Strathalbyn Show | 3 Oct 2016


Celebrating the 146th Anniversary, Monday 3 October 2016, is Showtime for Strathalbyn.

What is always a wonderful family day outing will once again be enhanced by the return of the Woolworths Children’s Games and activities, plus the Wheelbarrow Challenge. The morning Livestock judging includes alpacas, sheep, beef & dairy cattle and Junior Poultry in the oval shed pavilion. Dairy Goats will be on display.

Indoor exhibits include art & craft, cookery, preserves, cut flowers, pot plants, photography, needlework & knitting, eggs, floral art, fruit and vegetables with grains and farm produce. Also the 2015 Alexandrina Council sponsored Spring Gardens Competition Winners will be displayed and the 2016 spring garden competition entry forms close off.

The Horses-In-Action Event Sunday 2nd October on the polo grounds, Callington Rd, 8am.

There is always something to do and heaps of fun and entertainment – highlights are:

  • First National Pope Nitschke Strath Trail Bag
  • Woolworths sponsored Children’s Games on the oval
  • The Great Wheelbarrow Challenge sponsored by Strath H Hardware & Thrifty Link
  • Barry Hunt singer and live musician with Katelyn O’Loughlin singing
  • The Onkaparinga Pipes and Drums
  • Hand Sheep Shearing Demonstrations
  • Bubbles The Clown roving kids entertainment
  • Legends Rock & Roll Club dancing and 50’s restored vehicles on display
  • Antique Rural Machinery Display
  • Fleurieu Road Safety Display
  • FishCare and other displays
  • CFS & SES Displays and demonstrations
  • Carnival Amusements, Rides and Sideshows
  • For the kids – Camel Rides, Barnyard Animal Nursery & Face Painting
  • Art and Craft, Collectables, Plants, Flowers, Jewellery, Confectionery, Farm Machinery, Big Equipment, New Vehicles, Clothing and Toys
  • Huge range of food stalls, coffee, wines, showbags and gourmet foods


  • CWA/Laucke Scone Competition
  • Perrini Cooking with Wine Competition
  • One Kitchen Cooking
  • Preserves Demonstration
  • Strongest Egg Contest

The Official Opening by Gardening Consultant, Writer & TV Presenter, Sophie Thomson from “Sophie’s Patch” will take place at 12noon at the Entertainment Tent on the oval.  Music lovers can sing and dance with Buddies 4 live music band. The Grand Parade of livestock will take place at 3.00pm on the oval.

Strathalbyn Show is held on the sporting oval grounds, Coronation Road, Strathalbyn.

Gates open 10am until 4.30pm. No Dogs Allowed due to stud livestock competitions.

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For more information and all enquiries please visit the Strathalbyn Show website

What: Strathalbyn Show

When: Monday 3rd Oct | gates open 10am – 4:30pm

Where: Strathalbyn sporting oval grounds, Coronation Road, Strathalbyn

Who: All ages

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