Armidale Showground

At the heart of the New England High Country

Our Community

The Space and Place

Indoor, outdoor and undercover venues for hire

Explore the Venues

Event Options and Ideas

There’s so much more at Armidale Showground

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Local Clubs and Groups

Join a club and share the fun

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Exhibition Centre and Arena

The region’s premier undercover venue

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What's On at the Showground

There’s always something happening at Armidale Showground

Calendar of Events


Come along to the camping grounds at Armidale Showground, where you’ll find a warm welcome, convenient location, great facilities and spacious grassy areas with powered and unpowered sites.

Central Location


Powered Sites

Potable Water

Pet Friendly

Toilets and Showers


Armidale Showground offers indoor venues, outdoor locations and flexible spaces suitable for a wide variety of events all in one convenient setting.

Exhibition Centre

Main Pavilion

Trade Pavilion

Show Ring

Showground Complex

What’s On

12:00 pm Naidoc week @ Main Pavilion
Naidoc week @ Main Pavilion
Sep 2 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Naidoc week @ Main Pavilion
NAIDOC Week celebrations are held around the country each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
all-day Armidale Pony Club @ Show Ring / Arena
Armidale Pony Club @ Show Ring / Arena
Sep 3 – Sep 4 all-day
Armidale Pony Club @ Show Ring / Arena | Armidale | New South Wales | Australia
Armidale Riding Club incorporates the following clubs: The New England and District Showjumping Club The Armidale Horse and Pony Club Riding for the Disabled
all-day Angus Beef Show @ Exhibition Centre
Angus Beef Show @ Exhibition Centre
Sep 8 – Sep 9 all-day
Angus Beef Show @ Exhibition Centre | Armidale | New South Wales | Australia
For further information on the Angus Show, please contact Angus Australia directly.

Our Community

Armidale Showground is a multi-purpose, indoor and outdoor venue in NSW’s picturesque New England high country. As a community hub, the showground is home to a variety of local clubs and special interest groups, as well as the annual Armidale Show.


Camping & Caravanning

Large, level grassy sites with power and water points, clean facilities and only minutes from Armidale’s attractive and interesting town centre.

Travelling with Horses

Planning to travel with your horse for holiday, transport or competition? Armidale is the perfect stop-off for regional shows and the route between Sydney and Brisbane.

Questions & Feedback

Our feedback survey is quick and easy to complete and with your help, Armidale Showground can continue to improve our service and facilities.

Organising an event

Armidale Showground and Exhibition Centre offers a selection of versatile indoor and outdoor spaces available for hire.

  • Equestrian events
  • Concerts & Shows
  • Livestock sales & shows
  • Trade & industry meetings

Contact our friendly administration team for help with your event.