About Adelaide Festivals

(Adelaide, South Australia, SA, Australia)

Australians known how to party and the city of Adelaide is no exception, offering a comprehensive selection of festivals throughout the year.

Popular festivals in Adelaide include the following events.

Annual Adelaide Festivals

  • February: Big Day Out, one of the city's biggest events, with a range of concerts and live entertainment
  • February: Carnevale, known for its Italian cuisine and colourful procession along King William Street
  • March: Glendi Greek Festival, celebrating the area's rich Greek culture, regularly attracting in excess of 40,000 people
  • April: Outbank Easter Racing Carnival, taking place over a weekend, with funfairs, picnicking, camels and horse racing
  • August: Festival of the Waters, centred around Port Adelaide, culminating in a spectacular fireworks display
  • August: Adelaide Marathon, August, famous race which starts and finished at Adelaide Gaol, watched by large crowds along the route

  • October: Glenelg Jazz Festival, prominent weekend event, with many well-known jazz performers and musicians
  • October: Feast, October, notable gay and lesbian festival, taking place over three weeks and including dancing, parties and film screenings
  • December: Bay Sports Festival, with a range of water sports and surfing off Glenelg beach

Adelaide Convention Centre
Address: North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia (SA), 5000, Australia
Tel: +61 (0)8 8212 4099
Website: www.adelaidecc.com.au/

Adelaide Convention Bureau
Address: 15 Leigh Street, Adelaide, South Australia (SA), 5000, Australia
Tel: +61 (0)8 8237 0100
Website: www.adelaideconvention.com.au/

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