Our 2022 Thursday program is here!

Roma's Easter in the Country

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.

For more information: 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.

Bookings essential.  Book online HERE

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.

For more information: Phone 07 4624 0204 or email [email protected]

Explore Roma Town (half day tour) by Boobook Ecotours

Pick Up Point:
Roma Accommodations

Time: 9:00am

Min Number Pax: 2

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.

For more information and bookings: Phone +61 7 46222646 or email [email protected]

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 

Miniature Train Rides

Venue: Big Rig Parklands, Riggers Road, Roma

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


For more information: Phone 07 46 222 325 or email [email protected]     

Big Rig Night Show

Venue: The Big Rig, 2 Riggers Rd, Roma

Time: 5:30pm

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.

For more information: Phone 07 4624 0204 or email [email protected]

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.

For more information:  

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!