McLaren Vale Sea & Vines Festival | Family Friendly Highlights | 9-11 June 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 chefs, to structured winery tours, and fun activities for families, the McLaren Vale Sea & Vines Festival has something for everyone.


Monday 11 June 2018  |  16 free-entry family events – No Bookings Required

McLaren Vale Adelaide MINI Garage Sea & Vines Festival Monday is all about quality family time with food options, beverages and entertainment suitable for big kids and little kids alike. No pre-purchase of tickets required with free entry at participating venues. Peruse the event line up, get the kids in the car and come on down for the day.

Family Friendly Highlights

Alpha Box & Dice

Family + Dog Day  |  10am – 5pm

Alpha Box & Dice love dogs. A lot. For the Monday public holiday, bring your furry best friend and the whole family for a dog friendly day at the Cellar Door.

Beach Road Wines

Four Monkey’s Family Day  |  11am – 5pm

Bring the family and enjoy the amazing view while listening to acoustic music. Come join in the egg and spoon race through the vines, or relax while watching your little one’s enjoy the child friendly activities.

The Food Business at Chapel Hill

Fun, Family and Food Biz  |  11am – 4pm

Free entertainment for the kids means you can sit back and sip a glass or more of luscious Chapel Hill wines with something from the food business’ all day dining menu.

Lloyd Brothers Olive & Wine Company

Lloyds Family Fun Day  |  11am

Lloyd Brother’s Family would like to invite all families to enjoy a day relaxing on their lawns by the lake.  They will provide the finest wines, tunes by the ‘Click’ Band, Gourmet foods from MKR Tim & Kyle from the ‘Caro Club’ & Squid Ink.  Free kids activities including a jumping castle, popcorn, relays and more.

Penny’s Hill

Family Fun Day  |  10m – 4pm

Head to Penny’s Hill and enjoy a family fun day with live music, outdoor kids entertainment, street food, local beers and Penny’s Hill wines. The Kitchen Door’s STREET FOOD POP UP menu will be back, and their ‘Epic Cheeseburger’ will feature! Combined with Penny’s Hill award winning wines and local brews, they will have smooth acoustic tunes to finish out your long weekend.


Oztalia Family Day  |  12:30pm – 5pm

Relax on the lawns of Pizzateca for a family friendly day of live music and Italian Pizza. Try their Charcoal Arrosticini and enjoy the full range of V.Mitolo & Son wines. Kids Welcome!

Woodstock Wine & Coterie Restaurant

Family Fun Day at Woodstock  |  10am – 5pm

Bring your kiddies and a picnic blanket and join the fun in the beautiful gardens of Woodstock. Fun for young and old!  Read More Here.


Bookings are required for events held on the Saturday and Sunday – see the full program here.

Celebrate the Queen’s Birthday long weekend June 9, 10 & 11 and be part of the largest wine-region celebration in South Australia.  McLaren Vale is approximately 40 minutes drive from central Adelaide.

For more information and all enquiries please visit the McLaren Vale Sea & Vines Festival website.

What:  McLaren Vale Sea & Vines Festival

When:  Saturday 9th, Sunday 10th & Monday 11th June 2018

Where:  McLaren Vale Region (various venues)

Who:  Everyone

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