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Frequently Asked Questions


What are the Opening Times?

The Adelaide Tradie MATE will be OPEN from 9am to 5pm, Friday 4th to Saturday 5th. We will be open 10am to 4pm on Sunday 6th of May 2018.

How much does it cost to enter?

Entry to Adelaide Tradie MATE is $5. We are promoting the entry fee as a ‘High-$5 for Little Heroes’ with proceeds going to the wonderful Little Heroes Foundation. Buy Ticket Here

I am not a 'tradie', can I come to the Expo?

Yes. The Adelaide Tradie MATE is open to the public and is for anyone looking for great deals on tools, machinery, commercial vehicles or other industry related items. Even if you just like seeing demos, need a trailer or are interested in the trades sector – come on down! We even have a few things for the kids!

Is there an ATM at the Expo?

Yes, ATM’s are available at the venue.

Will I be able to take large purchases away with me?

Yes, where stock is readily available you are welcome to take immediate delivery. Trolleys and Parcel Pickup is available for bigger or heavy purchases.

I'm coming at lunchtime, is there something to EAT there?

Sure, from the Pulled Pork or Beef Brisket to Pies and Fish’n’chips you will find a hearty meal. Sandwiches, Cool drinks, Coffee’s and more will also be available!

Am I allowed to smoke in the outdoor section of the Expo?

No. The Pavilions and immediate surrounds (Plaza) are non-smoking areas.

Will I be able to return to the EXPO again without paying each time?

If you leave and then return to the Expo you’ll be required to show a pass out or your entry ticket. Applies when returning an item such as a trolley to.

Entry tickets are only valid for one day.

Am I allowed to bring my own food and drink into the Expo?

No. Venue regulations exclude any person from either entering or leaving the venue with food or Alcohol.

Do I need to pay for parking?

Yes. Parking is provided by the Adelaide Showground and the carparks are located off Rose Terrace.

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