Event Bookings


Some Private Events the OMES has held over the past year

Private Events Bookings

Otago Model Engineering Society holds Private Events all year round. We have been very busy over the last few months.

We have upgraded our kitchen facilities whilst still maintaining the flexibility of our facility as before.

Please feel free to contact our Bookings Officer to discuss Private Events in the upcoming months.

Email: bookings@omes.org.nz

Call: Ian Marsh    027 489 2269

You can come along on running days, check out our facilities and talk to our friendly members about having a Private Event at OMES, we would be more than happy to help make your next function an overwhelming success. 

Otago Model Engineering Society- A great place for your next function. 

For Christmas parties of up to 100 people to small children’s birthday parties, the society has the facilities to cater for your needs.  At your function you will get unlimited rides on our outside track plus you will see scale railway trains and radio control boats in action.  We also have a hall which can be hired out separately for meetings and other events (comes as part of a normal Private Event). 

When you have a Private Event at OMES , we offer:

  • Unlimited Outside Train Rides

  • Hall Hire (can be separate)

  • Radio Controlled Boat Displays on Pond

  • Scale Railway Layouts running

  • BBQ and Kitchen Facilities

  • All Weather Facilities (Main Hall, Model Trains)

  • Great Entertainment For All Ages

Our prices are extremely competitive compared to similar attractions. The document below is a booking form for Private Events. The prices/fees in it are a guide only and special rates can be arranged if our standard plans are not exactly to your liking (e.g. extra hour, hall only). We are very flexible with when events can be run. From morning playgroups, to birthday parties, to evening meetings.

OMES Booking Form - PDF  or  WORD

Private Event Prices/Fees- (Sample/Guide Only)
Up to 10 children for two hours- $150
Up to 20 children for two hours- $200
Up to 30 children for two hours- $250
Up to 50 children for two hours- $350
Up to 75 children for two hours- $400

BBQ (inc. Gas)- $50

For more information and to book please contact Ian Marsh, 027 489 2269 or bookings@omes.org.nz

Santa arriving on a train regularly used at Private Events


Ian Marsh

027 489 2269