At Armidale Showground, we’re committed to delivering the very best of country hospitality and service, and ensuring that your event organisers and patrons have access to appropriate facilities.

The Showground has a wide range of furniture and equipment available for hire on request, and for specific or further hire requirements, there are a number of professional, local suppliers.

Showground Infrastructure:

  • Extensive parking
  • Stadium seating
  • Toilet & shower blocks
  • Garbage & recycling depot
  • Washdown facilities for horses

Stables & Yards

Armidale Showground’s stables, yards and stallion boxes are available for long-term and casual hire. Prices are listed on our current Showground Rates.

Travelling with horses?  Armidale Showground offers the perfect break when travelling long distance with your animals. Use the Showground’s camping facilities or take advantage of our central location to overnight at a convenient local hotel/motel while your horses are stabled and your equipment remains secure at the Showground.

  • Yards
  • Stables
  • Stallion boxes
  • Water and washdown facilities

Equipment Hire

The Armidale Showground has a wide range of equipment available for hire. Let us know what you need when making your booking enquiry. In addition to general seating and tables, our equipment includes:

  • Exhibition stands & cabinets
  • mobile, tiered seating
  • Port-a-cabins for storage/offices
  • Night lighting & loudspeakers

External Suppliers

If you require a more extensive range of function and party equipment such as free standing pavilions and marquees, we are pleased to recommend the Armidale-based C2C Event Hire.

Quality Catering

Armidale/Uralla Meals on Wheels Inc. offers quality catering for functions and events, and ready-made meals to showground users. We have a great Chef, a fully commercial kitchen with an A-rating for food safety.

There is a dining room available which seats up to 60. Our pleasant, living-room style cafe has a TV with slide show capability, disability ramp access, a fireplace & reverse cycle air conditioning.

Dining Room Hire

  • Showground user groups: $20 per day
  • Community user groups: $50 per half-day / $75 full dayMore than just a meal

Contact us

Office hours: 9am – 3pm Mon-Fri

Email: info@aumow.org.au

Phone: (02) 6772 8970