What’s On This Weekend

WOMADelaide | March 10 -13

Festival season has descended upon the city, with WOMADelaide making a return for its 31st year. The world music festival is one of the city’s most beloved events, with incredible global artists, activations and activities across the four-day program. This year, see renowned international musicians Florence and the Machine and Bon Iver or visit the immersive installations across the Botanic Park festival grounds. Single-day tickets are on sale.

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Adelaide Arcade After-Hours Cocktail Bar | March 11

A new, pop-up cocktail bar has opened in Adelaide Arcade to celebrate Rundle Mall’s extended Saturday shopping hours. Hosted by Adelaide’s plant-based American diner, Two Bit Villains, in conjunction with MallFest, enjoy an evening of cocktails, housemade sodas and live entertainment – plus the venue’s tasty vegan food. The cocktail bar opens at 5pm every Saturday during March.  

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Adelaide Cup | March 13

Celebrate the most stylish day in SA’s racing calendar, with the Adelaide Cup taking place at Morphettville Racecourse this March 13. From thrilling trackside action to live DJs, outdoor entertainment, and boutique hospitality packages, there’s something for everyone this Adelaide Cup. Of course, there’ll be plenty of trackside fashion, with the Croser Fashions on the Field taking place at the racecourse’s lush event space, Flourish. Tickets on sale now!

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Adelaide Festival | Until March 17

The Adelaide Festival is back for its annual celebration of art, live performance and creativity. Mixing highbrow theatre with experimental showcases, the 2023 program is expansive, eclectic and impressive. This weekend, our top picks include the Australian Dance Theatre performance of Tracker, a dystopic reimagination of a popular fairy tale, Hans & Gret, and the Art Gallery of South Australia exhibition, Andy Warhol & Photography: A Social Media. 

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Explore the East End

There are dozens of exciting Fringe time activations on right now, and with the busy East End streets closed down, there’s never been a better time to explore the local area. Some of our favourites include the Familiar pop-up outside Hellbound Wine Bar, headed up by Africola Canteen’s Joel Tisato; the Grey Goose and Gofalafull stall at Distill; and the NOLA Laneway series. Or, head to gluttony to the Comida pop-up restaurant, where you can enjoy lakeside scenes and wood-fired treats.