The Venue


The Rivershed

Howard Smith Wharves, 5 Boundary St, Brisbane City

With dazzling views of the Story Bridge and city skyline, on-site parking, five-star accommodation and an impressive portfolio of hospitality and dedicated event spaces to choose from, Howard Smith Wharves is Brisbane’s ultimate riverfront destination for every kind of event and celebration.


Where to Stay

Just a few of the fantastic accommodation options the Brisbane CBD has on offer.

Crystalbrook Vincent

1 min walk

The Crystalbrook Vincent is an art-inspired hotel located beneath Brisbane's Story Bridge amid the fantastically buzzy Howard Smith Wharves. The site still pays tribute to world-renowned Australian painter and photographer Vincent Fantauzzo.

Use code HSWEVENTS for 15% OFF

Hotel X Fortitude Valley

6 min walk

Introducing a sensational luxury experience in the heart of Fortitude Valley. Somewhere decadent, somewhere different, somewhere wild. Make the most of the sunshine and soak up the vitamin D at our rooftop pool or Iris Bar and Restaurant.

Exclusive discounted rates of $290 per night

Brisbane Marriot Hotel

10 min walk

Brisbane Marriott Hotel invites you to experience a stunning mix of serenity and cutting-edge urban style. Enjoy our prime location in the CBD next to the Brisbane River. Visit nearby sights like South Bank, the Brisbane Showgrounds, Suncorp Stadium and Queen Street Mall.

Meriton Suites, Adelaide St

9 min walk from The Plaza Ballroom

Escape to our chic 363 hotel rooms and suites, located at Paris-end of Collins Street. Cosy into your king size Sofitel MyBed and feel renewed as you wake up to the tallest views in Melbourne.


What to Do

Make the most of your trip by visiting some of QLD's stunning attractions.

Explore Southbank

Riverfront Precinct

South Bank Parkland is a must-visit destination for anyone visiting Brisbane. With its beautiful scenery, a man-made beach, dozens of popular restaurants, a rainforest walk, wisteria alleyway, live music, parks and seasonal events there's something for everyone.

Eat Street Northshore


Welcome to Eat Street Northshore. Food, music, bars, movies and atmosphere every Friday and Saturday night at Northshore Hamilton, Queensland. 5 minutes north out of Brisbane City.

Cultural Centre

Located in Southbank a short walk from the CBD is Brisbane's Cultural Centre gathering the states leading art institutions within easy walking distance. Make the most of your time and visit the QLD Museum & Sciencecentre, QLD Performing Arts Centre, the QLD Art Gallery (QAG) or its companion gallery the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA).

Lone Pine Koala Santuary

The Koala Santuary is a must-visit for wildlife lovers located just a 20 minute drive from the city and accessible by ferry for an added view of the city. The sanctuary offers one of a kind experiences with not only koalas but also, raptors, owls, platypus, reptiles and dingos.

Warner Bros. Movie World


Meet your favourite stars and Super Heroes, experience adrenaline-pumping thrill rides and watch an array of world-class performances and shows.

Well worth the drive to the gold coast this attraction has something for everyone.


Theme Park
Create happy memories that last a lifetime at Dreamworld!

Dreamworld is Australia’s favourite theme park, with rides, slides and wildlife all in one place on the Gold Coast, Australia's playground hosting around one million visitors each year.

Queen St Mall

Day Trip

Queen Street Mall really is a shopper’s paradise from high street to high end. Big-name stores take up street frontage, while smaller retailers are tucked inside the seven shopping centres and heritage-listed arcades. Brisbane's best-known pedestrian mall has more than 500 retailers including home-grown talent, designer stores and international labels.

Experience Australia Zoo

Day Trip

Located an hour north of Brisbane on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, Australia Zoo has a team of passionate conservationists working around-the-clock to deliver animal experiences like no other.

Steve and Terri Irwin’s vision has always been to make Australia Zoo the biggest and best wildlife conservation facility in the world. There is no zoo like Australia Zoo!