treat dad this Father's Day in the riverland

September 2019


Spoil your dad or special father figure in your life this Father's day with a unique Riverland gift or take him on a day out with Riverland hospitality at one of our great restaurants, pubs, clubs, or cafes. Maybe he loves a beer or wine or two? Treat him to a tasting at a Riverland cellar door, or try it all with our River Tastes Food and Beverage Trail.

You can start the weekend by celebrating early on Saturday August 31st at the new Pike River Wine Centre's Budburst Festival. With Pike River Rustic Gourmet Pizza, Cheese & Produce Platters, HYB Burgers Mini Sliders and Arrosto Coffee plus music by Riverlander's Alyssa Spilsbury and Darrin Warner. It's sure to be a great day out!

Does dad love beer, river views, tunes and good tucker? Then he'll love whats in store at the Woolshed Brewery on Sunday! Treat him to a tasting paddle of their famous brews, enjoy the tastes of El Gringo’s Mexican Street food and music by Ruse Acoustic. They're aslo doing Father's Day gift packs for $80!

Let dad MEAT his match with a 500g Tomahwak steak at the Renmark Hotel or treat him to a delicious Fathers Day Lamb on the Spit at Eleni's Restuatant at Mallee Estate Wines. Enjoy lunch or dinner at the awesome Australiana themed Mallee Fowl Restaurant or newly-renovated Loxton Hotel.

There's lots happening at Twenty Third Street Distillery this Father's Day! Take a tour of their distillery, enjoy regional grazing platters, gourmet pizzas and tastings of their prime spirits and range of craft beers! There's a $25 pint and pizza deal for lunch with their tap beer range, plus complimentary tastings of their Limited Release All Australian Single Malt Whisky for all fathers! Does Dad love gin? Their Gin Blending Masterclass is also on from 11am. You can also treat dad to a night out and be one of the first to enjoy their brand new restaurant and delicious menu. (Bookings are highly recommended to avoid disappointment.)

Take dad on a day out to experience our beautiful river on the Rivergum Cruises Father's Day Cruise. With a local grazing platter on board and one free drink for all fathers, the cruise includes seeing the canoe tree, ski beach, majestic limestone cliffs and wildlife. The PS Inudstry will also be cruising on Sunday with a scenic 90 minute cruise and Devonshire tea.

Sunday is looking to be another day of gorgeous Riverland weather. Maybe take dad out for a round of golf at one of the fantastic Golf Courses in the Riverland or find a spot along our beautiful river, on the bank or in a tinny, and enjoy the tranquility while you do a spot of fishing!

The Riverland is lucky to have lots of great local businesses with gift ideas for dad. From local products llike Arrosto Coffee, Ilalangi and Almondco to name a few! - or Riverland beverages such as Arnold Brothers Session or Lemon Coolers,  wine from one of our great smaller winemakers such as 919 Wines, Whistling Kite Wines or Bassham Wines, or a nice bottle of St Agnes spirits from Angoves. Shop local this Father's Day and spoil dad with a special gift from a great local business!

Check out all the events in the Riverland on our Riverland Event Calendar.

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