COVID-19 EVENT UPDATE INFORMATION
The MECC is currently operating at 100% capacity and following a COVID Safe plan as approved by Queensland Health. Contact details for all attendees must be provided where prompted during the booking process. Please be assured that we are prioritising the wellbeing of our visitors, artists and staff.
Before purchasing tickets, please read the Covid Safe Terms & Conditions which are in addition to the regular MECC Terms & Conditions of sale.
Hot off its premiere New York City run in 2020 and with over 120 shows in 2019 across Australia and New Zealand, ‘ A Taste of Ireland - The Irish Music & Dance Sensation’ finally returns down under.
With revamped classics like ‘Danny Boy’ and ‘ Tell Me Ma’, the show’s live, energetic blend of well-known tunes, jaw-dropping acapella tap battles, world-class dancing, melodic folk music mash-ups and craic galore transports you through the story of Ireland’s tumultuous history, complimented by stunning production and lighting.
Starring dancers from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, Riverdance, & Gaelforce Dance alongside a treasure trove of Irish Dancing World Champions, ’A Taste of Ireland’ delivers the very best talent in the nation.
Experience one of the most prominent Irish Dance shows in the world today. With all new sets, costumes, tunes and effects, we promise you haven’t seen anything like this year’s show! With tours lined up in the USA, Canada and the UK, don’t miss your chance to see ‘A Taste of Ireland’ in 2021. It’s truly ‘Celtic―for this decade’.
VIP TICKETS: Only available to purchase from the MECC Box Office.
For a truly memorable experience purchase VIP Tickets! These tickets include a premium seat, exclusive access to a sound check, meet and greet with the cast and a signed poster! VIP Ticket holders will need to arrive at the venue at 5:50pm.
COVID19 - Cancellation Disclaimer
Due to government travel and/or capacity restrictions which may be out of our control, we may have to postpone certain legs of our tour. Please note if this was to happen the event will not be cancelled only postponed until another date. In the event of a postponement patrons would be contacted by the MECC.
PRE-ORDER YOUR PLATTER BOX WHEN YOU PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS!
Make your experience complete and enjoy one of our delicious platter boxes.
Platter boxes are available to pre-order online and limited platters will be available to purchase pre-show, until sold out. To avoid disappointment, please pre-order.
Disclaimer: all platters are now individually boxed.
Antipasto Platter Box $13 (serves one)
Gouda, smoked cheese, brie, cheddar, apricots, dates, olives, cocktail onions, gherkins, salami, kabana and crackers (GF and vegetarian options available).
Hot Finger Food Platter Box $15 (serves one)
Chef’s selection of 5 items. Selection will vary on seasonal change.
Pre-order here: HERE
cut-off: Platters boxes only available to pre-order until 12pm the day of the event, unless the event is on a weekend, then cut-off is Friday before the event at 12pm.
Collection at the event: Platter boxes will be available for collection at the retail café.
Enjoying your platter at the show: The foyer opens 90 minutes before the show, and you can now take food into the performance.
Mackay Entertainment & Convention Centre aims to ensure our venues and performances are welcoming and accessible. If you have any questions about access requirements, please contact the Box Office before purchasing tickets.
Wheelchair seats/spaces are available for all events. These seats/spaces can be booked by contacting our Box Office on (07) 4961 9777. All levels of the MECC carpark are fully wheelchair accessible.
Hearing Receivers are available in the Auditorium and a Hearing Loop is available in the Plenary Halls. To access this equipment simply enquire at the Box Office prior to event.
Please contact the Box Office (07) 4961 9777 or visit us in person for more information.
Companion Card holders are entitled to a complimentary companion ticket to all performances. The cardholder must provide their Companion Card details when making bookings and present the valid ID card to receive their ticket/s from the Box Office. To access this program, please contact the box office on (07) 4961 9777 or visit us in person.