornington peninsula wedding venue right in the heart of Red Hill. The tranquil gardens and vineyard views are perfect for your modern and elegant wedding. There are endless options for your wedding photos, great food and wine as well as accomodation on site. 


Montalto is an absolutely stunning wedding venue in Red Hill South (are you noticing a theme with stunning red hill wedding venues yet?). From the stunning vineyard, fine dining restaurant and piazza, gorgeous wine and the sculpture park, this is the perfect place for a modern wedding. 

The Continental Sorrento 

This is a hot new wedding venue in Sorrento! Now when I say new, I mean that this iconic landmark has been reimagined, retaining the heritage characters but in a more luxurious way! This is perfect for a modern wedding and the perfect location in the heart of Sorrento. 

Trofeo Estate 

This place is divine. Beautiful exposed brick walls that will make your photos perfect. The atmosphere is beautiful for a summer wedding as it’s warm and inviting in a sophisticated way. The vineyards and beautiful scenery and tree lined entrance are perfect for photos and the gardens are a wonderful place for a sunny ceremony. You’ll find this gorgeous Mornington Peninsula wedding venue in Dromana. 


This is another really cool spot, a place to make you feel like you’re in a cool Brunswick cafe, but NO, you’re in Mornington!! You can hire out this cool cafe and the fabulous back area for your ceremony and let the wonderful staff at Commonfolk put on one heck of a party. Great food and beverages will get the ball rolling and the amazing courtyard outside has beautiful wall art for you to have your ceremony in front of for something unique.

Montalto Mornington Peninsula wedding venue
Jackalope Wedding Photography
Jackalope Hotel on the Mornington Peninsula. A gorgeous place for a wedding.

Wedding outfits 

A stylish wedding calls for some fabulous wedding attire! Now unfortunately the Mornington Peninsula wedding dress selection at the moment is very limited, so my advice would be to head into Melbourne. Melbourne has a great range of wedding dress options and shops! If you’re looking for suits, you can’t go wrong with Mickey Blue in Mornington! They are fabulous and have great attention to detail when it comes to fitting, styling and finding a suit that will suit the look you’re going for. 

There are FABULOUS modern wedding dress options for your stylish Mornington Peninsula wedding. Beautiful gowns, mini dresses and variations on colour, the wedding dresses today have something for everyone. 

Here are 7 wedding dresses and designers to inspire you… 

Karen Willis Holmes 

A wedding dress by Karen Willis Holmes is sophisticated, contemporary, flattering and made so you can dance all night without a worry in the world.

Check out this amazing mini dress.

Made With Love Bridal

Made with Love is an Australian luxury bridal brand, known for it’s effortlessly chic, quality made and distinctly personable bridal experience.  

You have to look at this luxe, full, structured tulle skirt with a dramatic split!

Anna Campbell 

Anna Campbell gowns are known for their feminine and signature style, featuring unique detailing, sparkling hand-embellishments, custom made laces, floating silks, and sensual silhouettes. 

Here’s a gorgeous detailed and sparky Anna Campbell classic that would be perfect for your Mornington Peninsula wedding.

Kyah Studios 

At KYHA we offer an alternative to traditional. Kyah seek to break the rules, creating effortless bridal looks for the modern day bride.

Take a look at the sleeves on this AMAZING awe inspiring wedding gown.

Luv Bridal 

Luv Bridal has been on the Australian bridal landscape since 2009 and houses wedding dresses by their favourite international and local designers. They value inclusivity and aspire to have beautiful gowns that are flattering for all figures.

Check out the details on this amazing gown.

Moonstruck Bride 

Find something extra special, a gown that screams your name and makes your heart soar. A gown that is nothing but fun to wear!

This beautiful gold embellished gown is one to check out!

The Sposa Group 

Their selection of designer Melbourne wedding dresses is crafted to accentuate your unique personality and exemplify your style.

Look at this modern gown.


There are so many beautiful places to stay for your wedding on the Mornington Peninsula. From luxurious air bnb’s to stunning on site accomodation at your wedding venue! 

Here are some that already have accomodation on site… 




The Continental Sorrento

Port Phillip estate 

Check out these Air BnB’s 

Photo locations

Your gorgeous Mornington peninsula wedding venue is likely going to have stunning spots on location for your photos. Rolling vineyards, beautiful gardens or modern architecture are perfect to get stunning modern wedding photos. 

The wedding venues above already serve as the perfect backdrop for your wedding photos and if you are wanting further fabulous photos, we can chat about gorgeous spots nearby that will suit perfectly. 

Mornington Peninsula wedding photographer


A modern wedding is all about the styling. You can easily see the ways some beautiful modern weddings are styled by checking our publications such as Hello May, Together Journal, Polka Dot Wedding, Theodore Weddings, Junebug and many many more. Pinterest is also a great tool!

You might also consider hiring a wedding planner and/or stylist to make all your hopes and dreams come to life. Check out these absolutely amazing stylists and planners who do Mornington Peninsula weddings!

Cloth and Confetti Events 

Weddings by E

Bow Creative

Poppy Culture

CelebrAIT Wedding Co 

Her Moon and Stars

Lancemore Lindenderry Wedding Styling


I’m a wedding photographer on the Mornington Peninsula and would LOOOOVVVVVVE to chat all things modern Mornington Peninsula wedding with you. You can get in touch with me here.



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