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Entertainment at the Stanthorpe Show

ENTERTAINMENT LINE UP

 

In 2024, the entertainment line at the Stanthorpe Show is spectacular. Lots of different acts to keep you entertained all day. There is certainly something there for everyone to enjoy.

Livestock ...

Music​ at the Wine Pavilion til 7.00pm...

FRIDAY

  • TBA

SATURDAY

  • TBA

Music at the Can Bar 7.30pm to 11.30pm ...

FRIDAY

  • Side Effects

SATURDAY

  • The Berrymen

Balloon Dog
BALLOON TWISTING

Watch Kiera as she magically transforms a simple balloon into something new. 

LOCATION

Roving around the main stage in the Peter Bonner exhibition centre

SHOW TIMES

Friday:  12.30pm - 1.30pm

Saturday: 12.30pm - 1.30pm

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STILT WALKER

You will be astounded watching Kiera perform her hula hoop acts towering above you on a set of stilts.

LOCATION

This is roving entertainment.

SHOW TIMES

Friday:  1.45pm - 2.45pm

Saturday: 1.45pm - 2.45pm

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HULA HOOP AND CIRCUS WORKSHOP

Join Kiera as she teaches up to 80 kids the art of performing with a hula hoop and some other circus acts. 

LOCATION

TBA. 

SHOW TIMES

Friday:  3pm - 4pm

Saturday: 3pm - 4pm

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GIANT BUBBLES

Find Kiera and marvel at her giant bubble show with magic.

LOCATION

This is roving entertainment.

SHOW TIMES

Friday:  4.15pm - 5.15pm

Saturday: 4.15pm - 5.15pm

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NOAH'S FARM RACING PIGS

Noah's Farm racing pigs are back again to delight and entertain you as they race around a set course. 

LOCATION

See them at the north east corner of the grounds.

SHOW TIMES

First race: 10.00am

Further racing times will be displayed at the site

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JASON GRAY MAGICIAN

Jason Gray and his magical colleagues will be back to mystify you with his entertaining magic acts and other shows including a bubble show. 

LOCATION

Come and see Jason on the main stage in the Peter Bonner Exhibition Centre. 

SHOW TIMES

First show: 10.00

Further show times will be displayed at the stage. 

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FASHION PARADES

A crowd favourite, the fashion parades are back. Usually following a set theme, our fashion parades, expertly coordinated by Debbie Wilmot and Pauline Leigh, will delight and entertain you. 

LOCATION

See our extremely popular fashion parades on the main stage in the Peter Bonner Exhibition Centre. 

SHOW TIMES

Friday only at 3.30pm and 5.30pm.

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DINO ENCOUNTERS

New entertainment at the show this year includes the team from Dino Encounters and their Dinosaur Show. 

LOCATION

Find Dino Encounters at the north east corner of the grounds. 

SHOW TIMES

Show times will be displayed at the site.  

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CLIMBING WALL

Also new to the entertainment program for the 2024 show is the 7m climbing wall from Anthony and the team from Base Zero. 

Suitable for kids, teens and adults, the team can climb up to 80 people/hr. Come and see if you can reach the top. 

LOCATION

North east corner of the showgrounds. 

 

SHOW TIMES

Friday - 10am to 4pm

Saturday - 10am to 4pm

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PROFESSOR WALLACE PUPPETEER

Professor Wallace will be back to entertain the kids with his very funny and entertaining puppet show. 

LOCATION

Find Professor Wallace at the north east corner of the grounds. 

SHOW TIMES

First puppet show: 10.00am

Further puppet show times will be displayed at the site.  

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UTE SHOW

Our fabulous ute show will be back where owners get to show off their pride and joy. 

LOCATION

See our fabulous ute show on the northern boundary of the grounds. 

SHOW TIMES

Sunday only commencing at 11.00am.

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ROLY POLY CARS

New entertainment for 2024 includes the Roly Poly Car team from Roly Poly promotions. 

LOCATION

Main show ring.

SHOW TIMES

Friday - TBA

Saturday - TBA

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11th LIGHT HORSE DARLING DOWNS TROOP

Please welcome to the 2024 show the gentlemen and riders from the 11th Light Horse Darling Downs Troop. They will be entertaining the crowd with formation riding and showcasing skills and ability of both horse and rider on the Saturday of the show.

LOCATION

Main show arena.

 

SHOW TIMES

Saturday - TBA

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CLEANSHEARS

Come and watch the demonstration sheep shearing and learn about how the fleece is classed. You might even get the chance to throw the fleece your self. 

LOCATION

Sheep and Wool Pavilion

SHOW TIMES

Saturday only at 1.00pm

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SHEEP DOG TRIALS

A traditional favourite, the sheep dog trials are back with dogs and masters keen to show off their skills and abilities.

LOCATION

Sheep dog trials arenas.

SHOW TIMES

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

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KELPIE DOG JUMPING SHOW

New to the 2023 show is Gail Kampe and her team of kelpies from Coastal Kelpie Stud Dog high jump performing dog jumping competitions. This event is open to the public to enter as well.

LOCATION

In the main show ring in front of the Can Bar

SHOW TIMES

Friday - TBA
Saturday - TBA

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SIDE SHOW ALLEY

One of the best Side Show alleys ever will be at Stanthorpe Show. Being the first show for the Qld show year, all of our friends from the Showmen's Guild congregate at Stanthorpe to kick of a fantastic show season. All of your favorites will be there, and some new rides and attractions. 

LOCATION

Come and see all the fun of the fair down side show alley.

 

SHOW TIMES

Friday and Saturday - all day

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MOTOR CYCLE BARREL RACE

Barrel racing on bikes ... A fantastic sight to see as mates compete against mates for the fastest time around a barrel racing course.   

LOCATION

Main show arena.

 

SHOW TIMES

Saturday night only at 6.00pm.

Turn up 30 mins ahead of time to enter.

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FIREWORKS

Oooh and aaaah at the magical and colourful fireworks display, set to a fabulous musical soundtrack, on both nights of the show. 

LOCATION

Main show arena.

 

SHOW TIMES

Friday at 8.00pm

Saturday at 8.00pm

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LIT UP HULA HOOPS

Come and find Kiera in circus character as she performs a hula hoop show with a difference - a night time spectacular with lit up hula hoops.

LOCATION

This is roving entertainment

SHOW TIMES

Friday: 5.30pm to 6.30pm

Saturday: 5.30pm to 6.30pm

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