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The Best 50th Birthday Party Venues in Melbourne

What is on your 50th birthday venue criteria? Perhaps you are after intimate dining, cocktail, social, outdoors, or even a view! No matter what style or experience you would prefer, we have a space for you! Check out our top 10 locations across Melbourne that are perfect for your bday event!

1. Garden’s Deck, The Wharf Hotel

Perched on the edge of the Yarra River, The Wharf Hotel superbly combines a friendly pub with stunning city views and waterfront ambience. With an outside deck and plenty of tables and a standing area, this venue is perfect for enjoying a drink while you socialise and gaze upon the water.

  • Venue: The Wharf Hotel
  • Address: 18/38 Siddeley St, Docklands VIC 3005
  • Capacity: 100
  • Event Type: Party, Team Activity

2. Private Dining, Ludlow Bar

Located in the bustling Southbank, this fantastic venue epitomises Melbourne’s riverside drinking and dining culture. The private dining room is elegant, private, and ideal for a birthday celebration. Ludlow Bar also features waterfront and skyline views, enhancing the experience. 

  • Venue: Ludlow Bar
  • Address: 6 Riverside Quay, Southbank VIC 3006
  • Capacity: 22
  • Event Type: Party, Meetings & Workshops, Networking

3. Canteen, Hopscotch Melbourne

Looking for a private dining area? Positioned towards the back of the venue this space is fantastic for shared feasting styled dinners. Perfectly positioned in Southbank, Hopscotch Melbourne is ideal for those who are looking for something casual and easy!

  • Venue: Hopscotch Melbourne
  • Address: Ground Floor, 4 Riverside Quay, Southbank VIC 3006
  • Capacity: 100
  • Event Type: Party, Networking, Team Activity

4. Bankers Foyer, Fargo & Co

Located on Swan St and in an early 1900’s heritage bank, this cosy space is perfect for those who want a low-fuss birthday celebration. Located on the ground level of Fargo & Co you and your guests can settle in and enjoy some killer cocktails and delicious food.

  • Venue: Fargo & Co
  • Address: 216 Swan St, Richmond VIC 3121
  • Capacity: 30
  • Event Type: Party, Team Activity

5. Level 2, Ballers Clubhouse

The ultimate social gathering, remind your guests just how young you really are at this fun-filled venue. Ballers Clubhouse was made for those who prioritise entertainment. With darts, ping pong tables, and 3 bars it is sure to be a huge celebration your guests won’t forget.

  • Venue: Ballers Clubhouse
  • Address: 2 Coverlid Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Capacity: 500
  • Event Type: Party, Meetings & Workshops, Conference, Networking, Presentation, Team Activity

6. Exclusive Hire, The Kilburn

Located in Hawthorne, The Kilburn is a beautiful heritage-listed building boasting an Italian-style brick exterior and a classic modern interior. Proudly standing at the intersection of Burwood and Glenferrie Roads, this spectacular venue can host up to 200 guests when hired exclusively and is the perfect spot for a night you’ll never forget.

  • Venue: The Kilburn
  • Address: 348 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn VIC 3122
  • Capacity: 200
  • Event Type: Party, Private Dining, Wedding, Networking

7. Island Bar, Death & Glory

In Prahan you will find the quirky and quaint bar, Death & Glory. Escape the hustle and bustle of Chapel Street where their Island bar is hidden downstairs providing both intimacy and privacy. This tropical space is cute and secluded from the rest of the venue.

  • Venue: Death & Glory
  • Address: 218 Chapel St, Prahran VIC 3181
  • Capacity: 40
  • Event Type: Party, Meetings & Workshops, Networking

8. Rooftop Bar, Campari House

The all-weather Rooftop Bar, ideally located in Hardware Lane in the Melbourne CBD, is nestled among the skyline and is the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city below. With a magical and lively vibe, you and your guests can celebrate under fairy lights and the night sky.

  • Venue: Campari House
  • Address: 23-25 Hardware Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Capacity: 110
  • Event Type: Party, Networking

9. Undercover Terrace, The Boathouse

Perched on the banks of the Maribyrnong, the Boathouse is nestled amongst gums and wattles making it the ideal spot for you and your guests to unwind. If your birthday falls over the summer, your guests can enjoy the summer breeze and relaxing atmosphere while drinking and dining on the terrace.

Venue: The Boathouse
Address: 7 The Blvd, Moonee Ponds VIC 3039
Capacity: 80
Event Type: Party, Private Dining, Wedding, Networking

10. Rose Garden, The Commons Collective

In a beautiful garden oasis, The commons collective is located in St Kilda and just a short walking distance to Albert park. Historic and chic, the Rose Garden is surrounded by luscious plants, garden beds, and trailing greenery. This venue is great for a large birthday party where guests can drink and comfortably sit in the garden.

Venue: The Commons Collective
Address: 17 Moubray St, Melbourne VIC 3004
Capacity: 300
Event Type: Party, Private Dining, Wedding, Networking

When it comes to 50th Birthday Party Venues, Melbourne bookers can trust HeadBox to help find the perfect space for a memorable event. So let’s get started – contact the HeadBox team today!


1. Who can use HeadBox?

Anyone! Whether you’re a corporate booker looking for a private dining room, meeting room, Christmas or EOFY party venue or you’re a social booker looking for the perfect spot to host your birthday party, hens night or wedding – HeadBox has you covered.

2. What is HeadBox?

HeadBox connects corporate and consumer bookers with venues and suppliers and is the easy way to book, manage and deliver everything in one place. No long searches, no stress, no hidden costs.

3. How do I submit an event brief?

Submitting an event brief is an easy process. Our intuitive brief builder will take you through a series of questions collecting all the necessary details needed to host a great event. We want to know details such as where your event will take place, on what date, how many people are attending, and what your total budget is. Once you submit this information, relevant and available venues will respond to your brief!

4. How long will it take for venues to respond?

Our venues are super quick to respond! You should receive responses or a proposal within 24-48 business hours.

5. What are the top 5 things to consider when choosing a venue?

The cost, the location, style, capacity & catering options.