Showtime Events Centre
61, South Wharf Promenade, South Wharf, Victoria, 3006, Australia
Showtime Events Centre Weddings
Nestled in Melbourne’s South Wharf, Showtime Events Centre is an extraordinary warehouse wedding venue brimming with industrial-chic glamour and purpose-built, contemporary features. With riverfront views, state-of-the-art sound and lighting, bespoke wedding packages, and award-winning service, this highly sought-after venue is a popular choice for modern waterfront weddings near Melbourne’s bustling CBD.
A consecutive winner of the Best Wedding Reception Venue in Australia in 2018 and 2019, Showtime Events Centre is the ultimate blank canvas venue for couples who want to personalise the whole experience. Showtime’s dedicated wedding planning team will work closely with you to transform this industrial warehouse space into the wedding venue of your dreams. They have years of experience planning high-end events and will be there every step of the way to ensure you have a seamless and stress-free wedding experience.
The Scene at Showtime Events Centre Melbourne
With picture-perfect views over the Yarra River and the city beyond and close to major public transport hubs, Melbourne’s bustling South Wharf is the perfect place for a wedding, and Showtime Events Centre makes the most of everything this prime waterfront setting has to offer. Showtime’s unrivalled riverside location means the photo opportunities are endless, and you’ll also have the option to arrive at your wedding by boat for a grand entrance like no other.
From the moment you step inside the main event space at Showtime Events Centre, you’ll be swept up by stunning contemporary details that blend seamlessly with original warehouse features to create a glamorous, industrial-chic feel. Purpose-built features including a private bridal suite, dazzling chandelier bar, riverside marquee, and fully integrated sound and lighting add a touch of luxury to an already stylish renovated warehouse space.
The versatility of Showtime Events Centre is what draws so many couples in, with endless options for customisation when it comes to floorplans and styling. You might choose to go all out with twinkling fairy lights and lush floral arrangements or keep things simple and let the industrial charm of the space shine. No matter how grand your plans are, Showtime Event Group’s dream team of wedding planners, stylists, and coordinators will ensure your vision comes to life effortlessly as the venue is transformed into your dream ceremony and reception space.
Showtime Events Centre Wedding Ceremonies
Showtime Events Centre offers both indoor and outdoor options for your wedding ceremony. The indoor ceremony location is perfect for Melbourne’s unpredictable weather and will be located on the dancefloor in the main event space, with your reception setup completely hidden from guests using removable curtains.
Another option is the riverfront marquee — a beautifully enclosed yet light-filled ceremony space looking over the Yarra River and Melbourne’s city skyline. This stunningly versatile ceremony space is brimming with natural light and outdoor ambience while still offering shelter from the elements as you walk down the aisle.
Showtime Events Centre Melbourne Wedding Receptions
Once your ceremony is over, your guests can enjoy drinks at a neighbouring bar as you slip away for wedding photos. Head out onto the Promenade for stunning shots with the Yarra River and city skyline behind you, or take a stroll deeper into South Wharf to find some cool maritime aesthetics.
As you return to Showtime Events Centre, the venue will have been transformed into a spectacular reception space, ready for an unforgettable night of dining, drinking, and dancing. Enjoy arrival drinks and canapés in the light-filled riverside marquee, then head into the main event space for the speeches, followed by a delicious dinner.
Whether you’re after a cocktail-style reception that maximises dancefloor space or you’re envisioning a more formal seated affair, the options are endless at this versatile warehouse wedding venue. The experienced team at Showtime Event Group will configure the space to suit your vision, with plenty of room for a dancefloor, stage, and live musicians.
Wedding Photography Near Showtime Events Centre Melbourne
Some of the most popular wedding photography locations near Showtime Events Centre Melbourne are:
- South Wharf Promenade
- Royal Botanic Gardens
- Seafarers Bridge
Wedding Venue Details
Spaces At This Venue
Main Event Space
The main event space at Showtime Events Centre offers the perfect blank canvas for showstopping events and waterfront weddings. Features include state-of-the-art sound and lighting, soaring high ceilings, a custom-built chandelier bar, and original hardwood flooring.
Showtime Events Centre’s weatherproof waterfront marquee boasts incredible views out over the Yarra River and provides the ideal setting for guests to enjoy arrival drinks and canapés.
Showtime Events Centre Melbourne Catering
When it comes to catering at this waterfront warehouse venue in Melbourne, you can expect nothing but the best from the renowned Showtime Event Group. Their team of experienced chefs are well versed in the world of catering and events, ensuring seamless planning and execution of exquisite menus guaranteed to impress your guests.
Offering an incredible range of cuisines, styles, and serving options, you’ll be spoilt for choice when selecting dishes for your next event at Showtime Events Centre. Menu options include roving hot and cold canapés, shared feasts, plated multi-course meals featuring modern Australian, European, and Asian influences, gourmet food stations championing cultural cuisines, and plant-based menus for vegetarian and vegan diners.
Highlights of Catering at Showtime Events Centre Melbourne:
- Expansive and impressive range of catering options from Melbourne’s renowned Showtime Event Group
- Specialising in mouthwatering Asian, modern Australian, and European cuisines
- Experienced catering team who know the venue inside and out
- Bespoke beverage packages lovingly developed by the team
- Dietary requirements catered for with entirely plant-based menu options
- Pan Pacific Melbourne
- Novotel Melbourne South Wharf
- Crowne Plaza Melbourne
- DFO South Wharf
- The LUME Melbourne
- Polly Woodside
Showtime is the perfect versatile venue for a non-traditional, unique wedding! A modern and contemporary blank space you can completely make your own with styling and decor. With multiple inclusive packages, flexibility to have what you want, and a great team behind them. Our package included food, drinks, centrepieces, table settings and more. The whole day came together wonderfully and our guests haven’t stopped telling us how much they enjoyed our wedding!
Kristen H ·
We cannot recommend the team at Showtime Events and their venue! The service provided by our event coordinator could not have been more amazing from the word go! She was attentive and helped us plan the perfect wedding reception! The staff on the night were amazing also! Everything about this venue is amazing! The food, atmosphere, the lighting and the set-up were all perfect! Attention to the smallest detail was also there! We highly recommend this team and venue!! Thank you so much!
Katherine S ·
The team at Showtime definitely know how to do a fantastic job at putting on an event and putting their clients at ease. After seeing so many potential wedding venues, Showtime was definitely the standout on the quality and clarity of their offering. Showtime is an amazing venue - with a beautiful industrial charm and riverside views. All of our guests commented on how gorgeous the venue looked. From the amazing location to the quality of the decor and the stunning bar, I could go on and on!
Adelle T ·
Frequently Asked Questions
Showtime’s bespoke wedding packages range from $162 to $235 per person.
Showtime Events Centre can accommodate up to 230 seated guests with space for a dancefloor.
Weddings at Showtime Events Centre must end by 1am.
Weddings at this versatile warehouse venue on Melbourne’s South Wharf are nothing short of spectacular. Whether you’re planning a lavish seated feast or a fabulous cocktail reception, you’ll be blown away by the riverfront views, industrial-chic interiors, mouthwatering menus, and award-winning service at Showtime Events Centre Melbourne.
There are plenty of hotels nearby, including:
- Pan Pacific Melbourne
- Novotel Melbourne South Wharf
- Crowne Plaza Melbourne
Yes, the South Wharf DFO car park is just 50 metres from Showtime Events Centre and offers 24-hour parking.
Expect mouthwatering menus from Melbourne’s renowned Showtime Event Group. The catering options are almost endless — choose from roving hot and cold canapés, plated multi-course meals featuring modern Australian, European, and Asian influences, gourmet food stations championing cultural cuisines, as well as plant-based menus for vegetarian and vegan diners.
Yes, pre-wedding menu tastings are available to couples that book a Showtime wedding package.
Amelia Scatigno is our lovely Melbourne event and wedding expert. She's been in the industry since 2015 and absolutely loves the entertainment components of events, whether that's live drummers and dancers or a big fireworks show at the end of the night.