Alpacas, Show art and crafts, cats, cattle-dairy, cattle-beef, cavies, commercial cattle, commercial lambs, commercial pigs and various dog classification entries abound.
Moreover, other events that focus on the rich, rural experiences of Tasmanians with an exciting accent on livestock judging and wood chopping, join exhibitors of splendid show bags and talented artisans as well.
With ample parking space for disabled and non disabled alike, The Royal Hobart Showground is located 10 km north of Hobart, between the junction at Brooker Highway/Goodwood Road and the Main Road in Glenorchy. Children under 5 years old have free admission; children 5 to 15 years old enter with a Child’s Ticket Price.
It only comes once a year, but what an event for those who wish to celebrate the rich, uniqueness of Tasmania’s past, present and future.
Not to be left behind, businessmen are also encouraged to come and display their products with endless possibilities for their business’ growth.
Running for four consecutive days, starting with Wednesday through Saturday, the magnificent exhibition of Tasmania’s best ends on the fourth Saturday in October.
Don't miss out on the opportunity to find the person of your dreams. The host will greet you with a free drink card to help relieve any jitterbugs you may have.
Live entertainment, fashion shows and endless parades also mark the Royal Hobart Show’s distinction above other fairs.
Dating as far back as 1822, the Hobart Show was originally held near Salamanca Place in the Old Market Place by the State Parliament House.
Its venue has varied somewhat over past 193 years Initially formed as a society for the protection of animals, His Royal Majesty King George V later approved the prefix ‘royal’ making it the The Royal Agricultural Society of Tasmania.
We will be having Hobart Speed Dating Events very shortly. We will contact you as soon as we have our first Hobart Speed Dating Event.
The Royal Hobart Show is held every October at the Royal Showgrounds in Glenorchy.