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21 Sept - 1 Oct 2019 Melbourne Showgrounds
21 Sept - 1 Oct 2019 Melbourne Showgrounds

50 free things to do at the Show


There are so many free, fun activities all included in your Show ticket for an unforgettable experience with friends and family!

Check the daily program for the full schedule of all activities.

  1. Create your own Show memento in the Spotlight Makers Pavilion Create Space
  2. Pat and cuddle the most adorable baby animals in The Animal Nursery
  3. Sing and dance with PJ Masks
  4. Milk a cow
  5. Feed the animals with Farmer Darryl
  6. See the Circus Oz team perform a glorious 1980s show of acrobatic skills
  7. Be mesmerised by Cosentino the Grand Illusionist
  8. Have a go at kicking or making a mark in the Western Bulldogs Backyard
  9. Watch the World Cup Horse Show Jumping Qualifier
  10. Hear tips from inspiring crafters in the Inspiration Space
  11. See over 200 breeds of dogs
  12. Watch the agility dogs as they test their strength and speed
  13. Sing along as Aussie rock legend Jimmy Barnes takes to the stage
  14. See Australia’s toughest compete for the Arnold Classic – Australia’s Strongest title
  15. Feed a sheep or goat in The Animal Nursery
  16. See the speed and strength of our best woodchoppers competing
  17. Learn how to grind grains
  18. Visit The Woolworths Kitchen and be inspired by their ‘waste less and save more’ experience
  19. Get tips from some of Australia’s best chefs at the Winning Tastes stage
  20. Watch as the real stars of the Show, including the biggest bulls, compete for blue ribbon glory
  21. Watch as the country’s best female riders compete for the Garryowen Equestrienne Turnout
  22. Follow the LightFM treasure trail for a chance to win fun family prizes
  23. Dig for veggies and find your favourites.
  24. Enjoy the vocal stylings of The Voice contestants on Main Stage.
  25. See which dog will be crowned Best in Show
  26. Check out the colourful and spunky 3D cows at the Moooving Art Exhibition
  27. Watch in awe as the BMX and Motorbike stunt show performs tricks just centimetres from the ground
  28. See over 100 cattle parade around the Herald Sun Arena in the Grand Parade
  29. Check out the edible bug shop at AgTech on Show
  30. See working dogs doing their best work, rounding up sheep in the Animal Farmyard
  31. Visit the Land Rover activation and try out the Twin Terrapod display
  32. Shear a sheep
  33. Snap a pic with the Melbourne Renegades and Melbourne Stars mascots
  34. Take a selfie and share on social media with the hashtag #RoyalShowSelfie for the chance to win a family weekend getaway in Melbourne
  35. Pat a pig or a chook in the Farmhouse
  36. Take a tour through the RACV Tiny Home – a small house with lots of BIG ideas
  37. Try leading an alpaca
  38. See the gentle giants of the horse world, the Clydesdales as they are led around the ring
  39. Meet your favourite stars from Channel Nine at their stand
  40. Pot a seedling to take home at Little Green Thumbs
  41. Try out the virtual reality experience and celebrate being a Victorian at Vicky the Truck
  42. Spin your own yarn
  43. Meet your favourite stars from Channel 7’s Home and Away
  44. Learn all about your favourite sheep in the breeds display
  45. Visit the Out of the Bag: A Century of Showbags exhibition
  46. Vote for your favourite tea cosy in the Tea Cosy Collective Exhibition
  47. Enjoy a variety of live music daily in The Meadow
  48. See the most pampered kitties judged down to the very last whisker in the Cat Championship
  49. Watch horses trained for TV, film, and live shows and see the bond between animals and humans
  50. Enjoy the fireworks extravaganza set to your favourite songs, every night of the Show

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