Frequently Asked Questions
What is Bloem Show?
- Bloem Show is an annual show that successfully combines agricultural, entertainment and trade activities in one event for the past 136 years.
- The show is hosted at the Bloemfontein showgrounds in Curie Avenue, Bloemfontein over a period of 9-10 days. The 2020 Bloem Show will be hosted from 24 April – 02 May 2020.
When is the next Bloem Show?
- 24 April – 02 May 2020 at the Bloemfontein Showgrounds
How much is the admission fees?
- Please click on the link for specifics on admission and special rates.
Where do I purchase tickets to the Bloem Show?
- Tickets to gain entry to the Bloem Show can be purchased online at Computicket, Computicket outlets or Shoprite Checkers Money Market counters.
- Tickets can also be purchased at entrance gates during Bloem Show.
Which artists will be performing?
- Please click on the link for specifics on artists performing.
Is there sufficient and safe parking?
- The venue has ample outdoor public parking surrounding the showgrounds
- Parking from Curie Avenue in front of Showgate centre or in front of Hinterland (co-op) or at Builders Warehouse or opposite Builders Warehouse at Gate 2
- Parking from Monument Road, enter next to Women’s memorial – parking at Gate 10
- Parking from Monument Road, enter next to Women’s memorial, drive next to the railway – parking at Gate 7 (Railway gate)
How do I find the venue?
- The show is hosted at the Bloemfontein showgrounds in Curie Avenue, Bloemfontein.
From the N1 – take the Curie avenue offramp, drive into Bloemfontein via Curie Avenue. The Bloem Show will be on your right hand side, just after CTM.
Link to direction card
- Gate 1 – Exhibitors vehicle entrance, (GPS coordinates –– S 29°08.303’ E026°12.335’)
- Gate 2 – Cembrick gate, public entrance, Parking
- Gate 3 – Showgate, public entrance
- Gate 5 – Vodacom, public entrance (GPS coordinates – S 29°08.093’ E026°12.346’)
- Gate 8 – Horses – (GPS coordinates – S 29°08.175’ E026°12.630’)
- Gate 9 – Caravan Park – (GPS coordinates – S 29°08.301’ E026°12.609’)
- Gate 10 – CMW Small Stock – (GPS coordinates – S 29°08.309’ E026°12.603’)
- Gate 12 – Cattle – (GPS coordinates – S 29°08.354’ E026°12.341’)
Which agri breeds will host championships at the Bloem Show?
- Please click on the link below for specifics on the different agricultural championships at the Bloem Show.
When is the national Saddle Horse championship taking place?
- Bloem Show 2020 – Bloemfontein Showgrounds
- For more info on this event – contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 051 4100956
What are the opening and closing times of gates?
- Gates open daily at 08h00
- Gates close at 20h00, except on Sunday when gates closes at 17h00
What are the opening and closing times of exhibition halls?
- Halls open daily at 10h00
- Halls close at 20h00, but on Sunday halls close at 17h00
Is there facilities for people with disabilities at Bloem Show?
- Disabled parking at Gate 2 (Cembrick Gate) and Gate 4 (Cat Box).
- Disabled ablution facilities are available.
- Access to exhibition halls – disability friendly.
- Access to pavilion north of main pavilion
Will there be ATMs inside the showgrounds?
- Yes, there is an Absa and Standard Bank ATM located opposite the Wimpy stage & the Pavilion hall, and a FNB ATM at the southern side of the main arena.
Is Bloem show pet friendly?
- No pets allowed.
- This is due to the large volume of visitors attending the Bloem Show, as well as legislation regulations; we do not allow any pets onto the premises besides guide dogs
Do you have baby changing facilities?
- Yes – there is a baby changing facility at the ER24 stall opposite the Daisy Hall and
There is also a baby changing facility at the ablution facilities next to the Lilly Hall
What if I get separated from my child during the Bloem Show?
- Please ensure that all children under the age of 10 have armbands nametags on (purchase for R2 at the entrance gate)
- If a child goes missing, the incident should immediately be reported to the nearest security guard, the information Centre or Bloem Show office.
- General safety is monitored by a VOC (Venue Operation Centre) – all resources will be activated once a child is reported missing on the Bloem Showgrounds premises.
- We kindly ask parents to keep a watchful eye on their children at all times.
What if I need medical attention at the Bloem Show?
- There is a full time medical team and an ambulance of ER24 on duty during operating hours.
- Please report any medical emergency to the nearest security guard, the information Centre, Bloem Show office or ER office opposite Protea hall entrance.
- General safety is monitored by a VOC (Venue Operation Centre) – all sources will be activated once there is any urgent medical attention needed.
What if my items get stolen during the show?
- There is a full time SAPS police station during operating hours.
- Please report any safety or relevant safety issues to the nearest security guard, the information Centre, Bloem Show office or SAPS police station in the walkway to the Fun Fair.
- General safety is monitored by a VOC (Venue Operation Centre) – all sources will be activated once there is any urgent safety attention needed.
- Please ensure all valuable items are kept safe.
Will I be able to purchase food at Bloem Show?
- Yes, there will be a variety of 50+ food stalls
What should I expect from Bloem Show 2020?
- Bloem Show is an annual show that successfully combine agricultural, entertainment and trade activities in one event for the past 136 years.
- The show is hosted at the Bloemfontein showgrounds in Curie Avenue, Bloemfontein over 9-10 days. The 2020 Bloem Show will be hosted from 24 April – 02 May 2020.
- Bloem Show promises to deliver a fun filled event to everyone.