Summer is South Australia’s favourite season and this year there are more reasons than ever to start celebrating!
South Australia is brimming with festivals and events all year-round, but there’s no better season for celebration than summer. When skies are at their bluest and nights at their longest and balmiest, the state shows its true colours. Raise your glass, grab a plate and join the celebrations – there’s so much to do and see in South Australia this summer and it’s all right on your doorstep. Download our Events PDF here and plan the year ahead.
Adelaide Fringe is a celebration of art, culture and creativity, splashing Adelaide's city streets with hundreds of shows, events and pop-up venues each year! After experiencing its most successful year ever in 2016, The 2017 festival is set to bring even more colour to all corners of our vibrant capital city.
Find out more on the Adelaide Fringe website.
Adelaide Fringe Festival, Garden of Unearthly Delights, Adelaide
Adelaide’s Clipsal 500
is a must-attend event for petrol heads with a need for speed. Held every year in Adelaide’s east end parklands, it’s the largest domestic motorsport event in Australia, showcasing the very best of the motoring world.
Find out more on the Clipsal 500 website.
Clipsal 500, Adelaide
For more than 55 years Adelaide Festival
audiences have delighted in an outstanding mix of internationally acclaimed theatre productions, an eclectic array of world-class musicians, breathtaking dance pieces, renowned writers and striking visual arts displays. 2017 will mark the first Adelaide Festival presented by Co-Artistic Directors Neil Armfield AO and Rachel Healy.
Find out more on the Adelaide Festival website.
Adelaide Festival, Conjunto di Nero
Sounds from around the world will fill Adelaide's beautiful Botanic Park from 10 to 13 March as part of WOMADelaide 2017. Awarded Australia's best contemporary music festival at the Helpmann Awards, WOMAD is a weekend of song, dance and stories from around the globe, with artists from over 30 countries performing over seven vibrant stages. You’ll also find a range of informative discussion panels, classy bars and lounges, and eclectic, mouth-watering international food vendors.
Find out more on the WOMADelaide website.