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WEDDINGS AT
FORGET ME NOT

ABOUT FORGET ME NOT

The ultimate venue for couples seeking a large scale wedding that still caters for an intimate, unique atmosphere. It exists as a private working cattle farm and invites the inquisitive soul to discover a hidden waterfall and lush rainforest. Escape to an impressive landscape that is magical and in all parts romantic.

Positioned on a 100-acre private property in the hinterland, Forget Me Not is secluded however only a 10-minute drive from Byron Bay and the neighbouring boutique town of Bangalow.

Prize-winning gardens and a spectacular lake filled with water lilies frame this luxe oasis. From these surrounds, your choice of ceremony spots are endless; the most popular being under the shade of trees. There is no need to leave the venue for photos either. This will allow for more time spent with your friends and family and the diverse setting, bathed in natural light, will provide you with the most beautiful photography.

The site, provided with a toilet block, can comfortably accommodate up to 150 guests. Framing your tipi or marquee is the farm’s cattle, horses and the post and rail fence. As night falls, witness the mood change as light reflects off the lake and stars sparkle in a clear country sky.

For the smaller wedding, there is an undercover deck beside the homestead pool. This caters for 36 seated or 50 standing guests and is a fabulous setting for canapés.

Forget Me Not Farm Cottages features four beautifully designed and decorated country cottages located on a 100-acre working cattle farm. Three of the four cottages have two bedrooms, while the one-bedroom cottage is perfect for honeymooners. One of the two-bedroom cottages is fully accessible for those with limited mobility. All cottages have stunning outlooks over running waterways and farmland. The driveway is bitumen for easy access. Also 1 bedroom accommodation at the homestead sleeping 2-4 people ideal for the bridal party to stay and prepare for the day.


AT A GLANCE

Venue Hire:

  • Up to 50 guests: $8,500
  • $9,500:  51 up to 80 guests
  • $10,500:  81 up to 120 guests
  • $11,500:  121 up to 150 guests
  • All venue hire includes 2 nights accommodation in 4 cottages sleeping 14 people at Forget Me Not Farm Cottages, hire of grounds at Forget Me Not for your event, use of toilet block (2 female, 2 male and 1 unisex accessible toilet), power, back up power of generator including the fuel, site clean up, some lighting of the trees around the water and pricing includes GST.

    Venue Capacity:

  • Up to 200 people sit down or cocktail reception.
  • Venue Curfew:

    Forget Me Not is zoned rural/residential, therefore curfews must be applied.

  • Music turned down: 9.30 pm
  • Music off: 10.00 pm
  • Guests to depart: 10.30 pm
  • Catering:

  • Choice of Fig Tree Catering or Feast Events
  • This is a BYO Alcohol venue
  • Wet Weather Options:

  • Inside the marquee
  • You may need to add guest umbrellas, non-slip mats (for catering access), and additional set-up time.

    Accommodation:

    Forget Me Not Farm Cottages is perfectly located in Byron Shire’s idyllic hinterland, ten minutes from iconic Byron Bay, five minutes from Bangalow and a short drive to the Byron region’s stunning beaches, pristine National Parks and vibrant community markets. The boutique, 4-star self-rated accommodation is a delightful blend of rustic country charm with fresh contemporary interiors. It promises a spacious home-away-from-home experience for families, couples, wedding parties and those visiting friends and relatives.

    Forget Me Not Farm Cottages features four beautifully designed and decorated country cottages located on a 100-acre working cattle farm. Three of the four cottages have two bedrooms, while the one-bedroom cottage is perfect for honeymooners. One of the two-bedroom cottages is fully accessible for those with limited mobility. All cottages have stunning outlooks over running waterways and farmland. The driveway is bitumen for easy access.

    Transport:

  • There are 10 car spaces for guests who are staying. Buses need to be arranged for all other guests.
  • Planning and Coordination:

  • Signature Planning Package required with the option to add additional assistance if required.
  • Style & Hire:

  • Forget Me Not has minimal furniture included. Furniture and décor to be hired through The Wedding Shed.  

  • FORGET ME NOT
    WEDDING PACKAGE PRICING

    Please use our online quoting tool to give you an estimate on what your wedding day will cost at Forget Me Not. You can adjust the columns based on your guest numbers to give you a pricing estimate.

    Need help or have questions on how to do this? Please give us a call and we will be happy to guide you through the process 02 6684 7260.

    VENUE HIRE

    ​Venue hire includes exclusive use of the venue for the day of your wedding.

    PLEASE NOTE, VENUE HIRE IS PAID DIRECTLY TO THE VENUE & IS LISTED HERE FOR INFORMATION ONLY.

    Description
    Item
    Quantity
    Price

    $8,500: Up to 50 guests

    $9,500: 51 up to 80 guests

    $10,500: 81 up to 120 guests

    $11,500: 121 up to 150 guests

    All venue hire includes 2 nights accommodation in 4 cottages sleeping 14 people at Forget Me Not Farm Cottages, hire of grounds at Forget Me Not for your event, use of toilet block (2 female, 2 male and 1 unisex accessible toilet), power, back up power of generator including the fuel, site clean up, some lighting of the trees around the water and pricing includes GST.

    Additional nights staying at the cottages for $100 per night for each cottage to the maximum of 5 night stay. Further nights upon consultation.

    WEDDING SERVICES, STAFFING, CATERING & FURNITURE HIRE

    Subtotal
    $30,475.00
    Subtotal
    $30,475.00
    Description
    Item
    Quantity
    Price

    Planning & Coordination

    We are a full-service wedding provider covering every aspect of your wedding day. We'll help you find the right venue, you will have your own personal planner, and we will look after and coordinate everything on the day.


    Planning & Coordination Inclusions

    $4,000.00
    1
    $4,000.00

    Catering by Fig Tree Restaurant or Feast Events

    View Catering Options Here

    Fig Tree Shared Platter Menu

    - A selection of 4 canapés - to begin - Freshly baked bread, marinated local olives with extra virgin olive oil - for the table - Choice of 3 platters - to share - Choice of 3 sides - to share - Your wedding cake to be served as dessert with mascarpone cream and seasonal fruits - BYO Beer, wine, spirits & mixes for two signature cocktails to be served (we provide the ice, glassware and cocktail garnishes)

    - Complimentary Dining Experience for two at the Fig Tree Restaurant before the wedding day

    - Complimentary Lovers Hamper to enjoy while you’re off having your photos taken


    *Please note, there is an additional 20% surcharge on catering for Sunday & Public Holiday weddings

    $120.00
    People
    $12,000.00

    Children's Meals (all ages)

    Includes snacks during the canapé session, a children's meal as a main and a children's dessert

    $40.00
    0Children
    $0.00

    Catering Equipment - includes ovens, tables, cool room and rubbish removal etc. as no on-site commercial kitchen

    $1,700.00
    1
    $1,700.00

    Staffing

    All staffing for service (8hrs) / On the day coordinator / Furniture and decor set up, pack down


    *Please note, there is an additional 20% surcharge on staffing for Sunday & Public Holiday weddings

    $65.00
    People
    $6,500.00

    Serviceware

    On the table - Cutlery, Crockery, Glassware & White Napkins (choice from The Wedding Shed)

    $22.00
    People
    $2,200.00

    Additional Cocktail & Bar Glassware - Includes all garnishes, glassware and ice
    (choice from The Wedding Shed)

    $10.00
    People
    $1,000.00

    Furniture (based on 80 people)

    Trestle Tables (choice from The Wedding Shed)

    $55.00
    13Tables
    $715.00

    Chairs (choice from The Wedding Shed)
    Additional chairs are required at this venue due to the distance between the ceremony & reception.

    $12.00
    People
    $960.00

    Service Bars

    $150.00
    4Bars
    $600.00

    Delivery of furniture by The Wedding Shed

    $800.00
    1
    $800.00

    Marquee

    A marquee is required at this venue.
    Price on application.

    2024 Wedding Dates

    Please note, dates booked in 2024 will be subject to a 10% price increase on the total amount.

    Total Excluding Tax$30,475.00

    Total$30,475.00

    YOUR CEREMONY & RECEPTION OPTIONS

    There are beautiful options for your ceremony, cocktails and reception.

    The ceremony overlooking the pond and jetty to the rolling hills.

    Cocktail hour on the cocktail lawn under a naked tipi or on the lawn.

    Reception inside a beautifully styled sperry tent.



    MORE ABOUT OUR SERVICES


    WEDDING PLANNING OPTIONS
    ​We know how overwhelming it is to plan a wedding. There are so many elements that need to be decided on such as hire items, lighting, menus, floor plans, seating charts, on the day supplier schedule, supplier choices, transport, and styling just to name a few! That’s where we come in; to help ease the pressure, give you advice and look after all the logistics so you can enjoy your wedding journey in its entirety.

    The Signature Planning package is required for all weddings booked through Byron Bay Weddings with the option for additional assistance if required. Once planned, one of our incredible wedding day coordinators will be there to run your day exactly as planned so it's executed flawlessly and to ease any stress on the day.


    CATERING & STAFFING
    One of the most important elements of your wedding day will be the opportunity to enjoy exceptional food with your nearest and dearest in a beautiful setting.

    We work with two of the region’s award-winning caterers – Fig Tree Restaurant and Feast Events. They have catered over 1000 weddings in their time and their food and service is incredible!

    ​Each wedding couple is invited to the Fig Tree Restaurant for a complimentary tasting dinner before their wedding day. This allows them to sample the food and service they will provide at Forget Me Not before the big day. 


    STYLING YOUR DREAM WEDDING
    We exclusively use The Wedding Shed for any additional items you may wish to hire to style your wedding. They offer a huge range of the latest trending furniture and décor making it easy to source quality items to bring your ceremony, dining or cocktail hour to life.

    We suggest browsing their website and send a wish list through to your planner, or choose from one of the looks they have already created that work really well at this venue.

    The Wedding Shed


    FINDING THE BEST WEDDING SUPPLIERS
    We have searched the region far and wide to find the best of the best wedding suppliers that we love working with and who offer a very high standard of product and service.

    You can find this curated list of suppliers on our website under
    Our Tribe.’

    These service providers are the best of the best and will ensure your day turns out as everything you had envisaged and more! We encourage you to use these suppliers as your go-to for all your wedding needs. Chat with your planner if you need help with who out of these suppliers might be the best fit for what you are after.  




    A GLIMPSE INTO WHAT YOUR WEDDING DAY
    WOULD LOOK LIKE

    Let’s start by having a look at the run of your day. This ensures that every detail is timed to perfection.


    We suggest bringing everything forward an hour or two in the cooler months (April to September) to make the most of the daylight & sunset times. 

    3.00PM

    Guests start to arrive. Champagne, beer and water served to guests as they arrive

    3.30PM

    Ceremony to begin

    3.45PM

    Ceremony concludes
    Champagne to be served

    4.00PM

    Hamper provided to the bridal party to go and have their photos taken
    Canapés and drinks to be served to guests

    5.30PM

    Bridal party arrive back after their photos

    6.00PM

    Guests make their way to their seat if you are having a seated dinner

    6.15PM

    Mains are served

    7.00PM

    Sunset (dependant on time of year)

    Live music to end

    7.15pm

    Speeches to be made and presentation of wedding cake

    8.00PM

    First dance

    8.15PM

    Wedding cake to be served


    Dancing to begin

    9.00PM

    Late night feast (if you choose)

    10.00PM

    Music to be turned off and bar closed
    Transport to arrive for guests to make the way to the after party (if you’re having one)

    10.30PM

    All guests departed


    ARRANGE A VIEWING

    We'd love to show just how amazing Forget Me Not is in person. Sometimes photos just don't do it justice. Please get in touch if you have any questions about pricing, what is included or would like to arrange a time to come see the venue.

    SCHEDULE A QUICK CHAT NOW

    Email: enquiries@byronbayweddings.com.au / Phone: 02 6684 7260