Meat Market - Flat Floor Pavilion

  • Approx. floor space
  • Capacity
    500 people
  • Ceiling height
    High (3m - 4m)

Space overview

*Please note that the Flat Floor Pavilion will be unavailable for hire from 15 March 2024. This space is unavailable for at least 4 months while the venue is under construction. Please email Meat Market for more information. PLEASE NOTE: The price shown is not indicative of total. Contact Meat Market for a full detailed quote according to your event specifics.  One half of Meat Market’s Main Pavilion, the Flat Floor Pavilion is an elegant open space that can be configured to suit creative performances, rehearsals, music, theatre productions, functions, markets and conferences. Captivating barrel-vaulted ceilings, period fretwork and stone archways make for an unforgettable event, performance and rehearsal venue.  The Flat Floor Pavilion is 17m wide x 38m deep x 9.1m high (5.6m high at lighting bars) and has a capacity of 440 people. Combine hire of the Flat Floor Pavilion with the Cobblestone Pavilion for full reign over the whole space. When combined with the Cobblestone Pavilion, the entire Main Pavilion space can accommodate up to 850 people and is 75m long.  Contact Meat Market’s team for more information on technical specifications, seating configurations and venue capabilities.

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Short term hire

Features and facilities

Access features

  • Load in access
  • Double doorways
  • Trolleys

Accessibility features

  • Accessible public transport
  • Accessible path to entrance from parking or public transport
  • Accessible toilets
  • Doors wide enough to cater to people in wheelchairs (1100mm+)
  • Hearing loop
  • Mirrors at a height suitable for use by people in wheelchairs or short stature
  • Quiet areas or spaces
  • Well-lit at night
  • Wheelchair access (full space)
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General features

  • Non-gendered toilets
  • Table and chairs
  • Air conditioning
  • Free wifi
  • Fridge
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
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Performance features

  • Dressing room
  • Front of House area
  • Retractable audience seating
  • Stackable audience seating
  • Stage

Specialist features

  • 3 Phase / 20 Amp Outlet
  • Backstage storage
  • Black out blinds
  • Flat floor
  • Hair and makeup area
  • Lighting rig
  • PA system
  • Rigging truss
  • Sprung floor
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Technology features

  • Audio system
  • Projector



Blackwood Street,
North Melbourne, 3051

Hirers must provide evidence of public liability cover for the duration of their hire. Hirers are responsible for organising liquor licenses and bar services if they wish to sell alcohol or serve alcohol as part of an event with charged admission. Liquor licenses must be supplied to Meat Market as a condition of hire.

Getting here

Transport options

  • Bus
  • Tram


Meat Market has no parking available on site. There is limited on street metered and timed parking.

Meat Market - Flat Floor Pavilion


Short term hire


Blackwood Street
North Melbourne, 3051

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Pricing Terms

Pricing depends on the nature and duration of hire plus a hirer’s not-for-profit or funding status. To confirm availability and obtain a quote tailored to your hire specifics, contact Meat Market’s office on (03) 9329 9966.