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Sydney's biggest venues for large-scale events

Sometimes the right venue for the job is actually just the one that's big enough to fit your event.

You're planning a large-scale event, one that's towering in scope and huge in sheer number of guests. When it comes to these sorts of events, sometimes the first thing that needs to be addressed is finding a venue that's simply large enough to accommodate what you're planning. Luckily, there are a number of incredible large-scale venues in Sydney that combine size with unique styling and event prowess.

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Alexandria, Sydney

Seating: 1000 Standing: 1000

Located conveniently between Sydney Airport and the CBD, The Venue Alexandria is one of Sydney's newest converted warehouse spaces. It's big, incredibly flexible, and sports 5-star amenities. It's a popular choice with gala dinners, product launches, fashion shows and conferences.

Pyrmont, Sydney

Seating: 1530 Standing: 2200

Found on the rooftop of The Star, the venue's purpose-built Events Centre is a $100 million multi-purpose venue suitable for a wide variety of venues. The AV capabilities are state of the art, boasting broadcast capabilities of a high standard – it's one for large-scale events that are also huge in scope.

Sydney CBD, Sydney

Seating: 700 Standing: 1500

Boasting pretty top notch views of the CBD, Cyren Bar Grill Seafood is a modern restaurant offering up a menu with a fresh seafood bent to it. And of course, there's heaps of room – room for 1500 guests in fact, over the main restaurant area, the balcony, and overlooking the harbour.

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Sydney CBD, Sydney

Seating: 850 Standing: 1200

Aside from offering up a gorgeous view of Cockle Bay Wharf, Dockside is one of the larger event spaces going around, with room for up to 1200 guests standing, or 850 theatre-style. The space is bathed in natural light, with floor to ceiling windows to capture those breathtaking views.

Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney

Seating: 1000 Standing: 1500

Worlds away from the sleek function spaces and converted warehouses, Waterview in Bicentennial Park. Surrounded by scenic parklands, ponds and lakes, it's a beautiful setting for events. Smaller spaces abound, but exclusive use is also available, for up to 1500 guests.

The Rocks, Sydney

Seating: 70 Standing: 1500

For those not in need of of one big open-plan space for an event The Argyle is available for entire venue lockout. That means exclusive use of the precinct for 1500 guests, within the historic surrounds of one of Sydney's favourite drinking and dining spots.

Sydney CBD, Sydney

Seating: 3500 Standing: 450

For those with the right vision and budget, the Hyde Park Barracks provides a beautiful option for large events within its pop-up marquee. The space can comfortably fit up to 1200 guests cocktail-style, complete with Laissez-Faire's renowned catering on offer.

Marsfield, Sydney

Seating: 900 Standing: 1500

The very impressive and historic sandstone castle that is Curzon Hall was built way back in 1898, and still stands tall today. There are eight rooms available at the venue, ranging from the intimate Curzon Room to Lady Mary's Pavilion, the 1200-guest space.

Sydney CBD, Sydney

Seating: - Standing: 1600

Exclusive use of the lower ground floor at GPO Grand? It's an inspired choice for a unique event requiring a space that's equal parts historic and memorable. There's room for up to 1500 guests.

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