What is a Pop Up Wedding?


If you are wanting an easy, stress free and cost effective wedding, simply pick one of the dates offered, lock it in with Macarthur Park Gardens (MPG) and just show up! It's that easy!

MPG is supplying an incredibly stunning Wedding Chapel, an award winning Wedding Celebrant and Photographer, all offering a discounted rate for your special day (choose from the dates offered) for only $1990.00 up to and including 60 people in your 2 hour time slot.

A Pop Up Wedding is the perfect solution for couples who want an amazing package deal at a great price or for those who just want to elope or have other priorities in life.

Our Pop up Weddings are all about you, the Bride and Groom and the love you have for each other. This is your special moment in time to say "I Do." 




                                                  Pop Up Wedding Chapel


  • Wedding Chapel (air-conditioned)

  • Professional Photographer

  • Marriage Celebrant

  • 2 Hours Ceremony Hire

  • Up to and including 60 Guests

  • Car parking on site

  • Professional Sound System

  • Variety of photography locations


  • 100 year old pews adorned with elegant white bows with seating for approx 60  guests with standing room at the back if required
  • A rich red carpet for the aisle
  • Registry signing table at the front of the Chapel decorated with skirting and a Battenberg lace tablecloth topped with candlelit glass votives and 100 year old timber chairs for signing
  • Two large floor Candelabras with tea light candles along with candlelit wall scones
  • Two topiary trees with white bows at the front of the chapel
  • Large Ostrich feather plume pen

Papillon studio

  • 2 Hours of Photography which includes photographing your Ceremony, A Group Photo plus Family and Bridal Party Photos
  • All Photos will be Professionally Edited
  • Photos will be supplied on a high resolution USB

Photography locations* 

  • Inside and outside the Chapel
  • Deckside overlooking the lagoon
  • Red Phone booth
  • Macarthur Park Australian gardens 
  • Poolside with Vintage Australian Shack
  • Windmill

* Time permitting

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  •  Gwen will compose a personalised ceremony for you or provide you with material if you want to write your own, or any combination you like of the above.
  • Supply, complete (using a computer based system thus avoiding transcription errors) and lodge the Notice of Intended Marriage. It is imperative in the current climate of identity fraud that all paperwork is identical. 
  • Provide a PA System including a microphone for the Celebrant and a cordless hand held microphone for you and any other speakers.
  • As a Commissioner of Declarations Gwen can witness any copies of documents such as Birth Certificates that need to be certified as a true copy.
  • All official documentation is forwarded to the Register of Births, Deaths and Marriages by registered mail.
  • Flexible with appointments times.


Meet our Team

Brisbane bayside professionals


Macarthur Park 

Macarthur Park is a unique privately owned stunning venue offering a beautifully restored Wedding Chapel that is nestled amongst the Australian themed gardens, rainforest and bushland.  This 96 year old non-denominational, non religious air conditioned and fully decorated Chapel provides a beautiful setting for weddings with the ambience of an authentic country chapel from yesteryear. The large lagoon area, covered with water lilies along with beautiful iconic Paperbarks lining the perimeter provide the perfect scenic backdrop for your wedding photography after the Ceremony.

The Macarthur Park wedding cordination team provide an exceptional professional service, this ensures your time here runs smoothly and allows you to enjoy your special day without unwanted stress.


Gwen Inglis

Gwen Inglis is a Queensland Award Winning Celebrant, having taken out the "Queensland Celebrant of the Year" for 2014/15. She has also been named by the Australian Bridal Industry Academy in the "Top 10 Celebrants in Australia" in each of the last four years. A professional marriage celebrant who retains the magical freshness in her ceremonies, Gwen enjoys working with couples to achieve a common goal and would love the opportunity to create a unique and memorable ceremony for you.


Papillon Studio

Having some of the most distinguishing moments of your life photographed by our creative team (members of the Professional Photographers Association of Queensland - PPAQ) with over 40 years combined experience, spanning several states and internationally provides peace of mind, knowing your moments will be captured forever in a style that is truly your own. Your day will be carefully captured by award winning, high energy, experienced wedding photographers who ensure plenty of fun, candid and love filled images . If that special day is a wedding then Papillon Studio believe in providing affordable, memorable and stunning art pieces to be treasured forever.

Optional Extra's


All your guests can congratulate you with a glass of bubbly in hand after the ceremony. This is the perfect opportunity for Bride and Groom to quickly mingle with guests before a photoshoot with our professional photographer. For more details and costs, contact us. 


For an additional cost you can get married in  Macarthur Parks Garden's. This beautiful spot is located deck side overlooking the lagoon. For more details and costs, contact MPG.


Here at Pop Up Wedding Chapel we want your day to be perfect. We are happy to recommend to you a list of professional suppliers/other services that you may wish to add to your special day eg: car hire company, florist, make up artist etc. Talk to us for recommendations.




This Pop up Wedding Offer is for a Monday or Friday. Choose your date and check with Macarthur Park for availability.




Contact us






By Appointment Only
21-29 Macarthur St
Alexandra Hills, Brisbane QLD 4161



Macarthur park

Phone: 0417 609 629


Papillion studios

Phone:  07 3824 4831


Gwen Inglis

Phone: 07 3824 5295