The Ballarat Civic Hall


300-304 Mair Street,
Ballarat, Victoria, 3350


03-5333 5888


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As one of the largest flat floor auditoriums in regional Victoria, the Ballarat Civic Hall has been home to some of the world’s biggest rock acts, unforgettable Debutant Balls and the grand galas, festivals and events. Following a major renovation in 2019, the Ballarat Civic Hall now embarks on a new chapter in its creative and cultural life – opening its doors once again for cultural, corporate and community events.


In this short time since the venue has reopened, the Ballarat Civic Hall has re-emerged as one of the region’s most popular and adaptable spaces, seamlessly hosting a diverse program of high-quality, entertaining and events, expos and performances for local, regional, national and international organisations. The layout of the Ballarat Civic Hall allows great flexibility and the capacity to host multiple events each day and night. These can include small meeting through to VIP events and launches, full live performances, trade shows, dinners and events. As one of the few venues within the Ballarat CBD to have a large outdoor apron which enables both indoor and outdoor event outcomes.


Venue features include:

  • Table Seating – Auditorium Floor: Up to 500 people
  • Theatre Style – Auditorium and Balcony: Up to 1,050 people
  • Cocktail Style – Auditorium and Balcony: Up to 1,350 people
  • The Balcony Foyer: 60 pax
  • 2 x Meeting Rooms: 50 pax per room
  • Total Venue Capacity: Up to 2,000 people
  • Proscenium stage
  • Seven Dressing rooms
  • Greenroom with kitchenette
  • Lighting and audio equipment
  • Accessible amenities and lift access
  • The City of Ballarat is currently undertaking capital works to further add a commercial kitchen and stage loading lift.
  • The Ballarat Civic Hall is conveniently located within the Ballarat Central Business District, which boasts considerable hospitality and accommodation options all within close walking distance. The Ballarat Civic Hall is situated next to the State Government newly built Gov Hub complex, Ballarat Library, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Her Majesty’s Theatre, the Ballarat train station and a 300-space car park just 400 metres away on Creswick Road.


The Ballarat Civic Hall is operated by the City of Ballarat and is managed by a professional team providing technical, ticketing, marketing, and event expertise to help bring your event to life with a high degree of professionalism and proficiency.

Consider Ballarat Civic Hall for your next major event.

2000 meeting capacity
1 meeting rooms