There’s no denying it, the 2018 Royal Adelaide Show is just around the corner.  And with half a million people visiting the show each year, it’s sure to be the buzz around Adelaide.

Thanks to our friends at the Royal Adelaide Show we’ve got family passes up for grabs for the show, hitting town 31st August to 9th September 2018.

royal-adelaide-show-clownsWith two whole weekends worth of amazing entertainment, who doesn’t want to go and soak up all the magic that is the Royal Adelaide Show?

And with free tickets up for grabs, that’s a no brainer really, right?!

Explore the pavillions and check out all the vendors, enjoy some of the entertainment on offer, line up for the scariest of scary rides and maybe even learn a thing or two about agriculture and animals.

Royal Easter ShowShowbags and Rides:  

This year you’ll find some of the hottest new showbags with new brands including LOL Surprise, PJ Masks, Unicorn, Slimezone, Rick and Morty, Shimmer and Shine and Peppa Pig on offer. No doubt, as in previous years, they’re sure to sell out so get in quick!

The Girl’s Night In pamper pack is ideal for the ladies after some pampering, or new this year is Nude by Nature, ROXY AND TRIPLE M.

Family favourites Charlesworth nuts will have their great value products in the Mammoth showbag and the Insatiable Showbags, and hot off the heels of what was an incredible launch in 2017, Jodie & Soda’s Fun Breakfast Showbag will be back, bigger and better.

Sports lovers will find completely new contents among the range of AFL showbags this year, and the fitness conscious will find the best practical fitness gear in the Spirit State Ultimate Fitness Pack.

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Thanks to our friends at the Royal Adelaide Show, we’ve got 5 Family Passes up for grabs!

To enter simply fill out the form below and tell us in the comments what you love about the show the best! That’s it!

GOOD LUCK!

 

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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.

74 Comments

  1. I love the excitement for the kids at the Show and the school displays

    • Beverley Dobbs Reply

      We always enjoy the iced cake decorating entries – and wonder at their makers’ creativity.

  2. Laurina Ainscough Reply

    I love sampling all the delicious food from around the State.

  3. I love having a day as a family where we get to see and do things that we each enjoy together. And fairy floss…..lots of fairy floss!

  4. I love watching my son watch everything at the show. He gets really excited about the rides and the side shows. Love hanging out as a family.

  5. we love to make a special day out for Fathers Day at the Royal Show. Celebrating the love of family with the love of the show, and all the excitement to go with it. How can you resist the shownags, rides & entertainment

  6. Kerry Rosser Reply

    Making amazing memories for my kids – so much excitement, anticipation and wonder!!

  7. Having gone for the first time last year – my favourite memory was taking my 5 year old through the Mix 102.3’s haunted house singing ‘Living on a Prayer’ to ‘help him not be so scared’. Far out man, he was totally fine…me on the other hand – I couldn’t wait to get out of there!

  8. Mandy Sched-Carter Reply

    I love everything about The Show., from the smell of corn on the cob cooking to the wonder of the market stalls to the sound of the music and animals and best of all the smiles everywhere.

  9. I love the show atmosphere the most. The joy, the laughter and the enjoyment of friends and family taking a day away from their crazy lives to enjoy themselves. You cannot help but smile when you see how much fun everyone around you is having and i look forward to it every year! Cannot wait to take my baby boy this year for the first time !

  10. I love the carnival atmosphere, the laughter and happiness of all ages, the fun, the showbags, watching my kids enjoy the rides… so many fabulous things

  11. Kate Vande Kamp Reply

    I love seeing the joy and excitement on people’s faces..both young and old.
    So many things to see and do, spending time with my family. We are really looking forward to going this year

  12. Jessica Harrison Reply

    I love taking my kids to see and touch the animals! Being city kids they don’t get opportunities to touch a lamb or see a cow being milked. It’s a great learning opportunity

  13. nicole thain Reply

    i love that this will be my daughters first show. i cant wait to see her little face light up from all the sights smells and sounds

  14. My absolute favourite part of the show is the show food. Food you can’t gef most times of the year. Dagwood dogs, chip on a stick…. all those amazing things.

  15. There are too many things to choose from! However, I love seeing the smiles on my kids faces when they look through their showbags or come off the rides!

  16. I love seeing all the different animals and just spending the day with my family

  17. I really enjoy the arts and crafts, especially some of the quilting and tapestry

  18. I haven’t been since I was a child, I love it all, the animals, rides, show bags! Would love for my son to experience this too.

  19. I always make a point of visiting the decorated occasion cake section in the pavilion as I admire the patience and skill involved to prepare these works of art.

  20. Stephanie Bannister Reply

    My favourite thing about the show is the excitement that it brings for my little family. For us, the show is one day a year we can guarantee my partner/ kids Dad has off and won’t be called into work, we love the wood chop and dippydogs!

  21. I like that a little bit of country life comes to the city and I can share that experience with my kids. All the animals, rides, showbags and market stalls makes it a great day for everyone.

  22. I just love how excited my kids get! This will also be my youngest first Adelaide Show! Can’t wait to see his little face light up, just like his older brother and sister!

  23. Dagwood dogs and the look on my daughters face when we walk through the gates

  24. I love the day out with my family & seeing things from the kids perspective. The look of amazement & excitement on their faces is priceless!

  25. It would be amazing to try new things and take the toddler to the petting zoo.

  26. Alison Hunble Reply

    We love the animals most. It’s been 5 years since we’ve been. It would be great to take the kids now they’re older, plus our 2 little boys.

  27. I love just spending the day with my family – it doesn’t happen often with work and other commitments… I love going on the Ferris wheel and the fireworks the best 🙂

  28. I love seeing my daughter’s face. The excitement and just happiness from her is the best bit

  29. I absolutely love the atmosphere, the lights, the sounds and smells that all make the Royal Adelaide Show! Id love to be able to take our daughter for her first ever show to experience the excitement!

  30. Bronwyn van Heusden Reply

    As a grandmother I now have to joy of seeing the next generations faces light up in pure delight at the prospect of a day at the Royal Adelaide Show! Can’t wait to share another exciting day with my wonderful little munchkins!!!

  31. I love the atmospere at the show. My kids love the Dagwood dogs and they get excited to watch the different shows that’s are on.

  32. Vicks Stone Buskit Reply

    The instant smell of Fairy Floss and eating it too yummy!

  33. The atmosphere is so buzzing and exciting! So much to see and do, and the showbags. It will be our first time as a family this year!

  34. I love seeing all the animals and looking at all the artwork. If I win, I will be taking my two nephews who have never been so they can experience watching the crusty demons former members do their dirt bike tricks and show them how much fun it really is at the show!

  35. Andrea Di Troia Reply

    Spending the whole day with my husband and my 10yr old, watching his face light up as he walks through everything and seeing all the lights and spectacular sounds, his little face lights up when we spend a $100 to win a $20 toy is just priceless,but that’s what the show is all about, love it

  36. Love, love, love the show atmosphere. It’s city and country rolled into one big fun filled time for the whole family.

  37. The things I love the most about the Royal Adelaide show is seeing so many smiling faces in one place, along with enjoying the amazing displays of crafts and Plants etc, love the effort that has gone into the display. O Yes mustn’t forget a Green Frog Cake and a cup Tea , watching the Fireworks as well. 🙂

  38. I love the cats and also checking out the local food producers. Every year we buy some Auntie Joan’s fudge too!

  39. I love the happy faces, the excitement of a day out, the thrill of the rides, the challenge of the side stalls and the boom of the fireworks to finish off the incredible day.

  40. I love the joy and excitement kids feel about the show… just as we did when we were kids

  41. I haven’t been to the show for about 10 years! I’d love to take my 6yo Son.

  42. Making memories with my children and reliving my own childhood memories. Watching the beautiful bright lights of all the rides at night, accompanied by the screams, laughs and chatter of sideshow alley. Being lured in because “every player wins a prize” and forever hoping that my family will be one of “those” families walking around with a massive plush toy from a lucky win on the Clowns. The smell of the warm cinnamon donuts, the excitement of the showbag hall, eating all our Bertie Beatles whilst we watch the stunt cars in the main arena, and always being so close to making some kind of crazy “show special” purchase- will we again be amazed by the spas and almost sign on the dotted line… or will we hit back to reality a second before doing so? The show is just one of those magical experiences.

  43. Making memories with my beautiful boys. They love the animals and fireworks the best. It’s always a fun and exciting day out,

  44. The excitement of memories….the animals, showbags and our states best of produce and farming things. Cakes, fashion and dog shows to judge…love it, Im a big kid and my kids just roll their eyes, but one day they will look on great memories too…

  45. I love my grandsons face in sideshow alley. Im sure his eyes are going to pop right out of his head!!!!

  46. Monika Anderson Reply

    Love how diets become obsolete at this time of year. The Adelaide Show gathers all of the most delicious food stalls and makes them available to tempt everyone’s cravings. The favourite I look forward to is the Ollybollen from the Dutch Pancake van. Salivating here….

  47. We go every year because the kids love the rides, showbags & animals.
    We like spending a day as a family & welcome the chance for the kids to learn more about the country life that city kids don’t always appreciate.

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