How to get to the Brisbane Showgrounds
The venue is located at 600 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills just 1.6kms from the CBD and it is easily accessible by car and public transport.
The Dog Lovers Show is being held at the Royal International Convention Centre (RICC) within the Brisbane Showgrounds (home of the EKKA) which is bordered by Gregory Terrace, Brookes Street, Bowen Bridge Road and O’Connell Terrace. Signage will direct patrons to available car parks within the Showgrounds either via O’Connell Terrace (Gate 5) and Gregory Terrace (Gate 3) plus there is limited street parking in the area too.
Once you have parked your car, visitors enter the show via the Plaza located at 600 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills (see car parking maps below).
Car Parking options within the Brisbane Showgrounds
Ample car parking is available on-site at the Brisbane Showgrounds for a flat rate of $13 (payable by cash or EFTPOS upon entry) and these car parks are located here:
O’Connell Terrace – enter via Gate 5
- The Marquee (undercover parking) available all weekend
- Sideshow Alley available all weekend
Gregory Terrace – enter via Gate 3
- Expo Place 1 (undercover parking) available all weekend
- The Avenues (undercover parking) available all weekend
- Main Arena (ONLY AVAILABLE ON SUNDAY 4th NOVEMBER)
Please refer to the Saturday and Sunday Car Parking Maps above.
Other Car Parks available close to the venue
Secure Parking, Valley Metro – Enter via Alfred or Alden Street
SHOW SPECIAL: $5 all-day parking on November 5th & 6th at the Valley Metro Car Park when you book online with Secure-A-Spot using the exclusive promo code DOGSHOW.
Enter after 5am and exit before 7am the next day.
Secure Parking, McWhirthers – Enter via Warner or Ballow Street, Fortitude Valley
Enter after 5am and exit before 7am the next day
DRIVE-UP PRICES: 0 to 30 minutes $9 | 30 minutes to 1 hour $12 | 1 hour+ $15
ONLINE PRICES: 0 to 30 minutes $5 | 30 minutes to 1 hour $5 | 1 hour+ $8
Secure Parking, McLachlan & Ann – 825 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley
Enter after 5am and exit before 1am the next day
DRIVE-UP ONLY: 0 – 30 minutes $5 | 30 minutes to 1 hour $8 | 1 to 1.5 hours $10 | 1.5 to 2 hours $15 | 2 to 2.5 hours $20 | 2.5 to 3 hours $25 | 3+ hours $35
Astor Terrace Car Park – 28 Astor Terrace, Spring Hill
0 to 15 minutes $5 | 16 to 30 minutes $12 | 31 to 60 minutes $25 | 61 to 120 minutes $32 | 121 to 180 minutes $37 | 180+ minutes $42 | Bike $10
Metro Parking, Herston – 20 Butterfield Street, Herston
0 – 30 minutes $5.40 | 30 minutes -1 hour $10.80 | 1 to 1.5 hours $16.20 | 1.5 to 2 hours $21.60 | 2 to 7 hours $27 | 7+ hours $38
By Public Transport
We recommend you consider taking advantage of the many public transport options available below and for the most up-to-date information on daily transport advice visit click here to visit the TransLink website
The Bowen Hills and Fortitude Valley railway stations are less than a ten minute walk from the Brisbane Showgrounds – for further information phone TransLink on 13 12 30, or click on this link to visit the TransLink website.
Two direct service bus routes run to the Brisbane Showgrounds – the 375 and 370. To catch these services, travel from Brunswick Street (Stop 202) near Wickham Street in Fortitude Valley going to the Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital Bus Station and this leaves every 30 minutes from the Valley Stop. For further information call TransLink on 13 12 30, or click on this link to visit the TransLink website.
By Taxi or Uber
Disability Access + Assistance Dogs welcome
Wheelchair access is available at the venue and visitors with accredited Assistance Dogs are able to bring their Dogs to the show, however you will just need to show your official verification at the door.