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Animal nursery: Kids can get in amongst the animals at this years Maitland Show animal nursery

Animal nursery: Kids can get in amongst the animals at this years Maitland Show animal nursery

If you’re thinking of heading to the Maitland Show at Maitland showground this weekend there’s a stack of great treats in store, some edible, some cute and everything in between.

Entry to the show is $10.00 per person for a single entry or $20 for a family of 4 (single entry).

School aged children can enter for just $5.00 or for free on Friday Feburary 17 and pre-schoolers can enter at no charge. 

Parking is $5.00 per day, per vehicle, which is inclusive of a donation to the Lions Club.

Friday February 17

  • 8am  Horse Classes
  • 8.30am Junior Cattle Judging
  • 8.30am Australian Stock Horses Classes
  • 9:00am Poultry Judging
  • 10:00am Pavilions open to the public
  • 10:00am - 2:30pm Schools Days

Between 10:00am - 7:00pm 

  • Animal Nursery  
  • Professor Wallace (Puppet Theatre) 
  • Stockman Show
  • Reptile Man
  • Cooking Exhibition
  • Sheep Shearing
  • Honey Production
  • Sustainable Gardens
  • Milking Demonstrations
  • Tent Pegging
  • Roof Top Express
  • 5:30pm Rodeo, sponsored by Maitland and Port Stephens Toyota

Details of show times will be shown on boards on the day.

Fireworks:  The 2017 Maitland Show will close Saturday's events with a spectacular  firework display at 9pm.

Fireworks: The 2017 Maitland Show will close Saturday's events with a spectacular firework display at 9pm.

Saturday February 18

New look: The recently refurbished Maitland Showground

New look: The recently refurbished Maitland Showground

  • 8am to 3.30pm
  • Horse Classes
  • Stud Beef Judging
  • 9.00am Championship Dog Show
  • 9:00am - 5.00pm Poultry Exhibition
  • 9.00am Hot Rod & Speedway Static Display
  • 10.00am - 7:00pm Animal Nursery -
  • 10.00am Pavilions Open to the public
  • 10.00am Hot Rod & Speedway Display
  • 10.00am - 6.00pm
  • Professor Wallace
  • Hot Rod & Speedway Display
  • D-Max Driving Team
  • Stockman Show
  • Official Opening 
  • Opening of Grandstand
  • National Anthem sung by Kumari Lamotte
  • Miss Maitland Showgirl announcement
  • Hot Rod & Speedway Display
  • D-Max Driving Team
  • Stockman Show
  • D-Max Driving Team
  • Roof Top Express
  • Tent Pegging
  • Stockman Show
  • 9.00pm Fireworks

Sunday February 19

  • 8.00am Horse Classes
  • Goat Section Judging
  • Pavilions Open to the public
  • 10.00am - 3.00pm Animal Nursery

See site for times on educational talks

  • Professor Wallace (Puppet Theatre)
  • 12.00 - 4.00pm Vintage Motor Cycles Racing
  • 4.pm – Show Closes
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