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Louise Heginbotham3 years ago

Love country music? Head to Rocky for morning tea!

Does nothing quite feed your soul like some blues tunes and country music? If you love listening to the soulful lyrics of a singer accompanied only by their guitar, you’re in for a treat. Rockhampton is playing host to the Country Music Morning Tea—an event specifically for those who can’t get enough of their favourite artists. This event is all about good music and good company, so grab some tickets and bring your friends along for a great morning out. We’ve even found some amazing local Rockhampton cafés to visit for some tasty treats.

Are you heading to the Country Music Morning Tea? You’re bound to have an amazing time singing along to the tunes of “Gunsmoke” and various local country music artists. This event is on every 2 months at the Shearing Shed, and morning tea is included in the ticket price. Adult tickets come in at just $8, and bookings are essential. So go on, support your local country musicians and treat yourself to some fantastic music, yummy food and great company, to boot! If this sounds right up your alley, we’ve got your country music day covered. Have a look at these amazing Rockhampton cafés, where you can grab some delicious food and a cuppa Joe before or after the session (if you’re still feeling peckish after morning tea!).

For a fantastic breakfast before the event, or some cheeky drinks after, head to this fantastic local café.

Giddy Goat Café & Bar

Warm yourself up with a delicious coffee, Giddy Goat Cafe & Bar – Rockhampton

Is the promise of great country music not quite enough to pep you up for the day ahead? If not, be sure to stop into Giddy Goat Café and Bar on East Street. Here you will discover some seriously amazing coffee that is sure to give you that much-needed caffeine hit to set you up for the day. Serving beautiful breakfasts, lovely lunches and delicious dinners, you can stop by this Rockhampton café at any time! Grab some scones with jam and cream for afternoon tea, or opt for something a little more filling by choosing one of their many gourmet burgers—yum!

Need somewhere to go for a cheeky drink for the rest of the week? With a newly added upstairs area open Wednesday through Sunday from 4:30pm, this location is perfect to visit whether you’re just stopping by or have a group of friends to entertain.
Where: 128 East St, Rockhampton QLD 4700


You’re pepped up but now want to wind down for the day? Nothing beats the Botanical Gardens for some serenity.

Gardens Tearooms

Grab some mouth-watering lunch, Gardens Tearooms – Rockhampton

Nestled within the Botanical Gardens in Rockhampton, Gardens Tearooms is the ideal place to come by and relax with a delicious treat before or after the event. If you dine alfresco, you’ll be surrounded by the gorgeous scenery—perfect for winding down from the exciting country music of the morning.

Just want a delicious drink? Stop in for a perfectly poured cup of coffee, enjoy a pot of tea or opt for a fresh juice or milkshake. If you’re still hungry after your morning tea, try some of their lunch options. Whether you feel like a good old-fashioned burger, some homemade quiche or something to share with friends, you’re sure to find something on the menu that you’ll like at Gardens Tearooms.
Where: 100 Spencer St, West Rockhampton QLD 4700

Starting to plan your week for the school holidays that are quickly coming up? Have a look at these great ideas for entertaining the kids in Rockhampton.

Did you check out the Country Music Morning Tea? Tell us what you thought of it, we’d love to know!

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