Experience an Enchanted World at the Gold Coast Show

Ever wished you could get lost in a magical world of unicorns, wizards, fairies and toadstools?

Well here’s your chance – the 2015 Enchanted Forest themed Gold Coast Show brings to life a mystical fairy-tale for the kids!

Families will be able to live the fantasy, with magical unicorn races, creatures of the enchanted forest primary school competition, unicorn petting and a mystical zone set to excite.


Gold Coast Show Manager Lavinia Rampino says the unicorn races are part of the Creatures of the Enchanted Forest, taking place on Saturday August 29 in two separate heats.

“Ponies, dressed as unicorns, from Magical Ponies will be involved in Saturday’s races and ridden by professional child ridders,” Ms Rampino says.

“There will also be an enchanted forest themed area for unicorn petting on the Sunday for kids to enjoy.”

Magical Ponies Business Manager of six years Lisa McMahon says the unicorn races will bring together local pony clubs, taking the Gold Coast Show’s community feel to the next level.

“Local pony clubs will be involved in Saturday’s unicorn races, providing local children the opportunity to get involved and represent their local clubs,” Mrs McMahon says.

“The children will be dressing to the Enchanted Forest theme, however to comply with health and safety measures, they will be wearing professional jodhpurs and footwear.

Don’t miss out on all the magical fun for the kids! There will be enchanted creatures face painting, balloons and roving entertainment, arts and crafts and fairy floss.

The Gold Coast Show is on at the Gold Coast Turf Club on August 28, 29 and 30.