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September 26, 2015 Destination Global No Comments Email Email

With the combination of school holidays, the Yorke Peninsula Field Days and October long weekend, why not head to Yorke Peninsula for a brilliant break in one of South Australia’s best backyards? Yorke Peninsula Tourism Manager Jo Barrie says that it is a fantastic time to visit Yorke Peninsula, “With the weather warming up and some fantastic events on offer, we will welcome an influx of visitors to the region. There’s a great range of events throughout the region from the biennial Yorke Peninsula Field Days to the Coopers Yorkes Surfing Classic, markets, garage sales, pancake breakfasts, concerts and much more.”

Ms Barrie says, “The Yorke Peninsula Field Days are celebrating their 120th year at the 2015 event. These are the oldest field days in Australia with an amazing multi-million dollar display of farming equipment and machinery, as well as general interest and lifestyle over 3 days.”

“South Australia’s most prestigious pro-am surfing event, the Coopers Yorkes Surfing Classic will be held in Innes National Park over the October long weekend. See the talented surfers in action and enjoy the spectacular wildflowers throughout the park.”

The long weekend has plenty on offer from the award winning Stansbury Seaside Markets to the Stansbury Craft Fair, Port Victoria Spring Art and Craft Show, Hardwicke Bay Pancake Morning and Trash & Treasure, Curramulka Farmers Market, Moonta Station Markets, a rubber duck race and the unveiling of dare devil Captain Harry Butler’s statue.

“Kadina Loud Shirt Day organisers, have taken on the massive challenge of yarn-bombing the Apex Train in Kadina’s Victoria Square, with people throughout the region busy knitting and crocheting to ensure they reach their giant target! The train will be yarn-bombed on the 10th October, followed by a family day and bowling event on Loud Shirt Day, 16th October.”

Some of the events on offer…

 Copper Coast Markets, Kadina, 26th September

 The Rotary Markets, Kadina, 26th September

 Wallaroo Markets, 27th September

 Yorke Peninsula Field Days, Paskeville, 29th September – 1 st October

 Hardwicke Bay Pancake Morning and Trash and Treasure, 3 rd October

 Stansbury Seaside Market, 3rd October

 Stansbury Craft Fair, 3 rd & 4th October

 Port Victoria Spring Art and Craft Show, 3rd & 4th October

 Coopers Yorkes Surfing Classic, Marion Bay, 3 rd – 5 th October

 Curramulka Farmers Market, 4th October

 Captain Harry Butler statue unveiling, Minlaton, 4th October

 Port Broughton Annual Rubber Duck Race, 4 th October

 Station Markets Moonta, 4 th October

 Amber Joy Poulton and Amos Morris live, 6 th October, Moonta; 7 th October, Yorketown

 Minlaton Show, 7 th October

 Kadina Loud Shirt – APEX Train yarn-bombing, 10th October

For more information, please visit the Yorke Peninsula website

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