Frequently Asked Questions

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 135 years.
  • The show is hosted at the Bloemfontein showgrounds in Curie Avenue, Bloemfontein over a period of 9-10 days. The 2019 Bloem Show will be hosted from 26 April – 04 May 2019.

When is the next Bloem Show?

  • 26 April – 04 May 2019 at the Bloemfontein Showgrounds

How much is the admission fees?

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

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

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 2019 – Bloemfontein Showgrounds
  • From 22-27 April 2019
  • For more info on this event – contact saddle@studbook.co.za 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 (Twizza) and Gate 4.
  • 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 Cell C 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 13 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 2019?

  • Bloem Show is an annual show that successfully combine agricultural, entertainment and trade activities in one event for the past 135 years.
  • The show is hosted at the Bloemfontein showgrounds in Curie Avenue, Bloemfontein over 9-10 days. The 2019 Bloem Show will be hosted from 26 April – 04 May 2019.
  • Bloem Show promises to deliver a fun filled event to everyone.

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