Social Event Venues

Newcastle Venues are filled with personality and provide the perfect backdrop for cocktail parties, school formals, birthdays and good old-fashioned fun!

Our onsite caterers will provide exquisite food with seamless service to impress all your visitors at your special event.
 

Having a cocktail party?

All three Newcastle Venues properties offer interesting and inspiring spaces that can be used for cocktail parties. The Barracks at Fort Scratchley offer two intimate spaces with access to a spacious balcony that has breathtaking views over the Newcastle Harbour. Each room can host 60 people for a cocktail-style event.  More about Fort Scratchley venue hire spaces and catering options.

The Earth Ball at Newcastle Museum takes your breath away with its stunning luminous giant earth ball. It is ideal for small to medium sized events of around 80 guests. More about Newcastle Museum spaces and catering options.

The Hunter Room at City Hall has perfect views over Civic Park with private bar facilities and a dance floor ideal for cocktail parties. It can host large cocktail parties of 150 people. More about City Hall spaces and catering options.
 

Hosting a school formal?

Graduating from school is an exciting milestone, deserving of a memorable celebration. Newcastle Venues has put together special school formal packages for Fort Scratchley and Newcastle City Hall with everything you need to make the night truly memorable.

 Download the Fort Scratchley school formal package (pdf)
 Download the Newcastle City Hall school formal package (pdf)
 

Its Christmas time!

Our suite of iconic venues coupled with awarding winning caterers and experienced and professional staff will ensure your Christmas celebrations are unforgettable. We can even assist with organising those quirky extras to create impact such as photo booths, entertainment, venue styling, the options are endless.

 Download our Christmas party package (pdf)

 
Newcastle Venues Team
Contact us for venue hire advice, tours of spaces or to get a personalised quote.
Phone: 02 4974 2166
newcastlevenues@ncc.nsw.gov.au