Venues

Brisbane Showgrounds offers the best in Brisbane venue hire, with a versatile range of indoor and outdoor venues to suit all budgets.

Whether it's a music festivalwedding, party, conference, meeting, exhibition or trade show, or a general function, Brisbane Showgrounds will be able to provide one of the most flexible Brisbane venues to suit your needs.

Please use the drop downs below to select a relevant venue, or navigate by event type.

Venue Event Types Layout/Capacity Size (m2)
Royal ICC

Royal ICC

Royal International Convention Centre (Royal ICC) is the newest convention centre in Australia, specialising in five sta

Classroom: 2,080
Banquet: 3,176
Classroom: 2,559
Cocktail: 3,213
Booths (3m x 3m): 191
3,213
The Marquee

The Marquee

The Marquee offers a large undercover area which was newly built right next to the Amusement Area.

Standing: 7,380
5,535
John Reid Pavilion and Annexe

John Reid Pavilion and Annexe

With it's soaring ceilings and inspired archectural design, the John Reid Pavilion and Annexe provides a unique blank ca

Banquet Layout
Banquet: 770
Theatre Layout
Theatre: 1,477
Cocktail Layout
Cocktail: 2,000
Booth Layout
Booths (3m x 3m): 97
2,350
The Avenue No. 8

The Avenue No. 8

The largest of the Avenues, The Avenue No. 8 offers a versatile, warehouse style building.

Booth Layout
Booths (3m x 3m): 162
2,900
The Avenue No. 9

The Avenue No. 9

The Avenue No. 9 offers a versatile space with access to Expo Place 1 and Expo Place 2.

Banquet Layout
Banquet: 400
Theatre Layout
Theatre: 608
Cocktail Layout
Cocktail: 700
Booth Layout
Booths (3m x 3m): 39
770
The Avenue No. 10

The Avenue No. 10

Ideal for large themed events, trade shows and exhibitions, The Avenue No. 10 is a versatile building.

Banquet Layout
Banquet: 1,000
Theatre Layout
Theatre: 1,512
Cocktail Layout
Cocktail: 1,500
Booth Layout
Booths (3m x 3m): 90
1,760
The Avenue No. 11

The Avenue No. 11

This versatile, warehouse style building is suitable for smaller functions or as an additional space.

Booth Layout
Booths (3m x 3m): 24
618
Expo Place 1

Expo Place 1

This covered, outdoor venue is an ideal setting for events and is protected from the elements.

Standing: 3,000
3,914
Expo Place 2

Expo Place 2

Expo Place 2 offers an outdoor undercover space often used as an addition to Expo Place 1 and The Avenues.

Standing: 1,200
1,656
Governors Pavilion

Governors Pavilion

High ceiling windows provide great views overlooking the Main Arena.

Banquet Layout
Banquet: 40
Theatre Layout
Theatre: 62
Cocktail Layout
Cocktail: 80
97
Stockmens Bar and Grill

Stockmens Bar and Grill

Take your event in a whole new direction, thanks to the indoor and outdoor areas offered by Stockmen's Bar and Grill.

Banquet Layout
Banquet: 300
Cocktail Layout
Cocktail: 600
1,170
Stockmans Rest

Stockmans Rest

Easily the most picturesque outdoor venue on the Brisbane Showgrounds

Banquet Layout
Banquet: 200
Cocktail Layout
Cocktail: 1,000
2,220
Main Arena

Main Arena

The magnificent open space of the Main Area invokes a sense of the spectacular.

Grandstand: 18,000
Standing: 15,000
15,620
Showring 2

Showring 2

Magnificent 100-year-old fig trees line the perimeter of this picturesque venue, lending a classic feeling to your event

Standing: 5,000
8,000
Sideshow Alley

Sideshow Alley

The area offers event planners a large and flat bitumen space limited only by your imagination.

Standing: 14,000
14,400
Exhibition Building, Upper Level

Exhibition Building, Upper Level

The second largest venue at the Brisbane Showgrounds, level two of the Exhibition Building features high ceilings.

Banquet Layout
Banquet: 1,430
Theatre Layout
Theatre: 2,800
Cocktail Layout
Cocktail: 4,000
Booth Layout
Booths (3m x 3m): 190
4,625
Sector 1

Sector 1

Sector 1 offers a wide range of venues that are located between Gregory Terrace and St. Paul's Terrace.

N/A 71,183
Sector 2

Sector 2

Sector 2 offers a wide range of venues that are located between Gregory Terrace and the Exhibition train line.

N/A 80,522
Sector 3

Sector 3

Sector 3 is situated between O'Connell Terrace, Bowen Bridge Road and Exhibition train line.

N/A 52,124