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Frequently Asked Questions


Opening Hours:
Friday 6th May 2022: 8:30am – 4:00pm
Saturday 7th May 2022: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Sunday 8th May 2022: 8:30am – 4:00pm

Single Day: Adults $15, Seniors Card $12, Children Under 16 FREE.
Multi-Day: Adults $18, Seniors Card $15, Children Under 16 FREE.
+ Booking Service Fee

Tickets are only available online.
Every person aged over 16 years attending the event must have a ticket.

All attendees wishing to gain entry to the Event Precinct will be required to scan in utilising the Qld Check-In App which must display that all attendee/s, age 12 years and over, are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a formal exemption from vaccination.

Venue: Cairns Showgrounds, Parramatta Park, Qld, 4870

Parking: Parking within the venue is controlled by the Cairns Show Society, entry is via Scott Street. There is a parking fee of $5.00 per vehicle, with all proceeds going to the Cairns Show Association.

Disability Parking: A limited number of Persons with a Disability (PWD) car parking spaces are available close to each entry gate for holders of a valid government issued disability parking permit. These car parks will be issued to customers on a first come, first served basis each event day. Please ensure your disability parking permit is visible for the carpark attendant to see.

Is this event COVID Safe?

This event is running under a COVID Safe Checklist approved by the relevant Health Department. All visitors will need to abide by current COVID Safe rules to attend this event. All adult persons over 16 years of age will need to pre-purchase their tickets online.

Can I purchase tickets at the event?

No, due to COVID Safe practices, all tickets must be pre-purchased online.

Why are tickets only available online?

Tickets are only available online to reduce contact points and queuing issues at the entry to the event precinct.

Do carers to a Companion Card Holder have to pay?

A paid or unpaid assistant or carer assisting the holder of a current Companion Card are admitted FREE. You must provide a valid companion card at entry. All careers will need to complete the online ticketing questionnaire to receive the pass.

What discount cards do you accept?

This event offers discounted entry to people with a valid Seniors Card, Seniors Card +Go, Seniors Business Discount Card, Veteran Affairs Card, Pension Concession Card (Aged only) and Companion Card holders. Tickets are only valid when shown with the valid Card.

Can I get a multiple day ticket?

Yes, there are multiple day tickets available at a discounted cost. Adults $18, Seniors $15 and children 16 and under are free with an adult. Please note all patrons (including children) must register due to COVID-19 contact tracing requirements.

How do I get to the event?

The event is held at the Cairns Showgrounds, 120 Mulgrave Rd, Parramatta Park QLD 4870. Following the links in the menu for more details on parking and how to get there.

Is there parking available at the event?

Yes. Parking within the venue is controlled by the Cairns Show Society, entry is via Scott Street. There is a parking fee of $5.00 per vehicle, with all proceeds going to the Cairns Show Association.

Are there ATM's at the event?

No ATMs will be available on site.

How do I get a copy of the Event Guide?

The Event Guide will be available at the event entrance. An online version of the event guide will be available on this website the week of the event.

Is there a list of exhibitors?

Yes, the list of exhibitors is available on this website, follow the links in the menu.

Is there food available at the event?

Yes there are a number of different food stalls at the event.

Are pets allowed at the event?

No dogs or other animals are allowed within the event (excepting registered guide, hearing or assistance dogs). For details on conditions of entry, click here.

Can I smoke at the event?

No. Smoking (inlcuding e-cigarettes) inside the event precinct or within 10 metres of the event entrances is prohibited.