Bunnyconnellen Wedding Open Day
3 March 2024
The Bunnyconnellen Wedding Open Day will be held on Sunday the 3rd of March 2024.
This bespoke wedding event will not only showcase a collection of some of our favourite vendors in the bridal industry, but also Bunnyconnellen’s picturesque ceremony and reception spaces and on-site accommodation.
Not only is the Open Day the ideal outlet for couples to gain inspiration, but a perfect way to enjoy a local inspired cocktails, food tastings and listen to great music, all while planning the perfect wedding.
Who you will see in action on the day:
- Amy Philp Photography
- Andrejez Fenner Music
- Belle Bouquets
- Cakehouse By Katrina Allen
- Clementine Cottage
- Dan Von Hoff Photography
- Emily Beutel Weddings & Events
- Fennel & Fern Photography
- Garden Graffiti
- Jacques Van Lill Music
- Lace & Barrel
- Love-Lei Weddings
- Lucy Devilish High Country Celebrant
- Mallow & Thyme
- Marry Me EVents
- Mirror Mirror Makeup Artistry
- Oh Hello Bride
- Our Bus Charters
- Pechey Distilling Co.
- Ravensbourne Escape
- Sage By Annalise
- Soul Kitchen Co.
- The Hair Artist Collective
Attendees on the day will also have the opportunity to win one of our two lucky doors prizes, valued at up to $10,000 towards your wedding at Bunnyconnellen:
- $3000 credit towards Bunnyconnellen Venue Hire
- $1500 credit towards Dan Von Hoff Wedding Photography & Videography Package
- $600 Wedding Invitation Suite from Sage by Annalise
- $500 towards your wedding gown from Oh Hello Bride
- Wedding Menu Tasting from Soul Kitchen Co.
- 90 minute Planning Session from Emily Beutel Weddings and Events
- $250 Wedding Cake credit from Cakehouse by Katrina Allen
- $200 towards custom jewellery from Mallow & Thyme
- Wedding Day Make Up for 5 from Mirror Mirror Makeup Artistry
- Wedding Day Hair & Hair Trail for the Bride from The Hair Artist Collective
RUNNER UP PRIZE:
- $1000 credit towards Bunnyconnellen Venue Hire
- $500credit towards Amy Philp Photography Package
- Complimentary Champagne Tower from Lace & Barrel
- Bottle of locally distilled gin from Pechey Distilling Co.
Prizes will be drawn at 4pm on Sunday the 3rd of March. One Entry Per Couple. Prizes must be redeemed before December 31st 2025. Prizes valid for couple who book and confirm their Bunnyconnellen Wedding with deposit in March 2024. Travel fees apply for external vendors.
Explore all that Bunnyconnellen has to offer for your wedding. Wander the grounds and stalls or book a private tour with one of our team. Event runs from 11am – 4pm.
Christmas In The Grove 2023
1 & 2 December
Summer Picnic at Bunnyconnellen
POSTPONED – New Date TBC
The 78 Sound
Bluebird Smokehouse Warwick
Soul Kitchen Co.
Pechey Gin Distilling
Stirling & Truffles
Mallow & Thyme
Belle Bouquet Christmas range
Boho Cartel Lawn Games
Meet the Llamas from MK Tours Crows Nest
Gates Open 12:30pm
Live Music from 12:30pm – 5pm.
Event Concludes: 5:30pm
Spring Has Sprung Picnic 2023
17 September 2023
Spring is here and what a way to celebrate than a picnic in the sunshine enjoying live music at Bunnyconnellen.
Think garden party inspired cocktails, fabulous seasonal food and live music as you bask in the glorious spring afternoon.
Sip on local spirits with gin tasting from Pechey Distilling Co, play lawn games from Boho Cartel, shop atisan wares from Stirling & Truffles. and enjoy food available all day from Blue Bird Smokehouse & Kitchen, Graze Co. and Toowoomba Woodfired Pizzas.
On stage you will find The Screaming Chokos, Andrzej Fenner & Jacques Van Lill.
Gates Open 12pm
Live Music from 12:30pm – 5pm.
Event Concludes: 5:00pm
Autumn Picnic 2023
30 April 2023
THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT.
It’s happening. We are once again teaming up with Evolutional Music to bring you our Bunnyconnellen Autumn Picnic. Our first Sunday Picnic of 2023, we know you’ve been waiting a long time for this one and this lineup won’t disappoint. Joining us on the stage is Queensland Country Music star Mick Lindsay, along with locals Andrzej Fenner & Harry Schneider and soloist Jacques Van Lill.
In the food corner we have Toowoomba heavyweights Muller Bros, Graze Co. OMG Decadent Donuts and La Belle Creperie.
Boho Cartel will be bringing you lawn games, Stirling & Truffles will be on site for all your picnic needs, and the bar will be stocked with your favourite local beverages and seasonal cocktails.
Did someone say Llamas? Napoleon and Guinness from MK Tours will be on site all day for you to meet-a-llama! Give them treats, have a pat and snap a pic together with these two beautiful boys.
We will even have bus transfers available from Toowoomba & Crows Nest. Visiting the area? Why not spend the night at Crows Nest Motel – hurry though, availability is limited!
And the best thing? Monday is a Public Holiday!
Gates Open 11:00am – 2:00pm
- SOLD OUT Early Bird Entry 11:00 – 11:30
- SOLD OUT General Entry is between 11:30 – 2:00 – please select the timeslot you anticipate arriving to assist with gate congestion.
- SOLD OUT Bus Ticket includes 1x General Entry Ticket
- SOLD OUT Mates Bundle: Please adjust booking number to 1 per bundle (Bundle is for 4 x Adult General Entry Tickets)
Live Music from 12:00pm – 4:30pm.
Event Concludes: 5:00pm
A Picnic To Die For
30 October 2022
Join us at Bloody-connellen on Sunday the 30th of October for our Halloween special – A Picnic To Die For!
Live Music from 12:00pm – 3:30pm, featuring local talent Fenny & The Mets & Ethan Bielefeld!
Food vendors all day, from La Belle Creperie, The Chef’s Lab, Abundant Food, OMG Decadent Donuts & A Platter Of Fact.
Fully licensed bar offering freaky cocktails, local spirits, beer, wine, softdrinks, and kombuchas.
Spring Sunday Picnic
14 November 2021
The spring celebration continues here at Bunnyconnellen, featuring a number of picnic events as the weather turns it up here in The High Country Hamlets.
Enjoy an all day lawn menu from Emeraude, live music from Andrzej Fenner followed by Nash on our outdoor stage, 40% off storewide in our gift & homewares shop The Store At Bunnyconnellen, full bar service with delicious cocktails, local beers, wines, & Crows Nest Softdrinks. Sounds like a Sunday well spent!
All you have to do is BYO hat, picnic blanket or seating.
Bookings are essential.
Picnic In The Gardens
25 September 2022
Fathers Day Picnic SOLD OUT
4 September 2022
We are going all out for this Father’s Day Picnic at Bunnyconnellen!
Here is what you can expect on the day:
Rock out with live music on stage from local bands, Goldie Horn & The Van Trio from 11:30 – 3:30
Food and coffee all day from our incredible local food vendors, featuring:
- Smokey McBbq & Soul Kitchen Co.
- Platter Of Fact
- The Chefs Lab
- Harpers Country
At the bar we will have all of your favourite beverages, including Mouseproof Brewery’s beers on tap, cocktail jugs, Crows Nest Softdrinks, Mainfest Kombucha, Peachy Distilling Co. Spirits and more.
A live chainsaw demonstration from Anduramba Chainsaw Club.
Lawn Games from Boho Cartel.
And you can even book in to a Low & Slow BBQ Masterclass with Smokey McBbq & Should Kitchen Co on the day! (Tickets Sold Separately – see event listed below)
All you have to do is bring along your picnic rug or something to sit on and ensure you book online.
Tickets Available HERE
Fathers Day Low & Slow Masterclass with Smokey McBbq & Soul Kitchen Co. SOLD OUT
4 September 2022
Treat Dad to this BBQ Masterclass at Bunnyconnellen’s Father’s Day Picnic.
Learn from Deniz on how to cook a variety of meats and dishes. Classes are conducted using a variety of cookers, to show you that anyone can bbq without fancy equipment.
Class will cover techniques such as grilling, smoking, reverse searing, brining, pickling and trimming, and how to set up different style smokers and grills for grilling, roasting and smoking with briquets and charcoal.
Then sit down and enjoy a a feasting style lunch, and join the family for our Father’s Day Picnic with an afternoon of live music on our outdoor stage, a live chainsaw demonstration, and Mouseproof brewery beers on tap.
What you’ll be cooking and eating:
Jacks Creek MB2 Tomahawk Steak
Darling Downs Beef Ribs
Smokey MCBBQ Tropical Pork Belly
Thick Lamb Sausages
Whole Pit Chicken W Alabama white sauce
Mac & Cheese
Smoked Chicken Wings & Sides
* 5 Hour Low & Slow Masterclass
* A snack and a hearty sit down lunch
* A Mouseproof Brewery Beer or Crows Nest Softdrink
* Entry to Bunnyconnellen’s Father’s Day Picnic public event, with chainsaw demonstration, live music, lawn games and more
Prices are as follows:
* Adult: $195
* Adult & Child (15 and under): $235
* Additional Child (15 and under): $45
* Mates Bundle (4 Adults): $750
Winter Picnic – Christmas In July SOLD OUT
17 July 2022
Join us for a Christmas In July Celebration at Bunnyconnellen, in conjunction with #HamletsWinterChristmas in the High Country Hamlets.
Pull out the winter woolies and warm up with festive cocktails and hot food stalls serving up some authentic takes on your Christmas favourites.
You could even choose to have your own exclusive picnic set up amongst the olive grove, thanks to Boho Cartel, catering for groups of 8 and above.
Dance around the log fire and enjoy a fantastic lineup of live music on our outdoor stage.
Early Bird Entry 11am-11:30am
General Admission 11:30am-1pm
Live Music 11:30am-3:30pm
Food Vendors all day from Platter of Fact & The Chefs Lab
Fully licensed bar with Christmas cocktails, mulled wine, beer, wine, spirits, softdrinks, kombuchas, and tea and coffee.
Well behaved doggos allowed on a leash.
Live music from The Fibonacci Band & Jacques Van Lill
All you have to do is BYO picnic rug or something to sit on, and ensure you book.