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What's on over Winter

It may be get­ting cold­er as we head into win­ter, but the events don’t stop here in Ade­laide. Why not check some of these out dur­ing your stay?

Some of the fan­tas­tic events that are over May, June, July and August include:

Clare Val­ley Gourmet Weekend

18 – 21 May 2018

Thou­sands will return to the stun­ning Clare Val­ley this May for the 34th Clare Val­ley Gourmet Week­end from Fri­day 18 to Mon­day 21 May 2018. The renowned fes­ti­val is a cel­e­bra­tion of the best the Clare Val­ley has to offer…food, wine, hos­pi­tal­i­ty, gor­geous autum­nal land­scapes, her­itage build­ings, art and music taste­ful­ly inter­wo­ven mak­ing it a major draw card on the South Aus­tralian event calendar.

This year, 36 winer­ies, two brew­eries and a num­ber of region­al restau­rants will take part in the Clare Val­ley Gourmet Week­end. The event will also fea­ture a range of spe­cial events, includ­ing degus­ta­tion lunch­es and din­ners, the Gourmet Farm­ers Mar­ket, com­pe­ti­tions, mas­ter­class­es and edu­ca­tion­al activ­i­ties The pro­gram will be jam-packed with events and fea­tures, includ­ing two new win­ery venues to be includ­ed in 2018 ses­sions and a Mon­day morn­ing wine sale includ­ing new and vin­tage wine releas­es at select venues.

For more infor­ma­tion, please vis­it www​.clareval​ley​.com​.au

Ade­laide Cabaret Festival

8 – 23 June 2018

Every June Long Week­end, one of Adelaide’s favourite fes­ti­vals begin. The Ade­laide Cabaret Fes­ti­val, in its 18th year, has become a major inter­na­tion­al event. 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. With the pro­gram run­ning over 3 weeks, with a range of acts and per­form­ers, there will be some­thing for every­one. To find out more, please vis­it www​.ade​laide​cabaret​fes​ti​val​.com​.au

The Sleep­ing Beauty

6 – 12 July 2018

The cur­tain goes up … the audi­ence gasps … and David McAllister’s spec­tac­u­lar The Sleep­ing Beau­ty unfolds like a rose, draw­ing you into a world of romance, won­der and impe­r­i­al grandeur. For more infor­ma­tion and tick­ets, please head to the Fes­ti­val Cen­tre Website

Umbrel­la: Win­ter City Sounds

13 – 29 July 2018

Umbrel­la: Win­ter City Sounds is return­ing to Ade­laide in 2018. Pre­sent­ed by Music SA, the fes­ti­val will offer an excit­ing smörgås­bord of live music projects and oth­er per­for­mances across Ade­laide to warm and illu­mi­nate the cold­er weeks. Please click here to view the full program


20 – 22 July 2018

Begin­ning in 2002, AVCon is an annu­al ani­mé and video games fes­ti­val in Ade­laide run by Team AVCon Inc. a not-for-prof­it organ­i­sa­tion. Team AVCon strives to bring you a sched­ule full of events, activ­i­ties and attrac­tions that are fun and enter­tain­ing for all dif­fer­ent inter­ests. Pur­chase your tick­ets here.

Win­ter Reds Festival

27 – 29 July 2018

The best time to enjoy the Hills is on a cold win­tery Sun­day, the rain pelt­ing the win­dow of a rus­tic cel­lar door, a fire roar­ing, a glass of Shi­raz or Pinot or Caber­net in hand and a bowl of warm­ing, slow cooked nour­ish­ment on your lap. Be tempt­ed by more than 30 winer­ies offer­ing sump­tu­ous events day and night. Check out the web­site for more information

SALA Fes­ti­val

The SALA Fes­ti­val is an annu­al cel­e­bra­tion of South Aus­tralian liv­ing visu­al artists. Held every August, lit­er­al­ly thou­sands of artists exhib­it in hun­dreds of venues through­out met­ro­pol­i­tan and region­al South Australia.

Fea­tur­ing an extra­or­di­nary range of exhi­bi­tion venues, both con­ven­tion­al and unusu­al, SALA is unique. The art is as diverse as the artists with mul­ti­ple and mixed medi­um works, includ­ing paint­ing, sculp­ture, draw­ing, pho­tog­ra­phy, dig­i­tal media, mov­ing image, glass, ceram­ics, tex­tiles and more.

This amaz­ing Fes­ti­val runs for the full month of August. To find out more, please vis­it www​.salafes​ti​val​.com

Gui­tar Festival

9 – 12 August 2018

The Ade­laide Gui­tar Fes­ti­val (AGF) (for­mer­ly the Ade­laide Inter­na­tion­al Gui­tar Fes­ti­val) is a four-day bien­ni­al fes­ti­val, curat­ed by inter­na­tion­al­ly renowned Aus­tralian gui­tarist, Sla­va Grig­o­ryan. Unbound by genre and acclaimed for its out­stand­ing qual­i­ty, its con­certs span rock, jazz, folk, clas­si­cal, exper­i­men­tal, blues and roots music. For more infor­ma­tion, please check out their web­site.

Gui­tars in Bars

13 – 29 August 2018

With the suc­cess of Gui­tars in Bars in 2017, fea­tur­ing 555 artists across 160 events state-wide, the Ade­laide Gui­tar Fes­ti­val is bring­ing it back in 2018.Guitars in Bars is tak­ing the AGF to the usu­al and unusu­al venues, spaces and places across South Aus­tralia with a series of free and tick­et­ed events. Enrich­ing and diver­si­fy­ing Adelaide’s live music scene, we invite musi­cians and venues from around the state to be part of this great win­ter music fes­ti­val. For more infor­ma­tion, or to reg­is­ter your event, please head to their web­site.

Priscil­la Queen of the Desert- The Musical

19 Aug – 9 Sep 2018

Get ready to shake your groove thing as Australia’s most suc­cess­ful home­grown musi­cal Priscil­la Queen Of The Desert rocks in to Ade­laide in August 2018.

The icon­ic hit musi­cal has more glit­ter than ever, fea­tur­ing a non-stop parade of dance­floor clas­sics includ­ing It’s Rain­ing Men’, I Will Sur­vive’ and Final­ly’ and many more. Based on the Oscar win­ning film, PRISCIL­LA is the hilar­i­ous adven­ture of three friends who hop aboard a bat­tered old bus bound for Alice Springs to put on the show of a life­time. Priscil­la will pre­mière in Ade­laide in August 2018 for its 10th anniver­sary cel­e­bra­tion tour.

Vis­it The Fes­ti­val Cen­tre web­site for more infor­ma­tion and tickets

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