Roma's Easter in the Country Program

Thursday 14 April 2022

Discover Carnarvon Ranges – Tour by Boobook Ecotours

Pick Up Points: Roma Accommodation/Motels where nominated when booking.

Time: 6.45am for 7.00am departure – Bookings Required to approx 6pm

Cost: Prices: Adult $295, Child $255 (8-14 yrs), Family $845 (2 Adults & 2 children), Senior $280

With local ecologically qualified and highly experienced tour guides, discover secluded gorges, amazing rock formations, unique Aboriginal rock art, Australian wildlife, rare plants and fabulous views. Learn about our pioneering history and see first-hand how nature and farming coexist in this rugged, yet beautiful landscape. With exclusive access to a large privately-owned cattle station nestled in the Carnarvon Ranges this day tour is a great introduction to the Queensland’s Outback and natural environments.

Min Number Pax: 2

Max Number Pax: 9

Bookings: +61 7 46222646 or email: [email protected] or book online HERE

Roma Saleyards Tour

Venue: Bull Ring area, Roma Saleyards, Warrego Highway

Cost: Free – No bookings required

Time: No bookings are required, simply meet at the Bull Ring area at 8.15am for an 8.30am tour kick off.

Roma Saleyards are the largest cattle selling facility in the southern hemisphere, seeing over 350,000 cattle a year. Selling occurs every Tuesday morning, and are an incredible sight to see! Tours are available on sale days free of charge.  Please note that there is no cattle sale on Easter Thursday however tours will still be held.

The Big Rig Roma

Venue: The Big Rig, 2 Riggers Rd, Roma

Time: 9am to 6pm daily

Cost: Pricing ranges from Adults $20 – $35 and Concession $15 – $27.  Children under 5 yrs free.

Bookings essential.  Book online HERE or phone (07) 4624 0204.

Learn about the trials and tribulations that our pioneers endured whilst trying to strike it rich with Roma oil. Take a self-guided tour and immerse yourself in the pioneering stories, of hope, ingenuity and mateship that has shaped the Australian oil, gas and energy industry. At The Big Rig Night Show Sunset Experience you can ignite your interest in the sabotage and drama through the eyes of a Roma Rigger guide, with a glass of Outback port and an original short history film under the stars in the outdoor theatre.

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: $20 Single Adult, $30 Double/family for a day pass, Under 18’s FREE.

Time: 9am – 5pm

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.

Open Thursday to Monday across the Easter weekend.

Miniature Train Rides

Venue: Big Rig Parklands, Riggers Road, Roma

Time: Operating between 10:00am to 2:00pm

Cost: $2

2022 Easter Art Show

Venue: Walk of Art, Hawthorne Street, Roma Qld 4455

Cost: Gold Coin Donation

Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm

Art Show and Sale runs from Thursday 14 April 2022 until 30 April 2022.  Includes local and visiting artists.  All art for sale.

Eva’s Place Roma Soiree

Venue: Moorelands Bush Nursery

Cost: Tickets can be purchased HERE

Time: 7:00pm to 9:30pm

Fancy a night of Extravagance and pure Elegance? Then look no further!

Let Eva’s Place Roma transport you to the Gatsby era. Champagne on arrival, canapes throughout the evening, indulge yourself with a cocktail or 2 (available for purchase) plus a live band to dance the night away!

This event is a fundraiser for Eva’s Place Roma and an opportunity will be given on the night to financially contribute to the work of Eva’s Place.

VALMEC’S Outback Tucker Under the Stars

Venue: Roma Saleyards, Warrego Highway, Roma

Time: 5:00pm for a commencement at 5:30pm

Cost: Adults $80 (13 years and above), Children $20 (12 yrs and under)

Bookings: This event is now SOLD OUT.

Welcome to Roma’s first ‘Three Chef Dinner.’  This is a ticketed event at the Roma Saleyards in 2022.

Everyone is invited to the Opening Dinner, for Roma’s Easter in the Country in 2022 at the Roma Saleyards.  The Roma Saleyards is the leading venue for cattle sales in the Southern Hemisphere and a great place to view the open skies. 

This is a three chef dinner and set menu.  The following chefs will be preparing dinner:

Chef Tim Schafer – Roma’s Explorers Inn will prepare the entree and give everyone a taste of what dining out at Roma’s Explorers Inn is like.  Be sure to book a table at Explorers Inn over the Easter weekend to enjoy their full menu.

Chef Matt Golinski: Matt is a celebrity chef and highly regarded professional chef with a passion for creating cuisine with fresh, seasonal and local ingredients including beef from Maranoa Beef which will be the speciality for our main meal.

Chef Glen Barratt:  Head chef at Wild Canary in Brisbane and a lover of fresh produce.

Matt and Glen have been very generous in their ongoing support of Roma’s Outback Tucker Under the Stars and it is really exciting to see them teaming up with Tim from our very own Explorer’s Inn to Easter 2022

BEEF! BEEF! BEEF! From the paddock to plate “MARANOA BEEF” will be the highlight of the dinner.  

Licensed bar, live entertainment and EFTPOS available on the evening.

Entertainment will be by “The Three Waiters” and will be entertainment with a real difference so this will be a dinner not to be missed.

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!