Every year each state around Australia hosts an annual event, showcasing Australian Culture, heritage and agricultural excellence, combining world-class competitions and educational activities. With rides, entertainment and experiences for a fun filled day with family or friends, these events are the biggest of their kind and heavily anticipated dates on the calendar!
Sydney Royal Easter Show
The Sydney Royal Easter Show is Australia’s largest annual event, attracting close to 900.000 people each year. It is a celebration of Australian culture, from our rural traditions to our modern day lifestyles, providing unique experiences for people of all ages and backgrounds to enjoy.Each year the country and city join together to enjoy agricultural competitions, animal experiences, entertainment, carnival fun and much more.
Brisbane Royal Show
The Ekka is famous for celebrating the best of what the city and country have to offer. From award-winning food and wine and world-class entertainment to premier competitions and agricultural displays, this iconic event symbolises everything Queensland.
Celebrating the 137th show this year, the Ekka is full of traditions, a unique atmosphere and childhood memories, which have been passed down through generations of families. It’s a true Queensland experience and one not to be missed.
Royal Adelaide Show
The Royal Adelaide Show is South Australia’s biggest annual event run by the Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia. It is the ‘people’s event’ and truly offers something for everyone, such as food and wine tastings; entertainment with bands, dancing, comedy acrobatic; exhibitions and displays; fashion parades; competitions; animals (livestock and pets); farmyard nursery and animal petting area!
Royal Melbourne Show
Conducted by the Royal Agricultural Soceity of Victoria (RASV) since 1848, to promote and celebrate excellence Victoria agriculture, the Royal Melbourne Show attracts around half a million visitors to Melbourne Showgrounds each year, providing significant economic and social benefit to the state of Victoria.
The RASV is committed to maximising the appeal and success of the Royal Melbourne show by presenting a unique and memorable agricultural event experience that is relevant, entertaining and provides a unique platform to inform consumers about quality victorian produce and products.
IGA Perth Show
The Royal Agricultural Society (The RAS) has been active in the Western Australian community for 180 years. Established to support the activities and emerging industries of the Swan River Colony, one of the first things The RAS did at Guildford in 1834, was to bring members of the community together at an event called the Fair and Cattle Show.
This evolved into the Perth Royal Show – the State’s most important community event. The IGA Perth Royal Show is now Perth’s biggest community event attracting over 400,000 visitors from the city and the country every year. With a rich history spanning 170 years, the Show is an iconic social and cultural event, which showcases WA agriculture, small business and entertainment.
ActewAGL Canberra Show
The ActewAGL Royal Canberra Show is celebrating its 103rd year in 2016 and promises to be the biggest and most spectacular show yet. Over 120,000 people enjoy what is the biggest all-ages event in the ACT and South-West of NSW.
Rides, showbags, animals and feature shows in the Main Oval will entertain almost one third of the population of the ACT in Australia’s largest in-land city, Canberra .
Sydney Family Show
The Sydney Family Show’ takes place every year at the Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park – Sydney. Running over 11 days, and showing strong year on year growth, it is fast becoming one of the biggest events to take place in NSW. And the best thing about the show? Entry is FREE! Visitors can enjoy all the action of the show including over 30 rides, an incredible 150 exhibitors, animal nurseries and 1000’s of show bags everyday!