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Regional Tourism Guide for Riverland Region
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Riverland Harvest Festival and Great Stomp
Date Fri 29th Mar 2019
Annual Harvest Festival celebrating the grape harvest and features ‘The Great Stomp’. It is the major fundraiser for the Loxton North School and is the largest and longest running harvest celebration in the region. It promises to be a feast of fun, food and entertainment for the whole family. The Great Stomp is the highlight event as teams race to fill a bottle of juice from their barrel of grapes in the traditional (barefoot) manner. The action gets fast, furious and well …. sticky! A great family fun night with heaps of food and entertainment.
Riverland Dinghy Club Round 3 - Renmark Auto Service Circuit Race
Date Sat 30th Mar 2019
Round 3 of the Magic 93.1 Riverland Dinghy Club Championship Series. Teams compete in dinghy racing around a tight circuit throughout the day, over seven different classes of motors and boats. Circuit racing requires a range of skills to compete as boats compete around the course.
A Taste Of Ireland
Date Wed 24th 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.

True Grit
Date Sat 27th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
True Grit is the first Australian designed military inspired obstacle event, with various courses open to ages 4+ and any fitness level!

True Grit is a mental and physical challenge, designed based on the experience of Australian commandos and scaled to all fitness levels.

With the course laid over the unique terrain of each state, there are surprises around every corner and something to challenge everyone!

Our Half Course is perfect for beginners or those just getting back into a fitness journey, with half the distance but still a ton of fun obstacles. Looking for more of a challenge? Take on the Full Course to get that extra distance and push yourself, plus some additional obstacles to take it up a notch.
2019 UniSA Australian HPV Super Series
Date Sun 5th May 2019
HPV racing, or Pedal Prix racing as it’s more widely known in SA, is a spectacular, fast paced activity with teams ranging from year 6 students through to adults. Teams will compete over a six hour period from 10am to 4pm riding single seat, recumbent, fully faired trikes. Speeds in excess of 60km per hour are normal and the racing will be close, with over 90 vehicles on the 1.5km track at the same time.


Loxton's shops will be open during the day with plenty of food, drinks and bargains to be found.
A trophy presentation ceremony will be held in East Terrace at the completion of the event.

Riverland Dinghy Club Round 4 - Woolshed Brewery Amazon Sprint
Date Sat 1st Jun 2019
Round 4 of the Magic 93.1Riverland Dinghy Club Championship Series. Strategy plays a huge role in this race. This race consists of time trials over three long laps and one short lap with racing commencing at 10am from the iconic Woolshed Brewery.
Round 5 Riverland Dinghy Club - Enduro Race
Date Sat 21st Sep 2019
Round 5 of the Magic 93.1Riverland Dinghy Club Championship Series. The course is approximately 90 km in length hence the name ‘enduro’. The race commences and finishes at the Renmark Club with racing from 10am.
Round 6 Riverland Dinghy Club - The Paul Hutchins Loan Centre Hunchee Run
Date Sat 26th Oct 2019
Round 6 of the Magic 93.1 Riverland Dinghy Club Championship Series. The Hunchee run is run in the open river and creeks. Racers compete in a two lap time trailed course, competing for double point championship scores. The race commences and finishes at the Renmark Club with racing from 10am.
Morgan Living River Festival
Date Sat 16th Nov 2019 to Sun 17th Nov 2019
Come and enjoy a great day out on the river at Morgan.

See lots of wooden boats

PS Marion will be there for 1 hour cruises at 11am, 12.30pm and 2pm

Stalls, food and entertainment for all ages
Loxton Christmas Lights Festival
Date Sat 30th Nov 2019 to Tue 31st Dec 2019
Loxton Christmas Lights is a celebration of Christmas enjoyed by locals and visitors to the Riverland.
Street decorations (including a 10-metre high rope light Christmas Tree on the main roundabout), fireworks, a Christmas Tree Festival and 'Christmas Wonderland' are features which help create a magical world of colour and lights.
Festival goers enjoy more than 400 paintings and coloured light displays on 'Santa's Walk' which illuminates a cluster of streets in the town.


The festival commences with 'Light Up Day' on the last Saturday in November and continues until December 31 each year. The festival attracts thousands of visitors to the region to enjoy a wide range of activities to help capture the spirit of Christmas.

Round 1 Riverland Dinghy Club - The Renmark Club Dash 4 Cash
Date Fri 31st Jan 2020
Round 1 of the Magic 93.1 Riverland Dinghy Club Championship Series. Racing consists of circuit racing, two boats gridded at the one time and time trails over two laps. Seven classes of boats and motors compete in teams consisting of a driver and navigator. Grid positions are interchanged between laps. This race is an idea free family viewing event from around noon and into the twilight racing under the stars. Racing commences from 1pm
Round 2 Riverland Dinghy Club - 40th Dinghy Derby
Date Sun 2nd Feb 2020
Round 2 of the Magic 93.1 Riverland Dinghy Club Championship Series. The Dinghy Derby is a distance race in open water ways and several creek networks. The race is split into two separate races with racing commencing at 10am. Free family viewing - visit our website for more information and spectator map.