New Year's Eve at Howard Smith Wharves
Beer, fireworks, dinner by the river, scenic picnics and Champagne on the lawn.
Turning an unloved patch of the inner city into Brisbane's newest riverside precinct, Howard Smith Wharves is quickly making its presence known. Breweries, overwater bars, Greek tavernas — you'll find them all here. Come Monday, December 31, you'll also find plenty of ways to party.
Getting into the NYE spirit to cap off its first two months of operation, HSW is throwing a heap of shindigs to see out 2018. It's a choose-your-own-adventure kind of deal, with something on offer for all price ranges — and both laidback and luxe options as well. Of course, there's one thing they all share: a mighty fine view of the fireworks.
Want to get the celebrations started early? Head to Felons' free shenanigans from midday, where you'll find brews aplenty, plus live entertainment from 5pm. Fancy a picnic in the parkland? That's also on offer from$43.45, complete with a feast of cheese, prosciutto, dip, baguettes and more. Even better — pay an extra $28.15, and you'll get access to a 1000-square-metre arcade.
You can also spend the evening on the Moët and Chandon Lawn from $68.95, where there'll be pop-up bars and food trucks as well. Sitting down to a full meal by the river (from $155.65) and partying in the precinct's overwater hangout (from $104.65) round out the range of festivities.
Image: Howard Smith Wharves.
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