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Adelaide Festive Season Guide 2011

To help you plan your party season, we've put together a list of some Christmas & festive events in and around Adelaide.

If you'd like to add your event to this list, please email the details through to [email protected].

 

GLENELG CHRISTMAS PAGEANT

The Glenelg Christmas pageant is here once again. Get the family down to Glenelg early Sunday morning ready for the pre-pageant entertainment that will begin at 10am. There will be plenty of opportunity to meet Father Christmas at The Beach House following the Pageant, so your children can tell him exactly what they want for Christmas. Don't forget that Jetty Road also has plenty of pageant activities you can enjoy throughout the day.
 
Date: Sunday November 20th 2011
 
Location: Jetty Road Glenelg

More info at http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=277557415609209

 

NORWOOD CHRISTMAS PAGEANT

The annual Norwood Christmas Pageant is one of Adelaide's most popular community pageants. In its 34th year, with an estimated 15,000 people in attendance, the 2011 Norwood Christmas Pageant is sure to be a huge success.

Date: Saturday November 26th 2011

Location: The Parade, Norwood

More info at http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=107330206036081

 

ARKABA CHRISTMAS CARNIVAL

Performers and revellers will gather over four nights to celebrate the festive season at the circus-themed 2011 Christmas Carnival where live entertainment and a sumptuous feast will make for an evening not to be missed.

Dates:                                  

November 26, 7pm
December 3, 7pm
December 10, 7pm
December 17, 7pm

Location: The Arkaba Hotel, 150 Glen Osmond Road, Fullarton

Who: Hans (aka Matt Gilbertson), Fizzy Pop, clowns, performers

Cost: $115, including a three course meal and four hour drinks package.

More info at https://glamadelaide.com.au/clowning-around-at-the-arkaba-hotel-this-christmas/

 

CHRISTMAS RIVERBANK DISPLAY

Date: 27 November – 31 December 2011

Location: Torrens Riverbank, Adam Street, Adelaide

Cost: Free

 

CHRISTMAS CRAFT & GIFT FAIR

Date:  3 – 4 December 2011

Time: 9.30am – 5pm

Location: Royal Adelaide Showgrounds, Goodwood Rd, Goodwood

Cost: adults $5

http://www.kymjonesexhibitions.com.au/Xmas%20Craft.html

 

A DIVALICIOUS XMAS AT THE GILLES STREET MARKETS

Divalicious will be at the swanky Gilles Street Markets Sunday Dec 4 just in time for Xmas with the famous Divalicious Fascinators and a gorgeous range of groovy gifts.

Date: Sunday, December 4

Time: 10am until 4pm

Location: Gilles Street Markets

Cost: Free

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=230931100305440

 

'A TOUCH OF RED' CHRISTMAS COCKTAIL PARTY

Get into the Christmas spirit whilst enjoying a fabulous cocktail event and supporting a worthy cause at the same time.

Date: Thursday, December 8

Time: 7pm until 11pm

Location: The Deck, Palais Hotel, Semaphore

Cost: $40 including gourmet SA seafood and finger food and a 2 hour drinks package.

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=214593185278401

 

CAROLS UNDER THE CANDLEBARKS

Wear your Santa hat or something red and celebrate Christmas at Sinclair’s Gully with the Camerata Singers. Bring along a picnic or nibbles and sing along to all your favourite carols, as the sun sets in our towering candlebark forest. Part door proceeds donated to the choir.
 . Please bring along a picnic/nibbles.
 Wine for sale by the glass or bottle (from $5/$20). Strictly no BYO alcohol. 
Bookings essential.
Ph 83901995 or email [email protected]

Date: Saturday 10 December 2011

Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Cost: $10 an adult, children free

Location: Sinclair's Gully

 

THE NIGHT OF LIGHTS GALA BALL

The Night of Lights represents the shining spirit of generosity and how together we light up the lives of seriously ill children.

Date: Saturday, December 10

Time: 7pm until 11:30pm

Location: Adelaide Convention Centre

Cost: $190

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=235155119877004

 

CHRISTMAS PROMS 2011

Join us to celebrate the festive season in this spectacular concert for all ages. Bring your mum, dad, sister, brother, daughter, son or grandkids and share the joy of the Christmas season.

There will be popular Christmas songs mixed with traditional carols and plenty of laughs along the way. Featuring the sensational Adelaide Art Orchestra, the inspirational Adelaide Vocal Project and conductor Timothy Sexton. Be dazzled by festive favourites with some very special guests including the return of 2009 Proms favourite piano virtuoso Bernard Walz.

In this spectacular concert, we encourage everyone to sing-a-long. So start warming up your singing voice and get into the festive spirit!

SANTA HATS AND FESTIVE BLING ARE ENCOURAGED!

Date: 16 December 2011 – 17 December 2011

Time: Friday 11am & 7:30pm, Saturday 2pm & 6:30pm

Location: Festival Theatre

Cost: Season Pass Adult $35

Premium $50
Adult $38
Child $33
Family [2+2] $110
Family (+1 child) $27.50

Duration: 2 hours, 20 minute interval

 

MR & MRS CLAUS PARTY

The London Tavern is throwing the biggest Christmas Party this year. Be sure to wear you Christmas inspired costumes. Are you Santa's little helper? Or an Elf? Or the big guy himself?

Date: Saturday, December 17

Time: 7pm until 5am Sunday

Location: The London Tavern

Cost: Free entry before 10pm and for those who dress up.

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=188692824547828

 

SALSA CONNECTION'S 4TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BBQ PICNIC IN THE PARK

Each year SCDS gets together for a fun, relaxing day in the park! The beautiful Botanic Park is perfect for just lounging around, chatting, eating, drinking, playing frisbee, running around with the kids and just generally having a lovely relaxed day in the sun.

Date: Sunday December 18

Time: 11am until 6pm

Location: Botanic Park Cnr Hackney Road & Plane Tree Drive, Adelaide

Cost: Free

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=303423306354416

 

WEST END XMAS ARTS MARKET AND CARNIVALE

The 2nd West End Xmas Arts Market & Carnivale will delight and entice families to participate and swarm to the West End of Adelaide to indulge in an exciting cultural day and purchase some unique Christmas gifts!

Date: Sunday, December 18

Time: 12pm until 10pm

Location: Leigh Street Adelaide

Cost: Free

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=120794194698448

 

NUDE'S WHITE SUMMER XMAS POOL PARTY

NUDE is back and is having a VIP Pool party to celebrate the start of Summer, Xmas, end of school and just an excuse to get drunk by the pool in the sun. The event will include an amazing line up of DJs including a special Guest DJ direct from Hollywood California!

Date: Sunday, December 18

Time: 2pm until 7pm

Location:

Cost: First Release Tickets: $30, Second Release: $40, Final Release $50

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=294271630594541

 

CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT

Features a Christmas concert with entertainment for the whole family, plus a special appearance by Father Christmas and a fireworks finale.

Date: Sunday, 18 December 2011

Time: 8 – 10.45pm

Location: Elder Park, King William Rd, Adelaide

Cost: adults $2

 

SANTA'S MAGIC SHOW

CHRISTMAS is the most magical time of year so why not spend it with SANTA live on stage! Amazing magic tricks, stories, christmas fun and laughter for children of all ages!

Date: Tuesday 20th December 2011
Time: 10am or 12 midday

Location: Fullarton Park Centre, BANQUET ROOM, 411 Fullarton Rd, Fullarton

Show Duration : 55 mins
Adults do require to stay with children.
Adults will require to purchase a ticket at $8pp
CHILDREN UNDER 2YRS FREE!

http://www.themagicshop.com.au/products/SANTAS_MAGIC_SHOW

 

XMAS EVE AT THE ALMA

The Alma is holding its' very own Xmas Eve Party. Enjoy the night with $6.50 Caronas and other drink specials along with a special appearance from Santa himself.

Date: Saturday, December 24

Time: 2pm until 2am Sunday

Location: The Alma Tavern

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=186136441474969

 

 

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