Question: When Is Brisbane Ekka Day?

Is there still a public holiday for Ekka 2020?

The Ekka Public Holiday will be moved until later in 2021 for Brisbane, Scenic Rim and Moreton Bay local government areas. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said moving the holiday from Wednesday, August 11 occurred following the Ekka being cancelled for a second year.

What day is the Ekka public holiday?

Coronavirus Queensland update: Postponed Ekka public holiday to be held Friday, October 29 2021.

Is Ekka holiday Cancelled?

Official Statement from the RNA 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.

Who gets Ekka public holiday?

The Ekka holiday is normally the 6th day of The Royal Queensland Show and is a public holiday for people living and working within Brisbane city. It is also known as Ekka People’s Day and Brisbane Show Day.

Where is the Ekka held in Brisbane?

Location. The Ekka is held in Queensland’s capital city, Brisbane, for 10 days each August at the Brisbane Showgrounds in the suburb of Bowen Hills. The Ekka is run by the Royal National Agricultural and Industrial Association of Queensland (RNA).

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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 is happening with the Ekka public holiday?

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.

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.

How much does it cost to go to the Ekka?

Individual tickets to the 2019 Ekka prior to the show starting range from $20 for child’s entry (aged 5 to 14 years), to $35 for an adult’s pass. Children under the age of 4 are free to enter. Concessions are also available for students, seniors and other groups.

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