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Top Party venues in Melbourne, AU

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Award Winning and Unique Light-Filled Venue Space
  • $500/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a day
  • Warrandyte
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Brunswick's best live music venue! Filming + Photoshoots
  • $300/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Brunswick
SuperHost
Private Function Space (upstairs)
  • $442/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Windsor
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The Beer Garden
  • $1000/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Richmond
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Melbourne Cricket Ground
  • $1500/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Melbourne
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Melbourne Town Hall
  • $1500/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Melbourne
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CENTREPIECE at Melbourne Park
  • $200/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Melbourne
SuperHost
The Atrium in Smith Street
  • $500/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Collingwood
SuperHost
Perfect Venue for Intimate Occasion
  • $1110/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Surrey Hills
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Eureka 89 Dining & Events
  • $850/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Southbank

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Frequently Asked Questions about Party venues

Do I need my own production or event insurance in Melbourne?
Yes. All renters are required to carry Comprehensive Liability and Property Damage insurance with liability coverage of no less than $1,000,000.
What protection plans are available for bookings in Melbourne on Giggster?
Giggster offers Damage Protection coverage that you can add to a booking at checkout. Learn more about Giggster's Damage Protection coverage.
What types of locations can I book in Melbourne?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in Melbourne at giggster.com, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Party venues are available in Melbourne?
Right now, there are 88 Party venues available in Melbourne.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for Melbourne bookings?
You can pay for your booking with a credit card, or with ACH or wire transfer for bookings over $4k.
What is the cancellation policy for Melbourne guests on Giggster?
Refund options vary, based on when the booking is canceled. Learn more about Giggster's cancellation and refund policy.
What are the cleaning and safety policies for Melbourne locations on Giggster?
Now more than ever, your health and safety is our number one priority. We've outlined specific health and safety requirements for both hosts and guests. Learn more about Giggster's COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures.
What locations available near Melbourne?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in Melbourne. Just start a search at giggster.com and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my Melbourne booking?
Yes. Pricing tiers are based on group size. For example, if you booked a space for a group of 1-5 for $30/hr, the price per person is $6/hr. Each additional person would increase the rate by $6/hr.
How much are average location rentals in Melbourne?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in Melbourne is $1057 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in Melbourne?
Giggster's got your back — and we know our stuff. Our Customer Support team is knowledgeable and accessible, we offer white glove Select service to help you find the perfect location, and we're experts on the unique needs of production teams.
What is the price range for Party venues in Melbourne, AU?
Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $50 to $2500.
Which Party venues are most popular in Melbourne, AU in 2024?
How do I book a Melbourne location on Giggster?
When you find the right venue, you can connect with the host to get additional info and work out the details. Once everything is all set, you can book and pay for the location in a couple of clicks. Learn more about booking locations.
How do I cancel a Melbourne reservation request?
You can contact our team to request a cancellation. Learn more about our cancellation policy.

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About Melbourne

Melbourne is a vibrant and dynamic city in the heart of Australia, renowned for its eclectic mix of historical architecture, stunning natural scenery, and modern amenities that make it a unique destination for travellers of all kinds. From the world-famous laneways lined with independent shops, bars, and eateries to its eclectic music scene, Melbourne has something for everyone.

As night falls on this captivating city, its lively spirit takes flight. The city is home to a variety of bars and clubs located in different neighbourhoods, each providing its own unique atmosphere. For those looking for something more intimate or private, there are many small lounges and pubs tucked away around the city — perfect for hosting gatherings with friends or special events.

Similarly, Melbourne’s outdoor venues offer an array of activities such as beachfront BBQs or rooftop parties that take advantage of the stunning views across the bay. With its diverse range of venues ranging from luxurious dance floors to cozy lounge rooms, there is no shortage of options when planning the perfect night out in Melbourne.

Party Options in Melbourne

  • Catering
    Catering helps make a party memorable by providing delicious food and drinks to ensure guests leave feeling full. Whether it's an elegant cocktail buffet or a more casual BBQ, catering not only adds a level of sophistication to an event but also ensures that the host can focus on enjoying their own party instead of worrying about cooking and serving food.

  • Professional Decorators
    For most celebrations, decorations are key in creating the desired mood and ambience. Professional decorators can provide everything from table centrepieces to balloons, banners, lighting displays, and other themed decorations so that any event looks spectacular. They can also create custom designs for special occasions such as weddings and birthdays.

  • DJs
    Having a DJ or other type of entertainment at a party is a great way to get people involved and energized. A DJ is great for creating the right atmosphere with music tailored to any occasion. DJs come equipped with their own sound system and lighting, so you don't have to worry about setting up everything yourself. They have access to a wide range of music styles, from today's top hits to classic tunes, ensuring there is something for everyone at the event.

Party Vendors in Melbourne

  • Feel Good Events
    Feel Good Events is a highly experienced event decorator and planner based in Melbourne, with a mission to transform any event into an unforgettable experience. The team specializes in customizing events to the individual needs of their clients, creating atmospheres that stimulate the five senses. Their vast range of products includes traditional decorations, marquee hire, furniture hire, lighting hire, led video screens, dancefloors, and much more. To ensure your peace of mind during the planning process and on the day itself they have dedicated staff who are always on hand to deliver and set up all hired equipment.

  • The Knave
    The Knave is a multifaceted DJ and entertainer from Melbourne, Australia. An experienced radio show host, performance artist and avid vinyl collector, he has performed events and travelled internationally as well as entertaining at festivals, birthdays, weddings, and more. The Knave's music spans multiple decades of modern music, including classic hits, hip hop & 90s R&B, funk & soul, disco, rock, indie, jazz, Latin boogaloo, afrobeat & blues. His impressive record collection also has a variety of electronic dance songs and other party tunes. As the leader of the Elvis Big Band and Melbourne's premier Vinyl DJ provider, he is sure to impress all with his tailored music selection and professional services.

  • Hello Stranger
    Hello Stranger is an innovative and unique photobooth hire company based in Melbourne. Specializing in providing professional yet fun-filled experiences, Hello Stranger has quickly become the city's go-to for parties, corporate events and more. Their open-air design is sleek and modern, ensuring optimal visuals for any occasion. Not only that, they provide custom prints to further enhance your memories — branding or love notes are available upon request. Plus, their unique props help complete the strange atmosphere of any celebration.

Pros and Cons of Parties in Melbourne

Organizing a party in Melbourne can be a great way to celebrate a special occasion or just have some fun with friends and family. However, there are both advantages and disadvantages that come along with throwing such an event. The following is a detailed list of the major pros and cons of throwing a party in Australia’s second-largest city.

Advantages

  • The abundance of venues — From luxurious hotels and banquet halls to unique beachside spots and trendy lounges, there is no shortage of amazing locations to choose from when hosting an event in Melbourne.

  • Variety of cuisine choices — With over 3,000 restaurants representing cuisines from all over the world, you’re sure to find something for everyone.

  • Nearby attractions — Melbourne is home to some beautiful beaches as well as iconic landmarks like the Eureka Tower & Flinders Street Station which provide great backdrop photos for your soiree.

Disadvantages

  • Crowded public spaces — Iconic attractions may face capacity issues during peak times or holidays due to their popularity among locals and tourists alike.

  • Ambience restrictions — Many venues have strict policies regarding noise regulation which can limit the types of music or activities allowed at events held on their properties.
  • Parking & transport availability — With limited parking spots available around some popular areas along with poor access to public transport late at night make getting around difficult during peak hours.

Tips on How to Organize Parties in Melbourne

Organizing a party can be a daunting task, especially in Melbourne with its seemingly endless options. But with a few tips and tricks, you can easily make your party successful. Here are tips to help you create an enjoyable experience that your guests will remember.

  • Have Enough Seating Areas And Tables: Without enough places for people to sit down or place their food, drinks, and other items, your guests may find themselves feeling uncomfortable and unable to relax properly at the party. Providing enough seating options should help make sure everyone is comfortable throughout the duration of the event.
  • Create The Right Atmosphere: Consider the type of event you're hosting and choose decor that reflects this. Use subtle lighting, such as twinkle lights or candles, to give a warm and inviting feel to the venue. Add music that complements the celebration and decorations that reflect the theme of the gathering.
  • Have A Variety Of Food & Drinks On Hand: Offering multiple varieties of both will ensure that there’s something for everyone at the event. For instance, you could have different kinds of appetizers or snacks available throughout the evening as well as alcoholic beverages like beer or wine and mocktails or other non-alcoholic drinks for those who do not consume alcohol.

Famous Locations in Melbourne

  • Heide Museum of Modern Art
    Heide Museum of Modern Art is a highly esteemed not-for-profit art gallery located in the former home of John and Sunday Reed. What sets Heide apart from other museums is its picturesque sculpture garden, which makes for a tranquil and visually stunning experience. The museum features regularly changing exhibitions, showcasing works from renowned artists such as Sidney Nolan and Albert Tucker, who once called Heide home. The collection is housed across three unique buildings; a large purpose-built gallery, the original farmhouse, and the modernist house that was built in 1963 with the intention of being "a gallery to be lived in."

  • Queen Victoria Market
    Queen Victoria Market, affectionately called "Vic Market," is a sprawling open-air market featuring over 600 vendors offering food, merchandise, and cultural experiences. The Art Deco-style deli hall hosts unique stalls selling a variety of international goods, such as Australian cheeses, Polish sausages, and even kangaroo biltong. The market also provides guided heritage, cultural, and food tours. Interestingly, the market initially served as the old Melbourne Cemetery from 1837 to 1854, with an estimated 9,000 remains still interred beneath the market's Shed F to the Franklin Street car park. A small memorial serves as a reminder of its dark past.

  • Chinatown
    Chinatown in Melbourne is a lively and historic neighbourhood that has been the centre of the city's Chinese community for over 150 years. With its five traditional arches and colourful laneways, it offers visitors a chance to experience authentic Chinese cuisine, including dim sum and late-night dumplings. Some restaurants stay open into the early hours of the morning for those seeking a late-night bite. Chinatown also plays host to the city's annual Chinese New Year celebrations. Visitors can learn about the rich history of Chinese-Australians by visiting the Chinese Museum located in the area.