Howard Smith Wharves is Brisbane’s newest and most exciting riverfront event space.
With remarkable views of the Story Bridge and city skyline, and an impressive portfolio of event spaces, Howard Smith Wharves is Brisbane’s ultimate venue for every kind of special event. The precinct features unique indoor event spaces and unrivalled options for outdoor events, from rooftop terraces, pop-up marquees and intimate private venues nestled amongst the cliffs.
Howard Smith Wharves can cater for as little as 10 or as many as 1000 people at each event, with the core philosophy of showcasing the best of Queensland’s food and drink. With onsite parking and accommodation, the cutting-edge event spaces are perfect for any corporate or private event.
Nestled at the bend of the river, beneath the Story Bridge and the sheer face of riverside cliffs, Howard Smith Wharves is conveniently located within 5 minutes’ walk from Brisbane’s CBD.
A new boutique Art Series Hotel – The Fantauzzo provides stylish and comfortable accommodation at Howard Smith Wharves for event guests. Comprising of 166 suites, the six-storey hotel is inspired by acclaimed Australian painter Vincent Fantauzzo. Overlooking Brisbane’s newest riverside entertainment and lifestyle precinct, The Fantauzzo features original artworks throughout, a rooftop pool terrace, bar, and gym as well as distinct food and beverage outlets.
Every event will be enhanced by seasonal cuisine made from the finest local produce, with freshly roasted coffee, handcrafted Felon’s Brewing Co beer made on-site and incorporated into our event packages.
The Executive Chef will deliver inspired menus that support Queensland’s best growers and makers and are underpinned with an ethos of sophisticated simplicity. Ben’s award-winning dishes balance exciting innovation and deeply satisfying nostalgia, offering a food experience that is both comforting and memorable.
Focused on minimising our carbon footprint, environmentally sustainable and organic produce will be cultivated on site by a team of horticulturalists using permaculture design principles.
Elevate your next event with custom audio visual solutions to wow your guests. Our team at Howard Smith Wharves take the stress out of knowing where to look for styling, theming, technical production and audio visual, because we’ve already done the groundwork for you.
Howard Smith Wharves, Brisbane’s newest entertainment and lifestyle destination. Celebrating the site’s unique position beneath the Story Bridge, it’s city and river views add yet another cultural dimension to our lively inner city. We have created a new riverside precinct loved by residents and visitors; a place to connect and celebrate the best of what Brisbane has to offer.
Howard Smith Wharves is now home to Felons Brewing Co, Mr Percival’s Overwater Bar, ARC Dining & Wine Bar and Greca Greek Taverna, all run by leading chefs showcasing Queensland’s finest food and drink. The wharf's abundant green spaces and picnic areas, unique indoor event spaces, and brand-new boutique hotel, Art Series The Fantauzzo makes it the perfect place to connect and celebrate the best of Brisbane.