Adelaide Festival | Family Friendly Events | 1-17 Mar 2024

Every year in March, the Adelaide Festival draws a community of the very best artists from across the globe and across Australia to create a bold arts festival of theatre, dance, music, art and interactive installations including events for families. 

Adelaide Festival and Adelaide Writers’ Week have built a world-wide reputation for providing great and memorable experiences for those who visit our State and provide a fantastic opportunity to showcase all that this festival city offers.

Family Friendly Highlights:


Baleen Moondjan | Adelaide Festival | 28 Mar – 2 Apr 2024

Baleen Moondjan - Adelaide Festival opening event. Visually spectacular and beautifully told, Baleen Moondjan kickstarts the Festival with a celebration of our First Nations’ stories and culture, the bonds between ...

Jungle Book reimagined | Adelaide Festival | 15 & 16 Mar 2024

Jungle Book Reimagined Akram Khan, one of the world’s leading choreographers, returns to Adelaide Festival with a new work based on the much-loved story by Rudyard Kipling. With a new ...

The Tree of Light | Slingsby Theatre Company | Adelaide Festival | 15 & 16 Mar 2024

Join Slingsby’s journey of creating The Tree of Light and follow their path to making their most ambitious project. Over the next three years, Slingsby is creating a new flat-pack ...

Time Machine | Adelaide Festival | 14-17 Mar 2024

Time Machine is an exhilarating work of physics and force, dance and extreme action that will entertain audiences of all ages. Extreme Action, a new art form invented by award-winning ...

Floods of Fire: Our Citizens’ Orchestra | Adelaide Festival | 16 Mar 2024

After the success at the opening of the 2023 Adelaide Festival, the Citizens’ Orchestra is back. Take part in an inclusive, joyous and empowering musical experience by becoming one of ...
The Nightingale and Other Fables

The Nightingale and Other Fables | Adelaide Festival | 1-6 Mar 2024

Returning to Adelaide Festival for the first time since 2018, the internationally acclaimed Canadian auteur, Robert Lepage, brings his brilliant imagination and a lush aesthetic to Igor Stravinsky’s The Nightingale ...

Adelaide Writers’ Week Young Readers Events | Adelaide Festival | 3 & 5 Mar 2024

Writers' Week has a jam-packed program designed for young book readers. Young Readers' Day (ages 2 - 12) is on Sunday 3 March 2024 and for kids over 12, Tuesday ...

The Walk | Little Amal in Adelaide | 15-17 Mar 2024

The Walk, with Little Amal at its centre, will make its Australian debut at the 2024 Adelaide Festival this March. A refugee child arrives in Adelaide. She is tired, hungry, ...

WOMADelaide | Botanic Park/Tainmuntilla | 8-11 Mar 2024

WOMADelaide 2024 - The World's Festival WOMADelaide – World Of Music Arts & Dance - will return in 2024 to the City of Adelaide’s Botanic Park/Tainmuntilla for 4 days over ...


Keep up to date via the Adelaide Festival Facebook page or via their Instagram.

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For more information and all enquiries please visit the Adelaide Festival website

What:   Adelaide Festival 2024 & Adelaide Writer’s Week

When:   Friday 1 – Sunday 17 March 2024

Where:  Various locations around Adelaide

Who:   Everyone

At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

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