No longer just the “City of Churches”, Adelaide is now also one of Australia’s high temples to the good life.

Don’t delay – experience the city in full; chances are next time you visit it’ll be completely different. An ever-changing program of exciting events and festivals leave Adelaide fresh-faced and full-blooded with every turn of the calendar month. Experience Adelaide’s flair for art and music with homegrown shows. Taste your way around South Australia without leaving the barstool when you sample regional wines and beers. With ingredients sourced straight from South Australia’s pastoral plains, Adelaide’s dining scene is second to none.

Frequently Asked Questions about Adelaide

What to do on a Sunday in Adelaide?

Sundays in Adelaide are for relaxing and shopping your way through some of the city's street markets. Check out the Adelaide Central Market and Giles Street Market, where you can buy everything from leather boots to gourmet cupcakes.

Why is Adelaide called "The Festival State"?

Because this city loves to party! Seriously, there's heaps of festivals that take place throughout the year. Some of the more popular ones include Adelaide Fringe Festival (mid-February to mid-March), Tour Down Under (mid-January) and WOMADelaide (World of Music Arts and Dance) in early March.