Main Beach event day parking

Traffic Area time-limited parking measures in Main Beach apply on event days only

The centre of the Main Beach suburb is located in the heart of the GC500 event precinct. In October of each year, to coincide with this event, the Main Beach Traffic Area is activated to manage traffic flow and parking, making moving around the city easier. The Main Beach Traffic Area may be activated at any other time to assist with traffic management during large-scale events in this location.

View the boundaries of the Main Beach Traffic Area(PDF, 92KB)

The following applies on event days only:

  • two-hour Traffic Area (2P) on signed event days
  • if a parking sign does not state the days it applies, parking is managed every day including public holidays.

You cannot move your car to a different spot within this timed parking Traffic Area and continue to park there.

If you do not move your car entirely out of the timed parking area after the designated time limit has expired, you may be subject to a parking fine.

For more information see the Parking rules section of our Safe & legal parking page.

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Parking permits

Resident event parking permits will be provided by event organisers. Residents are not required to apply for permits.