Best vantage points for Riverfire


Entertain your guests and create Riverfire memories in style and comfort. 
The views from State Library are some of the best uninterrupted, uncrowded vantage points along South Bank to take in Riverfire and the city skyline.  
Enjoy exclusive venue access, spectacular views, unique atmosphere, food and beverage packages for four hours for a group gathering or corporate event, or perhaps a very special, sparkly proposal.

Contact us to book a Riverfire package: eventsandtech@slq.qld.gov.au |  +61 7 3842 9812 |  enquiry form.

The Red Box – a view like no other

Encased in full-length glass windows, the Red Box is one of our most popular venues. Giving guests the impression of being suspended over the Brisbane River, this intimate venue provides remarkable views of the cityscape and river. With its architecturally stunning design, the Red Box is where you want to be when the skies light up with the sparks of Riverfire.

This package includes:

  • Exclusive access for you and your guests to The Red Box between 5-9pm on 30 September 2017
  • Four hour beverage package including red, white and sparkling wine, local beer and soft drinks;
  • Reception menu including 6 canapes, 2 bigger bites and 2 dessert canapes per person;
  • Cheese board with fruit and crackers;
  • Dedicated venue supervisor to oversee your event;
  • Dry bars and black covers;
  • PA system for background music and for the radio broadcast of the event.

$7,500 | Maximum 40 guests

Boardroom and Deck – level five luxury

Situated on the top level of the State Library of Queensland award winning architecture, take in sweeping views of the city, Brisbane River and South Bank from the modern timber deck adjoining our spacious boardroom. Watch twilight descend before Riverfire lights the sky from one of the most comfortable and best vantage points along South Bank.

This package includes:

  • Exclusive access to the Boardroom and Deck for you and your guests between 5-9pm on 30 September 2017
  • Four hour beverage package including red, white and sparkling wine, local beer and soft drinks;
  • Reception menu including 6 canapes, 2 bigger bites and 2 dessert canapes per person;
  • Cheese board with fruit and crackers;
  • Dedicated venue supervisor to oversee your event;
  • Dry bars and black covers;
  • PA system for background music and for the radio broadcast of the event.

$6,500 | Maximum 30 guests

Parlour Terrace – seamless views (BOOKED)

Situated above the riverfront, take in the uninterrupted views of the river and the city skyline. In a stylish, spacious, and social atmosphere enjoy the Parlour Terrace with cocktail reception-style catering that will make your Riverfire celebrations unforgettable.

This package includes:

  • Exclusive access to the Boardroom and Deck for you and your guests between 5-9pm on 30 September 2017
  • Four hour beverage package including red, white and sparkling wine, local beer and soft drinks;
  • Reception menu including 6 canapes, 2 bigger bites and 2 dessert canapes per person;
  • Cheese board with fruit and crackers;
  • Dedicated venue supervisor to oversee your event;
  • Dry bars and black covers;
  • PA system for background music and for the radio broadcast of the event.

$12,500 | Maximum 80 guests

River Decks – Riverfire in style (BOOKED)

In one of our most popular venues, join the Riverfire magic from our sleek and stylish River Decks. Take in the breathtaking views, the springtime breeze and the hustle and bustle of the Brisbane Festival from one of the best vantage points in Southbank.

This package includes:

  • Exclusive access to the Boardroom and Deck for you and your guests between 5-9pm on 30 September 2017
  • Four hour beverage package including red, white and sparkling wine, local beer and soft drinks;
  • Reception menu including 6 canapes, 2 bigger bites and 2 dessert canapes per person;
  • Cheese board with fruit and crackers;
  • Dedicated venue supervisor to oversee your event;
  • Dry bars and black covers;
  • PA system for background music and for the radio broadcast of the event.

$12,500 | Maximum 80 guests