The Suffolk Show will be the county's biggest draw yet again in 2024, as it returns to Trinity Park in Ipswich once more.

As excitement builds, we have put together a guide for visitors.

Here is everything you need to know about the Suffolk Show in 2024.

When is the Suffolk Show?

This year, the show will be held on Wednesday, May 29 and Thursday, May 30.

When do the gates open?

The gates open at 7am both days.

Last entry is 7pm on day one and 5.30pm on day two.

All tradestands are open from 8.30am until 6pm on both days. 

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How much are tickets for the Suffolk Show?

Adult admission is £35, senior citizen is £30 and people aged between 15 and 18 years old is £13.

Under 15's go free at the Suffolk Show.

Can I park at the Suffolk Show?

People are able to park for free at the showground with a ticket. 

How can I get to the Suffolk Show?

There are many ways to get to the Suffolk Show this year with some shuttle busses running from the train station to the showground.

But here is a full list of how to get to Trinity Park:

  • Car - The Suffolk Show is held at Trinity Park, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 8UH.
  • Bus - A number of bus services are available from Ipswich central and Ipswich Railway.
  • Bike - There will be a dedicated cycle parking area at the main Felixstowe Road entrance to the showground.
  • Train - Ipswich railway station is just five miles away from Trinity Park. Ipswich Buses will run a shuttle service from the train station to Trinity Park.
  • Taxi - There is a taxi drop-off point on Murrills Road, off the roundabout at Gate One. Visitors can then enter the showground through the pedestrian entrance.
  • Coach - Coaches enter through Gate One and there is a designated coach park. The coach driver is admitted free to the show.

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Are dogs allowed inside the Suffolk Show?

Dogs are welcome at the Suffolk Show, although they must be well behaved and on a lead.

Owners are also asked to not leave dogs in cars and to clean up any mess.

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What are the main attractions?

There is plenty to do at the Suffolk Show from being able to get up close to a number of different animals at the Farm Discovery Zone to trying your hand at archery in the Sports Zone.

The Military Zone will feature a range of military vehicles and interactive areas.

Other zones include the Skills Zone, Emergency Services Zone and the Country & Wildlife Zone.

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What do I do if I lose my children when at the Suffolk Show?

Children's wristbands will be given out at information kiosks located at each of the three entrances to the Show. 

These are designed for parents and guardians to write their emergency contact number on so if the child is lost they can be contacted.   

Lost children should be taken to the Show Office.

Can I get cash out at the Suffolk Show?

The availability of cash machines is yet to be confirmed.

What is there to eat and drink at the Suffolk Show?

You are spoilt for choice with eateries around the showground with organisers saying the variety of food available will be wider than ever before.

There will be a wide range of local and artisan catering outlets, all offering fresh, local and healthy options.

Visitors are also allowed to bring their own picnics if they would prefer.

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What provision is there for disabled visitors at the Suffolk Show?

Stewards and car park staff have been briefed to allow blue badge holders access to forward car parking in all car parks.

Event Mobility Charitable Trust will be providing electric scooters and manual wheelchairs for the use of disabled, elderly and mobility-impaired visitors to the show.

There is also a centre for disabled visitors run by the Suffolk East Federation of Women's Institutes which is a quiet and peaceful area where refreshments can be purchased.

All information and tickets can be found on the Suffolk Show website here.