Arts and Cultural Events

We'll show you a good time

The arts have always been a very serious business here in South Australia. Choose from an eclectic array of theatre, music and dance at one of our many world-class theatres and venues. With summer in full swing, South Australia is the place to be for arts enthusiasts.

Come to Adelaide to enjoy the delights of the world-renowned Adelaide Fringe, Adelaide Festival and WOMADelaide. After dark, enjoy alfresco dining in Adelaide’s East End as you soak up the atmosphere of these marvellous events.

What's on now

  • Carnevale 2015


    For one weekend a year, the Adelaide Showground is a slice of Italian life with food, wine, music, art, motor show, fashion, forums, artisans, sport, exhibitions and more at Carnevale! You will find something for everyone. Youth, Kids, Fashion stages will be in overdrive featuring the best on offer as well as great food and entertainment. 7 and 8 February. 

  • Fashion Icons

    Fashion Icons

    Exclusive to Adelaide, Fashion Icons: Masterpieces from the collection of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris draws on the most comprehensive collection of French fashion in the world. Over 100 emblematic haute couture garments created by some of the world's leading fashion designers will debut on North Terrace in a major exhibition at the Art Gallery of South Australia. On display until 15 February 2015.

  • Schützenfest

    Schutzenfest 2015

    To be held for the first time at Rymill Park, amongst the shady trees and green grass right in the heart of Adelaide, Schützenfest 2015 will be where all the action happens. Come and enjoy the Marktplatz and authentic German village like atmosphere featuring traditional German food and drink. 30 and 31 January.

Major events

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All British Day 2015

British motoring on display on Echunga Oval.

Adelaide Festival 2015

A plethora of Arts events from 27 February to 15 March.

Community events

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Breakaway Versus Peleton

Art exhibition in McLaren Vale until 30 January 2015.

Carnevale 2015

It's Italy in Adelaide. 2 days of eating and celebrating! Salute!

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