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Emerald Agricultural Show

A community based event that showcases the local agriculture industry through entertainment, education and competitions. Children will love the Agventure Discovery Trail where they can get hands-on experiences of the local agriculture industries

Van Gogh Sunflower Painting

The world’s biggest Van Gogh sunflower painting is situated in Morton Park, Emerald. The superstructure is 25 metres high with approximately 13.6 tonnes of steel involved in its construction. It is part of a concept by Cameron Cross to erect seven Sunflower sculptures in seven different countries, reproducing Van Gogh’s seven different Sunflower paintings. Emerald’s […]

Emerald Botanic Gardens

Relax as you meander through an oasis like no other within Queensland’s Central Highlands. The Emerald Botanic Gardens is a tropical paradise providing the perfect location for a relaxing afternoon stroll or an early morning walk. Situated on the banks of the Nogoa River, the Emerald Botanic Gardens are the only botanic gardens located within […]

Emerald Centenary of Federation Mosaic Pathway

A step by step snapshot of Emerald’s colourful history is situated in Morton Park, Emerald. Walk the mosaic pathway which depicts 100 years of Emerald’s history with 21 intricately tiled designs. The detailed mosaics were created by 10 of Emerald’s local artists. This project was made possible by Centenary of Federation funding.

Emerald Historic Railway Station

Emerald’s first Railway Station was built in 1899 but, unfortunately, burned down within a year. In 1900 a new Railway Station was built of timber, with an iron roof, wrought iron trimmings and pillared portico. The building design was signed by Henrik Hansen was built by Thomas Moir. The station building was built in the […]