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The Cotton Club can be yours for functions with less than 100 people or choose the bar or al fresco areas for smaller groups. Groups of 100 to 500 people can be accommodated in the upstairs function area.

Packages can be tailored to suit the occasion and your budget and all include your lighting and audio-visual needs. An event coordinator will be on-site to cater to your every need and ensure your function’s success.

A selection of hot and cold platters offer the likes of stuffed button mushrooms with pine nuts, pesto and sundried tomato. Other options include Bloody Mary prawn, avocado and cherry tomato cups or rare roast beef with horseradish crème fraiche on toasted crostini.

Beverage packages can be designed to suit your budget, a bar tab can be set with a cap or an exclusive drinks experience with cocktail classes and tastings can be enjoyed. When the party is over there is no need to leave – you are already in an after-party venue which opens to the public once your function has ended.

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Function Areas

Cocktail Bar

An elegant cocktail bar and intimate booths set the scene for functions of up to 100 at The Cotton Club.

This sophisticated venue also has an air-conditioned outdoor area where your guests can relax and dine alongside the picturesque fig trees of City Place. Large plasma screens and a dance floor are perfect for presentation evenings and are included with the free venue hire. Your guests can drink and dine and then dance the night away with a dance floor alongside the booths.

There is a variety of gourmet function menus and drink packages to suit all budgets.


Drink, dine and socialise alfresco in The Cotton Club’s new air-conditioned outdoor area set beside the shady fig trees in City Place. Located at street level, The Cotton Club alfresco area has booth tables to relax in and a retractable ceiling to keep guests comfortable in any weather.

Overlooking a bustling pedestrian thoroughfare, this is the place to be seen in the heart of Cairns city whether you are heading for a night out to meet new people or chilling after work with drinks and dinner. Multiple plasma screens ensure you can catch up with sport around the world throughout the evening.

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The Woolshed

If you love the nightlife and you love to party, turn Cairns’ original party venue into your private function area. Suitable for groups up to 380, The Woolshed is where you can let your hair down and dance on the tables. Boasting three venues within the one, your guests can comfortably move between indoors and out. The music will be pumping on the dance floor, but The Woolshed’s cleverly designed sound system ensures the loud music stays with the dance floor so those relaxing in the seating areas can still hear the conversation.

With free venue hire, a range of gourmet function menus, drinks packages, large stage area and four plasma screens, The Woolshed keeps your function costs to a minimum. An events coordinator will be onsite to ensure your event runs smoothly.

Mezzanine Floor

Feel a part of the nightlife from your private VIP area in The Woolshed where the elevated seats allow you to keep an eye on the action on the dance floor and the dancers to keep an eye on you! This specially reserved area for 50 people delivers instant VIP status and puts you on show for the rest of the venue. With close access to the bar and the dance floor it is a sought-after seating area where your party will feel on top of the world.

There is no need to look for an after-party venue when your function ends as you are already part of the best party venue in Cairns – the world famous Woolshed. There is no charge for the venue so your function budget can be used exclusively on a gourmet function menu and drink package to suit your budget.

The Balcony

Take your function outdoors in the centre of Cairns city and party under the stars. For groups up to 140, The Balcony has a great after-dark atmosphere perfect for casual meals and mingling, with close access to the dance floor. Misting fans keep you cool and your own private bar ensures fast drinks service. Located on the top level, The Balcony overlooks City Place and its magnificent fig trees which are lit up in a spectacular display at night.

This outdoors area can be booked as a smoking venue. With a variety of gourmet function menus and drink packages to suit any budget plus free venue hire, The Balcony is an affordable option for your special event.

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