EKKA Brisbane 2019


When: 9 - 18 August 2019

Where: Brisbane Showgrounds

It’s nearly showtime in Brisbane, EKKA is on its way! The Royal Queensland Show is Queensland’s favourite show for more than 140 years.

At EKKA they have EVERYTHING that makes a fabulous ROYAL Agricultural Show.

Animals for petting, prize dogs, purebred cats on parade, showcase poultry as well as horse and pony highlights, jumping and dressage.

The entertainment just keeps on rolling from live music, whip cracking competitions, cooking stake, family entertainment, fashion parades and the fantastic EkkaNITES.

The award-winning food and wine is something else, showcasing Queensland’s finest from the XXXX Stockmen's Bar and Grill, Gourmet Plaza and all your traditional favourites.

The whole family will love a day out at EKKA with carnival rides, shopping, show bags, competitions, prizes and more.

Ekka Showcases the best of Queensland’s life and achievements and brings visitors from across the state and the country.

What’s On 2019

At Brisbane EKKA in 2019 there is incredible entertainment from start to finish.

Eight Second Ride, one of Australia’s most renowned country rock-bands will be playing at the XXXX Stockman’s Bar & Grill for FREE on August 9 & 10 from 8pm.

Luke’s Reptile Kingdom featuring his venomous snake show is hugely popular, meet some friendly pythons and be in awe of the reptiles. FREE at King Street August 9-18, 9.30am-6pm.

Cradle-a-Chick is presented by Australian Eggs, your little ones will fall in love when they get to hold a tiny little ball of fluff at cradle-a-chick. FREE at Arrow Energy Pavilion, August 9-18, 9am-5pm.

Heritage Bank Racing Pigs! See pigs fly with the return of this adorable feature show! Heritage Bank Racing Pigs is FREE at Stockman’s Rest, August 9-18. The race goes for up to 20 minutes with race starts at 11am, 12pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 4pm.


  • Adult $35
  • Concession $25
  • Child $20 (5-14years)
  • Little Ekka FREE (4years and under)

Keep the family show tradition rolling and get your Tickets for EKKA Brisbane - The Royal Queensland Show.


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