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

  • Mortido - State Theatre Company

    Mortido - State Theatre Company

    Mortido, by the State Theatre Company, is a revenge tragedy, crime thriller and contemporary morality play all rolled into one. Jimmy is a small-time dealer and Monte is a biggish-time distributor. Grubbe is a detective. They all want the same thing: to live out their lives in leisure. And a water view would be nice. But for Jimmy and Monte to win, Grubbe has to lose. Same goes the other way. 16 to 31 October 2015.  

  • Adelaide Film Festival 2015

    Adelaide Film Festival 2015

    Adelaide Film Festival, the country's youngest but most dynamic national screen event, will light up venues across South Australia in 2015, running from October 15 to 25. The Festival promises to highlight the best of local, Australian and internationally produced films, with an eclectic mix of cinema, television, art and the moving image. 

  • Adelaide Fashion Festival

    Adelaide Fashion Festival

    The 2015 Adelaide Fashion Festival (AFF) will show case South Australia's growing local fashion industry with the opportunity for design houses to engage on the international and national stage. The AFF will allow the State to showcase incredible inner city and metropolitan venues as well as its impressive food, wine and art culture. 22 to 25 October 2015. 

Major events

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Women of the River exhibition

Celebrating women along the Murray River. Until January 2016

Community events

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Turkish Community Festival

Celebrate Turkish heritage and culture including food and dance.

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