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Cargo Hall Weddings

39 South Wharf Promenade, South Wharf, Victoria, 3006, Australia

Located on Melbourne’s famous South Wharf, Cargo Hall is a lively waterfront wedding venue that promises a lot and delivers on everything.

  • Located on South Wharf Promenade
  • Showtime Event Group venue
  • Yarra River and city views
  • Plant-based catering options
  • Private bridal suite onsite

Our Capacity

The Conservatory

Sitting
120

Main Event Space

Sitting
180
Dinner & Dance
180
Standing
300
Weddings at Cargo Hall

Weddings at
Cargo Hall

Melbourne’s South Wharf is a hub for locals and visitors alike. The home of award-winning restaurants, cafes, events spaces, and tourist attractions, the South Wharf Promenade is always teeming with life and a joyful atmosphere. With outstanding views over the Yarra River and city beyond, and close to major public transport hubs, South Wharf is the perfect place for a wedding reception.

A spacious building designed for large parties, Cargo Hall enjoys the benefits of its prime real estate. Being both a city and waterfront venue makes it a highly desirable location for weddings, and as a Showtime Event Group venue, you can expect perfection. Discover why couples from all over Victoria seek to say, “I do” at Cargo Hall.

Cargo Hall Wedding Gallery

Spaces At Cargo Hall

Cargo Hall Private Dining, The Conservatory

The Conservatory

The glass-walled conservatory has the best views out over the Yarra River. From this exclusive vantage point you can look out over the city whilst the main event swings into motion behind you.


Unique Features
  • Wi-Fi
  • Natural light
  • Accessible venue
  • Storage space
  • Smoking area
Wedding Packages
Cargo Hall Wedding Venue, Main venue

Main Event Space

With soaring ceilings, plenty of natural light, and dark timber floors, the Hall brings rustic warehouse vibes into the 21st Century. The Hall can accommodate up to 300 guests and is perfect for weddings and special events.


Unique Features
  • Wi-Fi
  • Projector
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Natural light
  • Accessible venue
  • Storage space
  • Smoking area
  • Dance floor
  • Stage
Wedding Packages

Catering

Cargo Hall Melbourne Catering

The catering offered at Cargo Hall is nothing short of exciting. Offering an incredible range of cuisines, styles, and serving options, couples are spoiled for choice when selecting dishes for their wedding day menu.

Showtime Event Group has a comprehensive wedding catering list that includes hot and cold canapes, plated Indian, Asian, European, and Modern Australian dishes, and shared feasts that are designed to bring your guests to the same table.

Very exciting for vegetarian and vegan couples is Showtime’s entirely plant-based menu. This includes hot and cold canapes, as well as shared buffets and plated meals.

 

Highlights of Catering at Cargo Hall Melbourne:

  • Massive range of catering options
  • Specialising in Asia, Indian, European cuisine
  • Entirely plant-based menu available

Wedding Packages

Our customisable packages are great value

Raw Wedding Package

Package Features

5 hour package

Chefs selection of 2 canapés

1 set entrée

Alternating mains

Your wedding cake individually plated

Silver bev | Choice of 3 wines

1 draught beer, 1 light beer

Soft drink, mineral water & juice

White pin-lights

Your dedicated Wedding Producer

Operations Manager

Bridal Attendant

Logistics management for bump-in & bump-out

Security for the duration of the wedding

White or black table linen and napkins

Black Manoli chairs

Glassware

Basic Cutlery

Cake knife & cake table

Bread rolls

Sparkling wine for toast

Plasma TV or timber easel for seating chart

All weddings are subject to minimum spends and package requirements.
BYO spirits, one bottle per table
Venue hire additional

Chic Wedding Package

Package Features

5 hour package

3 arrival canapés

Antipasto station

Alternating entrées

Alternating mains

1 set dessert or 2 mini roving desserts

Wedding cake served on platters

Gold bev | Choice of 5 wines

2 draught, 1 light beer

1 cider

Soft drink, mineral water & juice

Tea & coffee station

Menu tasting for 2

White & coloured pin-lights

Selection of centrepieces

Your dedicated Wedding Producer

Operations Manager

Bridal Attendant

Logistics management for bump-in & bump-out

Security for the duration of the wedding

White or black table linen and napkins

Black Manoli chairs

Glassware

Basic Cutlery

Cake knife & cake table

Bread rolls

Sparkling wine for toast

Plasma TV or timber easel for seating chart

All weddings are subject to minimum spends and package requirements.
BYO spirits, one bottle per table
Venue hire additional

Luxe Wedding Package

Package Features

6 hour package

3 arrival canapés

Antipasto platters

Alternating entrées

Alternating mains

2 sides

Alternating or 3 mini roving desserts

Wedding cake served on platters

Late night snack

Arrival cocktail

Platinum bev | Choice of 6 wines

2 draught beers, 1 pale ale

2 premium bottles & 1 light beer

1 cider

Soft drink, mineral water & juice

Tea & coffee served to tables

Menu tasting for 4

White & coloured pin-lights with dance effects

Premium selection of centrepieces

Your dedicated Wedding Producer

Operations Manager

Bridal Attendant

Logistics management for bump-in & bump-out

Security for the duration of the wedding

White or black table linen and napkins

Black Manoli chairs

Glassware

Basic Cutlery

Cake knife & cake table

Bread rolls

Sparkling wine for toast

Plasma TV or timber easel for seating chart

All weddings are subject to minimum spends and package requirements.
BYO spirits, one bottle per table
Venue hire additional

Indian Wedding Package

Package Features

5 hour package

Multiple courses

Wedding cake served on platters

Selection of bev | 3 wines

1 bottled beer, 1 light beer

Soft drink, mineral water & juice

Tea & Coffee

Menu Tasting for 4

Your dedicated Wedding Producer

Operations Manager

Bridal Attendant

Logistics management for bump-in & bump-out

Security for the duration of the wedding

White or black table linen and napkins

Black Manoli chairs

Glassware

Basic Cutlery

Cake knife & cake table

Bread rolls

Sparkling wine for toast

Plasma TV or timber easel for seating chart

All weddings are subject to minimum spends and package requirements.
BYO spirits, one bottle per table
Venue hire additional

Asian Wedding Package

Package Features

5 hour package

Multiple course banquet

Wedding cake served on platters

Selection of bev | 3 wines

1 bottled beer, 1 light beer

Soft drink, mineral water & juice

Tea & Coffee

Menu Tasting for 4

Half lobster mains per person additional $35pp

Your dedicated Wedding Producer

Operations Manager

Bridal Attendant

Logistics management for bump-in & bump-out

Security for the duration of the wedding

White or black table linen and napkins

Black Manoli chairs

Glassware

Basic Cutlery

Cake knife & cake table

Bread rolls

Sparkling wine for toast

Plasma TV or timber easel for seating chart

All weddings are subject to minimum spends and package requirements.
BYO spirits, one bottle per table
Venue hire additional

Shared Wedding Package

Package Features

5 hour package

3 arrival canapés

Antipasto platters

3 shared mains

2 side dishes

1 set dessert or 2 mini roving desserts

Wedding cake served on platters

Gold bev | Choice of 5 wines

2 draught beer, 1 light beer

1 cider

Soft drink, mineral water & juice

Tea & coffee station

Menu tasting for 2

Selection of centrepieces

Your dedicated Wedding Producer

Operations Manager

Bridal Attendant

Logistics management for bump-in & bump-out

Security for the duration of the wedding

White or black table linen and napkins

Black Manoli chairs

Glassware

Basic Cutlery

Cake knife & cake table

Bread rolls

Sparkling wine for toast

Plasma TV or timber easel for seating chart

All weddings are subject to minimum spends and package requirements.
BYO spirits, one bottle per table
Venue hire additional

Cocktail Wedding Package

Package Features

5 hour package

Arrival cocktail

Antipasto grazing station

Your selection of 5 hot & 5 cold canapés served continuously throughout the event

2 hand held items

1 dessert canapé

Menu tasting for 2

Gold bev | Choice of 5 wines

2 draught, 1 light beer

1 cider

Soft drink, mineral water & juice

Tea & coffee station

Selection of centrepieces

Cocktail tables & stools

Your dedicated Wedding Producer

Operations Manager

Bridal Attendant

Logistics management for bump-in & bump-out

Security for the duration of the wedding

White or black table linen and napkins

Black Manoli chairs

Glassware

Basic Cutlery

Cake knife & cake table

Bread rolls

Sparkling wine for toast

Plasma TV or timber easel for seating chart

All weddings are subject to minimum spends and package requirements.
BYO spirits, one bottle per table
Venue hire additional

Lunch Wedding Package

Package Features

3 hour package

Set entrée

Alternating mains

Wedding cake served on platters

Silver bev | Choice of 3 wines

1 draught beer, 1 light beer

Soft drink, mineral water & juice

Your dedicated Wedding Producer

Operations Manager

Bridal Attendant

Logistics management for bump-in & bump-out

Security for the duration of the wedding

White or black table linen and napkins

Black Manoli chairs

Glassware

Basic Cutlery

Cake knife & cake table

Bread rolls

Sparkling wine for toast

Plasma TV or timber easel for seating chart

All weddings are subject to minimum spends and package requirements.
BYO spirits, one bottle per table
Venue hire additional

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    You have the opportunity to really make the space your own which makes every wedding/event there very individual.

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    Outstanding venue, friendly team who go above & beyond to ensure your event is perfectly customised just for you. The wedding planners are on point & make a huge day in your life so easy & fun. Thank you for a fabulous night!

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    Had our client Christmas function here. The set up was amazing the staff were top notch and friendly. Our clients loved the venue.

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      About Us

      Melbourne’s South Wharf is home to some of the city’s best waterfront venues, restaurants, and entertainment spaces. Located along the Promenade is Cargo Hall, a former docking shed-turned entertainment venue that plays host to blockbuster events and showstopping weddings and corporate functions. Equipped with state-of-the-art AV equipment and working under the banner of Showtime Event Group, Cargo Hall is the perfect venue for your even big event.

      Purpose-built for hosting large gatherings for upscale events, Cargo Hall impresses from the moment you step through the doors. The glass atrium is always a crowd-pleaser, offering unmatched views over the Yarra River and beyond to the Melbourne city skyline. Recycled wood is used throughout the space, inspiring a rustic and earthy atmosphere that most city venues can only dream of. Cargo Hall enjoys all the benefits of its city location, being close to luxury accommodation, iconic landmarks, and public transport hubs.

      As a Showtime Event Group venue, Cargo Hall is held to the same award-winning standards as the other venues in their stable, including the State Library of Victoria, Old Melbourne Gaol, and Rippon Lea Estate. They deliver 5-star service and elite staff across catering, wait and bar staff, and event managers. Showtime Event Group is a regular finalist in the ABIA Awards and Restaurant and Catering Awards.

      Yes, inside Cargo Hall at the top of the room is the perfect place for a ceremony.

      The catering options offered at Cargo Hall are almost endless – choose from roving hot and cold canapes, plated multi-course meals featuring modern Australian, European, and Asian influences, gourmet food stations championing cultural cuisines, as well as plant-based menus that will celebrate vegetarian and vegan diners.

      Located within the Exhibition Centre district, there is paid parking available. Enter via Munro St and Normanby Rd.

      • Grand Hyatt Melbourne
      • Crowne Plaza
      • The Langham
      • Pan Pacific Melbourne
      • Novotel Melbourne South Wharf
      • Crown Melbourne
      • Jade Resorts

      Yes, and offer corporate packages with rates starting at $85pp

      High-energy and high-end. Expect luxurious features, incredible capacity for entertainment, and waterfront views.

      Up to 300 guests in a standing/cocktail arrangement.

      Packages are customised according to time of day/week, catering package, and minimum spend. Weddings start at $157/person.

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      Local Information

      Nearby attractions:

      • Yarra River
      • DFO South Wharf Shopping Centre
      • Webb Bridge / Seafarers Bridge
      • Melbourne Exhibition Centre

      Nearby restaurants:

      • BangPop
      • The General Assembly
      • Meat Market South Wharf
      • Common Man
      • Royal Botanic Gardens
      • Victorian Marriage Registry
      • Grand Hyatt Melbourne
      • Crowne Plaza
      • The Langham
      • Pan Pacific Melbourne
      • Novotel Melbourne South Wharf
      • Crown Melbourne
      • Jade Resorts