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A private function is a birthday party, engagement party, or work do, for friends, family, colleagues, or other such guests where no entry fee is charged. A ticketed event is a gig, fundraiser, or themed event, where tickets are pre-sold to attendees or they are charged an entry fee at the door, and some form of entertainment is usually provided by the person hiring the venue.

Darby Street Station is available for hire any day of the year except for Christmas Day, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday, provided that the venue hasn’t already been booked for something else.

The venue can be hired for any time between 8am and 4am Sunday to Thursday, and any time between 8am and 11pm Friday and Saturday.

No, however we may charge a venue hire fee if certain ticket sales targets are not met.

It costs $1,000 to hire the venue for a Friday night and $1,500 to hire the venue for a Saturday night, plus any additional tech costs based on your requirements. However if more than 300 tickets are sold, then venue hire will be free.

If you sell less than 300 tickets, we may impose the venue hire fee. If you sell less than 150 tickets, then by mutual agreement between the venue and the promoter, we may look to cancel or postpone the event.

Yes, to secure your date we require a deposit of 50% of the hire fee. If the 300 ticket threshold is met the deposit will be refunded to you after your event.

Yes, security, duty managers and bartenders will be provided by the venue free of charge.

The venue can hold up to 400 people.

Please see out venue specification information attached here

Yes, there is a green room behind the stage that seats 8-10.

Yes, the promoter/hirer can bring in their own artist rider, or alternatively we can quote and supply the rider for you.

Yes, there is a stage that is 6 metres long and 2.5 metres wide.

About our space

400 pax

Darby Street, Auckland Central

Events and Functions

Contact us

If you have any questions about our space and what we can provide send us an email at [email protected]