Fairgrounds takes place in the historic town of Berry, NSW which is a leisurely two hour drive south of Sydney.  Fairgrounds is held at the picturesque Berry Showgrounds conveniently located in central Berry, right next to the train station.


This year it’s even easier to get to and from Fairgrounds. Just under two hours by road  from Sydney, we have ample free parking (parking directions here). There’s increased train services from Sydney to Berry during the Festival and local  shuttle services to / from Berry with stops in Gerringong, Gerroa and Kangaroo Valley. Shuttle capacities are limited – please book your ticket in advance to avoid disappointment. Please note, you must have a pre-paid ticket to ride.
For more information and to book your ticket click here

There is a free Fairgrounds shuttle service operating to Rivercamp. This service is part of the camping ticket purchased with a Rivercamp tent.

Check transportnsw.info for information about additional train services from Berry Station on Sat 3 Dec. Or for more information see our FAQ’s page.


Less than two hours from Sydney, personality-packed Berry is not only home to Fairgrounds but is also brimming with splendid ways for you to pass your time. This true country gem features a welcoming community, a historic main street with vintage, arts and music shops, local lovingly-prepared food, nearby wineries and surrounding beautiful countryside. This in addition to neighbouring stunning beaches such as Seven Mile Beach, with its adjoining National Park, all make Berry a must-see on your Fairgrounds map.

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The historic country township of Kangaroo Valley features a main street of vintage shops and tea rooms, while the family-friendly pubs beer garden has panoramic views. Adjoining Morton National Park, with wildlife and water activities, it’s only twenty minutes from Fairgrounds and is a great place to stay. Whether your hearts desire is a poolside villa, a cosy cabin or camping in your own tent, we have sourced the best options in Kangaroo Valley for you. And to make it even easier, our regular Fairgrounds shuttle service will take you there and back.

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Home to Fairgrounds, we’re pleased as punch to say that the Shoalhaven has something for everyone to enjoy. From Berry, you’re within striking distance to top surfing and snorkelling spots, world-famous white sand beaches, inland waterways for summer swimming, fishing and kayaking. Plus some of NSW’s largest national parks, packed with walks and wildlife, living history in the most charming of country towns. And food, did we mention the award-winning gourmet food scene? All this and more mean we’re so lucky to be in Shoalhaven, and we hope you’ll feel the same way too!

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Kiama, Gerringong and Gerroa

Surf and Turf! We are proud of our neighbours and rightly so because they include Kiama, Gerringong and Gerroa. They are just three of the amazing beaches of the Illawarra that lie a short distance from Fairgrounds. Coast walks, canoeing, bike rides, Treetop Adventure flying, and Jamberoo Action Park splashing. Plus stunning homes to suit most needs and budgets add up to an abundance of luxury and natural beauty for you to indulge in after your Fairgrounds weekend.

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