Social Events

With stunning architecture, arched windows, carved ceilings and a range of room sizes, City Hall is the ideal location for school formals, cocktail parties, banquets, balls and intimate social events.

Reception Rooms

Concert Hall

A unique and stunning auditorium with a dramatic and beautiful atmosphere complemented by the Cummings Room where guests can arrive and enjoy canap├ęs and drinks before making a grand entrance.

Banquet: 320
Cocktail: 500

Hunter Room

Drink champagne on the sandstone balcony overlooking civic park and then move into the Hunter Room with its beautiful high arched windows and private bar facilities.

Banquet: 100
Cocktail: 150

Banquet Room

With polished floors, high ceiling and simple style, the Banquet Room provides you with an opportunity to design a room that reflects your individual tastes and style.

Banquet: 200
Cocktail: 300

Booking your event

Please contact our Venue Services team on 02 4974 2166 or email to discuss times, dates and your special requirements.

Some things for you to consider when making your booking:

  • We will hold a tentative booking for seven days

  • Bookings will be considered confirmed upon receipt of a signed agreement and payment of the full venue hire charge

  • Final guest numbers and full payment of food and beverage is required seven days prior to your function

  • Cancellations must be in writing and posted, faxed or emailed to - Newcastle Venues, PO Box 489, Newcastle, NSW 2300.
    Fax: 4974 2172. Email: