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Events and ticketing - Geelong Arena

Tickets sales to an event at the Geelong Arena will vary depending on the type of event.

Please see the specific event page for details on purchasing tickets.

Geelong Supercats tickets, can be purchased online or from the Basketball Geelong office. Please call 03 5277 1711 or visit their office at the Arena on Baxter Road.

The Geelong Arena does not have Ticketmaster or Ticketek facilities. We work will multiple ticket providers to bring best experience for all.

Please visit our preferred ticketing agencies websites for further information.


Arena event modes

Conventions and Expos

The Geelong Arena's diverse facilities are ideal for trade shows, exhibitions and expo events.

With over 3,000 square metres of exhibition space, briefing rooms, function and catering facilities, the venue can transform into any floor plan configuration your event requires.

The venue has hosted the following:

  • Annuual Geelong Wedding Expo

  • New Geelong Anitique Fair

  • International Lions Convention

  • Rotary Convention

  • Bridal Expo’s

  • Geelong Business Expo

  • Jobs Expo

  • Various trade shows


Functions

The Geelong Arena’s function room provides quality dining and bar facilities, for groups of any size up to 300.

The Arena’s Auditorium and Annex has the ability to host functions and gala events for between 500 – 1200 guests.

You can select your catering options with the friendly Geelong Arena staff. Flexibility is provided to ensure the catering is tailored to your budget either through in-house or via our preferred external catering.


Sports events

The Arena hosts many high class sporting events and regular Victorian Basketball games.

The venue comprises four purpose built basketball courts, one being an international standard Showcourt.

The Arena has been host to prominent National and International competitions inclusive of:

  • 2006 Commonwealth Games

  • Australian Masters Games

  • National Basketball League

  • National Gymnastics Chamionships

  • National Aerobics Chamionships

  • Australian Karate Championships

  • Australian Basketball League finals

  • National Darts Championships

  • 2014 National In-Line Hockey Championships

The Arena is the 'Home of Geelong Basketball' with nightly competions via Basketball Geelong. The Geelong Supercats Big V and SEABL teams are major tenants and is a great experience for the whole family.


Concerts and live entertainment

Recent live concerts at the arena have been Reece Mastin, Jessica Mauboy, Kris Kristofferson, Justice Crew and Celtic Thunder.

Previous shows include a swag of talent Suzi Quatro,John Farnham, Chris Isaacs, Kelly Clarkson, Human Nature, Cat Empire and many more.

Sharing the stage for all the Arena is also focussed on community events hosting School Graduations, Charity events and School Concerts.  

The Arena Auditorium has 1500 reserved tiered seats, the capacity can be expanded to up to 2500 considering portable seats and/or standing room options.

An extensive range of sound and lighting options, all of which are to concert and/or television production standards can be accommodated.

Staging and drapes are erected on an event by event basis to suit your needs. We can also access or recommend appropriate technical contractors for production.

Our preferred onsite production team Total Events provide over 20 years experience having intimate knowledge of the venue and work collaboratively with the venue and you.  

We have ample backstage facilities, including lounge, bar and other soft furnishings, providing an excellent area to relax pre-show, assemble the show performers or unwind after the encore performance.Two large dressing rooms adjoin this area with toilet, shower and change room facilities.for further information





Page last updated: Thursday, 29 June 2017
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