What’s On in Adelaide October 2017

September 27, 2017

October 2017 in South Australia is full of not-to-be-missed events. Join the festivities at the moon lantern festival, see amazing native plants, head to a market, or try some culinary delights.

INDOfest Adelaide – October 1st

Cost: free entry

From 10 am to 3pm, Victoria Square will be filled with cooking demonstrations, dance performances, and kids activities exploring Indonesian Culture. INDOfest has been one of Adelaide’s most popular festivals for the past 10 years.

Moon Lantern Festival – October 1st

Cost: free entry

Located at Elder Park, this family-friendly event and a part of the OzAsia festival. Starting at 5 pm, there’s a range of family activities, workshops, and food trucks. The real sight begins after sunset with a lantern parade led by a 40-metre Hong Kong dragon and spectacular fireworks to light up the sky.

Adelaide Film Festival – October 5th to the 15th

Cost: various prices

The Adelaide Film Festival is a biennial, eleven-day event held in various places throughout Adelaide. It has a unique program of screenings and special events.

Native Plants Sale and Flower Display – October 7th and 8th

Cost: $3 entry

Head down to the Adelaide Showgrounds for the Native Plants Sale and Flower Display. All of the plants are grown in South Australia so they’re suited to our climate. The day has plenty of talks and demonstrations for making the most of your garden, as well as some children’s activities.

Ferment the Festival – October 19th to the 22nd

Cost: ticket prices start from $26.99

Australia’s best makers of fermented food and drink will be on showcase at Ferment the Festival in Rymill Park. Try delicious chocolate, yogurt, cheese sourdough bread, beer, cider, whiskey, gin, and wine.

Stirling and Laneway market – October 22

Cost: free entry

These monthly markets in the Adelaide hills should be on your to-do list. Each market goes from 10 am to 4 pm and has a different theme. The laneway and side street are filled with entertainers, artists, pop-up stalls, and local traders.