Grand Parade, Opening, Showgirl

Don’t miss the Grand Parade and Official Upper Hunter Show Opening at 2.00pm on Saturday.

The 2019 Upper Hunter Mangoola Coal Showgirl will be presented in the Opening Ceremony.

Thank you to the Showgirl sponsors:
Mangoola Coal
Muswellbrook RSL
Hunter Valley News, Pukara Estate, Colourworks For Hair, Chocolate & Moss Florist, Berry and French, Vivid Imagination.

Along with the Grand Parade/Opening Ceremony at 2.00pm there will be plenty of entertainment and displays in and around the main show ring on Saturday March 16, including:

  • Showjumping from 8.00am – sponsored by Mangoola Coal, Vivid Imagination, Invermein, Edward Higgins Parkinson, Collard Family, Jordan Farms
  • Horse Ring Events from 8.00am – sponsored by Mullane Construction & Prophase, Muswellbrook Race Club
  • Stud Beef Cattle Competition from 8.00am – sponsored by Malabar Coal (Spur Hill), Woolworths Muswellbrook, Denman Daptkos
  • Sheep shearing 10.00am-4.00pm
  • Working Dog Demonstration
  • Display of School and Open Handcraft 9.00am-9.00pm
  • Hunter Valley Zoo 10.00am-6.00pm – Animal/ Reptile Display – sponsored by Happy Tooth
  • Sparkles the Clown 10.00am-4.00pm
  • Vintage Machinery Display 10.00-4.00pm sponsored by Coates Hire
  • Teen Showgirl at 11.30am – sponsored by Muswellbrook RSL
  • Wood Chop at 1.00pm – sponsored by Bengalla
  • Tent Pegging at 3.00pm and 7.00pm – sponsored by Regional Australia Bank
  • Polo Crosse – Final State of Origin at 3.30pm – sponsored by Mangoola Coal
  • Young Farmers Challenge – sponsored by MacCallum Inglis
  • SHOWTIME FMX Motor Cross – Meet The Team opportunities – sponsored by Bengalla
  • Tug of War at 5.00pm – NEW EVENT sponsored by Wild Plant Hire
  • Whip Cracking/Clinic at 5.00pm – NEW EVENT sponsored by NAB
  • Wife Carrying Competition at 6.30pm sponsored by Power FM
  • Live Music – The Lineburners (Country Rock Band) at 7.00pm / 10.00pm
  • Tray Demolition Derby – sponsored by Upper Hunter Tilt
  • Grand Finale Fireworks – sponsored by Bengalla

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TWO DAY PASS (Friday and Saturday)

  • Family Pass $50 (2 adults, up to 3 children)
  • Adult $25


  • Family Pass $30 (2 adults, up to 3 children)
  • Adult $15
  • Child (up to 14yrs) $5
  • Pensioner $5
  • Vehicle (all) $5

Free gate entry to Horse Show Sunday