The Sydney Royal Easter Show is an annual celebration of Australian culture, from our rural traditions to our modern day lifestyles, providing unique experiences for everyone. Every Easter, the country and city join together at Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park, for twelve days of agricultural competitions, animal experiences, live entertainment, carnival fun, shopping and much more.
From 12 – 23 April, the Sydney Showground hosts hundreds of events, displays and competitions. To make your days at the Show easier – especially with kids! – there is an easy online tool that lets you explore and plan what you want to do and when you want to do it Royal Easter Show
With huge crowds expected it is vital to plan how you’re going to get to the Sydney Showground well in advance. Public transport is always the best option and you find all you need to know here Getting There
To assist with traffic movement there will be road closures and parking changes in place in the leadup to the show and continuing until 1 May. A complete list of closures and changes is here and is updated regularly Road Closures and Parking Changes
First held in 1823, the Royal Easter Show is Australia’s largest annual ticketed event, attracting over 850,000 people on average. Revenue generated by the Show allows the Royal Agricultural Society (RAS) to invest in agricultural programs, competitions, education, youth and rural NSW. In all, the RAS invests almost $7 million annually in these activities which are designed to promote agricultural excellence and keep our rural communities strong.
The RAS has grown to become a diverse business incorporating Sydney Showground, the Sydney Royal Easter Show, Sydney Royal competitions, the RAS Foundation and the Australasian Animal Registry.
As a not-for-profit organisation, the RAS is committed to supporting agricultural development and rural communities in Australia by generating revenue through its businesses which is ploughed back into agriculture.