The Ekka’s back – and you can almost taste the strawberry icecreams and dagwood dogs.

After a challenging couple of years with cancellations due to COVID, the 143rd Ekka is back from August  6 – 14.

You can almost taste the dagwood dogs. (Source
When the bush comes to the city. (Source:

The Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) is Queensland’s largest and most loved annual event, attracting on average 400,000 people.

Run by the RNA and staged at its original birthplace, the Brisbane Showgrounds, the Ekka brings the country and city together for a true celebration of agriculture.

It’s Show(bag)time! (Source:

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.

The iconic show has been running since 1876 and is full of traditions, a unique atmosphere and childhood memories that have been passed down through generations of families.



Tickets are available online only to manage the daily capped numbers. Grab your tickets online here.

Ekka presented by RACQ – Royal Queensland Show August 6-14 2022.

Gates open 9am-8pm daily. B105 Sideshow Alley, Triple M Thrill Zone/ bars till late.

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