Brookfield Show 2024 Entertainment Extravaganza: What You Need to Know

Brookfield Show 2024
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Brookfield Show 2024, Brisbane’s biggest little country show, promises an unforgettable experience for attendees with a thrilling three-day lineup of entertainment, workshops, and competitions.

From the 17th to the 19th of May 2024, Brookfield Show offers diverse activities and shows guaranteed to amaze and delight visitors of all ages.

Daytime and Nighttime Thrills

First stop, the Children’s Stage, which will feature the Mini Moshers band, magicians, and puppet shows. Adjacent to the ever-popular sideshow alley, spectators can enjoy up-close encounters with an array of reptiles.

During daylight hours, the atmosphere buzzes with the energy of roving performers and school bands and the competitive spirit of the talent show. As night falls, the excitement continues with daredevil rodeo displays and trick horse riding exhibitions. 

Brookfield Show rodeo
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The Showmen’s Guild of Australasia ensures adrenaline-pumping fun at sideshow alley with attractions like the “Wheel of Oz” Ferris wheel, Dodgems, and the Hurricane ride.

Rides to Try

Ride NameDescription
Wheel of OzA giant Ferris wheel offering panoramic views of the showground.
DodgemsBumper cars for thrilling collisions and laughs.
HurricaneA fast-spinning ride that whirls around, lifting off the ground for a rush of adrenaline.
SizzlerA classic spin ride that rotates at high speeds, perfect for thrill-seekers.
Midnight MadnessA ride for those seeking an extreme adrenaline rush, featuring high speeds and intense rotations.
Cup & SaucerA gentler option suitable for younger children, featuring rotating cups on a saucer-like platform.
Chair-o-PlaneSwinging chairs that rotate around a central pillar, offering a breezy experience.
Kids Roller CoasterA fun, mild roller coaster designed specifically for young children.

Traditional and Novel Competitions

The Brookfield Show remains a bastion of tradition, with competitions in Horses, Horticulture, and Needle Craft. This year, the LEGO competition will be introduced, appealing to creative builders of all ages.

Lego Competition
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Art, Woodwork, and Cooking exhibitions provide visitors with a glimpse into high-quality craft and culinary delights, with select items available for purchase.

Culinary and Craft Beverages

In addition to a plethora of food options, this year’s show includes a boutique cocktail bar managed by expert mixologists, enhancing the evening vibe. Local music acts like the Gold Creek Band and the sibling duo Liv & Ed will perform, ensuring the entertainment extends well into the night.

Show-Stopping Performances

The highlight of the Brookfield Show 2024 is set to be the ‘Cirque Du Soleil’ style circus show, directed by one of Cirque Du Soleil’s Assistant Creative Directors, featuring some of Queensland’s top circus talent. This full-length extravaganza will cap off each day, accompanied by stunning fireworks displays that promise to light up the night sky.

Recommended Entertainment to See

Mini Moshers BandEnergetic live music performance ideal for families on the Children’s Stage.
Puppet and Magic ShowsEngaging shows for children featuring skilled puppeteers and magicians.
Reptile EncountersGet up close with a variety of reptiles, a fascinating experience for wildlife enthusiasts.
Trick Horse RidersWatch skilled riders perform stunts and tricks with their horses.
Cirque Du Soleil Style ShowA circus extravaganza by top Queensland performers, directed by a former Cirque Du Soleil creative.
Fireworks DisplaysEnd each night with a spectacular fireworks show, a dazzling display that lights up the sky.
Bobcat BalletDelight in a choreographed performance featuring machinery.
Live Music PerformancesEnjoy local bands including Gold Creek Band and the duo Liv & Ed, perfect for evening entertainment.

Brookfield Show 2024 Full Program

Brookfield Show

With a mix of new attractions and beloved classics, the Brookfield Show in 2024 is not just an event but a celebration of community, craftsmanship, and entertainment. 

Tickets are now on sale, offering an opportunity to experience one of Brisbane’s most anticipated annual events.

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Published 16-May-2024