Moorelands Bush Nursery
Venue: Moorelands Bush Nursery, Dargal Road, Roma.
How to get there:
Drive west along Miscamble St to Orallo Rd and then onto Dargal Road, following the signage.
Time: Nursery open 8:00am to 2:00pm. Cafe open from 8:00am to 12noon.
Cost: Free. Refreshments and nursery items available for purchase.
Enjoy a drive in the country this Easter and visit beautiful Moorelands Bush Nursery. There is a wonderful garden to browse and lots of plants, pots and ornaments for sale. The Café serves delicious homemade treats and is a great place for breakfast.
For more information: Phone: 0428 732 520 or find us on Facebook @juliemurraymoorelandsbushnursery
Deadly Way Cultural Show
Venue: Yarning Circle, Bungil Street, Roma
Time: Good Friday – 10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm & 4:00pm sessions
Easter Monday – 8:30am & 10:30am sessions
Approx 1 hour duration. Bookings essential. Tour capacity capped at 25 people.
Be welcomed to the traditional lands of the Mandandanji people with a smoking ceremony along with traditional dance and paint. Hear the history of the area while taking a short walk to discover the use of bush foods and plants, as well as an artefact/tools display and demonstration.
Afterwards, check out various products for sale including artwork, didgeridoos, clapsticks, boomerangs, books and more!
Cost: $25 for Adults, $5 for Youth (under 16yrs old).
For more information and to book: Visit www.deadlyway.com.au or email [email protected]
Big Rig Oil Patch Tours
Venue: The Big Rig, 2 Riggers Road, Roma
Time: Attraction open between 8:30am to 3:30pm
Cost: Adults $15, Concession/Student $13, Children (12 yrs & under) $10, Family (2 x Adults & 3 x Children) $40. Children under 5 yrs free.
Discover the rigs, machinery and the true grit pioneers that shaped the remarkable history of Australia’s oil and gas industry. The Big Rig’s Oil Patch attraction is an enjoyable, relaxed way to learn about Roma’s oil and gas history. The Oil Patch is an outside display of oil and gas exploration and product equipment, explained by suitable signs and audio panels. These facilities allow the oil patch to be a self-guided experience.
Up the Creek Garage Museum
Venue: 14 George Street, Roma (just behind Shady’s Lagoon / 15 minute walk along the Adungadoo Pathway from The Big Rig / 10 minutes from the Post Office.)
Cost: $15 Single, $25 Double/family for a day pass, Under 18’s FREE.
Time: Thursday, Good Friday & Easter Monday: Open from 9am – 5pm
Saturday: Open from 11am – 8pm with a show at night and a sausage sizzle by a campfire (bookings required).
After Easter, the museum will be open from 9am – 5pm Monday to Saturday with a show on Saturday night with a sausage sizzle by a camp fire (bookings required). Closed Sunday.
From Cars in the Garden (commemorating the Aussie Car Industry) to incorporating over 800 pictures of road trips of Australia, USA and New Zealand. A fabulous collage of photos that tell a million stories and a visit not to be missed when you are in town for Roma’s Easter In The Country. This is a museum full of memories.
Incorporating a Aussie Holden Museum (with a difference). Art and murals, get your kicks on Route 66 in a 1969 Mustang or travel the Warrego Hi-Way (old Hi-Way 54) in the Maranoa Travel 1966 XP Falcon ute.
Join in activities such as cornhole tossing and horseshoe pitching. Exciting Activities and fun for all ages.
You can even get your photo taken with the longhorns – Jack or Tex.
For more information or to book: Phone 0417 744 839
Open Country Garden
Venue: The home of Peter and Helen Wells, Roslyn Drive, Roma
How to get there:
Turn left from Warrego hwy opposite Roma Saleyards. Continue straight onto Roslyn Drive and 4th driveway on Right (white arch over driveway).
Time: Good Friday 10:00am – 4:00pm
Easter Saturday 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Easter Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm
Easter Monday 10:00am -2:00pm
Cost: Gold coin donation
A country garden with loads of charm – this little gem will keep you wandering and enjoying the intriguing old buildings inspired from Australian times of old and fresh flowers throughout. Follow all the paths till you find your own little secret garden, have a sit and enjoy all that this special place has to offer.
Canteen available with tea, coffee, cold drinks and a selection of home cooked cakes and slices. There will also be a raffle running over the weekend. All funds raised from the weekend will be donated to the Cancer Council Queensland Roma Branch.
For more information:
Venue: Directly across from the Big Rig – see the sign for MI Helicopters
Time: 10:00am to 3:00pm – Friday, Sunday and Monday
Cost: $155 per person
Seeking adventure this Easter? This flight will give you a bird’s eye view of the whole town and take an aerial view of the Santos Hub 2 Gas facility and return to town. It will certainly thrill! There will be a minimum of 2 passengers per flight, maximum of 4.
For more information:
Big Rig Night Show
Venue: The Big Rig, 2 Riggers Rd, Roma
Cost: Adults $25, Concession/Student $20, Children (12 yrs & under) $20, Family (2 x Adults & 3 x Children) $70. Children under 5 yrs free.
Bookings essential. Book online HERE
Ignite your interest in sabotage, drama and intrigue through the eyes of a “Roma Rigger” guide, with a glass of Outback Port and an original sound and light show sharing all the gritty details of the beginnings of Australia’s Oil and Gas history.
Please note: If raining, show will be cancelled.
Please note: The Easter in the Country Festival has a 100% refund policy to all pre-paid tickets if you are not able to attend due to the current COVID restrictions and requirements.
Interested in holding an event across the festival celebrations? Register your event via the below link or contact us to find out more!