Festivals & Galleries
South Australia is proud to be known as the ‘Festival State’. In keeping with the state’s reputation, Adelaide hosts heaps of festivals and events throughout the year. ]
The biggest festival is Adelaide Fringe! For a whole month over summer, Adelaide’s CBD as well as surrounding suburbs turn into one huge art festival that attracts not only locals but a big international crowd. Thousands of events take place over the course of the festival, some are free for everyone to watch, others cost entry.
Being all about food and wine in South Australia, it’s clear that there are multiple foodie events, especially Tasting Australia, one of the country’s longest-running food and wine festivals. Followed by the Beer and BBQ Festival as well as a number of wine-related festivals in the surrounding wine regions.
You can also find open-air movies at the Botanical Garden during summer, a cabaret festival, and sports events in and around Adelaide.