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"Buy, sell and trade at the show - campers welcome!"

The South Island Motorhome Show will be on the 29th of February to the 1st of March, 2020 - from 9am - 4pm each day. Buy, sell and trade at the show - campers welcome. The Lions Club of Ashburton became the custodians of this event in 2018.

This show has become a very popular event for showing, trading and promoting motorhomes and caravans.  It has been held annually at the Ashburton Showgrounds for 16 years. In 2020 you will see a more vibrant event, with a greater range of accessory sites, food options and additional exhibitors from Canterbury and beyond.


Available at door: $15 adults, under 15 free.



Certified Self Contained Motorhome/Caravan Parking - Stay for the Weekend!

> When can I arrive, and when should I leave?

Parking from Friday 29th of February (9:30am to 8:00pm) to Monday 2nd March 2020, 12.00 noon

> How much does it cost?

  • $25.00 for the entire weekend including free entry for 2 adults!
  • Single night pass $15 (for 2 adults)
  • Extra adult passes $5
  • Children FREE

> Do I need to book?

No booking required, fees to be paid on arrival – no EFTPOS.

> Where do I go?

The preferred entry gate for social campers is Brucefield Ave as Seafield Road can experience a high level of traffic especially during daylight hours.

> Are pets welcome in the parking area?

Yes, pets are welcome. Dogs to be kept on a leash at all times and please clean up after them.

> What else can I expect?

Self-Containment checks and Electrical WOF are offered on-site during show hours (electrical WOF's are $65).

> Who should I contact for questions?

All enquiries please contact: Convener, Brendon 027 433 2864 or Trade & Market Site Convenor; Rex 027 325 5349

It is the intention of the Lions Club to grow the event and to ensure the profits of the South Island Motorhome Show will be distributed in our town and community through our Club’s Charitable Foundation.

Please note: No water or dump facilities available on site, nearest free site is in Ashburton across the road from the Mobil station – Travel Directory #7772