Frequently Asked Questions
Is there a venue hire fee?
We have no venue hire fees, just a minimum spend requirement.
Can I BYO alcohol?
We provide all the beverages for your Wedding and can accommodate special requests, however we don’t allow BYO beverages.
Do you allow external catering?
We do all catering in-house, with the exception of your wedding cake and/or a lolly buffet.
ARE KIDS ALLOWED?
Of course! Kids are welcome to stay for the whole evening and we can provide delicious kids meals for them as well.
Can Factory 51 provide styling?
We can provide styling options that enhances the theme including fresh greenery, fairy lights and gold candelabras. Alternatively, we can set up your styling for an additional cost.
Can we choose our own suppliers
You can use your own preferred stylists and suppliers or we can recommend some for you. Alternatively, you can do your own styling in the space. Our handmade timber tables, rustic brick walls and industrial look, provide the perfect canvas and doesn’t require an elaborate set up to wow your guests.
Do you have any noise restrictions
Our venue is sound engineered and has a very high noise rating of 100dbc. Your DJ or band are welcome to play right until the conclusion of your event.
Can I have a bar tab instead of a beverage package?
We allow the flexibility for your choice of a beverage package or a bar tab.
Is there parking available
There is free street parking and lots of amenity parking, plus after-hours parking is available directly next door with over 70 car parks available to use
How late can the wedding run?
Our liquor licensing curfew is midnight
Is there anywhere to get photos taken nearby?
There are many beautiful photo locations near by including the Botanic Gardens, Kangaroo Point Cliffs, the Story Bridge and much more!
Can we have our ceremony at the venue?
We can provide the perfect set up for your ceremony, to allow all your formalities in the one easy location without requiring your guests to travel. We set the venue up beautifully for your ceremony with all seating required, then while you are off getting your beautiful photos taken, your guests are invited for refreshments at your private bar and we draw the black velvet curtains to magically transform the space into your reception.