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  • A riverside event caters to all seasons

    July 14, 2021

    South Wharf is Melbourne's newest, oldest destination. Where tall ships from around the world once berthed, an entire promenade of exciting and stylish dining venues, cafes and bars are waiting to be enjoyed - most of which are located in the beautifully restored 19th-century cargo sheds.   With the Yarra River and the Melbourne central business district as the backdrop, Showtime Event Group’s South Wharf venues provide an unbeatable setting for a stylish business event.

    Showtime Events Centre

    61 South Wharf Promenade, South Wharf 3006

    Have your next business event take centre stage at Showtime Events Centre. With an enviable position on the Yarra River, internal and exterior areas, contribute to putting Showtime firmly on the event planners must-visit list. Beautiful wooden floorboards and wrought iron wall features pay tribute to its legacy, while an award-winning in-house catering and operations team continue to elevate the offering and deliver truly VIP experiences. Showtime has a character, warmth and feel that is sure to impress each and every guest. For anyone looking to book an incentive experience for their team, Showtime Events Centre provides the perfect blank canvas. Enjoy a cooking class experience with chefs, exclusive gala dinner, team building activity or awards night in this beautiful space. The venue provides award-winning catering and service to complement your experience.

    Cargo Hall

    39 South Wharf Promenade, South Wharf VIC 3006

    Cargo Hall is one of the most sought-after locations for a stylish event with some old world industrial charm. Boasting exquisite views across the city skyline and iconic Yarra River, a few minutes’ walk from the hustle and bustle of the city centre. Guests will be wowed as they enter through the glass atrium to views of the Yarra River and Melbourne skyline.  An all-weather glass conservatory and abundance of natural light make this the perfect venue for any occasion. On those long summer days, guests can enjoy with the sun streaming through and on those clear winter nights, relish a ceiling of stars while remaining within the warmth of the venue. As a pillarless and versatile space, its suitable for business events of various events. The mezzanine floor and beautiful green room facility make it the perfect space for creative conferencing, showstopping gala dinners, or interactive cocktail events.

    Polly Woodside

    21 South Wharf Promenade, South Wharf 3006

    After travelling 1.5 million miles and circumnavigating the world 17 times over, tall ship Polly Woodside is permanently docked at South Wharf.  Send your colleagues on a maritime adventure and host your next meeting onboard one of Melbourne’s most unique venues. The refreshed space can comfortably seat up to 150 people for corporate functions and events.

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