© Harvest Festival McLaren Vale 2011 Friday: This high profile weekend is launched on Friday evening with the official opening of the Taste the Harvest Sculpture and Art Exhibition. This popular Exhibition embraces all mediums of visual arts and will attract artists from throughout the region. Following the art exhibition will be the festival dinner, the 'Feast McLaren Vale' will be a feast for all the senses. This première feature of the festival promises superb food, premium wines and five star entertainment and will be attended by an estimated 180 guests. Saturday: Saturday's event is a complete indulgence of the senses.  McLaren Vale comes alive with food and wine stalls filling the McLaren Vale oval where visitors can enjoy plates of delectable produce and glasses of the finest wine from throughout the Fleurieu Peninsula region. Local food producers and chefs will tantalise taste buds with gourmet specialities such as Yabby kebabs, Coorong mullet, Grain fed Wagyu beef, Willunga smoked lamb, oyster kebabs, Stanvac calamari, Vegetarian wraps, delectable desserts and much more. harvest festival mclaren vale Saturday entertainment will spice up the day's activities with bands to cater for many tastes. The artist line up proposed for this event will be nothing short of outstanding. The hugely entertaining Celebrity Challenge together with the McLaren Vale 'Magic Dozen' Wine & Art Auctions will provide funds for the local hospital. Children will again be entertained and provided with activities and workshops that enhance their skills. As a real highlight, acclaimed chef, Simon Bryant, will be demonstrating a dish using the local produce. He will also be launching his new book, so bring those autograph pens to get your copy! SIMON BRYANT