Venue: McDowall Street, Roma
Time: 7.00am to 2:00pm
Cost: Free entry
Showcasing a fantastic array of arts, crafts, wares, food and drinks at the Country Markets in Arthur and Wyndham Streets. Customers are sure to find something to take home. Heaps of market stalls to wander through and of course there will be bargains to be found.
Live Music Saturday
Venue: The Big Stage, CBD, McDowall Street, Roma
Time: 7:30am to 1.00pm
Cost: Free entry
7:30am to 9:00am – Keith Jamieson, Alisha Smith, Caitlyn Jamieson, Ray Brown singing Country Ballads as well as Bush Poet, Ray Essery.
10:00am – Bluey and Bingo welcome all children to Central Stage – as well as the young at heart adults!
11am – Country Music’s newest sensation Lilly Grace. Lilly Grace is heading to Tamworth in 2022 with 4 Tamworth Songwriter Award nominations. These include Country Rock Award, Local Heroes Award, new Songwriter of the Year Award and Youth Award. At the young age of 16, Roma is catching a glimpse of Lilly Grace on the road to Stardom. Learn more about her HERE
12noon – Will Day is one of Australia’s premier rising country artists and one that will undoubtedly be around for many years to come.
Catch your breath with a siesta in the afternoon and live music will be on again at each of the local country pubs in the evening.
Explore Roma Town (half day tour) by Boobook Ecotours
Pick Up Point:
Min Number Pax: 4
Max Number Pax: 20
Cost: Prices: Adults $65, Child $40 (8-14 years), Family $170 (2 adults and 2 children), Seniors $60. Bookings Required.
Share a few hours with a Roma local for an insight into the colourful history and present day activities in and around Roma. Hear about various local legends and their escapades. Learn about the industries the town supports while keeping an eye out for some of local characters. Discover hidden treasures like Heroes Avenue, spectacular stained glass windows, our Biggest Bottle Tree and the Roma Bush Gardens.
The Big Rig Roma
Venue: The Big Rig, 2 Riggers Rd, Roma
Time: 9am to 6pm daily
Cost: Pricing ranges from Adults $20, Child $15 to Adults $35 and Child $27. Children under 5 yrs free.
Bookings essential. Book online HERE
The Big Rig tells of all the twists and drama of when oil and gas first flowed in our nation, the story of our oil and gas pioneers comes alive through the magnificent new 40m high Big Rig Tower and Rigger’s Walk through the trees, exhibits, machinery displays and audio-visual features. You can also ignite your interest in sabotage, drama and intrigue through the eyes of a ‘Roma Rigger’ guide, with a glass of Outback port at the Sunset Night Show.
Venue: CBD, McDowall St, Roma
Time: 9:00am to 10:00am
This annual parade show-case Charities, Businesses, Sporting and Recreational Clubs, Schools in Roma and surrounding Districts. With Floats in different shapes and sizes. This parade is a must see in Roma’s Easter in the Country Festival. Commencing at Spencer Street and moving through Charles and Gregory Streets.
The 2021 theme is ‘Easter in the Outdoors’
Nominate a float today HERE
John Richardson Camel Rides
Venue: CBD, Roma
Cost: $10 per ride
Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Miniature Train Rides
Venue: Big Rig Parklands, Riggers Road, Roma
Time: Operating between 10:00am to 2:00pm
St Paul’s Anglican Church Windows
Venue: St Paul’s Anglican Church, Cnr Bungil & Arthur Streets, Roma.
Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm
St Paul’s Anglican Church will be open Easter Saturday and visitors are most welcome to view the wonderful stained-glass windows and magnificent building.
St Paul’s Anglican Church Roma – Easter Sunday Service is at 9am Sunday 4 April 2021.
Venue: Recreational Grounds, Bungil Street, Roma
Cost: Gold coin donation
Time: 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Get down and get dirty for a load of good fun as you watch high powered vehicles take to the mud pits – be warned as things could get messy!!!
Canteen and bar on the grounds.
Roma & District Motocross – Easter Saturday RPA Day
Venue: Roma & District Motocross Club, Kimblers Road, Roma
Cost: Gold coin donation
Time: 12:00pm to late
Coming to Roma for Easter in the Country? Why not bring your bikes and make a fun weekend out of it!!!
Camping available for riders only (open Friday afternoon til Sunday). No powered sites. book your spot through our Facebook page HERE.
Canteen will be opened with yummy food and cold drinks. Eftpos available.
Ironbark Raceway Drag Racing
Venue: Ironbark Raceway – Kimblers Road (off Warrego Highway), Roma
Time: Gates Open: 12 noon – Racing commences from 3pm
Cost: Adults $15 (15 years and over)
14 years and under FREE entry
Take your seats for the rubber hitting the road with engines roaring for action a plenty.
Bar operating. EFTPOS and refreshments available.
XXXX Gold Easter Races
Venue: Showgrounds – Bassett Park, Northern Road Roma
Time: 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Meet friends to enjoy an afternoon of racing with a five race program with full TAB facilities, on course bookmakers and children’s entertainment available.
While enjoying a drink after the races have some fun picking the winner of the Yabby Races around the bar – good old country fun. Heaps of fun in a jam packed afternoon of activities at Bassett Park.
EFTPOS facilities with Bar and Canteen.
Roma History Lodge
Venue: 17 McDowall Street, Roma
Cost: Gold coin donation
Time: Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Open from 2:00pm to 5:00pm each day
Roma History Lodge – the written history of Roma and surrounds.
Enjoy the display of ‘Weddings Through the Ages’ and is also open for anyone wanting to check out their family history in the area. Many books on local history also for sale.
Roma International Motor Speedway
Venue: Roma International Speedway, Two Mile Road, Roma.
(2klms east of Roma on the Warrego Highway – follow the signs).
Time: Gates open at 4:30pm. Racing starts 5:30pm
Cost: $20 – Adults
$10 – 13 – 17yrs
Free – Children Under 12
$50 – Family Pass – 2 Adults and 2 Children
Roma International Speedway is extremely proud to announce the running of the 2021 Instaprint Signs National 4’s Country Cup.
National 4s will battle it out over two fantastic nights of Speedway action on April 2nd and 3rd for the $1000 to win the Country Cup.
FORMAT – April 3nd (continuing from Friday 2nd)
Night 2 – 3 April
2 rounds 10 lap heats + 30 lap feature
Starting position for the 30 lap final determined by total points of night 1 heats and mini feature plus night 2 heats.
$100 Tow Money – 4th onwards
Event Shirts will be available.
Food and Bar canteen operating.
The Speedway will be a drop-off point for the Community Bus. Schedule available soon.
This event has been made possible by the support of:
Tim Weir from Instaprint Signs, Nigel Mulvena from Mulvena Fibreglass, Link Signs, Darren Brumpton from Brumpton Haulage, Pro1 Race Parts, Ash Media, Clarkos Performance, Speedway Performance Parts, Cush Clothing Co., Mental Racewear & Graphics, Roma Speedway, Revhead Productions
Maranoa Performance Poetry & Song
Venue: RSL Hall Quintin Street, Roma
Cost: Admission $10
It’s finals time! A jam packed evening of song, yarn and a fabulous concert from our guest artists:
Jeff Brown – Bush Balladeer and Golden Guitar Winner, Ray Essery – Bush Poet, Alisha Smith – Winner of several awards and Australia’s only lady playing traditional country and ballads, Keith Jamieson – Golden Guitar Winner and Bush Balladeer, Caitlyn Jamieson – 2016 New Talent Winner Bungendore Stan Coster Memorial Bush Ballad Awards.
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!