FESTIVALS AND EVENTS:
Fringe in Goolwa
The Adelaide Fringe Caravan rolls into town to celebrate one of
the highlights of the Just Add Water arts and culture program – a
weekend jam-packed with comedy, musical theatre, exhibitions,
workshops, and live music across multiple venues at Goolwa
At the Wharf
March 10, 1.30pm – 5pm
Following the Goolwa Caravan, enjoy live music by the superlative
Steve Brown Band on the deck at Signal Point. Local food and wine
available on the lawns.
Twilight Food Affair
Tatachilla Lutheran College
March 22, 4.30 – 9pm
Tatachilla Lutheran College will come alive as it stages its annual
Twilight Food Affair: an enjoyable night for the entire community. Held
on the college grounds, this family-friendly event showcases the best
of the region’s food and wine, offering live entertainment, rides, fun
activities and the Wayne Phillis Ford fireworks display.
Beachside Food and Wine Festival
Christies Beach Esplanade, Rotary Park
March 24, 12 – 9pm
Enjoy a host of stalls and entertainment and soak up the coastal
views with the best regional food, wine and beer on offer.
The Safe Harbour Project
Take hold of a paintbrush, join in conversation and enjoy an
interactive pop-up art installation to help raise awareness of asylum
seekers detained offshore. Watch the four-metre-long wooden boat
centrepiece grow as a symbol of hope, as it attaches to brightly
decorated miniature boats made by you.
National Basketry Gathering
Aldinga Holiday Park
April 3 – 8
Learn the craft of basketry and explore local attractions at this
relaxed, low-key event within walking distance of the coast and
native scrub. Get your craft on!
Willunga Waldorf School Autumn Fair
April 6, 10am – 4pm
All are welcome to celebrate one hundred years of Waldorf
education and thirty years in Willunga with good food, live music, fun
activities and craft stalls.
April 6, 4pm – 12 midnight
This is going to be one fun party. Seven of the finest music acts –
Fraud Millionaires, Fistful of Trojans, Bermuda Bay band, DJ Es’Ay,
Escapism, Jimmybay Music and DJ Big Chip will perform in the
laneway between Maxwell’s Grocery and the Home Grain Bakery in
Aldinga. There will be food and wine and kids are welcome.
McLaren Vale Vintage and Classic
Main Street (street parade starts at 11am), McLaren Vale and
One for the motoring enthusiasts, enjoy this celebration of vintage
and collectable cars from the Fleurieu and beyond at this free street
parade. The charity dinner held on the Saturday night will raise funds
to purchase medical equipment for the local hospital.
Fleurieu Coast Fun Run
Normanville – Carrickalinga
Run, walk or stroll either 5km, 10km or the kids’ dash through this
picturesque loop featuring beautiful beaches, coastal paths and
Twilight Market in the Museum
Yankalilla Historical Museum
April 12, 4.30 – 8.30pm
On the eve of the Festival Fleurieu this twilight market is going to be
bustling! Stalls will showcase producers, artisans and businesses
of the Fleurieu Coast. Come down after work or while you’re on
holidays and enjoy local beer, wine, food and entertainment.
April 13 – 22
An eclectic festival program bursting with something for everyone,
including arts, music, literature, food events and hands-on
workshops. Art from the heart of the Fleurieu Coast.
Seaford Quarry Reserve
12 April, 3.30 – 9.30pm
Celebrate the Battle of the Bands finalists and Youth Recognition
Awards with plenty of fun for everyone including fire twirling, face
painting, visual and performing arts, wildlife experiences, a youth
market and plenty more. >