King George Square | Brisbane City Council

King George Square

King George Square is Brisbane’s premier public square located in front of Brisbane City Hall. The square is home to a variety of events and activities and is available for hire. Council requires a permit for vehicle access for works in the square. Peaceful assemblies also require approval.

What's on at King George Square

Find out what's on at King George Square, including markets, games night and more.

Event bookings 

King George Square offers a range of spaces. These are suitable for corporate events, product launches, civic ceremonies, festivals, concerts and exhibitions.

Adjacent to Brisbane City Hall, there is over 3000 square metres of useable space. This makes an ideal outdoor venue for events and functions.

You can book an event by contacting the City Hall venue operator, Epicure.

Community groups can apply for assistance with hire costs by completing a City Hall and King George Square online application. Ensure you have received a quote from Epicure before completing this form. 

Light up King George Square

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Vehicle access for works

Council requires a permit for vehicle access for works in King George Square. Vehicles with a Combined Gross Vehicle Maximum (CGVM) of less than four tonnes are permitted access from:

  • midnight-7am Monday to Friday
  • 2-7am weekends

You can apply using the City Hall and King George Square online application.

Peaceful assembly

You will need to apply for approval for assemblies in King George Square. Council must receive the application at least five working days before the proposed event:

Submit this form by:

  • mail to:
    Divisional Manager, City Administration and Governance
    Brisbane City Council
    GPO Box 1434
    Brisbane Qld 4001
  • email:
  • fax: 07 3334 0043.

You must obtain permission from Queensland Police to use a road or footway during your assembly or procession.

Peaceful assemblies with less than 15 people can use Speakers’ Corner in King George Square. Council does not require a permit in this case or permit amplication.

You can view the Peaceful Assembly Act 1992 on the Queensland Legislation website.

Phone Council on 07 3403 8888 for more information about peaceful assembly notifications.

20 December 2018