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Top 10 events in Adelaide this February

Here’s your guide to the top 10 events around Adelaide and South Australia this February.

Jump into the second month of 2024 with a myriad of groovy events, talented performances, lunches, dinners, music festivals and more.

If you’re wanting to start the year on a high after an epic January, why not check out one of these 10 epic events that are sure to entertain, delight and surprise you.

Don’t forget you can find all the cool events coming up in January so easily in our FREE app, and they’re also in our event calendar and the what’s on section of our website. But, now you’re here, plan your week ahead with the events listed below.

The Drop In Bubbles Edition | 9 Feb

The Drop In has arrived at the National Wine Centre of Australia with, the Bubbles Edition. It will showcase the best sparkling wines from across Australia. Renowned wineries will tantalise your taste buds with a curated selection of Australia’s premier sparkling varieties.

Entry to the event includes unlimited wine tastings from all participating producers and a complimentary Spiegelau glass to savour your favourite pours. The bar also boasts a diverse range of wines, beers, and other beverages available for purchase. Delicious food options also await for pre-purchase or onsite ordering and live music will make sure the good vibes last into the night.

Where: National Wine Centre, Hackney Road & Botanic RoadHackney Rd & Botanic Rd, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia
When: Friday 9 February 5:30pm – 9:00pm (Tastings Available 5:30pm – 8:00pm)
Price: $50+Booking Fee
Tickets: Click here

Marilyn Jetty Swim | 4 Feb

The 2024 Marilyn Jetty Swim promises to be a year of glamour, generosity, and, of course, a whole lot of fun. Watch as a whole host of “Marilyns” wear the iconic swimsuits and wigs, and make a splash into Brighton Beach to raise funds and awareness for a crucial cause—beating cancer.

This year, the swim is aiming for even greater heights, with expectations of 600 Marilyns gracing the shores of Brighton Jetty. The event has come a long way since its inception in 2014 when 50 Marilyns raised over $26,500.

Marilyn Jetty Swim
When: Sunday 4 February 2024
Where: Brighton Jetty
Register: Click here

GrapeStock Music Festival | 10 Feb

Are you a fan of timeless classic rock hits, craving the soulful sounds of Santana, The Doobie Brothers, Creedence Clearwater Revival, and the legendary Jimi Hendrix? Now, imagine combining that musical magic with the pleasure of sipping your favourite wine under the golden afternoon sun at the GrapeStock Music Festival.

Held at McLaren Vale’s Paxton Wines this February 10th, the festival will be a vintage afternoon of classic rock under the vines from some of SA’s best tribute bands. There will also be pizzas, burgers, a vintage clothing stall and of course, good wine.

GrapeStock Music Festival
Where: Paxton Wines, 68 Wheaton Road, McLaren Vale SA 5171
When: Saturday February 10, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Price: $65 Online. At the Door: $75 (if available)
Groups (6+): Enjoy a 10% discount!
Tickets: More info

Summer Beer Fest | 10 Feb

The Lighthouse Wharf Hotel’s annual ‘Summer Beer Fest’ is returning for another year and the line up is looking juicy.

The beloved festival is set to return bigger and better than before, bringing the best of craft beers & ciders, RTDs & seltzers, plenty of food along with live music and a DJ for the ultimate entertainment bundle. The family-friendly event attracts locals and not-so-locals alike to the beachside venue, providing guests will the opportunity to taste a variety of locally brewed craft beers.

Summer Beer Fest
Where: The Lighthouse Wharf Hotel, Port Adelaide
When: February 10, 12pm till late
Price: Entry is free
More info, click here.

Valentine’s Day Events | 14 Feb

If you’re all loved up with a significant other or happily single and fabulous, Valentine’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate those you love in your life. There’s so many events on to celebrate the day (which often extends out to various days including the weekend).

If you’re stuck for ideas we’ve put together your essential guide on what’s happening around Adelaide for this year’s Valentine’s Day.

Where: Various events throughout SA
When: February 14
To view the guide, click here.

Asia Street Food Festival | 15 – 18 Feb

The much-loved Asia Street Food Festival is returning to Glenelg this February 2024, promising a celebration of Asian culture and cuisine right on the beachfront.

Set against the scenic backdrop of Glenelg Beach at Jimmy Melrose Park, there will be over 100 authentic Asian street food dishes, passed down through generations and loved by many. From the spicy zing of Laksa to the rich flavours of Lechon Liempo (roasted pork), there’s something to satisfy every palate.

Where: Jimmy Melrose Park, Glenelg Foreshore (in front of Stamford Grand)
When: 15th – 18th February 2024, 11am – 11pm
Price: Free entry
For more information, click here.

Adelaide Fringe | 16 Feb – 17 march

Image Credit: Jordan Gollan

Australia’s biggest arts festival is back back bigger and better than ever in 2024! It is set to showcase over 1,300 shows in a vibrant celebration of arts and culture. Known for its eclectic mix of comedy, theatre, circus, cabaret, visual art, music, and interactive experiences, the festival promises to be a kaleidoscope of talent and creativity.

The festivities will commence with a cultural immersion through First Nations Cultural Tours at Adelaide Botanic Garden on Sunday, February 11, signifying the festival’s commitment to indigenous heritage. This year’s program marks a significant uptick in international participation, with 23% of the shows hailing from abroad, highlighting Adelaide Fringe’s growing global appeal.

Where: Various locations throughout South Australia
When: From 16 February until 17 March
For more information and tickets, head here.

New Found Sounds Live Music Event | 17 Feb

Love bar hopping? Then you’ll no doubt like the idea of a discovering SA’s best emerging talent across 9 stages throughout the historic Port.

On Saturday, February 17, the City of Port Adelaide Enfield is hosting “New Found Sound,” a one-night, free live music event that will shine a spotlight on over 25 of South Australia’s most promising emerging musicians. It’s set to unfold across multiple iconic venues in Port Adelaide.

New Found Sound
Where: Port Adelaide (various locations)
When: 17 February 6 – 11pm
Price: FREE
More info: Click here

Urban Wine Walk | 17 Feb

A Prayer for the Wild at Heart is partnering with Honeymoon Vineyard for Urban Wine Walk event on Saturday, 17th February, for an unforgettable experience on Hurtle Square that’s guaranteed to sell out. The streets and laneways of Adelaide will come alive this Summer as a line-up of incredible venues each transform into an Urban Cellar Door and host a winemaker for you to visit on a self-guided wine trail!

How does it work you ask? Simply decide which venue you’d like to start from and you’re off! Choose your own adventure as you and your friends move from venue to venue tasting delicious wines thanks to our incredible line-up of winemakers.

Where: Adelaide CBD
When: 17 February
Tickets: Click here

P!NK Tour | 27 Feb

The three-time Grammy Award-winning singer, performer, and international pop icon is headed for Adelaide this February! P!NK’s Summer Carnival 2024 is set to rock Adelaide Oval.

P!NK is a 3 time Grammy Award winner and has had 5 #1 albums in Australia, including Hurts 2B Human, Funhouse, Greatest Hits…So Far!!!, The Truth About Love and Beautiful Trauma.

Where: Adelaide Oval
When: February 27
More info: Click here

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Don’t forget you can find all the cool events coming up in January so easily in our FREE app, and they’re also in our event calendar and the what’s on section of our website.

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