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2015 Royal Show – Final Report

With favourable weather throughout and 328 commercial exhibitors, in excess of 3 500 livestock, and 132 643 visitors, the 165th Royal Show ended on a high note on Sunday evening, 7 June.

By virtue of not hosting the Ukhozi FM Concert on the final Sunday – when the exhibition side has closed – this was the first occasion in 16 years that the Show remained operational in its entirety for the full ten days. The move was well received, and by all accounts the expectations of stakeholders were met.

In particular, the feedback received from visitors indicate high levels of satisfaction, especially in terms of perceived value, where for a day’s outing, inclusive of top-class concerts, a gate charge of only R55 is levied.

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27 May – 7 June 2016

Show Details

Dates of Show

Friday, 27 May to Sunday, 5 June 2016;


Public parking (controlled by Voortrekker High School) is available:

  1. in the grounds of the Voortrekker High School off Howick Road beyond the Members’ parking area every day of the show,
  2. on Wednesday, 3 and Thursday, 4 June for school buses only at Townhill Hospital; access off Hyslop Road.

Car Watch will be in attendance.

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With the focus on introducing ‘town to country’, the 165th Royal Show opens its gates to the public on Friday, 29 May, for ten days of action-packed interest and enjoyment.


The Royal is the largest mixed agricultural show on the continent of Africa, and aside from catering for the nation’s best livestock, we will also see the presence of virtually every tractor and implement manufacturer.


Today the show also hosts KZN’s largest display of construction and materials handling equipment, this to complement a broad mix of more than 400 commercial, industrial and service sector exhibits.

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