Your guide to family-friendly events at Fleurieu Food Festival

The Fleurieu Food Festival is just around the corner, and it’s packed with family-friendly activities perfect for a fun day out with the kids.

This year’s Fleurieu Food Festival promises to be a fantastic outing with something for everyone, from food enthusiasts to little adventurers. With an array of events tailored for all ages, it’s an excellent opportunity to explore the region, indulge in delicious local produce, and enjoy quality time with your kiddos. Whether you’re in the mood for a relaxing day in nature, a lively music session, or an educational farm tour, the Fleurieu Food Festival has it all.

Here’s your guide to the best family-friendly events at Fleurieu Food Festival to check out:

Cosy Kickback at Kuitpo

Gather around the fire at Kuitpo Forest for a relaxed day with family and friends. Enjoy live music from Courtney and Snooks, local food from Little Acre Foods and drinks from Kuitpo Brewing, and let the kids run around in the open space. It’s a great way to unwind and enjoy the natural beauty of the area.

25th of August 2024, 12pm – 5pm

Kuitpo Hall, Kuitpo

Smiling Sunday Sessions

Head over to Smiling Samoyed Brewery for a chilled Sunday session. There’s live music, tasty food, and their signature brews. The kids will love the outdoor space and friendly resident dog, making it a fun and relaxing afternoon for everyone.

Every Sunday in August, 12pm – 3pm

Smiling Samoyed Brewery, Myponga

feather&PECK FARM Walking Tour

Visit Ashley Park – one of eight farms which produces award winning pasture raised eggs under the feather&PECK label. Alistair and John will explain the pasture raised farming process and you will see where the hens live, meet some Maremma dogs and understand a bit more about regenerative farming.

11th of August 2024, 3pm – 4:30pm

Ashley Park, Sellicks Hill

Twilight Gourmet Festival

Lloyd Brothers is hosting in conjunction with the Fleurieu Food Festival an evening not to be missed. Come join them for an evening of locally sourced Fleurieu food, including Kangaroo Island Oyster Shucking, fire pits and funk and soul tunes by DJ Normie B.

23rd of August 2024, 4:30pm – 9pm


Put on your dancing shoes and join the Bushdance! It’s a lively event with traditional music, dancing, and plenty of fun. Kids can join in the dancing or just enjoy the vibrant atmosphere. It’s a perfect way to introduce them to some local culture.

24th of August 2024, 5pm – 7:30pm

Willunga Town Hall, Willunga

Willunga Farmers Market

Willunga’s Farmers Market will be hosting special activations every week during the festival. It’s a great opportunity to shop for fresh local produce, enjoy some delicious food, and participate in family-friendly activities.

Every Saturday in August, 8am – 12:30pm

Main Rd, Willunga

Berg’s Backyard Sessions

Berg’s Backyard Sessions are perfect for a relaxed afternoon. There’s live music, local food, and a laid-back vibe. Kids can enjoy the spacious backyard while you sit back and soak in the atmosphere.

3rd, 4th and 31st of August 2024, 12pm – 6pm

Berg Herring Wines, Sellicks Beach

Southbound Cafe Normanville

Visit Southbound Cafe in Normanville for a family-friendly brunch. They offer a range of delicious dishes, and the cafe has a welcoming atmosphere. It’s a great spot to start your day before exploring more of the Fleurieu Peninsula.

Throughout the month of August he team from Southbound Cafe will be serving their Festival Dish. The dish highlights the region’s finest produce, featuring ingredients from local suppliers and producers, including locally caught seafood, hand crafted cheeses, fresh vegetables, olive oils and fresh baked breads.

Throughout the month of August 2024, 9am – 1pm

Main Rd, Normanville

Make the most of the Fleurieu Food Festival with these family-friendly events. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing day out or an evening of entertainment, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

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