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

  • Cars Of Australia

    Cars Of Australia

    The Cars of Australia show will be held in Strathalbyn on Australia Day 2015. This show is intended for cars manufactured or assembled in Australia prior to 1980 and are eligible for historic registration (unmodified). Come and see these magnificent machines and speak with their proud owners. The day will also include over 2000 model cars on display, iconic Australian foods, Australian entertainment and more.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Major events

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Jan
24
Shakespeare in the Vines

Macbeth performed in the grounds of the historic Seppeltsfield Winery.

Feb
07
Carnevale 2015

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

Community events

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Jan
05
Summer at the Centre - Yankalilla

A variety of activities for all ages. Until 22 January.

Jan
12
Breakaway Versus Peleton

Art exhibition in McLaren Vale until 30 January 2015.

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