VAILO Adelaide 500 | 23-26 Nov 2023


The VAILO Adelaide 500 will bring Adelaide’s city streets alive from 23 – 26 November 2023 with exciting Supercar racing, plenty of off track family fun and blockbuster concerts.

The Adelaide 500 is Australia’s largest domestic ticketed motorsport event and is the season finale event for the Repco Supercars Championship.​  The 2022 VAILO Adelaide 500 provided all the fanfare, fairytales and festivities that the four-day event has long been known for, thrilling the 258,200 people who flocked through the gates over the course of the event.

Global pop sensation Robbie Williams has been announced as the headlining act at the VAILO Adelaide 500 after-race concert, performing on Sunday 26 November 2023.  Stepping onto the VAILO Adelaide 500 concert mainstage, within the picturesque Victoria Park Street Circuit, Robbie Williams will be a much-anticipated highlight of the 2023 Supercars Championship season finale event in Adelaide.



Friday 24 November 2023 (from 6pm)

Carl Cox and Eric Powell’s Mobile Disco, with the “House Divas”, get the party started after all to the on-track action. Internationally renowned DJ’s Carl and Eric will dig deep through their extensive record collections, playing their favourite soul, funk, disco, and house tracks.

Joining them on stage will be the “House Divas” featuring international vocalists Robin S, known for her 90’s smash hits “Show Me Love’ and “Love for Love’, Melanie Williams who lent her vocals to the 90’s dance hit ‘Aint’ No Love (Ain’t No Use), and Saeeda Wright, a former member of Prince’s New Power Generation, together with a special appearance by one of Australia’s most popular female performers, Christine Anu. Together with roller skaters, dancers, and percussionists it’s guaranteed to be a fantastic welcome to summertime vibe.

Saturday 25 November 2023 (from 6pm)

The Saturday After Race Concert features a powerhouse of Australian rock headlined by ICEHOUSE and guests William Barton and The Brewster Brothers, songwriters and guitarists from The Angels. Joining them are Baby Animals, The Screaming Jets and super-group Australian Rock Collective featuring Talei Wolfgramm with members from Spiderbait, Jet, Powderfinger and You Am I.  This is a select line-up of Australia’s best rock acts for one electrifying rock and roll experience.

Sunday 26 November 2023 (from 5.45pm)

Robbie Williams headlines the VAILO Adelaide 500 After-Race Concert Series bringing his high-octane XXV tour and catalogue of pop hits to Adelaide.  Robbie will be performing his full set and will be supported by Lufthaus, a newly formed electronic group featuring Australian songwriting/production team Tim Metcalfe and Flynn Francis. Gaz Coombes, the acclaimed British singer-songwriter, and Sneaky Sound System will be joining Robbie Williams exclusively for his Adelaide performance at VAILO Adelaide 500.


Iconic and well-loved South Australian ice cream brand, Golden North, will not only be selling their delicious range at the 2023 VAILO Adelaide 500, but are offering free rides on the giant ferris wheel all event.



The VAILO Adelaide 500 Family Zone located on the northern area of the Victoria Park Heritage Grandstand is the place to be for free rides and LOTS of activities for little and big kids. It’s a dedicated alcohol free area with plenty of shade and a carers lounge.

Amusements include the much-loved Teacup Ride, Train Ride, Fun Factory and Bungies.   Kids can test their skill on the Go Kart Track – at 10x17m, the inflatable Pedal Go Kart Track is an oval track with a twist and the perfect activity for all ages and abilities.

Practice like the ninja pro’s but make sure you don’t touch the ground with this epic mini warrior course! But this time there’s a twist….can you beat a tyre change? The pro’s can change a tyre in 11.5 seconds, can you make it to the end quicker? The Mini Warrior Course is endless fun for kids up to the age of 12 years old.

Be transported back in time with classic games such as The Simpsons (4 player – join your mates), Mortal Kombat, Buck Hunter and PAC Man or feel like you’re out on the track and hop into a driving booth and race a car against your friends.


Airtime FMX, BMX Stunt Team & Hotwheels

Boasting some of the most experienced, world renown, professional riders with over 45+ years of combined experience Airtime FMX is set to redefine freestyle motocross entertainment. There will be plenty of fast-paced action with the Airtime FMX freestyle motorcross team and Matt Mingay’s stunt team which also brings with it the interactive Hotwheels activation zone.


The Australian Defence Force (ADF) will feature a Defence Force display of the current in- service equipment including weapons, Mercedes G-Wagons, M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank and the new Hawkei. See these military vehicles up close and speak to military personnel.

RAAF Flyovers

For the first time, the VAILO Adelaide 500 will feature flyovers from the RAAF’s F-35A lightning II.  A new generation Australian Defence Force Jet will take to the skies above the streets of Adelaide for the official pre-race flyovers for the first time at the 2023 event.

The RAAF’s F-35A Lightning II – the Australian Defence Force’s fifth-generation supersonic, stealth fighter – will roar above the circuit half an hour before both championship-deciding Supercars races on Saturday and Sunday.


SACARE, a leading disability support provider, has teamed up with VAILO Adelaide 500 to set a new benchmark for inclusivity at major events.  The Carers Lounge will be a dedicated space that caters to the medical and bathroom needs of attendees living with disability, right amid the all the festivities.

The SACARE Carers Lounge is a game-changer. The spacious ‘pod’ – is a state-of-the-art change room facility, equipped with a height-adjustable change table and hoist, providing a dignified and hygienic space for personal care. This isn’t just about meeting basic needs–it’s about offering a space that respects the dignity of every individual.

The SACARE Carers Lounge will make its debut from 8am to 6pm every day of the race. Get ready to be part of a revolution that’s about more than just racing–it’s about making events like these accessible and enjoyable for everyone.

For more information and to experience the Carers Lounge firsthand, visit SACARE’s website.


All VAILO Adelaide 500 event ticket holders will once again have access to free public transport to and from the circuit across the four-day event.  Thanks to HomeStart, race goers can also take advantage of a free VAILO Adelaide 500 shuttle servicing a CBD route of over 17 stops to key gates around the circuit, then looping to the Adelaide Railway Station.


Single day, 2-day weekend or 4-day General Admission tickets will allow you to experience the best of the Adelaide 500 and view all the on track action from a variety of locations around the track.  Kids 12 and under receive free General Admission entry with a paying adult.

You’ll be able to explore the many zones packed with entertainment, food and beverage outlets and interactive displays. Wander through the feature race category paddocks to get an up-close look at what happens in between races and don’t forget the Australian Defence Force Oval and the Family Fun Zone.

If you are a Full Time Student with a valid Student ID you can receive a discount on General Admission and Grandstand tickets.

General Admission:

  • Thursday: Adults $29  | Concession $26
  • Friday:  Adults $65 | Concession $58
  • Saturday: Adults $89 | Concession $79
  • Sunday: Adults $99 | Concession $89
  • Weekend (Sat & Sun): Adults: $159 | Concession $145
  • 4-Day: Adults $169 | Concession $155

Plus there is a once off Ticketek booking fee per transaction of $6.95

Kids 12 and under receive free General Admission entry with a paying adult.

CLICK HERE for information about General Admission Tickets, Grandstand Seating and the Adelaide 500 Club.

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For more information and all enquiries please visit the VAILO Adelaide 500 website.

What:   VAILO Adelaide 500

When:    Thursday 23 – Sunday 26 November 2023

Where:  Victoria Park Street Circuit, Adelaide (Fullarton Rd to East Terrace)

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: VAILO Adelaide 500


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