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Fairy floss, rides, showbags and animals to fit the budget
The 65th annual Redcliffe Show will be held on 27, 28 and 29 June 2014.
With a huge program of events over the three days, and admission only $10 per adult and $5 for children/pensioners, the Redcliffe Show is good value for money and a fun day out.
Friday the 27th is People's Day, and admission is only $2 for up to two adults entering together when you present a coupon from the Redcliffe and Bayside Herald (children are free on this day, full admission for adults without a coupon).
Gates open each day at 8am. Each day includes horse judging and showjumping, and poultry displays, rides, showbags, arts and crafts, schoolwork displays, horticultural, animal nursery, feeding and shearing, cooking, needlework and woodwork, machinery restoration displays, as well as the Lollypop Clown wandering around. Schedules of the competition judging are available here.
Highlights on Friday include pig racing from 1pm, speedcar demonstration at 5pm, gocarts at 5.30pm and motocross at 6pm, Fireworks at 7.15pm followed by monster trucks at 7.30pm.
The woodchopping starts at 9am Saturday, at 2pm see the stock parade and historical speedcars, and miniature trotting throughout the day. The festivities on Saturday evening are similar to Friday evening with gocarts, speedcars, motocross, monster trucks and fireworks.
Sunday is a shorter day (it doesn't go through to late evening) but includes a music festival, woodchopping, miniature trotting, and children's pet parade.
To top off the fun at the Redcliffe Show there are rides rides rides, showbags, showtime food vendors, and a great carnival atmosphere.