The Ideal Waterside Wedding Venue

Down the aisle, by the river

By Guest Styler | 12th March 2020

However your dream day looks, you’ll find it within a collection of bespoke reception venues and boutique houses at Howard Smith Wharves.

Offering private hideaways amongst the cliffs, a city backdrop and unique riverside buildings, charm will be a given on your special day as well as endless inspiring picture-perfect opportunities.

If you imagine your reception buzzing with the excitement of your loved ones, Howard’s Hall is the perfect hosting haven. The floor to ceiling glass windows gives way to stunning, uninterrupted views of the Story Bridge and city skyline, and opens onto a deck to create an unrivalled setting for cocktails and canapés. Like Howard’s Hall, the rustic and cosy Rivershed can fit both a stage and dancefloor within a heritage-listed wharf building crowned beautifully by exposed beams and a wide verandah soaring over the river.

For a more intimate affair, the Howard Smith Wharves’ houses are the perfect fit. The larger, Bougainvillea House, features a wraparound verandah and is inspired by luxe summer holidays in the Mediterranean as well as the carefree Queensland lifestyle to create a space that feels like home. Tucked away in the lush gardens, Green House is an inner-city oasis that takes form as an elegant English glasshouse. Both spaces include iconic and picturesque settings where you can treat your guests to alfresco dining and cocktails.

When it comes to food, the culinary team at Howard Smith Wharves will cater your day with a food experience that is equally comforting and enticing while showcasing the best of Queensland’s growers and makers.

If you’re feeling the love and can’t wait to tie the knot, you can lock in your dream day this year. With Queensland always boasting beautiful weather, there’s no need to shy away from a winter wedding at Howard Smith Wharves.





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