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Brunswick Bowls ClubMelbourne lawn bowls clubs offers a unique venue for a variety of party needs. This location offers a private clubhouse equipped with maintained lawns, a well stoked bar and kitchen facilities. This club is also available for corporate lawn bowel functions during the day, as a great way top bond with fellow staff or even clients.
LocationNorth of Melbourne’s CBD
Canvas HouseIn the heart of South Melbourne lies one of Melbourne's newest and most exciting event spaces, Canvas House. Loft-like, with exposed brick walls and beams, black steel frame inspired doors and windows, Canvas House is the ideal contemporary alternative to the customary event space. Its design is noticeably inspired by the way we live, making it a warm and welcoming space from the moment you walk through the front doors. Equipped with modern day technology, yet staying true to its architectural integrity, the space lends itself to limitless branding opportunities and has the ability to be easily transformed. Canvas House is a unique warehouse venue like no other.
Location:South Melbourne, Victoria
City BowlsSet in the pristine Flagstaff Gardens the city of Melbourne bowls club makes an ideal venue for your social or corporate function. Our state of the art function room features a private bar, in house audio visual equipment including an in built screen, bose sound system, lectern, handheld microphone and access to our state of the art commercial kitchen. With high ceilings, beautiful natural light and views into the gardens and our bowling green combined with use of the undercover outside balcony our function room makes a perfect setting for your event.
Capacity:120 guests seated 200 guests cocktail or standing buffet
Location:Flagstaff Gardens, Melbourne
Collingwood Children's farmEnjoy your next function at Collingwood Children’s farm where woodlands, pastures and valleys combine to create a majestic venue. The magical outdoor locations and onsite Farm Cafe allow you to engage with a range of stunning natural environments without compromising comfort or function. This rustic venue proves to be a great setting fit for your next function or special occasion.
Capacity100 guests seated
120 cocktail style
LocationJust 4km from Melbourne’s CBD, overlooking the Yarra River
Como House and GardenComo offers a glimpse into the privileged lifestyle of former owner, the Armytage family who lived there for nearly a century. Como offers breathtaking backdrops for all events, ranging from magnificent gardens, the historic Ballroom the modern Pavilion and exclusive garden marquee opportunities for your functions. This idyllic garden setting is ideal for wedding ceremonies on the magnificent Fountain terrace or the intimate Ellis Stones Garden, to private parties or corporate functions in the Ballroom or Pavillion.
Location:South Yarra, approximately 5km from CBD
Elwood Sailing ClubThe Elwood sailing club provides the perfect beachfront venue, with a simple yet sophisticated design complimenting the upscale Melbourne beach surrounding it. This breathtaking venue offers bay and city views presenting the perfect backdrop for all of life’s special events.
Capacity150 guests seated
200 cocktail or standing buffet
LocationSoutheast Melbourne Beachfront
Fitzroy Town HallFitzroy Town Hall’s classical Victorian design dating back to 1873 is a statement of the aspirations and burgeoning wealth Melbourne was experiencing during the gold rush era.
Glasshaus VenueOne of Melbourne’s best-kept secrets, this stunning venue combines chic industrial design with a botanical grandeur backdrop offers a magnificent setting for any function.
125 cocktail parties
LocationQuaint inner-city suburb, just 2km south-east of Melbourne’s CBD
Kensington CollectiveSituated in the iconic old Young Husband Woolstore, Kensington Collective is unique, charming and exudes character. For seated events, long banquet tables fit perfectly between the beams. For a cocktail party with flair, an arrangement of furniture can divide the space with ease. At 3000 square metres, and with huge beams stretching across the vast ceiling, wide wooden floors and plenty of natural light, this is a space that is as dramatic as it is breathtaking. Perfectly situated just a few kilometres away from Melbourne’s CBD, Kensington Collective offers a magnificent historic backdrop with all the convenience that a central location offers.
Malvern Town Hall
Capacity:360 guests seated 550 people for standing buffet
Meat MarketMeat Market is one of Melbourne’s most unique venues for hire, boasting flexible event spaces able to be tailored to your needs. With four different spaces, Meat Market’s flexibility and versatility is ideal for events of various sizes.
Capacity:Up to 440 guests
Melbourne PavilionThis newly renovated heritage listed multilevel building faultlessly integrates modern features with classic charm to create an exceptionally unique function space. Featuring lush soft upholstery, warm lighting and inviting colours creates a lavish Moroccan inspired oasis in the heart of Melbourne. Melbourne pavilion is a versatile space being large enough to accommodate over a thousand guests comfortably while maintaining a warm inviting atmosphere to ensure you and your company enjoy your special event at ease.
Capacity100-700 Seated guests
100-1300 Cocktail or standing guests
LocationBetween the Maribyrnong river and Royal park just 4kms Northeast of Melbourne’s CBD
Mont Du SoleilMont du Soleil (‘Mountain of the Sun’) is situated in Kallista, in the heart of the beautiful Dandenongs. This truly unique property inspired by the buildings and grounds of Italy and France, sits high on a hill providing breathtaking views of the Yarra Valley. Mont du Soleil is the ideal setting for your functions and events. It’s located on a large 40-acre rural property, with breathtaking views of the Yarra Valley and Warburton ranges.
Location:Less than an hour from Melbourne CBD and can be accessed via the Monash and Eastern freeways.
Mt Macedon WineryWith rustic country charm, Mount Macedon Winery has captured the hearts of many as a wedding venue, a weekend getaway, or a must see for lunch and a glass of wine. In the heart of the Macedon Ranges, less than an hour away from Melbourne, Mount Macedon Winery is the ideal location for an iconic Australian wedding. This boutique winery boasts panoramic views, beautiful ceremony gardens and versatile indoor and outdoor reception spaces.
OneSevenOne171 Dorcas St is Melbourne’s smallest exclusive function space, catering for 100 people. Exclusive in that they are not a side room or an upstairs space at a hotel, or a bar, or a nightclub, but a space that does just one function per night.
Red ScooterRed Scooter has established itself as Melbourne’s Premier Melbourne Venue, Wedding and Function Centre. Their award-winning Melbourne venue showcases the very best in style, providing uncompromising quality to ensure your event is truly memorable. Red Scooter’s celebration Melbourne wedding venues encompass a distinctive New York style catering for sit down or hand help dinners.
Capacity:Numerous rooms of various sizes with the largest room allowing for 300 seated guests or up to 400 guests for cocktail or standing buffet.
Rippon Lea GardensNational Heritage listed, Rippon Lea House and Garden is one of Australia’s grand suburban estates with a pleasure garden of sweeping lawns, magnificent trees and a tranquil lake. This classic venue is home to picturesque gardens including an ornamental lake, orchard, fernery and sweeping lawns where elegance and magnificence combine creating the perfect surrounding for your special occasion. With a stunning ballroom leading out onto an impressive pool and over 14 acres of pleasure gardens, Rippon Lea House & Gardens is the perfect venue for your next function. The many parts of the grounds can be used for garden wedding ceremonies, birthday parties and picnics, family gathering or Christmas break-ups. The ballroom is an impressive venue for wedding receptions or corporate entertaining and gala dinners. Rippon Lea House & Garden is pleased to offer 14 acres of beautiful picturesque gardens for intimate wedding ceremonies through to grander events for more than 200 people. There are a variety of remarkable locations in the gardens that can be chosen for your special day, each offering you a unique and romantic setting.
Location:Elsternwick, just 10km from CBD
St Kilda Sports ClubThe St Kilda Sports Club has a range of facilities that make it a great place for a variety of functions. With a self-contained function room and wonderful outdoor areas, BBQ facilities, and of course their historic bowling green, you can mix and match for what suits you. Whether it be your big birthday, celebrating a marriage, a fundraiser for your favourite charity, the club can cater to every event style.
Location:St Kilda, Melbourne
SubstationThe substation is a unique large-scale multi-purpose gallery, performance space and dance studio for artists of every kind, in Newport, Melbourne, Australia. The Substation offers a point of difference to your event, the open warehouse style space offers a point of difference to your event and endless creative opportunities. The beautiful conversion of the original SUBSTATION building features large ornate windows that will impress your guests from the moment they walk through the door.
Capacity:500 guests for cocktail or standing buffet 240 guests seated
Location:Newport, 7km south-west of Melbourne’s CBD.
Tanglewood EstateNestled deep within the age old eucalyptus trees of Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, Tanglewood Estate is a gorgeous secret garden, set on more than 100 acres of bushland situated within the scenic landscape of Merricks North. The property looks out over the stunning Port Phillip Bay, with magical views of the sea. Tanglewood are able to tailor the perfect experience and backdrop for your unique event. Allowing you exclusive use of the property means the only people you have to share your day with are your own special guests. With a rustic barn, winery, studio and chapel, there are plenty of options to create the perfect experience for your next cherished memory. Tanglewood Estate’s newly renovated and refurbished architecture boasts a stylish and modern take on traditional country aesthetic, built of natural woods and rustic sheet metals. The finest attention to detail and care has been taken in the exterior and interior design of the property, to ensure the presence of it’s classic Australiana feel is preserved and continues to live on for many years to come.
The DomeThe Dome is considered one of the finest venues in Australia. The historic atmosphere is the perfect location to celebrate and has been the majestic home of wedding ceremonies, wedding functions, cocktail functions, presentation dinners and the most special of occasions. The Dome function room is a magnificent and breathtaking space with a fully restored historic octagonal domed wedding and function venue, grand portico, ex banking chamber, barrel vaulted ceiling, granite columns and arches, elaborate massive wrought iron gates.
Capacity:100-300 seated guests
100-300 guests for cocktail
or standing buffet
TipiKata TentsTo stand out from the conventional marquee and amaze your guests, hire a TipiKata Nordic Tipi and add a unique "wow" factor to your special day. Make the tipi your own, boho, traditional, rustic or contemporary, our tipis are incredibly versatile. With the sides down, you can create an intimate wedding venue or raise the sides for a fresh open pavilion. Our tipis create a beautiful and natural setting exuding a warm and enchanting atmosphere - all it needs is your personal touch! By joining multiple tipis together, we can cater for up to 500 guests. Professional and friendly staff will deliver your tipis direct to your desired location, anywhere in Victoria. Rain, hail or shine you and your guests will dance the night away!
Capacity:Up to 500 guests
The Comics LoungeThis venue is pliable to be suited for any function you desire and can be customised to suit any theme your imagination can think of.
Capacity:Over 400 guests
TwotonmaxTwotonmax is a sensitively transformed, beautifully detailed industrial warehouse located in North Melbourne. Hidden behind an anonymous street front, it is a blank canvas you can quickly and easily transform. This is a rare opportunity to create a unique event, with your own choice of caterer and limitless options for decorating and furnishing the room. The venues stunning burnished concrete floor, neutral white walls and discrete lighting are easily enhanced with additional fixtures as required. An oversize marble service bar is coupled with a commercial kitchen, sparkling bathrooms, air conditioning and other facilities, all well integrated into the venue. The vintage overhead crane (two ton max capacity) can be called into duty should it be required.
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