What’s On in Adelaide

Adelaide is known as the festival city for good reason – the city comes alive with annual events such as Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Fringe Festival, Festival of the Arts, OzAsia and many more. Adelaide also hosts annual sporting events, including Clipsal 500 and Tour Down Under. The iconic Adelaide Oval is host to both Adelaide AFL teams – Port Adelaide and Adelaide Crows. And for cricket fans, there are numerous matches for the Australia, Redbacks and Adelaide Strikers teams. Plus with famous wine regions on our doorstop, there are numerous wine tasting events throughout the year.

  • Christmas Events in Adelaide

    There are so many great events happening in and around Adelaide in the lead up to Christmas, so here's a handy guide of what's on to keep you busy every week until Christmas!

    18th Nov               Credit Union Christmas Pageant – Christmas in Adelaide would not be complete without a visit to the pageant – watch the floats and roving entertainers throughout the parade and wave to Santa on his sleigh!

    26th Nov               Glenelg Christmas Pageant - this is a great pageant for those that prefer not to get up too early and secure a space! Just a short tram ride from the city – enjoy the marching bands, dancers and singing groups parade through Glenelg. Hang around after for your chance to meet Santa!

    08th - 24th Dec     Santa’s Wonderland – Christmas comes alive at the Adelaide showgrounds. This is a great event for the kids and the ticket price includes rides, Christmas crafts, ice skating, stage shows and lots more.

    10th Dec                Carols by Candlelight – SA’s largest Christmas concert returns to Elder Park. The day kicks off at 2pm with festive food, drinks and family fun activities. Pre show entertainment starts at 5pm and the concert commences at 8pm.

    15th – 17th Dec    Christkindlmarkt – this European-style Christmas market based in the German town of Hahndorf will be a festive weekend filled with entertainment, stalls, food & much more.

    17th Dec                Christmas in Light Square – a day full of Christmas cheer with live music, entertainment, kids rides, stalls and more – this free event is a 2 min walk from the hotel! 


    Adelaide is named the 20 minute city for a great reason - it's accessibility to everything! All of these great festive events are on our doorstop, so why not have a hotel break too?

    Stay at the hotel during any of these events and you'll receive a free welcome drink for grown ups or a Christmas activity pack for the kids - just mention this post!


    • Complimentary drink for up to 2 adults
    • Complimentary drink based on house wine, base spirirts or tap beer
    • Christmas activity pack  - maximum of 2 per room
    • For each room booking, please choose either complimentary drink or activity packs. 

  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    Get ready for a night of fun, frolics and frivolity in this thrilling production of Richard O’Brien’s classic original script!

    From 28th Dec, the show runs for 2 weeks at the Adelaide Festival Theatre. 

  • Santos Tour Down Under

    Tour Down Under is not just about the many cycling events held across South Australia.

    There are street parties, kids activities and regional hospitality all on show during the Santos Tour Down Under event. Find out what's on in Adelaide and South Australia and plan your race week.

  • Happy Hour

    Happy Hour @ Spice Market Bar

    Monday - Fridays from 4m - 6pm - finish your working day with $6 drinks (tap beers, house wines and base spirits) & $10 pizza specials.

    Grab a bite to eat in the bar or enjoy a relaxed evening in the Spice Market restaurant