Events and ticketing - Geelong Arena

The Geelong Arena ticketing partner is Ticketbooth.

Ticketbooth provides online and efficient ticketing services for all Geelong Arena events. More information may be found on the Ticketbooth website.

Please see our specific event page for confirmed upcoming event details.

During COVID limited seating capacities and rules are applicable ensuring we provide COVIDSafe events.

We are proud to be home to Geelong Supercats NBL1 season. Tickets are available online. Please call 03 5277 1388 or visit their office at AWA stadium - 20 Crows Road in Belmont.

For venue assistance please contact Geelong Arena 03 5278 3092 during business hours (Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm) or email [email protected].

Please note: during COVID our team are still at times working from home. So if we can't take your call directly, please leave a message and we will get back you.


Arena event modes

Conventions and Expos

The Geelong Arena's diverse facilities are ideal for trade shows, exhibitions and expo events.

With over 3,000 square metres of exhibition space, briefing rooms, function and catering facilities, the venue can transform into any floor plan configuration your event requires.

The venue has hosted the following:

  • Wedding and bridal expos
  • Antique Fairs
  • International Lions & Rotary Conventions
  • Brickman LEGO experience
  • Spirit of Anzac
  • Pivot Summit
  • Geelong Business and Jobs Expos
  • Various trade shows

Functions

The Geelong Arena’s function room provides quality dining and bar facilities, for groups of any size up to 300.

The Arena’s Auditorium and Annex have the ability to host functions and gala events for between 500 – 1200 guests.

You can select your catering options with the friendly Geelong Arena staff. Flexibility is provided to ensure the catering is tailored to your budget either through in-house or via our preferred external catering.


Sports events

The Arena hosts many high class sporting events and regular State Basketball games.

The venue comprises four purpose built basketball courts, one being an international standard Showcourt.

The Arena has been host to prominent National and International competitions inclusive of:

  • International Table Tennis Federation Australian Open
  • WNBL Melbourne Boomers
  • 2006 Commonwealth Games
  • Australian Masters Games
  • National Basketball League
  • National Gymnastics Championships
  • National Aerobics Championships
  • Australian Karate Championships
  • Australian Basketball League finals
  • National Darts Championships
  • 2014 National In-Line Hockey Championships
  • Cheercon

The Arena is the 'Home of Geelong Supercats' and is a great experience for the whole family.
Geelong United Basketball domestic, VJBL and BigV competitions are also hosted at the venue.


Concerts and live entertainment 

Previous shows include a swag of talent, Human Nature, Amity Affliction, RUFUS, Suzi Quatro, Reece Mastin, Jessica Mauboy, Kris Kristofferson, Justice Crew, Celtic Thunder, INXS, John Farnham, Chris Isaacs, Kelly Clarkson, Cat Empire and many more.

Sharing the stage for all, the Arena is also focused on community events hosting school concerts  and charity events.

The Arena Auditorium has 1500 reserved tiered seats, the capacity can be expanded to up to 2500 considering portable seats and/or standing room options.

An extensive range of sound and lighting options, all of which are to concert and/or television production standards, can be accommodated.

Staging and drapes are erected on an event by event basis to suit your needs. We can also access or recommend appropriate technical contractors for production.

Our preferred onsite production team Total Events provide over 30 years experience having intimate knowledge of the venue, working collaboratively with the venue and you.

We have ample backstage facilities, including lounge, bar and other soft furnishings, providing an excellent area to relax pre-show, assemble the show performers or unwind after the encore performance. Two large dressing rooms adjoin this area with toilet, shower and change room facilities.





Page last updated: Wednesday, 22 September 2021

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