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The Berry Show – The Greatest Show in Town

22 January 2016 | Events in the area Things to do

The Berry Show is a traditional agricultural show held annually in the beautiful township of Berry NSW. Throughout it’s 128 year history, the Show has maintained its reputation one of the most popular family friendly events in the region. And it’s easy to see why – this event has something for everyone from animals, competitions of strength and skill and heartstopping evening entertainment to Showgirls, sideshow alley, fireworks and more.

This years Show will be held at Berry Showground on Friday 29th and Saturday 30th January 2016, 7.30am – 10pm. The packed two-day program includes many highlights:

  • The Grand Parade
  • Woodchop competitions
  • Young Farmer Challenge
  • All day animal nursery
  • Berry Super Hero competition
  • Haystacking competition
  • Dog High jump competition
  • Children’s Pet Show
  • Rodeo
  • Crowning of the Berry Showgirl
  • FMX Kaos International Freestyle Team
  • High Velocity Trick Riding Team
  • Beaut Utes Competition
  • Cattle events for dairy and beef breeds
  • Horse events ­including hack, sporting and showjumping classes
  • Fireworks

Download the full program from The Berry Show website.

In addition to the jam-packed animal and events program, the Show’s Sideshow Alley provides plenty of entertainment for the young, and young at heart, with games, rides, and showbags.

There are plenty of food and drinks are available on site to keep your energy levels up, with the Grandstand café offering Devonshire teas and ploughman’s lunches, a kiosk for quick snacks, plus all the traditional Show fare and a licensed bar.

If some time indoors is on the cards, then head to the Pavilion building to wander through the displays of all the best local amateur arts, crafts, paintings, photography, flowers, fruit and vegetables, preserves and cooking.

The show is great value with entry for adults $15 for one day or $25 for two days and children (15 years and under) $5 per day. Entry is free for members.

Berry Showground is located on the cnrs of Albany, Alexandra, & Victoria Streets. It is easily accessible by train with the Showground adjacent to Berry Railway station. Parking is available in the surrounding streets.