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.


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 Venue 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.   


Venue Management
Events and Filming Liaison Team
02 9265 9333


Sydney Customs HouseQuay BarYoung Alfred

Last updated: Monday, 25 July 2016