Top 10 events in Adelaide this January • Glam Adelaide

Top 10 events in Adelaide this January

January is kicking off the new year with a ton of fabulous events featuring music, food, wine and more.


Feature Image: Crush Festival

Now that 2020 is well and truly behind us, we’re feeling excited, optimistic, and even a bit reassured about this year. It seems like South Australia is feeling the exact same way with January kicking off the year through a ton of fabulous events.

From music to wine, food, and more. The top ten events that are happening in January, for your perusal.

Summer Sounds Festival | All Jan

Get excited for what is gearing up to be a summer to remember thanks to Summer Sounds Festival with Aussie icons, triple j favourites, a bunch of the hottest newcomers and a couple of supersized sing-alongs heading to Bonython Park in a series of gigs.

See the latest about the lineup here.

Moonlight Cinema | All Jan

Summer is finally here and as Australia looks forward to the end of 2020, Moonlight Cinema presented by Aussie are welcoming the new year with a bumper program of fantastic films screening across the country in January. January at Moonight Cinema features advanced screenings, rom-coms, Star Wars, the Top Dog film festival, I Am Greta, and more!

Find the flicks here.

Summer sessions at the Adelaide Botanic Garden | All Jan

For the rest of summer Adelaide Botanic Garden, courtesy of The Gardens Cafe & Kiosk, is embracing the warmer weather and hosting summer sessions every weekend. Expect Pop up bars and live tunes will be a feature as well as botanical inspired cocktails, boutique wine and beers, and a short order bar menu which includes Adelaide Hills cheese, Barossa charcuterie, and mini-Reuben sandwiches.

More info here.

Dino World Adelaide | 8 – 17 Jan

A mesmerizing, world class dinosaur exhibition featuring life-size, robotic, animatronic dinosaurs and specimens is heading to the Adelaide Convention Centre. Various amusement rides and dinosaur-themed activities for the whole family will be available.

More info here.

Annual Port Elliot Vinyl Fair | 9 Jan

The third Annual Port Elliot Record Fair is arriving, held at the newly licensed courtyard at rear Jetty Food Store. With Adelaide’s leading vinyl sellers offering a range of preloved & new vinyl. Featuring craft beer, local wines and live music by @planetselfmusic (Dj set) and The Vinyl Collector. Free admission.

More info here.

Adelaide Wine Market – Rosé Rumble | 16 Jan

Rosé Rumble 2021 wine, beer, ciders, spirits, tasting and sales from the best small and boutique South Australian producers at the Market Shed on Holland. There’ll be food by select Plant 4 food vendors (including vegan and gluten free options) and live Music by Brazil Nuts Orchestra.

More info here.

Santos Festival of Cycling | 19 – 24 Jan

 The Santos Tour Down Under is set to host a six-day domestic cycling festival in South Australia when the TDU was cancelled. The Santos Festival of Cycling will showcase a variety of cycling disciplines including Road, Track, Paracycling, BMX, Mountain Bikes and Cyclocross.

More info here.

Crush Festival | 22 – 24 Jan

Discover what’s cool about the Adelaide Hills during CRUSH, a sensory summer weekend of stylish wines, regional produce, earthy music and art, across a range of wineries in the region.

Check out the full program here.

Wines by the Grass at Kalleske Wines | 22 Jan

You are invited to join Kalleske for the Wines by the Grass 2021. Kicking off at 5pm on the third Friday of the month, the Barossa winery is inviting you to spend a relaxing night with Kalleske and enjoy Kalleske certified organic and biodynamic wines, incredible cuisine by Vintage Chef Co. Catering, acoustic classics by Amber Kalleske, and Greenock Brewers Barossa Valley Craft beers. Drink & Food options will available for kids, as well as green lawn, games and a chalk board to keep them entertained.

More info here.

Fleurieu Beer Festival | 23 Jan

Willunga, South Australia will host the largest regional celebration of local craft beer with the return of the popular Fleurieu Beer Festival.

Following on from the sell-out success of its inaugural event, the one-day festival will present an expanded line-up of ten local breweries and a smorgasbord of fun-filled entertainment, live music and food.

More info here.

For more events throughout January and onwards, check out the Glam Adelaide Events Calendar.


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