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26 May – 4 June 2017

Welcome to the Royal Show!

The Royal Show is Africa’s largest mixed agricultural show, and also boasts an extensive entertainment programme and a broad mix of public-interest exhibits.

Exhibitors – Download the Application for the 2017 Royal Show here

Royal Show 2017 Dates
Show Details

Dates & Times of Show

Opening Time

09h00 daily

Closing Times
Friday, 26 May – 18h00
Saturday, 27 May – 19h30
Sunday 28 May to Friday, 2 June – 18h00
Saturday, 3 June – 19h30
Sunday, 4 June – 18h00



Public parking (controlled by Voortrekker High School) is available:

  1. in the grounds of the Voortrekker High School off Howick Road beyond the Members’ parking area every day of the show,
  2. on Wednesday, 1 and Thursday, 2 June for buses only at Townhill Hospital; access off Hyslop Road.

Car Watch will be in attendance.

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The programme for the 2017 Royal Show is still to be finalised. View 2016’s programme here



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