Facilities hire - Geelong Arena

The Geelong Arena has a range of facilities for hire delivering great experiences for all.
Geelong Arena


  • Four purpose built basketball courts (including the Showcourt) available for casual hire
  • State of the art sprung floor (International standard)
  • Main auditorium comprising of 1500 reserved tiered seats with flexibility to increase to 2,200
  • Function room with commercial kitchen
  • Meeting rooms
  • Green room space with dressing rooms
  • Fully licensed catering and bar facilities
  • Arena café/kiosk
  • Change room facilities
  • First Aid room
  • Venue car parking
  • ATM


Suitability: The Arena’s Auditorium has the ability to host functions and gala events for between 500 – 1500 guests. It can accommodate in excess of 2000 patrons in concert or conference mode with access to our Green Room and change rooms.

Concerts recently held at the Arena include Kris Kristofferson, Human Nature, Suzi Quatro, Jessica Mauboy, Celtic Thunder, RUFUS, Amity Affliction and Justice Crew.
theatre production at the Arena
Theatre style – 1500 reserved tiered seats, capacity can be expanded to up to 2500 considering portable seats and/or standing room options.
Classroom style – 1000
Cocktail style – 800
Banquet style – 600
Dinner/dance – 500
Dimensions:   Including floor and seating – 1560 square metres, 10 metres height
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State of the art sprung basketball showcourt
An extensive range of sound and lighting options
Staging and drapes are erected on an event by event basis to suit your needs
Ample backstage facilities, including lounge, bar and other soft furnishings
Two large dressing rooms adjoin this area with toilet, shower, heating and change room facilities
In house professional ticket printing and box office service


Suitability: The Arena Annex, comprising of three full size basketball courts is a versatile space. Transformed, this space can cater for up to 1200 patrons on request for a sit down formal function with a dance floor or be set-up to cater for conventions, expos and sports events.
Theatre style – 800
Classroom style – 800
Cocktail style – 800
Banquet style – 800
Dinner/dance – 800
Additonal capacity to 1200 on request
Dimensions:   2100 square metres, 10 metres height
Versatile space
An extensive range of audio visual equipment
Portable bar facilities
Three full size basketball courts

Basketball court hire

The Arena Annex basketball courts are available for casual hire. a trade show at the Geelong Arena
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Function room

Suitability: The Geelong Arena’s Function Room provides quality dining and bar facilities, for groups of any size up to 200. Ideal for both private and commercial functions. The arena function room
Theatre style – 200
Classroom style – 150
Cocktail style – 200
Banquet style – 150
Boardroom style – 100
U-shape style - 100
Dinner/dance – 150
Dimensions:   310 square metres, 3 metres height
Bar facilities
Commercial kitchen
Quality multi purpose area with bay views
Audio visual equipment

Meeting Room

Suitability: The meeting Room located on ground floor can host meetings, seminars or training sessions.
Classroom style – 20
Cocktail style – 25
Banquet style – 14
Boardroom style – 14
Dimensions:   36 square metres, 2.5 metres height
Table and chairs
Tea and coffee facilities
Audio visual equipment
Versatile for events with merchadise store and information window to main foyer
Heating / cooling 

Green Room

Suitability: The Green Room is situated off the Auditorium, and is suitable to host seminar or training sessions.
Theatre style - 80
Classroom style – 40
Dimensions:   Including Green Room and change rooms – 450 square metres
Kitchenette facilities
Internet access
Two break out rooms
Change rooms
Audio visual equipment


The Geelong Arena offers catering for all functions and events bookings including:

  • cocktail parties
  • launches
  • training seminars and
  • pre game and post game functions.

Menu options including:

  • tea, coffee and biscuits
  • morning tea and afternoon tea
  • sandwich platters, hot gourmet platters, sweet platters, cheese and fruit platters
  • standard corporate packages, gourmet corporate packages, deluxe corporate packages

we can cater for special dietary requirements as requested.

All enquiries

For all enquiries regarding hosting an event, functions and venue hire, please complete the online form below.

Enquire about hiring Geelong Arena facilities

Page last updated: Monday, 24 December 2018