Mark Your Calendars: The Redcliffe Show Returns, Bigger and Better Than Ever!

The highly anticipated Redcliffe Show is back and to celebrate its 100th year, the 2023 Show promises to be nothing short of spectacular!

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From 30 June to 2 July 2023, check out this line-up of events and activities.

Traditional Agricultural Competitions and Displays

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Immerse yourself in the rich agricultural heritage as you witness an array of traditional competitions at the show. Marvel at the skilled woodchoppers as they showcase their talent and precision, or indulge your taste buds in the cookery section where local culinary artists will impress with their delicious creations. 

Explore the arts and crafts exhibitions, brimming with creativity and craftsmanship. There will also be captivating ring events that showcase the finest horses and riders in thrilling displays of equestrian skill.

Sideshow Alley and Rides

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Prepare for an adrenaline rush at Sideshow Alley, a beloved attraction that brings excitement and laughter to visitors of all ages. From classic carnival games to thrilling rides that make your heart race, there will be no shortage of fun-filled experiences. 

Entertainment Programs

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The Redcliffe Show is not just about agriculture and rides; it also offers a variety of top-notch entertainment programs to keep you enthralled. 

Prepare to be amazed by the Dino-Larious Ventriloquist Show, where talented performers bring laughter and awe through their delightful puppetry skills. Catch the breathtaking Eljay BMX stunt shows during the day, showcasing daring tricks and gravity-defying manoeuvres that will leave you in awe.

For the night owls, the Aussie FMX motocross stunt show will dazzle you with high-flying jumps and incredible aerial displays. Don’t miss the adrenaline-fueled Trackskill V8 Ute show, where roaring engines and precision driving will leave you on the edge of your seat. Every night will culminate with a magnificent fireworks display that will light up the Redcliffe skies and create a dazzling spectacle for all to enjoy.

Animal Shows and Competitions

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Animal enthusiasts will have plenty to look forward to at the show. Witness the excitement of pig races and the charm of the Redcliffe Dog Show, where four-legged friends showcase their agility and obedience. 

On Saturday morning (1 July), immerse yourself in the world of livestock as cattle and poultry competitions take centre stage. Show jumping enthusiasts will be thrilled to witness the grace and power of talented horses soaring over obstacles on both Friday and Saturday.

Pavilions and Displays

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Throughout the three-day event, pavilions will be open, inviting visitors to wander through the various displays at their leisure. From agricultural exhibits to local arts and crafts, these pavilions offer a chance to appreciate the talents and achievements of the Redcliffe community. 

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To join in the festivities, showgoers can purchase tickets at the gate for $14 for adults and $7 for concession and children (5-14 years). Infants aged 0-4 years enjoy free admission. On Friday, 30 June, admission is half price, and children aged 14 and younger can enter for free, making it the perfect opportunity for families to attend.

Please note that there is limited parking on the showgrounds site, but alternative parking options include Redcliffe State High School and Pearson Park. 

Visit Redcliffe Show’s website to get your tickets or to learn more about the upcoming event.

Published 19-June-2023

Tips to Help You Prepare for the Redcliffe Show

The Redcliffe Show will bring another year of fun and excitement from the 30th of June to the 2nd of July at the Redcliffe Showgrounds. The 66th-year celebration will feature different programs and big fireworks display.


Redcliffe Show’s Highlights

Car enthusiasts will enjoy the top attractions of this year’s show. Redcliffe will rev up their show with Trackskill. Over the last 10 years, Trackskill V8 Utes have been regular performers at the Ekka Festival, Adelaide Royal Show, Darwin, Canberra, and Sunshine Coast. Their show will include Holden v Ford V8 Ute Challenge and other exciting exhibitions.

There will be a variety of games and rides for the kids to enjoy, along with delicious showbags and delicious food in the venue in keeping with that carnival festival vibe.

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Animal lovers will love seeing all sorts of creatures, great and small, as part of the show. There will be an animal nursery for small furry barn animals, dog show, cold-blooded creatures at Luke’s Reptile Kingdom, and camel rides.

The show will not be complete without the big fireworksdisplay. Monster Fireworks will be the biggest and the brightest display at night. It will be held on both Friday and Saturday nights before the gates close.

View the full programme here.


Reminders Before the Event

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This year’s fun-packed event could be crowded, so here are some tips before going to the Redcliffe Show.

1. Entry

The official opening of the Redcliffe Show is at 7 p.m. on Friday, but gates will be open at 8 a.m. for Horse Judging, Poultry Display, Championship Dog Show, Pig Racing, and music.

Gates will open every day at 8 a.m and will close at 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and at 4 p.m. on Sunday.

2. Fees

Tickets can be purchased at the gate on the exact day, which cost $12 for adults and $5 for pensioners and children, 5-14 years of age. Children below 5 years old are free.

On Friday, all children will be admitted free as a promo for the opening event.

3. Parking

There will be free parking spaces on site, but these will be quite limited. The Western Oval of Redcliffe State High School will also offer parking spaces for $5 per day. Arrive early to avoid hassles in parking.

4. Dress code

Wear comfy clothes. Tank tops and shorts are allowed. Thongs are also accepted, but shoes are better. Bring extra set of clothes for the kids (for you, too) for this day-long event.

5. Kid-Friendly and Pet-Friendly

This is a fun-packed event for the whole family to enjoy. You can bring your furry babies, too. They are welcome at the event. Be sure to bring their necessities and everything that will make them comfy all through the day.

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“Have fun” — that will be the first rule of the Redcliffe Show. Check out their website for more details.