Adelaide's Christmas Festival

It's the most wonderful time of the year again! Celebrate this festive season with loved ones in the city.

Christmas in the city

What to cook for Christmas: support local

Here are some SA locals serving up delicious festive food essentials and special treats.

Advent Calendar

Open today's Advent Calendar to reveal festive fun in the city!

A heaps good (& cheap) Christmas

Gather your mates and plan a lazy summer day in the city with these free and cheap activit...

Festive days out

We’ve broken down our favourite festive activities for friends and families so you can see...

What’s open on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and b...

Discover which bars, restaurants or attractions are open over the Christmas and New Year's...

Jolly good spots for Christmas catch-ups

Check out our top picks to celebrate the festive season.

Christmas trading hours and getting around

Find out exactly when you can pick up Christmas essentials and the best way to get around.

Adelaide adventures in any weather

Keep everyone entertained with these cool spots to escape in the city.

A crafty sustainable Christmas

This festive season, show the planet some love too. Small changes make a big difference.

The gift of giving

Show some goodwill across Adelaide's festive season with these tips.

Gift guides

Christmas gift voucher guide

DIY Christmas gift ideas

Quiz: What the heck to get for your Secret Santa

Sustainable gift guide

Gifts for kids - big and small

Gifts for foodie friends

Gifts for eco champions

Gifts for creative souls

Season highlights

Live music and performances

Community events and markets

Window Wonderland

Recipes for Christmas Day

Red Guinness parfait

A dessert with a difference to impress your guests this festive season.

Gourmet chocolate chunk cookies

The magic of this recipe comes from the large chocolate chunks and flaky sea salt.

Pink ball berry cocktail

A cool and colourful cocktail to whip up on a hot afternoon.

Butterflied chicken with caramelised onion, roast ...

Is a leisurely lunch really complete without a golden roast chook?

Quince and pomegranate glazed ham with cherry sals...

Recipe for a delicious glazed ham to share with a crowd from O’Connell's Meats.

Festive events this week

Christmas parking at UPark

Get great parking deals so you can save while you're out enjoying our vibrant city life.

Adelaide Central Market

Adelaide's premier food destination for multicultural cuisine and fresh produce.

Christmas in Rundle Mall

Explore the many boutiques and stores open for in-store shopping.