Events

Whatever your interests, there is always something happening on Yorke Peninsula. 

Copper Coast Markets

Copper Coast Markets

Date: 26 May 2018 - 14 December 2019
Location: Kadina Uniting Church Hall
The Copper Coast Markets feature a variety of arts and crafts, gifts, bric-a-brac, food stalls and more. The markets are held at the Uniting Church Hall at 59 Taylor Street Kadina. The market is held undercover in the Kadina Uniting Church Hall, usually on the last Saturday of the month, from 8.30am to 12.30pm. Upcoming 2019 Dates Saturday 30th March Saturday 27th April Saturday 18th May (not last Sat month - Kernewek Lowender) Saturday 29th June Saturday 27th July Saturday 31st August Saturd...
The Rotary Markets Kadina

The Rotary Markets Kadina

Date: 27 October 2018 - 14 December 2019
Location: Victoria Square
The Rotary Markets are held in Victoria Square in Kadina from 8.30am to 12.30pm monthly, usually on the last Saturday of the month. Goods on offer may include arts and craft, plants, bric a brac, home baked cakes and biscuits, sausage sizzle, refreshments, greeting cards, jewellery, oils, body lotions, fresh produce, jams and pickles, pottery and much more. Market Dates for 2019 Saturday 29th June Saturday 27th July Saturday 31st August Saturday 28th September Saturday 26th October Saturda...
Copper Coast Miniature Train Rides

Copper Coast Miniature Train Rides

Date: 18 November 2018 - 15 December 2019
Location: Copper Coast Tourism Centre
The Copper Coast Miniature Train Rides usually runs on the first and third Sunday of the month between 10 am and 3 pm. Special run day added for Easter. They trains will run on Easter Saturday and Sunday. Although small, the train is suitable for all ages. Covered footwear is required.Contact detailsPrimary Phone: 0438 521 752 Secondary Phone: 8821 2333
Port Vincent VIO Book Swap

Port Vincent VIO Book Swap

Date: 19 December 2018 - 16 December 2020
Location: Port Vincent VIO Book Swap
The Port Vincent Visitor Information Office has opened a book swap for travellers, visitors and town folk. No fees are required, the service is absolutely free. A book can be swapped or a book can be dropped off or a book can be borrowed. If someone would like to take a book to read and leave a book it would be wonderful but it is not compulsory. Books can be dropped off the the Visitor Information Office or if arrangements need to be made to collect books please call 0448 853 742. Please see ou...
Thick and Thin. Painting the landscape in oils and acrylics

Thick and Thin. Painting the landscape in oils and acrylics

Date: 23 December 2018 - 22 December 2019
Location: ROAR Art Escapes - Edithburgh on the Yorke Peninsula SA
Cover a wide range of Painting techniques in one day! In the great outdoors and loving it. Come with us as we paint and draw Plein Air at some of the best locations around the Southern Yorke Peninsula, let professional artists Nick and Carol support and guide you through the best ways to create art on site. A genuine outdoor painting experience with all materials, equipment, refreshments and meals provided. Learn or further develop your Painting skills, looking, negative space, proportion, co...
Drawing Masterclass Retreat

Drawing Masterclass Retreat

Date: 19 January 2019 - 18 January 2020
Location: ROAR Central Edithburgh
Cover six weeks of drawing skills techniques in one day! Beginner and experienced artists, If you want a fast paced introduction or fine tuning on the facets of drawing techniques, then this Full day workshop is for you! Learn, introduce or further develop your drawing skills, the basis for any successful artwork. Delve into techniques such as line, tone, perspective, foreshortening, negative space, texture etc...PLUS enjoy a fabulous lunch, encouraging atmosphere, art materials & tuition/gui...
Seascape. Painting the Sea,  plein air in oils and acrylics

Seascape. Painting the Sea, plein air in oils and acrylics

Date: 20 January 2019 - 19 January 2020
Location: ROAR Art Escapes - Edithburgh on the Yorke Peninsula SA
For beginners and experienced artists, whether you want an introduction or a fine tuning on the facets of on-site painting techniques, then this full day workshop is for you! The seascape is a romantic and challenging subject for both the budding and the experienced artist. Join us on this exciting retreat and explore the colours, the light and the movement of the ocean. Roar offers you a day of focus on painting the sea with tutoring and support by professional artist Nick Watson. All materi...
Wallaroo Mines Bowling Club Bingo

Wallaroo Mines Bowling Club Bingo

Date: 23 January - 11 December
Location: Wallaroo Mines Bowling Club
The Wallaroo Mines Bowling Club will host bingo each Wednesday night, doors open 6.30 pm, eyes down 7.30 pm. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided free at half time. All welcome to come and join them in all the funContact detailsPrimary Phone: 8821 1158
Painting Masterclass Retreat Day

Painting Masterclass Retreat Day

Date: 26 January 2019 - 25 January 2020
Location: ROAR Art Escapes - Edithburgh on the Yorke Peninsula SA
Cover a wide range of Painting techniques in one day! Beginner and experienced artists, If you want a fast paced introduction or fine tuning on the facets of painting techniques, then this Full day workshop is for you! Learn or further develop your Painting skills, looking, negative space, proportion, colour mixing, tone, chroma, contrast, composition skills to enhance your success in creating an eye catching or emotive artwork. In the afternoon we will either stay onsite in the studio or go o...
Victoria Park Moonta monthly walks

Victoria Park Moonta monthly walks

Date: 17 February - 15 December
Location: Victoria Park
The Friends of Victoria Park in Moonta have monthly walks on the third Sunday of the month. Walks will commence at 9.30 am February to April, 10 am May to October and 9.30 am November and December 2019. All are invited to attend. Call us to confirm times The walk commences from the Henry Street entrance on Milne Terrace. Victoria Park is being preserved as a bush park after being initially established in the 1830's with community effort as a landcare plantation to protect the town from sand d...
Kadina Wallaroo Moonta Band Concert

Kadina Wallaroo Moonta Band Concert

Date: 31 March - 9 December
Location: Bandroom
The Kadina Wallaroo Moonta (KWM) Band will hold concerts throughout the year. The Sunday 31st March 2 pm concert will be held at the Copper Coast Baptist Church , 65 Owen Terrace Wallaroo. The Monday 24th June, Monday 23rd September and the Christmas Concert on Monday 9th December are from 7.30 pm and will be held in the bandroom. Tickets $5 per person.Contact detailsPrimary Phone: 0447 736 828
Sunday Salon - Art Sessions

Sunday Salon - Art Sessions

Date: 7 July 2019 - 2 August 2020
Location: ROAR Art Escapes Studio
Immerse yourself for 2 hours in mark making, drawing, painting and learning with like minded companions. This is an opportunity for you to share and compare, socialise and create in our spacious new studio in Edithburgh. Our 'Sunday Salon' Workshops run the first Sunday of each month. You'll find it a relaxing and stimulating afternoon where you can either learn something new or continue with an artwork. Beginners and experienced artists will find our supportive, fun atmosphere inspiring as y...
Stansbury Seaside Markets

Stansbury Seaside Markets

Date: 5 October 2019 - 2 May 2020
Location: Stansbury Foreshore
Every year, between October and April, the award-winning Stansbury Seaside Markets takes place along the picturesque foreshore of Stansbury, located on the eastern coast of Yorke Peninsula, South Australia. With a fantastic array of stalls including fresh oysters, homemade preserves and pastries, jewellery, plants, toys, clothes, fishing equipment, wines, oils, candles, spices, artwork, books, slot car racing, various yummy foods and more, there is sure to be something for everyone. The Stansb...
Christmas Gift Shop at The Ascot Community Exhibition  Art Gallery

Christmas Gift Shop at The Ascot Community Exhibition Art Gallery

Date: 11 November - 20 December
Location: The Ascot Art Gallery
The Christmas Gift Shop at The Ascot Community Exhibition Art Gallery will run 11 November to 20 December 2019 and have a wonderful selection of unique and hand crafted gifts for those family and friends on your Christmas list. Also available will be a wide range of decorations and trimmings for your home. Make this the place to visit for all your special Christmas gift shopping. The Ascot Community Exhibition Art Gallery has a different exhibition each month. The Kernewek Lowender Art Prize C...
The Copper Coast Art Group presents

The Copper Coast Art Group presents "Christmas" at Moonta Gallery of the Arts

Date: 2 - 28 December
Location: Moonta Gallery of the Arts
The Copper Coast Art Group presents their "Christmas" exhibition at The Moonta Gallery of The Arts during December 2019, open 11 am to 3 pm daily. The Moonta Gallery of the Arts has a different exhibition nearly every month.Contact detailsEmail Enquiries: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak7e84af8a0e521ce57dad807bd80ff639').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var p...
Cruise Ship Markets, Wallaroo

Cruise Ship Markets, Wallaroo

Date: 7 December 2019 - 3 January 2020
Location: John Terrace Reserve
To coincide with the three upcoming visits to Wallaroo and the Copper Coast by the cruise ship Vasco Da Gama, markets will be held in John Terrace Wallaroo. With a wide variety of stalls there will be something for everyone. Interested stall holders please contact NYP Rotary.Contact detailsEmail Enquiries: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak66666647e6f2c09fcaaabe8958712da9').innerHTML = ''; var pref...
Moonta Christmas Pageant & Festivities

Moonta Christmas Pageant & Festivities

Date: 15 December
Location: Queens Square and George Street
The Moonta Christmas Pageant & Festivities will be held on Sunday 15th December this year. - times for the Pageant, Markets, Carols for kids and Family Carols to be confirmed The procession will start from Military Road and proceed along Blanche Terrace, turning right into George Street and finishing at Queen Square.Contact detailsPrimary Phone: 8825 1190 URL Enquiries: www.moontaprogress.org.au/
Santa's Cave, Moonta

Santa's Cave, Moonta

Date: 16 - 23 December
Location: Moonta Town Hall Supper Room
Santa's Cave will be open in the Moonta Town Hall Supper Room, Henry Street entrance, from Monday 16th to Monday 23rd December this year (closed Sunday 222nd) from 10 am until 2 pm daily. A photographer will be present to take photographs of children with Santa. This is the old John Martins Magic Cave. Entry to Santa's Cave is free but there is a charge for photos.Contact detailsPrimary Phone: 0417 831 998 Secondary Phone: 8821 2333 URL Enquiries: www.moontaprogress.org.au/
Christmas In Kadina

Christmas In Kadina

Date: 16 December
Location: Victoria Square
Christmas in Kadina will be held on Monday 16th December this year with a pageant and carols in Victoria Square and Graves Street. There will be entertainment for the whole family, plenty of food and refreshments. Find your spot along the route as the pageant travels around Victoria Square and down Graves Street. At the completion of the pageant start to celebrate Christmas with Community Christmas Carols in Victoria Square.Contact detailsPrimary Phone: 0429 946 988
Drakes Supermarkets Copper Coast New Years Eve Celebrations

Drakes Supermarkets Copper Coast New Years Eve Celebrations

Date: 31 December
Location: Wallaroo Foreshore
The Drakes Supermarkets Copper Coast New Years Eve Celebrations will be held on the Wallaroo foreshore from 7pm, New Years Eve December 31st 2019 Fireworks will be held at 9.30 pm and midnight, family friendly, alcohol free event featuring sideshow amusements, food stalls and other fun activities.Contact detailsPrimary Phone: 1800 654 991 Secondary Phone: 8821 2333
Port Vincent Gala Day

Port Vincent Gala Day

Date: 1 January
Location: Marine Parade
A variety of food stalls, displays and activities for all. Competitions in sand castles, beer brewing and tug of war. A host of activities for the children including face painting , Plaster fun house, rides and giant board games. The day culminates with live music, bonanza raffle draw and the fantastic fireworks after dark.Contact detailsEmail Enquiries: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak81089ddb362b0e...
Sabre Sailing National Championships, Wallaroo

Sabre Sailing National Championships, Wallaroo

Date: 4 - 12 January
Location: Wallaroo Sailing Club
Wallaroo will host the 2020 Sabre National Championships. Up to 100 boats are expected to attend from the more than 36 clubs around Australia. The sabre is a single handed sailboat. There will be two invitation races, 10 heats and a presentation dinner over the 9 days of competition from the 4th to 12th January.Contact detailsPrimary Phone: 8823 3278 Secondary Phone: 8821 2333 URL Enquiries: https://www.revolutionise.com.au/wallaroosailing/home/
Gynburra Fishing Competition

Gynburra Fishing Competition

Date: 25 January
Location: The Foreshore
The Narungga people are the traditional owners of Yorke Peninsula and Gynburra, also called Dusky Morowong, or butterfish, are their favourite fish! From middens discovered and from stories of their people, sea snails, periwinkles, abalone, razor fish, oysters, cockles, crabs, crayfish and the fleshy Gynburra were the main cuisine ... in fact a diet to be jealous of! To celebrate their history, join the annual Gynburra Fishing Competition, everyone is welcome to compete in sections of Open Men...
Australia Day BBQ Breakfast,  Moonta Bay

Australia Day BBQ Breakfast, Moonta Bay

Date: 26 January
Location: Moonta Bay Foreshore Car Park
An Australia Day BBQ Breakfast will be held at the Moonta Bay foreshore car park from 7.30 am to 10.30 am on Australia Day, Sunday 26th January. Come and enjoy the bbq breakfast with gluten free options available. All proceeds from this annual fundraising event go to Variety, the Children's Charity.Contact detailsPrimary Phone: 0429 695 805
Moonta 6th Annual Show n Shine

Moonta 6th Annual Show n Shine

Date: 8 March
Location: Moonta Football Oval
The 6th Annual Moonta Show n Shine will be held at the Moonta Football Ground, Milne Terrace from 9 am to 3 pm on Sunday 8th March. (long weekend) There will be food stalls and entertainment available.Contact detailsEmail Enquiries: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloakd1f2ae942d21ed0b3d863e8a3afb9a90').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; ...
Yorke Peninsula Art Exhibition Opening Night

Yorke Peninsula Art Exhibition Opening Night

Date: 8 April
Location: Ardrossan Town Hall
The Opening Night of the Yorke Peninsula Art Exhibition will be held at the Ardrossan Town Hall on Wednesday 8th April. Winners of each award and category will be announced, and guests will have the opportunity to meet the artists and purchase paintings. Official souvenir programs will be available for purchase. Savouries and refreshments will also be available.Contact detailsEmail Enquiries: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. doc...
Yorke Peninsula Art Exhibition

Yorke Peninsula Art Exhibition

Date: 9 - 13 April
Location: Ardrossan Town Hall
Yorke Peninsula Art Exhibition will celebrating its 11th year as a major cultural event in 2020. The exhibition is held on the beautiful and iconic Yorke Peninsula in South Australia. The exhibition is open to view and purchase art over the Easter long weekend, Thursday 8th to Monday 13th April 2020, so come for a break, and enjoy the spectacular Yorke Peninsula.Contact detailsEmail Enquiries: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. doc...
Yorke Peninsula's Saltwater Classic

Yorke Peninsula's Saltwater Classic

Date: 1 - 3 May
Location: Stansbury and Port Vincent
Yorke Peninsula’s Saltwater Classic is a biennial event for admirers of wooden and classic boats that have been faithfully restored to keep afloat some of the great traditions of boat building. The event attracts people from across SA and interstate to parade boats off Stansbury and Port Vincent. The most recent Saltwater Classic in 2018 attracted around 60 boats and 4,500 spectators to enjoy water-based and foreshore attractions including markets, vintage cars and motorbikes, local arts, c...
Kadina Swap Meet/Show n Shine

Kadina Swap Meet/Show n Shine

Date: 7 June
Location: Kadina Showgrounds
The annual Kadina Swap Meet, Show ‘n Shine, Market Day, Collectables, Trash & Treasure will be held on the Sunday of the June long weekend. ‘Something for Everyone’ The Kadina Showgrounds will come alive with a day of festivities featuring the annual Swap Meet and Show 'n Shine. There is something for everyone, from car displays to trash and treasure. Come along and seek out a bargain at the Swap Meet/Trash & Treasure. View the Cars on display at the Show & Shine on the Oval and wander th...

Visitor Information

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Yorke Peninsula Visitor Information 
8 Elizabeth Street Maitland South Australia
T: 1800 202 445
E: info@visityorkepeninsula.com.au

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