Customs House Square

Customs House Square

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Pedestrians per day
  • Customs House Square: 3,000
  • Circular Quay train station: 35,000
  • Circular Quay ferry terminal: 36,000

Well-known venue with high foot traffic

Located in the heart of Circular Quay, Customs House Square is an easily accessible, well-known venue with high foot traffic and excellent public transport links.

Enjoy outdoor dining at Quay Bar or Young Alfred which frame the spectacular forecourt, providing a unique destination for outdoor activations. 

Customs House Square extends to: the forecourt and Alfred Street.

Forecourt

The forecourt is 10m (width) by 20m (length).

With Customs House as a prominent backdrop, the outdoor piazza is a highly sought after venue for experiential events, cultural experiences and public installations. 

Alfred Street

The site available for hire is 45m (width) and 9.5m (length).

Situated between the forecourt and Circular Quay train station entrance, this area is ideal for sampling events, promotional campaigns, and smaller scale events. The Alfred Street event area sees the highest foot traffic numbers, and is accessible for vehicles, including trucks, cranes, and event-related parking. 

As a City of Sydney heritage venue, event guidelines do apply and are available from Customs House Management.

Event options

Contact the restaurants listed under Links for event catering. 

Power is available in Customs House Square, indicated in the site plan and included in the hire fees. Clients must provide their own distribution board and cable trays.  

Fees and charges

All prices include GST, unless otherwise indicated. 

Type Fee
Commercial day hire (up to 24 hours) $2,935
Commercial half day hire (up to 6 hours) $1,570
Commercial hourly rate (minimum of 2 hours) $340
Community day hire (up to 24 hours) $2,320
Community half day hire (up to 6 hours) $1,260
Community hourly rate (minimum of 2 hours) $220
Temporary structures application (if applicable for large structures) $635 
Refundable bond (no GST) $2,000

Contacts

Customs House31 Alfred Street
Sydney NSW 2000
02 9242 8592

Links

Sydney Customs HouseQuay BarYoung Alfred

Last updated: Tuesday, 12 August 2014