Whether it’s a birthday party, intimate engagement party or even a corporate event, the first step to throwing a successful event is finding the perfect venue. Even better if you can find an awesome venue your guests have never experienced before. Here is a selection of unique and quirky venues that tick all the boxes.
Add a touch of ‘Once Upon a Time’ to your party and take your guests to an otherworldly place in the heart of the Perth CBD at Wolf Lane Bar. The venue’s open plan layout and antiquated finishes make it an ideal space to hold any special occasion with a story-time twist. The venue has three function spaces to suit any party, from 10 to 90 guests. They also have a function package offering inventive cocktails, canapes, a candy buffet and popcorn station, which will definitely set your event apart from the rest.
Take your party to the next level and party like an A-lister on Perth’s first floating space. The Raft is permanently anchored on the Swan River, just off Elizabeth Quay. This stylish venue offers pristine views of Perth City and an open space large enough to hold up to 250 patrons.
Not only that, you’ll be sure your guests are well fed on deck with The Raft’s tantalizing dining package curated by Heyder & Shears. Their package consists of elegant cocktail menus and a decadent ten course degustation – they have an array of options to suit every taste and dietary requirement.
The Flour Factory
The Flour Factory offers a one-of-a-kind venue to celebrate all kinds of events. One of Perth’s top gin bars, the Queen Street establishment boasts a sleek industrial space which can be dressed up and tailored to suit your event. Take your pick from small intimate cocktail affairs to larger sit-down dinners. You can plan your event however you wish with the venue’s flexible seating arrangements. On top of that, you can treat your guests to some mouth-watering baked delicacies, hotdogs, and their famous charcuterie board prepared by the talented catering team led by Danny Sanchez, Flour Factory’s head chef.
Tucked away in the UWA Gardens is one of Perth’s most beautiful venues, The Somerville Marquee. Hold your event under the twinkling stars, surrounded by a cathedral of Norfolk Pines, perfect for creating that magical setting, which is sure to enchant your guests. The venue is usually coveted for weddings and comfortably hosts 140 sit down and 200 cocktail guests. The catering is hosted by Ultimo Catering, and offers a number of packages to suit your party needs and ensure your event is both an effortless and memorable one.
Kidogo Arthouse is a unique exhibition space set on the edge of the shore, housed in a charming historic building. The venue has four different option spaces, which can be styled to however you or your event planner pleases; the Large Gallery, The Gallery, Bather’s Bay Deck and Limestone Courtyard. These spaces can hold 50 – 130 patrons, depending on the space you choose. Whether you want an indoor elegant space or outdoor scenic space, you take your pick.
The Old Pickle Factory
Nestled right in the heart of Perth is a revamped industrial warehouse space, The Old Pickle Factory. If you’re looking to plan and decorate an event to your terms, this is the one to go for. The venue already includes its very own in-built bar and prep kitchen, so you can decide how your event runs. It also features high ceilings, polished concrete works and rustic brickwork, giving off that downtown New York feel. This event space is ideal for holding your corporate events, launches and birthdays as it can hold up to 300 patrons.
The Barn at Perth City Farm
The Barn at Perth City Farm is recognized for its edgy style and organic appeal. Located in East Perth, it offers an industrial warehouse-style barn opening up to a spacious courtyard surrounded by a garden and rustic buildings. The perfect blank canvas, it can hold up to 200 – 400 people. In regards to catering, drinks or setup, you won’t have to worry about the specifics as there are no restrictions to what you can bring. So if you’re looking for an event space with a country feel without having to leave the city, this is the way to go.
The Quarry Amphitheatre
Just moments away from City beach and tucked away in the tranquil bush setting of Bold Park Reserve is The Quarry Amphitheatre. The Amphitheatre is known as a thriving hub for summer concerts, corporate events, sundowners and weddings. It boasts its grand size and in-house digital lighting and sound capabilities, enough to put on a show and impress your guests. You won’t have to worry about patron capacity, as the venue offers four different spaces, which can fit 120 – 557 guests.
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