5 reasons for choosing a Murray Bridge wedding

Are wedding bells ringing in your near future? As the enchanting season of love and matrimony approaches, it’s time to start envisioning your perfect day. And what better backdrop for your special day than the picturesque Murray River.
Just an hour’s drive from Adelaide, this charming town offers a perfect blend of natural beauty and historical charm, making it the ideal location for your dream wedding. At Bridgeport Hotel, we understand that planning a wedding can be both exciting and overwhelming but we’re here to make your journey to “I do” as smooth as the gentle Murray River that meanders through this scenic paradise.

1. The venue
When it comes to wedding planning, choosing the right venue is essential. There are plenty of locations in Murray Bridge for ceremonies, including churches, garden areas and private outdoor spaces, which can be organised through the Murray Bridge Council. Parks like Sturt Reserve are located just a 10-minute walk from Bridgeport Hotel. Additionally, Wharf Hill Reserve offers a beautiful view of the river and is located on the other side of the road from Bridgeport Hotel.
Choosing a location for the ceremony close to the reception saves money on transport, reduces stress for the wedding party and guests and allows more time for photography or to enjoy your special day with your guests.
Bridgeport Hotel offers 3 private function rooms designed to suit various wedding styles, sizes and budgets. Whether you dream of an intimate ceremony by the river or a grand celebration with all your friends and family, the versatile spaces provide the perfect canvas for your vision.
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2. Capturing timeless moments
Wedding photography is an art that encapsulates your special day’s magic. Imagine your wedding album filled with stunning shots against the backdrop of the Murray River. The natural beauty of this region is a photographer’s dream, ensuring that every moment is captured in the most enchanting way. You’ll want to remember your wedding day for years to come, with the right photographer captivating the special moments it will be.
Numerous wedding photographers operate in Murray Bridge, yet before settling on a choice, it’s crucial to peruse through their portfolios. Obtaining reviews from previously serviced couples and exploring their social media profiles and websites will also be beneficial. This way, you can make a choice that aligns with your budget and ensures your satisfaction.
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3. Accommodation
Your wedding guests deserve nothing but the best and at Bridgeport Hotel, we offer 100 4.5-star elegant and comfortable accommodation rooms to ensure their comfort and enjoyment. The best part is that it’s all in the same venue, making transport easy and allowing guests coming from afar a full day and night of activities. It also reduces transportation costs for the wedding, such as those for limousines and buses. Guests can wake up to the breathtaking views of the Murray River, feeling refreshed and ready to celebrate. It also provides them with a safe place to rest, eliminating the need to drive.
Bridgeport offers group rates and complimentary accommodation for the bride and groom in our wedding packages.
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4. It’s all in the finer details
While planning a wedding, details matter. From seating charts, timings for speeches and the first dance, every element plays a role in creating a memorable experience. At Bridgeport Hotel, we work closely with you to ensure every detail is perfect.
Our Conference and Events Manager will help you plan your wedding, including details such as menus to suit your needs and budget. Our team will look after your guests and bridal party on the day, ensuring everything runs smoothly.
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5. A relaxing getaway for all
Murray Bridge offers more than just the perfect backdrop for your wedding; it’s an amazing destination for your guests to explore before or after the big day. From adventures in nature trails to river cruises and delightful high tea experiences, there’s something for everyone. The Murray River Lakes and Coorong region has plenty to offer as well, from the Langhorne Creek Wine region (wine tastings for the ladies), The Shell V Power Motorsport Park (karting and hot lap experiences for the gents!) and plenty more. Your wedding guests can relax, have fun, and create cherished memories during their visit.
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There’s no better time to start planning the day you’ve always dreamed of right now and Murray Bridge is the ideal place to turn those dreams into reality. Our stunning wedding venues, picturesque Murray River views, exceptional accommodation, Murray Bridge has it all available at your finger tips. The dedicated team at Bridgeport Hotel are ready to bring your wedding vision to life, set against this stunning backdrop, it will be a memory that lasts a lifetime.

So, why wait? Contact us today, and let’s start planning your perfect wedding at Bridgeport Hotel in Murray Bridge.
Your love story deserves nothing less than perfection, and we’re here to make that happen.

P: (08) 8532 2002
E: functions.bridgeport@edphotels.com.au