Regional Tourism Guide for Eyre Peninsula
South Australia  
Line & Label and Peter Teakle Wine Tastings
Date Sat 3rd Nov 2018 to Sat 9th Mar 2019
The Line & Label restaurant will launch the newest wine from Peter Teakle Wines releases on Saturday 3rd November between 2pm and 5pm. The wine tasting flight will showcase our current four wines using Clare Valley and Adelaide Hills grapes, but the two stars will be the Estate Riesling and the Estate Sauvignon Blanc Semillion produced with grapes from our vineyard. Guests are more than welcome to come for a wine tasting for $5pp (redeemable on purchase) and stay longer and enjoy a bottle of wine, cheese platter or late lunch.
Submerged – Stories of Australia’s Shipwrecks
Date Fri 9th Nov 2018 to Wed 13th Mar 2019
Australia’s coast is the final resting place of over 11,000 shipwrecks – roughly one wreck for every three kilometres of coastline. And South Australia’s Admella and Degei are two of 14 wrecks whose stories will feature in the nationally touring panel exhibition Submerged – Stories of Australia’s Shipwrecks uncovering Australia’s rich shipwreck history.

Submerged is presented by the Australian National Maritime Museum and the Australian Maritime Museums Council and is the result of a national project with workshops held across the country to develop the exhibition and to source shipwreck stories. 68 shipwreck stories were nominated by 46 maritime museums and heritage institutions from around Australia with 14 of the most compelling stories selected to feature in the exhibition.

The exhibition is complemented by the Whyalla Maritime Museum’s own rich array of maritime artifacts and displays including items from the Governor Gawler that was wrecked off the Reevesby Island in Spencer Gulf in 1847.
Submerged – Stories of Australia’s Shipwrecks is on a two year national tour across regional Australia. All 68 submitted shipwreck stories are available now on the AMMC website in a digital archive .

FREE School resources available to support classroom activities.
KI Spirits Gin Weekend
Date Sat 17th Nov 2018 to Sun 18th Nov 2018
Enjoy a weekend of all things Gin with owners Sarah & Jon Lark from Kangaroo Island Spirits.

We have multiple events to join in, whether you want to create, experience or learn all about Gin and KI Spirits.

We start the weekend with a "Create your own Signature Gin Masterclass" where you will blend your very own gin with a bottle to take home.

Saturday evening experience and indulgent 5 course dinner paired with KIS gins and spirits, hosted by Sarah & Jon sharing their passion for their craft.

On Sunday have the opportunity to learn more about the history of gin with followed by a tasting of KIS Spirits and Gins.

Get some friends together and come to 1, 2 or all 3 events!

Further any further questions please call the team at 1802 Oyster Bar.
Port Lincoln Race Meet
Date Fri 30th Nov 2018
Join us at Port Lincoln Racing Club for our Friday race meet on the 30th of November. Because there’s nothing like a day at The Races. Full bar and catering facilities are available.
Eco Art Trail For Streak Bay
Date Sat 1st Dec 2018 to Fri 7th Dec 2018
The ‘Primal’: Ephemeral Eco Art Residency an initiative of the VISIBLE team and Streaky Bay Tourism will bring together artists, thinkers and community stimulating dialogue around the environmental issues of our time from 1-7 December 2018.

Lead artists from Finland, Australia and regional South Australia will work together to explore deeper relationship of the systems, processes and phenomena in relationship to the social and cultural aspects of environment.

The Eco Art Residency has four key interdependent elements:


This art and culture project will produce an Ephemeral Eco Art Trail that will be on display along the Streaky Bay foreshore over the peak tourism season until 25 January 2018.

Under two innovative elements:
A youth focused Science & Art project, Geolocation Journeys On! Residency and an Eco Art project, TRASHTALK Envirowall.

A comprehensive VISIBLE PROGRAM soon to be released outlining all art and culture projects that will be a significant part of VISIBLE in 2018-19.

For more information about these exciting events please go to our website.

Streaky Bay Craft and Produce Market
Date Sun 2nd Dec 2018
Come along to the Streaky Bay Craft and Produce Market and support talented West Coast Makers – from artisans and wine makers, to home cooks and small businesses.

With over 50 stalls, including Handcrafted Jewellery, Nuts & Dried Fruit, Homemade Cakes, handmade Candles and soaps, Health products, local art, upcycled goods, Face painting, craft for the kids, pop up food stalls and much more…

Come along and support a local not for profit initiative celebrating local produce & talent.
Streaky Bay to Discover the Secrets of the Sea
Date Mon 3rd Dec 2018 to Fri 1st Feb 2019
Skulls, shark eggs and sea creatures are some of the treasures you’ll uncover when you visit the Pop Up Marine Discovery Display at the Streaky Bay Visitor Centre this summer.

Natural Resources EP spokesperson Libby Hunt is excited to showcase the local area’s marine and coastal wildlife.

Natural Resources EP Marine Parks Regional Coordinator Dr. Shelley Paull said the display is a great opportunity for participants to gain a deeper understanding of unique marine species and their habitats.

A microscope and eye clops enables participants to develop scientific skills and have a close-up encounter with sand, coral and salt loving plants.

The display is a unique tool for local educators to take learning out of the classroom. It also presents students with a sensory learning experience involving the use of magnifying glasses, sand fossicking and plant and animal identification guides.

The pop-up centre is free and is a collaboration between Natural Resources Eyre Peninsula and the Streaky Bay Visitor Centre.
Peter Rowsthorn and Fiona O’Loughlin – Ron and Brenda Go Country
Date Wed 5th Dec 2018
What happens in the jungle, stays in the jungle… or so everybody thought until Ron and Brenda Go Country!

The official ‘Jungle Queen’ Fiona O’Loughlin and her unofficial King, Peter Rowsthorn escaped the Network Ten celebrity torture fest and have headed to the relative safety of stand-up comedy to share their stories on life, the world and the making of I’m a Celebrity Get me Out of Here which both starred in earlier this year.

Forget Meghan and Harry, thanks to Pete and Fiona, the TV wedding of the Year occurred in the Jungle when pseudo celebrities Ron and Brenda, renewed their vows on camera in front of thousands of bugs, worms spiders, snakes and some celebrities. All were invited back for the wedding feast…some as food others as guests! For thousands of Australians the banter between Fiona and Pete’s alter egos Ron and Brenda was the highlight of the series and social media went nuts demanding the two do their own show…so what Twitter wants…Twitter gets!
Port Lincoln Race Meet
Date Sun 9th Dec 2018
Join us at Port Lincoln Racing Club for our Sunday race meet on the 9th of December. Because there’s nothing like a day at The Races. Full bar and catering facilities are available.
Interactive Art at Visible
Date Fri 14th Dec 2018 to Tue 22nd Jan 2019
Come see the international acclaimed Woman Living on the Edges of the World Exhibition
Naisia Maailman Laidalla exhibition first opened in Finland in 2017.

The exhibition is an international research project and artistic collaboration between various global artist communities. The goal to study how art empowers woman living in marginal conditions in Finland, Russia and Australia.

46 woman converged on Fowlers Bay, SA in October 2016 for a 7 day cultural exchange which created many of the exhibition artworks.

With displays of traditional weaving, felting, painting and other mediums by individual artists and collaborations. Supported by video and photography artworks.
Featuring artworks from art projects, research and community work from Rovaniemi (Lapland, Finland), Port Augusta and the Far west communities of South Australia.
Ceduna Christmas Races
Date Sat 15th Dec 2018
Join us at Ceduna Racing Club for our Saturday race meet on the 15th of December. Because there’s nothing like a day at The Races. Full bar and catering facilities are available.
Streaky Bay Santa by the Sea
Date Sun 16th Dec 2018
Hosted by our Little Flippers Play Centre Committee

A annual family favorite event, Santa comes to the Streaky Bay Foreshore Lawns and meets the kids and of course hand's out a pre-arranged and pre-wrapped gift.

Parents, local or visitors are asked to purchase, wrap, name and deliver gifts to the Streaky Bay Visitor Centre, 21 Bay Road Streaky Bay between 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

Children are called up in family groups and a photograph will be taken with Father Christmas and then emailed to your nominated email address for you to print.
Twilight Port Lincoln Race
Date Fri 21st Dec 2018
What better way to let your hair down with your work colleagues for Christmas than to experience all the fun and excitement of thoroughbred horse racing trackside. This race meeting has a twilight start time around 2:30pm and finishes approx. 7.00pm for package holders.

Port Lincoln Racing Club would very much like to offer smaller work places the opportunity to hold their Christmas Staff Show at the Races with no minimum booking so that a shared atmosphere can be enjoyed. Please note that this meeting is a twilight meeting and Gourmet Finger Food will be served between the first and last races.
Streaky Bay New Years Eve Children's Festival and Fireworks
Date Mon 31st Dec 2018
Streaky Bay comes alive on New Years Eve with entertainment on offer for the entire family.

Renowned as one of the best regional fireworks displays we recommend you don't miss this.

Watch the fireworks display while listening to great music from 6-10 pm as families relax on the foreshore lawns with a picnic rug while the kids have fun.

The main fireworks from 9.45pm followed by a display at midnight.

The Children’s Festival starts at 6pm on the foreshore lawns at Alfred Terrace offering FREE bouncy castles and face painting by gold coin donation.

Visitors and locals can buy yummy food and refreshments provided by local community groups.

BBQ Steak Sandwiches & Sausage Sizzle by the Streaky Bay Scouts
King George Whiting and Chips, Salt & Pepper Squid, Calamari & Chips, Hot Chips by the FishFix van (Streaky Bay Marine Products)
Thips Thai food

Drinks, lollies & Glow Sticks available for sale.

This is a alcohol free event.

Don't miss this great family attraction.

You will need to book your Streaky Bay Accommodation early.
Port Lincoln New Year's Eve Twilight Meet
Date Mon 31st Dec 2018
Finish up your year in style at Port Lincoln Racing Club's New Year's Eve, Twilight Race Meet. Enjoy a fabulous afternoon of action packed racing, live music on the lawns and trackside hospitality.

Kicking off Sunday afternoon, head down to the beautiful Ravendale Racecourse in your summer best, or feel free to take a more casual approach to race wear.
Free shuttle bus return to town in the evening.

Highlights of the day/night:
Live music
Great summer atmopshere
Live horse racing

Kids activities includes:
Free lolly bags
Free ice creams
Free face painting
Free bouncy castle
Free pony wrap and ride costumes
Stable Stars Kids Club, Archie the 'Live' horse mascot

The Little Bird Cage area will have games, puzzles, colouring in, TV or just somewhere quiet and safe to sit down in the air-conditioning and play on your iPad or phone - device charging available!

Parents - The Little Bird Cage is an area for you to take it easy, where you can comfortably feed or change baby. Parents can also enjoy their day with full bar and catering from our canteen.
Sand Sculpture Fun in the Bay
Date Thu 3rd Jan 2019 to Tue 8th Jan 2019
Young people and those who are young at heart can partake in a summer sand experience like no other.

The District Council of Streaky Bay will collaborate with Sandstorm Events to deliver the innovative Ingrained: Ephemeral Eco Art Project across 6 days of sand sculpting fun for locals and visitors to the region

Thursday 3 –Tuesday 8 January 2019, 8am-8pm

View the Master Sculptor working at various times weather permitting
You will be captivated and enthralled as you witness a massive sand sculpture installation take shape.

Tuesday 8 January 2019, Sessions at 9am, 11am, 1pm and 3pm

Workshops in Sand Art (45 mins) and Sand Bottles (20 mins)
Open to ages 4 yrs and over (7 yrs and under to be accompanied by a caregiver or adult)

*The Ingrained Project is a part of VISIBLE: a joint initiative of Streaky Bay Tourism & the District Council of Streaky Bay in partnership with the communities of the Streaky Bay region.
Family Fish Day
Date Sat 5th Jan 2019
Streaky Bay Tourism stages the popular Family Fish Day on the iconic Streaky Bay Jetty and the best part is that entry is FREE!

Family Fish Day 2019 is a part of Visible:
A joint initiative of Streaky Bay Tourism & the District Council of Streaky Bay in partnership with the communities of the Streaky Bay region.

There are big cash prizes in 2019 for keen anglers who land the big one.

Prize money categories this year are:

$100 for the heaviest scale fish caught
$50 for the heaviest scale fish runner–up
$10 for the heaviest fish caught for each category and;
$5 to participants who catch three different species of fish

Registered anglers 18 yrs & under will receive a prize bag

A rod and reel is awarded to the unluckiest angler and on the spot giveaways for those serious anglers who are proving their merit

This ensures that most anglers walk away with prize money and/or as assortment of small fishing tackle items.

Streaky Bay Tourism encourages a catch and release policy for the event.

A sausage sizzle and refreshments will be available from 9:30am

Killas, Streaky Bay will sell bait onsite for a bargain rate.
2019 Port Lincoln Art Prize
Date Thu 10th Jan 2019 to Sat 16th Feb 2019
The Port Lincoln Art Prize is an annual exhibition open to all Australian residents, entering its 11th year in 2019.

The event provides a prestigious competition for the many artists who enter and the opportunity to have their efforts publicly acknowledged with the chance to win cash prizes.

Exhibition on show from 10th January to 16th February 2019 at the Nautilus Arts Centre.

Official opening and award presentations to be held on Thursday 10th January 2019 from 7pm. All are welcome to attend.

All entries must be in by 4pm Monday December 3rd 2018. Full details on how to enter can be found on our website.

Prizes awarded include:

$5000 Major Award
$1000 Highly Commended
$500 Local Artist Award
$500 Youth Award
$100 Youth Award Highly Commended
$500 Peoples Choice Award

Winners announced at the opening night and in the Port Lincoln Times.
Port Lincoln Family Race Day
Date Sun 13th Jan 2019
Calling all princesses and super heroes! Put on your cape and your fanciest tiara. Get on down to the racecourse as we have a fun filled day of action for you and the family.

Rebecca Coleman from EP PRINCESS PARTIES will be here as Emma Wiggle running activities for the kids throughout the day, this is not a family day you want to miss out on!

Adults, why not join in the fun, wear your undies on the outside or your best glass slippers and receive a drink voucher at the gate for making the effort to dress up.

Free entry for kids
Free lolly bags
Free ice creams
Free pony wrap & ride costumes

Check out the new Little Bird Cage area for games, puzzles, colouring in, TV or just somewhere air-conditioned, quite and safe to play on the iPad - device charging available!

Parents, you can enjoy your day with full bar, canteen and betting facilities, soak up the atmosphere and enjoy a great day out for everyone!
2019 Ceduna Cup
Date Sat 19th Jan 2019
Style and fashion take to the field when the Ceduna Cup comes to town.

The locals on South Australia's Far West Coast certainly know how to have fun, and they are more than happy to demonstrate the art to anyone who would like to make the trip to the races at Ceduna.

As usual we will be holding the popular Fashion At The Races competition with excellent prizes, including a $500 womenswear cash prize, so come dressed to impress.

The main highlight of the day will of course be the running of the Ceduna Cup. Soak up the action from the comfort of the upgraded race club facilities or sit back and relax on the adjacent lawn.
Port Lincoln Community Bank Tunarama Festival
Date Fri 25th Jan 2019 to Mon 28th Jan 2019
The Tunarama Festival began in 1962 as a celebration of the largest fishery in Australia. It combines many local traditions and festive events into the Australia Day long weekend each year. The Port Lincoln foreshore lawns and beautiful beach play host to live entertainment, family oriented events, market stalls and show rides.

Highlights include the World Championship Tuna Toss, a Street Parade, live music and fireworks display. As the Seafood Capital of Australia, there is also a Seafood Dinner event. Its Port Lincoln's biggest weekend of the year with over 40 individual events, and the Festival has won many awards. Accommodation is at a premium so book early.
Port Lincoln Family Twilight Race Meet
Date Fri 25th Jan 2019
Port Lincoln Racing Club welcomes you to the 2018/2019 Port Lincoln Racing Season at Ravendale Park Racecourse and to the second to last twilight race meeting of the season.

Bring your workplace to the races!
You'll have a chance to win FREE 2018/2019 season memberships for all employees attending the races from your workplace on the night so be sure to get everyone involved! Just put your business card in one of the glass bowls provided in the bars around course, the winner will be drawn after the last race and announced over the loud speaker.

How fantastic to be able to kick back after work on the lawns with a bevy or two and watch the horses thunder down the home straight!
Friday twilight race meetings will feature a “Happy Hour” from 5:00 pm and a free shuttle bus service back into town following the last race.


What a way to start your weekend!

2019 Lock Cup
Date Sun 10th Feb 2019
Lock Race Club will be hosting its 53rd race meeting in 2019, at picturesque McLachlan Park racecourse.

Appropriately named 'The Oakbank of the West Coast,' for that experience of a really relaxed picnic atmosphere with beautiful green lawns, shady trees and under cover shelter. Races can be seen from our full lawn viewing mound giving full vision over the racecourse.
It is a great day of racing for the whole family!

As usual we will be holding the popular Fashion At The Races competition with excellent prizes, including a $500 womenswear cash prize, so come dressed to impress.
2019 Port Lincoln Cup
Date Fri 1st Mar 2019
The Port Lincoln Cup is one of the premier features on the Eyre Peninsula sporting calendar!

The Eyre Peninsula produces some of the finest seafood and wine in the state so check out their fantastic Food and Beverage Packages for Cup Day.

As usual we will be holding the popular Fashion At The Races competition with excellent prizes, including a $1000 womenswear cash prize, so come dressed to impress.

Enjoy lunch with friends at the local wineries, restaurants or hotels while you are in the region for the Cup.
2019 Penong Cup
Date Sat 9th Mar 2019
A tiny township on the road across the Nullarbor Plain renowned for world class surf breaks, Penong will again hold an excellent demonstration of country racing and hospitality.

This meeting is exceptionally popular among locals and tourists who visit the town over the Cup period. On course betting, catering and bar facilities will be available on the day along with the Fashion at the Races competition.

On course betting, catering and bar facilities will be available on the day along with the Fashion at the Races competition.

Heaps of activities for everyone with Fashions on the Field, R.I.C.E Kids Entertainment and Live Band 'Ill Starred Captain' playing after the last race.

Make a day of it and stay for dinner and music at the racecourse after the races!
2019 Kimba Cup
Date Sun 17th Mar 2019
The 2019 Kimba Cup is held at Eyre Peninsula's jewel of the racing crown, Ravendale Park in Port Lincoln.

The Kimba Cup day now holds a strong reputation as being an excellent racing day for the racing enthusiasts, fashion savvy racegoers with fashions on the field and plenty of children's entertainment.

The Kimba Cup has achieved an excellent reputation for providing a high quality country race meeting and will also host the presentation of the awards for Horse of the Year, Jockey of the Year and Trainer of the Year for the Eyre Peninsula Racing Association.

Club Marquee Prices start at $135pp for a table of 10 and $150pp for single tickets.
The ABBA Show
Date Thu 28th Mar 2019
Presented by Showtime Australia

Far from being ‘just another cover band’, The ABBA Show is a full-scale theatrical production featuring more than 2 hours of live musical performances with a live backing band, replica costumes, theatrical lighting and effects and all the dancing an ABBA fan can handle.

Starring incredibly detailed performances from internationally acclaimed impersonators ABBAsolutely fABBAulous, The ABBA Show gives fans of all ages a chance to re-live the ABBA concert experience, celebrate the music of ABBA and dance the night away!

Running time 2.5hrs inc interval (60/20/70)
2019 Streaky Bay Cup
Date Sat 30th Mar 2019
The Streaky Bay Racing Club will celebrate its 103rd year of racing at this year's Cup, so come and help us celebrate!

It will be a great day for the whole family! Saturday the gates open at 10.30am with the first race being around 12pm.

As usual we will be holding the popular Fashion At The Races competition with excellent prizes, including a $500 womenswear cash prize, so come dressed to impress. This is open to all people over 18.

We have oncourse bookmakers, punters club, TAB, EFTPOS and full bar facilities.

For those looking to let their hair down there is a shuttle bus service that leaves the Streaky Bay Hotel every half hour.
Whyalla Speedway Easter Spectacular
Date Sat 20th Apr 2019 to Sun 21st Apr 2019
Whyalla Speedway Easter Spectacular will provide a great 2 Nights of Entertainment. 360 Sprintcars, plus support divisions aswell as a Demolition Derby on Sunday 21st April, 2019
A Taste of Streaky Bay
Date Sun 28th Apr 2019
In 2019 a ‘Taste of Streaky Bay’ is following in the tradition of the celebrated Eyre Peninsula Fishermens and Farmers market event a‘Taste of Eyre Peninsula.’

The region’s premier food and wine event will showcase great EP food, wine and produce and for the first time will be hosted by Streaky Bay Tourism.

Enjoy the annual food and wine events festival atmosphere and experience culinary delights prepared by Eyre Peninsula producers on Sunday 28 April from 10am to 5pm at the breathtakingly beautiful Streaky Bay foreshore lawns.

In Streaky Bay local producers take pride in joining with EP producers so that you can indulge in a great variety of tasty dishes prepared by local chefs and producers.

Producers in 2018 are: Streaky Bay Marine Products, FishFix, Bayfunktion Café, Handmade Catering, Beer Garden Brewing, Salty Eyre and Streaky Bay Meat Service Mettwurst products and Peter Teakle Wines.
The Robinson Brothers 60's Variety Show
Date Sun 26th May 2019
Do you dream of reliving the good old days?
Were you a fan of The Bee Gees, Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, The Everly Brothers and The Hollies?
Well don’t miss THE ROBERSTON BROTHERS VARIETY SHOW featuring Simon Brook McLaughlan from the original cast of Jersey Boys……
Take a trip down memory lane with The Robertson Brothers, Australia’s own vocal dynamic duo!

Oh What A Night….. you’ll have!
The Robertson Brothers grew up in a home that appreciated the Variety TV Show. When conceiving and designing this new live touring show they decided to reinvent the magic and diversity of the old school 60’s Variety TV shows.
So… expect to be entertained by a bunch of Classic Hit songs from artists such as The Everly Brothers, Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, The Bee Gees, The Hollies, plus many more. Through the prism of the Variety TV show format you’ll travel back in time to embrace and celebrate all the hits of these Music Legends meticulously recreated and come alive with Australia’s very own Multi Award Winning vocal harmony duo.
The Gruffalo
Date Wed 29th May 2019
A CDP Kids and Tall Stories production.

After sell-out seasons across the world, including London’s West End and Broadway, The Gruffalo returns to Australia!

A mouse took a stroll through the deep, dark wood…
Join Mouse on a daring adventure in this magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Searching for hazelnuts, Mouse meets the cunning Fox, the eccentric old Owl and the party mad Snake. Will the story of the terrifying Gruffalo save Mouse from ending up as dinner for these hungry woodland creatures? After all, there’s no such thing as a Gruffalo – is there?
Songs, laughs and scary fun for little people.

Wednesday 29 May, 1pm
Thursday 30 May, 10.30am & 1pm
South Australian Regional Junior Hockey Championships 2019
Date Sat 5th Oct 2019 to Mon 7th Oct 2019
This event is a Regional Hockey competition inviting all Regional Hockey Associations from across South Australia to bring Junior Teams in U13, U15 & U18 for both male and female players. The program is held over 3 days of the October long weekend, 5th - 7th October 2019.
A family event with catering available on site, held in the school holidays.