Best Melbourne Christmas Party Venues in 2023

POSTED ON Sep 29, 2023

Looking for the perfect Christmas party venue? You can relax, here’s our top picks of Melbourne Christmas Party venues for 2023. From smart and stylish to luxe to down right fun!

  1. Brick Lane Market
  2. The Victoria Hotel
  3. Melbourne Showgrounds
  4. Toorak Hotel
  5. Ginny’s Lounge at Brunswick Aces
  6. The George Lounge
  7. Treetops at Melbourne Museum
  8. The Park
  9. Pinchy’s
  10. Ballers Clubhouse
  11. Baroq House
  12. Bond
  13. Piccolino Woodfired Pizza – Homemade Pasta
  14. LOLA St Kilda

1. Brick Lane Market

Christmas Parties in Melbourne City

Perfectly situated in the city for your Christmas celebration, and within walking distance from the office. One of Melbourne’s newest venues, Brick Lane Market embraces an industrial-chic feel with a relaxed atmosphere.

Combining great beverage packages with market fresh food, they offer a high quality canape menu for standing events and a sharing menu or selective menus for seated events. Whether you are celebrating with a small team, hosting your top clients or organising a big knees up for the whole office, check out Brick Lane for events between 10 and 200 guests.

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2. The Victoria Hotel, Melbourne CBD

Versatile EOY Functions

Looking for a seamless and flawlessly delivered event; The Victoria Hotel has Christmas all wrapped up for you. Conveniently located on Little Collins Street in the heart of the Melbourne CBD, The Victoria Hotel offers several versatile event spaces and room configurations to match your needs.

Whether it’s an intimate gathering in one of their private dining rooms or a gala event in the art deco inspired ballroom; the catering, AV, technology and service is top notch. The menu has a strong focus on locally sourced and seasonal ingredients.

Request a Christmas functions package from The Victoria Hotel

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3. Melbourne Showgrounds

EOY Gala Events

Located close to public transport, major arterials and accommodation, Victoria Pavilion is a state of the art venue with a seating capacity of up to 1200 guests. From pre-dinner drinks and canapés to the biggest of gala events and everything in between, the floor to ceiling windows of the glass atrium will captivate and amaze your guests from hello to lights up.

The menus for Victoria Pavilion are designed to champion top quality ingredients and award-winning products. Ranging from simple stand-up finger food and appetisers to a sit down degustation, the menu options are as flexible as they are delicious.

Request a functions kit.

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4. Toorak Hotel

Historic Venue

Toorak Hotel is one of Melbourne’s finest venues for hosting various events and celebrations, offering a diverse range of event spaces to choose from. Among them, the newly renovated Jackson Room on the first floor stands out with its breathtaking city skyline view and luxurious finishes, making it the perfect choice for hosting an end of year “knees up”. It comes complete with a dance floor, LCD screen, private bar, and exclusive bathrooms.

In addition to The Jackson Room, Toorak Hotel also boasts other fantastic spaces for private functions, including a chic cocktail bar, a mezzanine area, private dining room, and a spacious dining room. With such a versatile selection of event spaces, the Toorak Hotel is a top pick for your festive celebration needs. Find out more

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5. Ginny’s Lounge and Garden at Brunswick Aces

The Best Non-Alcoholic Drinks in Melbourne

Introducing Brunswick Aces; a top pick for a laid-back and inclusive Christmas party. Renowned for their high-quality non-alcoholic and alcoholic spirits, this unique spot ensures that every guest has a good time.

Decorated in an industrial barque style, the venue offers indoor and outdoor spaces for small groups of 6 up to 150. For corporate experiences, Brunswick Aces offers experiences beyond the norm – think distillery tours, gin tastings, cocktail classes, and even gin and ready-to-drink (RTD) making classes.

Request a package from Brunswick Aces

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6. The George Lounge, St Kilda

Self Catering Venue

In the basement of the heritage listed George Hotel, you’ll find a 1970s Miami and New York inspired luxe lounge with laid back vibes. It has recently gone through a complete facelift and is a gem of a spot for functions. It has a total capacity of 120 guests and an open plan design but you have 3 options; full venue (120 people), Main Bar (100 people) and the VIP Side room (30-50people)

This is a full licensed bar venue with a range of drinks packages available. You can however organise your own catering, so if you have something in mind, chat with the venue.

And, if there are some serious party animals in your crew, The George Lounge has a late license.

Request a Christmas package from The George Lounge

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7. Treetops, Carlton Gardens

Festive Celebrations

A beautiful location to celebrate the year; Treetops at Melbourne Museum is a favourite spot for EOY events, festive luncheons and presentations. With floor-to-ceiling glass and stunning views over historic Carlton Gardens, the natural light floods the fresh, modern space.

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8. The Park, Albert Park

A Lakeside Event

This premium waterside events venue is easily accessible from the Melbourne CBD and offers a tranquil lakeside setting and Melbourne city skyline views. As well as the spectacular views, your guests will also be in awe of the unique interiors with lofty high ceilings, polished concrete floors and chandeliers.

The Christmas food and drinks packages showcase a range of menus, offering traditional cuisine that is enhanced by contemporary flair. A lunch, dinner or lavish cocktail party, The Park can host events from 50 through to 500 guests.

Contact The Park

Lake views

9. Pinchy’s

End of Year Deliciousness

A premium experience, an award winning menu and drinks by the Champagne bar come together to offer a complete spectrum of contemporary deliciousness this festive season.

Located at 200 Bourke Street, the venue specialises in array of delectable, wild caught sustainable seafood. Served in small portions so that you can enjoy more of the menu, this venue is inspired by the coastal Spanish setting of San Sebastien. Treat your team to an experience to remember on the Champagne Garden Balcony or in the Art Nouveau Dining Room.

Find out more about Christmas at Pinchy’s

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10. Ballers Clubhouse, China Town

Fun Fun Fun

It’s new, it’s different and it’s a lot of fun. Steer away from the “norm” this season and book one of the many cool rooms at Ballers Clubhouse. Here’s just a taster:

The Poolhouse

This Miami-inspired hotel room features 4 shufflecourts, cabanas and a giant swim-up style bar – what more could you want? Ideal if your company has between 30 and 80 staff.

Ping Pong Galore

Ballers like to cater for ping pong fanatics. Their “Ping Pong Precinct” is a private room with 7 tables, room to dance and DJ party vibes; great for larger parties between 80 and 200 guests. If your team like a bit of Ping Pong but you are looking for something a bit more dialled down; “Champions Bar” is a decadent private playroom with a mix of ottomans, couches, a private bar and a Ping Pong table centre piece for casual game play. Champions Bar holds up to 50 guests.

A good selection of canape menus and drinks packages are available to keep you and your people nourished throughout the games.

Send an enquiry to Ballers and see what they recommend for your shindig

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11. Baroq House, Melbourne CBD

Glamorous Christmas Functions

Be remembered for organising the most luxurious Christmas party in your company’s history at Baroq House. Choose between a private booth or table, or wow your crowd with exclusive venue hire. These guys have hosted some large and well known organisations over the years and can certainly deliver a bespoke and stylish affair with a bang.

Delicious canapes and sharing platters are on the menu and tailored and themed menus can be also be created.

Send your EOY function requirements to Baroq

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12. Bond, Melbourne CBD

Trendy Christmas Parties

Holiday season calls for all things lavish and Bond offer exactly that with your own the private function space at this premium venue. Whether you are a small intimate group or a huge company, celebrate the achievements of the past year at Bond.

Exciting beverage packages, delicious canape and grazing options and an electric atmosphere are all on offer. Enter the festive zone and dance the night away. Bond will be in high demand this season. Check out their spaces and send an enquiry.

Trendy Christmas Parties in Melbourne

13. Piccolino Woodfired Pizza – Homemade Pasta in Fitzroy

Authentic Italian

Locate in Fitzroy North, Piccolino is a local favourite that will capture the hearts of your guests. With exclusive use available for private and corporate celebrations, Piccolino offers a warm and inviting atmosphere, earning praise as one of Melbourne’s best pasta and pizza joints.

This cute Italian gem hosts up to 35 seated and 55 standing. Fully licensed and open to your personalised playlist, check it out for your Chrissy celebration.

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14. LOLA, St Kilda

Luxe Christmas Functions

Indulge at this luxe, European summer inspired venue, with an undeniable St Kilda vibe. LOLA has much to offer including the option to choose your own third party catering, licensed until 2AM, spaces with a dance floor, DJ booth and even an umbrella covered Alfresco area.

This vibrant party venue can accommodate groups of 15 up to 350 and has spaces to suit both seated and standing events. LOLA will is a hot choice for the upcoming festivities, so get in quick!

Request a package and check availability at LOLA

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