Gather and celebrate amidst the grand beauty of CERES 10 acres of nature in the middle of Melbourne’s bustling inner north. With built and natural gathering spaces dotted across the site, find the ideal setting to bring your unique vision to life.

Simply hire a space and do everything else yourself, or opt in for a event package and we’ll take care of the details. We’ve created thoughtful farm-to-table experiences for your guests, with abundant options to connect people over seasonal fare, grown right here.

red train reno update

The Red Train is undergoing exciting renovations and is temporarily closed for bookings. At this time, we are not able to accept any enquiries. Stay tuned for updates by keeping an eye on this space and subscribing to our newsletter.

Explore our other exceptional venues for other suitable spaces. Thank you for your understanding and support.


Once you’ve decided, check the availability of your chosen space and send an enquiry to our team.

*Please note: Events with over 50 attendees or higher support requirements will require a CERES staff member to be on site to provide supervision. This comes with additional costs. 


Casual celebrations

Whether it’s a milestone birthday, end-of-year party or launch event, CERES natural beauty is the perfect backdrop for your next event.

Corporate team experiences

Hold your next team strategy day or offsite in CERES stunning natural setting.

With unique experiences to foster team work, farm-to-table catering and incredible venues perfect for presentations and workshopping.

Weddings & Special Events

Many happy unions have started at CERES! All the quiet, beauty and scale of a country wedding just a few tram stops out of the city.

Special Events are any event with higher CERES support needs or more than 50 guests.

Playground, Adventure, Children, Parties, Birthday, Party, Play, Centre, Park

Children's parties

Every birthday is a big deal when you’re a kid, so make them count in CERES vibrant grounds.

Coming soon: The Red Train is being renovated into two spaces for hire, both open out into our famed Terra Wonder adventure playground.

Wedding, Venue, Hire, Function, Party, Parties, CERES

Coming Soon

Our flagship building The Van Raay is undergoing renovations, converting the top floor from staff offices into a space available for the community. Perched atop the hill with a view overlooking the Honey Lane Urban Farm and closely connected to the Merri Cafe for full service hospitality.
Estimated opening in Summer 2023.

Check venue availability


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