[ October 16, 2021; ]
Barossa Made Market
The Tanunda Town Square precinct will again become a hive of activity with the Barossa Made Market on Saturday 16 October 2021.
The market showcases the talents of artists, craftspeople and local producers in a vibrant, family friendly atmosphere. Purchase authentic Barossa made products, hand made in the Barossa with integrity, authenticity and passion. […]
[ October 16, 2021; ]
[ October 8, 2021 to October 9, 2021. ]
Barossa Contemporary – Festival for the Curious
Barossa Contemporary is a bold large-scale festival held in one of the world’s most revered wine regions. This ‘Festival for the Curious’ will challenge perceptions of the Barossa and ignite the wildest corners of your imagination.
The Barossa will be in full bloom this spring as new major festival Barossa Contemporary: […]
[ September 5, 2021; ]
Our Fusion Feast at Jacob’s Creek
This is a fun-filled Father’s Day collaboration between Jacob’s Creek and Vintage Chef Co.
Treat Dad and the whole family to a fun day out, filled with tasty food from across the globe, delicious wine, live music, lawn games and more.
BYO picnic rugs and chairs recommended. Strictly NO BYO alcohol and […]
[ September 10, 2021 to September 12, 2021. ]
Immerse yourself in a weekend of French Culture, enjoying French music, theatre, and food along with the best of the Clare Valley region including local wines, produce, arts, crafts and more.
Go along to beautiful Auburn in the Clare Valley and have an affaire française. The festival showcases a spectrum of theatrical and musical performances […]
[ August 1, 2021 to August 31, 2021. ]
A Little More Barossa…Food & Wine Festival 2021
Ignite your senses as you uncover new experiences, new tastes and new flavours during a month long celebration and showcase of Barossa’s wine and food, the people and their stories.
A little more Barossa … food and wine festival serves up a series of enticing events throughout August with […]
[ August 21, 2021 to August 22, 2021. ]
Barossa Medieval Fair 2021
The Barossa Medieval Fair is an annual Medieval festival that takes place in the beautiful Barossa Valley.
This event is family and dog friendly with an emphasis on taking patrons back to medieval times and enjoying the sights, sounds and atmosphere.
Held on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 August 2021, enjoy a trip back […]
[ May 14, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ]
Clare Valley Gourmet Week
Clare Valley Gourmet Weekend is now Gourmet Week!
With an eye on the past and a nod to the future, the Clare Valley SCA Gourmet Week will be revitalised and re-imagined into a new week-long format. With the concept of ‘gourmet’ central to the festivities, the new format will allow the region to […]
[ May 2, 2021; ]
Barossa History Fair Expo
Enjoy a day at the Barossa History Expo, held in the Angaston Town Hall and a Family Fun Fair running in the nearby Barossa Adventure Station.
A range of local history groups will provide displays in the Main Hall, with activities performed on the stage such as rope making and butter churning by […]
Photo via: @alittlevintagedream on Instagram
See Bluey and Bingo in the Barossa
Bluey fans! If you’re in the Barossa, swing past and say hello to Bluey and Bingo.
Thanks to Stan’s Farming Contract Services, Bluey and Bingo have been created out of Hay Bales in The Barossa Valley. This very cute installation, perfect for Bluey fans passing through […]
[ April 4, 2021; ]
Easter Sunday Funday
Enjoy your Easter Sunday at Chateau Yaldara, who have partnered with Vintage Chef Co to create an event made for the whole family, where the kids will be in their element.
There will be various activities for the whole family including:
Easter scavenger hunt, $5 per bag with $100 value; includes a map to […]
[ April 11, 2021; ]
2021 Barossa Airshow
A fun filled family day of non-stop action in the air, and on the ground, set in the beautiful Barossa Valley.
The Barossa Airshow is a day packed with aerial action, entertainment and family fun. It first took to the skies in 1998 and has been held every two years until 2017. The Rotary Club […]
[ April 15, 2021; ]
Barossa Made Market in Tanunda
Spend a day browsing the Barossa Made Market and enjoy live entertainment, stalls, food and more during the April school holidays.
The Barossa has a great tradition of markets and encouraging creative, innovative and enterprising artists. Begin your day at the historic Ziegenmarkt followed by a short stroll to the Barossa Made […]
[ March 20, 2021; ]
Southern Barossa Alliance Nature Adventure Day
The Southern Barossa Alliance, the Williamstown Action Group and the Barossa Local Drug Action Team are hosting a Barossa Nature Adventure Day to promote health and wellbeing, networking and resilience, as the community continues to transition from COVID19 crisis to COVID 19 normal living.
This Nature Adventure Day will be held […]
Dinosaur Fun at Barossa Bowland & Mini Golf
Dinosaur fans! Did you know there are big roaring ones in Tanunda, Barossa Valley? The Barossa Bowland has dinosaurs lurking through the garden as you play the 18 hole mini golf course. It’s the only dinosaur themed mini golf course in South Australia and maybe one of the […]
A Night in Family-Friendly Clare Valley – including visits to Martindale Hall and Mintaro Maze, and an overnight stay at Bungaree Station
A bamboozling maze, a famous haunted mansion, and a historic sheep station are just some of the things you’ll encounter in the Clare Valley, South Australia.
by Carla Caruso
When we had a few days up […]
[ January 23, 2021 to January 26, 2021. ]
Australia Day ‘Long’ Weekend in Tanunda
Barossa Valley Chocolate Company supports Adelaide Koala Rescue this Australia Day.
Barossa Valley Chocolate Company will support the Adelaide Koala Rescue this Australia Day weekend and host a range of fun and chocolatey experiences for visitors. From Saturday 23 to Tuesday 26 of January 2021, they will have a special release […]
[ April 14, 2021 to April 18, 2021. ]
Barossa Vintage Festival
Join the Barossa community for a celebration of the region’s wine, food, culture and heritage at the historic Barossa Vintage Festival.
As a region the Barossa has overcome its share of challenges the past year, but the community is banding together to deliver the much-loved Barossa Vintage Festival in April 2021. The family-friendly Festival […]
[ January 19, 2021 to January 24, 2021. ]
2021 Santos Festival of Cycling in South Australia
The Santos Tour Down Under has announced a new and reimagined event for 2021 in South Australia with the Santos Festival of Cycling taking place from Tuesday 19 to Sunday 24 January.
The Santos Festival of Cycling, presented by the Santos Tour Down Under will be a 6-day domestic […]
Farrell Flat Silo Art
South Australia’s latest silo art instalment has been completed.
Artists Jarrod Soden and Matt Knights of Perplswet Designs have just completed the silo art masterpiece in Farrell Flat, in the Clare Valley (20 kilometres east of Clare and 22 kilometres southwest of Burra).
Before the lockdown, Jarrod and Matt spent 2 weeks and 140 […]
[ December 23, 2020; ]
Mt Pleasant Christmas Twilight Farmers Market
The annual Mt Pleasant Christmas Twilight Farmers Market is a great opportunity to stock up with your Christmas fare and catch up with friends and family. The event offers easy parking, friendly stall holders, music and a dinner menu.
The market will be held at Mt Pleasant Showgrounds on Wednesday 23 […]
A new cafe has opened at the beautiful Chateau Yaldara estate in the Barossa Valley, and it’s perfect for families.
The Vintage Chef Co has a fantastic play area where the kids have their own mini cafe.
Vintage Chef Co is the creation of caterer and chef Teagan. As a mum of three children she obviously knows […]
Barossa Valley Region Family Friendly Holiday Ideas – Places to Visit in the Barossa
The Barossa Valley is a beautiful region to visit with the family and it’s perfect for a short getaway because it’s so close to Adelaide – approximately a 1 hour drive from the city. If you’re planning on a longer holiday, there […]
[ August 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020. ]
Barossa Valley Chocolate Company – Hot Chocolate Month
Barossa Valley Chocolate Company is bringing back Hot Chocolate Month this August.
With eight tantalising Hot Chocolate flavours, there is no better way to beat the winter blue’s while satisfying your chocolate cravings. With two new flavours being announced each week, the first weekend kicks off with Go For […]
[ July 4, 2020; 12:00 pm; ]
New Family-Friendly Barossa Adventure Station in Angaston
The new Barossa Adventure Station in Angaston is to be opened on Saturday 4 July 2020. The family-friendly adventure facility features a one kilometre mountain bike trail, flying fox, accessible trampolines, bespoke tower and slide, skate ramps, bouldering wall, half-court basketball, sensory sound forest poles and serene picnic spaces.
[ May 15, 2020 to May 18, 2020. ]
Introducing the innagural 2020 Clare Valley Virtual Gourmet Weekend!
In light of COVID-19, the 2020 Clare Valley Gourmet Weekend Event has had to be rethought and this year the event will take place virtually.
This year’s event features a jam-packed itinerary. Some highlights of the itinerary include:
Pikes Beer Company and Slate Restaurant Live Cooking Demo
Whispering Wall at Williamstown | Review
Whispering Wall, otherwise known as the Barossa Reservoir, is approximately 1 hours drive from Adelaide in the Barossa Valley, near the township of Williamstown.
Many Adelaideans will remember visiting this iconic destination as children mostly for the novelty value. The wall is aptly named ‘Whispering Wall’ because of its parabola effect […]
Angaston to Nuriootpa Track – Walk & Cycle through the Barossa
The Angaston to Nuriootpa Track is a high quality trail designed for both walking and cycling in the heart of the Barossa Valley. With a smooth bitumen surface perfect for bike riding, the trail is wider than traditional paths so walkers and cyclists travelling in opposite […]
Angaston Mountain Bike Trail at Barossa Adventure Station
A one-way 1km trail in the heart of the Barossa, the loop incorporates a range of fun features such as rollers, berms, a wall ride, and timber bridge to improve your riding skills.
TrailScapes completed the design and construction of the Angaston Mountain Bike Trail for The Barossa Council […]
[ February 14, 2020 to March 15, 2020. ]
Fringe on Tour 2020
Each year, Adelaide Fringe hits the road to bring a taste of Fringe to every corner of South Australia.
And this year is no different as they hit the streets in 9 amazing locations. Starting in the Barossa and finishing in Mount Gambier, an assortment of entertainers will be performing, including live music, […]
[ February 14, 2020 to February 16, 2020. ]
What better way to kick off Adelaide Fringe 2020 than in Australia’s premier wine region?
Wanderlust Greenock 2020 | Murray St Greenock | Friday 14 February at 5pm-9pm
Go along to Wanderlust 2020, transforming the village of Greenock, gateway to the Barossa Fringe, into a meandering Gallery of Visual Arts. The town will open its arms, […]
[ January 26, 2020; ]
Australia Day @ Whistler Wines
Whistler Wines will be hosting their annual Australia Day Celebration on Sunday 26 January 2020. Join in the family fun with plenty of entertainment for adults and kids alike.
Their wines will be available by the glass or bottle. AJ’s Kitchen will be serving up some delicious street food, and Nuriootpa Hockey […]
Bushfire Preparation, Safety & Bushfire Updates
Bushfire is an unfortunate reality for many South Australians and it is vital that individuals be prepared in the event of a bushfire. This involves prior preparation well in advance of high fire days and being alert to weather forecasts, fire forecasts and knowing where to look online for updates […]
Whistler Wines, Barossa Valley, South Australia
Family Friendly Winery Review
Review by Susannah Marks
On a recent trip to the Barossa we stopped in at Whistler Wines. If you love the Barossa and exploring different vineyards with your children in tow then we think Whistler Wines is worth a look. There is so much here that is geared […]
[ December 1, 2018 to January 27, 2020. ]
Barossa Valley Chocolate Company
These school holidays at the Barossa Valley Chocolate Company, kids can participate in chocolate workshops and a pairing experience.
Christmas Themed | Monday- Friday, 10.30am | Cost $38pp | 45min session | Bookings essential.
Choc- o-block Decorating
Monday- Friday, 1.30pm | Saturday & Sunday, 10.30am & 1.30pm | Cost: – $20pp | 30min […]
[ December 6, 2019; ]
Barossa Christmas Parade
The annual Barossa Christmas Parade is held on the first Friday of December. Murray Street in Tanunda will be closed from 5pm with food stalls, market stalls and activities. The parade will commence at 7pm.
Activities include free animal displays, bouncy castles and face painting.
For more information and all enquiries please visit the Barossa […]
[ October 4, 2019 to October 5, 2019. ]
Taste Eden Spring Wine Festival
This October long weekend, the new Taste Eden Spring Wine Festival event will be held in Angaston.
The festival is a family friendly event, including kids activities and face painting as well as an array of wine producers within the Taste Eden Valley portfolio. This year they welcome guest exhibitors; Pewsey Vale, […]
[ October 19, 2019 to October 20, 2019. November 9, 2019 to November 10, 2019. November 16, 2019; ]
Adelaide Strikers WBBL|05 Home Games
An exciting new standalone era of the Women’s Big Bash League starts in October 2019.
After four seasons of the competition being played alongside the BBL, Rebel WBBL|05 will feature seven consecutive festival weekends around Australia from October 2019 through to the finals in December 2019.
Get your family together and support your […]
[ September 6, 2019 to September 8, 2019. ]
Barossa Gourmet Weekend
With 28 events, including 13 on the Gourmet Trail, Barossa Gourmet Weekend showcases authentic regional food of provenance sourced from local producers and accompanied by quality world-class wines.
Plan for a weekend of intimate tastings, generous dining experiences, masterclasses, lingering long lunches, garden parties, platters and feasts of fresh produce.
Take the road less travelled […]
[ August 10, 2019 to August 11, 2019. ]
Barossa Medieval Fair 2019
Set in the beautiful Barossa Valley this medieval period based event showcases the artisans, techniques, fighting and lives lived in medieval times.
Held on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 August, enjoy a trip back to medieval Europe and cheer on your favourite knights as they fight for the honour of their kingdom and […]
[ July 7, 2019; ]
Bonjour Barossa 2019
Seppeltsfield Barossa will welcome back the highly anticipated French artisan festival “Bonjour Barossa” on Sunday 7 July 2019.
Bonjour Barossa will see the iconic Seppeltsfield estate, established in 1851, transform into a Parisian style market, celebrating South Australia’s best French-inspired delicacies within a picturesque winery atmosphere.
The Winter warming menu ‘du jour’ will highlight fromage, […]