Registrations open for Kookaburra Homes Floatfest 2018
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That's right you can head on over to our website or our EventBrite listing to register now for #Floatfest18! 

Early Bird registrations are open until February 28th 2018. Early Birds will go in the draw to win an awesome Kayak package valued at $700 thanks to Rays!

Don't forget to head on over to our Facebook Event Kookaburra Homes Floatfest 2018 to share with your friends and keep up to date as we announce more great information for the 2018 event! 

The Floatfest Team

Calling all Paddle Boarders!

For 2018 we will be calling all canoeists, kayakers, and for the first time paddle boarders to join in for our record attempts! 

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The 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship will be making its way to The Bend Motorsport Park on the 24-26 August, 2018. 

It will be a Supersprint event taking place on The Bend Motorsport Park's 4.95km International Circuit. 

The Bend Motorsport Park is one of the most significant developments in Australian motorsport history. A state-of-the-art, world-class motorsport facility. The Bend will deliver an exhilirating experience for competitors, enthusiasts and spectators alike. 

Conveniently located one hour from Adelaide and only half a day's drive from either Melbourne or Sydney, The Bend Motorsport Park is an ideal location for the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. 

The Bend's International Circuit is 4.95km long. Its 18 turns are designed to encourage thrilling racing with corners offering passing opportunities and innovative racing lines. 

Be part of the legend, don't miss out on The Bend Motorsport Park's inaugural Supercars event!

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The Mayflower will commenced her weekly cruising schedule at the Mannum Markets on Sunday 3rd September 'Father's Day' and continues to cruise every Tuesday and Thursday thereafter at 10.30 a.m. and 1.00 p.m.

Every month the Mayflower will be cruising at the Mannum Markets on the first Sunday of the month and is available for private charter - Capacity 25 passengers. Weekly cruise bookings can be made at the Mannum Visitor Information Centre phone 85691303 

Tea/Coffee and Bar Facilities on board. Join our wonderful volunteers and cruise the magnificent Murray to Caloote Cliffs.
Don't forget we're on Instagram as Floatfest_Aus so head on over and follow us for some great pics on the river in the lead up to this year's event! 
We will be running a competition on Instagram in December so make sure to keep your eyes open on our page to take part!

Events coming up in the Murray River, Lakes & Coorong

Callington Show
29th October 2017
The Callington Show is family-friendly with lots of free activities - breakdance, drum, trampolining, art & circus workshops, Kid's Zone, animals, blacksmiths, shearing, sheep dogs, wool, grain & garden competitions, children's games, Hobby Expo, all the traditional Show exhibits, a Monster Truck, a selfie competition, sideshows & over 100 stalls in a beautiful picnic atmosphere. Amanda Blair is opening the Show, with an 1860s cannon! 
The Skate Park Leagues are community based grassed-roots events focused on embracing skate park culture and bringing the community together.

Get down to Murray Bridge Skate Park on the 4th of November and compete in skate, scooter, or BMX. Free giveaways and prizes to be won!

Registrations are now open:
Handpicked Festival
11th November 2017
November 11th transforms the grounds of Lake Breeze Wines into the sensory overload that is, Handpicked Festival. Absorb yourself in this delicious gathering, stretch out on your picnic rug, dance barefoot on the lush lawns & explore the lane of lights for handmade goods. Be surprised by a familiar tune from Australia's top musicians and taste award winning wine within the Barrel Bar. Handpicked Festival is the event that you've been waiting for.
Murray Bridge Christmas Pageant
25th November 2017

The heart of Murray Bridge comes alive as the spirit of Christmas parades through Bridge street and concludes at Sturt Reserve, where festivities continue with the Riverfront Festival followed by a spectacular display of fireworks! 
Saturday 25 November. 
The parade starts at 5.30pm winding down Bridge Street and Seventh Street to Sturt Reserve. 
Featuring floats, decorated bikes, clowns and fancy dress. 
The Riverfront Festival kicks off at 6pm @ Sturt Reserve featuring rides, live music, food, Santa cave & fireworks spectacular!

Karoonda Farm Fair
April 6th & 7th 2018

The Karoonda Farm Fair is an annual 2-day event showcasing local, state and interstate farming and general interest products, services and events. Based at Karoonda in the heart of the Murraylands region, the field day is centrally located and enjoys a broad visitor base from throughout South Australia, as well as interstate.

With over 350 exhibitors each year, the field day attracts crowds of around 10 – 12,000 over the two days. The Farm Fair focuses on primary production and associated industries.

Mannum Riverside Markets
First Sunday of the Month

Bought to you buy the Mannum Dock Museum the Mannum Riverside Market is at Arnold Park near the ferry at Mannum. There's lots to do including face painting, have a massage, find out about your future and a hidden treasure you have always been looking for. Bacon & Egg sandwiches, cappuccino, and John's famous scotch fillet steak sandwiches are a must.
Open 9.00 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. on the first Sunday of every month.
We've been busy getting ready for next year's event but there's always time to take a great photo! This photo was taken above the cliffs at between Caloote and Zadow's Landing by one of the Floatfest Team.
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