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The Sydney Royal Easter Show 2014

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by Manny Diaz (subscribe)
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Celebrate the Australian culture this Easter
This air-conditioned Ferris' Wheel gives you a rare aerial view of the Sydney Royal Easter Show grounds.
There is plenty of carnival rides to choose from at the Sydney Royal Easter Show this year.

The Sydney Royal Easter Show is back. The Show runs from the 10th to the 23rd of April, so there's plenty of time to plan ahead. So what is The Sydney Royal Easter Show? It is Australia's biggest annual event which draws an audience close to 900 000 people each year. It celebrates the rich and warm Australian culture, from rural traditions to modern day lifestyles, and provides unique experiences for all, young and old, men, women, and everyone else in between.

The Sydney Royal Easter Show attracts more than 900,000 people each year.
The Sydney Royal Easter Show attracts more than 900,000 people each year.

First held in 1823, the show is run by the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW, a not-for-profit organisation that promotes and rewards agricultural excellence. Through The Sydney Royal Easter Show, the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW is able to continue investing in agricultural programs and supporting rural communities throughout Australia.

The camel ride is just one of the many attractions in the Sydney Royal Easter Show
Animal rides are but some of the attractions in the Sydney Royal Easter Show this year.

The venue for The Sydney Royal Easter Show is 1 Showground Road, Sydney Olympic Park. It can accommodate the very large crowd expected to visit the Show and is accessible from all modes of land transportation. While private transportation is always an option, it is recommended to use the public transport system as buses and trains regularly shuttle people to and from the venue. It also reduces the carbon footprint.

A parade at the Sydney Royal Easter Show
A parade at the Sydney Royal Easter Show.

Tickets for the Sydney Royal Easter Show are now available for early bird purchase at 20% discount for families (2 x adults and 2 x children) or 10% for individuals. The discount is available only from 5th February to 31st March 2014 and are based on regular individual adult ticket cost of $38.50 and child ticket cost of $23.50 plus an additional $2.50 booking fee per transaction. All tickets, called the ShowLink ticket, include return transportation to and from the venue. (Ticketing details can be found in this link).

Aerial view of the showgrounds during the Sydney Royal Easter Show
Aerial view of the showgrounds during a lull day at the Sydney Royal Easter Show.

Promising over 21 000 sensory experiences, there is so much to see and do at The Sydney Royal Easter Show. This includes animal experiences, food and wine, entertainment, carnival fun, shopping and much more. Click here to visit the Show website for details.
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Why? Celebrate Easter and the Australian culture
When: 10-23 April 2014
Phone: (02) 02 9704 1000
Where: Sydney Olympic Park
Cost: Tickets start at $13.00
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