Five favourite things to do at Roma’s Easter in the Country

Five of the best reasons to spend Easter with family at Roma’s Easter in the Country.

1. Ergon Energy Street Parade


Theatre, colour, and fun is the trademark of the Easter in the Country Ergon Energy Street Parade with its procession of wacky and wonderful floats, quirky street characters and street festival full of entertainment. This year’s floats are bound to delight old and young alike.

2. Outback Tucker Under the Stars

THURSDAY 6 – 11pm

Everyone is invited to the Opening Dinner for Roma’s Easter in the Country in 2018 hosted by Mat Golinski. Dinner is served at the iconic Roma Saleyards (around the Bull Rig) on the outskirts of town. Enjoy the local produce and a relaxed atmosphere as you prepare for the biggest Easter weekend of your life!

3. Extreme Bulls

FRIDAY 5:30 – 10pm

Saddle up and prepare for our family friendly Bull Ride at Bassett Park. The competition is one of the biggest in the country with great prizes up for grabs as part of the Bucking Bull Futurity and Classic. So, sit back and relax at the alcohol-free family night.

4. Maranoa Performance Poetry and Song


This competition aims to foster talent in poetry and song and have a lot of fun doing it! Performances will feature the singing of country style songs and recited poetry by local presenters. Come along and give it a go or enjoy the performances by cheering on your favourite (you may even help them win a prize!).

5. Monster Easter Egg Hunt

FRIDAY 2:30 – 5:30pm

Get the kid involved in 2018’s Monster Easter Egg Hunt. Join us at the Big Rig Parklands for an afternoon of fun. Children are welcome to play some old-fashioned games – egg and spoon races, three legged races and sack races. Finally, the Easter Bunny will bring his basket of eggs and there will be a monster hunt. Be sure to bring your own chair or blanket, sunscreen and hat. The kids will have fun for hours!’

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Roma’s Easter in the Country festival is a five-day celebration of all things country. It is widely recognised as one of South West Queensland’s premier Easter events, and brilliantly showcases the country lifestyle. The festival offers a range of activities for the thrill-seeker, the cultural buff, and for those that like to take things a little more leisurely.