World class precinct. Be part of it.
Brisbane’s best venues
The Brisbane Showgrounds offers Queensland’s largest and most versatile range of indoor and outdoor venues to suit all budgets, including Australia’s newest convention centre - The Royal International Convention Centre.
Eat. Drink. Meander. Where good things gather.
King Street Now Open
King Street is located in the heart of the Brisbane Showgrounds. Connecting Gregory Terrace and St. Pauls Terrace, the street is the foundation for a different kind of residential, retail and dining collective...where producers, artisans, makers and creative ideas flourish.
Rydges Now Open. Best rates. Contemporary design.
Four Star Accommodation
Perfect for the business or leisure traveller, Rydges opened on February 9. It offers 208 well-appointed guest rooms offering 24 hour service, heated pool, restaurant and bar facilities, just 1.5 kms from the CBD.
Royal QLD Show
History comes alive. Queensland’s biggest event.
Don’t miss the 2016 show
The iconic Royal Queensland Show (EKKA) has attracted almost 30 million people through the gates since it was first staged in 1876 at the Showgrounds. It remains Queensland’s largest and most popular event and will be held from 5-14 August 2016.
Ever Eventful. Where events come alive.
From music festivals to lifestyle and trade shows, conferences to sporting and cultural events to intimate private functions, the Brisbane Showgrounds is home to more than 250 events a year.