What’s on in Adelaide in September


LGBTQI icon and pop superstar Troye Sivan is coming to Adelaide! REUTERS
LGBTQI icon and pop superstar Troye Sivan is coming to Adelaide! REUTERS

Things to do in Adelaide in September

As winter draws to a close, it’s time to start thinking about all the fun September will bring in the beautiful city of Adelaide.

From Troye Sivan to Harry Potter, there are so many events to choose from – here are our top picks.

30 August – 8 September: The Royal Adelaide Show, Adelaide Showground

The Royal Adelaide Show is back and better than ever. Soak up the excitement of the judging ring, check out the displays of handicrafts and cookery, be wowed by the woodchopping, then round it all off by sitting back and watching the nightly fireworks.

With animals, rides, food, showbags, entertainment and more, the show has something for the whole family.  

Find out more at theshow.com.au

6-8 September: Barossa Gourmet Weekend

This one’s a bit out of the city, but well worth the drive. With a vast programme of intimate tastings, masterclasses, long lunches and garden parties showcasing authentic regional food sourced from local producers – all accompanied by world-class wines – it’s the perfect time to explore the Barossa.

Check out barossagourmet.com

11-14 September: North/South, Adelaide Festival Centre

Journey to the corners of the Arctic Circle and Antarctica through the art of dance with North/South – a double bill that unites two renowned choreographers responding to the impact of climate change on the polar regions of our planet.

Head to adelaidefestivalcentre.com.au

12-16 September: Papercuts Comics Festival, North Adelaide Community Centre

This celebration of comics and graphic novels boasts a variety of free events, which have all been carefully designed to showcase many different facets of what comics can offer. Come on the 15th for Market Day, where you can buy works from 40+ of Australia’s finest comic creators.

Find out more at papercutscomicsfestival.com

12-21 September: Girl Asleep, Adelaide Festival Centre

Greta Driscoll is chronically shy and privately falling apart. Frozen in the spotlight of her 15th birthday, things go from bad to worse when a stranger arrives and propels her into a parallel world that’s weirdly erotic, violent and thoroughly ludicrous.

This is your chance to see the play that went on to become an internationally award-winning film.

Head to windmill.org.au

14 September: Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire in Concert, Adelaide Entertainment Centre

Potterheads, grab your broomstick and your ticket and join the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra for an evening of music and magic.

From the Quidditch World Cup to the return of Voldemort, experience Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire transformed with Patrick Doyle’s unforgettable score performed live as the film soars across the big screen in high-definition.

Check out theaec.net

18 September: Troye Sivan, Adelaide Entertainment Centre

 Global popstar and LGBTQI+ icon Troye Sivan is heading back to his homeland with a tour in support of his sophomore album, Bloom. Having already impressed full houses throughout North America, Europe and Asia, this event is a must-see for music lovers.

For the ticket scramble head to theaec.net

21-29 September: Annual Tour 2019

Join up with like-minded cyclists and venture west on this nine-day (approximately 500km) ride to the Eyre Peninsula. During the day, you’ll enjoy sweeping rural vistas, welcoming regional communities and stunning beaches – and then you can relax each evening in the company of new friends.

For more information visit bikesa.asn.au

24 September: Drawing Nature Workshop, Adelaide Botanic Garden

In this half-day workshop, you will draw plants and small frames of landscape, with experienced artists to support and guide you along the way. Ideal for budding artists and keen gardeners alike, it’s a great way to relax and immerse yourself in the natural world.

Check out botanicgardens.sa.gov.au


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