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Emirates Melbourne Cup Gallops Into History At Historic Village Herberton

It's the race that stops the nation and for one day only the revered Emirates Melbourne Cup will stop Herberton. Touch, hold and have your photo taken with the cup during the special event at Historic Village Herberton on Friday, July 26 between 9.30am and 4pm.... read more...


Melbourne Cup Discovers Australia's Pioneering Past

Historic Village Herberton will be home to the Emirates Melbourne Cup for one day when the prized 18-carat gold trophy visits on July 25 as part of a three-month journey around Australia and New Zealand in the lead up to this year’s big race.  Herberton is one of... read more...


Pioneer Weekend Brings Past To Life

Tain and pony rides, working machinery, John Deere tractors and camp cooking were just some of the highlights for the more than 1200 people who visited Historic Village Herberton this weekend for its annual Pioneer event.  Revellers were able to see first hand tin panning,... read more...


Rare JD Tractor On Show For Pioneer Weekend

An extremely rare 1916 Waterloo Boy John Deere tractor will take centre stage as it is unveiled for two days only during Pioneer Weekend at Historic Village Herberton this weekend on May 4-5. The Model N tractor is the first fuel powered tractor to be produced by... read more...


2013 Pioneer Weekend Better Than Ever

All things old will be celebrated in traditional fashion at this year's annual Pioneer Weekend at Historic Village Herberton on the weekend of May 4 and 5.  A must do event on the Atherton Tablelands, Pioneer Weekend attracts visitors from far and wide with its... read more...