Brisbane Powerhouse

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New Farm, Queensland, 4005, Australia


Brisbane Powerhouse Events

Nestled on the banks of the Brisbane River, Brisbane Powerhouse is a striking industrial venue brimming with character and charm. Once a bustling power station, this Brisbane landmark has been transformed into a vibrant arts precinct, with an array of stunning event spaces on offer. Venue options include the spacious Rooftop Terrace with its heritage-listed graffiti walls, the lush Performance Lawn, and the striking, cathedral-like Turbine Platform.

Whether you’re planning a grand gala dinner or an intimate wedding celebration, Brisbane Powerhouse’s dedicated team will tailor a bespoke package to suit your vision and budget. Guests will be blown away by incredible seasonal menus from award-winning caterers Wine & Dine’m, perfectly complemented by bespoke beverage packages.

 

Highlights of Brisbane Powerhouse Events:

  • Unique, all-inclusive venue brimming with industrial-chic charm
  • Picturesque location overlooking the Brisbane River
  • Seven spectacular function spaces to choose from for weddings and events
  • Exceptional menus by the award-winning Wine & Dine’m catering team
  • Dedicated service from an experienced in-house events team
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Capacity

dining Up to 300 Dining
standing Up to 500 Standing

Facilities

Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available N/A
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces 148

Spaces At This Venue

Brisbane Powerhouse Wedding Reception Venue

Rooftop Terrace

The beautiful Rooftop Terrace features heritage-listed graffiti walls and large bay windows with a spectacular outlook over the Brisbane River. A popular spot for wedding receptions at Brisbane Powerhouse, this impressive space encompasses the use of the large indoor area as well as an external covered deck.

Rooftop Terrace Weddings at Brisbane Powerhouse

Riverbend Terrace

The Riverbend Terrace is a spacious covered deck boasting incredible views of the Brisbane River. This idyllic outdoor space is perfect for private parties, wedding ceremonies and intimate receptions. Located next to the Rooftop Terrace, both venues can be hired together, giving you exclusive use of the top level of Brisbane Powerhouse.

Brisbane Powerhouse Wedding Ceremony Venue

Turbine Platform

Adjacent to the bar and main foyer, the striking Turbine Platform is a large cathedral-like space at Brisbane Riverhouse. The Platform offers a dramatic backdrop for wedding ceremonies and stunning photography.

Location

The location of Brisbane Powerhouse

Nearby hotels:

  • Sage Hotel
  • The Calile Hotel
  • The Johnson Brisbane — Art Series
  • Spicers Balfour Hotel

Attractions nearby:

  • New Farm Park
  • James St

Nearby restaurants:

  • Bar Alto
  • Mary Maes

Venue Testimonials

People still comment on our wedding photos beside the river, the funky, professional shots from the graffiti wall and our simply elegant reception. It was truly a wonderful event in a unique place — everything we dreamed of.

Britt & Paul ·

A huge thank you for everything you did to make our day run smoothly and be exactly how we wanted it!

Hannah & Chase ·

All the staff were incredibly helpful and made everything a breeze for our Brisbane Powerhouse wedding. We had so many people comment on the amazing location and how well everything went. You and your team surpassed all our expectations and helped make the day very special.

Michelle & Pat ·

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Frequently Asked Questions

Brisbane Powerhouse’s wedding packages are priced from $150 per person for cocktail weddings and $175 per person for seated dining. Venue hire fees apply in addition to food and beverage costs.

Capacity limits vary depending on your chosen event space and are as follows:

  • Pleasuredome: 300 seated, 450 standing
  • Rooftop Terrace: 80 banquet, 100 theatre, 150 standing
  • Riverbend Terrace: 40 banquet, 80 standing
  • Powerhouse Theatre: 300 banquet, 500 standing, 710 theatre
  • Underground Theatre: 112-200
  • Turbine Platform: 75 banquet, 150 theatre, 175 standing

The venue is licensed until midnight, with the possibility to extend if required.

Weddings at this former industrial power station are truly one of a kind, with all-inclusive packages, stunning wedding spaces, and endless photo opportunities on offer.

There are plenty of accommodation options nearby in Fortitude Valley, including:

  • Sage Hotel
  • The Calile Hotel
  • The Johnson Brisbane — Art Series
  • Spicers Balfour Hotel

Yes, paid parking is available at the Brisbane Powerhouse car park, with 140+ spaces.

Brisbane Powerhouse partners with award-winning Brisbane caterers Wine & Dine’m to offer exceptional, bespoke menus for weddings and events. Options include delicious shared feasts, elegant seated menus, and delicately presented canapés. 

Yes. Once your wedding is confirmed, you’ll be invited to attend a complimentary menu tasting.

Security is required for weddings and events with more than 70 guests, and is charged at $76 per hour for a minimum of four hours.

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