Queensland Public Holidays 2021
Update 17 August 2021 – The Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) public holiday has officially been moved to Friday, October 29, 2021 for Brisbane, Moreton Bay and Scenic Rim areas. The government hopes by creating a long weekend it will help boost local hospitality and tourism businesses. This year the holiday is now called the “People’s long weekend”
To view regional show and other Queensland public holiday dates, use the regional filter below.
INCLUDE REGIONAL HOLIDAYS
Statewide Public Holidays QLD 2021
|New Year's Day||Friday, 1 January 2021||Public||Qld Wide|
|Australia Day||Tuesday, 26 January 2021||Public||Qld Wide|
|Good Friday||Friday, 2 April 2021||Public||Qld Wide|
|Easter Saturday||Saturday, 3 April 2021||Public||Qld Wide|
|Easter Sunday||Sunday, 4 April 2021||Public||Qld Wide|
|Easter Monday||Monday, 5 April 2021||Public||Qld Wide|
|ANZAC Day||Monday, 26 April 2021||Public||Qld Wide|
|Labour Day||Monday, 3 May 2021||Public||Qld Wide|
|Queen's Birthday||Monday, 4 October 2021||Public||Qld Wide|
|People's Long Weekend (formerly Ekka Holiday)||Friday, 29 October 2021||Show||Brisbane|
|Christmas Eve (part day - 6pm til midnight)||Friday, 24 December 2021||Public||Qld Wide|
|Christmas Day*||Saturday, 25 December 2021||Public||Qld Wide|
|Boxing Day*||Sunday, 26 December 2021||Public||Qld Wide|
|Christmas Day Holiday||Monday, 27 December 2021||Public||Qld Wide|
|Boxing Day Holiday||Tuesday, 28 December 2021||Public||Qld Wide|
*In 2021 Christmas Day falls on a Saturday, as a result there is an additional public holiday on Monday the 27th December. In 2021 Boxing Day falls on a Sunday, as a result there is an additional public holiday on Tuesday 28th December.
From 2019, the Holidays Act 1983 allows for a part-day public holiday from 6pm to midnight on Christmas Eve (24th of December).
The Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) Public Holiday is for Brisbane only. Please select your region to view regional Ekka public holiday dates.