Q: Can I purchase tickets at the event?
A: Yes, you can buy tickets at the event, however, if you purchase your tickets online you get express entry at the gate.
Note: Tickets are available at the gate by credit card and Eftpos ONLY. No cash sales.
Q: How do I get to the event?
A: The event is held at the Maryborough Showgrounds, Bruce Highway, Maryborough, Queensland, 4650.
Q: Is there parking available at the event?
A: Yes, to find out more about parking click here.
Q: What are the opening hours?
A: Friday 8:30am – 4:00pm; Saturday 8:30am – 5:00pm & Sunday 8:30am – 4:00pm
Q: Do carers to a Companion Card Holder have to pay ?
A: A paid or unpaid assistant or carer assisting the holder of a current Companion Card are admitted FREE.
Q: How do I get a copy of the Event Guide?
A: The Event Guide will be available at the event entrance. An online version of the event guide will be available on this website the week of the event.
Q: Is there a list of exhibitors?
A: Yes, the list of exhibitors is updated regularly.
Q: How do I know when the entertainment is on?
A: All entertainment running times are published in the Event Guide (available at the Event entrances). You are able to find more information regarding entertainment by clicking here.
Q: How do I enter to win the prizes?
A: All prize information and how to enter is published inside the Event Guide (available at the Event Entrances). You are able to find more information regarding prizes & competitions by clicking here.
Q: Is there an ATM available at the event?
A: No ATMs will be available on site.
Q: Is there food available at the event?
A: Yes there is a number of different food stalls at the event.
Q: Is there camping available at the venue?
A: Yes, for information about camping at the venue click here.
Q: Are pets allowed at the event?
A: No dogs or other animals are allowed within the event (except registered guide, hearing, or assistance dogs). For details on conditions of entry, click here.
Q: Why is there a ticket fee?
A: Our expo charges an entry fee as we provide attendees with the opportunity to discover, compare, and engage with a wide range of outdoor, camping, and adventure products and services in one convenient location, ultimately saving them time and effort in their search for the perfect gear or experience. The small fee helps cover operational costs, ensures we are displaying quality exhibitors and featuring industry experts, supports our locals, and provides enhanced experiences with interactive displays, informative workshops, and entertainment, creating a more engaging and memorable experience for attendees!
Q: Why is the expo cashless?
A: Our company continues to exclusively take electronic payments to keep in line with policies in the wake of the global pandemic, taking into consideration our staff, exhibitors, and our communities. Reasons in addition to supporting contactless payment include security and convenience considerations. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.