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Moda Events

Unique Wedding Venues Brisbane

Fall in love with Moda Events Portside: Brisbane’s most chic, award-winning wedding destination. From our sophisticated, modern décor to our stunning location, Moda Events Portside exudes relaxed luxury.

One of the most beloved wedding venues in Brisbane city, our boutique, waterfront wedding venue is perched on the top level of Portside Wharf in Hamilton, only five kilometres from the CBD.


Design your dream wedding with Moda

Make beautiful and unforgettable memories

Weddings Brisbane

Our exceptional Brisbane wedding venue creates an amazing blank canvas for you to create your dream wedding. Whether your vision is to host an elaborate, grand affair or a cosy, intimate gathering, we offer complete customised packages. From our gorgeously styled wedding ceremonies to our seamlessly coordinated and elegantly catered wedding receptions, we will work closely with you to create a truly unique and magical celebration that reflects your vision for your special day.

Treasure and share in precious moments with your loved ones in a uniquely styled modern space, designed to take advantage of our breathtaking riverside location. Tie the knot in a stunning, riverside ceremony venue, tailored just for you. Delight in our contemporary, elegant décor and amazing service — with every thoughtful detail attended to. Picture your loved ones enjoying exquisite canapés and drinks with majestic views of the Brisbane River, city skyline, and the sun setting over Mount Coot-tha. Dine, dance, laugh and create unforgettable moments to last a lifetime.


Celebrate your love on the riverfront

The Perfect Backdrop for a Brisbane Wedding Ceremony

Getting married in Brisbane means you can take advantage of our sun-drenched warmth and wonderful all-year weather. Why not celebrate your love in an intimate wedding ceremony Brisbane space that offers dazzling views of the iconic Brisbane River? Our boutique wedding venue provides a perfect romantic ceremony space for you to exchange vows, as well as a stunning, waterfront backdrop for your wedding photographs.

Enjoy warm hospitality in a chic setting

Wedding Hire Brisbane - Unrivaled Service

Of the many beautiful places to get married in Brisbane, Moda Events Portside offers something extra special: an elevated level of attention to detail with wow service. We have earned a reputation as one of the best wedding venues Brisbane has to offer, attracting numerous awards for our flawless service, including best wedding caterer and best function/convention centre caterer. During the event, expect impeccable service your guests will rave about.

We endeavour to make what could be a very stressful time – easy. Our expert Brisbane wedding venue coordinators will be with you at every step, from commencement of planning to managing logistics on the day to the final moments of your spectacular day. Let our dedicated and attentive team help you create your dream wedding, and enjoy peace of mind knowing we have handled all the details with the utmost care.

Create a divine menu

Epicurean Excellence

Here at Moda Events Portside, we are famous for our award-winning gastronomy. Our chefs create extraordinary gourmet flavours by combining the finest and freshest seasonal ingredients in delicious combinations with artistic flair. Select from our heavenly menu of mouth-watering entrees, sumptuous main meals and glorious desserts. We offer premium beverage packages, including a carefully compiled selection of exceptional cocktails, wines, and beers. Our delicious canapés are certain to get your guests mingling and connecting with the food and each other as they enjoy swoon-worthy views of the Brisbane River from our expansive private balcony.

Of course, we are happy to fulfil any special dietary considerations.

Getting married in Brisbane

Wedding Venues Brisbane - How To book

Have you been searching for one of the most unique wedding venues Brisbane to offer? Well, now you’ve found the perfect venue! How do you book? We make the process as simple for you as possible.

#1 Submit an enquiry through our online contact form, over the phone or via email.

#2 We will send you our Moda Wedding package brochure.

#3 We will arrange a venue inspection for you to introduce you to the venue. We assess which space suits best based on your number of guests.

#4 We send you a proposal and a floor plan for your wedding reception.


What our clients think

The enthusiastic positive reviews we earn from our clients are proof we’re doing something right here at Moda. Check out our glowing reviews and discover why so many happy couples adore Moda Events Portside for our beautiful Brisbane weddings.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What wedding packages do you offer?

    We provide three wedding reception packages: sit down, banquet and cocktail. We also offer a wedding ceremony Brisbane package.

    All reception packages include:

    • Venue hire for the duration of your beverage package
    • Private balcony with spectacular river and city views for your guests
    • Private area for the bridal party to refresh whilst enjoying canapés & bubbles before joining the reception
    • Dance floor area
    • Tables set with crisp white linen, white napkins, cutlery and glassware
    • Mirrored centerpiece base and tea light votive on each guest table
    • Skirted bridal table, gift table and cake table with cake knife
    • Printed seating allocation displayed for your guests
    • Personalised directional signage
    • Two personalised menus on each guest table
    • Lectern and microphone
    • Use of our ceiling-mounted data projector, which projects onto the wall
    • Themed in-house lighting
    • In-house audio visual technology
  • Where can we hold the wedding ceremony at your venue?

    At Moda, we offer two gorgeous options for places to hold the best wedding ceremony Brisbane has to offer: on the waterfront with spectacular river views from our private, all-weather balcony, or in our Viewing Room, where you can host a quiet, elegant ceremony with optional use of our audio-visual technology.

  • How many guests can your wedding reception venues accommodate?

    Whether you desire a sit-down banquet or cocktail wedding in Brisbane, we can help you design your ideal wedding reception.


    Ultimately, the capacity depends on the style of wedding reception you seek.


    For a cocktail wedding reception:

    • Our Viewing Room offers space for 200 guests
    • Our Riverview Room accommodates 400 guests
    • With exclusive venue use, we can cater for up to 800 guests

    For a sit-down wedding reception:

    • Our Viewing Room can seat up to 70 guests
    • Our Riverview Room can cater for up to 270 guests
    • Exclusive venue use allows us to seat up to 400 guests
  • How many hours are included in the rental of the space?

    The number of hours included in your venue rental correspond to the hours of your beverage package. For example, if you purchase a 5-hour beverage package, this allows you a full 5 hours of your wedding hire Brisbane venue.

    If your beverage package is on a consumption basis, this includes 5 hours of venue hire.

  • Do you offer combined reception and wedding ceremony Brisbane packages?

    Many brides and grooms seek the convenience of hosting entire Brisbane weddings from start to finish in a single venue. With our luxurious spaces, we can certainly accommodate this.

  • Are there any styling packages to choose from? Are there any décor or styling restrictions?

    Yes, we have a number of styling choices available for centrepieces, chairs, linen and lighting. Additional styling can be arranged for you through our in-house stylist.

    If you would like to add additional furniture, linens, centrepieces or unique backdrop designs, feel free to request a meeting to talk through your options with your event coordinator. Moda Events is a flexible space that can cater for all themes – it’s all up to your imagination!

  • What do you provide in terms of catering and beverage package options?

    For seated wedding receptions, we offer a range of dining packages, including Riverside, Portside, Prestige and Banquet dining — all designed using fresh, seasonal ingredients by our creative, talented chefs.

    For cocktail weddings, we provide Portside Cocktail and Prestige Cocktail package options, which may include platters, tapas, canapés, cocktail dishes, and your wedding cake served as finger slices.

    We have a selection of premium customisable beverage packages, including wine, beer, cider, and bottled spirits. Your beverage package duration can be extended at $10.00 per person, per hour after your initial 5 hour period.

  • Do you cater for those with special dietary requirements?

    Yes, we cater for your guests with special dietary requirements and provide options for vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free diets.

  • Can we do beverages on consumption instead of a package?

    Yes, we can customise our wedding packages to create a package based on beverages on consumption instead of a beverage package.

  • Do you have a minimum spend?

    Yes, we require a minimum spend on food and drinks depending on the date and number of your guests.

  • Are we able to bring our own decorations, band or DJ?

    Yes, we can provide a list of our preferred suppliers or you can organise your own decorations, band or DJ.

  • Is there a bridal suite or a room to take a quiet moment before the reception?

    We offer private break-out areas for the bridal party (our Boardroom), as well as for the bride and groom (our bridal room). In this cosy space, you will have the chance to take an intimate moment with your new spouse after the rush and excitement of the ceremony and enjoy some champagne and beer together before the reception.

  • Do you have a venue coordinator? What will the venue coordinator take care of for us?

    We offer a Moda Wedding Coordinator to assist with your reception planning and oversee the smooth running of the day. An experienced Food and Beverage Manager will supervise the cuisine and beverages served at your wedding reception.

  • How do I book?

    Simply get in touch with our events team to ensure your wedding is booked with a deposit. We will then provide you with your very own wedding coordinator, who will work with you to create your perfect wedding.

  • What is your payment and cancellation policy?

    Progressive payment of 50% of the estimated expenditure will be issued prior to your event. Final numbers must be provided a minimum of 10 business days prior to your event. Your final invoice will be issued at this time and must be paid a minimum of 3 business days prior to your event.

  • Is parking available at the wedding venue?

    Yes, we have 350 undercover car parks with additional overflow and street parking nearby. All Moda guests receive 4 hours complimentary with reduced rates thereafter.

  • Do you provide accommodation?

    Moda Events is affiliated with Alcyone Hotel Residences. Discount rates are available to all Moda guests upon confirmation of booking.

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Let us help you transform your wedding into a truly magical day for you, your beloved and your loved ones.

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