MCG | Melbourne Cricket Ground Functions
Brunton Ave, East Melbourne VIC 3002, Australia (View on map)
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1300 647 488
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About this Venue
Frequently Asked Questions
What function rooms are available at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)?
Members Dining Room
CAPACITY: banquet 550, cocktail 1000, presentation 760, cabaret 440
The Members Dining Room is the ultimate destination for conferences, lunches and dinners. This luxurious space offers a prestigious setting with rich wood panelling that's also contemporary in design to make your event even more amazing!
The Members Dining Room is a modern and sophisticated venue, where your meeting will be complimented by the dramatic views of both the city skyline to one side and sacred ground on the other. The sun setting behind CBD skyscrapers creates an idyllic backdrop for any event with clear visibility from anywhere in this beautifully designed space. This room features state-of-the art technology including LCD screens as well as multimedia capabilities that provide you uninterrupted control over presentations while ensuring every guest remains engaged throughout all stages of your event!
The Members Dining Room is a premier space for private dining and boardroom events. The intimate Percy Beames Bar provides the perfect venue before or after your event, even as part of it!
CAPACITY: Banquet 550, Cocktail 1200, Theatre 600, Cabaret 400.
The Olympic Room is arguably the MCG's most versatile function space. On match days it offers attendees a full range of Melbourne-inspired cuisine as well as an opportunity to get up close and personal with some sporting legends, while on non-matchdays it provides one of the best event spaces in all of Melbourne for your next conference or special event!
Visitors to the Olympic Room will be thrilled by its stunning views of Yarra Park on one side and a view of hallowed turf on the other. The room's fresh design is complemented with lots of natural light that gives it an upbeat atmosphere.
The Olympic Room is decked out with modern amenities and audio-visual equipment for any event. The room can be divided in two, or used as a large spacious area that will accommodate your needs perfectly!
CAPACITY: banquet 280, cocktail 520, cabaret 136, theatre 264
The Legends Room is the perfect space for your next event. The contemporary facilities, such as dual projection screens and break-out rooms make this a dynamic venue with unlimited potential to suit any need or occasion.
The Legends Room is an impressive, fresh venue that can accommodate any event. With stunning views of Melbourne's sporting precinct and stadium on the other side, this space will impress your guests with its natural light and elegant design.
Jim Stynes Grill
CAPACITY: banquet 350, cocktail 550, theatre 200 or 180 (separate spaces), cabaret 144 or 80 (separate spaces)
Named after one of the most celebrated AFL footballers in history, Jim Stynes Grill has recently undergone a stunning transformation following an extensive refurbishment. Featuring stylish design and luxury furnishings throughout the room befitting VIP status, this is now one of Melbourne's premier function rooms at the MCG.
You'll never have to worry about the quality of your catering at Epicure, as they offer some of the finest produce available and prepare it in their modern open kitchen.
The Melbourne Cricket Ground is a modern venue with plenty of space and the ability to cater for all types of events. The ground has everything from an awards night, cocktail party or formal dinner available as it varies between one large area perfect for larger gatherings or two smaller spaces that are suitable for more intimate occasions.
The experienced team at Epicure Catering will provide you with the tools to make your event as memorable and unique as possible. They can create a suitably themed menu or work from items in their repertoire that are tailored for any occasion. The Jim Stynes Grill offers great food options along with MCG theming perfectly for celebrations of all kinds!
AFL Dining Room
CAPACITY: banquet 420, cabaret 128, theatre 280, cocktail 660
One of the newest function rooms, the AFL Dining Room offers a room with modern finishes. Make your next dinner party or cocktail event one to remember in this spacious venue and impress all attendees with its expansive views overlooking Melbourne's skyline from floor-to-ceiling windows.
This flexible space is the ideal canvas for you to hold an extraordinary event. Create the perfect environment to energise your guests, with a versatile configuration of built-in LED colour lights and modern audio-visual facilities including banks of LCD screens.
The room features a pre-function area with multiple bars that provide the convenience of catering for larger events.
Want to learn more about The Melbourne Cricket Ground's many function spaces? Contact the VenueNow team today.
How much does an event cost at MCG | Melbourne Cricket Ground Functions?
Events at MCG | Melbourne Cricket Ground Functions start from 1000.00.
This may be subject to change due to seasonality, day of the week, duration and your specific requirements. For an accurate quote for your event please send an enquiry or contact one of VenueNow's Event Booking Experts.
What type of events can be hosted at MCG | Melbourne Cricket Ground Functions?
The following types of events can be held at MCG | Melbourne Cricket Ground Functions:
- 50th Birthday Party
- 40th Birthday Party
- 30th Birthday Party
- Trade Show
- Networking Event
- Engagement Party
- End of Financial Year Party
- Corporate Function
- Christmas Party
- Birthday Party
- Bar Mitzvah
- Cocktail Party
- Bat Mitzvah
- Product Launch
- Awards Dinner
- Trivia Night
- Gala Dinner
- Corporate Offsite
- University Ball
- School Formal
- Private Dining
If your specific event type is not on the list, contact one of VenueNow's Event Booking Experts and they will check if MCG | Melbourne Cricket Ground Functions is able to facilitate your event or will help you find an alternate venue.
How do I find out if MCG | Melbourne Cricket Ground Functions is available for my event date?
The best way to find out if MCG | Melbourne Cricket Ground Functions is available for your event date is to send an enquiry through or get in contact with one of VenueNow's Event Booking Experts.
Availability at many venues around the country is limited so if your date is flexible, please let the VenueNow team know and the venue may be able to provide a range of dates that suit your needs.
What catering / food and beverage options are available at MCG | Melbourne Cricket Ground Functions?
The following food and beverage / catering options are available for guests at MCG | Melbourne Cricket Ground Functions:
- Coffee / Tea
- Inhouse Catering
- Bar Tab
- Filtered Water
For more information regarding food and beverage / catering options, please contact a VenueNow Event Booking Expert.
What steps are involved in booking an event at MCG | Melbourne Cricket Ground Functions?
There are a few steps involved in booking an event at MCG | Melbourne Cricket Ground Functions and the VenueNow team are here to do the heavy lifting for you.
Firstly, contact the VenueNow team by submitting an enquiry or speaking to one of our team members online or over the phone. We'll need to collect a few details from you, such as your:
- Event type
- Number of people attending
- Preferred event date & time (and if this is flexible)
- Budget (per person or total)
- Room layout
- Food and beverage / catering requirements
- Any other requirements
Once we've gathered these details, the VenueNow team will contact the team at MCG | Melbourne Cricket Ground Functions to check:
1) Can they host the event on your preferred date / time? If not, what are some alternate dates / times?
2) What is the estimated cost based on your event requirements?
This process tends to take around 1 business day on average to receive a response from the venue. Once we've received a response, the VenueNow team will contact you as soon as possible.
If you're happy with the proposed price and dates / times, the VenueNow team will connect you with MCG | Melbourne Cricket Ground Functions to finalise your booking (which may include a site visit if you choose to do so).
VenueNow provides this service free of charge to you as we are paid a small fee by MCG | Melbourne Cricket Ground Functions if you book via us.
I have more questions. How do I get in contact?
There are a number of ways you can get in contact:
1) Call the VenueNow team on 1300 647 488 during business hours AEST
2) Contact the VenueNow team via our online chat in the bottom right of the screen
3) Submit an enquiry via the form on the page
The VenueNow team usually reply within a few hours during Australian business.