With over 30 acres of level outdoor space Pickering showground is the North’s premier exhibition and event space enabling us to hold a wide variety of events from outdoor shows including car rallies and concerts, agricultural shows and camping.
Our main Events arena offers 3,500 square metres of indoor event space with first floor function and conference rooms offering gallery views of the arena.

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We are pleased to announce that Pickering Showground has had major investment in recent months since being taking over by new owners in 2012.
The arena is now a transformed premier events location with Electricity, Toilets, Heating, Fully Licensed Bar & Lounge, Conference & Function Suites and Café Facilities to name a few, and is situated within 30 acres of beautiful landscaped surroundings.

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Set on the edge of the beautiful North York Moors National Park, the Pickering Exhibition & Leisure Village will be a multi‑use holiday and leisure development.
Comprising an exhibition and conference facility, outdoor leisure pursuits centre, nature reserve, children’s play areas, eco‑lodge and camping park - Pickering Exhibition & Leisure Village’s signature feature will be an eco‑sustainable luxury lodge development.


The North of England's Premier Exhibition, Leisure and Event Space

Pickering Showground Arena


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The North’s premier exhibition and event space is nestled in open countryside one mile south of the historic market town of Pickering, on the outskirts of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. Pickering Showground and Events Arena plays host to a variety of events attracting anything from 10 to 60,000 visitors, and with the addition of our new facilities make us an ideal venue to hold your event. We already host some of the UK’s famous shows including Pickering Traction Engine Rally and Pickering War Weekend.

Our indoor arena offers over 3,500 square metres of usable event space including the main Arena, Function Suite and Conference Suite, perfect for trade shows, exhibitions, conferences, corporate events, and private functions.

We also offer free WIFI available to event organisers and all our visitors, a Bar & Lounge area, in house catering and Café area and free ample car parking.

Our event arena is situated within 30 acres of flat outdoor space, providing an excellent location ideal for agricultural shows, car rallies, caravan/motorhome/camping events, antique and enthusiast fairs to name but a few, making Pickering Showground your number one choice in the north of England for indoor and outdoor events.

Pickering Showground is situated close to the North Yorkshire National Park making us central to many areas and close to the east coast. With direct access from the A169 Pickering Showground is easily accessible and is only 25 Miles from York.


Please Note - There is no longer a Weekly Car Boot Sale at the Showground.


    Check out what the visitors had to say about our recent events. And check the photo galleries - you may be there!

    view all of our recent events →
  • Pickering Wartime & 1940's Weekend

    Find out more about this important event in the Pickering calendar. And make sure you put this years event in your diary!

  • British Juggling Convention 2013

    Pickering Showground proudly hosted the 26th British Juggling Convention packed with workshops and shows in April 2013.

  • National Fancy Pigeon Championship Show

    Held by the British Pigeon Show Society this is the largest exhibition of Fancy Pigeons in the UK.




Pickering Showground
Malton Road, Pickering
North Yorks, YO18 8EA
T 0330 008 1730
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