The Entertainment Quarter, located in the heart of Centennial Parklands, is the ultimate entertainment destination in Sydney. It has a number of elite venues, including one of the world's finest outdoor performance spaces, The Showring, as well as the Byron Kennedy Hall with its exquisite dome that exudes charm and style.

The Showring is a large open-air space in the heart of the EQ, 15,000sqm. It provides an adaptable centre stage environment for special events and seasonal activities. Events that are well suited include circuses, markets, ice-skating rinks, music performances & festivals, as well as corporate, community and sporting events. For those looking for a non-traditional venue, the Showring provides the opportunity to create events that are imaginative and memorable.

The Bryon Kennedy Hall exudes 1920's charm and style. This heritage listed building features a large stunning dome and pillars, exquisite Jarrah wooden floors, a distinctive bell tower, an ante room and covered veranda. It is the perfect venue for cocktail parties, high-fashion warehouse sales, banquets, auctions, product launches, parties, weddings and a myriad of other special events.

Other outdoor venues include Heritage Park situated outside the Australian Film Television and Radio School, and the Market Canopywhich lies adjacent to the Showring in the centre of the precinct. 

Close to Public transport
Room available & capacity 
The Showring
1 000
7 000
Byron Kennedy Hall
1 100
Heritage Park
The Market Canopy


  • Banquet
  • Classroom
  • Cocktails
  • Theatre
  • Cabaret
  • Boardroom