Australia Day in the City | Parade, Concert & Fireworks | Elder Park | 26 Jan 2020

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Australia Day in the City

The City of Adelaide proudly presents: Australia Day in the City – Parade, Concert, Fireworks. 

Australia Day in the City is the major public event to celebrate Australia Day in South Australia held in Elder Park, Adelaide, each year on the 26th of January. Join more than 40,000 people celebrating Australia’s national day. 


The event begins with one of the largest Australia Day Parades in the country from 6pm, featuring more than 4000 people celebrating what they love about Australia and being Australian. The Parade includes over a 150 community groups, vintage cars, horses, marching bands, a giant echidna, floats, giant characters and includes a fly past by an F-18 Hornet.

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Following the Parade, a huge FREE family Concert will commence just after 7pm. The concert also includes a 21 Gun Salute, Flag Raising Ceremony and the cutting of the Australia Day cake. 

This year’s concert features Electric Fields, plus G-NAT!ON & the Iwiri Choir. 

australia day in the city


The event concludes with the spectacular Australia Day Fireworks finale. Australia Day in the City will see fireworks launched from Pinky Flat and the River Torrens.

Best vantage spots for watching the fireworks:

  • Elder Park
  • On the grass in front of the Adelaide Casino, Intercontinental Hotel and Adelaide Convention Centre

Australia Day in the City-Parade, Concert and Fireworks is presented by the City of Adelaide and managed by the Australia Day Council of South Australia.

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For more information and all enquiries please visit the Australia Day in the City website here

What:   Australia in the City

When:    Sunday 26 January 2020 | 6pm

Where:   Elder Park, 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.

Image Source: Australia Day in the City website & Facebook 


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