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Frequently Asked Questions


Opening Hours:

– Friday 9th October 2020: 8:30am – 4:00pm
– Saturday 10th October 2020: 8:30am – 5:00pm
– Sunday 11th October 2020: 8:30am – 4:00pm


– Adult Single Day: $12
– Adult 3 Day Pass: $18
– Seniors Card Single Day: $10
– Seniors Card Three Day: $15
– Children Under 16: FREE*


Cairns Showgrounds, Parramatta Park, Qld, 4870


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.

Q: Is this event COVID Safe?
A: This event is running under a COVID Safe Event Plan approved by the Tropical Public Health Services (Cairns). All patrons will need to abide by the COVID Safe rules as set out to attend this event. All patrons will need to pre-purchase their tickets online and complete a short COVID Safe questionnaire. If you do not pass the questionnaire or do not wish to comply with the COVID Safe rules, then you will not be permitted within this event. It is illegal to supply false information.

Q: Can I purchase tickets at the event?
A: No, due to COVID Safe practices, all tickets must be pre-purchased online.

Q: Why are tickets only available online?
A: Tickets are only available online to reduce contact points and to record patron contact details in line with Covid tracing requirements. This is the new normal and a requirement under COVID Safe Event Plan.

Q: Do Children need a ticket?
A: YES, every person, adult or child attending this event must purchase a ticket and register their details, in line with the Covid Safe Event Plan. Children are free to attend when accompanied by an adult, but they still MUST be registered. Please purchase tickets/register before heading to the event.

Q: Do carers to a Companion Card Holder have to pay?
A: A paid or unpaid assistant or carer assisting the holder of a current Companion Card are admitted FREE. To apply for your free pass you will need to contact the Australian Events office on a weekday prior to the event opening (07 4634 7288) or visit the site office during the event. All careers will need to complete the online ticketing questionnaire to receive the pass.

Q: Can I get a multiple day ticket?
A: 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.

Q: What if I can’t purchase tickets online?
A: Unfortunently this is a new requirement under the Covid Safe Event Plan to allow this event to take place. If you are unable to purchase online, we suggest asking a family member or friend to complete the transaction for you.

Q: I have not received my tickets?
A: To re-send your tickets visit: https://tickets.lup.com.au/help/resendticket/1772 For help, including delivery, lost tickets and issues visit: https://tickets.lup.com.au/help/requesthelp/1772 

Q: Can I use another persons ticket to enter the event?
A: NO, all tickets are final and contain individual Covid Safety questions. Data recorded against a ticket may be used for future Covid tracing requirements by the public health unit. It is illegal to use another persons ticket to enter this event.

Q: How do I get to the event?
A: The event is held at the Cairns Showgrounds, 120 Mulgrave Rd, Parramatta Park QLD 4870. Click here for more details on parking and how to get there.

Q: What are the opening hours?
A: Friday 8:30am- 4:00pm, Saturday 8:30am – 5:00pm & Sunday 8:30am – 4:00pm.

Q: How do I get a copy of the Event Map?
A: The Event Map will be available at the event entrance.

Q: Is there a list of exhibitors?
A: Yes, the list of exhibitors is available on this website. Click here to view the List of Exhibitors

Q: How do I know when the entertainment is on?
A: All entertainment running times are published on this website. Click here to view the entertainment

Q: Is there food available at the event?
A: Yes there is a number of different food stalls at the event.

Q: Are pets allowed at the event?
A:  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.

Q. Can I Smoke at the event?
A. No. Smoking (inlcuding e-cigarettes) inside the event precinct or within 10 metres of the event entrances is prohibited.