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Alex Roberts 100 Mile Classic

Apart from its unique scenic attractions and many picturesque tourist spots, Mount Gambier boasts an array of yearly events. In particular, Mount Gambier is...

Alex Roberts 100 Mile Classic

Mount Gambier Events

Renowned as a thriving and energetic town along the Limestone Coast, Mount Gambier boasts volcanic craters, stunning lakes and gorgeous pine forests.

Visitors come to Mount Gambier to enjoy unique experiences at many of the scenic spots dotted throughout the area. Whether it’s the idyllic Blue Lake or one of the many caves or craters, Mount Gambier has an sight or activity for every visitor.

Mt Gambier 2017 Events Calendar, Community & Coming Events, SA


Mount Gambier events include an array of art & craft festivals, food & wine festivals, street parties, market days, surfing competitions and various cycling events. Set in a charming landscape with picturesque surroundings, Mount Gambier and the surrounding region offers an array of locations for many outdoor events.

Several events are held at venues next to the gorgeous Blue Lake. Mount Gambier also houses many hotels that offer first-class conference and event facilities which are often used for community events.

Popular events of the region include the Alex Roberts 100 Mile Classic, Mount Gambier Show, Valley Lake Hill Climb, the Coonawarra Vignerons Cup and many food & wine shows. The area also boasts an array of cultural festivals and art & craft shows.

As Mount Gambier is near the fine wineries of Coonawarra, the events calendar also includes a variety of food and wine festivals.


Alex Roberts 100 Mile Classic

Alex Roberts 100 Mile Classic

Near the Malseed Park Sporting Complex, Mt Gambier, SA
27 May 2017

Apart from its unique scenic attractions and many picturesque tourist spots, Mount Gambier boasts an array of yearly events. In particular, Mount Gambier is known to host the world renowned Alex Roberts 100 Mile Classic...

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Coonawarra Cellar Dwellers

Coonawarra Cellar Dwellers

Various Cellar Doors, Penola, South Australia
01 July 2017 to 31 July 2017

Coonawarra wine is renowned the world over for its outstanding quality wines and the month of July brings with it some fun times for those who love red wine. Coonawarra Cellar Dwellers is an event that brings together...

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Pines Enduro Off Road Race

Teagles Quarry / Tantanoola Pine Forest, Millicent, South Australia
TBA - September 2017

For fans of off road racing, head down to the Pines Enduro Off Road Race in Millicent for an awesome day out! The Pines Enduro Off Road Race is one of the most popular off-road events in Australia and draws thousands of...

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Kingston SE Show

Gall Park, Kingston SE, South Australia
01 October 2017

The township of Kingston SE is known for its scenic attractions, picturesque landscapes and a number of events. One of these events is the Kingston SE Show which is held in October each year. This family friendly event...

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Mount Gambier Show

Mount Gambier Showgrounds, Mt Gambier, South Australia
20 October 2017 to 21 October 2017

Since 1860, the Mount Gambier Show has been hosted by the Mount Gambier A&H Society and is one of the highly admired fun-filled entertainment shows in the entire region. With a number of amusement options, the Mount...

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Penola Show

Penola Show

Penola Showgrounds, Penola, South Australia
27 October 2017 to 28 October 2017

The township of Penola is known for its scenic attractions, picturesque landscapes, galleries and a number of events. One of these events is the Penola Show which is held in October each year. This family friendly event...

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Robe Home Brew & Craft Beer Festival

Robe Town Brewery, Robe, South Australia
28 October 2017 to 29 October 2017

The Robe Home Brew & Craft Beer Festival is an annual event held at the Robe Town Brewery situated along the beautiful Limestone Coast. Come along and discover some new beer and cider at this fun and friendly event...

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Legend of the Lakes Hill Climb

Legend of the Lakes Hillclimb

Crater Lakes Recreation Area, Mt Gambier, South Australia
10 November 2017 to 12 November 2017

Each year, Mount Gambier celebrates a renowned event known as the Legend of the Lakes Hillclimb. Held in November each year, this car racing event is one of the most popular summer festivals in Mount Gambier. The event...

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Blue Lake Fun Run

Cave Gardens, Mt Gambier, South Australia
TBA - November 2017

The Blue Lake Fun Run started in 2010 where over 1,000 people joined in on the fun to raise money for OPAL. OPAL (Obesity Prevention and Lifestyle) is a program that supports children with the help of their families and...

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Mount Gambier Christmas Parade

Vansittart Park, Mt Gambier, South Australia
18 November 2017

The Mount Gambier Christmas Parade is a yearly family event which is run by enthusiastic volunteers and celebrates all things great about Christmas! Each year, there is a huge Christmas tree, Santa Clause, floats and...

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Lions National Brass Band Festival

Front of the Town Hall, Mt Gambier, South Australia
TBA - November 2017

In November each year, Mount Gambier hosts the renowned Lions National Brass Band Festival. The event includes a marching band parade in the morning and followed by a larger march later in the afternoon. This event is...

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Mount Gambier New Year’s Eve Festival

Vansittart Park, Mt Gambier, South Australia
31 December 2017

The Mount Gambier New Year’s Eve Festival will be bigger and better this year with fireworks and entertainment for you and your family to enjoy! So come on down to Vansittart Park with your whole family and get...

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Mt Gambier Borderline Speedway

Kings Sprint Car Challenge

Borderline Speedway, Mt Gambier, South Australia
TBA - January 2018

The Kings Sprint Car Challenge is a huge racing event held at the Borderline Speedway in Mount Gambier each year. The Kings Sprint Car Challenge started in 1995 and today has become one of the biggest racing events on...

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Health, Harmony and Happiness Festival

Robe Institute, Robe, South Australia
TBA - January 2018

The Health, Harmony and Happiness Festival is a local wellness weekend held in the beautiful coastal city of Robe. Bringing together a range of stalls, you will discover heaps of new products and services to improve...

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Beachport Market Day

Beachport Market Day

Beachport Visitor Information Centre, Beachport, South Australia
07 January 2018

The quaint town of Beachport boasts a trendy shopping event known as the Beachport Market Day. Come here with your entire family to explore this charming seaside community of Beachport. Whether you love to shop, eat or...

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Cape Jaffa Seafood and Wine Festival

Cape Jaffa Seafood and Wine Festival

King Drive, Cape Jaffa, SA
TBA - January 2018

The Cape Jaffa Seafood and Wine Festival 2018 welcomes all visitors to the picturesque city of Kingston Council. Come with your entire family to enjoy an array of edible offerings and wine from the finest vineyards of...

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Coonawarra Vignerons Cup

Coonawarra Vignerons Cup Day

Penola Racecourse, Penola, South Australia
18 January 2018

Whilst visiting Coonawarra during summer, make sure to check out Coonawarra Vignerons Cup Day 2018. As one of South Australia’s most famous country racing events, the Coonawarra Vignerons Cup attracts thousands of...

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Mount Gambier Autofest

Mount Gambier Showgrounds, Mt Gambier, South Australia
TBA - January 2018

The Mount Gambier Autofest a huge two-and-a-half-day event for car enthusiasts that is hosted every year at the Mount Gambier Showgrounds. The festivities will kick off on Friday evening and run all through Saturday and...

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Lions Surf Fishing Competition

Blackford Drain to Tea Tree Crossing, Kingston SE, South Australia
20 January 2018 to 21 January 2018

Every year, the Kingston SE Lions Club hosts the Lions Surf Fishing Competition where fishermen and women come from far and wide to see who can snag the biggest catch! There are a number of competitions available for...

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Taste of the Limestone Coast

Various Locations in Naracoorte, Naracoorte, South Australia
TBA - February 2018

The annual Taste of the Limestone Coast Festival is a fantastic music and food festival held in the country town of Naracoorte each year. At the festival, you will find award winning wines, live music, gourmet food and...

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Naracoorte Cup

Naracoorte Racecourse, Naracoorte, South Australia
TBA - February 2018

Naracoorte Cup, an annual event held in Naracoorte, attracts race enthusiasts of all ages. The great location of the event makes it a must-see event. The event is the highlight of many similar events in Naracoorte, but...

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Frances Folk Gathering

Various Locations in Frances, Frances, South Australia
23 February 2018 to 25 February 2018

Each year in February, the township of Frances invites everyone to come and celebrate with them at the Frances Folk Gathering. At this fun festival, there will be heaps of music concerts and lessons as well as dance...

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Fringe in Mount Gambier

Cave Gardens, Mt Gambier, South Australia
TBA - Feb/March 2018

Fringe in Mount Gambier is the town’s very own Fringe Festival which will be held after the famous Adelaide Fringe Festival wraps up in March. Held in various venues around Mount Gambier, the Fringe Festival will...

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Fork and cork Mount Gambier Food and Wine Festival

Fork and Cork Festival

Cave Gardens, Mt Gambier, South Australia
TBA - February 2018

THE NEXT FORK AND CORK FESTIVAL IS SCHEDULED FOR 2018 The Mount Gambier Fork and Cork Festival (formally known as the Mount Gambier Food and Wine Festival) is an event that brings together locals, visitors and chefs for...

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Melanoma March Mt Gambier

Blue Lake Reserve, Mt Gambier, South Australia
TBA - March 2018

The Melanoma March Mount Gambier joined the Melanoma March campaign for the first time in 2017 and will take to the streets again in 2018. The Melanoma March is a fun community event where participants can walk or march...

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Port Macdonnell Bayside Festival

Port MacDonnell Foreshore, Port MacDonnell, South Australia
11 March 2017

Each year over the Adelaide Cup long weekend, the coastal township of Port Macdonnell hosts the Port Macdonnell Bayside Festival. This festival features live music, activities and competitions as well as market stalls...

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Geltwood Festival

Various locations, Millicent, South Australia
TBA - March / April 2018

The Geltwood Festival is a community event which promotes locally sourced goods, crafts, displays and hosts a variety of craft workshops. Held in Millicent each year, the Geltwood Festival is a great way to spend a day...

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Coonawarra After Dark Weekend

Multiple Connawarra Wineries, Penola, South Australia
06 April 2018 to 08 April 2018

Coonawarra After Dark Weekend is an annual event held in Penola with its host, Coonawarra Wineries, inviting visitors to get involved in the bounty grape harvest. The Food and Drink event is held in April at the height...

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Generations in Jazz

Generations in Jazz

The Barn, Mt Gambier, South Australia
03 May 2018 to 07 May 2018

Mount Gambier is well known for a popular Jazz event known as Generations in Jazz. The next festival will be held in May 2018. Whilst offering a range of amusement options for visitors, the Generation in Jazz festival...

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Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival

Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival

Various Cellar Doors, Penola, South Australia
TBA - May 2018

The Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival, held annually, has grown in leaps and bounds to become one of the most flamboyant regional art festivals in South Australia. The festival brings together an eclectic fusion of art...

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