Show Info

Gate Access & Opening Hours

For most show-goers, you’ll find that Gate 1 (the corner of Graylands and Shenton Rd – near the Dog Pavilion), Gate 5 (Graylands Rd – near Sideshow Alley) and Gate 10 (Ashton Ave – near the Dairy Pavilion) will be open to get you where you want to be. Alternatively, there’s a designated Train Station Gate for public transport show-goers that sits in front of the Showground Train Station for ease of access.

The Perth Royal Show is open from 10am to 9pm every day. Sideshow Alley and Taste WA stay open until late.

Ticket sales at the gates close at 8pm.


Transperth’s regular train and bus services to the Showground make visiting the show easier than ever. Trains on the Fremantle line stop at the Showgrounds Station and bus numbers 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 995, 998/999 (Circle Route) and 103 all stop close by. 

Please note, not all special event services may have accessible ability – please view the timetable before departing. 

To find the best transport ticketing option to get you to the Show, call the Transperth InfoLine on 13 62 13 (TTY: 9428 1999, TIS: 13 14 50) or visit 


Where can you park?

Parking for the day, for less than $30 is available from the Perth Royal Show Car Parks at Swanbourne Primary School and in Nedlands as well. You can buy online and save.

  • Swanbourne Primary School Parking ($25 online, $28 at gate) – Located at 3 Narla Street.
  • Hesperia, behind Regis Aged Care Nedlands Parking ($25 online, $28 at gate) – Enter via Karella Street.
  • Ashton Triangle Parking ($28 online, not available at the gate) – Corner of Judge and Ashton Avenues.


A free shuttle bus will be running between the car parks and Claremont Showgrounds every 15 minutes between 6am – 9:30pm daily.

IMPORTANT: Please note that parking is subject to availability on the day, and space may not be guaranteed.

Other parking locations:

  • Mount Claremont Primary School – $20
  • Claremont Tennis Club (Cnr of Davies Rd & Shenton Pl) – $20
  • Rowe Park (Cnr Langsford & Gugeri Street)
  • Claremont Aquatic Centre


Come prepared. You can tap and go nearly everywhere at the show, but just in case there’s a technology glitch bring more cash than you think you’ll need as there will be NO ATMs at Claremont Showgrounds! Claremont Quarter & City Centre (just a five-minute walk away) has multiple ATMs:

  • Westpac ATM – 2 Saint Quentin Avenue
  • Bankwest ATM – 39 Bay View Terrace
  • Commonwealth Bank ATM – 18 Saint Quentin Avenue
  • ANZ – 337 Stirling Highway
  • Foodies Market IGA – 1 Davies Road 

Getting Tickets

Tickets are available both at the gates and online. However, the most cost-effective way to purchase tickets is online. Higher fees will be incurred at the gate due to manual handling surcharge being applied.

Please note that a standard booking fee and credit card fee charged by the relevant financial institution apply at the point of purchase.

Ticket sales at the gates close at 8pm.

online entry ticket prices
Ticket type Price Total Fees Total Price
Adult (16+ years old)  $28.50  $3.22  $31.72
Juniors (5 to 15 years old) $14.00 $3.03 $17.03
Children (4 years old and under) FREE FREE FREE
Family (2 adults + 2 juniors OR 1 adult + 4 juniors) $60.00 $6.17 $66.17
Concession (Pensioner Concession, Seniors Card, Student Card) $16.00 $3.05 $19.05
Adults (after 5 pm) $21.50 $2.62 $24.12
cash and eftpos entry ticket prices
Ticket typePriceTotal FeesTotal Price
Adult (16+ years old) $28.50 $5.00 $33.50
Juniors (5 to 15 years old)$14.00$5.00$19.00
Children (4 years old and under)FREEFREEFREE
Family (2 adults + 2 juniors OR 1 adult + 4 juniors)$60.00$8.50$68.50
Concession (Pensioner Concession, Seniors Card, Student Card)$16.00$3.05$19.05
Adults (after 5 pm)$21.50$4.00$25.50

Other Ticketing Information

Yes. However, to avoid lengthy queues at the gate, we ask everyone that can buy online to do so. This allows everyone to gain access to the Show quickly to let the fun begin! Plus, the most cost effective way to purchase tickets is online. Higher fees will be incurred at the gate due to a manual handling surcharge being applied. 

Visit our ticketing page to get your tickets today!

Please note: All Show dates are subject to attendance caps to ensure we provide a SafeWA. 


  • 16 years and over without any valid form of concession as outlined below. 


  • 4 years & under 
  • Note: Children 4 year and under are free when entering with a paying adult. 


Children 5-15 years 


  • Holders of a current Centrelink Pensioner Concession Card, Commonwealth Seniors Health Card, Department of Veterans Affairs Gold Card, WA Seniors Card, Out of State Seniors Card
  • Please note Health Care Cards are not accepted, and proof of card will be required. 
  • Secondary Student Card & Tertiary Student Card  


  • Carers WA Membership Card or Companion Card offers free entry when accompanying a paying ticket  


  • Two adults & two children OR one adult & four children. 
  • All persons entering on this ticket must enter the grounds at the same time as the ticket cannot be split.  

The Show has a special place in the history and hearts of many Western Australians and for generations families have experienced the special day that is a Perth Royal Show day.Thanks to funding support from the WA State Government, tickets across all categories have been kept low to enable the WA community to enjoy this great day out.

Adult  (16+ years) $ 28.50   
Junior (5-15 years) $ 14.00   
Concession  $ 16.00   
Family $ 60.00   
After 5pm $ 21.50   

*A standard booking fee and credit card fee charged by the relevant financial institution apply at the point of purchase. 

You can read the full terms and conditions of your ticket purchase on this link.

Accessibility and Facilities

The Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia is committed to making all events at the Claremont Showground safe, inclusive and enjoyable for all.

Social Story

The Perth Royal Show welcomes children and adults with disability and their families and cares.

This Social Story helps people with disability get ready for their day out.

You can also get a copy of the sensory map here.

More Information on Accessibility

There is limited ACROD parking outside the venue along Graylands Road. We encourage you to use the drop off zone and public transport.

Toilets with greater accessibility are located around the ground - they are within permanent structures and additional portable options are also available. All portable toilets are gender neutral.

Certified guide, hearing and assistance dogs are permitted entry to the Perth Royal Show. Owners must carry their identification card and ensure their dog is wearing the correct badge accreditation. 

Provision for rest/toileting and water of companion/assistance animals is located on the grassed areas, at the back of the Dogs pavilion. 

Companion Card holder will receive free entry in company of full paying patron who requires support.

Accessible drop off/pick up points for vehicles close to the entrance of the venue.

Wheelchairs, electric scooters (chair) , strollers and double pushers are available for hire during the Show. Click here for more information.  

There are a number of conveniently located parenting facilities located around the Showground to help with changing, feeding and care of your child. 

Planning your time at the Show can be a helpful way for making your experience a great one—not just for Showgoers with disability, but for the entire family. Some suggested tips include: 

  • Watch videos of the Show here. There is lots of movement, colours and sounds at the Show, watching some videos can help ease into the Show experience 
  • Choose a meeting location in case you get separated 
  • Practice waiting in line, this is useful if you’re planning on going on rides or purchasing Showbags 
  • Have some earplugs or headphones handy 
  • Bring a sensory toy or comfort item

To better support parents, families, people with disability, processing disorders and autism, there will be a 1-hour Quiet Session on Tuesday 26th September 10am - 11am. During this time, the Community stage will not have any performances and vendors have been directed to reduce noise at their sites. 

Each individual carnival ride has set guidelines of usage that need to be adhered to at all times. Should these guidelines be met by the patrons you can request assistance from carnival operators directly.

This designated space, located near AgVenture Hill, provides a reduced stimulation environment that allows people to calm, relax, re-organise and refocus before heading back to the Show. Patrons utilising the Sensory Space are required to have an adult carer accompanying them at all times. Please reach out to any of our volunteers if you require assistance locating this space.

Throughout the Show there is a lot of noise, flash lighting, strobes, smoke, loud noises or other special effectsWhile we endeavor to have sensory time, you are encouraged to speak to individual operators of amusements and also consider bringing headphones.

Volunteers will be handing out wristbands at the main entry gate. It is recommended to put a contact number should an individual get separated from their group.

Information wristbands are a useful tool for parents or carers attending the Show. Wristbands can be easily picked up from the main entry points and the information booths, and parents or carers to add their contact information, making it easier to reunite with their child in the event they become separated. 

Emergency Management

Emergency personnel have been trained on how best to assist people with disability in the event of an emergency and to ensure all exits and assembly points are accessible. 

First Aid

St. John Ambulance First Aid Posts are situated throughout the Showground. Post 1 is situated adjacent to the Police Pavilion. Post 2 is at the Western entrance to the Main Arena. St John Ambulance Event Health Service Members will also be patrolling around the Showground. A variety of personal first aid supplies are available from all St John Ambulance Posts for a gold coin donation.

Lost/Found Persons

Should you and your child become separated at the Perth Royal Show, please alert an information booth or the RASWA Administration Office to notify the Lost/Found Person’s Centre. All people will be cared for at the Lost Person Centre inside the Administration Building until reunited. 

Smoking Policy

The Perth Royal Show is a smoke-free event. No smoking is allowed on the Showground or immediately outside any gates. Areas have been set aside for smokers at Private Road (next to Sideshow Alley) and at the rear of the toilet block near the corner of Hardy and Morrison Avenue. Check at the information booths for directions.

Frequently Asked Questions

The first official show in Western Australia was held on 7 November 1834 and was known as the Fair and Cattle Show. By 1904 the Society which held the show was assumed the title of “The Royal Agricultural Society became incorporated. In 1905 the show moved to Claremont and more than quadrupled in attendance becoming the State’s biggest annual community event and has been growing ever since.  

The show was not held at various times during World War I & II and also not held due to Covid in 2020. 

  • WA Ag Society formed in 1831 
  • Society hosted an 1834 an annual fair started by the society in Guildford 
  • In 1890, the Governor advised that the Queen had granted permission for the Society to assume the title of the “Royal Agricultural Society” (RASWA) - bill passed in August 1890 – celebrated on proclamation in day in October 19890.
  • 1905 – First Royal Show at Claremont 
  • 1940 – no Royal show but patriotic show held instead 
  • 1941 – 1943 – no show at all 
  • 1944 – patriotic show 
  • 1945- Royal Show back (Victory Royal Show) 
  • 2020 – no show for COVID (but there was a spring fair)  

That would mean in 2023: 

  • 187 (if you count fairs, patriot shows) 
  • 133 (since 1890) – 6 (war and COVID) …. 127 (Royal Shows) 


Over the week we get more than 300,000 people through our show gates with a maximum cap of 70,000 each day. 

The long weekend (first 3 days) is the busiest time at the Show  

The show has been running for over 185 years and is such an important part of showcasing WA food and agriculture  

The Show brings together the WA community – with 6000 hours of volunteer time, 5000 community members entering competitions and importantly the community learning more about our farming and food industries.  

The Show increases the tourism economy, accounting for around 33,000 visitor nights in Metropolitan Perth 

Approximately 383 full time equivalent jobs were supported paying $25.9 million in wages and salaries annually 

Approximately $97.6 million annually in industry output (including direct and flow-on activity) contributing $46.2 million in gross value added to the metropolitan Perth economy  

Yes. However, to avoid lengthy queues at the gate, we ask everyone that can buy online to do so. This allows everyone to gain access to the Show quickly to let the fun begin! Plus, the most cost effective way to purchase tickets is online. Higher fees will be incurred at the gate due to a manual handling surcharge being applied.

No dogs are allowed on the Showgrounds unless they are a guide dog or entered into a competition.

The Perth Royal Show is a smoke free event with two small areas set aside – check at the information booth for directions. 

Parents’ facilities are available at public toilets in the Parents Room (Map Ref I2). 

Yes – there is two bag collection places for a fee.  Between the photography and RASWA administration (run by Girl Guides) and at Gate 8 – run by the Men’s Shed. You can also ask at the Information Booths at gate 1, 8 and train station gate for further directions.

For lost property please call the RASWA on (08) 6263 3100. Items are kept for approximately eight weeks after Show and if still remain unclaimed are then donated to charity.

Items of value are collected daily by the police during Show and held at Wembley Police Station - (08) 9214 7100.

RASWA is again working with DPIRD to highlight the importance of bio security!  We have a detailed plan and ask all show attendees take extra precautions if they have been overseas in the past month. We have vets on site and animals are monitored for any illness. 

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