AFL Round 5: Gold Coast Suns v Hawthorn Hawks


Apr 13 2024


7:30 pm - 10:00 pm


Gold Coast SUNS v. Hawthorn

Main Gates Open: 5.30pm

First Bounce: 7.30pm

It’s GAME ON between the Gold Coast SUNS and Hawthorn on Saturday 13 April at People First Stadium!

Gates open 5:30pm so be sure to arrive early with your family and friends in your best and brightest SUNS colours and enjoy the electric atmosphere of Saturday night footy on the GC! Challenge Accepted.

Free public transport is included with all pre-purchased tickets including all Surfside Bus services, Queensland Rail City network trains, G:Link services and shuttles from Broadbeach South Event Bus Stop, Nerang Railway Station and Boowaggan Road Park’n’Ride.

NB: General Admission tickets will go on-sale at 10:00am AEST on Monday 1 April




Gold Coast SUNS v. Box Hill

Main Gates Open: 2.15pm

First Bounce: 2.30pm

Please note that spectator’s will require an official AFL matchday ticket to enter the stadium for the VFL curtain raiser.



The Stadium Traffic Area will be enforced for this event and monitored by City of Gold Coast. For more information about Council’s Traffic Area, please click here.

Free event shuttles will be running from Nerang Station, Broadbeach South Light Rail Station (outside Pacific Fair on GC Highway) and Boowaggan Road Park ‘n’ Ride. Shuttles will run regularly until the first quarter. They will run regularly again from the end of the game until an hour post-match.

Normal Translink public transport services are also operating – find your journey here: You can use your event ticket to access free public transport on G:Link services, Queensland Rail services and Surfside Buslines from 4 hours pre-match to 4 hours post-match.

Parking in the Blue Carpark will be available to purchase via Ticketek HERE

If you have pre-purchased a pass, the Blue Carpark entry is off Nerang Broadbeach Road heading Westbound.

Person with Disability (PWD) parking is available in the BLUE CARPARK for ticketholders. PWD parking must be pre-purchased using the link above (if tickets are still available) and a valid Disability Parking Permit must be on display to access the parking spaces closest to the gate.


People First Stadium’s full conditions of entry are applicable to this match. The full list of permitted and prohibited items can be found HERE.

Water in a sealed, plastic container, up to a maximum of 1.5L will be permitted into the Stadium. Any unsealed bottles will be emptied at the entry gates. You will be able to refill your bottles with water from any open bar – just ask the bar staff to refill your bottle. Soft drinks or drinks other water (ex. Alcohol) will be permitted in a sealed, plastic container, up to a maximum of 600mL. All other sizes or unsealed bottles will be emptied on entrance to the Stadium.

Patrons may bring homemade food items or special dietary requirements into the Stadium provided they are packaged appropriately, and the items can be easily viewed by security if requested. Commercially branded takeaway food and beverage will not be allowed into the Stadium. No items in glass, crockery or cans will be allowed into the Stadium, including glass water bottles.

Insulated drink containers (Thermos) will be permitted into the Stadium, however will be subject to a search at the gates.

People First Stadium is now CASHLESS for all transactions – including; catering, ticketing and merchandise.

People First Stadium will not tolerate any abusive or inappropriate language directed at staff or other patrons. Any patrons directing abusive language and/or not complying with Stadium staff may be evicted from People First Stadium. If you need to relocate or have any issues with your ticket, please let our usher know so we can do our best to help you.

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