Bar and Restaurant Opportunities

Exhibitors | Rockhampton River Festival

We are calling for expressions of interest to operate and manage alcoholic pop-up bars and restaurants during the Bravus Rockhampton River Festival. The locations of the opportunities for the duration of the festival are: 

MAIN STAGE (Bar Opportunity)

Friday 5pm - 10pm, Saturday midday - 10pm, Sunday midday - 7pm

QUAY STREET STAGE (Restaurant and/or Bar Opportunity)

Friday 5pm - 10pm, Saturday midday - 10pm, Sunday midday - 7pm

*Times pending final program and bar/restaurant offering. 


Joining us at this event provides opportunities including but not limited to:

  • Drive Revenue
  • Direct exposure for your business/organisation
  • Positioning your business with a key regional event
  • Additional exposure through media both pre, during and post event
  • Opportunity to introduce your product to a new market
  • Inclusion in selected media and marketing activity


You are required to submit a proposal to by 5pm, 26 September 2021 that incorporates the following:

  • How your pop-up bar or restaurant will add value to the community 
  • A pricing plan consisting of two (2) options for consideration:
  1. Profit sharing agreement
  2. Fee for service 

*Note minimum site fees will be set. 

  • Outline of staff presentation, number of staff and level of customer service training 
  • Provision of appropriate licenses (food, liquor, staff RSA’s) 
  • Outline of experience as a pop-up bar or restaurant at other events including quantity and quality
  • Outline and photos of current infrastructure (including dimensions)

Bravus Rockhampton River Festival will work directly with expressions of interest to ensure that the event aligns with the River Festival brand, and delivers on the brand promise.