Guide to the 2011 Easter Long Weekend • Glam Adelaide

Guide to the 2011 Easter Long Weekend

Check out these exciting events taking place in Adelaide over this Easter Long Weekend. There’s something for everyone- from the races to family fun and even music festivals. Don’t miss out and get amongst the fun this Easter weekend!


Check out these exciting events taking place in Adelaide over this Easter Long Weekend.  There’s something for everyone- from the races to family fun and even music festivals.  Don’t miss out and get amongst the fun this Easter weekend!

Oakbank Races Launch Party

Where: Alma Tavern

When: Thursday 21 April

Launching the Oakbank races with a big bang, the Alma are hosting: Oakbank Launch Party. Alma are providing fantastic deals for the night; 2 parmi’s for $20 and 2 for 1 Vodkas and Alizes from 9pm-12am.

Tickets: purchased on the night and go into the draw to win a VIP Hummer Ride to the Oakbank Champagne Breakfast and Races!

For more information:

Or for ticket cost enquires phone the Alma on: (08) 8362 1234

Somerled Pre-Races Breakfast

Where: Somerled Cellar Door, 89 Main Street, Hahndorf.

When: Saturday 23 April 2011

Time: 9am-11am- then hit the race track!

Complete your day at the Oakbank races by enjoying a three course breakfast  and free flow Somerland Sparkling methode champenoise! This is a great opportunity to get together with a group of friends, relax with great food and free flowing fine before a big day at the races.

To book at table go to: [email protected] or: (08) 8388 7478

Or for more information visit:

Price: $30 pp

Oakbank and Clare Valley Races Fun

Where: Oakbank Racing Course

When: Saturday 23 April and Monday 25 April

Dress to impress and enjoy a day at the races.  Relax and take in the exciting racing atmosphere at the Oakbank racing course. Regularly bringing in a crowd of 70,000 people, this event never disappoints!

Clare Valley is also getting involved and providing track side entertainment.  Including: live music, family activities and a “Fashion on the Field’s” competition”.  You also have the opportunity to indulge in regional gourmet foods and sip on local wines whilst enjoying the picturesque greenery of the racecourse.

For more information visit:

Or visit the Oakbank Website:

SACOME 2011 Treasure Hunt

Where: University of Adelaide, City Campus.

The South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy (SACOME) is celebrating the third year of its mineral resources Treasure Hunt with an extra special treat this year- a performance by interactive rock musical duo, Rock Chick and Science Geek.

The treasure hunt is a FREE interactive discovery trail for primary school children (aged eight to 12) interested in science.  This year’s hunt is promised to be super fun as participants seek out the answers to cryptic clues, handle sparkling crystals and minerals and delve deep into a 3D world under the earth’s crust. Each participant will receive a goodie bag and be in with a change to win prizes on completion of the hunt.

For further enquiries see: OR: Phone: 08 8202 9999

Mix It Up- Multi-Media Art Exhibition

Where: Showgrounds Main South Road, Yankalilla.

When: From April 22-April 25

Mix It Up is a multi-media art exhicition held annually at the Yankalilla showgrounds Supper hall.  The exhibition will be open from April 22 to April 25 from 9:30am to 4pm.  22 artisits will be represented with a diverse and eclectic range of unique work, available to purchase direct from the artists themselves.

The art on show ranges from: textile art, basketry, jewellery, wearable art, art quilts, felted works, paintings and much more.

So if you feel like having a relaxing day, check out the Mix-Up Art Exhibition.

Cost: FREE

For more information call: Ph (08) 8558 2835 or visit:

La Bomba Easter Latino Carnival

Where: The Gov, 59 Port Road, Hindmarsh

When: Easter Saturday April 23

Rumberos, Melbourne’s finest Afro Latino Orquestra is one of Melbourne’s favourite Latin bands.  The popular Latino band is well-known for their vibrant and high-energy gigs, packing the dance floor whenever they are on stage.

If you are a Latino lover or feel like putting on your dancing shoes on this easter weekend for a bit of a salsa dance, head to the Gov to experience the talented Latino band.

Tickets: $15 pp, can be purchased over the phone with credit on: (08) 8340 0744 or though Moshtix outlets or Venue Tix Online

For more information: visit or phone: (08) 8340 0744

Easter Weekend at the Stamford Plaza Adelaide – Special Easter Bunny Visit

Where: Stamford Plaza Adelaide Hotel

When: Easter Sunday April 24

With Easter just around the corner, why not treat yourself and your family and experience the luxury of Stamford Plaza Adelaide in the heart of the city.  The Easter Bunny will be making a special appearance on Easter Sunday with fun activities for the children.

For more information on times and general enquiries contact, Ph: (08) 8461 1111

Chocolate Indulgence High Tea

Where: Swish on Terrace (Stamford Plaza)

When: Easter Monday April 25

Treat yourself this Easter Monday at the Swish on Terrace to a variety of delicious chocolate mousse, baked chocolate tarts, truffles, traditional hot cross buns, chocolate chip scones, Easter eggs plus much more served on elegant three tiered stands.  The high tea is from 2.30pm to 5pm, and is a must for all the sweet-tooths!

Tickets: $35 pp, available Good Friday April 22

For further information and to purchase tickets phone: (08) 8461 0860

Or visit:

Seafood Buffet with a special Eater Chocolate Dessert Buffet

Where: TG’S Restaurant (Stamford Plaza)

When: Good Friday April 22 and Easter Saturday April 23

Enjoy a delightful superb seafood buffet this Easter break, and enjoy the selection of chocolate temptations.  Including, double chocolate tarts, hot cross buns and mini chocolate eggs.

Cost: $49 per person.  Bookings are available Good Friday April 22 and Saturday April 23.

To book please phone: (08) 8461 0849

Or for more information visit:

Planet Cream Adelaide (Creamfields Australia 2011)

Where: Adelaide Entertainment Centre

When: Good Friday April 22

Creamfield Australia is back and bigger for Easter in Adelaide this year.  Headlining the festival will be the popular Deadmau5, in Adelaide with his LED live show for the first time.  Joining him will be a cast of other stars on the Creamfield’s festival lineup including: Skrillex, Martin Solveig, Bingo Players and Surkin.

The impressive dance festival begins at 2pm and goes for a whopping 10 hours.

Electro and Trance music fans- this event is a not-to-miss this Easter weekend!

Please Note: this is an 18+ concert and ID is required.

Tickets: $119 including GST, available through Ticketek only

To purchase tickets visit:

For more information visit:

Heaven goes Greek

Where: Heaven Nightclub

When: Easter Sunday April 24

Heaven mixes things up a bit over the long weekend bringing Greek DJs to the popular nightclub.  DJs include: Valandi, Vas, Souli, Chetti amd Krispy.

To get into the Easter spirit, Heaven nightclub are providing drink specials, including: $5 base spirits from 9pm-11pm.

So if you feel like getting in touch with your Greek side, and a bit of fun and dancing with some friends, check out Heaven this Easter weekend.

Please Note: 18+ events and ID is required at the door.

Tickets: $15, can be purchased at the door

For more information visit:

Sinclair’s Gully Presents ‘Phantom in the Forest’

Venue: Sinclair’s Gully, Colonial Drive Norton Summit SA 5136

Date: Fri & Sat 22 & 23rd April. Pre-performance drinks from 6pm.

Time: 6pm arrival for pre-performance drinks served at cellar door. Performance commences at 7:00pm.

Performance time approximately one hour with a half hour intermission.

Please BYO nibbles or picnic tea and dress warmly as we are an outdoor venue (bring a hat, coat & gloves).

Cost $25.00 per ticket.

Wine for sale by the glass and bottle from $5/$20. Strictly no BYO alcohol.

Book at 8390 1995 or visit!/event.php?eid=196710377017670

Easter Sunday Lunch in Riverside Restaurant

From 12pm, $65 per person

Celebrate Easter with a family gathering at Riverside Restaurant. Our sumptuous Easter buffet lunch includes fresh South Australian seafood, a selection of hot and cold dishes and gorgeous desserts from our pastry chef complete with chocolate fountain and Easter egg decorating for the kids.

To make a reservation please phone 08 8238 2382 or email [email protected]

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