What’s On This Week In Adelaide


We’ve compiled a list of the exciting things that are on in the next week so you can plan your weekend (it’s going to be a big one!) – we know, we’re amazing.

March 28 – July 29 – Colours of Impressionism; Masterpieces from Musée d’Orsay
With over 65 Impressionist pieces from the Musée d’Orsay Colours of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay explores the use of colour which defines the Impressionism movement in art. It includes masterworks by Monet, Renoir, Manet, Morisot, Pissarro and Cézanne. Opening night for Art Gallery members is on March 28th, while for the rest of the public, it runs from March 29th to the July 29th.

April 28 – May 31 – South Australia’s History Festival
SA’s annual celebration of South Australian history is returning for another year of talks, workshops and exhibitions to special events. The festival boasts 100,000 locals and visitors alike every year and as one of SA’s largest community event it promotes the State’s wonderful historical collections. Find the festival guide here.

May 1 – May 31 – Food & Wine Sessions
The Inaugural food and wine sessions on King William Road will return for another year of wine tastings, masterclasses, macaroon workshops, dining specials and mystery banquets. With casual sessions with friends and complimentary bottles of wine or intimate tastings with winemakers there’s something for everyone. Find their schedule here.

May 25 – Fridays In The Foyer at the Former Royal Adelaide Hospital Site
Winter is coming and the chill is setting in. Relax on a Friday evening at ‘Fridays in the Foyer’ in the former Royal Adelaide Hospital foyer, North Terrace. Free entry, fabulous food and wine available and music from local artists Kelly Menhennett and Riley Granger. We’re all feeling the cold so if you feel you can, bring along a beanie or gloves to donate to homeless charities in Adelaide.

May 25 – May 27 – Adelaide Marathon Festival 
With the South Australian Road Runners Club celebrating their 40th Adelaide Marathon, the course will see Australia and internationally wide participants arrive. Runners will go past Adelaide landmarks like the Zoo, the Botanic Gardens and the River Torrens. Come for a run or just a day supporting the runners, you can find tickets right here.

May 27 – Colorfest Adelaide
Colorfest Adelaide is a non stop music and dance festival which fuzes the elements of EDM, commercial music with a touch of RNB, pop, house and live performances from the city’s best DJ’s. But that’s not all, the big feature of the festival is the paint that’ll be thrown in the air and painted onto all attendees. Express yourself here.

May 27 – Bottomless Brunch at The Holdy
Who doesn’t love a Bottomless Brunch?! Mimosas, brekkie, hand massages, and henna tattoos. Tickets are $48 from The Holdy.

May 29 – 2018 Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration
Each year the Don Dunstan Foundation presents the annual Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration named in honour of Dr O’Donoghue. Dr Lowitja O’Donoghue AC CBE DSG is an Aboriginal woman who has dedicated her life to improving the welfare of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. She has been named Australian of the Year twice and was the inaugural chairperson of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission. Stay tuned – 2018’s speaker will be announced soon! It is bound to me an enriching event.

May 30 – Barry Humphries: The Man Behind the Mask
Close the month with celebrated Australian performer Barry Humphries at the Adelaide Festival Centre where he will take Australian audiences on a revelatory trip through his colourful life and theatrical career. In an intimate, confessional evening, seasoned with highly personal, sometimes startling, and occasionally outrageous stories it will be a fantastic insight into his character.


Your Guide To What’s On In Adelaide This May


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