Warm and rich in character, Howard Smith Wharves offer a memorable and personalised event experience like no other, conveniently located within a 10-minute walk of Brisbane’s CBD. With dazzling views of the Story Bridge and city skyline, and an impressive portfolio of event spaces to choose from, Howard Smith Wharves is Brisbane’s ultimate riverfront destination for every kind of special event.

The precinct features indoor event spaces and unrivalled options for outdoor events including intimate private venues nestled amongst the cliffs, providing a city escape for delegates and guests. Whether you’re planning a wedding, party, conference, exhibition, cocktail evening or meeting; the list is endless.


The team have a passion for creating memorable, out-of-the-box experiences, so that every event is special. Treat your guests to panoramic riverfront views, mouth-watering, seasonal menus and experiences that will keep them talking for months to come.

Their philosophy is to showcase the best of Queensland at each event, establishing a culture of quality service and creating memorable experiences that last a lifetime. The dishes will balance exciting innovation and deeply satisfy nostalgia, offering a food experience that is both comforting and tantalising.

Every event will be enhanced by seasonal cuisine made from the finest local produce, with freshly roasted coffee, hand crafted Felon’s Brewing Co beer made on-site and incorporated into the event packages.


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.

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Celebrating the site’s unique position beneath the Story Bridge, its city and river views set the scene and provide the perfect escape for delegates. A place to connect, inspire fresh ideas and celebrate the best of what Brisbane has to offer.

You can trust that the team at Howard Smith Wharves will create a personalised and memorable experience for your next event. With multiple restaurants on-site, state-of-the-art technology and seasonal menus, they pride themselves on delivering the perfect blend of simplicity and sophistication to make your event stand out from the crowd.


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