Festivals, fairs & markets contacts and planning meetings...
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Almond Blossom Festival - Willunga...
end of July
The main festival weekend is calculated to fall the day after the last
Friday in July.
Willunga Almond Blossom Festival Events are to raise money for the
Willunga Recreation Park while providing attendees with a memorable
experience. The complex
provides facilities for our sporting groups, clubs, schools,
entertainment, meetings, markets, festivals, fairs and weddings.
Willunga and District residents use the facilities either directly through
sporting and recreational clubs and school students directly through
school activities or residents use it indirectly through community and
• To raise money for Recreation Park's general maintenance and development.
• To Celebrate and promote the unique history, culture and community that IS
2012 Coordinator: Kate Fleming 0411 065 109
The Willunga Almond Blossom Festival Office...
The Old Show Hall, next to the
Willunga Recreation Hall (Stadium), Main
Write... Willunga Almond Blossom Festival...
Recreation Park Inc,
PO Box 208,
Willunga SA 5172
Phone or Fax... 08 8556
Willunga 2nd Saturday, 9am-1pm
Show Hall, Recreation Park, Main Rd, Willunga.
The Willunga Artisans Market arose from the necessity to find a display and
sales outlet for quality original art and craft.
The first markets have been very successful, and the feedback from locals and
visitors has been positive and encouraging. The rapid growth of the artisan
community in the area and the excellent market location combine to promise a
There are some 20 stall holders who sell a variety of high quality and unique
hand made products such as ceramics wood art, photographic art, jewellery, glass
art, textile and fibre art, printmaking, acrylic and watercolour arts, paper
craft and sculpture. These artisans are all based in the Onkaparinga and
Fleurieu regions, in accordance with the market's aim to support and promote the
development of local art.
Entry is free of charge and visitors are welcome to meet the makers in a
Contacts: Cher McGrath - 08 8386 0132 (9am - 7pm only)
Douglas Bell - 08 8386 0309 (9am - 7pm only) firstname.lastname@example.org
Choppers Australia Chopper Show & Shine...
Alma Hotel, out the front and between Hill St & Main Rd, Willunga.
Enter your Chopper Motorcycle, Chopper Trike or Chopper Bicycle. Unique
trophies. Many categories.
Book in for lunch in the Alma Hotel Function Room.
Contact: Andrew Offe 08 8556 2554
Christmas Tree Festival & Carols Evening - Willunga...
Willunga Uniting Church,
St Judes Street (cnr St Andrews Tce), Willunga
festival is proving very popular.
We are most grateful to all clubs and organizations that have contributed.
A beautiful selection of trees and displays is created and all clubs,
organizations and individuals are invited to contribute.
welcome to participate in this ever growing event. This is a great opportunity
to present to the public what your club or organization is about or what it is
that you do.
Bookings & more information:
Annette 08 8556 4023 or
Jenny 08 8556 2758.
Write... Willunga Christmas Tree
Willunga Uniting Church,
St Judes St,
Willunga SA 5172.
Country Women's Association Teas, Cake & Craft - Willunga... 2nd Saturday, 9am-12.30pm.
(between Main Gates & Festival Hall)
Recreation Park, Main Rd, Willunga.
Contact: J Craig 08 8556 5783
Farmers Market - Willunga...
Office... The Hub, Cnr St Peters Tce & Main Rd, Willunga Wednesdays & Thursdays
Markets Every Saturday... 8.am - 12.30pm...
in the New Town Square, Main Rd & Kell St cnr, Willunga
Contact... 08 8556 4297
Fleurieu Fiesta... end of
September through October
Produced by Fleurieu Peninsula Food
Contact: 08 8552 3013
F 08 8552 9530
Fleurieu Folk Festival in Willunga...
much of it FREE... This has
become a major weekend on the Fleurieu.
Folk artists are welcome to
contact Peter Thornton well in advance. Helpers are needed on the weekend
to set up and pack up.
Festival Coordinator... Peter Thornton 08 8327 2797 Email...
Lions Auction - Willunga &
Binney Rd, Willunga.
Last Saturday of each month... Your
place to buy or sell anything imaginable!
Contacts... Saleyards organiser: Dean Hunt 0414 564 389
Pick-ups: Wolf Hirsch 08
Quarry Market - Willunga...
Willunga Recreation Park Grounds,
south side of oval, between CFS & Heritage Hardware, Aldinga Road, Willunga...
2nd Saturday of each month, 9am to 1pm...
Note: traders are required to have Public and Products Insurance.
Jensen 08 8556 2502
Tour Down Under - Stage 5...
For all stages of the race...
Tour Down Under, Willunga Stage...
Sue Turner 0411 667
340 or email@example.com
Willunga Business & Tourism
President... Steve Nye (W) 08 8556 2772 / (H) 08 8556 2248.
Coordinator for Stage 5 (Willunga, McLaren Vale and
Aldinga)... Tracey Hutchison, Onkaparinga Council.
Willunga Performing Arts Festival... October
Willunga Recreation Centre, Recreation Park, Main Rd, Willunga.
JamaeRaw School of the Arts Inc: 08 8556 4022
Autumn Fair... a Saturday in March/April
Stalls, food, performances,
etc. A big event!
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