Barossa Events

Read about upcoming Barossa events to plan the best time for your Barossa getaway. There’s always something on and somewhere to go year round! There are plenty of regular food, wine and music events, markets, long lunches and special wine tastings. Find out here about the big, well known events, such as our picks for the Vintage Festival or Gourmet weekend as well as small, intimate, once-off events you may not of heard of before. You can also check out the events calendar on for the full range of events throughout the Barossa.

What’s on this weekend

Some fun things on this weekend:
Friday 28 February
El Estanco Greenock have their legendary pizza night happening from 6 pm – 9.30 pm
Friday at Five is on at the Barossa Distilling Company, cocktails, gin and other beverages available plus music and wood fired oven pizzas. 5 pm – 6 pm.
Summer of Secrets is on at Jacob’s Creek, an Asado BBQ, live music, great wine, a communal table and lawn games. 6.30 pm – 9.30 pm
Summer of Sunsets will be happening at Atze’s Corner Wines, live music, food and wine. 5.30 pm – 8.30 pm.
Saturday 29 February
Have a little fun, do a little dance, get down tonight, with Saturday Night Fever at Red Door espresso, mouth watering food, live music, cocktails and local beers and wines. 6 pm – 10 pm
Sunday 1 March
Cruise on down to the first Sunday Funday for 2020! It’s going to be a fantastic day, with live music, fabulous food and of course – Gibson’s famous basket pressed wines by the glass or bottle at Gibson Wines, 12 pm – 5 pm
Plenty to choose from, have a fantastic weekend!! If you want to be part of the action in the future …….

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What’s on

A lovely relaxing evening with great vibes:
Fri 21, Kalleske Wines have Wines by the Grass, spend a relaxing night with Kalleske and enjoy Kalleske certified organic and biodynamic wines, cuisine by Vintage Chef Co Catering (with a changing menu each month), acoustic classics by Amber Kalleske and Greenock Brewers Barossa Valley Craft beers.

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Declaration of Vintage

Sun 16 the Barons of the Barossa cloaked in traditional robes appear for the annual blessing and declaration of Barossa’s first season’s pick of grapes. A colorful street procession follows, with music by Tanunda Band leading the way up Murray Street to the rotunda in Keil Memorial Garden, followed by young grape carriers, wine fraternity Barons of Barossa, plus winemakers and viticulturists.
A presentation will announce the Barossa Winemaker and Viticulturists of the Year – emphasizing their unique services to the region’s wine industry.
This a 35 year old tradition, a public event and open to anyone that would like to attend. It commences with the Blessing of the Grapes at Tabor Church at 11 am.

Equally as important is the 2020 vintage forecast, made this year by Barossa vigneron Adrian Hoffmann, with grapes crushed in an original, 100-year-old hand-cranked press.

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Valentines Day

Treat your Valentine this Valentines Day to a weekend of entertainment, The Barossa Fringe starts Fri 14 with events all over the Barossa. Not to be missed is Wanderlust 2020, the inaugural Arts event, that will transform the village of Greenock, into a meandering Gallery of Visual Arts. For tickets and information –…/5…/_Wanderlust-2020-Fringe-on-Tour
Whether you are a bit of a romantic or not, another great option is to head just around the corner from Stonewell Cottages to Whistler Wines Summer Session #4. Great food, excellent wines and a wonderful venue. Feb 14, 5 – 9 pm.

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The Fringe comes to the Barossa

Witness the Barossa come alive as the Fringe comes to town in February 2020!⁠ With 13 events over four days across multiple venues there’s no party like a Barossa Fringe party. Friday Feb 14 – Sunday Feb 16
Join us at Wanderlust 2020, transforming the village of Greenock, gateway to the Barossa Fringe, into a meandering Gallery of Visual Arts. The town will open its arms, doors and streets, inviting visitors to stroll Greenock’s town centre, indulging and celebrating local art, food, wine and entertainment in true Barossa style. The grand exhibition opening night, midsummer street party kicks off The Barossa Fringe on Friday, February 14, 2020, 5.30pm. Exhibitions in each venue will remain in place for two weeks.

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Stonewell Cottages Vineyards Barossa Experiences El Estanco

What’s happening on the weekend

This Friday night why not join El Estanco Greenock for their fortnightly pizza night. Kick back in their beautiful courtyard or inside in the quirky restaurant, drinking a local brew from the ever changing drinks list and sampling pizza depending on available produce. Freshness and taste are the key drivers at El Estanco, with everything being made from scratch. YUM!!
Alternatively kick start your weekend with music, food and wine! Join Atze’s Corner Wines in their Cellar Door for a tremendous evening of live music, food and wine at their Summer of Sunsets event, this Friday from 5 pm.
Saturday night, Red Door espresso are hosting Saturday Night Fever. Join them for an electric night of scrumptious food, live music, Barossa beers & wine and groovy cocktails. Open from 6pm till late.
Don’t forget to head to the Barossa Farmers Market Saturday morning for a fabulous breakfast and to sample some of the Barossa’s amazing produce by artisan suppliers.
We have availability this weekend in Haven Spa Suite 2 and The Hideaway Cottage. Book direct and use the Promo Code FABFEB to get your Fab Feb bonus offer if you book one night or more, a free Barossa Food Basket valued at $85
Have a fabulous weekend!!

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Australia Day

Australia Day long weekend is packed full of fabulous events and locations:
Friday 24 January 2020 5:00-11:00 PM Kalleske Greenock wines by the Grass – Kalleske certified organic and biodynamic wines. Incredible cuisine by Vintage Chef Co. Catering. Acoustic classics by Amber Kalleske. Greenock Brewers Barossa Valley Craft beers
Friday 24 January 2020 Pindarie, Vino & Views Gomersal 6:00 -10:00 PM
Enjoy Estate grown wines & succulent barbecued kebabs on freshly made artisan flat bread. Unwind with the acoustic sounds of Sam Brittain as you sit back & take in the spectacular views of the Barossa as the sun sets over the ranges.
Friday 24 January 2020 5:00 – 9:00 PM Cellar Session : Aussie Edition Chateau Yaldara, Lyndoch
Start the Australia Day long weekend celebrations on the lawns at Chateau Yaldara. Grab a drink, kick off your shoes, watch the sunset from one of their bean bags, have a bite to eat and help support our local CFS.
Saturday 25 January 2020 to Monday 27 January 2020
Barossa Italian Fiesta Australia Day at Calabria Family Wines Vine Vale
The Barossa meets Italy this Australia Day Long Weekend! Entry Prosecco Cocktails Italian dishes by Harvest Kitchen, Lawn Bar and Italian produce market.
Sunday 26 January 2020 10:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Australia Day at Whistler Wines, Stone Well
Whistler Wines will be hosting their annual Australia Day Celebration on Sunday 26th January 2020. Come and join in the family fun with plenty of entertainment for adults and kids alike.

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Shakespeare in the VInes

“By the pricking of my thumbs something wicked this way comes”…The best setting to see Shakespeare? We think it’s among the Barossa vines!
Shakespeare in the Vines is heading to the Barossa on Saturday, January 25th. Macbeth is undoubtedly one of Shakespeare’s most powerful and popular works and Essential Theatre is excited to be performing in the grounds of Seppeltsfield. Food and wine from over 12 Seppeltsfield Road wineries will be available from 5pm, performance from 6.30pm

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What’s on…….

I love this event!! The ever-popular Bedford Noodle Markets are back this Summer at Peter Lehmann Wines. On this Fri 17th January & then again on Fri 20th March, 5.30 – 8.30 pm.

Kick off your weekend with delicious food, live music and a glass or two of your favorite Peter Lehmann wine, or a beer from Australian Beer Co or a Pressman’s Cider. Plenty to eat with incredible vendors including: Wafflemammas MAnMA Barossa KitchenHand Made CateringForage Supply Co Relax on the lawns under the big gums, BYO chairs, picnic rugs and glasses.

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Stonewell Cottages Vineyards Barossa Experiences Whistler Wines

What’s on this weekend

Whistler Wines first Summer Session of the Twenties kicks off on Friday January 10th, so come on down for a night of new year fun! The fabulous Forage Supply Co are joining them for the night and serving up all sorts of delicious offerings. Check out their Facebook Events page at for menu details closer to the event.
Barossa Valley Ice Cream will also be on site with their delectable frozen treats.
5-9pm // Get in early so you don’t miss out… They often hit capacity at these events!
Looking for somewhere to stay to make a weekend of it?? We have availability in the Haven Spa Suites and Hideaway Cottage. Spoil your nearest and dearest and enjoy some great Barossa hospitality, book now!

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