Christmas Party Venue Brisbane

You’ll be as jolly as Saint Nick with a Christmas party at The Duck!

The tree’s decorated and the whole house is glowing red and green. Slip into those jingling elf shoes or reindeer antlers and let loose at Brisbane’s top Christmas party venue! We’ll light up the night brighter than Rudolph’s nose with our various Yule-time Xmas function packages.

  • No room hire fees
  • A range of indoor and outdoor event spaces
  • Flexible cocktail party packages
  • Sit down menus available

Limited Time Offer

Host your Christmas function at The Duck to enjoy this special offer!

Set Menus

Enjoy your Christmas festivities with a special set menu.

$49pp, Set Menu 1 – Two Course (Shared Banquet with shared sides)

$49pp, Set Menu 2 – Two Course Menu (Individual entree & main)

Tis The Season At The Defiant Duck

It’s easy to get in a flap trying to plan a Christmas party. With every function space and venue filling up months in advance, book your spot at The Defiant Duck for a guaranteed good time where the tricky stuff’s already taken care of. With our nest egg of Xmas catering packages and Christmas function spaces available for hire, your list for Santa will be well taken care of this year.

We can also assist with recommendations for further table decorations, music, entertainment, or photography – or at an additional cost, we will happily make the preparations for you.

Christmas Party Spaces

Start this festive season off with a bang in one of our three unique function spaces. Catering for up to 500 guests, our Christmas party spaces range in size to suit your personal guest list.

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The Bar

Sitting: 150  |  Standing: 200

Shrug off the stress from shopping with express access to the bar for a casual Christmas party. Boasting high ceilings and access to the alfresco area, The Bar is perfect for Xmas celebrations with energy and atmosphere.

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Sitting: 120  |  Standing: 200

Already have something big planned? Dedicate some time to kicking back and relaxing with our booth-style lounges and pool table overlooking the greenery of Gasworks plaza.

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The Dining Room

Sitting: 45  |  Standing: 70

Leave the cooking to us with an intimate Christmas meal or large scale festive banquet in our private dining room. Enjoy being removed from the hustle and bustle in this bright and vibrant dining space.

Full Venue Hire

Standing: 500

Have you been waiting all year for this? Go big and hire the whole venue for a Christmas party for up to 500 guests. The doors between our function spaces can be opened for a large seamless space, creating room for big sit down celebrations or cocktail parties.

Xmas Party Packages

Cocktail Party

Reward yourself for this year’s hard work with a cocktail style event with our delicious range of delicious southern-inspired canapés. Work with our staff to design your dream menu.

Festive Dining

Host an intimate Christmas lunch or dinner with your family, friends or colleagues. Enjoy share platters and sensational snacks that will leave no guest wanting for more.

Newstead Bars


Give everyone a ducking good time with one of our signature beverage packages. Whet your beak with free-flowing beer, wine and bubbly drinks for your choice of duration.

Start Planning Your Christmas Function

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