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Horse Drawn Tram “Back On Track” Celebrations | Victor Harbor | 23 Jun 2019

[ June 23, 2019; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Horse Drawn Tram “Back On Track” Celebrations at Victor Harbor
In celebration of the the iconic Victor Harbor Horse Drawn Tram getting back on track and resuming normal services to Granite Island, the City of Victor Harbor are holding a family friendly event on Sunday, 23 June 2019.

There will ne gold coin tram rides all day […]

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Adelaide Coastrek | Raise Funds for Beyond Blue | 20 Sep 2019

[ September 20, 2019; ]
Adelaide Coastrek
Coastrek is a 30km – 60km team trekking challenge for fun, fitness, friends and fundraising which journeys along some of the most beautiful coastlines in the world.
Fitness and endurance are the easy bits. Walk on the wild side and push your limits as you trek 30km or 60km along scenic coastlines, high clifftops, rough […]

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Willunga Almond Blossom Festival | 27 & 28 Jul 2019

[ July 27, 2019 to July 28, 2019. ]
Willunga Almond Blossom Festival 50th Anniversary
The Willunga Almond Blossom Festival has been a major fundraising event since 1969, when a local committee decided to raise money to build the Festival Hall. Today, proceeds from the festival continue to fund the maintenance and the continual upgrading of Willunga’s park facilities. This major tourism event draws families from across […]

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Victor Harbor Playground

Victor Harbor GT Fisher Playground – Sneak Peek of Progress

George T Fisher Victor Harbor Playground Redevelopment
The City of Victor Harbor is upgrading George T Fisher Playground, located on the Foreshore adjacent Flinders Parade.
The redevelopment follows extensive community consultation and will ensure the playground remains one of the most popular family destinations in the region.
The design of the new nature playground is sure to be […]

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SA Whale Season Launch Party

SA Whale Season Launch Party | Victor Harbor | 11 May 2019

[ May 11, 2019; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
SA Whale Season 2019 Launch Party
Celebrate the start of the whale season at the Whale Season Launch Party held at Warland Reserve.
The 2019 Whale Season Launch Party will be held at Warland Reserve, with live music performed by local artists, along with local food, fun activities for the kids, attractions and a Marine Conservation Expo […]

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Woodstock Wine Family Fun Day | McLaren Flat | 10 Jun 2019

[ June 10, 2019; ]
Join the fun this June Long Weekend for a Family Fun Day on the Lawns.
There will be a day of family fun on the Monday of the June long weekend on the lawns of Woodstock Wine at their Family Day featuring Peter Combe.

Lots of fun family activities including a magician, face painting, bush craft and […]

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Floatfest | Goolwa | 28 Apr 2019

[ April 28, 2019; ]
Floatfest 2019
The purpose of Floatfest is the education surrounding water safety in any setting but particularly on the Murray River.
Water safety is paramount both for communities, migrants and international visitors to the river. Additionally the Floatfest team focus on the educational elements of healthy and active lifestyles, community inclusion, and the education of the environment […]

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South Australian Wooden Boat Festival | Goolwa | 27 & 28 Apr 2019

[ April 27, 2019 to April 28, 2019. ]
South Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2019
South Australia’s finest wooden boats will again gather at Goolwa on the River Murray over the last weekend in April.
Goolwa is once again hosting the most impressive freshwater wooden boat festival in Australia.  Get on board for a fun filled weekend at the 16th South Australian Wooden Boat Festival.

Celebrating South […]

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Aquafest | Goolwa Aquatic Club | 13 & 14 April 2019

[ April 13, 2019 to April 14, 2019. ]  

This year’s Aquafest celebrates the 60th birthday of the Goolwa Aquatic Club.
Aquafest is a non-competitive fun day out for Goolwa Aquatic Club friends and boats.  The Saturday is an open waters affair where you can run your boat as often, and for as long as you like.  The buoys will be set so you can familiarise yourselves […]

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Enjoy, Explore, Preserve | Myponga Reservoir Reserve Open Day | 14 Apr 2019

[ April 14, 2019; ]
Enjoy, explore, preserve at Myponga Reservoir
From Sunday 14 April 2019, Myponga Reservoir Reserve will be yours to enjoy, explore and preserve.  To celebrate, you can enjoy a range of activities that will be taking place including a Trail Running SA fun run and children’s activities delivered by Nature Play SA and Trees For Life (SA).
Nestled […]

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George T Fisher Playground Redevelopment | Victor Harbor | Mar – Jun 2019

George T Fisher Playground Redevelopment
The City of Victor Harbor is upgrading George T Fisher Playground, located on the Foreshore adjacent Flinders Parade.
The redevelopment follows extensive community consultation and will ensure the playground remains one of the most popular family destinations in the region.
The design of the new nature playground is sure to be a hit […]

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Review of the Greenman Inn by Susannah Marks

The Greenman Inn, Ashbourne | Review

The Greenman Inn, Ashbourne
Review by Susannah Marks, 2 March 2019
Driving through Ashbourne on the way to the Fleurieu is a pleasant drive and it takes you through some pleasant countryside and small towns. Instead of taking the expressway down to Victor Harbor or Port Elliot, you can drive via the Adelaide Hills for a change of […]

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Soldiers Memorial Reserve Victor Harbor Playground review by Susannah Marks

Soldiers Memorial Reserve | Victor Harbor Playground Review

Soldiers Memorial Reserve Victor Harbor Playground Review
Soldiers Memorial Reserve is a beautifully kept park with everything you could need for a fun family outing. Located by the seaside along The Esplanade at Victor Harbor, it’s a great spot for picnics or gatherings as there’s plenty of space and good facilities.
Review by Susannah Marks
Soldiers Memorial Reserve […]

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Victor Harbor Skate Park review by Susannah Marks

Victor Harbor Skate Park | Review

Victor Harbor Skate Park
Victor Harbor Skate Park is in a great location just next to the foreshore. This popular skate park has a quality surface and ramps; and enough to keep skaters, scooters and riders of all ages busy and challenged.
Victor Harbor Skate Park Review by Susannah Marks
For kids (or parents!) who are into into skateboarding, […]

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GT Fisher Playground aka Victor Harbor Train Park Review by Susannah Marks

GT Fisher Playground (Victor Harbor Train Park) | Playground Review

GT Fisher Playground aka Victor Harbor Train Park

*** EDITOR’S NOTE: PLAYGROUND CURRENTY CLOSED March – June 2019
Construction of the new nature playground at George T Fisher Reserve is underway – a new nature playground with all ability and inclusive play opportunities, and quirky play areas including an island with bridge access, fisherman’s shack and railway inspired […]

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Christmas Lights Cruise | Goolwa | 7 Dec 2018 – 6 Jan 2019

Christmas Lights Cruise – Coorong Quays Marina on Hindmarsh Island
Launching this summer is one of SA’s newest light displays at the Coorong Quays on Hindmarsh Island – and one you can only truly appreciate from the water.
Goolwa is just over an hour’s drive from Adelaide, then once you’re there just park the car, sit back, […]

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Great Duck Race

The Great Duck Race | Strathalbyn | 11 Nov 2018

[ November 11, 2018; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
The Great Duck Race in Strathalbyn
On the second Sunday in November each year, the Great South Australian Duck Race is held in the Soldiers Memorial Park at the beautiful township of Strathalbyn.
The event officially commences at 10am, and includes a variety of stalls, food and fun for all the family. The Giant “Moby Duck” keeps […]

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Willunga Christmas Tree Festival | 1 & 2 December 2018

[ December 1, 2018 to December 2, 2018. ]
Willunga Christmas Tree Festival
This annual community event is a showcase for creative minds, either as a collective or as individuals.
Submissions have been received for dozens of Christmas trees to be displayed. Enjoy a display of over 50 decorated trees and be part of the people’s choice for your favourite Christmas tree.
There will be many things to […]

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Fleurieu Folk Festival | Willunga | 26-28 Oct 2018

[ October 26, 2018 to October 28, 2018. ]
Fleurieu Folk Festival
The Fleurieu Folk Festival is a multiple award-winning festival that presents a weekend of music concerts and sessions, dance, workshops, open mic concerts, folk jams, children’s entertainment, stalls, and more.
The Fleurieu Folk Festival is South Australia’s largest folk music festival with attendance exceeding 8000 and 2018 will be the Festival’s 12th year in […]

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Lower Lakes Stockmans Challenge & Bush Festival | 14-16 Sep 2018

[ September 14, 2018 to September 16, 2018. ]
The Lower Lakes Stockmans Challenge: Over 60 competitors ranging from some of Australia’s best and most experienced to some up-and-coming local junior riders and the gunna-be riders.
The Bush Festival

All three days will have much to see and do including SA Working Draught Horses, whip cracking demonstrations, trade displays, free children’s games, damper making demonstrations […]

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Festival of Nature | Fleurieu Coast | 4-9 Sep 2018

[ September 4, 2018 to September 9, 2018. ]
Festival of Nature
The Fleurieu Coast Festival of Nature has grown to 6-days of inspiration and celebration of all things sustainable living.
There will be a vibrant program of guided walks, open homes and gardens, health and longevity boosting classes, panel discussions, pop-up workshops, demonstrations and exhibits. This will all be delivered against a backdrop of delicious […]

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Victor Harbor Rock ‘N’ Roll Festival | 14-16 Sep 2018

[ September 14, 2018 to September 16, 2018. ]
Victor Harbor Rock ‘n’ Roll Festival
Dance the weekend away at the Victor Harbor Rock ‘n’ Roll Festival. The Victor Harbor Rock ‘N’ Roll festival is jam-packed full of activities with rock ‘n’ roll literally taking over Victor Harbor on the beautiful Fleurieu Peninsula for the weekend. See the town come alive with live Rock ‘N’ […]

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Hugo Wines Family Day | McLaren Flat | 13 Oct 2018

[ October 13, 2018; ]
Hugo Wines Family Day
Enjoy a day with Hugo Wines in McLaren Flat relaxing on the lawn or under the marquee whilst munching on delicious food from The Oyster Bar or The Caro Club.

On arrival, enjoy a complimentary glass of wine produced from the estate and receive a free “Hugo Wine ” glass to keep.  Visitors […]

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Lazy Dayz Family Tunes | Lloyd Brothers McLaren Vale | 30 Sep 2018

[ September 30, 2018; ]
Lazy Dayz presents Family Tunes at Lloyd Brothers in McLaren Vale
Join Lloyd Brothers in McLaren Vale on the October long weekend for a family friendly fun filled day featuring Black Cherry Event’s DJ Ali B with his adult and kids disco.

Every hour they will flip the music and the kids can request songs and enjoy […]

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Willunga Almond Blossom Festival

Willunga Almond Blossom Festival | 28 Jul – 1 Aug 2018

[ July 28, 2018 to August 1, 2018. ]
Willunga Almond Blossom Festival 2018 featuring Family Fair Day, Fireworks, Street Parade, Market Stalls and Festival Lunches.
The Willunga Almond Blossom Festival has been a major fundraising event since 1969, when a local committee decided to raise money to build the Festival Hall. Today, proceeds from the festival continue to fund the maintenance and the continual upgrading of Willunga’s park […]

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Historic Aldinga Township Celebration | 9 Jun 2018

[ June 9, 2018; ]
Historic Aldinga Township Celebration
The businesses of the Historic Aldinga Township invite everyone to join in the fun and festivities of their street celebration.
This event marks the completion of the new streetscape works recently undertaken by council. There will be something for everyone with live music, free kids activities, market stalls, a range of food, special […]

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d’Arenberg Cube | d’Arenberg Winery | McLaren Vale | Review 2018

 
d’Arenberg Cube at d’Arenberg Winery.
Recently, on a day trip adventure to Port Elliot, we were passing through McLaren Vale and saw the iconic d’Arenberg Cube jutting out of the flat landscape. On a whim, we decided we ought to explore this unique building.
As you enter the building it is obvious that everything in it […]

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McLaren Vale Sea & Vines Festival | Family Friendly Highlights | 9-11 June 2018

[ June 9, 2018 to June 11, 2018. ]
The McLaren Vale Sea & Vines Festival is celebrating its 26th Anniversary in 2018
The McLaren Vale Sea & Vines Festival revels in the culinary and winemaking traditions of one of our premier food and wine destinations with a beach lifestyle.  With a wide variety of events on offer, from intimate degustation dinners with winemakers and […]

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Lloyd Brothers Family Fun Day | McLaren Vale | 11 Jun 2018

[ June 11, 2018; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
Lloyd Brothers Family Fun Day
Lloyd Brother’s Family would like to invite all families to enjoy a day relaxing on their lawns by the lake. Lloyd Brothers will provide the finest wines, Tunes by the ‘Click’ Band and Gourmet foods from My Kitchen Rules Tim & Kyle from the ‘Caro Club’ & Squid Ink.

Free kids activities […]

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Afternoon Delights | Easter Sunday at Shottesbrooke | 1 Apr 2018

[ April 1, 2018; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]  
The next deliciously delightful Afternoon Delights event will be held on Easter Sunday, April 1st 2018, at the Shottesbrooke winery amongst the sprawling vines and delightful gardens.
The acoustic sounds of Zkye & Damo will enchant, and whilst you bask in the delicious sunshine, your taste buds will be tantalised by an array of South American and Asian fusion flavours from La Chiva and The Satay […]

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Fox Creek Wines Kids Art Workshop with Sally Heinrich | 4 Mar 2018

[ March 4, 2018; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]
Fox Creek Wines Kids Art Workshop with Sally Heinrich
Bring your family and friends! While your kids are entertained why not enjoy a glass of wine and some delicious wood-fired pizzas.
Join Sally in making a simple relief printing block and use it to make your own prints to take home. Or take away your own crayon rubbing from one […]

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Fleurieu Fringe | Port Nourlunga | Adelaide Fringe | 16-18 Feb & 23-25 Feb 2018

[ February 16, 2018 to February 18, 2018. February 23, 2018 to February 25, 2018. ]  
Fleurieu Fringe
Over two massive weekends this summer, the river bank in Port Noarlunga is the place to be!
Bringing you world-class live entertainment, performing arts, children’s activities, art installations, food trucks, bars and artisan markets at this Adelaide Fringe award-winning event! Take along your family and friends for a magical evening ‘Down South’ by the river […]

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McIlroy Auto Group Strathalbyn Cup | 4 Feb 2018

[ February 4, 2018; 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. ]
The 2018 McIlroy Auto Group Strathalbyn Cup on Sunday 4 February is shaping up to one of the best yet – where glamour and country charm collide, providing the perfect opportunity for a splendid Sunday out for the whole family.
Be off and racing at South Australia’s most glamorous provincial Cup, where the city and the […]

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Rivergum Homes New Year’s Eve Celebrations | Victor Harbor | 31 Dec 2017

[ December 31, 2017; 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm. ]
Rivergum Homes New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Victor Harbor
Join in the free fun family entertainment on Warland Reserve in Victor Harbor and enjoy the kid’s early fireworks at 9:45pm, followed by a midnight fireworks spectacular!
Rivergum Homes New Year’s Eve celebrations attract more than 10,000 spectators enjoying the festivities around Warland Reserve, and over 30,000 locals, […]

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Normanville New Year’s Eve Pageant | 31 Dec 2017

[ December 31, 2017; 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ]  
Normanville New Year’s Eve Pageant
New Year’s Eve 2017 will see the 20th Annual Normanville New Year’s Eve Pageant.
The pageant consists of a parade of approximately 40 colourful floats leaving Katherine Drive at 7.30pm sharp, winding its way through the streets of Normanville ending at the beautiful Normanville foreshore at approximately 8pm.  Locals and tourists alike […]

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Spring into Willunga Street Party | 25 Nov 2017

[ November 25, 2017; ]
Spring into Willunga Street Party
The Spring into Willunga street party is a community celebration featuring amazing food, wine, art and specialty products from Willunga and the Fleurieu region. There will be picnics, live music and market stalls to browse along with roving entertainment along Main Street, which will be closed to traffic. For the kids […]

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Fleurieu Folk Festival | Willunga | 27-29 October 2017

[ October 27, 2017 to October 29, 2017. ]
The Fleurieu Folk Festival is an annual 3 day family friendly celebration of contemporary and traditional folk music
Held in the picturesque township of Willunga, in South Australia’s premier wine region, this annual festival hand picks over 50 of the best local, interstate and international folk musicians covering a broad range of genres including traditional, acoustic, celtic, […]

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Oceanic Victor In Sea Aquarium | Life Beneath The Waves | Victor Harbor

Experience life beneath the waves in Victor Harbor
Last month Oceanic Victor opened their in-sea aquarium in Victor Harbor, South Australia.  Located just off Granite Island in the clear, clean waters of Encounter Bay, the experience offers fun, learning and excitement for the whole family.  Perfect not only for adventure seekers, but for anyone wanting to […]

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Inaugural Fleurieu Fondo Festival | Serafino Winery | 5 Nov 2017

[ November 5, 2017; ]
New to 2017 – Bike SA’s inaugural Fleurieu Fondo Festival
Showcasing spectacular scenic routes with options to suit all cyclists, the Fleurieu Fondo Festival will allow you the opportunity to ride along the Southern Expressway while it is closed to cars.

Starting at Flinders University, the road rides takes you along the Southern Expressway all the way […]

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Willunga Almond Blossom Festival | 29-30 Jul 2017

[ July 29, 2017 to July 30, 2017. ]
Willunga Almond Blossom Festival featuring Family Fair Day, Fireworks, Street Parade, Market Stalls and Festival Lunches.
The Willunga Almond Blossom Festival has been a major fundraising event since 1969, when a local committee decided to raise money to build the Festival Hall. Today, proceeds from the festival continue to fund the maintenance and the continual upgrading of Willunga’s park facilities. […]

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