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REVIEW: Mt Gravatt Show | Family Fun on the Southside of Brisbane

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Due to the worldwide coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, increasing social distancing measures and public gathering restrictions being implemented, The Mt Gravatt Show Society has made the decision to cancel the 2020 show, in the best interests of public health. The next Mt Gravatt Show will be held on 24 & 25 July, 2021

The Mt Gravatt Show is one of the oldest exhibitions on Brisbane’s southside. With so much to do and so many exhibitions to look at, it’s sure to be a hit with the whole family.

Join them for the 104th Annual Mt Gravatt show.

When is the Mt Gravatt Show on?

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This year, the Mt Gravatt Show will take place on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 of July 2019, over a massive fun filled weekend. For both days, the gates will open at 9am.

How do I get there?

The Mt Gravatt Show will take place at the Mt Gravatt Showgrounds. Parking is available around and in the showgrounds; however spaces are limited so it is advised to come early if you wish to get one. Parking will also cost you about $5.

Those who use public transport will be happy to know that the Mt Gravatt showgrounds are close to several bus stops. The Mt Gravatt showgrounds aren’t very close to any train stations. For more information, check out the journey planner on translink.

How much does the Mt Gravatt Show cost?

  • Adult $15.00
  • Students/Pensioners – $10.00
  • Children 5-12 years – $5.00
  • Family Pass – $35.00

What is there to do?

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From entertaining shows to dazzling rides to amazing exhibitions, Mt Gravatt has plenty to offer to it’s show goers, from the oldest to the very youngest.

Rides and Games

The Mt Gravatt show always features a huge variety of rides and games of people of all ages. The sideshow alley is always a big draw card for the young and the young at heart. Try out the laughing clowns and see if you can win a prize!

They have Monster Fireworks, FMX Freestyle Motorcross, Blacksmith, Huge animal Nursery, Wood chop Competition, Cooking Demonstrations, Cultural Performances, Musical Acts, Rides and Show bags plus lots more!


Animal lovers should be sure to visit the Mt. Gravatt show. Last year, the show featured both an animal nursery and a reptile show. The show is also well known for its animal competitions, sheep dog trials and equestrian shows. 

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Families who go the Mt Gravatt will love the huge variety of shows on offer. There are also several school performances from the local state schools, including bands and choirs. Finally, there is a spectacular firework display during the night that is sure to dazzle all who see it. Be sure to stay the whole day in order to see this enchanting spectacle.


Like all good exhibitions, the Mt Gravatt Show offers up a huge range of exhibitions to take part in. These include regular art and craft exhibitions and cooking exhibitions. There is also several animal exhibitions such as budgies, cattle, sheep and donkeys. Some of the more unique competitions on offer include trucks and utes, photography, horticulture and egg art.

Can we enter any of the exhibitions?

Yes! The general public are free to enter any of the exhibitions. There are plenty to choose from, including animal exhibitions, arts and craft stands and plenty more. For more information on prices, how to apply and when to apply by, check out the official Mt Gravatt Show website.

Alternatively, you can check out their Facebook page which is regularly updated with new information. 

As one of the biggest shows on the south side, the Mt Gravatt Show is one that is not to be missed.

One response to “REVIEW: Mt Gravatt Show | Family Fun on the Southside of Brisbane”

  1. Brian Townsend says:

    Our Grandson is performing in a band on the Saturday morning, then he has a basketball match in Runcorn. Can we get a pass-out to enable us to return in the afternoon to visit various exhibitions?

    kind regards

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