Royal Melbourne Show

Held every year over the September school holidays, the Royal Melbourne Show is celebrated over 11 wonderful days and includes everything from agricultural activities, tantalising tastes, and world-class entertainment to exciting rides, arts, crafts and barn yard animals. Conducted annually by The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV), the Royal Melbourne Show celebrates and showcases excellence in agriculture, attracting close to 500,000 people who come to the show to enjoy the vast array of carnival games and rides. Kids also get the opportunity to watch and learn about farming, animals and living off the land. Kids can get up close to many farm animals, which they can feed and pat.

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Food-lovers will enjoy tantalising tastes and mouth-watering aromas at the Royal Melbourne Show with the event featuring award-winning food and drink from top producers, rotating pop-up restaurants and intimate masterclasses and cooking demonstrations from Australia's finest chefs and industry experts.

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Boasting hours of free world-class entertainment and performances, the thrill and excitement of carnival rides, spectacular stunts, glittering nightly fireworks and much more - there's an amazing variety of things to do at the Royal Melbourne Show.

Some of the most popular amusements and attractions often seen at the Show include:

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  • Rock Star
  • Kamikaze
  • Cliff Hanger
  • Freestyle
  • Rock and Roll
  • Rock Star
  • Sizzler
  • Hangover
  • Techno Jump
  • Rebel
  • Break Dance
  • Dodgem Cars
  • Crazy Spinning Coaster
  • Euroslide
  • Wave Swinger
  • Tea Cups
  • Pirates Revenge and much more!!

Come One, Come All and Step Right Up! No visit to the show is complete without trying your luck on one of world-class Sideshow Games. There games for everyone to enjoy including those based on skill or chance and the ever-popular "every player wins a prize". It's all about fun for the whole family! All your favourites will be back such as the Lucky Ducks, Balloon Darts, Slam Dunk Basket Ball, Carnival Clowns and much more!

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Event Details

  • Event: Royal Melbourne Show.
  • When: October - please refer to the show website for this year's dates.
  • Time: Gates open at 9.00am.
  • Where: Melbourne Showgrounds Epsom Road, Ascot Vale VIC 3032.
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