Stories from our city

Learn more about everything Adelaide by reading the stories from the city. Get suggestions of the best events and bars and restaurants to go to, hear from the residents and business owners in Adelaide and read many other ideas about how to get the most out of your time in the city and North Adelaide.

Hutt Street set to be Unleashed

Let loose when street parties head to Hutt Street this month as part of ADL Unleashed.

AEDA Business Summit ticket sales end today

Ticket sales for the inaugural AEDA Business Summit – which will give insights into the future of Adelaide – end today.

Unleash your Adventure

Surrounded by parklands, nature and adventure are what make our city unique. Unleash your adventure in the city with this ADL Unleashed itinerary.

Unleash your Style

Home to boutiques and beyond, unleash your style on a fashionable getaway in the heart of Adelaide with this ADL Unleashed itinerary.

Unleash Your Curiosity

Discover the multifaceted city that is Adelaide through arts, culture, performance and more, and unleash your curiosity with this ADL Unleashed itinerary.

Unleash Your Vibe

Adelaide is dotted with treasure troves unlike anywhere else. Unleash your vibe and uncover the best of what the city has to offer with this itinerary.

Dancing in the moonlight with the help of AEDA

Dancing in the moonlight was among the best ways to keep Adelaide’s dance community alive as it grappled with tight COVID-19 restrictions earlier this year. Quicksteps made that happen with the help of AEDA.

Confidence in CBD hospitality continues, as Tasting Australia serves up success

Tasting Australia recorded a 20 per cent increase in the number Town Square visitors this year, highlighting the strength in the city’s hospitality sector.

Ending period poverty at the heart of Eloise Hall's business

Young entrepreneur Eloise Hall is in the business of doing good but is not afraid of “opening a can of worms” in the process. She will speak at the inaugural AEDA Business Summit this month.

Switching up housing in the CBD

Purpose-built accommodation to suit the needs of students and young renters is set to open atop the historic G & R Wills Warehouse this month.

Baroque Hall comes to North Adelaide

Classical lunch-time concerts will come to North Adelaide after an international composer was given approval to open a concert hall, contributing to a wave of redevelopment around the O’Connell Street precinct.

Proud relaunch of Adelaide's Rainbow Walk

The City of Adelaide has reopened Adelaide’s Rainbow Walk today to mark the 50th Anniversary of the death of Dr George Duncan.

AEDA's digital marketplace: A retail revolution

Customers can buy directly from a range of city traders, in one transaction, via a new digital marketplace that will make local shopping simpler and support local businesses.

Help me find... high tea

Unleash yourself with Gouger Street Traders

A feed, drink or boogie – the family friendly Gouger Street Party should not be missed. See the traders on offer

Unleash Yourself with Waymouth Street Traders

A feed, drink or boogie – after work drinks never looked so good. The Waymouth Street Party, part of ADL Unleashed, is back again this Friday and the rain is forecasted to go away. Unleash your vibe this Friday night and experience what is on offer from traders at the event.

Help me find... tickets to Tasting Australia

Tasting Australia is quickly becoming one of Adelaide's favourite festivals. With one week left of this beloved culinary festival, here are some key events you can still purchase tickets for.

AEDA Business Summit: A University-style approach to CBDs

Bernard Salt AM shares insight about what his audience can expect at the inaugural AEDA Business Summit in May

A King William Street gathering comes to town

With a little help from Adelaide Economic Development Agency's Events Recovery Fund, Gathered Owner and Director Jenna O’Dell is hosting her Gathered Market at a historic CBD venue.

A food lover's dream comes to Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga

Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga has been transformed into a foodie’s paradise following the launch of Tasting Australia, which showcases SA’s best culinary offerings.

Experience Adelaide as ADL Unleashed takes over the city

Eat, drink, and dance the night away across all corners of the city as part of ADL Unleashed.

Construction set to begin at old Le Cornu site

New life comes to North Adelaide’s old Le Cornu site as construction of the $250m Eighty Eight O’Connell development kicks off. City of Adelaide Lord Mayor Sandy Verschoor turned the sod to mark the start of redevelopment at the 7500sq m block of land that has been vacant for more than three decades.

The Leaderboard: $30 Eats hits halfway

South Australians have flocked to a Gouger Street venue to spend their $30 Eats voucher. At the half-way point of the promotion, Adelaide Economic Development Agency data showed that 18th Street Hot Pot had the most voucher redemptions, followed by the Strathmore Hotel on North Terrace and Star House Chinese Restaurant on Gouger Street.

Urban Kitchen Returns to Rundle Mall

Callum Hann and Themis Chryssidis will return for a second year to hold their wildly popular Urban Kitchen cooking demonstrations as part of Tasting Australia.

Arts, crafts and paying it forward

A PASSION for inclusivity and access to all things arts and crafts is at the heart of Tash Evele’s decision to create a business devoted to “paying it forward”.

The Perks of the CBD

The City of Adelaide and the Adelaide Economic Development Agency (AEDA) are pleased to welcome Perks Accountants & Wealth Advisers to the CBD, in a further sign of the business community’s growing confidence in the city.

Illuminate Adelaide to bring sparkle to town

City streets will be up in lights when Illuminate Adelaide puts the CBD in the spotlight this July.

Turning a new page on bookstore history

Dymocks has marked the next chapter of its 30-year Rundle Mall history after opening of a new flagship shop inside one of the precinct's most regal buildings.

Help me find... something for kids

Spotlight on shaping City of Adelaide's future

Lord Mayor Sandy Verschoor and City of Adelaide chief executive Clare Mockler are leading Adelaide into the future with the first City Plan in more than 30 years.

Dymocks joins Rundle Mall, as business confidence rises

More large and small retailers are moving into Rundle Mall, as Adelaide Economic Development Agency chairwoman Nikki Govan says business confidence is on the rise

Adelaide Central Market stallholders ready for roaring trade

Adelaide Central Market is preparing for roaring Easter trade in 2022, as more customers flock to the popular Adelaide landmark.

Help me find... Easter choccie treats

It is not Easter without delicious sweets to tantalise your tastebuds. ADL Local has taken on the mammoth challenge of finding the best chocolate treats in Adelaide. Make sure you head into the city and North Adelaide this Easter weekend and show some love to our city traders. Here are some of our favourites.

Help me find... hot cross buns

With Easter only a hop, skip and jump away, we’ve compiled a list of the best bakeries and cafes to source your favourite Easter treats, including a few not-cross bun options. Hop into one of these amazing locations!

rebel Opens Flagship rCX Store in Rundle Mall

rebel Rundle Mall will be the first Flagship CBD store for the rCX (rebel Customer Experience) stores around Australia highlighting the confidence that rebel has in the South Australian sports retail market.

Rundle General Store

Sisters Anja and Maya and mum Yasmine opened the Rundle General Store in February. It's nestled up at the Pulteney Street end of Rundle Street, in Adelaide's East End. They already had a passionate following from their stall at the Adelaide Farmer's Market.

Why I love Adelaide - Germein

Sisters Clara, Georgia and Ella make up Adelaide-based, world-touring indie pop band Germein. We talk to them about why they love Adelaide & get all the tips for the hot spots to visit.

Help me find... late night dessert

We're going to help you find your ADLocal! Here's something for the sweet tooth – late night dessert!

Help me find... city eats at the Fringe

We're going to help you find your ADLocal! Here are some local eateries that have extended to Gluttony.

Help me find... Vintage Threads

We're going to help you find your ADLocal! Here are some local eateries that have extended to Gluttony.

NEXTDC to invest $100 million into Adelaide with world-class data centre

NEXTDC is investing $100 million in a state-of-the-art data centre right in the heart of Adelaide's central business district, creating 150 local jobs.

Help me find... a bookshop in Adelaide

We're going to help you find your ADLocal! Here are some suggestions for great independent bookshops in Adelaide.

An ode to South Australia: Find the ‘easter eggs’ in Hotel Indigo

Everything about Hotel Indigo Adelaide Markets screams South Australia.

PwC Australia to create 2,000 SA jobs with new Skilled Service Hub

Two thousand jobs will be created in Adelaide thanks to professional services firm PwC Australia setting up its Skilled Service Hub in Rundle Mall.

Why you should go to the Adelaide Fringe

It’s one of the best times of the year to be in Adelaide, find out why you should book your Adelaide Fringe tickets now.

Help me find... takeaway in Adelaide

We're going to help you find your ADLocal! Here are some suggestions for great takeaway options in the Adelaide CBD.

Living in Adelaide: Paige Greco OAM, Paralympic cyclist

Gold medal winning cyclist Paige Greco details her journey to Tokyo, what it was like dealing with the postponement in 2020 and the experience of a Paralympics in a COVID bubble on the Experience Adelaide podcast.

Help me find... outdoor dining in Adelaide

We're going to help you find your ADLocal! Here are some suggestions for great outdoor dining spots in Adelaide.

Paralympic gold medallist Paige Greco to compete at Festival of Cycling

Paralympic gold medallist Paige Greco details her experiences at the Tokyo 2020 Games on the Experience Adelaide podcast.

Help me find... a boutique bottle shop in Adelaide

We're going to help you find your ADLocal! Here are some suggestions for great boutique bottle shops in Adelaide.