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World’s Biggest Show Bag is most people's top pick

Victoria Wyvill with her pick of the showbags.
Victoria Wyvill with her pick of the showbags. Alistair Brightman

EYES grow wide when both the young and young at heart catch site of the show bag stalls at the Fraser Coast Show.

Victoria Wyvill from The Showbag Factory said she expected a big crowd at her stand this year.

She said most people's top pick was the World's Biggest Show Bag, a $20 bag filled with different types of lollies and toys.

"It's my favourite bag," she said.

The World's Biggest Show Bag is also stocked with the quirky World's Smallest Show Bag.

Ms Wyvill said the most popular bag for girls was the Pony Princess Bag, $25, filled with stuffed ponies and girly merchandise.

"It's for the girls that like ponies and glittery stuff," she said.

Ms Wyvill said the bag was best suited to girls aged six to nine years.

For the boys, she said the Army Action Bag, $25, always proved popular.

"I think the boys like that because its guns. You get a huge gun," she said.

Ms Wyvill said it was a great buy for boys aged five to 10 years but that didn't stop the older lads.

"I've had some 20-year-olds buy it," she said.

Ms Wyvill said their cheapest bag, Bertie Beetle, was another best-seller and only available at the show.

"You get everything in it that you don't get at the shops," she said.

"It brings back memories for a lot of people."

The bag is just $4 and filled with eight Bertie Beetles.

"It's extremely popular," Ms Wyvill said.

Best of showbags

  • World's Biggest Showbag - Ghost Drops, Wicked Fizz, Magic Pops, lollipops, Fizzy Dizzy, TNT Shock Bars, Flying Umbrella, Magic Candy, Coke and many more sweet treats
  • Pony Princess Showbag - Your choice of two plush ponies, the dreamy castle house set, happy time ponies and my dreamy castle play set
  • Army Action Showbag - Army camouflage hat, sniper gun, combat set and battery operated scatter gun

Topics:  fraser coast show, maryborough, maryborough showgrounds, showbags



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