What’s On This Week In Adelaide

The Adelaide fun never stops! Lots to do and so many places to be this week with a full list of fun and exciting events.

It’s clear we’re nearing the end of the year with the amount of fun events hitting our radar!

Don’t forget you can find all the cool events coming up 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.

Moonlight Cinema | from 30 November

The time has come, SA! Australia’s favourite outdoor cinema, Moonlight Cinema, is gearing up for its 28th summer season. 

This season’s highlights include Hollywood blockbusters such as “The Hunger Games: Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes”, “Trolls Band Together”, and the romantic comedy “Anyone But You” featuring Sydney Sweeney and Glen Powell. 

Fans of Barbie are in for a treat with a ‘Pink Party’ screening of the film starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling on December 8 & 9. Attendees are encouraged to don pink attire and immerse themselves in the vibrant atmosphere.

Moonlight Cinema
: Botanic Park
When: 30 November – 14 February
For more information, click here.

Dockside Festival | 9-10 December

Port Adelaide is set to come alive with the buzz of the Dockside Festival, a vibrant celebration of maritime heritage and community spirit in a party atmosphere. Dockside will be an unforgettable experience, with South Australian seafood and drinks, handmade markets, live music, street art, amusements, rides, water sports, and much more!

The Dockside Festival is a tribute to the rich maritime history and the eclectic spirit of Port Adelaide. It’s where the past and present of the port city converge, creating a unique atmosphere that combines maritime history and the laughter of families and friends.

What: Dockside Festival
Port River Waterfront, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th December
For tickets and further info click here 

Vegan Picnic | 10 December

Brought to you by the creators of the Adelaide Vegan Festival, the Vegan Picnic is a more intimate and food-centric gathering, catering to the expanding vegan community and those intrigued by plant-based lifestyles.

Attendees will enjoy tasty vegan food and beverages from local food trucks and retailers, perfect for anyone who is already vegan, has been curious about vegan cuisine, or just wants a delicious day out.

WHAT: Adelaide Vegan Picnic.
WHERE: Rundle Park, East Terrace.
WHEN: Sunday, 10 December, from 11am to 5pm.

To find out more about the Vegan Picnic, click here.

Carols By Candlelight | 9 December

The Sealink Carols By Candlelight is returning to Elder Park with guests invited to bring along a picnic rug and soak up the spirit of Christmas with music, food, drinks and singing. 

Gates open at 2pm with the official concert being at 8pm which will see superstars Paul Kelly and Paulini performing alongside an all-star lineup. 

Adelaide Carols by Candlelight
: Elder Park
When: 9th December

For more details, visit Adelaide Carols.

Christmas Actually | 8 December

The holiday season in Adelaide is set to sparkle a little brighter this year with the arrival of “Christmas Actually,” a live musical extravaganza that brings the beloved soundtrack of “Love Actually” to life on stage. 

The show, created by the acclaimed team behind “Rumour Has It” and “Lady Beatle,” has already garnered rave reviews, with Time Out giving it a five-star rating and Limelight and ArtsHub not far behind. Australian cabaret icon Libby O’Donovan OAM leads an all-star cast in this festive celebration, which promises to deliver a sleigh-load of comedy, charm, and all the hit songs from the holiday classic film.

What: Christmas Actually
Where: Her Majesty’s Theatre
When:  8th December
For tickets and further info, click here.

Princess Day Out | 10 December

While you might think Christmas is still a while away, it’s actually just around the corner. One of the first events off the rank is Star Academy’s Princess Day. And it’s set to be a sell out. 

Bring your little princesses and princes along for a magical day filled with enchantment and fun as Star Academy will transform their stunning studios into a princess castle, with each room beautifully themed after beloved fairy-tale characters.

This is a golden opportunity to meet all your favorite princesses, including Cinderella, Princess Aurora, the Ice Princesses, and many more. The day will be packed with delightful activities such as princess dancing in Belle’s Ballroom, building snowmen with Elsa and Anna in Frozen Wonderland, getting rainbow hair extensions at Rapunzel’s Salon, and playing in Tiana’s and Ariel’s Lilypad Leapfrog. 

Princess Day Out – Christmas Edition
: Star Academy, 199 Franklin Street, Adelaide.
When: Sunday 10th December 2023
Price: $80pp

To book tickets, click here.

Glenelg Sunset Markets | 3 December

Indulge yourself in summer vibes, live music, and local artisans market holders bringing their special handmade products. Located at the iconic Moseley Square, the Glenelg Sunset Markets is an essential summer destination.

What: Glenelg Sunset Markets
Where: Mosley Square, Glenelg
When: Sunday 10 December at 2:00pm – 8:00pm
For tickets and more info, click here

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