Functions and Events

Newcastle's premier functions & event centre in the heart of the city. Offering state of the art venue packages, facilities & catering options.

McDonald Jones Stadium Function & Event Centre is unlike any other venue in Newcastle, located at the city's most iconic sporting venue. McDonald Jones Stadium Function & Event Centre combes spacious modern facilities, engaging first class service and of course an amazing view. It is the perfect location for all types of events and functions.

Featuring a variety of flexible function spaces across the two stadium grandstands, our rooms are capable of accommodating both social and business events from small boardroom style meetings of 10 guests, through to large groups for up to 350 guests in cocktail style – and everything in between.

Catering packages are available to suit all styles and budgets and can be tailored to your specific needs. Our Chefs work with Newcastle’s freshest local produce and our passionate, experienced staff are on hand with a smile to deliver a memorable experience on every occasion. Wedding receptions, birthday parties and private celebrations are welcome and we are always ready with a fresh coffee to kick start for your next company workshop or client seminar.

McDonald Jones Stadium Function & Event Centre is one of Australia’s most respected venue and event caterers, our strength is in our passion and our commitment to providing customers with great produce, simply done well. Gema Group provides catering services to some of Australia’s biggest venues and events including GIO Stadium, and the SuperCars Championship circuit. With plenty of free parking available onsite, McDonald Jones Stadium Function & Event Centre facilities are light, bright and ready for you.

If you are looking for somewhere different for your next business event or perhaps a reception venue that appeals to the footy fan in your life – perhaps a visit to the stadium is the answer.

McDonald Jones Stadium Function & Event Centre specialises in:

  • Business conferences, meetings and seminars
  • Corporate events, luncheons, dinners,
  • Private party venue hire
  • Wedding receptions

Our experienced events team is available to suggest innovative catering ideas and to organise your every detail. Whether it is a small function or a big awards night this stylish, modern function space is a great spot for your next event.

Other Information & Enquiries

For more details about our facilities, please see our information on Rooms and Packages We'd love to hear about your event - please contact us via the below enquiry form or email us at to discuss your requirements, or arrange for a site inspection of our facilities.

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