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Melbourne Showgrounds

Venue Highlights

From events, to conferences, exhibitions to music festivals, TV and Film production to trade shows and markets, Victoria's most versatile venue is the ideal location to stage your next event.

The Melbourne Showgrounds has been transformed into a truly inspiring world class venue. Situated on 19 hectares in Ascot Vale the Showgrounds has a fresh new look combining the creation of new versatile buildings and outdoor spaces with the careful restoration of heritage buildings.

Melbourne Showgrounds is an exciting alternative and preferred choice for exhibitors looking to hire space within the Melbourne metropolitan area.


The Melbourne Showgrounds is located in Epsom Road, Ascot Vale. Our venue is only 15 minutes drive away from the city and 15 minutes from Melbourne International Airport.
A myriad of restaurants and shops are available only 10 minutes away in Carlton and Moonee Ponds. Accommodation is only 5 minutes away by cab.

The Melbourne Showgrounds boasts excellent transport access from the city.
Bus stops are conveniently located on Langs Road and Epsom Road. Bus service number 472 travels between Williamstown and Moonee Ponds via Footscray along Langs Road.
Tram number 57 leaves Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, and travels along Epsom Road to the Main Gate.
The Melbourne Showgrounds even has its own train station which operates from Flinders Street only for larger events.


The Royal Agricultural Society has partnered with the Quest Flemington.

Technical Facilities

The Melbourne Showgrounds offers a team that is prepared to go the extra mile to maximise any event experience. The team strives to provide each and every customer with a unique solution by bringing fresh ideas to life. This results in engaging experiences for our customers and their guests, along with providing unforgettable moments.

Audio Visual and Staging
Our team can assist you with your audio visual and staging requirements to ensure that your event is unforgettable, please speak with our Venue Sales Executives to discuss the options available.

Room Details

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Room Size Room Height Theatre Style Classroom Boardroom Ushape Dinner/Banquet CockTail
Grand Pavilion 999.99 0 7000 3500 3500 0 6000 7500
Exhibition Hall 999.99 0 1850 940 940 0 1780 1980
Exhibition Pavillion 999.99 0 9000 4500 4500 0 7500 9000
Royal Block 999.99 0 250 150 150 0 200 300
RASV Centre 999.99 0 1700 800 800 0 1600 1800
Centenary Hall 999.99 0 1710 800 800 0 1630 1830
Town Square Hoecker 999.99 0 1800 900 900 0 1700 1900
Boulevard Hoecker 999.99 0 2700 1300 1300 0 2600 2800
Main Arena - Outdoor Event Space 999.99 0 4300 0 0 0 6000 7500

News from Melbourne Showgrounds

Melbourne Showgrounds 3 June 2020

Royal Melbourne Wine Awards recognised at MEA Awards

The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV) has been recognised with an industry award for conducting a successful 2019 Royal Melbourne Wine Awards (RMWA).
Epsom Road, Ascot Vale, Victoria, Australia
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