Sydney Opera House
Events by Aria caters in a number of spaces within Sydney Opera House, each with sensational views of Sydney Harbour and surrounds. This iconic venue offers the following spaces to suit a variety of events and occasions. We provide full event management for events in these spaces, working with professional suppliers to provide everything you need from theming and styling to entertainment, AV and staging.
Opera Point Marquee – up to 500 guests
Located on the picturesque harbour foreshore, the Opera Point Marquee offers expansive views of Sydney Harbour, from the Sydney Harbour Bridge to Rose Bay. The venue hire also includes use of the East Room – perfect as a cloakroom, lounge area, breakout area or green room for performers. The Opera Point Marquee accommodates up to 250 guests with a dance floor, or 500 guests for a cocktail-style function event.
From May 2017 to December 2017 the Sydney Opera House will be undertaking significant works as part of its Renewal program. During this time, the temporary Opera Point Marquee will be removed, and replaced with a new state-of-the-art function centre. This will be located within the Sydney Opera House building, overlooking Bennelong Point and the harbour. Plans are in final stages of development and timings for the reopening of the new space will be confirmed in the coming months.
Utzon Room – up to 250 guests
The stunning Utzon Room is the only room in the Sydney Opera House with interiors designed by Jørn Utzon. Located on the Eastern side of the Sydney Opera House, the Utzon Room features a bright 14 metre wide floor-to-ceiling woollen tapestry, inbuilt data projector and screen, natural timber floors and spectacular but rare Easterly harbour views. Perfect for intimate dinners, cocktail receptions, product launches, smaller conferences and fashion shows. The Utzon Room accommodates 80 guests, or up to 250 guests for a cocktail-style function event.
*Restricted dates available, subject to Sydney Opera House approval
Concert Hall, Northern Foyer – up to 1000 guests
Set below the largest sail of the Sydney Opera House, the Concert Hall, Northern Foyer is our largest and most sought-after venue. Guests will enjoy spectacular views of Sydney Harbour from the space, plus a private balcony overlooking the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Harbour. This venue can cater for up to 650 guests banquet style or 1000 guests cocktail style event. Available primarily for day time events, this venue provides a sophisticated yet relaxed atmosphere for your guests.
*Please notes dates available are limited and subject to further Sydney Opera House approval
The Joan Sutherland, Northern Foyer – up to 250 guests
The Joan Sutherland, Northern Foyer is a stunning venue for welcome receptions, gala dinners and breakfast events. With a private balcony overlooking the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Harbour, this venue can cater for up to 250 guests or 650 guests for a cocktail-style function.
During the period from May 2017 to December 2017 the Sydney Opera House will be undertaking significant works on the Joan Sutherland Theatre and will not be available to host events within this period, until 2018.