Top Function Rooms Darwin for Hire

Find, compare and book the best function rooms Darwin has to offer with VenueNow, Australia's #1 venue hire experts. Discover the top venues of all sizes from hotels, to large conference spaces, restaurants, unique bars and much more in just a few clicks.

Best Darwin Function Venues for Hire

31 Woods St, Darwin City NT 0800

40 Seated • 61 Standing • $$

31 Woods St, Darwin City NT 0800

70 Seated • 152 Standing • $$

19 Kitchener Dr, Darwin City NT 0800

60 Seated • 100 Standing • $$

69 Mitchell St, Darwin City NT 0800

46 Seated • 125 Standing • $$

22 Smith St, Darwin City NT 0800

50 Standing • $$

31 Woods St, Darwin City NT 0800

50 Seated • 103 Standing • $$

31 Woods St, Darwin City NT 0800

30 Seated • 42 Standing • $$

31 Woods St, Darwin City NT 0800

40 Seated • 61 Standing • $$

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Darwin Function Venue Hire Guide

With so many brilliant event spaces on offer, you're spoilt for choice for function venues in Darwin. There are plenty of venues in this Northern Territory city where you can host an office party, product launch, Christmas party, wedding reception, conference or any other special event you can think of. We've put together our Darwin Function Venue Guide to help you discover and hire the perfect venue at the best price.

Where do I find the best Darwin function venues?

Let's begin your search for the best function venue in Darwin by looking at some of the suburbs or neighbourhoods in this part of Australia.

Darwin CBD

The bars, pubs, restaurants and private function rooms in Darwin City (Darwin NT 0800) are perfect for parties and other events. Most have pool tables, DJ setups, and top-notch audiovisual equipment. But you'll have to act fast because the best venues with views of the bay book out quickly.


Somerville was built around some historic buildings from the early days of Darwin. This is a beautiful neighbourhood with lots of lovely restaurants and bars that can cater to most corporate and social events. 


This is a popular area with many hotels, restaurants, cafes and private function rooms. It's also an area where you'll find lots of shopping options as well as an arts centre that hosts regular exhibitions and events. The bars and pubs nearby are perfect for hosting events such as parties and corporate functions.

What types of function venues are available in Darwin

Your choice of function venue will likely depend on what kind of event you'll be having, your budget and the size of your guest list. Here are some types of function venues you can choose from in Darwin:


Restaurants are easy choices for birthdays, anniversaries and other special occasions where the focus is on the food and the company, of course. You can reserve a table for a more intimate fine dining experience with your closest family and friends or book a room or space where you can hold a bigger party. You'll find that many of the best restaurants in Darwin city offer group menus, making them perfect choices for larger groups.

Check out Wharf One Food & Wine. This restaurant is located on an old Darwin wharf and offers stunning views of the harbour.


You'll surely find a bar or nightclub to your liking in Darwin, NT. Darwin's a bit of an alcohol hotspot so your search for a venue suited for fun parties should start here.

At Monsoons, you can enjoy a selection of extensive beer lists, Australian & international wine lists and killer cocktails.

Hotel function rooms

Hotels offer more than just a cosy room to spend the night in. They also have function rooms you can book for any event you have in mind. Most of these hotels also have event spaces large enough to hold an awards night, product launch or conference. This is also the perfect wedding reception venue because they can accommodate all your needs, from the ceremony to the after-party.

Ideally positioned in the centre of Darwin CBD, Oaks Darwin Elan Hotel boasts a variety of function rooms and event spaces that can cater to your needs, whether you're planning an intimate gathering or a large-scale function.

Private dining rooms

For a more intimate special occasion with close family and friends, you might want to consider booking a private dining room in one of Darwin's best restaurants. This will give you and your guests the chance to enjoy a lovely meal together without having to worry about other people.

You can check out the pub Shenannigans as this venue has a number of relaxing event spaces to choose from for any social event.

Conference centres

For work-related events, conference centres are usually the go-to venue. Most venues will provide you with everything that you may need for your corporate meetings including catering, seating plan, sound system and so on. The function venues in Darwin that are shaped like amphitheatres are ideal for conferences or conventions.

Discover more Darwin function venues for your private functions

Quickly find and book function, meeting and party venues that tick all the right boxes. Whether you’re planning a birthday party, corporate event or wedding reception, we’ll help you find the perfect venue to suit your needs and budget. With its smart filters and selection of curated event spaces, VenueNow will help make your search for the right venue a whole lot easier. Check out VenueNow today for your Darwin venue needs and nearby locations!

Frequently Asked Questions

How much do Darwin function venues cost?

Based on VenueNow's historic data, on average, Darwin function rooms cost between 50 per person and 75 per person. For example, a 100 person function would cost approximately 5000-7500. Costs may differ based on your food and beverage requirements, AV requirements, event date and time and the type of venue you decide to book.

What are the top Darwin function venues?

Here are some of our favourite Darwin function venues: 1. Kingpin Darwin 2. Rydges Palmerston 3. Wharf One Food & Wine 4. Shennannigans 5. Smith Street Social 6. Club Tropical Resrt Darwin 7. Quality Hotel Darwin 8. Hilton Darwin 9. Rydges Darwin Central 10. Novotel Darwin Airport

How do I find and book Darwin function venues?

Finding and booking a Darwin function venue is easy with VenueNow, simply follow these steps: 1. Enter Darwin as your location and function as your event type into VenueNow's search engine. 2. Narrow down your search results by entering more filters such as number of people, event date, room layout and budget. 3. Send enquiries to venues to request pricing and availability (we recommend sending 3-5 enquiries to different venues to ensure you get the best price). 4. Review your quotes and connect directly with your favourite venues to book a site visit and finalise your booking. 5. Host your event!

How far in advance should I book a Darwin function venue?

On average, VenueNow customers book a Darwin venue 90 days in advance of the event. For larger events and event dates in December we recommend allowing additional time as there may be limited availability.

Can VenueNow help me find a Darwin function venue?

We sure can! VenueNow's team of Venue Booking Experts can help you find the perfect venue, collect quotes from multiple venues on your behalf, negotiate the best price with venues and book venues, all for free. Simply send us your event brief and our team will be in contact with venue recommendations within 24-48 hours.

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