What's on

There's lots to see and do on the main arena and around the grounds - best of all, it's free!

This page is currently being updated - check back regularly to see what's been added.

Main Arena

Stadium Super Truck and Mini Truck

Powered by 600 horsepower V8 Chevrolet engines, there's nothing like the roar of a Stadium Super Truck! Who will be faster, the giant one or the mini?

Ford vs Holden

The ultimate challenge: two V8 utes, two professional drivers, two volunteers from the audience, one track. Who will reign supreme this year?

The Farmer Gets a Bride

There's a lovely lady at the Royal Canberra Show who's on the market! Two handsome gents from the audience will complete a series of farm skills challenges for the chance to win her hand.

Showtime FMX

Our favourite freestyle motocross daredevils are back! Did you know that their first big performance was at the ActewAGL Royal Canberra Show 19 years ago?

The Outback Stockman Show

The man, the bull, the duck, the legends. Lachie Cossor and his crew of animal friends will delight patrons of all ages with their hilarious outback stockman show.

Legend Cars Australia

Legend Cars are light, zippy race cars based on 1930s American Hot Rods. You'll be amazed how fast these little cars can move!

Bayldon Ag Celebrity Mower Race

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! Canberra's finest sportspeople, radio personalities and even politicians are competing in a mower racing tournament sponsored by our friends at Bayldon Ag! Come along and cheer on your favourite.

Harness Racing

Did you know that the fastest harness racer on record could be booked for speeding on a residential street? ACT Harness Racing will be running races throughout the ActewAGL Royal Canberra Show - make sure you watch these amazing horses fly! (They're bringing the mini ones, too!)

Fireworks

No ActewAGL Royal Canberra Show is complete without fireworks! Our brand new displays will take place at 9:30PM on Friday and Saturday night. Don't miss it!

 

Arena 2

We've got so much on this year that we've had to open a second arena! You can find Arena 2 near Gate 7 - turn right at the Sheep Pavilion.

Young Farmers Challenge

Come and watch the heats of our Young Farmers Challenge! Teams of four will race to complete a farm themed obstacle course - it could involve anything from throwing a gumboot to changing a tyre in a cow suit! The heat winners will compete on the Main Arena on Saturday night, and the winners of the final get to compete at the Sydney Royal Easter Show.

Bayldon Ag Celebrity Mower Race: Heats

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! Canberra's finest sportspeople, radio personalities and even politicians are competing in a mower racing tournament sponsored by our friends at Bayldon Ag! Come along and cheer on your favourite.

Working Dog Demonstrations

Working dogs can do some amazing things! Come and watch them expertly manouevre everything from sheep to poultry.

The Outback Stockman Show

The man, the bull, the duck, the legends. Lachie Cossor and his crew of animal friends will delight patrons of all ages with their hilarious outback stockman show.

 

Around the Grounds

 

The Eljay Show

Australia's #1 trial bike and motorbike stunt show! The Eljay Show is bound to drop plenty of jaws. 

The Lumberjack Show

The hilarious Canadian duo are back for another ActewAGL Royal Canberra Show, and they've brought a huge pole to scale! Come and watch the sawdust fly.

Feathered Friends 

Make a new feathered friend - Ravi and the team are back for 2017 with an array of exotic parrots, Australian natives and birds of prey that you can get up close and personal with.

Canberra Royal's Strongest Man

The Canberra Strongman Association is running a full Strongman and Strongwoman competition for the first time ever at the ActewAGL Royal Canberra Show! You'll be amazed by their feats of strength.