Tuesday 31st of December

Celebrate under a blanket of stars as Brisbane's sky is brought to life for the last night of the year. Presiding over the centrepiece of this gorgeous city, you can experience New Year's Eve as you never have before, in a front-row location on the banks of the Brisbane River.

Don't let old acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind - gather your nearest and dearest for a night of style and festivities at Riverlife with canapes, cocktails and an unbeatable view.

6pm Gates open
8pm Tray-Served Canapés
8.30pm Fireworks
9pm Noodle Box Meal
10pm Sweets & Connoisseur ice-cream
12am Fireworks
1am Event end

  • Dress: Smart Casual
  • Bar is cash only. Please be advised there is no ATM at Riverlife.


The Bar

Beer Regular $5
Large $7
Cocktails Frozen Daiquiris $8
Cranberry Vodka Punch $8
Tequila Sunrise $8
Spirits Basics & RTD $9
Wine Red, White & Sparkling $7

Please note that drink tickets are strictly non-refundable.


The fireworks are only the beginning of the night's entertainment. Down on the ground, the celebration is still in full swing with The Hippos performing a collection of toe-tapping classics begging to be danced to. We'll be giving away an exciting mix of lucky door prizes throughout the night, but be ready to strike your sharpest pose in our photo booth and keep the memories of your magical Summer Nights evening forever!

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  • Canapés
  • 1 Noodle Box Meal
  • 2 Drinks
  • Sweets & Connoisseur Ice-Cream



  • Canapés
  • 1 Noodle Box Meal
  • 2 Drinks
  • Sweets & Connoisseur Ice-Cream
  • * min 10 people



  • Exclusive access to the Cannon Room, Riverlife's heritage-listed private functions space. Elevated from the Rivers edge with wide glass windows, it provides a premium view of the entire Summer Nights spectacle. Minimum 40 people - tickets cannot be purchased individually.


Summer Nights at Riverlife will be hosted in Riverlife's open-air, boathouse style venue set along the Brisbane River, which offers an uninterrupted views of the city skyline.

The Riverlife Precinct

Naval Stores. Lower River Terrace, Kangaroo Point, 4169.

It is 300m from Thornton Street Ferry Terminal (opposite Eagle Street Pier).

Detailed map