Chapel FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How far in advance do we need to book?
A. The earlier you book the better, as this will help guarantee you your desired time and day. We take bookings from now and well into the future. It is never too early or late to book the Chapel at Gold Creek.

Q. The Chapel at Gold Creek is a non-denominational chapel. What does this mean?
A. The Chapel at Gold Creek is privately owned and not affiliated with any religious denomination. This means you will need to arrange for a celebrant, Minister and/or Priest to conduct your ceremony.

Q. Are there restrictions on bringing our own Celebrant, Minister, or Priest?
A. No, from the Chapel’s perspective there are no restrictions on celebrants, ministers etc. We do suggest you confirm with your priest or minister though.

Q. What times should my guests start arriving?
A. We advise you write on your invites, that guests should start arriving from the time your booking starts, with the Bride arriving 30 minutes into your booking.

Q. How many people can The Chapel at Gold Creek hold?
A. The Chapel at Gold Creek can comfortably sit 130 people inside. The bi-fold doors can be opened to accommodate for more guests.

Q. Where is Parking?
A. The Chapel at Gold Creek has free parking adjacent to the front gates.

Q. What are the music options we have for our wedding ceremony?
A. The Chapel at Gold Creek offers background recorded music provided by 3D Mobile Entertainment. Live music is also an option. Please refer to our suppliers list for some great suggestions.

Q. Do we get a rehearsal
A. Your 45 minute rehearsal is allocated the week of your wedding, either during the day or early evening.

Q. How do I secure my booking?
A. Your booking is secured only after you have paid your non refundable $350 booking fee.

Q. Are my guests allowed to smoke?
A. No. The Chapel at Gold Creek is a strictly smoke-free zone and this is a condition of entry.

Q. Can I bring my own food & or drinks?
A. No. We do offer food and drink packages and can cater for dietary requirements with 1 weeks notice.

Q. Do you only cater for weddings?
A. No. Whilst the Chapel is a leading Canberra wedding venue for wedding ceremonies, we cater for a number of other special events. Please visit our services page for more information.

Q. Is The Chapel same-sex friendly?
A. Yes, The Chapel is a leading venue that caters for all.