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MAIN SHOW RING

The Stanthorpe Showgrounds main show ring sits pride of place in the centre of the showgrounds. Bordered on the eastern side by High St, the main road into the town of Stanthorpe, events happening in the ring capture the attention of everyone coming into Stanthorpe. Spanning approx. 120m in diameter, the Stanthorpe Showgrounds main show ring can handle most events requiring a large outdoor space, supported by parking, amenities, catering and bars. Common questions about the Stanthorpe Showgrounds main show ring are answered below. 

What are the dimensions and capacity of the Stanthorpe Showgrounds main show ring?


The Stanthorpe Showgrounds main show ring measures approx. 120m in diameter = 12,000 square metres.

The non-COVID capacity of the main show ring is:

  • approx. 4,000 people sitting
  • approx. 8,000 people standing.
The COVID capacity of the main show ring is:
  • approx. 2,000 people sitting
  • approx. 4,000 people standing.




What are the features of the Stanthorpe Showgrounds main show ring?


The features of the Stanthorpe Showgrounds main show ring are as follows:

  • 100m diameter

  • grassy surface

  • power available at strategic points around the ring

  • water available at strategic points around the ring

  • 3 double gate entry points into the ring

  • can handle large vehicles

  • fully fenced with 1.2m fence surround

  • attract impulse patrons from High St entry into town




What can the Stanthorpe Showgrounds main show ring be used for?


The Stanthorpe Showgrounds main show ring can be used for the following:

  • outdoor concerts

  • festivals

  • markets

  • displays

  • car rallys

  • caravan rallys

  • sporting rallys

  • equestrian competitions requiring a grassy surface




What are the hire fees?


Please refer to the Stanthorpe Showgrounds facility hire fee schedule.




How do I apply to hire the Stanthorpe Showgrounds main show ring?


To book the Stanthorpe Showgrounds main show ring, please complete the event application form and submit to events@stanagsociety.com.au.





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