Want to make up for birthdays spent in lockdown with a crazy birthday blowout this year? Sydney is brimming with fun, unique venues perfect for an unforgettable birthday party. Here are some of our favourite spaces for hire in Sydney.

Exclusive Hire, Hard Rock Cafe

  • Venue: Hard Rock Cafe
  • Address: 2-10 Darling Dr, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 760
  • Event Type: Conferences, meetings and workshops, networking, parties, presentations, private dining, team activities, weddings

Hire out the iconic Hard Rock Cafe in Sydney’s CBD for your next birthday blowout! Gather over 700 of your closest friends and party the night away.

A-List Venue, Madame Tussauds

  • Venue: Madame Tussauds Sydney
  • Address: 1-5 Wheat Rd, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 350
  • Event Type: Networking, parties

Hang out with your favourite celebrities – in wax form, of course. Host your next birthday ‘do at the famous Madame Tussauds in the heart of Sydney. A-list venue guests get exclusive access to four different interactive themed zones as well as the outdoor deck that overlooks the beautiful Darling Harbour.

Main Bar, The Captain’s Balcony

  • Venue: The Captain’s Balcony
  • Address: 46 Erskine St, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 55
  • Event Type: Networking, parties

Celebrate above Sydney’s CBD at The Captain’s Balcony, a historical 1800s Victorian terrace. Hire out the main bar for your birthday party, which can accommodate up to 55 party-goers.

Two 88 Bar & Kitchen, Crowne Plaza

  • Venue: Crowne Plaza
  • Address: 288 Sussex St, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 80
  • Event Type: Networking, parties, private dining, team activities

This art deco-inspired space is intimate enough for a small gathering but spacious enough for a larger, rowdier party. Located within Crowne Plaza, Two 88 Bar & Kitchen can accommodate up to 80 guests.

The Library Downstairs, P.J. O’Brien’s

  • Venue: P.J. O’Brien’s
  • Address: 57 King St, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 80 standing
  • Event Type: Networking, parties

Host your next birthday bash in The Library Downstairs, a cosy function space in P.J. O’Brien’s Irish pub in the heart of Sydney’s CBD. Choose between a sit-down meal for up to 50 guests or a cocktail-style soiree for up to 80.

Holy Duck! Holy Duck!

  • Venue: Holy Duck!
  • Address: 10/2 Kensington St, Chippendale NSW 2008
  • Capacity: 100
  • Event Type: Conferences, networking, parties, private dining

Soak in the eccentric vibe and enjoy an exceptional menu of modern Chinese cuisine. This space is suitable for parties of up to 100 guests.

Establishment Main Bar & Garden, Establishment

  • Venue: Establishment
  • Address: 252 George St, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 1,000
  • Event Type: Conferences, networking, parties, weddings

This incredibly chic cocktail bar is the perfect space for a gigantic birthday blowout with up to 1,000 guests. It’s conveniently located in Sydney’s CBD, which means it’s easily accessible by public transport and has hosted a number of legendary parties in its time.

Palmer & Co., Establishment Precinct

  • Venue: Establishment Precinct
  • Address: Abercrombie Ln, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 200 standing
  • Event Type: Parties, conferences, networking

Celebrate your birthday in a speakeasy this year at Palmer and Co. With a capacity of up to 200 guests cocktail-style, this iconic space is ideal for a big celebration.

Exclusive Hire, Social Dining at Verandah

  • Venue: Verandah Precinct
  • Address: 55-56 Elizabeth St, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 240
  • Event Type: Private dining, parties, presentations, networking, team activities, weddings

Dine in the largest private dining room in the Sydney CBD for your next birthday! This space gives up to 240 guests access to an exclusive balcony, central bar, beautiful greenery and a fireplace for the winter.

Reiby Room, The Argyle

  • Venue: The Argyle
  • Address: 18 Argyle St, The Rocks NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 100
  • Event Type: Parties

Treat your guests to the VIP experience in the Reiby Room at The Argyle. The ambient lighting and low ceilings make for an exciting location to dance the night away.

We can help you host the birthday bash you’ve been dreaming of – get in touch with us today to get started.


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