SALT Festival 2017: 10 things you need to know

The SALT Festival begins tomorrow with more than 100 events on the program around the Southern Eyre Peninsula.

Here are 10 things to know before the fun begins.​

1.The festival runs for 10 days with starting with Moana paddle boarding “Breath of Life” at 7.15am on Friday, April 21 and finishing with SALT Rewind – Instant video replay of the Best of the Fest on Sunday, April 30.

2.There are more than 100 events on the program from comedy and music to workshops and forums.

3.Book tickets and find out what’s on at

4.There are plenty of free events including exhibitions, an outdoor screening of Before the Flood, the Eyre Writers Awards, a Parkinson’s Walk and Family Fun Day, Science Pub, The Wellness Tipi, sustainable house tours and more.

5.It’s not just about Port Lincoln, there events at Edillilie, Tumby Bay, Coffin Bay, Kellidie Bay and Cummins.

6.2017 is the inaugural festival but organisers hope to make it an annual event.

7.Venues are many and varied from the traditional to not so traditional, including the airport, Nautilus Arts Centre, The SALT Shaker, Seishin Spa Bar, the Port Lincoln foreshore, The House of Creative Learning, Beer garden Brewing, the Port Lincoln Yacht Club, the Seabreeze Hotel at Tumby Bay and the Coffin Bay Golf Club.

​8.The name SALT Festival was chosen because: “it talks of our place but also of something connected to all of us and to the world.”

9.Eyre Writers has a whole week of events planned for the inaugural Eyre Writers Week as part of SALT.

10.The unofficial catchphrase of the festival is ‘Anything is Possible!

Now get out and about and enjoy SALT!