At The Park Melbourne we do not charge a venue hire fee. Instead, we offer the venue based on a minimum food and beverage spend. The minimum spend does vary depending on the venue, date, time and style of event.
Your per head cost is determined by you. Our packages are designed to be tailored to suit your style and requirements.
Parking is available on site, which is owned and operated by Parks Victoria. Please note – machines are coin and card operated.
Multi-level car parking is also available; Lorne Street (off Queens Road), at The Pullman Hotel, Wilson Car park. Costs for parking vary depending on the date and time.
A full list can be sent through for you to let your guests know, if required. Please ask your Event Coordinator for further information.
Security is a requirement for all events with The Park Melbourne by law. Security guard(s) are required half an hour prior to your guests’ arrival and half an hour post event conclusion. Security guards are charged at $40.00 per guard, per hour. The number of guards required depend on event numbers. This will be included in your formal proposal.
Please note – if there is no live entertainment or amplified music, then security can be reduced.
Yes, our venue is wheelchair friendly. Please advise your Event Coordinator should this be a requirement for your event.
We can definitely offer you and your guests reduced room rates at hotels in close proximity of our venues. Please contact your Event Coordinator for further information.
Yes, once you’ve booked an event in with The Park Melbourne, ask your Event Coordinator for our little black book of preferred suppliers. It will include stylists, florists, photographers, videographers, specialty linen, entertainment, audio visual, cakes, furniture and equipment hire, transport, photo booths, plant hire, coffee carts, accommodation, celebrants and stationary.
One of our experienced Sales Executives will organise a site inspection with you. During your site inspection and venue tour, you will discuss package options etc.
From there, your Sales Executive will put together a formal proposal for your consideration.
Once you are happy with this proposal, we require a 30% of the estimated value of your event as a deposit. This will be sent to you via email, allowing 7 days to make payment.
Yes, absolutely. We require a list of all dietary requirements a minimum of 10 days prior to your event, when confirming your final guest numbers.
We do work with selected external caterers, where required. Please contact a member of our team for further information.
Yes – We have options available for suppliers; $45.00 per person for a main meal and beverages or $60.00 per person for a two course meal and beverages. Please refer to your supplier’s contract in relation to what they many require for food and beverage.
0 – 3 Years: Free of charge. No meals are provided and parents are welcome to supply food for their children.
4 – 12 Years: Children Package which includes a snack, main meal and a dessert plus unlimited soft drinks for $45.00 per person.
12 – 17 Years: Teenage Package which includes adults menu with no alcohol. Price is dependent on chosen wedding package.
The following Audio Visual (AV) equipment is available complimentary;
Should you require any additional audio visual, please contact your Event Coordinator and they can source a quote for you.
We do recommend having an AV technician on site for all events that require extensive AV.
All packages include a 2 hour complimentary bump in and 1 hour bump out. This includes all third party suppliers.
Pre booked early venue access can be arranged for an additional venue hire fee, price on application.
Please check with your coordinator for full or half day venue hire rates.
Two weeks prior to your event (subject to availability) early access can be arranged for a fee of $60 per hour, this includes a staff member on site.
Early access cannot be guaranteed unless the venue has been pre-booked.
Our staff are more than happy to set up your personalized name/place cards and bonbonnieres.
Should you require set up of any additional items, this will be the responsibility of the client or nominated external person(s) . We do request that all place cards are submitted in order of names and tables.
We can organise basic styling elements; chair covers, draping, carpet and furniture, however do suggest that you liaise with your selected suppliers regarding more elaborate styling. We can recommend and introduce you to our preferred suppliers once you are booked in.
Yes, in a picturesque setting with stunning waterfront views! The Park will provide a spectacular stage for your formalities. Ceremonies can also be hosted indoors. We allow one hour for guest arrival and ceremony; with the earliest time being 4:00pm guest arrival for a 4.30pm ceremony. If an early ceremony is requested, additional charges do apply, as per our ceremony function package timing. Enquire with our sales staff for more info and pricing.
A set serve entrée or dessert means you select one dish from each course and all guests receive the same meal you have selected.
Roving desserts are canapé sized desserts that are circulated by our wait staff around to your guests.
Yes – spirits can be added to your package for an additional $9.00 per person, per hour. We also invite wedding clients to provide one bottle of spirit (750ml) per ten guests at no additional charge. These must be served from the bar and are not able to be placed on guest tables. Any additional bottles you wish to provide will be charged at $30.00 per bottle once consumed.
Yes – Once your wedding has been confirmed and booked with us, we invite you to attend a group menu tasting. We hold menu tasting nights throughout the year, so dates will be confirmed with you closer to your wedding day.