Top School Formal Venues Adelaide for Hire

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Best Adelaide School Formal Venues for Hire

North Terrace, Adelaide

290 Seated • 300 Standing

Hindmarsh Square, Adelaide

360 Seated • 360 Standing

Hindmarsh Square, Adelaide

180 Seated • 180 Standing

Hackney Road, Adelaide

450 Seated • 600 Standing

Frome St, Adelaide

220 Seated • 220 Standing

South Terrace, Adelaide

250 Seated • 300 Standing

Glenelg Jetty, Glenelg

650 Seated • 750 Standing

400 Seated • 460 Standing

Reservoir Rd, Modbury

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Adelaide School Formal Venue Hire Guide

The school formal is arguably the most highly anticipated night in a student's life. If you've been tasked with planning one, you should aim to give the attendees the most memorable school formal experience possible. The first step is securing an unforgettable school formal venue. Check out our Adelaide School Formal Venue Guide below.

Where will I find the best school formal venue in Adelaide?

Adelaide, South Australia is home to a wide range of amazing venues available for a school event. Here are some neighbourhoods where you can start your search for event spaces:

Adelaide CBD

The Adelaide SA city centre is a good place to start looking for a school formal venue. The area is filled with convention centres, hotels with ballrooms, restaurants with function rooms and lots of other types of venues for hire from small to large capacity.

Adelaide CBD venues are centrally located and provide easy access for parents dropping off or picking up their kids. The central location in the city is also a bonus when it comes to choosing after-party hangout spots.

Adelaide Hills

Schools in Adelaide often opt to hold formal events in the Adelaide Hills region because of its scenic beauty and tranquil atmosphere. Many award-winning venues are located in natural settings with lots of fresh air and spots for guests to take photos. It's also a good idea to hold the event at a venue near the school for convenience's sake. This way, you can make it easier for students to attend.


The suburb of Norwood is located just east of the Adelaide CBD and is a great place to look for school formal venues. The area is known for its bustling nightlife, so it's perfect if you're looking for a venue with an after-party scene. There are also lots of restaurants in Norwood that offer private dining rooms, which would be ideal for a school formal dinner.

Kent Town

The suburb of Kent Town is located just south of the Adelaide CBD and is another great place to find school formal venues. The area is home to many bars, restaurants and hotels, so you'll have plenty of options to choose from.

North Terrace

North Terrace Adelaide is home to venues designed for corporate events. This makes the area a good choice if you're trying to find a school formal venue in Adelaide.

What types of school formal venues are the most popular in Adelaide?

Deciding on a space for your school party can be hard with all the awesome choices in Adelaide. To help you out, here are some of the most popular types of school formal venues:

Convention centres

Convention centres are always popular for Adelaide school formals since they can accommodate a large number of people. Convention centres can be found all over Adelaide, but you should look for one that's easily accessible so you can save money on transport and have more time for partying! These function centres are also popular because they come with built-in AV equipment, making them ideal for school formal presentations.


Hotels usually have a ballroom or function room that can be used for a school formal or similar events. One advantage of booking a hotel is that they can arrange for food, drinks and entertainment for your event, which makes for several fewer things to worry about.


Restaurants can easily be converted to accommodate large groups. You can book the entire venue or a smaller private dining area. This is the right venue if you want to treat your school formal attendees to a nice meal.

Explore more school formal event spaces in Adelaide

Check out VenueNow's extensive selection of school formal venues in Adelaide and other parts of Australia. Find and book a space that'll make your event a memorable one with just a few clicks. Contact VenueNow's team of event booking experts to assist you to find the perfect venue today.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much do Adelaide school formal venues cost?

Based on VenueNow's historic data, on average, Adelaide school formal venues cost between 60 per person and 90 per person. For example, a 200 person school formal would cost approximately 12000-18000. 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 Adelaide school formal venues?

Here are some of our favourite Adelaide school formal venues: 1. Pullman Adelaide 2. National Wine Centre Adelaide 3. The Terrace Hotel Adelaide 4. Sfera's Park Suites and Convention Centre 5. Osmond Terrace Function Centre 6. The Glenelg Pier 7. Seafire On The Marina 8. Rob Roy Hotel 9. InterContinental Adelaide 10. Festival Function Centre

How do I find and book Adelaide school formal venues?

Finding and booking a Adelaide school formal venue is easy with VenueNow, simply follow these steps: 1. Enter Adelaide as your location and school formal 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 Adelaide school formal venue?

On average, VenueNow customers book a Adelaide 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 Adelaide school formal 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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