Visitors FAQs

What’s the best place to book accommodation at?

There are plenty of other hotels, motels and rooms available in the surrounding suburbs that are reasonably priced and within a short distance to Metricon Stadium.  A good place to start to look up various accommodation websites such as and add in search term ‘Nerang’ or ‘Carrara’.

There is a number of Caravan Parks within a short driving distance to the Expo, for a complete list of Gold Coast Holiday Parks, Click Here.  

Will the tickets be available at the gate?

Yes, tickets will be sold at the gate each day. Cash or Card payment are available at all entrances.

Concession will need to show their valid Concession ID upon request.

Will there be food and drinks available for purchase?

There are food outlets placed throughout the venue. A list of food outlets will be uploaded closer to the date.

Will there be ATMs onsite??

There will be multiply ATM facilities situated around the showground.

  • One is located at Gate 1
  • One is located at Gate 3
  • One is located on the eastern side of the stadium near the food and beverage outlets.

Most food outlets will have ATM facilities available.

Will there be wheelchairs or strollers available for hire?

A limited number of wheelchairs and strollers are available for hire from the Expo office which is located on the ground floor of Metricon Stadium next to the Gold Coast Sun’s merchandise store.  Wheelchair and stroller hire are free of charge however you will be required to leave a security deposit with us until you return the item.  We also ask that you make a gold coin donation to our chosen charity.  You can pre-book your wheelchair hire by emailing

Is the event still on if it rains?

Yes. We are on rain, hail or shine. The event is on irrespective of the weather.

Buy your tickets online and avoid the queues