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The NEW River Pavilion

Melbourne’s Newest Alfresco Events Space by Showtime Event Group

At Showtime Event Group, we are renowned for curating extraordinary event experiences in stunning venues. We are now thrilled to announce our latest venture: the River Pavilion. Nestled within the vibrant South Wharf precinct, The Pavilion is set to redefine alfresco events in Melbourne, offering a unique blend of elegance, versatility, and breathtaking views.

A Captivating Addition to South Wharf

The Pavilion stands as a testament to our dedication to creating unforgettable event spaces. This one-of-a-kind alfresco events space, located in front of the iconic Showtime Events Centre, promises to capture the vibrant essence of Melbourne’s culture. Situated against the backdrop of the Melbourne city skyline and the picturesque Yarra River, The Pavilion offers guests unparalleled panoramic views, setting the stage for gatherings that are nothing short of extraordinary.

Elegance and Functionality in Harmony

Spanning an expansive 15×15 metres, the River Pavilion boasts an impressive marquee structure that seamlessly blends elegance and functionality. Within this space, guests are welcomed by a meticulously curated selection of low and high seating arrangements, offering a stylish and comfortable environment for relaxation and connection. Complementing the inviting ambiance is a dedicated bar, ensuring that guests’ refreshment needs are effortlessly met.

Nature-Inspired Design

Drawing inspiration from Melbourne’s native beauty and the flowing Yarra River, The Pavilion’s design is characterised by a colour palette inspired by the Victoria’s native flora. This carefully crafted aesthetic creates an inviting and organic atmosphere that seamlessly connects guests to the surrounding natural beauty. Moreover, The Pavilion’s construction has been entrusted to local builders, infusing the space with a touch of community spirit and craftsmanship.

Weather-Proof Versatility

In acknowledgment of Melbourne’s unpredictable weather patterns, The Pavilion’s thoughtful design extends to providing a solution for any climatic challenge. Transparent glass panels can be swiftly installed in the event of rain or wind, ensuring that events can proceed seamlessly while safeguarding the stunning views that define The Pavilion experience. This adaptability sets The Pavilion apart as a truly versatile event space.

A Venue for Every Occasion

The Pavilion’s versatility is one of its greatest assets. Whether it’s a corporate conference, a fairy-tale wedding reception, or a vibrant cultural celebration, The Pavilion is tailor-made to accommodate a myriad of event types. Additionally, it can serve as a standalone breakout space or event venue, seamlessly supported by the existing infrastructure within the Showtime Events Centre.

Mark Your Calendars

The Pavilion is poised to open its doors to the public on Monday, 25 September 2023. Brad Dabbs, the Director of Experience at Showtime Event Group, expressed his excitement, stating, “We are delighted to introduce The Pavilion, an alfresco events space that captures the essence of Melbourne’s beauty and versatility. Whether it’s a corporate gathering, a wedding reception, or a cultural celebration, The Pavilion offers an unparalleled setting that embodies the spirit of our vibrant city.”

As Melbourne eagerly anticipates the unveiling of The Pavilion, Showtime Event Group continues to solidify its position as a trailblazer in creating immersive event experiences that are as awe-inspiring as they are unforgettable. Stay tuned for the grand opening and prepare to embark on a journey of beauty, sophistication, and Melbourne’s inimitable spirit.

We can’t wait to welcome you to The Pavilion and create unforgettable memories together.