Welcome to the Woolshed at Jondaryan

The heritage-listed Woolshed at Jondaryan is the oldest and largest operating Woolshed in the world with over 150 years of history.  Visit us and experience the relaxed, rural atmosphere as you take a self-guided tour of the historic museum village. 

Activities and Demonstrations vary - please contact our friendly reception staff on (07) 4692 2229 for times and availability. 

Enjoy a delicious meal and authentic country hospitality at the new Woolshed Café Restaurant open 7 days or visit the Damper Hut for an Australian-style Devonshire Tea and Ploughman’s Lunch open Monday to Thursday.  The Woolshed at Jondaryan is open 7 days from 8:30am to 4:30pm (Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day). 

Open 7 days between 8:30am and 4.30pm.

Public Holidays: Closed Christmas Eve (24 Dec), Christmas Day (25 Dec) , Boxing Day (26 Dec).

One Day Admission:

Adult  $10.00
Concession  $8.50
Child (5 -14yrs)  $5.00
Family (2A + 2C)  $30.00
Locals (100 km radius) Free of Charge 

 

*Admission prices vary over events and festivals*

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JACKIE HOWE FESTIVAL OF THE GOLDEN SHEARS

Come and celebrate the Australian wool industry and one of its most revered legends at the Jackie Howe Festival of the Golden Shears. Taking place from 2-4 September at the historic Jondaryan Woolshed near Toowoomba, you will be transported back in time to the woolshed’s heyday of 1890 during the famous re-enactment, with other highlights including live demonstrations, memorabilia, delicious food, entertainment, market stalls, children’s activities and more.

The Woolshed at Jondaryan

Take a step back in time at The Woolshed at Jondaryan. With over 150 acres left of the original 300,000 acres The Woolshed at Jondaryan is oldest working woolshed of its kind in the southern hemisphere. Today The Woolshed at Jondaryan focuses on weddings and event although still holds pride in the history and heritage which is evident throughout the grounds. 

 

RUNWAY TO RUNWAY GALA BANQUET

The Runway To Runway Gala Banquet is a premier black tie event which pairs high-end fashion with the iconic location of the Woolshed at Jondaryan to deliver a glamorous evening to remember.  Enjoy a 3 course meal, premium beverages and an exclusive fashion show featuring designs by Alex Perry, Tony Maticevski, Nicola Finetti and many more.  This year’s event ambassador is internationally renowned designer Nicola Finnetti….an event not to be missed!

RUNWAY TO RUNWAY MODEL SEARCH

Credit:  Model – Rachel Hohn, Photographer – Philippa Hodges, Hair – Minx, Makeup – Mirror Mirror

The Jackie Howe Festival will once again host the Runway to Runway Fashion Festival – Model Search Competition.  We are looking for a fresh faced model to kick start their modelling career and become the face of the 2017 event.  The winner will receive a professional photoshoot and a $1000 Myer Giftcard.

Applications close on the 12th August 2016.  To download the entry form, please click here.

RUNWAY TO RUNWAY EMERGING DESIGNER

Do you have what it takes to be the next big talent?    As part of this year’s Jackie Howe Festival, we will be searching for the hottest new designing talent offering fantastic prizes.  The winner will receive a three day mentor program in Sydney with designer Nicola Finnetti plus flights and accommodation.

Applications close on the 12th August 2016.  To download the entry form, please click here.