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              21 SEPT – 1 OCT
                                                                                                                                                             Saturday, September 21-Tuesday, October 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                         INSIDE    4 WHAT’S NEW AT THE SHOW

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   6 GETTING THERE

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   7 WELCOME MESSAGES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   8 TICKETING OFFERS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   10 ANIMAL EXPERIENCES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   12 LIVESTOCK PAVILION

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   14 HORSES IN ACTION

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   15 BLACK HAWK DOGS PAVILION

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   16 THE MEADOW

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   17 WINNING TASTES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   18 FOOD & DRINK — EATERIES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   19 WOOLWORTHS PAVILION

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   20 THRILL OF THE RIDES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   22 SHOW HIGHLIGHTS — FREE ATTRACTIONS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   24 SHOW MAP

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   27 CHANNEL 7 ENTERTAINMENT PRECINCT

                                                                                          PHOTOGRAPHY: HERALD SUN, CRAIG MOODIE PHOTOGRAPHY & SUPPLIED
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   28 SPECTACULAR ENTERTAINMENT

               Explore a heritage
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      — HERALD SUN ARENA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   29 SPECTACULAR ENTERTAINMENT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      — CHANNEL 7 ENTERTAINMENT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PRECINCT MAIN STAGE

             rich with excitement
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   30 JURASSIC CREATURES PAVILION,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      FUTURE PAVILION

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   31 WOODCHOP PAVILION

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   32 9NEWS PAVILION

                The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV)                                                                                                                                                  33 RACV PAVILION

                  heritage collection, dating back to the 1850s,                                                                                                                                                   34 ART, CRAFT & COOKERY

                         is now available to view online.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      — SPOTLIGHT MAKERS PAVILION

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   38 SHOWBAG GUIDE

            Visit the new RASV Virtual Museum to delve into archives, enjoy exhibitions
               and films and uncover collections previously unavailable to the public.                                                                   THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL   PARTNERS
                                                                                                                                                         SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
                      Step back in time and browse through show catalogues,                                                                              WOULD LIKE TO THANK      MAJOR
                                                                                                                                                         AND ACKNOWLEDGE THE
              online exhibitions, architectural drawings, site maps and so much more.                                                                    FOLLOWING PARTNERS
                                                                                                                                                         AND SPONSORS             SPONSORS


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RASV Virtual Museum
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             FUTURE PAVILION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             A fully immersive gaming and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             technology experience

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             THE ELTON JOHN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Internationally acclaimed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             musical experience

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             JURASSIC CREATURES

                                                               SEPT 21-OCT 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Watch dinosaurs come alive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             at the Royal Melbourne Show

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ALL NEW BIOSTIME
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ANIMAL NURSERY
                                                                    PRE-PURCHASE YOUR                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Pat, feed and cuddle hundreds
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             of baby animals
                                                                  ADMISSION TICKETS AND
                                                                   RIDE PASSES AND ENJOY                                                                                                                                                                                                                     VICTORIA POLICE
                                                                   THE SAVINGS; ONLY AT                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ACTIVATION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             A fun and interactive

                                                                   ROYALSHOW.COM.AU                                                                                                                                                                                                                          demonstration of a modern
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             police force

                           With so many new and exciting things to see, do and enjoy,                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PAW PATROL
                         you have never been to a Royal Melbourne Show like this before!                                                                                                                                                                                                                     See PAW Patrol live on stage

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             and meet your PAW Patrol
                                he Royal Melbourne          such as thousands of farm animals,          A visit to the all-new Jurassic        With more than 350 varieties           cuts and vegetarian options.                A true celebration for Victorian    in time for this year’s Show. There    heroes after each performance
                                Show is all new in          wood-chopping, equestrienne, arts        Creatures Pavilion is a must.          of showbags to choose from, it               The food and drink offering           agriculture, the Show brings the       are more than 4000 exhibits
                                2019. For sheer             and craft, dog shows, carnival           Experience being a palaeontologist     is sure to be the world’s largest         doesn’t stop there, with plenty of       country to the city and invites        on display, including decorated
                                fun, discovery and          rides and showbags.                      for the day as the world of            showbag pavilion! .                       new and enhanced foodie precincts        budding farmers to try their hand at   cakes, handicrafts, art and delicate   ANGUS
                                excitement, the Royal          A new highlight is the twice daily    animatronic dinosaurs is explored.        Other new pavilions to explore         guaranteed to suit all tastes.           sheep shearing and milking cows in     crochet garments.                      STEAKHOUSE
                 Melbourne Show is the Victorian            Royal Melbourne Show Parade,                There’s so much great               include the Woolworths Fresh Food            If you love to graze, the hugely      the Livestock Pavilion, while sheep,      The Royal Melbourne Show gates      Serving up hearty
                 celebration like no other that is          which will involve Show favourites       entertainment for all ages to enjoy.   Pavilion, the 9News Pavilion with an      popular Winning Tastes Pavilion          cattle, alpacas and Clydesdales        open daily from 9.30am to 9pm.         steakhouse fare
                 proudly presented by The Royal             such as performers, community            There’s the PAW Patrol live stage      all-new retail space and the RACV         offers award-winning food and            compete for blue ribbon glory.         The best way to travel to the Show
                 Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV).   groups and much-loved TV and film        show, The Elton John Experience        Pavilion, which includes a place          drinks including coffee, spirits, beer      Spot your favourite farm animals    is by public transport, with trains,
                    Held at Melbourne Showgrounds           characters celebrating alongside         — an incredible musical journey        for members to relax in the RACV          and wine. Some of Melbourne’s            in their paddocks at The First         trams and buses making for a quick     WORLD’S LARGEST
                 from Saturday, September 21                talented marching bands. Be              of more than 40 years of the           Members Zone.                             favourites will also activate food       National Real Estate Farmyard,         and simple commute.                    SHOWBAG PAVILION
                 to Tuesday, October 1, there’s             sure to give them a wave as they         “Rocketman”; and Cosentino the            Victoria Police will bring to life a   trucks just outside, in the Winning      before heading to everybody’s             Buy online before the Show to       More than 350 goodie
                 a huge variety of new, unique and          parade on through.                       grand illusionist returns with an      series of informative and interactive     Tastes Courtyard.                        favourite Biostime Animal Nursery,     save on entry and rides and to find    bags on offer
                 memorable experiences to enjoy                The Future Pavilion is an all-new     amazing new show.                      activations and demonstrations for           The Meadow is the ultimate            which promises an adorable line-up     even greater family value!
                 with family and friends.                   experience with a fully immersive           One of the biggest changes          everyone to enjoy.                        chill-out precinct where you can         of baby animals to feed, pat and
                    There’s so much to see and do,          tech and video gaming area that          this year is the loc ation of the         There’s more delicious food on         enjoy delicious food from some of        snap a photo with.                     For more information on how to         ROYAL MELBOURNE
                 with loads of new attractions,             will showcase new technology,            Showbag Pavilion, which is now         offer and, for the first time, you can    Melbourne’s best eateries-turned-           Prepare to be amazed this year      enjoy the all-new Royal Melbourne      SHOW PARADE
                 live entertainment, pavilions and          particularly innovative gadgets and      centrally located for convenience in   enjoy the new Angus Steakhouse.           food-trucks, along with bars and         when entering the Spotlight Makers     Show, visit royalshow.com.au           Celebrate with much-loved
                 food experiences, plus all the             virtual reality to experience life and   the Grand Pavilion at the heart of     The affordable classic pub-style          live entertainment, and it’s now         Pavilion in the all-new Victoria       or follow @RoyalMelbShow on            TV and film characters
                 quintessential Show activities,            efficiencies of the future.              Melbourne Showgrounds.                 steakhouse will have daily specialty      undercover for ultimate comfort.         Pavilion, a new building opened        Facebook and Instagram

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      you experience everything the Show — and regional
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Victoria — has to offer.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Hon Daniel Andrews MP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                FROM THE RASV PRESIDENT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Premier of Victoria                                                 or more than 160 years       actively involved in this year’s      exhibitors, officials, members, staff
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The Royal Agricultural       event including Victoria Police       and volunteers. We very much
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Society of Victoria (RASV)   and Emergency Services (SES,          appreciate and thank these valued
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 has proudly presented the Royal       MFB, Ambulance Victoria, CFA),        stakeholders and wish them all
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Melbourne Show, Victoria’s largest    Department of Education and           a rewarding and successful Show.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and most iconic community event.      Training Victoria, DEWLP —               We look forward to welcoming

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    A Victorian celebration like no    Department of Environment Land        you to the 2019 Royal Melbourne

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 other, the Royal Melbourne Show       Water and Planning, Parks Victoria    Show at Melbourne Showgrounds
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 enables communities to celebrate      and Regional Development Victoria.    from Saturday, September 21 to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and showcase their passion,           I encourage you to visit their        Tuesday, October 1 and trust that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 particularly food and agriculture.    activations.                          you will enjoy a great day out
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    This year we are delighted to         Claiming a coveted Royal           packed full of fun, discovery and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 present a huge variety of new,        Melbourne Show blue ribbon            excitement with family and friends.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 unique and memorable experiences      is a significant highlight for the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 along with all the quintessential     thousands of exhibitors at the        Matt Coleman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Show favourites for you to enjoy      Show, from livestock and their        President
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 with family and friends.              handlers, to show horses and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Governor of Victoria will      their champion riders. From the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 officially open the 2019 Royal        most intricate creations of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Melbourne Show at a special           art, craft and cookery entrants,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ceremony to be held on the Herald     to the strength and skill of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Sun Arena on the opening night        woodchoppers, we wish all our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 — Saturday, September 21              talented participants the very best
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 — which will conclude with            of luck with their competitions.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 a spectacular fireworks display.         The Royal Melbourne Show
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    We are delighted to have           would not be possible without the
                                                                                                                                            6 BAGS IN 1                                                                                                                                                                          a number of our community             valuable contribution of all our

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 partners and government agencies      partners and sponsors along with

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    TICKETING OFFERS                                                                                                                JUST THE TICKET TO EVEN GREA TER FAMILY VALUE!
                                                                                                                                                Head to royalshow.com.au to buy your tickets online and save on Show entry and rides!
                                                                                                                                                        Fast and convenient, here are some of the great value offers available.

                                                                                                                          HURRY!                                    ONLINE
                                                                                                                          SEPT 20    ONLINE                         OFFER        GENERAL
     UP TO 25% ON ENTRY                                                                                                    ONLY
                                                                                                                                                                     ONLY        ADMISSION
                                                                                                                                     SAVER                                       TICKETS
     RACV Members can save up to 25%* on Show admission.                                                                                                                         Adult                                             $42
     But hurry, this offer must end at 9pm on Friday, September 20                                                                   Buy your tickets early with                 Concession*                                       $28
     and is available online at royalshow.com.au or at RACV stores.                                                                  the Online Ticket Saver                     Child (5-14) years                                 $21
                                                                                                                                     at royalshow.com.au and
     RACV Members also gain exclusive access for themselves, family                                                                  save up to 20% on the
                                                                                                                                                                                 Family A (2 adults, 2 children)                   $80
     and friends to the RACV Members Zone upon presentation of their                                                                 cost of entry.                              Family B (1 adult, 3 children)                    $70
     RACV membership card.                                                                                                                                                       Children 4 years and under                         FREE
                                                                                                                                     With all new activities and                                                                                      FLY ON THE
     For other exclusive RACV member offers, visit royalshow.com.au                                                                  pavilions, there’s more                     Transaction fees and 1.3% credit card fee applies. See full terms
                                                                                                                                                                                 and conditions at royalshow.com.au. *Concession includes: seniors,
                                                                                                                                     value than ever!
     *Terms and conditions apply                                                                                                                                                 secondary and tertiary school students, students of agriculture,
                                                                                                                                                                                 pensioners and health care card holders (with valid ID).

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Extend the school holiday
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      fun and fly high above
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      the city.
                                                                                                                          ONLINE                                                                                                                      Purchase your Melbourne
                                                                                                                                     AFTER 5                                                                                           $160
                                                    SAVE UP TO 30%                                                        OFFER
                                                                                                                                                                                 2-DAY                                              VALUE FOR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Star tickets during the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Royal Melbourne Show,

                                                    ON RIDES!                                                                        SUPER                                       VIP PASS                                                 $85         September 21-October 1,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and save 40%*.
                                                                                                                                     SAVER                                       You and a guest can enjoy a VIP Royal Melbourne
                                                    Ride passes are available in a range of values starting from just $25                                                                                                                                    Simply use
                                                                                                                                                                                 Show experience with this incredible pass, including                     promotional code
                                                    and offer savings of up to 30%*.                                                 You can enjoy the excitement
                                                                                                                                                                                 entry for any two days of the Show, access to VIP
                                                                                                                                     of the Show at night and                                                                                          ROYALMELBSHOW40
                                                    Take advantage of the amazing value ride passes on offer and                                                                 hospitality areas and priority access to the
                                                                                                                                     save up to a massive 50%
                                                                                                                                                                                 Biostime Animal Nursery and Showbag                                   when buying online at
                                                    enjoy all the thrills of the rides at the Show, which vary in price              on admission by entering
                                                                                                                                                                                 Pavilion. For only $85, the 2-Day VIP Pass                             melbournestar.com
                                                    from $5-$20.                                                                     from 5pm.                                   is loaded with more than $160 of value.
                                                    *Savings are only available online at royalshow.com.au and are not               Buy the After 5pm Super                     2 - Day VIP Passes are available                                     *Melbourne Star flights must
                                                    available for purchase on site at the event.
                                                                                                                                     Saver online or at the gate
                                                                                                                                     from 5pm.
                                                                                                                                                                    SAVE         online at royalshow.com.au until                                      be taken within 30 days of
                                                                                                                                                                    UP TO        9pm Sunday, September 29.                                             purchasing tickets. You will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       be required to present your
                                                                                                                                                                     50%                                                                               Royal Melbourne Show ticket.

                                                                                                                                            Save up to 10% on adult & child tickets when purchased at participating Woolworths stores.
            Happy Hour Rides Daily — 2 people ride for the price of 1 — 10am-11am                                                               Powered by Zoonga — the Official Ticketing Partner of the Royal Melbourne Show.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         THE MAGNIFICENT 7
     ANIMAL                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PERFORMING
     NURSERY                                                                                                                                                                                                                             HORSE TEAM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Under the watchful eye of
     Immerse yourself in a space                                                                                                                                                                                                         horseman Luke Thomas, seven
     filled with fluffy, cuddly,                                                                                                                                                                                                         majestic Australian stock horses
     adorable baby animals that is                                                                                                                                                                                                       give a spellbinding performance
     the Biostime Animal Nursery!                                                                                                                                                                                                        that has to be seen to be believed.
         Located in the heart of the                                                                                                                                                                                                        Luke will explain how he
     Showgrounds, the new larger                                                                                                                                                                                                         trains his horses and the breed’s
     space offers an even better                                                                    FIRST NATIONAL                                                                                                                       background. He will also take
     experience this year. Make
     magical memories to last a
                                                                                                    REAL ESTATE                                                                                                                          audiences through the training

     lifetime as you pat and feed                                                                   FARMYARD                                                                                                                             required to perform each
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         captivating routine.
     your farmyard favourites — a                                                                   For a quintessential farm                                                                                                               You won’t want to miss this
     truly unforgettable experience.                                                                experience, visit the First                                                                                                          15-minute show, which ends with
         Get up close to goats,                                                                     National Real Estate Farmyard                                                                                                        a comedy performance entitled
     lambs, ducklings, chooks and                                                                   with its interactive and                                                                                                             the Wild Horse Act.
     more, and make sure you grab                                                                   engaging display of animals.                                                                                                         Channel 7 Entertainment Precinct,
     a cup of feed for $2 to hand-                                                                     This is the place to visit the                                                                                                    daily 11am, 1pm, 3.30pm, 5pm
     feed the animals. You can chat                                                                 Show’s resident sheep, cattle,
     to a farmer to learn about how                                                                 goats and alpacas and get
     the animals are cared for and                                                                  some firsthand experience of                                                                                                         WORKING DOGS
     raised back home on the farm.                                                                  what life is like on the farm.                                                                                                       Come and see these intelligent,
         Make sure you snap a selfie                                                                Friendly Farmer Darryl will                                                                                                          speedy working dogs in action,
     with your favourite furry friend                                                               answer questions about his                                                                                                           rounding sheep into a pen just as
     at this highlight of the Show.                                                                 life spent caring for all the                                                                                                        they would on the farm. Learn how
     Daily 9.30am-7pm                                                                               wonderful creatures and he                                                                                                           the dogs are trained to listen to
                                                                                                    will share tips to care for                                                                                                          farmer Jack Briscoe’s commands
     BIOSTIME                                                                                       cows, sheep, alpacas, poultry                                                                                                        and safely guide the flock to
     WONDERLAND                                                                                     and more!                                                                                                                            their destination.
                                                                                                    Daily 9.30pm-7pm                                                                                                                     Channel 7 Entertainment Precinct,
     Located at the entrance to                                                                                                                                                                                                          daily 10am, 11.30am, 2pm, 4.30pm
     the Biostime Animal Nursery,
     Biostime Wonderland is
     a magical space for parents                                                                                                                                             BIG M MILKING
     and children to enjoy a variety                                                                                                                                         EXPERIENCE
     of fun activities and games.                                                                                                                                            Try your hand at milking a cow
     With fantastic prizes and                                                                                                                                               at the Big M Milking Experience
     surprise visits from special                                                                                                                                            in the Livestock Pavilion. With the
     guests, Biostime Wonderland                                                                                                                                             opportunity to milk a cow four
     will be an amazing experience                                                                                                                                           times a day, you can meet some of
     for the whole family.                                                                                                                                                   the friendly Jersey cows and learn
     Mini bowling in the                                                                                                                                                     more about life on a dairy farm.
     Biostime Wonderland,                                                                                                                                                    Livestock Pavilion,
     daily 10am-6.30pm                                                                                                                                                       daily 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm

                                                                                                                                                                             SHEEP SHEARING
                                                                                                                                        PAT AN AUSSIE ANIMAL                 The wooliest of farm animals are
                                                                                                                                        Meet some of the fantastic Aussie    shepherded into the Livestock
                                                                                                                                        animals that share the land with     Pavilion for the Royal Melbourne
                                                                                                                                        farm favourites! Donnibrook          Show Shearing Experience.

                                                                                                                                        Wildlife Rescue has been rescuing       With experiences scheduled four
                                                                                                                                        and rehabilitating injured animals   times a day, you can test your skill
                                                                                                                                        for 20 years. Three times a day      on the shears and learn more
                                                                                                                                        some lucky guests will have the      about how Australia produces
                                                                                                                                        chance to touch and pat some         some of the world’s most sought-
                                                                                                                                        Aussie favourites.                   after wool.
                               Milk a cow, cuddle a lamb, pat a pig — re-live childhood memories,                                       Biostime Animal Nursery,             Livestock Pavilion,
                                        or make new ones with the real stars of the Show.                                               daily 12.15pm, 2pm, 3.45pm           daily 10am, noon, 2pm, 4pm

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     ON SHOW      H
                            undreds of animals
                            including cattle, sheep
                            and Clydesdales will
                  compete for blue ribbon glory and
                  the chance to become champion
                  throughout the Show.
                      Watch the cattle — the
                  heavyweights of the agricultural
                  world — compete for a coveted
                  title, and learn more about
                  the different breeds of sheep
                  in Australia.
                      The Livestock Pavilion is a hive of
                  activity throughout the Show, with
                  different animals competing every
                  single day. It offers lots of hands-on
                  animal interaction opportunities
                  including crowd favourites the
                  Sheep Shearing Experience and the
                  Big M Milking Experience.

                  BEEF CATTLE
                  Come and see prize-winning bulls
                  or cows up close! The Livestock
                  Pavilion will be packed with the
                  biggest blue ribbon competitors
                  from September 28 to October 1.
                     Weighing up to a massive
                  1300kg, these gentle giants
                  will compete in a diverse range
                  of premium beef cattle events              DAIRY CATTLE                         Pavilion during the first four days
                  including the prestigious Interbreed       With an all-new dairy cattle         of the Show.
                  Championship, the Calf Classic
                  (too cute!) and more.
                                                             competition, the Royal Melbourne
                                                             Show will host some of Victoria’s
                                                                                                  Poultry Pavilion, September 21-24
                     This year, iconic Angus cattle          best dairy cattle. Meet the dairy                                                               The Show will feature the
                  celebrate 100 years of residence in        farmers that provide some of the     HYLINE BROWN                                               all-new Alpaca Competition,
                  Australia — the breed now makes            world’s best milk and learn about    SCHOOLS POULTRY                                            with some of the nation’s
                  up a whopping 33 per cent of the           the different breeds found on        COMPETITION                                                best alpacas competing for
                  country’s total registered cattle!         Victorian farms.                     Some of Australia’s most                                   a coveted blue ribbon.
                                                                You can also witness the future   educated chooks are competing                                 Check out the competition
                  SHEEP                                      of farming as young dairy farmers    in the Schools Poultry Egg                                 and meet some of these
                  Australia is the largest producer          aged 21 and under compete in the     Laying Competition.                                        curious creatures as they
                  of wool in the world, with millions        Dairy Youth Handlers Classic.           This competition features                               strut their stuff around the
                  of sheep shorn across the country          Livestock Pavilion, September 21     chickens that have been taken                              judging ring.
                  every year!                                                                     care of by primary and secondary                              You can get up close
                     The wooliest blue ribbon all-                                                schools, which have raised pullets                         to these cuddly, long-necked
                  stars will compete for glory in the        POULTRY                              to egg-laying hens as part of their                        animals during the Youth
                  Livestock Pavilion culminating in          The Poultry Competition returns to   agriculture curriculum.                                    Alpaca Paraders event,
                  the prestigious All Breeds Sheep           the Royal Melbourne Show!            Livestock Pavilion, daily                                  when competitors lead their
                  Interbreed on September 22.                  Come along and take a                                                                         alpaca through a small
                     The 2019 sheep feature breed is         gander at some of the fanciest                                                                  obstacle course.
                  the historic Wiltshire Horn, a breed       poultry in the country with the      MINIATURE GOATS                                            Royal Melbourne Show
                  renowned for its meat and named            Royal Melbourne Show Poultry         Ever-growing in popularity, these                          Alpaca Competition,
                  for its terrific set of horns. Visit the   Competition set to showcase1200      curious, gentle, friendly and funny                        Black Hawk Dogs Pavilion,
                  Livestock Pavilion and say hello to        chickens, ducks and turkeys.         creatures are a welcome addition                           September 30-October 1
                  this terrific English breed.                 Don’t miss out on the birds        to the Livestock Pavilion.
                  Livestock Pavilion, September 21-23        on display next to the Livestock     September 25, 10am-3pm

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                                                                                                                                                                                        hether you love
                                                                                                                                                                                        beagles or border
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   excitement and intelligence as they
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   demonstrate what it takes to be

                                                                                                                                                           DOGS PAVILION
                                                                                                                                                                                        collies, dachshunds or     a sled dog.
     AUSTRALIAN STOCK                                                                                                                                                      dalmatians, everyone’s favourite           They thrive on crowd
     HORSES                                                                                                                                                                pooches will be on display at the       involvement, making for a highly
     September 21                                                                                                                                                          Royal Melbourne Show All Breeds         interactive display.
                                                                                                                                                                           Championship Show, as more than
     SADDLE PONIES                                                                                                                                                         3000 dogs compete for the title of      K9 NINJA CHALLENGE
     AND JUNIOR                                                                                                                                                            Best in Show.                           Four-legged contestants go paw to
     RIDING EVENTS                                                                                                                                                            The Black Hawk Dogs Pavilion         paw as they compete in the greatest
     September 21-22                                                                                                                                                       is the place to see the most            obstacle course ever created for
                                                                                                                                                                           pampered pooches strut their stuff,     dogs. Taking on Mt Pawiusko,
                                                                                                                                                                           with nine action-packed days of         tunnels and angled platforms,
                                                                                                                                                                           competition.                            these canine competitors (and their
                                                                                                                                                                              Judges will assess the talented      handlers) take on the challenge to
     September 23-24
                                                                                                                                                                           pups and dogs based on a number         uncover a hidden Ninja star.
                                                                                                                                                                           of attributes including conformation,      Anything is possible and nothing
     TURNOUTS AND                                                                                                                                                          appearance, obedience and agility.      is an obstacle in the K9 Ninja
     INTERNATIONAL/                                                                                                                                                        They will parade, jump, run, walk       Challenge — don’t miss the
     SENIOR RIDING                                                                                                                                                         and tackle obstacles across the         live action!
     EVENTS                                                                                                                                                                different classes.
     September 25                                                                                                                                                             Not all dogs are at the Show on      VICTORIA POLICE DOG
                                                                                                                                                                           the same day. Be sure to check the      DEMONSTRATION
     SHOW JUMPING                                                                                                                                                          Show website for updates on the         Watch a Victoria Police Passive
     September 26-29                                                                                                                                                       breeds that are on site.                Alert Detection (PAD) dog sniff
                                                                                                                                                                           Black Hawk Dogs Pavilion,               out illicit items hidden around
     LED CLYDESDALES                                                                                                                                                       daily September 21-29                   the facility.
     Livestock Pavilion,                                                                                                                                                                                               Since joining the Dog Squad,
     September 27                                                                                                                                                                                                  PAD dogs have helped detect
                                                                                                                                                                           HOWLING HUSKY                           illegal activity and catch many
                                                                                                                                                                           DEMO TEAM                               offenders. These dogs may be cute,
     FEI WORLD CUP                                                                                                                                                         These dogs love to wow audiences        but their crime-detecting ability is
     JUMPING A MER                                                                                                                                                         with their strength, determination,     truly PAWsome!

     September 29
                                                                                                                                                                             DOGS ON SHOW
     September 30 & October 1
                                                                                                                                                                              BREEDS JUDGING                       AUSTRALIAN
                                                                                                                                                                              September 21-28                      WORKING DOG

                                        IN ACTION
     HARNESS                                                                                                                                                                                                       RESCUE
     September 30 & October 1                                                                                                                                                                                      September 30-October 1
                                                                                                                                                                              VICTORIA POLICE DOG
                                                                                                                                                                              September 22, 24, 26, 28-30          K9 NINJA
                                                                                                                                                                              & October 1, noon-1pm                CHALLENGE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   September 21-28 noon;
                                                                                                                                                                              ACTION DOGS                          September 29-30 & October 1

                                                                                                                                                                              September 21-22 & 29                 10am, noon, 2pm, 4pm
                                                  rom the athleticism and        A true test of athleticism and skill,
                                                  excitement of the show       the World Cup Show Jumping will
                                                  jumping, to the grace        have riders competing for points                                                               SWEEPSTAKES DAY
                                         of the lovable Clydesdales and        that will contribute to a spot on         The coveted Garryowen                                September 22
                                         the discipline and majesty of the     Australia’s equestrian team for the       Equestrienne Turnout
                                         Equestrienne Turnout, the Horses      2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.                 celebrates its 85th year on                          BEST IN SHOW
                                         in Action Program features the          Head to Herald Sun Arena to see         Wednesday, September 25.                             September 28
                                         nation’s best horses and riders as    the grace, agility, precision and            Witness this milestone
                                         they strive for blue ribbon glory.    poise of the horses and their riders.     event and follow the
                                                                                                                                                                              HOWLING HUSKY
                                            The Horses in Action Competition     With a variety of different             riders with your free
                                                                                                                                                                              DEMO TEAM
                                         includes the prestige of the          equestrian events across the Show,        commemorative booklet,
                                                                                                                                                                              September 30-October 1
                                         historic Garryowen Equestrienne       the excitement is unforgettable.          available for collection at the
                                         Turnout, which celebrates its 85th                                              Herald Sun Arena.
                                         anniversary this year.                Herald Sun Arena, daily

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 EAT & DRINK                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           TASTY TREATS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Enchanted Cottage
 400 Gradi                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             The Truffle & Wine Co
 Known for Melbourne’s best                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sticky Balsamic

 pizzas, 400 Gradi has made                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Robinvale Estate —
 its mark on the restaurant                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Dressings
 scene. This year, the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Preserved and Pickled
 Melbourne institution brings its                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Fancy Hanks
 craft to the Royal Melbourne                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Melbourne Hot Sauce
 Show. Cooking pizza the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Ardor Food Co
 traditional Neapolitan way,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           The Standard Meat Co
 it’s time to come and share in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Made By Katherine
 the Italian love 400 Gradi will                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Nature’s Blend
 bring to the Show.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Saori Japanese Sauces
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Ugly Duck Preserves
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Buckshot Nougat
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Dickins’ Delight

 Biggie Smalls
 Shane Delia’s Biggie Smalls
 delivers the signature game-                                                                                                                                                             WINNING TASTES
 changing, flavour-packed
 kebabs its Collingwood
 store is famous for. With
 a mouthwatering collection of
 the finest meats and sides on
 offer, Biggie Smalls will keep

 the hunger away.                                                                                                                                                                                  eaturing award-winning        with four cheese sauce tossed in       and gourmet sandwich options,
                                                                                                                                                                                                   producers from the            a 40kg Grana Padano cheese             Royale Brothers’ premium menu
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Australian Food Awards,       wheel), gnocchi sorentina and          is a festival favourite at home
                                                                                                                                                                                          the Winning Tastes Pavilion,           delicious gourmet focaccias.           and abroad.
                                                                                                                                                                                          located on the set of MasterChef,         Glacé Desserts, owned                  Limp Brisket brings the
                                                                                                                                                                                          takes your tastebuds on a tour of      by the incredibly talented             best quality locally grown,
                                                                                                                                                                                          some of Australia’s freshest and       Christy Tania, whose high quality      eco-friendly, slow-cooked
                                                                                                                                                                                          best produce.                          and flavorsome desserts and            American barbecue to plates
                                                                                                                                                                                             The Pavilion showcases products     ice creams ensured Glacé was           across Melbourne and beyond.
                                                                                                                                                                                          from The Royal Agricultural Society    voted one of the top 10 places
                                           Take in all the sights and sounds of the                                                                                                       of Victoria’s five award programs      in the world to eat ice cream by
                                             Show while you enjoy a drink and                                                                                                             — the Australian Food Awards,          National Geographic.
 6Ft6 Wine and                                                                                                                                                                            Australian International Coffee           Danes Coffee will help
 Cocktail Bar
                                                 bite to eat at The Meadow.                                                                                                               Awards, Australian Distilled Spirits   cleanse your palate and perk             WINNING TASTES BAR
 Launched in 2003 with                                                                                                                                                                    Awards, Australian International       you up after all those delicious

 a boutique range of local                   he Meadow is a food, drink     eat, while relaxing to tunes from                                                                             Beer Awards and the Royal              treats. As back-to-back winners          The Winning Tastes Bar is stocked   hand-crafted spirits have made        International Beer Awards, Temple
 wine and specialising in                    and entertainment space        from acoustic bands including                                                                                 Melbourne Wine Awards.                 of the highly coveted Champion           with a selection of award-winning   a big impact on the Australian        Brewing is bringing its fresh
 pinot noir and chardonnay,                  where you can take in all of   Sam Sam But Different and                                                                                        Treat yourself to decadent          Australian Roaster at the Australian     beer, wine and spirits. Talk        distilling landscape. Winning the     flavours to the Winning Tastes Bar.
 6Ft6 has grown to include          the action at the heart of the Show.    Jack & Jordan.                                                                                                produce including cheese,              International Coffee Awards,             to the brewers, distillers and      Australian Distilled Spirits Awards
 a selection of stylish “go-to         Tell your friends to meet you           The Meadow is a great vantage                                                                              truffle oils, wine, beer, spirits      Danes is sure to impress.                winemakers who have created         Champion Australian Distiller in      McPHERSON WINES
 wines for good times and           in The Meadow and surround              point to watch the Fireworks                                                                                  and desserts at one of the                                                      these award-winning drops.          2017 and 2018, Old Young’s            The independent family-owned
 adventure”. The wine and           yourself with some of Melbourne’s       Spectacular brought to you                                                                                    Royal Melbourne Show’s                 WINNING TASTES                           Taste the range on offer and take   range of vodkas and gins are          winery from Central Victoria was
 cocktail bar will be serving       best eateries along with premium        by Brighter.                                                                                                  must-visit locations.                  COURTYARD                                a favourite home to enjoy later.    a must-try.                           a gold medal winner at the 2019
 refreshing prosecco, popular       wine, beer and cocktail bars.           The Meadow, opposite the                                                                                                                             Royale Brothers will tempt               Daily guided tasting sessions,                                            Royal Melbourne Wine Awards.
 pinot noir and crisp and              The Meadow is also the place to      Channel 7 Entertainment Precinct,   Herald Sun Cafe Lounge              recharge while enjoying all the       ON THE MENU AT                         tastebuds with their classic Royale      hourly from noon-6pm                TEMPLE BREWING                        McPherson Wines will have
 delectable rose and pinot          capture an iconic Show selfie with      daily 9.30am-9pm                    Relax with the Herald Sun at this   fun of the Show.                      WINNING TASTES                         with Cheese, Hippy Royale, Pony                                              COMPANY                               a range of their products available
 gris along with their famous       a staged swing set sure to be a hot                                         year’s Royal Melbourne Show.          And be sure to keep a lookout for   That’s Amore Cheese serves             Boy (for the kids) and you can’t         OLD YOUNG’S                         Fresh from winning numerous           for tasting and purchase.
 prosecco frose cocktails.          spot for Insta stories.                 Live music daily, noon-2pm,          The Herald Sun Cafe Lounge         the discount coffee voucher in your   traditional Italian dishes such        go past the special loaded fries.        Established in 2017, Old Young’s    medals at the 2019 Australian         Daily noon-8pm
                                       Grab a drink and something to        3.30-5.30pm, 6.30-8.30pm            offers you the chance to rest and   free copy of the Herald Sun!          as spaghetti 4 formaggi (pasta         Offering a range of beef, chicken

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EATERIES                                                                                                                                                                                                               ALSO LOOK
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  OUT FOR

                                                                             ANGUS STEAKHOUSE
                                                                             To celebrate the Angus as the 2019 Royal Melbourne
                                                                             Show beef cattle feature breed, there’s a new spot
                                                                             for a restaurant-quality sit-down meal. The Angus
                                                                             Steakhouse serves up hearty steakhouse fare,
                                                                             including specialty steaks, golden fries and wine in
                                                                             a relaxed cosy setting, which also offers vegetarian
                                                                             dining options. Tantalise your tastebuds with some of
                                                                             Australia’s finest meats cooked by expert steak chefs.
                                                                             Whether you crave rib-eye, rump or sirloin, rare to                                                                                                                                                                  MACARON DE PARIS

                EAT STREET
                                                                             well-done, the Angus Steakhouse is the place to find                                                                                                                                                                 The Melbourne-based
                                                                             the perfect steak.                                                                                                                                                                                                   company specialises in
                                                                             Daily noon-8pm                                                                                                                                                                                                       creating authentic hand-made
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  macarons, making them an

              hether you’re craving    you will find 196below, Dutch                                                                                                                                                                                                                              exquisite indulgence.
              Italian, Mexican,        Pancakes, pretzels strawberries,

              Indian or Thai cuisine   gelato and more! If you prefer                                                                                                                                                                                                                             SAUCISSONS
 — Eat Street will take you on         donuts, Donut Lane has three                                                                                                                                                                                                                               & CHEESE
 a global food journey with a huge     delicious vendors all providing                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Called “the most authentic
 range of options that are sure to     plenty of doughy goodness. Ice                                                                                                                                                                                                                             saucisson in the country” by

 keep you energised and ready          Cream Alley caps off the sweet                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Gourmet Traveller magazine,
 to enjoy all the fun of the Show.     offerings with sundaes, ice cream                                                                                                                                                                                                                          La Bastide has been making
 Make Eat Street a destination         and a watermelon stand.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    these French delicacies in
 for a meal with family and friends.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Australia since 2009.
 Located in the Showbags Pavilion.
 Open daily 9.30am-9pm                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            APIARISTS SOCIETY
                                         ARENA BAR                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                (Victorian Beekeepers)
 SAVOURY TREATS                          Sit back, relax and                                                                                                                                                                 WOOLWORTHS                                                           Honey products on display
 Mary Jane Gourmet Burgers               enjoy delicious food and                                                                                                                                                              PAVILION                                                           includes beeswax, candles,
 Offering some of the tastiest           drink while you view the                                                                                                                                                            SESSION TIMES                                                        honeycomb and mead.
 burgers in Melbourne’s west,            amazing entertainment at                                                                                                                                                       9.30-11am Fresh Food kids’
 Mary Jane has a wide variety            the Herald Sun Arena from                                                                                                                                                                                                                                CAPILANO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  discovery activities
 of beef and chicken options             the Arena Bar, located in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Capilano brings its top
 available, with the tastiest sauce                                                                                                                                                                                     11.30am Batch Cooking                                                     honey products to the Show.
                                         the Royal Block building.                                                                                                                                                                101
 accompanying these locally              Enjoy refreshments in the
 sourced treats.                                                                                                                                                                                                        12.30pm In Season                  GET KIDS COOKING                       MOONDARRA CHEESE
                                         afternoon sunshine and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Inspiration              WITH AUSTRALIAN                        Sample delicious cheese, then
                                         view the Horses in Action
 Shiva Indian                                                                                                                                                                                                           1.30pm    Batch Cooking            GOOD MEAT                              buy some to take home.
                                         or delight in an evening
 Serving up the tastiest traditional                                                                                                                                                                                              101                      Kids can put their cooking skills
                                         in the company of friends
 Indian fare, Shiva Indian has           while you watch the nightly                                                                                                                                                    2.30pm    In Season                to the test with a fun, interactive    COAL RIVER FARM
 been offering Melburnians the           Fireworks Spectacular                                                                                                                                                                    Inspiration              and educational cooking class          Try the artisan cheese from
 tastiest curries and samosas since      brought to you by Brighter!                                                                                                                                                    3.30pm    Batch Cooking            presented by Australian Good           Tasmania and pop some in
 1988 through their restaurant           Daily 10.30am-9pm                 CWA KITCHEN                                                                                                                                            101                      Meat. Participants learn about         your shopping basket for later.
 and food truck.                                                           A day at the Show is not complete without a visit to                                                                                         4.30pm    In Season                red meat nutrition while whipping
                                                                           the Country Women’s Association cafe.                                                                                                                  Inspiration              up their own Australian Beef           POP’D FRESH
 The Greek Wrap Co                                                           A favourite stop at the Show for generations,                                                                                                                                 slider to enjoy. They’ll even hear     Experience the blend of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5.30pm    Batch Cooking
 Flame-grilled Greek wraps with                                            CWA volunteers have manned the on-site cafe for                                                                                                                                 from a local farmer about how          popcorn flavours that includes
 fresh salads and house-made                                               more than 70 years offering full cooked breakfasts,                                                                                                                             Australian Beef is sustainably and     Chilli + Spice, Cheesy Onion,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        6-8pm     Fresh Food kids’
 tzatziki in pita bread. Doesn’t get                                       hearty lunches and, of course, the famous scones with               he Woolworths Fresh Market          Chef Rupert showcases a range                                           ethically produced. Plus, take home    Simply Salt and Sweet + Salty.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  discovery activities
 better than that!                                                         jam and cream.                                                      celebrates Woolworths            of farm-fresh food while also                                              delicious and nutritious recipes.
                                                                             Lovingly made to a time-honoured recipe, these                    farmers and the beautiful        offering tips and tricks to help you                                       Woolworths Pavilion, daily 10am-       WINE SELECTORS
 SWEET TREATS                                                              amazing scones are a must-have for that morning            fresh food they grow. They’re             in the kitchen. The Woolworths                                             4pm: 25-minute sessions every          Red or white, sparkling or rose
 Eat Street offers three delectable                                        or afternoon treat. You won’t be able to stop at one!      bringing the farm to the Show and         Fresh Market Kitchen will run            Kids will also be able to take    hour. Sessions are open to children    — you’ll enjoy discovering
 dessert streets for patrons to                                            Located under the Public Grandstand.                       giving you a chance to get to know        daily interactive cooking sessions     part in fun and educational Fresh   aged 5-12. Places strictly limited     new varieties and sampling
 browse. Take a stroll down the                                            Daily 9.30am-6.30pm                                        their farmers, hear their great stories   — don’t forget to reserve your seat    Food activities every day.          to 25 participants, pre-registration   the wine on offer.
 Sweet side of the Street and                                                                                                         and try their delicious products.         at the check-in desk.                  Daily 9.30am-8pm                    required on site.

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                                                                                                                                              HOUR RIDES
                                                                                                                                               2 PEOPLE RIDE FOR
                                                                                                                                                 THE PRICE OF 1

                                                                     THRILL OF
                                                                     THE RIDES          Three action-packed carnival precincts ensure
                                                                                           there is fun and excitement for all ages!

             aredevils looking for      Melbourne Showgrounds and           rapids and make a splash at the       The Kids Carnival is a fun-filled   Royal Melbourne Show’s biggest
             the biggest buzz can       greater Melbourne can be had        Pirate’s Revenge, or test your      land of characters, music and         ever ride, which reaches heights
             head to the Coca-Cola      from the towering Sky Wheel,        nerves on The Spook ghost train.    colour. Take a ride down the          of 45m and is not for the faint-
 Thrillseekers Carnival for all the     a traditional Royal Melbourne       Fly across the skies on the Cliff   Crocodile Slide, climb aboard         hearted. Tackle the double loop
 latest adrenalin-charged rides!        Show experience.                    Hanger or head to the new Ice       the Pirate Ship or tear around        of the Nitro Coaster roller-coaster,
    For Show favourites and fun                                             Jet Matterhorn for a ride set in    the course on the Mini Dodgem         enjoy city views from the Sky Flyer
 times for families with children       ADVENTURE CARNIVAL                  a dazzling snow scene.              Cars 4 Kids.                          as you glide in a 22m arc high
 aged 6 to 16, make your way to         The newly expanded Adventure           Recommended for those with                                             above the carnival, or soar through
 the Adventure Carnival for rides       Carnival offers an endless source   children aged 6 to 16.              COCA-COLA                             the air on the 360-degree spinning
 the whole family can enjoy.            of fun for every member of the                                          THRILLSEEKERS CARNIVAL                pendulum of The Hangover!
    Little thrillseekers aged 6 and     family! The huge range of rides     KIDS CARNIVAL                       The ultimate rush for ride lovers,       Those with nerves of steel can
 under will find all their fun in the   will keep everyone entertained      Children aged 6 and under can       the Coca-Cola Thrillseekers           check out Hollywood Horrors
 Kids Carnival next to the Jurassic     for hours!                          let imaginations run wild as they   Carnival has the newest and most      for thrilling scenes from some of
 Creatures and Woodchop Pavilion.         Make memories with a family       slide, glide and bounce through     exhilarating rides at the Show!       Tinsel Town’s most famous blood-
    Spectacular views of                photo as you plummet down the       the Kids Carnival.                    Face your fears on The Fury, the    curdling horror movies.

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FREE FEATURE                                                                                        ATTRACTIONS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   With so many new and exciting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      things to see, do and enjoy,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    you have never been to a Royal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Melbourne Show like this before!

                HANDS-ON                                                           ANIMAL SHOWS                                                          FAMILY                                                                 NEW PAVILIONS
            ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS                                                                                                                      ENTERTAINMENT
        FIRST NATIONAL REAL ESTATE                                     CHANNEL 7 ENTERTAINMENT PRECINCT MAP M4                              HERALD SUN ARENA                                       MAP R3         JURASSIC CREATURES PAVILION                                 MAP I5
        FARMYARD                                         MAP K2
                                                                       Working Dogs Show          Daily 10am, 11.30am, 2pm & 4.30pm         Team Isuzu D-MAX Precision                         1.15pm & 7pm       Get up close and stare into
        Feeding time with Farmer Darryl           9.30am & 5,30pm                                                                           Driving Demonstration                                                 the teeth of the most infamous
                                                                       The Magnificent 7              Daily 11am, 1pm, 3.30pm & 5pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  prehistoric animals including
        Pat a Pig Daily                               9.30am-6pm       Performing Horse Team                                                Freestyle Motorcross Stunt Show         Daily 1.30pm & 7.30pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  everyone’s favourite, the
                                                                                                                                            Fireworks Spectacular brought to you by Brighter    Daily 7.50pm      Tyrannosaurus Rex.
        BIOSTIME ANIMAL NURSERY                          MAP M2        BIOSTIME ANIMAL NURSERY                               MAP M2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  9.30am-7pm daily
        Bottle feed an animal                            10.30am       Animal Education Hub             Daily 10.30am, 12.15pm, 2pm,        CHANNEL 7 ENTERTAINMENT PRECINCT
                                                                                                                    3.45pm & 5.30pm         MAIN STAGE                       MAP N4
        LIVESTOCK PAVILION                               MAP T3                                                                             Cosentino The Grand Illusionist             Daily 3pm & 5.30pm
                                                                       BLACK HAWK DOGS PAVILION                              MAP H2
        Big M Milking Experience             11am, 1pm, 3pm & 5pm                                                                           PAW Patrol Live on Stage               Daily 10.30am & 1.30pm
                                                                       K9 Ninja Challenge                              Sept 21-28 noon;
        Sheep Shearing Experience           10am, noon, 2pm & 4pm                                 Sept 29-Oct 1 10am, noon, 2pm & 4pm       The Elton John Experience         Daily 12.30pm, 4pm & 6.30pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  FUTURE PAVILION                                             MAP L2
        WOOLWORTHS PAVILION                              MAP J3        Howling Husky Demo Team         Sept 29-Oct 1 10.30am, 12.30pm,      PAW Patrol Meet and Greet               Daily 11.15am & 2.15pm
                                                                                                                      2.30pm & 4.30pm                                                                             Explore the new Future Pavilion, a family-friendly technology and
        Kids’ Fresh Food activities          9.30am-11am, 6pm-8pm                                                                                                                                                 gaming experience. Featuring new developments from leading tech
                                                                                                                                            CHANNEL 7 ENTERTAINMENT PRECINCT MAP M4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  suppliers and start-ups. 9.30am-7pm daily
                                                                                                                                            Royal Melbourne Show Parade            Daily 12.15pm & 2.30pm

       *Times correct at
        time of printing.

     SPOTLIGHT MAKERS PAVILION                                      89.9 LIGHTFM’S TREASURE TRAIL                                         THE SEVEN DOME, CHANNEL 7                                            VICTORIA POLICE EXHIBIT
                                                                                                                                          ENTERTAINMENT PRECINCT
     9.30am-7pm                                                     Win prizes as you walk around the Show!                                                                                                    Kids will love the fun activities which include
                                                                    Find the banners, follow the instructions and                         Read the News, test your knowledge against                           ID fingerprint cards, Junior Detective
     Get hands-on with a range of free art and                      you’re in to win!                                                     the Chasers, and immerse yourself in Summer                          competition, police mini-cars and dress up as
     craft activities for all ages.                                                                                                       Bay and the AGT stage. 10am-6pm daily.                               a police officer. Located in the RACV Pavilion.
                                                                                                                                                                                                               9.30am-7pm daily.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Schedule correct at time of printing.

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     4                                                                                            ND                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            4   Parents Rooms                                            Sky Wheel, for $15 per day. Wheelchairs can be
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                                                                                                             LEV                                                                                                                                                                                                 LOUNGE                                              Open 9.30am-9pm daily. Includes facilities for           hired from Information Booths for $5 per hour with
                                                         KIDS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 PR                                                                   parents to retreat or breastfeed. Facilities to heat     a credit card required as a deposit.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2                  3                                                                                       bottles are in the parent rooms near the Adventure
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   SPOTLIGHT                                                                       Carnival, the Pie in the Sky, in the Spotlight Makers    Lost Property
                                                                                                                                                CWA                                                                                                               ROYAL
                                                                                                                                                          PUB                                                                                                                         MAKERS                             $                                           Pavilion, opposite the railway entry and outside         Lost property can be retrieved from the
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   VEHICLE DISPLAY                                                                 Tastes Pavilion.                                         underpass located next to the Livestock Pavilion,
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     OPENING HOURS

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     7                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   SHOPPING CENTRE (NO ENTRY OR                                            7
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     9.30am-5pm                                              9.30am-8pm
                                      TOILETS                            CATERING OUTLET              P        POLICE                    1       RASV MEMBERS                                                                                                                                                                                                     Black Hawk Dogs Pavilion                                Kids Carnival
                                                                                                                                                    RESTAURANT &                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Woolworths Pavilion
                                        ACCESSIBLE TOILETS                 PUBLIC BAR                           INFORMATION                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        9.30am-6.30pm
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                                                                                                                  SERVICES UPSTAIRS                                                                                                                                   PR
                                PR     PARENTS ROOM                         CHILL OUT ZONE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           9News Pavilion
                                                                                                                                            3       PORT PHILLIP                                                                                                                                    of all patrons smoking is                                                                                                Showbag Pavilion
                                                                                                         –––      DAILY PARADE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Future Pavilion
                                L      LOCKER HIRE                     ✚    FIRST AID                                                               FUNCTION ROOM                                                                                                                                 not permitted at Melbourne                                                                                               Adventure Carnival
                                                                                                                  ROUTE                                                                                                                               GATE 10                                       Showgrounds.                                                     Jurassic Creatures Pavilion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Coca-Cola Thrillseekers Carnival
                                $      ATM                                 WATER STATION                                                   4       ANGUS                                                                                                  RAILWAY                                                                                                   Spotlight Makers Pavilion
                                                                                                                  89.9 LIGHTFM’S                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             The Meadow
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SPECTACULAR                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          THE VOICE
                                                                                                                                                       Internationally acclaimed
                                                                                                                                                       magician and escapologist                                                                                                            CHANNEL 9’S
                                                                                                                                                       Cosentino the Grand Illusionist                                                                                                      THE VOICE ARTISTS

                                                                                                                                                       unveils his all-new show at the                                                                                                      Madi K, Mack Moses
                                                                                                                                                       2019 Royal Melbourne Show.                                                                                                           and Siena Fodera
                                                                                                                                                       Cosentino continues to push the                                                                                                      September 22
                                                                                                                                                       boundaries of what’s possible
                                                                                                                                                       in Australia and abroad, this                                                                                                        Lee Harding, Jazmin Varlet
                                                                                                                                                       year showcasing new death-                                                                                                           and Jessie Eilers
                                                                                                                                                       defying stunts from his show,                                                                                                        September 23
                                                                                                                                                       Anything is Possible. Australia’s
                                                                                                                                                       most successful magician will                                                                                                        Burcell Taka, Jessie Eilers
                                                                                                                                                       leave Channel 7 Entertainment                                                                                                        and Lee Harding
                                                                                                                                                       Precinct audiences astounded                                                                                                         September 25
                                                                                                                                                       and speechless twice a day!
                                                                                                                                                       Channel 7                                                                                                                            Madi K, Jazmin Varlet
                                                                                                                                                       Entertainment Precinct,                                                                                                              and Siena Fodera
                                                                                                                                                       daily 3pm, 5.30pm                                                                                                                    September 27

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Burcell Taka, Denzel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and Lee Harding
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            September 29

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Main Stage, 2-2.30pm

                                                                                                                                                      CHANNEL 7 ENTERTAINMENT
                                                                                                                                                      PRECINCT MAIN STAGE
 HERALD SUN ARENA                                                                                                                                                                          THE ELTON JOHN                          The all-singing, all-dancing
                                                                                                                   NIGHT TIME                                                              EXPERIENCE                            performance will get you off your

         he all-new Royal Melbourne    as the Governor of Victoria,         imaginable. Come and cheer on                                                                                  Don’t miss out on the                 seats and on to the dance floor.
         Show provides an              the Honourable Linda Dessau,         your favourite competitor!             FIREWORKS brought                                                       internationally acclaimed tribute     Channel 7 Entertainment Precinct,
         outstanding display of some   starts the fireworks to launch the   Daily 1.30pm, 7.30pm                   to you by Brighter                                                      show, The Elton John Experience.      daily 10.30am, 1.30pm
 of Australia’s biggest and most       Show in spectacular fashion.                                                The colourful Royal Melbourne                                              From solo performances to songs    — with a chance to meet your
 celebrated live entertainers. With    September 21, 7.25pm                                                        Show Fireworks Spectacular,                                             with a six-piece band, the virtuoso   PAW Patrol heroes after each
 concert performances to get you                                            TEAM ISUZU D-MAX                       brought to you by Brighter, will                                        piano playing and vocal timbre will   performance
 singing, magic shows to keep you                                           PRESCISION DRIVING                     (weather permitting) light up                                           have you believing the “Rocketman”
 guessing and stunt performances to    FREESTYLE MOTORCROSS                 DEMONSTRATION                          the sky each night of Show.                                             himself is performing at the Show.
 leave you on the edge of your seat,   STUNT SHOW                           Team Isuzu D-Max is Australia’s        Always a crowd favourite, the                                           Channel 7 Entertainment Precinct,     ROYAL MELBOURNE
 the Royal Melbourne Show is your      Experience the thrill and            longest-running and most famous        Fireworks are a great way to                                            daily 12.30pm, 4pm, 6.30pm            SHOW PARADE
 entertainment destination!            excitement of the Showtime FMX       precision-driving team.                end your day at the Show.                                                                                     Watch your favourite characters
    The Show doesn’t end when          Freestyle Motorcross Stunt Team.        Incredible high-speed driving       Nightly about 7.50pm                                                                                          make their way around the
 the sun goes down. Get set               Watch in awe as three extreme     acts and demonstrations will                                                                                   PAW PATROL                            Channel 7 Entertainment Precinct.
 for gravity-defying stunts and        riders orchestrate high-octane,      leave you amazed by the                                                                                        Join Ryder, Chase and Marshall as       This twice-daily spectacle will
 adrenalin-pumping shows!              gravity-defying daredevil stunts     capabilities of the team and                                                                                   they answer Mayor Goodway’s call      include kids’ characters and
                                       and sit in disbelief as the team     its vehicles!                                                                                                  for help to save the Adventure Bay    Melbourne’s best community
 ROYAL MELBOURNE                       performs dramatic tricks and            With two demonstrations each                                                                                Talent Show. Get ready for action     performers. The CWA Public
 SHOW OPENING                          spectacular aerial stunts!           day, expect the drivers to display                                                                             and warm up as Ryder and the          Stand provides the best vantage
 CEREMONY                                 The show features three           their skills in hot laps, high-speed                                                                           Pups take you through all the moves   point for the parade.
 Watch the official opening of         riders challenging each other to     precision and much more!                                                                                       for the Pup, Pup Boogie and make      Channel 7 Entertainment Precinct,
 the Royal Melbourne Show              perform the most awesome stunts      Daily 1.15pm, 7pm                                                                                              this the best rescue mission ever!    daily 12.15pm, 2.30pm

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                                                                                                                                                                                                on’t miss the skill and precision on

                                                                                                                                                                                                display in the Woodchop Pavilion as
                                                                                                                                                                                                Australia’s best axemen and women

                                                                                                                           PAVILION                                                  battle it out for woodchop supremacy.
                                                                                                                                                                                        Woodchop has been a feature of the

                                                                                                                                                                                     Royal Melbourne Show for more than
                                                                                                                                                                                     100 years. Across nine electrifying days of
                                                                                                                                                                                     competition, these athletes go head to head

                                                                                                                                                                                     in a range of events, including sawing,
                                                                                                                                                                                     underhand, standing block and the World
                                                                                                                                                                                     Tree Felling Championship.
                                                                                                                                                                                        Get in early and don’t miss the action
                                                                                                                                                                                     when these talented athletes showcase
                                                                                                                                                                                     their skills with the axe and saw.

              ake a step back in                                                                                                                                                     September 21-29, 11am-5pm
              time, and walk among
              the most gigantic and
      ferocious creatures ever to
      roam the Earth.
                                                                                                                                                                                      WOODCHOP HEATS
         Get up close and stare into                                                                                                                                                  UP THE HERALD
      the teeth of the most infamous                                                                                                                                                  SUN ARENA
      prehistoric animals including
      everyone’s favourite, the                                                                                                                                                        The best woodchoppers from Australia
      Tyrannosaurus Rex.                                                                                                                                                               and around the world provide a spectacle
         Watch them move! Hear                                                                                                                                                         of chopping prowess at the Herald Sun
      them roar! Marvel at the                                                                                                                                                         Area, watch as the world’s best battle for
      story of their 165 million-year                                                                                                                                                  top honours.
      domination of life on Earth.                                                                                                                                                     Woodchop Team Challenge
         Jurassic Creatures is an                                                                                                                                                      September 22-24, 26 & 29, 7.15pm
      interactive walk-through
      exhibition that will captivate                                                                                                                                                   VicForests Australian Tree Felling
      the whole family as they                                                                                                                                                         Championships
      explore the ancient world                                                                                                                                                        September 25, 7.15pm
      of dinosaurs.
      Daily 9.30am-7pm                                                                                                                                                                 World Tree Felling Championships
                                                                                                                                                                                       September 27, 7.15pm

                                                                                                9NEWS PAVILION
                                                                                                         he all-new 9News          the Showgrounds. Visit the 89.9
                                                                                                         Pavilion is the           LightFM website (lightfm.com.
                                                                                                         place to be to meet       au) and enter the code on each
                                                                                                 your favourite Channel 9          banner for your chance to win a
                                                                                                  personalities and step on        range of incredible daily prizes.
                                                                                                   to the set of The Block

 FUTURE PAVILION                                                                                   and 9News. The must-visit
                                                                                                   Entertainment and Shopping
                                                                                                   space features great brands,
                                                                                                                                   WHAT YOU’LL FIND
                                                                                                                                   Lorna Jane
                                                                                                                                   As a global leader in the world

       n the age of robots, gadgets         Wander through the Future Expo                          including Lorna Jane for       of activewear, Lorna Jane offers
       and technology-driven             space and speak with leading                               active and fashionable         Show patrons the chance to buy
       innovation, the Future Pavilion   technology suppliers to learn about                        Showgoers. Be sure to stop     the latest styles in an exciting
 delivers a unique tech and video        the newest trends.                                         by the Roseade Pop-Up Bar      pop-up store.
 gaming experience all under one            Buy the latest products from                           for a refreshing spritzer.
 roof. With three key zones plus         leading start-ups from Australia                            Visit the 89.9 LightFM team   Roseade
 a cafe to take time out, there’s        and around the world at the                             as they broadcast live from the   After shopping, relax with a glass
 something for everyone.                 Future Mall.                                            9News Pavilion. Meet the on-      of rose on tap in the Roseade
    Travel forward in time in               This new and exciting mall-like    89.9 LightFM’s    air announcers and win some       Pop-Up Bar.
 the Future Playground and try           environment promises to have           Lucy and Kel     fabulous giveaways.
 some of the latest games in an          something for everyone to see,                             Keep your eyes open for        Hello Fresh
 interactive all-age entertainment       try and buy.                                            one or more of the 15 Treasure    Fresh, healthy, easy-to-make meals
 and education area.                     Daily 9.30am-7pm                                       Trail banners placed around        delivered to your door weekly.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                               RACV Members, family and
                                                                                                                                                                                                               friends have exclusive access
                                                                                                                                                                                                               to the RACV Members Zone
                                                                                                                                                                                                               upon presentation of their
                                                                                                                                                                                                               membership card. The RACV
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Members Zone is located
                                                                                                                                                                                                               within the new RACV Pavilion
                                                                                                                                                                                                               and will have a cafe and
                                                                                                                                                                                                               activities to keep the kids
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Daily 9.30am-5pm

                                                                                                                                                                                                             MG DISPLAY &
                                                                                                                                                                                                             MELBOURNE PHOENIX
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Come and see all the latest MG
                                                                                                                                                                                                             vehicles at the MG Display and

     CHANNEL 9 IS GIVING                                                                                                                                                                                     access “Show Only” offers. MG is
                                                                                                                                                                                                             also bringing Melbourne Phoenix,
     YOU THE CHANCE                                                                                                                                                                                          Melbourne’s newest NBL team, to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Show. Meet the new players, shoot
     TO MEET ALL YOUR                                                                                                                                                                                        some hoops and be among the first
                                                                                                                                                                                                             to take home some Phoenix gear.
     FAVOURITE NINE STARS                                                                                                                                                                                    Daily 9.30am-7pm


                                                                                                         RACV PAVILION
                                                                                                                                                                                                             YOU WILL FIND
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Better Living Australia
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Greyhound Adoption
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Program Victoria
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Struman Optics
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Moonglow Jewelry

                                                                                                        VICTORIA POLICE                         looks for missing items in the water
                                                                                                        The mobile and static interactive,      and demonstrates the specialist
                                                                                                        cutting-edge and engaging displays      techniques required.
                                                                                                        of the Victoria Police exhibit
                                                                                                        showcase and demonstrate the            Pat and Chat
                                                                                                        capabilities of a modern police         Have a “pat and chat” with horses
                                                                                                        force. This exhibit also gives          and canines from the Victoria Police
                                                                                                        Victoria Police personnel an            Mounted Branch and Dog Squad.

          ake a selfie and hear             The stars of Nine’s hit                                     opportunity to meet the community       Meet the specialist police officers
          behind-the-scenes secrets      program The Block will take           For your chance to win   it proudly serves every day.            who spend their days working with
          from the stars of The Block,   a break from renovating to            a tour of The Block,        Fun activities for youngsters        gifted animals trained to catch
 9News, LEGO Masters, The Voice,         visit the Show. This will be          post a photo or video    include ID fingerprint cards, Junior    criminals and save our lives. Take the
 Australian Ninja Warrior and            your opportunity to have your         on your social media     Detective competition, mini police      opportunity to ask the officers what
 Kids’ WB.                               picture taken with your favourite     tagging @TheBlock,       cars and a chance to dress up as        it’s like to be part of these unique
    Ever wondered what it takes to       Blockheads at Block HQ.               and use the hashtags     a police or forensic officer.           animal squads.
 present the weather each night?            Plus, thanks to the LEGOLAND       #9TheBlock and                                                   Police Demonstration Area &
    This is your chance to record        Discovery Centre, the Oslo Hotel      #RoyalMelbShow           Meet and Greet                          RACV Pavilion, daily 9.30am-7pm
 your own weather report from the        will come to life — in LEGO form.                              You can meet a wide range of
 9News set and share it via social       A must for all Block fans, who will                            police and specialist officers;
 media. Once you’ve perfected            be able to view it up close and                                including Highway Patrol TV stars,      Vehicle Display
 reading the weather forecast, take      add their own finishing touches.                               Water Police, forensic officers,        See inside a Critical Incident
 a seat at the 9News desk to see            Nine’s daily meet-and-greet                                 police recruits and officers from the   Response car, check out Water
 how it feels to be in the spotlight.    schedule can be viewed at                                      Critical Incident Response Team.        Police vessels and view the type of
    You might even have the              royalshow.com.au                                                                                       equipment Crime Scene Services
 chance to pick up tips from the                                                                        Police Dive Tank                        vans carry on board and how they
 best news team in the business          Don’t miss all the action                                      View the amazing skills on show         help solve crimes.
 — Peter Hitchener, Tony Jones and       at the 9News Pavilion,                                         in the police dive tank! Watch as       Victoria Police vehicle display,
 Livinia Nixon.                          daily 9.30am-7pm                                               a Search and Rescue police officer      outside the RACV Pavilion

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