Function and Venue Hire

Lardner Park Conference Centre for hire

Lardner Park boasts a wide range of indoor and outdoor function rooms and outdoor exhibition areas. Both small and large venue space is available for hire, with a focus on exhibit spaces for business, agriculture, agribusiness and facilitating the connection between food, fibre, technology and community.

Our venue is a beautiful versatile facility which can be outfitted to suit your needs. We offer event catering for a range of menu styles, including breakfasts, luncheons, dinner parties, cocktail selections and buffet style.

Contact us for more information about hiring this Gippsland venue.

Regional World's Longest Lunch

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Let your palate run wild with a taste of Gippsland!

If you’re a lover of great food and wine, you will not want to miss out on this stellar event.  The Regional World’s Longest Lunch, as part of the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival, is coming to West Gippsland and we are thrilled to be hosting it right here at Lardner Park. 

Bringing together four of the region’s finest chefs including Trevor Perkins from Hogget in Warragul, Mark Briggs from Sardine in Paynesville, Rob Turner from Northern Ground in Bairnsdale and Karla Thomas from Khan’s Hospitality, the lunch will boast a menu curated and sourced with the finest Gippsland produce. Accompanied by local wines and beer, fabulous local music and picturesque views across the Lardner Park property, it’s time to gather your friends, family and colleagues, and come and celebrate the amazing food and drink the Gippsland region is renowned for.

To book tickets visit program/regional-worlds-longest-lunch

Events at Lardner Park

Australian Ballet comes to Lardner Park

Lardner Park is home to a variety of signature Gippsland events such as Farm World, World Jousting Championships and Beyond the Valley Music Festival.

Utilising the 300 acres and versatile indoor/outdoor facilities, the variety of events held on site are vast and ever changing.  From Debutante Balls and Valedictory Dinners, to Weddings, Craft Markets, Scout Camps, Road Rescue Challenges, Swordcraft Festivals and 4WD Shows.

We are very excited to announce that the Australian Ballet’s free annual outdoor community program “Ballet Under the Stars” is coming to regional Victoria for the first time in October 2019 and will be exclusively staged at Lardner Park.  And for those up for some mud and grit, Tough Mudder is also venturing out to Lardner Park in October 2019.

Many events and organisations have been loyal partners and friends of Lardner Park for numerous years, and we are proud to host and share in the success of  events such as The Lardner Park Steer Trial (44 years), the Garden & Home Expo (18 years), State Youth Games, and Anything Goes (Scouts Victoria)


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