August 2023 in Brisbane & Queensland

August is Ekka time in Brisbane! That often means cold winds from the west. The Brisbane wattle (acacia fimbriata) is in flower. It’s also whale-watching season in Queensland and Children’s Book Week.

Wednesday 16 August 2023 is the Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) public holiday in Brisbane only.

TBC – Monday 14 August 2023 is a public holiday for the Royal Queensland Show in Gympie Region – 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, Shire of Cherbourg, Somerset Region, South Burnett Region, part of the Toowoomba Region, and Western Downs Region – Tara and District.

August Events in Brisbane and Queensland

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