The Royal Adelaide Show at the Adelaide Showground, Goodwood Rd, Wayville is 10 wondrous days of celebration of its state, people and produce. Country and city come together to create something truly special for everyone's enjoyment. It's a place where memories are made, and it becomes a part of the fabric of family. If you haven't already picked up a hard copy of the show magazine/catalogue, view it online HERE. It comes in handy for the SHOW MAP so you can head to where you need to go easily. Get the FAQs HERE.
Running from 30 Aug to 8 Sep 2019 from 9am daily and closing at 11pm Fri & Sat nights and 10pm Sun through Thu, get in early for your TICKETS. There are options for Accessible Tickets and Bank SA Customers. For Group Bookings, see HERE. You can also pick up tickets from any IGA Australia or Foodland supermarket. For more details about tickets, SEE HERE. For all your RIDES, see HERE for tickets. Stay updated via the website or Facebook page which is full of snippets of information as they come through.
This show has thought of it all to make life easier for you. ATMs, Baby Change rooms, Disability, Parenting and Special Needs Toilets, Mobile Phone Recharging Stations, Parcel Minding Service, Quiet Zone, Lockers, Wheelchair & Stroller Hire Service, Mobility Scooter Hire and more. However this is a SMOKE FREE event, including E-cigarettes and vaporisers. Designated smoking zones are in designated areas in bars and 20m from the Showground boundary.
Kids will be delighted to know that the the Mid -Show Kids Entertainment is back! Big name shows like Peppa Pig, Angry Birds and more for FREE are on the Goyder Stage from Monday 2 September to Thursday 5 September ONLY. See HERE for all shows at Goyder Stage located within the Goyder Pavilion.
We all know kids love RIDES and SHOWBAGS and the range seems endless. On top of that they can have a Safari Zoo Adventure and Craft Village where they can get selfies alongside fun life size animatronic animals, including a full-size elephant, gorilla, giraffes, tigers, lions, zebras and much more; like, Meet & Greets with Skipper from DreamWorks Penguins of Madagascar and Alex the Lion also from Dreamworks Madagascar.
For entertainment. You'll be spoilt for choice with many stages and arenas to choose from. You have the Night Shift nightly in the Main Arena from 7pm. The Golden North Stage filled with some of Australia's best performers, not to mention the Icecream Eating competition which has to be the most scrumptious competition ever. Did you know that you could take a selfie on the Skymaster Wheel and upload it to Facebook or Instagram, using the hashtag #FW50th for not only the chance to see your face on the big screen during the show, but you'll also go into the draw to win a Wallis cinema gold pass valued at $1820.
The Show is also a great opportunity to educate the public about farming and for you to see the cattle up close. From your Angus beef cattle to the Guernseys, a not so common dairy cattle breed in Australia, you'll also find a sheep feature event, the Merino School Wether Competition (Wed 4 Sep at 9am at Sheep & Wool Pavilion). Renmark High School Agriculture students are making their debut appearance. An opportunity at an event like this assists these students in exploring and gaining industry knowledge and hands-on experience in animal husbandry, nutrition, safety and teamwork.
If you really enjoy getting down to earth, then the Horticulture Stage is for you. Hear from experts, enjoy masterclasses with industry experts and learn tips and tricks to not only get your garden looking tip top, but how to create the ultimate entertaining platter and ultimate school lunchbox. There's a ton of things to see, do and experience at the show. We've only just scratched the surface. Going country enjoy judging events of alpacas, beef cattle, cats, dairy cattle, dogs, domestic pets, goats, horses, pigs, sheep and more, along with the milking barn, farmyard nursery etcetera.
Enjoy displays of agriculture, cookery, commercial fruit, advanced technology, handicrafts, woodchopping, and the list goes on. Looking for more to do, follow the Yellow Brick Road, get onto the Play Me Piano, Pig Racing and Diving, and a Rooftop Tour amongst other activities. Head to the Pavilions for the Market Bazaar, Pet Centre, Taste SA, Farm Expo, Dairy Food Hall and more.
Food options are aplenty at the Kingsway Gourmet with a variety of food vendors and the Kingsway Coopers Bar at the top of the precinct behind BankSA. The Atrium is the undercover food court with a wide range of options for the whole family. NEW is the Family Value Pack where you can choose from a healthy snack pack, fish pack or pizza along with old favourites like chicken nuggets and cheeseburgers. The Boulevard precinct is nestled amongst trees to sit on lush lawns and relax while you grab your bearings and a bite to eat. Jubilee West also offers a range of food options including classic Show Food. The Truck Stop is the spot for you for a quick bite or coffee before exploring the Livestock Pavilions or watching the Main Arena entertainment. There are options galore to suit all budgets, with a huge range of not just food, but entertainment spread across every corner of the Showground.