Books galore and a whole lot more


A big thank you to all the Brisbane Bookfesters who attended our previous event!


We’ll be updating this page with more details closer to the date, so stay tuned. You can also sign-up to our newsletter, to keep up to date on all things Bookfest.

Event info

  • Where and when

    Where: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Bank


    When: 13 - 21 June, 2020

  • What's on

    To be advised

  • Facilities

    To be advised

  • Parking and transport

    Getting to BCEC
    The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre has two entrances, one on Grey Street and our main entrance on the corner of Merivale & Glenelg Streets.

     

    Walking to the Centre
    BCEC is a short stroll across from the Brisbane CBD connected by Victoria Bridge. Hotels, restaurants & bars, South Bank beach and its parklands are all within walking distance from BCEC.

     

    Parking
    BCEC provides undercover parking for up to 1500 vehicles. The car park has direct lift access to the Centre’s multiple convention floors and exhibition facilities. Car parks 2 and 3 are best for Exhibition Halls (Bookfest is located in Halls 3 and 4).

     

    Public Transport
    Getting to BCEC via public transport is easy and efficient with bus, ferry and train options available. More information about planning your journey via public transport can be found on the .

     

    Train
    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.

     

    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.

     

    City Cat and ferries
    The public transport ferries CityCats operate everyday 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 and a taxi drop off located at the Convention Centre Grey Street entrance.

  • Bookfest categories

    To be advised

  • Book donations

    We would be delighted to accept your donation! Thanks so much for thinking of us.

     

    Donating at the event

     

    You can donate your books at the Brisbane Bookfest, so please see one of our volunteers at the event for assistance.

     

    Donating anytime

     

    We welcome donations all year round through your nearest:

Lifeline Pop-Up Shop

The Summer of Pre-Loved is here! Follow our Lifeline Pop-Up Shop (aka a van named Valerie) on a summer festival road trip and you can help save lives, save the planet and save money.

Lifeline Bookfest Brisbane

 

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Merivale St & Glenelg Street

South Brisbane, QLD, 4101

 

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