Regional Tourism Guide for theBarossa Valley
South Australia  
Friday @ Five at The Distillery
Date Fri 2nd Nov 2018 to Fri 31st May 2019
Friday @Five is back for another season, every Friday from November 2. The place to be Friday nights!

Start your weekend the right way; catch up with friends for a sundowner and stay late for cracking cocktails, great music and a party vibe. There is plenty of Gin (of course!), an extensive collection of artisan spirits, beer and local wines. We will be cranking out the flatbread pizza’s so you have all your Friday nights needs in one spot!

Book a spot inside the bar and enjoy our unique atmosphere, surrounded by the warmth of old industrial copper and reclaimed timber; or enjoy the warmer weather and lawn games outside in the ‘botanical garden’ courtyard. What are you waiting for? See you Friday
The Remembrance Exhibition
Date Mon 12th Nov 2018 to Tue 12th Feb 2019
Join us as we present Diana Mitchell and her new Exhibition Launch. Opened by special guest John Ford, Fellow of the the Australian Society of Marine Artists.

Come and experience Diana Mitchell's new Exhibition a
"Kaffee Abend"
Date Fri 16th Nov 2018
The Tanunda Liedertafel (1861) has hosted this cabaret style event in the Tanunda Show Hall since 1950.

Featuring The Tanunda Liedertafel Male Voice Choir, this year's event will be compered by tenor Brian Gilbertson and feature world class guest artists.

All visitors are seated at long tables and bring shared food and drinks and a cup for "Kaffee" at interval.

Stage activity is assisted by large screens and surround sound.

Tickets available from choir members or through the contact telephine or email.

Pig on the Spit Dinner
Date Fri 16th Nov 2018
Don't miss this sensational night of SWINE & FINE WINE at our mudbrick cellars on Friday 16 November.

Enjoy succulent spit roasted pork, live music, our award winning wines, cider & beer on tap while soaking up the spectacular views over the Barossa Ranges.

Little & Local
Date Sat 17th Nov 2018
El Estanco are at it again, after great success with our last event we are gathering our friends and neighbours, Barossa’s smallest wine producers and more for a fun filled afternoon.

On Saturday 17th Nov between 4pm and 8pm spend the afternoon tasting some of the Barossa’s hidden talents. Pizza oven will be roaring so sit down and enjoy a glass of wine and delicious wood fire pizza.

Arno Wine Co . Brothers At War . Frederick Stevenson .

Geyer Wine Co . Max & Me . RASA . Riley Harrison Wines . Section 1819 . Sigurd . Smallfry . The Mysterious Mr Black . Tom Shobbrook . Yetti & Kokonut

Grab your tickets via Eventbrite $40 including wine tasting & a Riedel wine glass to keep.

'Buns & Belle Ville'
Date Sat 17th Nov 2018
Tuck into a Korean-inspired bun by Deliciously Devious, and settle into the afternoon with a glass of Belle Ville Rosé. Bring along a picnic rug, some friends and choose your spot on the lawn overlooking our beautiful vineyard.
The full Hewitson range will also be available to taste as well as purchase.

*Strictly no BYO
The Matt Ward Band plus The Heggarties - LIVE !
Date Sat 17th Nov 2018
A fantastic afternoon double header here at Stein's Taphouse. At 3PM The Heggarties hit the stage with some fine alternative country and Americana tunes.
Headline act - The Matt Ward Band play from around 4.30PM with some great tunes off the back of the the new album "Heartland".
Entry is free
Barossa Made Christmas Twilight Market & Tanunda Shopping Night
Date Thu 22nd Nov 2018
Bring your family & friends and get ready for Christmas with a special Barossa Made Market and late night Shopping Event in Tanunda.

The Tanunda Town Square precinct will again become a hive of activity with the Barossa Made Market - showcasing the talents of artists, craftspeople and local producers in a vibrant, family friendly atmosphere.

Enjoy wine, live music and market stalls in the Town Square and stroll the main street to our beautiful boutiques and shops. With 20 participating Traders and 30 Market stalls you will find something special + unique for everyone on your Christmas list!

The Market will feature jewellery, pots, wine, food, textiles, cards, stationary, bags and more! Purchase authentic Barossa made products – hand made in the Barossa with integrity, authenticity and passion.

Thursday 22nd November from 5pm to 8pm.
The Tanunda Town Square - In front of the Barossa Visitor Centre.

For more information contact the Barossa Visitor Centre
phone 8563 0600, email
8 Ball Aitken - LIVE !
Date Fri 23rd Nov 2018
Nashville based Australian recording artist 8 Ball Aitken returns to Australia and visits the Barossa for a solo show at Stein's Taphouse!
Covering swamp blues and slide guitar .

For more than a decade, multi-awarded global troubadour, 8 Ball Aitken, has flown the Australian flag on the international circuit performing more than two hundred shows a year, and is thrilled to be back in the place where his heart is.

Dedicated to his 6 string muse and absolutely devoted to his audiences, 8 Ball Aitken’s funky, foot stomping energy and infectious blend of swampy blues-rock, have brought the party vibe to venues, festivals and high profile music events in the USA, France, Japan, Canada and Europe.
He has garnered awards, rave reviews and recognition across genres with the single, (She’s Going To Mexico) I’m Going To Jail, reaching #1 on the Country and #2 on the Blues charts.
The international patron for the Airlie Beach Festival of Music is a prolific singer/songwriter and ace multi-instrumentalist, and brings his 10th album Swamp Blues on the road for the Rack Em Up Australian Tour.

This will be a fantastic nights entertainment - We are taking table bookings for 6 or more people.
Colonel Mustard live at The Clubhouse
Date Sat 24th Nov 2018
Looks like it's Colonel Mustard, in the Clubhouse Bar, with a microphone! This four-piece Barossa-based acoustic cover band fuses contemporary acoustic rock with alternative classics. Come out for a great night at this popular community venue and and get to know Steve Meyer - Guitar, Trent Heneker - Percussion/Vocals, Rick Lane - Vocals, Tristan Rodda - Bass/Vocals and Craig Stringer - Guitar. Free entry! Drink specials during the night and a great atmosphere. Colonel Mustard plays live in the bar from 8pm. Guess who's going to have a great night?
Henschke Cellar Door Open Day
Date Sat 24th Nov 2018
Join the Henschke family and staff to celebrate the launch of their new tasting room, built within the original dry-stone walls of the 1860s Grain Barn.

Live music – Family friendly event – Complimentary wine tastings and finger food – Wines available for purchase by the glass

Official unveiling 1.00pm

Monday to Saturday 9.00am – 4.30pm (excluding public holidays 10.00am – 3.00pm)
1428 Keyneton Road, Keyneton SA 5353

For further information please contact our Cellar Door Manager, Megan Curren (08) 8564 8223
Carl Cox & Eric Powell's Mobile Disco
Date Sun 25th Nov 2018
After two sold-out events in McLaren Vale in 2016 and 2017, the Mobile Disco is on the move in 2018, heading to the Barossa Valley's Seppeltsfield.

This year is the Mobile Disco's third outing to South Australia, and again they're mixing things up.

Year one they brought us hip-hop, year two it was acid jazz, and this year, it's all about classic 90s vocal house. And, who better to bring along for the ride than two artists that dominated and helped shape dance music in the 90s - CeCe Peniston and
Robin S.

The Adelaide Mobile Disco crowd now have a good idea of what to expect on the day, Carl Cox and Eric Powell playing tracks that they grew up with and that inspired their musical journeys; some of the best soul, funk, disco, and house tunes. CeCe and Robin will join them on stage to belt out some of their classic dance tracks, including two of the biggest hits in dance music history - 'Finally' and 'Show Me Love'.

In 2016 this event sold out in under 24 hours, in 2017, less than 5 days.
Spring @ Seppeltsfield
Date Fri 30th Nov 2018
Celebrate the last evening of SPRING at Seppeltsfield.

Join us at the Barossa Valley’s Seppeltsfield estate for an evening of wine, food, craft, design and beauty under the iconic palm trees as the sun sets over Seppeltsfield.

Enjoy an array of experiences for the whole family from Seppeltsfield Wine, FINO, JamFactory, Vasse Virgin, Owen Andrews Catering and Segway Sensations SA while you soak up the ambience of the estate.

Limited tickets available.

Adult entry: $10 per person
Children 2 – 17: free
No BYO Food or beverage

Benchmark Interactive Wine Sessions
Date Fri 7th Dec 2018 to Fri 6th Dec 2019
On the first Friday of every month at Rusden Wines, we invite you to share in our Benchmark Interactive Wine Sessions.

Benchmark is about inspiration. Wine is what we’re passionate about... and we’d love to share that with you.

Our family tradition at Rusden has been to regularly open and enjoy our wines along with similar varieties, styles and blends from Australia and around the world.

Come get inspired, meet some locals and learn more with us. Soak up the relaxed vibe and diverse wines, paired with a main course crafted from local produce, followed by cheeses and nibbles. Come have Friday night drinks in Cellar Door with the Rusden family. Share and explore wines from Australia and around the world.

Bookings essential, please call to book your seat.

Barossa Christmas Parade 2018
Date Fri 7th Dec 2018
A Christmas themed parade and street party to welcome Santa to the Barossa. German Christmas food as well as a variety of food and drink vendors. Free bouncy castles and animal displays, pony rides and baby farm animals to cuddle. Five bands and many floats and community groups take part in the parade. This parade has been held usually in Tanunda for 30 plus years. It is the biggest advent event in the valley and is eagerly awaited each year.
Kitty Flanagan: Smashing - Tanunda
Date Fri 7th Dec 2018
Love songs, algorithms, chimps, clowns and psychics, everything is getting “smashed”. Smashing. It’s fun and learning. Leave the kids at home unless you fancy them getting a real Flanagan style education.

Suitable for ages 15 years and older.
Contains adult content, occasional coarse language and smoke effects.

*Transaction fee may apply at time of booking
Kitty Flanagan - Smashing
Date Fri 7th Dec 2018
Smashing. An encore performance from Kitty Flanagan. Love songs, sex, algorithms, chimps, clowns and psychics, everything is getting 'smashed '. Smashing. It's fun AND learning.

Kitty Flanagan is one of Australia’s best-loved comedians. As a permanent cast member of ABC TV’s The Weekly with Charlie Pickering, she has also been seen in Working Dog’s Utopia (ABC iView), and is a regular formidable force on Network Ten’s comedy quiz program, Have You Been Paying Attention?

Having played all over the world she also tours the country relentlessly, determined to bring her award-winning stand up shows to every regional arts centre and theatre around the country.

From the moment she walked on stage… she had the audience eating out of the palm of her hand

Adult $54.90*
Concession $49.90*
Group 10+ $49.90* - Group bookings are not available to purchase online, please phone 8561 4299

Recommended M15+ years
Summer Sessions @ Whistler Wines
Date Fri 14th Dec 2018
Summer Sessions are back for another year, join us on the 2nd Friday of each month to unwind and relax into the weekend.

Each month our wines will be available by the glass or bottle for you to enjoy while kicking back on the lawns in the Summer sunshine.

In December We have AJ’s Kitchen, serving some tasty American style eats & Barossa Street Food, doing their famed Mexican spread!

We look forward to seeing you @whistlerwines this Summer!

***Bring family, friends, chairs and picnic rugs. Please NO BYO food, alcohol or dogs.***
Anne of Green Gables
Date Fri 14th Dec 2018 to Sun 16th Dec 2018
A musical version of the classic tale of an orphan girl, Anne, who rises from destitution to happiness in the farm country entirely by virtue of her pluck and personality. Anne's adventures at Green Gables, the farm owned by her new caretakers, are both comical and heartwarming.

With a wonderful local cast featuring Issy Darwent as Anne, Deborah Caddy as Marilla and Adrian Barnes as Matthew, this immersive theatre experience will take place at Collingrove Homestead in Angaston. Directed by Benjamin Maio Mackay with choreography by Vanessa Redmond and musical direction by Emma Knights.

Originating in Canada, the play left capacity audiences there to journey to London, where it opened to acclaim. The musical has been performed annually ever since 1965, making it Canada's longest-running musical. In March 2014, the production was officially recognized as the longest running annual musical theatre production in the world by Guinness World Records. The original Anne of Green Gables novel is the first in a prized series by writer L.M. Montgomery.
Gawler Carols 2018
Date Sat 15th Dec 2018
Come along to Pioneer Park and enjoy the festivities. Pre Carols Entertainment and Food available from 5.30pm. Santa arrives at 6pm with Carols commencing at 7.30pm with entertainment for the whole family for all to enjoy including The Gawler Town Band and many more local entertainers. Bring your rugs and chairs for a wonderful Christmas celebration.

Alcohol and smoke free event.

St Brigids - SAMMAT Building, Para Road is the alternate venue if required due to extreme weather conditions. Pioneer Park, Cnr Murray & Union Streets, Gawler.

Kinetik live at The Clubhouse
Date Sat 15th Dec 2018
Kinetik is an energetic three piece party rock cover band playing the most popular rock, pop, RnB and dance hits. As one of Adelaide’s top cover bands, they return to Tanunda for another great live show at The Clubhouse - the Barossa's favourite licensed community club. Great casual atmosphere and country hospitality so make a night of it in the Clubhouse Bar. Welcome band members, Ted (lead vocals & guitar), Daniel (lead guitar & vocals) and Renato (drums & percussion). Everyone will be singing and partying all night long! Free entry. Book for dinner in the Dining Room before the gig.
Carols by Candlelight returns to Peter Lehmann Wines!
Date Wed 19th Dec 2018
Save the date as Barossa’s Carols by Candlelight is returning to Peter Lehmann Wines this December.

This seasonal celebration is a time enjoy time with family and friends, the fantastic entertainment and the abundance of community spirit the Barossa is renowned for.

Get your vocals ready to join local talent in modern renditions of all your favourite Christmas tunes. An all-ages event, there will be plenty of entertainment and activities for adults and children alike.

Peter Lehmann Wines’ Carols by Candlelight is a free community event but be sure to arrive early to find a spot on the lawns!
Mt Pleasant Christmas Twilight Farmers' Market 2018
Date Fri 21st Dec 2018
The Mount Pleasant Christmas Twilight Farmers Market has gained the reputation of being one of the most popular twilight farmers markets in South Australia.
With over 50 fresh food producers on site, many of them undercover, along the delicious dining options, and set in very picturesque surroundings of Mt Pleasant, the market has plenty to offer for a night out with the family, as well as the opportunity to stock up for your Christmas event.

Free tastings, easy parking, a visit from Santa Claus for the children, along with entertainment, and opportunity to support local & regional producers makes the Mt Pleasant Christmas Twilight Market an event not to be missed.
Enjoy the friendly and colourful atmosphere of a country farmer's market, twilight market opens at 5pm and then goes through until 9pm.

Wanera Christmas Day Lunch
Date Tue 25th Dec 2018
Take the stress out of cooking Christmas Day lunch and book your table today.

There will even be a special visit from Father Christmas.

Wanera's Christmas Day Menu


Maple glazed mustard ham, charred asparagus & cumberland sauce

SA whole king prawns, grilled, mango salsa, chilli jam & coconut crumble

Semi dried tomato, basil & pinenut filled roast mushroom, red pepper coulis & sticky balsamic

Main Course

Roasted turkey breast, herbed shallot stuffing ball, brussels & creamy brandy cranberry sauce

Crisp skin King fish, grilled melon, mint beans & grape salsa

Herbed roasted beef tenderloin, honeyed baby carrots, horseradish dill butter & red wine jus

Quinoa, pumpkin, spinach & lentil wreath w/ creamy nutmeg cauliflower sauce

Accompanied by roasted chat potatoes & mixed vegetables


Traditional Christmas pudding, brandy custard, vanilla ice cream

Almond crusted pavlova roulade, raspberry jell, white chocolate cream

$100 per person

Children's menu available $25 per child

*$20 pp deposit required upon booking

Full payment by December 9th 2018
Christmas Twilight Tastings at Kellermeister
Date Wed 26th Dec 2018 to Sun 30th Dec 2018
Come and join us over the Christmas & New Year week for twilight tastings, where our famous mud brick cellar door will be open until 7pm from Boxing Day to Sunday 30 December!

Enjoy fresh local produce platters and our award winning wines, cider & beer while soaking up the spectacular view over the Barossa Ranges!

DATE: Boxing Day Wednesday 26 - Sunday 30 December, 9.30am - 7.00pm

WHERE: Kellermeister Cellar Door, 1561 Barossa Valley Way, Lyndoch

WINE: Our broad range of award-winning wines, dry apple cider & pale ale on tap

FOOD: A choice of three fresh local produce platters - cheese, smoked meat and smoked salmon
New Years Eve Celebration
Date Mon 31st Dec 2018 to Tue 1st Jan 2019
New Years Eve – Come and Experience our Barossa

Set amongst wine barrels, elegant festive setting, let's get ready to bring in 2019 with all the things we love………..carefully selected craft beer from the Barossa and hand selected wine from the Creed Cellar. Amazing food from Head Chef Sam Roux, canapes to delight, long table feasting, and then let's dance the night away to the fabulous Yes Men. Off course there will be bubbles at midnight!
Elderton Wines at The Farm Eatery
Date Fri 25th Jan 2019
Start the Australia Day long weekend well with us- we can't think of a better place to be than on the deck at The Farm Eatery.

The evening commences with a chilled glass of Elderton Riesling and canapes on the deck, with a relaxed shared table meal to follow, accompanied by wines from the Ashmead family cellar.
Live Music at the Brewery with Liam Halford
Date Sat 26th Jan 2019
Barossa Valley Brewing hosts live music every weekend.
We proudly support our local artists from 4pm to 7pm every Saturday and Sunday .
In summer join us in the beer garden to enjoy these talented musicians and in winter join us undercover in the fully enclosed rear deck for a more intimate session.
A great way to spend an afternoon with great craft beer , local food and live music.
So gather the family, friends and your visitors and head down to enjoy the afternoon and why not stay for dinner .
Anh Do - The Happiest Refugee Live
Date Sat 9th Feb 2019
    Anh Do’s bestselling book The Happiest Refugee has made readers laugh and cry, and was described by Russell Crowe as “the most surprising and inspiring read I have had in years.” Anh’s stage show takes it a step further, combining stand-up comedy with real life stories, photos and filmed pieces to retell his amazing story.
    When one of Australia’s most talented comedians delves deep into his own life’s joys and sorrows, the result is an unforgettable night at the theatre that leaves an audience uplifted and quite simply experiencing... happiness.

    Adult $59.90*
    Concession $54.90*
    Group 10+ $54.90* - Group bookings are not available to purchase online, please phone 8561 4299
  • Faulty Towers - The Dining Experience
    Date Thu 14th Feb 2019
    Faulty Towers The Dining Experience - this made-in-Australia globetrotting show is truly quite legendary, selling out in venues from Sydney to Perth as well as on tour around Scandinavia, Europe and in London’s West End. It returns to the Barossa Arts and Convention Centre in February – but be warned: it’ll sell out here too, so early booking is essential!

    All Tickets $85.00*
    Arrive at 7.00pm for 7.30pm start

    The show is cabaret style with 12 tables of 10, tickets include 3-course dinner and 2-hour interactive show.

    When booking tickets please mention any special dietary requirements, wheelchair or other special needs phone the box office.
    Please note online tickets sales close Friday 1st February at 5pm due to catering purposes, unless sold out beforehand.
    Barossa Declaration of Vintage
    Date Sun 17th Feb 2019
    The official start to the Barossa grape harvest, Declaration of Vintage is a unique event in Australia. It begins with the Blessing of the Grapes at Tabor Church, continues with a colourful procession of regally robed Barons of Barossa, a parade of vintage vehicles and 'grape girls', led by the pleasing brass sounds of the Tanunda Town Band. The Barossa Winemaker and Viticulturist of the Year are announced and the grapes are crushed in a hand-cranked 100 year old press. The juice is distributed to everyone and the vintage is finally declared!
    Vivaldi Bach Saint-Saens
    Date Sat 9th Mar 2019
    Don't miss this rare opportunity to experience one of Germany's finest Ensembles
    Chamber Philharmonia Cologne * Germany
    performing on
    Saturday 9th March 2019 at 7 pm in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Tanunda
    Classics from Germany

    We are very happy to propose you a diverse program ranging from Antonio Vivaldi and his tremendously famous "La Tempesta di Mare" to J.S. Bach, Peter Tchaikovsky and Camille Saint-Saens
    Jay Hoad Live at the Brewery
    Date Fri 15th Mar 2019
    Jay Hoad creates an eclectic sound of global proportions .
    With a combination of didgeridoo and stringed instruments including the harmonica, dulcimer, cigar box guitar, percussion, loops add to that his incredible voice and you will be mesmerized by the talents he possesses.
    Jay has traveled extensively around the globe and his songs are soul full and represent love, life, travels and the emotions that unravel.
    So book a table and enjoy the atmosphere!
    Great craft beers , great food and the legendary Jay hoad
    Barossa Vintage Festival
    Date Wed 24th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
    Join the Barossa community for a celebration of the region’s wine, food, culture and heritage at the historic Barossa Vintage Festival. Choose from over 90 events that showcase the abundance of the region and it’s renowned wine and food culture; there’s family friendly events like the Ziegenmarkt, the Parade, Town Days and the infamous Barossa Scarecrows as well as long table lunches, masterclasses and a gala Vintage Ball.

    The Barossa Vintage Festival has a longstanding history as a celebration of Vintage, dating back to 1947 when the Barossa community got together to celebrate the end of a grape harvest and vintage. The Festival is South Australia’s largest regional festival where you can be immersed in food and wine experiences against the backdrop of Barossan history and heritage.

    Vintage Festival 2019 - Wines By The Grass at Kalleske Wines
    Date Fri 26th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
    For 165 years the Kalleske family has been living and working on our farm near Greenock and during this time have been active practitioners of natural farming to ensure ultimate sustainability, authenticity and quality.

    We invite you to share our heritage and immerse yourself in everything Kalleske.

    Explore our range of hand crafted organic and biodynamic wines seamlessly paired to seasonal cuisine created by Teagan and her team from The Vintage Chef with acoustic classics from Amber and Rhea in our picturesque cellar door garden.

    > Enjoy a selection of Kalleske certified organic and biodynamic wines.
    > Craft beers on tap will be available from Greenock Brewers Barossa Valley
    > Vintage Chef Catering will be serving some incredible regional food
    > Amber and Rhea will be playing acoustic classics to relax you into the weekend

    Drink & Food options will available for kids, as well as green lawn, games and a chalk board to keep them entertained!

    Bring your own Kalleske/Barossa Wine Goblet from previous events, or we will have some available for purchase on the night! (Re-usable wine goblets $5)

    You are also welcome to bring your deck chairs!

    #WinesByTheGrass #KalleskeWines #BarossaVintageFestival2019
    Elderton Red & Rib Lunch
    Date Fri 7th Jun 2019
    Join us at the sixth annual Ribs & Red lunch for a long table Barossan style lunch featuring locally grown Berkshire pork ribs, marinated before slowly roasting for 16 hours… This event has sold out four years running, and we don’t expect tickets to be available for long! Bibs, ribs and Elderton’s best wines on show.