Your ultimate guide to the IGA Newcastle Show

The IGA Newcastle Show is just around the corner. The Showgrounds will come alive on March 4, 5 and 6 with some exciting new additions and all your favourites. With so many awesome things to see and do over the 3 days we thought we’d put together a list of things you don’t want to miss. 

Showbag World


A show wouldn’t be a show without a showbag! And the 2016 IGA Newcastle Show won’t disappoint with more bags to delight. Star Wars Lego Shaun The Sheep Minions Charlie Brown & Snoopy: The Peanuts Movie Sonix the Hedgehog Ninja Cars Fairies Tinkerbelle And heaps more…

FIND IT: Showbag World is located inside the Exhibition Centre.

FMX Kaos

KAOS-15Over the past 11 years the team has constantly pushed the limits to bring spectators the craziest tricks possible. The Kaos crew pride themselves on being the innovators and will always bring something new to a show. Robbie Marshall, Rob Adelberg and Michael ‘Chuck’ Norris perform the craziest trick in freestyle motocross called the BackFlip, landing on the FMX Kaos buses. The famous brothers in freestyle motocross Mick & Dan Hall & Luke Davy, are just a few of the Fmx Kaos team rider’s.

FIND IT: The FMX team will perform in the main arena

Travel Zone

The Helloworld Travel Zone at the 2016 IGA Newcastle Show will give you access to all the latest travel deals. You can collect current travel brochures and receive expert travel advice from helloworld’s experienced travel consultants.

FIND IT: The Tavel Zone is located in the foyer of the Newcastle Entertainment Centre.

Connor Wink Live


Connor Wink is a blind musician who displayed an interest in music from an early age. Connor has been blessed with the presence of many amazing people in his life as well as the support of his local community. In appreciation, Connor spends several months a year busking for Variety Australia, the children’s charity. To date, he has raised, and will continue to raise, thousands of dollars, and he is excited about continuing his amazing journey.

FIND IT: Connor performs both Friday and Saturday on The Main Stage at 6:30pm

Food and Wine Expo

With over 150 Exhibitors the Newcastle Food, Wine & Lifestyle Expo will have all the ingredients to tantalise your taste buds. Sit back and watch the free demonstrations from Celebrity Chefs or just cruise the show enjoying the samples and discovering the latest ideas that will make your next dinner party one to be remembered.

FIND IT: Check it out in the Newcastle Entertainment Centre.

Lego Fan Expo

Once again Rainbow Bricks LEGO User Group with be at the IGA Newcastle Show, this unique and amazing display will bring you everything from a city layout with working trains/trams to a Mediterranean style castle. 12 builders from Newcastle, Central Coast and Sydney have gathered again to bring you lots of new creations, and will be available to give you some handy building tips. Looking for inspiration? These LEGO creations are sure to inspire!

FIND IT: Inside the Entertainment Centre

Isuzu Team D-MAX precision driving team

DMAXIsuzu Team D-MAX travels throughout Australia and performs in front of millions of people each year at a variety of events from agricultural shows and motorsport events to 4WD, caravan and camping shows. The performance routine varies from show to show but typically includes a combination of close formation driving, high speed drifts, slides and spins, handbrake turns, reverse flicks, cross-over manoeuvres, jumping vehicles over each other and even driving a D-MAX on two wheels.

FIND IT: Isuzu Team D-MAX will be appearing every day during the IGA Newcastle Show in the main arena

Newcastle Show Tickets

Adults $18
Children $10
Concession $12

NOTE: Car Parking – $5.00 per vehicle

Getting to the Newcastle Show

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