Solway Showgrounds Masterton NZ

Solway Showgrounds - Event Location & Facility


As well as being home to the annual Masterton A & P Show, Solway Showgrounds hosts other major Wairarapa events.

Regular visitors to the Showgrounds are the spectacular Wairarapa Balloon Festival Night Glow, set for mid-April 2017, as well as a host of equestrian and community events.

Solway Showgrounds is available for hire and is perfect for events such as music festivals, garden shows, vintage machinery displays, weddings, corporate team-building, caravan conventions and much more!

It would also make a perfect film location with its many historic buildings, native bush, equestrian infrastructure and accommodation possibilities.

MAsterton A&P Association

Solway Showgrounds - Home of the Masterton A & P Show

Main Events

Looking for Schedules and Entry Forms for the 2017 show? Click here.

Solway Showgrounds is a Category 2 historic precinct of 29 buildings, some dating back as far as 1878. The showpiece of the group of buildings is the restored grandstand, built in 1910, and the grounds themselves embrace about 2ha of the last remnants of lowland forest in the Wairarapa region.