Easter in Kingston SE is a time for family and friends to meet up and enjoy each other’s company. Over the four days of the Easter long weekend, there will be events and activities for families, single and couples in Kingston.
The 19th Annual Kingston Offshore Fishing Competition
Now considered South Australia’s largest boat fishing competition, it attracts anglers from far and wide across the state. Over two days, boats with up to four anglers compete for the ‘Outstanding Catch’ title. There is a prize pool of $25,000 to be won across the following 8 categories – snapper, whiting, garfish, shark, flathead, mullet/tommy, tuna and lobster.
When: Easter Long Weekend 20th – 21st April, Registrations 19th April 2019
Where: Kingston SE
More information: Contact Harry Lyon on 0417 811 665 or visit kingstonoffshorefishingcomp.com.
Free Easter Puppet Performance at New Life
New Life/Cafe Kids have been putting on a free Easter Egg Fete for the last 8 years and it has become an event the community looks forward to year after year. Café Kids is a place to go for young and old and enjoy a relaxing cup of coffee or a light snack while the kids stay occupied with many things to do.
On Easter Saturday, the fete starts at 9am and will include a puppet performance and disco dancing, a sausage sizzle, steak sandwiches, steaming hot chocolate, hot cross buns and free Easter eggs for the kids!
When: Easter Saturday, 20th April at 9am, cafe and markets open
Where: Café Kids/New Life Centre, 33 James Street, Kingston SE
More information: Contact Café Kids on 0457 985 182 or visit https://www.facebook.com/CafeKidsNewLife
Kingston Royal Flying Doctor Service Easter Plant Sale
The annual plant sale is a major fund raiser for the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Kingston. There will be all sorts of plants – indoor, outdoor, large and small! The plants are all grown by the locals and who knows what sorts of interesting and exotic plants might be available at the sale.
An Easter raffle will be drawn at 12 pm. The first prize is a fire pit, second prize is a trailer load of wood, third prize is a basket of Easter eggs.
When: Easter Saturday 21st April at 8.30am
Where: Kingston Town Hall (supper rooms behind the hall), Agnes Street, Kingston SE
More information: Contact Glenyse Meyer on 0427 899 812
Easter on the Lawn at Wangolina Winery
Bring your own chairs and blankets and enjoy a picnic with free entry to the annual Wangolina Winery Easter on the Lawn event. There will be live music by Jackson Greene, food by Stonies Fine Fast Foods, wine, beer and for the kids, an Easter egg hunt and face-painting. A good day out for everyone.
When: Easter Saturday, 20th April, 12pm – 5pm
Where: Wangolina Wines, 8 Limestone Coast Road, Mount Benson
More information: Contact Nharess on 08 8768 6187
Kingston SE Lions Club, Maria Creek Easter Duck Classic
The Maria Creek Easter Duck Creek Classic started in 2017 and is becoming an annual event with more than 500 rubber ducks taking part. The ducks are all primed and ready to go again for 2019 and they are looking forward to it.
Maria Creek is a popular fishing and boating spot in Kingston. Take the family down for this event and enjoy some good old-fashioned fun. There will be stalls and car boot sales starting earlier with prizes and raffles drawn on the day.
When: Easter Sunday, 21st April, stalls/car boot sales from 9am, duck race starts at 10.30am
Where: Lions Park, Hanson Street, Kingston SE
More information: Contact Mike Petersen 0427 068 405.
Other events while you’re at Kingston over Easter – dog show, cake show and live music!
The Royal Flying Doctor Service is running their annual Family Fun Dog Show on Good Friday and the Kingston Show Society is also having their Annual Cake Stall on Saturday morning which will be located next to the newsagency in town
Bliss Cafe in Hanson Street will be hosting an Acoustic Live Music event on Good Friday from 11am-1pm and you might find a bargain there too on their 50% sale table!
Looking for Accommodation near Robe over the Easter Long Weekend?
Call the Kingston Foreshore Caravan park and book into powered or unpowered sites, ensuite and family cabins right on the foreshore of Lacepede Bay, and only 20 minutes from Robe. But why would you want to leave Kingston anyway with so much going on right here! Call us on (08) 8767 2050 or book online here.