Sydney’s largest anchored floating venue, Dockside Pavilion in Darling Harbour offers distinctive and unique event opportunities to Sydney. Incorporating Dockside Group’s event expertise and exceptional cuisine, this venue provides exclusive opportunities, with impressive water views and exemplary hospitality.
Dockside Group’s newest venue has already hosted an elite caliber of events and has an impressive line-up to follow. Dockside Pavilion is the perfect choice for gala dinners, award nights, Christmas or end of year parties, product launches, conferences, presentations, private events and more. With a capacity of up to 1440 guests seated and 2000 standing, Sydney’s newest venue has seen a diverse mix of events since it’s opening in July 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 and the Batyr Blue Tie Ball. The awe-inspiring lighting capabilities of this unique venue has already seen Dockside Pavilion become an iconic landmark within Darling Harbour.
Dockside Group Managing Director, Christopher Drivas, said the addition of Dockside Pavilion brings a great deal of value to the Darling Harbour precinct. “We’ve had a great response from our clients and we’re tracking well with strong bookings to date. In particular, many of our corporate clients have secured the venue for multiple year event bookings. “We want people to be wowed by the magnitude of this venue and understand it is a spectacular blank canvas that can be used for virtually any type of event.”
The Pavilion was designed by Warwick Bell from Fabric Structure Systems in Auckland, who famously created The Cloud for the New Zealand Rugby World Cup. 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.
Dockside Group owns and operates three additional waterfront venues in Darling Harbour. L’Aqua, ideal for intimate events, is located on the rooftop of the Cockle Bay Wharf complex. One level down is Dockside, suitable for larger scale events, provides the ultimate flexibility and Star Room sits above Darling Harbour’s IMAX Theatre presenting 180 degree views of the city and harbour. EAT LOVE PIZZA is a family-style Italian restaurant on the ground level of the IMAX Theatre.
Dockside Group’s restaurants Waterfront, Wolfies and Italian Village in Campbell’s Cove are situated in Sydney’s historic Rocks precinct. Located in one of the most captivating dining positions in Sydney, these iconic restaurants offer guests unparalleled views of the world famous Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House and provide a range of intimate private dining rooms catering for weddings, business events, dinners and family celebrations.