Since 1860, the Mount Gambier Show has been hosted by the Mount Gambier A&H Society and is one of the highly admired fun-filled entertainment shows in the entire region.
With a number of amusement options, the Mount Gambier Show is a huge local favourite. Apart from the rides and amusement games, the show is also a great venue for everyone to try some tasty treats and local produce. Unquestionably, the Mount Gambier Show has something for everyone.
Mount Gambier Show 2016 – Mt Gambier Showgrounds
Held on the 3rd weekend of October, the Mount Gambier show is largest of its kind after the Royal Adelaide Show. In fact, the show sees up to 10,000 people during its three-day event every year. People from all parts of South Australia and other states come here to enjoy this unique show which showcases all that is good from the Mount Gambier region.
The Mount Gambier show boasts an array of trade exhibits, cattle stalls, horseback riding, sheep yards and dog trials. You will also find a number of food stalls, shopping stores and gift outlets as well. In addition, the show offers a variety of free shows and entertainment options for visitors.
To help the children in learning more about local agriculture, the Agriculture Learning Centre offers certain programs and activities of local school kids. During these interactive sessions children get a chance to learn more about agriculture.
Finally, the show concludes with a magnificent fireworks display presented by the popular Howard and Sons Pyrotechnics.
So come to the Showgrounds in Mount Gambier with your entire family to enjoy this fun-filled event. The 2016 dates are to be confirmed, but the show is usually held in late October.