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Be part of the festivities at this historical event
Founded in 1840, The Royal Adelaide Show is a family-friendly festival which is attended by up to half a million people every year... making it South Australia's biggest event!

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The festival will be jam-packed with a lineup of entertainment including carnival activities, food and wine, competitions, amusement rides, exhibitions and displays, showbags, animals, art and craft, performances, roving performers and shows and much more fun events for all ages and interests to enjoy.

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Highlights throughout The Adelaide Royal Show include:

- Entertainment
The Royal Adelaide Show will feature an array of free entertainment upon entry. There will be 3 main stages: Kid's Carnival Area, Goyder Stage and the Golden North Ice Cream Stage.

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- Main Area
Will be home to many family-friendly events including V8 utes, Motorcross, Monster Trucks, the Grand Parade, Mascot Games, Ute Parade, Sheepdog Trials, daredevil shows, championship shows, challenge events, races and much more as well as the major highlight of the Show: the Firework Show.

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- Animals
There will be an array of animals exhibited at the Show as well as a number of competitions- the Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia run at the Show. Animals include Alpacas, Goats, Beef and Dairy Cattle, Horses, Pigs, Sheep, Poultry, Pigeons, Dogs and Cats, Caged Birds, Cavies, Rabbits, Reptiles, and Aquarium Fish.

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- Amusement and Carnival Rides
No event will be complete without amusement and carnival rides and The Royal Adelaide Show will be showcasing over 50 rides for all ages to enjoy. There are rides to suit everyone from family-friendly to thrill-seeker rides. Be sure to check out the popular and much-loved Ferris Wheel ride, which stands over 40-metres high!

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- The Kid's Carnival
This event will showcase child-friendly amusement and carnival rides as well as stage performances from acts and entertainment with musical and comedy shows.

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- Kid's Corner(Goyder Plaza)
The kids will love this lineup of fun and entertaining performances, acts and shows. Entertainment will include free giant games and activities, Wobbles the Clown, Amazing Drumming Monkeys, The Funny Farmers, and Band of the SA Police.

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- Goyder Stage
This stage will feature major production performances for all ages to enjoy. Entertainment will include the Citizenship Ceremony (7th & 8th only), Tinker Tailor's Magical Toy Shop, The 60 Four, Peppa Pig and Family, The Emma & Lachy Show, and Nick Jr.'s PAW Patrol.

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- The Golden North Ice Cream Stage
This stage will be hosting a range of world-class performances of dance, music and talent. Performances will include The Band of the SA Police, Home & Away Stars, multicultural performances, acrobats, musical bands and the Golden North Ice Cream Eating Competition.

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- Showbags
One of the most notable and well-known highlights at the show are the showbags. The showbags are sold at the Showbag Pavilion and feature a variety of products made by various companies. Showbags range from $1-$40 per showbag and there is one for all ages including adults, with showbags including Charlesworth Nuts and Darrell Lea Chocolates.

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- Demonstrations
There will be fun and exciting demonstrations for everyone to enjoy at the show. Some demonstrations will include Advanced Technology Centre, Exhibition Milking Dairy, Legendary Milking Barn, The Old Ram Shed: Sheep Shearing and The Learning Centre demonstrations.

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- Atrium
The Atrium Food Court: Meet & Greet will include entertainment with Toon Studios Princess, Dorothy Dinosaur & Friends, Nick Jr's PAW Patrol and Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

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- Other highlights will include the ABC Radio, Acoustic Music, Pet Centre, Western Entertainment Arena, The Dogs, Cellar Door and the spectacular Firework Display Show.

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With a jam-packed program of events, it will be silly not to attend this Show!

Getting Here:

Public Transport arrival is recommended and getting to the show is easy with over 30 bus, train and tram stops within walking distance to the Adelaide Showground. For all public transport details, click here.

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Parking:

If you will be arriving via car, there will be parking available adjacent to the Adelaide Showground for casual parking and will be limited until after 6pm each day. Parking before 6pm is $25 per vehicle/ per day and $15 after 6pm. For more information, click here.

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Ticket Pricing:

Pre-Purchase Tickets- Adults: $24pp, Concession: $19.50pp, Children (5-14yrs): $15pp, Family of four: $58, Family Value Pack: $152 and Additional Child Value Pack: $48pp.

At The Gate Tickets- Adults: $27pp, Concession: $22.50pp, Children (5-14yrs): $17pp and Family of four: $67

Click here for all ticketing information.

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Why? An ultimate family-friendly fun day out!
When: 31 August 2018 - 9 September 2018
Where: Adelaide Showground, Goodwood Rd, Wayville
Cost: Adults: $27pp, Concession: $22.50pp, Children (5-14yrs): $17pp, Family (2 adults 2 kids or 1 adult 3 kids): $67pp
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