Trade & Consumer Shows

Armidale Showground has hosted some of the largest and most popular shows and exhibitions in the region, including livestock exhibitions, farm equipment and antique machinery and trade events for many industry and consumer sectors.

Our heritage-listed, traditional agricultural pavilions provide a unique space for meetings, exhibitions, trade-shows, arts, crafts and party functions, while the modern Exhibition Centre delivers extensive clear space, large loading areas and easy access for exhibitors.

Armidale Showground is perfectly placed as a regional venue for trade and consumer shows and offers unmatched access to New England’s diverse and lucrative markets.

Event Venue Options

Main Pavilion

A traditional, heritage-listed agricultural pavilion, with feature wooden beams, hardwood floor, versatile internal space and easy access.

Trade Pavilion

A heritage-listed agricultural pavilion with extensive clear space and concrete flooring, built-in shelving and easy access from all sides.

The Exhibition Centre

Modern, under-cover full sized arena with dedicated parking, visitor facilities and tiered seating available. This versatile space is the perfect all-weather venue for expos and shows.

The Showring

For open-air events, the Showground’s central oval offers a flat, grassy space for the set up of large marquees and tents.