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.

Help me find... five DreamBig Children's Festival events under $5

Need something to keep the children entertained this May, and on a budget? Look no further than the DreamBig Festival which features an array of free events for children.

Help me find... things to do at the Adelaide Motorsport Festival

The CBD will be an automotive museum in motion when the Adelaide Motorsport Festival gets the green light this weekend following a five-year pitstop. Here are some of the most exciting activities on offer, according to Experience Adelaide.

Five must-see Adelaide Fringe music shows, according Gospo Collective's Charmaine Jones

She can sing and, no doubt, is ready to dance with somebody — Gospo Collective's Charmaine Jones and her team are putting on Whitney — The Greatest Love of All as part of the Adelaide Fringe. Charmaine shares her top five music picks at the Adelaide Fringe.

iHelp me find... cheap Fringe shows

With only two weeks left of Adelaide Fringe 2023, get your arts fix with our top picks based on the Adelaide Fringe shows you know and love!

Help me find... somewhere to party at the Adelaide Fringe

Having a boogie, enjoying a drink or two or just basking in the summer atmosphere goes hand-in-hand with Adelaide’s festival season. From shows that include a bar to free public events to flock to, see Experience Adelaide’s list of the best places to party around town.

Blitz Golf returns to the city

Dubbed 'the T20 of Golf’, Australia’s newest golf tournament Blitz Golf is bringing its final to the heart of the city at the North Adelaide Golf Course on Friday 6 January. The event will bring a festival atmosphere to the golf course, combining food, music and sport into a 10-hole golf extravaganza. Experience Adelaide chats with pro-golfers Wade Ormsby and Antonio Murdaca, and Blitz Golf founder Simon Zybek about what they love about the city.

Your Guide to Illuminate Adelaide 2022

City streets are up in lights thanks to the many Illuminate Adelaide events that are turning the CBD into a nocturnal playground of light, music and sound. Here are ADLLocal's top picks to make a night of your festival experience.

Carpe Diem at ADL Unleashed's Gresham Street Latin Party

Carpe diem at ADL Unleashed’s Gresham Street Latin Party, with Latin American vibes ready to let loose over the city’s West End.

Your Guide to Adelaide's Spellbound Festival

Wizards and witches will come together for a Harry Potter-inspired Spellbound Street Party in the next instalment of ADL Unleashed.

Hutt Street set to be Unleashed

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

Help me find... places to dance

Dancing is back and it's time to tear up the dancefloor. Whether you like doing the robot, moonwalking or just a cheeky boogie, there's a dancefloor for everyone to let loose.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Have a cracker of a Christmas in Adelaide

An innovative Christmas Festival has launched, featuring exciting new events and activities for everyone to enjoy.

Why I love Adelaide: Christian Hull

Christian Hull is returning to his old hometown to perform in the Feast Festival. Find out what he can't wait to do when he gets back.

Halloween in the city!

Have a fang-tastic Halloween in the heart of the city with activities that are sure to provide thrills and chills.

Why I love Adelaide: Jason Chong

If you've been to the OzAsia Festival and the Fringe a lot in the past, there's no doubt you're seen Jason Chong on stage at both events.

Creating Beautiful Mayhem at Wellness Squared

Beautiful Mayhem is an immersive and interactive performance which explores the healing nature of making noise in a large musical group.

Feel peace and calmness at Wellness Squared

Kym Burls will be teaching guided breathwork at WellFest Adelaide

Connect your mind and body at Wellness Squared

If you go to Wellness Squared in October, you’ll be treating yourself to a holiday.

Help me find... a tourism operator in Adelaide

Over 25 Adelaide CBD tourism operators have been named as finalists in the 2021 South Australian Tourism Awards

Inaugural WellFest Adelaide to get the city moving

A celebration of all things health and wellbeing is coming to the city in October.

The six ingredients to wellbeing

WellFest Adelaide is here to help you get the six key wellbeing ingredients into your life.

Winter weekends in the city

There’s plenty to explore on an Adelaide weekend

Why I love Adelaide: Laura Hill

Winter Weekends musician shares her favourite places

Why I love Adelaide: Alan Cumming

Find out why Alan made such a connection with our city