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by Kerenza Korostovetz (subscribe)
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Published July 17th 2021
All the fun of the fair
Experience all the fun of the Ekka, without the hustle and bustle (and hefty price tag!)

1. Waller Park Family Fun Fair

6-21 August, Waller Road, Browns Plains

Waller Park Family Fun Fair is set to return with:

  • Amusement rides

  • Sideshow alley games

  • Showbags

  • Balloon drop

  • 4 Jetpack shows

  • 2 Firework displays

    Dates of shows yet to be released, follow for updates.

    Ekka alternative, carnival, fair, rides, showbags, Logan
    Waller Park Family Fun Fair


    2. Grand Avenue SS Ekka Fun Day

    11 August, 11am-6:15pm, Grand Avenue State School

    Enjoy a day of Ekka-styled fun whilst supporting the school's P&C. This event will feature:

  • Amusement rides

  • Showbags

  • Games

  • Food and drink stalls

  • Firework finale

    Free entry, unlimited ride wristbands available for $35 each (plus $3.01 booking fee).

    Ekka alternative, carnival, fair, rides, showbags, Brisbane
    Grand Avenue S.S Ekka Fun Day


    3. Mount Gravatt Show

    24 and 25 July, 9am, Mt Gravatt Showgrounds

    The Mount Gravatt Show returns with highlights including:

  • Amusement rides

  • Showbags

  • FMX freestyle motocross

  • Animal nursery

  • Pig races

  • Dreamtime reptile display

  • Historical motorcycles

  • Lego Display Competition

  • Live music

  • Food and drink stalls

  • Fireworks

    Tickets are on sale now – buy online and save time at the gates.

    Ekka alternative, carnival, fair, rides, showbags, Brisbane
    Mount Gravatt Show


    4. Early Birds Ekka at Forest Lake

    24 July, 11am-3pm, Early Birds Forest Lake

    Get the family together for a day of carnival style fun.

  • Dagwood Dog Guy

  • Slushies

  • Showbags

  • Jumping Castle

  • Sideshow Alley Games

  • Face Painting

  • Food Trucks

  • Live Entertainment

    Free entry, please register your interest.

    Ekka alternative, carnival, fair, rides, showbags, Brisbane
    Early Birds Ekka at Forest Lake


    5. 2021 Pacific Pines Winterfest

    22 August, 11am, Central Park Pacific Pines

    This major annual event raises funds to feed back into the local community. Enjoy:

  • Amusement rides

  • Food trucks

  • Market stalls

  • Animals

  • Entertainment

    Unlimited ride tickets $15 per person, individual rides $2 each.

    Ekka alternative, carnival, fair, rides, showbags, Gold Coast
    Pacific Pines Winterfest

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