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Parking from $11* per day 

There are 10 separate car parking facilities within the Brisbane Showgrounds, with a total capacity of almost 2,500 vehicles.

Parking is available on weekdays and event days (excluding public holidays) and costs: 

  • *$11 per day when entered before 7am (early bird rate) 

  • $13 per day from 7am to midnight

Parking can be paid by cash or EFTPOS upon entry.

The Lower Royal ICC offers a secure and undercover parking facility with a ticketless parking system, which uses License Plate Recognition. You can pay on exit with EFTPOS or Paywave, or alternately with cash, EFTPOS or Paywave at the pay station located at the end of the ramp.

Car parking locations are dependent on availability based on events. Signage will direct patrons to available parking. 

Please note, Rydges Fortitude Valley has access to 70 secure undercover car parks in the adjacent public car park for its guests. Parking rates start from $24 for 24 hours and are subject to change. 

While King Street Parking - a five level, 380 bay (including eight disability bays) car park - is open 24/7 and uses a ticketless parking system. The first two hours Monday to Friday are FREE until 6pm. For more information and rates please click here.  

Event attendees can also check this map for alternate nearby parking locations. 

The Brisbane Showgrounds is also in close proximity to numerous public transport options, including Bowen Hills and Fortitude Valley train stations which are only a 10 minute walk away, as well as bus access on surrounding streets.  Both taxi and Uber drop off areas are accessible. 

If you have been directed to purchase your event parking online, please click here.

Parking Map

The interactive parking map allows you to see which spaces are currently available at the Brisbane Showgrounds. To view more information, please click on the parking location name in the table. 

Parking LocationStatus
Royal International Convention CentreClosed
Upper Exhibition BuildingClosed
John Reid PavilionEvent access only
Expo Place 1 & 2Closed
Main ArenaEvent access only
Sideshow AlleyOpen
MarqueeEvent access only
Showring 2Closed


For RNA Parking Terms and Conditions please click here

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