December 2016
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Welcome to the December Newsletter from the
Ipswich Show Society...


This informative newsletter will keep you updated with events that are happening on the Ipswich Showgrounds and also Ipswich Show updates.

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The President, Mrs Marcia Cruickshank and the Committee of the Ipswich Show Society would like to take this opportunity to wish each and everyone of you a very Merry Christmas and a safe and joyous new year.  We look forward to seeing you next year at the 2017 Ipswich Show which will be held on the 19/20/21 May 2017.

Ipswich Showgrounds - Office Closure

The Ipswich Showgrounds office will be closed from mid-day Friday 23rd December and will re-open on Tuesday 3rd January 2017.

Annual Ipswich Toy Run... Finishing at the Ipswich Showgrounds

Come along to the final destination of the Toy Run at the Ipswich Showgrounds and enjoy looking at all the bikes, refreshments at the Ipswich Greyhound Racing Club.  A great thing to see and also a great cause.

Ipswich Showplace Markets - Christmas Fair

On this Sunday 4th December from 6am till 12 Noon.

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CMC Rocks Bookings Open - Caravan / Camping

The Ipswich Showgrounds is open for site bookings for our short-term stay caravan park for this event. To book simply phone the Showgrounds office on 3281-1577. Full non-refundable site fee is payable on booking. Limited sites are available. Cost is $20 per site, per night (2 adults) includes power / water / amenities (extra adults are $10pp). If you are over 25ft the cost is $25 per site, per night. Don't miss out - call today.

Ipswich Showplace Markets - December Open Hours and No Markets

December Markets Open 6am till 12 noon:
4th December
11th December
18th December

No markets:
25th December 2016
1st January 2017

Did you know...

The Ipswich Show office is open Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4pm. You can contact Micky, Cheryl or Sarah in the office during these hours or email them at For any inquiries regarding venue hire, caravan park, Ipswich Show, markets or any other event held, please don't hesitate to contact us. There is also a notice-board outside the Ipswich Show office with updated events and details. Our contact details can be found HERE.
The Ipswich Showplace Markets have been running for many, many years on the Ipswich Showgrounds. They are held EVERY Sunday from 6am to 11:30am (except Ipswich Show weekend and the Sunday after Christmas). You can expect to find over 100 stalls of everything you can imagine. So come along, plenty of on-site parking and grab yourself a bargain. Sunday newspapers are also available at the front and back ticket boxes. All information can be found via our website HERE.
The Ipswich Showgrounds has a short-term stay caravan park, with a maximum of 7 nights stay.  The cost is $20 per night (under 25ft) or $25 per night (over 25ft), per site for 2 adults and includes power / water / amenities.  Extra adults are charged at $10 per night. We regularly welcome Caravan Clubs from all over Australia who enjoy our wonderful City. More information can be found HERE.
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Ipswich Show Society
PO Box 812, Booval, QLD 4304
81 Warwick Road, Ipswich, QLD 4305

Phone: (07) 3281-1577, Fax: (07) 3812-1537
Office Hours: 8:30am to 4pm Monday to Friday