Bulawayo being the second largest Zimbabwean city is known more for its’ leisure and social scene than it is known for its size. For the newly engaged couples who hope to host their wedding in Bulawayo this not only means more fun for their guests but more wedding venues to select from! Worry not though because we have tried to include as many venues as we could in this article.
Contact details and external links to the social media sites of the venues have also been included.
Located in Eloana along Matopos road, Mystique Gardens prides itself in being an upmarket and exclusive wedding venue. If yours is a nature inspired garden wedding then this would be an ideal venue for you as it has both gardens and bushy area reminiscent of the African Savannah terrain. In addition to the gardens which are big enough to allow the setup of a 500 seater tent, Mystique also has a pond which doubles as a ceremony and photo taking area.
To find out more about Mystique Gardens contact them via:
Cell Number(s): +263712 618 741,+263712 410 914
Photos By Jenna Ashley Photography
White Rock Wedding Venue
Located in one of Bulawayo’s posh suburbs called Matsheumhlope, White Rock Wedding Venue is definitely one of the most upmarket Bulawayo wedding venues. Maximum capacity of White Rock is 500 people and the wedding package includes the venue, tables, chairs, meals, cutlery and crockery. In addition to this, they assure their brides and grooms of a romantic feel with a permanent water feature!
Contact White Rock Wedding Venue:
Cell: +263773 246 082
Photos By White Rock Wedding Venue
Lalani Hotel and Conference Centre
Also located in Matsheumhlope, Lalani Hotel and Conference Centre targets the bride who enjoys modernity with a rustic touch. Established in 1997, Lalani Hotel is a two star hotel which has over 20 years of industry experience that will make sure your dream wedding comes true. In addition to the wedding venue, Lalani Hotel also has 48 rooms which can accommodate wedding guests coming out-of-town. A Special accommodation discount will be given to wedding couples who wish to accommodate their guests at Lalani.
In addition to the reception venue which seats 400 people, Lalani also has a chapel which is ideal for wedding ceremonies.The chapel seats 130 people. Included in their wedding package is the venue, meal preparation, cutlery and crockery, photo venue, reception decor, tables and chairs.
Contact Lalani Hotel and Conference Centre:
Cell: +263 784 784 540, +263 771 627 661, +263 772 365 290
Landline: +263 9 281 935
Green gardens is a beautiful garden wedding venue located in Matsheumhlope. This venue has a pool, chapel, neatly manicured lawns as well as thatched gazebos and bar area which is ideal for cocktail receptions. In addition to venue, decor and catering are also provided on site.
Contact Green Gardens:
Cell: +263771 902 289, +2639 – 282 324
Photos By Green Gardens
Just like the two previous venues, Nesbitt Castle is another one of the Bulawayo wedding venues located in Matsheumhlope. True to its name, this venue will make any bride feel like a princess. Nesbitt is a boutique hotel and wedding venue offering first class hospitality and amenities. Weddings are definitely their specialty hence their confidence in publicly claiming to be ” every girl’s longed for wedding location where terraced views and secluded ponds offer picture perfect surrounds. A fairy tale in the making.”
Contact Nesbitt Castle:
Cell/Tell: +2639 282 735
Photos By Nesbitt Castle
Bella Rosa Events Venue
Set within acres of beautiful landscape, Bella Rosa has both manicured lawns and indigenous Savanna bush. This therefore enables them to cater to the tastes of both the modern and traditional couples who seek the African reflection in the theme of their wedding. The venue hosts a maximum of 500 people. Couples are also not prohibited from bringing external service providers who provide catering and decor to the venue.
Contact Bella Rosa:
Cell:+263777 550 107, 0778434221
Pictures by Bella Rosa
Ever since The Homestead hosted its first ever wedding on 5 December 2015 its’ popularity among Bulawayo brides and events coordinators has steadily risen. Being one of the newest venues in the city, it has managed to carve itself a place in the wedding niche catering mainly for those couples who prefer to host their weddings right in the city’s centre. In addition to weddings, this venue has also become popular for hosting wedding expos and has since hosted two very successful wedding expos.
Contact The Homestead:
Cell: +263775 581 098
Photos by Wedding Expos Africa
Mpala Events Conference Centre
Popularly known as just MECC, Mpala Events Conference Centre is a tasteful and modern wedding venue which has a spacious banqueting hall and manicured lawns to make your special day come true. Included in their packages are brides changing rooms, security and a brides executive lounge.
Cell: +263 (0) 9 240 221, +263 772 709 226
We hope you like the Wedding Venues that we have compiled and we hope this list makes your wedding planning process! We would also love to hear from those who have hosted events at any of the above venues – please do tell us your experiences with the venues in the comments section below. And if you would like your favourite wedding venue featured in our next article please do leave a comment in the comments below! .