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 […]
Farrell Flat Silo Art
[ 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, […]
[ May 17, 2019 to May 20, 2019. ]
Clare prepares for the 35th annual Gourmet Weekend in May 2019
The Clare Valley Gourmet Weekend is held every year in May, attracting thousands of visitors to the region. The festival is a celebration of the end of vintage and the region’s award winning wines, local food and country hospitality.
The renowned festival is a celebration of […]
Barossa Valley Chocolate Company – Review
The Barossa Valley Chocolate Company is the newest tourist attraction to call this famous wine region home, located just outside of Tanunda.
From the moment you walk through the doors and view the mesmerising chocolate ‘waterfall’ your senses will be in overdrive, taking in the delicious smells, brightly coloured boxes of […]
[ April 24, 2019 to April 28, 2019. ]
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.
Choose from over 90 events that showcase the abundance of the region and it’s renowned wine and food culture. There’s plenty of family friendly events as well as long table lunches, masterclasses and […]
[ December 21, 2018; ]
Mount Pleasant Christmas Twilight Farmers Market
The Mount Pleasant Christmas Twilight Farmers Market has gained the reputation of being one of the most popular twilight farmers markets in South Australia.
With over 50 fresh food producers on site, many of them undercover, along with delicious dining options, and set in the very picturesque surroundings of Mt Pleasant, […]
[ August 31, 2018 to September 2, 2018. ]
2018 Barossa Gourmet Weekend
Spring will provide the perfect setting as Barossa Gourmet Weekend returns in 2018 boasting an even greater celebration of the region’s seasonal wine, food and experiences. The three-day event features 32 events, including seven Gourmet Trail events, and showcases authentic regional food of provenance sourced from local producers and accompanied by quality […]
[ March 30, 2018 to April 2, 2018. ]
The Easter Cycle is the ideal long weekend of relaxed fun for family and friends.
A fully catered camping adventure which includes something for everyone; long day-trips chasing the horizon for committed roadies, to little loops for tackers on training wheels – as well as the famous Night Ride – the Easter Cycle has plenty […]
[ May 18, 2018 to May 21, 2018. ]
Clare prepares for the 34th annual Gourmet Weekend in May 2018
Thousands will return to South Australia’s stunning Clare Valley this May for the 34th Clare Valley Gourmet Weekend from Friday 18 to Monday 21 May 2018.
The renowned festival is a celebration of the best the Clare Valley has to offer…food, wine, hospitality, gorgeous autumnal landscapes, heritage […]
[ April 8, 2018; June 24, 2018; November 11, 2018; December 6, 2018; ]
A Boutique Life design market is looking forward to bringing you loads of gorgeous South Australian products at their design markets in 2018.
Indoors and in one large and welcoming venue, discover what locals are designing and making to enhance your home, body, lifestyle and wardrobe. With live music and loads of new talent, the long […]
[ November 3, 2017; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]
The Greenock Village Community Association invite you to join them on the first Friday of November on the Greenock Town Square for the first-ever Greenock Spring Feast-ival!
This free, family-friendly, community event, is a celebration of food, wine, beer & music and will act as a fundraiser for the 2017 Greenock Christmas in the Park.
Bring your […]
[ July 9, 2017; ]
On Sunday July 9, 2017, Seppeltsfield Estate of the Barossa Valley invites lovers of all things French to “Bonjour Barossa” – a boutique and market-style French food, wine & cultural celebration.
Bonjour Barossa will be held at Seppeltsfield in the week prior to Bastille (French National Day) and will include ‘French foodie’ indulgences such as […]
[ October 21, 2017; ]
Runaway Barossa Marathon
A race experience that’s all about sharing in life’s simple pleasures.
Barossa Valley’s rolling countryside, quiet roads and wide open skies will host a marathon, half marathon, 10km run and kids run on Saturday, 21 October 2017.
Each distance will be run on a mix of sealed roads and hard packed trails. The event courses […]
[ April 21, 2017; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Let’s Go Fly a Kite
Let’s Go Fly a Kite is a family friendly event in the Barossa Vintage Festival 2017 which will be held at Seppeltsfield Winery in the Barossa Valley.
Let’s Go Fly a Kite will run from 10am until 3pm on the grounds of historic Seppeltsfield Winery. The event will include a Pop-Up Market, […]
[ May 19, 2017 to May 22, 2017. ]
Clare Valley Gourmet Weekend returns in May
The highly anticipated Clare Valley Gourmet Weekend is set to return to the picturesque Clare Valley on Friday 19 to Monday 22 May 2017. As the longest running event of its kind in Australia, the weekend is a major drawcard on the South Australian calendar, celebrating the Clare Valley’s […]
[ March 11, 2017; 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. ]
The 104th Tanunda Show
The Tanunda show is where Barossans meet to show and share the best of their region.
The 104th Tanunda show will held on Saturday 11 March 2017 and events commence at 8.30am. Attractions include side shows and amusements, animal nursery, gum boot throwing competition, live entertainment, SA hand-milking competition, market stalls, log chopping […]
[ February 25, 2017; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
120th Angaston Show
Go along and be part of the Angaston Country Show
The 2017 Angaston Show will feature some old fashioned fun and activities and celebrate 120 years of Country Shows.
There’ll be food and entertainment all day, and horses in action from 2pm Friday to 2pm Sunday. Enjoy lots of free attractions for the children and young at […]
[ April 2, 2017; ]
Clare Valley Half Marathon 2 April 2017
There’s something for everyone at the Clare Valley Half Marathon.
As well as the Clare Valley half marathon, there’s a 10km and a 5km race. And for the smaller kids, there is a free 1km kids’ run (enter on the day). All runs excluding the kids’ run travel along the beautiful […]
[ January 16, 2017; 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Wheels on the Green
Spend a balmy evening with bikes, food and fun at “Wheels on the Green” at the Lyndoch Village Green Gourmet Village.
Wheels on the Green is a community social event, with a family and youth focus, celebrating the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under. Visit the Gourmet Village on the Lyndoch Village Green, experience […]
[ January 17, 2017; ]
Hostworks Stage 1 of the Santos Tour Down Under features three laps of the Southern Barossa, known as ‘the cool end of the Valley.’
Discover great spectator vantage points in the townships of Williamstown, Lyndoch, Sandy Creek and Cockatoo Valley with a race to the finish in Lyndoch.
Lyndoch will come alive with the Southern Barossa Gourmet […]