If you have been planning to visit the spectacular city of Sydney in Australia, there has never been a better time for you to go for it. Easter is undoubtedly the best time of the year to visit as it is around now that the harbour city hosts its world famous Royal Easter Show. The show is one of the most revered of Australia’s festivals, bringing people from near and far off places to the continent. It started way back in 1823, with a rich and vibrant history to its credit, and today it is a legacy in itself. The show is a cultural extravaganza displaying the best there is to the place.
The Sydney Royal Easter Show, 2016 is supposed to start from 17th of March and last till 30th of March. It will be held in the sprawling suburb of the Sydney Olympic Park. On all fourteen days, the main show will be featured from 9 am to 9 pm; the pavilion show will be open from 9:30 am till 9:30 pm while the carnival will last till late in the night. This two-week-long festival would celebrate the works of the best of artists from across the continent. With excellent arts and crafts work on exhibition, you can shop the most interesting of things here. It promises its visitors the best of entertainment, the best of art and culture, and the best of food. In other words, the festival plans to showcase everything good that Australia, especially Sydney, stands for.
As car hire in Sydney is a pretty convenient affair, you can easily drive down from Canberra to Sydney to make the most of your Easter break by visiting the Royal Easter Show. There is so much to see and do in here that you will be spoilt for choice. One of the highlights of the carnival includes its cattle show where over 14,000 animals are put on display. The brilliant cattle show is a favourite part of the festival for the young and the old alike. It is particularly famous for the various prestigious competitions that are held here.
The dog, poultry, and sheep competitions are one of their kinds in the world. Other things that you cannot miss out on are the Grand Parade, The Man From Snowy River, and Rodeo, among others. If you are a food lover, the festival will be a delightful treat for you. The show consists of about 160 outlets of food, both national and international, the finest you can get in Australia. With artists such as Troy Cassar-Daley, a part of the line-up, Sydney’s Royal Easter Show, 2016 promises you the best of entertainment. With something in store for everyone, this festival is a must visit for one and all.