10 reasons why The Nutcracker is the perfect wedding venue


10 reasons why The Nutcracker is the perfect wedding venue

Your wedding is one event that cannot be compromised. Everything from décor and design to flowers and feast must be perfectly aligned with what you envisage for this memorable occasion. It can be a vast undertaking that requires a lot of consideration, but once you have the right venue nailed down, everything else falls into place. Here are 10 reasons why Nutcracker Country Venue is the perfect place for your wedding.

The Perfect Wedding Venue

  1. Easy access 

Based a mere 15 kilometres outside of Parys and a one-and-a-half hour drive from Johannesburg, Nutcracker is easily accessible, yet just remote enough to make for a truly magical wedding. 

  1. Located within a World Heritage Site

The Nutcracker is also situated in the heart of the Vredefort Dome, a stunning World Heritage Site overflowing with exquisite fauna and flora sure to add a real depth of character and warmth to your unique wedding.

  1. A weekend getaway

The Nutcracker Country Wedding Venue knows how special a wedding is which is why they aim to extend the joviality by providing a weekend retreat for your guests. Accommodating up to 30 guests, Nutcracker books out the entire venue for one wedding, which means the bridal party can arrive on Friday and leave on Sunday. The venue actually offers a Wedding Weekend Special which is a comprehensive package suited to every wedding need.

  1. High-level catering

Food can definitely make or break any event and, at the Nutcracker, the hearty, wholesome cuisine is sure to satisfy every palate. The onsite executive chef adheres to the highest quality of catering, ensuring every dish is a masterpiece.

  1. Personalised service

Because the Nutcracker estate is owner-managed, you are guaranteed the personalised service you deserve. No query is too small and attention to detail is part of the package.

  1. Stunning scenery

Apart from being the perfect wedding venue, Nutcracker is also a working pecan nut farm set amidst the most splendid country scenery alongside the glistening Vaal River. This serene atmosphere provides the perfect backdrop for a magical occasion as well as iconic photographs to remember this special day by.

Perfect Wedding Venue

  1. Inspirational ceremonial setting

Wedding ceremonies at the Nutcracker can either take place in the stunning outdoors or within the beautiful chapel which offers breath-taking views of the nearby river.

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  1. Elegant reception

Your reception can take place in the elegantly designed reception hall, which hosts up to 150 guests. Overlooking the Vaal River, the hall is fitted with Oregon-framed windows and glistening glass chandeliers overhanging antique wooden tables and chairs. The decor has been tastefully chosen to provide a warm and inviting atmosphere.

  1. Gorgeous country accommodation

The Nutcracker’s farm homestead comfortably accommodates 10 people which is perfect for the bridal party and immediate family. There are a further three semi-detached en-suite bedrooms leading to the main homestead with another two rooms sharing a bathroom.  Guests can also be accommodated in another 10 double en-suite bedrooms adjacent to the restaurant area. The gorgeous bridal suite is off the main house and includes an open-plan kitchen, dining room and lounge with an open fireplace, braai area and pizza oven outside – all of which are perfect for entertaining.

Wedding accommodation

  1. Tailor-made wedding package

This is your special day and, because Nutcracker Country Venue is dedicated to making it so, your wedding will be personalised to reflect you. To achieve this, the Nutcracker will tailor wedding packages to your unique needs, including picnic weddings, outdoor ceremonies and more.

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