Ekka 2021 cancelled

Unfortunately due to the extension of the South East Queensland lockdown until 4pm on Sunday 8 August 2021, the Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) 2021 has been cancelled. Find out more Coronavirus: Council updates and impacts.

The Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) returns from Saturday 7 to Sunday 15 August 2021. Brisbane Showgrounds will host all your favourite displays, rides, farm animals, strawberry sundaes, and the popular EkkaNITES program of live entertainment and fireworks.

Brisbane City Council is proud to be a major partner of Ekka 2021. Visit the Brisbane City Council Flower and Garden Precinct for ideas and itineraries on exploring our city, pick up a Brisbetter tote bag, and enter our competition to win a Brisbetter Day Out.

The flower and garden precinct will be buzzing with stunning garden displays, fun horticultural activities for the kids to their get their hands dirty, and informative workshops on the latest garden trends.

The Brisbane City Council Flower and Garden Precinct is located in the Agricultural Hall, downstairs in the Royal International Convention Centre building.

Find out more about Ekka

Visit the Ekka website to plan your Brisbetter day out at the Ekka and to buy tickets.

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Victoria Park

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Looking for things to do around Brisbane? From fitness classes to concerts and music there's ideal events on for everyone of all ages.

Last updated: 2 August 2021

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