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Event Overview

Ipswich Show is celebrating its 149th anniversary – and the festivities are going to be huge! Celebrations kick off on Friday with show favourites including animals, arts, craft, food, showbags, pig racing, sheep dog demonstrations, sideshow rides and much more.

Main Arena
Every evening the Main Arena presents a jam-packed entertainment program including nightly firework displays, the turbo fitted thundering Jetcar and the gravity defying FMX Kaos International Freestyle Team.

On Friday evening be riveted by the nonstop thrills and spills of the Ipswich Show Rodeo!  Featuring some of the best rodeo riders competing in the toughest bull riding action. Plus be entertained by Mik Oberle who will get your boots moving!

On Friday and Saturday evenings be wowed by the Rooftop Express Wild West Arena Spectacular. The show is a first-class arena spectacular that features world first stunts, true blue Australian comedy, and awe-inspiring horsemanship. Its loveable bush characters and amusing storyline encourages crowd participation and family fun.

Saturday evening it is Demolition Derby time!! There is never a dull moment as you watch skilled drivers ramming old cars into one another with plenty of noisy revving and metal crunching and the winner is the last man standing. Plus, Lawnmower racing and Chainsaw skills exhibition. 

Sunday is the day to catch the hilarious 'Dunny Demolition Derby' where the last dunny standing will be declared the winner followed by huge-wheeled, high-flying Monster Trucks!

Friday - Rooftop Express, Rodeo, Mik Oberle, Fireworks, Jet Car and FMX Motorbikes

Saturday - Demolition Derby, Rooftop Express, Lawnmower Racing, Chainsaw Skill Exhibition  Fireworks, Jet Car and FMX Motorbikes

Sunday - Monster Trucks, Dunny Derby, Fireworks, Jet Car and FMX Motorbikes

Experience the magic and thrills of the Ipswich Show … there is something for everyone!

Main Arena entertainment included in ticket price.

Ipswich Show will be following all government requirements relating to the management of COVID-19 and are following the Queensland Government Public Health Directions.


Friday, 13 May 2022 - 9:00 am to 9:00 pm
Saturday 14 May 2022 - 9:00 am to 9:00 pm
Sunday 15 May 2022 - 9:00 am to 6:30 pm


81 Warwick Rd, Ipswich QLD 4305
Ipswich Showgrounds