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Adelaide Fringe

This annual independent arts festival in February and March is second only to the Edinburgh Fringe. Funky, unpredictable and downright hilarious, with hundreds of events over a very entertaining month – a world clas…
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One of Australia's best live-music events, with more than 300 musicians and performers from around the globe, doing their thing over a warm autumn weekend. Food, wine and wholesome fun. Perfect for families and thos…
Top Choice Performing Arts in Adelaide

Adelaide Festival

Top-flight international and Australian dance, drama, opera, literature and theatre performances in March. Arguably Australia's best performing arts festival. Don't miss the Northern Lights along North Tce − old san…
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Tour Down Under

The world's best cyclists sweating in their lycra: six races through SA towns, with the grand finale in downtown Adelaide. A world-class event.
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Tasting Australia

This major SA festival has really come of age in recent years, with fabulous foodie experiences around the city and its encircling wine regions. Expect classes, demonstrations, talks and plenty to put in your mouth.…
Music in Adelaide

Umbrella Winter City Sounds

When winter cools down, Adelaide’s live-music scene warms up. Umbrella runs for two weeks in late July, with around 300 events in 100-plus venues across the city. Tune in to choirs, folk acts, orchestras, buskers, h…
Film in Adelaide

Adelaide Film Festival

Adelaide is a city so flush with festivals that some real gems held in uneventful months (eg October) often escape the limelight. The 11-day film festival is one such fiesta – one of the top 50 film festivals in the…
Sports in Adelaide

City to Bay

Held in September every year since 1973, this 12km fun run tracks form from the city centre to Glenelg (aka 'the Bay'): much sweat, silly costumery and cardiac duress. The top runners cross the line in around 35 min…
Cultural in Adelaide

OzAsia Festival

Adelaide celebrates Australia's relationship with Asia – look forward to performing arts, film, conversation, music, the foodie Lucky Dumpling Market and mesmerising Moon Lantern Festival. Two weeks in September/Oct…
Music in Adelaide

Adelaide Guitar Festival

Annual axefest with a whole lotta rock, classical, country, blues and jazz goin' on. 'Guitars In Bars' brings the festival into booze rooms city-wide. Held in July (when there's not much else to do).