South Australia - Adelaide Events and Festivals

January

  1. Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under - over 200 cyclists take part. This week long event includes six races and numerous parties

February

  1. Big Day Out - music festival with thousands of fans trying to catch their favourite acts
  2. Carnival in Adelaide - a celebration of Italian food and lifestyle, featuring a lively parade along King William Street. Highlights include live musicians, a fashion show, rave party and traditional arts and crafts exhibits

March

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  2. Santos Symphony Under the Stars - free outdoor concert by the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, with fireworks
  3. Glendi Greek Festival - two-day celebration featuring live music, folk dancing, rides, food and wine stalls and fireworks. Over 40,000 people attend this event
  4. Medieval Festival - a fun event featuring all aspects of the medieval way of life including ancient sports, minstrels, jesters, theatre, pillory and blacksmith

April

  1. Out bank Easter Racing Carnival - a weekend full of funfairs, picnics, camel rides and lots of horse racing

July

  1. Friends of Thomas the Tank Engine - fun for the whole family at Port Dock Station Railway Museum

August

  1. South Australia Living Artists - exhibitions and displays of up-and-coming arts
  2. Adelaide Marathon - marathon beginning and ending at Adelaide Gaol, there is also a half marathon and a 5 km / 3 mile race
  3. Festival of the Waters - Port Adelaide hosts this cultural event with live entertainment and displays at McLaren Parade. After dark there is a boat parade and a firework display

September

  1. Royal Adelaide Show - lots of agricultural and horticultural exhibits and plenty of entertainment
  2. Bay to Birdwood Run - first Sunday in September, over 1,600 classic cars take part in this 60 km / 37.5 mile one-day event
  3. City to Bay Fun Run - a 12 km / 7.5 mile race from King William Street in the city to the beach at Glenelg

October

  1. Glenelg Jazz Festival - outdoor weekend festival featuring jazz, food and dancing
  2. Adelaide International Rose Festival - a celebration of Adelaide's favourite flower
  3. Feast - this three-week annual gay and lesbian cultural festival features food and wine, culture, dancing, films, talks, walks, theatre and cabaret

November

  1. Mitsubishi Horse Trials - Olympic-level event, held in Adelaide city centre parklands
  2. Credit Union Christmas Pageant - an parade of floats and bands, with over 1,400 participants

December

  1. Bay Sports Festivals - a sports festival held at Glenelg beach and featuring numerous sports and a surf carnival

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