What’s Happening in Adelaide this January

Whats Happening January 2016-Adelaide

Life’s a party this January, so empty your stomachs and pack your dancing shoes!

Play New Year’s Day 

Date: 1 January
Location: The Old Adelaide Gaol, Thebarton

Get ready for the hottest party in Adelaide this New Year’s Day featuring some of your most bangin’ EDM artists. Get your rave on and catch Dash Berlin, Andy C, Will Sparks and a bunch of other amazing producers as they take over the Old Adelaide Gaol for a mind-blowing all day and night music festival. You might be wishing you could stay forever, but fortunately you’re not a 19th century criminal. Be sure to get your tickets fast, as the first release has already sold out. Find out more


Semaphore Greek Cultural Festival

Date: 16-17 January
Location: The Esplanade, Semaphore

Why spend thousands of dollars on a flight to the Mediterranean when you can experience a taste of Greece right here in Adelaide? Picture this: it’s a beautiful summer’s weekend, you’ve got a delicious traditional Greek dish in your hands, and you’re enjoying it all to the sights and sounds of Greek dancers and live Greek music. That’s the Semaphore Greek Cultural Festival. With a whole host of Greek DJs, performances and a bunch of amazing food stalls, we guarantee you’ll feel like you’re Zeus himself as the festival takes over the Semaphore waterfront for a weekend this January. Find out more



Date: 22-24 January
Location: Various, Adelaide Hills

Wine? Food? Oh my! Crush is being touted as much more than just your garden-variety food and wine festival. Rather, it’s a complete celebration of all the local vineyards that make Adelaide famous for its wine. With over 50 events running at 41 wineries all over the Adelaide Hills, Crush will be showcasing the best that Adelaide has to offer in a three-day event that’ll have you salivating at every stop. Bring your friends, family, or even, dare we say it, your crush (sorry, we couldn’t resist). Be sure to check the events schedule and plan your trip ahead, because this is truly a massive event with a whole bunch of great venues to choose from. Find out more



Date: 29-30 January
Location: Rymill Park

Missing all the fun of Oktoberfest? Well, luckily for you, you don’t have to wait for October to roll around again, because Germany is coming back to Adelaide this January in the form of Schützenfest! What is Schützenfest, you ask? It’s the largest folk and shooting festival in the Southern Hemisphere, featuring all the German food, drink and entertainment you could imagine. Sausages? Check. Sauerkraut? Check. Beer? Double check. Oh, don’t forget to also check out the traditional target shooting competitions, which is what the whole thing is about after all! Find out more

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