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The Castle Venue Hire


The Castle, Hemmings Park, Princes Highway, Dandenong


As the city's premier music venue, The Castle caters for community events, with a strong focus on youth activity.

It features a main hall, lounge, a balcony area and outdoor patio.

The Main Hall features a stage and elegant high ceilings and has standing room for up to 300 people or seating at tables for up to 120 people.

Upstairs is a balcony room overlooking the township and surrounds and is suitable for a breakout area for training or meetings or a VIP area for events. 

The lounge area is adjacent to the kitchen and is included in main hall hire fee, this area can also be used as a catering area or breakout area.

Both the balcony and lounge areas are additional options when hiring the main hall and cannot be hired separately.

Hiring The Castle

See the table below for hire rates. Other costs such as security bonds and public liability insurance may apply.

* Please note that events at The Castle may require the presence of crowd control guards from a registered security agency.

For bookings, inspections and other enquires, contact Civic and Community Facilities on 8571 5340 or email

Community Group



Main Hall, Balcony and Lounge

$51 per hour

$77.50 per hour

$103 per hour