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It’s the Great Showbag Giveaway – Enter to Win the Showbag of Your Choice

Let’s face it. Going to the Show can be expensive at times. The rides, the attractions, sideshows and then there’s the showbags!

That’s why we’ve pulled together 8 of our favourites and we’re sharing them with you! Β Choose from:

  • Shopkins
  • Cadbury
  • Pokemon
  • Bertie Beetle
  • Paw Patrol
  • FruChocs
  • Paw Patrol – Skye
  • Disney Planes


enter-to-winTo enter, simply complete the entry form below in full, nominate the bag you’d like to win and you’re in with a chance.

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The Great Showbag Giveaway – Enter to Win the Bag of Your Choice

Avatar of Belinda Jennings

Belinda's a passionate advocate for community and connection. As the founder of the Mum Central Network she’s committed to celebrating the journey that is Australian parenthood. Mum to two cheeky boys, and wife to her superstar husband, they live a busy but crazy lifestyle in Adelaide. Great conversation, close friends and good chocolate are her chosen weapons for daily survival. Oh, and bubbles. Champagne is key.


  1. Avatar of Sarahmary92
    Sarahmary92 Reply

    I love the fun family environment that the show provides. We always make so many memories and enjoy ourselves immensely.

  2. Avatar of Vanessa Ahern
    Vanessa Ahern Reply

    My favourite part of the Show is the exciting atmosphere. The sounds, sights, colours, smells and experiences are remembered for years to come.

  3. Avatar of Rach.

    I love that the Show brings the country to the city. Where else will you find a range of farm animals in a city location?

  4. Avatar of Nicola James
    Nicola James Reply

    The agricultural displays, still fascinating after 60 years!

  5. Avatar of Sarah Turnbull
    Sarah Turnbull Reply

    Living in the desert, we get to see all the different display and animals that we don’t see out here.

  6. Avatar of Louise Baida
    Louise Baida Reply

    My favourite part of the Show this year was seeing how excited our children were to do things. Even free things like patting the dogs or seeing the farm animals.

  7. Avatar of Nat M

    The old engines down the back and chatting to the old boys who love them back to life. Very interesting characters.

  8. Avatar of Rebecca Costa
    Rebecca Costa Reply

    I love going to see all the craft and cooking exhibits as there lots of telanted people out there that create and make great things!!

  9. Avatar of Bronwyn Elmes
    Bronwyn Elmes Reply

    So much variety there. Fun games and activities for kids and educational activities and exhibits. Food and treats too.

  10. Avatar of Carolyn

    I love the Pavillion and looking at all the beautiful decorated cakes and the handcraft section.

  11. Avatar of Fiona Rowlands
    Fiona Rowlands Reply

    I love everything about The Show!! The rides, The animals & all the delicious foods to savour too!!

  12. Avatar of Bex

    The joy and smiles on peoples faces. Screaming coming from all the exciting rides. So entertaining for all the family! Love it!

  13. Avatar of Lauren G

    Watching my kids look around at everything with awe. It’s so wonderful to see

  14. Avatar of Lisa

    I love that when I go to the Show with my kids, nieces & nephews’ that I feel like a kid again. Takes me back to my childhood …..

  15. Avatar of Belinda Bee
    Belinda Bee Reply

    My kids are excited about The Show,
    It’s our favourite place to go!
    Motocross stunts, fireworks – simply amazing
    We love the animals and food tasting!

  16. Avatar of Emma

    What’s not to love?! A day out with the family and everyone is catered for. It really is family fun for everyone

  17. Avatar of Smac

    I love the excitement the kids have about everything there. The animals are soo cute… i have a picture as a child with the lambs and i replicate it every time I go. And the memories the show creates.

  18. Avatar of Sherna Swanepoel
    Sherna Swanepoel Reply

    Everything. People. The enjoyment on kids faces and off course the sound of laughter when the see show bags πŸ™‚

  19. Avatar of Jade o

    I love the ride and Dagwood dogs, although don;t make the mistake I made recently and eat the food then go on a ride… it will not end well!

  20. Avatar of Beksmum

    I loved everything about the show, the rides (faster the better), dagwood dogs, fairy floss and showbags! My kids love all the same things except now all I like is the steak sandwich for breakfast, beef jerky and watching my kids have fun πŸ™‚

  21. Avatar of Nassep

    I love the showbags always have and always will – I still pout over them to get the best bang for my buck – I would choose the cadbury showbag

  22. Avatar of Josette

    My kids and I love showbags! It’s like Christmas with everything in the goodie bags

  23. Avatar of Melissa

    I love all the games where you spend a small fortune and win a crappy prize…….I know I’m a sucker but they’re good fun!

  24. Avatar of Claire Garnett
    Claire Garnett Reply

    I am taking my 2 boys for the first time this year, I hope they enjoy it!

  25. Avatar of kylie

    The show is a great place to let your hair down, have fun with the family and look at very clever people who contribute to exhibits

  26. Avatar of Charl Lowther
    Charl Lowther Reply

    Seeing my children’s excited faces, rides, displays, animals and of course the show bags!

  27. Avatar of Milly Howells
    Milly Howells Reply

    See the joy my little ones get from seeing all the baby animals and the excitement my eldest (and husband) get from the rides!

  28. Avatar of jayla1987

    Honestly my favourite part is the Pluto pups and mini Dutch pancakes yummy

  29. Avatar of Rachael

    I love that it caters as much to the parents now as it does for the kids with all the fabulous foodie options available now. I still also love the animal nursery and you can’t beat the amazing cake decorating competition and the CWA pavilion.

  30. Avatar of Gayle Vos

    The amazing amount of things to see and do for hours, great value is the Show

  31. Avatar of Natalie83

    This will be my girls first year at the show! I honestly love the smiles its puts on kids faces! Something exciting around every corner and I hope my girls love it as much as I did when I was a kid!

  32. Avatar of Paula Harris
    Paula Harris Reply

    It’s all about the Dagwood dogs and hot cinnamon donuts for me πŸ™‚

  33. Avatar of Ineedacoffee
    Ineedacoffee Reply

    The rides
    Me and miss 6 live for the rides
    She a rollercoaster, dodgem cars and mega slide fan
    Im speed 2, fury and xxxl

  34. Avatar of Samara Cassidy
    Samara Cassidy Reply

    We love watching and competing in the ring with the horses! Sideshow alley is fun at the end of a long day too.

  35. Avatar of Becky O'Callaghan
    Becky O'Callaghan Reply

    I love looking at all the animals and then the fireworks at night

  36. Avatar of Lynette Jorissen
    Lynette Jorissen Reply

    I love the craft and cake entries. I love to see the creativity of our community.

  37. Avatar of Leeanne

    Definitely the showbags. Can’t resist them. The shopkins and Cadbury bag looks great. Will give me kids the shopkins if I win and keep Cadbury for myself. Time to indulge as a mum of three need the chocolate.

  38. Avatar of jenelle66

    Love watching my kids explore, the wonder on their faces. (And sneaking stuff out of their showbags!)

  39. Avatar of Tehani Gauder
    Tehani Gauder Reply

    I have always loved the dogs and the cat pavilions, the shows, the super agility training displays plus all the other animals and baby animals. Now I get to share this with my young son who is in awe of the teamwork that is displayed, of course who doesn’t love the rides and games in side show alley ? Unfortunately my health is not good enough to attend this year but if he is lucky perhaps he can go with some one else.

  40. Avatar of judith

    I just love all the noise and excited kids and the big showbag hall!

  41. Avatar of Melinda Shaw
    Melinda Shaw Reply

    Definately the Bertie Beetle showbag as they are my favourite treat and i cant get them anywhere else….I also love that the country comes to the city. The atmosphere is always amazing and there is always something there for everyone to enjoy. A great day out with family and friends!!

  42. Avatar of Sue Bowers
    Sue Bowers Reply

    I love the animals and the craft exhibitions, love to see just what all these lovely creative people have made.

  43. Avatar of Lauren Ibbotson
    Lauren Ibbotson Reply

    I love the excitement, laughter, free exhibitions and spending the day with my family.

  44. Avatar of Robyn

    As a crafty person the craft pavilion, otherwise just watching my adult kids be kids again.

  45. Avatar of Caroline Lissaman
    Caroline Lissaman Reply

    I love the rides and animals. Especially the sheepdog trials and show jumping!

  46. Avatar of Emma Miller
    Emma Miller Reply

    I love the rides, well watching my daughter’s face light up while she’s on them.

  47. Avatar of Leanne Pickles
    Leanne Pickles Reply

    The excitement, atmosphere, my Family enjoying themselves and having heaps of fun.

  48. Avatar of robyn

    Everything from the trip there to the excitement of entering through the gates to explore and have fun there’s is something for everyone and it’s a fantastic day out everyone looks forward to the show

  49. Avatar of Suzanne Ware
    Suzanne Ware Reply

    We all love seeing the baby farm animals – oh and Fairy Floss!!!!

  50. Avatar of Joanne Everson
    Joanne Everson Reply

    We love seeing the baby animals, the rodeo and walking out with a Bertie Beetle bag as no trip to the show is complete without one

  51. Avatar of Lorna M

    Love the fun atmosphere and especially seeing all the kids faces light up with delight from the rides, animals and entertaining attractions.

  52. Avatar of mrs ajl

    my son just loves pokemon at the moment, he would be over the moon if he won

  53. Avatar of Renee Bolton
    Renee Bolton Reply

    Show time is a lot of fun for my kids, love seeing them enjoy the rides, food etc.

  54. Avatar of Candice

    Everything! It’s such a great family day out, there’s so much to see and do. Fun for everyone.

  55. Avatar of lara haynes
    lara haynes Reply

    Show time is all about fun show bags, dagwood dogs, donuts & rides wish I could afford to go every year though

  56. Avatar of Christine Jamieson
    Christine Jamieson Reply

    Enjoying the Arts and Crafts, The Woolworths Pavillion, The atmosphere he joy and laughter everywhere it is infectious

  57. Avatar of Rebecca Maurer
    Rebecca Maurer Reply

    The animals. Im a city girl so having the show come to the city is great. The smells of a farm can make you believe u are there.

  58. Avatar of Carol P

    I love the show because its a great family day out spending time with my daughter seeing the animals, going on rides and playing games on sideshow alley and of course getting showbags

  59. Avatar of Donna Wilkinson
    Donna Wilkinson Reply

    It’s always been about the show bags with me. I’ve even got a shopping bag on wheels especially for them πŸ™‚

  60. Avatar of Linda Luczak
    Linda Luczak Reply

    I’d be lying if I said my children didn’t love the Showbag Pavilion. They save their pocket money each year just for the show bags.

  61. Avatar of Zuzi

    My two year old is obsessed with bags, you could call her the original bag lady, the bigger the better… She finds them and fills them up full of her toys, books and of course snacks. She does not just get one or two but 4 or five. So, winning a bag that is already pre packed and with her favourite stuff would just make her day.

  62. Avatar of Maria

    I love the SAPOL exhibition as for a gold coin donation (I always give a note) you can have your kids photo taken on a police motorcycle. We have started a little tradition of getting that done first at the show……we have collected 4 photos and hope to continue as long at SAPOL exhibits!

  63. Avatar of Stacey Navarro
    Stacey Navarro Reply

    The thing I love most about the show is having a day out with the family enjoying all that the show has to offer such as the animals the rides and of course the show bags.3

  64. Avatar of Luize

    I love the all the diffetent animal pavillions, art and crafts and ovetall atmosphete of fun, laughter and adventure.

  65. Avatar of Felicity Sergeant
    Felicity Sergeant Reply

    Fun with family. We go on a budget, so we take our lunch and do all the free stuff but we always allow enough for one showbag each.

  66. Avatar of Michelle Budge
    Michelle Budge Reply

    It makes me feel young again. I love the atmosphere and the excitement in the air.

  67. Avatar of Andreea Nicolescu
    Andreea Nicolescu Reply

    Love seeing the animals and the food its the only time I will eat a hotdog deep fired haha

  68. Avatar of Rebecca Tompsett
    Rebecca Tompsett Reply

    Fill with sugar to the brim
    Whirling teacups in a spin
    Animals that dive and race
    Laughter on my daughter’s face

  69. Avatar of Michelle Leach
    Michelle Leach Reply

    I love the atmosphere and all the joy on the kids faces when they see something they like. The animal pavilions are a big hit with the kids. Just a great day out for all.

  70. Avatar of kelly jones
    kelly jones Reply

    I love the show because it’s something fun that I can share and enjoy with my kids

  71. Avatar of Laura Offerman
    Laura Offerman Reply

    I like leather handbags and tea bags but show bags are my true love!

  72. Avatar of Alex

    The Yellow Brick Road showbag. Best thing ever – gives you things to do, a path to follow AND you get snacks along the way!

  73. Avatar of Amy Doyle

    I love everything at the show, there is lots of thing’s to do for all ages

  74. Avatar of Jann Trapp
    Jann Trapp Reply

    we love the rides the happiness of the people and, the pleasure on the childrens little faces.

  75. Avatar of Tasha Beaumont
    Tasha Beaumont Reply

    We love everything about the show and whats not to love with showbags

  76. Avatar of ivy fraser
    ivy fraser Reply

    Hearing everyone screaming on the rides and the smell of all the food

  77. Avatar of Linda Roberts
    Linda Roberts Reply

    Love the animals, cake displays, emergency services and showbags

  78. Avatar of Shannon Discombe
    Shannon Discombe Reply

    Have to say the fairy floss is a huge favourite still at 32 I love to share my with dad haha I love the excitement on everyone’s face espially the kids it’s magical love it

  79. Avatar of Christina

    The whole atmosphere of the show, the excitement, the rides, the food & entertainment. A great, joyous day over all..

  80. Avatar of Julia Morton
    Julia Morton Reply

    the animals and the kids love the rides as well,i love the general hustle and bustle,reminds me of my childhood

  81. Avatar of tracywed

    I love the show because I love to see how happy it makes my grand kids

  82. Avatar of Maggie Dubber
    Maggie Dubber Reply

    The atmosphere, the animals, the rides and of course the fireworks

  83. Avatar of Renae Allen
    Renae Allen Reply

    I love the time we get to spend with our little family, enjoying the day together!

  84. Avatar of Donna McGhee
    Donna McGhee Reply

    My kids love the rides but I love the show stuff, the awesome designs made from fruit and veges, the artwork and cake decorating. I love the smell of the animals and the wood chopping, everything that makes our country what it is.

  85. Avatar of Shu-Ching Chang
    Shu-Ching Chang Reply

    It is an amazing show with unstoppable excitement from candy floss to seeing cutest animals and showbag. There is no age limited in this show , everyone can enjoy it . What a wonderful show to celebrate Australian’s lifestyle.

  86. Avatar of Michelle Goslin
    Michelle Goslin Reply

    Day out with the family, showbags of course and the animals

  87. Avatar of Sharon Wilfling
    Sharon Wilfling Reply

    the rides and show bags and the happy looks on my grandchildrens faces

  88. Avatar of catherine helbig
    catherine helbig Reply

    Love watching my sons reactions when he sees all the animals especially the baby ones also his eyes light up when he goes on the rides

  89. Avatar of Helena L

    I enjoy eating “sometimes food” alllll dayyyy longggg, without a shred of guilt. After all, The Show comes around only once a year, so eat up while you can!!

  90. Avatar of Bronwyn Louise Evans
    Bronwyn Louise Evans Reply

    Getting to show my girls all the animals and the looks on their faces when they are lit up by fireworks

  91. Avatar of Shaleah Campbell
    Shaleah Campbell Reply

    Everything! Family time, food, rides, animals, fireworks, showbags!!!

  92. Avatar of Nikki Cashion
    Nikki Cashion Reply

    I love the fast rides and the fireworks at the end of a fun filled day

  93. Avatar of Lisa Mullen
    Lisa Mullen Reply

    It’s a rare occasion for us as we simply can’t really afford it with a little one. Hopefully we will go again one day where he can enjoy some rides and the other attractions

  94. Avatar of Janelle Hall
    Janelle Hall Reply

    My kids love seeing all the animals and of course, getting a showbag.

  95. Avatar of Annie

    The show is a great place for the kids (and me) to have fun! There’s so much to do that it’s the only place or event that I never, ever hear them say “I’m boooored” πŸ™‚

  96. Avatar of Melinda

    Getting up close with the animals is always a favourite and the rides and showbags are a hit aswell

  97. Avatar of Leanne White
    Leanne White Reply

    I go every year and at 46 I still love it… The pavilions are a firm favourite. Love the stalls and gadgets on offer!

  98. Avatar of cat

    Being with my kids and watching their faces light up at the baby farm animals. They try so many different foods and new things there and always with a big smile on their faces.

  99. Avatar of Crystal Adams
    Crystal Adams Reply

    There is so much to do and see – it is a great way to get involved with the local farming community and enjoying a range of activities and fun!

  100. Avatar of Maria Coito-Correia
    Maria Coito-Correia Reply

    Love the thrill of the rides, all the fun and adventure and the fun doesn’t end there as we have the show bags to enjoy when we go home .

  101. Avatar of Justine

    The variety of things to do and see, can spend the whole day there!

  102. Avatar of Rachel K

    I love the show and haven’t been for years. It’s great to see all the lovely farm and show animals without all the work! Of course it also feeds that internal desire to learn and see something new and makes for great exercise that you don’t even realise you are doing as you enjoy yourself walking around.

  103. Avatar of Louise Nelson
    Louise Nelson Reply

    I’ve always loved the animals! Still do, now the enjoyment comes watching my little girl love them too. Rides and show bags are a bonus!

  104. Avatar of Fiona McIntyre
    Fiona McIntyre Reply

    I have always loved the animals, the horses and the general happy sounds of people on the rides as I cant go on them due to back surgery and neck surgery so i get to observe them which is fun too.

  105. Avatar of Julie

    Awesome my daughters love shopkins they go crazy about them. They tell me what they want and watch videos all the time which is full on for such small things

  106. Avatar of Miranda Geoghegan
    Miranda Geoghegan Reply

    The petting farm is my favourite part! I also love the huge mascots like the Cars characters.

  107. Avatar of Dianne Childs
    Dianne Childs Reply

    I love watching the pig diving. It’s great family fun and quite hilarious!

  108. Avatar of KH

    I love the show because everyone is so happy to be there. The atmosphere is lovely and warm. Plus the animals! Love the animals!

  109. Avatar of Rebecca Stephens
    Rebecca Stephens Reply

    I love that the show caters to all family members with so many different actives and things to see and do

  110. Avatar of Janine McNaughton
    Janine McNaughton Reply

    It takes me back to being a kid again where I get excited seen the flashing lights, stuffed toys, rides and the sounds of laughter and fun.

  111. Avatar of Smitzer

    There is nothing better than pups coming to your rescue in Paw Patrol

  112. Avatar of sandt55

    Each time we go there is something new and fun to see and do and keep us entertained for hours.

  113. Avatar of Jenny Mansbridge
    Jenny Mansbridge Reply

    The Show is so varied on things to do, exciting rides, rest in the pavilion and watch the entertainment, delicious food and great displays – so much talent by all goes into making The Show great for all ages

  114. Avatar of Karin Nichols
    Karin Nichols Reply

    I love that i get to show my son all the wonders that the show has to offer and he loves seeing all the animals and getting to do things that are hands on

  115. Avatar of Tammy

    Love that there’s something for everyone… Kids love the animals and rides, I love all the crafts and cooking, Dad loves all the thrills

  116. Avatar of Krystal Delanty
    Krystal Delanty Reply

    The clowns, dodgem cars, dagwood dogs and the showbags!

  117. Avatar of Shannon

    SHOWBAGS! Definitely the showbags. And the dagwood dogs, the rides, and the smiles it brings to each of our faces. <3

  118. Avatar of Alison

    I really like wondering around all the displays and checking out the cake decorating and craft. The atmosphere is always nice too, everyone is there for a good time.

  119. Avatar of Nicole Woods
    Nicole Woods Reply

    I love everything about the Show, but especially being able to see it through the eyes of the kids. It revives the magic of the place for me, and hopefully they’ll have fond memories from the Show like I do from when I was a kid myself.

  120. Avatar of Bronie Elson
    Bronie Elson Reply

    There is so much to see and do at the show without it costing a fortune.

  121. Avatar of Kylie Thomas
    Kylie Thomas Reply

    Having a fun family day care out. The excitement on my sons face, everything is new and exciting for him.

  122. Avatar of Sharon Lorman
    Sharon Lorman Reply

    Just love the animals and the food. The atmosphere is thrilling and of course the showbags!

  123. Avatar of Chrissie Dattilo
    Chrissie Dattilo Reply

    Absolutely love the show! Ive been going every year since i can remember. Showbags, rides too much to mention. Now i take my daughter & we have a blast, its like being a kid again!

  124. Avatar of Manda Hodshon
    Manda Hodshon Reply

    The atmosphere! Always puts a smile on your face and makes you feel alive! That plus nothing beats a dagwood dog at the show!

  125. Avatar of Kylie T

    ‘The show’ brings fascination and exploration; one of a kind
    Fun filled family moments inspirationally entwined
    Colour, creativity and amusements wondrously defined
    Memories to look back on that beautifully remind.

  126. Avatar of Christy

    My son talks about his favourite show, which is fantastic as he has a speech delay!

  127. Avatar of Mikaela Murphy
    Mikaela Murphy Reply

    My boys love it and can keep them entertained so I can other things

  128. Avatar of Brittany Curtis
    Brittany Curtis Reply

    I like that our show is not just about the rides but has a petting zoo and art and baking competitions. It means the whole family can get involved and enjoy the day together.

  129. Avatar of Laura Kay Abernethy
    Laura Kay Abernethy Reply

    Yes well I like the family atmospere of good day out. And the yellow brick road is awesome to do as a family

  130. Avatar of Pavlova

    Love the atmosphere,the looking around, the crowds, the chatter, laugh’s, giggles of glee and most of all the scream’s of delight from children enjoying the rides.

  131. Avatar of Gina Decapia
    Gina Decapia Reply

    The memories of my special ‘Daddy Daughter’ days at the show followed by lunch at the pub with mum.
    With both my parents gone, I just hope my kids’ memories will be as happy as mine.

  132. Avatar of Maria

    So much to see and do! Something for everyone from babies to grandma…

  133. Avatar of sharon

    the joy on my kids faces and making new memories and their is something for everyone

  134. Avatar of Rachael Brown
    Rachael Brown Reply

    Bernie beetle showbags and steak sandwiches and giant pumpkins!

  135. Avatar of ree

    Love everything about the Show, kids having so much fun, showbags, rides and live shows and the yummy food!

  136. Avatar of elizabeth agha
    elizabeth agha Reply

    So many awesome things to do,see and experience. A great fun day out for the whole family.

  137. Avatar of Sharon

    Some of the best memories I have growing up are at the Royal Melbourne Show, I cant wait until I can take my kids when my youngest is older.

  138. Avatar of Kylie Embury
    Kylie Embury Reply

    The smell, the sounds, sideshow alley, the animals – all of it! So many happy childhood memories of the show for me, and now with my children! Bertie Beetle show bags are the very best! My boyfriend gave me a leather handbag with 18 Bertie Beetles in it for my 18th birthday he knew I loved them so much πŸ˜€

  139. Avatar of Michelle

    I love the sheep dogs in action, the farm animals & we especially enjoy the fireworks! So many things to love about a day at the show.

  140. Avatar of Robyn Smithwick
    Robyn Smithwick Reply

    I used to love the show but I have not been for over 10 years. I loved the cats and the doggies.

  141. Avatar of Tamara

    Our favourite & must see is the pig racing & Diving. Cooommmmmeeeee ooonnnnnn pigyyy!

  142. Avatar of Alicia Bardsley
    Alicia Bardsley Reply

    There are so many things for the kids to enjoy especially things us city dwellers don’t have.

  143. Avatar of Mel okimoto
    Mel okimoto Reply

    Lots of people watching, great food and entertainment for a whole day with the family. I love seeing the farm animals the most.

  144. Avatar of jody buhagiar
    jody buhagiar Reply

    The showbags. We buy heaps and empty them all on the floor and go nuts!!!

  145. Avatar of Christine Dean
    Christine Dean Reply

    Love everything about the show – except the cost. So much fun for the whole family and love having a showbag to bring some of the fun home with you.

  146. Avatar of Claire Thrower
    Claire Thrower Reply

    I love the atomsphere and the excitement, always brings back great childhood memories and the showbags OMG it’s like christmas love that they have adult ones too!

  147. Avatar of Katie Le Miere
    Katie Le Miere Reply

    It’s the smells and the sounds and the sights – just so much fun!!! Even as an adult I love showbags too πŸ™‚

  148. Avatar of Shu-Ching Chang
    Shu-Ching Chang Reply

    Nothing better than making time to enjoy Great Show or any show with my family and friends. It is a open-mind experience and creating happy memories with those closed to me.

  149. Avatar of Thals

    I love the animals, showbags, the colour and excitement! The food and wine are amazing too πŸ™‚

  150. Avatar of Jill-Anne

    As city kids, visiting the animal stalls is so popular… almost as popular as side show alley and the show bags pavilion…checking out all the bags to see which is best value for hard earned pocket money.

  151. Avatar of Barbara Fehmel
    Barbara Fehmel Reply

    Yum, Yum, How my twin great Granddaughters would love me if I won a Cadbury show bag, it is their favourite chocolate.

  152. Avatar of Pauline Stacey
    Pauline Stacey Reply

    The atmosphere, sideshow ally the food the rides the fireworks and having a funfilled day out with the family

  153. Avatar of Evelyn Pearce
    Evelyn Pearce Reply

    We love visiting the animal enclosures, especially the small animal petting area. However the Llamas and pigs were the biggest hit last time!

  154. Avatar of Vanessa Lee
    Vanessa Lee Reply

    I love seeing the girls faces light up with all the different activities to do around the show

  155. Avatar of noella bloomfield
    noella bloomfield Reply

    my boys 10, 7 and 2 have never been we haven’t been able to afford it and still cant this year

  156. Avatar of Erin

    My kids have never been to a show before. But I remember my joy when receiving a show bag for the first time.

  157. Avatar of Sarah Mitchell-McCabe
    Sarah Mitchell-McCabe Reply

    I love being able to see the look on my kids faces when they see the whip-cracking, the first time they saw and fed piglets and ducklings in the baby animal pen and their first fireworks show. Experiences that are priceless

  158. Avatar of Rebecca

    The rides, games, fairy floss, Dagwood dogs, show bags and having a great day out with the family

  159. Avatar of Kylie Sneddon
    Kylie Sneddon Reply

    The rides and sideshow alley, so much fun and of course the showbags!

  160. Avatar of Narelle

    Haven’t ventured out to a show yet too many people hoping to get my anxiety under control so I can take my kiddies

  161. Avatar of Jenny Fuller
    Jenny Fuller Reply

    Love the excitement on the kids faces with the rides, the shows, the showbags, the food!

  162. Avatar of Meike

    Don’t know – i have never been but sure i would love it all!

  163. Avatar of Denai Scott
    Denai Scott Reply

    I love everything about it! Bringing the country to the city kids, big and small!
    Fairy floss, showbags, woodchopping, animals and the fireworks!

  164. Avatar of Molly

    The food, the animal farmhouse, the entertainment, show bags and having a great time with kids.

  165. Avatar of Tammy

    The smile on my daughters face with how much fun she has especially seeing the animals πŸ™‚

  166. Avatar of Alysia Sheehy
    Alysia Sheehy Reply

    We love the rides, different food, the animals and love the show atmosphere!

  167. Avatar of Heather

    I love that a part of the country comes to town and everyone can experience it

  168. Avatar of Maree Gray
    Maree Gray Reply

    The ring events, wood chopping, animals, showbags, fireworks – everything really! I am like a big kid at the show. There is something for everyone.

  169. Avatar of Lorraine Reid
    Lorraine Reid Reply

    A fun filled day for all the family, Love the rides and the showbags

  170. Avatar of Rachel

    I love the hard earned nap in the afternoon after a long day of fun!

  171. Avatar of Kirsty Ellen
    Kirsty Ellen Reply

    all the awesome events and the animals… l love introducing my kids to all the different breeds of dogs, cats, sheep, cows….

  172. Avatar of Louise Patterson
    Louise Patterson Reply

    I love the wood chopping. All those wonderfully strong men!

  173. Avatar of Shanell Tant
    Shanell Tant Reply

    Its just a fun day out for everyone. There is something for everyone. Gotta love at the end of the day picking out your favourite show bags and can’t wait to get home and see what’s in it

  174. Avatar of Mon Seven

    Everything! I love the rides, games, exhibitions and entertainment. My kids especially love the animals, showbags and the fireworks. It’s a great day out for the whole family.

  175. Avatar of Sharon

    Nothing. Hate the show and that’s why this opportunity is so appealing. Been twice, once with family when I was about 16 and 2nd time to work a booth for a Govt Dept.

  176. Avatar of Mary

    Love seeing all the animals and love all the rides. The show always bring out the child in me. Now my two little girls love the show too, I love seeing the excitement on their face.

  177. Avatar of Alex Carman
    Alex Carman Reply

    I love looking at all the animals and taste testing all the yummy food!

  178. Avatar of Sarah Armstrong
    Sarah Armstrong Reply

    It would have to be the fun my kids have on the rides. And the fairy floss

  179. Avatar of Shu-Ching Chang
    Shu-Ching Chang Reply

    I love the Great Show because it is a show for everyone. A happiness plus for my family.

  180. Avatar of Joanne Stone
    Joanne Stone Reply

    The show is so expensive these days that unfortunately it is out of my price range. Would love to take my kids and give them the experience i had as a little girl. The rides, shows, fairy floss, toffee apples, baby animals and don’t forget the highlight of the day – SHOWBAGS. So this Comp is as good as it get’s. Would love to Win one of these awesome showbags so they can have a little taste of “The Show”!

  181. Avatar of Tami Bird

    Love taking the kids to see the animals and watching some of the shows in the arena and roaming performers. It’s great that there are lots of free things to do so everyone can have a day full of fun, even on a budget.

  182. Avatar of Mich Field
    Mich Field Reply

    I love how the show is starting to really bring in home grown local products and their wares, it’s so nice walking through the halls looking at the artwork, homemade jams etc.

  183. Avatar of pockiemad

    How excited the kids get, I remember that feeling it soon wears off once you start paying for yourself.

  184. Avatar of Fiona Loadsman
    Fiona Loadsman Reply

    Show is always a great day out many different things to see and do

  185. Avatar of mandz_84

    My little girls and I love the baby animals at the show! We can’t go past the cute little fluffy ducks and woolly lambs! Coming in a close second is of course the showbags! My girl’s eyes just light up at the sight of the colourful Showbag pavilion! Amanda Giffard

  186. Avatar of Megan

    I love the look on my little girls faces when they see all the little animals, they love it

  187. Avatar of Crystal Jade McCormack
    Crystal Jade McCormack Reply

    We took our son to the Royal show this year for his first time, He absolutely loved it especially the all the animals.

  188. Avatar of Dca003

    The fresh food producers. It is amazing to see the array of produce and australian made products available.

  189. Avatar of Terhi Lake
    Terhi Lake Reply

    That every time we can go we find something new to make us smile!

  190. Avatar of Asha Stanley
    Asha Stanley Reply

    The smile on kids faces as they marvel at everything happening around them has to be the best thing about the show!

  191. Avatar of josie taylor
    josie taylor Reply

    The smile on the kids faces and the variety of things to do and see.

  192. Avatar of Nina Prior
    Nina Prior Reply

    I love the smiles. The fun that everyone has is fantastic. And I love getting showbags so that continues when you leave.

  193. Avatar of Nichole Mckee
    Nichole Mckee Reply

    I love the electric vibe that the show brings to all the family

  194. Avatar of Jennifer Robertson
    Jennifer Robertson Reply

    The smells. Cow manure, chicken poo and even pig excrement takes me right back to my childhood on the farm. And I especially love the reaction from my kids when I tell them it smells terrific.

  195. Avatar of Shu-Ching Chang
    Shu-Ching Chang Reply

    The Great Show is a wonderful show for everyone, no age limited. Especially, show bags bring a lot of excitement and joys.

  196. Avatar of shelbyward
    shelbyward Reply

    The animal nursery – those goats and lambs have a healthy appetite and at $2 a cup of food, it is good value for money whilst being educational at the same time.

  197. Avatar of Rebecca Kirkpatrick
    Rebecca Kirkpatrick Reply

    The fun excitement and happy kids.
    Plus showbags πŸ˜€

  198. Avatar of Leanne Mc

    As a child, my Grandmother took me (the eldest Grandchild) and her 16 children, my Uncles and Aunties to the show every Year. Best memories as a child, she’d take her jeep (not the car brand) and we’d fill it with show bags. We’d study the guide before we went and picked the ones we wanted. There was a limit of course.

  199. Avatar of Lynnette Bull
    Lynnette Bull Reply

    I love the variety of the show. It doesn’t matter what age you are or what your interests are, everybody will find something to enjoy.

  200. Avatar of Darina

    Never been to a show as a kid, time to make that visit for the first time.

  201. Avatar of Shu-Ching Chang
    Shu-Ching Chang Reply

    The Great Show keeps my inner child happy and free. Now , my kids are enjoying it as much as I do.

  202. Avatar of Kylie

    As a kid I loved going to the show. I would save my pocket money just for the showbags

  203. Avatar of AmyMcC

    As a kid I didn’t live in the city so we didn’t get to go to the (Perth Royal Agricultural) Show every year, so we just loved everything about it when we did get to go – the train ride there, the random stuff our parents wanted to look at, the rides, show bags and the fireworks at the end of the day!

  204. Avatar of SCOTT BRUNSKILL

    I love showbags….sideshow alley and showbags….and pluto pups and waffle cones….63 and still a big kid….I also love the different animal judging events….and I can sit all day watching the working dog competition….and showbags; did I say I love showbags?

  205. Avatar of Shu-Ching Chang
    Shu-Ching Chang Reply

    Just a show for happiness plus . Australian’s agricultural shows are great shows on the earth.

  206. Avatar of SCOTT BRUNSKILL

    I love showbags….sideshow alley and showbags….and pluto pups and waffle cones….63 and still a big kid….I also love the different animal judging events….and I can sit all day watching the working dog competition….and showbags; did I say I love showbags?
    (nominating the Shopkins bag for my granddaughter….she loves showbags too….and she also loves Shopkins)

  207. Avatar of Berenice Lawrence
    Berenice Lawrence Reply

    I love the animals the best but also enjoy trying all the local foods and putting the kids on the rides. Nothing beats seeing the children so happy!

  208. Avatar of Laura Higgins
    Laura Higgins Reply

    Love the vibe, fun, lights, atmosphere! Love the animal shows, rides, showbags!

  209. Avatar of Ben N Nicole
    Ben N Nicole Reply

    Best childhood memories ever, still love it now! Bertie beetle bags are the best at any show.

  210. Avatar of Sarah Williamson
    Sarah Williamson Reply

    Bertie Beetle has been around since I was a kid πŸ™‚

  211. Avatar of Lyn Woods

    My 2 grand-daughters would love Shopkins. The show is terrific for them – lots of animals, gentle rides, fairy floss and more.

  212. Avatar of holly

    My 4 year old loves seeing the baby animals and all the interactive displays, seeing where our food comes from and appreciating our local agriculture. We love finishing our show day with the fireworks and hot donuts.

  213. Avatar of Sarah Marsh
    Sarah Marsh Reply

    I love all the animals, especially the animal nursery. My little one loves all the rides; the train in was a big hit last year.

  214. Avatar of Janette Howard
    Janette Howard Reply

    Love the show and always have. Its a real welcome to spring

  215. Avatar of Belinda Mouk
    Belinda Mouk Reply

    I love to see the art, craft and cooking displays. The smell of fairy floss and Dagwood dogs.All the buzz and excitement that the show brings.

  216. Avatar of Shu-Ching Chang
    Shu-Ching Chang Reply

    It is a wonderful show for everyone. My kids are crazy about show bags.

  217. Avatar of Patricia Comer
    Patricia Comer Reply

    The smell of dust in the air and freshly spun fairy floss. I love the colours, noise and the sounds of excitement, joy of people from all walks as they get rocked, bumped and spun around in the Rides. I love the wide eyed children seeing young animals in the petting zoo and animal displays. I love the displays and how vendors are a little bit more engaging and enthusiastic about the products and services they offer. I love it when you can eat a dagwood dog with sauce on it and it spills down your chin and you can feel that look of satisfaction and enjoyment and not feel as though you’ve grossed anyone out. It’s like a great place to have that happen and it’s ok.

  218. Avatar of Shu-Ching Chang
    Shu-Ching Chang Reply

    It is a wonderful show to create beautiful memories for happiness.

  219. Avatar of Kim Shrive
    Kim Shrive Reply

    I just love spending time with my family and seeing the smiles on my girls faces when they get to pat all the farm and other animals.

  220. Avatar of Lozstap

    Love the variety of rides, & activities & the atmosphere is so family friendly

  221. Avatar of Veta Lazaridis
    Veta Lazaridis Reply

    It’s so much fun and I get to see my children faces light up with they’re beautiful smiles as they were on the rides! They absolutely loved the show and so did I it was our first time this year and it was spectacular!

  222. Avatar of Paige styles
    Paige styles Reply

    My favorite was always the Dog shows and show bags… they still are πŸ™‚

  223. Avatar of S

    Just love spending quality time with the family and watching the smiles on our kids faces!

  224. Avatar of Jessie Callaghan
    Jessie Callaghan Reply

    Seeing the country meet the city, but also the Bertie Beetle bags! Seems to be the only place to get these!

  225. Avatar of Jessica Giles
    Jessica Giles Reply

    Love going to see all the animals at the show. Country meets city, reminds me of the farm i grew up on

  226. Avatar of Jennie Jeppesen
    Jennie Jeppesen Reply

    My 4 year old has pneumonia and can’t go πŸ™ (As does his 7 year old sister!)

  227. Avatar of Kayla Thomson
    Kayla Thomson Reply

    Fireworks! And the excitement on the kids faces (big & small) lol also love sideshow Alley

  228. Avatar of Andrew McKeown
    Andrew McKeown Reply

    All the fantastic sights, smells and amazing things to do with the kids.

  229. Avatar of Toni Toni Tuccia-Rowland
    Toni Toni Tuccia-Rowland Reply

    We love sideshow alley, esp the clown game! Was always my favourite & now my daughters.

  230. Avatar of Karen

    My son loves the animals & I love the naughty food you get on that day

  231. Avatar of Elle

    I remember loving seeing the baby animal petting zoo and watching the wood chopping.. Haven’t taken my two yet!!

  232. Avatar of Laura Scriven
    Laura Scriven Reply

    It’s attractions galore,
    You couldn’t want anything more!
    Rides, animals and crafts too,
    And don’t forget the food!

  233. Avatar of stacey coppin
    stacey coppin Reply

    I love that the show never gets old and creates lasting memories for generations all over!

  234. Avatar of Rachael D

    My family & I love the animal Nursery,the goats are especially cheeky!

  235. Avatar of Kylie Clayton
    Kylie Clayton Reply

    Family fun and creating memories together while enjoying: rides (scary and tame), food (waffle on a stick!), show bags, wood chopping, pig racing and fireworks.

  236. Avatar of Phillip Topping
    Phillip Topping Reply

    I love being able to watch the showjumping in the main ring

  237. Avatar of Amanda

    The feeling of being out having fun. Going on rides and making some noise.

  238. Avatar of petrie46

    i love the sideshow alley and all the little animals and the cakes and the ring events and fireworks

  239. Avatar of Sacha Pech
    Sacha Pech Reply

    I love discovering new products and stalls; we always do the Yellow Brick Road and come across some real gems. It’s like a treasure hunt. The kids love it (and great for working all that fairy floss off).

  240. Avatar of MelJD

    The rides, the food and the excitement on my girls’ faces when we are there!

  241. Avatar of Sharon Markwell
    Sharon Markwell Reply

    I love the food, then the food and then some more food!

  242. Avatar of Anthea Cornish
    Anthea Cornish Reply

    We love the show.
    A great place to go,
    rides and attractions
    A place for interaction.
    Great fun for one and all.

  243. Avatar of DIANA

    I love what the show is all about, bringing the country to the city, so we city slickers can get some sort of an insight into, and a taste of country life. From super cute baby animals & their parents, working dogs, prancing ponies, and all the yummy treats too.

  244. Avatar of Ern

    The sideshows. Trying my aim, and my luck, to win something awesome for the kids or big and fluffy for my wife. Sadly though, always lots of plastic trinkets come my way, but the fun can’t be beat. For some reason, even now I’m (supposedly) a grown up, just seeing them sends a wave of excitement through me + loads of memories from when I was a little tacker and my Granddad would hold me up so I could put the balls in the clowns mouth (soz, that sounds bad!), to win the biggest prize on the back shelf.

  245. Avatar of Shannon Wotton
    Shannon Wotton Reply

    I love the carnival atmosphere of the show, the rides, the animals, the food, the showbags, love it all!

  246. Avatar of Danielle Curtain
    Danielle Curtain Reply

    I love trying to give my kids the memories that I had been given by my mum and my grandma when we went to the show. But we especially love the showbags.

  247. Avatar of Amy

    The animal nursery and the clown game!! Brings back so many memories that I now get the share and re create with my 4 kiddies

  248. Avatar of Stefanie Seiler
    Stefanie Seiler Reply

    I love all the rides that my kids (under 6) can ride on.

  249. Avatar of Timothy Tant
    Timothy Tant Reply

    The food…. the variety and the fun food. Popcorn, fairyfloss to chips and hotdogs the list is endless

  250. Avatar of Jessica Gabris
    Jessica Gabris Reply

    The excitement on the kids faces has got to be the best part hands down. Every ride, every stall there’s wonder and amazement on their tiny faces

  251. Avatar of Ashleigh Ewing
    Ashleigh Ewing Reply

    Great rides, yummy treats and gotta love the petting zoo zone for the kids!

  252. Avatar of Kasey Evans
    Kasey Evans Reply

    Best part of the show is the foods. Dagwood dogs, hot chips & fairy floss. It’s a must overtime I go.

  253. Avatar of christine morris
    christine morris Reply

    I loved going to the show, first time in 30 years, i enjoyed going to all the stalls, Animal farms, All the free shows and some of the rides. Thoroughly enjoyed the day with my Grand kids and their family.

  254. Avatar of Paula Flower
    Paula Flower Reply

    So much to see and do at the Show. The baby animals are always the best!

  255. Avatar of Grinte01

    I love being reminded of my own childhood, and creating those memories for the kids. The showbags are pretty awesome too.

  256. Avatar of Tess Howard
    Tess Howard Reply

    Its just colourful and noisy and excitement all around. I love it as much as the kids. Fun for all ages is true!

  257. Avatar of Trish Leonard
    Trish Leonard Reply

    I love seeing the animals, the rides, the yummy food and of course the showbags!

  258. Avatar of Ann Maree Sculley
    Ann Maree Sculley Reply

    I love the atmosphere at the show ,the food ,the rides and the food pavilions are awesome !

  259. Avatar of Louise T

    I love how the kids can get up close and personal with the animals. The best part for me is the food!!

  260. Avatar of Ying Ying TAN
    Ying Ying TAN Reply

    Tons of fun and laughter, memories that lasts a lifetime!

  261. Avatar of Han E

    We always go with my best friend and her family, the kids are having fun, the adults try all the new food and drinks and we all have a good time!!

  262. Avatar of Ali Hillier
    Ali Hillier Reply

    The atmosphere. Everyone is there for a great time with their friends and family.

  263. Avatar of Caroline Kelly
    Caroline Kelly Reply

    There is always something new and entertaining for my family to see, do and buy at the Show.

  264. Avatar of Kelly Ryan
    Kelly Ryan Reply

    The sparkle in the kids eyes when they take in the fun and thrills of the show!

  265. Avatar of Rachelle S
    Rachelle S Reply

    The atmosphere is amazing. Whether it’s the smells, the ride noises and music, the smoke from the fireworks or all the lights, there’s nothing like it.

  266. Avatar of mustangmum
    mustangmum Reply

    I love the smiles on the kids faces as soon as we walk through the gates, the food, the rides and the best part of all the Showbags..aka Caroline Gunnulson

  267. Avatar of Rosemarie De Bari
    Rosemarie De Bari Reply

    My kids love all of the animals. I love the looks on their faces as they see all the animals!

  268. Avatar of Melinda Bolitho
    Melinda Bolitho Reply

    We love the icecream sundaes and the ferris wheel πŸ™‚

  269. Avatar of Juanita Munro
    Juanita Munro Reply

    I love the exhilleration you get pre-ride and of course, The show bag stand is my favourite too!

  270. Avatar of Melissa Kagie
    Melissa Kagie Reply

    I love seeing my children’s excitement and laughter, spending valuable time together. The show bags are great too!

  271. Avatar of disqus_pQ2tRSP62g
    disqus_pQ2tRSP62g Reply

    Love the excitement of seeing everything with fresh eyes, like it’s for the first time, which often it is!!

  272. Avatar of Fotini Christmass
    Fotini Christmass Reply

    I love the excitement my kids have for the show. I was exactly like that when I was a kid.So many new things to see and explore for them.
    My hubby and I love the dairy pavilion.

  273. Avatar of karolina

    I loved taking my son to the show because of the variety of things to see and do ib one day. He loved it so much it was all he talked about for weeks!

  274. Avatar of Kristina S
    Kristina S Reply

    So much fun and diet breaking to be done in the one place. Scary rides are like child birth for me, you forget, until you are in the moment and you’re like why am I doing this again ” I want out ” LOL… My kids are pretty well balanced, one won’t go near anything other than teacup rides and the other wants to go upside down and spin and scream. The shows are a great opportunity to do things you normally wouldn’t do like spend $30 winning a $5 toy πŸ˜‰

  275. Avatar of Tamara Lamb
    Tamara Lamb Reply

    I love the excitement, awe and wonder of the show! The animals, the atmosphere, the showbags, the squeals from the thrill seekers on the rides! It’s awesome!

  276. Avatar of Faye Hannam
    Faye Hannam Reply

    The Show has so much colour and excitement. It is a sensory overload lol… Showbags, animals, rides, food and of course fairy floss. I HAVE to have fairy floss at The Show..

  277. Avatar of vivianadib
    vivianadib Reply

    The shows create great family memories, it’s a tradition in our family for the last 3 generations.

  278. Avatar of Aleisha

    My favourite part of the show are the fireworks. I love how they’re timed with the music. It’s a new surprise every year!

  279. Avatar of Karla Oleinikoff
    Karla Oleinikoff Reply

    So much fun, and the chance for the kiddies to pet and feed baby animals is priceless. So much to see and do, it’s never boring.

  280. Avatar of Debra Marr
    Debra Marr Reply

    Can’t go to Ekka without having a Strawberry Sundae, buying the Fireman’s Calendar & getting as many signatures as possible from the hot guys.
    Love the petting Zoo too.

  281. Avatar of Elisabeth Martins
    Elisabeth Martins Reply

    I love feeling like a kid again,
    the showbags,
    the fairy floss,
    the rides,
    and the fireworks.

  282. Avatar of Katie Sara Winderlich
    Katie Sara Winderlich Reply

    I love the rides, especially the scary ones, the donuts, the lollies, the prizes. The whole atmosphere of the show is what I love!!! ❀️

  283. Avatar of Sophie

    I just love show abs, and winning stuff even though it never happens!

  284. Avatar of Adele Smith
    Adele Smith Reply

    The build up leading to the road and the overall excitement and atmosphere as you initially walk through the gate. It’s a world of fun that comes but once a year.

  285. Avatar of Richard Harrison
    Richard Harrison Reply

    Love everything, just love wandering around looking at everything, feeling like a kid again

  286. Avatar of Natalie McDonald
    Natalie McDonald Reply

    I love walking around seeing everything and the look of wonder on my kids faces as they see things they love like the showbag stand

  287. Avatar of Brianna Taylor
    Brianna Taylor Reply

    I really love the agricultural side of the show – all of the animals and the food pavillions. I could spend all day in the woolworths food pavillion at the brisbane show! And watching my son enjoy the rides at his first Ekka this year was just amazing!

  288. Avatar of Gabriela Homer
    Gabriela Homer Reply

    I love everything: the craft stalls, the food you can sample, the view from the Ferris Wheel, the woodchopping competition, the dressage, but best of all, the one hour train ride home where after all the lolly eating kids finally fall asleep happy and exhausted!

  289. Avatar of alanna jane
    alanna jane Reply

    The animal nursery, no matter how old I am it makes me sigh every time, baby animals are the best

  290. Avatar of Jodie Dorricott
    Jodie Dorricott Reply

    The smiles and looks of awe on the children’s faces, when you first walk in the gate. There is always so much for them to look at, and the excitement of where to start first always makes me giggle.

  291. Avatar of Cindy Nickels
    Cindy Nickels Reply

    I love the excitement, the variety of displays and eateries and of course, the animals. All the best of the best on display. Always something new to see and learn about. A fantastic day out for all ages.

  292. Avatar of Joseph

    What I really Loved about the Show was…The Rides…the Attractions…the Sideshows and even the Show-Bags…Yay!…What more can I say!

  293. Avatar of Tennille

    I’m great at “bag holding” as far as rides go, the animals are still my favourite part of the show.