Venue hire


Baycourt Community & Arts Centre is the premier performing arts facility in Tauranga and is committed to exposing our audiences and community to a broad range of professional and grass roots arts, entertainment and event experiences.

Baycourt Community & Arts Centre is an EVANZ (Entertainment Venues Association of New Zealand) supreme award-winning venue and has been an integral part of the region’s arts and culture community since it opened in 1983.

Located in the heart of Tauranga’s city centre, Baycourt is a multi-purpose venue with three prominent spaces; Addison Theatre (580 seat, tiered auditorium), X Space (200 seat ‘black-box’) and the Terrace Rooms (80 seat meeting/function space).

Our complex regularly hosts a diverse range of events from theatre, music and dance, to conferences, exhibitions, and functions – all presented by local, national, and international organisations.

Accessibility is an important part of Baycourt’s kaupapa. We provide wheelchair spaces in both the Addison Theatre and X Space, hearing loops (Addison Theatre), accessible bathrooms and licensed assistance dogs are welcome.

If you are interested in hiring a venue for your upcoming show, conference, function or exhibition, look no further. Whatever the occasion, be it a large-scale, international touring show, intimate local community performance or small business meeting, Baycourt offers a full range of technical, marketing and ticketing support services to help bring your event to life.

EVANZ General Terms and Conditions applies to all Baycourt venue hire bookings.

For more information, or to hire the venue, please contact Baycourt's Venue Hire Team

See you at Baycourt – where the arts come alive!

Venue hire