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About Brisbane Showgrounds Parking

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 and can be paid for by cash or EFTPOS.

Parking Rates - The Pavilion and Royal ICC

Duration Rate*
0-1 Hours $10
1-2 Hours $15
2-3 Hours $20
3+ Hours $25
Early Bird (enter before 9am and leave after 2pm) $13
Weekend (per day) $15
15 minutes or less Free

*Parking costs will continue to accrue again from 2am. 

Our Car Parks

O'Connell Terrace - The Pavilion Car Park

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

  • More than 650 parking bays
  • Easy access to the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (RBWH)
  • Ticketless system with License Plate Recognition
  • Undercover parking - four levels
  • Secure
  • Open 24/7
  • 4 metre height clearance
  • Payment methods accepted include: EFTPOS or Paywave - cash accepted at Paystation located near elevators

Leased spots - Now available!

Secure a parking spot for only $290 a month.

Contact parking@rna.org.au to enquire today.


Gregory Terrace - The Royal International Convention Centre Car Park 

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

  • Undercover parking
  • Ticketless system with License Plate Recognition
  • 3 metre height clearance 
  • Please note, this car park is at times dependent on availability based on events. Signage will direct patrons to available parking. Please check availability via Parking Map below.Pay on exit with EFTPOS or Paywave, or with cash, EFTPOS or Paywave at the pay station located at the end of the ramp

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 PlaceOpen
Marquee 1Event access only


Other parking around Brisbane Showgrounds

Rydges Fortitude Valley

  • 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.


King Street Parking

  • 380 bay (including eight disability bays) car park
  • Open 24/7 and uses a ticketless parking system
  • For more information and rates please click here


Special Event Parking

  • Some on-site events offer alternative car parking locations which will be communicated to guests by event organisers.


Additional Information

For RNA Parking Terms and Conditions please click here


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