Western Australia

Each year in late November more than 20,000 visitors attend the Wanneroo Agricultural Show. The Show has all of the fun, activities and exhibitions that have made it famous for more than 100 years.

Each year the activities include events and activities, such as horse riding displays, an animal farm, fairground rides, competitions, entertainers, exhibitions, side shows, races, displays, food, showbags and many other activities and events to enjoy and in which to participate.

The fireworks display held on both Friday and Saturday evenings are always a major highlight of the show. With the fireworks displays getting bigger and more spectacular each year. Head on down to the Wanneroo Showgrounds located on the corner of Wanneroo Road and Ariti Avenue, Wanneroo and enjoy all the fun of the show.

Features of the Show include

Wanneroo Show Idol
The search is on again for the Wanneroo Show Idol (Senior and Junior). Visit the Wanneroo Show website to learn more.

Fun for children, including an animal farm, fairground rides, exhibitions of local children's artwork, crafts and photography held in the Margaret Cockman pavilion.

Hobby Arts and Crafts, including Art, China Painting, Hobby Ceramics, Scrapbooking,Woodwork and lots more.

Horticulture, including displays of Roses, Carnations, Gerberas, Petunias, Delphiniums, Native Flowers and much more.

Cooking. The cooking exhibition is an old favourite of the show, and has been held each year that the show has run since 1909. Prizes and Trophies are awarded in each of the cooking sections. Classes in the exhibition include, Cake Decorating, Decorated Wedding Cake, Christmas Cake and Cup Cakes, plus more.

Photography. The photography display is open during the show and consists of a range of photography classes including, Black and White Study of Water, Portraits, Children, Animals, plus an open class. Colour entries include Landscape Study of Water, Rural Working Scenes, Individual Flower Study, Night Scenes, Child at play, photographs of the Wanneroo District and more.

Vegetables. Wanneroo Agricultural Show has a proud history of exhibiting top class local produce, which dates back to the the first Wanneroo Show held in 1909. Individual vegetable exhibition classes include, Tomatoes, Beans and Beetroot, Carrots, Parsnips, Onions, Potatoes and many other vegetable classes.

Other exhibitions at the show include, Needlework, Jams, Pickles, Sauces and Preservatives, Poultry, Championship Dog Show, plus other exhibitions. Come along to the show on Friday evening and all day on the last Saturday in November to view them all.

For more information about the Wanneroo Show, including contact details for exhibitors and the Wanneroo Show Idol, visit the website at

Wanneroo Show video. Wanneroo Agricultural Society Inc. Courtesy of YouTube.

Wanneroo Agricultural Society President Mike Aspinall, with members of the 2012 Wanneroo Show organising committee.