What’s On In Adelaide This Weekend

Chilli Fest at Madam Hanoi | April 22- April 24

Chilli Fest at Madam Hanoi kicked off this week, bringing the heat to the CBD haunt. Climb the Scoville scale with the spicy sides and hot mains featured on the exclusive Chilli Fest menu. Madam Hanoi’s celebration of the humble chilli intertwines throughout 11 spice-infused creations. Chow down SA King Prawns or pork ribs brimmed with a chilli-braised broth. Cool down with two exclusive cocktails as you sweat it out. Chilli Fest will be running until May 14. 

Find out more here. 

Salt Festival | April 22 – May 1

Salt Festival is returning to the Southern Eyre Peninsula, celebrating the innovation, creativity and culture in the South Australian community. Bringing together art, technology, music and more, the two-week festival is putting the best homegrown creatives in the spotlight. There’s writing workshops, yoga classes, live music and events perfect for the entire family. Set in the seaside town of Port Lincoln, immerse yourself in the creativity and culture of the EP this weekend. 

Find out more here. 

Vintage and Vinyl at Sidewood Estate | April 23 

Celebrate the end of Vintage at the annual Sidewood Estate festival, Vintage & Vinyl, this Saturday, April 23. Settle in for an afternoon of great food, wine and old school tunes at the Adelaide Hills vineyard. There’ll even be a spot of grape stomping and Sabrage too. Sidewood Estate has teamed up with the radio station Fresh 92.7 and beloved beverage providers at Uraidla Brewery and Ambleside Distillery to bring the Hills beats and booze this Saturday. Tickets cost $35, which includes entry and a drink on arrival.

Find out more here. 

Stirling Market and Laneways | April 24

Rug up and head out to the autumn Stirling Market this Sunday, April 24. Meander the stalls filled with artisan products, sweet treats and fashion at the family-friendly day. Searching for more? The Stirling Laneways is also taking place this weekend, a stone’s throw from the main market. Peruse the quiet streets, pick up some homemade goods and immerse yourself in village life. The Stirling Market will run between 10am-4pm, with the Laneways activation taking place 9am-3pm.

Find out more about the markets here, and the laneways here. 

Sunday Sessions at Paxtons | April 24

Sunday doesn’t have to mean the weekend is over. Paxton Wines is helping you carry on your weekend antics, hosting Sunday sessions at their McLaren Vale pop-up cellar door. The pop-up Paxton shipping container is pouring tipples of their organic and biodynamic wines all afternoon. There’ll be tempranillo, live tunes and plenty of tasty treats – with Doughballs Pizza slinging slices to the Sunday crowds. Pack your picnic blanket, plastic glass wear and even your pup – provided they’re on a leash. Paxton’s Sunday sessions will run from 11am-4pm throughout autumn.

Find out more here. 

PLC Gin Masterclass | April 24


Join the spirit masters at Prohibition Liquor Co for a lesson in all things gin and tonic this Sunday, April 24. The PLC juniper experts will guide you through an in-depth tasting of three of their favourite gins, talking through their botanicals and snippets of the distilling process. Each nip will be paired with tonic and garnishes, bringing out a burst of botanical flavours. Enjoy a gourmet PLC toastie too, tickling your tastebuds not only on gin but tasty cheese. Tickets to the PLC Gin Masterclass cost $45. 

Find out more here. 

Anzac Day Street Party | April 25

Commemorate veteran and present servicemen and women this Anzac Day at the Waymouth Street Party. The Union Hotel has joined forces with Legacy South Australia & Broken Hill, the state veteran support service, to throw a celebration and pay respect to individuals who’ve served our country. The street party will be slinging craft beer and wine, serving food and hosting a fundraising barbeque for the cause. The street party antics will carry on until 10pm when the last of the live music wraps up.

Find out more here.