Piazza della Valle

155 Main Road, McLaren Vale SA, Australia ·
Min. 4 hours
McLaren Vale Institute Hall

Hosted by McLaren Vale Institute Hall

SpacetoCo Host since May 2024

Heritage-listed building in the heart of McLaren Vale. Owned by Onkaparinga Council, run for the community by a volunteer committee. Perfect for personal and community hires, casual one off events, or regular weekly bookings.

About this space

McLaren Vale Institute Hall & Piazza Della Valle is a standout venue, and the ideal event space situated in the heart of McLaren Vale.

It is an ideal location for weddings, large events, markets, and functions.
But as such a versatile space, it is also ideal for children's birthday parties, fitness classes, and meetings.
The venue is heritage-listed and includes four unique hire spaces, or you can hire the whole building.

The larger Main Heritage Hall features immaculate wooden floorboards with a large stage, a small kitchen, and bar server.
This hall also opens out to the Piazza della Valle which features an outdoor stage with granite steps, water feature, and an all-weather pavilion.

The Piazza della Valle can also be hired out on its own for outside events.

Features of the venue include:

  • Crockery & cutlery for 150

  • 20 trestle tables

  • Toilets

  • Disability access, toilets, and designated parking spaces.

  • Parking (off-street & street)

Spaces, capacity, and size
Piazza della Valle -
Power available.
Some bench seating, paved and grassed area.

This is a totally self-catering venue.
You are welcome to serve alcohol at your event. If you intend to sell alcohol at your event, please make sure you have purchased a license from Onkaparinga Council and provide that license to us before your hire. Please note, that special licenses can take weeks to process and must be provided to us before your hire commences.
The Main Heritage Hall has access to a small kitchen, which has a serving hatch into the hall. You are welcome to use the kitchen for self-catering your event, or with external caterers. Included in the kitchen there is a sink, water boiler, fridge, oven and stovetop, and microwave.
The Supper Room has direct access to a commercial kitchen which has two serving hatches into the room. You are welcome to use the kitchen for self-catering your event, or with external caterers. Included in the commercial kitchen there is a sink, water boiler, fridge, oven and stovetop, microwave, and dishwasher.
You may use external caterers for your event but their details and insurances would need to be provided before your hire commences.

Cleaning equipment is provided. You are expected to leave the space as you found it, and to book enough time to clean up after your event.
All large events include a mandatory cleaning fee for post-event commercial cleaning.

The venue has wheelchair access via the glass atrium between the two halls, and also via the Piazza into the main hall, and there is an accessible toilet. There are 3 accessible car parking spaces. There are also baby changing facilities within the accessible toilet.

Booking schedule

1 AM
2 AM
3 AM
4 AM
5 AM
6 AM
7 AM
8 AM
9 AM
10 AM
11 AM
12 PM
1 PM
2 PM
3 PM
4 PM
5 PM
6 PM
7 PM
8 PM
9 PM
10 PM
11 PM

Extra items and charges

This space has extra items and charges that can be added to your booking. Some may be required depending on your booking time and type, which will be shown at the checkout.

$10.00 per hour
Please add this rate for business or commercial bookings
$150.00 per booking
Dual speaker MIPRO PA SYSTEM with cordless microphones
$10.00 per booking
Designated Storage Space


Tables Family Friendly Outdoor Area Free Parking Toilets Public Transport Accessible Sound System Wheelchair Friendly Lighting Playground/ Playspace BYO Permitted Cleaning Equipment Bins Accessible Toilets

Suitable for

Birthday (Kids) Birthday (16th) Birthday (18th) Birthday (21st) Birthday (30th) Birthday General Graduation Party Bachelorette Party Bachelor Party Celebration Wake Family Event Drama Dance Performance Visual Art Rehearsal Creative Workshop Film Recording Conference Remote Work Meeting Religious Service Religious Ceremony Religious Celebration Therapy Support Group Meditation Yoga Counselling Community Group Gathering Meet Up Fundraiser Public Event Market Pop up Store Training Class Lecture Workshop Course Study Baby Shower Playgroup School Holiday Program Marriage Proposal Wedding Reception Wedding Ceremony Engagement Exhibition


155 Main Road, McLaren Vale SA, Australia

Opening times


Midnight - 11:00pm


Midnight - 11:00pm


Midnight - 11:00pm


Midnight - 11:00pm


Midnight - 11:00pm


Midnight - 11:00pm


Midnight - 11:00pm


If you set off the fire alarm, there may be a fine if the fire service are called.

No smoking within the hall and its grounds, including the Piazza.

We allow candles, but they must be contained within a suitable glass jar.

No DIY BBQs, but catering ones are fine.

No Sellotape, push-pins, tacks or nails to be used on any of the walls, doors or door frames.

You can use Blutack in the Supper Room .

Please remove any strings or Blutack might have used to fix the decorations before the end ...

Additional details

Host's Cancellation Policy
100% refund on cancellations up until 60 days before your booking. After that, cancel and get a 80% refund.
Parking and Public Transport Information

Close to bus route and public parking.

Space Terms and Conditions

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