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22 Sept - 2 Oct 2018 Melbourne Showgrounds
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22 Sept - 2 Oct 2018 Melbourne Showgrounds

50 things to do at the Show – all included in your ticket!


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

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

  1. Create your own Show memento in the Spotlight Makers Pavilion Create Space
  2. Pat a pig in the Farmhouse
  3. Milk a cow
  4. Shear a sheep
  5. Feed the animals with Farmer Darryl
  6. See Bello Nock in his comedic daredevil show
  7. Sing and Dance with Hi-5*
  8. Meet your favourite Hi-5 stars!
  9. Pat a chook in the Farmhouse
  10. Watch the World Cup Horse Showjumping Qualifier*
  11. Hear tips from inspiring crafters in the Inspiration Space
  12. Watch as the country’s best female riders compete for the Garryowen Equestrienne Turnout
  13. See over 200 breeds of dogs
  14. Watch the agility dogs as they test their strength and speed
  15. Enjoy the vocal stylings of beloved artist Anthony Callea
  16. See Australia’s toughest compete for the Arnold Classic – Australia’s Strongest title
  17. Feed a sheep or goat in the Jayco Animal Nursery
  18. See the speed and strength of our best woodchoppers competing
  19. Sing along as superstar Jessica Mauboy takes to the stage
  20. Learn how to grind grains
  21. Visit The Woolworths Kitchen to sample their Glorious range
  22. Get tips from some of Australia’s best chefs at the Winning Tastes stage
  23. Watch as the real stars of the Show including the biggest bulls compete for blue ribbon glory
  24. Follow the LightFM treasure trail for a chance to win fun family prizes!
  25. Dig for veggies and find your favourites.
  26. See which dog will be crowned Best in Show in this spectacular ceremony!
  27. Sample some of Australia’s best food in the Winning Tastes Pavilion
  28. Watch in awe as the amazing swaypole acrobatics dazzle from high above the ground
  29. See over 100 cattle parade around the Herald Sun Arena in the Grand Parade
  30. Learn all about bees and where honey comes from at the Apiarists Association stand
  31. See working dogs doing their best work, rounding up sheep in the Animal Farmyard
  32. Ooh and aah as the FMX riders take to the air in their amazing stunt show.
  33. Learn all about your favourite sheep in the breeds display
  34. See the costumes and photos from the historical Miss Show Girl competition
  35. Take a selfie and share the hashtag #RoyalShowSelfie for the chance to win $1000
  36. Pat and cuddle the most adorable baby animals in the Jayco Animal Nursery
  37. See the Animal Wranglers and their giant bullock as they perform entertaining acts
  38. Try leading an alpaca
  39. See the gentle giants of the horse world, the Clydesdales as they are led around the ring
  40. Meet your favourite stars from Channel Nine stand
  41. Pot a seedling to take home at Little Green Thumbs
  42. Try out the virtual reality experience and celebrate being a Victorian at Vicky the Truck
  43. Spin your own yarn
  44. Meet your favourite stars from Channel 7’s Home and Away
  45. Visit the Australian Unity stand for a chance to meet Dorothy the Dinosaur and win $10,000
  46. Vote for your favourite tea cosy in the Tea Cosy Collective Exhibition
  47. Collect your free Philip Island Nature Parks Child Pass when you enter the Show
  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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