Brisbane Powerhouse

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New Farm, Queensland, 4005, Australia


Brisbane Powerhouse Weddings

Brisbane Powerhouse is a truly one-of-a-kind wedding venue with breathtaking river views, stunning park surroundings, striking industrial details, and endless photo possibilities. This former power station houses a variety of picturesque locations for your ceremony, as well as stunning industrial-style spaces for cocktail or sit-down receptions. No matter what kind of wedding you’re planning, Brisbane Powerhouse’s friendly and knowledgeable events team will be there every step of the way to ensure a memorable and enjoyable experience.


The Scene at Brisbane Powerhouse

Perfectly placed by the Brisbane River, Brisbane Powerhouse enjoys a prime location within the vibrant New Farm Park precinct. This pre-war industrial power station has been lovingly renovated to offer a unique setting for ceremonies and receptions, with seven stunning wedding spaces to choose from.

From its iconic industrial red brick facade and lush garden surroundings to its striking interiors brimming with industrial-chic touches, Brisbane Powerhouse sets the scene for unforgettable wedding celebrations. This all-in-one venue allows you to host your entire day in one place, including the ceremony, reception, cocktail hour, and photo shoot.     

Inside the venue, a myriad of spectacular wedding spaces awaits, each as impressive as the next. Discover nods to the Powerhouse’s rich and varied history throughout, including colourful graffiti-covered walls, exposed steel beams, and cement floors. Outside, the lush Performance Lawn is a popular spot for outdoor ceremonies and cocktail parties.


Brisbane Powerhouse Wedding Ceremonies

The beautiful Riverbend Terrace and striking Turbine Platform are popular spots for wedding ceremonies at Brisbane Powerhouse, both offering picture-perfect backdrops for your nuptials. Following your ceremony, guests can enjoy pre-dinner drinks and nibbles on the lush, sprawling lawns as you slip away to capture incredible wedding photos around the Powerhouse. 

Ceremony package inclusions:

  • Four-hour ceremony space hire
  • 32 white Americana chairs
  • Registry table with two white Americana chairs
  • PA sound system and microphone
  • Water station for guest refreshments

Brisbane Powerhouse Wedding Receptions

After saying ‘I do’, it’s time to relax and kick off your wedding reception, and where better than Brisbane Powerhouse’s stunning industrial event spaces? Offering several spectacular options for receptions of all sizes, you’re guaranteed to find the perfect setting to celebrate your love. Host a lavish seated dinner in the theatre, a fabulous cocktail reception on the Rooftop Terrace or an unforgettable outdoor soiree on the lush Performance Lawn. 


Wedding Photography at Brisbane Powerhouse

With its lush gardens, striking industrial features, and picturesque Brisbane River views, Brisbane Powerhouse is a wedding photographer’s dream. Having endless photo locations at your fingertips means you can host your entire wedding day in one place at this unique venue in New Farm. Popular backdrops include the rustic brick exterior, heritage-listed graffiti walls, tropical gardens, and large bay windows.

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Capacity

dining Up to 300 Dining
standing Up to 500 Standing

Wedding Venue Details

Wedding Services Ceremony & Reception
Ceremony Only
Reception Only
Wedding Ceremony Indoor
Outdoor
Wedding Ceremony Cost

$1195

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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