Riverfire returns this year to ignite our skyline and wrap up three incredible weeks of Brisbane Festival for yet another year. If you love fireworks, Riverfire is truly one of the most impressive displays of pyrotechnics. 

If you’re looking to celebrate in style, here’s our best picks of exclusive offers where you can party the night away. Be sure to get in fast before they sell out.

Joedy’s By Eminence

  • Venue: Joedy’s by Eminence
  • Address: 89 McLachlan St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
  • Capacity: 100
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties, Weddings, Private Dining

Host your Riverfire event at Joedy’s by Eminence, Brisbane’s newest rooftop venue! This exclusive private rooftop event space offers an opportunity to celebrate in private with 100 of your closest guests. 

The space is highly versatile in layout and offering, so whether you choose a fine dining seated dinner or standing cocktail night, this is a prime spot to watch the Fireworks display over Brisbane city skyline.

The team at Joedy’s are here to assist and guide you through the event process to ensure all attendees have an unforgettable Riverfire experience

Cielo Rooftop

  • Venue: Cielo Rooftop
  • Address: Rooftop, 209 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4000
  • Capacity: 70
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties, Weddings

A scenic rooftop bar perched above Fortitude Valley; Cielo Rooftop is your gateway to the skyline of the Italian Riviera. The sun-soaked bar is an ode to the Mediterranean nation’s seaside haven, embracing a coastal vibrant palette, with stylish yellow and white booths, pastel hues, and pops of fragrant herb pots and lush greenery.

Combination seating from dry bars and stools to director chairs and tables, the Main Canopy is the perfect space for watching Riverfire. Cielo is operating as a walk in basis and is not taking booking so be sure to get in early and secure your spot for the spectacular Fireworks.

Southbeach Social

  • Venue: Southbeach Social
  • Address: 30aa, Stanley St Plaza, South Brisbane QLD 4101
  • Capacity: 90
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties, Weddings

Located in the iconic South Bank, Southbeach Social is a prime venue that can host your next event against the backdrop of spectacular waterfront and city views.

What better way to bask in the magic of Riverfire than by the beach, with a cocktail in hand?

Southbeach has a front row seat to the breathtaking fireworks display, as well as a two hour premium food and beverage package to keep the good times rolling. Party into the night with a live DJ! Tickets are $80pp and include: 2hr delicious cocktail, beer and wine and spirits beverage package with premium selection of canapés, live entertainment, A 180 degree view of the fireworks display. Tickets are available for purchase – Enquire now!

Mr and Mrs G

  • Venue: Mr and Mrs G
  • Address: 1 Eagle St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
  • Capacity: 120
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties, Weddings

Adelphus Law invites you to celebrate Riverfire at the spectacular Mr & Mrs G Riverbar on the beautiful Brisbane River. This exclusive event is your VIP seat to watch the sky light up and celebrate with friends!

Enjoy a four hour beverage package of Moet Ice Champagne and delicious cocktails of Belvedere Vodka, Herradura Tequila, Jack Daniels, Hendricks Gin and Sailors Jerry Rum plus a superb selection of boutique wine and beers.Be entertained with Brisbane’s premier DJ and Saxophonist and indulge in delicious canapés prepared by our talented Chef’s.

Along with your ticket to this show stopping event, each guest will also receive a $50 Mr and Mrs G Riverbar Gift Voucher!

Fatcow Steak and Lobster

  • Venue: Fatcow Steak & Lobster
  • Address: 5/45 Eagle St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
  • Capacity: 400
  • Event Type: Conferences, Networking, Parties, Weddings

Fatcow Steak & Lobster is located by the river at Eagle Street Pier. You’ll find Brisbane’s best steak and lobster restaurant and an accommodating whiskey bar.

Fatcow Steak & Restaurant offers an indoor and outdoor area which is perfect for a gathering during the day by the river, enjoying spectacular views of Brisbane river and The Story Bridge.

During Riverfire Fatcow Steak and Lobster will be offering 2 seating times, 5 pm and 8 pm with an a la carte menu, if you are wanting to sit outdoors, this is for walk ins only so get there early you don’t want to miss out.

The Bavarian, Eagle St Pier

  • Venue: The Bavarian
  • Address: 1/45 Eagle St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
  • Capacity: 600
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties, Weddings, Team Bonding

The Bavarian Eagle Street Pier brings a German-inspired, Aussie-embraced dining experience to cities, regional and suburban hubs across Australia and New Zealand. Iconic credentials are built on three key attributes: great food, unbeatable German beers, and bucket loads of fun.

Enjoy uninterrupted panoramic views of the Brisbane River and the Story Bridge while dining on a special event menu, featuring signature Bavarian dishes with a drink on arrival.

WHEN: Saturday 25th September from 4pm

WHERE: The Bavarian Eagle Street Pier

WHAT: For only $79pp, indulge in our special events menu, including a drink on arrival. A children’s menu is available for $15 per child.

Riverlife, Adventure Centre

  • Venue: Riverlife
  • Address: Naval Stores Kangaroo Point Cliffs Drive, Kangaroo Point QLD 4169
  • Capacity: 12
  • Event/Type: Networking, Parties, Team Building

Nestled into the Kangaroo Point Cliffs, Riverlife is one of the most gorgeous riverfront event venues in Brisbane. With amazing, panoramic city views, Riverlife really is Brisbane’s most unique and versatile venue. While the venue itself is fully booked, Riverlife Adventure still has some limited spaces for a Kayak Adventure.

Experience the annual Riverfire fireworks in style this year with Riverlife’s “Riverfire Kayak Experience”. We’ll take you out on the Brisbane River for an unforgettable kayak experience and finish the night up with a grazing table of cold meats, other delectables and drinks. This is $169 per person and the link is following.

South Bank Beer Garden

  • Venue: Southbank Beer Garden
  • Address: 30ba Stanley St Plaza, South Brisbane QLD 4101
  • Capacity: 90
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties, Team Building

Southbank Beer Garden has a beautiful waterfront location, great food, delicious drinks, attentive service and awesome company which are the perfect ingredients for a great function.

Escape the crowds and celebrate the return of Brisbane Festival’s iconic Riverfire event in style at Southbank Beer Garden! A 3 hour food and beverage package will have you in good spirits ahead of the fireworks show, and live entertainment will keep the party going into the night. 

Bar Pachino

  • Venue: Bar Pacino
  • Address: 175 Eagle St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
  • Capacity: 80
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties, Team Bonding, Weddings

Situated along Brisbane’s Eagle Street Pier overlooking the city’s iconic Story Bridge, Bar Pacino is an Italian-inspired venue offering a sophisticated relaxed setting from day to night. The Story Bridge Room is a sought after space for Riverfire with floor to ceiling glass windows providing a view like no other over the Story Bridge and Brisbane River. Bar Pacino is offering Walk ins for the night of Riverfire, with this prime location you would want to arrive early to secure your spot!

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