19 August 2019

3 Reasons To Have A Summer Wedding In South-East Queensland

Summer is a time to relax, soak up the sun and spend quality time with friends and family. All the right ingredients for a fun-loving wedding don’t you think? If you’re considering a summer wedding we’d recommend moving south east Queensland to the top of your list… read on to learn why.

A group of people mingles outdoors in a lush garden setting. Some are seated at tables, while others stand and chat near white umbrellas. Tall trees and greenery surround the gathering, creating a serene and natural atmosphere.

Summer is a time to relax, soak up the sun and spend quality time with friends and family. All the right ingredients for a fun-loving wedding don’t you think? If you’re considering a [summer wedding](https://www.gabbinbar.com.au/planning-a-summer-wedding-here-are-three-colour-schemes-which-are-perfect-for-you/) we’d recommend moving [south east Queensland](https://www.gabbinbar.com.au/five-reasons-to-have-a-country-destination-wedding/) to the top of your list… read on to learn why.


Let’s be honest summer in some areas of Australia can be hot! There is nothing worse than wedding guest’s melting during your outdoor ceremony, spending too much time trying to keep cool rather than enjoying your wedding. South east [Queensland](https://www.queensland.com/au/en/home.html) is renowned for our slightly cooler temps with Toowoomba’s average summer temperature ranging between 17 and 28 degrees Celsius, quite nice wouldn’t you say? A [summer time wedding in Toowoomba](https://www.gabbinbar.com.au/queensland-wedding-venue/) would allow you to have that [outdoor ceremony](https://www.gabbinbar.com.au/just-a-little-ceremony-styling-inspiration-to-tickle-your-fancy/) you’ve always wanted whilst keeping your guests comfortable and most importantly cool.

An outdoor wedding ceremony with a bride and groom standing under a large tree. The bride wears a white dress, and the groom is in a blue suit. Bridesmaids in black dresses and groomsmen in black suits stand nearby. Guests are seated, watching the ceremony.
A serene outdoor wedding setup in a lush garden with rows of white chairs arranged before a white floral arch. The garden is surrounded by tall trees, sunlight filters through the leaves, and the atmosphere is calm and inviting.
A wedding ceremony is taking place outdoors under a large tree. The bride and groom stand facing each other, surrounded by their wedding party. Guests are seated in rows on the grass, observing the ceremony. Greenery and floral arrangements decorate the scene.


The summer season is known for those gorgeous longer daylight hours. Expect to get up to 13 hours of sunlight in Toowoomba during summer. This means even more golden afternoon light during your Garden Party. We provide everything you need to enjoy a balmy afternoon on our lawn. Umbrella’s, outdoor furniture and you can even choose an ice cream trike as your crowd-pleaser, so you can create the perfect summertime garden party. Then as the sun starts to set at around 7 pm you and your guests will move inside to our ‘Conservatory’ to start the formalities of the evening.

A garden party with people standing and sitting under white umbrellas at tables. The setup includes barrel tables and surrounded by trees and greenery. Some guests are mingling and chatting, while others are seated, all dressed in formal attire.
A bride and groom walk down a path outdoors, dressed elegantly in a white gown and black suit, respectively. They are accompanied by a smiling bridal party in formal black attire. The scene is set in a lush, green garden with trees and foliage in the background.


Toowoomba is famously known as the garden city for our abundance of beautiful gardens and green spaces. You will be spoilt for choice if you are looking for an outdoor wedding venue in south east Queensland. Gabbinbar Homestead is no exception of course; we have countless outdoor spaces. Imagine hosting a your reception in our Pavilion’ on a warm summers night. Or take advantage of those comfortable night time temps and dine. under the stars. Host your reception amongst our beautiful gardens, we’ll take care of everything including lighting and furniture. All you will need to do is admire our beautiful night light installations around the garden. We have over 10,000 fairy lights!

A nighttime outdoor scene shows trees adorned with hanging string lights, illuminating a gathering of people in the background amidst the darkened forest. The warm glow of the lights creates a festive, magical atmosphere.
A long, elegantly set table prepared for a wedding reception in a bright, airy venue with white chairs and table linens. The table features floral centerpieces and green napkins at each place setting, while lush greenery can be seen in the background.