Rural Markets & Events

Farmers markets, A&P Shows, field daysheritage harvests or community events, you will always find something to keep you entertained during your time in Southland. Meet the characters and see the heart of Southland when the locals come together and make the most of a good day out. The region has a wide variety of annual events which celebrate and take pride in our rich rural lifestyle. Whether you’re a country music fan, a dedicated foodie, or want to get involved in all things farming, plan your trip at the right time to soak up the atmosphere!

Find out more about agritourism in Southland here.


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Find out more about agritourism in Southland

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