Going To Adele's Adelaide Concert? Here's What You Need To Know

Going To Adele’s Adelaide Concert? Here’s What You Need To Know

Here’s a quick guide of everything you need to know from road closures, transport, food, finding the right gate to enter through and more.

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We haven’t been this excited, since, well, ever. With only days to go before the long weekend and Adele’s massive concert at Adelaide Oval, it’s time to start planning. Here’s a quick guide of everything you need to know from transport, food, finding the right gate to enter through and more.

Tickets

First up, if you still need tickets – there are a few left but get in quick.

Public Transport

Your Adele ticket will give you free public transport to and from Adelaide Oval on either bus, train or tram services.  The temporary bus terminal is located on King William Road in front of Elder Park.

Adelaide Oval Express bus services

  • Adelaide Oval Express services will operate to and from the city. View the timetables here.
  • To see the route descriptions click here
  • View the Adelaide Oval Express interchange map here
  • Additional buses will be on standby as required.

Tram services

  • Trams will operate to a 7 minute frequency between 4.30pm to 6.50pm. Additional services will also be on standby to cater for large crowds.

Train services

  • Additional train services will be available before and after the concert and will operate to a higher frequency.
  • Please note the northern entrance of the Adelaide Railway Station is currently closed. Please exit via North Terrace. For further information click here.

You can find even more information on the Adelaide Riverbank Appavailable here.

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Road Closures

Between 12pm and 11.59pm

  • War Memorial Drive between King William Road and pedestrian footbridge.

Between 9.30pm and 11.59pm

  • King William Road between North Terrace and War Memorial Drive
  • Victoria Drive between King William Road and Kintore Avenue
  • Pennington Terrace between King William Road and Montefiore Road

Closed Bus Stops

4pm

  • 1 King William Road – set down only
  • AA King William Road
  • Z4 King William Road

8pm

  • Z1, Z2 and Z3 King William Road

9.30pm

  • 1 King William Road – east & west
  • A1, A2 and A3 King William Road
  • 2 to the city Montefiore Road

Taxi Ranks

There will be temporary taxi ranks installed for this event at the following locations:

  • King William Road – west side, south of Pennington Terrace
  • Pennington Terrace southern side – east of main car park entry and opposite on the northern side
  • Montefiore Road – east side north of War Memorial Drive
  • War Memorial Drive – east of Montefiore Road (Disabled only)
  • Outside of the Convention Centre on North Terrace
  • W2 North Terrace – changed to taxi rank 9pm to midnight

Uber

Grabbing an Uber to or from the concert? Try and leave yourself some time. There will be thousands of others potentially doing the same thing. Avoid surge costs and head into the city early. If you’re leaving the concert via Uber, the pick up point will be on War Memorial Drive on the other side of Montefiore Road.

Riverbank Bridge

The Riverbank Bridge is open, however as a result of the construction works on the south side of the river, access will be limited.  People are encouraged to use either King William Road or the Morphett Street Bridge to access the stadium and when leaving the venue after the event, as these will be the quickest routes. You can find more information on the Adelaide Riverbank Appavailable here

Toilets

While Adelaide Oval has adequate toilet facilities for a capacity crowd, there will be an additional overlay of bathrooms at the northern and southern end of the ground and behind the western stands to help cater to the large number of fans who will be seated on the Oval.

Parking

Limited parking will be available in the East Car Park and University Lane, located off Pennington Terrace.  Persons with disabled permits will be able to park in the East Car Park.

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Get To Adelaide Oval Early

Please familiarise yourself with the seating map of Adelaide Oval and plan to arrive early.  Gates will open at 5.30pm and you are encouraged to get there as early as possible to avoid queues and prepare for a fabulous night of entertainment. As with all major events, bag checks and security wanding will apply so please be patient and work with the staff to ensure a safe experience. The concert starts at 7:30pm sharp, so please leave yourself plenty of time to get into position.

For People Seated on the Oval

Please see below for a list of seated sections on the Oval. Please use the corresponding entry aisles to ensure easy access to your seat(s).

Oval Section Entry Aisles Location Entry Gate
A1–A3, B1–B4 & C1–C3 125 to 130 Riverbank Stand South Gate
A4–A5, B5–B8 & C4–C6 120 to 124 Riverbank Stand South Gate
A6–A7 & B9–B11 108 to 113 Western Stand South Gate
A8–A10 & B12–B14 100 to 105 Western Stand South Gate
A11–A13, B15–B18 & C7–C9 146 to 149 North Hill East Gate
A14–A15, B19–B22 & C10–C12 140 to 145 North Hill East Gate
A16–A18 & B23–B25 136 to 139 East Stand East Gate
A19–A20 & B26–B28 131 to 135 East Stand East Gate

 

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Food and Beverage

With limited pre-concert dining options outside of the Oval (as March 13 is a public holiday), Adelaide Oval is providing all ticket holders with an opportunity to pre-book a meal at the Oval commencing at 5.30pm.

Avoid the queues and enjoy one of these pre-concert options featuring menus designed by Adelaide Oval’s award winning chefs. It’s the perfect way to get the party started.

Please note that bookings for these spaces are essential and will need to be made by 5pm on Thursday, 9 March.

Adele Food and Beverage Options – Cathedral Room (Eastern Stand Level 3)

Sit down three course meal and 1.5 hour beverage package pre-show from 5.30pm

$129 pp

Adele Food and Beverage Options – Sails Bar Marquee (Behind Western Stand – Ground)

Selection of cocktail food items pre-show

1.5 hour beverage package from 5:30PM

$69pp

Adele Food and Beverage Options – William Magarey Room (Riverbank Stand Level 3)

Selection of cocktail food items pre-show

1.5 hour beverage package from 5:30pm

$79pp

Please note that bookings for these spaces are essential and will need to be made by 5pm on Thursday, 9 March.

It is also important to note that if you are seated on the Oval you understand the easiest routes to access food and beverage outlets.

Additional retail food and beverage offerings at various locations around the ground will be open from 5.30pm.

To book a food & beverage package click here. 

Share Your Photos

Yes, here at Glam Adelaide we LOVE social media, so make sure you’re sharing all your great photos of the night, and tag us! #glamadelaide. We’re guessing the hashtag on the night is probably #AdeleAdelaide but we’ll confirm that as soon as we know.

Enjoy!

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