Events

Markets

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, 10am - 2pm
The Memorial Hall, Inman Valley Road, Inman Valley

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

Second Valley Community Market
Sunday 1st October, 10am - 3pm
Second Valley Soldiers Memorial Hall, Finniss Vale Drive, Second Valley

What's On This Month

Thursdays 
BINGO at Club Fleurieu. Ph. 08 8558 2053

Saturdays
Yankalilla Hotel Free jukebox & pool from 8pm
The Backyard Universe Stargazing tours at Wirrina www.thebackyarduniverse.com.au 0488 705 224

Sundays
Live Music at Smiling Samoyed Brewery
1pm to 4pm for booking Ph. 08 8558 6166.
 

Monthly

Yankalilla Acoustic Evening - Agricultural Hall, Main Rd, every third Saturday of the month (excluding Dec, Jan & Feb) from 7pm. 8558 2728

Dinner at the Smiling Samoyed Brewery, last Friday of each month. Bookings essential – Ph. 08 8558 6166

Events in September

Wirrina Bluegrass & Acoustic Roots Festival

Friday 1st September to Sunday 3rd September 2017

Wirrina Cove Holiday Park, Wirrina Cove

The Wirrina Bluegrass and Acoustic Roots Festival is an annual gathering for people to hear, play and share acoustic music from the Bluegrass, Old Timey and other related traditions. Our stage attracts world class musicians; many come back each year to perform, to run workshops, and to join in the fun and inspiration of all that a Wirrina festival is.

Tickets can be purchased from the Yankalilla Visitor Information Centre or visit: https://wirrinabluegrass.com/ or facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WirrinaBluegrassl/ or phone M 0428 263 795.

 

Father’s Day lunch at Smiling Samoyed Brewery

Sunday 3rd September. 4 Course lunch, $50pp / kids $25pp. Live Music by Phil & Wendy. Bookings essential PH 8558 6166

 

Chocolate Theme Dinner at Club Fleurieu

Saturday 9th September, 6.30 PM, $30

A delicious 4 Course chocolate themed meal. Bookings are essential. Please ring 0407 712 958 or 0477 111 315.

 

Yankalilla Acoustic Evening

Saturday 16th September (Third Sat of the Month) from 7pm. Agricultural Hall, Yankalilla Show Grounds.

 

Books & Words Group - Jean Crowther Presenting Austen’s Women Thursday 21st September 7.30pm

Normanville Surf Life Saving Club. Book at the Yankalilla Visitor Information Centre or Ph: 8558 0240.

 

CENTENARY OF THE SECOND VALLEY SOLDIERS’ HONOUR COLUMN

The Second Valley Progress Association will hold a special event to mark the centenary of the inauguration of the Second Valley WW1 memorial column on Saturday 23 September and Sunday 24 September 2017 at Second Valley.

Weekend Program

Saturday 23 September 2017 from 2pm to 4.30pm

Commemoration at the honour column and unveiling of an honour board at the Second Valley Hall

Saturday 23 September 2017 from 6pm to 10pm

Lightshow and Screening of the film “Deadline Gallipoli” at the Second Valley Hall

Sunday 24 September 2017 from 10am to 2pm

WW1 Soldiers’ Honour Column display and research material in the Second Valley Hall

For further details Contact David Olsson on 0417813692.

 

Cheese and Wine Lunch at Allusion Cellar Door

Sunday 24th September from 12pm

Local producers Seavewe Sheep Dairy and Allusion Wines would like to invite you to a lunch that shows how perfectly their cheese and wine compliment each other. Lunch consists of a platter containing a selection of Seavewe cheeses, bread, olives, tomato, chutney, fruit, etc. and a glass of Allusion wine. Cost : $20 each (includes cheese platter and glass of wine). Bookings Essential—Call 08 8558 3333 or email contact@allusionwines.com.au

 

Winemaker’s Lunch at Club Fleurieu

Sunday 24TH September, 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM, $39

A delicious 4 Course Winemaker’s Lunch, Chef Bruce Gordon will work his culinary magic to produce food to complement the wines he has selected. Bookings are essential. Please ring 0407 712 958 or 0477 111 315.

 

Games Night at Club Fleurieu

Monday 25th September, 6.30pm -10.00pm

Games include Darts, Pool, Carpet Bowls, Table Tennis, Croquet, Golf (putting), Card Games, Puzzles, Dominoes & Drafts. FREE-ALL WELCOME-Competition & Prizes

BAR OPEN for celebration or commiseration!

 

Yankalilla Show

Saturday 30th September 2017

Yankalilla Showgrounds, Main South Road, Yankalilla

Saturday of the October Long Weekend
Yankalilla, Rapid Bay & Myponga Agricultural & Horticultural Society Inc. 135th Annual Show.

Gates open for public - 9am to 4pm
Official Opening at 12.00pm 

http://yankshow.com/

 

Yankalilla Community Childrens Centre Nature Pay Festival at the Yankalilla Show

Saturday 30th September 2017

Yankalilla Showgrounds, Main South Road, Yankalilla

A stall to promote the simplicity and ease of learning and respecting our environments through nature play.

 

Live Band All Shook Up at Club Fleurieu

Saturday 30th September, 7 PM, $20 per person

Adelaide’s Premier Rock & Roll Band. Platters available, bar open, prizes for best dressed. Louise 0413 711 593.

 

Want your event published in this guide? Register your event by the 20th of the month at:
http://www.yankalilla.sa.gov.au/eventnotification  

What's On During The Year And Beyond 

Fleurieu Coast Winter Deals 2017

Fleurieu Coast Winter Deals

June to August 2017

Winter is a great time to visit the Fleurieu Coast. The countryside is green, the lambs are in the fields and you can enjoy the isolation of a rugged winter beach.

 

Whether you are coming down to visit an art gallery, hit the trail on a scenic hike or planning a family holiday there is plenty to do that embraces the natural landscape and seascape of the region.

 

To make your visit even better, local businesses have got together to offer some great deals over the winter months. Redeem promotional vouchers to receive great deals on meals, attractions, regional food & wine and accommodation.

You can pick up a hard copy of the booklet from the Yankalilla Visitor Information Centre, 163 Main South Road Yankalilla or phone 8558 0240.

Click here to download a PDF Version to print 

 

Wirrina Blue Grass Festival 2017

Wirrina Bluegrass & Acoustic Roots Festival

Friday 1st September to Sunday 3rd September 2017

Wirrina Cove Holiday Park, Wirrina Cove

 

The Wirrina Bluegrass and Acoustic Roots Festival is an annual gathering for people to hear, play and share acoustic music from the Bluegrass, Old Timey and other related traditions.

 

It’s on again—for the sixth year!  Our fabulous festival will again be hosted at the Wirrina Cove Holiday Park, just 80 minutes South of Adelaide, South Australia, on the first weekend of September. So mark the date in your calendar: 1–3 September, 2017.

 

 Bluegrass is great music. That’s why it heads up our festival. Our stage attracts world class musicians; many come back each year to perform, to run workshops, and to join in the fun and inspiration of all that a Wirrina festival is.

For tickets and more information visit https://wirrinabluegrass.com/ or facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WirrinaBluegrassl/ or phone M 0428 263 795.

 

Yankalilla Show

Saturday 30th September 2017

Yankalilla Showgrounds, Main South Road, Yankalilla

Saturday of the October Long Weekend
Yankalilla, Rapid Bay & Myponga Agricultural & Horticultural Society Inc. 135th 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 

http://yankshow.com/

Yankalilla Cruise

YANKALILLA CRUISE WEEKEND

Friday 17th to Sunday 19th November 2017

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 2017

Mitre10 carpark, Edwards Ave, Normanville. 6.30pm to 8.30pm. Santa Arriving around 7pm.

The Lions Club of Yankalilla presents the Lions Family Christmas Party for 2017. 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 2017
Normanville Foreshore, from 7:00pm

Yankalilla District Community Cultural Arts Network

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 7.00pm sharp winding its way through the streets of Normanville ending at the beautiful Normanville foreshore at approximately 7.30pm.

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 2018

26th January 2018

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

Fleurieu Film FestivalFLEURIEU FILM FESTIVAL

10th February 2018

Yankalilla Memorial Oval, Main South Road, Yankalilla, 6.30pm -11.30pm

FILM SCREENING OF THE FINALISTS

Enjoy a casual, relaxed evening under the stars and watch our 10 finalist short films. 
Delicious food/wine and entertainment.
Bring your rugs and bean bags!

(Due to the content of some films, parental guidance is required.)

Purchase tickets online: http://www.fleurieufilmfestival.com.au/

The Fleurieu Film Festival runs from the 9th to 11th of February and includes THREE EVENTS WITHIN ONE AMAZING FESTIVAL

 

Friday 9 February, 6.30 pm - 11.30 pm - Serafino Winery, McLaren Vale
Film Screening and Awards night


Saturday 10 February, 6.30 pm - 11.30 pm - Yankalilla Memorial Oval
Film Screening of the Finalists


Sunday 11 February - McLaren Vale & Fleurieu Visitors Centre
Film Makers Forum

The fantastic films, forum, scrumptious food & wine and fireworks are sure to light your fire !  

FESTIVAL FLEURIEU

Dates TBA - April 2019

Art from the Heart of the Fleurieu Coast

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

2017 sees over 100 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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