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Gala Dinners & Cocktail Events

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We’re a popular choice for crowd-pleasing awards nights, glittering gala balls, fabulous evening and breakfast fundraisers and conference dinners that add a dash of something special and memorable. Experience our difference and start planning today.

Events Features

With sixteen event spaces, as well as the potential to book out sections of our dining and bar facilities, we can tailor events to your specifications, including tables, podiums, special requests and more.

Many of our spaces have AV equipment in-built – including screens, sound equipment, WiFi connectivity and more. For easy zoom meetings, hybrid events and virtual conferences.

Our well-resourced kitchens and professional chefs ensure your menu is prepared to perfection and served and presented superbly. We can also accommodate a range of guest dietary requirements.

Landmark location

Wrest Point is situated beside the River Derwent in Sandy Bay, just 9 mins from Hobart, 3km from the CBD. Our location is accessible by car, ferry (from our private pier) or a short city stroll.

Venues At Wrest Point

Find Your Event Space

Browse our selection of venues and get a taste of what we can offer.

Tasman Room

Featuring a full theatre-style main stage, the Tasman Room comfortably accommodates gala balls, symphonies, business conferences, concerts, shows, dinners, exhibitions, meetings, and functions.

Exhibition Foyer

Overlooking the river, the spacious Exhibition Foyer is suitable for exhibitions, trade shows, event registrations, pre-dinner drinks for large groups, and cocktail receptions.

The Showroom

Australian and international entertainment royalty has performed here in The Showroom. With tiered flooring and a purpose-built stage, the room easily transitions from a rock concert stage to an intimate theatre.

Derwent Room

The Derwent Room’s classic art deco styling provides an ideal backdrop for dinners, cocktail parties, conferences and meetings.

Boardwalk Gallery

Located on the waterfront with spectacular views, the intimate Boardwalk Gallery is the perfect venue for cocktail receptions, trade exhibits, product launches, weddings, and training sessions.

Wellington Room

With mountain and marina views, the light and spacious Wellington Room is a multi-purpose venue well-suited to small and medium conferences, meetings or workshops.

Riviera Room

Perfect for intimate events, the Riviera Room is a great option for business presentations, smaller functions, or casual receptions.

Request A Free Consultation

Ready to start planning your event at Wrest Point? Contact our Event Specialists now for a free consultation. Let us help you turn your event vision into a reality.