Parks Alive


Parks Alive 2018

Parks Alive is a fantastic free event showcasing Roma Street Parkland to residents and visitors to Brisbane.

In previous years the event has offered a range of great interactive workshops and talks by well known gardening personalities, specialised walks through the parkland, children's activities, music and food trucks.

The program for 2018 is still being finalised so keep an eye out for more information coming soon!


Getting Here

ADDRESS: 1 Parkland Blvd, Brisbane City QLD 4000


There are nearly 200 car parking spaces (including 11 disabled car parking bays) within Roma Street Parkland. Car parking spaces are located at College Close Car Park and along Parkland Boulevard.

Parking fees (Saturday and Sunday)

Parkland Boulevard:
7am to 7pm
$2.00 per hour – 3 hour parking

College Close Car Park:
7am to 7pm
9 hour parking – $1.00 per hour with a maximum cap of $6.00 per day

Platform 10 Car Park (Parkland Crescent):
Saturday and Sunday
7am to 7pm
3 hour parking – $2.00 per hour

Parking meters at Roma Street Parkland offer ticketless parking. The parking meters record your registration details as reference of your payment and issue a receipt which should be retained as proof of purchase. The receipt does not need to be displayed on your vehicle.

Undercover car parking is also available within the residential apartment complex, King George Square and the Brisbane Transit Centre.

The Brisbane Transit Centre (151 Roma Street)  has a special parking offer for Parks Alive visitors on 5 & 6 August.  Visit and use the promo code Parks17 after selecting full price product.  Bays from $5. Terms and conditions apply.

There are a number of cycle paths that lead to Roma Street Parkland, including the Normanby Cycleway Link.

Roma Street Parkland bicycle racks are located on Parkland Boulevard at the end of Allee Bridge, in The Hub and next to Melange Café near the Carriage Deck.

Roma Street Parkland is a 10 minute walk from King George Square or a couple of minutes through the Transit Centre if coming by rail or bus. Follow our wayfinding map signs to the parkland.

Roma Street Parkland is located behind the Transit Centre, making it easy to travel by train.  Head towards the Platform 10 entrance and follow the signs up the escalators/lift across the road and into the parkland.

Roma Street Parkland is located behind the Transit Centre making it easy to get to the parkland by bus.  Head through Roma Street Station towards Platform 10, remembering to collect your 'walk through' ticket at the turnstiles and follow the signs up the escalator/lift, across the road and into the parkland.

Visit for more details.



1300 137 468