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WHAT’S ON

The Waikato Show is about celebrating the Waikato and all that it has to offer.

The show focuses on local knowledge and awareness. Within these walls you will find expos focused on youth, business, animals, clubs, health, environment, alpacas, a vibrant Cultural Village, community performances, emergency services, rides, experiences, opportunities, and all the possibilities in between. Things for children, parents, young people, older people, everyone who makes up the special community that is the Waikato.

PLEASE NOTE: Friday has limited carnival rides, and rides are additional to ticket pricing all weekend.

FREE PARKING: Available through Gate 2, off Heaphy Terrace. Mobility parking is through Gate 1.

EXPOS AT THE WAIKATO SHOW

2019-02-11T00:01:15+00:00

AUTUMN HOMEXPO

Discover hundreds of exciting new ideas and products for renovating, building and decorating. Find out how to add real value to your home.

2019-02-10T23:07:21+00:00

TE PAPANUI

An extravaganza of sustainable living and action in our community. Te Papanui aims to inspire and enthuse people on their sustainable living journey.

2019-02-20T22:42:34+00:00

ANIMAL EXPO

Showcases a wide variety of pet breeders, manufacturers, importers, nutrition, grooming, daycare, entertainment and vets.

2019-02-10T23:07:42+00:00

YOUTH EXPO

The Youth Expo returns to the Waikato Show, allowing young entrepreneurs to network, collaborate and display their new ideas.

2019-02-20T22:43:41+00:00

FARMYARD

Cuteness overload! Come see a range of animals at the Farmyard, from donkeys to goats, guinea pigs to pigs.

MAP

With a new layout for 2019 and so much to see and do, you can plan ahead by downloading a site map before you arrive. There will also be a full programme and map available over the weekend, to help keep track of sites you want visit and competition stands.

PROGRAMME

Full programme available soon. Plan your day at the show, allow plenty of time to check out all that we have on offer.

Live on the Lawn, featuring the Cultural Village

Where: The Lawn, opposite the Cultural Village Food area

Click here for times and performances

Cooking Demonstrations with Homegrown Harvest

Where: Heaphy Rooms

Performers and Times: To be advised soon.

The Waikato Show Woodchopping Competition

Where: on The Green, next to Hall D, opposite the Blacksmith

Times: To be advised

50+ and Loving it Stage

Where: Hall B

Performers and Times: To be advised soon.

Clubs Showcase Performances

Where: Hall A, after Wellbeing Show & Lifelong Learning

Performers and Times: To be advised soon.

Wellbeing Show/Lifelong Learning Seminars

Where: Hall A

Topics, Speakers and Times: To be advised soon.

TICKETS

Early Bird Tickets Available Now! Get adult tickets at child’s prices for a limited time.

Explore Your Backyard Competition

Get your ticket and go into the draw to win a spectacular “Explore your Backyard” experience. We have two huge prizes on offer, the Family Waikato Exploration Package and the Couples Waikato Weekend Getaway for two.  Register your details and scan the QR code on your ticket at the six passport stands around the show and you’re in to win!

For more competition details and the Terms and Conditions, check out the competition page.

FRIDAY

UNDER 5's

$000
  • FREE

GENERAL ADMISSION

$500
  • Aged 6 and over

FAMILY DAY PASS

$1800
  • For 2 adults and up to 3 kids

EARLY BIRD SATURDAY or SUNDAY*

CHILDREN

$800
  • Early bird specials
  • Children 6-16

ADULTS

$800
  • Early bird specials
  • Adults at Children’s prices

GOLD CARD

$500
  • Early bird specials
  • Gold & Veteran Card Holders

FAMILY PASS

$3000
  • Early bird specials
  • 2 adults and max 3 children

STANDARD PRICING: UNDER 5’s FREE | CHILDREN (5-16) DAY PASS $8 | ADULT DAY PASS $12 | FAMILY PASS $34

Early bird or standard ticket is valid for Saturday OR Sunday only, not both.  Standard pricing will take effect from Friday 5th April at 6pm.