Festivals, Celebrations and Events

South Australia is known as the Festival State, so check out what’s on and where and incorporate our year-round calendar of events in your own holiday itinerary.

International cultural and sporting events, food, wine, music, fashion and any number of other celebrations will give you a long list of ideas to help you plan your trip to Adelaide and South Australia.

Major annual arts events like the Adelaide Festival and the Adelaide 500 motorsport carnival stand out, but there is a continuous programme of festivals and community events taking place throughout South Australia over the whole year.

Our best recommendation?  Go to the official South Australia Events Calendar to find out what’s happening.



Find out more about the top tours and attractions in South Australia

We’ve put all our touring and sightseeing recommendations below to point you in the right direction. Create your own holiday itinerary in Adelaide and around South Australia.