Whatever your interests, there is always something happening in Yorketown. There are a number of regular markets and speciality activities. Please contact reception for further details of local events. The SYP Telecentre and Yorke Peninsula Visitor Centre also have an abundance of local information available.
Saltwater Classic – April 2018
Yorke Peninsula’s Saltwater Classic, celebrates great traditions in boat building and maritime heritage and features on-water and on-shore events throughout the weekend as well as displays, entertainment and the award winning Stansbury Seaside Markets. Held in the sister towns of Stansbury and Port Vincent every 2 years the event attracts restored vessels from across South Australia and interstate. Yorke Peninsula’s Saltwater Classic is open to all boats, but with a focus on sail and power boats of wooden and fibreglass construction in original or vintage mould.
Kerneweck Lowender – May 2019
The Kernewek Lowender – Copper Coast Cornish Festival is held biennially in odd numbered years, in the historic copper mining towns of Moonta, Wallaroo and Kadina. The Kernewek Lowender has grown to become the world’s largest Cornish festival. Join in the fun and celebrations and experience authentic Cornish customs and fare. From maypole and furry dancing, to the big Cornish pasty bake-off, the gathering of the Bards, dressing of the graves, art exhibitions, fairs, concerts, great food, wine and Swanky beer! Other big drawcards are the Moonta Procession and Street Party, Kadina’s Village Green Fair, and the Classic Cavalcade of Cars.
Yorke Peninsula Field Days – September 2019
Australia’s oldest field days – showcasing agriculture and the rural community at its very best. This 3 day biennial event has a major focus on agriculture and the future, with extensive displays of the latest machinery and equipment, technology, information and services on a 30 hectare static display site area at Paskeville. The Yorke Peninsula Field Days also include an extensive general interest program and are a great day out for both rural and urban families.
For more information
Visit the Yorke Peninsula Visitor Information Centre at Minlaton for all the up to date information on regular Bingo, Markets, local sporting events, fishing competitions, sailing competitions as well as regular events held over the summer months, Easter, ANZAC Day and the Christmas and New Year Period.
Open 7 Days per week – Yorke Peninsula Visitor Information Centre
29 Main Street, Minlaton SS 5575 Freecall: 1800 202 445
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.visityorkepeninsula.com.au