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Local Activities

Festival of Footy

South Australia is coming alive to celebrate the 2024 AFL Gather Round. Explore the range of events happening in our regions and plan your footy festival fun.  Head over to the South Australia website to find out more!

In the Adelaide Hills there are many local caf├ęs and restaurants to sit back and relax for a bite to eat or drink before or after the Mount Barker games. Many within the CBD of Mount Barker, out in the new developments like Newenham, Springlake, Aston Hills. You might also like to head to Littlehampton, Nairne or Hahndorf which are a short 5-10 minute drive from Mount Barker, or head to our outer townships like Meadows, Macclesfield, Echunga or Callington if you have more time to explore.

Here are some Adelaide Hills footy festival activities that are sure to be lots of fun:

ActivityDate/TimeLocation More information
Colouring in CompetitionCloses Sun 14 April 20245 Dumas Street, Mount Barker
68 Mount Barker Road, Hahndorf &
6 Dutton Road, Mount Barker

Gather round for a colouring in completion celebrating the AFL kicking on Peramangk Country as part of the 2024 Gather Round event.

Pick up a colouring in sheet designed by local First Nations artist David Booth at the Library, Hahndorf Academy or Mount Barker Council Civic Centre and return the completed masterpiece by 14 April 2024 to be in the draw to win a cool prize!