Our Favourite time of the year is nearly here!  The Perth Royal Show is happening from Saturday 25 September through to Saturday 2 October and we are so excited!  If you want to experience The Perth Royal Show on a budget, here are 10 tips to help you out:

25% off all ticket entry prices

This year Perth’s BIGGEST Ticket has got even bigger with a whopping 25% off all ticket entry prices! All tickets for Perth Royal Show 2021 are exclusively available online only. There are no ticket sales at IGA as previously and you also won’t be able to purchase them at the gate either. Tickets are only available online via the Perth Royal Show Website or on the brand new app available for download via Apple and Android.

Kids and Grandparents go HALF PRICE 

Through the support of Lotterywest kids get half-price entry on Thursday 30 September. If you’re heading to the show with grandparents, half-price entry for seniors is on Friday 1 October.

Catch the Train 

Save on fuel and parking costs by taking the train to Claremont Showgrounds.  It’s hassle-free and the kids love it!  A family rider pass is $13.10 and lasts all day. A Family Rider ticket that gives a group of up to seven people unlimited travel on the day of purchase, provided no more than two of them normally pay full fare. Kids four years and younger travel on Transperth for FREE.

Visit the Transperth website to plan your journey.

Perth Royal Show

Food & Drink Samples/Specials and BYO Picnic

There are lots of options when it comes to food. You can pack your own picnic and set up a spot on the grass near the Main Arena to watch the goings-on there while you eat.

The Taste WA Pavillion to discover and taste award-winning WA produce. The WA Dairy Pavillion is a great opportunity to sample the finest cheeses, flavoured milk and yogurt.

10 Tips for Experiencing The Perth Royal Show on a Budget 2015

Catch a Free Show 

There’s loads of FREE Entertainment at the show!

Ranging from the Spectacular Fireworks display every evening, The Explosive Pro Wrestling competition and Monster Truck Mayhem to cooking, cake decorating, walking among animals and getting a chance to pet and cuddle some of them, shearing demonstrations, horse events, street entertainment … the list is exciting and endless.


2 for 1 Rides at Kiddieland

2 for 1 Kids Rides at Nova Kiddieland daily from 3-4 pm each day, they can be used until 7pm, near Gate 10. The 2 for 1 offer means During the promotion $6 will allow two rides equating to $3 each.

Spring Farm Fair, Claremont Showground

View the 10,000 Animals on Display

Little animal lovers will delight in Animal Nursery 9am-8pm, and head on over to Creatures Great and Small Pavilion to pat a pig, snuggle a bunny, cuddle a chick and watch the judging. All free!

Spring Farm Fair, Claremont Showground

Buy a Budget Showbag

There are over 40 showbags that are available for $6 or under. There’s Bertie Beetle, Cadbury, Whizz Fizz, Trolli and more! Hopefully, at these prices, everyone will go home with at least one! New to the Perth Royal Show this year is WA company www.showbagcity.com.au allowing you to search and order your showbags online and pick them up at the show or get them delivered to your home.

Spring Farm Fair, Claremont Showground

The Fireworks Spectacular

If you don’t mind a late night, the Fireworks Spectacular will not disappoint, which will be on every day of the show at 8.00pm.

2017 IGA Perth Royal Show

Check out Perth Royal Show’s list of 101 FREE things to do at the Royal show

Still having trouble deciding what to do and how to plan your day? Click here to use a free “Plan My Show” tool which includes a printable customized map, and downloads with activity pages for the kids.

Perth Royal Show Map

The Perth Royal Show

Saturday 25 September to Saturday 3 October 2021 at Claremont Showgrounds.

For more information visit the Perth Royal Show website.

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About Kellie Elliott

Kellie Elliott is a stay at home mum of 4 she enjoys adventuring around Perth with her children and sharing her journeys and experiences on Instagram at Perth Mum Adventures.

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