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Welcome to this years 2016 Royal Show


Standard Ticket: R60.00

Pensioner ( with ID): R40.00

Junior ( under 12 Years): R40.00

Pre-School ( children under 6 years): R0

Dates: 27 May - 5th June:


Ablution Facilities
The Royal prides itself on the cleanliness of its ablution facilities, the locations of which are clearly marked.

Lost children
Please ensure that all children under the age of 13 have on their person a contact address and telephone number.   Parents are urged to keep a watchful eye on their children at all times – but if lost, youngsters and/or parents are asked to report to the SAPS Charge Office behind Hall 3.

Fairground and Children’s entertainment
Whilst the Royal Show incorporates a modern fairground located to the east of the main arena. No children under the age of 10, unaccompanied by an adult, will be permitted to the fairground..

Membership of the Society
Membership is open to all, and this can make your visit to both the Royal, as well as the Sunday Tribune Garden & Leisure Show a more pleasurable experience in terms of the facilities available.  Please enquire at the Society’s office or telephone 033-345-6274.

Who runs the Royal Show?
The Royal Agricultural Society of Natal, a private non-profit organisation, run largely by volunteers who of their own volition have a tradition – extending for 165 years – of hosting a show in support of agriculture and broad economic activity within the province of KZN.

What happens to any generated profits?
Any profits generated by the Royal Show are expended solely on agriculturally related service activities and on maintaining the Society’s facilities. No surplus funds are made available for distribution to any individual or corporate body by way of a profit share or dividend.

PO Box 12158, Dorpspruit, 3206, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.

The Royal Showgrounds, 1 Howick Road, Pietermaritzburg. 

Terry Strachen
Fax: 033 394 3540
Tel: 033 345 6274
Exhibitions Coordinator:
Lara Bezuidenhout
Fax: 086 530 0679
Tel: 033 345 6274
Barbara Shaw
Fax: 033 394 3540
Tel: 033 345 6274
Functions Coordinator
Goverment & Corporate:
Priscilla Pandither
Fax: 033 394 3540
Tel: 033 345 6274
Venue Hire
Weddings & Private:
Irene Peters
Fax: 033 394 3540
Tel: 033 345 6274
Livestock Secretary:
Jonathan Tyler
Smallstock Secretary:
Emmie Barnard

Tel: 082 770 7998


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