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Sydney Royal Easter Show

Sydney Royal Easter Show

Over the Easter school holidays, the Sydney Royal Easter Show is celebrated over 12 wonderful days and includes everything from exciting rides and family entertainment to arts, crafts and barnyard animals.

The Royal Easter Show is one of the most popular events on the Sydney calendar, with thousands of people flocking to Olympic Park year after year for excitement, entertainment and fun activities for the whole family.

Sydney Royal Easter Show 2024 Tickets, Dates, Address & Showbags

Save the date for twelve days of non-stop entertainment, animal experiences and competitions, carnival rides and games, showbags activities and more!

Families come to the show to enjoy the vast array of carnival games and rides. Kids also watch and learn about farming, animals and living off the land. Kids can also get close to many farm animals, which they can feed and pet.

Food lovers will also be excited to know that the show offers an exciting range of food and drink stalls. Each stall offers award-winning produce, regional wines, finger food and homemade desserts. Furthermore, the show offers cooking workshops and engaging programs for adults and kids alike.

Kids also love going to the Showbag Pavilion, where they can purchase a range of goodies all packed into one awesome show bag! There are chocolates, lollies, toys, costumes for the kids and a range of cooking, fashion and sports showbags for adults. Buying a show bag at the Royal Easter Show is a tradition, so check out the range available.

During the day, the Sydney Royal Easter Show hosts demonstrations, competitions, fun rides and live shows. At night, the fun continues with carnival rides, food tasting and a spectacular fireworks display. There is so much to see and do at the Royal Easter Show, so plan on spending the whole day and evening here and experiencing everything New South Wales offers in one exciting place.

There are so many precincts and venues waiting to be explored at the show; here are just some of the many highlights:

Main Arena

When the sun sets, head over to the main arena for a night of spectacular entertainment and non-stop action. From world-class agricultural entertainment to the heart-pumping action of the motocross, this year’s entertainment will surely have you on the edge of your seat.

Finally, watch as the night sky lights up with a state-of-the-art technology drone & laser show and fireworks that have to be seen to be believed!

Farmyard Nursery

The Farmyard Nursery is where the country comes to the city! Families can introduce young ones to adorable baby animals like goats, cows, ducks, chickens, alpacas, and so much more! Petting opportunities and educational displays make this a heartwarming and memorable stop for kids.

With over 700 animals to get up close to, this is a Show favourite for the young and young-at-heart alike.

Kids’ Street

It’s playtime at Kids’ Street! Bursting with activities, games, and entertainment, this lively corner is where young imaginations run wild, and the joy of childhood takes centre stage.

Flower & Garden Pavilion

Take a relaxing stroll through the Flower & Garden Pavilion and immerse yourself in this colourful and tranquil oasis. This vibrant space showcases breathtaking floral displays, while also offering gardening tips, interactive kids workshops, and educational stage presentations representing the latest trends in horticulture.

Home & Lifestyle Pavilion

The Home & Lifestyle Pavilion is your one-stop shopping experience for everything from home improvement products to international food, cookware, automotive, health, technology, garden supplies, giftware, stylish decor, tourism, and government services.

Located next to the number one visited commercial pavilion, Woolworths Fresh Food Dome, and leading into the Pet pavilion where you will find all things pet related from Farmer Dave Dog Show and Reptile Displays to Domestic Animal Competitions.

Pet Pavilion

Don’t miss the pavilion for pet lovers, where you’ll find a wide range of pet care products, accessories, toys and pet treats. The Pet Pavilion is also home to fluffy, fuzzy, feathered, scaled creatures and competition Breed Societies. Take a wander through the aisles to discover everything your fur baby needs.

Featuring an exciting range of exhibitors with the yummiest snacks & healthiest treats, the cutest, coolest collars & leashes, and the latest pooch & feline fashion accessories.

Whether you’re after a portrait of your pet, products & tips for travel safety, or a hamper for you and your furry friend to enjoy together, the Pet Pavilion has it all.

Showbag Pavillion

Embark on a shopping adventure at the Showbag Pavilion! From tasty treats to toys and merchandise, here you’ll find an array of showbags to suit every taste. Your biggest challenge will be trying to choose!

Sushi Hub KIDS’ Carnival

Head on over to the Sushi Hub KIDS’ Carnival for the ultimate playground of delights. Filled with tasty treats, exciting games, and a great selection of popular kiddie rides, this vibrant corner is tailor-made for our youngest visitors to have an absolute blast.

Ugly Fish Woodchop Stadium

Home of the biggest Woodchop competition in Australia! Join the stands of enthusiastic spectators and watch the chips fly as competitors from across Australia and the globe flaunt their axe-swinging skills. Buckle up for a “tree-mendous” spectacle of thrills and non-stop action!

Monaro Street

Gather everyone and head over to Monaro Street where the evening mood is lit up with vibrant neon colours, lights and your smiles! American airstream caravans are transformed into the ultimate custom specialty-food outlets featuring schnitzels, freak shakes, golden-fried Dagwood dogs, and the best gelato in Sydney.

Sweet Sensations

Sweet Sensations is THE dedicated dessert pavilion offering sweet, sugary, vegan, gluten-free and celiac options. There is something for everyone. Get your mouth watering for gelato, baked goods, acai, a chocolate tap and more.

Take advantage of the outdoor seating and bar, which includes colourful alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

Woolworths Fresh Food Dome

The Woolworths Fresh Food Dome is the Sydney Royal Easter Show’s most attended pavilion, with an incredible assortment of products to tempt your tastebuds from Primary producers, Sydney Royal medal winners and exhibitors from all over Australia.

Thrills & Heart-Thumping Action In Gong cha Carnival!

With 100s of rides and games on offer, the Sydney Royal Easter Show is home to Australia’s largest carnival, providing hours of fun for everyone. The most exhilarating and thrilling rides in the country are in the Gong cha Carnival on Australia Avenue.

Australia’s tallest and fastest aerial thrill ride makes its NSW debut at the 2024 Sydney Royal Easter Show! Reaching a jaw-dropping 55 metres, it is an adrenaline junkies dream! With unbeatable panoramic views from the top, this ride is not for the faint of heart. With speeds up to 120km/h and pulling 3.6Gs, the WARRIOR wins the hearts of thrill seekers, who will want to ride it over and over again.

The Joker
Swinging 24 meters high above the crowds, with full 360° revolutions, pulling 4.5Gs of negative force, and free looping passenger seats, those looking for the ultimate adrenalin-fuelled experience will not be disappointed. Take your seat and hold tight, or the joke’s on you!

Beach Party
Surf’s Up! Catch a wave on the Beach Party! Riders will be stoked for the set coming in on the Beach Party! The smooth lifting and rotating movements carry riders 6m high into the air in free-spinning cars and carriages for a totally awesome ride. The Beach Party is guaranteed to satisfy ride enthusiasts of all ages. This is a great ride for every family member to ride together!

And be sure to ride all the new rides this year!

Carnival Fun Pass

The Easter Show Fun Pass App is your ticket to all the carnival fun at this year’s Sydney Royal Easter Show. Simply tap to ride and tap to play! To get started today, download the NEW 2024 Easter Show Fun Pass app, load credits, and you’re away. Simply present the QR code within the App at rides and games for fast access or they’ll load a Carnival Fun Pass card for you when you arrive at the Show.

After 4pm at the Show

The 2024 Sydney Royal Easter Show falls outside of school holidays this year. But there’s never been a better after-school pick-up than the one when you take your kids straight to the Show!

Miss the crowds and have the best family afternoon and night out of the year.

All the animals are still on site with the Farmyard Nursery open until 6:30pm, animal pavilions open until 7:30pm (8:30pm on the Easter Long Weekend), and the Showbag Pavilion and Carnival are open late until 9:30pm.

Grab dinner at one of many food trucks and eateries at the Show, then head over to the Main Arena for a night of exhilarating evening entertainment that gets the whole family cheering with rodeo riders, camp draft competitions, high-flying moto-X bikes, and so much more!

The night-time fireworks will thrill everyone, from babies to baby boomers.

Spend a day at the Sydney Royal Easter Show, and you can see and interact with beautiful farmyard animals, taste award-winning produce, shop ’til you drop, and, if you dare, feel the adrenaline in the carnival.

The Show is held at Sydney Showground at Sydney Olympic Park, which is conveniently serviced by trains, buses, and ferries.

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  • Hello,

    We live in Brisbane and we are in a lock down COVID19 until 5pm tomorrow and so we are unable to fly to Sydney 5 am 1.4.21. If we travel to Sydney we will need to isolate preventing us from attending the Royal Easter Show as we were going to fly home on the 5.4.21

    So I was wondering if I could organise a refund of 4 tickets.

    • Hi Cherryl,

      I am sorry to hear that you have had to put your holiday on hold.

      I have looked through all of the FAQs information on the official website and also on their Facebook page, and there is no mention of ticket refunds due to COVID restrictions – especially if you are going from out of state (it would likely be a whole different story if Sydney had COVID restrictions).

      I don’t know the full terms and conditions of the show or Ticketmaster, but on https://www.eastershow.com.au/legal/terms-and-conditions/, it does state that “Unless allowed by law, you are not able to exchange or refund this ticket”, but since this is out of your hands, i would suggest you get in contact with their customer service with the details listed at https://www.eastershow.com.au/about-us/contact-us/

      Their phone number is (02) 9704 1000, while their email is [email protected].


What date is the Sydney Royal Easter Show?
What time is the Sydney Royal Easter Show?
Main gate (on Olympic Boulevard, near Sydney Olympic Park train station): 8:30am - 9pm
Plaza entry gate (near P1 carpark): 8:30am - 8:30pm

Pavilion opening and closing hours
Farmyard Nursery: Mon - Fri 9:30am - 6:30pm, W/end & PH 9am - 7pm
ADVANCE Dog Pavilion: Daily 9am - 5pm
Alpaca Pavilion: 9am - 7pm (commencing Friday 29 March)
Arts & Crafts Pavilion: Daily 9am - 7.30pm*
Cattle Pavilions: Daily 9am - 7pm
Cattle Pavilions will be closed 27 March and 28 March for cattle changeover
Downes reopening with Dairy Cattle on Friday 29 March
Fashion & Style Pavilion: Daily 9am - 7:30pm*
Flower & Garden Pavilion: Daily 9am - 7.30pm*
Heritage Pavilion: Daily 9:30am - 6pm
Home & Lifestyle Pavilion: Daily 9am - 7:30pm*
Horse Pavilions: Daily 9am - 7pm
Little Hands on the Land: Daily 9am - 6pm
Ugly Fish Sunglasses Woodchop Stadium: Daily 9:30am – 5:30pm
Pet Pavilion: Daily 9am - 7:30pm*
Pig & Goat Pavilion: Daily 9am - 7pm
Poultry Pavilion: Daily 9am - 7pm
Riverina Fresh Working Dairy: Daily 10am - 5pm
Sheep & Wool Pavilion: Daily 9am - 7pm
Showbag Pavilion: Daily 9:30am - 9:30pm
The Stables: Daily 10am - 9pm
AG Tech (Hordern Sprung): Daily 9am - 7pm
Woolworths Ag Discovery: Daily 9am - 7pm#
Woolworths Fresh Food Dome: Daily 9am - 7:30pm*
World Bazaar: Daily 9am - 7:30pm*

* on long weekend pavilions will remain open until 8:30pm
# on weekends and public holidays pavilions will remain open until 7:30pm

Showbag Pavilion: 9:30am - 9:30pm
Carnival on Australia Avenue: 8:30am - 9:30pm

Please visit our website for more information on the Sydney Royal Easter Show.
Where is the Sydney Royal Easter Show located?
What is the Sydney Royal Easter Show address?
What are the Sydney Royal Easter Show entry prices?
Pre-Show (Early-Bird) Tickets
Family Ticket (2 Ad + 2 Ch): $110
Adult: $43
Child: $26
Concession: $32
PWD: $26

During Show Price
Family Ticket (2 Ad + 2 Ch): $130
Adult: $45
Child: $28
Concession: $34
PWD: $28

The above prices are for online ticket purchase only

Please visit our website for more information on the Sydney Royal Easter Show.
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