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About Melbourne Showgrounds

About Melbourne Showgrounds

Where events come alive

Discover the perfect event space here

Located centrally in the major events capital of Australia, Melbourne Showgrounds is Melbourne's largest and most versatile venue, offering unique and flexible indoor and outdoor spaces designed to host a variety of events and activities including trade shows, exhibitions, expos, festivals and much, much more.

With stylish purpose-built exhibition and event spaces, meticulously restored heritage buildings and an abundance of outdoor showcase spaces over 19 hectares, Melbourne Showgrounds offers space and versatility like no other venue.

With continual upgrade and enhancement of the venue’s infrastructure, Melbourne Showgrounds boasts world class facilities, technology, safety, security, sustainability and event planning services to help maximise the success of your event. 

With the capacity to host large-scale public events and the flexibility for use of private, smaller spaces, Melbourne Showgrounds is the ideal venue choice for any sized event.

Only 7kms from Melbourne CBD, and 15 minutes from Melbourne Airport, Melbourne Showgrounds is conveniently located and easily accessible for exhibitors, staff and attendees, making it a preferred choice for event organisers looking for large, open and scalable event space within the metropolitan area.

In addition to car parking on site for up to 2,000 vehicles, Melbourne Showgrounds is also well serviced by public transport, including trams, buses and trains.

Melbourne Showgrounds has hosted some of the country’s largest and most popular events including:

The Royal Melbourne Show
The Caravan, Camping and Touring Supershow
Melbourne International Truck, Trailor and Equipment Show (ITTES)
Melbourne 4×4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo
AGHA Home & Giving Fair
Reed Gift Fair
Explore Australia Expo
Victorian University Exams
RMIT Exams
Soundwave (Music Festival)
Stereosonic (Music Festival)
Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE)

Melbourne Showgrounds’ unmatched layout of both large indoor and outdoor spaces allows event organisers to create unique experiences for attendees.