Throughout the year, Kangaroo Island boasts a great array of events, festivals, races, exhibitions and shows. 


Kangaroo Island Farmers Market

First Sunday of Every Month - 9am to 1pm

Middle Terrace, Penneshaw

Kangaroo Islands finest Food & Wine producers gather to showcase thier local produce and craft. Everything Kanagaroo Island in one location close to the Sealink Ferry Terminal.

Tastings, breakfast, coffee and a great village atmosphere are all on offer … be sure to make a morning out of it! Stallholders travel from all corners of the Island to offer a wide variety of wares, from homemade soaps and candles to hand-crafted wooden items, gifts, photography and clothing.


Farmers Market Kingscote

Held every second Sunday at Bay of Shoals  Winery  from 10am till 2pm.


American River Gala Day

 January 2022  

A fantastic event with a car boot sale, merry-go-round, pony ides, market stals, face painting, cook-off competition, food and drink  Phone 08 8553 7136


Racing at the Cygnet

 January 2022

Cygnet River intersection of the Playford Highway and the Hog Bay Road

First horse race to start approx. 1pm and last 4:30pm

The Kangaroo Island Gourmet Gallop is more than just a day at the horse races - it's a foodie's dream with some of the island's well-known companies selling their fare by the track. There's bound to be something to tempt every palate. Phone 0409 673640 for more information. 

Kangaroo Island Cup Carnival

 February   2022

Cygnet River intersection of the Playford Highway and the Hog Bay Road

The Coopers Kangaroo Island Cup Day - the big one!

Join a crowd of around 5,000 people trackside to celebrate all that is great

about country racing as the best horses from far and wide race

for the Coopers Kangaroo Island Cup.

Dress to impress for the Fashions of the Field for your chance to represent the Island

at the Fashion at The Races competition in Adelaide,

and enjoy a range of entertainment throughout the day.  

Phone 0409 673640 for more info.


Art Feast 2022

The  Kangaroo Island Easter Art Exhibition will be held in Penneshaw Town Hall on the Easter long weekend.  There will be around 300 entries.  The launch will be on Good Friday with 8 days of consecutive openings and special meet the artist events.  

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Kangaroo Island Marathon
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