Marrickville Town Hall

Marrickville Town Hall

Marrickville Town Hall dates from 1922. Dramatic high ceilings, striking heritage features and large commercial kitchen make it an ideal wedding venue.  Conveniently located close to public transport.

  • Conferences, lectures and expos
  • Markets and commercial ventures
  • Musical or theatrical performances
  • Large dance groups or choirs
  • Receptions, celebrations and parties

Size and capacity

554 m2  plus stage (55m2).


  • Standing-room Only (No Seats): 550 persons
  • Theatre style seating: 500 persons, including balcony seating (400 Main Floor + 100 Balcony).
  • Banquet style (seated at tables, allowing for a dance floor): 250 persons

Bookable hours

This venue is bookable daily from 8am to 12 midnight, daily. Additional hour available for packdown until 1am.
Can be booked hourly, or full or half day.



AV equipment and digital capabilities

  • Basic audio mixer with in situ speakers
  • Basic stage illumination
  • For large scale events it is recommended that you engage an audio visual professional

General facilities

  • Commercial kitchen with fridge, oven and gas cooktop
  • Tables: 60 tables (1600 by 800 mm)
  • Chairs: 400 chairs


  • Wheelchair accessible 
  • Accessible toilet available


303 Marrickville Road, Marrickville

Transport and parking

Street parking. Closest train station: Marrickville

Conditions of hire 

  • Bookings will not be accepted within seven (7) days of a proposed event date.
  • You must be 18 years+ to book a Council community venue.
  • You must book time for set up, pack up, and cleaning within your booked hire time.
  • Bookings will not be confirmed until full payment of fees is made and all hirers are required to pay a Refundable Bond.
  • If engaging the services of contractor to conduct activities and or provide catering you must provide all necessary clearances, certificates, insurances and permits pertaining to the services provided, such as RSA certificates, food safety certificates, public liability insurance, working with children checks, police event notifications, etc.
  • You must leave the premises in a clean and tidy condition.
  • Smoking, pyrotechnics, open flames/fire pits or use of any smoke generating machines is prohibited in Council Venues or on Council grounds. If the fire alarm is activated unnecessarily for any reason you will be liable for the fine issued by the NSW Fire Brigade.
  • Community Venues for hire are unstaffed venues, in the event of an emergency, call 000 for the police, ambulance or fire brigade. For access and maintenance issues, contact Inner West Council's After Hours Service on 02 9392 5000.
  • In the event that there is a breach of the Conditions of Hire, you may be subject to damages including cancellation of the booking.  

Fees and charges

Details Fee excluding GST GST Fee including GST
Weekdays – Hourly rate $126.36 $12.64 $139.00
Weekdays – Day Rate (Open - 5PM) $631.82 $63.18 $695.00
Weekdays – Evening Rate (5PM - Close) $631.82  $63.18  $695.00 
Weekdays – Whole Day Rate (Open - Close) $1,163.64 $116.36 $1,280.00
Weekends & Public Holidays – 6 hour block $1,163.64 $116.36 $1,280.00
Weekends & Public Holidays Whole Day (Open - Close) $2,327.27 $232.73 $2,560.00
Refundable Bond - Minimum; a higher bond may be assessed at Council Officer's discretion. $1,500.00 $0.00 $1,500.00
Booking Amendment Fee: per amendment (per venue) within one request  $45.45  $4.55  $50.00 
Cancellations - 14 days and greater prior to booking 100% of Hiring Fee Refunded
Cancellations - Less than 14 days prior to booking 0% of Hiring Fee Refunded

Hirer's Guide and instruction manuals

Download a PDF of the Hirer's Guide for instructions on accessing and using the venue (~~~DocAnnotation.type.18916~~~ ~~~DocAnnotation.size.18916~~~)

Download a PDF of the floor plan. (PDF 235.4KB)

Instructions for the sound system mixer (PDF 20.5MB)

Instructions for gas convection oven (PDF 6.8MB)

Instructions for the grill (PDF 6MB)

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Page last updated: 03 Jul 2023