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The Unforgettable Royal Melbourne Show

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Share an unforgettable day out with family and friends at the 2017 Royal Melbourne Show, held from Saturday 23 September to Tuesday 3 October at Melbourne Showgrounds.

Celebrating 162 of years of bringing the country to the city this year, the Royal Melbourne Show is Victoria’s largest showcase of agriculture and is conducted annually by The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV).

Visitors to the Royal Melbourne Show will be entertained all day with a huge range of all-inclusive, interactive and fun activities and attractions.

Get up close and see, pat and feed hundreds of farm animals at the Royal Melbourne Show’s expansive animal precincts and attractions. Meet and greet adorable baby animals in the Animal Nursery, try your hand at sheep shearing and milking cows in The Farmhouse or visit The Animal Farmyard and see your favourite farm animals roaming their paddocks as they would on the farm.

Taste your way around the Royal Melbourne Show with a diverse offering of award-winning food and drink. The Winning Tastes Pavilion will host some of Melbourne’s best eateries and Australia’s most acclaimed chefs and producers, whilst a huge variety of mouth-watering cuisines from around the world will be available in the Woolworths Fresh Food Pavilion.

Your ticket to the Royal Melbourne Show provides hours of all-inclusive entertainment, with demonstrations, stunts and shows from talented performers and amazing animals.

Plus, enjoy the thrills and excitement of carnival rides for all ages, the always popular Showbag Pavilion and much more.

The Royal Melbourne Show gates will open daily from 9:30am to 9:00pm, with all pavilions open from 10:00am. The best way to travel to the Show is by public transport, with trains, trams and buses making for a quick and simple commute. 

Tickets are on sale from Tuesday 4 July 2017; with children under five free to attend.

Visitors can save up to 25% by pre-purchasing early bird tickets online at www.royalshow.com.au until Thursday 31 August 2017. RACV members can also save up to 30% on tickets by pre-purchasing online by Friday 22 September 2017.

For more information on how to enjoy your unforgettable day at the 2017 Royal Melbourne Show, visit www.royalshow.com.au or follow the Royal Melbourne Show on Facebook or Instagram.

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