The Ayr Showgrounds, the Burdekin Theatre and the Burdekin Memorial Hall are facilities owned and managed by the Burdekin Shire Council.
The Ayr Showgrounds is just north of Ayr with the main entrance on the corner of the Bruce Highway and Craig Street.
The Burdekin Theatre is at 161 Queens Street in Ayr and is the home of Arts and Entertainment for the Burdekin region.
The Burdekin Memorial Hall is at 77-79 Ninth Avenue in Home Hill and is extremely popular as a venue for major balls, fashion shows, cabarets, dance nights, school formals and weddings.
The Ayr Showgrounds
The Showgrounds including the main ring is available for hire for horse events, rodeos and circus type events.
The Ayr Show Grounds Hall has a capacity of approximately 200 patrons seated with tables. A commercial kitchen and bar permits on-site catering. A PA system is also available for hire.
The Burdekin Memorial Hall
The Burdekin Memorial Hall complex houses:
- the main Burdekin Memorial Hall
- the smaller Minor Hall and Meeting Room.
The Burdekin Memorial Hall is available for hire for major balls, fashion shows, cabarets, dance nights, school formals and weddings.
The Burdekin Theatre
The Burdekin Theatre houses:
- the beautiful 494 seat Burdekin Theatre Auditorium,
- the 120 seat Music Loft,
- the Foyer with its 140 capacity cabaret performance & function space and
- the 700 capacity outdoor Forecourt.
The Theatre is also utilised as a conference, function and meeting facility.
This wonderful regional arts Theatre hosts a range of National, State and International performers and productions each year. The Burdekin’s active local arts community also presents a range of entertainment, exhibitions and events at the Complex each year.
The Burdekin Theatre is available for hire for performances, meetings, presentations and seminars. There are catering options available to complement your event as well as a full range of equipment to assist your event needs. It also provides a fully licensed bar service.
View details of the Burdekin Shire Council Conference Facilities (PDF 16.5KB).
Venue Hire Charges
To check the costs to hire any of the council venues please refer to the following:
- Hire Charges for Ayr Showgrounds
- Hire Charges for Burdekin Memorial Hall
- Hire Charges for Burdekin Theatre
Venue Hire Enquiries
To book a venue and/or request a quotation please complete the Online Venue Booking Form.
To arrange an inspection contact Burdekin Shire Council on (07) 4783 9800.
For further information about the Ayr Showgrounds, Burdekin Memorial Hall and Burdekin Theatre Complex, please contact the Burdekin Shire Council Customer Service Centre:
|Contact||Customer Service Centre|
|Address||145 Young Street
PO Box 974
Ayr Qld 4807
|Theatre Address||161 Queen Street
Ayr Qld 4807
|Memorial Hall Address||77-79 Ninth Ave
Home Hill Qld 4806
|Phone||(07) 4783 9800|
|Fax||(07) 4783 9999|
|Box Office Hours||One hour prior to each show|