WINNERS ANNOUNCED – Win A Family Pass to the Sydney Royal Easter Show 2023

Royal Easter Show Ticket Winners Announcement. – THIS COMP IS NOW CLOSED

Thank you to everyone who entered our competition (as you know ITC loves a comp). The entries were SO good.
So good in fact we are going to award 1st Prize – 4 Tickets to the Royal Easter Show and then 2 Runner Ups – 2 Tickets to the Royal Easter Show.
The Winners are (imaginary drumroll please):
1st Prize – Troy Graham – Lane Cove North
Runner Up – Rachel Zarate – Lane Cove West
Runner Up – Nicole Charles – Lane Cove
We will be sending an email to the winners very soon.
Congrats to the winners and a big Thank You to The Royal Agriculture Society for the tickets.
If you need any info on the Royal Easter Show – check out their website here
A few people have asked us where to catch a bus to the Royal Easter Show – Event Buses operate and the ITC family usually catch the Bus from opposite the Hunters Hill Hotel. You Take the Number 2 Bus and it takes you straight out to the showgrounds. Your ticket includes the public transport fee.


The 2023 Sydney Royal Easter Show is fast approaching.  The Royal Easter Show runs from Thursday 6 April 2023 to Monday 17 April 2023.

The Royal Easter Show offers the best value day out in Sydney with 12 hours of free entertainment every day.

In the Cove is giving you a chance to win a Family Pass (2 Adults and 2 children tickets).

All you have to do is fill out the form below and tell us in 25 words or less your Favourite feature on In the Cove (either on or our website or social media)

The competition closes at midnight on 31st March 2023 (a family ticket at early bird prices is $26.50 each).

Your entry must include your name, postal address and email address. Only one entry per email address.

This competition is only open to people living or working in the Lane Cove Council Area and Lane Cove North and proof of residency/business place may be required.  See full terms and conditions here.


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What’s New in 2023

The Thunder of a Thousand Hooves A brand-new night-time entertainment feature production, ‘The Thunder of a Thousand Hooves’ is a celebration of the energy and vitality of rural Australia, as well as the resilience and determination of the people who live and work there. Watch in awe as 60 stockmen, 40 brumbies, and 30 donkeys make their way through the Main Arena. Daily, 7:25pm.
The world’s best escapee Watch with bated breath as the master illusionist escapes for his life from the ‘Jaws of Death’. A metal set of teeth is suspended 12 metres above the ground and set alight while the illusionist is strapped into a straitjacket, this is one to set hearts racing. Daily, 11:00am, 12:55pm, 2:55pm and 4:55pm.
Rooftop Express Show For the first time ever, the Rooftop Express Show, an Australiana comedy which includes awe-inspiring horsemanship and thrilling stunts makes its debut in the Main Arena. Daily, Davidson Plaza, 11:00am, 11:45am, 1:30pm, 2:15pm, 4:00pm and 4:30pm.
RAS Wildlife Down Under Our native animal friends are coming to the Show! Discover some of our backyard friends including dingoes, who are making their debut at the Show – this display is not one to be skipped. Daily, 9:00am – 7:30pm.
Festival of Dog Sports If you’re a dog lover, the new Festival of Dog Sports is not to be missed. Taking over the Dog Lawns once the competition wraps up for the day, the Festival of Dog Sports will see impressive canines show off their best tricks in ‘fly ball’, ‘scent works’ and ‘dance dogs’ displays. 7-14 April.
Case IH 100-year anniversary of Farmall tractors Big ones, small ones, old ones, new ones. Interested in the history of tractors? Well, this year CASE IH will be celebrating its 100-year anniversary of Farmall tractors at the Show. Make sure to pop on by to see their interactive display.
Pig Pampering You may have patted a pig, but have you ever seen a pig being washed? See some of the best babes at Show be primed and preened for their big day at Show! Daily, 10:00am, 12:00pm and 2:00pm (*no demonstrations on 9-10 April).
Mini Goat Competition Due to popular demand, our gorgeous little mini goats will be back on the big stage in 2023 – but over three days! Who will win the crown of the Show’s cutest goat? 13 April, 10:00am – 4:00pm and 14 April, 9:30am – 5:00pm.
Chicken Run Bok Bok! This year, we’re bringing you Free Style Moto X with a twist. Will the sneaky fox be able to hunt down the chickens as they race against time in the Main Arena. Make sure not to miss out on this great escape! Daily during lunchtime and evening entertainment.
Rides & Kids Carnival


With the biggest collection of rides in Australia, you’re always spoilt for choice at the Show. This year’s Show presents all the classics and family favourites plus three new rides including the Kite Flyer, Wave Swinger and an Australian first appearance from Wipe Out, which is sure to have Showgoers’ bellies churning as their body spins and drops and turns non-stop.
Bluey and Bingo meet and greet See Bluey and her little sister, Bingo, during their daily Live Interactive Experiences. Catch this adorable duo and their friends on stage! Get ready to play Magic Asparagus, Magic Xylophone, Keepy Uppy and more with your favourite Heeler duo. 7-17 April, 11:00am*, 12:00pm and 1:00pm (*No 11am performance on Tuesday, 11 April).

Food, Food and More Food

Lily’s Fried Chicken: When the only thing you serve is chicken, it’s bound to be good. The team at Lily’s Fried Chicken have perfected boneless chicken with chips, on the soft bun sandwich, or with ALL the extras. They say you’ll come back for more – and they’ve got that right too!

Sauerkraut Sisters: Be transported to Germany with the Sauerkraut Sisters authentic German Gourmet Sausages offering a range of gourmet sausages and ‘hot dogs’.

Original Choco Wrap: A sweet lover’s dream, The Original ChocoWrap is delivering the ultimate wrap. Think a sweet, soft and warm wrap smothered in a layer of Nutella, fresh fruits, a little whipped cream, and to top it all off, authentic Italian Cremino Chocolate shavings imported from Italy.

Dicky’s Donut Factory: The perfect snack for ‘on-the-go’, be sure to drop by Dicky’s Donuts for some of the freshest donuts on offer at the Show. From classic cinnamon to glazed pink with sprinkles, they’re all up for grabs!

Birdman: Kimchi BBQ sauce, sriracha slaw and steamed milk buns can only add up to fried chicken, Korean style.

Spanthai: The fusion of paella with Pad Thai works deliciously well, catering to all the noodle and rice lovers out there. The flavours cross from garlic to sweet soy and are freshly cooked side-by-side in enormous woks. It’s an absolute trip for your tastebuds.

Bloomin’ Onion: If you consider yourself a bit of an onion ring connoisseur, you must try a Bloomin Onion! Delivered battered, deep-fried, and ‘flower’ cut, these onions are a new culinary experience.

Farmyard Nursery

Get your fix of cute animals at this year’s bigger than ever Farmyard Nursery. Pat them, feed them, adore them. With over 700 animals roaming around plus the unveiling of a mystery animal – it is a must for little kids and big kids alike. Happening daily.

For more information, as well as ticket discounts and offers, visit

Good luck.