Function Spaces

Some of Queensland’s most interesting and architecturally profound spaces

The Queensland Performing Arts Centre offers a variety of unique and versatile event spaces for groups of all sizes.

With a focus on locally sourced produce and ingredients our specialised chefs create inspired and bespoke event menus. In one of Brisbane’s most iconic buildings, come and enjoy our team’s exceptional hospitality.

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Event Spaces Room Configuration & Capacity
  Cocktail Banquet Theatre Floor area m2
Rooftop Terrace
(Internal/inc external)
 120/202 70 80 91/279
Playhouse Lounge 120 90 120 133
Lyric Theatre Lounge 110 80 110 126
Upper Minstrel Gallery 40      
Lyrebird Restaurant  257 160 129 225
Russel Street Wine Bar 200      
Other Spaces please see below      


  • QPAC Rooftop Terrace

    Rooftop Terrace

    Located on level four with floor to ceiling glass windows, QPAC’s Rooftop Terrace offers breathtaking views of the city. At night, guests can watch the city lights bounce on the river and enjoy a cool breeze on the open-air terrace. Perfect for all occasions this space allows you to host an event with the best view in Brisbane. Capacity: 120 cocktail; 70 seated; 202 cocktail with outdoor space

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  • QPACs Playhouse Lounge

    Playhouse Lounge

    With city glimpses through the South Bank tree canopy, this spacious venue is a tranquil escape. Our experienced staff can transform this space to create a show inspired event, or work with you to realise your unique vision. An inviting stylish canvas. With direct access to the Playhouse Theatre it is perfect for before, interval and post performance drinks. Capacity: 120 cocktail; 90 banquet; 120 theatre

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  • QPACs Lyric Theatre Lounge

    Lyric Theatre Lounge

    Overlooking the Brisbane River and cityscape this popular lounge sits adjacent to the Lyric Theatre. This space has an unparalleled perspective of the fascinating interior architecture of this iconic heritage building. A great venue for all occasions it offers easy access to both the Lyric and Playhouse Theatres. Capacity: 110 cocktail; 80 banquet; 110 theatre

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  • QPACs Minstrel Gallery

    The Minstrel Gallery

    Set in the heart of QPAC this space will impress your guests with its complex and dramatic architecture. Poised between the Lyric Theatre and Concert Hall stages, it is the epicentre of the most exciting nights at QPAC. This location is perfect for an intimate show event, banquet, canapes and cocktails. Capacity: 40 cocktail

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  • QPACs Lyrebird Restaurant

    The Lyrebird Restaurant

    Inspired by the best of Queensland and Australian fare, the Lyrebird reflects our passion for local ingredients, creativity on the plate and artistic expression. Featuring contemporary indigenous artwork this elegant dining room is a quintessential QPAC experience. Create an event with style, elegance and flavour. Capacity: 257 cocktail; 160 banquet; 129 theatre

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  • QPACs Russell Street Wine Bar

    Russell Street Wine Bar

    Warm and stylish, the Russell Street Wine Bar is located at the southern end of QPAC alongside the Playhouse Theatre. Looking out over South Bank and The Wheel of Brisbane it is one of our most welcoming and intimate of spaces. With exposed bulbs and a romantic rose copper hue this is the ideal venue for a cocktail party. Capacity: 200 cocktail
  • QPAC Foyers


    Brimming with excitement that only the theatre can create, our foyers act as the stage for groups and friends to come together. Our marble bars, balconies and intimate spaces can create the right mood for gatherings of all sizes. Create your memorable evening with our friendly staff and great selection of fine wines, beers and champagne. Capacity: up to 250 cocktail/theatre, up to 240 banquet
  • QPAC Melbourne Street Green

    Outdoor Spaces

    In a rare glimpse of outdoor tranquility in the city, QPAC offers a variety of outdoor spaces – from our front yard with deck chairs and chilled out music to our lively open-air cascade court or Playhouse Green. Create a unique event in the heart of the Queensland Cultural Centre and enjoy the perfect weather Queensland has to offer. A large scale venue with an iconic difference. Capacity: up to 1000 cocktail, up to 800 theatre
  • QPAC Lyric Theatre


    Our world-class theatre spaces have hosted some of the greatest performing artists. The exceptional architecture and lighting design combine to create an ideal platform for staging the grandest of occasions. Seating up to 1800 patrons and with state-of-the-art audio and visual capabilities, our theatres offer you the opportunity to profile your conference or corporate special event.

  • QPAC Concert Hall

    Unique Spaces

    QPAC is home to some of Queensland’s most interesting and architecturally profound spaces. With a fleet of professional creatives and technicians we can work with you to design and realise your ultimate vision. Our heritage site at the heart of the Queensland Cultural Centre is filled with infinite possibilities.