Sydney Royal Easter Show

The Sydney Royal Easter Show is a celebration of Australian culture, from rural traditions to modern day lifestyles. Enjoy twelve days of non-stop entertainment, animal experiences and competitions, carnival rides and games, showbags, activities and more. Held from 6 April to 17 April 2023 at Sydney Olympic Park, it’s a fun event for all the family. 

Agriculture & animal experiences

Admire the beautiful dogs at the ADVANCE Sydney Royal Dog Show, which showcases different dog breeds and competitions.

There is the Sydney Royal Horse Show every day of the show, where you can view the horses being judged on presentation, movement, and manners. 

ADVANCE Sydney Royal Dog Show

ADVANCE Sydney Royal Dog Show - Credit: Royal Agricultural Society of NSW


Visit the little ducklings at the Farmyard Nursery or enjoy some of the activities around the Sydney Royal Sheep Show, such as sheering, and learn all about Australian Merino wool. 

There are many more animal displays to be experienced over the show including poultry and birds, cats, cows, frogs and reptiles. Look at the full program schedule for more information.

You can also take children through the Animal Walk where they can view award-winning animals and farmyard friends such as alpacas, horses, chooks, ducks and goats. 

Australian produce & horticulture

There is an array of fresh produce and a variety of cuisines on offer including Big Bush BBQ, Art of Gelato, RAS Show Pies and more.  Whether it is wine, chocolate coated strawberries, gluten-free treats, or Italian sauces and fresh pasta you’re after you’ll find it at the Royal Easter Show. 

The Flower and Garden Pavilion features an exciting line up of experts, full of advice on how to get your garden growing like a dream. There are also plenty of workshops including floral design, kids’ bee hotel workshops, and Little Hands on the Land which teaches 2 to 10 years old children about agriculture.     

Competitions, arts & crafts

There are plenty of competitions to watch over the course of the show, the Woodchopping and Sawing Competition is a jaw dropping spectacle as you watch woodchips fly. 

If you’re looking for a new pastime head to the Arts and Crafts Feature Display where you can enjoy and learn about an array of crafts such as quilting, millinery, dollmaking, handweaving, sugar art, folk art, wood turning, and a range of other incredibly creative crafts practiced in Australia. 


Carnival & Kids’ Carnival 

Get a thrill on the rides at the Carnival, including all the classics like the ferris wheel and rollercoasters along with some exciting new ones. Children can enjoy the rainbow super slide, dodgem cars and the carousel at the Kids’ Carnival.  


Every evening you can settle into the GIANTS stadium to watch the exciting enterainment show, which ends with the skies lighting up in an impressive fireworks display.