Newcastle Regional Show 2017
March 3, 4, & 5
Counting Down The Days Till Gates Open
We welcome donkeys Becky and Ingrid
We are pleased to announce donkeys Becky and Ingrid will be returning to this year’s Newcastle Regional Show. The soft nature animals will be located in the agriculture precinct next to the showbags. Good Samaritan Donkey Sanctuary Inc is a non-profit registered charity who take care for rescued donkeys by offering shelter, food, refuge and care for abandoned, neglected, mistreated or ill donkeys. For more information about Becky and Ingrid click here
Pigeons cancelled due to new bird virus
Pigeons at this years’s Newcastle Regional Show have been cancelled due to a new bird virus going round, known as the Rota virus. A number of Pigeon breeds are shown at the Newcastle Regional Show including Homers and Fancy varieties, with over 100 birds exhibited every year. It is disappointing there will be no pigeons this year. For more information about the Rota Virus, head to The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources.
Newcastle Herald Ultimate Show Pack
Did you spot us in The Newcastle Herald? Don’t miss out on winning the ultimate show pack. This money can’t buy experience consists of four showbags, 20 ride tickets, a Rooftop Express meet and greet; and a ride with Team D-MAX courtesy of Newcastle Isuzu UTE and Monster Lubricant. To find out how to enter, click here.
Want to be a MC?
We are seeking enthusiatic volunteers to MC at this year’s Newcastle Regional Show. The MC will cover the fashion parade and cooking demonstration, which is part of the lifestyle exhibition in the Entertainment Centre across three days of the show – March 3, 4, 5. For more information click here.
First Colouring Competition Entry
Last week we received our first colouring entry. Looking forward to receiving many more. The categories are; under 5 years old, 5-8 years old and 8-13 years old. Make sure to get your entries in by this Friday February 24. For more information click here
Thank you to Aveo for being the show’s gold sponsor and naming rights sponsor for the Seniors Expo in the Lifestyle Exhibition this year. To read more about Aveo click here
New Rides Confirmed
Great news! Additional rides have been announced for this years show along with the latest games, fairy floss and pluto pups. These new attractions will be along side the Avenger, Freak Out, Speed 2 and XXXL at the 2017 Newcastle Regional Show. To see the latest rides click here.
The ultimate D-MAX experience
WIN a money can’t buy single ride in an Isuzu UTE with Team D-MAX alongside a stunt driver. To enter, spend $40 on pre-sales tickets (entry and/or ride) between now and February 3 to automatically go in the draw. To purchase your show tickets click here.
Want to become an exhibitor?
Do you work or own a business in the health, fitness or lifestyle sector and want your business to reach around 40,000 people. The Newcastle Regional Show 2017 will host a health and lifestyle exhibition during the show, March 3, 4 & 5. On average, 40,000 people go through the gates across 3 days. For more information click here
Call for volunteers
Newcastle Regional Show needs you as a volunteer during this year’s show weekend, March 3, 4 & 5. There are a number of opportunities to assist in all areas of the show such as pavilion supervision, animal stewarding, information booth, traffic control and stage assistance. For more information click here.
Showbags to date
A show wouldn’t be a show without a showbag! And the 2017 Newcastle Regional Show won’t disappoint with more bags to delight in a new location. Here is a small glimpse of the showbags available to purchase at this years show. To see more showbags click here.