Best Venues for Summer Rooftop and Garden Parties in Melbourne

Celebrate those warm evenings and balmy nights here in Melbourne by hosting your event in one of our spectacular rooftops, courtyards, or garden bars. Whether you’re looking for an extravagant engagement or sumptuous wedding function space, garden party style baby shower or hens, or simply an outdoor space for a get-together we have the perfect space for you.

Don’t be deterred if you’re planning your event in the cooler months (or if you just don’t trust that Melbourne weather!), several of our outdoor areas also have heating and covered roofs.

Imperial Bourke Street

Soak up the sunshine at one of Melbourne’s premier rooftop bars. Situated above Bourke and Spring Streets, Imperial rooftop is decked out with relaxed seating, and epic views across the city and Parliament building. With a private bar, kitchen and also bathrooms, this unparalleled rooftop bar is picture-perfect and ideal for any occasion.

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The Imperial hotel rooftop hire

College Lawn

If you are looking for a more relaxed and casual affair, look no further than the renowned beer garden at College Lawn. Available for exclusive hire from Monday through to Saturday, with a wide range of food and beverage options, impress your guests with this luscious outdoor function space.

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College lawn hotel beer garden

Auburn Hotel

The beer garden at Auburn Hotel is an ideal spot for a celebratory occasion or a social get-together. With a retractable roof and portable chimineas, this function space is ideal, no matter what the weather.

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Auburn hotel beer garden

Beer DeLuxe- Fed Square

There’s something for every outdoor occasion at Beer DeLuxe Fed Square. Choose from the Beer Garden, ideal for larger groups, or The Meadow for a smaller gathering. If you’re unsure of the weather, The Deck provides a covered area in which to host your event.

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Beer DeLuxe beer garden

The Hawthorn

Choose from two award-winning outdoor areas at The Hawthorn for your Summer Garden Party. The Upper Beer Garden features large picnic style tables and is host to a vibrant al fresco atmosphere, with a large scale capacity of up to 250 guests. The Lower Beer Garden is smaller in size but is host to a similar vibe, along with a retractable roof, heaters and also TV projectors.

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Hawthorn hotel upper beer garden


This funky Fitzroy based venue is host to a Courtyard, perfect for a BBQ and drinks with mates. The outdoor space exudes eccentric charm, with its colourful murals and laidback atmosphere.

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The Provincial courtyard area

Beer DeLuxe – Albury

Host your outdoor party or event in Albury’s largest and most stylish outdoor entertaining space at Beer DeLuxe Albury. The Beer Garden features a large outdoor deck with two bars, and plasma Screens, along with heating, cooling and the optional cover- making it the ideal in outdoor events. Hosting a smaller group? The Garden can be sectioned off to make your party more intimate.

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Beer DeLuxe - Albury

For more information on any of these venues or to book your next summer rooftop or garden party, get in touch with our friendly team today.