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The Top 10 University Ball Venues Adelaide


Hindmarsh 1 & 2 at Pullman Adelaide


16 Hindmarsh Square, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

4.4 (1874)



Grand Ballroom at The Playford Adelaide


120 North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

4.5 (1476)



Ballroom at Intercontinental Adelaide


North Terrace, Adelaide South Australia 5000, Australia

4.3 (2449)



Skyline Events Centre at Rydges South Park Adelaide


1 South Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

4 (1120)



Hindley Room 1 & 2 or 2 & 3 at Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide


65 Hindley Street, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

4.1 (1399)



Paradiso Cocktail Bar at Sferas

Function Venue

191 Reservoir Rd, Modbury SA 5092, Australia

4.1 (652)



Visionary Ballroom at Crowne Plaza Adelaide


27 Frome St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

4.2 (636)



Elevate + Collaborate at Crowne Plaza Adelaide


27 Frome St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

4.2 (636)



Marquee Ballroom at Sferas

Function Venue

191 Reservoir Rd, Modbury SA 5092, Australia

4.1 (652)



Grand Ballroom (1-5) at Stamford Grand Glenelg - Adelaide


2 Glenelg Jetty, Glenelg SA 5045, Australia

4 (2342)


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Adelaide University Ball Venue Hire Guide

University balls are one of the most exciting events on the university social calendar. And the options are endless. Do you go for a venue that matches your theme? Do you need a stage to match your incredible live band? Will it be a sit-down affair? Or is it strictly cocktail? Whatever your requirements, VenueNow can help you to find and book the best venue in Adelaide for your university ball.

Where can I find good university ball venues in Adelaide?

Adelaide is home to a range of incredible university ball venues. Whether you're looking for a large conference centre, a hotel ballroom, a restaurant or a bar, we can help you to find the perfect space for your event.

To help you get started, take a look at these Adelaide neighbourhoods for your party venue needs.

Adelaide CBD

The Adelaide CBD is home to some of the best university ball venues in town. From large conference centres to smaller, more intimate bars, there's something to suit every event. Adelaide CBD is also the perfect place to find pre and post-ball entertainment.

North Adelaide

North Adelaide is known for its beautiful architecture and stunning views of the city skyline. It's also home to a range of incredible university ball venues, including hotels, restaurants and bars.


Norwood is a popular university ball venue destination for students studying at the University of Adelaide. It's also home to a number of restaurants, bars and hotels, making it the perfect place to host your event.

Port Adelaide

Port Adelaide is a great option for those looking for a unique university ball venue. With its historic buildings and waterfront setting, it's sure to make your event one to remember.

North Terrace

North Terrace is one of the most popular university ball venue destinations in Adelaide. It's home to a number of hotels, restaurants and bars, as well as some of the city's best views.

What are the most popular types of venues for university balls in Adelaide?

There is definitely no shortage of places to hold university balls in Adelaide. The city offers a wide variety of interesting venues for all kinds of school functions, including the highly anticipated university balls.

Some of the most popular types of university ball venues in Adelaide include:

Hotel Function Rooms

Hotels are always a safe option when it comes to finding a venue for your university ball. They offer plenty of space, and great facilities and are often able to cater to large groups. Hotels are also the perfect location to make amazing memories as they often have a range of pre and post-ball entertainment options.


If you're looking for a more intimate setting for your ball, then a restaurant could be the perfect option. Many restaurants in Adelaide have private function areas that can be hired for university balls and other events.

Warehouse venues

Warehouse venues have become increasingly popular in recent years as they offer a unique and industrial setting for a university ball. You can often find these types of venues in the city's outskirts or near the port area.

This is an ideal venue for those who want a more relaxed and informal university ball experience. These types of university ball venues often provide a great dance floor, live music and a variety of food trucks to choose from.

Winery venues

If you're looking for a university ball venue with a difference, then hiring a winery could be the perfect option. The Adelaide Hills region is home to many stunning wineries that offer picturesque settings for university balls and other events such as corporate meetings, cocktail events and gala events.

Waterfront venues

Adelaide is home to some beautiful waterfront venues that offer stunning views of the River Torrens. These types of venues are perfect for those who want to add a touch of elegance to their university ball.

What should I consider when looking for a stunning venue in Adelaide?

There are a few things to consider when you're on the hunt for a stunning venue in Adelaide. Here are some of our top tips:


Location is everything. You'll want to make sure that your chosen venue is easy to get to and from, especially if you have guests coming from out of town.


Make sure that your chosen venue can comfortably accommodate your group size. You don't want to be cramped up in a small space on such a special night.


Check that the venue has all the facilities and amenities that you need for your university ball. This includes things like a dance floor, stage, private function area and catering facilities.


Of course, you'll need to consider your budget when choosing a venue for your university ball. Be sure to get quotes from a few different venues before making your final decision.

Top University Ball Venues in Adelaide

The first step is to think about your budget and what kind of atmosphere you're going for. Adelaide has an incredible selection of university ball venues, so it's important to narrow down your options before you start looking at specific spaces. If you need some inspiration, take a look at our list of the best university ball venues in Adelaide.

The Playford Adelaide

The Playford Adelaide, MGallery, stands out as the perfect choice for university balls, combining classical elegance with modern luxury. This venue offers bespoke services set against the exquisite backdrop of Art Nouveau design. With several function rooms available, it can comfortably host events for up to 60 guests.

Stamford Grand Glenelg

The Stamford Grand Adelaide, renowned for its opulent ballroom that boasts stunning ocean views, presents an exquisite setting for university balls. It seamlessly marries the allure and sophistication of its coastal location with the comprehensive amenities and services one would anticipate.

Intercontinental Adelaide

Nestled along the River Torrens and close to major urban hubs, the InterContinental Adelaide Hotel presents lavish spaces perfectly suited for university balls. With its luxurious amenities and stunning views of the city, it provides an exceptional setting for memorable events.

Crowne Plaza Adelaide

Nestled in the lively East End of the city and in close proximity to the cultural and technological hotspot, Lot Fourteen, the Crowne Plaza Adelaide provides versatile spaces and contemporary amenities. It stands as the perfect setting for university balls.

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide

Nestled in the heart of the city, Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide provides a lively ambiance perfect for university balls. Surrounded by cultural landmarks, this hotel boasts expansive venues, offers fresh local cuisine, and features elegant accommodations, enhancing any event with its vibrant setting.

Festival Function Centre

Festival Function Centre, nestled near Adelaide's bustling CBD and run by a dedicated family team, boasts of considerable expertise in catering. With five versatile function spaces capable of hosting up to 1,500 guests, it stands as a premier venue choice for university balls.


Sfera's Park Suites & Convention Centre, located in Adelaide, offers a premier venue perfectly suited for university balls. It boasts several modern function rooms and can accommodate up to 450 guests, making it an ideal choice for memorable events.



Find your perfect university ball event spaces in Adelaide

Adelaide is home to a range of incredible university ball venues, from large function spaces and hotels to smaller, more intimate bars and restaurants. If you're looking for somewhere to host your next big event, VenueNow can help you to find and book the perfect venue.

Whether you're looking for a unique venue in this part of South Australia or in nearby locations, we can help you to find and book the perfect space for your needs. Simply browse our website or get in touch with our team to start planning your next event.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much do Adelaide university ball venues cost?

Based on VenueNow's historic data, on average, Adelaide university ball venues cost between 60 per person and 90 per person. For example, a 200 person university ball 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 university ball venues?

Here are some of our favourite Adelaide university ball venues:1. Pullman Adelaide2. National Wine Centre Adelaide3. The Terrace Hotel Adelaide4. Sfera's Park Suites and Convention Centre5. Osmond Terrace Function Centre6. The Glenelg Pier7. Seafire On The Marina8. Rob Roy Hotel9. InterContinental Adelaide10. Festival Function Centre

How do I find and book Adelaide university ball venues?

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