Things To Do
How to get to Lockyer Valley
70km, 60 minute drive from Brisbane CBD
Nestled at the foot of the Great Dividing Range, the Lockyer Valley is the perfect place for a relaxing weekend to unwind and enjoy interesting places, clean open spaces and a variety of activities. It’s a region rich with a laid-back atmosphere and stunning valley views with the perfect mix of town and country living. Explore markets, galleries and restaurants, plus hot air ballooning, skydiving, bird watching and stunning national parks.
Experience country living just an hour's drive from Brisbane – the Lockyer Valley is a region rich with relaxing experiences and ways to enjoy the local lifestyle.
The Lockyer Valley region supplies produce all over the country. Nicknamed Australia’s "salad bowl", taste the fruits of the land first-hand at these restaurants, cafes and pubs.
Take a weekend trip to the Lockyer Valley and stay in a luxury bed and breakfast, traditional country cottage or brave the elements while camping to rest and refresh.
The Lockyer Valley’s award-winning produce is sent to markets in all major Australian cities. Hunt down produce and products direct from the farmer or at local shops.
Murphy's Creek Adventures is an innovative outdoor education and adventure company.
Take home country preserves, fresh veg, local honey and more from one of the many local farmers’ markets in the Lockyer Valley region.
Roadside stalls let you purchase what’s in season direct from the farmer. Throughout the Lockyer Valley there are five official produce stalls you can track down.
Preston Peak Wines is a boutique, family-owned winery located just 10 minutes south of Toowoomba, South East Queensland.
All aboard the historic Cobb & Co Tourist Drive!
Visit Laidley on a Friday morning and browse the stalls of the Laidley Village Markets.
Held on the third Saturday of every month, browse through the local stalls that include plants, preserves, local fruit and vegetables, clothing and much, much more.
Browse the stalls of the Ferrari Park Markets on the fourth Saturday of each month.
Browse the stalls of the Ma Ma Creek Markets on the second Saturday of the month.
On the third Sunday of the month come along to the Plainland Markets in the Lockyer Valley.
Come and join the Gecko Grove Fine Foods jam-maker to learn some secret jam-making business. You will take home five bottles of your own signature jam.
18 March – 18 June 2017
The 2017 Queensland Beef Expo and Farming Field Days will be staged at one of Queensland’s premier venues, the Toowoomba Showgrounds.
30 August – 1 September
A great night out with the Mulga bull ride and entertainment until late.
15 September 2017