It’s Day 8 of the Melbourne Royal Show!

The 2023 Melbourne Royal Show has four days to go and the weather continues to smile on Showgoers! Victorians are welcome to experience a day like no other with great family fun and farm experiences by day and a feast of fabulous food, spectacular entertainment and live music by night.

With amazing weather ahead for the long weekend, now is your last chance to secure your tickets to the Melbourne Royal Show, tickets are available online at


Beef Cattle: Judging
Livestock Pavilion
Watch the finest bulls, cows and calves vie for a champion ribbon and see who will be crowned the Supreme Exhibit for their breed!

Bliss n Eso
Entertainment Stage
Catch multi-platinum, ARIA award-winning hip hop band Bliss n Eso live at 8pm on the Entertainment Stage. Enjoy their biggest hits like Moments, The Sea Is Rising & Act Your Age.

Create Space: Paint your own tote bag!
Spotlight Makers Pavilion
Craft a unique, hand-painted tote bag to keep. Explore the creative potential of combining fabric mediums with Byron acrylic paint for personalised fabric projects, home decor, fashion, or gifts.

Intermediate Riding Competition
Horses in Action Arena
Victoria’s best young riders will be judged on their riding ability and presentation as they vie for a prestigious blue ribbon.

Racing Victoria Off The Track Spring Fashions at the Show
Horses in Action Arena
Australia’s best thoroughbreds, including retired racehorses, compete for a prestigious blue ribbon, judged on thoroughbred characteristics, manners and presentation of horse and handler.

Senior Riding Competition – All levels
Horses in Action Arena
Watch Victoria’s best senior riders as they are judged on their riding ability and presentation, vying for a prestigious blue ribbon.

Show Hacks
Horses in Action Arena
See Australia’s best saddle horses compete for a prestigious blue ribbon as they are judged on the horse’s movement, manners and presentation.

Waterford Charolais Youth Challenge
Livestock Pavilion
Teamwork makes the dream work! Watch as each team wash, groom and prepare an animal for the ring, and show their livestock handling skills while the judging takes place.