About the Byron Theatre

Located in the heart of Byron Bay, within walking distance to the best cafes, restaurants, nightlife, accommodation and the beach, The Byron Theatre and Community Centre is the ideal North Coast venue for conferences and events.

The Centre offers multiple spaces for hire creating a range of options to suit your event and your budget. An outstanding contemporary venue, perfect for both small and large functions. Events can include

  • conferences
  • artistic performances
  • film screenings
  • cabaret shows
  • music shows and concerts: ranging from allocated seating classical concerts to standing/dance music events.

The Byron Theatre is the premier performance space in Byron, with superb acoustics, intimate atmosphere and friendly staff. The Theatre is an amphitheatre style auditorium with tiered seating for 246 people. The Theatre is fully air-conditioned, has a cinema size screen with state of the art audio-visual and sound facilities, including surround sound and Digital Cinema Package format (DCP).

The Theatre seating can be retracted to leave an open space with a 200-square metre, sprung dance floor suitable for cabaret-style setup. The Events Bar and outdoor courtyard are always available for events. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram and never miss an event.

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Byron Theatre

Not-for-profit theatre

The Byron Theatre is part of the Byron Community Centres’ not for profit social enterprise model. As a social enterprise, tickets to events in our theatre are worth a lot more than their dollar value! This means that funds raised from ticket sales will go towards a good cause and are used to provide services, projects and events that benefit our local community here in Byron Bay. So every time you attend an event in our theatre you’re helping us run vibrant and inclusive cultural programs for our local community. To learn more about our social enterprise please click here

Byron Theatre Events Bar

Our Byron Theatre Events Bar and courtyard are always available for all evening events. The Theatre bar offers a fantastic selection of local beers, wines, non-alcoholic beverages and snacks. For more information on the Bar click here

The Steinway Piano

The Theatre also owns a magnificent 1986 Steinway Grand Piano which is available for use when hiring the Theatre. For more information about our beloved Steinway Piano click here.

Quick overview:

Capacity: 246 seats

Theatre stage specifications

Theatre seating plan

Technical specifications


  • Theatre hire, new rates coming for 2021, watch this space!
  • Technician rate $59-79 per hour
  • Duty Officer rate $49-69 per hour
  • Seat removal: $300 (Capacity increases to 300-350)
  • Piano tuning: $240
  • Marketing: event banner or poster distribution – Cost on application
  • Live Audio/Video Recording – Cost on application
  • All rates subject to change, without notice.

*All prices are GST inclusive

We offer discounts for locals and not for profit organisations. Please contact Tanja Greulich (Venue Manager) for more information on venue@byroncentre.com.au

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