Adelaide Fashion Festival – 17th to 21st October
Location: events around Adelaide CBD
With events taking place over five days, the annual Adelaide Fashion Festival, showcases well-known and emerging South Australian designers. Highlights include master-classes, runway shows and dining experiences, in a program paired with the best in local entertainment, food and wine.
CheeseFest + FERMENT – 27st to 28th October
Cost: $25 day / $40 weekend pre-booked (kids under 12 free)
Location: Rymill Park / Murlawirrapurka, East Terrace, Adelaide
Combining Australia’s biggest cheese festival and only fermentation festival, and set in the heart of Adelaide, this is truly a weekend to delight the taste buds. Catering to both die-hard foodies and casual enthusiasts, the program includes cooking demonstrations, master-classes, live music, kids’ activities and plenty of wine and cheese to sample.
OzAsia Festival – 25th October to 11th November
Cost: various (with some free events)
Location: locations in and around Adelaide Festival Centre
With events taking place over three weeks starting late October, OzAsia is Australia’s leading international arts festival engaging with Asia. Covering music, dance, theatre, film and literature, last year’s program attracted close to 200,000 attendees. Always a highlight, the Moon Lantern Parade takes place on 27th October at Elder Park, a free event that concludes with a spectacular fireworks finale.