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Parking from $10*


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

Parking is available on weekdays and event days (excluding public holidays) and can be paid for by cash or EFTPOS upon entry.

For parking rates please click here

The Pavilion Car Park

The Pavilion Car Park can be accessed via Gate 5 off O'Connell Terrace.

It has more than 650 spaces and is perfect for access to the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (RBWH). The car park uses a ticketless system with License Plate Recognition.

The Royal International Convention Centre Car Park 

The lower Royal International Convention Centre (Royal ICC) offers a secure and undercover parking facility which can be accessed via Gregory Terrace. 

The car park uses a ticketless system with 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. For a parking location map please click here.

Meanwhile 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 hour is FREE Monday to Friday until 6pm, while the first two hours are FREE if you enter after 6pm on a weekday. 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 CentreOpen
The PavilionOpen
Main ArenaEvent access only
Sideshow AlleyEvent access only
Exhibition BuildingEvent access only
John Reid PavilionEvent access only
Expo PlaceEvent access only
Marquee 1Event access only


For RNA Parking Terms and Conditions please click here

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