Due to the government restrictions around the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for social distancing, the 2020 Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival event was cancelled. Please check back later in the year for details on the 2021 event
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, literature and the finest wines from vineyards that dot Coonawarra’s landscape.
Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival 2021 Event Dates & Ticket Prices
The festival also incorporates workshops for visitors to get a first-hand experience in the world of art. With the festival taking place over a period of 3 days, visitors are treated to diverse forms of art coupled with numerous amusement projects including music competitions and dance contests. For those who would like to find out much more about the history of the arts festival, there are history tours that give a deep insight into the strides that the festival has made over the years.
Photographers have not been left behind as the festival offers a chance for fervent photographers of nature to display their best works before a diverse audience drawn locally and globally. The festival also incorporates a farmers’ market so visitors can visit the market and purchase farm produce from the fertile farm regions of Penola and Coonawarra.
What is a celebratory festival in Penola without authentic wine from the world-class wineries in the region? Visitors can expect to indulge in premium wine obtained from the famed Coonawarra wineries, certainly a fundamental part of Penola’s rich heritage.