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Walsh Bay, Sydney

Pier One Sydney Harbour provides a breathtaking event space with incredible views of the iconic city. From weddings to corporate conferences, Pier One offers professional catering and management teams that help you create memories worth ...

Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney

The L'Aqua is one of Sydney's most luxurious and intimate function venues, located on the rooftop of Cockle Bay Wharf in Darling Harbour. This venue offers a picturesque view over Cockle Bay with uninterrupted views to downtown Sydney ...

Elizabeth Street, Sydney

Charming and versatile, Verandah Bar and Social is a one stop entertainment hub where delectable food, decadent cocktails, and impeccable service meet to create the perfect urban oasis. Elegant in every sense of the word with it's sleek decor ...

Pitt Street, Sydney

The Angel Hotel is bringing old-school back to the neighbourhood. The ground floor bar is a favourite for locals looking for quality drinks and food in an inviting atmosphere, but you'll also find cozy spaces with English charm on Level 1 - perfect if ...

Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney

Dockside is conveniently positioned in Cockle Bay Wharf. Dockside enjoys the view of sparkling water stretching over Darling Harbour while blending function and space with a reputation for culinary excellence and exceptional service, making it an ...

Darling Drive, Darling Harbour

Hard Rock Cafe Sydney is located in one of the most prime waterfront locations overlooking Darling Harbour and next door to International Convention Centre. The venue offers views from a wraparound balcony so expansive it can accommodate 1100 guests ...

George Street, Sydney

Establishment, a leading destination for functions and dining in the heart of Sydney's CBD. Boasting world class restaurants, bars, boutique hotel rooms as well as event spaces that are perfect for any type of occasion from birthdays to weddings! Establishment's ...

Barangaroo Avenue, Barangaroo

12-Micron is a breath-taking events and functions space located in Sydney's newest business precinct, Barangaroo. With light filled spaces, stylish finishes, and amazing water views this space is perfect for any event or function. 12-Micron can provide you with ...

Smithfield Rd, Edensor Park

Eden Venues is dedicated to providing an unmatched experience for all of their guests by paying close attention to every detail. Whether it's style, facilities or amenities - they're always up-to-date and nothing short of perfect! ...

George St, Sydney

ivy is one of Sydney's leading establishments, providing both dining and entertainment. ivy offers award-winning restaurants and a rooftop pool bar for visitors to enjoy with friends or family. Among the event spaces available at ivy are: The Ivy Ballroom ...

Barrack St, Sydney

Hidden away behind an unassuming psychic sign is Sydney's very own version of the legendary and seminal New York establishment, Employees Only. Cocktails by the masters, a New York inspired menu, and signature tarot readings until the early hours ...

Bicentennial Drive, Sydney Olympic Park

Located in Sydney's Olympic Park, Waterview can accommodate up to 1500 people for conferences and special events. The venue is set amongst a scenic background of parkland, ponds, and lakes so you'll never have an issue finding the ...

Blue Street, North Sydney

Are you're looking for the perfect place to host a social event, milestone celebration or corporate Christmas party of up to 1,400 guests and not sure where to start your search from? Look no further than Greenwood Hotel. With packages that suit all ...

Macquarie St, Sydney

Explore Australia's oldest Parliament in Sydney. Located right in the heart of Macquarie Street, this heritage-listed building is rich with history and full of hidden surprises. The remarkable venue has evolved over time to accommodate nine different event ...

Circular Quay W, Sydney

Campbell's Stores is the ultimate wedding venue for couples looking to host intimate and grand weddings. With 5000 guests able to enjoy its classic, three-story architecture from all angles on a clear day, Campbell's stores offers an excellent view ...

Suakin Drive, Georges Heights

Gunners' Barracks is one of Sydney's most spectacular and historic sites. Nestled within bushland on Georges Heights, Mosman with a commanding view of the harbor this history site exemplifies tranquility. Gunner's barracks has been an iconic ...

King Street, Sydney

Hotel CBD is a hotel that has an event space on the ground floor where you can host any type of gathering. From weddings, to birthday parties or work events, Hotel CBD will be able to provide all your needs for these types of celebrations. If you are looking ...

Bourke Street, Surry Hills

Located in Surry Hills, one of Sydney's most vibrant suburbs, Upstairs Beresford was made for a good time. This space had been purposely built as a live music venue with large stage and tiered booths to provide uninterrupted viewing while also ...

Marine Parade, Watsons Bay

You and your guests will be in awe as they walk through the doors of this magnificent yet contemporary venue. This is not a space you want to miss out on for any special occasion! Whether it's an anniversary dinner, baby shower or engagement party ...

Phillip Ln, Sydney

Kittyhawk, a high volume cocktail bar and French restaurant with quality food for any appetite. The canapé menu is available for functions in the Conservatory next to Kittyhawks semi-private space at the front of the venue - perfect if you're looking ...

Venue Hire Sydney Guide

There are many venues around the city that can be booked for any occasion, day or night, ranging from weddings to birthdays and corporate events. Finding a venue in Sydney that suits all of your needs is easy once you know what to look for so read our guide below to check out our top tips and recommendations.

What are some popular venue types in Sydney?

There are hundreds of venues in Sydney to choose from ranging from small, affordable venues for social events to stadiums for events and conferences for thousands of people. Below is a list of some of the most popular that can be found on VenueNow.

Hotels Event Venues Sydney

The Sydney city skyline is one of the most famous in the world, and there are many hotels with stunning views. Hotels offer a lot more than just accommodation for guests, they also provide event venues that can be decorated to suit your needs.

Hotels are great for corporate functions as they have great facilities including catering services, conference rooms and ballrooms with capacities ranging from 10 people up to large events for 2000 people or more. Hotels often allow you to hire multiple rooms which is great for corporate events that include breakout areas for different groups.

Some of our favourite hotel event venues Sydney has to offer include Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour, Rydges World Square, Rydges Sydney Central, View Sydney, Fraser Suites Sydney, Radisson Blu Hotel Sydney, Pier One Sydney Harbour, Sir Stamford at Circular Quay, The Grace Hotel Sydney and Song Hotel.

Cocktail Style Event Venues Sydney

A cocktail style event space is one where guests are standing rather than seated. Cocktail style event spaces are great for informal events such as cocktail parties, birthdays and networking events as they are more laid back than seated events and allow guests to socialize and get to know each other better.

If you're looking for the best party venues, Sydney is the way to go! Most venues cater to cocktail style events and as the name suggests, cocktail events are often accompanied by drinks as well as canapes.

Some of our favourite venues for cocktail style event venues Sydney has to offer include Rydges Sydney Harbour 55 George, Hyde Hacienda Sydney Bar & Lounge, Sydney Opera House, L'Aqua, Hotel CBD, ivy Sydney, King Street Wharf Sporting Globe and Kittyhawk.

Blank Canvas Venues Sydney

Blank canvas event spaces are those which allow the host to customise the look and feel of the room. Blank canvas venues typically feature white walls and minimal decorations. Blank canvas function rooms can be found in warehouse venues, hotels, galleries and dedicated event spaces.

Some of our favourite blank canvas venues Sydney has to offer include Establishment, The Venue Alexandria, The Apartment and The Studio.

Waterfront Venues Sydney

If you're looking for waterside venues, Sydney is one of the best cities in the world to choose. There are a number of iconic locations throughout the city that feature amazing waterfront venues such as:

- Darling Harbour, Barangaroo, The Rocks, Circular Quay and Pyrmont close to Sydney CBD

- Bondi, Coogee, Vaucluse, Rose Bay and Double Bay in the Eastern Suburbs

- North Sydney, Milsons Point and Mosman on the North Shore

Some of our favourite waterfront venues Sydney has to offer include Dockside, White Bay Cruise Terminal, Coogee Bay Hotel, Campbell's Stores, Cruise Bar, Orso Bayside Reception, Pier One Sydney Harbour, Cyren Bar, Scotch & Co, Kingpin Darling Harbour, Hard Rock Cafe Sydney and Dunbar House.

Private Dining Room Venues

A private dining room is a large or small space that can be rented for an event or private gathering. Private dining rooms are usually found in restaurants, hotels and banquet halls.

Some of our favourite private dining venues Sydney has to offer include 12 Micron, Sergeants' Mess, Bartolo, Sydney Opera House, NSW Parliament House, The Green Moustache, Holy Duck and Big Poppa's.

Rooftop Venues Sydney

If you're looking for rooftop party venues, Sydney has lots of amazing rooftop bars scattered throughout the CBD and suburbs with views of the city and harbour. With the natural light and gorgeous views of the city skyline, it is truly a one-of-a-kind experience that will have everyone talking about how much fun they had.

Some of our favourite rooftop venues Sydney has to offer include Verandah Bar, Cafe Del Mar, Bar Ombre, ivy Sydney, Harbour 220, Cruise Bar, Olio, Rydges Sydney Central, Rydges Sydney Harbour 55 George and Hotel Harry.

Small Venue Hire Sydney

If you're looking for small venues or cheap venue hire, Sydney has lots of options in the suburbs surrounding the city. Small venues are great for informal events such as birthdays or drinks with friends and on the work side of things, there are lots of small meeting rooms throughout Sydney.

Meeting Rooms Sydney

Sydney, as one of Australia's business centres, provides hundreds of meeting rooms and workshop spaces in a range of settings to fit your demands, including coworking spaces, serviced offices, hotels, and private offices. You can easily search and book spaces for meetings and workshops online with VenueNow so take a look around!

Some of our favourite meeting rooms Sydney has to offer include Your Desk Town Hall, The Executive Centre Aurora Place, Aeona, The Executive Centre One Bligh, Workspace365 20 Bond St, Workspace365 66 Clarence St, Victory Offices Barangaroo, The Executive Centre Three International Towers, Workspace365 Edgecliff Centre, Victory Offices 100 Mount St and Fishburners Sydney.

Outdoor Venues Sydney

In a city with amazing weather and even better views, why not opt for an outdoor venue hire Sydney location for your event. Sydney offers lots of incredible outdoor venues for weddings, corporate and social events.

Some of our favourite Outdoor Venues Sydney has to offer include Centennial Homestead, Queens Park Kitchen, Botanic House, Terrace on the Domain, Gunners' Barracks, Cropley House and Greenwood Hotel.

Boat Hire Sydney

What could be more fun than enjoying one of the World's most beautiful cities from the water? If you want something really special that will make people take photos over and over again, then booking a boat is the way to go. There are so many options for Sydney boat hire on VenueNow so be sure to filter your search for boats and you'll be sure to find something within your budget.

Some of our favourite boat hire partners and Sydney Harbour party venues include Coast Harbour Cruises, Rosman Cruises, Sydney Princess Cruises, MV Enterprise Sydney Harbour Charters, Prestige Harbour Cruises and Harbourcat.

What are some popular event types in Sydney?

Corporate Events Sydney

Corporate events are wide-ranging in their size, goal and function and may include different event types such as corporate Christmas parties, product launches, conferences, EOFY parties, exhibitions, workshops, training sessions, meetings, corporate offsites and more!

For a venue to be appropriate for corporate clients it needs to tick a number of boxes including the flexibility to cater to cocktail style or seated events in a private space or the entire venue. They must have professional staff who provide exceptional experiences for their clients and who offer a range of in-house or external catering options suitable for different dietary requirements.

Other common requirements from corporate clients include access to audio-visual equipment such as TVs, projectors, PA systems and conferencing facilities and is easily accessible via various forms of transport.

VenueNow's team specialise in corporate events, having helped over 5,000 companies around Australia find and book the perfect venue so don't hesitate to get in contact.

Conference Venues Sydney

If you're looking for conference venues, Sydney has a lot to offer with venues suitable for small meetings to event spaces for multi-day conferences of thousands of people. There are a number of fantastic conference venues throughout Greater Sydney including hotels with grand ballrooms and conference spaces, conference centres, unique warehouse venues and more.

Product Launch Venues Sydney

Product launches are a big deal. You want to make sure you have the right place, that everything is set up just so, and that everyone knows they’re coming. So where do you go?

A great option is to look into hiring a product launch venue. There are many venues in Sydney available for hire including restaurants, bars and event spaces like warehouses. Whether you need one room with tables and chairs or an entire building with catering included, there will be something perfect for your needs here in Sydney.

Gala Dinner Venues Sydney

A gala dinner is typically an annual celebration held by companies, organisations and charities. There is nothing more impressive than celebrating your organisation’s achievements or raising money for charity at one of Sydney’s most prestigious venues, and there's plenty of cool venues in Sydney to choose from!

Birthday Party Venue Hire Sydney

There are so many unique party venues in Sydney for all ages including venues with activities kids' birthday parties (and the young at heart), cool bars and restaurants for the foodies and iconic Sydney venues to celebrate milestones like your 18th, 21st, 30th, 40th or 50th birthday party.

When you're looking for venues for hire for your birthday party, be sure to ask about the minimum spend for each venue, what is included in that minimum spend and what the costs for additional services or offerings are. It's always useful to have a budget per person in mind when trying to find a venue to ensure you don't waste too much time contacting venues out of your price range.

Wedding Venues Sydney

If you want a venue that's perfect for your wedding day then you'll need to be prepared to spend some money. The good news is that this doesn't mean you have to break the bank; it just means planning ahead and getting smart with your spending. Check out our Sydney Wedding Venue Guide to learn all the top tips.

School Formal Venues Sydney

School formals are a rite of passage for many teenagers, and the perfect opportunity to get dressed up in your best suit or dress. But before you can plan out your outfit and start booking tickets, there’s one thing that needs to be taken care of: finding a venue. Check out our school formal recommendations here.

Popular Suburbs for Sydney Function Spaces

Event Venues Sydney CBD

Sydney CBD is a diverse and vibrant part of Sydney. The city's business district is well known it their distinctive architecture and historic buildings that line both sides of George Street. In addition, there are many parks including Hyde Park, The Domain and Royal Botanical Gardens that offer green spaces for outdoor events and weddings. One highlight is Circular Quay which features spectacular panoramic views of Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House.

If you're looking for function venues, Sydney CBD has hundreds to choose from in all shapes, sizes and budgets so be sure to check out our Sydney City Function Venues Guide.

Darling Harbour Function Venues

Darling Harbour features some of the best venues in Sydney such as Dockside, L'Aqua, Hard Rock Cafe Sydney, King Street Wharf Sporting Globe so if you want be sure to check out our Darling Harbour Venue Hire Guide.

Surry Hills Function Rooms

Surry Hills is one of the trendiest suburbs in Sydney and features many trendy cafes, restaurants and bars along Crown Street, Bourke Street, and around Central Station. With its proximity to the city and major transport hubs, it's a great location for all types of events. Check out our Surry Hills Venue Hire Guide to learn more.

Potts Point Sydney Function Venues

Potts Point has many cafes, restaurants and pubs such as the New Hampton Hotel that line Macleay Street and other nearby streets such as Victoria Street, Hickson Road and Bayswater Road. To find out more, check out our Potts Point Venue Hire Guide.

Darlinghurst Function Venues

Darlinghurst is a suburb in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is located 2 kilometres east of the Sydney central business district and bounded by Elizabeth Street to the north-east, Oxford Street to the south-east and Cleveland Street to the west. It features numerous funky bars, restaurants such as Big Poppa's that are perfect for events. To learn more, check out our Darlinghurst Venue Hire Guide.

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