20 ways to Make it Yours

Did you know there’s over 100 FREE activities on offer at the Royal Adelaide Show?
Here are our top picks of the BEST free things to check out on any day of this year’s Show!

1. Tinker Tailor’s Magical Toy Shop
See toys come to life in a musical extravaganza that’s exclusive to the Show.
Where: Goyder Stage (N5)
When: 11am, 1pm, 3pm & 6pm daily

2. BankSA #Agsplorers Track
This is a fun way for the kids to learn about farm animals and agriculture. Follow the BankSA # AGSPLORERS Track around the Show and go into the daily draw to win a family value pack to the 2018 Show.
Where: starting at the BankSA Farmyard Nursery (F14)
When: From 9am daily

Royal Adelaide Show 2016
South Australia
Photo: John Krüger

3. Woodcutting
Always a Show favourite, be sure to check out the amazing skills of woodcutters from across Australia and New Zealand.
Where: Isuzu Ute Woodcutting Arena (D12)
When: from 9.30am daily

4. Free Wi-fi
Need some extra data to upload your Show selfies? Pay a visit to the Advanced Technology Pavilion to take advantage of the free Wi-Fi. While you’re there, check out the F1 car on display.
Where: Advanced Technology Pavilion (B6)
When: from 9am daily

5. Milk a cow
Visit the Legendairy Milking Barn to learn about South Australia’s dairy industry and get the chance to try your hand at milking a cow.
Where: Legendairy Milking Barn (I16)
When: 9.30am, 11am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm & 4pm daily

6. Kid’s Corner
Check out the Amazing Drumming Monkeys, Wobbles the Clown and the Funny Farmers and play the free giant games and activities including noughts and crosses, snakes and ladders, dominoes and more.
Where: Kid’s Corner (N3)
When: 11am – 5pm daily

Royal Adelaide Show 2016
South Australia
Photo: John Krüger

7. Royal Adelaide Art Prize
See the talented works of local artists on display in South Australia’s biggest art prize. You can even vote for your favourite piece and go into the running to win a Wallis Cinemas Double Gold Pass.
Where: Goyder Pavilion (O6)
When: 9am – 8pm daily

8. Archives Museum
Discover the history of the Royal Adelaide Show and learn more about the Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia. You can even see cart 13 of the Mad Mouse.
Where: Archives Museum (E9)
When: 9am – 5pm daily


9. The Learning Centre
Pat a pig, hold a baby chick or see demonstrations on the Learning Centre stage. This place is all about kids learning and engaging with farm animals.
Where: The Learning Centre (D10)
When: 9am – 5pm daily

10. Pet Centre
Whether it has feathers, fur or scales, you’ll find it in the Pet Centre. Take a break and enjoy the entertainment on the Pet Centre stage, including ‘CAT-ology’ and ‘K9 Playtime’.
Where: Pet Centre (E6)
When: 9am – 7pm daily

11. Foodies
Where there’s agriculture, there’s food. Sample some of Australia’s finest delicacies in the Foodland Pavilion, Goyder Pavilion or the Dairy Food Hall.
Where: Foodland Pavilion (D8), Goyder Food & Wine (N6) and Dairy Food Hall (B8)
When: 9am – 8pm daily


12. Channel 7 Experience
#Studio7 is a new interactive experience where you can try your hand at reading the news or snap a selfie with your favourite Home & Away celebrities.
Where: Jubilee Pavilion (L4)
When: 9am – 8pm daily

13. Horticulture
Discover how to create the best habitat for your local area with Sophie Thomson’s garden display, stare at a scarecrow made by local schools and kindergartens and learn more about the relationship between Vietnam and South Australia at the Vietnamese Farmers Association display.
Where: Goyder Pavilion (N4)
When: 9am – 8pm daily

14. Golden North Stage
Located next to Hamilton Boulevard, this new stage features a great range of entertainment including DIVA, Gen Z and Show favourites, the Zimbabwe Brothers. Visit the stage at 1.30pm daily to be involved in the Golden North ice-cream eating competition.
Where: Golden North Stage (H7)
When: from 11am daily

15. Golden Grains
Experience the interactive displays, test your grain knowledge with special quizzes and find out how grains are turned into the foods we eat.
Where: Golden Grains Pavilion (E10)
When: 9am – 7pm daily

Royal Adelaide Show 2016
South Australia
Photo: John Krüger

16. Street Parade
Kicks off at 12.30pm daily, and features our new Show mascot Wheaty McWheatface and plenty of other characters.
Where: along the Atrium and Kingsway (C7 – O7)
When: 12.30pm daily

17. Acoustic Music
Grab a bite from the Kingsway multicultural food court and chill out to the tunes of Adelaide’s local up-and-coming talent.
Where: Kingsway (E7)
When: 11.30am – 2.30pm and 5.30pm – 8.30pm daily

18. Cellar Door Experience
Olive oil, wine or beer and cider… take your pick! Participate in one of the nine, 20-minute educational tasting sessions on offer daily showcasing South Australian producers.
Where: Foodland Pavilion (C9)
When: Olive Oil: 10.45am, 11.30am, 12.15pm;
Wine: 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm, 4.30pm, 5.30pm;
Beer & Cider: 6.30pm

19. Main Arena Entertainment
Each night the Main Arena comes alive with Harness Racing, Team D-Max, FPV (Drone) Racing, Stunt Academy, Oz Rocketman, the V8 ute challenge and ShowtimeFMX.
Where: Main Arena (J12)
When: from 7pm daily


20. RAA Fireworks
While the RAA Fireworks blast off from the Main Arena, you can actually view them from anywhere in the Show – even the top of the Ferris Wheel if you get your timing right!
Where: Main Arena (J12)
When: from 9pm daily

For more info, visit theshow.com.au


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