Upper Hunter Show

Entertainment Line Up

The 2018 Bengalla Upper Hunter Show will be packed with exciting rides and sideshow alley action for the entire family. Horse ring events, Polocrosse, Showtime FMX, Live Music, Fireworks, Bulls Broncs and Barrels, Tug-o-War, Showgirl, Young Farmer Challenge, Wife Carrying Competition, Tentpegging, Whip Cracking, Demolition Derby to name a few....

128th Upper Hunter Show

The Upper Hunter Regional Show has over 6,000 patrons who visit our show and over 1,500 competitors each year. The Upper Hunter Show is conducting its 128th show on the 16th and 17th March 2018. This is the largest event held in our local area. The demographic base represents the towns of Muswellbrook, Denman, Aberdeen, Scone and Murrurundi with competitors and exhibitors being drawn from state wide. The main Show will again be conducted over two days, with the Horse show extending over three days including Sunday 18th March. Although commencing on Friday, the Show will be officially opened on Saturday by a local dignitary, along with the crowning of our own 2018 Showgirl following the Grand Parade. The General Pavilion will display a host of Arts, Crafts, Photography, Produce and Cookery. Premier Horse events will include District Hack, Riding Events, Breed Classes, Australian Stock Horse Classes, and Open Hack along with the Heavy Horses, Australian Saddle Ponies, Miniature Horse and Harness Classes. The Showjumping will be highlighted by the Grand Prix Event and the State of Origin Polocrosse held over both days (three games) will provide many thrills. Beef Cattle will encompass the School Beef Cattle judging day on Friday and the Beef Breed Classes on the Saturday. Poultry classes are also judged in the purpose built Poultry Pavilion. The 10ha area of our Showground will be packed with displays and entertainment to educate and entertain patrons from all backgrounds. On Friday night we will have the thrills and spills of the Triple B Bulls, Broncs and Barrels. Saturday will again have the Tug-o-War, Wife Carrying and our Young Farmers Challenge - the winner will have the opportunity to represent our region at Sydney’s Royal Easter Show. On Saturday evening enjoy all the action of the Demolition Derby and the grand finale fireworks. Major entertainment booked for this year includes the “SHOWTIME FMX, International Freestyle motorcross team. We advertise extensively across the media for 2 months preceding the event which guarantees sponsors excellent coverage and value for their sponsorship dollar. If you would like to become an event sponsor please click through for further information on our Sponsorship Packages.