Get the most out of the Ekka with our handy guide

Updated August 10, 2018 13:47:32

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Almost half a million people are expected to converge on the RNA Showgrounds in Brisbane for the Royal Queensland Show these 10 days.

Before you run off for a day of dagwood dogs, showbags, and strawberry sundaes, take a gander at our handy guide to make sure you get the most out of your Ekka experience.

When is Ekka running?

It’s on right now!

It starts today, Friday August 10, and goes until August 19.

It’s at the Brisbane Showground, 600 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills.

Gates open everyday at 9:00am, and close at 8:00pm.

Photo: Expect big crowds every day at the Ekka. (Supplied: Queensland RNA) How much is it to get in?

Prices vary, depending on your age and whether you’ve got a concession, or whether you’re a member of RACQ.

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