Need something to entertain the kids? Why not check out the Cessnock Show! The official event schedule isn't out yet (as we go to print), but if the last few years are anything to go by this event will have all of your family favourites – amusement rides for kids big and small, Professor Wallace's Puppet Show, show bags, a petting zoo, farm animals on show, live entertainment, speedway action, the ever-popular demolition derby and a fireworks spectacular to wrap it all up!
The Horse Class competition and campdraft will kick off both days from 8.30am, with the event going into the night both days.
Tickets are sold at the gate, $10 adults; $5 pensioners/concession and under 16's; $25 family (2 adults + 3 children); under 5's are free.