Victor Harbor National Events
Important Australian or Globally Famous events that occur around Victor Harbor South Australia and you are invited.
Victor Harbor, a scenic coastal town situated in South Australia, is home to a host of nationally and globally recognized annual events. Coupled with its all-around beauty, stunning coastline, and friendly locals, Victor Harbor makes for the perfect destination for tourists wanting to participate in cultural festivals and other fun-filled activities.
Some of the top events in Victor Harbor include:
1. Victor Harbor Farmers Market
One of the most popular events in Victor Harbor is the farmers' market that takes place every Saturday. Held at Grosvenor Gardens right in the heart of the town, this market is a hub of activity, boasting of some exciting stalls and vendors selling local produce and artisanal treats. With its live music, diverse food stalls and locally grown fresh vegetables, fruits, meat and seafood, this event brings the locals and tourists together.
2. Rock 'n' Roll Festival
Taking place annually during the first weekend of August, Victor Harbor's Rock’n’Roll Festival is a celebration of all things classic rock ‘n’ roll. Drawing huge crowds, musicians, dancers and music fans, the festival features entertainment galore including fantastic live music, dance demonstrations and contests, plus all the nostalgic fun of the classic cars, retro fashion shows, market stalls with vintage artefacts and vendors. This festival is a must-visit for anyone who loves the old classics.
3. Whale Watching
Between May and October, visitors can take a 4-hour whale-watching tour to witness the majestic mammals in their natural habitat as they migrate across the coast of South Australia. As you watch them breach and play, you will mingle with fellow nature lovers all the while embracing this beautiful experience.
4. Victor Harbor Art Show
Held annually each Easter weekend at the Warland Reserve, the Victor Harbor Art Show is the perfect chance to witness some of the finest artworks from around the country. The exhibition is open to all and offers an engaging display of both traditional and contemporary media such as painting, sculpture, graphic design, and multimedia.
5. New Year’s Eve Celebrations
Every year, Victor Harbor fires up for an epic New Year's Eve celebration. Bring your family and friends and soak up the atmosphere at Warland Reserve. The event features two rounds of live music, culminating in a stunning fireworks display that marks the start of a new year. Don't miss out on this annual tradition that Victor Harbor offers!
6. Tour Down Under
The Tour Down Under is the first event of the UCI WorldTour cycling calendar and is held annually in January on the streets of Adelaide and surrounds with one of the race stages traversing the picturesque Fleurieu Peninsula. This race is not to be missed for cycling enthusiasts and offers a chance to explore the stunning terrain and coastal regions of South Australia.
Finally, there are many more events around Victor Harbor worth mentioning. From the Surfing competitions to the Fleurieu Film Festival, to the Victor Harbor Fringe Festival, there is something for everyone regardless of age or interest. The best part about all these events? They all take place in the most beautiful coastal town within South Australia, making for the perfect destination to unwind, relax and create unforgettable memories.