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No matter what season, there's always plenty of things to do around the Murray River Lakes & Coorong.

2019 Strathalbyn Cup

Dubbed South Australia’s most picturesque and glamourous country race meeting, the 2019 Strathalbyn Cup on Sunday 3 February, is shaping up to one of the best yet – where glamour and country charm collide, providing the perfect opportunity for a splendid Sunday out.

This is a day for the fashion conscious and the racing purist, with quality racing, Fashions at the races and entertainment for the whole family.

As usual we will be holding the popular Fashion At The Races competition with excellent prizes, including a $1000 womenswear cash prize, so come dressed to impress.

Located less than one hour from Adelaide, punters can get up close to the action and enjoy an unrivalled home straight view of the quality fields and jockeys.

Please call for more information, or email for any large ticketing requirements.

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Dates and times: From January 15, 2017 to February 4, 2018. February 3 (10:30 AM — 5 PM).

24 Hour Australian International Pedal Prix

2016 is the 31st running of the Australian International Pedal Prix and the 20th 24 hour event in Murray Bridge.

This race is the final Round of the UniSA Australian HPV Super Series and is regarded as the premier HPV endurance race in Australia.

The race is conducted on a 2.06 kilometre circuit around Sturt Reserve situated on the banks of the Murray River.

200 teams, 3,200 competitors and thousands of spectators make Sturt Reserve their home for three days in September.

36 Houseboat moorings immediately adjacent to the track provide an alternative for those not inclined to camping with ample space inside the fully fenced reserve for teams to establish camp.

Known to many South Australians as the Pedal Prix, the annual series of events is designed to develop competitors' teamwork, technological and engineering skills, enterprise and fitness and health.

The UniSA Australian HPV Super Series involves more than 500 teams and draws up to 35,000 spectators to the Murray Bridge 24-hour endurance race.

Please note ticket prices will be advised closer to the event.

This event listing has been provided by the Rural City of Murray Bridge.

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Dates and times: From September 24 to September 25.

3.5hr Christmas in July Lunch Cruise aboard the historic PS Marion

From $95

Come aboard the restored historic Paddle Steamer and enjoy a superb Chrismas in July lunch prepared by our renowned Chef whilst cruising on the mighty Murray River to Bowhill. Enjoy Live entertainment along the way. Bus transfer included back to Mannum Embarkation 11am from Mannum Town Wharf, Mary Anne Reserve for 11.30am departure. Bar facilities available, no smoking

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Dates and times: From December 2 to December 4. July 14 (11:30 AM — 3 PM).

3.5hr Christmas in July Lunch cruise aboard the historic PS Marion

Come along and enjoy our Christmas in July Lunch cruise whilst cruising down the Murray River from BOWHILL to MANNUM aboard the historic PS Marion. Listen to Live entertainment whilst on board Bus transfer included to departing port Bar facilities available on board. No Smoking Departing Bowhill 11.30am arrive Mannum 3pm

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3.5hr Christmas in July cruise aboard the historic PS Marion

From $95

Come along and enjoy our Christmas in July Lunch cruise whilst cruising down the Murray River from BOWHILL to MANNUM aboard the historic PS Marion. Listen to Live entertainment whilst on board Bus transfer included to departing port Bar facilities available on board. No Smoking Departing Bowhill 11.30am arrive Mannum 3pm

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Dates and times: July 15 (11:30 AM — 3 PM).

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra in Goolwa

From $35 to $40

Back in Goolwa due to popular demand, experience two magical classical musical performances with musicians from our acclaimed Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.

'The fabulous ASO is right up there with the best in the world. They have a wealth of talent... the soloists are amazing and can match it with their peers around the world. A wonderful asset to South Australia' Reviewed 10 January 2015 tripadvisor.com.au

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Dates and times: January 27 (2:30 PM — 4 PM).

All Steamed Up Engine, Blacksmith and Classic Boat Festival

From $5

All Steamed Up Engine, Blacksmith and Classic Boat Festival will be held at Mannum.

Join us for this family fun weekend on the banks of the Murray River at Arnold Park and the Mannum Dock Museum.

Highlights include: The largest display of Blacksmith demonstrations in South Australia. Diesel/Steam vintage historical engines operating. Classic cars, Motor Bikes and Classsic & Wooden Boats on Display on display. Mannum Fresh Water Classic Boat Festival. Boat Concourse D 'Elegance. Live entertainment. Food stalls and crafts. Free parking at Mannum Football Oval and shuttle from Mary Ann Reserve to Arnold Park.

One hour river cruises on the PS Marion, PW Mayflower, PS Industry and the PS Oscar W. Adults $20, Concessions $15, Children 5-15years $8, children 4 & under FREE One hour cruises Saturday 10am to 3pm Sunday 10am to 4pm

Explore the exciting interactive display "All Steamed Up" where you become a River Boat Captain and steer along the River Murray. Understand the science of steam power. Learn about snags, snakes and river life; just a few amazing attractions that await you.

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Dates and times: November 17 (9 AM — 4 PM). November 17 (9:30 AM — 4 PM). November 18 (9:30 AM — 4 PM).

Australia Day Races

This race day is a celebration of our great Aussie lifestyle. It's a fantastic place to be on Australia Day! Murray Bridge is an easy 45-minute drive up the freeway from Adelaide. Come and join in the activities or just soak up the track side atmosphere.

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Dates and times: January 26.

Australian Superbike Championship & Asia Road Racing Championship at The Bend

From $25 to $75

The FIM Asia Road Racing Championship and Australian Superbike Championship will join forces at The Bend Motorsport Park on 19-22 April for Round 2 of ARRC and Round 3 of ASBK.

FIM Asia Road Racing Championship will mark their first appearance in Australia at The Bend Motorsport Park. It also marks ASBK's first visit to South Australia since 2009.

With two championships on the roster, you get four days of racing! Free entry on Thursday!

The racing will take place on The Bend'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.

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.

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Dates and times: April 20 (8 AM — 5 PM). April 21 (8 AM — 5 PM). April 22 (8 AM — 5 PM).

Authentic Wood Oven Pizza Night

Each Thursday night Wood Oven Pizzas. A casual dining experience for the whole family.

What could be tastier than SALT & PEPPER SQUID, chilli capsicum coulis, fetta, lime aioli, coriander MOROCCAN LAMB, babaganoush, red onion, haloumi, apricot and mint chutney? We love our Dessert Pizzas too!

So come and visit. We'd love to meet you. Bookings recommended online.

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