FAQ

What are the dates of the 2017 Royal Adelaide Show?
What goes on at the Adelaide Showground outside the Royal Show?
Do you only host large events? 
Where can we park when visiting the Showground for an event?
Where can I find information about public events such as opening times, ticket prices etc?
When do entries close for the various Royal Adelaide Show competitions?
How can I book a commercial site for the Royal Adelaide Show?
How can I become a member of the Royal Agricultural & Horticultural Society of SA Inc?
How do I go about booking a venue for an event?
Do you have ATM or EFTPOS facilities available during the year?

What are the dates of the 2016 Royal Adelaide Show?
The Royal Adelaide Show commences on the first Friday of every September for 10 days. The 2017 dates are Friday, 1 September and concludes on the evening of Sunday 10 September.

What goes on at the Adelaide Showground outside the Royal Show?
The Adelaide Showground is Adelaide's largest event venue, which regularly hosts over 100 events a year including gala dinners, conferences, trade shows and a large number of public events.
 
Do you only host large events? 
The Showground does have large exhibition halls and outdoor areas which are suitable for large-scale events, but there are smaller rooms, such as the Royal Banquet Room which can hold smaller meetings and dinners for 100 to 300 people.
 
Where can we park when visiting the Showground for an event?
The Showground manages parking for approximately 2,000 vehicles. Parking is free for the first half hour and thereafter, charges apply - first 2 hours - $3; Daily rate $8. Disabled car parks are also available on site.

Where can I find information about public events such as opening times, ticket prices etc?
All events are listed right here on this site! The information available includes dates, times, entry costs, parking facilities and much more. Click here, to view the Event Calendar.

When do entries close for the various Royal Adelaide Show competitions?
Entries close at various times throughout the year. You can find out specific dates by simply clicking on 2017 Royal Adelaide Show and going to Competitive Entries where you can also download Prize Schedules (listing of Rules & Regulations, classes, sponsors etc) and Entry Forms.

How can I book a commercial site for the Royal Adelaide Show?
With over 40% of SA's population attending the Royal Adelaide Show annually, you have a unique opportunity to promote your organisation, products, services etc to a huge audience. If you wish to enquire about booking a site, please complete an Expression of Interest form.

How can I become a member of the Royal Agricultural & Horticultural Society of SA Inc?
Membership to the RA&HS of SA Inc has many benefits, including entry to the Royal Adelaide Show and usage of Members' Facilities plus many two-for-one offers at other events held during the year. Simply click here to view the Membership page or visit us at our Administration Office (Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm)

How do I go about booking a venue for an event?
The Adelaide Event & Exhibition Centre has a venue to suit every occasion. Simply browse through our list of venues where you can view pictures of the venues, check out the specifications and even view floor plans or contact our Event Co-ordinator.
Do you have ATM or EFTPOS facilities available during the year?
Bank SA have an a number of EFTPOS machines at different locations throught the Showground.

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