Show Features & Events

Download The 2024 Grafton Show Program Here
(New Program arrives 18th April 2024)


♦   The Man from Snowy River
♦    Showjumping & other equestrian events
♦    Young Farmer Challenge
♦    Monster fireworks
♦    Demolition Derby 
♦    Young Farmer Challenge

sideshows & around the ground

♦   Showman’s Guild Attractions
♦   Blacksmithing Display
♦   Reptile World (see demonstration times below)
♦   Animal Nursery
♦   Native Bees & Honey Bee Honey Extraction Demonstration
♦   Wood Chop Events
♦   Showgirl Competition
♦   Young Farmer Challenge
♦   Alpaca Fleece Colourbration

main pavilion (‘the barn’)

♦   Aged Care   
♦   Arts & Crafts Competition & Display
♦   Cooking Competition & Display
♦   Craft Competition & Display
♦   Cut Flowers & Plants Competition & Display
♦   Decorated Cakes Display
♦   Fine Arts
♦   Floral Art Display
♦   Home Brew Competition Display
♦   Needlework & Fibrecraft Competition
♦   Patchwork, Quilting & Sewing Competition
♦   Photography Competition & Display
♦   Pot Plants Competition & Display
♦   Preserves Competition & Display
♦   Schoolwork Competition & Display
♦   Scrapbooking Display
♦   Trade Exhibits
♦   CWA Fresh Scones With Jam & Cream , Tea, Coffee, Light Snacks

agriculture pavilion

♦   Farm Produce Competition & Display

TRADE pavilion

♦   Cage Birds Competition & Display

Gem club shed

♦   Open To The Public, All Welcome!
♦   Member Display Cases
♦   Private Collections Of Crystals & Minerals
♦   Lapidary Stone Work Including Cabochons
♦   Wholesale Jewellery Sales Direct To The Public
♦   Hand Made Silver Jewellery
♦   Silversmithing Demonstrations
♦   Gemstone Faceting Demonstrations
♦   Bring In Your Favourite Unknown Gemstone For Identification

poultry pavilion (‘the chook shed’)

♦   Poultry Competition & Display


♦   Alpaca’s On Display
♦   Major Halter Competition (Saturday)
♦   Alpaca Fleece Competition Display
♦   Alpaca Industry Information
♦   Spinning, Knitting, Crochet & Felting Demonstrations
♦   Variety of Alpaca Product For Sale
♦   Huge Quilt display of renown quilter Chris Timmins

around the showground

♦   Foods Stalls
♦   Trade Exhibitors
♦   Community Organisations
♦   Beef Cattle
♦   Horses
♦   Sideshow Alley
♦   Young Woman (Showgirl), Junior Showgirl, Tween Showgirl, Man of the Land and Boy of the Barn competition

more information – specific events

reptile world display

Steve McEwan’s Reptile World’s mobile display is an informative, entertaining and educational exhibit featuring a range of Australian reptiles.

As a spectator at our show you will be introduced to a large Black Headed Python, an iconic Australian native lizard, and a host of venomous snakes.

Besides showcasing our awesome critters, our presenter will explain to you some simple steps on how to best avoid a snake bite and the most up to date
and correct method for snake bite first aid in the unlikely event of a bite.

You will have the unique chance to see up close some of the world’s most venomous snakes in complete safety.

Regular Shows will be run between: 10:30am & 5pm.