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Adelaide Oval has long provided the perfect location to host private functions and events. As one of South Australia’s most impressive venues – boasting picturesque views of the hallowed turf, the city, St Peter’s Cathedral and more – it provides a unique setting to entertain clients, celebrate milestones or network in style.

Whether you’re looking to host a conference or convention, an intimate private party, a beautiful wedding, or simply an event with a difference, we will help create a truly memorable experience for you and your guests.​

McWilliams Maurice O’hShea Award Function, William Magarey Room at Adelaide Oval. Photo Credit: cievents

Explore our function spaces​

Our state-of-the-art facilities include 25 unique spaces, catering for groups ranging in size from three to 3,000 people.

Our approach to every event is firmly focused on ensuring every single aspect is delivered to the highest standards. ​

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Start your event with our tempting range of breakfast dishes, with everything from a full cooked breakfast to refreshing healthy options.
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Lunch & Dinner
Made fresh every day by our team of award-winning chefs, treat to your guests to a wide variety of nutritious and satisfying lunch and dinner choices.
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Delight your guests with our selection of hot and cold canapés.
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Your guests will be spoilt for choice with our diverse buffet offering.
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Meetings & Conferences
Break up your meetings with our half and full day catering options.
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Select one of our beverage packages to accompany your choice of food, available to order for anyway from one to five hours.
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Function at Adelaide Oval

Function at Adelaide Oval

Stand out with Food Stations

Our Chefs are excited to bring Food Stations to your next event!

Enjoy delicious fresh food prepared right in front of you while you chat to the chef and learn about our locally sourced produce and the inspiration behind the food. Interactive food stations allow your guests to customise their fare to fit their preferences and serve as a perfect conversations starter to encourage networking.

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Functions & Events Food Stations

Malt Shovel Taphouse

Do something different

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

For a more relaxed style, why not hold your next event at Malt Shovel Taphouse, celebrating with delicious rotisserie meats and craft beer? If you’re into fine champagne and alfresco dining with a view, ask us about functions at (A)Lure Champagne & Seafood Bar. Or escape the city all together and enjoy your next corporate event at Monarto Zoo, the world’s largest open-range zoo.

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Our Awards

National Awards

Meetings & Events Australia

  • 2015 Winner – Operations Person of the Year – Hamish Robertson
  • 2014 Winner – Specialty Meeting Venue

South Australian Awards

Restaurant & Catering SA Awards for Excellence

  • 2017 & 2016 – Function/Convention Centre Caterer of the Year
  • 2017 – Apprentice Cook of the Year – Abbey Wendland
  • 2014 – Best Event Caterer

Australian Hotels Association SA Awards for Excellence

  • 2017 & 2015 – Best Function Operation/Facility

Meetings & Events Australia

  • 2017, 2016 & 2015 SA Winner – Banquet & Catering
  • 2016 & 2014 SA Winner – Specialty Meeting Venue
  • 2016 SA Winner – Business Development Person of the Year – Shelagh Stanbridge
  • 2015 SA Winner – Operations Person of the Year – Hamish Robertson
  • 2014 SA Winner – Operations Person of the Year – Ben Swanson

Frequently Asked Questions

Adelaide Oval has 25 purpose-built function spaces, with the ability to cater for all types of events. Our team would welcome the opportunity to talk to you about your event. Please refer to the Functions page on our website for more information.

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Wilson Parking operates two car parks at Adelaide Oval that function guests can access:

  • East Car Park – accessible via King William Road (north-bound only)
  • North Car Park – accessible via Pennington Terrace

For any out of hours access queries please call 08 8211 1199.



Wilson North Car Park

  • Access via Pennington Terrace
  • Open 24/7 (subject to change on event days)
  • Fees apply
  • Wilson Parking offers a $10 Book-A-Bay Car Park in the North Car Park on non-event days. For more information please visit

Wilson East Car Park

  • Access via King William Road (north-bound lanes only)
  • Open 6am – midnight (subject to change on event days)
  • Fees apply
  • Wilson Parking offers a $16 Book-A-Bay Car Park in the East Car Park on non-event days. For more information please visit