UPDATED FOR 2018: EKKA Discounts for Families | Get Cheap EKKA Tickets!
Looking for EKKA discounts for your family?
With the countdown to the ‘the Royal Queensland Show’ on, the Ekka at the Brisbane Showgrounds are offering families opportunities to save again this year by pre-purchasing their tickets online for the 10 days of show. They have a range of family discount passes including single parent families, 2 day passes, ride packages and more.
When is the EKKA on in 2018?
This year’s dates for the EKKA are Friday 10 August 2018 – Sunday 19 August 2018.
When is the EKKA public holiday?
The EKKA public holiday varies depending on which region you are in.
For Brisbane city residents, the official Ekka public holiday (also known as People’s Day), is on Wednesday 15 August 2018.
Many areas in regional Queensland recognise the show holiday on Monday 13 August 2018, including:
- Bundaberg region – within the postcode of 4671
- City of Redland
- Goondiwindi region – the area covered by the former Shire of Inglewood within the boundaries of the parishes of Wyemo, Beebo, Texas, Silverspur, Arcot, Gunyan, Bonshaw, Maiden Head, Aitkin’s Flat and the town of Texas
- Gympie – Goomeri Township, Parish of Goomeribong
- Lockyer Valley region
- Logan City
- Moreton Bay region
- North Burnett region – Biggenden, Eidsvold, Gayndah, Mount Perry and Monto Areas
- Scenic Rim region
- Shire of Balonne – outside the postcode of 4486
- Shire of Cherbourg
- Somerset region
- South Burnett region
- Toowoomba region – the part of the Toowoomba Regional Council area covered by Yarraman, Upper Yarraman and Cooyar
- Western Downs region – Tara
Savings for families at this year’s EKKA
Historic hip pocket savings make this year’s Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) presented by RACQ the best value ever, with a 10% discount currently being offered by using the promotional code FAMILIES on their website!!! Click here to have the code applied.
In 2018 they also have family passes, adult and child passes and twilight tickets!
You can also grab 10 day passes for $100!!!
Click here to see the passes with the discount applied.
EKKA discounts for rides and food
As soon as we have the information for how you can get discounted rides and food at the 2018, we will update it here so bookmark this page and come back to it to check!
FREE Things to Do at the EKKA
There are more than 300 free things to do and see each day at the EKKA this year which makes it a family friendly, low budget opportunity if you plan your day/s appropriately.
EKKA discounts and tickets are available at www.ekka.com.au.
You can also try www.racq.com.au for discounted tickets.
But take our advice and DO IT NOW as the discount WILL END before the EKKA starts!