Due to COVID-19, please note that many of the events listed below have now been cancelled or postponed until later in the year or 2021. For more information about festivals and events, contact the McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Coast Visitor Centre.

The scenic rolling hills and vineyard valleys of McLaren Vale coupled with the cliff-lined coastline and pristine waters of the Fleurieu Coast are home to some of the South Australia’s best markets, events and festivals. Think music, arts, film, food and wine, markets including the famous Willunga Farmers Market …no matter what time of year you visit, there’s always something happening in the McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Coast.

Whether you catch the world-famous Tour Down Under, enjoy the food and wine showcase as part of the Spring Affair, soak up renowned artworks at the Fleurieu Biennale or watch a film under the stars at a local winery, there’s something for every season.

Here’s a quick guide to our regular events

Summer (December to February)


Syn @ Sunset at Leconfield Winery, McLaren Vale

Surf Art Exhibition, Port Noarlunga Art Centre (usually runs until late January)


Santos Tour Down Under

Autumn (March to May)


Flagstaff Gift, Flagstaff Hill


McLaren Vale Vintage and Classic - Postponed

Flagstaff Hill Art Show - Postponed


The Great Southern Running Festival, across the McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Coast - Postponed

Winter (Jun, July, August)


Fleurieu Biennale, McLaren Vale - Postponed


Willunga Almond Blossom Festival - Postponed

Hither and Yon Cellar Door Sessions, Willunga (usually runs through August too) - Postponed


South Australian Living Arts Festival (SALA Festival), various locations across McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Coast - Digital format only

Spring (October, November, December)


Spring Affair, McLaren Vale - Postponed

Fleurieu Folk Festival


Porchland Music Festival, The Range - Postponed

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