Things To Do






The Southern Horse and Carriage Association are putting on a demonstration challenge all thanks to Horseland Mt Barker.

 “This competition will have you on the edge of your seat as you watch each driver tackle the most difficult courses.”

Additional to the carriage driving – the Yalkin Spanish Horses will be on display. These horses are beautiful and very talented. They are bred for all disciplines of horse riding.

Grab your seats early, as this will be an impressive challenge and display that you will not want to miss proudly brought to you by Horseland Mt Barker.




 A private hobby collection of impressive handcrafted and restored model planes will be on display.

The model plane collection will inspire to acknowledge and encourage visitors to learn and remember the efforts of the men and women who flew planes during times of conflict.

Kids can get their photo in the custom-built 120cc twin cylinder plane or in a small drivable jeep.

Visit this private model plane collection, only at the Karoonda Farm Fair.







How to tell if a snake is venomous and what to do if you see one? 

David and Terri from South East Snake Awareness will be at this year's Karoonda Farm Fair showing you how to identify and tell the difference between snakes. They will be demonstrating safety and first aid in case you encounter a snake or snake bite as well as providing you with loads of information on the wildlife around us. Terri and David will be able to answer any questions you may have. 

´╗┐If your feeling adventurious view the venomous snakes, hold pythons and hold various wild native animals.





“Off the Cuff is bright and energetic band that will add a spark to your day while your enjoying your lunch or taking a short break in food court at the Farm Fair.

The exuberant talents of Constable Todd Martin will have you amused with range of jokes mixed with police messages to keep everyone safe on the roads.”

Performing 2 shows only, Saturday 11:30am and 2pm at Karoonda Farm Fair. The Band of South Police – Off The Cuff - is a must see. Sit back, relax and enjoy the tributes to Matthew and Son, Elvis, Dean Martin and many more musical greats.




There will be monster truck madness at this year’s Farm Fair with Monster Patrol and Buster all thanks to WD Lewis & Co, Bridge Autospark, Bee jay Haulage and Bridge Motors SA.

Throughout the day, you can meet Buster, catch a ride for a unique sensory experience like no other, and get a thrill of a lifetime. Rides on Buster are at $10pp for 10minutes. A special Friday offer - 50% discount on Buster rides for school students. 

Get a ride or watch to the high-powered vehicles for some fun thrilled action. Meet the drivers, get their autographs, and get pictures with the drivers and their favourite Monster Truck.



Gardening chats with ABC television's Gardening Australia presenter, Sophie Thomson is back again for another year all thanks to the Karoonda Council.

Her enthusiasm and passion for plants and gardening inspires people of all ages. She will provide you with gardening tips and facts to make your garden flourish all year round.

Sophie Thomson will be appearing in the Lifestyle Pavilion twice daily




This year’s parades will be held in the Lifestyle marquee twice daily. Keep an eye out in the program for times.
AWI Runway 101 kit will be on show again featuring woollen garments. Bullrush from Burra will be showing their unique, preppy and contemporary Australian clothing.

Bridge Street Boutique of Murray Bridge will showcase their women's fashion label as well have their Thomas Cook Boot and Clothing rural label for men.

The Birch House, will be showing classic and contemporary style clothing from women of size 10 to 20 plus.

New to the parades this year will be Dress 4 Success, who specialise in women’s fashion and essentials for sizes 8 to 26.

All models and helpers are local volunteers who kindly give their time to help stage this popular event.



All activities are now on the Western end of the Field Day site, fully catered for and loads of entertainment.

The area will be completely secured from the rest of the field day site, ensuring all people stay in the designated area.

The ever popular Speed Shear will be held in “Prostock Shearing Shed” where the best shearers in South Australia will compete. Other entertainment is still being planned.

Live music will keep patrons entertained and meals will be available.

Imagine a warm autumn night, daylight saving, a camp fire and great entertainment and country hospitality. A night spectacular not to be missed!



The RDA Lifestyle Pavilion is heaven especially for those looking for a bargain or seeking health advice.

There is something for everyone from the latest fashion clothing and jewellery, home-wares, health services, wine and a wide range of innovative products and homemade foods.

Want to know what is happening in the Riverland and Murraylands region? Visit the RDA site where they will provide you with information on the region and help you discover the benefits of living in regional South Australia.

There is so much to see and buy in the RDA Lifestyle Pavilion with each exhibitor offering great show only offers.


School's Involvement

At Karoonda Farm Fair we love to provide our students with confidence and educate on many career pathways. 

TAFE SA conduct a very popular come and try shearing and wool handling for school students, along with various exhibitors hosting activities for students to come and try.

The Farm Fair president Ian Wood said, “Lots of students do not have a relation of the costs compared to 20 – 30 years ago. Visiting the Farm Fair is great opportunity to explore the endless career opportunities.”

Karoonda Farm Fair is all about educating the next generation and giving them the confident and personal development skills for a successful lifelong career.




2018 Admission

Adults: $15.00

Under 18: FREE

Adults: $15.00

Children 12 - 18yrs: $5.00

Under 12: $FREE


Adult 2 day pass: $25.00