Preparing for a milestone birthday party requires something special. If you’re planning a unique 18th, 21st, or 40th birthday party for someone, you have numerous things to consider and various options to choose from. 

Of course, that includes planning for the perfect food, party decor and the invitation guest list. But perhaps one of, if not the most important, is planning where to host the party. While many people have their birthday celebrations at home most of the time, a milestone birthday requires someplace special.

If you truly want a night that the birthday celebrant and the guests will remember and create lasting memories from, you need to choose the perfect venue. Where you host the birthday party can make a significant difference, so here are some factors to remember:

1. The Location’s Convenience

As you choose a venue for a milestone birthday party, you should choose an easy, convenient and accessible place for everyone. You need to consider the celebrant, families and guests everyone going to the event. You also need to make sure that it’s accessible to those serving at the party, such as caterers, photographers and more.

2. The Décor and the View

Aside from the physical location and accessibility of the venue, you also need to consider the aesthetic appeal of the place. Since it’s a party, you can expect everyone to take photos, and an unattractive venue won’t make a good impression. 

What’s more, is that a milestone birthday means that attendants have higher expectations. A lot of photos and videos will also be posted on social media channels to mark the occasion. So it’s important that you find a venue that offers an excellent aesthetic appeal on the inside and has incredible views and outdoor surroundings.

3. The Venue’s Capacity

It’s important that you know how many guests are invited to the milestone birthday party so that you can choose a venue that can handle that many people. You don’t want hundreds of guests cramped in a tiny room, but you also don’t want a large venue when the party only invites limited guests. 

So be sure to determine how people are attending so that you can double-check the venue’s capacity before you make up your mind.

4. The Venue’s Cost

Hiring a venue is also an important consideration of expenses for most people. You need to ensure that it’s affordable or worth the money if it is expensive. Be sure to also consider in the equation the cost of all other aspects of the event. That way, you’ll have a ballpark amount of everything and know how much you should set aside for the venue. 

Once you have that settled, you can focus on the top venue choices that fall within your price range. Of course, this decision should also consider other factors, including location, capacity and aesthetic appeal. 


Choosing a venue for something as important as a milestone birthday party should be considered well. It’s a memorable event that deserves careful planning and attention as much as possible to ensure that the celebrant and all the guests are satisfied. 

Unidus Community and Conference Centre is a modern and flexible, multi-purpose function venue in Southside Brisbane. We host a variety of events of all sizes and run community activities throughout the year. If you’re looking for an affordable party venue for hire in Brisbane, get in touch with us today!