Rutherglen Agricultural Show
Dates: 19 Oct 2014
Address: Rutherglen Agricultural Show, High Street, Rutherglen, Victoria 3685
Phone: 02 6032 8044
The picturesque Rutherglen Showgrounds play host to this year's Annual Rutherglen Agricultural Show.
Stroll through the livestock pavilion and explore the colourful display of arts and crafts in the Henderson Pavilion - be in envy of the cooking and preserving skills of the country cooks, and admire the fine needlework and the high standard photographic exhibition. Don't forget to check out the entries in the men's cake cooking There are children sections in the cooking, craft & flower sections of the Show and junior categories in the livestock & produce competitions. Much of the entertainment during the day is targeted to family groups and the kids love the petting zoo and reptile display . The teenagers and young adults love "Side Show Alley" which seems to get bigger each year with more elaborate rides and attractions.
For the horse lover, an excellent and well supported horse program with dressage, show jumping, harness horse and Clydesdale competitions throughout the day. Show girl, (senior & junior), and tiny tot competitions are held as well as a pet parade, and the music just keeps playing.
Enter in the Rural Ambassador and Junior Show Ambassador Awards which are run each year by the Victorian Agricultural Shows Association. These awards are to encourage greater participation of young people in their local show and in similar community events and activities. Local winners have the opportunity to go on to represent Rutherglen at Regional, State & National competitions.
Attend the Rutherglen Agricultural Show with your family and keep a tradition of over 120 years of Rutherglen Shows going for many years to come.
Content: Rutherglen Wine Experience & Visitor Information Centre