Melbourne’s Award Winning Events Venue

Fenix Events is Melbourne’s newest, unique wedding venue, owned by Maple Event Group. Previously a restaurant, Fenix was put through a million dollar make over and transformed into a contemporary, food-focused venue now specialising exclusively in private events, for Melbourne’s inner-east.

Featuring a contemporary, modern design, Fenix is famous for its waterfront location overlooking the Yarra River and its nationally award-winning menus. Including unique features such as heated outdoor areas, off-street parking, floor to ceiling windows and a staircase alongside the venue leading directly to the river, Fenix is a Melbourne events icon that is here to stay.

Comprising of two event spaces and with the ability to cater for as few as 50 people and as many as 350 people, Fenix is sure to impress as a Melbourne event venue with true wow factor.

Contact us now and we would be happy to help you organise your special occasion.

  • Wedding Ceremonies
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Commitment Ceremonies
  • Engagement Parties
  • Private Events
  • Wedding Anniversaries
  • Birthday Parties
  • Corporate Events

Weddings and Ceremonies

Fenix Events is a beautiful option for unique wedding ceremonies in a natural, riverside setting. With a spectacular view of the river, surrounded by greenery, your ceremony will be one to remember!

Wedding ceremonies at Fenix Events can be held outdoors or indoors, both with beautiful views and modern comfort. Couples can marry outside on our River Terrace and then move indoors for their reception as the sun sets. Or, if you’re just after a ceremony only location, you can say ‘I do’ inside the venue with up to 300 friends and family looking out through floor to ceiling windows at the Yarra and treetops.

Fenix’s riverside setting creates an effortlessly beautiful ceremony backdrop. The architecturally stunning building will impress guests as they approach, whilst our experienced team will ensure your friends and family are well looked after and ready before you arrive at the ceremony.

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Wedding Venue Features

Panorama

Panorama features floor to ceiling windows, and a private balcony which overlook the Yarra River, giving Fenix a truly exceptional outlook and point of difference, with all the benefits of being located in the city fringe.

Panorama has the ability to cater for as few as 160 people or as many as 220 guests. It also includes its own covered outdoor area and private bridal suite

River Terrace

The River Terrace is modern and contemporary. Its gorgeous open windows look out onto Melbourne’s iconic Yarra River creating the perfect wedding backdrop.

The River Terrace is modern and contemporary. Its gorgeous open windows look out onto Melbourne’s iconic Yarra River creating the perfect wedding backdrop.This space has a beautiful private, covered and heated terrace area for you and your guests to enjoy throughout your event. The sleek interior of the River Terrace can hold between 80 and 160 guests banquet style or 200 guests cocktail style.

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What’s included in our Wedding Packages

  • Personal event executive to assist and guide you with all your decision making
  • Fenix Magazine with exciting information upon booking to welcome you to the #fenixfamily and help you choose all your suppliers
  • Complimentary menu and beverage tasting for the happy couple and 4 other guests of their choosing
  • Personal consultations with your dedicated wedding coordinator, who is there to assist you with decorations, menu selections, floor plans and everything in between
  • Access to our exclusive preferred suppliers list, with only the best of the best in Melbourne’s wedding scene listed
  • Inspiration and tips from our blog and social media sites to answer the questions you didn’t even know you had!
  • Customised menu availability to suit your needs – we are always happy to tailor a menu or package to suit your individual requirements
  • Parking attendants to assist those of your guests who choose to drive
  • Guest liaison to welcome guests and direct them to the venue
  • Premium beverages in the bridal suite prior to canapés being served
  • Safety deposit box available in bridal suite for cash and valuables
  • Plentiful bridal suite with drawers of amenities
  • BYO spirits available, with no corkage fee
  • Choice of menu for parents & bridal party
  • Barista served tea and coffee with petit fours
  • Unlimited canapés on arrival for your 30 minute pre-event mingling
  • Alternating menu for all courses, and side dishes per table with main
  • Personalised bridal attendee
  • Oval tables for a unique dining experience
  • Bouquet vases on the bridal table
  • Venue flowers to create a romantic and natural setting
  • Tea-light candles to decorate the venue
  • Cake bags, so your guests can take a piece home

Catering

Beverages

Fenix offers an extensive and premium beverage selection.

Local, and internationally sourced wines, beers and cocktails designed to enhance the flavours of our food, and to inspire the senses of our guests. All our beverages are carefully selected based on their versatility and their ability to be paired with your menu.

The Fenix beer selections are varied, premium and come from both local and international breweries, offering a recognizable and inspired list from which to choose.
Our cocktails have been created to be the showcase item at your event. From familiar classics to signature selections which are quintessentially Melbourne, our cocktails will give your guests an exciting night that they will never forget. Our wines are versatile pouring varieties, designed to complement (rather than overpower) your menu choices.

Our wedding beverage packages come in three tiers: The Fenix Selection, The Statement Selection and The Prestige Selection.

Catering

Fenix offers an unforgettable culinary experience.

We believe exceptional events require exceptional food and our event menus are designed to impress. Our approach to food is fresh and innovative; we love creating simple yet mouth-watering menus which reflect the seasons and incorporate widely sourced ingredients. Having won national awards for our menus, we are happy to promise your guests nothing but the very best.

Our style is modern, reflecting the look and feel of our event venue.
We have a range of menus to suit the range of events we host, but for something more tailored, we will always be excited to work with our clients to design a menu to suit their requirements.

The Fenix kitchen is run by a dynamic and experienced team of chefs, led by Maple Event Group’s Executive Chef Roland Gordon.

 

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Having our reception at Fenix was the best decision we ever made!! Fenix provided us with the perfect arrangement for our guests. The food was exquisite, and the service was superb. Their lovely staff were able to help us any way possible to make sure our day was perfect.
Daniel D
Food, service, professionalism is superb. Most of our guests approached us to comment on how great the food was and that the service throughout the whole night was exceptional. Our main aim was to please our guests with the food and the Fenix delivered the goods! You wont be dissappointed!
Diana S
Would highly recommend the team at Fenix! The venue was beautiful, the team was very helpful and professional and the food was sensational! We received many compliments from our guests regarding how wonderful Fenix was. The entire experience was flawless and exceeded our expectations! Well worth checking out!
Denise O
Kathryn and the guys at Fenix! Absolutely incredible! We had the BEST possible wedding day. The setting, table arrangements, service, decor...everything was perfect. You looked after us SO much - especially considering we booked 6 weeks out from our wedding. Words cannot explain how appreciative we are! THANK YOU!
Elana P
Aimee, our event coordinator was such a great person. She worked closely with us and every staff at Fenix were pleasant and accommodating to our wishes. Special thanks to Maria and Chintak for their great service on the night itself!
Julian C
The team at fenix are very helpful and ensured the night ran smoothly. The food was amazing and no guest at my wedding has had anything negative to say about anything! it was a great night!! thank you fenix!
Erin K
We had our wedding at Fenix Events and loved it. The service on the night was spot on, the food and wine excellent and the help we received along the way made the planning so much easier.
Gabrielle B
Aimie and the Team at Fenix did a fantastic Job not only leading up to our wedding but on the day also. All staff provided service with a smile and seemed as though the generally wanted to be. The venue is so beautiful day and night, a truly modern wedding reception venue
Alanna O
Fenix Events was a wonderful place to have our wedding in June. We had our ceremony and reception here. Our wedding coordinator Aimee was very professional and organised. There was never any questions unanswered and we could come into the venue when ever we needed. As for the night, it ran perfectly and was everything we wished for. All the staff very attentive and professional. The food was outstanding and all the guests loved it. Would highly recommend this venue to anyone getting married!
Bridgette R
Really professional with amazing attention to detail. The food was fantastic. We got a lot of compliments about it. Very accommodating and ensured everything with well, very stylish place. The service was amazing!
Anne M
My husband and I highly recommend Fenix Events for your wedding or any event. Aimie and her team are friendly and the consummate professionals. They have excellent attention to detail. They accommodated many dietary restrictions without batting an eyelid (gluten free, vegetarian, low fructose). I had total confidence in Aimie and her team which meant I could completely relax and enjoy the day. (Note: We had both our ceremony and reception at Fenix Events).
Kylee R
Beautiful, picturesque and modern venue along the Yarra. Aimie our coordinator from Fenix guided us throughout the process from beginning to end and made everything work! Food was amazing, everyone loved it. We were pampered the whole night! Thank you Aimie and the team at Fenix!
Sue C
Aimie was so helpful and really made our day special. Such attention to detail and offered many suggestions. All staff were friendly and accomodating on the day! We hardly ate anything so when we went to leave, the staff gave us a take home good bag that had all these antipasto, baguettes and yummy cake that we couldn't wait to eat once we got back to the hotel! Highly recommend. The venue it's self is stunning with the river view and updated decor.
Vanessa L
Absolutely superb. I cannot fault Fenix in any way. Our reception was just perfect. Everything ran to plan, the wait staff and room manager were amazing and catered to anything we needed on the night. Pre wedding Amy (event co-coordinator) was great to deal with, answer any questions within 24hours and was more than happy to meet whenever needed. Fenix is the perfect reception venue.
Natalie Z
Definitely happy with them. They were very accommodating and their venue was beautiful. They made everything easy!
Doreen N.

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Secure, onsite, undercover parking is available adjacent to Fenix.

The entrance is via River Boulevard (off Victoria Street), and then an immediate left into Elaine Court.

Tram 109 from the City stops on Victoria Street, just a few meters away from the entrance to Fenix.

We welcome the opportunity to meet with you to discuss your wedding plans and ideas.

Contact us today to organise an appointment and see why you would choose Fenix Events for your special day.

680 Victoria Street
Richmond, VIC3121
P: 03 9427 8500



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About Fenix

We are located in a beautiful position in bustling Richmond, but on the banks of the Yarra River. Surrounded by nature, and the tranquil sounds of bell birds and rosellas, Fenix has all the benefits of a country wedding, but we are also only 10 minutes from the CBD, so your guests will find it easy to get here and will be amazed at the experience we offer…

Our rooms are contemporary and unique, with floor to ceiling curved windows, and covered outdoor areas so your guests can truly enjoy the river views, no matter what time of year it is.

  • A million dollar makeover giving you new, stylish and contemporary rooms to choose from
  • Nationally award winning menus to wow your taste buds (don’t worry, you’ll get a menu tasting too!)
  • All-inclusive packages for dinners, lunches, cocktail parties and/or ceremonies
  • Seated capacity of between 80 and 220 (with a dance floor)
  • Cocktail/standing capacity of up to 350 (with a dance floor)
  • Collaborative wedding planning process, so that you are a part of every decision
  • Your own wedding coordinator to help you along the journey
  • Off-street, secure, undercover parking for your guests
  • Restaurant style service, so your guests feel like royalty