What’s On This Week In Adelaide


August 18 – Longview Piece Project
Adelaide’s pinnacle street art event for 2018 will be hitting Adelaide as part of the 2018 SALA festival!
Live street art competition, plus DJs from 3:00pm til late. THE ONLY STREET-EVENT TO HIT A VINEYARD!
It’s simple – 4 Australian street artists battle it out  for a chance to be featured on the label of Longview’s ‘The Piece’ Shiraz. The artists have 5 hours to complete a huge mural or piece live before a huge festival crowd enjoying all-day beats and slow-cooked BBQ. And as Longview wine flows, a winner is crowned and people witness the creation of a limited edition wine label in real time. A collectible bottle of wine with a collectible piece of art. Location: Published Arthouse, 11 Canon Street, Adelaide 5000, South Australia. When: 3:00pm – 11:30pm.
Tickets for under 18 year olds are $5.00, and adults are priced at $25.00 p/person. Tickets: click here.

August 18 – Xavier Rudd: The Storm Boy 
Xavier Rudd is one of Australia’s most iconic voices. A multi-instrumentalist, surfer & activist, Xavier’s ability to connect with people is astounding. Led by the radiating single Walk Away, Storm Boy is both classic Xavier and something a little new. Produced by Chris Bond (Ben Howard, Tom Speight) and mixed by Tim Palmer (Pearl Jam, Bowie, U2) it is a record that reflects the power of Xavier’s songwriting – his timeless, philosophical lyrics and his masterful sculpting of melody. Buy tickets here. 

August 19 – Adelaide Crows vs North Melbourne Game
Watch the mighty Crows take on the Roos at Adelaide Oval. The AFL season is winding up, so go support one of SA’s best teams before it ends for another year. Gates open at 2:00pm, with kick off being at 4:10pm!
Get your tickets here.

August 19 – Wizardy High Tea
Wizards and witches; gather your hats, brooms and wands and make your way to the Stamford Plaza Wizardry High Tea for a magical afternoon filled with delicious sweet and savoury treats. Enjoy a Butter Beer cocktail on arrival, a visit from the master wizard and a magical balloon artist – ready to construct creepy creatures and magical wands for all. There will be assorted sandwiches prepared by Mrs Weasley, as well as Golden Snitch gateaux, Thunderbolt macaroons, Hedwig cupcakes and Ginny’s Pygmy curry puffs! Tickets can be purchased here. 

August 19 – The Bloody Long Walk
This charity walk aims at raising funds to help those struggling with mitochondrial disease, the Mito Foundation supports sufferers and their families, funds essential research into the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure of mitochondrial disorders, and increases awareness and education about this devastating disease. You can buy tickets by clicking here. 

August 19 – Japanese High Tea at Ginza Miyako
Treat yourself to an afternoon of decadence in Ginza Miyako at a luxurious Sunday High Tea. You will experience an unique High Tea with Japanese and French twist. Many items are exclusively found at Ginza Miyako. It also includes a complimentary glass of sparking and unlimited flow of espresso coffee and tea. It is perfect for bridal/baby shower, birthday party or even just an excuse for a catch up afternoon. There’s also a bento box full of fusion Japanese savouries. Sunday, 19th August. $55/pp for adults, $29/pp kids. For bookings, please call (08) 82216147. Bookings are essential. For vegetarian & Gluten Free dietary requirements, please notify the restaurant in advance.

August 19 – Priscilla Queen Of The Desert
The iconic hit musical has more glitter than ever, featuring a dazzling array of more than 500 award-winning costumes, 200 headdresses and a non-stop parade of dance-floor classics including IT’S RAINING MEN, I WILL SURVIVE, I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE, FINALLY, and many more. Venue: Adelaide Festival Centre, King William Street Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia. 7:00pm – 11:00pm

August 24 – Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival
The 2018 Hahndorf Winter Lantern festival will involve working with the local community and schools in order to create artful lantern sculptures that will be paraded down the main straight of Hahndorf and displayed in the Hahndorf Academy grounds. The festival goes over two days, with this year’s theme being ‘Poetry’.
The Hahndorf Academy grounds will be transformed into a colourful and dynamic space, decorated with a large array of lanterns and dotted with local vendor food stalls as well as craft and activities including shadow puppetry, fire puppetry and mural workshops.

August 24 – Amy Shark at HQ 
Worldwide sensation Amy Shark is coming to Adelaide! She will be performing at the new HQ venue on August 24th. Buy tickets here.

On Going Throughout August

All August – Sean’s Kitchen Oyster Festival

Sean’s Kitchen at Skycity Casino is celebrating all things oyster this month! There’s an oyster-inspired menu, oyster shots, oyster happy hour ($1 oysters from 12-1pm and 5-6pm weekdays) and more. Check it out via the link here, and be sure to book as Sean’s is always a hard place to grab a table!

All August – SALA Festival

The month of August is jam-packed with art across the city and the suburbs. This year over 9000 artists are exhibiting their work so there’s really something for everyone. Check out their website for the full program, or just have a wander around the CBD and spot the various displays (and Pawsome dog bowl trail!).



Glam’s Guide To The Adelaide Events You Need To Check Out This August


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