What’s On in Redcliffe This Ekka Week

Ekka Festival is on and has an exciting lineup of events. However, if you’re too lazy to go to the Brisbane Showgrounds, check out these events in Redcliffe this week.

Saturday, 19 August

Classic, Not Plastic, Car Show


  • FREE (audience)
  • $5 for the display vehicles

Time: 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Venue: Redcliffe Showgrounds

Photo credit: Don Bentley/Facebook

The Northern District Rod & Customs will be hosting a display of pre-1986 cars and bikes. This is a family-friendly event with food and trade stalls around the area, followed by a cruise on the Redcliffe area.

Alcohol is not allowed in the event’s premises. To maintain the safety and security of everyone, our furry friends are not allowed in the event.


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Sunday, 20 August

World Helicopter Day

Tickets: FREE

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Venue: Redcliffe Aerodrome

Photo credit: www.worldhelicopterday.com

The World Helicopter Day is a chance to have a close encounter with different helicopters and the people who fly them. During Open Hangar Day, spend the day talking to pilots, and take a selfie or two.

More than just seeing the helicopters, there will be kids colouring activities, race cars and drones displays, food and coffee van, and an Air Force Cadet drill demo.

This is an event for the young ones and the young-at-hearts to enjoy.


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Saturday, 19 August

Cooking with Ada

Tickets: $70

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Venue: Shields St Eats

Photo credit: Cooking with Ada/Facebook

At Cooking with Ada, participants will learn how to make Pizza Pide, Spicey Chicken, and other yummy dishes.


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Saturady, 20 August

The Australian Bee Gees Show


  • $57.50 – Adult
  • $52.50 – Concessions/Group 10+

Time: 3:00 p.m.

Venue: Redcliffe Cultural Centre

Photo credit: The Australian Bee Gees Show/Facebook

It has been 40 years since the Bee Gees redefined pop music and culture. The Australian Bee Gees Show is a tribute and a celebration of the wonderful world of music that the Bee Gees has brought to us.


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What’s Happening in Redcliffe This Weekend

Somewhere to spend the weekends with family and friends? Here are some of the events that will be happening in Redcliffe this weekend.

Friday, 11 August

Picnic Hill Festival

Tickets: FREE (Gold Coin Donation)

Time: 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Venue: Picnic Hill

Photo credit: Picnic Hill/Facebook

The Picnic Hill is on again this month. There will be a new set of food trucks, street foods, and market stalls. The festival will also feature craft beers, live music, and entertainment.

Picnic Hill Festival is an event for the family to enjoy QT together. BYO favourite picnic rug this Friday.


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Friday, 11 August

Children’s Cooking Class

Tickets: $45

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Venue: Shields St Eats

Photo credit: Cooking with Ada/Facebook

Let your kids learn how to cook. This weekend, Cooking with Ada will hold another cooking class. Children will learn the basics of preparing pizza and pasta, as well as learning how to decorate a cupcake.

Children under 10 years of age are required to have a guardian.


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Sunday, 13 August

Movie Night

Tickets: FREE

Time: The movie will starts after sunset.

Venue: Suttons Beach Pavilion

Photo credit: Suttons Beach Pavilion/Facebook

The Suttons Beach Pavilion will hold another movie screening. The movie “Moana” will be shown on their big outdoor screen by the beach.

BYO chairs and picnic blankets. Settle in early to secure a space for the whole family.


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13 August

Family Fun Day

Ticket: FREE

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Venue: 132 Sutton Street, Redcliffe

Photo credit: Seaside Pop Up Shops/Facebook

Bring your family, friends, and furry friends at the Seaside Pop Up Shops this weekend for the Family Fun Day.

There will be market stalls, food trucks, face painting, fairy floss, and a jumping castle.


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