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We have your weekend plans sorted with our jam-packed weekly calendar of events. There’s something there for the whole family – from the region’s premier events, to all things cool, quirky and entertaining. Get your plans sorted now!

Gatton Show | 19 & 20 July | Gatton Showgrounds
Come one, come all! Get ready for two days of country hospitality, thrilling activities, live entertainment, and more. Gather your friends and family and take a country drive to the Lockery Valley region.

Laidley Pioneer Village and Museum | Open daily, 9:00am – 3:00pm
With a vast collection of old machinery, restored vehicles, and authentic displays, you're guaranteed to learn something new about the Lockyer Valley at this impressive museum. Bring your family and friends to discover the rich history and culture of Laidley.

Gatton and District Historical Village | Open daily, 9:00am – 2:00pm
Looking for some more local history? Visit the Gatton Historical Village! Housing an expansive collection of memories and run by passionate locals, there is lots to explore and discover.

Queensland Transport Museum | Open daily | 34 Lake Apex Drive, Gatton
Vehicle enthusiasts will love this museum! Filled to the brim with transport vehicles of all ages, makes, models, and sizes. The exhibits change regularly, so there’s always something new to see and explore. Tours welcome. 9:00am – 4:00pm. Adult $8. Concession $6. Child $3.

Gatton Parkrun | Every Saturday | Lake Apex, Gatton
Get your blood flowing! Join the Lockyer Valley community on their weekly 5km run. This is the perfect way to meet new people and stay active. From 7:00am every Saturday. Make sure to register if it’s your first time attending.



Live Music

Are you ready to pump up the jam with awesome live music and cheers to the weekend? We’ve gathered some of the best local venues, delivering a packed calendar of live music in the Lockyer Valley for you to check out this week.


Porters Plainland Hotel | Merlin | from 7:30pm
Fairways Tavern | Rebecca Lee Nye | from 6:30pm


Porters Plainland Hotel | Rheanna Leschke | from 12:00pm

Live Music


If there was ever a time to shop local, it’s now, and our region has plenty of markets that feature local creators, producers, makers and bakers. These stall holders have everything to fill your home, fridge, pantry and belly with the freshest local produce you can buy.


Laidley Friday Markets, Patrick St & Laidley Mall, Laidley. 7:00am - 1:00pm


Murphy’s Creek Markets, 18 Jessie Lane, Murphy’s Creek. 7:00am - 1:00pm


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Acknowledgement of Country

Southern Queensland Country Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the lands and waterways that run through these regions. We pay our respects to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past, present and emerging.