Road and carpark closures will occur in Kings Park and Botanic Garden from November 2019 until February 2020 due to concert events.
Outstanding national and international acts are lined up to perform during the 2019-20 summer events season at the Pioneer Women's Memorial:
- Rob Thomas will perform on Saturday 23 November, 2019
- The Cat Empire on Saturday 30 November, 2019
- Eskimo Joe with WASO on Sunday 1 December, 2019
- Missy Higgins on Saturday 1 February, 2020
- a-ha with Rick Astley on Wednesday 19 February, 2020.
Further details are available via the events calendar.
Road closures and traffic
Forrest Drive will be closed to pedestrians, vehicles and cyclists from approximately 2.30 pm onwards on the concert days. People travelling to the Crawley end of Kings Park are advised to use Lovekin or May Drives during this time.
Please note that the section of Lovekin Drive directly in front of the concert venue will be closed to all vehicles from approximately 10.00 pm – 10.45 pm. All vehicles parked on Lovekin Drive will be required to exit the western end of Kings Park after a concert.
Patrons are encouraged to follow signage and staff directions and to refer to the Main Roads website for information regarding closures in surrounding suburbs.
Carpark closures and parking
A drop-off zone is available at the venue entrance, however the pick-up area, following the concert, is located in Forrest Carpark.
Taxis and Ubers will be using the set down zone in the Wadjuk Carpark near Fraser's Restaurant.
ACROD Parking is located on Forrest Drive near the DNA Tower.
The Botanic Garden Carpark will be closed until late December 2019.
Eucalyptus Carpark and the DNA Tower Carpark will be closed on all concert dates from 8.00 am until approximately midnight.
Wadjuk Carpark will be managed by traffic attendants from approximately 2.00 pm onwards.
There is ample parking on the verge along the drives. Concert patrons who park along May Drive are asked to exit Kings Park via Fraser Avenue and Saw Avenue, while concert patrons parked on Lovekin Drive can only exit westbound via Park, Poole and Saw Avenues.
The Perth Explorer Bus cannot pick up passengers from Roe Gardens, Forrest Drive on concert dates once it is closed. Passengers can board from Wadjuk Carpark, Fraser Avenue.
Leave adequate time to get to the concert site as you may need to park and walk a considerable distance.
Drop off and pick up zones are provided close to the venue entry.
Please be courteous to other visitors and follow directions from signage and staff.
Penalties apply for illegal parking.