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Written by Cassandra Thomson - 22 April 2024

Soak Up the Good Weather at These Delightful Brisbane Outdoor Venues

Welcome to our guide to the hottest outdoor venues scattered around the city! Whether you're a local looking for your new favourite outdoor haven or a visitor eager to experience the best of the region's alfresco venues, we've got you covered. From chic spots to exclusive venues offering unparalleled luxury, get ready to embark on a social adventure like no other. Join us as we explore the best outdoor venues Brisbane has to offer!

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1. Riverside Terrace, Customs House Brisbane

Brisbane City

Welcome to Riverside Terrace at Customs House, where Brisbane's best moments are made! Situated along the riverbank, this outdoor venue offers more than just a view – it's an experience. Picture yourself lounging with friends, drink in hand, soaking up the vibrant energy of the city. With its picturesque setting and lively ambience, this function venue is a must-visit for anyone craving a social scene like no other.

2. Ishtaar, Babylon Brisbane

Brisbane City

Transport yourself to a world of enchantment at Ishtaar Babylon, right in the heart of Brisbane! From the moment you step inside, you're greeted by an atmosphere that's as warm and inviting as it is exotic. Whether you're here for the delightful drinks, the mouthwatering cuisine, or simply the captivating ambience, one thing's for sure – every moment spent at this outdoor venue is a journey of the senses.

Eagle Farm Racecourse in Brisbane

3. The Society, Eagle Farm Racecourse


Step into sophistication at The Society, nestled within the prestigious Eagle Farm Racecourse! This upscale yet approachable outdoor venue is the epitome of elegance, offering guests a refined setting to unwind and socialize. Whether you're sipping on handcrafted cocktails or sampling gourmet treats, each moment here is infused with luxury and charm. Get ready to elevate your night out in style!

4. Hibiscus Room Terrace, Hyatt Regency Brisbane

Brisbane City

Treat yourself to a touch of luxury at the Hibiscus Room Terrace, located within the opulent Hyatt Regency Brisbane! This stylish outdoor venue offers a haven from the hustle and bustle of the city, where guests can indulge in first-class hospitality and impeccable service. Whether you're unwinding with a signature cocktail or sampling delectable bites, every detail is designed to delight the senses and create unforgettable memories.

5. Quarterdeck‌, The Lord Alfred

Brisbane City

Get ready for a night to remember at Quarterdeck, situated within the iconic Lord Alfred in Brisbane City! This beloved outdoor venue is where the city's social scene comes alive, offering a welcoming atmosphere and a menu full of flavour. Whether you're catching up with old friends or making new ones, you'll feel right at home in this lively function venue. Soak in the energy, enjoy the company, and let the good times roll!

Get some fresh air with perfect outdoor venues in Brisbane

Outdoor venues in Brisbane are something to be marvelled at. Verdant lawns extending into the horizon, vibrant and bustling city vibes and the breathtaking skyline. This makes Brisbane the home to some of Australia's best outdoor venues. Whatever you have in mind – you are sure to find it here.  Pick from the best outdoor venues for hire in Brisbane and we will make the booking process as easy as lounging on a terrace for you. 

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Our Guide To Popular Outdoor Event Venues in Brisbane

Brisbane’s unique locations are available to you for hire through HeadBox. Our team can help you organise the dreamiest, most memorable event for your upcoming event.

Here are our top suggestions for outdoor event venues in Brisbane: Bundaleer Rainforest Garden - Treetops: Four acres of lush tropical greens, spreading as far and wide as the eyes can see and a beautiful waterfall in the midst of a meandering creek. This particular venue has a range of indoor and outdoor options – only a 20-minute drive from Brisbane. Ideal for a gathering of 30 to 100 guests, their treetops room offers a warm and rustic vibe with timber beans, fairy lights, chandeliers and floor-to-ceiling windows bringing the outdoors – inside! It's dreamy, inviting and most importantly, a highly compatible venue to host any kind of event!

Summa House: For small, intimate events – this venue is sure to win the hearts of hosts and guests alike. Located in Fortitude Valley, Summa House has two bungalows and each of them offers two gazebos. Ideal for gatherings of up to 30 guests, this venue will add a home-like look and feel to your event. Other venues offered by Summa House, such as the Breeze Bar and Flamingo Aisle can host up to 80 and 300 guests, respectively.

POPOLO: If you are looking for an event venue that encapsulates the essence of Brisbane’s sparkling city centre – this is the perfect one for you! The dining room and palazzo combined can accommodate up to 80 people. The outdoor area offers a stunning and unmatched view of the riverside, decked up with understated and classic neutral hues of brown and green to perfectly blend into the scenery! Popolo also offers the most authentic Italian dining experience in Brisbane's Southbank district!

The Rooftop at Hundred Acre: Tucked away in the leafy suburb of St Lucia, only 15 minutes west of Brisbane, is this earthy-themed outdoor venue. Perfect for those looking for a space with a hint of wilderness but at the same time – is easily accessible to the guests. With over 360 real plants, Hundred Acres offers unrivaled décor and a distinct atmosphere to the guests. With very minimal décor planning, this venue can be upgraded into a lifestyle oasis – opening to the view of over 100 acres of manicured greens that radiate calming energies!

Soiree Deck at Sofitel Southbank Central: With a breathtaking view of Brisbane’s skyline, this venue makes for the most ideal outdoor venue for cocktail events. With a capacity to host 200 guests, the Soiree deck is both exquisite and conveniently located in the heart of the city! Ideal for corporate, as well as other large-scale private functions – this is easily the dream venue for those wanting to take amazing photographs at the golden hour, against the stunning city backdrop!

FAQs for Outdoor Event Venues in Brisbane

Like we said before, in Brisbane – the weather is a true blessing throughout most of the year! So you are good to host your event outdoors during most of the months. However, it’s always recommended to weatherproof your event prior to selecting a date since Brisbane can become a little too hot during the summer. February to April, even till early May is the most ideal time to host outdoor events in Brisbane. However, many venues offer cooling/heating provisions if you want to host your event outside those months!

Venue hire through HeadBox is as simple and easy as it can get! Using the finest technology, we can help you find the perfect venue within minutes and cut your event planning time and worries by half!

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Ideally, the sooner you book – the better it is. Not only will it allow you to have ample time to plan your event to perfection, but also ensure that the venue that best fits your criteria is available to take your booking.

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