August 01, 2018

Ekka is back in August again!

The largest and most popular annual event in Brisbane is coming back again this August. Let’s see what’s special this year!

What is Ekka?

The Royal Queensland Show, also known as the Ekka, is a landmark celebration of agriculture that brings 10 days of fun to everyone. This iconic show can be dated back to 1876, with ongoing traditions throughout the show.

Located at its birthplace, RNA Showgrounds in Bowen Hills, and running from Friday 10th August until Sunday 19th August, Ekka is the place you won’t want miss in August!

Attendees can find all their favourite animals from lovely alpaca’s to racing pigs, delicious food and wine options, world-class live entertainment such as amazing Ekkanites fireworks, thrilling carnival rides, educational activities, showbags and much more.

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How to get there?

How lucky you are to be staying at Novotel Brisbane!

Only 5 minute walk to Central train station. It is the easiest way to get to the Ekka. An Ekka admission ticket can be produced to gain discounted tickets of $6 for adults and $3 for children return.

Also, first time Uber users can enjoy $20 credit if you use code EKKA18. Leave your car with us and catch an Uber directly to the carnival.

What does Novotel offer?

Don’t have the chance and time to go to Ekka? No worries. We’d like to share the wonderful Ekka moments with you! When families check-in at Novotel Brisbane during the month of August, children are our special guests and they will receive a showbag which includes, a welcome toy, sweet treats, vouchers and more. This August, make some exciting memories in Brisbane with your family and friends which will last a life time.

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