Sydney Royal Easter Show

Running from 22 March-2 April 2024 at Sydney Olympic Park, the Sydney Royal Easter Show was first held in 1823 and has since grown into a celebration of Australian culture. Enjoy twelve days of non-stop entertainment, animal experiences and competitions, carnival rides and games, show bags, funky food offerings and more. View the full program and book tickets here.

Agriculture & animal experiences

Admire talented dogs (and their handlers) as they show off their impressive skills at the Agility Dog Club Demonstration. Introduce your little one to the joy of horse riding at The Paddock's Outback Pony Rides

Dog show at Sydney Royal Easter Show

Dog show at Sydney Royal Easter Show - Credit: Royal Agricultural Society of NSW

Visit the little ducklings, geese, goats, donkeys and lambs at the Farmyard Nursery, a perennial favourite with more than 750 free-range animals you can pat and hand feed. Make tracks for the Poultry & Pigeon Pavilion to see baby chicks take their first tentative peep at the world around them at the Chicken Hatching sessions. 

For more slice-of-rural-life experiences, watch super-speedy champion shearers race one another at the Sheep Shearing Demonstrations, watch the experts bath a pig, walk with an alpaca (and get a great selfie) or attend one of the many goat shows.There are many more animal displays to be experienced over the show including poultry and birds, cats, cows, frogs and reptiles. .

Australian produce & easy eats

There is an array of fresh produce and a variety of Instagram-worthy snacks on offer including Big Bush BBQ, Chip on a Stick, Melon Fiesta, Emmy's Gourmet Gozleme and more. Whether it is wine, chocolate-coated strawberries, gluten-free treats or Italian sauces and fresh pasta you’re after you’ll find something for everyone.

Gardening & flowers

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 bonsai growing, beekeeping and cacti care. Linger longer to watch the Ready, Steady, Flowers! floral art competition, where audience members compete against each othetr on stage.

More competitions

There are plenty of competitions to watch throughout the show, such as the Woodchopping and Sawing Competition, a jaw-dropping spectacle that has been a part of the show for more than 125 years; the Entertainment Showjumping, which includes handpicked equestrians and Olympians; the Sydney Royal Arts & Crafts Show, the biggest arts and crafys competition in Australia; and Pumpkin Bowling, a game of lawn bowls like no other.

Rides galore

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.  

Night-time entertainment

Every evening you can settle into the Main Arena to watch the exciting entertainment show, which includes a V8 Ute Challenge and ends with the skies lighting up in an impressive fireworks display.


Sydney Royal Easter Show FAQs

Are there ATMs at the Sydney Royal Easter Show?

Are there ATMs at the Sydney Royal Easter Show?

There are ATMs placed around the grounds at the Sydney Royal Easter Show. Here are their locations:

  • World Bazaar (on Grand Parade)
  • Arts and Craft Pavilion (on Grand Parade)
  • Customer Service (Showground Road)
  • The Paddock (Showground Road/Riverina Avenue)
  • Woolworths Fresh Food Dome (Riverina Avenue)
  • Fashion and Style Pavilion (Hall 6)
  • Channel 7 Woodchop Stadium (on Riverina Avenue)
  • Home & Lifestyle Pavilion (Hall 2 Foyer, off Riverina Avenue)
  • Sushi Hub Pet Pavilion (Hall 3 Foyer, off Riverina Avenue)
  • Vincent Fairfax Stand (Main Arena concourse)
  • Showbag Pavilion/Main Carnival (External to Showbag Hall)
Are there parent’s rooms at the show?

Are there parent’s rooms at the show?

There are four Parents' Rooms located at the Sydney Royal Easter Show:

  • Foyer of the Woolworths Fresh Food Dome, enter via Showground Road
  • Grand Parade, outside the Flower & Garden Pavilion
  • Olympic Boulevard, corner of Grand Parade
  • Members' only: The Members' Stand on the upper concourse of GIANTS Stadium opposite the Members' Stand entrance

There are also baby change tables available in most disabled toilets around the grounds.

Is there Wi-Fi available?

Is there Wi-Fi available?

These are the free Wi-Fi zones at the Sydney Easter Show:

  • The Woolworths Fresh Food Dome Foyer, entry via Showground Road
  • Home & Lifestyle Pavilion, entry via Riverina Avenue
  • Pet Pavilion, entry via Riverina Avenue
  • Showbag Hall, entry via Riverina Avenue
  • Flower & Garden Pavilion, entry via Riverina Avenue
  • Arts & Crafts Pavilion, entry via Riverina Avenue
  • Fashion & Style Pavilion, entry via Riverina Avenue
  • Main Arena
What is the best way of getting to the show?

What is the best way of getting to the show?

Ticketholders are encouraged to leave the car at home and catch public transport to the show. Sydney Olympic Park is easily accessible by public transport and plenty of extra services will run each day of the event.

Your Sydney Royal Easter Show ticket includes travel on public transport (services detailed below) to and from the Show between Friday 22 March and Tuesday 2 April 2024 inclusive:

  • Sydney Trains and NSW TrainLink Intercity services (non-booked services bounded by Bomaderry, Goulburn, Bathurst, Scone and Dungog stations)
  • Sydney Metro North West services
  • Sydney Olympic Park Major Event Buses
  • Sydney metropolitan and outer metropolitan buses
  • Sydney and Newcastle Light Rail services
  • Sydney and Newcastle Ferries
Is there parking available?

Is there parking available?

Parking at Sydney Olympic Park will be in high demand during the Sydney Royal Easter Show and car parks are likely to reach capacity, particularly on weekends and Easter public holidays. To avoid disappointment and guarantee a space, you are strongly encouraged to pre-book. The closest parking to the showground is P1.

What is the closest accommodation to the show?

What is the closest accommodation to the show?

Accommodation at Sydney Olympic Park includes Novotel Sydney Olympic Park Hotel, Pullman at Sydney Olympic Park, ibis Sydney Olympic Park and Quest at Sydney Olympic Park.