Roma Attractions and Events
There is a great variety of attractions and events in and around Roma. Feel free to call us for more information or chat to us when you’re here.
Roma Picnic Race Meetings
The Roma Picnics Races are famous for more than just country horse racing. The event has been a part of Queensland’s largest and fastest growing industry- being tourism.
People from far and wide travel to be a part of the Roma Picnic Races. For more info visit: www.romaraces.org.au
Easter in the Country Festival
Roma’s Easter in the Country festival goes for five days and celebrates all things country. It’s recognized as one of South West Queensland’s premier Easter events, and offers a range of activities for all walks of life.
For more info visit: www.easterinthecountryroma.com.au
XXXX Gold Roma Cup
Held in November each year the Roma Cup is one of the best known race events in Australia. It’s usually a 7 race meet followed by an after race party until 2am Sunday morning. Book your accommodation early for this event! For more info visit: http://www.romaraces.org.au
The Big Rig
The Big Rig is a 7 million dollar living memorial to the pioneers of Australia’s oil and gas industry. The Oil Patch is a self guided walk including drilling rigs, mining equipment and the Journey Through Time. The Night Show is a 30 minute light and sound presentation which dramatically recreates the story of the local oil and gas exploration. For more info visit: www.thebigrig.com.au
Avenue of Heroes
The Avenue of Heroes is heritage-listed and starts on the corner Station and Wyndham Streets. It is a touching tribute to the fallen soldiers from the Roma District and features over 100 bottle trees.
More information and a fact sheet is available from the Visitor’s Information Centre in town 07 4622 8676.
Ride the Roma Express
Tour around the perimeter of the Big Rig and crossing over a World War 2 Bailey Bridge on the Roma Express mini train. For operation times and further information contact the Roma Visitor Information Centre on 07 4622 8676.
For more ideas just ask us at the front desk when you check in at the Bottle Tree Gardens Motel.