The Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) is Queensland’s largest annual event, attracting on average 400,000 people. The Ekka showcases the best of Queensland, attracting more than 21,000 competition entries from woodchop to giant vegetables, 10,000 animals from beef cattle to cats and dogs, world-class live entertainment, award-winning food and wine, carnival rides and showbags, family shopping, educational activities and much more.

When: August 10–18, 2024
Where: Brisbane Showgrounds, 600 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills
Times: 9am until late. See website for specific attraction and pavilion times
Tickets: Adult pass: $35; Child pass: $20; Concession pass: $25; Little Ekka pass: free; Family pass: $80; Adult and child pass: $45; Twilight pass: $20; Ten-day pass: $100
More information: Royal Queensland Show

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