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

  • 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.

  • Clare Writers' Festival -The Write Week!

    Clare Writers' Festival -The Write Week!

    The Clare Writers' Festival -The Write Week brings readers and writers together for a week-long event of activities - book launches, workshops, 'in conversations', master classes and more. 24 to 30 November. 

  • Feast Queer Cultural Festival

    Feast Festival

    Feast Festival is Adelaide's queer cultural festival. It is a truly international event, bringing performers from all over the world and attracting visitors from near and far. The 2014 program features a16 day feast where you can indulge in parties, cabaret, music, dance, theatre, visual arts, DJs and comedy. 15 to 30 November.

Major events

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Our Mob 2014

Showcasing South Australian Indigenous art until 7 December.

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

Handel's Messiah. 27 and 28 November.

Community events

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Adelaide Youth Strings

In Victoria Square.

French Christmas Market

Enjoy French food, music and culture. 28 and 29 November.

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