Gluttony 2022 – Adelaide Fringe
Gluttony pops up again from Friday 18 February to Sunday 20 March for the 2022 Adelaide Fringe.
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 artists have passed under their Art Deco-styled façade to […]
Gluttony 2022 – Adelaide Fringe
[ February 19, 2022; March 5, 2022; March 19, 2022; ]
Science on the Streets
Where is the science in our city? You might be surprised at how many significant scientific sites we have here in Adelaide.
Go along with the MOD. team as they venture through the heart of Adelaide to discover the science behind the city. This tour will highlight selected STEM sites, while showcasing innovative […]
Play School Live in Concert is Coming to South Australia in August 2022
Play School Live in Concert is coming to SA in August 2022 with all your favourite characters, songs and nursery rhymes in the brand new show “Once Upon a Time” presented by Kids Promotions in association with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC).
There’s a […]
[ February 18, 2022 to March 20, 2022. ]
Family Friendly Shows at the 2022 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 world-class […]
[ February 17, 2022 to March 20, 2022. ]
The Garden of Unearthly Delights in 2022
The Garden of Unearthly Delights has released its full program packed with comedy, circus, cabaret, interactive theatre and kids shows.
Each year, The Garden of Unearthly Delights is a unique festival playground including multiple performance venues, bars, carnival rides, an array of world foods, market stalls, and the most unexpected […]
[ February 19, 2022 to February 20, 2022. February 26, 2022 to February 27, 2022. March 5, 2022 to March 6, 2022. March 12, 2022 to March 14, 2022. March 19, 2022 to March 20, 2022. ]
Mr Spin’s BAM WOW Amazing Show at Adelaide Fringe
Mr Spin’s BAM WOW Amazing Show is a high-skilled, comic vaudevillian musical extravaganza great for ages 5 – 12.
Adelaide’s own, the legendary Mr Spin has such an infectious energy and endearing, charismatic wit that he is a true comic genius and one of Australia’s finest jugglers. This […]
[ January 26, 2022 to January 29, 2022. ]
Santos Festival of Cycling – Family Friendly Events
The City of Adelaide Festival Village will relocate from Victoria Park/Pakapakanthi to Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga for one action-packed day and evening on Wednesday 26 January.
The City of Adelaide Festival Village at Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga will be an attractive feature as part of the 2022 program, with great cycling action – […]
[ January 28, 2022; ]
Santos Festival of Cycling & WOMAD Free Mini Music Festival Event
The Santos Festival of Cycling and WOMDelaide are collaborating to present a free music event at the City of Adelaide Festival Village during the Santos Festival of Cycling in January 2022.
Held on Friday 28 January 2022 starting at 6:30pm, the 150-minute free event will feature […]
[ April 4, 2022 to April 20, 2022. ]
Adelaide Festival 2022
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 free events for families.
Adelaide Festival and Adelaide Writers’ Week have built a world-wide reputation for providing […]
[ March 5, 2022; ] [caption id="attachment_160141" align="alignnone" width="630"] Patricia Piccinini, Skywhalepapa, 2020 and Skywhale, 2013. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra © Patricia Piccinini.[/caption]
Skywhales: Every Heart Sings
After brief migrations to Tasmania, Japan and Ireland, Patricia Piccinini’s monumental Skywhale has a new companion, Skywhalepapa.
Skywhale first appeared in the skies above Canberra in 2013, widening the eyes of the population, leaving many […]
[ January 22, 2022; ]
Fleurieu Beer Festival 2022
This one-day festival will present a line-up of the finest Fleurieu’s craft breweries. Meet the brewers, share an afternoon with friends sampling Fleurieu’s finest brews and tasting fantastic local food.
The Fleurieu Beer Festival is an outdoor, open air one-day festival presenting a line-up of the finest Fleurieu’s craft breweries where you will […]
[ January 8, 2022 to January 9, 2022. ]
Glenelg Greek Festival/Theophany Festival 2022
The annual Glenelg Greek Festival with the Blessing of the Waters is back in 2022.
For the first time there will be two full days of Greek food and sweets, drinks, music and dance. There will be daily performances including sideshows in front of the Stamford Grand Hotel on the Glenelg foreshore […]
[ December 11, 2021 to December 24, 2021. December 26, 2021 to December 31, 2021. January 1, 2022 to January 30, 2022. ]
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 an outdoor, open air, fun-filled outing for the whole family. Enjoy some beachside fun on the foreshore with some favourite thrill rides and attractions, plus there […]
[ February 25, 2022 to February 26, 2022. ]
Salisbury Fringe Carnival
The Salisbury Fringe Carnival is returning in 2022 for two days of jam-packed FREE fun in the heart of Salisbury which will be buzzing with excitement. The carnival features free amusement rides and activities, local musicians and performers and a range of food vendors.
To be held as Civic Plaza in Church Street, save […]
Guess How Much I Love You – Live on Stage | Review | Adelaide Festival Centre
Venture through the seasons with Little Nutbrown Hare
by Sharon Harrington
Lovers of the classic children’s tale, Guess How Much I Love You, will be delighted to discover it has been transformed into a new theatre production complete with loveable life sized […]
The 13-Storey Treehouse – Live on Stage | Review | Adelaide Festival Centre
Revisit the magic of the first book in the kids’ series, with the wacky fun adapted for the theatre.
by Carla Caruso
Please note: This show’s season is now over, but other CDP Kids’ performances are still on at the Festival Centre, like Guess How […]
STEMmania @ Mt Barker – Science & Technology Fun for Kids
STEMmania @ Mt Barker is designed especially for families with primary school aged children. It is hands-on, interactive and loads of fun and is great for kids who love all things science and technology.
Hold native animals, get up close and personal with invertebrates and […]
Welcome to Summer Festival 2022 – CANCELLED
Sadly, the City of West Torrens Summer Festival has been cancelled in 2022.
Editors update Wednesday 5 January 2022:
The 2022 Summer Festival program and face-to-face school holiday programs are being cancelled this year due to concerns around the increase in COVID-19 cases, as well as State restrictions.
Never fear though! Staff […]
JettyFest 100 features a free and fun-filled program of events suitable for all ages and interests, with the festivities taking place on, under and alongside the jetty, plus on the beach and in the Port Noarlunga township.
Port Noarlunga Jetty turns 100 this year and the community is invited to a three-day festival to celebrate. […]
[ February 18, 2022 to March 20, 2022. ]
2022 Adelaide Fringe Program Launch
The most marvellous and magical time of year is right on our doorstep with Adelaide Fringe launching its dynamic and exciting program of events for the 2022 season.
Tickets are now on sale for over 1000 events across over 350 venues, which will showcase the biggest festival in the Southern Hemisphere over […]
[ February 18, 2022 to March 20, 2022. ]
Sky Song at the Adelaide Fringe 2022
Watch the sky come alive with hundreds of drones flying in majestic formation, unlike anything you’ve seen before.
Drone art specialists, Celestial, and First Nations Artists invite you to gaze up, and reignite your relationship with the stars at Sky Song during the 2022 Adelaide Fringe.
Watch the sky come alive […]
[ November 20, 2021 to November 21, 2021. ]
164th Gawler Show
South Australia’s largest regional show is back in 2021 at the Gawler Showgrounds
The 164th Gawler Show will be held on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 November 2021. There will be food, wine, free entertainment, rides, show bags, animals, market stalls, traditional show exhibits and much more.
Please note: there will be no Fireworks this year, […]
[ November 15, 2021 to December 25, 2021. ]
Have a cracker of a Christmas in the city this year thanks to the City of Adelaide!
Every year Adelaide’s Christmas Festival brings you a range of festive events, live performances, activations, and installations to bring Christmas alive in the city. This year is no exception! Check out this year’s highlights below.
Giant Christmas Tree
Soaring 25 metres […]
Immersion – Interactive Digital Experience Review
Immersion is an interactive digital creation narrated by Adelaide’s Erik Thomson and created by a local team of South Australians with an extensive background in interactive multimedia. The concept encourages viewers to feel as though they are immersed in a different time and place, almost travellers in time watching evolution […]
[ November 19, 2021 to November 20, 2021. ]
Kookaburra Homes Murray Bridge Riverfront Christmas Festival 2021
The Kookaburra Homes Festival will kick off on Friday 19 November from 5pm until 9pm and continue Saturday 20 November from 11am until 9pm. There will be food trucks, market stalls, amusement rides, entertainment, bands and fun for the whole family.
The Bridgeport Hotel Christmas Parade will commence on […]
PAW Patrol® Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” Presented by Paramount+ 2022 Australian Tour
Following the continued success of the PAW Patrol Live! “Race to the Rescue” tour in 2021, Nickelodeon, VStar Entertainment Group and TEG Life Like Touring have announced the return of the second live stage show based on PAW Patrol, the top-rated preschool series […]
[ December 12, 2021 to December 23, 2021. ]
The Lights of Lobethal Festival is back in 2021
The Lights officially switch on Sunday 12 December 2021
Created by the community of Lobethal this much loved Christmas festival has been lighting up the Lobethal Valley in the Adelaide Hills for over sixty years. In the true spirit of Christmas, it has now evolved into the largest […]
[ October 28, 2021 to October 31, 2021. November 4, 2021 to November 7, 2021. ]
Family Fun Carnival in Elizabeth
Over two weekends the Family Fun Carnival will be at Ridley Reserve in Elizabeth.
On the last weekend in October and first weekend in November (Thursday to Sunday) the Family Fun Carnival will have rides for the entire family, sideshow games and a variety of show food available. Entry is free.
Rides will include […]
[ November 20, 2021 to November 21, 2021. ]
Science Alive! returns to the Adelaide Showground in November 2021
Enjoy awesome family fun at Science Alive! There will be interactive displays for kids, plus spectacular science shows and performances for all ages. It’s a great way to discover how science and technology influences our everyday lives.
There’s a huge line-up of exhibtions and interactive displays:
[ November 11, 2021; March 11, 2022 to March 14, 2022. ]
WOMADelaide organisers have announced that the event will return to its traditional seven-stage format and the festival will also return to Adelaide’s Botanic Park for its 30th anniversary celebration from 11-14 March 2022.
There will be more than 100 performances across seven stages, the Planet Talks forum, KidZone, art and cooking workshops, the global village […]
[ November 12, 2021 to November 21, 2021. ]
Adelaide Italian Festival
Celebrate Italy’s world-class food and wine, art, culture and traditions.
The first Italian Festival in Adelaide was held in 1976 in Rundle Mall – a parade made up of migrant families travelled from Victoria Square to Elder Park before ending with celebrations in the Mall itself. The festival has been held in a number […]
[ November 3, 2021 to December 4, 2021. ]
British Film Festival
Presented by Palace, the British Film Festival’s full programme has been revealed, celebrating the best of British in a remarkable line up of 31 films, a number of which are screening for the first time in Australia.
Stellar performances from Festival favourites and brilliant newcomers will delight audiences and ignite their senses in a […]
[ November 7, 2021; ]
Uraidla and Summertown Country Show
The Uraidla and Summertown Country Show is an event for the local and surrounding communities.
This year, the Uraidla show has been working with SA Health in planning a COVID Safe Show. For well over a century the annual Uraidla & Summertown Show has been the highlight of the local calendar, and […]
[ November 14, 2021; ]
2021 Multicultural Festival
The 2021 Multicultural Festival will be held from 11am to 5pm on Sunday 14 November in Adelaide’s Victoria Square/ Tarntanyangga.
Discover and meet over 70 community groups showcasing more than 50 cultures right in the heart of Adelaide. Sample delicious international cuisine, discover and watch cultural music and performances, and enjoy activities for all […]
[ November 5, 2021 to November 7, 2021. November 10, 2021 to November 14, 2021. November 17, 2021 to November 21, 2021. November 24, 2021 to November 28, 2021. ]
IMMERSION – IMMERSE @ Light
An immersive experience like nothing you’ve ever seen before.
Narrated by Erik Thomson, Immersion is a 360 degree animated experience that will take you on a vivid journey through time to discover how water has shaped our world. From 50 million years ago when the land was covered in dense, wet rainforests, […]
[ October 15, 2021 to October 31, 2021. ]
Enjoy Free Family Activities at WellFest Adelaide
Families can enjoy free activities at WellFest Adelaide, a new festival that takes place between 15-31 October 2021. There’s fun for the whole family!
Take part in a silent disco, kids’ activities, yoga, meditation, cooking demonstrations and more across three weekends on Sunday 17, 24 and 31 at Wellness Squared.
Adelaide Family Carnival in Mt Barker has been postponed
Adelaide Family Carnival is no longer heading to Mt Barker on the last weekend of the school holidays. You can follow their Facebook page here for updates.
Entry is a gold coin donation at the gate and bookings are not required but there will be limited capacity each […]
[ October 20, 2021 to November 14, 2021. ]
ST. ALi Italian Film Festival
The 2021 ST. ALi Italian Film Festival returns to Australia this Spring.
Now in its 22nd year, the ST. ALi Italian Film Festival presented by Palace returns to cinema screens this October and November with the best new Italian films as well as classic gems of Italian cinema screening nationally in Sydney, […]
[ October 30, 2021 to October 31, 2021. ]
Vegan Festival 2021
Vegan Festival Adelaide is SA’s largest celebration of all things vegan and will be returning over the last weekend of October 2021.
The annual Festival will feature world-renowned speakers, cooking demonstrations, kids’ activities, live local musicians, and creative hands-on workshops. Explore around 70 market stalls providing visitors with an array of 100% vegan products, […]
[ October 30, 2021; ]
Glenelg Ice Cream Festival
You don’t always have to cool off in the water, head down to Glenelg for the Ice Cream Festival on the last Saturday in October.
The Glenelg Ice Cream Festival is in the form of a ‘Street Party’ along Jetty Road. This family friendly event kicks off from 11am with food and beverage […]