Venues: where all the fun happens

Venues: where all the fun happens

Whether you’re looking for a beachside bonanza, a chic city party or an afternoon of games and fun, these choice venues are ready to help bring your dream celebration to life.

Metropolis Events


Metropolis Events
Upper Level, Southgate Shopping Precinct, 3 Southgate Avenue, Southbank
(03) 8537 7300 •
Situated directly on the banks of the Yarra River, Metropolis is a stunning New York loft-style space featuring a 17-metre internal dome, nine-metre high windows, an all-weather outdoor terrace and state-of-the-art audio visual technology. Suitable for intimate occasions and extravagant affairs, the venue’s flexible floorplan can be tailored to allow for dedicated entertainment and activation zones, dancing and dining.

With a focus on delivering a memorable dining experience and restaurant-quality food, Metropolis’ in-house chef can design a bespoke kosher-friendly menu, or will work alongside your preferred kosher caterer to deliver a seamless celebration. The venue comes with a dedicated team of event planners who will work with you to bring your child’s dream celebration to life. Set the scene for your simcha and say Mazel Tov at Metropolis!

370 Huntingdale Road South, Oakleigh South
(03) 9562 7607•
Sidetracked is a one-stop entertainment and party destination, offering go-kart, Laserforce, dodgems, arcade, mini golf, bowling and a licensed cafe all under one roof, with the option for the entire centre to be exclusively booked. Sidetracked is the home of fun and for over 28 years, has been the go to venue for bar/bat mitzvahs of all sizes from groups of 8-280. We pride ourselves on being Melbourne’s most action-packed simcha venue for all ages, with room for a huge dance floor, a stage for entertainers and plenty of off-street parking. A kosher-friendly menu can be created through the venue’s cafe, and the kitchen is also open to external caterers. Sidetracked’s event staff will assist with planning, and chaperone your guests on rides to ensure everyone is having a safe and fun time.

Encore St Kilda
6/10-18 Jacka Boulevard, St Kilda
(03) 9593 9033 •
Located directly on the St Kilda foreshore with unmatched views of Port Phillip Bay, Encore St Kilda presents a pillarless function space that can not only cater to large-scale events, the flexible space also has operable walls that can create smaller, more intimate areas if required. With floor to ceiling windows for plenty of light and magnificent views, and a large dance floor for everyone to have a boogie, Encore offers the opportunity for beach activities and room for all sorts of entertainment.

The venue’s team of experienced event coordinators will assist every step of the way. Encore has been awarded Best Caterer in the National Savour Australia Restaurant & Catering Awards for Excellence 2019, and can work with clients to create a kosher-friendly menu suited to their tastes. Kosher caterers Kosher Classique and Roquette Catering are also welcomed partner suppliers.

ZINC at Federation Square
Corner of Flinders and Swanston Streets, Melbourne
(03) 9229 6300 •
ZINC at Federation Square is a central CBD venue with stunning waterfront views of the Yarra River and the Melbourne city skyline. Offering in-house kosher catering and an experienced team of event specialists, ZINC presents clients with a versatile function space (accommodating up to 1000 guests) that can be divided into smaller intimate spaces with various floor plans, along with two outdoor decks and floor-to-ceiling windows to truly showcase its views.

Sandringham Yacht Club
Jetty Rd, Sandringham
(03) 9599 0940 •
Sandringham Yacht Club’s Port Phillip Room is a modern and stylish event space with stunning bay views that are showcased with the venue’s floor to ceiling windows. With ample room for activities, entertainment and a dance floor, and capacity for 250 seated and 400 cocktail-style, SYC and its team of event coordinators are experienced in transforming ideas and dreams into memorable occasions. The venue offers a kosher-friendly menu, and clients are also welcome to work with Kosher Classique for kosher catering.

Crown Aviary
Level 3 Rooftop, Crown Towers, 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank
(03) 9292 6222 •
Located on the Level 3 rooftop at Crown Towers and boasting uninterrupted views of the Melbourne skyline, Crown Aviary is truly an outdoor venue with a difference. Fully heated and air conditioned, the function space includes a landscaped outdoor decking area that is perfect for pre-drinks and canapés as guests take in the mesmerising city backdrop and flame towers as they light up. Crown Aviary offers a variety of furniture options and the flexible space is suitable for all event configurations, with space for 300 seated (with dance floor), or 500 in a cocktail-style setting.

Crown offers in-house kosher catering, where its team of world-class chefs use only the best seasonal produce and are passionate about ensuring every function’s menu is well planned and takes into consideration special dietary needs and other requirements, including theming. Clients are also welcome to engage with Kosher Classique. The venue’s dedicated event managers, who are experienced in the planning of kosher events, will ensure your celebration is a truly memorable experience.

Waves Leisure Centre
111 Chesterville Rd, Highett • (03) 9559 7111
Everyone loves a pool party! Have your guests raving as they enjoy an aqua-disco in the wave pool, surf the waves, and have a ball on the giant pool inflatables. With room for up to 400, Waves Leisure Centre caters for large groups, with exclusive use of the venue for your event on Saturday and Sunday nights. Waves Leisure Centre has a resident DJ to get everyone in the party mood, and welcomes external catering options. On the event night, a centre host will assist you with the set up, organisation and pack up for the event.

Sandy by the Bay
Trevor Barker Beach Oval, Beach Road, Sandringham
(03) 9598 8629 •
Located in beautiful bayside Melbourne, Sandy by the Bay offers panoramic views over Port Phillip Bay and the city skyline, a spectacular backdrop both day and night. Boasting an abundance of natural light with floor to ceiling windows, the venue is an adaptable space for your special bar/bat mitzvah celebration. Sandy by the Bay can accommodate up to 300 guests for a cocktail function and up to 200 guests for a more formal sit-down dinner.

There is a large dance floor and two outdoor spaces for your guests (both big and small!) to enjoy, including a stunning outdoor balcony and the historic Trevor Barker Beach Oval. Sandy by the Bay offers catering or you are welcome to bring an external kosher caterer. To create a truly memorable celebration for your son or daughter, our dedicated function manager will work with you to create the perfect setting for this unforgettable event.

Kimberley Gardens Function Centre
441 Inkerman Street, St Kilda East | (03) 9526 3865
At Kimberley Gardens, we have over 40 years of experience in creating unique events. Able to accommodate 20 to 300, Kimberley Gardens has all your needs covered across three function rooms that boast floor to ceiling panoramic windows. The venue’s recent refurbishment also sees new raised illuminated ceilings, disco lighting, and laser effects that up the ante on the dance-floor to get your crowd jumping! Enjoy our famous kosher menus, with options galore from cocktails and canapés to food stations and meat smorgasbords, and be looked after by our committed events team whose priority it is to make your function successful. At Kimberley Gardens, we know Jewish events.

River’s Edge Events
Level 1, 18-38 Siddeley Street, Melbourne
(03) 8563 0072 •
Having recently undergone renovations, River’s Edge Events offers a new modern event space featuring stunning polished concrete floors and a neutral colour scheme – the perfect blank canvas for your dream celebration styling. River’s Edge Events delights with sweeping views of the Yarra River and city surrounds, and boasts an abundance of natural light through its floor-to-ceiling glass doors. The venue can accommodate up to 180 guests seated with a dance floor or up to 450 guests cocktail style, with Juliet balconies perfect for drinks and canapés on arrival.

Whatever your event style, the function space can be easily configured into various layouts and includes complimentary feature lounge and dining furniture, in-house audio visual and decorative centrepieces. River’s Edge Events offers kosher friendly packages, and also welcome clients to engage with their partnered kosher caterers Roquette Catering and Kosher Classique. The events team will work with clients through every step of the planning process to bring their ideas to life.

The Park
36 Lakeside Drive, Albert Park
(03) 8563 0091 •
The Park’s large chandeliers provide a glamorous touch to any celebration, while floor-to-ceiling arched windows offer beautiful views of Albert Park Lake. With the ability to accommodate 50 through to 500 guests seated, or up to 1000 guests standing, The Park is a stylish venue with the flexibility and space to host the celebration of your dreams – from sit down dinners to stand up cocktail parties with a large dance floor, and plenty of room for the all-important kids’ entertainment.

The venue also has a large undercover outdoor space that is perfect for drinks on arrival. The Park offers kosher friendly in-house catering packages, and also welcomes clients to engage with their partnered kosher caterers Kosher Classique and Roquette Catering. The events team at The Park are at hand offering expert assistance, providing comprehensive event consultation in the lead up right through to the seamless execution of your special day.

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