The Ayr Showgrounds, the Burdekin Theatre and the Burdekin Memorial Hall are facilities owned and managed by the Burdekin Shire Council.

The Ayr Showgrounds

The Ayr Showgrounds is just north of Ayr with the main entrance on the corner of the Bruce Highway and Craig Street.

The Showgrounds including the hall and main ring is available for hire for functions, horse events, rodeos and circus type events.

The Ayr Showgrounds 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 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 Burdekin Memorial Hall complex houses a variety of rooms, including:

  • the main Burdekin Memorial Hall;
  • the smaller Minor Hall; and
  • Meeting Room.

The Burdekin Memorial Hall is available for private and commercial hire.

The Burdekin Theatre

The Burdekin Theatre is at 161 Queens Street in Ayr and is the home of Arts and Entertainment for the Burdekin region.

The Burdekin Theatre houses:

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).

Burdekin Theatre Seating Plan

Our friendly staff at the Burdekin Theatre are available to assist you with any of your enquiries.

Council customer service 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 9880
Fax (07) 4783 9999
Council Website
Theatre Website
Box Office Hours 10am – 4pm Monday to Friday
One hour prior to each show
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