Do you love to get up on stage and show off your vocal chops? Or perhaps blasting out a power ballad with your best buds is your idea of a good night out? Or maybe you think a karaoke night would be the perfect entertainment for your next function with your family, friends, or colleagues. Karaoke has made its way from Japan to the world and has become a global phenomenon, enjoyed by countless millions around the globe every weekend. Here on The Surf Coast, we’re no different and if you’re in Geelong and love karaoke as much as we do, we have the list for you.
Our fair little city is proud to be the location of four fantastic entertainment venues that are hosts to regular karaoke events you can join or are our best picks for your next karaoke booking. From a huge 470 capacity venue in our beautiful waterfront area or three venues in central Geelong that provide private rooms and regular events for dropping in or booking to enjoy. We have chic modern clubs, homey and comfortable nightspots, electric cabarets, and swinging, themed venues for some of the best live music and karaoke on the south Victoria coast. So for your next karaoke night out, or to book some of the top entertainment for your next function, read on through our list of the 4 best places for karaoke in Geelong.
1. The Deck
For our first entry on the list, we present one of the city’s premier nightspots in the heart of the thriving Geelong Waterfront. Operating since the start of 2017, The Deck is now one of the largest and most popular night venues, with their multi-story location able to host up to 470 guests. If you are looking to book a karaoke night for a group from 20 to 200 with a wide range of top-quality food and drinks options in a comfortable but professional environment, then it’s hard to beat The Deck. They have a convenient booking form on their easy-to-use website that also includes more details about their fantastic venue. You can also drop into The Deck where it’s open 7 days a week until late, and you can enjoy one of their fine cocktails or delicious dishes, in their classy and modern location.
- Website: thedeckgeelong.com.au
- Contact Number: (03) 5229 5504
- Address: 2-4 Gheringhap St, Geelong VIC 3220, Australia
2. There There
For a venue with a more retro and groovy feel that will transport you back to the psychedelic ’70s, There There and their partner venue Captain Bar could be the Geelong Karaoke spot for you. Located in central Geelong and open Friday to Sunday, you can book out a spot for the perfect weekend for you and your friends to enjoy dinner, drinks, and of course, karaoke. They have an extensive list of options for your bookings, with one of their biggest perks being their ‘no dead money’ policy, meaning as long as you make the minimum spend, there is no cost for booking their space, allowing you to get more bang for your buck. Not only can you book with There There, but you can also enjoy their partner Captain bar, boasting one of Geelong’s best beer gardens and a great spot to catch some live music.
- Website: therethere.com.au
- Contact Number: 0409 291 506
- Address: 8 Malop St, Geelong VIC 3220, Australia
3. Beav’s Bar
Another top spot for the karaoke lover in Central Geelong is Beav’s Bar. They host a number of live music events throughout the week, including their famous Wacky Wednesday including open-mic and karaoke. If you are looking to book out a space for your own private karaoke party, they have options of 3 different rooms or you can rent the whole 250 person venue. Whether you just want a karaoke set-up, or you plan on bringing a live band, they have the kit for you. You can make bookings through their website and even take a virtual tour of each function room. Although they are not big on catering, they do have a list of recommended partners you can order from. You can book a spot day or night and they even offer free room hire. Pop in for a drink Wednesday to Sunday from 4pm to 1am.
- Website: beavsbar.com.au
- Contact Number: (03) 5222 3366
- Address: 77-79 Little Malop St, Geelong VIC 3220, Australia
4. Piano Bar
For our final entry, we have one of the nation’s top entertainment spots that boast multiple venues across Victoria. The Piano bar has been running since 2015, with its brand of eclectic and request-based entertainment becoming a popular night out for a huge range of functions. Their largest venue is located here in downtown Geelong and hosts a great lineup of regular events including Piano Bar nights every Friday & Saturday with some of their amazing house talent, Pitch Please drag shows every Sunday as well as lunch specials, jazz nights, trivia, and a long list of visiting performers from Victoria, Australia and abroad. You can contact them to book a private function, with a huge range of services and entertainment available, including top-quality karaoke systems and even private shows from their talented performers. Whether you’re a resident or visiting Geelong, Piano Bar is a venue you shouldn’t miss.
- Website: pianobar.com.au
- Contact Number: (03) 5229 4086
- Address: 90-92 Little Malop St, Geelong VIC 3220, Australia
We hope you have enjoyed this list and feel inspired to hit the town, get up on stage and wail out your favorite song in our top picks for Geelong’s most atmospheric, welcoming, and entertaining nightspots and music venues. Whether you need an event that can cater to hundreds of guests and provide some of the best entertainment in the country, or just a table for you and your besties to let your hair down, there are some great options right here in Geelong.
Each spot on our list can host private functions, perfect for get-togethers and parties, offering bookings ranging from 10 people to over 400. They provide a wide range of catering options, excellent drinks menus, and tantalizing booking discounts. You can find bookings for free or a venue for you to host the party of the year. Whatever your needs, you are sure to find the makings for an unforgettable night in any of these fabulous Geelong karaoke venues. So don’t hesitate to get glammed up and test your tonsils tonight.
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