7 Key Wedding Venue Questions to Ask Ahead of Your Big Day!

Fremantle venue, Coast Port Beach, has quickly built a reputation for being the best beachside wedding venue for good reason – their incredible attention to detail, versatility of offerings and understanding of just how stressful the lead-up to the big day can be on the bride.

And let’s not forget those swoon-worthy beachside destination views!

Our wonderful Perth wedding event specialists know that offering spectacular food and drinks, with breathtaking views of Port Beach from every table that you can almost touch, while exceptional, are not quite enough when it comes to pampering the bride and groom.

The popular Fremantle venue’s staff understand that at the end of the day, it still comes down to the expert personalised service and guidance to ensure that you and your guests get exactly what you want, ensuring your picturesque wedding is remembered for the rest of your lives.

Coast Port Beach’s wedding reception centre can host everything, from beach weddings to intimate cocktail-style or seated formal receptions for hundreds of people. They have everything to make your special day a romantic occasion that will never be forgotten.

So, during your hunt for the perfect destination for your Perth wedding, we have created a few important questions to ask the events staff of any venue when considering booking your nuptials.  

#1 Be sure to ask us about date availabilities.

This one is your essential starting point. The popularity of this unique beachside Fremantle venue means that some key dates throughout the year are booked two years in advance. Please don’t delay your booking, get in touch with our events staff to discuss.

#2 Ask for costings and payment options.

There is a comprehensive range of wedding plan options available to ensure you can secure this sought-after Fremantle venue for your special day.

We cater for all budgets and sizes, so be sure to discuss with our knowledgeable events planners to ensure you make the best selection for your needs are more than satisfied.

It also pays to ask our requirements for payment to ensure there are no misunderstanding. 

#3 “Who will be my point of contact during planning and on the day?”

We’re in the business of providing memorable weddings where you can relax and enjoy yourself. And part of this comes from knowing you are in the best hands.

You’ll get incredible peace of mind knowing exactly who to talk with during the planning process – and most importantly, who will be by your side on the day to ensure everything is running without a hitch. 

#4 Ask your wedding venue if the venue will be private.

We have a range of areas within our popular Fremantle venue for you to choose from – catering for everything from informal, intimate weddings to formal, sit-down receptions with sweeping ocean views.

Please discuss with one of our friendly events planners our options for keeping your event a private affair.   

#5 What are your function menus and the minimum guest requirements?  

Coast Port Beach has a range of packages catering for every size and budget.

Please discuss with our friendly team to work out which package works best for you.

#6 Ask your wedding venue how they will manage weather conditions.

We pride ourselves on making sure your wedding goes off without a hitch, which includes factoring in unseasonal or bad weather.

We’re more than happy to discuss your Plan B options to deliver peace of mind leading into your wedding day.

#7 “Is the Perth venue wheelchair and aged-person friendly?”

The last thing you need on your big day is the realisation that access to your loved ones with disabilities is difficult.

Is there disabled parking, are there lots of stairs and how about access to the beach?

These are all factors to consider on behalf of your loved ones. You’ll have peace of mind knowing that we put family first at our exquisite Fremantle venue, with ample free parking and easy disabled access.

Please give our team at Coast Port Beach a call now to arrange an appointment to discuss these and other questions about your wedding in Perth today.

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Wednesday To Sunday

bar: 11:30AM - Late
Kitchen: 12PM - 3PM, 5PM - 8:00PM (depends on the night)

Monday - Tuesday



nestled in the dunes of north fremantle, only 5 minutes drive from the fremantle market and iconic cottesloe, coast port beach is one of the best fremantle beachfront restaurants and bars with breathtaking panoramic views of the indian ocean.