The Venue

The historic Brisbane Showgrounds is a world-class events and lifestyle precinct, located on the fringe of the city's CBD.

It’s home to the state-of-the-art Royal International Convention Centre (Royal ICC) making it a sought-after and leading events destination. Events held at the Royal ICC are sure to impress with their exceptional menus. It’s the ONLY centre in Australia offering award-winning food and wine carefully selected from the RNA's prestigious Royal Queensland Food and Wine Show (RQFWS) and iconic Ekka.



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The venue is situated inside the Brisbane Showgrounds, located just 1.5km from the city’s CBD in Bowen Hills. Official Blur festival entry will be located at 600 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills, QLD, 4006.

It’s also in walking distance of Fortitude Valley where public transport is easily accessible and Brisbane’s Domestic and International Airports are just a quick 15 minute taxi ride away. For further information on public transport options phone TransLink on 13 12 30.


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

Parking can be paid by cash or EFTPOS upon entry.

For further information on parking and costs at the Brisbane Showgrounds and to view a detailed parking map please visit their parking page.


Rydges Fortitude Valley is placed in the heart of the Royal International Convention Centre and Brisbane Showgrounds’ precinct.

Set on the fringes of Brisbane’s entertainment quarter Fortitude Valley, you’ll be ideally situated for the Blur photography festival weekend.

Explore more about Rydges via their website.