Often asked: When Does Brisbane Ekka Start?

Is the Brisbane Exhibition on in 2020?

Due to the worldwide coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, increasing social distancing measures and public gathering restrictions being implemented, the RNA has made the decision to cancel the 2020 Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) in the best interests of public health.

Is Ekka 2021 still on?

Due to the current South East Queensland lockdown and worsening local COVID-19 outbreak, the 2021 Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) has been cancelled in the best interests of public health. It is the second year in a row that the Ekka has been cancelled due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.

How much does it cost to get into the Ekka?

2021 Ekka ticket prices: Little Ekka pass (4 years and under) – Free. Concession – $25. Adult & Child – $45. Family (2 adults and two children) – $80.

Why is it called Ekka?

The Ekka is the annual agricultural show of Queensland, Australia. Its formal title is the Royal Queensland Show, and it is held at the Brisbane Showgrounds. It was originally called the Brisbane Exhibition, but it is more commonly known as the “Ekka”, short for “exhibition”.

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Has Ekka holiday been Cancelled?

The annual public holiday usually scheduled for People’s Day at the Ekka has been locked in for Friday, October 29. The Ekka was cancelled for the second year in a row due to a COVID-19 outbreak earlier this month, and its associated public holiday was also cancelled.

Has the Ekka holiday been moved?

The Queensland government announced on Tuesday the Ekka holiday would be shifted to Friday, October 29, after the Royal Queensland Show was cancelled for a second year due to a COVID-19 outbreak in southeast Queensland.

Does Gold Coast get Ekka holiday?

Most regions of Queensland have access to some form of Show Holiday. The Ekka Holiday (Royal Queensland Show) is a good example where Brisbane City have a different day off to the Gold Coast and even the Moreton Region.

Is Gold Coast Show Day 2021 a public holiday?

In 2021, the Gold Coast Show public holiday is held on Friday, 27th August 2021.

What date is Gold Coast Show Day 2021?

The 2021 Gold Coast Show will be held at Broadwater Parklands from 27th – 29th August 2021.

Is the Gold Coast show on in 2020?

The 2020 Gold Coast Show will be held at Broadwater Parklands from 28th – 30th August 2020 and is FREE to attend.

What rides are at the Ekka?

Brisbane Ekka: the top five extreme rides at this year’s Royal Queensland Show

  • XXXL. The XXXL hangs precariously above sideshow alley. (
  • Extreme. Legs and arms akimbo on the Extreme. (
  • Airmaxx 360. The Airmaxx 360 gyrates like a spider on a hot plate. (
  • Speed 2.
  • Freak Out.

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