spring, it's nature's way of saying 'let's party!'
Posted: 10 October 2018
mark your calendar - there are a number of fantastic events in the fleurieu over the next few months.
The combinations of folk and acoustic music, live bands, motor bikes, cycling and wine all make their mark on our calendars this Spring. So why not do yourself a favour and send your mates the info, they will make sure you're there! Better yet, book it in now. You wouldn't want to miss all the fun...
Fleurieu Folk Festival
26 October, Willunga
The Fleurieu Folk Festival is an annual three-day family friendly celebration of contemporary and traditional folk music, held in the picturesque township of Willunga, in South Australia's premier wine region.
For more information, head to the Fleurieu Folk Festival.
kenny blake Festival of motorcycling
26-28 October, strathalbyn
The Kenny Blake Festival of Motorcycling, celebrates the life and achievements of racing’s ‘gentleman racer’. See custom motorcycles, memorabilia and selected new bikes from retailers and exhibitors. Expect a motorcycle show like no other! This is NOT a motorcycle trade fair, it’s an exhibition and celebration of Kenny Blake’s life, in the town where he grew up.
For more information, head to the Kenny Blake Festival of Motorcycling.
Fleurieu Fondo Festival
4 November, mclaren vale
Fleurieu Fondo is a unique celebration of cycling culture, bringing together cycling discplines. Choose from multiple road options, including the ever popular Southern Expressway ride (closed to motor vehicles). This ride now includes a timed option to race your friends for glory from one end of the expressway to the other!
For more information, go to Bike SA.
10 November, Lake Breeze - Langhorne Creek
Australia’s hottest bands and some of SA’s coolest food and wine will come together again at the Fleurieu Peninsula’s freshest venue when Lake Breeze Wines hosts it's fourth Handpicked Festival. Boy and Bear and Ball Park Music will be headlining the 2018 event, along with Broods, Vera Blue, Alex Lahey and more gracing the stage.
For more information, go to Handpicked Festival.
If you're in Adelaide and are looking for a taste of the Fleurieu, why not head over to quaint little Leigh Street for a tipple?
Langhorne Creek on Leigh Street
26 october, leigh street, adelaide
Discover fantastic wines from Langhorne Creek, listen to good tunes, meet the winemakers and enjoy a drink with friends in one of Adelaide’s most exciting laneways. 100 wines available to purchase by the glass or bottle.
For more information, go to Langhorne Creek Wine Region.
To make the most of your visit to the region, start by booking your stay. There are a number of accommodation options available throughout the region.
Whilst your'e here, there are plenty of other things to do, from visits to art galleries, to family fun activities there are a number of adventure attractions suitable for everyone.
Contacts for information & bookings
Five Visitor Information Centres are spread across the Fleurieu Peninsula. Each has a dedicated team of locals and resources to support you during your stay.
They can provide you with assistance in booking your trip, planning details for your visit, or give advice on what is happening in the region during your stay.