Attractions at St Ives Show

Food + Entertainment

Hamburger at a food truck

Food Court

Saturday – Sunday

Delicious food and drink to satisfy the hungriest hordes in our new look dining area. Local and international cuisine, cold drinks and piping hot coffee.

Rock and roll band dressed in retro clothes, performing on stage


Saturday Evening

Relax to local rock ‘n’ roll band Petchan as they cover your favourites from the 60’s to today.

Axe embedded in a log



Watch the chips fly in this classic Show action! Cheer on your favourites and be amazed at the skill on show from Metropolitan Axemens Association.

Ride on lawn mowers from Mower Mania racing on bright green grass on a sunny day

Ride on Mower Racing

Saturday – Sunday

High speed racing action from Mower Mania. These folks go FAST!

Dinosaur show set up in a tent with model dinosaurs

Dinosaur Show

Saturday – Sunday

Get up close with some awesome dinosaurs from Just Dream Productions – watch out, they might bite!

A male illusionist throwing cards in the air and holding a board saying "ILLUSION"


Saturday – Sunday

Check out some mind bending illusions with an awesome street magician.

A huge bubble with rainbow colours being formed with a large bubble wand being held by a woman, outdoors with greenery in the background

Bubble Artist

Saturday – Sunday

Watch out, giant bubbles will be about at the Show – always a favourite with the little ones.

Rides + Amusements

Happy children on a merry go round

Carnival Rides

Saturday – Sunday

New rides and old favourites like the toddler train, bouncy castles, mega slide and more.

Children in front of laughing clowns fairground game

Sideshow Alley

Saturday – Sunday

Try your hand at the Laughing Clowns, fishing for numbers or other family friendly sideshow games.

Pony face

Pony Rides

Saturday – Sunday

Pony rides are always popular with the little ones. Come and say “neigh” with Hawkesbury Pony Express.


Goat looking around a corner signifying a petting zoo at St Ives Show

Petting Zoo

Saturday – Sunday

Friendly goats and other farmyard animals are all ready to pose and have a cuddle with the kids!

Green snake to suggest a reptile display

Reptile Display

Saturday – Sunday

Get a snake selfie with Blue Mountains Reptile Awareness. Snake expert Neville Burns will be on hand to show off some of our amazing reptiles.

Beautiful brown horse and rider competing at an event with greenery and a white fence in the background

St Ives Horse Show


The premier equestrian event returns for our 100 year anniversary.

Arts, Crafts and Trades

Photography competition poster

Photography Competition

Saturday – Sunday

Enter our Photography Competition and have your photo displayed alongside other local artists.

Crocheted blanket with ball of blue yarn sitting on top of it

Craft and Cooking Competitions

Saturday – Sunday

Enter our Craft and Cooking Competitions! Show everyone your favourite creations.

Leathercraft and cow hides for sale at a fair

Art and Craft Market

Saturday – Sunday

A huge range of local handicrafts and foods. Natural bees wax, art, pottery, clothing, leatherwork and much more.


Fire signifying RFS NSW


Saturday – Sunday

See a fire truck up close and get fire safety information with the NSW Rural Fire Service. Show your support for these amazing volunteers.

SES truck parked


Saturday – Sunday

Meet some local NSW State Emergency Service volunteers and learn how to prepare for natural disasters.

“2010 Toyota LandCruiser HZJ78 rescue truck – NSW SES” by sv1ambo is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Marine Rescue NSW

Saturday – Sunday

Learn how Marine Rescue NSW keeps the boating community safe on our beautiful waters.

“Marine Rescue NSW” by FotoSleuth is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Young school girl with a red uniform playing a brass instrument

School Bands

Saturday – Sunday

Great music provided by local school bands. Come and support the kids!

First aid cross symbol

First Aid

Saturday – Sunday

First aid at the show is provided by Complete Response Solutions.