Blacktown Showground Precinct (Francis Park)

Blacktown Showground

Blacktown Showground is a 5 minute walk from Blacktown Train Station and Bus Interchange. Free parking is available. 

Operating hours 

  • Summer: December to February: 7.00 am to 7.30 pm
  • Autumn: March to May: 7.00 am to 6.30 pm
  • Winter: June to August: 7.00 am to 5.30 pm
  • Spring: September to November: 7.00 am to 6.30 pm

Please note:

  • Gate 1 : cnr Balmoral St and Richmond Rd closes 30 minutes prior to close time.
  • Gate 2: Richmond Rd closes 30 minutes prior to close time.

For the Kids

There are three playgrounds designed to cater for all ages.

  • Junior Playground for 2 – 8 year olds
    Featuring a junior activity unit, swings, a rotating ball, play tables, balance beams, rubber mushrooms and more!

  • Senior playground for 6 – 14 year olds
    Featuring a Flying Fox, balance cable and beams, climbing units, slides and more!

  • Water Play Park for all ages!
    Water Play is available during Summer, Autumn and Spring. It includes a sheltered area with varying sized water troughs, a hand wheel water pump, a concrete water maze and spurts and sprays coming from all over - just perfect for the kids (and adults) on a warm, sunny day.

Summer 9.00 am to 6.30 pm
 Autumn 10.00 am to 3.30 pm 
 Winter Closed
 Spring  10.00 am to 3.30 pm  

Picnic in the Park

A number of picnic options are available including:

  • 6 double BBQ’s which are free to use. No bookings are required, it is first in first served!

  • 26 table settings, 20 are sheltered.

  • If you wish to bring a rug and a picnic basket there is an extensive amount of shaded area including 4 X (6X10m) shelters, 20 (5X5m) shelters.

  • Reflections Café is open Thursday to Monday, 8.00 am to 4.00 pm (Closed Tuesday and Wednesday).

The Showground is wheelchair accessible with a primary path throughout the park. 


Corner Richmond Road and Balmoral Road, Blacktown 2148  View Map

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