Your Brisbane weekend nightlife guide
Chic and the city
As the sun dips below the horizon, Brisbane transforms into a captivating wonderland of lights and lively energy. With its vibrant riverfront, iconic landmarks, and bustling entertainment districts, this Australian city offers an enchanting nightlife experience. Set against this backdrop, Crystalbrook Vincent stands tall, ready to welcome adventurous souls seeking to explore Brisbane after dark.
Embark on a two-day journey, immersing yourself in the city's nocturnal charm, while finding comfort and luxury within Crystalbrook Vincent's art-adorned spaces by the renowned award-winning artist, Vincent Fantauzzo.
Fiume Rooftop Bar
Day 1: Arrive to explore Howard Smith Wharves and Fortitude Valley
An evening of riverside delights await. Upon arriving at Crystalbrook Vincent, you'll be greeted by its sleek and modern design, blending seamlessly with the surrounding urban landscape. Check in and settle into your stylishly appointed room, where floor-to-ceiling windows provide breathtaking views of the cityscape.
As dusk settles, head to Fiume Rooftop Bar, reflecting the best that Brisbane has to offer. Take in the view with crafted cocktails and share-style bites with a menu that reflects the laidback Queensland lifestyle. Boasting stellar views across the river, this glamorous urban oasis provides a chic escape from the bustling Howard Smith Wharves precinct below. Be seen soaking up the atmosphere on our balcony seating while sipping something bubbly. It’s the perfect place to meet your posse and kick-start a night of exploring Brisbane's thriving nightlife in style.
Afterwards, venture out on foot towards Howard Smith Wharves, a reimagined riverside precinct nestled beneath the mighty Story Bridge. The bustling atmosphere and captivating aromas of various cuisines will entice you to explore the many dining options. Whether you crave an elegant restaurant experience or prefer a casual takeaway, the vibrant ambiance of the Wharves sets the stage for a memorable dinner.
With satisfied taste buds, it's time to take a leisurely stroll along the Brisbane River's edge. The city lights reflect off the water, illuminating the night with a mesmerizing glow. As you gaze up at the iconic Story Bridge, its steel archway reaching for the stars, you'll feel a sense of awe and wonder. Allow the enchantment of this architectural masterpiece to captivate your senses.
When you're ready to turn things up and party the night away, make your way to Fortitude Valley, the city's vibrant entertainment district. With its pulsating nightlife, this area boasts an array of bars, clubs, and live music venues. From intimate jazz clubs to energetic dance floors, Fortitude Valley offers something for every taste. Dance the night away or immerse yourself in the rich sounds of local bands and embrace the electric energy that fills the air.
Whether it's making your way through the two stages of entertainment and grooving within the wall-to-wall LED screened dancefloors, Wonderland is the superclub to be seen. Or feel the throwback vibe of Retro's, or explore the six clubs, seven bars and three beer gardens all with a different vibe at The Beat.
Enter party paradise at Brisbane’s newest late-night playground, La La Land. Put on your rose-coloured glasses and wander up the ornate staircase into an extraordinary world, where luxe supper club meets Studio 54 disco. If you’re looking for an energetic place with a South American twist and lively entertainment or want to dance all night, Hey Chica! offers it all.
Cocktails by night await in Brisbane
Day 2: South Bank, QPAC, City Ferry
After a big night out, you'll want to sleep in and have a leisurely breakfast at Mews, Crystalbrook Vincent's urban dining venue with a sustainable twist.
When sunset hits, begin your second evening with a visit to South Bank, a dynamic precinct where the city meets the river. Just a short distance from Crystalbrook Vincent Hotel, South Bank boasts a plethora of dining options, making it the perfect place to indulge in a delicious dinner. Allow your taste buds to wander through a range of cuisines, from seafood to international fare.
With satisfied palates, head on a moonlit stroll along South Bank's promenade. The dazzling city lights reflected in the river create a picturesque scene, drawing you further into the heart of this urban oasis. Explore the lush parklands, admire the intricacies of the Nepalese Peace Pagoda, and marvel at the scale of The Wheel of Brisbane.
No evening in Brisbane would be complete without experiencing the city's thriving performing arts scene. Visit the renowned Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) and immerse yourself in the world of theatre, ballet, or music. Check the schedule for any live performances that pique your interest, and let the talented artists transport you to another realm.
To add a touch of whimsy to your Brisbane nights, embark on a CityCat ferry ride along the Brisbane River. As you glide through calm waters, the city's iconic landmarks pass by, illuminated against the night sky. This journey offers a unique perspective of Brisbane's beauty, appreciate its architectural marvels from a fresh angle (and the fresh cool night air).
The ultimate weekend getaway
Reserve your Crystalbrook Vincent Urban Escape, where we've taken care of the details, so you can stay and play at your own pace. Stay for a limited time, including accommodation, breakfast in Mews restaurant, complimentary parking and 12pm late checkout.