Frequently Asked Questions
What is Zanzara: The Den Of Thieves?
A costume party event on Saturday 16 September 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. Guests are invited to dress up, play games, enjoy canapes, drink delicious cocktails and meet new people.
Do I have to play the games?
Not at all. You can sit back and relax in a quiet corner with a nice drink all night if you wish. Do whatever you will enjoy the most.
Is this a LARP event?
No, but you are very welcome to role play any character you think suitable to the night.
Is there wheelchair access?
Sadly, no. Zanzara is in an old building up a narrow flight of stairs. It cannot be accessed by wheelchair - our deepest apologies.
Do you have to be over 18 to attend?
Yes. Over 18 entry only with ID. This is a licensed bar.
What kind of food is included?
A mix of meat and vegetarian canapes and finger foods will be served to all guests in the first half of the evening.
Can I buy tickets at the door?
Only if there are some left. Tickets are strictly limited and most will sell out in advance. We definitely recommend booking ASAP so you don't miss out.
Do I need a costume to get in?
You need to be Dressed, with a capital D. Whether that's in a beautifully tailored suit or ragged soothsayer robes.
You could be dripping with diamonds or cloaked in shadows.
You could be the magnificent life of the party, or a just another traveller here for the whiskey and cards
As long as you look like the kind of character who would be seen at Zanzara.
Be warned - if you turn up in regular street clothes you may be stripped down to your undergarments and painted head to toe.
How late does Zanzara run?
We're booked until midnight. If the party is still in full swing it's possible the venue may allow us to stay later.
Can I buy a VIP Pass or Quest pass on the day?
Yes. A Quest Pass is $15, VIP pass $30. Cash only.
Is there a cloak room?
No. We recommend you secure any non-essential valuables in your car before you go hunting for Zanzara.
Can I purchase food at the bar?
No, all food is included in your ticket already :)
Can I bring weapons as part of my costume?
Only foam and rubber LARP-safe weapons are permitted, but we recommend leaving all weapons at home as this is a classy venue with no space for dueling.