Live Entertainment, Sports & Arena Events

Rod Laver Arena has long been the home of the most iconic and world-class event experiences Australia has to offer.

The venue is notably acclaimed for hosting the Australian Open, as well as Melbourne's most celebrated sport and entertainment events.

Rod Laver Arena has facilitated concert spectaculars across every genre of music and entertainment, from Metallica to The Wiggles; Pavarotti to Lady Gaga.

Millions have passed through the turnstiles to see the latest stars or revisit their youth and enjoy the biggest names from yesteryear.

We will work with your production and capacity requirements to create an unforgettable event.

Offering a variety of configuration and mode options to suit your needs, and with first-class back of house spaces, artist and athlete rooms, and breakout spaces we can deliver hospitality services and production rooms to meet the highest expectations. 

Rod Laver Arena is capable of hosting world-class productions, with unmatched facilities and expert support from our venue operations teams, with 100-tonne rigging capabilities, a dedicated secure entrance, and a loading dock for seamless bump-in and bump-out.

Front-of-house, our venue’s guests enjoy a superior experience, with a focus on delivering comfort and convenience through a variety of food and beverage and retail options, excellent connectivity with public transport and parking, and first-rate customer service offered across all of our venues.

Be it for a tour of one of the world’s biggest musical acts, a sporting fixture, a theatre production, or an amazing event on the arena floor, we can bring it to life.

To discuss your venue hire requirements, please complete our Venue Hire Enquiry Form.