You went on the rides at the Show in September. You looked your retro best at the Adelaide Vintage Expo . You had a psychic reading at the Body, Mind, Spirit Festival and was told you would return to the Showgrounds before the year is out. But why, what remains for you to do at the Showgrounds at the end of 2012?
Mathilda's Market/Boutique Markets Get your Christmas shopping started when Mathilda's Market meets the Boutique Markets. This union will combine beautiful products for babies and children from Mathilda's Market with designer fashions and high quality goods at the Boutique Markets.
The Bowerbird Bazaar is Adelaide's design market where local and interstate designers, artists and creative types mingle and promote their wares. Here you can find anything and everything- homewares, fashion, jewellery, stationery- whilst listening to groovy tunes and indulging in gourmet goodies.
When: Friday November 9th, 4- 9pm, Saturday November 10th & Sunday, November 11th, 9am- 5pm
Entry Fee: $2, Children free
Location: Stirling Angas Pavilion
Superstars and a Supanova...
Supanova Pop Culture Expo
Fan girls and boys rejoice! For here is your chance to meet and greet your favourite celebrities. Supanova celebrates the wonderful world of sci-fi, cult tv/movies, gaming, fantasy, animation, comics and the like. Appearances include: Tom Felton, James Marsters, Nelsan Ellis, Luke Perry, Morena Baccarin and many, many more. So get your geek on and get into your cosplay (that's "costume roleplay" if you didn't know)!
When: Friday November 16th, 6- 10pm, Saturday November 17th & Sunday November 18th, 10am- 6pm
Ticket Costs: Day pass $30, Weekend pass $55 (discounts apply if pre-purchased)
Location: Goyder Pavilion
Stars from these popular movies & TV shows will be at Supanova
Mike Tyson's Day of the Champions
Mike Tyson is coming to town to share his story with his Day of The Champions tour. Together with a group of successful entrepreneurs, the conference aims to inspire, motivate and educate.
When: Tuesday November 20th
Ticket Costs: Starts at $69
Location: Goyder Pavilion
Preparing for Christmas...
Christmas Gift & Craft Fair
Forget vouchers and generic gifts; come to the Gift & Craft Fair to find special and unique Christmas gifts for your loved ones this year. Here you will find thousands of handcrafted goodies, at market prices, to fill the stockings and bring joy to your festive season. Think personalised decorations and ornaments, cakes and puddings, toys and so on. If he's not too busy, Father Christmas may even make an appearance.
When: Saturday December 1st & Sunday December 2nd, 9.30- 5pm
Entry Fee: $6, Children under 15 free with adult
Location: Wayville Pavilion
Fill up the stockings at the Xmas Gift & Craft Fair
Co-Opera's Die Fledermaus
Enjoy a lively evening of opera as Co-Opera presents Die Fledermaus. Set in glamorous 1920s Australia, the town doctor is left embarrassed and seeking vengeance after a masquerade ball. Musical mayhem ensues to a score by Johann Strauss.
When: Friday December 7th & Saturday December 8th, Doors open 6.30pm
Ticket Costs: Adults $42, Concession $37
Location: Thomas Edmonds Opera Studio
As Christmas fast approaches and the end of 2012 nears, things are heating up at the Adelaide Showgrounds. From pop culture to arts and crafts, there is something for everyone and events not to be missed.