Events & Venue Hire

A versatile event space for weddings, family functions, conferences and celebrations

Front of event space with graphic art on the wall
A wedding celebration using the Agora event space.
Cafe space connected to the event space catering for functions and events.

Event Package # 1 $599 Whole venue

Includes use of: 

  • Event Hire of whole of Agora facilities 
  • Basic sound & lighting and mic
  • Trestle tables and chairs 
  • Agora host for the whole event

Does not include use of:

  • Use of Agora kitchen 
  • Hire of plates, cutlerly, glassware (except when catering is ordered)

Event Package # 2 $399 Event space

Includes use of:

  • Event Space
  • Basic sound & lighting & mic
  • Trestle & chair hire
  • Agora host for 3 hours

Does not include use of:

  • Café Space or Outdoor Space
  • Use of Agora kitchen
  • Hire of plates, cutlerly, glassware (except when catering is ordered)

Event Package # 3 $299 Cafe space

Includes use of:

  • Café Space
  • Basic sound & mic
  • Cafe tables and chairs
  • Agora host for 3 hours

Does not include use of:

  • Event Space or Outdoor Space
  • Use of Agora kitchen
  • Hire of plates, cutlerly, glassware (except when catering is ordered)

T & C

Please note that prices are for the first three hours only. Each additional hour is $99+gst.

Inquire about event hire at Agora

Please fill out the form below and we will be in touch within a couple of days. 

Note that our office hours are Mon-Thu 9am-2pm.

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Agora is a unique venue for weddings, functions and conferences. A fully functional commercial cafe and an events centre. Just a 3 minute drive from Hamilton's CBD our venue is available for hire during and after business hours. Agora has a variety of spaces, including café, boardroom and event space / auditorium that can seat up to 240 guests. Each room has visual and audio systems available. The whole venue is wheelchair accessible with easy and plentiful parking. A range of delicious catering options are available to suit your event and taste. All prices are for the first 3 hours hire. $99 plus gst for each additional hour. Set up and packdown time should be factored into hire time. Cleaning charge is additional cost. Discounts on venue hire charges may apply when catering is ordered. A per person fee will apply when self catering or BYO drinks.

We understand this is hard and uncertain times for everyone, for this reason we are offering flexibility and compassion when it comes to venue bookings and possible cancellations where covid is concerned.  Please don't hesitate to chat to use about this. 

Corporate Venue

We cater for business and corporate clients needs ranging from small meetings, interviews and training seminars to large corporate conferences. Our large auditorium venue can cater for up to 240 people in a theater style setup or 180 guests for banquets. For groups of 20-80 people our cafe space is a welcoming and modern space. These spaces feature multimedia facilities, lighting, air conditioning and heating systems all set in a contemporary space. For a more intimate setting for groups of 2-20 our meeting room is available. Click here for more information about this room.

Wedding Venue

Create a memorable wedding day with our versatile auditorium which can be used both as a ceremony venue for up to 240 guest seated theater style and/or as a reception venue for up to 180 guest seated banquet style. We offer a selection of wedding menus which include canapés, buffet and plated dinners. Our catering is done in-house with full service by our friendly professional staff to make sure every aspect of your special day is taken care of.

Community Function Center

Our facilities are also ideal for all community occasions from fundraisers, birthday parties and seminars to concerts. We are passionate about our Hamilton community and wish to use our venue to serve it. Ask about our special charity and not-for-profit discounts and other ways that we can make the space more affordable for your event.

Catering options for all occasions

Our Head Chef can design a menu to suit your budget, requirements and style.  All aspects of your catering needs can be met including morning and afternoon tea, lunches and formal buffets or plated dinners. For more information about our catering or to inquire about getting catering delivered to your event click here.


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