The Saturday morning markets will commence at 7.00am until 2.00pm in Wyndham & Arthur Streets, Roma.

Showcasing your fantastic array of arts, crafts, wares, food or drinks at the Country Markets in Arthur Street and Wyndham Streets. Customers are sure to find something to take home. Heaps of market stalls to wander through and there will be bargains to be found.

Location: Infront of stage in Roma CBD

Bring you own chair to enjoy a demonstration of cooking skills on the barbie with Matt Golinski. Fresh from the Outback Tucker Under the Stars and armed with local produce Matt will give us all some clues.




Enjoy the stroll in Roma, CBD filled with unique and entertaining buskers.


Easter in the Country 2018 welcomes buskers to our streets! Bring your talent and creativity.


To apply, complete online application form or Download application form

Location: 2 Riggers Rd Roma


Discover the rigs, machinery and the true grit pioneers that shaped the remarkable history of Australias'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.

*EFTPOS available

Admission
Adults $12.00
Concession $9.00
Child (12years and under) $7.00
Family (2 x adults 2 x children) $25.00

Phone: 07 46 222 325
Email: tourism@maranoa.qld.gov.au

Location: McDowell St Roma CBD

The Street Parade will proceed down McDowall Street at 9.00am on Saturday.


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.


The Easter in the Country Committee wish to invite all Charities, Businesses, Sporting and Recreational Clubs, Schools in Roma and surrounding Districts to be part of this year’s Roma's Easter in the Country Monster Street Parade.

Prize money $1500 for each category - best kids float sponsored by HOME HARDWARE and best community float sponsored by ERGON ENERGY

click to REGISTER ONLINE NOW

click to DOWNLOAD NOMINATION FORMS

Forward Nomination forms to; info@easterinthecountryroma.com.au

Welcome to the Easter in the Country Gardens for 2019:

“Wataview” – Garden 1

1847 Carnavon Dev. Hwy. Roma
Directions: Travel north from Roma towards Injune for approx 18.5 KM.
Opening times: 9am – 4.30pm
Entry: Gold coin donation to Roma Branch, Cancer Council Qld
“Wataview” is located at the bottom of the hill, on the left hand side of the road, about 400m north of the Taroom turn off. “Wataview” is set on top of a sandstone ridge with nearly 360 degree views of the surrounding area. The garden is only about 14 years old and is on approx 1hectare. It has spacious lawns with several different feature gardens such as a running creek and pond, a succulent garden, The Secret Garden and a large free flight bird aviary. The aviary houses small parrots, finches, doves, pigeons and quail.
A canteen will operate offering morning tea, sandwiches and hot and cold drinks. The canteen will also support CCQ.


St Kilda – Garden 2

Just a further 10.8 kilometres further north on the right side of Carnarvon Dev Hwy
Opening Times: 9am – 4.30pm
Entry: Gold coin donation to Epilepsy Qld – ‘Kicking Epilepsy out of the Bush’ programme.
“St Kilda” in a garden with a vast history. The property has been in the Brumpton family for 100 years. The garden of the original family home (built from timber off the property) had fallen into disrepair for over 35 years but in the last twelve months has been restored to the original plan with the original rose planting. The garden in the current family home is set in black soil and although the original garden has been established for many years further extensions have recently occurred. The garden is a rambling country garden (with a few resident fairies) with large lawn areas, and dotted with rustic artworks made by the owner.


Location: Roma on Bungil Gallery, 38-44 Hawthorne St. Roma

Walk of Art

From Cars in the Garden (commemorating the Aussie Car Industry) to viewing the Car and Truck Restoration Program incorporating over 500 pictures of Road Trips in the USA with an Aussie Overtone.

A fabulous collage of photos which tell a million stories and a visit not to be missed when you are in town for Roma’s Easter In The Country.

You can even get your photo taken with the long horns - Jack or Tex.See you at UP THE CREEK GARAGE

Costs

$15 single
$25 double/family for a day pass
Complimentary Morning and/or Afternoon Tea.

Open from 9am – 5pm Thursday – Easter Monday.


Located at 14 George St, Roma

(just behind Shady's Lagoon.15 minute walk along the Adungadoo pathway from the Big Rig, 10 minutes from the Post Office.)


Check out! The Westside Car Display

During the Street Parade and The Westside Car Display will be parked in McDowall Street from the end of the Parade.

The Westside Car Club Meet was established five years ago in Toowoomba. The Club meets monthly with over three hundred members. There is a mixture of old school cars and modern cars. All monies raised from fundraising events go to the Homeless War veterans to purchase swags, meals and clothing.

Roma's Easter In The Country Committee welcome Westside Car Club to the festival and thank them sincerely for providing a fabulous and entertaining display of Hot Wheels.



LOCATION: ROMA CBD (cnr Mcdowall & Arthur St.)

FREE EVENT

Featuring Brooke McClymont, Adam Eckersley & Paul Costa


ADAM ECKERSLEY & BROOKE McCLYMONT

Multi-award winning husband and wife duo, Adam Eckersley & Brooke McClymont are taking their acclaimed “Highway Sky Tour” back on the road in 2019.
Since releasing their debut duo album, ‘Adam & Brooke’ in February 2018, the Central Coast based pair have scored a #1 ARIA Country chart debut, released two #1 singles and been nominated for an ARIA Award and four Golden Guitar Awards. To close out what has been a highly successful project, Adam & Brooke are adding a handful more dates to their tour schedule. Amongst these dates will be their first ever appearance at Roma’s Easter in the Country where they will perform songs from their acclaimed album along with songs from throughout their individual careers with their full band.
‘Adam & Brooke’ is a body of work in a class all of its own and may well be the best Australian country duets album ever” (Denise Torenbeek, Country Update Magazine)
Train Wreck link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ltGBp_hvPE
So Smooth link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bC39y44qsLs

PAUL COSTA

One of Australian Country Music’s premium vocalist and live performers, Paul’s had an amazing response since the release of his 4th album Wheels & Steel opening at #2 on the ARIA charts and scoring #1 radio hits with the first two singles Tractors & Bikes and Big End Of Town.

He’s a multi award winning artist who has performed all over Australia at major events such as The Gympie Muster, the iconic Birdsville Races, Tamworth CM Festival, The Deni Ute Muster and more! His career has also taken him internationally to Japan, New Zealand, Thailand and through Europe. Another memorable highlight was touring East Timor entertaining Australian & NZ Troops in 2008 working with Forces Entertainment.

“Unquestionably one of the finest male vocalist in country music” – SUE JARVIS – FAIRFAX MEDIA

Three Golden Guitar Nominations for the 38th CMAA Country Music Awards of Australia including Male Artist along side Keith Urban, Troy Cassar-Daley, Adam Brand and James Blundell was another career highlight.

In 2011 Paul was asked to be an ambassador for Mission Australia and continues performing at events and working on fundraising and awareness projects for their community service programs.

Paul has recent signed a record deal with WJO/Universal Music Australia and is working in his fifth studio album.

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