Katherine Showgrounds

Katherine Showgrounds are now called - "Katherine Showgrounds and Multi-Purpose Centre".

The Showgrounds is a major community facility and consists of the following:

  • Showgrounds Arena/ Australian Rules Football Oval with competition grade lighting
  • Grandstand
  • Stuart Memorial Hall
  • Jim Jackson Racecourse
  • Buntine Pavilion
  • Norforce Pavilion
  • Horse stalls and cattle yards
  • Rodeo/campdraft arena
  • Polocrosse field
  • Model Aeroplane landing ground
  • Office space
  • Changerooms
  • Multiple ablution blocks
  • Powered and non-powered camping areas

The Showgrounds has a large centre oval, a variety of shed and outdoor areas, extensive parking, and camping areas with ablution blocks offering showers, toilets and disabled access, and a large grandstand with shower/toilet facilities. The Showgrounds is fully fenced with three entry points.

The facilities are available for hire year round, except the month of July when used for the annual Katherine Show. Katherine Town Council provides short and long term facility hires for community groups. Should you wish to hire these facilities please contact the Community Support Officer (08) 8972 5500 or refer to the Facility Hire Application Form and Rates & Charges for further information.