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AN EXPERIENTIAL OPEN DAY LIKE NO OTHER
Drink, Dine, Dance and Discover a handpicked selection of vendors delivering the full rainforest wedding experience. A frolic through the rainforest. An EPIC way to test-drive your dream day! All inclusive tickets start from $50

Imagine having the chance to TRY YOUR PERFECT WEDDING? To bring each romantic, whimsical element together in one glorious whole. To actually taste, touch, smell, see and hear your day before you book it.

AN EVOLUTION OF WEDDING EXPO IS HERE

TRY YOUR PERFECT WEDDING is the ultimate opportunity to test-drive your dream day!

A limited guest list will enjoy exclusive access to the full rainforest experience. Taste, Sip, Smell, See and Hear each romantic, whimsical element before you book it.

Lick that artisan ice-cream, sip that ginny goodness, dance with the stars, melt into that massage and dream up your big day under the vintage sailcloth marquee in the dreamy forest setting of wedding venue Strathvea Guesthouse.

So get out a Sharpie and mark up that calendar!! You and your tipsy turtle dove have plans on October 7th for an EPIC DATE DAY OUT. Perhaps you’ll gather your wedding tribe, your girl gang and your merry men – #therewillbeapartyintheforest

(Warning: Perhaps you might just plan your entire wedding day #weddinggoals #moretimeforwine

 

What to expect when you arrive on the day…

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Every possible element of your day is there to be explored…

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From the moment you arrive in the off-site car park, you are chauffeured to the venue with the Yarra Valley’s best wedding transport crew.
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Clink those goblets of lip-smacking Prosecco thanks to The Prosecco Van, take a selfie at our social wall and collect your tokens for food, drinks and activities (all included in your ticket price) and map for the day.
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Then immerse yourself in the vintage charm of Strathvea Guesthouse. Tour the chef’s kitchen, reading rooms and guesthouse accommodation.
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Sample delicious morsels (all inclusive for ticket holders) thanks to: Blooming Feast, My Little Country Kitchen, Happy Camper Pizza, Greek Frequent Fryers, Yankee Dogs and Ploughmans Picnic
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Lickity Split! Indulge your sweet tooth with complimentary sweet treat tastings thanks to Eat Cannoli, Coco Joe’s Vegan Ice-Cream, Tonazin Chocolate, House of Varin
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Gather round the Alchemy Distillers Bar and indulge in complimentary gin tastings – call it research for that special celebration tipple you’ve been hunting for! Purchases available on the day.
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Revel in a couture extravaganza in the Dining Hall. Yes that’s right – you could even find ‘the’ dress thanks to Pereeia Couture
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Brides-to-be will enjoy a complimentary mini makeover (Choose Hair OR Make-up mini trial for the bride-to-be).

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2 for 1 lattes thanks to Double Park Coffee and a heavenly sample of rich Aztec Hot Chocolate in the Tonazin Chocolate Tipi will fuel a host of lawn games thanks to Boutique Hire Co
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The team at Elderberry Event Hire have pulled out all the stops to present their Vintage Sailcloth Marquee. The gang at Elderberry will be on hand help you style and dream up your big day!
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Melt away wedding planning stress with a mini neck and shoulders massage thanks to the magic touch of Relax and Unwind Massage therapy..
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Tons of photo booth fun with Blue Canary Photobooths while children snuggle into teepees with their own entertainment thanks to Event Nannies.
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Enjoy the smooth sounds of a Harpist, a 4 piece band AND shake your groove thing with funky electro, swing and revived retro classics with renowned Yarra Valley’s DJ.
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DIY Styling session guided by De Silva Lining Events plus access to Luxe Hens and Bucks tours, experiences and expert advice.
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Experience a complimentary mini photo shoot with a renowned Yarra Valley photographer against the backdrop of a rainforest Cathedral – the precise space where you could soon be exchanging your vows. A mock ceremony space will be styled by the Hattie and Bairn Tribe.
This and so much more! With exclusive open day discounts from all participating vendors and Strathvea Guest House itself, it’s the perfect opportunity to watch the wedding you’ve dreamt of unfolding before your very eyes.

Activity

Stations

So Much Goodness to Experience!

 

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Mini photoshoot in rainforest chapel
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Festival vibes with a renowned DJ and band
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Wedding dress consultations with Pereeia
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Kids zone with on-site event nanny (so you can have some kid free fun

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Get inspired by stunning event styling under the vintage sailcloth marquee
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Dance participation and performance with Dance House International aka Dancing with the Stars celebrity coaches!
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Photobooth session with Blue Canary Photobooth
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Sidecar Coffee Brewing Goodness
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Gin tastings
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Food tasting
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Rich Aztec Hot Chocolate
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Mini massage
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Stunning floral styling and consultation
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Rainforest chapel “mock ceremony”
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Lawn games

Oh What Fun!

 

Grab your tribe and have some fun at a handpicked selection of complimentary workshops

Workshops

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Floral crown workshop
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Mini hair or makeup trials for the bride-to-be
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Vow writing
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Make your own tea blend
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Traditional Aztec cacao and flower blessing ceremonies
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Dance up a storm under the guidance of Dancing with the Stars celebrity coaches

Venue

The wedding fair will be held at one of the Yarra Valley’s newest wedding venues. Strathvea Guest House is set in an epic forest, the perfect location to have a wedding with a little difference.  Strathvea Guest House offers stunning forest vibes with flexibility and the space to create your own mini wedstival. With accommodation on site and attentive hosts to ensure you will have an unbelievable experience All guests will be chauffeured directly to the venue from the designated pickup point at Yarra Valley Railway. See ‘Getting There’ below for information the designated pickup point.

Tickets

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Food Truck Village

Bring an appetite and sink your teeth into delicious morsels and tasty treats from a handpicked selection of savoury and sweet food truck vendors.

Substantial tastings and tipple are included in your ticket price thanks to:

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Alchemy DIstillers
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The Prosecco Van
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Double Park Coffee
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Coco Joes Vegan Ice Cream
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Tonazin Chocolate
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Eat Cannoli
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House of Varin
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Frequent Fryers

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Happy Camper Pizza
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My Little Country Kitchen
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Blooming Feast

If you want seconds, thirds and the rest, food and beverage will also be available for purchase.

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Getting There

How do i get to the venue?

Firstly – This dreamy venue has driveway vibes. FULL STOP. To fully appreciate the grand forest entrance you and your guests will experience when hosting your wedding at Strathvea Guesthouse, EVERY ticket holder will be CHAUFFEURED TO THE VENUE in a stunning classic car FROM THE DESIGNATED PICK UP POINT. This service IS included in your ticket price and gives you the perfect opportunity to “test drive” and connect with some spectacular wedding transport companies.

Can I park at the venue?

NO. Not on this occasion. Whilst there is sufficient parking for 40 or so cars and access to an in house shuttle bus for weddings and events, this event will be-a-happening with a dreamy, wandering festival vibe. Vendors showcasing their wares will be accessing the car park facility on this occasion.

Designated pick-up point

Yarra Valley Railway Carpark, Healesville-Kinglake Rd, Healesville VIC 3777. Keep an eye out for signage and our friendly concierge team
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How do I get back to my car?

The Strathvea Shuttle bus will be available to ferry you back to your car at the Designated Pick Up Point at set times throughout the day. If you need to leave the venue urgently please advise one of the concierge team immediately.
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What happens if I drive to the venue?

PLEASE DO NOT DRIVE TO THE VENUE – YOU WILL BE SWIFTLY SENT BACK TO THE PICK UP POINT BY OUR FRIENDLY CONCIERGE TEAM

General Information

Location

Strathvea Guest House 755 Myers Creek Road, Healesville

Food and Drink

There will be some amazing food and drink vendors onsite including food trucks, dessert tastings, canapes, grazing tables and pop-up gin, beer and coffee bars. Food and drinks are included in your ticket price. Tokens are provided at check-in to redeem on the day. Additional Food and drinks can also be purchased

Date and time

Sunday, 7 October 2018 , 11am to 3pm
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Accessibility

The grounds are wheelchair and pram friendly

ATM

Unfortunately there is no ATM on-site. It is a good idea to bring cash in case you would like to be additional food or beverage.

Contact

To contact the team at Try Your Perfect Wedding Email: hello@findmyperfectvenue.com.au

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