Ekka Dates 2018-2050

The Royal Queensland Show affectionately known as Ekka is a one of the most beloved annual events in the Brisbane calendar, and will continue to be long into the future.

The Show starts on the first Friday of August - providing this is not prior to the 5th - in which case it will begin on the second Friday.

Below are the Show dates and People's Day, the official Royal Queensland Show public holidays for 2018 to 2050.

Year Dates (August) Public Holiday (August)
2018 10-19 15
2019 9-18 14
2020 7-16 12
2021 6-15 11
2022 5-14 10
2023 11-20 16
2024 9-18 14
2025 8-17 13
2026 7-16 12
2027 6-15 11
2028 11-20 16
2029 10-19 15
2030 9-18 14
2031 8-17 13
2032 6-15 11
2033 5-14 10
2034 11-20 16
2035 10-19 15
2036 8-17 13
2037 7-16 12
2038 6-15 11
2039 5-14 10
2040 10-19 15
2041 9-18 14
2042 8-17 13
2043 7-16 12
2044 5-14 10
2045 11-20 16
2046 10-19 15
2047 9-18 14
2048 7-16 12
2049 6-15 11
2050 5-14 10