Social Events at Newcastle City Hall

Thank you for considering the iconic Newcastle City Hall for your party or social occasion.

Our experienced and professional staff will work closely with you to ensure your day is memorable. Do not hesitate to contact us on 02 4974 2166 for a tour of our rooms, to request a personalised quote or further information.

Venue Spaces

With stunning architecture, arched windows, carved ceilings and polished floors, City Hall is the ideal location for school formals, cocktail parties, banquets, balls and intimate events. Browse our Social Event Venues page for images and capacity details.

Location & Parking

Newcastle City Hall is located off King Street in the heart if the Newcastle civic precinct. It is adjacent to Civic Park, a beautiful spot for your wedding photos.
There is plenty of street parking in the precinct.

Christmas Party Packages

With a variety of rooms ranging in size and style, Newcastle City Hall will have the right space for you this Christmas. View the Newcastle Venues Christmas Packages here, and the variety of menu options and inclusions for City Hall here.

School Formal Packages

Hosting your school formal in Newcastle City Hall with your photos in Civic Park is almost a rite of passage to Novocastrian students, as the celebration of their final year of school. Our School Formal Package will ensure that you can enjoy this moment at its best, with a quality menu, on trend DJ and decorations to match. For more information, please see our package here.

Catering & Decorating

Harvest & Soul Catering & Events are the in-house caterer for all Newcastle City Hall business events, functions and weddings.

The Harvest & Soul food philosophy revolves around supporting local food and beverage producers and creating menus utilising the freshest seasonal produce. Menus created for Newcastle City Hall demonstrate a commitment to ethically and sustainably grown food and wines from the Newcastle region. Browse the Harvest & Soul menus.

Cupid's Corner Wedding and Event Hire are the preferred decorators at City Hall. Cupids offer an elegant range of options with fantastic service.

Restoration Works

Newcastle City Hall is currently undergoing major restoration works. View the latest update here.

Booking your Event

Please contact our Venue Services team on 02 4974 2166 or email to discuss times, dates and any 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: Address: Newcastle Venues, PO Box 489, Newcastle, NSW 2300, Fax: (02) 4974 2172, Email: