Howard Smith Wharves provide bespoke events that will leave a lasting impression on your guests. Conveniently located within a 10-minute walk of Brisbane’s CBD, and with gorgeous views of the Story Bridge and city skyline, Howard Smith Wharves is Brisbane’s top waterfront destination for every kind of special event.

With unrivalled indoor and outdoor spaces, the venue includes intimate spaces nestled amongst the cliffs, providing a city escape for delegates and guests. The venue is perfect for weddings, parties, conferences, exhibitions and even cocktail functions of any size.


The team can skillfully create memorable, out-of-the-box experiences, so that every event is unique. Treat your guests to panoramic waterfront views, mouth-watering, seasonal menus and experiences that will keep them talking for months to come.

Howard Smith Wharves' philosophy is to showcase the best of Queensland at each event, establishing a culture of quality service and creating unforgettable experiences that last a lifetime. The dishes are a harmony of innovation and nostalgia, offering a food experience that is both comforting and delectable.

Every event is brought to life 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 one-of-a-kind 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.

Rest assured knowing the team at Howard Smith Wharves will create a personalised and unforgettable experience for your next event. With numerous 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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