What’s Happening in Adelaide This June


As winter begins, Adelaide is heating up with some sizzling events across town.

Winter Street Food Festival

Date: 4-5 June
Location: 230 Flinders St, Adelaide

One of the coolest parts of travelling is gorging yourself on exotic street food for next to nothing. So, if the wallet is feeling a bit light this month and pay day seems so far away, head down to the Winter Street Food Festival on Flinders Street for some of the best street food from around the world. Try something new or hunt down your favourites – the festival won’t disappoint! To keep you occupied while you cram delicious foodstuffs in your mouth, there will also be stalls showcasing local arts and crafts, live music, a much-needed bar, and lots of fun surprises. This is one of those foodie events you won’t want to miss! Find out more


Adelaide Cabaret Festival

Date: 10-25 June
Location: Various

Whip out your naughty side and join hundreds of performers from around the globe in Adelaide’s sauciest few weeks of cabaret, burlesque, and total anarchy at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival. Catch burlesque goddess Dita von Teese doing her lavish 90-minute variety spectacular, soak in the chaotic faux-German musical stylings of comedy duo Die Roten Punkte, or revel in the raunchy and raucous with dance legends Rhonda Birchmore and Trevor Ashley in their once-in-a-lifetime cabaret event, Twins. If bawdy comedy is more your style, Bridget Everett will entertain punters with her edgy comedy, or if you’re feeling like an indulgent night out, book now for the cabaret dinner hosted by Eddie Perfect, where fine dining meets high kicking entertainment. Find out more


The Rubens Hold Me Back Tour

Date: 17 June
Location: HQ Adelaide, 1 North Terrace, Adelaide

Coming off a stellar year with their song Hoops voted #1 in Triple J’s Hottest 100 for 2015, Aussie alt-rock kings The Rubens are hitting the stage in their national Hold Me Back tour. With their killer chart-topping tunes, Adelaide’s going to be jumping on June 17 when the band play the super-hip venue HQ. Tickets have already sold out in Brisbane, so get in fast and secure your place at an awesome night of rock-n-roll glory. Find out more


Etsy Craft Party

Date: 17-18 June
Location: Brick+Mortar Creative Retail Hub – 49 George St, Norwood

Sometimes, when it gets particularly cold, you just want to curl up in your PJs and play around with your arts and crafts all day. Society (and probably your landlord) will tell you to go get a job and make some real money – which is where Etsy comes in. This month, Etsy Adelaide is hosting a Craft Party at Brick+Mortar Creative Retail Hub in Norwood – so if you’re a craft boffin, come by and meet like-minded creatives by making some DIY stationery. Whip up your own notepads, books, notebook keyrings, or extravagant envelopes with instructions, guidance, and materials all provided. Let your creativity soar, share your masterpieces with the world, and maybe even learn to make a buck or two on Etsy. Find out more

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