An inviting event space in Melbourne featuring tables, chairs, and a grand window, perfect for hosting various occasions.A beautiful bride and groom dancing in a grand room with elegant white chandeliers - a magical moment at a Melbourne wedding venue.Elegant wedding reception room in Melbourne with grey linens and stunning large windows.Enjoy a delightful event in the open-air courtyard area of the event space Melbourne, featuring tables and shaded umbrellas.Newlyweds enjoying a romantic boat ride to Leonda, a Melbourne wedding venue.

Your Ultimate Melbourne Venue
for Unforgettable Celebrations

Discover the allure of Leonda By The Yarra, a premier event venue nestled in the picturesque suburb of Hawthorn, Melbourne. Renowned for its exquisite charm and iconic setting, we’ve become one of the city’s celebrated venues. What sets us apart? Our unwavering commitment to ensuring your absolute satisfaction as we tirelessly craft the perfect event tailored to your individual desires.

Whether you opt for one of our all-inclusive packages or prefer the flexibility of event space hire, our adaptable venue provides a vibrant blank canvas for various occasions. From enchanting wedding receptions and intimate private parties to corporate functions and University Balls, Leonda By The Yarra promises to transform your celebration into a remarkable, seamless, and truly spectacular experience.


We want you and your guests to have the time of your life while making you look good in the process. Here at Leonda By The Yarra, we provide a service that is distinguished, personalised and resonates with all of our guests.


Leonda stands as one of the most loved Melbourne wedding venues. With our unique wedding reception and ceremony spaces, remarkable food and first-class hosting, we ensure your wedding day is the most memorable moment of your life. We’ll stop at nothing to make sure everyone feels personally looked after.

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Let us showcase your business in all its glory, and make a lasting impression at one of Melbourne’s celebrated corporate function venues. Whether you’re hosting a large conference, intimate team training or a boutique brand launch, our function centre will tick all the boxes on your wishlist.

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Whether it’s a baby shower or baptism, first birthday or 100th, surprise party or dinner party, we love private parties and we’re honoured to help create the fun, festivities and fabulous moments for you and your treasured guests.

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We take pride in creating unforgettable experiences for educational events, infusing our signature warmth and hospitality into every occasion.

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Our Spaces

With our indoor and outdoor spaces, panoramic river views and accessible location, our function centre serves as the perfect venue for parties, product launches, picturesque weddings, and more.


Melbourne Event Group encompasses a family inspired philosophy to our menu design and service style. Our aim is for our event clients and their guests to feel as though they have been welcomed into our home, experiencing the best in beautifully simple, seasonal flavours presented in a shared style to help you connect with your neighbours, through food.

Our team of true hospitality lovers will care for you from the moment you arrive, and will have you departing as a new friend.

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