Join the celebrations in spring - sports, arts and culture in Adelaide

All year round there are great events on in Adelaide and South Australia.


Royal Adelaide Show

2-11 September 2016

The Royal Adelaide Show is the longest running and largest community event on South Australia’s calendar. It is an action-packed event for the whole family and includes carnival rides and attractions, as well as handicraft, produce, livestock, animal shows, and much more!

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OzAsia Festival

17 September - 2 October

OzAsia turns ten in 2016! Join the festivities with performances, exhibitions and events that celebrate the artistic and cultural ties between Australia and Asia.

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Sunday Mail City-Bay Fun Run

18 September 2016

Around 30,000 people each year pull on their sneakers and tackle the City-Bay Fun Run, which finishes with festivities at beachside Glenelg. 

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Bay to Birdwood

25 September 2016, Adelaide Hills

The last Sunday in September sees car enthusiasts travel from West Beach to the National Motor Museum in Birdwood for a historic motoring event celebrating classic vehicles, manufactured between 1956 and 1978. 

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Adelaide Fashion Festival

19-23 October 2016

The Adelaide Fashion Festival showcases modern, innovative and relevant fashion from established and emerging designers. It celebrates what’s special about South Australia – its creativity and design – while expanding the state’s fashion industry locally, nationally and internationally.

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Feast Festival

21 October - 6 November

Feast Festival is South Australia’s leading queer arts and culture celebration.

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Australian International 3 Day Event

3-6 November, Adelaide

The Australian International 3 Day Event is Australia's premier equestrian competition and Adelaide is delighted to host the three days of dressage, show jumping and cross country in the city parklands. 

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Credit Union Christmas Pageant

12 November 2016

The Credit Union Christmas Pageant is a spectacular family event held to celebrate the approaching Christmas. A magical array of Christmas floats travel through the streets of Adelaide bringing a smile to all who join in the fun.

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Adelaide Motorsport Festival

17-20 November 2016

The Adelaide Motorsport Festival will include the Classic Adelaide Rally and the Victoria Park Sprint. The Classic Adelaide Rally will be staged in Adelaide and the surrounding regions and will utilise many of the stages and roads used by the original Classic Adelaide Rally held from 1997 - 2009.

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Commonwealth Bank Test Series

Australia V South Africa

24-28 November 2016

Test cricket is always a spectable, and this clash at the Adelaide Oval is set to draw a huge crowd. Be part of the action and settle in as play moves from day to night. 

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For more information visit the Adelaide Visitor Information Centre in James Place, Adelaide or Phone (within Australia): 1300 588 140