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Events Calendar

October, 2020

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Murray Man Long Course Triathlon
Date: October 3, 2020 - October 4, 2020 | Location: Lake Bonney, Barmera


Multi event triathlon festival;
Saturday, Nippys Come n Tri enticer event for all ages;
Sunday, Berri Hotel Murray Man Long Course Triathlon, Short course Murray Man, Murray Man Aquabike and Murray Man Sprint distance triathlon.

More information here.

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Riverland West Chamber of Commerce Movie Night
Date: October 3, 2020 | Location: Waikerie Lions Riverfront Park

The Riverland West Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Movie Night over the October Long Weekend.

On Saturday 3rd October at the Waikerie Lions Riverfront Park - movie starting approx 7pm.

There will be food & drinks to purchase. BYO chairs, blankets & bean bags.

COVID safety protocols will be enforced.

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Loxton Show
Date: October 4, 2020 - October 5, 2020 | Location: Loxton Oval, Bookpurnong Tce, Loxton


The Loxton Show is an annual event held on the October Long Weekend each year which brings people from across the Riverland & Mallee together to celebrate the agricultural and horticultural heritage of the region. The Show caters for its patrons with many exciting sights, including livestock, grain and fodder, handicrafts, gardening, competitions, vintage machinery, specialty trade sites, sideshows, live entertainers and Show rides. One major aspect of the Show is the exhibits. Amateur hobbyists from far and wide are exhibit their work in a variety of interest areas.

The Loxton Show is open to the public from 8.30 am each day.

More information here.

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Barmera Main Street Markets
Date: October 4, 2020 | Location: Barwell Avenue Barmera

The award winning Barmera Main Street Markets are a must visit for locals and visitors to the region.

Held in Barmera's main street, Barwell Avenue, the markets comprise a large variety of stalls including clothing, craft, woodwork, jewellery, artwork, books, furniture, fruit, vegetables, homewares, DVD's, condiments, plants, food and coffee. From one market to the next there is usually some different stallholders mixed in with the regular favourites.

Stallholders can change from market to market so there is often something new to see and buy.

Market organisers always try and incorporate live music and also a display or demonstration of some kind which adds to the atmosphere and range of activities to enjoy so head along, have a browse, listen to the music and enjoy a variety of foods and great coffee.

Market Dates are:
Sunday October 4th 2020
Sunday November 1st 2020 - to be confirmed
Sunday December 6th 2020 - to be confirmed

Stallholder enquiries can be made by calling 08 8588 2289.

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Riverland Wine Show
Date: October 7, 2020 - October 15, 2020

2020 Riverland Wine Show

The Riverland Wine Show remains an important forum for the evaluation and assessment of wines produced from fruit sourced from the inland irrigated regions of Swan Hill, Murray Darling, Riverina, Rutherglen and of course, the Riverland.

The inland irrigated regions are an integral contributor of the Australian Wine Industry, with the production of high quality wines across styles.

Judging: 7-8th October 2020

Entries Open: Mid July 2020

Entries to be received by: Friday 28th August 2020

Exhibits to be received by: Friday 25th September 2020

Gala Dinner: Thursday 15th October 2020

More information here.

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Renmark Riverland Rose Festival
Date: October 16, 2020 - October 19, 2020 | Location: Renmark & surrounds

The Renmark Rose Festival has been re-branded as the Renmark Riverland Rose Festival and will be held over 4 days with open gardens over 10 days in 2020. This will be the 26th year that the festival has been held.

October is the optimum time in the region for experiencing the first spectacular spring rose blooms. A majority of the festivals events are conducted by the Renmark Riverland Rose Festival Committee which is a group of volunteers with a common love of Roses, Renmark and the Riverland.

Each year the Rose Festival Committee is committed to looking at new and exciting initiatives to complement the existing festival’s events and activities and the festival has a constantly changing array of open gardens to enjoy, spread out over numerous towns throughout the Riverland. In this, we hope to keep the Renmark Riverland Rose Festival as fresh and vibrant as our wonderful roses.

The Renmark township’s rose gardens provide a spectacular backdrop and are immaculately presented during the Rose Festival thanks to the Renmark Paringa Council. There are over 50 garden beds consisting of in excess of 3,500 rose bushes spread throughout the town and it is well worth taking a walking tour to discover them.

The Renmark Riverland Rose Festival is a celebration of the region and its communities. It is an opportunity to showcase the region’s produce, enjoy our spectacular weather and experience the beauty of the magnificent Murray River. Be welcomed by our diverse multicultural community and experience our friendly and accommodating hospitality.

More information here.

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Riverland Relay For Life
Date: October 24, 2020 | Location: Berri Oval

Relay For Life is a fun and moving overnight experience that raises vital funds for the Cancer Council’s research, prevention, information and support services. Relay is a chance for the Riverland community to recognise and celebrate local cancer survivors, patients and their carers, to honor and remember loved ones lost to cancer and to raise money to help save more lives.

This year's event will be different and will feature a 28km relay instead of a 19 hour event.

Join the thousands of Australians who take part in Cancer Council’s Relay For Life each year in the fight against cancer. Start or join a team for the Riverland 2020 Relay. The Riverland Relay for Life event will run from 2pm to 9pm at the Berri Oval. Enter at fundraising.cancer.org.au

More information here.

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Renmark-Berri Field and Game National Carnival
Date: October 30, 2020 - October 31, 2020 | Location: Renmark/Berri Field and Game Range, 19571 Sturt Highway, Renmark

The event is held over three days.

Day 1 preliminary shoot - English Sporting event. Day 2 - Day 1 of the National competition. Day 3 - Day 2 of the National Competition Simulated Field target shooting covering six ranges over various terrain. Fully catered event, spectators more than welcome.