Wedding venue hire

If you’re looking for an Auckland wedding venue with history, passion and beauty, we could be the perfect match for your new beginning.

On the site of one of the most beloved racecourses in New Zealand and with a story dating back to the 1800s, this is your opportunity to create your own slice of history on your big day here at Ellerslie Event Centre.

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NEW wedding packages

Starting from $90pp incl gst, our all-new wedding packages include your choice of our specially-designed wedding menus, reception room hire, dance floor and more.

Tote on Ascot venue for hire in Auckland

Tote on Ascot package

Described by Together Journal as one of the "most chic wedding venues [they] have ever seen that's been designed with impeccable taste," this is the space for the wedding of your dreams. 

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Wedding tips & FAQs

Our experienced event services team has curated some of their best tips and tricks, plus the answers to many FAQS, and have shared them with you over on our blog.

Why book your wedding here?

  • The delicious, seasonal produce from our wedding menus comes to life thanks to a passionate team who feel privileged to work with such quality ingredients

  • Our gorgeous park-like grounds provide for fantastic photo opportunities & offer all number of options for couples wishing to hold their wedding service here too

  • Our experienced event services team is ready to deliver and will work with you to help ensure you get the exact vibe you’re after for your wedding

  • With complimentary parking, local accommodation that offers special rates to our guests, and in a location adjacent to the motorway & less than 7km from Auckland City’s Queen Street, your wedding guests will appreciate the convenience of getting to your wedding venue

  • You have the choice of selecting from one of our 'ready-made' wedding packages or you can have a chat to our team who will be happy to help tailor a package to suit your wedding requirements

  • Don't be limited by just one room to choose from!  We have a number of spaces that easily transform into the perfect wedding reception setting - whether that's the stunning Tote on Ascot, the Pakuranga Hunt Room with striking chandeliers and ornate ceiling; or our modern oasis, Cuvée, complete with indoor/outdoor flow. We also have plenty of gorgeous spots for your wedding ceremony too 

  • We have plenty of other rooms & spaces which are perfect for weddings as well - check them out here.