EVENT: Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) 2014

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ekka showgrounds Ekka is inarguably Queensland's largest annual event. Image: Ekka Facebook page ekka showgrounds
ekka animal Get up close and personal with animals at Ekka. Image: Ekka Facebook page ekka animal
ekka face painting There are plenty of activities to keep each member of the family occupied. Image: Ekka Facebook page ekka face painting
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ekka food Foodies will be delighted with the selection of gourmet produce at the show. Image: Ekka Facebook page ekka food
Ekka ride Visitors can choose from a wide selection of rides. Image: Ekka Facebook page Ekka ride

Queensland’s premier agricultural and family event, Ekka will be held over 10 massive days from August 8 to 17 this year.

Inarguably Queensland’s largest annual event, the Royal Queensland Show, otherwise known as Ekka is celebrating its 138th event this year.

On top of showcasing the state’s best agricultural produce, Ekka also presents a variety of fun-filled activities to keep both young and old members in the family occupied.  

Families can go on a huge selection of rides, purchase a wide range of showbags, or watch nightly live dance, music and fashion shows.

Children can get up close and personal with animals in the Animal Boulevard, which will feature a number of livestock including chickens, sheep, cows etc. They can get hands on by milking cows or feeding calves for a rich learning experience.

NewFarmMachinery will be occupying a stand at Ekka so make sure you drop by, say hi and pick up a goodie bag while you’re at it.


Friday August 8 to Sunday August 17

Opening hours: 9am to 9pm (different hours apply to different pavilions. Check the times on Ekka’s website)


Brisbane Showgrounds


Anyone and everyone


Adult - $29

Children (5 to 14 years) - - $18

Children (up to 4 years) – Free

Concession (students, seniors etc)- $22

Family pass (1 day admission  for 2 adults  and 2 children) - $69

Adult & Child Pass (1 day admission for 1 adult and 1 child) - $40


To help plan your trip, click here to find accommodation in Brisbane.


Find out program details, what to see and do and book your tickets online on the Ekka website.

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