Opening hours:

Friday 16th Feb: 8am - 10pm  "Schoolies Day" (10am-2pm)

Saturday 17th Feb: 8am - 10pm

Sunday 18th Feb: 8am - 4pm

Official Program click here -

Friday Timetable    

Saturday Timetable 

 Sunday Timetable    

Admission Prices

Adult - $15.00
Child (5 years & over) - $10.00
Family Pass - $40.00
Pensioner - $10.00

Schedule now available for 2018 show. Updates available weekly.

Star attractions:

  • Rodeo
  • Fireworks
  • Homecraft displays
  • Horticultural displays
  • Cattle Clinic
  • Vintage Motorcycles
  • Hot-Rods and Mini Hot-Rods
  • Woodchopping
  • Animal Nursery
  • Livestock Exhibits
  • Scarecrow Competition
  • International Salon of Photography
  • Tug-O-War Competition


Show associations will be exhibiting cattle, dogs, goats, homecrafts, horses, horticulture, photography and poultry amongst others. 


Following on from the huge success of last years' show, this year's show will again be a joint venture with the Showmen's Guild of Australasia and will provide a full range of amusements to complement the Show program.

Parking Fees:

$5.00 per vehicle (includes donation to the Lions Club).


ATM's will be on site at this years' Show.


All trains to Maitland on show days will stop at High Street Station giving easy access to the Showground.


No alcohol may be brought onto the Showground. Alcohol purchased onsite may only be consumed in defined areas.

HRA&HA Anniversary Book:

The 150th Anniversary Book is available at the Show Office for $50.

Entry Conditions:

  • The Showground is a privately owned facility. The Association as custodian of the Showground has rules and codes of conduct which must be adhered to.
  • Whilst on the Showground you must observe directions given by the Association's members, its contractors, security staff, medical staff and Police.
  • Prohibited items including alcohol, glass containers, dangerous implements etc cannot be brought into the Showground.
  • Antisocial behaviour of any kind will not be tolerated. For example: running/pushing/shoving; skateboards/bikes/scooters; assembled groups impeding access ways; participation in or observing fights or melees.
  • Persons reasonably suspected of being affected by alcohol or drugs will be refused entry or requested to leave the Showground.
  • All bags/backpacks must be presented for inspection at entry ways.