Melbourne Showgrounds

Melbourne Showgrounds

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Epsom Road
Ascot Vale VIC 3032
Australia
03 9281 7444

Melbourne Showgrounds is Melbourne’s largest indoor/outdoor venue; the main arena alone has a capacity of 15,000. The venue hosts major festivals such as Stereosonic, Creamfields and Soundwave as well as hundreds of exhibitions, trade shows even exams!

Adjacent to Flemington Racecourse, the Showgrounds are 7kms from Melbourne CBD and 15 minutes by car from Melbourne Airport. Melbourne Showgrounds is serviced by public transport including trams, buses and trains.


Stereosonic @ Melbourne Showgrounds, Melbourne (01/12/2012)11

Stereosonic @ Melbourne Showgrounds, Melbourne (01/12/2012)

By Kat Loughrey 10th Dec, 2012

In it’s sixth year, Australia’s fastest growing dance music festival doesn't look like it’s about to slow down in any hurry.

Stereosonic @ Showgrounds, Melbourne (03/12/2011)2

Stereosonic @ Showgrounds, Melbourne (03/12/2011)

By Kat Loughrey 20th Dec, 2011

Stereosonic have definitely set the bar high for the summer festival season. The question is, can any others top it?

Creamfields @ Melbourne Showgrounds, Flemington, Melbourne (08/05/2010)12

Creamfields @ Melbourne Showgrounds, Flemington, Melbourne (08/05/2010)

By McKayla Couacaud 18th May, 2010

The iconic music festival Creamfields has been providing an outdoor arena for clubbing kids and musical youth since 1998. After killer shows in Sydney, Perth, and Brisbane earlier this month, its finale played out in Melbourne.

Stereosonic @ Melbourne Showgrounds, Melbourne (05/12/09)2

Stereosonic @ Melbourne Showgrounds, Melbourne (05/12/09)

By Patrick Pantalone 10th Dec, 2009

Dance music reigned supreme at Melbourne's Stereosonic 2009, which was, without a doubt, one of the best parties of the year. Acts like Deadmau5, Axell and Alter Ego all rocked the showgrounds right, amidst thousands of singlets and 80s retro shades.

V Festival @ Melbourne Showgrounds, Melbourne (04/04/08)2

V Festival @ Melbourne Showgrounds, Melbourne (04/04/08)

By Sarah Link 9th Apr, 2009

The forecast was for a cool April day: grey skies, showers and the mercury dropping below 20 degrees. So I had braced myself for a wet and rather messy V Festival.

Stereosonic @ Melbourne Showgrounds, Melbourne (29/11/08)3

Stereosonic @ Melbourne Showgrounds, Melbourne (29/11/08)

By Richard Isaacs 3rd Dec, 2008

There’s been stiff competition this year in the Melbourne festival market, but clearly the lineup for Stereosonic had been more than enticing as people turned up in their thousands to see a whole host of exciting showstoppers.

V Festival @ Royal Showgrounds, Melbourne, (05-04-2008)3

V Festival @ Royal Showgrounds, Melbourne, (05-04-2008)

By Brad Lacey 8th Apr, 2008

Virgin’s entry last year into Melbourne’s infamously difficult and already crowded musical festival calendar was a cautious one. But this year we got the whole deal with the V Festival...

Stereosonic @ Royal Melbourne Showgrounds, Melbourne (01/12/07)13

Stereosonic @ Royal Melbourne Showgrounds, Melbourne (01/12/07)

By Kate Sutherland 17th Dec, 2007

The first day of summer saw Hardware and Onelove team up to present the inaugural Stereosonic festival. With seven stages, the event showcased an array of international and local sounds.

Big Day Out 2005 @ Melbourne Showgrounds (30/01/05)

Big Day Out 2005 @ Melbourne Showgrounds (30/01/05)

By Fmillyn & Vietnow 6th Feb, 2005

This year's BDO was one to remember; unfortunately it may be the last for Melbourne. Finishing on a high note BDO was brilliant, we'll miss you Big Day Out! It was good while it lasted.

Big Day Out @ RAS Showgrounds, Melbourne (26/1/04)

Big Day Out @ RAS Showgrounds, Melbourne (26/1/04)

By Wattsie & Sophiska 2nd Feb, 2004

All up a good Big Day Out, not quite equaling the genius of Kraftwerk and co. last year but still one to remember.

The Big Day Out 2003 @ RMSG, Melbourne (27/01/03)

The Big Day Out 2003 @ RMSG, Melbourne (27/01/03)

By PiNKe & Drexciyan 4th Feb, 2003

The prospects and hype of the Big Day Out 2003 promised great things for those 50,000 revelers who were eager to make the journey to the Royal Melbourne Showground's for the annual Australia Day holiday - Monday 28th January.

The Big Day Out 2002 @ RMSG, Melb. (28/1/02)

The Big Day Out 2002 @ RMSG, Melb. (28/1/02)

By Francine Sculli 30th Jan, 2002

The BDO is an eclectic experience one, which verges on the border of a Mecca journey. Australia Day, for this reporter, was celebrated in style- utilizing the emergence of the Melbourne sun, some ultimate acts, friends and upsized mugs of vodka and red bu

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