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Brisbane Festival presents

Sunsuper Riverfire

A fitting celebration to close three jam-packed weeks of Festival fun.

Queensland’s iconic Sunsuper Riverfire, will light up the city in a pyrotechnic explosion of colour to a rocking new soundtrack.

There will be aerial displays in the afternoon and evening,* building to the fireworks extravaganza at 7pm.

Tune into Triple M’s live broadcast or Channel Nine’s exclusive coverage from 6.30pm.

Aerial Displays

  • 3.30pm Superhornet
  • 4.30pm Helicopters
  • 5.40pm Superhornets
  • 5.50pm Helicopters
  • 7.04pm Superhornets (flying south to north)

More Information

  • Please do not bring bikes and scooters, drink bottles with broken seals (including bottles of water or softdrink), glass or alcohol to South Bank. These items will be confiscated by South Bank security staff. Pets are not permitted in South Bank for Sunsuper Riverfire.
  • For more information about what you can bring to South Bank during Sunsuper Riverfire, please see our frequently asked questions page.
  • Sunsuper Riverfire at South Bank is an alcohol-free event.
  • Brisbane Festival recommends using public transport. Delays may be experienced to CityCat services during Sunsuper Riverfire. See our road, bridge and river closures page for more information.

*Helicopters will be Eurocopter Tiger and MRH90. However, availability of ADF aircraft is subject to operational requirements.

Sunsuper Riferfire 2013 Track List

  • Lohengrin, Act 3 Vorspiel Wagner
  • Baba O'Riley The Who
  • Sharp Shooter Hungry Kids of Hungary
  • Days Go By The Offspring
  • Lightning Crashes Live
  • The Last Day On Earth Kate Miller-Heidke
  • It's Time Imagine Dragons
  • You've Got Something The Jungle Giants
  • Default Django Django
  • Chained to the Wheel The Black Sorrows
  • Bring Me to Life Evanescence
  • Dancing In the Storm Boom Crash Opera
  • Holy Grail Hunters and Collectors
  • Livin' on the Edge Aerosmith
  • Feel the Love Rudimental
  • The Rush from "Australia" David Hirschfelder & John Butler


In 2014 Sunsuper Riverfire will be on Saturday 27 September.