Celebrate the beginning of a new decade at Howard Smith Wharves with an array of options to kick start 2020!

Ring in the New Year with fireworks front and centre on the Brisbane River and a dazzling city backdrop.

Join us at one of our restaurants for a New Year’s Eve dinner, reserve your seat at Ciao Papi’s Italian Style Feast, or gather your crew and head to Felons Brewing Co or Mr Percival’s with free entry from 11am.

Looking for something special to bring in 2020? Celebrate in style at our Rendezvous with Ruinart event in Bougainvillea House.

If you’re after a casual end to the year, BYO picnic rug and soak up the atmosphere across our lawns (no tickets required!) or pre-book a River Luxury Bean Bag on the riverfront stairs.
We’ll have a selection of food stalls on offer across the lawns so you can sit back and enjoy the fireworks show.

To keep the whole family entertained throughout the night Howard’s Hall will be transformed in to a Family Fun Fair with arcade games, face painters, popcorn and more.  Make sure to pre-purchase your fair tickets so the kids don’t miss out!

With options to suit everyone – Howard Smith Wharves is the place to be as we count down to the New Year. Simply come on down and join in the fun or secure your spot at one of our ticketed events or with a table reservation.

Where will you be when the countdown begins?


Enjoy New Year’s Eve In Laid-Back Luxury.

Count down to the new year with a special someone and watch the night sky light up in laid-back luxury at Howard Smith Wharves. Relax in style in a reserved bean bag chair on the banks of the Brisbane River and enjoy the fireworks in prime position on our riverfront stairs with a bottle of Moët & Chandon Brut Impérial Champagne on arrival. Enjoy a selection of local charcuterie and cheese, Sydney rock oysters, wood-fired pizza and waiter service throughout the night for additional purchases. Finish with a scoop of Goodtimes Gelato – it’s the perfect way to celebrate New Year’s Eve.

This event is 18+

Arrival from 6pm | Fireworks at 8:30pm and midnight


  • Exclusive access to the riverfront stairs
  • 2 x reserved bean bag chairs, side table and ice bucket
  • Moët & Chandon Brut Impérial Champagne
  • Sydney Rock Oysters
  • Selection of local charcuterie and cheese
  • Wood-fired pizza of your choice
  • 2 x Goodtimes Gelato
  • Waiter service

NYE Purchase Tickets

HSW NYE 2019_River Luxury

$59 ADULT (18+) | $35 child (3-17 YRS)

A New Year’s Eve Event For The Whole Family from 6-10pm.

Gather your family and friends and celebrate New Year’s Eve with exclusive access to our all-ages Family Fun Fair in Howard’s Hall. Give the kids a special treat to end 2019 with arcade games, jumping castle, activities and party food – plenty to keep the little (and big) kids entertained! With spectacular views of the fireworks at 8:30pm, food stations on the lawn and bars for beverage purchases it’s the place to be this NYE. Each child’s ticket includes a meal, a scoop of Goodtimes gelato, plus unlimited popcorn, fairy floss and soft drink. Adult tickets include a house fizzy, wine or beer, main meal and scoop of Goodtimes gelato with additional food and beverages available to purchase.

If 10pm is too early for your crew to head home on New Year’s Eve, there’s always the option to move out onto the lawns for the final hours of 2019.

Arrival from 6pm | Fireworks at 8:30pm and midnight



  • Exclusive access to Howard’s Hall – Family Fun Fair
  • A house fizzy, wine or beer on arrival
  • Main meal token
  • Goodtimes gelato token


  • Exclusive access to Howard’s Hall – Family Fun Fair
  • Face painting from 6-8pm + arcade games, video games, jumping castle and more!
  • Meal token
  • Goodtimes gelato token
  • Unlimited soft drink, popcorn and fairy floss

NYE Purchase Tickets

HSW NYE - Family Fun Zone


Bring in 2020 in style in Bougainvillea House from 7:30pm – 12:30am.

Celebrate in style at our Rendezvous with Ruinart event in Bougainvillea House. Make it a night to remember with dazzling, elevated views of the city skyline and fireworks on the Brisbane River. Dress to impress and treat yourself to an all-inclusive, five-hour package of free-flowing Ruinart, wine, beer and spritzes, plus premium canapés and food station. Choose to mingle on the alfresco veranda, dance the night away inside with live DJ and percussionist during the night or situate yourself on a picnic rug on the exclusive lawn.

This event is 18+

Arrival from 7:30pm | Fireworks at 8:30pm and midnight


  • Exclusive access to ‘Rendezvous with Ruinart’ event in Bougainvillea House
  • Five-hour, all-inclusive package with free-flowing Ruinart, spritzes, wine, beer, soft drink and orange juice
  • Roving canapés and a chefs station
  • Live music

NYE Rendezvous

HSW NYE - Rendezvous

ciao papi la famiglia | $199 per person

Say addio to 2019 from Ciao Papi and celebrate with their ‘La Famiglia’ style feast.

Delight in a glass of prosecco on arrival, delicious Italian dishes paired with selected wines and refreshing beers, finishing with limoncello as you ring in the new year.

All tables are communal, groups will be seated together and share the table with other bookings. For package inclusions and sample menu head to their website HERE.

Join the Ciao papi team as they bring the best of Italy to riverfront.

This event is 18+

Package runs from 7:00pm – 11:00pm | Fireworks at 8:30pm and midnight

Ciao Papi - NYE

NYE at Ciao Papi


Party into the next decade at Mr Percival’s.

Use the last hours of the year to boogie away 2019 in the best possible way – on their overwater decks.

With no tickets required and DJ’s spinning tracks all night long, why wouldn’t you finish out the year with a bang at Mr P’s?

New Year’s Eve at Mr Percival’s is 18+.

Open from 11am | Free entry | Fireworks at 8:30pm and midnight

Mr Percival's New Years Eve


Mr Percival's NYE

Felons Brewing Co. | FREE ENTRY

Raise a glass to the New Year at Felons Brewing Co. Book a table and secure your spot with a number of tables allocated for reservations or simply walk on in and pull up a seat in the beer garden, fish n chippery or on the Felons Lawn for a celebration to remember.

Gather your crew and enjoy laid back entertainment, delicious eats, and icy cold Felons beer. The kitchen will be fired up and ready to provide anything from a small snack right through to a casual evening feast.

Come celebrate the new year at one of the best locations in Brisbane. A fitting location to watch the sky light up and to raise an icy cold beer with some good friends.

Open from 11am | Free entry | Fireworks at 8:30pm and midnight

Felons NYE

Felons NYE


If you’re after a casual end to the year, BYO picnic rug and soak up the atmosphere across our lawns (no tickets required!). Gather your family, friends and neighbours and come on down to HSW end 2019 under the stars.

There will be a number of food and beverage options across the lawns for purchase on NYE including delicious wood-fired pizza, Goodtimes gelato, options for the little ones and more! With live music and views of the fireworks at 8:30pm and midnight it’s the perfect location for the whole family as we countdown to 2020.

Fireworks at 8:30pm and midnight

Howard Smith Wharves NYE


Have your sparklers at the ready and welcome the new decade in style at The Fantauzzo. Book a Riverview room and enjoy front row tickets to the fireworks from the comfort of your room or raise your glasses at Fiume, Howard Smith Wharves only rooftop bar, with sweeping riverfront views.

Rates starting from $349

Enquire today at or phone 07 3515 0700

T&Cs apply.


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