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Find a Venue

From boutique spaces to large corporate function rooms in the city or the scenic countryside.  

Annesbrook Event Centre

A premier venue with a variety of flexible facilities and services. Its contemporary styling suits a broad range of events from conference and exhibitions to corporate dinners, elegant weddings to comedy nights.


It is one of the few venues in Nelson capable of accommodating larger groups with a capacity of 600 in theatre style complimented by 5 additional breakout spaces. 

The Nelson Yacht Club

Offering stunning views in a beautiful seaside location with the freedom to create your occasion exactly the way you want it.


With indoor and outdoor spaces guests can enjoy the views of the stunning mountain, harbour entrance, the Boulder bank and on certain evenings colourful sunsets.  A venue for all special occasions. 

Headingly Centre

The Headingly Centre is the home of Grace Church, and an outstanding, modern, and flexible conference and events centre right on the fringe of Richmond’s CBD.

With a 280-seat auditorium, 100-seat overflow space, large & small meeting rooms, beautiful outdoor garden options, commercial kitchen, café area, and a massive atrium, you’re absolutely spoilt for choice!

Old St John's Hall

Located in the heart of Nelson City, it can be used in-conjunction with break-out rooms at the neighboring Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology or as a standalone venue.


Fabulous acoustics, ideal for weddings, conferences, musical performance and public speaking.  A venue for larger meetings, seminars and performances.

Fairfield House

Nestled in seven acres of beautiful woodlands and gardens, Fairfield House is one of Nelson's most prestigious homes and unique heritage buildings.


An elegant, central Nelson events venue for weddings, conference, meetings, parties, and workshops with a variety of indoors and outdoors spaces. 

Gourmet @ Beachside

Beachside Nelson Conference & Events Centre is now home to Gourmet Catering.


With decades of hospitality experience, the team at Beachside Nelson will ensure your private party or corporate event is... Fabulously planned and always remembered.

Harvest Kitchen Restaurant
and Event Centre

Harvest Kitchen located at Seifried Estate in Appleby, Nelson, offers fully catered in-house functions to cater for any event, from Weddings, Conferences, Meetings and more.


We have two function rooms and we cater for smaller groups of up to 60 and also larger groups of up to 200 people. We are the perfect venue for your next function.

Founders Heritage Park

Founders Heritage Park is a replica historic village containing many of the old historic buildings and artifacts of Nelson.


Situated close to the city centre and only minutes away from the airport this is a unique location for events, weddings, conferences and meetings. Founders Heritage Park can accommodate groups from 5 to 500. 

Rutherford Hotel Nelson -
A Heritage Hotel 

Rutherford Hotel Nelson is Nelson’s only 24-hour fully serviced hotel and premier Conference Hotel at the centre of New Zealand within easy access of some of the country’s most stunning sites and activities.


Nelson is renowned for its local art, craft and produce which we present to our guests during their stay to create that memorable experience. From small private business meetings to events of up to 700 guests, Rutherford Hotel Nelson has a venue to suit your every need.

The Hotel Nelson

Just a stroll away from Nelson City Centre, we at The Hotel Nelson can offer four conference venues suitable for large and small events.

Whether you are looking for a venue for your next seminar, a conference room for up to 80 people, or simply a place to accommodate a meeting, training or workshop, our conference spaces can provide a perfect environment where great ideas have room to grow.

Hope Community Church

Hope Community Church, located in the heart of Hope have four amazing spaces available for hire. The largest of these seating up to 400 people. 

The Pear Orchard Lodge

Weddings, family reunions, milestone birthdays, corporate retreats and other special occasions are all possible at the Pear Orchard Lodge.

From the lodge lawn and covered verandah to the rustic barns, there are a variety of options for holding your special event – with authentic country character. 

NCMA - Nelson Centre of Musical Arts

The Nelson Centre of Musical Arts is a bustling, thriving community hub that is accessible, affordable and inclusive.

Situated in the heart of Nelson, our mission is to be Aotearoa New Zealand's most vibrant, innovative and accessible music community. We have provided a welcoming and sustainable environment where our community can teach, learn, create, perform, appreciate and connect through music since 1898.

The Tasman Bay Cruising Club

The club, affectionately known as "The Redshed", has captivating views from every window and is full of light being airy in summer and warm in winter.


The layout of our Clubhouse means that we can host a wide range of events including small management meetings, workshops, conferences, as well as weddings and parties up to 100 guests.

Pic's Peanut Butter World

The iconic peanut butter lover's destination that put Nelson on the map - Pic's Peanut Butter World is a stand-out venue your guests will tell stories about. Our venue space is flexible in design with a full service eatery for all catering needs.


As part of hiring Pic's Peanut Butter World as your venue, you get to partake in a tour of the peanut butter factory and access to purchase peanut buttery delights after your tour experience.


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