Adelaide Queer Arts and Cultural Festival, Feast returns this year following last years pandemic-plagued event. They’ll be coming back stronger than ever, with a stellar line-up of music, theatre, cabaret, drag, comedy and much more.
Launching their 2021 program, the three-week festival will include headlining acts such as Libby O’Donovan presenting her ’20 years of 20 songs’, as well as comedian and social media hit Christian Hull.
The Festival starts with their flagship carnival opening night party on Saturday, 6th November at Victoria Square (Tarntanyangga). Celebrating the official start of Feast, the evening is one of their most popular events, with a cavalcade of entertainment hosted by SA comedy great Lori Bell. Headlining the night will be locally grown sensation and electronic duo, Electric Fields with a spectacular show of live entertainment and DJ’s celebrating the biggest event in the LGBTQIA+ calendar.
The opening night party will follow Adelaide’s Pride March that’ll see thousands of families and friends take to the streets of Adelaide to celebrate creativity, diversity, inclusivity, history and contribution to society. The march will feature DJ’s pumping out gay anthems to get participants dancing the city streets.
Other special events include their ‘Pride at Plant 4 Bowden’, with specialty stores, food and feast artists on show, plus their Rundle Mall ‘Drag Fashion Extravaganza’. Family-friendly favourite ‘Picnic in the Park’ will return to with major attractions including a Queer Youth Zone, DIY Queer Craft, their famous dog show and live music to picnic by.
The 2021 Feast Festival will run from the 6th to 28th November across a span of venues, with their opening night celebration kicking off at 7pm at Victoria Square (Tarntanyangga) in the city.