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Make your celebrations unforgettable

With a range of spaces available to book at one of the world’s most spectacular locations, the Opera House is ready to host your celebration. Whether it’s a birthday, wedding or corporate event, treat your guests to a memorable experience at Sydney Opera House.

Our Functions team are here to help you plan your event. Contact them via the online enquiry form or take a virtual tour to start planning.

COVID-safe information

  • The health, safety and wellbeing of everyone at the Opera House is our priority.
  • The Opera House is registered as a COVID Safe business with the NSW Government.
  • We regularly review our operational measures and conditions of entry in line with the latest NSW Government advice and Public Health Orders. These conditions of entry may be subject to change between the time of booking and the event date.
  • Please check our plan your visit page prior to attending the Opera House for the most up-to-date information. 

Book with confidence 

We are offering flexible booking terms so you can book your next event with confidence. Our aim is to ensure you can secure your desired event date while feeling at ease should government restrictions change.  Click to view your options for Events and Weddings

Special offers

Wedding

Iconic Winter Weddings

Celebrate your love in 2022.

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Celebration packages

Bring your guests and we'll take care of the rest. Celebrate over a mimosa filled brunch or a long leisurely lunch on Saturdays and Sundays, starting from $79 per person. 

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Discover our function venues

Our venues can be transformed to suit your needs for a range of events – from weddings, product launches, birthday celebrations to cocktail functions. 

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Wedding ceremony chair set up behind two high tables with flower arrangements, and glimpse of harbour bridge in the view from the windows

Yallamundi Rooms

Our newest venue, the Yallamundi Rooms, are designed to accommodate a range of events and includes access to an outdoor space - making the most of the spectacular harbour views.

Utzon Room

Set against the beautiful backdrop of the Utzon tapestry, this space combines elegance, intimacy and eastern harbour views through floor-to-ceiling windows. 

Joan Sutherland Theatre Northern Foyers

With spaces across three levels; Granite, Lounge and Bar, impress your guests with the signature red carpets and breathtaking water views.

Purple carpet stairs in the Concert Hall Northern Foyers

Concert Hall Northern Foyers

With luxurious purple carpets, uninterrupted views of the Harbour Bridge and spaces on offer across three levels, the Concert Hall Northern Foyers is one of our grandest venues. 

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Take a virtual tour 

Can’t quite make it down to the Opera House just yet? Regardless of where you are, we have a virtual site tour available, giving event and conference organisers an opportunity to view all of the Opera House’s venues and experiences, including our newest function space, the Yallamundi Rooms. 

To find out more and book a private tour, contact functions@sydneyoperahouse.com

 

“The Sydney Opera House is such an iconic venue. The Yallamundi Rooms was a natural choice for Tourism Australia to launch a campaign that celebrates the uniquely Australian spirit”

Tourism Australia

Inspiration

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Under the Sails: Krishan's Birthday Celebrations

Krishan Anand celebrated his 70th birthday in the sweeping surrounds of the Opera House’s Yallamundi Rooms, with sixty of his nearest and dearest.

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Meet our Events Partner

Trippas White Group 

Trippas White Group are leaders and innovators in the Australian hospitality industry, with outstanding events experience in some of Australia’s most notable locations.

Specialising in creating extraordinary events, Trippas White Group offers an impressive array of catering options. Choose from a range of menus that showcase Australian produce and native ingredients.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can we bring our own food and alcohol to my event?

External catering or self-catering within our venues is not permitted with the exception of a wedding cake. However, please speak with our events specialists for specific permissions in relation to BYO beverage, cakeage and applicable charges. 

Are your venues accessible?

Most of the Opera House's venues are accessible and our events team are here to help you with any inquiries you may have. For more information on accessibility at the Opera House click here.

What audio-visual equipment is available?

Please speak with our friendly event specialists about any audio-visual requirements. Please note, there is a charge for any audio-visual equipment hire.

Can I utilise styling and theming for my event?

Within your exclusive spaces there are no restrictions on styling, however, no naked flames are permitted. There are some restrictions on styling external and public spaces. You may use your own suppliers or our Event Partner, Trippas White Group can help you organise styling and theming for your event.

What are the transport options to the Opera House?

You can catch public transport (bus, train, ferry) to Circular Quay and enjoy a 6 min walk to the Opera House. If you’re getting dropped off in a car head to the roundabout at the bottom of Macquarie Street where staff will direct you to a safe place to pull over.

Driving? Park in Wilson’s Car Park, you’re just minutes to your tour meeting point.  Need a bit more info? Click here

Can I hold my wedding ceremony at Sydney Opera House?

Yes, you can! There are specific venues within the Opera House that are well suited to holding your wedding ceremony, dependent on your guest numbers. Please speak to our functions team for more information.