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Get ready to salsa as Adelaide Latin Festival announces 2024 return

Get ready to spice up your September! The Adelaide Latin Festival is set to heat up Morphettville Racecourse once again on Friday 20 and Saturday 21 September 2024.

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Get ready to spice up your September! The Adelaide Latin Festival is set to heat up Morphettville Racecourse once again on Friday 20 and Saturday 21 September 2024.

Building on the roaring success of its debut, this year’s festival, brought to you by Latin Star Productions in collaboration with Latino Grooves and BBC Adelaide, promises an even more vibrant celebration of Latin culture.

From the moment the gates open at 6:30p, on Friday until the final dance at midnight on Saturday, festival-goers can expect a jam-packed weekend full of passion, music, and dance.

The festival will showcase a mix of local and international artists, turning Morphettville into a sizzling hub of Latin music and dance. With performances spanning from sultry salsa to electrifying reggaeton, there’s a rhythm to match every beat of your heart.

Beyond the dance floor, the festival offers a culinary journey through Latin America. Attendees can indulge in a variety of authentic Latin American cuisine, from tangy ceviche to rich, hearty empanadas. The food stalls, curated from the best local Latin kitchens, promise to keep your energy up as you shimmy through the night.

Saturday’s festivities kick off at 12:30pm, offering a full day of workshops, live performances, and immersive cultural experiences. Learn to move like a pro in dance workshops or sit back and enjoy the carnival atmosphere that includes vibrant costumes and non-stop entertainment.

Here are the key details to mark on your calendar:

  • Dates & Times:
    • Friday, 20 September: 6:30 PM – Midnight
    • Saturday, 21 September: 12:30 PM – Midnight
  • Location: Morphettville Racecourse
  • Tickets: Keep an eye out; tickets will be on sale soon!

The festival not only celebrates the rich tapestry of Latin culture but also offers a platform for local artists and vendors. If you’re a food enthusiast or a crafts vendor, this is your chance to shine.

Expressions of interest for stall holders are now open. Showcase your delicious cuisine or unique products to thousands of festival-goers by contacting [email protected].

Whether you’re a Latin music aficionado or just looking for a lively way to spend a weekend, the Adelaide Latin Festival is your perfect destination. Don’t miss out on this exuberant celebration of music, dance, and culinary delights. Join us for a slice of Latin America right here in Adelaide!

What: Adelaide Latin Festival
Where: Morphettville Racecourse
When: Friday, September 20th, 6:30pm – Midnight. Saturday, September 21st, 12:30pm – Midnight
For more information, click here

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