Top Ten Things To Do In Mad March • Glam Adelaide

Top Ten Things To Do In Mad March

Mad March has arrived! And it’s as mad and fabulous as ever.


Photo by Joey Jones

While we are in total disbelief that it’s March already (farewell summer), we are also totally down for all of the events coming our way this month.

Labelled ‘Mad March’ for a damn good reason, this sensational month boasts an impressive line up of talent through festivals, music, food and wine events.

So get amongst it all, Adelaide. Here is our top 10 things to do in March 2020.

Adelaide Fringe Festival | 14 February – 15 March

As it enters its final weeks now is the time to make the most of the Adelaide Fringe Festival. Immerse yourself in all that South Australia’s flagship calendar event has to offer, whether it be comedy, theatre, cabaret, circus, dance, film, music, visual art or design.

To find out more see here.

Adelaide Festival | 28 February – 15 March

The annual Adelaide Festival is one of Australia’s largest multi-arts festivals, with a strong tradition of innovation and excellence. Showcasing the best in theatre, dance, music, literature, the visual arts and new media, from around Australia and the world, the Adelaide Festival is not to be missed. 

Adelaide Writers’ Week | 29 February – 5 March

In a world where events pass by at breakneck speed, Adelaide Writers’ Week seeks to create the space for reflection and contemplation, for considered debate and thoughtful discussion on this year’s theme Being Human. Over the course of the week many great minds will come together to discuss how humans engage with each other, technology and their natural surroundings. 

Don’t miss your chance to be part of the conversation. See here for more information. 

Wonderwalls Port Adelaide | 6-8 March

This year Wonderwalls Port Adelaide will be showcasing works by some of the world’s most iconic street artists, including Pichiavo, Vesod, Jasmine Crisp and Demsky. The festival will kick off with an opening party on Friday 6th March at Black Diamond Square in the Port CBD. 

WOMADelaide | 6-9 March

The iconic open-air festival returns to Adelaide for another year. Set in the stunning Adelaide Botanic Park, the award-winning festival has been lauded for celebrating the very best of the World of Music, Arts & Dance. Gracing the stage this year are acts such as the Cat Empire, Kate Miller-Heidke, Ziggy Marley, Ngaiire, Odette and plenty more. 

Find out more about the fabulous festival here

Adelaide Cup | 9 March

Celebrate South Australia’s most iconic day of racing at the 150 Adelaide Cup. This year the event promises to be packed full of action both on and off the track with a variety of track-side food, fashion and entertainment on offer throughout the day. 

East End Wine Down | 21 March

Indulge in some of the finest wines that South Australia has to offer at this years’ East End Wine Down, held in the heart of Adelaide (the East End) and hosted by local fine wine merchant’s, East End Cellars, this is an event not to be missed.

Tasting Australia | 27 March – 5 April

Fancy an oyster plucked fresh from Coffin Bay? Or perhaps a glass of fine Clare Valley Riesling? Why not indulge in both? Experience all that Australia’s flourishing food and beverage scene has to offer at this years’ Tasting Australia. 

Get ready to tantalise your tastebuds, click here for more info.

Photo by Meaghan Coles

Red Hot Summer Tour Seppeltsfield | 29 March

This year the Red Hot Summer Tour is celebrating 10 years of Red Hot Rock with an All-Australian line up featuring the Living End, Hunters & Collectors, the Angels, Killing Heidi, Baby Animals, James Reyne and Boom Crash Opera. What’s more, the event will take place at Seppeltsfield in the gorgeous Barossa Valley. 

Barossa Valley Hot Air Ballooning | 29 March

View South Australia’s most picturesque country-side from a new angle, above. Breathtaking views and a sense of serenity are what you can expect as you float over a sea of Barossa Valley vineyards watching the sun rise.

To book your once-in-a-lifetime hot air ballooning experience click here.

Honourable Mentions

Fire Gardens | 12 – 15 March

Summer Sessions Whistler Wines | 13 March

Didirri | 14 March

Fully Juiced Natural Wine Party | 14 March

Ben Folds | 19 March

School of Rock | 20 March

Picnic with your Pooch | 22 March


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