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The Best 21st Birthday Party Venues Brisbane Has to Offer!

If you’re looking for a 21st birthday party venue in Brisbane we’ve got some ideas for you that are classy, fun, thrilling and memorable. Take a look at our suggestions for a 21st birthday celebration with a difference.

Where are the best 21st birthday party venues Brisbane has?

You can be like everyone else and hire a hall, open up your house, go to a fancy restaurant, or party in the Brisbane CBD, or you can do something different, memorable and fun that doesn’t involve falling into bushes and awkward hashtags. (Didn’t you already do all that on your 18th birthday anyway?).

Here are our top 21st birthday party Brisbane picks for all types of personalities.

Victoria Park

Sophisticated, classy, elegant, and loads of fun, Families Magazine adores Victoria Park Victoria Park Golf Course Golf Complex and Putt Putt course. The inner city Brisbane venue is steeped in history and has a selection of stunning event spaces for those looking to party. Larger groups can enjoy a selection of graceful marquees with green or city views, elegant dining rooms with dance floors, open air decks and fun funky function rooms, with options including cocktail bar, BBQ, buffet, platters or set menus.

If you’re a small group looking for a quiet function there are options to enjoy a competitive game of Putt Putt Crazy Golf, or a round on the 18-hole course, followed by a meal in the Bistro. Victoria Park Golf Complex is fully licenced and open until 10 every night, and you’re welcome to enjoy drinks on the course while you play a round with the city lights as your backdrop. The food is divine, the view is spectacular and it’s just up to you to provide the company.

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Holey Moley golf clubs

While we’re on the subject of golf, here’s something a little out of the ordinary! Holey Moley is a crazy golf course … in a bar! Yep, that’s right, the craziest 21st birthday party venue right here in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley. The nine-hole mini golf course can take around 25 to 40 minutes to complete, with plenty of opportunity to embarrass yourselves amongst the twists and turns, and drinks available from the drink cart while you play. The Caddyshack bar is open for food and crazy cocktails, and when you’re ready to move on you have all the party-night delights of Fortitude Valley right outside the door. There are venues on the Sunshine Coast and at Surfers Paradise too! Crazy golf, crazy cocktails, crazy fun!

Check out this video from their Melbourne venue, and find out more about hosting your 21st birthday party at Holey Moley here. 

Brisbane comedy clubs and shows

Heading to a sit down comedy club offers belly laughs, great drink prices, awesome pub grub and the chance to relax in one of the best 21st birthday party venues Brisbane has to offer. A comedy club is a particularly good option for those celebrating their 21st birthday who really don’t want to be in the spotlight.

Leave the entertainment to the comics and let the drinks and laughter flow! Who knows – you may encourage an aspiring ‘open mic’ comedian in your own midst!

Some great comedy club venues around Brisbane are:

The Sit Down Comedy Club

Located at the Paddo Tavern, The Sit Down Comedy Club offers an á la carte menu for group bookings and the opportunity to dance the night away after the show in the upstairs bar, with live music and pool tables also available. The Sit Down Comedy Club has open mic nights and stand up comics putting on shows in pubs and clubs all over Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast and the Gold Coast, so if you can’t get to the Paddo Tavern you’re bound to find something closer to home. Find out more here.

Brisbane Powerhouse

Brisbane Powerhouse at New Farm has over 1250 performances and events each year, so there’ll definitely be something happening to entertain you and your crew on your 21st birthday. There are two onsite restaurants, licensed bars, and several theatre rooms offering something for all tastes. See what’s coming up on your birthday here.

The Star, Gold Coast

If you’re up for a trip down the Gold Coast, The Star Hotel (formerly known as Jupiters Hotel and Casino) offers entertainment, dining and accommodation every night of the week. See what’s happening at The Star, Gold Coast, on your 21st birthday here.

Chu The Phat

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We couldn’t go past recommending this incredible dining establishment, which is a destination in its own right. Chu The Phat is a bustling Asian dining venue in the ever-trendy Fish Lane precinct in South Bank, with Asian street food designed to excite and engage the senses. Set over many levels with lots of different dining areas and menu options, Chu The Phat is the perfect place for quieter 21st birthday celebration. Find out more here.

Brisbane Escape Rooms

Looking for some intensity? Brisbane now offers a range of themed escape rooms for thrill-seekers! Solve a series of puzzles, dodge the red herrings, and navigate the mind-blowing twists and turns before the time runs out. This is INTENSE! Here’s a list of some of the best escape rooms in Brisbane.

Paintball party options in Brisbane

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Not just for the boys, paintball is invigorating fun for anyone with a sense of adventure, and a great way to celebrate your 21st birthday in Brisbane. What is paintball? An all-day military style adventure involving physical stamina, mental dexterity and the ability to… well… get hit by paint bullets. See our list of 18th birthday party venues in Brisbane for our top local paintball recommendations.

Got any hot tips?

What are you planning, or what have you planned, for a special 21st birthday celebration? The weirder and quirkier the better! Let us know your top ideas in the comments to help other parents and families celebrate this momentous occasion

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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