Higher Ground

650, Little Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000, Australia


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Higher Ground Melbourne Events

Higher Ground is an extraordinary venue located in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD, offering a unique and memorable experience for various events. Housed in a heritage-listed 1890s former power station, the venue’s six connected levels effortlessly wrap around the original brick building, creating an inviting atmosphere. Whether you’re planning a Melbourne wedding or any other special occasion, Higher Ground caters to your needs with meticulous attention to detail. The space is thoughtfully curated with luxurious furniture, modern finishes, and lush greenery, providing a stunning backdrop for your event. From cocktail parties to seated dinners, Higher Ground offers ample space for your guests to explore and enjoy the grand beauty of the entire building. 

Highlights of Higher Ground Melbourne Events:

  • Historic power station venue
  • Luxuriously curated space
  • Tailored menus
  • Versatile event options
  • Captivating ambience
  • Exclusive hire seven nights a week
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sitting Up to 110 Sitting
standing Up to 250 Standing


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available N/A
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces N/A
Nearby Car Parking
Carpark Locations 558 Little Bourke St

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    Host your next event at Higher Ground Melbourne and indulge in the exclusive use of this extraordinary space. With its six interconnected levels that wrap around the original brick building, the venue offers a plethora of entertaining spaces, creating a grand ambience for gatherings of up to 250 guests. Whether you're planning a corporate function, a wedding, or any other special event, Higher Ground provides the perfect setting with its high ceilings, abundant natural light, and luxurious atmosphere.

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Nearby attractions:

  • Melbourne Skydeck
  • Fed Square
  • Australian Sports Museum

Nearby hotels:

  • Radisson on Flagstaff Gardens Melbourne
  • Courtyard by Marriott Melbourne Flagstaff Gardens
  • ibis Melbourne Central

Frequently Asked Questions

Higher Ground Melbourne has a capacity of up to 250 guests for standing events and weddings.

Weddings at Higher Ground Melbourne can continue until 12:30 am from Monday to Sunday, allowing couples and their guests to celebrate their special day into the early hours of the morning.

A wedding at Higher Ground Melbourne is a captivating and unforgettable experience set within the stunning backdrop of a historic former power station. With its unique architecture, luxurious ambience, and exceptional service, couples can expect a wedding that combines elegance, sophistication and an atmosphere of grandeur.

Yes, Higher Ground Melbourne is well-equipped to accommodate corporate functions, offering versatile event spaces, exceptional service, and a central CBD location, making it an ideal venue choice for corporate events, meetings, conferences, and more.

Yes, there are several hotels near Higher Ground Melbourne that provide convenient accommodation options for event or wedding guests. One notable option is Crown Resorts, located just a 15-minute walk away or a 5-minute drive from the venue. Additionally, other nearby options include The Langham Melbourne and Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, both of which are renowned for their elegant accommodations and are within close proximity to Higher Ground.

Higher Ground Melbourne does not have onsite parking. However, there is secure parking available at Merritts Place, located at 558 Little Bourke St, offering pre-booked parking for $12 from 4 pm on weeknights and all day/night on weekends. Alternatively, extensive public transportation options, as well as Uber and taxis, are readily available in close proximity to the venue.

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