Showground Community

The Showground is one of Armidale’s most valuable assets, delivering community services, facilities and spaces that are in daily use by private and public interests. We welcome the opportunity to work with local and outside event and club organisers who are looking for suitable venues for both short and long term hire.

Conveniently located near the centre of Armidale and only minutes from the airport, Armidale Showground offers outstanding event opportunities in a relaxed ‘country’ environment.

  • A modern, under-cover Exhibition Centre
  • Heritage-listed agricultural pavilions
  • Professional catering services
  • Dedicated camping facilities
  • Extensive public facilities
  • Centrepiece Showring

If you have questions or would like to find out more, feel free to give us a call or send an email. We look forward to helping you make your event a reality.


Spacious sites suitable for caravans, campers and tents

Local Clubs

Permanent and regular user groups based at the Showground

Event Planning

Event opportunities and venue options

Venue Options

Venues for hire at the Armidale Showground

Stables & Yards

Stabling and yards for short stays or extended hire


Public facilities and equipment for hire


Professional catering and dining room available for hire

Casual Hire Rates

Please review the Armidale Showground’s current price list for venue hire

Terms & Conditions

The Armidale Showground’s current Terms & Conditions for Venue hire

Expression of Interest

Download and submit completed form with your deposit to secure a venue booking

Booking Enquiry

For event or function enquiries, please use the dedicated Booking Enquiry Form.

Local Clubs & Groups

Armidale Showground is the home to a variety of local clubs and groups that use the grounds for meetings and events on a regular basis. If you are interested in touching base with these groups, you can find their contact details on the What’s On calendar or the community hub list below.

Are you looking for a home for your own group or club? Look no further! Armidale Showground has significant indoor and outdoor multi-use spaces and we would welcome your enquiry.

We are very happy to discuss your requirements and look forward to welcoming you to our community.

Join our Community

Armidale Showground is the perfect home for special interest groups and local clubs. Talk to us about your group’s requirements.

Community Hub