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Kernewek Lowender Cornish Festival

What's on in the Yorke Peninsula

Wondering what's on in the Yorke Peninsula? From the biennial Kernewek Lowender Cornish Festival to local markets, discover all the events today.

Colourful culture and history

Copper was found at Kadina on the Yorke Peninsula in 1859 and resulted in a flood of workers from Cornwall, England. In recognition of this Cornish history, the Kernewek Lowender Festival is held every two years. It is the largest Cornish festival in the world.

Relive childhood memories and find a treasure or two at the Moonta Antiques and Collectables Fair. Car enthusiasts may find hidden treasures too at the Kadina Swap Meet, held in June.


Fun for the whole family on the Yorke Peninsula

There are plenty of things to do on the Yorke Peninsula. You'll have no trouble keeping the kids entertained!


Something sporty

With beautiful beaches, great golf courses and wide open spaces, it’s no wonder there are so many sporting events on the Yorke Peninsula. Check out the Kulpara Showjumping Spectacular, the Yorkes Surfing Classic, or the Make-a-Wish Fun Run/Walk.

All the fun of the fair
The Yorke Peninsula is a close-knit community of talented producers and artisans. You’ll find their produce, handmade arts and crafts at local markets such as the Stansbury Seaside Markets and the local country shows. 

Events, festivals and fun things to do in South Australia

Open your eyes, your ears and your mind to the festivals of Adelaide. Eat, drink laugh and live in the fast lane – step out and step into the fun.

What to do on the Yorke Peninsula

Wondering what to do on the Yorke Peninsula? Fishing, boating, surfing, camping, bushwalking, and the beach are just a few examples. Learn more.

Yorke Peninsula Visitor Information Centres

Travelling in the Yorke Peninsula? Get advice, maps, brochures and more with a visit to one of our Visitor Information Centres. Find out more.