Kernewek Lowender Copper Coast Cornish Festival

Festivals and Celebrations

15 May 2023 to 21 May 2023 Biennial Event

The towns of Kadina, Moonta and Wallaroo, will be a buzz with excitement, celebrating 50 years of the Kernewek Lowender Copper Coast Cornish Festival in May 2023. With over 60 events, the program allows you to experience unique Cornish heritage and traditions. Celebrating major traditional iconic events that have been part of the program since the Festival’s inception and re-introducing some past favourites will ensure seven days with plenty to see and experience.

Enjoy a Cornish pasty, a locally brewed Swanky, food, entertainment, art, concerts, dancing and people of all ages dressing in traditional Cornish costumes. Including the Street Parade, Pasty Bake-Off, Maypole and Furry Dances, Cavalcade of Cars and Motor Cycles, Street Party, Markets, Cornish Ceremonies and Art Prize Exhibition, you’ll be spoilt for choice as you fill your days with truly unique experiences.

Over 40,000 people attend the Kernewek Lowender, and many events sell out early.

Dynnargh! And Enjoy


Bar Cafe Carpark Coach Parking Conference/Convention Facilities Family Friendly Kiosk Parents Room Pet Friendly Public Telephone Public Toilet Restaurant Shop / Gift Shop

Event Dates

Biennial Event

15 May 2023 to 21 May 2023

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