*** Official Show Site ***

The Grafton Show runs from Friday 10th to Saturday 11th May 2019. Gates open from 9am.

2019 Grafton Show Membership & Daily Gate Entry

Show Membership Fees 2019 (Available until Friday 3rd May 2019)

Member (non-transferable)  $20
Pensioner Member  $15
Member’s Guest  $10
Member’s Student Guest (16 – under 18 yo)  $10
Member’s Children (5 – under 16 yo)  $7
Members’ Children (under 5 yo)  Free
Member’s Pensioner Guest  $7
Postage (if paying via post or direct deposit)  $1

Membership includes show entry for both days. Tickets entitle you to receive PASS OUTS for the duration of the Show.

Show Gate Entry Fee 2019 (Non-Members)

Adults  $15
Students (16 – under 18 yo)  $10
Children (5 – under 16 yo)  $5
Children (under 5 yo)  Free
Pensioners  $10
Family (as per Medicare card)  $35
Groups Concession Passes each (Friday Only – Group Of 6 or more) $6
Companion Card   Free

Gate entry is for one day only. Pass outs available.

PLEASE NOTE: NO VEHICLES without vehicle passes






The 2019 Grafton Show brings the Clarence Valley community together, showcasing the region’s rural activities and interests.

This year’s Grafton Show will be held from Friday 10th May to Saturday 11th May 2019, and will be open from 9:00am to 9:00pm on both days.

You can enjoy an impressive display of Arts & Crafts, Cooking, Preserves, Floral Art, Pot Plants, Cut Flowers, Home Brew and much more in the unique heritage listed Barn.

Further features of the show include sideshows, extremely exhilarating rides, food stalls, exhibitions, farm displays, equestrian events, and the Grafton Showgirl Competition.

Other attractions include Showmen’s Guild Rides, Demolition Derby, Clarence River Championship Woodchop, Young Farmers Challenge, and Blacksmiths Working Exhibition.

Also check out displays from the Gem Club, Farm Produce, Poultry, Cage Birds, Alpaca and Beef Cattle.

Other attractions include a Trade Expo, Vintage Machinery display and the ever popular woodchop.

The main arena showcases the Equestrian events, including led and ridden classes featuring a variety of horse and pony breeds, show jumping, hack and rider classes, Polocrosse demonstration & Team Penning demonstration. The Grafton Showgirl Competition presentation also takes place in the main arena on Saturday.

… And don’t forget side show alley and show bags to keep kids of all ages entertained, and the fireworks on Saturday night at the show finale!

Truly an event packed with something for all the family to do – full of activity and fun. Get your tickets at the gate; you will be sure to enjoy the 2019 Grafton Show.


Show Features & Events 2019

Grafton Show 10th & 11th May 2019

Show Program 2019 <- (Download The Full Program Here)

Entertainment In The Main Ring:

The Abbey Motel Outback Spectacular
All Wheels Quad Bike racing
Show Jumping & other equestrian events
Bush Dog trial & Dog High Jump competition
Monster fireworks
Demolition Derby

Other Entertainment & Things To See:


Blacksmithing Display 
Reptile World (see schedule below)
Racing Pigs
Animal Nursery
Native bees & honey bee honey extraction demonstration
Showgirl competition
Young Farmer Challenge
Free Kids & Youth activities
Pavilion (Arts & Crafts, Pot Plants, Cut Flowers, Home Brew, Schools display, Decorated Cakes, Cooking, Floral Art, and much more)
Beef Cattle
Cage Birds
Cat Show
Farm Produce
Miniature Goats
Trade exhibits (food stalls, commercial exhibitors, community organisations)

Grafton Show – Kids Youth Activities Timetable 2019

Reptile World

Red Belly Black, Mulga Snake, Death Adder, Black Headed Python, Bluetongue Lizard & more. Demonstrations at: 10:30am, 1:00pm. 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm.

Competition Programmes & Forms

  • Please note our Entry Forms and associated documentation are now fillable forms.  Exhibitors can either fill in the entry form/document, save, then email to the Show Office as an attachment; fill in and print out to send with entries; or print out the blank form and fill it in manually
  • Please note that all Pavilion sections are now included in one combined Pavilion Schedule


Grafton Show – membership form 2019 – fillable form

Memberships are also available on line using the tickets link below.


 Trade space information & conditions for exhibitors – 2019 (1)   Grafton Show – Trade Space Application 2019 – fillable form (1)


Grafton Show Alpaca schedule 2019


Grafton Show – Beef Cattle Schedule 2019   ♦ Grafton Show – Beef Cattle Entry Form 2019 – fillable form   ♦ National Cattle Health Declaration – manual entry form   ♦ Animal Handling Waiver – 2019   ♦ Animal Handling Waiver Schools – 2019


Grafton Show 2019 – Bush Dog Trial & Dog High Jump Competition flyer

CAGE BIRDS 2019 (Section 7)

♦ Grafton Show Cage Birds Schedule 2019   ♦ Grafton Show Cage Birds Entry 2019 – fillable form


Demolition Derby Rules and Regulations – 2019 Grafton Show    Grafton Show 2019 – Demolition Derby Nomination form – fillable form    ASC Multi-purpose waiver – fillable form 2019

HOME BREWING 2019 (Section 22)

♦ Grafton Show Home Brewing Schedule 2019     Entry Form Brewing Competition 2019

HORSE 2019

Grafton Show Horse Schedule 2019 (1)   ♦ ASC Multi Purpose Waiver – Grafton Show 2019 – fillable form (1)   ♦ Grafton Show 2019 Stable Yard & Camping application – fillable form (1)

LAPIDARY 2019 (Section 21)

Grafton Show 2019 Lapidary schedule   ♦ Grafton Show Lapidary entry 2019

PAVILION (Multiple Sections)

♦ Grafton Show – Pavilion Schedule 2019 (1)   ♦ Grafton Show Pavilion entry 2019 – fillable form

PRODUCE PAVILION (Sections 8 & 9)

♦  Grafton Show Produce Pavilion Schedule 2019 (1)   ♦ Grafton Show Farm Produce entry 2019 – fillable form


Grafton Show Poultry Schedule 2019 (1)   ♦ Grafton Show – Poultry entry form 2019 – fillable form (1)


♦ Grafton Show – Pavilion Schoolwork display Expression of Interest 2019 – fillable form   ♦ Grafton Show – Pavilion Schoolwork Entry form 2019 – fillable form   ♦ Letter of Invitation – Grafton Show Pavilion Schoolwork – Childcare Centres & Pre-Schools 2019   ♦ Letter of Invitation – Grafton Show Pavilion Schoolwork – Primary Schools 2019


♦  See the Grafton Showgirl Competition 2019 section on the website


♦  See the Grafton Junior Showgirl Competition 2019 section on the website

Grafton Showgirl Competition


  • The aim of the Grafton Showgirl Competition is to find a person to represent the Clarence Valley and the young women of NSW.
  • Our successful Grafton Showgirl will represent Clarence Pastoral & Agricultural Society at the Zone 1 Final, and if successful, will contest the NSW State level of The Land Sydney Royal Showgirl Competition.
  • Candidates will be required to attend an official Meet & Greet and judging prior to the show.
  • Judging will be based on personality, confidence, ambition and life goals, general and local rural knowledge, presentation and speech.
  • Grafton Showgirl Competition will be announced during the Grand Parade and Official Opening of the 2018 Grafton Show.
  • Grafton Showgirl winner will be entitled to sponsorship of cash awards, and a range of locally sponsored goods.
  • No fundraising is involved.
  • Grafton entrants in the Showgirl Competition are eligible to enter for two years only.
  • Entrants who have been place getters in the State Finals are not eligible to re-enter.
  • Winners’ prizes are not transferable.


  • Entrants must be women aged from 18 to under 25 years as at 1st May, 2020.
  • The Competition is open to those who are permanent residents of Australia.
  • Entrants must reside, be educated, or work within NSW for at least 3 months prior to their local Showgirl Competition to qualify to compete within the State.
  • Only candidates nominated by an Agricultural Show Society are eligible for Zone & State Final judging.
  • Previous entrants in the Showgirl Competition are eligible to enter, however, they are not to have been one of the first, second or third placegetters in a previous State Final.
  • The following individuals are not eligible to enter the Showgirl Competition:
    • Staff, Directors and Councillors of both the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS) and Agricultural Societies Council of NSW (ASC)
    • Daughters of the Staff, Directors and Councillors of the RAS and ASC
    • Current Rural Achievers applicants for the 2018 Sydney Royal Show
  • Winning entrants who are employed or engaged in full time studies will be required to obtain a leave of absence to attend Zone and State Final Judging.
  • All entrants are to abide by the Showgirls’ Code of Conduct as set out by the RAS and the ASC when acting as an ambassador for the RAS, ASC or their local Show Society.


♦  The Land Sydney Royal Showgirl Competition Conditions & Guidelines 2019 ♦  Grafton Show 2019 Showgirl entry form – fillable form

Refer Enquiries to the show secretary


2018 Grafton Show Sponsors

Bendigo Bank
Benefield’s Rose Farm
BGA Agribusiness, Grafton
Big River Pizza, Grafton Food Emporium
Big River Santa Gertrudis Stud, Grafton
Brett Egan Livestock Carrier, South Grafton
Bunnings, South Grafton
Causley Fresh, Grafton Food Emporium
Champions Choice Browbands
Christine Mitchell
Clarence Coast’s FM104.7
Clarence River Jockey Club
Clarence Valley Council
Clarence Valley Office Choice
Clarence Valley Wholesalers
Coles, Grafton Food Emporium
Country Women’s Association NSW
Craig Pigg Livestock Carrier, Ulmarra
Dulcie Beazley
Enid Rooke
Equine Veterinary & Dental Services
Farrell McCrohon Stock & Station Agents, Grafton
Fibre Delights
Grafton & District Garden Club
Grafton Art Club Inc.
Grafton Camera Club
Grafton District Poultry Club Inc.
Grafton Fast Photos
Grafton Floral Art Society
Grafton Hire, South Grafton
Grafton Lotto Plus Newsagency
Grafton Mall Butchery, Grafton Food Emporium
Grafton Food Emporium
Grafton Mall News
Grafton Textiles
Grafton Veterinary Clinic
Hanks Kitchen, Grafton
Harvey Norman
Hayes Stockfeeds
Hession’s Auto Parts
Holiday Coast Meats, South Grafton
JGS Santa Gertrudis Stud, Grafton
Jomanda Stud, Grafton
L.A.D. Investments
Manildra Harwood Sunshine Sugar
Mark Baker Baling Contractor, Backmede
McGregor Gourlay
Mrs Betty Wilcox,
Mrs Kirsty van Niekerk
Mrs Vikki Fletcher
Mrs Wendy Wallace
Network Video
Newcombe’s Saddlery
Newcombe’s Saddlery, South Grafton
Nicolle’s Browbands & Accessories
Norco, Grafton
North Coast Tack Shop
NSW Branch APSB Society
Park Lane Jewellery
Premium Trusses
Pullen’s Produce
Radio 2GF
Ray Donovan Stock & Station Agents, South Grafton
Ray Hayes Stock Feed, Grafton
Riverina Stock Feeds, Casino
Rose’s Deals on Wheels
Rosella Orchids
Sals Sewing
Saraton Theatre
Shoppingworld News
Smith’s Auto
Stihl Shop Grafton
T & S Classic Trophies & Engraving
The Abbey Motor Inn
The Daily Examiner
The Hardware Shed
The Hay Shed
The Hope Chest
The Naked Hound Grooming Salon
Toast Espresso
Valley Saw Industrial Supplies
Westlawn Finance
Westlawn Investments
Wicked Dame
Wyke’s Tyrepower
Yulgilbar Santa Gertrudis Stud, Baryulgil



Rex Green

Neville Hayward, Liz Austen, Barry Reeves, Alick Green, Stuart Gerathy.

Carole Bryant

Ann Edwards

Member for PAGE – Kevin Hogan
Member for CLARENCE – Chris Gulaptis
Clarence Valley Council MAYOR – Jim Simmons
Mrs Joan Smith – Honorary Life Member

Alan Watkins, Alan Ryall, Alick Green, Barry Reeves, Bruce Green, Chris Owen, Dennis Reilly, Don Norton, Liz Austen, Neil Rhodes, Rex Green, Stuart Gerathy, Ann Edwards.

Neville Hayward  0421638995