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Ready for Riverfire?

It’s that time of year again, the night the city lights up with a spectacular display of fireworks for Brisbane’s Riverfire by Australian Retirement Trust. When it comes to watching the show, having a prime position along the river is a MUST!

If you’re on the hunt for the perfect venue to watch the city sky ignite, look no further than our list of Brisbane venues and their package offerings.

Emporium Hotel

Perch yourself upon a vantage point without equal and witness Brisbane city blast open with excitement and celebration. Enjoy a night of lights and laughter with an incredible package that includes:

  • Unrivalled views of Riverfire by Australian Retirement Trust
  • Premium canapes, grazing boards, substantials + dessert platters and live oyster shucking station
  • Mumm Champagne, Olmeca Altos Tequila pop-up margarita bar, Queensland spirits, all Australian wines, select tap beer + non-alcoholic
  • Live entertainment

Don’t miss out on this exclusive party on the Terrace, Level 21.

Saturday 3rd September 2022 @ 5pm – 9pm | $299pp

  • Venue: Emporium Hotel
  • Address: 267 Grey St, South Brisbane QLD 4101

River to Bay

River to Bay invites you to immerse yourself in Brisbane’s premier event, Riverfire by Australian Retirement Trust. With front-row seats to the electrifying light show and fireworks, this Riverfire Cruise is A MUST HAVE on your bucket list this year. Onboard each vessel, River to Bay will have fully catered canapes and finger food. A fully licensed bar will also be available. 

Get the best front row seats to the electrifying light show and fireworks for your kids and family, and hop onboard River to Bay’s Brisbane Riverfire Family Cruise. Because River to Bay knows that the event might be too late for the little ones in your family, they will start cruising the Brisbane River earlier so you can still have the best Riverfire celebration. With a kid-friendly cruise, light show, and fireworks, River to Bay will provide an offering to suit your family’s needs.

Pricing varies between cruises, visit the link below to find out more.

  • Venue: River to Bay
  • Address: Kangaroo Point Captain Burke Park | 117 Holman St, Kangaroo Point QLD 4169

Lina Rooftop

Brisbane Festival is set to go off with a bang this year, with Queensland’s iconic riverfront
transforming for the most highly anticipated event of the year. Riverfire by Australian
Retirement Trust has moved to the forefront of the Brisbane Festival this year, kicking off a
month of Arts and Culture throughout the city.

Perching sky-high above the cityscape with sweeping 180-degree views, Lina Rooftop delivers the ultimate vantage point for the afternoon’s entertainment. Enjoy a stunning all-inclusive Canapé menu filled with Oyster’s, Blue Swimmer Crab Tartlets, Wagyu Beef Sliders, Popcorn Chicken and Mussels drizzled in chili, lime butter, along with an extensive Beverage Package and Lina’s signature Chandon Garden Spritz, Aperol and Grey Goose Spritz Cocktails.

Running from 5pm to 8pm Lina’s ticketed event will then open to the public, delivering easy access from the Southbank precinct to party into the night with Lina’s resident DJ’s and Ryan Livings on Saxophone.

With complimentary parking for all guests, Mediterranean poolside vibes and a cocktail in hand, there really is no better place to enjoy Brisbane Festival’s event of the season.

Package price: $225pp

  • Venue: Lina Rooftop
  • Address: 74/80 Tribune St, South Brisbane QLD 4101


The night that lights up the river is back for 2022!

Get your tickets to the best riverside seats with food, drinks and live entertainment as you catch the spectacular annual light show across the Brisbane River!

The details: 

$119pp | 2 hour premium package and VIP space with best views of firework display

$35pp | Entry and gift on arrival

Live DJs accompanied by live musicians

Package will run from 5 pm – 7 pm

Riverland promote the responsible service of alcohol. Drink responsibly.

  • Venue: Riverland
  • Address: 249 Turbot St, Brisbane City QLD 4000

Friday’s Riverside

The night that lights up the river is back for 2022!

Fridays is lighting up the night with the best views of the Riverfire’s fireworks and light show and they’ve got some epic packages to help celebrate!

Fire up the group chat, get the squad together and book your front row seats to Brisbane’s light show spectacular!

Bookings are essential.

$35pp | General admission including gift on arrival (entry from 5pm)

$200pp | 3 hr all-inclusive VIP  package (entry from 5pm)

  • Venue: Fridays Riverside
  • Address: Riverside Centre, 123 Eagle St, Brisbane City QLD 4000


For this year’s Riverfire event, 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. They have flowing cocktails. They have your favourite spirits. And they have delicious bites like Karaage Chicken, Mixed Sushi and Fontina Cheese Croquettes. Party your way into the night with DJ Bose at Southbeach for a night to remember!

Tickets are $95pp (+bf)

  • Venue: Southbeach
  • Address: 30aa, Stanley St Plaza, South Brisbane QLD 4101

When it comes to events, Brisbane bookers can trust HeadBox to help find the perfect spot for a night to remember. So let’s get started – contact the HeadBox team today!


1. Who can use HeadBox?

Anyone! Whether you’re a corporate booker looking for a private dining room, meeting room, Christmas or EOFY party venue or you’re a social booker looking for the perfect spot to host your birthday party, hens night or wedding – HeadBox has you covered.

2. What is HeadBox?

HeadBox connects corporate and consumer bookers with venues and suppliers and is the easy way to book, manage and deliver everything in one place. No long searches, no stress, no hidden costs.

3. How do I submit an event brief?

Submitting an event brief is an easy process. Our intuitive brief builder will take you through a series of questions collecting all the necessary details needed to host a great event. We want to know details such as where your event will take place, on what date, how many people are attending, and what your total budget is. Once you submit this information, relevant and available venues will respond to your brief!

4. How long will it take for venues to respond?

Our venues are super quick to respond! You should receive responses or a proposal within 24-48 business hours.

5. What are the top 5 things to consider when choosing a venue?

The cost, the location, style, capacity & catering options.