Upcoming events

Notice of upcoming medium to major events 

The City of Adelaide has developed a dashboard which provides a two-month overview of upcoming events in the Adelaide Park Lands and road events.

Events shown are classed as medium or major in size and scale (events attracting 1,501+ people) and include both City of Adelaide and external events.

Please note that the information shown includes events which are at different stages of gaining approval from the City of Adelaide. The information shown, therefore, is subject to change at short notice.

How to use the dashboard

The dashboard can be viewed using any internet browser on any smart device.

The dashboard shows a map of the City of Adelaide precinct. The coloured circles indicate proposed event sites. Click on any coloured circle to find out more about the event. The information about the particular event will appear on the right-hand side of the map.

Table of upcoming events

For ease of viewing, a list of the upcoming events for 2019 contained in the dashboard is provided in the table below:

EventDate and timeLocationDescriptionWebsite and Contact Details
Spring Blooms2 to 29 September 
Various times - refer to event page.
88 O'Connell Street, North AdelaideA chance for members of the public to immerse themselves amongst the blooms and welcome spring with a range of free community activities. The initiative will include free outdoor yoga, a community herb truck, boccia in the park and more.
Website

8203 7203

The Corporate Cup (Round 3)

4 September

6:00 am to 6:30 pm

Red Gum Park / Karrawirra Park South (Park 12) and Linear Path

Designed for people of all ages to improve their fitness over a period of 16 weeks. Operating once a fortnight, participants choose to walk of run either a 2.2 km, 4.5 km or 7.2 km course along the Linear Park Track by the River Torrens in the City

Website

8362 2150

2019 Australian Winter Race Walking Championship

8 September

7:00 am to 11:00 am

Bullrush Park / Warnpangga (Park 10) War Memorial Drive between Frome Rd and Bundeys Rd

The Australian Winter Race Walking Championship offers events for all age groups with a variety of distances (2km, 3km, 5km, 10km, and 20km). Each event starts and finishes on War Memorial Drive, between Frome Road and Bundeys Road (next to Bullrush Park / Warnpangga (Park 10). Registration is via the Athletics Australia website.

Website

8646 4550

Music in the Square

12 September

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Hindmarsh Square

/ Mukata

The City of Adelaide and Music SA proudly celebrates Adelaide as a UNESCO City of Music with live tunes from Adelaide's best local, emerging talent.

Website

8203 7203

City to Bay Expo

13 to 14 September
8:00 am to 5:00 pm 

Victoria Square / Tarntanyangga (North)

Annual City to Bay Expo where participants can collect their registration.

Website

8352 2011

City to Bay Fun Run

15 September

5:00 am to 10:30 am

Elder Park

Annual City to Bay fun run.

Website

8352 2011

The Corporate Cup (Round 4)

18 September

9:00 am to 4:30 pm

Red Gum Park / Karrawirra Park South (Park 12) and Linear Path

Designed for people of all ages to improve their fitness over a period of 16 weeks. Operating once a fortnight, participants choose to walk of run either a 2.2km, 4.5km or 7.2 km course along the Linear Park Track by the River Torrens in the City.

Website

8362 2150

World Routes 2019- Welcome Event

21 September

6:30 pm to 6:45 pm

Adelaide Riverbank Lawn (Barr Smith Walk) and Pinky Flat

International Aviation Event

0433 111 788

Houndwave 2019

21 September

To be advised

Light Square / Wauwi

Family friendly, community and music event. Dog friendly.

To be advised

All Ford Day

22 September

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Bonython Park / Tulya Wardli (Park 27)

Fundraising event for various Charities with a Static Car Display

Website

0402 965 154

EventDate and timeLocationDescriptionWebsite and contact details

UniSA Graduation Ceremonies

1 to 2 October

9:00 am to 5:30 pm

Hindley Street

UniSA Graduations will be held at City West campus in Pridham Hall (corner Hindley St & Clarendon St). The graduations will encompass a graduation ceremony in Pridham Hall with academic robing to be conducted in Marquees within George street.

Website

8302 0555

Listen In Adelaide

6 October

2:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Bonython Park / Tulya Wardli (Park 27)

Listen In Adelaide will be a concentrated version of Listen Out Festival, featuring a hand-picked selection of the Listen Out tour all on one stage.

Website

(02) 9699 2454

Adelaide Zombie Walk

12 October

3:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Rundle Park / Kadlitpina (Park 13)

An organised public gathering of like-minded people dressed up in zombie costume. Prior to the walk, participants can celebrate together with live music, food and lots more zombie fun.

Website

0421 342 544

Oktoberfest in the Gardens

12 October

1:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Pinky Flat

Oktoberfest features German food stalls, roving performers, sideshow alley, silent disco and a mix of entertainment and competitions across multiple stages throughout the afternoon and evening.

Website

0439 945 417

Ride2Work

16 October

7:00 am to 9:00 am

Hindmarsh Square/Mukata

Community breakfast celebration of Ride 2 Work.

Website

8203 7203

Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

17 to 20 September

9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Victoria Park / Pakapakanthi (Park 16) and Victoria Square / Tarntanyangga (North and South)

Overland journey from Darwin to Adelaide in solar powered vehicles. Victoria Square / Tarntanyangga hosts the finish line for the event.

Website

To be advised

Lucky Dumpling Markets

17 October to 3 November

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Barr Smith Walk (Adelaide Riverbank Lawn)

This event will feature an array of Asian dishes, flavours and cuisines with an extensive menu of BBQs, curries, stir fries, noodles and dumplings. There will be a number of desserts including Vietnamese iced coffee, bubble tea, Japanese sake and South Australian wines. There will also be a line-up of local and international artists. The weekends of the event will bring family-friendly workshops and cultural activities organised by local community groups.

Website

To be advised

Moon Lantern Parade

19 October

2:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Elder Park

This event will showcase hundreds of hand-held lamps and over 50 giant lanterns including the stunning 40m Hong Kong dragon, all set to a live music performance by Australian-Chinese music collective Emissary of Tang. Food trucks with cuisine from around the world will feature and the event will finish with a fireworks display.

Website

To be advised

Music in the Square

24 October

10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Hindmarsh Square/Mukata

The COA and Music SA proudly celebrates Adelaide as a UNESCO City of Music with live tunes from Adelaide's best local, emerging talent.

Website

8203 7203

Vegan Festival

26 to 27 October

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Rundle Park / Kadlitpina (Park 13)

Vegan Festival is a family and pet friendly celebration and discussion of vegan life. The event features guest speakers, live music, cooking demonstrations, workshops, kids activities and market stalls showcasing Vegan products, vegan food and beverages, animal rights groups and vegan societies.

Website

To be advised

Cheesefest & FERMENT

26 to 27 October

11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Rymill Park / Murlawirrapurka (Park 14)

This event brings together all things cheese and wine. Featuring a number of food and beverage stalls.

Website

To be advised

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Need more information?

If you have any questions about the status of events shown on this page, please contact the City of Adelaide Events team:

08 8203 7203

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