The Sydney Royal Easter Show
It’s one of the most exciting times of the year, bringing with it the promise of great fun, food, farm experiences and of course showbags!
Kicking off on April 6 at Sydney Olympic Park in Homebush, the Sydney Royal Easter Show is an event like none other.
Combining the fun and festivities of a major carnival while bringing Australians into contact with the country’s thriving agricultural industry, the Sydney Royal Easter show is a chance to indulge all the senses while discovering a new world of experience.
Since the very first one in 1823, the Royal Easter Show has become Australia's largest annual ticketed event, attracting over 850,000 attendees on average.
From farmers, craftsfolk, animal handlers and breeders, food stylists and of course families looking to enjoy all of the above plus endless rides – there is nothing else quite like the Show.
If this is your first time going, there are some things that shouldn’t be missed: The Purina Pro Plan Sydney Royal Dog Show where breeders battle it out for prizes in Conformation, Agility, Obedience and Junior Handler.
The wood chopping, a test of strength and endurance between man and log; the outback stockman show and of course the showbags. So many showbags!!
Revenue generated by it allows the RAS to invest in agricultural programs, competitions, education, youth and rural NSW. In all, the RAS invests almost $7 million annually in these activities, which are designed to promote agricultural excellence and keep our rural communities strong.
Cost of entry to the Royal Easter Show starts at $22 for children and $99 for families.
For more information on the various events, what to see, do, eat or hear, head to the official website for a complete timetable.
The Sydney Royal Easter Show will be held at Olympic Park, Homebush, from April 6 until April 19.
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