ROLLING COVERAGE: Kids loving the rides at Fraser Coast Show

4PM: Stay tuned for more show coverage on Friday.

3PM: Taylor Kolibaum and Taijha Reeves from Aldridge State High School were part of of the cattle team at the show, taking part in the junior judging and handling.

Both said they were enjoying the sights and sounds of the show.

They were having fun at their event and planning to check out the rides after the were done.

2PM: The CrackUp Sisters certainly lived up to their name at the Fraser Coast Show on Thursday.

Keeping kids and adults alive entertained, the girls performed at 10am, 12.30pm and were set to go back on stage at 6pm.

The CrackUp Sisters were living up their name at the Fraser Coast Show.
The CrackUp Sisters were living up their name at the Fraser Coast Show. Carlie Walker

Their comedic and slapstick routine definitely brought some magic to the event.

1PM: The kids are having a ball at this year's Fraser Coast Show.

Deb Mallane and her daughter Evie Mallane Gallagher were having a ball on the teacups ride.

Meanwhile Evelyn Shillig, attending the show with her grandparents, Murdoch and Trisha Hill, loved having a turn on the carousel.

Leo Hadley, 4, having a ball at his second show, was all smiles as he had a ride in the pirate ships.

12.30PM: The Aussie FMX riders have kicked off their display at the Fraser Coast Show.

Making the 75 foot jump in muddy and wet weather, the riders are so far making it look easy, attracting screams and cheers from the audience.

 Hundreds have gathered to watch this display go ahead.

The Aussie FMX riders putting on a display at the Fraser Coast Show.
The Aussie FMX riders putting on a display at the Fraser Coast Show. Carlie Walker

12PM: Aaron Shepherd was cleaning up at sideshow alley at the Fraser Coast Show.

Having a ball at one of the games, he had plenty of stuffed animals to show for his success.

Aaron Shepherd was cleaning up at this year’s Fraser Coast Show, taking home a pretty good collection of stuffed animals.
Aaron Shepherd was cleaning up at this year’s Fraser Coast Show, taking home a pretty good collection of stuffed animals. Carlie Walker

11.30AM: Vincent Kennedy was checking out the artworks inside one of the pavilions at the Fraser Coast Show.

One included a collection of portraits, with legendary Queenslanders Cameron Smith and Wayne Bennett among those displayed.

Also looking at the art displays was Chantal Farry. 

She was admiring the photographs that had been submitted for judging this year.

Ms Farry said the standard this year was very high.

Vincent Kennedy checked out the artworks on display at the Fraser Coast Show.
Vincent Kennedy checked out the artworks on display at the Fraser Coast Show. Carlie Walker

11AM: Malakai Russell is enjoying his first ever Fraser Coast Show this year, trying his hand at all the games on sideshow alley.

The youngster wasn't deterred at all by the wet weather as dozens of others took shelter in the pavilions and other undercover areas.

Malakai Russell trying his hand at one of the games at sideshow alley.
Malakai Russell trying his hand at one of the games at sideshow alley. Carlie Walker

10.30AM: Rose Tsakisiris was one of the volunteers behind the Maryborough Police crime prevention booth. 

By her side was fellow volunteer Sue Scheiwe along with Senior Constable Leigh Nancarrow and Constable Jimmy Morris.

Ms Tsakisiris said there were plenty of activities for the kids, including colouring in stencils and stamps, along with information for adults about crime prevention and home security.

Volunteers Rose Tsakisiris and Sue Scheiwe with Senior Constable Leigh Nancarrow and Constable Jimmy Morris at their crime prevention stall at the Fraser Coast Show.
Volunteers Rose Tsakisiris and Sue Scheiwe with Senior Constable Leigh Nancarrow and Constable Jimmy Morris at their crime prevention stall at the Fraser Coast Show. Carlie Walker

10AM: It's that time of the year again - the Fraser Coast Show has opened its doors on this wet Thursday morning and there will be plenty of events, shows, competitions and displays to impress the crowds.

Stay with the Chronicle throughout the day to see our rolling coverage of the event.

Tickets are available online.

Gates will open on both days from 9am to 9pm.

Head to frasercoastshow.com.au to book, and for more information.