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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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Hurley Winter Classic | Fleurieu Peninsula | 10-11 Jun 2017

[ 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 […]

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Four Monkeys Family Day | Beach Road Wines | 12 Jun 2017

[ 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 […]

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Strathalbyn Craft Fair | 6-7 May 2017

[ 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.

Opening Times:

Saturday May 6  | […]

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McLaren Vale Sea & Vines Festival | 10,11 & 12 June 2017

[ 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 […]

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McLaren Vale Sea & Vines Family Day | 12 June 2017

[ 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 […]

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The Goolwa Boating Experience | Special Offer

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 […]

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Seaweed balls at Middleton Beach | April 2017

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 […]

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The Vale Market | 2017

[ 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 […]

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South Australian Wooden Boat Festival | Goolwa | 22 & 23 Apr 2017

[ 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 […]

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Middleton Surf Lessons for Families | South Coast Surf Academy | Review

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 […]

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Fleurieu Fringe | Port Noarlunga | 17 Feb – 19 Mar 2017

[ 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 […]

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Immerse Yourself in a Marine Park This Summer | Jan & Feb 2017

‘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 […]

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Festival of Movement | Tour Down Under | Fleurieu Peninsula | 20 Jan 2017

Festival of Movement – Tour Down Under Fleurieu Peninsula
For the first time ever, in 2017 the Festival of Movement will be held to celebrate Bike Exchange Stage 5 of the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under.
The Festival is the Fleurieu’s way of welcoming the world’s best cyclists, who will battle it out in Bike Exchange Stage 5 […]

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Top Places for Water Fun this Summer in Adelaide

Top Places for Water Fun this Summer in Adelaide

Top Places for Water Fun this Summer in Adelaide
As the mercury climbs in South Australia it’s great to know that there are some fabulous spots around Adelaide to go to escape the heat. So what are you waiting for – get that sunblock on, grab your hats and sunglasses and cool off those cranky kids! Here […]

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Victor Harbor New Year’s Eve Celebrations | 31 Dec 2016

[ December 31, 2016 7:30 pm to January 1, 2017 12:00 am. December 31, 2016 7:30 pm to January 1, 2017 12:00 am. ]

Victor Harbor New Year’s Eve Celebrations
Go to Victor Harbor for the biggest night of the year, with plenty of family-friendly entertainment
Each year the Victor Harbor New Year’s Eve celebrations attract more than 10,000 spectators enjoying the festivities around Warland Reserve, and over 30,000 locals, families and visitors relaxing along the Victor Harbor foreshore to watch […]

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Lake Breeze Picnic

Lake Breeze Picnic | Langhorne Creek | 30 Oct 2016

[ October 30, 2016; 11:00 am; ]  

Lake Breeze Picnic
The Lake Breeze Picnic is a fun day of food and wine and is the perfect opportunity to relax with friends under the shady gums at Lake Breeze.
Lake Breeze welcomes Fleurieu Peninsula foodies, Mullygrub food truck and From Humble Grounds coffee, joining the picnic this year.  The Squirrel Grip guys will be dishing up some cool music […]

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Wakefield Grange Spring Farm Fair | 9 Oct 2016

[ October 9, 2016; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
This is the perfect time to head to a working farm, right in the middle of spring at Yankalilla on the glorious Fleurieu Coast, just an hour south of Adelaide.
The Wakefield family invites you to come to Wakefield Grange family farm from 10am until 5pm on Sunday, October, 9, 2016. There’ll be farm tours, food stalls, […]

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10 Family Friendly Places to Visit on a Day Trip to McLaren Vale | Winey Kids Review

 
Guest Post by Becky Hirst of Winey Kids & Mummy’s Wine Club
A family day trip to the McLaren Vale wine region
Visiting a wine region with your kids? Surely that’s no fun, right?
Wrong!
Visiting a wine region isn’t about consuming as much wine as you can. When you dig beneath the surface, visiting a wine region can be […]

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The Illusions of Magic

The Illusions of Magic | Victor Harbor | 20 Aug 2016

[ August 20, 2016; 7:00 pm; ]
The Illusions of Magic, South Australia’s biggest magic show
South Australia’s biggest magic show is coming to Victor Harbor. An opportunity to witness an amazing show on the Big Stage featuring a mix of magic and grand illusion with lots of audience participation. This will be an amazing event for the entire family.

The Illusions of Magic includes:

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Clash of the Enchanted Island

Clash of the Enchanted Island | Victor Harbor Town Hall | 20 Jul 2016

[ July 20, 2016; 2:00 pm; ]
Clash of the Enchanted Island
The Magical Match of the Fairies vs Pirates
Children’s interactive show with music, dancing, games and prizes.

Tickets are $12.00 per person or you can book their second School Holiday show “Mr Snot Bottom’s Stinky Silly Show” as well and pay $10.00 per show.
Book tickets to Clash of the Enchanted Island
To book now […]

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Sea and Vines Family Day

Sea and Vines Family Day | McLaren Vale | 13 Jun 2016

[ June 13, 2016; 10:00 am; ]
Family Day at Sea and Vines Festival
The Monday of the June long weekend is traditionally a day to enjoy Sea & Vines with your whole family – and 2016 is no exception!

Many of the vineyards that are part of the Sea and Vines Festival have family-friendly activities on offer from face painting to bouncy castles; […]

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