Culture seekers looking for an outdoor adventure should head to Adelaide every February and March. This year Adelaide Fringe takes place from February 16 to March 17 and promises to be a kaleidoscope of the talented, the wonderful and the downright weird with over 1,300 shows. Adelaide, South Australia will be a multi-genre festival of comedy, theater, circus, cabaret, visual arts, musical interactive, etc. Get your tickets here.
Adelaide in autumn is also one of the best times to visit. Expect plenty of sunshine and warm temperatures throughout the three months. Enjoy scenic national parks teeming with wildlife. You can also enjoy sounds from around the world at the Adelaide Botanic Park WOMAN Delaida as well as Adelaide Festival.
This year, 23% of international exhibitions will be presented, which is 5% more than last year. 703 shows from South Australia make up more than half of the program. A strong line-up of First Nations shows this year will include Marlon Motlop, Frank Yamma, Zenadt Kes Meribah Ved, Dupang Pangari (Camping Festival and Uncle Mugi’s Corroborates) and the returning comedy sensation Aboriginal Comedy Allstars.
|Freemasons Hall’s immersive planetarium-style cinema with Dark Side of the Moon – an immersive experience with the full Pink Floyd album
|Miracles of nature
|An open-air art gallery under the stars took place at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens from the second weekend of the Fringe, featuring powerful installations and projections by local South Australian artists Alex Frein and Catherine Penning, Liam Somerville and Michael Ellingford (who blew us away with his boisterous nature at the Botanic Gardens). last year), the light and installation duo “Harsh Realities” and the Ngarringeri woman, Nicole Gollan’s piece The Spirit Lives On
|Adelaide’s most exciting event for video game developers, gamers and fans – and everyone in between! Presented by South Australian Film Corporation
|Inflatable church on Light Square
|Get married or renew your vows with Fringe entertainment
|Australian premiere from Japan’s most talked about contemporary circus company.
|Return. The debut of the latest work from the creative producers of the critically acclaimed BLANC de BLANC, THE PARTY and of course LIMBO.
|Beatles Dub Club
|The Australian premiere of the hit “Glastonbury” is only this weekend.
|Brought to you by Fox Dog Studios, just arrived after a season of sales in the Edinburgh area
|In pursuit of repeated strikes
|An interactive virtual reality spectacle that takes you back in time and puts you in the shoes of the pioneers of rave culture.
New to the Adelaide Fringe from the team at Adelaide’s celebrated LGBTQIA+ center Mary Poppins comes to the one-day music festival “Poppin Out” at the old Adelaide jail February 24, 2024. Enjoy performances by pop royalty Ceci Peniston alongside the legendary Sneaky Sound System, Drag Icon Anetra and 2023 Fringe Ambassador Kween Kong.
11% of the Fringe program will be held regionally including Coober Pedy Comedy Night (Arabana/Cocata Country), Music at William Creek Hotel (Arabana Country), Coonawarra Fringe (Pinchunga Country), Port Augusta Fringe (Barngarla Country), Waikerie Market Fringe (Ngawait Country) Fringe Street Party in Naracoorte (Ngarringeri Country), Loxton Mardi Gras Family Festival (Meru Country) and Dupang Pangari (Kurong Spirit) Festival (Ngarringeri Country) spreading the magic of the Fringe across the state. During the Festival, suburban centers will also be open with special programs, including the Marion Cultural Center and the Parks Theater.
Music festival in Adelaide Sidebyside Festival will present local, national and international artists at the forefront of disco, house and techno. The opening party will take place on February 24, 2024 in Western Parks.
Featured image by Carl Wester, Adelaide Fringe 2023