Kelsey & AaronIt’s going to be a beautiful day when we can all gather together freely, and until then, we’re going to embrace every moment of the weddings that have been filled with hugs and love, just as they should be. Today’s happy couple, Kelsey & Aaron, tied the knot just before the heavy COVID-19 […]
Welcome home. Welcome to Gabbinbar Homestead – a magnificent and historic estate established in 1863. Set amongst 150-year-old gardens, towering ancient trees and expansive lawns, Gabbinbar Homestead is the perfect destination for your wedding.
Located high on the mountain range in the garden city of Toowoomba, South-East Queensland the homestead is completely private and secluded. On your wedding day the estate is exclusively yours and all the historic sections are open for you and your guests to use and explore including the gorgeous Homestead, stables, garden pavilion and old-school house.
When you choose Gabbinbar Homestead, put simply, we guarantee ‘The Gabbinbar Experience’. This means exclusivity, attention to detail, flexibility and exceptional service for your wedding. Our Wedding Planning Team are highly experienced and will assist you with every aspect of your wedding.
On your special day arrive at 8 o’clock in the morning with your bridesmaids and relax while getting ready in the Bride’s Retreat. You can choose to hold your ceremony in our Pavilion or any of our wonderful garden locations and while you take photos in our lovely gardens your guests will enjoy a fabulous garden party. Then, as the sun sets, you and your guests can enter our spectacular Conservatory or a marquee for the reception, before you take your first dance under the magnificent chandeliers in the Ballroom.
Our menu puts a contemporary twist on wholesome, home style cooking. The portions are generous, full of flavour and finished with an abundance of fresh vegetables. This dedication to food is why we were awarded ‘Queensland’s Best Wedding Caterer 2018’.
Gabbinbar Homestead hosts destination weddings from all across Australia. Our couples travel from Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and further afield. Toowoomba offers the convenience of 3,000 accommodation rooms all within 10 minutes’ drive of the Homestead, a major regional airport within 20 minutes and we are an easy 90-minute drive from Brisbane.
For further information and pricing enquiries visit our website to download our prospectus.
Ellen & SamWe’re all about embracing the joy of winter weddings around these parts, and for Ellen and Sam, the moodiest of seasons could not have been more beautiful for their art-deco inspired wedding day.Set at the ever beautiful Gabbinbar Homestead, these two dreamt of a day that was “Art deco, wintry, formal but fun”. […]
Laura & MattFor Laura and Matt, being surrounded by family and friends while enjoying good food and music in an incredible location was extremely important to them on their wedding day. The couple created their perfect day and celebrating their love at the stunning Gabbinbar Homestead in Toowoomba. They chose the talented Luke Middlemiss to […]
Miller & GeordieIt was a childhood trip to Italy that inspired the grand celebration of Miller & Geordie’s Toowoomba day. “When I was 13, my family and I travelled to Italy for a relative’s wedding which was held on a beautiful Italian estate. I have been in awe of that wedding since I was 13 […]
Gus Beutel Lookout via Visit Darling Downs With picture-perfect gardens, boutique wineries, a thriving arts scene and gorgeous country vibe, Toowoomba – a short 90-minute drive from Brisbane or 90-minute flight from Sydney – has emerged as one of the most sought-after country wedding destinations in Australia.Stunning Toowoomba wedding venue, Gabbinbar Homestead, has couples visiting from […]
Grace & PatrickWe’re headed to country Queensland today, in honour of The Australia issue for the wedding of Grace and Patrick.Pixel Punk Pictures captured the day that was set at the ever beautiful Gabbinbar Homestead. Grace and Patrick, wanted to honour their very Australian surroundings – there were boots, there was colour, there were Australian native blooms and […]
Tyla & BenThe look of love and pure happiness is something that always tugs on the heart strings! This gorgeous couple emanated both of those things as they smiled and laughed through their glamorous Gabbinbar Homestead wedding. Filled with DIY elements and an overall simplicity, Grace Wriggles captured the beauty of the day perfectly. Their […]
Gabbinbar Homestead is such a special place to get married. Established in 1863, this historic estate is completely private and secluded, and exclusively yours on you big day. It’s such a picturesque property, and we were itching to find out more about it. Today, Allysha Hannant (the venue’s Wedding and Event Planner) runs us through […]
Jessica & CaseyI am really never sure one can go past the beauty of classic elegance, and for Jessica and Casey, a gorgeous country setting at the beautiful Gabbinbar Homestead, combined with a champagne ballgown, oh so beautiful flowers and a personalised love story meant that this one was a day spent in utterly romantic style.With Leah […]
Image by We Are TwineHaving spent my entire life thinking of the perfect wedding day, finally finding my Prince and to see him go down on a bended knee marked a very momentous shift in my very being! I am the girl who has dreamed of this day since I was old enough to understand […]