Plenty of family entertainment

 Not just horses and cattle: The children’s circus skills drop zone with amazing aerial shows will delight audiences at the Kiama Show.
Not just horses and cattle: The children’s circus skills drop zone with amazing aerial shows will delight audiences at the Kiama Show.

For children’s entertainment at the Kiama Show, find the children’s circus skills drop zone with amazing aerial shows, sponsored by BlueScope Steel/WIN Network Community Partners & Ann Sudmalis plus the ever-popular Matilda’s Farmyard with cute and cuddly farm animals sponsored by Kiama Independent.

The Westrac Rodeo is a highlight: This will be held from 8pm on the Friday, January 25.

The Westrac Rodeo is a highlight: This will be held from 8pm on the Friday, January 25.

For the reptile lovers, there’s a live reptile display sponsored by Kiama Health Destination Pharmacy, Red Rooster, Southern Farmworx, Kiama & District Business Chamber.

Dane, a magician and balloonist, will keep his audience enthralled and is sponsored by Jamberoo Pub, Kiama Golf Club, Kiama Inn Hotel and Kiama Mower.

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Also see what children can do whether they are involved in the wood chop, gumboot throwing, billy cart derby and the creative competitions.

The Kiama Show once again ran competitions whereby children submitted their entries in any of their Junior Pavilion classes including art, cooking, photography, sewing, lego and many more including the hotly contested vegetable person and animal sculpture.

But that’s not the end of it, as kids can still get involved on both show days!

There are classes for those aged under 16, under 12 and eight year olds plus new this year is a class for those not yet attending school - Mum and Dad might have to help on this one.

Cost of entry to the show

Adults: $15 each day, Junior: $5 each day (six to 16 years), Family: $35 each day (two adults and two children aged five to 15 years old), Concession: $10 each day.

Become a member

Become a member of the Kiama Show Society and receive a free two-day show pass, free entry to Pavilion competitions and discounts to all of their events throughout the year.

Be part of the 170 plus years of history that has made the Kiama Show what it is today.

“Our members become a part of our traditions - becoming a member ensures that all generations can join in the fun of entering and competing in the Pavilion for free,” a spokesperson said.

“Family and junior memberships are also available - click for details on the Kiama Show website.”

Of course thanks to the committee and volunteers of the Kiama Show and the Agricultural Societies Council of NSW, the country show movement that makes it all possible.

Located at Kiama Showground,1 Bong Bong St, Kiama, there is parking near the grounds plus street parking.

Phone 4233 1597 during office hours, see kiamashow.com.au or visit facebook.com/www.kiamashow.com.au.

Note there may be unforeseen changes to the program due to circumstances beyond their control.

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