161st  Longford  Show

Saturday 21st October 2017

Longford Show is arguably the best one day FAMILY show in Tasmania.
Lots of free entertainment and things to see.


Lunches by Longford School Parents & Friends

The Longford P & F provide Lunches etc in the Col. Marson Building.


Morning and afternoon teas.
Lunches- Served from 12 noon


Music Tent


The Music Tent will have entertainment going through out the day.


Animal Wranglers

Direct from the mainland these shows include a horsemanship demonstration on how to get your horse working with you and gain its trust, trick horses and mules, performing dogs.

Shows; 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm


Make Believe Children’s Entertainment

Interactive fun for the whole family, near the Animal Nursery.

Shows; 9:30am, 11:00am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm


Animal Nursery – Proudly sponsored by

bearcatLarge Animal Nursery – chicken hatching, ducks, turkeys, baby goats & lambs, calves, puppies, piglets, calves, alpacas and even a milking cow.









Pelican Puppet Show

Will be doing Punch and Judy puppets shows throughout the day.

Show times: 10:00am, 12noon, 2:30pm



Displays by the Defence Force, Fire Brigade and Navy


Vintage Machinery Display


Trade Stalls

Food of all types, coffee, showbags, tattoos, clothing, photography, face painting,

Jewellery, toys, soaps, hand made chocolate.

Show Jumping

Show Jumping ring running throughout the day.


Side Show Alley

Side show alley with all the big rides – Show bags – Trade stalls and displays

Ian Norton






Demonstrations of snakes, identification and first aid for snake bites throughout the day.

Dog Show, Sheep and Fleece Competitions









Home Industries display

Home Industries display featuring a large display of school entries, cooking, needlework, craft, art, photography & flowers

Large and varied range of food and drink options

The show receives fantastic support from the Longford and surrounding communities through business and individual sponsorship. We also receive support from local community groups. The Longford Rotary Club man the gates, ADA, Field & Game and the Longford Junior Football Club assist with parking and rubbish collection.

Entry fee: Adult $12. Child $6 (children under 5 are free), Family (2 & 2) $30