Royal Adelaide Show

Perth Royal Show rides
Perth Royal Show games
Perth Royal Show pig races

Main Arena Entertainment

  • Isuzu Team D-MAX
  • Showtime Freestyle Motor X Team
  • FPV World Cup Drones Championship and the State Drones Championship
  • Ride Against Suicide
  • Mascot Games
  • V8 Ute Challenge
  • Fireworks
  • The Bank SA Grand Parade
  • Sheepdog Trials
  • Harness Racing
  • Oz Rocketman
  • Motor Cycle Tunnel of Fire
  • The Ute Parade
  • State Young Farmer Challenge
  • Polocross
  • Section 4a
  • Concours d'Elegance

Animals Competitions

  • Sheep
  • Goats
  • Cattle
  • Alpacas
  • Pigs
  • Poultry and Pigeons
  • Sheep Dog Trials
  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Rabbits
  • Cavies (guinea pigs)
  • Caged birds
  • Reptiles
  • Fish
  • Horse show jumping
  • Hacks and Ponies
  • Harness Horses
Adelaide Royal Show logo

31 August - 9 September 2018

The Royal Adelaide Show is one of the most popular events in Adelaide, as families from around South Australia flock to Wayville showgrounds to enjoy the excitement and fun of the fair. The thrilling carnival rides, animal experiences, spectacular entertainment displays, and variety of showbags are more than enough to get kids of all ages excited, and ensure a great day out for the whole family.

When it comes to things to see and do, it's hard to pick what are the most popular attractions at the show. Young children head straight for the animal pavilions to get up close and personal with their favourite barnyard babies. Teenagers with a need for speed and looking for an adrenaline rush find the awesome thrill rides to hard to resist. This year you may be hard pressed to make a decision, with a wide range of new entertainment and fun things to do on offer.

Royal Adelaide Show amusement rides

Animals are a major part of every show with competitions for farm animals,companion animals, pets, and horses-in-action. There will be an abundance of animal encounters including the animal farm petting zoo, dog and cat shows, animal competitions, displays and acts.

The Farmyard Nursery is always very popular and appeals to young and old alike with plenty of traditional animals on show including miniature horses, goats and kids, foals and donkeys, sheep and lambs, alpacas, a cow and calf, rabbits, guinea pigs, pigs and piglets, and a range of native animals, including kangaroos, wombats and owls.

Royal Adelaide Show dogs

There is certainly no shortage of entertainment at the Adelaide Royal Show. From traditional favourites such as woodchopping and whipcracking, to kids' performances, family friendly shows, main stage performnces and the spectacular fireworks displays - we have it all at this year's Show.

Royal Adelaide Show food

Tantalise your taste buds with the rich flavours of South Australia's best seasonal produce. Seafood fresh from the ocean, locally grown fruit and vegetables along with our tasty treats straight from the oven - the menu at this year's Show is an open invitation to explore delightful new flavours, along with all of the regular show favourites.

Royal Adelaide Show carnival rides

If you enjoy action-packed hair-raising attractions, then the carnival rides at this show are a must. From the mild to the wild, we have a great range of white knuckle, family friendly and kiddie rides available to suit all ages and tastes.

Step right up and try your luck! Sideshow Alley is full of bright colourful prizes, and we have all types of games like Laughing Clowns, Roll Down, Balloon Darts Games, Catch A Duck and more.

Royal Adelaide Show Fireworks

With free attractions filled with activities, displays, performances, competitions, demonstrations, exhibitions, trials, animals, food and agricultural experiences, the Show is an entertaining and fun day out for the whole family.

Royal Adelaide Show mascot

Contact Details

The Adelaide Showground is owned by one of South Australia's most reputable and historic organisations, the Royal Agricultural & Horticultural Society (RA&HS) of South Australia. Established in 1839, the RA&HS contributes to the success and promotion of primary industry through the staging of events including the Royal Adelaide Show - the biggest event on the South Australian calendar.

Adelaide Showground

Goodwood Road

Wayville SA 5034

Ph: (08) 8210 5211