Social Event Packages

Please see our Fees & Charges page for venue hire rates.


At Fort Scratchley you have the choice between exclusive caterers Fennel & Co. and Sprout Catering for your special occasion.

Fennel & Co.

Fennel & Co. is a Newcastle catering company also servicing The Hunter Valley, Central Coast and Port Stephens. We are passionate about pairing simple, delicious, fresh, seasonal food with friendly and attentive customer service.

Fennel & Co. Catering is headed by James and Tess Borg. James is a qualified Chef who has been cooking throughout Newcastle and Sydney for the past 15 years. Tess is a hospitality professional who has been working and managing cafes, restaurants and hotels throughout Newcastle for the past 8 years.

James and Tess are dedicated to providing the highest quality food and service to make your next event unique and memorable.

Contact: 0413 802 418 | |
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Sprout Catering

At Sprout Catering our aim is simple, to make your event one to remember with deliciously wholesome and exceptional service. We strive to exceed your expectations.

We are driven by our creative vision of deliciously different and distinctively imaginative food presented with our unique sense of creative style and flair.

Hospitality is our business. It's what we love. It's what we do and it's what everyone at Sprout Catering is passionate about.

Contact: 02 4032 7920 | |

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Please contact the Newcastle Venues team on 4974 2166(*1) or for further information.

**No external catering is permitted at any of our venues**

School Formal Packages

Fort Scratchley is a stunning location for your School Formal - with incredible views from the Function Centre over the ocean, or the panoramic views from high up in the grounds of the Fort. Newcastle Venues will ensure that you can enjoy this incredible location with a quality menu, on trend DJ and decorations to match.

Please contact us for a tailored School Formal Package.

Decoration and Styling

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

Newcastle Venues Team
Do not hesitate to contact us if you want a tour of rooms or to get a personalised quote.
Phone: 02 4974 2166(*1)