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Myponga Wholesale Country Market
Every weekend & Public Holiday 9.30am - 4pm
The Cheese Factory, Main South Road, Myponga 

Inman Valley Market
First Saturday of the month, 9am - 1pm
The Memorial Hall, Inman Valley Road, Inman Valley

Cape Jervis Community Market
Second Sunday of the month, 9am-1pm
Outside the Cape Jervis Tavern, Main South Road, Cape Jervis

Yankalilla Craft & Produce Market
Third Saturday of every month, 9am - 1pm
Agricultural Hall, Main South Road, Yankalilla

 

What's On This Month

April Events Guide(551 kb)
Regular Events

Tuesday’s  
Poker at The Yankalilla Hotel
7.30pm every Tuesday, entry $20 PH 8558 2011

Friday’s 
Dinner at the Yankalilla Football Club
Meals 6-8pm and Bar open 5pm –late.
Meat tray raffle and more! Visitors to the area are most welcome to come and enjoy!  PH 0404 795 974.

Sunday’s
Live Music at Smiling Samoyed Brewery
Sunday’s 1pm to 4pm. For booking PH 8558 6166. 

Monthly
Yankalilla Acoustic Evening
Agricultural Hall, Main Rd, every third Saturday of the month (excluding Dec, Jan & Feb) from 8pm. 8558 2728

Events in June

Soloist Blind Array at the Yankalilla Hotel
Friday 3rd June, from 7.30pm. Ph - 08 8558 2011

Soloist Peter Jenkins at the Yankalilla Hotel
Friday 10th June, from 7.30pm Ph - 08 8558 2011

Craft with Judith at the Centre
Tuesday 14th June, 11.15am - 2pm.  Lino Prinitng - Print your previously cut out design.  All materials supplied. $6.00 per person.  Bookings are essential and can be made at the VIC Ph 08 8558 0240

Evening craft with Judith at the Centre
Wednesday 15th June, 6.30pm - 8.30pm.  Lino Printing.  All materials supplied. $6.00 per person.  Bookings are essential and can be made at the VIC Ph 08 8558 0240

Soloist Steve Gower  at the Yankalilla Hotel
Friday 17th June, from 7.30pm. Ph - 08 8558 2011

Cooking for Blokes at the Centre 
Monday 20th June, 10.30am - 1pm. Winter Roasts including all ingredients and a shared lunch. $15.00 per person.  Bookings are essential and can be made at the VIC Ph 08 8558 0240

Soloist Heath Weber at the Yankalilla Hotel 
Friday 24th June 7.30pm Ph - 08 8558 2011

Yankalilla Acoustic Evening 
Saturday 18th June, Agricultural Hall, Yankalilla Show grounds, from 8pm.  Ph 08 8558 2728

 

 

 

 



What's On During The Year And Beyond 

 

Books and wordsFleurieu Coast History Festival Hub

Sunday 1st May - Tuesday 31st May

Yankalilla Visitor Information Centre

The Yankalilla Visitor Information Centre is the hub of information regarding the South Australian History Festival which runs for the month of May.  The centre will be holding talks and is also the entrance point of the Yankalilla Museum, which is offering FREE entry for the month of May.  For more information contact the Visitor Information Centre on 1300 965 842 or tourism@yankaillia.sa.gov.au 

 

Books and wordsCycling SA State Road Championships

Saturday 4th June - Sunday 5th June 2016

Various locations - http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/984149007

Cycling South Australia's annual road race championships. It will feature close to 100 riders each day of all ages in various categories including time trials and road racing.  More information regarding the event can be found at www.sa.cycling.org.au  

 

horseriding on normanville beachSA Endurance Riders Assoc State Championships

Friday 1st July - Sunday 3rd July 2016

Wirrina Cove and surrounds

Approx 30 riders will leave camp (Wirrina Cove) at midnight (12am) and follow a course marked with reflective arrows.  Riders will rest every 40kms.  The course is 160kms long and spread over 24 hours.  All riders start together, however over time they will separate into smaller groups.

 

cinderellaBooks and Words Presents - Cinderella

Sunday 2nd July, 2pm

Club Fleurieu, Main South Road, Yankalilla

Books and Words presents Cinderella.  A pantomime for all ages and performed by the Upstage Theatre Company.  This is a great family productions and held in the first weekend of the school holidays.  All tickets are $10.00 each can be purchased at the Yankalilla Visitor Information Centre 08 8558 0240 or tourism@yankalilla.sa.gov.au

 Bookings are essential and all young children must by accompanied by a responsible adult.

 

 

 

 

Books and wordsCapturing your Readers Emotion

Sunday 19th June - 9am - 3pm

Normanville Surf Lifesaving Club

Hosted by Fiona McIntosh.  A writing workshop opportunity based on Fiona's Cafe series.  All bookings and enquiries through Jill Landford 0414 824 885 or jillian57@live.com.au

WIRRINA BLUEGRASS & ACOUSTIC ROOTS FESTIVAL

3rd -5th September 2016

Wirrina Cove Holiday Park, Wirrina

The Wirrina Bluegrass Festival is all about acoustic music.

Bluegrass is born of the acoustic tradition.   It features the five string banjo, mandolin, guitar, upright bass, resonator guitar and fiddle and is noted for its lightning-fast picking and vocal harmonies.  The festival will showcase other genres throughout the weekend as well, acknowledging that the roots of Bluegrass go deep- and that it has not lost any of the sense of community that it shares with its Folk and Country origins.

To find out more about visit  www.wirrinabluegrass.com
 
 

YANKALILLA SHOW

Saturday 1st October 2016

Yankalilla Showgrounds, Main South Road

Saturday of the October Long Weekend
Yankalilla, Rapid Bay & Myponga Agricultural & Horticultural Society Inc. 134th Annual Show
For trade space contact Ian Main on 0439 861 001.
Secretary Pam Satchell 8558 3661

Gates open for trade/horses - 7am
Gates open for public - 9am to 4pm
Official Opening at 12.00pm 

Admission Fees:

  • Adult $10
  • Concession ( pensioner only) $5
  • Child 5yrs-15yrs $5
  • Under 5 FREE

Attractions that were at the 2013 Yankalilla Show (similar attractions for the 2016 show expected)

  • Mechanical Bull
  • Clancy the Jelly bean train
  • The Amazing Christina - veteran contortionist with her Dancing Cocky
  • Zorb Balls
  • Wobbles the Clown
  • Classic Cars
  • Wine tastings & sales
  • Main Stage entertainment
  • Show Jumping & Horses in Action
  • Sheep Shearing Demonstrations - John Hutchinson, local Shearers Hall of Fame recipient
  • Wood Cutting
  • Children's Competitions
  • Animal Nursery
  • Exhibitions
  • Handicraft
  • Needlework
  • Veggies
  • Flowers
  • Home Brew
  • Photography
  • Yankabald Art Competition
  • Paintings
  • Cooking
  • Sideshows and Showbags
  • Stationary Engines
  • Camel and Pony Rides
  • Trade Stalls and much more
http://yankshow.com/

YANKALILLA CRUISE WEEKEND

Friday 18th to Sunday 20th November 2016

Yankalilla Oval (Memorial Park), Main South Road

Yankalilla Cruise is a full weekend event that happens annually on the third Sunday in November.

The Yankalilla Cruise main event is on the Sunday and see's over 600 classic and hot rod cars cruise to the Yankalilla oval where live rock and roll music and a fair await! 

  • Live Music
  • Undercover Dance Floor
  • Helicopter Rides
  • Free Bouncy Castle for the Kids
  • Food, Food and more Food
  • Bar Facilities

LIONS FAMILY CHRISTMAS PARTY

24th December 2016

Mitre10 carpark, Edwards Ave, Normanville

The Lions Club of Yankalilla presents the Lions Family Christmas Party for 2015. Face painting, rides for the kids and a visit from Santa!

Contact
Yankalilla Lions Club
P: 08 8558 3100 (ask for Bruce)

2006 New Years Eve Pageant Fireworks

NORMANVILLE NEW YEARS EVE PAGEANT

31st December 2016
Normanville Foreshore, from 7:30pm

Yankalilla District Community Cultural Arts Network

New Year's Eve 2016 will see the 19th 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 flock to the foreshore to be entertained by a DJ, amusements, and fed by the local community clubs and groups. The night's festivities are finalised with a fireworks display at around 9.45pm. The pageant provides a fun, safe family environment for the entire community plus the many visitors staying in the area.

You are invited to be part of the pageant, whether it be just as a visitor or as a participant contact TJ Marks on 0407 174 262 if you have any queries.

The Pageant is a non-profit community organisation run by a very small group of locals, with the District Council of Yankalilla and Yankalilla Foodland providing sponsorship and the remaining funds required to stage the event are raised throughout the year. Look out for the girls in pink collecting for next years Pageant, they will be roaming throughout the parade collecting much needed donations. if you want to help us out with fundraising toss in a few coins or whatever you can afford.

See you there!

AUSTRALIA DAY 2017

26th January 2017

Bungala Park, Main South Road, 9am

Commences at 9.00am

  • Acknowledgement of Traditional Landowners
  • Address by Mayor of District Council of Yankalilla
  • Citizenship Ceremony
  • Presentation of Awards
  • Australia Day Award - Community Event of the Year
  • Australia Day Award - Young Citizen of the Year
  • Australia Day Award - Citizen of the Year
  • National Anthem and Close

Followed by Yankalilla Lions Club - traditional sausage sizzle, tea and coffee

Contact:
District Council of Yankalilla
W: 08 8558 0240

FESTIVAL FLEURIEU

14th - 30th April 2017

Art from the Heart of the Western Fleurieu

Festival Fleurieu celebrates the important place of artistic creativity in the life of the community of the Yankalilla Council district - also known as The Western Fleurieu Peninsula. Through this biennial festival, our community also values and celebrates heritage, landscape and the natural environment. This is our sense of place.

2015 saw over 90 registered events located in more that 50 venues across the region so there is something for everyone.

Festival Fleurieu (Leafy Sea Dragon Festival Association Inc. trading as...) is a not-for-profit incorporated group.

For more information visit www.festivalfleurieu.org.au 

Or contact the Yankalilla Bay Visitor Information Centre on 8558 0240

Jill Langford - Festival Coordinator 0414 824 885

Festival Fleurieu address: PO Box 559 Yankalilla SA 5203

Festival Fleurieu email: info@festivalfleurieu.com.au
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