For some considerable time the show was held in the old show grounds at the corner of Malmsbury Road and Knox Street, and later at the grounds known as Middleton Park. The Daylesford Show is now established at Victoria Park and is a traditional rural agricultural show.

Note: Misreporting of the name of the Society and initial use of Association followed by the consistent use of Society.

1864 – Society Established

1865 – First Show

17 March 1865
On Friday 17 March 1865 the first show of the Glenlyon, Franklin, and Daylesford Agricultural Society was held in the Jamieson Hotel Yard.

from our own Correspondent

1906/1907 – Name Change

Present Day – What is the Society’s Name?

Since the name change in 1906 the society’s name has been reported as both Daylesford Agricultural Society and Daylesford and District Agricultural Society.

Daylesford and District Agricultural Society is the name and annually we hold the Daylesford Show, a traditional rural agricultural show.