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07 Grand Pavilion

07 Grand Pavilion

Spectacular 8000sqm space

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07 Grand Pavilion

Grand Pavilion is located in the centre of Melbourne Showgrounds. It’s sheer size and “big top” design make it a sight to behold and perfect for exhibitions, trade shows, corporate and social events.

Spanning almost half the size of the playing surface of the MCG or the equivalent of 30 tennis courts, the pavilion’s unique ‘big top’ design coupled with 8,000sqm of floorspace, makes it ideal for exhibitions, trade shows and corporate events.

Since its erection in 2005, it has hosted a diverse range of activity including equine displays and performances, large scale exhibitions and trade shows.

The Grand Pavilion offers the flexibility to be a sole location or the adaptability to also make use of the surrounding indoor and outdoor spaces, making Melbourne Showgrounds the ideal location for your next event.

Recommended for:

  • Indoor sporting or performances
  • Large scale exhibitions
  • Large scale trade shows
  • Indoor markets


This iconic lightweight high-tensile membrane structure, suspended between six central masts, has base perimeter walls that are self-supporting and consist of a lightweight modular cladding system supported by a steel frame.

The building has sections of glazing throughout the facade from all elevations.

  • 8,000sqm, with 6 feature columns
  • 2 tilt-up roller-doors for easy loading access
  • Single phase and 3-phase power
  • Wireless internet
  • Two water and waste points within building
  • Weight bearing, concrete floors
  • Public address system
  • Located directly off the main boulevard
  • Large ceiling heights


Size (sqm):8,000
Dinner Dance:5,000

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