Agricultural and Rural Field Days Calendar 2018

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Look up details on all agricultural and rural field days and trade fairs held in Australia and across the globe in 2018 right here.

The Henty Machinery Field Days gates 2017
Henty Machinery Field Days 2017

Agricultural trade fairs and field days are held right across the world displaying the latest technology and most ground-breaking products the industry has to offer. 

In Australia, there is at least one big farm show held in each state every year, as well as smaller shows scattered across the country, so there is bound to be one near you.

Those feeling adventurous and wish to be one step ahead of their peers should visit world-leading trade fairs held overseas where brand new machines make their world debut.

Find out where to go and when by browsing the comprehensive list below of agricultural and rural events being held in Australia and the world in 2018.

Don't forget to check back often as the list will be updated with the latest information as it comes through.

 

REGION

New South Wales

Queensland

Victoria

South Australia

Western Australia

Tasmania

Australian Capital Territory

Overseas

 

NEW SOUTH WALES

 

SYDNEY ROYAL EASTER SHOW 2018 - SYDNEY

When: Friday 23 March to Tuesday 3 April 2018
Where: 1 Showground Rd, Sydney Olympic Park, NSW
Times: 9.00am-late
Tickets: Adult $42.50, child $26.50, concession $32.50 (gate prices)
More information: Sydney Royal Easter Show 2018

 

DIESEL, DIRT & TURF EXPO 2018 - SYDNEY

Held annually in Penrith; Diesel, Dirt & Turf Expo is a family-friendly event designed to boost the Western Sydney construction boom - showcasing the the biggest range of earthmoving machinery dealers, earthmoving attachments, trucks, bikes, utilities, mowing equipment and much much more.

When: Friday 13 to Sunday 15 April 2018
Location & ticket information:
 Diesel, Dirt & Turf Expo

 

TOCAL FIELD DAYS - TOCAL

Highly regarded for its educational aspect, Tocal combines a genuine rural experience with commerce, entertainment, fashion, regional food and wine, and craft. Served with the renowned Tocal country hospitality.

When: Friday 4 to Sunday 6 May 2018
Location & ticket information: Tocal Field Days

 

RIVERINA FIELD DAYS - GRIFFITH

Riverina Field days is held at the Griffith Showgrounds each May, Riverina Field days attracts close to 15,000 people each year and showcases the best agricultural machinery and products from the region.

When: Friday 11 to Saturday 12 May 2018
Location & ticket information: Riverina Field Days

 

PRIMEX FIELD DAYS - CASINO

Primex has evolved from a localized event with around 40 companies and a few thousand visitors, to one of the country’s leading primary industries expos. It now boasts in excess of 300 exhibitors, 1000 different companies and more than 25,000 visitors across its three days.

When: Thursday 14 to Saturday 16 June 2018
Location & ticket information: Primex Field Days

 

MUDGEE SMALL FARM FIELD DAYS - MUDGEE

The Mudgee Small Farm Field Days has been running for 40 years and attracts approximately 20,000 people per year.

2018 represents the 41st Mudgee Small Farm Field Days, making it very much part of the central-west NSW fabric.

When: Friday 13 to Saturday 14 July 2018
Location & ticket information: Mudgee Small Farm Field Days

 

AGQUIP FIELD DAYS 2018 - GUNNEDAH

Arguably one of the biggest field days on the Australian calendar, Agquip has been supporting the agriculture world from its permanent, purpose-built site just outside of Gunnedah, NSW since 1973.

Attracting more than 100,000 visitors each year and showcasing over 3,000 products, AgQuip is certainly not one to miss.

When: Tuesday 21 to Thursday 23 August 2018
Location & ticket information: Agquip Field Days 2018

 

BERRY SMALL FARM FIELD DAYS 2018 - BERRY

Held at one of the most attractive showgrounds in NSW, the Berry Small Farm Field Days is one of the cutest field days on the Australian calendar.

With equipment and machinery displays, demonstrations and farm animals galore, the Berry Small Farm Field Days is an event for everyone!

Location & ticket information: Berry Small Farm Field Days 

 

HENTY MACHINERY FIELD DAYS 2018 - HENTY

Located in the heart of southern NSW, Henty attracts the best of the best when it comes to farm machinery, agribusiness and rural living.

More than 60,000 people flock to Henty Machinery Field Days each year and for good reason - book this one in your calendar. 

When: Tuesday 18 to Thursday 20 September 2018
Location & ticket information: Henty Machinery Field Days 2018

 

MURRUMBATEMAN FIELD DAYS - MURRUMBATEMAN

The Australian National Field Days (ANFD) is the oldest annual agricultural exhibition in the country.

Established in 1952, the ANFD offer visitors a unique insight into the future of agriculture with the commitment to Advancing Australian Agriculture.

Location & ticket information: Murrumbateman Field Days

 

AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL FIELD DAYS 2018 - ORANGE

When: Thursday 25 to Saturday 27 October 2018
Where: 563 Borenore Rd, Borenore, NSW (15km west of Orange)
Times: 8.30am-5pm daily
Tickets: TBA
More information: Australian National Field Days 2018

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QUEENSLAND

 

FARM FANTASTIC EXPO - CABOOLTURE

When: Friday 2 to Sunday 4 March 2018
Where: Caboolture Showgrounds, QLD
Times: 9am to 4pm daily
Tickets: Adults $10; seniors $8; children under 16 free w/adult
More information: Farm Fantastic Expo

 

AGROTREND 2018 - BUNDABERG

Agrotrend is a great way for local businesses to promote products and services to a dedicated agricultural and horticultural audience from the Wide Bay Burnett and Bundaberg regions. This event has grown to include a lifestyle component such as caravans, camper trailers, camping, craft stalls and entertainment for the whole family.

When: Friday 27 to Saturday 28 April 2018
Location & ticket information: Agrotrend

 

NORTH QUEENSLAND FIELD DAYS - STUART

The North Queensland Field Days has been drawing thousands through the gates of the Stuart Correctional Farm Reserve in Townsville For over 50 years.

When: Wednesday 9 to Thursday 10 May 2018
Location & ticket information: North Queensland Field Days

 

CRT FARMFEST - TOOWOOMBA

CRT Farmfest is QLD's premier field days, showcasing more than 2,000 companies and attracting over 60,000 visitors across the country.

With a cheap $5 dollar entry for adults and free entry for kids under 12, Farmfest is an event for everyone!

When: Tuesday 5 to Thursday 17 June 2018

Location & ticket information: CRT FarmFest

 

AG-GROW FIELD DAYS - EMERALD

Ag-Grow dates back to 1989, servicing central Queensland with some of the best the agriculutre and mining sectors.

Attracting over 1500 companies and crowds in excess of 28,000 visitors Ag-Grow is more than a field day – it is a complete marketing package.

WhenThursday 28 to Saturday 30 June 2018

Location & ticket information: Ag-Grow Field Days

 

ROYAL QUEENSLAND SHOW 2018 - BRISBANE

Queensland's largest annual event and for good reason, the Ekka showcases the best of the sunshine state.

Held over ten days and bringing visitors from across the nation, the Ekka has been connecting the country and city together since 1876.

When: Friday 10 to Sunday 19 August 2018
Location & ticket information: Royal Queensland Show 2018

 

WORLD OF DRONES CONGRESS - BRISBANE

When: Wednesday 8 to Saturday 11 August 2018
Where: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane QLD
Times: TBA
Tickets: Early Bird full registration $1,045; Standard registration $1,245
More information: World of Drones Congress 2018

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VICTORIA

 

SUNGOLD FIELD DAYS 2018 - WARRNAMBOOL

One of Victoria's premier agricultural events and running for over 37 years, Sungold Field Days showcases a vast range of agricultural machinery, dairy innovations and entertainment for families.

When: Wednesday 7 to Friday 9 February 2018
Location & ticket information: Sungold Field Days

 

SEYMOUR ALTERNATIVE FARMING EXPO 2018 - SEYMOUR

The Seymour Alternative Farming Expo specialises in the latest technology, innovation and trends in small holdings farming, rural lifestle products & services and animal husbandry. Over 500 exhibitors are on display each year, attracting thousands of visitors from across the country.

When: Friday 16 to Sunday 18 February 2018
Location & ticket information: Seymour Alternative Farming Expo

 

WIMMERA MACHINERY FIELD DAYS 2018 - LONGERENONG

Wimmera Machinery Field Days in hosted at the purpose-built Wimmera Events Centre at Longerenong near Horsham in Western Victoria and has grown into one of Australia's largest agricultural & agribusiness trade shows.

When: Tuesday 6 to Thursday 8 March 2018
Location & ticket information: Wimmera Machinery Field Days

 

FARM WORLD 2018 - WARRAGUL

Farm World is widely regarded as one of Victoria’s premier regional agricultural events, attracting more than 55,000 visitors and over 800 exhibitors over four days. The event offers a strong focus on the latest technology, equipment and information and provides an ideal opportunity to get up close and chat with the experts.

When: Thursday 12 to Sunday 15 April 2018
Location & ticket information: Farm World

 

EAST GIPPSLAND FIELD DAYS 2018 - BAIRNSDALE

An iconic event on the East Gippsland calendar, this Bairnsdale-based field day has proudly been run by the Lindenow Lions Club since its inception in 1986. With over 350 exhibitor spaces and numerous quality promotions at the Field Days, East Gippsland is definitely not one to miss.

When: Friday 27 and Saturday 28 April 2018
Location & ticket information: East Gippsland Field Days

 

MILDURA FIELD DAYS - MILDURA

Mildua Field Days are two full days of the best that the region has to offer as well as the latest in agricultural machinery and innovation.

Agriculturally focused exhibitors are joined by new exhibitors forming a wide range of appeal including local food & wine, health & beauty and more. Kids activities including the Children's Field Walk, jumping castle, a large play area & face painting ensure this is one for the whole family to enjoy.

When: Friday 18 to Saturday 19 May 2018
Location & ticket information: Mildura Field Days

 

AUSTRALIAN SHEEP & WOOL SHOW 2018 - BENDIGO

The Australian Sheep and Wool show is your one stop shop for all things sheep.

More than 2,700 sheep and 30,000 people assemble in Bendigo for three days in July for largest show of its type in the world.

When: Friday 20 to Sunday 22 July 2018
Location & ticket information: Australian Sheep and Wool show 2018

 

MALLEE MACHINERY FIELD DAYS 2018 - SPEED

One of the Mallee regions biggest events, the Mallee Machiney Field Days showcases the best broadacre machinery on the market.

The Mallee Machinery Field day is agreat fundraiser for the Speed Lions Club and many other local organisations.

When: Wednesday 1 and Thursday 2 August 2018
Location & ticket information: Mallee Machinery Field Days 2018

 

SHEEPVENTION 2018 - HAMILTON

Sheepvention sees more than 25,000 visitors each year making it one of Western Victoria's most success agricultural field days.

Held on the first Monday and Tuesday of August, Sheepvention displays up to 1000 sheep as well as some of the finest food, entertainment and competitions on offer.

When: Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 August 2018
More information: Sheepvention

 

SOUTH GIPPSLAND DAIRY EXPO 2018 - KORUMBURRA

When: TBA
Where: Korumburra Showgrounds, Sanders Street, Korumburra, Vic
Times: TBA
Tickets: TBA
More information: South Gippsland Dairy Expo

 

ROYAL MELBOURNE SHOW 2018 - MELBOURNE

When: Saturday 22 September to Tuesday 2 October 2018
Where: Melbourne Showgrounds, Epsom Rd, Ascot Vale VIC
Times: TBA
Tickets: TBA
More information: Royal Melbourne Show

 

ELMORE FIELD DAYS 2018 - ELMORE

When: Tuesday 2 to Thursday 4 October 2018
Where: 48 Rosaia Rd, Elmore Vic
Times: 8.30am-5pm daily
Tickets: Adult $20, child $10, under 12 free
More information: Elmore Field Days 2018

 

WANDIN SILVAN FIELD DAYS 2018 - WANDIN EAST

When: Friday 12 and Saturday 13 October 2018
Where: Wandin East recreation reserve, Cnr Monbulk - Seville Road & Old Baker Road, Vic
Times: TBA
Tickets: TBA
More information: Wandin Silvan Field Days 2018

 

ROYAL GEELONG SHOW 2018 - GEELONG

When: Thursday 18 October to Tuesday 21 Sunday 2018
Where: Geelong Showgrounds, 79 Breakwater Road Geelong, Vic
Times: TBA
Tickets: Adults $20, Concession $17, Children 8-15 $13, under 7 free
More information: Royal Geelong Show 2018

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SOUTH AUSTRALIA

 

SOUTH EAST FIELD DAYS 2018 - LUCINDALE

When: Friday 16 and Saturday 17 March 2018
Where: Yakka Park, Lucindale, SA
Times: Gates open 8am
Tickets: Adults TBA; Children & Students free
More information: South East Field Days 2018

 

KAROONDA FARM FAIR - MURRAY BRIDGE EAST

The Karoonda Farm Fair is an annual 2-day event showcasing local, state and interstate farming and general interest products, services and events. With over 300 exhibitors each year, and crowds of around 7 – 10,000 over the two days, Karoonda Farm Fair caters for everyone.

When: Friday 6 to Saturday 7 April 2018
Location & ticket information: Karoonda Farm Fair

 

KAPUNDA FARM FAIR - KAPUNDA

When: Friday 13 to Saturday 14 April 2018
Where: Kapunda, SA
Times: 9am to 5pm daily
Tickets: TBA
More information: Kapunda Farm Fair

 

ROYAL ADELAIDE SHOW - WAYVILLE

When: Friday 31 August to Sunday 9 September 2018
Where: Wayville, SA
Times: TBA
Tickets: TBA
More information: Royal Adelaide Show

 

RIVERLAND FIELD DAYS - BARMERA

Held over a two day period, the Riverland Field Days are a staple to the region.

With over 350 exhibitors and approximately 30 caterers, there is something for the whole family. The field days include the latest in agricultural machinery, equipment and services, demonstrations, information sessions, activities, entertainment, tastings, trade exhibits and much more.

More information: Riverland Field Days

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WESTERN AUSTRALIA

 

GRDC GRAINS RESEARCH UPDATE - PERTH

When: Monday 26 to Tuesday 27th February 2018
Where: Crown Towers, Perth, WA
Times: 8.45am-7.30pm Monday; 7.30am-4.30pm Tuesday
Tickets: Various from $200-$500
More information: GRDC Grains Research Update

 

WAGIN WOOLORAMA 2018

When: Friday 9 to Saturday 10 March 2018
Where: Wagin Sports Grounds, 15 Ballagin St, Wagin
Times: 9am-9pm Fri (includes night show); 9am-5pm Sat (followed by Rodeo Spectacular)
Tickets: Adults $20; age pensioners $10; school students $5; family $40
More information: Wagin Woolorama 2018

 

MINGENEW LIONS MIDWEST EXPO - MINGENEW

When: Wednesday 15 to Thursday 16 August 2018
Where: Mingenew, WA
Times: TBA
Tickets: TBA
More information: Mingenew Lions Midwest Expo

 

DOWERIN FIELD DAYS - DOWERIN

Dowerin Field Day is the largest field day in Western Australia.

Its committee has built a strong reputation over its 53 year history, hence why it sees more than 25,000 visitors each year.

When: Wednesday 29 to Thursday 30 August 2018
Location & ticket information: Dowerin Field Days

 

NEWDEGATE MACHINERY FIELD DAYS - NEWDEGATE

When: Wednesday 5 to Thursday 6 September 2018
Where: Newdegate, WA
Times: 8am to 5pm daily
Tickets: Adult $25; concession $10; children under 16 years free
More information: Newdegate Machinery Field Days

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TASMANIA

 

AGFEST 2018 - CARRICK

Agfest is a multi-award winning event and offers an excellent opportunity for your business to showcase its products to thousands of people.

Operating for 35 years, Agfest is a Tasmanian success story that injects millions of dollars into the local economy annually. Agfest today is recognised throughout Australia and is recognised in the top 3 field day events.

When: Thursday 3 to Saturday 5 May 2018
Location & ticket information: Agfest 2018

 

ROYAL LAUNCESTON SHOW - INVERESK

When: Thursday 11 to Saturday 13 October 2018
Where: Inveresk, TAS
Times: TBA
Tickets: TBA
More information: Royal Launceston Show

 

FLINDERS ISLAND SHOW - WHITEMARK

When: Friday 19 October 2018
Where: Palana Road, Whitemark, TAS
Times: TBA
Tickets: TBA
More information: Flinders Island Show

 

ROYAL HOBART SHOW - GLENORCHY

When: Thursday 25 October 2018
Where: Glenorchy, TAS
Times: TBA
Tickets: TBA
More information: Royal Hobart Show

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AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

 

ABARES OUTLOOK 2018 - CANBERRA

When: Tuesday 6 to Wednesday 7 March 2018
Where: National Convention Centre, Canberra, ACT
Times: 9am-5.30pm Tuesday; 9am-4pm Wednesday
Tickets: Various prices from $750 to $1400 — see link for details
More information: ABARES Outlook 2018

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OVERSEAS

 

FIERARGRICOLA - VERONA, ITALY

When: Wedneday 31 January to Saturday 3 February 2018
Where: Verona, Italy
Times: 9am to 6pm daily
Tickets: Adults €20 (approx. AUD 31); Adult day pass €33 (approx. AUD 51)
More information: Fierargricola

 

WORLD AG EXPO 2018 - CALIFORNIA, USA

When: Tuesday 13 to Thursday 15 February 2018
Where: International Agri-Center, 4500 South Laspina St, Tulare, California, US
Times: 9am-5pm Tues/Wed; 9am-4pm Thurs
Tickets: $15 at the gate; children 6 and under free
More information: World Ag Expo 2018

 

FIMA INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY FAIR - ZARAGOZA, SPAIN

When: Tuesday 20 February to Saturday 24 February 2018
Where: Zaragoza, Spain
Times: 10am-7pm Tue-Fri; 10am-5pm Sat
Tickets: TBA
More information: FIMA International Agricultural Machinery Fair

 

PARIS INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL SHOW - PARIS, FRANCE

When: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 4 March 2018
Where: Paris, France
Times: 9am to 7pm daily
Tickets: Adult €14 (approx. AUD 22); children €7 (approx. AUD 11)
More information: Paris International Agricultural Show

 

AGRITECHNICA ASIA - BANGKOK, THAILAND

Agritechnica Asia the world’s largest trade fair for agricultural machinery and equipment.

This will be the second edition of Agritechnica Asia and will be held from 22-24 August 2018 at BITEC, Bangkok, Thailand, in conjunction with Horti Asia.

When: Wednesday 22 to Friday 24 August 2018
Location & ticket information: Agritechnica Asia

 

EIMA INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL AND GARDENING MACHINERY EXHIBITION - BOLOGNA, ITALY

When: Wednesday 7 to Sunday 11 November 2018
Where: Bologna, Italy
Times: 9am to 6.30pm daily
Tickets: €15 (approx. AUD $23)
More information: EIMA International Agricultural And Gardening Machinery Exhibition

 

EUROTIER - HANOVER, GERMANY

When: Tuesday 13 to Friday 16 November 2018
Where: Hanover Showgrounds, Germany
Times: 9am to 6pm daily
Tickets: €27 (approx. AUD 42), students/pensioners -€14 (approx. AUD 22)
More information: EuroTier

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