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Top 10 events in Adelaide this April

Mad March is over, but it’s time to wipe away the tears and buckle up for what April has in store.

Mad March is nearly over, so it’s time to wipe away the tears and buckle up for what April has in store.

With opportunities to eat your weight in crab, indulge in some seriously festivals, and redeem yourself with a marathon or two, April will not disappoint. Get your calendars to ready to mark with these exciting dates!

Crab Carnival | March 16 – April 10

Crab Carnival is returning to esteemed Adelaide dining location, Sean’s Kitchen, to celebrate all things, well, crab. Black Pepper King Crab Salad, Sean’s Soft Shell Crab Roll, Crab Linguine and King Crab Mac and Cheese… if your mouth is watering, trust us, you’re not alone.

Oakbank Race Week | March 28- April 3

Oakbank Week––which has been designed and driven by the Oakbank Racing Club and endorsed by industry body Racing SA––will in 2021 encompass a family-focused race day as the carnival opener on Sunday March 28th, followed by a new midweek Corporate & Community Race day on Wednesday March 31st, and culminating with the traditional feature race day on Easter Saturday 3rd April.

Vale Polo Classic | Saturday April 3

In a first for the Fleurieu Peninsula, polo––often dubbed “the sport of kings”–– will take centre stage at the inaugural ‘Vale Polo Classic’ event. 

Designed to showcase South Australia’s incredible hospitality and the Fleurieu’s unique food and wine offerings, this major event will have the exhilarating sport of polo as its central drawcard

Women Rock-It | April 9

Find out about opportunities for women in the Information Technology (IT) industry, at this FREE event, held at the TAFE SA City Campus. Hear from some ‘Rock’In’ women who are challenging the stereotypes and turning their passion into rewarding IT careers.

Barossa Vintage Festival | April 14 – 18

Featuring over 75 events across the Barossa Valley, the festival is showcasing the brilliant food, wine and art scene in the region. Some stand-out events are Marananga Meander, Legends Behind the Barrel and the Barossa Makers’ Table Series.

Vintage & Vinyl | April 17

Sidewood Estate has partnered up with Fresh 92.7 to bring you a full day of fun in the Adelaide Hills. Grab a glass of wine and bust out your best dance moves with DJ’s spinning your favourite tunes all day.

Field Trip Music Festival | April 16-18

Presented by Kindred Group, event in Ellis Park will feature Australian acts across varied genres, aiming to be a festival for all tastes and to get people dancing again. George Alice, The Jungle Giants, Will Sparks and Confidence Man all feature on this amazing line-up.

Dumplings, Daiquiris, and Disco | April 23

Sip and chat to friends old and new whilst splurging on unlimited delicious dumplings throughout the night, after you have stuffed your face why not venture off to the D-FLOOR for a cheeky boogie.

Lucid Music Festival | April 23

Hotel Boston and Laidback Entertainment are hosting the first-ever Lucid Music Festival on April 23rd. The festival will have a line-up of seven DJs, copious drinks, and an oceanfront location. 

The festival will feature DJs BROOKLYN––who is known for her dance moves and stage performance––and hyped up group Mashd and Kutcher, both of which are Queensland-based. The headliners will be joined by Checkers, Willo, D’Arcy Porter, Axel Rose and Hipper. 

Tasting Australia| April 30 – May 9

Tasting Australia is back for another year! Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga will turn into the Town Square, which is the perfect place to meet for a drink, stay for a meal and explore, offering more family friendly and free experiences than ever before.

The program is packed with so many exciting events, so perfect for any foodies!

Other Noteworthy Events:

Top of the Yorke Feast at the Foreshore | April 2

McLaren Vale Marathon | April 10-11

Barossa Valley Airshow | April 11th

Sequoia champagne dinner | April 14

An Evening with Liam Halford | April 16

Mortal Kombat hits cinema screens | April 16

Painting & Tasting at Thorn-Clarke | April 17

Rosés on Sundays with Lauren & Ricky Acoustic | April 18

This is Port Adelaide also hits cinema screens | April 22

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