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Experience the essence of Queensland at The Royal Queensland Show affectionately known as Ekka. This beloved event celebrates the best of both country and city life, attracting on average 400,000 visitors each year. 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.

10 - 18 August 2024
Brisbane Showgrounds

For a true city escape, why not stay the night in French luxury?
With the Brisbane Showgrounds only 20 minutes away public transport, Sofitel Brisbane Central is perfectly positioned if attending EKKA and looking for central, luxurious Brisbane City accommodation.