The Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre is located on the Corner of Merivale and Glenelg Streets on the riverside South Bank Precinct and is packed with cultural, dining and entertainment attractions!
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What are the opening hours?
The Box Office will open from 10am daily with the first session commencing at 10am Monday to Sunday. Exhibition entry normally closes at 5pm, but closing times may vary so please check Ticketek for open hours information and any updates to sessions. Exclusive Limited Hours are in effect from the 4th-6th and 10th-13th December, with the last session going in at 1pm and the exhibition closing at 2pm
The Centre provides undercover parking for 1500 vehicles, with direct lift access to the Centre’s convention and exhibition facilities. See more on their website
What are the transport options?
Pedestrian – Russell Walk connects pedestrians between Merivale and Grey Street underneath the building
Parking – Car park 1 is best for Merivale Street rooms, Car Park 2 & 3 are best for Exhibition Halls and Grey Street rooms via Russell Street Walkway. For more information about parking at BCEC please head over to our Car Parking Page
Airtrain – Catch the Airtrain from South Brisbane station to Brisbane’s international and domestic airports. Tickets are available for this service from the Information Desk or you can pre-book at the Airtrain website
Bus Services – The Cultural Centre Station on Melbourne Street and the South Bank Busway Station cnr of Colchester and Tribune Streets are closest to BCEC. Translink manage the Brisbane City bus services, for more information on routes and to plan our journey click here.
CityCats – CityCats operate every day and stop at the South Bank River Terminal on the Clem Jones Promenade. The inner-city ferry travels between the CBD, North Quay and Kangaroo Point, stopping at South Bank Terminal 1 and 2 on the Clem Jones Promenade.
Taxi – Taxi ranks are located outside the main entrance to the Centre on Merivale Street. There is a taxi drop off located at the Convention Centre Grey Street entrance.
Trains – South Brisbane Railway Station adjacent to the Convention Centre on Grey Street or South Bank Railway Station are the most convenient stations to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.
What is the price for tickets?
Adults = $29.90
Adult Flexi- $33.40
Junior = $19.90
Kids Flexi = $23.40
Concession = $24.50
Concession Flexi- $28.00
Family of 4 = $75.00
Family of 4 Flexi = $89.00
All prices include GST and any additional fees
Session times – how long can we stay in session?
We recommend 60-90 minutes to experience the exhibition however you’re welcome to stay, admire and play for as long as you’d like.
For 11 or more tickets call Ticketek’s group/premium products team
Can you buy tickets at the door?
Yes, tickets will be available however we strongly encourage you to buy tickets before you arrive so ensure you can secure tickets for your preferred session time. We cannot guarantee that tickets will be available for all sessions at the door.
Are we able to take photographs?
Most definitely, although we would ask for no commercial photography.
Will Ryan be at the event?
Unfortunately Ryan’s busy schedule means he will unlikely to be at the show beyond a few sponsor events.
I purchased tickets online – do I need a copy of the paper ticket to gain entry?
Please have a version of your e ticket on your phone or a hardcopy on arrival.
From what age will children be charged for entry?
4 and above.
If I buy a family pass can it be used for 1 adult and 3 children?
Do senior cards qualify for discounts?
Yes. Seniors are admitted at Concession prices
What is the age limit for children’s tickets?
16 and under. Children aged 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult within the exhibition.
Is food and drinks allowed?
Food and drink are not allowed in the exhibition.The award winning Olio Café & Bar, located on Grey Street, offers breakfasts from 7am, cafe menu, take-away coffee as well as dinner and bar. Merivales Cafe Bar & Restaurant, located in the Merivale Street Main Foyer, offers gourmet sandwiches, cakes, pastries and coffee.
Is there an area to leave personal belongings?
Information Desk on Merivale Street and Information Desk on Grey Street both have cloakroom facilities to assist with storing personal items.
Are there ATM’s nearby?
There are two ATMs situated on the main exhibition concourse on the Merivale Street side of BCEC and one located next to Olio Cafe & Bar on the Grey Street Ground Level. Other ATMs are available nearby in the South Bank precinct.
Is there wheelchair and pram access?
BCEC strives to provide safe, equitable and inclusive access for all visitors.We make every effort to accommodate guests with special needs to ensure a pleasant and comfortable experience.
BCEC Access Guide has information on accessing our building and services. Download the Access Guide pdf 361KB
Call 07 3308 3492 between 8.30am-5pm Monday to Friday for special needs or head over to our accessibility informationpage for more information. https://www.bcec.com.au/visit/accessibility/