Visitor Information

Western Springs Stadium is only open on event days. For some events, an onsite box office is available the day before and day of an event - details will be listed on the event pages. 

Western Springs Stadium is managed by Auckland Stadiums. For more information, visit

Practical info

Western Springs Stadium is in Grey Lynn. There are entrances on Old Mill Road, and Stadium Road off Great North Road, next to the Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT). 


You can buy tickets for most events at Western Springs from Ticketmaster, although there are exceptions. Tickets are available online and, where Ticketmaster is the agent, from Auckland Live box offices.

There is no permanent box office on site, but there may be one the day before and day of an event - check the event webpage for more information. 


All seating at Western Springs is uncovered, with various seating options available including a concrete terrace and terraced embankment. The stadium holds up to 50,000 people, though the exact number varies depending on the event. Standing areas are often available at concerts. 


There is no public parking at the stadium for large events and concerts. We recommend you use public transport options instead.

Public transport

Most large events have special buses and trains to get you to the stadium - the cost of these is usually included in your ticket. Check the event webpage for more information. 

For information on regular public transport options, visit the Auckland Transport website.

There are food and drink outlets throughout the stadium that are open when events are on. 

Corporate hospitality may also be available for larger events - contact us for more information. 

Smoking and the use of e-cigarettes in this venue is prohibited.

Western Springs Stadium is managed by Auckland Stadiums.

Accessible car parking is available for events, but the number of parks and their location can vary.  Please see Auckland Stadiums accessibility page for more information.

Mobility seating is available at events but this varies depending on the event.  Ticketmaster is the main ticketing provider and will work out the best options for you. 

Companion seats are available for those booking wheelchair spaces and guide dogs are welcome at our venues.  See Ticketmaster's Help page for more information. 

Disabled toilets are available throughout the venue. 

About the Venue

About Western Springs Stadium

Western Springs Stadium has been home to the famous Western Springs Speedway since 1929, but it's not just the fast cars here! The stadium is 10 hectares, right in the heart of the action with beautiful Western Springs park, the fascinating MOTAT (Museum of Transport and Technology), and the fun of Auckland Zoo all bordering its perimeters. It also has three natural sports fields, and is the home ground for the Ponsonby Rugby Club. 

Terracing and sculpted embankment surrounds the natural amphitheatre, which has hosted an array of awesome concerts - AC/DC, Eminemn, Led Zeppelin and the late, great David Bowie have all played here.

Then there are the festivals - Big Day Out, Auckland City Limits, Soulfest, Taste of Auckland, and Pasifika - whatever you're into, Western Springs Stadium has hosted it!

Eminem’s Rapture event in 2014, featuring local star David Dallas and several international opening acts became the largest hip hop concert New Zealand had ever seen with an estimated crowd of 60,000 packing out the stadium.

Hire this Venue

Western Springs Stadium is a natural amphitheatre with training fields and the famous Springs Speedway track. It's also home to Ponsonby Rugby Club. It can be hired for sports, motorsport, concerts and festivals. 

To hire Western Springs Stadiums contact Auckland Stadiums at