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A Glimpse of Canvas House

A sought-after event space in South Melbourne renowned for its versatile style, industrial charm, and capacity to offer a distinctive and personalized setting for various occasions, Canvas House is notable for its timeless features, making it a popular choice among event planners and hosts in the Melbourne area.

This fabulous contemporary property raises the bar for every event, filled with artistry and a warm and welcoming space. Giving you the modernized aesthetic, Canvas House features an industrial-chic feel that makes you perceive a modern, urban, city-like atmosphere. On top of that, Canvas House offers a harmonious blend of intimate indoor wedding ceremonies and spacious receptions, all hosted within its magnificent 620-square-meter venue. 

Whether you want an intimate, personal exchange of vows or an extravagant modern celebration with your significant other, this versatile place easily fulfills your wedding expectations. 

Basic Information

Complete Address: 137 Buckhurst St, South Melbourne, Vic 3205

Contact Number: 0478 056 390

Opening Hours: 9:00 a.m.-12:30 a.m. weekly

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://canvashouse.com.au/events/ 

Wedding Highlights

As a wedding photographer in Melbourne, I can provide tips for choosing the perfect venue for your wedding day. That said, here are the top five features that Canvas House may provide to help you decide on the wedding venue of your dreams.

Industrial-Chic Ambiance

The space has exposed brick walls, sleek concrete floors, and ascending ceilings, giving it an industrial-chic vibe. This layout offers a contemporary and cultured urban aesthetic that can be further accentuated with sophisticated lighting and décor. 

Canvas House is a suitable modern replacement for the traditional wedding reception venue. It has been created to be a cozy and relaxing atmosphere for you and your visitors. Although it embraces modernity, it nonetheless preserves the authenticity of its architectural design.

Radiant Natural Lighting

A good amount of natural lighting is undoubtedly a good feature of Canvas House. The venue features a lot of natural light entering the room during the day, thanks to the venue’s huge windows. This enhances the location’s attraction for daytime events and fosters a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Professional Services

The venue provides a variety of amenities and services suitable for gatherings, such as culinary choices, event planning support, and AV equipment rental. Their expert team can assist you in attaining your wedding goal.

Delicate Outdoor Patio 

The pleasant outdoor courtyard at Canvas House is one of its best qualities. This serene area can be used for outdoor wedding ceremonies, cocktail parties, or just as a beautiful photo backdrop. It provides a breath of fresh air for the guests.

Multipurpose Event Space

The venue’s capacity can be adjusted to meet your demands and accommodate events of different sizes. Canvas House can be decorated to accommodate intimate and private gatherings and big events.

Pricing and Packages

The cost of their packages can change based on your choice of day and the package you select. Here is the wedding venue price info for Canvas House.

Canvas House package price

  • Venue hire fee: $6700 (Monday – Thursday); $8800 (Friday – Sunday)

Dinner & Cocktail Packages

Seated Package

  • $120.00 per person for 3 hours.
  • $147.00 per person for 4 hours.
  • $165.00 per person for 5 hours.

Cocktail Package

  • $75.00 per person for 3 hours.
  • $95.00 per person for 4 hours. 
  • $103.00 per person for 5 hours. 

Other Features

Aside from their modest package pricing, consider the other features that Canvas House may offer. 

  • A 620 sqm warehouse-style wedding and reception area with seats. 
  • Canvas House can accommodate a reception guest capacity of 200 seated and 300 standing with a dance floor maximum capacity of 180 persons. 
  • The venue’s event time consists of 3 hours of venue usage, from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
  • The venue also features a suspended or hanging fireplace ideal for a sophisticated and modern aesthetic for your wedding.
  • You can go for their private outdoor courtyard, perfect if you’re planning an intimate outdoor wedding ceremony. 
  • Canvas House offers outside seating arrangements in front of the building.
  • Vehicle access via rear door (up to 2.6m).

Reviews and Feedback

According to Google Reviews, Canvas House has a rating of 4.7 stars. Here’s what their clients say.

Ksenia Belova: Canvas House is a superb venue for any type of events. Amazing location in South Melbourne, easy to get to with heaps of parking around. The venue has a lot of natural light during the day and amazingly cosy atmosphere during the night.

Boris Ostojic: We chose to host our wedding at The Canvas House, and all of our expectations were met in full. The venue was meticulously prepared for our big day and the team at Canvas House were very supportive and attentive to our needs. With a large inventory list and endless possibilities to style the room, I would recommend using them for future events.


As a fellow events industry professional, I get asked regularly about venues and I always recommend Nash and her incredible team at Canvas House.

I have worked alongside Nash whilst managing entertainment on dozens of events and on every occasion she has gone above and beyond to accommodate the client, guests and entertainers needs and requirements. Nash is a true professional with a wealth of knowledge and experience. When you book Canvas House you not only receive an incredible venue, but you also receive guidance and support in the planning process. Canvas House is one of a kind, highly recommend!!!

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Photography Opportunities

Canvas House offers an exceptional venue experience with impressive features, including a 6-meter high cathedral-style ceiling adorned with black steel exposed beams, skylights that bathe the main event space in natural light, original exposed brick panel walls, and a suspended fireplace. 

The ambiance of the Canvas House itself provides an intimate and scenic setting with countless opportunities for stunning photographs. In addition to its main warehouse-themed venue, Canvas House features a presentation kitchen that is suitable for cooking demonstrations and an ideal setting for film shoots. 

Beyond the warehouse-themed primary venue, you’ll also have the option to enjoy outdoor seating areas at the front of the building, adding even more possibilities for capturing your memorable and creative photos. 

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