The Gold Coast Show is a three-day family fun extravaganza, sure to bring lots of fun and laughter to the whole family. The Showgrounds are filled with the best of the best in food, rides and entertainment as well as daily showcases of incredible local talent.
When is the Gold Coast Show?
9am – 9pm, from Friday 1 September until Sunday 3 September 2023. Entry is FREE!
What’s on at The Gold Coast Show?
The Gold Coast Show has hundreds of showbags to choose from! Kids will be thrilled by the showbag pavilion with a wide range of pricing to suit all budgets. Some of this year’s most popular choices include Harry Potter, Friends and Barbie as well as the old favourites!
The animal nursery is an exhibition tradition, giving city kids the chance to feed and pat adorable calves, lambs and piglets! Memories of feeding greedy pigs and having clothing chewed by cheeky baby goats will be cherished for a lifetime! In 2023, you can enjoy a ride on a camel too.
Little animal lovers will love watching the classic dog competition – will your favourite breed be top dog?
Your little adventurer will love the exciting selection of rides at this year’s Gold Coast Show including all the classic rides such as the Ferris wheel, dodgem cars, sea circus and a giant slide. Plus, you will be able to experience the biggest show ride in the Southern Hemisphere dubbed “The Beast” swinging 45 metres in the air! Your family will enjoy:
- Super high racing slides (The one’s you use a sack on)
- Jumping Castle
- Mini Pirate shop
- And lots more!
Try your hand at the sideshow games such as the clowns or water pistols for the chance to win a huge keepsake teddy. Your kids will be bragging to their friends about it for weeks!
There is going to be so much to see and do at the Gold Coast Show! The programme includes:
- Equestrian competition
- Camel rides on the beach
- Dog show
- Wood chop competition
- Pony rides
- Animal nursery
- Art and crafts
- Sideshow Alley
- and lots more live entertainment!
Prepare to be blown away by spectacular fireworks illuminating the sky above Broadwater Parklands. Fireworks will be held on both the Friday and Saturday night.
Where is the Gold Coast Show held?
Broadwater Parklands, Southport
Phone: (07) 5504 5587
The Gold Coast Show is perfect for families
With FREE entry plus heaps of rides and attractions, the family is sure to fall in love with The Gold Coast Show!
Do your kids love the farm animals at the show? Why not make a weekend of it and stay at one of these family friendly farmstays!’
Looking for more great family fun ideas on the Gold Coast? See our list of the Top things to do on the Gold Coast with kids here.