Performing Arts in Adelaide

Adelaide Fringe

This annual independent arts festival in February and March is second only to the Edinburgh Fringe. Funky, unpredictable and downright hilarious. Get into it!
Performing Arts in Adelaide

Adelaide Festival

Top-flight international and Australian dance, drama, opera, literature and theatre performances in March. Don't miss the Northern Lights along North Tce − old sandstone buildings ablaze with lights – and the hedoni…
Music in Barmera & Around

South Australian Country Music Festival

Country music is a big deal in Barmera, with the South Australian Country Music Festival held in June. Bring your hat, your horse and your dusty old acoustic guitar and get into it.
Music in Adelaide


One of the world's best live-music events, with more than 300 musicians and performers from around the globe. Perfect for families and those with a new-age bent.
Music in Barossa Valley

A Day on the Green

Middle-aged moshpit at Peter Lehmann Wines, with well-ripened acts (You Am I, Sting, Jimmy Barnes). The food and wine doth flow. Held in November or December.
Food & Drink in Barossa Valley

Barossa Gourmet Weekend

Fab food matched with winning wines at select wineries; usually happens in September. The number-one event in the valley (book your beds way in advance).
Food & Drink in Barossa Valley

Barossa Vintage Festival

A week long festival with music, maypole dancing, tug-of-war contests etc; around Easter (harvest time – very atmospheric) in odd-numbered years.
Food & Drink in Clare Valley

Clare Valley Gourmet Weekend

A fab frenzy of Clare Valley wine, food and music in May. LinkSA ( buses get involved, with shuttles to/from Adelaide.
Sports in Adelaide

Tour Down Under

The world's best cyclists sweating in their lycra: six races through SA towns, with the grand finale in downtown Adelaide.
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…