Royal Easter Show

Apr 13 Apr 17
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Royal Easter Show

Free Event

A massive line-up of entertainment, circus acts, carnival rides, sideshows, exhibits, plus an A&P Show that has been running for more than 160 years, the Royal Easter Show has a special place in the hearts and minds of many New Zealanders.

Come and play where everything is a o.k. Watch Elmo, Cookie Monster & Abby Cadabby in their all singing and dancing show. Can Elmo Can Can? Yes of course, he can, and you can too! Will Cookie Monster be able to resist eating the letter C? Will Abby Caddaby’s wand bring fairy magic to all? To find out and have a great time, come and join all of your favourite Sesame Street Friends in a show.

Got talent? Want the chance to win your share of $10,000? If you can sing, dance or have a mind-blowing gift, sign up for More FM’s Show us your Talent competition which is hitting the Royal Easter Show! Keep an eye out on for more information.

Going back to where it began all those years ago… Share in the sheep shearing, gaze at our prize winning bulls that are the size of small cars and interact in exhibits for all with our infamous A&P Show which is a crowd favourite and not to be missed.

Mahons amusements brings the exhilarating thrill rides to the Royal Easter Show. The Turbo Boost, Scream Machine, Gravitron and other favourites return to get the adrenalin pumping for the big kids, while the Cookie-Bear rides bring smiles to the faces of the little ones and their parents.

An essential feature of the Royal Easter Show, the celebrated Zirka Circus returns with a brand new, never before seen in New Zealand act that will have the audience at the edge of their seats. Their death-defying feats of skill and strength has to been seen to be believed.

Back and stronger than ever, the New Zealand Strongman competition is always a fan favourite as competitors win the crowd over with their amazing efforts.

Engage in the demonstrations and purchase your favourite products in our popular marketplace which is bigger and better than ever. Admire New Zealand’s largest art competition with diverse pieces from every genre.

Lighting up the sky Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening’s at 9pm our impressive fireworks displays can be seen from kilometres around.

The Royal Easter Show is New Zealand’s largest and most loved family show, an annual must-see for everyone.

For more information, check out our website.