You’ll never be bored in the events capital of Australia.
New Years Eve event: 31 December
Start your year at Adelaide’s free New Year’s Eve celebrations. Check out the City of Adelaide website for details.
The world-class Adelaide Festival gives you acclaimed theatre productions, eclectic music and dance performances, and access to the FREE Adelaide Writers’ Week.
Santos Tour Down Under:
Check out the world’s greatest cyclists at the Santos Tour Down Under. If you want to ride, you can join the Bupa Challenge Tour.
Get a group of friends together to celebrate world music at WOMADelaide. It’s a four-day feast for the senses, featuring some of the world’s leading musicians.
If you’re a motorsport enthusiast, don’t miss the Adelaide 500. The weekend is packed with motorsport action and spectacular entertainment, right in the heart of the city.
You’ll love how the city pulsates with energy during the Adelaide Fringe. With over 1,100 shows, it’s the Southern Hemisphere’s largest open access arts festival.
Adelaide Cabaret Festival:
As winter sets it, Adelaide heats up with the Adelaide Cabaret Festival. You’ll see shows by international and local cabaret superstars.
Royal Adelaide Show:
The Royal Adelaide Show is a celebration of Australian farming culture. Head to the show for livestock competitions, produce displays, carnival rides and loads of entertainment.
Aussie Rules Football (AFL):
If you love visual art, you’ll love the South Australian Living Artists Festival. Use it as an excuse to explore the many local cafes and venues exhibiting works.
Adelaide Fashion Festival:
If you want to immerse yourself in South Australian style, head to the Adelaide Fashion Festival. It’s a five-day event showcasing the bold, original and inspired Adelaide design scene.