Family & Friend Celebrations 2019-08-22T15:25:58+00:00

Family & Friend Celebrations

Special Event Package

CERES is a hub of social enterprise, community, urban farming and wild space in Melbourne. Special events are celebrations of over 50pax. Our staffed venue hire events enable exclusive access to the Village Green & Village Pavilion, Learning Centre or Meeting Rooms, support by CERES staff  on the day, equipment hire (including trestle tables, chairs, PA and festoon lighting) setup and pack-down by CERES staff.

  • Venues: Village Pavilion, Village Green, Learning Centre, Dapur or Meeting ROOM 1
  • Availability: 2.30pm to 10pm, Monday to Friday; Weekend day + evenings
  • Quote: $2200 for 8 hours of venue hire
  • Equipment Hire: $5.50/chair; $15/trestle table; $220/PA setup
  • Catering: Available via the Merri Cafe (local, organic catering), Tamil Feasts (Sri Lankan feast prepared by former refugees and asylum seekers), or a recommended local supplier. You are also welcome to self-cater.
  • Bar Service: BYO alcohol (discuss our licencing requirements with us before doing so) or utilise the CERES bar service.
  • Wet Weather: You can request to hire the Learning Centre or ROOM 1 (our Meeting Rooms) as a wet weather backup.

Book your Spring & End of Year Celebrations now!

Special Event Inquiry
  • $2200 for 8 hours of venue hire
  • OR/$300 per hour for events of 2-8 hours
  • $250/hr for additional hours (above 8 hours)
  • Trestle Table: $15/table
  • Chairs: $5.50/chair
  • PA & Microphone: $220/setup
  • Vehicle access into CERES
  • CERES Equipment setup and pack-down
  • Noise monitoring according to our EPA regulations
  • Power Access
  • Provision of recylcing & landfill bins
  • Compost service available for addition $50 (conditions apply)
  • NOTE: CERES staff do not provide on the day event management. Caterers and event organisers are responsible for your own tidy up. CERES provides bins.
  • No noise audible beyond the venue
  • All sound off by 10pm
  • Guests departed by 10.30pm
  • All event equipment and supplies must be removed on the day of the event
  • EPA regulations: no noise audible at the nearest residence