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Frequently Asked Questions

KEY EVENT INFORMATION

Opening Hours:

5 – 7 May 2023

Friday 5th May: 8:30AM to 4:00PM
Saturday 6th May: 8:30AM to 5:00PM
Sunday 7th May: 8:30AM to 4:00PM

Tickets:
Single Day: Adults $15, Seniors Card $12.
Multi-Day: Adults $18, Seniors Card $15.
Children under 16 with Adults are FREE

Purchase your tickets online and SAVE $$$ and get express entry at the gate!

Venue: Cairns Showgrounds, Parramatta Park, Qld, 4870
Event Entries Via: Scott Street and Mulgrave Road.

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.

Can I purchase tickets at the event?

Yes, you can buy tickets at the event, however, if you purchase your tickets online you save $$$ and get express entry at the gate.
Yes, Tap and Go – Note: Tickets are available at the gate by credit card and eftpos ONLY. No cash sales.

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. purchase tickets

How do I get to the event?

The event is held at the Cairns Showgrounds, 120 Mulgrave Rd, Parramatta Park QLD 4870.
Entries via: Scott Street and Mulgrave Road. more info

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 is available closer to the event.

Is there a list of exhibitors?

Yes, the list of exhibitors is available on this link closer to the event.

Is there food available at the event?

Yes there are a number of different food stalls at the event. Check them out here

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.