Hot Wheels Activation Zone
The Hot Wheels Stunt Team is the most thrilling Stunt and Action Sports Team in the southern hemisphere. Leading the way is Australia’s #1 Stuntman himself, Matt Mingay with his 13-year-old son Madzy who is closely following in his footsteps.
When they aren’t busy performing in the Main Arena you can meet Matt and his son at the
Hot Wheels Activation Area and Fun Zone. Including massive play tables set up with a number of Hot Wheels track sets for the kids to play, a basketball shootout game to take on your best mates, and a coloring-in station to relax and colour in all your favorite Hot Wheels, Barbie and Castrol Racing Team pictures. Fans also have the opportunity to get a sneaky selfie with the stars.
Daily in The Field located in The Boulevard Precinct
9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Strongest Man and Woman Competition
The 2023 Brisbane's Strongest Man and Woman is the conclusion of the 2022 South East QLD Strength Series, where some of SE QLD's best strongmen and strongwomen have their chance of being crowned Brisbane's Strongest, as well as winning the overall series. This 5 event competition will test competitors' strength, endurance, explosiveness and grit in some tough events including carrying sandbags up to 140kg, overhead pressing 135kg and carrying 125kg in each hand.  For the first time we are delighted to offer an All Abilities division at this competition, where a number of incredible athletes will try their hardest to get through 3 scaled events.

The top 3 places in each weight class will qualify for the 2023 Australian Strongman Alliance Nationals (held in Tasmania later on this year), and the winners of the Open Men and Womens' classes will qualify for the 2023 Magnus ver Magnusson Strongman Classic Qualifier at the 2023 Ekka, their gateway to some of the most prestigious strongman competitions in the world.
Daily in On the Green located in The Laneway Precinct
1:00 pm – 4:30 pm daily

Community Stage presented Energex
Bursting with high-kicking, show-stopping, jaw-dropping fun – the Community Stage is a buzzing and dynamic hub for performers of all kinds. Showcasing a diverse range of local talent and performers– presenting a fun, family-friendly range of entertainment at night the party continues with local DJ’s playing top hits into the late evening.
Daily in located in The Laneway Precinct
9:00 am – 9:00 pm

Woodchopping Competition presented by Sapar Landscaping Supplies
One of the most popular attractions at the Show, Woodchopping is an internationally recognised and accredited sport, a test of strength, timing, agility and ‘a good eye’. Some of Australia’s toughest axemen and women will test their skills in this year’s events.
In the Sapar Landscaping Supplies Woodchop Arena | Cattleman’s Alley Precinct
Sunday commencing at 9:00am

Vintage Machinery Display proudly presented by Heritage Conveyancing
Come and see our biggest and best display of restored working vintage machinery in action.
Brilliant vintage model steam engines, lovingly restored to show off their previous glory and other unusual and rarely seen machines will be on display. Inspect the engines close up and chat with their drivers.
Daily in The Field located in The Boulevard Precinct
Friday and Saturday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday 9:00 am  – 4:00 pm

Dog Agility Trials
You won't believe how quick these dogs move!! See a variety of breeds competing and demonstrating in this fast paced and action-packed dog sport.
Daily in On the Green located in The Laneway Precinct
9:00 am – 12:30 pm daily

Urban Utilities Top Drop
A fun and interactive way for adults and kids to interact with each stage of the water cycle and learn along the way.
Exhibition Pavilion located in Eats Avenue Precinct

Pig Racing
While it may make for an unusual sight, pig racing is among the many highlights of the Ipswich Show and is back by popular demand in 2023. With their sparkly vests and agile moves, these performers will be ready to entertain and work the crowd throughout the long weekend.
On the Green located in The Laneway Precinct
Friday – 9:30 am, 10:15 am 12:30 pm and 5:00 pm
Saturday – 9:30am, 10:45am, 12:30 pm 2:30 pm and 5:00 pm
Sunday 9:30am , 12 noon, 1:30 pm and 2:45pm

Men’s Shed Fun Zone
The Men’s Shed Kids Zone will allow youngsters to channel their creative sides with activities, craft and games.  
Exhibition Pavilion located in Eats Avenue Precinct

Exhibition Pavilion
The Ipswich Show runs an extensive Competition Schedule providing a platform for local community involvement and participation. Each year the show attracts over 6000 entries and showcases the wealth of talent in our community. Competitions include Fine Art, Photography, Ceramics, Art in Bark, Wine, Woodcraft, Home Cooking, Schoolwork, Apiculture, Farm Produce, Preserves, Horticulture, Patchworking, Needlework, Scrapbooking Fruit, Veg and Eggs, and Hand Embroidery.
Located in Eats Avenue Precinct


Showbag and Trade Pavilion
The thrill of traversing the showbag pavilion and choosing a showbag is the very epitome of the Ipswich Show, making the Showbag and Trade Pavilion one of the busiest places to be. Complimented with an array of exhibitors including home, lifestyle, government and gifts you will be sure to find a bargain at this year’s show.
Located in Eats Avenue Precinct

Sideshow Alley
The Ipswich Show is not complete without the atmosphere of sideshow alley, the home of carnival attractions and sideshow games. Sideshow Alley provides hours of entertainment with an abundance of rides to suit all ages and levels of thrill-seeking.

Bush Poetry Stage presented by Savige Pest Control
The art of bush poetry and yarn spinning is all about entertaining and gives visitors a real taste of the outback through words and song. It is about telling a story and delivering the lines with just the right amount of humor, passion or feeling and sometimes, even with a touch of the theatrical to add to the spectacle. Passionate poets from the aspiring to the experienced will belt out established bush ballads to original work in our Bush Poetry Competition, held each morning of the show. Each afternoon professional singer, songwriter, bush poet and country craftsman,
Dennis Dryden, will entertain and enthrall visitors with stories about people, places and situations.
Located in the Farmyard | The Boulevard Precinct

XXXX Beer Garden
After a long day taking in the sights and sounds of the 150th Show, take a break at the XXXX Beer Garden with nightly entertainment from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Located in Eats Avenue Precinct