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Gold Coast Show

The Gold Coast Show is the largest community event held on the Gold Coast which is celebrated year after year.

The Gold Coast Show is one of the largest community events in Queensland and, as a renowned community event, has many things for visitors to see and do.

Gold Coast Show Day 2018 – Public Holiday, Rides & Ticket Prices

The Gold Coast show has something for everyone. For kids, there are plenty of rides including a Ferris Wheel & giant swing, carnival games, showbags, animal interaction, face painting, competitions and art shows. For adults, there are plenty of exhibitions and displays of art, science, history, education, culture, innovation and creativity. There are also motor cross displays, animal judging competitions as well as live music and dance shows.

Visitors to the show can also discover the country culture of Australia by visiting the various stalls and purchase some local arts and crafts. There are also art & cooking demonstrations where visitors can learn a new skill.

The rides that have been at the Gold Coast Show in previous years have included : Giant Slide, 12M Monkey Castle, 12M Dragon Castle, Shark Slide, Wild Hog, Pirate Ship, Cannibal Pots, Cup and Saucer, Land Train, Rock Wall, Giant Worm, Laser Skirmish, Helicopter Ball Pit, Train Tunnel, Carousel, Chook Slide, 6m x 8m Combo, Cow Castle, Ball Pit 6m x 6m, Play, Craft, Colour, Jeeps, Dodgem Cars, Cha Cha, Avalanche, Drop Tower, Rok N Rol, Hurricane, Swinger, Flash Dance, Water Balls, Bungees, 360 Dance Party.

Showbags available at the show in previous years have included: Adventure Time, Aftershocks, Animal Planet, Assassins Creed, Barbie Dreamtopia, Barbie Fab, Ben 10, Bertie Beetle, BFF – Best Friends Forever, Blaze, Broncos, Captain Underpants, Caramello Koala, Chupa Chups, Crunchie, Curly Wurly, Discovery Kids, Doctor Who, Dora the Explorer, Dr Seuss, Emoji, Fast and Furious, Five Nights at Freddies, Fizzer, Flake, Furry Friends, Girls Only, Girls Rule, Halo, Hello Kitty, Hot Wheels, Minecraft, Mister Maker, Monster 100 i 1, Monster High, NSW NRL, Num Noms, Octonauts, Old Style Licorice, Paw Patrol Skye, Paw Patrol, Peppa Pig, Peter Rabbit, Picnic, Pokemon, Power Puff Girls, QLD NRL, Rick and Morty, Sesame Street, Secret Life of Pets, Shopkins, Showbuster Showbag, Socceroos, Teletubbies.

Visitors to the show can buy tickets in advance, and we recommend you do so, with the show offering early bird tickets which are sold at a discounted rate. With most of the attractions and activities included in the price of your admission ticket, the Gold Coast Show is a great value day out.

After Dark Tickets are also available at a discounted rate for those who would like to visit the Show after 5.30pm. All Day Ride Pass are also available online. they cannot be purchased at the gate. Parking is available for $10 at the southern end of the showgrounds with access from Ashmore Road.


31 August 2018 to 02 September 2018

Event Times

9am - 9pm


Gold Coast Turf Club & Showgrounds


Racecourse Drive
Bundall, QLD

Contact Details

(07) 5504 5587
[email protected]


Discounted online prices
Adult: $20
Conc: $10
Child (5-14yrs): $5
Child (Under 5yrs): Free
Family (2Ad + 3Ch): $45

Ride passes
Friday: $30.00
Saturday: $30.00
Sunday: $25.00


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