Lardner Park

Lardner near Warragul

Lardner Park is a scenic, sprawling and versatile venue for events of all shapes and sizes.

Boasting an incredible range of spaces, including more than 5000 square metres of flexible undercover settings, this 300-acre property caters for everything from small gatherings through to international music festivals, World Jousting Championships, outdoor ballet, 4WD shows, school functions, sport and physical challenge events, markets, conferences, drone flying activities and more.

We bring creative minds together to make your event a standout success.

This diverse venue encompasses an agroforestry plantation, cattle yards, multiple pavilions, caravan, camping and glamping sites for up to 25,000 people, onsite 4WD facilities, an inflatable church for weddings, a conference centre for up to 1000 delegates and a seed plantation for research and development.

Located 12 kilometres from Warragul and just an hour’s drive from Melbourne, Lardner Park is a small trip to a massive destination.


Venue 50000
Events Centre 3000
Parking 20000


Melbourne CBD: 110km 94Mins
Melbourne Airport: 133km 105Mins

Agri-forestry plantation, cattle yards, multiple pavilions, caravanning, camping and glamping for up to 25,000+


Features at a glance

Meeting Rooms
Pavilions / Grandstands
Commercial Kitchen
Accessibility for Performers
3-phase Power
Playing surfaces
Catering Facilities
Accessibility for Visitors
Audio/Visual Equipped
Organisers / Officials Facilities
Outdoor Dining Spaces
Vendor Areas
Broadcast Capable
Electronic Displays/Scoreboards
First Aid Facilities
Bar Area
Media Centre

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Lardner Park

World Jousting Tournaments were thrilled to hold our international championships at Lardner Park in 2019, and we will be returning for the Australasian Championships in 2021. Lardner Park is an evocative, magnificent and diverse facility that offers an impressive blend of wide-open spaces, pavilions and covered areas, conference facilities and catering services all against a stunning backdrop of the iconic rolling hills that characterise the Gippsland landscape. The teams at Lardner Park and Baw Baw Shire Council are flexible and worked alongside us to make our unique jousting event a success. With close to 10,000 attendees over the course of the weekend, there was ample parking, amenities and facilities to cater for everyone involved. We would highly recommend Lardner Park as their range of facilities and services can cater for almost any type of event, along with their convenient and accessible location just an hour from Melbourne.

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Bordering Melbourne’s eastern fringe, Gippsland is an easy drive or train ride to a place of natural beauty. Offering unspoilt beaches, patchwork perfect hills, alpine forests and the signature experience of the Gippsland Lakes, the region makes the perfect backdrop for your next event.

Backed by a diverse range of state-of-the-art sporting precincts and stadiums, meeting and conference facilities, performing arts centres and scenic parks and reserves, Gippsland delivers facilities of city life with a distinctive country feel.

Gippsland offers a range of exciting group activities from whale and wildlife cruises, paddleboarding and surfing lessons, rides on a heritage train, bush walks and rail trails, cave tours and boutique wineries.

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