Spring is Here!
Adelaide is the perfect place to be this Spring. Check out some of the best things to do as the weather gets warmer.
The Big Wedgie
28 September — 14 October
For the first time, The Big Wedgie is making West Beach their home from Saturday 28 September — Sunday 14 October. Located next to West Beach Parks Resort on Military Road, people of any age will enjoy the thrill of The Big Wedgie, The Just Right Wedgie and The Little Wedgie.
Staying at West Beach Parks? All of our guests receive 25% discount. To book your tickets, please visit The Big Wedgie website.
Spring Affair Festival
30 September 2018
Think Sea and Vines without the large crowds.…. McLaren Vale opens its doors with 6 of its most iconic wineries to showcase some of the best food and wine from the region.
To book your own adventure tour, or discover what pub group tours are available, please head to the Spring Affair website.
Adelaide Film Festival
10 – 21 October 2018
Celebrating its 16th year, the Adelaide Film Festival is an 11 day celebration of Australian and International screen culture. The youngest but most dynamic national screen event, Adelaide Film Festival was established in 2003 and was placed in Variety’s list of “50 Unmissable Film Festivals”. It is Australia’s premier film event, launching new films, art and interactive projects to national and international audiences.
To view the program and festival experiences, please visit the Adelaide Film Festival website.
Adelaide Fashion Festival
17 – 21 October 2018
The Adelaide Fashion Festival (presented by Meredes-Benz Adelaide & Unley) is a celebration of innovative South Australian design and style and showcases Adelaide’s creative industries in some of the city’s vibrant venues.
Guests will be inspired across the five days of the festival; the program includes international-standard runway shows, masterclasses, the chance to meet top fashion identities over lunch and retail activations featuring tomorrow’s top trends.
For more information on the 5 day program, please visit The Adelaide Fashion Festival Website.
Adelaide Fashion Festival Stay & Play Street Party
21 October 2018
On the last day of the Adelaide Fashion Festival, there will be a street party at Jetty Road, Glenelg from 11am — 7pm. Enjoy fashion parades, live music, children’s activities and plenty of shopping. The hugely successful KIDDO Markets will embrace a sea change, bringing guests the best of locally produced and sourced garments.
For more information and all enquiries, please visit the City of Holdfast Bay website.
25 October — 11 November 2018
OzAsia Festival is Australia’s leading international arts festival engaging with Asia. Held over 18 days this spring, the annual OzAsia Festival program presents the very best in contemporary dance, theatre, music, visual art, film, literature, food, family events, workshops, talks and more from across Asia today. 2018 will see the largest program EVER!
To view the program and purchase tickets, please visit the OzAsia Festival Website.
Lucky Dumpling Market
25 October — 11 November
As part of the OzAsia Festival, eat your way through Asia right here in Adelaide with Asian Inspired BBQ’s, noodles, stir-fries, curries and of course delicious dumplings.
Tuesday — Friday: 4:30pm until late
Saturday & Sunday: 12pm until late
For more information and all enquiries please visit the OzAsia Festival website
Ferment the Festival
27 – 28 October 2018
Australia’s biggest Cheese Festival and only Fermentation Festival has combined into one location over two big days this October. Celebrating all things wine, cheese and fermented has never looked or tasted so good.
Spend the day tasting a range of South Australian produce, attend the live cooking demos or try your luck at the Cheese Trivia Quizzes amongst MUCH more.
To purchase tickets, please visit the Ferment the Festival website.
10 – 25 November 2018
Feast is Adelaide’s only not-for-profit LGBTI Queer Arts and Cultural Festival that celebrates Pride and Diversity. Feast began in 1997 providing a safe and inclusive platform for the LGBTIQ community to share and express themselves through art and culture. With a range of drag shows, cabaret and theatre-playreads, there is something for everyone.
To view the program and purchase tickets, please visit the Feast Festival website.
November — April
As the weather warms up, the Beerenberg strawberry season begins. Spend the day in the sun, picking your own strawberries and enjoy the freshly picked taste… something you don’t get from a supermarket.
To find out more information, and check the patch open times, please head to the Beerenberg website.
10 November 2018
We can’t believe we are thinking about Christmas, but the Annual Christmas Pageant is less than 2 months away!! Start planning your early morning to secure your favourite spot, the Credit Union Christmas Pageant starts at the corner of Kind William Street and South Terrace and weaves its way through the city to the Magic Cave at David Jones.
Semaphore Spring Fair
25 November 2018
Celebrate the start of summer at the award winning annual Raine & Horne Semaphore Street Fair!
The Semaphore Street Fair is a day of fun and entertainment for the whole family. Semaphore Road is closed from the Esplanade to Swan Terrace, allowing the street to come alive with over 250 market stalls and MUCH MORE.
Check out the Semaphore Street Fair Facebook Page for more information.
Contact West Beach Parks or phone (+61 8) 8355 7360