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

  • Adelaide Fashion Festival

    Adelaide Fashion Festival 2014

    Bringing style and glamour to Adelaide and South Australia each spring, the Adelaide Fashion Festival is recognised by industry insiders as the State's premier fashion showcase event. This years festival, held from 17 to 26 October promises to be bigger, bolder and shine brighter than ever before, with an outstanding line up of talent and events held over the exciting nine day program. 

  • Adelaide Vintage Expo 2014

    Adelaide Vintage Expo

    The Adelaide Vintage Expo is bringing together a weekend going back in time. Held in conjunction with Adelaide Fashion Festival, vintage lovers, fashionistas and even budding designers will have a one-stop destination. 2014 will see an array of workshops available, including dress making, crochet, knitting, millinery, leather tooling, make up and more. There will also be daily fashion parades. 25 and 26 October.

  • Australian Geographic ANZANG Nature Photographer of the Year

    Australian Geographic ANZANG Nature Photographer of the Year

    The Australian Geographic ANZANG Nature Photographer of the Year exhibition is a stunning showcase of nature unique to the Australian, New Zealand, Antarctic and New Guinea bioregion. The exhibition is on at the South Australian Museum from 10 October to 30 November. It is derived from the competition of the same name, celebrating the ANZANG region. Image credit: 'Praise to the rain' by Charles H Davis, NSW, Winner, Monochrome, ANZANG 2014.

Major events

Major events promo

State Theatre Company of SA production until 9 November

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

Gershwin’s American Songbook 7 and 8 November.

Community events

Community events promo
Transitions Film Festival

On until 16 November.


Russian National Dance Show performing at Tanunda.

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