Events in South Australia

We'll show you a good time

All year round there are great events in South Australia to keep you entertained. Great sporting events through summer like the World Tennis Challenge, Santos Tour Down Under, food and wine events and community events like the Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures.

In the cooler months enjoy the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, OzAsia Festival, BankSA Sea and Vines Festival and Barossa Gourmet Weekend.

Watch AFL football at Adelaide Oval

Get along to the newly-redeveloped Adelaide Oval to watch AFL matches. Search for more Events, music and food and wine festivals and sports in South Australia or check out our Events Calendar- a comprehensive list of events across the state for 2014.


What's on now

  • Adelaide Running Festival

    Adelaide Running Festival

    The Adelaide Running Festival will be held on 24 August. The event incorporates the Adelaide Marathon for runners, plus a half marathon (walk or run) and a 10 kilometre walk or run. The race countdown will be done by the Race Ambassador, Mr Steve Monegetti OAM. The course is a two loop course of the Adelaide City and Parklands, through Adelaide's sport, art, wine, science, leisure and conservation regions, with the race starting and finishing at the stunning new Adelaide Oval.

  • Winter Food and Wine Festival

    Winter Food and Wine Festival

    At the Winter Food and Wine Festival at the National Wine Centre on Sunday 24 August you can taste more than 30 different wines, ciders and beers from McLaren Vale, Clare Valley, Adelaide Hills and Barossa. The centre's Executive Chef Phillip Pope will cook up some decadent winter treats using seasonal ingredients. Join an exclusive wine tasting masterclass with a regional winemaker or browse the Market Home Base for fresh seasonal produce.

  • South Australian Living Artists Festival 2014

    South Australian Living Artists Festival 2014

    The 2014 South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival will inspire, captivate, challenge and engage you to the works of thousands of emerging and established South Australian artists. The works of photographers, sculptors, painters, textile artists and more will be displayed throughout participating galleries, restaurants, cafes, pubs and wineries to name but a few venues across metropolitan and regional South Australia. It is all completely free. 1 to 24 August.

Major events

Adelaide Entertainment Centre, South Australia

Everyone's favourite musical returns! From 3 to 24 August.

Winter Food and Wine Festival

At the National Wine Centre in Adelaide.

6/18 Hours of Melrose

Two days of mountain bikes and mayhem in the Flinders Ranges.

Community events

NAB Barossa Gourmet Weekend, South Australia
Romeo and Juliet

Production by Urban Myth Theatre Company from 13 to 23 August.

Diego El Cigala

Grammy-winning singer who has fused flamenco and tango.

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

The Moldau - Masters Series 7, 29 and 30 August.

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