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Discover What's On at the Adelaide Showgrounds in Autumn
Gilles at the GroundsMarch 17, April 14 It's no secret that Gilles at the Grounds is one of the most popular markets in Adelaide. A unique combination of fabulous foods from around the world, coupled with undercover market stalls offering quality artisan products and bargain - how can you go wrong?
Plan to be at these free indoor markets at the Adelaide Showgrounds for a while, you won't regret it.
Pool Spa & Outdoor Living ExpoMarch 23-24 If you are looking at buying a new pool or spa this is the perfect opportunity to see all the leading companies and suppliers at the one location. Get expert advice and inspiration on transforming your backyard into a year-round living and entertaining area.
Children under 16 accompanied by an adult get free entry.
See Sydney Swans Superstar Michael O'Loughlin at Closing the Gap
Closing The Gap DayMarch 27 Closing the Gap Day is a free all-ages event which brings together people from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community to support achieving Indigenous health equality by 2030.
Sydney Swans superstar and AFL Hall of Fame member Michael O'Loughlin will guide participants through an exciting range of live stage performances from The Merrg and Dusty Feet Mob. Don't miss comedian Joshua Warrior who will have the crowd in hysterics with his hilarious one-liners.
This event will also feature plenty of free activities for children, including a petting zoo, jumping castle, and face painting.
There are few people around who don't want (or need) to improve their fitness, and this event is dedicated to improving your physical and mental wellness.
Autumn is the best time to get out and exercise in the open air, and you will find opportunities for taking part in all sorts of sports here. Pick up Early Bird tickets at $15 for a day pass or $22 for a weekend pass. Children 14 and under get free admission.
Royal Adelaide Autumn Horse Show at Adelaide Showgrounds
Royal Adelaide Autumn Horse ShowMarch 30-31 The Royal Adelaide Autumn Horse Show is one of the premier horse events on the South Australian calendar - and it is FREE for spectators at the Adelaide Showgrounds.
The Royal Adelaide Autumn Horse Show will feature a variety of different breeds, including Australian Stock Horses, Clydesdale, Miniature Ponies and the 2019 feature breed, Arabians.
Sunday Mail Home Living ExpoApril 5-7
Another free event! Come and discover the latest in building, extending, renovation and decorating products, furnishings, home entertainment, and landscaping ideas at the Sunday Mail Home Living Expo.
You'll find an extensive range of DIY demos and renovation seminars, plus you can tempt your taste buds at cooking demos, and see the latest kitchen and cooking products.
Adelaide Roller DerbyApril 6, 13
Adelaide Roller Derby was established in 2007 and is Adelaide's oldest and largest roller derby league. See all the action at the Adelaide Showgrounds.
April 6 - Mile Die Club vs Road Train Rollers
April 13 - Wild Hearses vs Salty Dolls
Animal ExpoApril 6-7
Get up close to the animals - hundreds of them including Dr Harry will be available for petting or to talk to. See snake catchers risk their lives in the Snake Pit, admire the cute bunnies in the Rabbit Showcase, learn from professional dog grooming demos, and see miniature ponies put through their paces.
Children under 15 get in free with an adult, and they will love it!
Health and Diabetes ExpoApril 6
The free Health and Diabetes Expo has a jam-packed program featuring leading health and diabetes exhibitors, celebrity cooking demonstrations, interactive technology, entertaining performances and engaging expert Q & A panels.
Amanda Blair will host the Expo, featuring celebrity cooking demonstrations with Callum and Themis from Sprout Cooking School, a Health Trail for you to follow and demonstrations of Tai Chi, Chi Kung, and belly dancing.
Autumn Expo and Plants SaleApril 13-14
All plants on sale at the Adelaide Showgrounds are grown in South Australia by members of the Australian Plants Society. Most are particularly suitable to Adelaide or South Australian conditions, but many varieties are of interest to enthusiasts - either because they are rare or unusual in some other way. There are about 1,000 different species or varieties available.
Pregnancy Babies and Children's ExpoApril 13-14
At the Pregnancy Babies & Children's Expo, you can chat face-to-face with our wide range of Exhibitors to gain up-to-date, expert advice on conception, pregnancy, and the early years of parenting.
Tasting Australia DinnerApril 13
This stunning five-course meal will showcase Farmers' Market produce in a menu created by some of SA's hottest chefs, including Masterchef's Sashi and Poh.
SciWorld Pop-Up Science CentreApril 16-18
Come along for three hours at the Adelaide Showground and enjoy a world of science at our Pop Up Science Centre.
Groovin the MooApril 26
Come for a fun and value-packed day complete with a twist of country hospitality
Bowerbird Design MarketsMay 3-5
It's back! Buy beautiful Australian designed products directly from the designers and makers at these popular Adelaide markets. You'll find it all, from furniture and lighting, textiles, clothing and jewellery to ceramics, glass and photography.
SA Opera Presents: Cunning Little VixenMay 18,21,23,25
The forest comes alive. One of the great masterpieces of early twentieth-century music, this rarely-heard opera will be staged for four performances only.