What’s On This Week In Adelaide

Lots to do, lots to see, lots of places to be! Get amongst it, Adelaide!

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The week ahead has something for everyone: from the kiddies starting their school holidays to the parents and adults who want to dine, wine and unwind. Why not catch a French film, witness the brilliant Aladdin production and head along the the Roller Derby? There’s nothing really stopping you because it’s all happening in Adelaide this week.

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Dali at d’Arenberg: Explore a surrealist exhibition and sale featuring 23 authentic Salvador Dali bronze sculptures and graphic artworks, at the d’Arenberg Cube from 9 March. More information here.

Disney’s Aladdin the Musical:Starting on April 6, Disney’s Aladdin the musical will wisk you away to faraway times when it blows through Adelaide until May 12. With the classic tale brought to life will mind-blowing sets and a talented cast, tickets start from $60

Crab Carnival: No reason to be crabby with the Crab Carnival is returning for another year at Sean’s Kitchen! This dinner-only event will include delicious and popular Louisiana Crab Boil. To take a sneaky peak at the menu and pricing, click here.2019 Alliance Française French Film Festival at Eastend:

Alliance Française French Film Festival: This film festival will celebrate its 30th Anniversary this year from March 21 – April 18 at Eastend and Prospect. Don’t miss out on these inspiring, hear-warming, thrilling French films. There is always something for everyone. Tickets and more information here.

Dr Zoo – Become a mini-vet these school holidays at Adelaide Zoo: Get your stethoscope ready and find out what the vets of Adelaide Zoo do each day with our ‘Dr Zoo’ themed school holiday program. Whether it’s treating animals, diagnosing problems or caring for pregnant animals, there’s always something new going on in the vet department. There will be fun onsite activities such as art & craft on weekdays (excluding public holidays) between 10.00am – 2.00pm next to Natures Playground and two special shows for you and the whole family to enjoy. More info here.

Fossil Fest at South Australia Museum: This is the perfect way to kick off the school holidays. From 10am until 4pm until April 15, explore South Australia’s incredible prehistoric past, with a long weekend of FREE hands-on activities, talks, performances and trails for children and families. All Fossil Fest activities and bookings are not required, unless otherwise stated.

Friday, April 12

Tasting Australia: Running April 5 to 14 in more than 120 venues across Adelaide and regions, Tasting Australia offers a packed program of intimate dinners, long lunches, culinary day-trips, classes, wine tasting sessions and more featuring over 70 Michelin-starred and award-winning chefs and winemakers from around the world. Find out more about some of the events here. Victoria Square will also be transformed into Tasting Australia’s Town Square. You can find out more about that here.

Totally 80’s Vol. 6 Party at Adelaide Casino: If you’re looking for somewhere to feel lots of nostalgia and dance the night away, then this is it. 80’s Cover gurus Cover’d return to the Oasis Bar stage to bring you a totally rad set filled with 80’s hits. The fun doesn’t stop there either as DJ Tim Bos will have perms bouncing all night long with his signature 80’s inspired DJ set. This is a FREE event.

Dinner in the Dark for Tasting Australia: At 6.30pm tonight, guests are asked to dine in the dark (and all for an important cause). Dinner in the Dark is Can:Do 4Kids signature fundraising event where guests will enter a world where their notion of taste and smell are tested. National Wine Centre’s executive chef Steven Clarke creates a mystery four-course menu combining innovative textures and flavours that seek to ignite the senses. Tickets are $199 per person* (includes a $50 donation to Can:Do 4Kids). It might not be too late to join. Tickets here.

Game of Thrones Trivia Night: Do you know your red wedding from your black wedding? Can you name all ‘seven kingdoms’? If so this event is for you. From 6.30pm at Mercure Grosvenor Hotel Adelaide you can join in the fun. Tickets are $10 per person. (Tables of 8-10 – please ensure you have a team/house name ready when booking, mixed team tables also available if you are unable to fill a table).

Saturday, April 13

Roller Derby: Head on down to the Adelaide Showgrounds from 6pm to see the Wild Hearses and the Salty Dolls. The game is filled with action and fun and perfect for the whole family so don’t miss out. Tickets can be purchased here.

La Bomba Latino Carnival & Cancer Council Fundraiser:  La Bomba Dance Studio presents Latino Carnival, a Mega Latin dance fiesta. Part proceeds to support Bettina’s Marilyn Fundraising efforts for Cancer Council SA. So get ready to dance and head along for a good cause!

Pregnancy Babies & Children’s Expo at Adelaide Showground: Get expert advice & essential early childhood parenting tips, together with the latest product innovations related to pre-conception, pregnancy, babies & children all under one roof. Enjoy loads of FREE family activities & entertainment to keep the kiddies entertained. The expo is also on Sunday.

AFL Round 4 Port Adelaide v Richmond: Port fans, you already know! This is going to be an epic game. Don’t miss it.

Sunday, April 14

Vegan Palooza: This the the perfect event for compassionate foodies. With the increasing success of Vegan Festival Adelaide held in October each year, the demand for vegan events in Adelaide is rising. To meet this, Vegan Palooza has been created to be the autumn event for the ever growing vegan community and v-curious to learn, celebrate, and enjoy delectable local vegan food and drink. It will be on all Sunday from 11am until 6pm at MAB Innovation Hub Tonsley and MAB Eastern Promenade, Clovelly Park. More information.

Hiking Expo and Opening of the SA Bushwalking Season (Belair): From 9am until 2pm, head along to Belair National Park to see the annual Hiking Expo. Guided hikes ranging from 45mins to 3 hours, including child-friendly and Accessible options. Guided Walks will depart every 10 minutes from 9:20am to 1pm. You can secure a place on a specific guided walk by registering online for $5 per person at walkingsa.org.au/expo, or just arrive on the day and choose from the available guided walks for $5 per person.

Free Live Music at Mount Lofty Botanic Garden: What better way to enjoy a lazy Sunday afternoon than with friends and family listening to free live music in beautiful Mount Lofty Botanic Garden? Come along from 2-4pm to hear renowned SA Police Band’s ‘Big Band’ perform light classics and well-known hits that are perfect for a relaxing afternoon. The Friends’ of the Botanic Gardens will also be offering free guided walks on the day at 1pm and 3pm, departing from the Lower Car Park.

Gilles at the Grounds: Head on down for all the good things in life (food, coffee, sweet designs, clothes, plants… and the list goes on!). So head on down from 10am until 2pm.

Monday, April 15

Next Step Program April School Holidays: The SANFL Next Step Program has been designed to provide an opportunity to all junior and youth footballers to take the next step in their footy career. Hosted at Adelaide Oval from 9am until 12pm or 1pm to 4pm, this Monday program is designed for 5 to 8 year olds and is $90. *Registrants can request girls only groups, subject to numbers. More information here.

Tuesday, April 16

Next Step Program April School Holidays: The SANFL Next Step Program has been designed to provide an opportunity to all junior and youth footballers to take the next step in their footy career. Hosted at Adelaide Oval from 9am until 2pm, this Tuesday program is designed for 9 to 14 year olds and is $110. More information here.

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