POSTED ON Dec 14, 2023
Byron Bay’s Best Venues
Whether you want to organise a meeting, wedding, product launch or a big knees up celebration, Byron Bay has some amazing function venues you must check out. Here’s our top picks:
- Ember Byron Bay
- Saltwater Social Club
- Balcony Bar and Oyster Co
- Victoria’s Estate
- Loft Byron Bay
- Byron View Farm
- The Corner Palm
- Forget Me Not Weddings
- Beach Byron Bay
- The Local Kollective
1. EMBER BYRON BAY
Top Byron Function Venue
Situated on the first floor of the Mercato on Byron complex, Ember Byron Bay offers an exceptional range of open-air balconies and versatile spaces, making it the ultimate choice for hosting your special event. Whether you’re planning an intimate gathering or a grand celebration, Ember caters to both small and large bookings, offering options for seated, canapé and cocktail style events.
Enjoy a long table banquet with a light summer breeze on the open-air balcony with sweeping views out over Jonson Street or wind the blinds down for a cosy winter evening in the heart of Byron Bay. Birthdays, engagements, Christmas parties, corporate or social – Ember has a friendly and professional events team to assist you.
2. SALTWATER SOCIAL CLUB
Byron Bay Party Venue
If you’ve been to Saltwater Social Club before, you know you can expect a laid back coastal vibe with an eclectic feel. This inviting ambience will follow you upstairs to “The Library”; a purpose-built cosy venue for special occasions. The room features a full bar, lounge seating, fireplace, pool table and an outdoor balcony, overlooking the Byron Bay hustle and bustle.
Perfect for private celebrations including birthdays, wedding after parties, engagements, staff functions, bucks and hens.
3. BALCONY BAR & OYSTER CO.
Parties and Functions Venue
Expect easy going vibes, honest food and good times at Balcony Bar and Oyster Co. Just metres back from Byron Bay’s famous Main Beach, the venue sits perched high above Byron’s busy streets.
Depending on the occasion and size of your event, you have a few options including “The Palms”; located on the iconic heritage wrap around balcony overlooking the streets below. The Palms features vintage style tables with white wash walls and accommodates up to 50 seated or 100 standing. The venue also offers a stunning and unique private dining room, perfect for hosting a business meeting or an intimate get together, seating up to 22 guests. If you are planning a big celebration, why not hire the entire venue and relish the full charm of this historic building in the heart of Byron Bay. The full venue can cater for 150 guests seated/standing.
4. VICTORIA’S ESTATE
Fairytale Wedding Venue
For the ultimate dreamy wedding location, check out Victoria’s Estate. Located in the heart of Byron Bay, in an enchanting woodland, this secluded and private estate offers several ceremony locations, stunning views and a clear roof reception location.
By organising your own catering and event suppliers, you can create your very own fairytale wedding in this stunning setting, exactly how you want it. It’s a top spot for a destination wedding where you and your guests can enjoy the proximity to the beach and town, luxury accommodation a stone’s throw away from the wedding venue and even a glamping option!
5. LOFT BYRON BAY
Private Dining Room & Function Spaces
Byron Bay’s favourite cocktail bar offer a private dining room, various function spaces and full venue hire. Catch the sea breeze and enjoy the light filled venue and stylish interior with your guests for a private or formal occasion. Loft is popular for staff functions, birthdays, family celebrations, private dinners and wedding parties.
Choose a portion of the terrace, the intimate private dining room, the bar or the whole venue, depending on the size and style of your event. Function packages include seated and standing options, beverage packages and various opportunities to upgrade including a premium dining menu and cocktails.
6. BYRON VIEW FARM
Small Wedding Venue
Situated at the highest point on a secluded hilltop with 360-degree uninterrupted ocean to mountain views, Byron View Farm is a unique wedding venue for intimate celebrations up to 60 people. The venue boasts a jaw dropping sunset experience that your guests will marvel at. If you can coordinate your wedding with a full moon, do it! It is even more spectacular!
The venue includes a charming white cottage with a spacious wrap-around verandah, a choice of ceremony and reception locations and onsite accommodation for the wedding couple. Drinks are BYO, catering is by the award winning Fig Tree Restaurant or Feast Events and coordination is mandatory by Elope or Byron Bay Weddings.
7. THE CORNER PALM
Small Meeting Rooms
This highly popular co-working space in Byron Bay has two small meeting rooms available for hire. The Backroom can seat up to 3 people and is used for small meetings, phone calls and even recording podcasts. Prices start at $35p/h or $175 for the day.
The Sun Room is great for meetings, video calls and small presentations; it’s bright with a table for up to 6 people and includes a large screen TV. Prices start at $55p/h or $250 per day.
8. FORGET ME NOT WEDDINGS
BYO Wedding Venue
20 minutes from Byron Bay, Forget Me Not Farm is a sensational blank canvas wedding for couples that know exactly hat they want. With beautiful space, tranquility and natural privacy, you have the perfect foundation to choose your own styling, type of marquee, catering and every other detail.
The location suits weddings up to 200 people with a large marquee site available. It also works well for intimate weddings and elopements with an outside dining deck for up to 36 people. Stunning ceremony locations are plentiful and four beautiful cottages are included in the venue hire with a total accommodation capacity of 14 people.
9. Beach Byron Bay
Impress your guests at this absolute waterfront venue boasting unparalleled views of Clarke Beach. At Beach Byron Bay, you can hold a private or semi-private celebration on The Deck (up to 60 guests) or for larger corporate events and weddings, you can take over the entire venue (up to 100 guests). Whether it’s a seated or standing affair, you can expect delicious local, seasonal produce served in a stylish beachfront setting.
10. THE LOCAL KOLLECTIVE
This unique and highly flexible art deco space can host social events and product launches to meetings or exhibitions. In it’s essence, The Local Kollective is a multi-purpose platform for creatives and entrepreneurs to showcase their work and collaborate. The recently refurbished venue with high ceilings has been designed with events in mind and can be hired as a BYO venue or fully catered.
The total standing capacity is 80 guests and the space can also accommodate seated events in various configurations. With a list of features and facilities and endless possibilities, The Local Collective is definitely worth checking out for your next event.
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