Where to Buy Showbags Online and in Store! | The Showbags Must Go On!

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It’s a time-honoured tradition; visit any agricultural show or exhibition and you just have to go to the showbag pavilion! Aussie kids everywhere – and especially Brisbane kids – love the excitement of choosing bags full of toys, practical jokes, dress-ups and lollies, and parents aren’t excluded with a range of luxury item and branded showbags just for them. But what happens if you can’t get to the show, or – horror of horrors – the show can’t go on? Can you buy showbags online? Yes! Here’s our guide to where to buy showbags online.

Updated – see below for showbags available in Queensland supermarkets!

Your favourite showbags from showbags.com.au


Showbags.com.au has all your favourite novelty and branded showbags including Cadbury, kids’ TV favourites, sports and AFL showbags. Prices start at $4 each, with the advantage of buying showbags online with Afterpay. Here’s a selection of what you will find:

  • Bluey – Brisbane’s favourite TV dog!
  • Harry Potter
  • Paw Patrol
  • Slime Zone
  • PJ Masks
  • Brisbane Broncos
  • Brisbane Lions
  • Cadbury Big Bite
  • Freddo & Friends

At showbags.com.au you’ll also find a selection of branded stand-alone toys and gifts including water bottles, science kits and blind packs.

Check them all out at showbags.com.au

Showbag Shop for Ekka Showbags Online

Bertie Beetles Showbag Shop

The Showbag Shop offers 10% off your first order and Afterpay on orders of $100 or more. This is the store where you will find the famous Bertie Beetles showbags and all the ‘grownup’ showbags full of fashion and TV favourites. They even ship overseas so you can surprise friends and family who aren’t able to attend a show in person! Again, prices start at just $4.00. Here is an idea of the showbags you will find:

  • Bertie Beetles – yay!
  • Allen’s Lollies
  • Nestle range – Smarties, Kit Kat, etc.
  • Pop Culture
  • Nerf
  • Marvel Characters
  • Australian Women’s Weekly
  • Kids Creation
  • The Emporium Collection

The Showbag Shop also offers gift cards that you can buy for your niece, nephew, grandchild etc. to allow them to choose their own bags.

Chicane Showbags

Chicane Showbags Nerf

Chicane Showbags is the brand name of The Showbag Shop offering all the same bags but on a separate website. If the showbag you want is out of stock on one site, zoom over to the other and see if you can get it there! Only The Showbag Shop website offers Afterpay if that is a consideration for you.

Check out the Chicane Showbags website here.

The Gamesmen Showbags Online

The Gamesmen offers a range of iconic showbags, including some of those manufactured by Chicane Showbags and Bensons Trading (lollies). You can buy now, pay later with Zip and they offer nationwide Express Delivery. Are these the showbags you have been searching online for?

  • The Natural Confectionery Co.
  • LOL Surprise
  • Fizzer lollies
  • Where’s Wally?

The Gamesmen also has a huge range of toys, board games and pop culture.

Showbag Warehouse

Disney Frozen II Showbag Warehouse

Showbag Warehouse has all the kids’ favourite novelty showbags – the ones kids love with the backpacks and fancy dress costumes. These are ideal if you’re planning ahead for Book Week! The range isn’t huge, but it’s popular! Prices start at $10.00. Here are some of the dress-up and novelty showbags on offer:

  • Disney Frozen II
  • The Avengers
  • The Wiggles
  • Jojo Siwa
  • Squishies
  • S.W.A.T.
  • Star Wars
  • Trolls

See the full Showbag Warehouse range online.

Showbag Alley


Paw Patrol Showbag Alley

Showbag Alley has heaps of TV favourite and movie showbags, along with novelty, toys and confectionery. There are showbags available for all age groups from pre-school to adult. Prices start at $5.00. Here are some of the showbags you will find online.

  • Tricks and Jokes
  • Totally Boy
  • Totally Girl
  • Paw Patrol
  • Peppa Pig
  • Slime
  • Hatchimals
  • Thomas and Friends

See the full Showbag Alley range here.


Harry Potter Showbags at Sanity

You know the music and DVD stores? They also sell a HUGE range of showbags! They have TV and pop culture favourites, plus confectionary, sports, toys, slime, dress-ups – in fact almost any showbag you think of! Yes, we were surprised too! The added advantage is, you can stock up on DVDs, books, games and gift items to do all your Ekka showbag and Christmas shopping at the same time. Take a look at just some of the huge range of popular showbags on offer here:

  • AFL and NRL Teams
  • Harry Potter
  • Pokemon
  • Kids’ TV – Thomas the Tank Engine, Paw Patrol, Bluey etc.
  • Tricks and Jokes

The showbag range at Sanity is great. See for yourself!

Find your Ekka showbags online!

Did you find the showbags you were looking for? The great things is, showbags are always available online, so if you just can’t wait for the Ekka to roll around, you can treat yourself to a showbag anytime!

Buy Showbags in Queensland supermarkets!

Showbags at IGA on bloomfield, Cleveland

Selected supermarkets, including IGA and Woolworths, are selling showbags in store now! Stock is limited and includes some of your favourite lolly and kids’ bags. Ask at your local store to see who will be getting them and when!


3 responses to “Where to Buy Showbags Online and in Store! | The Showbags Must Go On!”

  1. Suzanne lynch says:

    Where can I get showbags in brisbane Woodridge

  2. Pamela Brown says:

    Can I buy Show bags in Gladstone Qld?

  3. Olivia Crowell says:

    I think this is a good website

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