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Discover Carnarvon Ranges – Full Day Tour on Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday :

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

Departure Time: 7am

Tour ends: Approx 6:30pm

Pickup Point: Roma Accommodation

Min number pax: 2

Max number pax: 10

Prices: Adult $239 Child $199 8-14 years, Family $677 (2 Adults and 2 children) Senior $228


Explore Roma Town – Half Day Tour Easter Sunday

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.

Departure Time: 9am

Pick Up Points: Roma Accommodation

Min number pax: 2

Max number pax: 20

Prices: Adults $60, Child $30, (8-14 years) Family $150, (2 adults and 2 children), Seniors $55

Bookings: +61 7 46222646

Email: info@boobook.biz

Location: Bassett Park - Showgrounds Northern Road Roma

Staring the guests from the Maranoa Performance, Poetry and Song - Keith Jamieson, Alisha Smith, Caitlyn Jamieson, Garry Fogarty and Jeff Brown. Don't miss out on the best breakfast in Town cooked by the Roma Lions Club.



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 treasure and take home. Heaps of market stalls to wander through and of course, there will be bargains to be found. Bassett Park - entry Northern Road.

Location: Bassett Park Roma (Entry Northern Road).

The Senex ColourXplosion coordinated by PCYC Maranoa is a 5km family fun event held Easter Sunday as part of Roma's Easter in the Country celebrations. The 5km course can be a run, jog or walk and we encourage all family members to participate. Every person that registers will receive a FREE packet of paint to use along the course. The most important thing to remember - HAVE FUN :)


ColourXplosion is based on an Indian tradition where vibrant colours are thrown at people who are walking past colour stations dotted along the 5km course. After the event, the local fire brigade hose everyone off before we announce the winners of various competitions that are run throughout the morning.

Get your tickets at http://bit.ly/SenexColourXplosion.

Location: Bassett Park Roma (Entry via Northern Road)

Take your seats for the rubber hitting the road with engines roaring for action a plenty.

Nominate online here: https://racers.world/event/1323/do/enter

Gates open: 7am - Racing commences at 9am onwards.

Bar operating and Refreshments available.

Entry costs: Adults $10 (15 years and over) – 14 years and under FREE entry
Where: Iron bark Raceway – Kimblers Road (Off Warrego Highway and follow the signage)

Location: 2 Riggers Rd Roma


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.

*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

From Thursday 9th April the Easter Art Show will be on display in the Walk of Art (behind the Library in Hawthorne St).

Bring your family and friends along explore the incredible art that Roma and surrounds has to offer.

Entry is just a Gold Coin donation over the Easter Weekend (Thursday to Monday).

Location: Walk of Art (adjacent to the Library)
Address: 38 - 44 Hawthorne Street, Roma Queensland 4455

Cost:Thursday to Monday – Gold coin donation

Explore Roma Town – Half Day Tour by Boobook - Easter Sunday

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.

Departure Time: 9am

Pick Up Points: Roma Accommodations

Min number pax: 2

Max number pax: 20

Prices: Adults $60, Child $30, (8-14 years) Family $150, (2 adults and 2 children), Seniors $55

Bookings: +61 7 46222646

Email: info@boobook.biz

St Paul’s Anglican Church will be open over Easter and visitors are most welcome to view the wonderful stained glass windows and magnificent building.

Morning tea will be available at St Paul’s Saturday morning following the street parade – fresh coffee, homemade cakes and slices will be on sale.

The vintage and historical cars will be on display adjacent to the Church in Bungil Street, following the street parade.

St Paul’s Anglican Church Roma - Easter Sunday Service is at 9am Sunday 12 April 2020 Cnr of Bungil and Arthur Streets.

Address: 52 Arthur Street, cnr Bungil Street, Roma Queensland 4455

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, Good Friday & Easter Monday.
Open from 11am - 8pm Saturday with a free sausage sizzle at 6:00pm

Located at 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.)


LOCATION: BASETT PARK, entry via MCPHIE STREET

The IRON JACK Pro Rodeo will be top quality Rodeo action . A professional rodeo with APRA rules and points allocated to some of the best cowboys and girls in the business.

Admission:

Adults: $30 each

Children: $25 (12-17 years)

Children (Under 12 years) FREE

Family Ticket – 2 Adults and 2 Children (12-17 years) $110

Location: Basett Park - Showgrounds, Northern Road, Roma

Everyone can nominate to have a race in the Billy Carts. Nominate on the day.

Easter in the Country 2020

“Country Garden”

Home of Peter and Helen Wells, Roslyn Drive, Roma Q 4455

Open 4 days !

10am - 4pm Good Friday

12 pm – 4pm Easter Saturday

10am – 4pm Easter Sunday

10am -2pm Easter Monday


Directions: Turn left from Warrego hwy opposite Roma Saleyards

Continue straight onto Roslyn Drive and 4th driveway on Right (White Arch over driveway)

“A country garden with loads of charm – this little gem will keep you wandering and enjoying the intriguing old buildings inspired from Australian times of old and fresh flowers throughout. Follow all the paths til you find your own little secret garden, have a sit and enjoy all that this special place has to offer.”

Entry: Gold coin donation

Canteen available with tea, coffee, cold drinks and a selection of home cooked cakes and slices.

There will also be a raffle running over the weekend. All funds raised from the weekend will be donated to the Cancer Council Queensland Roma Branch.

Location: Big Rig Parklands - Riggers Road Roma

Roma Butter Factory – Station Street, Roma

Tour a piece of Roma’s History

Roma’s Historical Precincts Inc is a local committee dedicated to the preservation and restoration of the Roma Butter Factory.

Self-guided tours of the Butter Factory will be welcomed for a gold coin donation.

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 10:30am – 2:00pm

Monday: 7am – 10:00am – Sausage Sizzle to say “until we meet again – safe travels”.

The biggest competition in QLD and the best prize! The weight of the wife in beer!

Yep, you heard it - Wife Carrying!!!!!

Returning to Roma’s Easter In the Country, full of fun and laughter.

Very popular in Northern England and northern Europe, wife carrying is also a growing sport in Australia and is now here in the Maranoa.

Wife carrying is what it says it is: the man carries a woman – preferably his wife – over an obstacle course. The sport demands equal measures of humour and fortitude and (although not essential), the wife Carrying World Championships organising body recommends carrying your own wife.

The concept has now grown and at many events husband and wife teams are in the minority. According to international competition rules, the “wife” must weigh at least 49kg. If she weighs less, the wife will be burdened with a heavy rucksack to bring the weight up to the competition minimum.

World Championship organisers recommend a training routine that involves carrying your wife as part of “daily” routines: in the bath, in the supermarket, in the playground, at SNAP or PCYC. So if you see this happening in the Maranoa you will know they are training for this event. While strength might seem to be the clincher for winning this event, the style used to carry the “wife” is also very important. Nominate prior to the event by emailing info@easterinthecountryroma.com.au or on the day.

Location: Bassett Park - Showground, Northern Rd, Roma

Location: Bassett Park, Roma

Rocky goats are great runners and they will once again travel to Roma for this event.

Calls are going out for challengers for the winner take all $1500 prize money in Roma’s Easter in the Country Cup.

Nominate early through www.easterinthecountryroma.com.au under Online Applications.

Location: 17 McDowall St. Roma Qld 4455

"Local Weddings’

We are also open for anyone wanting to check out their family history in the District. Many books on local history also for sale.

OPEN: 2:00 - 5:00pm each day.

Gold coin donation.

Ph: 07 4622 7322

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RomaHistoryLodge




Location: 2 Riggers Rd Roma

Experience the history of the search and discovery of oil and gas in Roma. Settle back and relax under the outback skies as you are taken on a fascinating journey to meet the locals and learn of the entertaining trials and triumphs of early industry men and women in Roma.

The Big Rig Night Show runs for 35 minutes.

Call into The Big Rig/Roma Visitor Information Centre to purchase your tickets.

* IF RAINING NIGHT SHOW CANCELLED*

*EFTPOS available

Admission:

Adults $10.00

Concession $8.00

Child (12years and under) $7.00

Family (2 x adults 2 x children) $20.00

Phone: 07 46 222 325

Email: tourism@maranoa.qld.gov.au

Lee Kernaghan & The Wolfe Brothers Concert - 8.30pm

  • Concert Adult: $60
  • Concert Child: $40.00 (12-17 years)
  • Children (Under 12 years) FREE
  • Family Ticket - 2 Adults & 2 Children (12-17 years) $200
  • Rodeo & Concert Adult: $80.00
  • Rodeo & Concert Child: $60.00 (12-17 years)
  • Child (Under 12 years) FREE
  • Family Ticket - 2 Adults & 2 Children (12-17 years) $280