With thousands of animals featured in prestigious competitions to award-winning food and drink and world-class live entertainment, there’s so much to do at the pavilions and precincts at the Royal Melbourne Show!
Make the most of your day and plan to ensure you see everything on offer.
Be prepared for a great day exploring the rides throughout the Coca Cola Thrillseekers Carnival, The Adventure Carnival and the Kids Carnival. Whether you enjoy the relaxation of a teacup ride, the bumping challenge of the dodgem cars or perhaps the thrill of the tallest ever ride like the 42m high Fury, there are rides available for the whole family.
If animals are your thing, check out the hands-on educational activities in The First National Real Estate Farmyard and the Biostime Animal Nursery. These are the perfect places to cuddle up to your favourite animals and perhaps even try your hand at feeding some of the friendly critters that call the Royal Melbourne Show home for two weeks.
Located in the centre of the Show, the Channel 7 Entertainment Precinct offers entertainment for all members of the family including the Elton John Experience and twice daily performances by PAW Patrol and Cosentino, the grand illusionist.
Take a glimpse into the next generation of technology at the Future Pavilion. This is the place to see emerging technologies, particularly in the fields of innovative gadgets and virtual reality and to experience life and efficiencies of the future.
Take a giant step back in time when you visit the Jurassic Creatures Pavilion, an interactive walk through event that will captivate all audiences of all ages.
No day at the Show is complete without going home with a showbag – and this year you have access to the World’s largest Showbag Pavilion! With a massive selection, to choose from, everyone is sure to find a favourite to take home.
Feeling hungry after selecting those showbags? Take a walk through Eat Street, located in the Showbag Pavilion and choose from the delicious globally inspired cuisines on
Perhaps your tastebuds want to try something a little fancier? Take a stroll into the Winning Tastes Pavilion, a showcase of the award-winning product from The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria’s food and drink award programs. If your arms are getting tired from carrying all those showbags, take a moment to relax in The Meadow, offering games and live bands every lunch, afternoon and evening – coupled with a great variety of premium, food, wine, cocktails and beer.
After lunch, make sure you stop by the Woodchop Pavilion to see Australia’s best axemen and axewomen battling it out for chopping supremacy. Nearby, the Nine News Pavilion provides a chance to meet some of the stars of the screen and even try out sitting in the newsreader’s chair.
To conclude a great day at the Show, go to the Herald Sun Arena for all the action from Team Isuzu D-Max precision driving demonstrations and high flying Freestyle Motocross Show with gravity defying stunts.
Go out with a bang when the Herald Sun Arena is lit up by the fireworks spectacular brought to you by Brighter.