Hire a Venue

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City of Newcastle owns and manages a range of historic venues, community halls and park reserves that can be hired for private events. From the iconic and magestic City Hall, to the breathtaking views of Fort Scratchley and rustic heritage of Newcastle Museum, you will find a space perfect for your individual events.

Blackbutt Reserve

Blackbutt Reserve is the ideal location with a natural setting for your next family gathering, christening, wedding or corporate event.

Civic Theatre and Playhouse

Civic Theatre is the heart and soul of live performance in Newcastle. Whereas the Playhouse is an intimate multi-purpose theatre for smaller live performance events.

Community Halls and Centres

Available for casual hires, such as functions, meetings and workshops, or for regular hire for activities such as dance or exercise classes, playgroups, seniors activities or classes.

Fort Scratchley

Fort Scratchley has panoramic views over Newcastle and has a function centre perfect for weddings, parties and business events.

Newcastle City Hall

Newcastle City Hall has seven fully equipped function rooms from intimate board meetings to extensive plenary sessions, school formals and stunning weddings.

Newcastle Museum

Newcastle Museum offers an eclectic mix of industrial and contemporary design where you can combine or customise any of eight hire spaces for your special event.

Newcastle Venues

Newcastle Venues offers a range of room sizes and character in heritage venues across Newcastle, providing unique spaces for every event.

Park and Beach Events

We celebrate our unique city and recognise the important role events play in connecting our community and enhancing tourism opportunities.

Park and Beach Weddings

Newcastle boasts spectacular beaches and beautiful parks, all perfect for making some unforgettable memories. We'd love to help you celebrate your special day.

Sportsground Bookings

Newcastle's sportsgrounds have an extensive choice of sporting facilities and services for clubs, associations and park committees.