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Your Guide to all the shows at the Showgrounds
Looking for something to do in winter on one of those rainy days when nothing appeals? Then why not pack the brolly, and get yourself off to the Adelaide Showgrounds where 10 of the best exhibitions and events have been assembled to help get past those winter blues.

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Mega Toy Fair (3-4 June)

Australia's largest and longest running Collectable Model and Old Toys Fair with a huge variety of old toys for the kids of yesteryear to the fun toys of today.

World Environment Fair (3-4 June)

In the lead up to World Environment Day on 5 June 2017, the inaugural World Environment Fair brings together the community to celebrate the environment by providing a unique opportunity to hear from environment advocates, support brands and businesses that share their values, and to take home ideas to help safeguard our environment.

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Adelaide Roller Derby (3 June, 8 July, 22 July, 5 August)

The Adelaide Roller Derby season continues at the Showgrounds this winter with three series rounds and a grand final in August. Not sure what this sport is all about? Then why not head down to Wayville and cheer on the teams in Adelaide's oldest and largest roller derby league.

RM Williams Mid Year Sale (15-25 June)

The annual RM Williams factory sale is on again this June for 11 days with huge discounts on all RM Williams products including Jeans, Shirts, Knits, Boots, Jackets and other footwear. But be quick, as the bargains won't last long.

Gluten Matters Expo (17-18 June)

If you need a gluten free diet, or are looking for information, then visit the Gluten Matters Expo to discover the variety of gluten free options available, to taste and sample their products, to chat with very supportive exhibitors, and to watch excellent gluten free cooking demos and enjoy the fully gluten free café.

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Adelaide Boat Show (30 June - 2 July)

The Adelaide Boat Show is South Australia's leading recreational boating event, built by the marine industry with the recreational boater in mind. This event brings to South Australia the best in recreational boating, new technology, and the products and accessories needed to make your time on the water better.

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MBA Building & Home Improvement Show (14-16 July)

This event showcases the leading suppliers in renovation, building and decorating products. You can see and buy everything you need to renovate, build or decorate all at one location, plus there are lots of great ideas, info sessions, DIY demos and expert advice.

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Sewing Stitching & Handcraft Show (14-16 July)

The 2017 Sewing Show will be an exciting interactive event for people who love to sew, quilt, scrapbook and make their own crafts. Plus there are lots of great ideas, info sessions, DIY demos and expert advice all for a low $10 entry fee.

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Winter Bridal Ideas Expo (15-16 July)

The Winter Bridal Ideas Expo features an amazing selection of professionals ready to help you find the perfect gown, reception venue, invitations, photographer, music, menu, honeymoon destination and much more.

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Let's Go Caravan and Camping Super Sale (27-30 July)

Featuring all the latest gadgets and vehicles, the Caravan and Camping Super Sale will keep would-be travellers occupied for hours. From tents to caravans, solar panels to generators, and everything else that is portable, its time to start planning for your spring and summer holidays.

Adelaide Beer & BBQ Festival (28-30 July)

Over 3 days and 4 sessions, the Adelaide Beer & BBQ Festival is SA's biggest beer, cider & BBQ party. Showcasing the best of South Australian, Australian and international beer & cider with over 50 exhibitors, along with some of SA's best restaurants and chefs cooking up a storm on the BBQ.

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Food Truck Movement (every Friday, Saturday and Sunday)

New to the Showgrounds this season, the Movement will showcase some of the best local food, wine, beer and entertainment that South Australia has to offer. A flavoursome variety of delicious local cuisines, locally brewed craft beers and ciders and an extensive wine selection from top SA districts is on offer every weekend, rain, hail or shine.

Markets (every Sunday)

And if you are heading to the Showgrounds on a Sunday, why not get there are little earlier, and pay a visit to the Adelaide Showground Farmers Market from 9am to 1pm where you can grab some of the freshest of fresh food, and a great breakfast or brunch as a treat.

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Why? Escape those winter blues
When: June - August 2017
Where: Adelaide Showgrounds, Wayville
Cost: Varies as per each show
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It would great to still be able to go to the vintage and collectables market if it was still there.
by class (score: 1|11) 136 days ago
The only fun things are the beer and bbq festival and farmers markets. The other events are not very exciting, unless you're over 50 or a sheeple.
by SilvaDasher (score: 1|61) 105 days ago
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