As a loyal follower of Babies and Toddlers we are delighted to offer you free tickets to The Baby and Toddler Show

Babies and Toddlers has 50 double tickets to the Baby and Toddler Show to giveaway.

At the Baby & Toddler Show you’ll find everything you need to get ready for your new arrival and guide you through the early weeks and years of parenting. It is a special day out with luxurious facilities for new mums and first-class entertainment for the whole family.

The tickets give you access to the whole event, seminars, entertainment, advice meet & greet and so much more. With a total prize value of $2000.

Simply tell us where your favourite local playground is in comment box below. We will then send you a unique code. To receive your free eticket go to enter your unique code and to follow the prompts.

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But you can still get free tickets at these places:

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To enter all you need to do is ‘Share a Gem’ on with other parents.
Just use the comment form below and tell us (in 25 words or less) where your best local playground is!

The Baby and Toddler Show:

When: Friday 28 – Sunday 30 September 2012

Where: Sydney Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour, Halls 1 – 2

Opening times: 9.30am to 4.00pm daily

Entries close midnight Thursday 27 September 2012 or until tickets run out.

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  1. Jeff Chen September 10, 2012 at 9:03 am

    Top Ryde Shopping Centre is a good place to visit.

  2. Jeff Chen September 10, 2012 at 8:57 am

    Ryde Shopping Centre

  3. Jess john September 7, 2012 at 1:04 pm

    Ryde shopping center Ryde.

  4. carly chilton September 7, 2012 at 6:35 am

    Flying Fox in Mona Vale, so much for all ages and some covered areas for great bbqs

  5. Amandip September 6, 2012 at 1:39 pm

    wentworthville friend park, great for toddlers and parents.

  6. Alecia Braven August 28, 2012 at 4:59 pm

    Definitely Coogee near the surf club on beach Street! Its fantastic with lots of options for kids of all ages! Enjoy! :)

  7. Lenny Frily August 28, 2012 at 3:47 pm

    Sydney Park at St Peters. They have playground, park, bike and scooter park complete with traffic light. Best in Sydney!!!

  8. Rachael H August 28, 2012 at 1:48 pm

    Bales Park on Stanley St, Willoughby. Fully enclosed and they have recently upgraded the old favourite wooden train! Child, baby swings & sandpit.

  9. Helen Yardley August 28, 2012 at 1:15 pm

    Queenscliff playground – near good coffee, the beach and has equipment which is enjoyed by toddlers up to primary schoolers.

  10. Kerry Donohue August 28, 2012 at 12:57 pm

    Lizard Log Park (Corner Cowpasture Road and The Horsley Drive) Western Sydney Parklands. My two kids (2 yr daughter and 4 year old son) have a fantatsic time here. Endless hours of play with the slides, climbing walls, swings. The love the play areas including the 2 big flying fox areas. They also have Picnic areas with bbq’s, under cover areas, toilet and plenty of parking. A must see place for all families!

  11. Prue Carroll August 28, 2012 at 10:25 am

    Yorks Corner, Lane Cove, loads of equipment for big & little kids, fully enclosed, grassed area for picnics, coffee shop next door!

  12. Rachel August 28, 2012 at 10:01 am

    Darlington Park near Sydney University. It’s free and there’s a herb garden, BBQ area.

  13. Rachel August 28, 2012 at 10:00 am

    Darlington Park near Sydney University

  14. Helen Truong August 27, 2012 at 11:25 pm

    Timbrell Park, Five Dock is located in an amazing location, but has playgrounds for ALL ages (special intergenerational design). There are also great facilities.

  15. Julie L August 27, 2012 at 10:52 pm

    The fabulous Darling Quarter Kids Playground has water activities, ropes for climbing, swings, slides etc that will keep our boy entertained for many years.

  16. Ji Yeon Wang August 27, 2012 at 10:29 pm

    Echo Point Park at Roseville Chase is wonderful area for family and friends picnic.
    Very quiet and great for BBQ and fishing.
    Also Safety for running kids.
    Absoultely free gas bbq machine and free parking.

  17. Andrea Kwok August 27, 2012 at 10:26 pm

    My favourite park is Anderson park in meadowbank. Shades playarea, bathroom and coffee shop nearby.

  18. Lisa Jaffar August 27, 2012 at 8:23 pm

    Our family favourite is Parramatta Park. With a fantastic leafy adventure playground, picnic tables, toilets and lots of parking close by, it’s just ideal!

  19. Linda Kwok August 27, 2012 at 4:27 pm

    Our local is Airey Park, Homebush west. It’s a great place for kids to play as well as shade for a BBQ and cycling track.

  20. Irene August 27, 2012 at 3:26 pm

    My favourite local playgroud is Angle Park in Chipping Norton. I like it becasue it is close to the lake and have some personal training facilities.

  21. Brooke Moy August 26, 2012 at 10:38 pm

    Speers Point Park is amazing for kids and adults alike with flying foxes, giant slide, fountains, “race” track and has wheelchair accessible swing.

  22. Christina Fielding August 26, 2012 at 7:11 pm

    My favorite playground is in Brookvale on the corner of Old Pittwater Rd and Green St. It is large and enclosed with lots of room for kids to run around and play on equipment. It’s also nice that you can see your child easily around the whole playground which helps when you are chatting!

  23. Judy Till August 26, 2012 at 12:48 pm

    Lions club park at the Entrance. An oldie but a goodie and close to the beach!

  24. Kristie Pafumi August 26, 2012 at 12:42 pm

    Speers point park on the central coast ! Beautiful grounds and amazing play equipment, can’t forget the sensory garden too ! Best of all it’s free!!

  25. W Cheung August 26, 2012 at 12:11 am

    Putney park is my local park, great water view with BBQ and large kid’s playground on the northern side of the park. Perfect for every weekend.

  26. Riani August 24, 2012 at 5:28 pm

    Bray bay reserve park where they have sandpit and lovely playgroud to play. Also nice water view :)

  27. Rainsy Tang August 24, 2012 at 1:38 pm

    Lindfield EFCA – everyone is so nice & friendly. And they have different activities for children of different ages.

  28. lidya yulianti August 24, 2012 at 10:43 am

    Mine is the one at Newington Armory, it’s huge and has plenty of activities for the kids.

  29. Fiona Billington August 24, 2012 at 10:09 am

    Coolong Reserve. Suitable for the little and big kids, enclosed dog park, BBQ facilities. We will be having my daughter’s first birthday party there!

  30. Ani Tsai August 24, 2012 at 9:30 am

    Pirrama Park. It has a little playground with water features, big space for the kids to run around, cafe and the water view.

  31. Carmen S August 24, 2012 at 9:26 am

    Sydney Olympic Park is my kids’ favourite. It has nice playground equipment and beautiful scenery. Suitable for all kids.

  32. Piyanart Sirisuwannakul August 24, 2012 at 8:23 am

    Darling Quarter Playground – good transformation for both children and parents, open spaces and easy to access.

  33. Stephanie Chun August 24, 2012 at 8:16 am

    parramatta park has a great childrens playground suitable for all ages, huge grassy areas for bbqd and picnics, a long walking or bike track and even a fishing spot. Plenty of room for big groups.

  34. Edwin Lau August 24, 2012 at 8:01 am

    Brays Bay Reserve @ Rhodes, 2 great playgrounds for little ones and bigger kids and great for picnic as it sits next to the bay

  35. Karen Chung August 24, 2012 at 6:53 am

    Blenheim park in north Ryde. Sandpits, swings, faint climbers, toddlers and older kids play area separated. Picnic tables and shades for great family picnic.

  36. Irene Chung August 24, 2012 at 6:49 am

    Newington park near the amour cafe. They have numerous slides, swings, flying foxes and a water park. The 4 storeys climbing structure suits the whole family.

  37. S. Sun August 23, 2012 at 11:59 pm

    In the summer time we love the new water playground at Darling Harbour as our little one loves getting wet! It’s a nice place to spend the day too with lots of food venues around. Great for a treat.

  38. Edwin Choi August 23, 2012 at 10:51 pm

    I love 1-1 time with my son at Buffalo Creek Reserve, Hunters Hill. Fantastic children’s playground, flying fox, cycleways, BBQ, picnic areas, etc PLUS parking!

  39. Chung Ching August 23, 2012 at 10:33 pm

    Definitely Hyde Park, Eli loves looking at the leaves of the trees, listening to the sound of the water fountain, and look at the historical buildings around the park.

  40. Samantha Young August 23, 2012 at 10:31 pm

    Ryde Park. Argyle Avenue, Ryde. Has soft playground with tree shade. Cafe offers full view of equipment. Suitable for toddlers. Near bikepath. Open grass areas.

  41. Patrick Hsu August 23, 2012 at 10:26 pm

    I love taking my grandson to Darling Harbour, the re-designed play area is so much fun. He could play there for hours.

  42. Alex L August 23, 2012 at 10:25 pm

    Wahroonga Park – lots of swings, lots of grass and coffee near by!

  43. Jacob Jackson August 23, 2012 at 10:24 pm

    Central Park near Merrylands, I took my wife there when we were dating and it was funny to see her trying to pat the Cockatoo and had her pinky bitten.

  44. Yang Fen August 23, 2012 at 10:18 pm

    Bella Vista Farm, it is just a nice little serene place where you can have a nice BBQ. Even better when the Council put on events there.

  45. Jean Hsu August 23, 2012 at 10:17 pm

    I love going to Sydney Olympic Park, the water features offers a lot of fun, and a short drive around the park takes you to a huge flying fox. Bub absolutely loves it

  46. Kristin White August 23, 2012 at 8:13 pm

    Pirate park at Westleigh–best playground equipment, lovely scenery and bbq’s as well.

  47. Sally Bond August 23, 2012 at 4:21 pm

    Sanders Park in Willoughby is well maintained with great play equipment. We love to take a picnic rug and relax under the big trees.

  48. Kim Gill August 23, 2012 at 3:14 pm

    West Pymble Park – There’s a sandpit

  49. Julie Heming August 23, 2012 at 2:47 pm

    Community & Neighbourhood Playground at Balgowlah
    Caring concepts for children, friendly garden to learn, discover and play
    Relax and reflect, what mums need most!

  50. Kirsty Booth August 23, 2012 at 2:30 pm

    Oberon Street park, Coogee. Fenced in, so don’t need to worry about kids running off and not much of a hill to get to it.

  51. Karin lysaught-green August 23, 2012 at 2:05 pm

    Golden jubilee- great play equipment and walking/ bike path for kids thats safe and away from traffic.. Also has great views onto bobbinhead national park.

  52. Rachel Chappell August 23, 2012 at 2:01 pm

    Winnererremy Bay Parkland in Mona Vale has it all… a great playground, cafe, large open spaces, bike paths, picnic tables, BBQs and a lovely inner harbour.

  53. Julie Deloix August 23, 2012 at 1:30 pm

    Queenscliff park, my local one, good size, all renovated, all my friends go there, sunny and bbqs right next to it (out of the gates of course).

  54. LNSMBA August 23, 2012 at 12:21 pm

    Roseville Park, great for toddlers, soft fall, numerous play items, fully enclosed so great for families like us with twins!

  55. Michelle Longshaw August 23, 2012 at 11:50 am

    Little bays and beaches along inner Sydney Harbour and Parramatta River. Endless places for kids to explore and play. And all for free!

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