Venue Hire


The Pilbeam Theatre is owned and operated by Rockhampton Regional Council.
Council's Major Venues unit has a variety of venues for hire to suit all types of events and occasions.

Venue hire enquiries: 07 49245600

Fees and charges here

Cnr Victoria Parade & Cambridge Streets, Rockhampton
The Pilbeam Theatre is the primary focus for the performing arts and entertainment in Central Queensland. It is a modern, raked auditorium proscenium arch theatre, suitable for all types of performance, product launches and conferences. The venue has a bar / refreshment area and several outdoor spaces. Venue seating capacity is 972.

Download venue information here:
Pilbeam  Theatre(PDF, 3MB) 

Corner Bolsover and Derby Streets, Rockhampton
Rockhampton's premier community arts and leisure centre is home to many art, craft, music and leisure groups. Visiting the centre is a great way to make new friends and join in activities including arts and crafts workshops, movie programs, photography, pottery, woodwork and rail modelling. Some spaces in the Centre are available for hire. 

For details on opening hours and arts groups in the centre, click here.

Download venue information here for the following venues in the Walter Reid Cultural Centre::
Auditorium(PDF, 1MB)
Gallery(PDF, 1MB)
Rita Kershaw Room(PDF, 1MB)
Kiosk(PDF, 1MB)

Exhibition Road, Rockhampton
Rockhampton Showgrounds Complex is Rockhampton's premier indoor/outdoor venue for… just about anything! With an incredibly diverse program of events with everything from the Rockhampton Show and the Rocky Swap, to Beef Australia and rodeos, the Rockhampton Showgrounds has something for everyone.

Please note that casual camping  and spelling of livestock at Rockhampton Showgrounds is no longer available.

Venue information:
Agricultural Hall(PDF, 1MB)
Cattle Sheds(PDF, 1MB)
Centre Ring(PDF, 1MB)
Committee Room(PDF, 2MB)
Cremorne and Rotunda(PDF, 2MB)
Exhibition Pavilion(PDF, 2MB)
Fairground(PDF, 697KB)
James Lawrence A(PDF, 1MB)
James Lawrence B(PDF, 1MB)
Kele Pavilion(PDF, 2MB)
McCamley Pavilion(PDF, 2MB)
People's Bar(PDF, 1MB)
Robert Archer Grandstand(PDF, 2MB)
Robert Schwarten Pavilion Breakout Room(PDF, 1MB)
Robert Schwarten Pavilion - Kitchen(PDF, 2MB)
Robert Schwarten Pavilion - Indoor(PDF, 1MB)
Robert Schwarten Pavilion - Outdoor(PDF, 1MB)
Ticket Office(PDF, 732KB)
Walter Pierce Kitchen(PDF, 2MB)
Walter Pierce Pavilion(PDF, 1MB)

Showgrounds site services plans
Showgrounds plan May 2020(PDF, 528KB)
Gas(PDF, 2MB)
Orange power box layout(PDF, 2MB)
Hydrants and extinguishers(PDF, 2MB)
Sewer and potable water(PDF, 2MB)
Sprinkler locations(PDF, 3MB)
Stormwater(PDF, 2MB)