Our 2022 Thursday program is here!

Roma's Easter in the Country

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 and Thursday 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, 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.

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.

Miniature Train Rides

Venue: Big Rig Parklands, Riggers Road, Roma

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

Cost: $2

MAA Livestock & Property Outback Tucker Under the Stars

Venue: Roma Saleyards, Warrego Highway, Roma

Time: 5:30pm for a commencement at 6:00pm

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

Bookings: Required.  Book online by clicking here.

Everyone is invited to the Opening Dinner, for Roma’s Easter in the Country in 2021 at the newly upgraded Saleyards and featuring Celebrity Chef Matt Golinski assisted by Glen Barratt and students from schools in the Maranoa.

BEEF! BEEF! BEEF! From the paddock to plate “MARANOA BEEF” will be the highlight of the dinner.  A vegetarian option will also be offered. The meal will be prepared by professional chef, Matt Golinski.

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

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!