Civic Square - venue for hire

Wellington's inner-city Civic Square can be hired for public, non-commercial events and concerts.

Civic Square.
Civic Square


Off Victoria Street bounded by the Town Hall, Council buildings, Wellington Central Library and City Gallery


Concert capacity is 4,000 people standing

Indoor / outdoor



  • Power: one 63-amp, one 45-amp, three 32-amp, five 10-amp outlets
  • Water
  • Marquee ground points to aid construction
  • Stage for hire
  • PA system and technician for hire
  • Events caravans (Wellington City Council)


Free for non-profit organisations, events and charities


  • Pedestrian access over the City to Sea bridge from the waterfront, off Victoria Street, Wakefield Street and Jervois Quay
  • Vehicle access from Victoria Street opposite Mercer Street through locked bollards
  • Vehicle weight limited to 10,000kg maximum reducing to 2,500kg in certain areas

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Book 2 months before event

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More information

Community Events Administrator

Phone: (04) 499 4444