ABOUT GEEK MARKETS

We are dedicated to creating unique events and giving our fans, exhibitors and partners a platform to celebrate their undying love and passion for comics & pop culture. We try our hardest to bring massive amounts of fun and excitement to the lives of our audience by creating content and experiences that are original, exciting, memorable and exceptionally awesome.

We owe a huge thanks to our fans for fueling this amazing journey that we are on, and we hope that you’ll continue to party with us in the future.

Information for Parents

Geek Markets is a fantastic place to bring the whole family along. The event is an all-inclusive, exciting environment, with entertainment for both you and your children. Children are to be supervised at all times. Geek Markets makes every attempt to create a safe and secure environment, and this will be ensured if everyone works together to prioritise this.

VENUE Information

Geek Markets is held at Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC)

Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC) is a Territory owned multi-purpose events facility, located at the gateway to the Nation’s Capital.

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FROM THE CITY
If you are travelling north on Northbourne Ave (Federal Highway), turn left at the traffic lights onto Flemington Road. The main entrance (Gate 2) is located approximately 200 metres on your right (note there may be no right turn into the venue at various times of the day and during the staging of major events).

Alternatively, you can continue to the second set of traffic lights located near the Service Station/McDonalds. Turn left onto Stirling Avenue and enter through Gate 4.

FROM SYDNEY / MAJURA
If you are travelling south along Northbourne Avenue (Federal Hwy), turn right at the set of traffic lights onto Flemington Road.
The main entrance (Gate 2) is located approximately 200 metres on your right (note there may be no right turn into the venue at various times of the day and during the staging of major events).

Alternatively, you can turn right at the first set of traffic lights located near the Service Station/McDonalds and enter through Gate 4.

Vehicle Parking

Exhibition Park in Canberra has ample car parking available onsite for events, including designated car parks, building forecourts and grassed areas. Additional car parking facilities may also be available at Canberra Thoroughbred Racecourse (subject to availability).

For entry to EPIC from the EPIC & Racecourse Light rail stop on Flemington Road walk towards Northbourne Avenue and cross with the traffic lights at Gate 2. Light rail will be will be operational during each day of the event.

Light rail schedule:

  • Monday to Thursday from 6am – 11.30pm
  • Friday from 6am – Saturday 1am
  • Saturday from 6am –  Sunday 1am
  • Sunday and Public Holidays from 8am – 11.30pm.

Services will run:

  • during peak times from Monday to Friday (services will run every 6 minutes)
  • between peak times from Monday to Friday (services will run every 10 minutes)
  • outside peak times from Monday to Friday (services will run every 10–15 minutes)
  • on Saturdays and Sundays (services will run at 15-minute intervals throughout the day).

Visit the Transport Canberra website for further information.

There are a number of public bus routes that service EPIC.

For the latest timetable information, check the Transport Canberra website – http://www.transport.act.gov.au/

There is also a taxi pick-up and drop-off area located at the main entrance gates off Flemington Road. To contact Canberra Cabs, call 132227.

PRESS ACCREDITATION

Do you work in the press and media? Follow the link to get PRESS ACCREDITATION

For press inquiries, contact Daniel Rathbone

CONTACT US

Do you have a question or question that you cannot find?

Then you can contact us by emailing your question to: 

info@canberrageekmarkets.com.au

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We acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Custodians of the ACT, The Ngunnawal People, as it is upon their ancestral lands that the Geek Markets Canberra is held. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

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