program of events

Local artists, actors, writers and musicians share their talents and creativity along with guest contributors from interstate and the city. Among the diverse mix are also some events providing information about our heritage and environment, and the marine life off our coast. 

We invite you to explore the range of events that were held in 2017 across the various townships by 

Each event has been placed into one of eight categories. Please note that putting events into just one category was difficult so do check out other categories as well.

artist studio trail

A bounty of artists warmly invited you to join them in their studios to view and talk about their art.
Works by each artist were also on display in the Yankalilla Visitor Information centre during the festival.
On selected days, there was the opportunity to view selected artist studios by bus.

environment, history + heritage

Celebrate our history and heritage and immerse yourself in the splendour of the local environment.

events + activities

The festival offered a selection of enjoyable events to entertain you from beginning to end.


An eclectic visual arts program with something for all to delight in and contemplate

food + wine

Fabulous food, stunning wines, boutique beers and fine art fill the Fleurieu Coast – get a taste for it!


Enjoy a feast of prose and poetry in garden settings and be inspired by author and illustrator talks.

music + performance

With a great line-up of live music and entertainment, there was something to suit everyone.

young people + family activities

Appealing and inspiring events for young people and families were plentiful during the 2017 Festival.

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