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
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Soldiers Memorial Reserve Victor Harbor Playground 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, […]
GT Fisher Playground aka Victor Harbor Train Park
You can’t miss this brightly coloured playground as you drive along the foreshore at Victor Harbor. You’ll find it between the Soldiers Memorial Garden and the Causeway Plaza, just next to one of the safe swimming beaches in Victor Harbor.
Victor Harbor Train Park playground review by Susannah Marks
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, […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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’ […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ February 16, 2018 to February 18, 2018. February 23, 2018 to February 25, 2018. ]
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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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, […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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, […]
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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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. […]
[ June 10, 2017 to June 11, 2017. ]
The Hurley Winter Classic will be held over the long weekend in June.
Head to Inman Valley on the Fleurieu Peninsula over the June long weekend to see some of Australia’s best established and up-and-coming surfers compete in the Hurley Winter Classic.
This contest is the most prestigious of its kind on the South Australian surfing calendar and a […]
[ June 12, 2017; ]
Four Monkeys Family Day Monday 12 June 2017
A day in honour of the little people in the family, Beach Road Wines invites you to come and enjoy McLaren Vale’s Sea & Vines Festival weekend with a glass of wine and some wood fired pizza while the kids are thoroughly entertained!
With a host of fun activities for the […]
[ May 6, 2017 to May 7, 2017. ]
Strathalbyn Craft Fair – 6-7 May 2017
Annual arts and crafts gathering
Strathalbyn’s Craft Fair (held every year) brings together talented art and craft people from around the region. They’ll be showcasing their finest works and it’s just in time for Mother’s Day.
There will be raffles, devonshire teas, light lunches and lots of beautiful stalls.
Saturday May 6 | […]
[ June 10, 2017 to June 12, 2017. ]
The McLaren Vale Sea & Vines Festival is celebrating its 25th Anniversary in 2017
The McLaren Vale Sea & Vines Festival revels in the culinary and winemaking traditions of our premier food and wine destination with a beach lifestyle. With a wide variety of events on offer, from intimate degustation dinners with winemakers and chefs, to […]
[ June 12, 2017; ]
McLaren Vale Sea & Vines Festival Monday is all about quality family time with with food options, beverages and entertainment suitable for big kids and little kids alike.
This year the McLaren Vale Sea & Vines Festival is celebrating its 25th Anniversary with three days of wine and culinary indulgence, immersive tasting experiences and unforgettable family […]
The history of Goolwa is all about water and The Goolwa Boating Experience aims to bring life back to this historic waterway by offering transport, sport and leisure services.
With the Murray River right on our doorstep, TGBE provide a fabulous boating experience on these safe and protected waters. There are a range of services, from […]
Seaweed Balls at Middleton Beach
We saw this beautiful photo above on Instagram posted by DreamLiveExplore and were totally intrigued. Many seaweed balls have appeared at Middleton beach – some of them are so perfectly round, and seemed to appear from nowhere and have just washed up on shore.
It was a site to see when hundreds […]
[ March 13, 2017; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. April 17, 2017; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. June 12, 2017; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
The Vale Market
The Vale Market is family friendly, featuring live entertainment from buskers and local acts, plus a FREE BOUNCY CASTLE for the kids!
The Vale Market is open on the following dates and times:
Monday 13 March 2017 (10am-3pm)
Monday 17 April 2017 (10am-3pm)
Monday 12 June 2017 (10am-3pm)
There will be market stalls featuring locally […]
[ April 22, 2017; April 23, 2017; ]
South Australian Wooden Boat Festival
South Australia’s finest wooden boats will again gather at Goolwa on the River Murray over a weekend this April!
The Goolwa Wharf Precinct is set to shine in 2017 at this year’s South Australian Wooden Boat Festival! There will be plenty to see and do with an exciting mix of both water […]
If you’ve wanted to try surfing but not sure where to start, then having lessons is a great way to go.
The kids had lessons last year with Middleton surf school South Coast Surf Academy and loved it, so this year we went back to do it again, and this time the adults also joined in […]
[ February 17, 2017 to February 18, 2017. February 24, 2017 to February 25, 2017. March 3, 2017 to March 4, 2017. March 10, 2017 to March 11, 2017. March 17, 2017 to March 18, 2017. ]
Adelaide’s Southern Outdoor Fringe Hub
Featuring live entertainment, performing arts, children’s activities, art installations, workshops, food trucks, bars and artisan markets every Friday and Saturday during the Adelaide Fringe. Bring your family and friends for a magical evening ‘Down South’ by the river and the sea. There’s something for everyone!
Fleurieu Fringe premiered in 2016 and received […]
‘Immerse Yourself in a Marine Park’ this summer!
The Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources has put together over 40 family-friendly water-based activities along the coast this summer. The program is to encourage more South Australians having fun and learning about our marine parks.
There is a series of ‘come and try snorkelling’ family tours being […]