Dockside Pavilion

Sydney’s premiere event space.

  • Incorporating Dockside Group's event expertise and world-class cuisine, Sydney’s largest floating event venue offers distinctive opportunities, with impressive water views and an exciting new location. Dockside Pavilion is Sydney’s premiere event space, anchored on a floating pontoon at Convention Wharf, Darling Harbour. Featuring floor-to-ceiling windows and an outdoor terrace that spans the length of the structure, Dockside Pavilion affords its guests unparalleled views of the city skyline from the largest waterfront venue in the Central Business District.

    With a capacity of up to 1440 guests seated and 2000 standing and over 1400 metres of pillar-less floor space with ceilings that reach eight meters at its highest point, Dockside Pavilion is the ideal blank canvas for event designers to bring their grandest concepts to life. With an impressive array of features that include natural lighting, full catering facilities, and the best LED display technology in Australia, the venue offers the utmost in versatility.

    Dockside Pavilion is the perfect choice for gala dinners, exhibitions, conferences, product launches, corporate meetings and private events.

    Dockside Groups newest venue has seen an array of elite events including a private function produced by leading Australian Event Stylist & Designer Phillip Carr, the Sydney launch of Mercedes Benz’s next-generation C-Class Series, the Project Futures Stella Fella Charity Black Tie Ball, The Australian Beauty Awards, the NRL Grand Final Luncheon, The Australian Hotels Association Awards, Business Chicks Rachel Zoe and Seth Godin, Walkeys Foundation 2014 Awards, Broadcast and Television Awards, NSW Tourism and Business Chamber Awards, Variety Cycle Dinner, and the Variety Woolworths Fundraising Ball.

    The Dockside Pavilion is a temporary venue owned and operated by Dockside Group and will remain in Darling Harbour until the completion of the new International Convention Centre. Wheelchair access available.