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Regional Tourism Guide for Eyre Peninsula
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Steel City Nats 2019
Date Sat 9th Mar 2019 to Sun 8th Mar 2020
Whyalla's biggest sporting event for the year with the newly introduced Pro Elite Burnout Bracket which is attracting the biggest cars from across Australia.

Including the Summernats Burnout Master for 2019 Jake Myers.
Also events such as Motokhana, Cruise the Track, Got to Whoa, Powerskids and of course the burnout competition.
2 days of fast fun filled action at the Steel City Raceway on Mullaquan Road, Whyalla
Spectator gates open at 8am on both Saturday 9th March and Sunday 10th March
Spectator pricing
Adults $20 per day
Kids 12-15yrs $10 per day
Accompanied kids under 12 yrs free.
What a way to spend your long weekend in Whyalla.

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.
A Taste of Ireland
Date Tue 16th Apr 2019
After performing to thousands of audiences nation wide, The Irish Music & Dance Sensation ‘A Taste of Ireland’ is touring Nationally in 2019. Witness the World Champions directly from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as they tell the tale of the World’s most loved nation in one incredible live performance.

Told through Irish music and dance, ‘A Taste of Ireland’ reveals the magical tale of two star crossed lovers leaving their Emerald home forever.

Produced by Australia’s golden duo, Brent Pace & Ceili Moore, ‘A Taste of Ireland’ transports the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition are all the very essence of celebrating the Irish spirit. Irish accordion, paired with raw guitar and rhythmic banjo, combined ballads and songs from across the counties and provinces as the audience is transported on a journey through the Celtic motherland.

‘A Taste of Ireland’ is the quintessential Irish tale, a show never to be missed!
A Taste Of Ireland - Port Lincoln
Date Tue 16th Apr 2019
Witness the World Champions directly from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as they tell the tale of the World’s most loved nation in one incredible live performance.

Told through Irish music and dance, ‘A Taste of Ireland’ explores magical tales, spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture.



Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show transports the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition were the essence of expressing and celebrating the Irish spirit.

Gorgeous melodies are layered upon raw rhythmic beats to create a jaw dropping sensory delight that is like nothing you will have seen or heard before.

An unparalleled cast of World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers perform in perfect harmony with some of the world’s most revered folk musicians and vocalists, A Taste of Ireland provides a unique LIVE spin on the much loved Celtic song and dance experience.

A Taste Of Ireland - Whyalla
Date Wed 17th Apr 2019
Witness the World Champions directly from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as they tell the tale of the World’s most loved nation in one incredible live performance.

Told through Irish music and dance, ‘A Taste of Ireland’ explores magical tales, spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture.



Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show transports the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition were the essence of expressing and celebrating the Irish spirit.

Gorgeous melodies are layered upon raw rhythmic beats to create a jaw dropping sensory delight that is like nothing you will have seen or heard before.

An unparalleled cast of World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers perform in perfect harmony with some of the world’s most revered folk musicians and vocalists, A Taste of Ireland provides a unique LIVE spin on the much loved Celtic song and dance experience.

Eugenia Lim - The Ambassador
Date Fri 19th Apr 2019 to Sat 1st Jun 2019
The Ambassador brings together Australian artist Eugenia Lim’s most recent body of work. In this three-part project, Lim transforms herself into the Ambassador, a Mao-like persona who sits halfway between truth and fantasy. She takes on new roles in uncovering the Australian-Asian narrative, drilling down into racial politics, the social costs of manufacturing and the role of architecture in shaping society.

Nautilus Arts Centre
19 April – 1 June 2019
Performance
28 – 29 April 2019 for SALT Festival 2019
Free Entry

Cover Image: Eugenia Lim, The Australian Ugliness, 2018
Three channel video installation, production still by Tom Ross. This project was commissioned by Open House Melbourne and Melbourne School of Design.
SALT Festival
Date Fri 19th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
The SALT festival will be held on Southern Eyre Peninsula, South Australia from 19th to 28th April 2019.

The SALT festival provides a platform for artists and contributors to showcase their ideas and to interact. It is an opportunity to make connections across topics and genres to build a new and innovative community.

SALT celebrates the impact of people converging though creative practice in arts, innovation, conferences and discussion, providing platforms for innovators and professionals to contribute and connect.
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.
Taste of Streaky Bay - Long table lunch on the bay.
Date Sun 28th Apr 2019
Streaky Bay and surrounds is known for its pristine coastline, great fishing and spectacular scenery and wildlife.

From a “foodies” perspective we are known for our quality & variety of local seafood - abalone, whiting, blue swimmer crabs, oysters and prawns to name a few, however not as well-known is our delicious local lamb, pork and honey; and we definitely can’t forget the extensive barley and wheat crops that are dotted across the landscape.

To showcase this outstanding local produce we would like to invite you to attend our inaugural food event “A Taste of Streaky Bay – Long Table Lunch on the Bay” being held on Sunday 28th April 2019 at midday, on the foreshore of Streaky Bay. The cost is $129 per ticket which includes all food & drinks.
Navigation Temporary Exhibition
Date Wed 1st May 2019 to Fri 31st May 2019
Temporary exhibition at the Whyalla Maritime Museum exploring the history of navigation and specific events related to the city of Whyalla and northern Spencer Gulf.
From early explorers, colonial shipping and shipwrecks to channel dredging and commercial shipping.
Steelworks Twilight Tour
Date Wed 1st May 2019 to Wed 29th May 2019
Join this unique bus tour through the steelworks site and hear the story behind over 100 years of significant Australian iron and steel making history in Whyalla.
HMAS Whyalla Sunset Tour
Date Thu 2nd May 2019 to Thu 30th May 2019
The Whyalla Maritime Museum is home to the former HMAS Whyalla - the first ship built in the Whyalla shipyards in 1941 and the very first warship ever built in South Australia. Guided tour will take you on board during a special sunset tour.
Open Day: Whyalla Maritime Museum
Date Sat 11th May 2019
Help us celebrate the 78th anniversary of the launch of HMAS Whyalla, WWII war ship with an open day at the Whyalla Maritime Museum. Explore the Museum's WWII galleries and shipbuilding history and search for the hidden rabbit somewhere in the must-see HO Gauge model railway exhibit.
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!

ABOUT THE ROBERTSON BROTHERS VARIETY SHOW:
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.

SCHOOL PERFORMANCES
Wednesday 29 May, 1pm
Thursday 30 May, 10.30am & 1pm
Whyalla - The Aboriginal Story
Date Wed 29th May 2019
Public lecture about the rich and diverse history of Aboriginal people in Whyalla and beyond. Part of the National Reconciliation Week 2019. Presented by Paul Mazourek, Curator, Whyalla City Council.
Swim with the Giant Cuttlefish
Date Thu 27th Jun 2019 to Wed 10th Jul 2019
Join pureSA as they take you on an adventure to swim with the giant cuttlefish! Just once per year, these visually striking underwater creatures migrate and congregate for their breeding season and are well known for their ability to display arrays of luminescent patterns and colours.

Stony Point, located on the coastline of the Upper Spencer Gulf Marine Park in Whyalla, is the perfect spot to engage in this incredible experience. Just metres from the shoreline you’ll witness an amazing natural wonder as the cuttlefish turn on their colourful tricks and antics.

Along with this truly immersive snorkel experience, the 2 day tour itinerary from Adelaide is packed with added benefits that include exclusive cuttlefish insights by a marine expert, sightseeing through the spectacular wilderness of the Southern Flinders Ranges and a bushwalk through the rugged Alligator Gorge in the Mount Remarkable National Park.

Don't delay as there are limited spaces available.

2019 tours departing from Adelaide:
27th – 28th June 2019
9th – 10th July 2019

2019 self-drive option:
8th - 9th July 2019
ROALD DAHL'S Revolting Rhymes and Dirty Beasts
Date Fri 13th Sep 2019 to Sat 14th Sep 2019
Think you know the story of The Three Little Pigs, Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Snow White, Goldilocks and Jack and the Beanstalk? Think again.

Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts bursts off the page in a spectacular live show, taking the world’s best-loved fairy tales and rearranging them with some surprising and hilarious twists. Frighteningly funny and seriously silly, Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts is the perfect family
entertainment – for children 5 to 105. It delights and disgusts in equal measures.

Don’t miss this multi-Helpmann Award nominated production penned by the world’s number one storyteller and from the team that brought you George’s Marvellous Medicine.
2 shows!
Friday 13th September 6.30pm
Saturday 14th September 12.30pm

Age Recommendation: Years 5-105
Duration: 55 Minutes no interval
Ceduna Oysterfest
Date Fri 4th Oct 2019 to Sun 6th Oct 2019
Celebrated every SA Labour Day Long Weekend since 1991, Oysterfest has become Eyre Peninsula's premier food and wine festival that is fast gathering a national profile.

Showcasing the flavours of the Far West, Oysterfest continues to be a celebration of our unique West Coast lifestyle, beautiful location, offering a delightful destination for visitors.

Ceduna, the Oyster Capital of Australia, is on the main traffic route between Western Australia and the eastern states, being the only major centre close to the Nullabor and bucket list attractions such as the Head of the Bight, Lake McDonnell and the famous Nullabor Roadhouse.



The primary location for Oysterfest is along the lush foreshore overlooking Murat Bay, offering free entry, this premier event focuses on showcasing food and wine from the Region, cooking demonstrations complete with Celebrity Chefs, master classes, competitions, wine pavilion, carnival rides for the kids, coupled with live entertainment on the main stage all day.



So what are you waiting for, book now to attend this popular annual event, preferred accommodation can book out quickly, so don't delay, plan early to avoid disappointment.

We look forward to seeing you there this year over the weekend of 4th-6th October 2019.

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.
Rodeo by the Sea - Streaky Bay
Date Sat 23rd Nov 2019
Under the guidance and support of the Australian Professional Rodeo Association (APRA), the oldest national rodeo organisation in the world, this event is expected to become the most anticipated event on the Eyre Peninsula and the most welcomed event on the national rodeo circuit.

A Family event with full catering, bar facilities & amusements.