August means almost the end of winter and ……the 2013 Brisbane Ekka….held between the 8th and 17th of August with peoples day on Wednesday the 14th, this years event is set to be bigger and better than the previous. All the old favourites will be there with rides for all, the adrenalin junkies will head straight for the 12 extreme rides on offer with the family and kids rides expected to be very popular with the Giant Wheel, Euro Slide and Tea Cup ride again offering family fun. The Triple M Showbag Pavilions has a range of showbags that will make limiting the number of showbags difficult. From Bertie Beetle, Freddo and Smarties through to Barbie, X Box and Barbie Teen there is a showbag for all the family.The Ekka brings the country to the city and again this year the animals will be a huge draw card from animal boulevard to the beef pavilion and the animal competitions where visitors can view animal judging across 20 major categories and with over 24 000 entries. Not to be missed events include fashion shows, fine arts, bush poetry, woodchop and sawing, the food and wine show, strawberry ice creams, dagwood dogs, fairy floss and the magic and illusion shows……wow so much to see and do. Don’t miss this years finale, the Ekka Ignites 360 with a range of new fireworks, lasers and choreographed music..this finale is one not to be missed. With so much on offer at the 2013 Brisbane Ekka why not head to the big smoke and make a weekend of it with Brisbane accommodation at Milton at Founda Gardens.
Founda Gardens is located at Milton a short distance from the Brisbane CBD, public transport and only a short drive from the Ekka location. Choose from 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments or more more luxury the 3 or 4 bedrom sub penthouses. All apartments are fully self contained and individually furnished with balcony and outdoor furniture. Some apartments feature stunning Brisbane River, Mt Cootha and Brisbane skyline views. Relax on the paved sundeck by the swimming pool and gazebo and take in the Brisbane River and city views in the landscaped gardens. You’ll love the location with Aromas cafe a short walk for a quick bite to eat or the morning coffee and a great range of fine dining restaurants to be found on ‘eat street’ at Milton, just a short distance away.
So why not bring the family and head to Brisbane for the 2013 Ekka and relax in Milton Accommodation a short distance from the Brisbane CBD….this has the makings of a perfect weekend.