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Experience Riverfire in Brisbane

What is Riverfire?

Ready to witness Brisbane's night sky ablaze with colour? Riverfire, the city's most electrifying annual event, will kickstart the Brisbane Festival this year. Think dazzling fireworks and music set against Brisbane's iconic skyline. Whether a seasoned local or a visitor soaking up the culture and community buzz of Brisbane Festival, Riverfire is the kind of spectacle that never gets old.

Riverfire 2024 Schedule

When is Riverfire 2024?

Mark your calendars—Riverfire 2024 is set to light up the Brisbane skies on Saturday, 31 August. Festivities typically kick off from around 4pm, but be sure to stake out your spot well before sunset for the best views. The electrifying display, fired by Foti Fireworks from Brisbane’s bridges, barges, and rooftops, will start at 7pm. Trust us, this is one event you won't want to miss.

Best Accommodation for Riverfire 2024

Riverfire 2024 Accommodation Offers

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When it comes to securing the best spot for Riverfire, location is everything. Crystalbrook Vincent offers luxurious Brisbane Riverfire accommodation, ensuring you have front-row seats to the fireworks extravaganza. Guests from Crystalbrook Vincent need to purchase a ticket to our Riverfire event at Fiume. The best way to see the Brisbane fireworks without a ticket is to book a Riverview room. 

Our exclusive Riverfire 2024 accommodation includes stylish rooms with unparalleled views of the Brisbane River, gourmet dining experiences, and VIP access to our rooftop bar, Fiume—one of the best vantage points in the city. It's the ultimate way to enjoy the fireworks away from the crowds.

Riverfire 2024 Packages

Don't just take our word for it – experience the magic of Riverfire Brisbane first-hand. Book your Riverfire package at Crystalbrook Vincent and get ready for a night of unforgettable fireworks, food, and festivities in Brisbane. See you there!

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Riverfire Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What time do the fireworks start?

A: The Brisbane Riverfire fireworks display usually begins at 7:00 PM, but we recommend arriving early to snag the best viewing spot.

Q: Can I see the fireworks from Crystalbrook Vincent?

A: Absolutely! Our hotel is one of the best hotels for Riverfire Brisbane, offering unobstructed views of the fireworks from our river-facing rooms and glamorous rooftop bar.

Q: Is Brisbane Riverfire kid-friendly?

A: Yes! Riverfire is a family-friendly event with plenty of activities to keep the little ones entertained throughout the evening.

Q: Will Brisbane Riverfire still be on if it rains?

A: Yes, Riverfire will still light up the sky even if it rains. The fireworks are designed to withstand wet weather and moderate winds. Only severe wind conditions would force a cancellation. So, bring your raincoat and get ready for a spectacular show!

Q: Where are the best viewing points for Brisbane Riverfire?

A: Riverfire spectators will find the best vantage points along Brisbane River, from South Bank to Kangaroo Point and the Howard Smith Wharves.


Q: How can I hear the playlist for Brisbane Riverfire?

A: Simply tune in to Triple M to hear the Riverfire playlist. Various locations and venues around Brisbane will have audio systems installed to play Triple M's broadcast in the evening.

Q: How can I avoid the crowds at Brisbane Riverfire?

A: Book your stay with us at Crystalbrook Vincent for a luxurious, crowd-free experience. Enjoy the Brisbane Riverfire in style and comfort, away from the bustling masses.

Q:Is there parking available?

A: Parking at Howard Smith Wharves is managed by Watermelon Parking. Please check their website to check availability and make a booking.