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Adelaide Food Fringe | 7-16 May 2021

[ May 7, 2021 to May 16, 2021. ]
Adelaide Food Fringe – Open-Access Food Festival
With an expanded festival program of 9 days, the Adelaide Food Fringe returns in 2021.
This year also introduces a celebration of pubs called “International Pub Week” and a new poster featuring artwork by much-loved Adelaide artist, Billie Justice Thomson.

After cancelling the inaugural program in 2020 due to Covid-19 shutdowns, […]

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Adelaide Fringe Festival | Family Friendly Shows | 2021

[ February 19, 2021 to March 21, 2021. ]
Family Friendly Shows at the 2021 Adelaide Fringe 
The Adelaide Fringe is always an exciting time of the year with plenty of free family friendly entertainment and fantastic shows for kids. 
The Adelaide Fringe runs for four weeks from mid-February to mid-March and there is something for absolutely everyone on offer, from street theatre and circus acts to […]

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Fringe at Adelaide Railway Station | 19 Feb – 21 Mar 2021

[ February 19, 2021 to March 21, 2021. ]
Fringe at Adelaide Railway Station
Adelaide Railway Station Precinct takes centre stage this Fringe with pop up performances as you step off your train into the heart of the action.
Catch a train this Fringe to expect the unexpected, sit back and enjoy the freedom to relax and immerse yourself, be entertained by chance encounters with an […]

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Salisbury Fringe Carnival | Adelaide Fringe | 26 & 27 Feb 2021

[ February 26, 2021 to February 27, 2021. ]
Salisbury Fringe Carnival 2021
This Salisbury Fringe Event is a weekend full of free activities and performances designed to bring the community together. Games, food, entertainment and more will be available at the Salisbury Community Hub – Inparrinthi Kumangka, the northern hub of the Fringe Festival.

Adelaide Fringe is the biggest arts festival in the Southern Hemisphere […]

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Festival of the Hills | Adelaide Fringe | 19-21 Feb 2021

[ February 19, 2021 to February 21, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_144614" align="alignnone" width="630"] Strong Lady performing at Stirling Fringe 2019 by Darren Clement photography[/caption]
Festival of the Hills
Whilst the Stirling Fringe couldn’t go ahead this this year, Bamboozled Productions (the creators behind the extravagant 10-day Stirling Fringe festival) presented the Adelaide Hills Council with the idea of a touring 3-day Festival of the Adelaide Hills […]

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Lunar New Year Street Party | Chinatown | 20 Feb 2021

[ February 20, 2021; 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Lunar New Year Street Party
The Lunar New Year Street Party is an annual community event held at the Chinatown Adelaide Precinct. The street party features many exhibitors and entertainers from a wide variety of Asian cultural groups all coming together to showcase their traditions through art and flavours.
Multicultural talents from musicians to dancers will be […]

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Gluttony | Adelaide Fringe | Rymill Park/Murlawirrapurka | 19 Feb – 21 Mar 2021

[ February 19, 2021 to March 7, 2021. March 9, 2021 to March 21, 2021. ]
Gluttony 2021 – Adelaide Fringe
Gluttony pops up again from Friday 19 February for the 2021 Adelaide Fringe. 
Gluttony will celebrate their tenth birthday as an Adelaide Fringe hub in 2021.  Over the past decade, Gluttony has grown to become synonymous with the East End’s Rymill Park/Murlawirrapurka during Adelaide’s festival months of February and March.  Thousands of […]

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The Garden of Unearthly Delights | Adelaide Fringe | 19 Feb – 21 Mar 2021

[ February 19, 2021 to February 21, 2021. February 23, 2021 to March 23, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_143446" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo Credit- Andre Castellucci[/caption]
The Garden of Unearthly Delights | 2021
The Garden has released their full program and tickets are now on sale. 
After finishing the 2020 Adelaide Fringe season the day before the whole country was thrown into COVID-19 lockdown, The Gardeners have worked impossibly hard all year to ensure that The […]

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Barossa Vintage Festival | 14-18 Apr 2021

[ April 14, 2021 to April 18, 2021. ]
Barossa Vintage Festival
Join the Barossa community for a celebration of the region’s wine, food, culture and heritage at the historic Barossa Vintage Festival.
As a region the Barossa has overcome its share of challenges the past year, but the community is banding together to deliver the much-loved Barossa Vintage Festival in April 2021. The family-friendly Festival […]

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Don’t Mess With the Dummies | Adelaide Fringe | 19 Feb – 21 Mar 2021

[ February 19, 2021 to March 21, 2021. ]
Don’t Mess with the Dummies
From the unstoppable Dummies Corp comes an award-winning extraordinary adventure! Don’t mess with the Dummies. Set up camp and stampede into the jungle for an outlandish, circus filled extravaganza that will leave you chuckling like a monkey and roaring for more.
They’re on an expedition and you’re invited along for the journey. Pack […]

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Room on the Broom | Dunstan Playhouse | Review

Room on the Broom at Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide city – Review
The bestselling picture book and TV short is now a magical theatre show, wowing Adelaide audiences.
by Carla Caruso
It’s great to see theatre venues opening up again after a difficult year. And kids’ show, Room on the Broom, is a fab way for theatre lovers to […]

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DreamBIG Children’s Festival | 19-29 May 2021

[ May 19, 2021 to May 29, 2021. ]
DreamBIG Children’s Festival 2021
DreamBIG Children’s Festival is returning in 2021! This year’s certainly been a big one, but DreamBIG is on the way to help South Australian kids continue to be curious, kind, imaginative, adventurous and compassionate in a changing world.
The full program will be released in February, but as an early Christmas gift, three […]

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Adelaide Fringe | 19 Feb – 21 Mar 2021

[ February 19, 2021 to March 21, 2021. ]
Adelaide Fringe 2021
Adelaide Fringe is the biggest arts festival in the Southern Hemisphere and for 31 magical summer days and nights each year the Fringe transforms Adelaide and greater South Australia.
In 2021, the Adelaide Fringe will run from 19 February – 21 March,  operating within government guidelines that may be in place around COVID-19 regulations, […]

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Empyre Fire Festival | Victoria Square Adelaide | 12 Dec 2020

[ December 12, 2020; ]
Empyre Fire Festival
Witness and experience an all-day family-friendly fire festival
This event will include fire shows, pyrotechnics, music, workshops, ambient installations, Dragon Mill Fire Jam, coffee and food, kids entertainment and more. The Gala show will include world-class local and interstate fire performers, fireworks and more.

This event is proudly supported by the City of Adelaide for […]

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Monster Truck Rumble | Adelaide Showground | 12 & 13 Feb 2021

[ February 12, 2021 to February 13, 2021. ]
Monster Truck Rumble is returning to the Adelaide Showground in 2021
Monster Truck Rumble will be returning in 2021 over two nights – Friday 12 & Saturday 13 February to ensure that loyal fans do not miss out this summer.
The action-packed 2021 events will keep fans on the edge of their seats from start to finish, […]

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WOMADelaide 2021 | Adelaide, South Australia | 5-8 Mar 2021

[ March 5, 2021 to March 8, 2021. ]
WOMADelaide 2021 – Sunset Concert Series
The 2021 edition of the much-loved WOMADelaide festival will go ahead in a ‘re-imagined’ format in a new Adelaide CBD Park Lands venue.
Four nights, one stage, no clashes! WOMADelaide’s ‘re-imagined’ 2021 edition will feature a remarkable selection of Australian headline artists, presented across four sunset concert evenings in a picturesque new venue, […]

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Japanese Film Festival Plus: Online | Streaming Films for Free | 4-13 Dec 2020

[ December 4, 2020 to December 13, 2020. ]
Japanese Film Festival Plus – Free Streamed Festival
From tales of time travel to enchanting animated adventures and a geisha-inspired musical comedy, the Japanese Film Festival returns from 4 – 13 December 2020 with JFF Plus: Online Festival, a free streamed Festival featuring the very best in Japanese cinema.
The 2020 Festival, presented by The Japan Foundation Sydney, will screen over 25 […]

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Peter Combe Concert Live at Home | 20 Nov 2020

Peter Combe Live Lockdown Gig
Watch Peter Combe perform live on Friday 20 November from his home to yours. The concert will be free and a special gesture to South Australian families in lockdown. The concert will also be accessible for families interstate.
Peter Combe is a celebrated South Australian children’s entertainer who is well known for […]

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Adelaide Italian Festival | 13-22 Nov 2020

[ November 13, 2020 to November 22, 2020. ]
Adelaide Italian Festival
The Adelaide Italian Festival is an annual celebration to coincide with Italian week held in November.  Featuring the very best of the Italian way in South Australia through food and wine, innovation and design, culture and tradition.
The first Italian Festival in Adelaide was held in 1976 in Rundle Mall – a parade made up […]

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Hahndorf Lantern Festival | 14 Nov 2020

[ November 14, 2020; ]
Hahndorf Lantern Festival
A Mini Lantern Festival (no parade) with hundreds of lanterns hung throughout Alec Johnson Park in Hahndorf.
Starting at 5pm they will have live bands, food and an amazing display of candle lit paper lanterns from little to very big.  They will launch their new Thongaphone Percussion Ensemble and you can have a go […]

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Dino World Adelaide | Dinosaur Event | 8-17 Jan 2021

[ January 8, 2021 to January 17, 2021. ]  
Dino World Adelaide is coming to Adelaide
A new dinosaur event is coming to Adelaide in January 2021. It features life-size, robotic animatronic dinosaurs and specimens and amusement rides.
Dino World Adelaide will exhibit breathing, blinking, tail-swaying and roaring animatronic dinosaurs selected from the three prehistoric eras namely Jurassic period, Triassic period, and Cretaceous period some […]

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Semaphore Summer Carnival | 12 Dec 2020 – 26 Jan 2021

[ December 12, 2020 to December 24, 2020. December 26, 2020 to December 31, 2020. January 1, 2021 to January 26, 2021. ]
Semaphore Summer Carnival
Semaphore Summer Carnival is returning for another season of beachside fun on the foreshore.  
Held each year during the summer school holidays, the Semaphore Summer Carnival is a fun-filled outing for the whole family. Enjoy some beachside fun on the foreshore with Ali Baba, Cyclone, dodgem cars, bungee trampolines,  laughing clowns and the […]

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CarnEvil Nights at Adelaide Showground | Wayville – Review

CarnEvil Nights at Adelaide Showground
This festival of horror has family-friendly sunset sessions, and after-dark sessions for the big kids. Think show rides and spook-tacular fun galore. 
by Carla Caruso
Halloween just seems to get bigger and bigger in Adelaide – and so do the events.
If you and your kids love a fright, check out what’s been dubbed […]

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Festival of Dogs | Dogs SA | Kilburn | 22 Nov 2020

[ November 22, 2020; ]

Dogs SA – Festival of Dogs
The Festival of Dogs is an event for dogs and their owners, as well as anyone interested in dogs. Over 100 registered breeders and trainers will be at the festival along with veterinarians and experts from the SA Dog & Cat Management Board. 
There will be a range of vendors offering […]

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Willunga Almond Blossom Festival | 20-22 November 2020

[ November 20, 2020 to November 22, 2020. ]
Willunga Almond Blossom Festival
**Update 17 November: Event Cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19*
This long running community fundraiser may be a little late this year, but they plan to present a fun family-friendly Spring event for all to enjoy.
The festival will offer a weekend of family fun, with camel rides and show rides, food trucks and […]

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CarnEvil Nights | Halloween | Adelaide Showground | 29 Oct – 7 Nov 2020

[ October 29, 2020 to November 1, 2020. November 6, 2020 to November 7, 2020. ]
CarnEvil Nights – Halloween event at Adelaide Showground
CarnEvil will be held at the Adelaide Showground and feature a range of haunted mazes, CarnEvil rides and Escape Rooms, swarms of scare actors, scary showbags, gruesome CarnEvil games, fire dancers and entertainers and themed food and beverage outlets.
The event will be split into two sessions with an […]

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Korean Film Festival in Australia | Free Digital Showings | 29 Oct – 5 Nov 2020

[ October 29, 2020 to November 5, 2020. ]
Korean Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA)
From 29 October – 5 November 2020 the Korean Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA) returns for its 11th year down-under with a FREE digital program showcasing the very best in Korean cinema.
Presented by the Korean Cultural Centre Australia, the 2020 Festival will screen 18 feature films to audiences across Australia. […]

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Adelaide International Kite Festival 2021 | Semaphore | 3-5 Apr 2021

[ April 3, 2021 to April 5, 2021. ]

Adelaide International Kite Festival 2021
Watch the sky fill with colour, twists and twirls, kites of all shapes and size – when the Adelaide International Kite Festival returns to Semaphore Beach in 2021 over the Easter long weekend. 
More event details to come.

The AIKF is run by the Adelaide Kite Flyers Association in conjunction with K Marie […]

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Sit Down Shutup & Watch! | Learning Disability Led Film Festival | 14 Oct 2020

[ October 14, 2020 to October 16, 2020. October 21, 2020 to October 23, 2020. October 25, 2020; ]
Sit Down, Shutup and Watch! Film Festival
Sit Down Shutup & Watch! Film and New Media Festival (SDSW) will be launching online from 14 October, Wednesdays – Fridays (10:30am), till the 25 October 2020. Running concurrently to the Adelaide Film Festival, SDSW is a biennial, international festival of work by filmmakers with learning disability.
Screening over 40 […]

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OzAsia Festival Talks | 20 Oct – 3 Nov 2020

[ October 20, 2020 to November 3, 2020. ]
OzAsia Festival reaches international audience with new online talks series
Contemporary artists and arts professionals from across Asia will share their stories with a worldwide audience for OzAsia Talks. A series of critical conversations presented by Adelaide Festival Centre’s OzAsia Festival.
The innovative new online series will feature panel discussions, artist profiles and poetry performances. The event […]

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Lantern Making Workshop | OzAsia Talks | 23 Oct 2020

[ October 23, 2020; 11:00 am; ]
Lantern Making Workshop
OzAsia Festival’s Moon Lantern Parade has a very important history, founded in the traditions of the Mid-Autumn Festival. Each year, tens of thousands of people to come together in one magnificent day-long celebration that culminates in Australia’s largest lantern parade. This year, OzAsia Festival will present an online lantern making workshop on Friday […]

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Adelaide Film Festival | 14-25 Oct 2020

[ October 14, 2020 to October 25, 2020. ]
Adelaide Film Festival 2020
AFF is one of the first film festivals to return to cinemas this year, showcasing 22 world premieres, 27 Australian premieres and a total of 54 feature films from more than 40 countries.
This event offers a diverse array of cinematic delights alongside inspiring talks and COVID-safe galas and events. Long heralded for its […]

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream | Adelaide Festival | 26 & 28 Feb, 2 & 3 Mar 2021

[ February 26, 2021; February 28, 2021; March 2, 2021 to March 3, 2021. ]
A Midsummer’s Night Dream
After months of missing out on live performance, Adelaide Festival has announced its centrepiece opera for the 2021 Adelaide Festival: Benjamin Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Benjamin Britten’s musical transformation of Shakespeare’s most loved comedy is something of a miracle: apart from a single short sentence, every word is that of England’s finest […]

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CheeseFest + FERMENT | Gather & Graze | The Market Shed on Holland | 7 & 8 Nov 2020

[ November 7, 2020 to November 8, 2020. ]
Food.  FERMENT.  Wine. CheeseFest+Ferment. Gather & Graze South Australia.
With the current COVID restrictions impacting large events, the organisers of CheeseFest have decided that rather than canceling their event all together, they will hold a scaled down version of the festival instead. Gather & Graze will showcase South Australia’s cheese and fermented foods, niche bars to […]

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SummerSalt | Glenelg Beach | 14 Feb 2021

[ February 14, 2021; ]
SummerSalt 2021
Following the huge success of the SummerSalt concert series across Australia over past Summer seasons, Zaccaria Concerts & Touring are thrilled to announce the nextSummerSalt concert event for South Australians on the shores of the iconic Glenelg Beach.
Either dance with your friends or sit back and chill to the tunes. Summersalt will be a […]

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Vegan Festival Adelaide | 31 Oct & 1 Nov 2020

[ October 31, 2020 to November 1, 2020. ]
Vegan Festival Adelaide Live & Streamed
Vegan Festival Adelaide is SA’s largest celebration of all things vegan. Due to COVID-19 the event will be both live and live-streamed. The Festival will feature world-renowned speakers, cooking demonstrations, kids’ activities, live local musicians, and creative hands-on workshops.
Explore around 60 market stalls providing visitors with an incredible array of 100% […]

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Santa’s Wonderland | Adelaide Showground | 10-28 Dec 2020

[ December 10, 2020 to December 28, 2020. ]   
Santa’s Wonderland – Adelaide Showground December 2020
Santa’s Wonderland is back for its fifth magical year with stage shows, a 450 sqm ice skating rink, a 30-metre-long toboggan slide, and fun family rides,​ including dodgem cars. There will also be Christmas elves, Fairies, Snow Queens, princesses, penguins and snowmen bringing a sense of wonder to […]

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Adelaide Fringe 2021 Poster

Adelaide Fringe 2021 Poster Revealed

Adelaide Fringe 2021 Poster Competition Winner Announced
The official 2021 Adelaide Fringe Poster, embracing the vibrancy, colour and fun of the festival, has been unveiled, kicking off the start of celebrations for the season.
Designed by Adelaide-based freelance digital illustrator Polina Tsymbal, the winning poster titled Frederique Fringe, features Frederique on a penny-farthing, which the artist says […]

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Live Music and Silent Disco | Hallett Cove Shopping Centre | Sep & Oct 2020

[ September 30, 2020 to October 3, 2020. October 6, 2020 1:09 pm to October 9, 2020 1:10 pm. ]
Live Music and Silent Disco at Hallett Cove Shopping Centre
Step into spring and feel the beats at Hallett Cove Shopping Centre these school holidays.
LIVE & unplugged | Wednesday 30 September, Thursday 1 Friday 2 & Saturday 3 October 2020
Enjoy live music performances by local Hallett Cove artists (stage located next to Woolworths from 1pm – […]

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Tasting Australia | Adelaide, South Australia | 30 Apr – 9 May 2021

[ April 30, 2021 to May 9, 2021. ]
Tasting Australia to return in Autumn 2021
Australia’s premier eating and drinking festival will not be held in October 2020 as planned, but they are excited to announce that it will return in 2021, from Friday 30 April – Sunday 9 May.

They believe that delaying Tasting Australia to 2021 will give businesses the time they need […]

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