EVENT CENTRE

Perfect for small or large scale events – conventions, seminars and awards dinners; reunions, concerts and cabarets, boxing and wrestling, weddings and funerals: flower, car, boat, trade, home and craft shows and exhibitions – as can be seen on the left under upcoming events at Showgrounds Park Event Centre or click on a date on the calender to check if something is on. 

1,216 sq.m. - 38 metres x 32 metres x 5m high side walls, 7.5m high at apex with concrete floor perfect for small or large scale events - conventions, seminars and awards dinners; reunions, concerts, cabarets and weddings; flower, car, boat, trade and craft shows and exhibitions - as seen on our on-line planner.

Our Functions Manager is able to assist you to design and present all aspects of your event from themeing the venue, sound and lighting, hireage of all necessary equipment and including catering if required to provide a complete "walk in, walk out" service vehicle access door - 4.25m wide x 4.25m high - container trucks no problem

  We have a large kitchen with commercial equipment: -

  • gas oven with 6-burner hob

  • commercial dishwasher

  • 40 litre boiling unit

  • 1.9m x 1.65m walk-in chiller

  • domestic electric stove

  • domestic fridge/freezer

  • stainless steel work benches

 

There are also multiple indoor and outdoor spaces at Showgrounds Park available to host.

Enquiry

To assist us to assist you, please provide us with basic information relative to your event so we can check availability and suitability of appropriate spaces at Showgrounds Park

-  Date of event to avoid clashes is paramount

-  Numbers anticipated will ultimately determine space required (is it from 100 to 1,000?) and therefore hire costs.

Please check the calendar and fill out the enquiry form below if you are interested in booking Showgrounds Park Event Centre for your upcoming event. 

Poverty Bay Showgrounds

20 Main Road 

Makaraka

Gisborne 4010