Next Show Date: Sunday 3rd March 2024

What’s On

Show Opener

Our 2024 Show Opener is Mr Andrew Ogilvie.


Novelty Event

Details SOON

You can make as many as you like, use any materials you like, any shape or size. There are no age limits - it's open for young and old! Make it, glue it, sew it, weld it, nail it or paint it from anything you can think of! We are excited to see what creatures appear on the day! Don't forget the antennas!

Deliver entries to the Concrete Bunker (near the sheep pavilion) before 9.00am on the day of the Show. Judging will be at 11.00am on show day.

Please ring Liz on 6456 5017 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for any enquiries.

Patchwork, Quilting and Applique & Needlework

For all of you sewers out there, it’s time to get your projects finished in time for the Show. The stunning Quilt Exhibition, with entries expected from as far afield as QLD, Sydney and Canberra, and the wonderful Needlework and Knitting entries, will be on display at the Dalgety Memorial Hall, just across from the showground (opposite Buckley’s Hotel). For those entering the schedule will remain the same as last year, with quilts due for hanging at the Dalgety Hall by 9:00am on Saturday 2nd March, or dropped off at The Fabric Salon in Cooma by Wednesday 27th February 2024. Needlework entries can be dropped in on Saturday 6th March, or by 9.00am on the morning of the show. For more information on the Patchwork, Quilting and Applique Chief Steward Joanne Oscroft on 0431 556 828.

In the Pavillion 

Dalgety Showground Map

Welcome to our new Pavilion. And what a beautiful space it is. A wonderful achievement for the committee to see our space be transformed into a stunning exhibition space.

Escape the sun for a while and enjoy the Pavillion exhibits. From veggies and flowers to homebrew and scones, the Pavilion will tempt your taste buds and inspire your senses. For all those homebrewers out there – why not save a few bottles and enter them in show. The children’s exhibits showcase the young talent we have in the region and the baked goods are a delight… who will have the best chocolate cake in 2023?

If you would like to exhibit your flowers, baked goods, veggies, art and crafts, photography, condiments or homebrew, entry forms for 2024 entry forms.

Winners will be able to start collecting their prize money from 12pm on show day however exhibits are not to be removed until 4pm or at a time set by the Head Steward which will be announced via the loudspeaker. 

Group 6 Home Brew Competition

With nearly $1000 in prize money, with thanks to our many sponsors, Camel Rock Brewery, Wallaga Lake Holiday Park; Kosciuszko Brewing, Jindabyne Brewing, Dalgety Brewing, Capital Brewing, Brewing Camping Fishing, Brew Your Own At Home and Plonk, this year is the year to enter those brews from your home.

Conditions of entry are any home brewer that has won Home Brew Beer classes at any of the group 6 shows will be eligible to enter. You can only enter that class that you have won ( Eg: if you won with a lager you are eligible to enter the Lager/ Pilsner class)

A maximum of two entries per class that corresponds to the classes stated. Name and contact number must be supplied. Style of beer must be stated, whether kit or recipe must be stated. Date and ABV preferred.

Winners at Dalgety, Cooma, Bemboka and Bombala will be eligible for the group 6 competition the following year. 

Snowy River Woodchop

The Snowy River Woodchop is back again for 2024. We are super excited to welcome back our competitors, the guys and gals pull a huge crowd and this event is a must watch each year.

Monaro Yard Dog Championships

A real crowd favourite each year, our dogs and their handlers hit the ring at 7.30am.

Photography, Arts and Crafts, and Art

The art and photography exhibits truly showcase the artistic talents and awe-inspiring landscapes of the Snowy River and surrounds. Complete your entry form here. Entries must be submitted by Friday 23rd February 2024.

School Kids

The Junior section is always chock full of entries and it is a wonderful chance to see the talent of the children of the district. Complete your entry form here. Entries for this section also close on the Friday 23rd February 2024. A highlight of each years show, is the stunning and vibrant display of children's artwork from across the shire. The pavilion comes to life once these pieces are up. A must visit.

Want to help out?

The Dalgety Show can always do with a few extra hands to help out on the day. If you are interested in becoming a part of this great community event call Julie on 6456 6763 and she will find a job to suit you. All volunteers in 2024 receive free entry to the show and lunch! We love your support for our show.


Entry Secretary, Laureta Wallace, will receive your entries. Please note the changes to our entry closing date this year with entries now required by Friday 23rd February 2024. The more entries received before the show, the easier it will be for you, the exhibitor and our stewards. In particular, the Junior, Photography, Condiments and Fine Arts, 3D Arts & Crafts Sections have a strict close off date of the 23rd February 2024. Please refer to the schedule for more information, you can contact Laureta on 0408 448 250 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Without our sponsors, the show would not go on. To all our sponsors, the show committee says a big ‘thank you’. The response from local businesses is always cheerful and generous and the Dalgety Show Society appreciates our sponsors’ help very much.

The Dalgety Show is the only show in NSW held on the banks of the Snowy River. President, Julie Hedger and the show committee invite everyone to come and enjoy a wonderful day out.

Entertainment and For the Kids

The Dalgety Show is the ideal family day out with loads of things for the kids to do and see. Our Show Bags were super popular last year so we have tripled our bags with something for all ages, from our littlest show visitors to our teenage guests and a price range thats affordable for our families. The jumping castle is back and again is FREE for our littlest show goers.

QUESTACON are making a return to our show too in 2024 which is just fantastic. We look forward to seeing all the kid enjoy the interactive displays on offer and to discover the wonderful world of science.

We are also excited to announce that Whipcracking Demonstrations by Emiliqua East will be happening right across the day with demonstrations and workshops. You can be assured that Emiliqua East will be cracking up a storm at this years Show.  Emi is World famous, having travelled and competed internationally and is also an Australian champion. With whips, travelling in excess of 1100 km/per hr, passing within millimeters of each other to break the speed of sound.

There's also loads of rides, amusements and stalls!

Lucky Gate Prizes

4 lucky entrants will receive a $250 Sentinel Sports voucher. 

Vintage Vehicles

There will be plenty of vintage and classic cars on display at this year's show along with some historic steam engines. These are always a real treat for all ages.

Food and Drink

The BBQ, Bar and Kiosk will be providing food all day, or sample the goods on offer from the variety of food stalls available on show day. 

Cash Out Facility

Forgot to bring the cash? You can obtain cash from the Secretary's office located at the Pavilion. A $2 fee is charged for this service.


We have first aiders in attendance


How lucky are we this year to welcome SWOOP to the 2024 Show. They will be providing everyone with this wonderful service on show weekend and we thank them for this generous donation.