Grandstand Function Centre (Function Room) - function hire

Preston City Oval, 1 Cramer Street, Preston

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About the function space

Preston City Oval boasts this beautifully renovated function room with all the qualities to ensure your function is a beaming success. Exceptional service, friendly, reliable staff, excellent facilities, and overall affordability are also on offer.

Events can include birthdays, anniversaries, wedding receptions, wakes, conferences and a large selection of social gatherings.

The room is modern and spacious with gleaming floorboards and a pitched roof, and also a private balcony overlooking the picturesque sports ground.

Function food is made on the premises and will be served hot, fresh and delicious to your guests.

As well as being an ideal location to hold your next function, it is the perfect spot to watch some of Melbourne's elite sporting competitions, including VFL, TAC Cup, Northern Football League and top level cricket.

Function facilities

  • Exclusive bar: Yes
  • Exclusive smoking area: Yes
  • Exclusive toilets: Yes
  • Wheelchair access: Yes

Smoking area: Private balcony overlooking the sports ground

Parking: Out front of the centre

Music facilities

This equipment is available in the function space free of charge:

  • Amp: Yes
  • PA System: Yes
  • Speakers: Yes
  • iPod/AUX input: Yes
  • Jukebox: No
  • Dance floor: Yes, proper dance floor
  • Mixer: No
  • CDJs: No
  • CD Player: No
  • Turntables: No
  • Mirror ball: No
  • Lighting: No

Can the venue arrange:

  • DJ hire: Yes
  • Free
    background music: Yes

Can customers bring their own:

  • DJ: Yes
  • Band: Yes

Noise restrictions: Reasonable levels

Further music facilities/conditions:

4 x 12 inch speakers.

We can provide a DJ who can play all the latest hits as well as the classics.

We also have access to acoustic singers and two or three piece bands who can play many genres.

Conditions for private party hire

Friday $

Saturday $

Hire Charge



+ Minimum spend


on food/drinks
($ 480 min food)


on food/drinks
($ 480 min food)

+ Security staff



= Total



Free gift for Partystar users:

$100 towards your bar tab

$100 towards your bar tab

Security staff fee calculation

All functions: 350 flat rate

All functions: 350 flat rate

Min—max guests

40 — 200

40 — 200

Party duration

7pm — 12am   (5 hours)

7pm — 12am   (5 hours)

At this time, the function space:



Extend the party until:

1am, at an extra $100 hire charge per hour, with additional security costs.

1am, at an extra $100 hire charge per hour, with additional security costs.

Closing time



Further conditions

There are three drink and catering packages to choose from, and the listed minimum spends are based on the cheapest packages.

Regarding food, the cheapest is a cost of $12 per head. The listed price is based on the minimum of 40 guests. It will increase if you have more guests than 40.

Underage policy

Underage guests are permitted until 12am, providing the underage guest is in the company of a responsible adult who is responsibly supervising them. One separate responsible adult per each underage guest.

Drink options

Bar tab, Cash bar/Pay as you go, waiter service, beverage package

Seasonal surcharges

Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, New Years Eve

Sun-Thu functions

$100 per hour hire charge for a minimum of 3 hours.

18th, 21st, bucks & hens party policy

  • 18th birthday party: No
  • 21st birthday party: Yes
  • Bucks party: Yes
  • Hens night: Yes

Underage parties are not permitted.

Food / Catering

Can the venue provide:

  • Finger food: Yes
  • Meals: Yes

Can customers bring their own:

  • Finger food: Yes
  • Cake: Yes

Customer supplied finger food:

  • Restrictions: Nuts and lollies only
  • In-house heating/cooking facilities: None

Be aware: Weekend functions have a $480 minimum food spend.

Presentation facilities

In-house presentation facilities available for use at no extra charge:

  • Microphone/PA: Yes
  • Stage: Yes
  • DVD Player: No
  • Data projector: Yes
  • Projector screen: Yes
  • Large TV/Plasma/LCD: Yes
Further presentation facilities/conditions:

We have 4 x 12 inch speakers, 2 x wireless handheld microphones and a projector system.

Decorations policy

Can the venue:

  • Arrange decorations: Yes
  • Put up decorations: Yes

Restrictions: No Blu Tack or sticky tape

Ticketed events policy

Can the customer charge for their function:

  • At the door: Yes
  • Presale: Yes

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