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Adelaide Festivals

Adelaide Fringe

Artists from Australia and across the globe take over the city in hundreds of pop up venues in parks, warehouses, lane-ways and empty buildings as well as established venues such as theatres, hotels, art galleries, cafes and town halls…

Check out some of the Adelaide Fringe’s major venues:

The Garden of Unearthly Delights

Gluttony

Royal Croquet Club

The GC – at the The German Club

Tuxedo Cat

Holden Street Theatres

Tandanya

Venue

Various venues across South Australia

Dates

17 February - 19 March 2017

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Adelaide Festival of Arts

Adelaide Festival is an internationally renowned multi-arts festival with a long and successful history. With a reputation for bold and adventurous programming and located in a city of perfect size, setting and climate, Adelaide Festival holds a unique place in the Australian creative landscape.

Venue

Various venues across Adelaide

Dates

3 March - 19 March 2017

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WOMADelaide

WOMADelaide runs over four days in Botanic Park in inner-city Adelaide on the March long weekend. The program features performances and workshops by the world’s best traditional and contemporary musicians.

Venue

Botanic Park, Adelaide

Dates

10 March - 13 March 2017

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dreamBIG Children's Festival

DreamBIG is South Australia’s iconic arts festival for children having inspired and entertained children and their families for over 40 years. It is also an important part of South Australia’s reputation as a leader in children’s theatre and entertainment.

 

Venue

Various venues across South Australia

Dates

18 May - 27 May 2017

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Adelaide Cabaret Festival

For two weeks every June, the best cabaret artists from around the world converge on Adelaide for a winter celebration of intimate performance at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival.

Now in its 16th year and the biggest festival of its kind, the Adelaide Cabaret Festival has become a major event in the international and Australian arts calendar. The Festival has garnered a reputation of highlighting the best local, national and international artists through an eclectic program of classic and contemporary cabaret performances.

Venue

Adelaide Festival Centre

Dates

19 Jun - 24 June 2017

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South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival

The South Australian Living Artists Festival (SALA) is recognised as the largest and most innovative community based visual arts festival in Australia. Artists exhibit across the state in galleries, open art studios, restaurants, cafes, wineries and many other unique spaces.

Venue

Various venues across South Australia

Dates

1 August - 31 August 2016

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Guitar Festival

The Adelaide Guitar Festival is a four-day biennial festival, curated by internationally renowned Australian guitarist, Slava Grigoryan. With both free and ticketed events, there’s something to get everyone in the mood for music.

Venue

Adelaide Festival Centre

Dates

11 August - 14 August 2016

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OzAsia Festival

OzAsia Festival is Australia’s leading international arts festival that is entirely dedicated to engagement with Asia. In 2016 the Festival will celebrate it’s 10th year. The current Festival Director is Joseph Mitchell.

Venue

Adelaide Festival Centre

Dates

17 September - 2 October 2016

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Adelaide Film Festival

The Adelaide Film Fest has won acclaim and awards for its innovative programming and has established itself as a landmark event: Variety Magazine list it in their Top 50 Unmissable Film Festivals around the world.

Venue

Various venues across Adelaide

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Feast Festival

Feast is Adelaide’s lesbian and gay culture Festival, held in November. It has grown from a grassroots community event in 1997 to the biggest arts festival of its kind in Australia.

Venue

Various venues across South Australia

Dates

21 October - 6 November 2016

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