Albany Show

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Albany Show

Every year, on the 2nd weekend in November, the Albany Horticult­ural Society hosts the Albany Show.

Cover­ing the Centennial Park Showgrounds, over 380 ex­hibitors, stalls and traders dis­play their wares, from cars and crafts to show bags and novel­ties for the kids.

The 2015 Show was the 120th held in the 125-year history of the Society.

Non-stop ent­erta­in­ment was pro­vided by a host of musicians, dancers and other acts in the central stage area. A huge variety of tasty food was avail­able to suit all appetites, and of course, the fireworks dis­play at 8 pm Friday night.

The 2015 Show was the 120th held in the 125-year history of the Society.

Com­petit­ive events in Cre­ative Craft, Cook­ing, Horticult­ure, Amateur Wine & Beer, Photo­graphy, Ute Muster, Woodcraft, Alpacas, Pigeons, Poultry, Sheep, Wool, Shear­ing, Cattle, Horses, Carriage Driv­ing, Show Jum­ping and Dressage are all popular and worth a look.

The show grounds are open 9 am to 9 pm on Friday, and 9 am to 5 pm Saturday dur­ing the show weekend. Wheelchairs and electric gophers are avail­able for hire, and an ATM is avail­able. Albany Agricult­ural Show is a smoke-free event.

Mem­bers and ex­hibitors free park­ing is loca­ted with­in the Showgrounds. Public park­ing is avail­able oppo­site, at a cost of $3.

The Society is grateful for the assist­ance given by valued sponsors and donors, allow­ing it to pro­vide facili­ties for other com­mun­ity organisations such as Albany Menshed, Great South­ern Re­gional Cricket Board, South­ern Dist­ricts Junior Football Associ­ation, Two Pro­bus Clubs, Albany Orchid Society, Pinwheel Quilters, Albany Orchid Society, Albany Photo­graphy Society, Floral Art Club, Albany Table Tennis Club, Albany Rac­ing Pigeon Club, Albany and Dist­ricts Poultry Club.

Be sure to visit the Albany Show, 2nd weekend in November, on your next visit.

Article updated 06/05/2016.