Melbourne Showgrounds

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Corner Epsom Road and Langs Road
Ascot Vale, VIC 3032


Melbourne Showgrounds is the ideal location for your next event.

Notes Relating to Event Suitability:

Melbourne Showgrounds inspires you to think bigger about your event.  Conveniently located on the city fringe, Melbourne Showgrounds is Melbourne's largest and most versatile indoor/outdoor venue.  With stylish new purpose-built exhibition and event spaces, meticulously restored heritage buildings and an abundance of outdoor showcase spaces over 19 hectares, Melbourne Showgrounds offers space and versatility like no other venue for exhibitions, tradeshows, conferences and events.Melbourne Showgrounds offers event organisers a convenient range of superbly presented multi-purpose indoor spaces together with unique landscaped outdoor areas. With a combination of space, flexibility and accessibility Melbourne Showgrounds has an option to suit your next event.

Venue Capacities

Notes Relating to Accommodation:

Quest Flemington located within a 10 minute walk

Minimum Capacity 12Cocktail party - 3 hours food & beverage$
Maximum Capacity 60000Lunch or Dinner - 4 hours food and beverage$
Maximum Standing 60000Conference - Day package$
Maximum Table Seating 7000ACCOMMODATIONFROM
Maximum Theatre 9000Per Room$

ROOMCocktail Cocktail with Dance Floor Banquet Banquet with Dance Floor Theatre Theatre with Dance Floor Classroom U-Shape Style Boardroom Style Area (M2) Ceiling Height (M)
Exhibition Pavilion - Large pavilion suitable for exhibitions or events (Building 1).  7500  7000  7000  7000  9000  7000  4500      10000  5.9
Horse Pavilion - Permanent horse stabling area (Building 2).                    3236  
Expo Hall - Large clear span pavilion (Building 3).  1980  1680  1780  1580  1850  1580  940      2080  6.5
Boulevard Pavilion - Large clear span pavilion (Building 4).  2800  2500  2600    2700    1300      3000  
Royal Block - Variety of smaller spaces available for smaller more intimate groups (Building 5).  300    200    250    150      2135  
Main Arena - 4300 permanent tiered seating with large outdoor event space.          4300+          9000  
Grand Pavilion - Large Pavilion suitable for exhibitions or events (Building 7).  7500    5000  5000  7000    3500      8000  
Town Square Pavilion - Open space on the ground floor with two adjoining upstairs areas (Building 8).  1900    1700  1300  1800    900      2000  
Town Square - Large outdoor evet space adjacent to a 2275 seat Public Grandstand                    11000  
Agricultural Hall - Large clear span pavilion (Building 10)  1000    800  800  1350    600      1530  
Undercover outdoor event space with 750 permanent tiered seats.  1200        750+          1300  
RASV Centre - Large pavilion suitable for exhibitions or events (Building 13).  1800    1000  1000  1700    800      1900  
Centenery Hall - Large pavilion (Building 17)  1830    800  800  1500    800      1950  
Entire Venue  60,000                    

Event Suitability

Conference:  yes
Corporate:  yes
Social:  yes
Wedding Receptions:  yes
Wedding Ceremonies:  no
Training Events:  yes
Sporting Club Events:  yes
21st Birthdays:  no
Deb Balls and School Formals:  no
After Parties:  no
Underage Events:  no
18th Birthdays:  no
Religious Events:  yes
Dinner Dances:  no
Exhibition/Product Launch:  yes
Concerts:  yes
Hens & Bucks Nights:  no

Food & Beverages

Catered:  yes
Allow External Catering:  no
Licensed:  yes
Allow External Beverages:  no
Licensed Hours:  23:00 curfew

Other Requirements

AV - Sound Lighting, Staging Etc.:  yes
Views:  yes
Parking:  yes
Outdoor Facilities:  yes
Disabled Access and Facilities:  yes
Public Transport Nearby:  yes

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