What’s On in the Neighbourhood

Discover fun events in Kangaroo Island

No matter what time of year you visit Kangaroo Island, there are fun events taking place just minutes from Mercure Kangaroo Island Lodge. From holiday celebrations and farmer’s markets to seasonal festivals and sporting events, we are the perfect destination when you want to join the locals at play. Discover What’s On in Kangaroo Island.

    • Kangaroo Island Marathon

    Kangaroo Island Marathon

    • SeaLink Kangaroo Island Cup

    SeaLink Kangaroo Island Cup

    • Penneshaw Market Day

    Penneshaw Market Day

Kangaroo Island Marathon

September 2019

One of the best-kept athletic secrets in Australia, this small (500 runners) marathon winds its way through some of the island’s most breathtaking scenery. This includes a coastal area with views of the Southern Ocean, the Cape de Couedic Lighthouse, Admirals Arch and the stunning boardwalk leading up to iconic Remarkable Rock.

SeaLink Kangaroo Island Cup

Thursday 14 to Saturday 16 February 2019

Held at the beautiful Cygnet River Racecourse, this horseracing event is highlighted by colourful fashions and a carnival like atmosphere.

Penneshaw Market Day

First Sunday of every month, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Experience the bounty of Kangaroo Island with local farmers and artisans offering produce, crafts and more in a family-friendly village atmosphere.