Regional Tourism Guide for Murraylands Region
South Australia  
Christmas Carols on the Oval
Date Sun 16th Dec 2018
When: Sunday, December 16th
Where: Callington Oval
Time: 5:00PM to 9:00PM

Bring: Chairs & Picnic Blankets

5:00PM Dinner begins with a Sausage Sizzle & Drinks
5:30PM Kids Activities
7:00PM Carols begin
8:30 PM Santa arrives with presents
Coffee & Tea with biscuits and cake
9:00 PM Santa flies back to the North Pole.
Murray Bridge New Year's Day Races
Date Tue 1st Jan 2019
Start the New Year in style with a day at the Murray Bridge Races.

Murray Bridge is known as the generous heart of the Murray and is famous for its hospitality, with a range of packages available on the day.
10th Anniversary Sounds By The River - SOLD OUT
Date Sat 12th Jan 2019
For many years the award-winning SOUNDS BY THE RIVER has been delivering amazing national and international acts on the banks of the magnificent Murray River. 2019 brings a massive rock mix of international and Australian legends of rock to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of this destination event in South Australia.
SOUNDS is the only South Australian date as part of series one of the RED HOT SUMMER TOUR featuring Australia’s favourite son Jimmy Barnes, Joan Jett and The Blackhearts, The Living End, Diesel, Richard Clapton and Chocolate Starfish, the run of eight dates takes in South Australia, Western Australia, Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales and Queensland. With such a stellar line-up, it isn’t hard to see why the RED HOT SUMMER TOUR has earned the reputation as one of the best regional festivals on the touring circuit.

We are excited about 2019 and Series One is going to rock the socks off of music fans! It was an absolute thrill to receive the South Australian Tourism Commission’s Best Event and Festival in South Australia award last year for the third year in a row bringing Sounds into the State’s Hall of Fame”.“
Murray Bridge Family Race Day
Date Sun 27th Jan 2019
Summer Holidays and great racing continues at Murray Bridge Racecourse.

Come and experience all the colour and excitement of thoroughbred racing.

This race day is a family-friendly day so we will be bringing the Stable Stars FREE kids club zone for children to enjoy. In this area you will find free pony rides with Archie and his friends, life size games, racing costumes for dress up, a colouring in area and our Stable Stars passport activities with games and prizes. Look out for the Stable Stars area in general admission to access these free activities – all you need to do is join Stable Stars to participate – this can be done before the day or on the day. For further details, please visit:

Silo Sights - RV Basecamp Coonalpyn
Date Fri 1st Mar 2019 to Tue 5th Mar 2019
'Silo Sights' - RV Basecamp Coonalpyn is an RV Fest held in Coonalpyn, SA.

Coonalpyn is home to a 30-metre high silo, which has painted by world-renowned artist Guido Van Helten (who also painted the Brim silos).

The 2017 event was all about celebrating the completion of Guido's work, those who came along were some of the first people in the world to see Van Helten’s incredible silo creation.

This event is now held every two years, it will be back on 1-4 March 2019 !

There is low cost RV parking, entertainment and food offerings as well as local activities & events, including night owls lawn bowls, pool party, local markets, good old country pub meals and live music nights, sporting club meals, town walks & more! Not to mention the Coonalpyn Swimming Pool is just next door!

Some of the key icons on the itineraries that can be offered are Creating Coonalpyn arts tours & snail farm, bird watching along the Coorong, Point Malcolm Lighthouse, Tailem Bend Railway Museum, Tintinara and much more.

Mannum Agricultural Show
Date Sun 3rd Mar 2019
The Mannum Agricultural Show is the best "little" country show, held on the first Saturday in March each year.

In 2019 this family fun event will be celebrating its 96th year.

We strive to provide a wide range of entertainment to suit all ages, with all the traditional Agricultural Show sections including: Rural Ambassador, Show Persons, sheep shearing, sheaf tossing, cattle, goats, poultry, horses, food and music.

There will be stalls, cookery, scones, fruit cake, crafts, needlework, knitting and crocheting, flowers, art, photos, pets, produce, fruit and vegetables, ute muster, Green and Gold trail and carp throwing.

Supported by the local community.
Date Sat 16th Mar 2019
Revolve24 is fast, safe, fun on a bike. It is a weekend festival of cycling at The Bend Motorpsort Park at Tailem Bend. There are three Cycling Challenges 24 hour, 12 hour and 6 hour. These can ridden solo or in a relay team of up to 8 persons, depending on the challenge.

Non-competing Crew Members are welcome to add encouragement, strategy and support throughout the weekend which can be as rewarding as actually taking part. The weekend is as much about the environment in the paddock and pit garages as it is about the action on the track.

Prizes are awarded equally for men and women, and Kings and Queens of the Mountains and Fastest Laps also get acknowledged.

With participants so far aged between 16 and 70 we have something for everyone.
17th National Heritage Machinery Association National Rally 2019
Date Fri 22nd Mar 2019 to Sun 24th Mar 2019
National Vintage machinery show
With three massive days to squeeze all the sights and sounds of yesteryear.

open from 10am to 5pm Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd and 10am to 3pm sunday 24th March 2019

With over 1000 exhibits expected including vintage working Machinery and engines, live steam, vintage Cars, bikes and tractors, a tractor pull and much much more there is something for the whole family. 

Held at Sturt reserve, Murray Bridge, right on the river allowing access to the paddlesteamers and vintage wooden boats, making a beautiful backdrop to a great rally.
Careship Escargot Festival
Date Sat 6th Apr 2019
Learn about the process of farming and processing snails while enjoying great wine, excellent escargot, fabulous entertainment and a variety of desserts served in a traditional Mongolian Yurt.
Careship Coorong, a social care and free-range snail farm will be showcasing a smorgasbord of snail dishes cooked by Atomic Food's chef, Heath Broeckelmann & the students from our intergenerational cooking & gardening program. The farm aims to provide social support to people living with dementia and persons with mental health issues and disabilities. Learn about the process of farming and processing snails while enjoying great wine, excellent escargots, fabulous entertainment and a variety of desserts served in a traditional Mongolian Yurt. Experience true country hospitality with homegrown culinary delights where the humble snail is the star of the show. Dress in country wear with some flair.