Highlights of What's On in Adelaide in August August in South Australia sees the temperature climb an average 1 degree, with 5mm less rainfall in the month. It's not exactly beach weather yet, but there are still plenty of fun things to do in Adelaide in August.
This is the month for the SALA Festival with free events all about South Australia showcasing art in all its forms. You don't have to be an art lover to enjoy these - check out the SALA Festival highlights for many free things to do which are family events with fun for kids.
Also in August Operation Jeedara brings you fun things to do around the state. From historic Port Adelaide to Granite Island you can help protect our pristine natural environment while having a good time.
The arts have suffered slashed funding lately so it's important we patronise performances such as The Matchmaker at the Goodwood Institute. Perhaps pop in to Science Alive first on the weekend, it's just down the road at the Wayville Showgrounds.
Other Exciting Things to See and Do in Adelaide
Great food and wine is enough to tempt the most ardent homebody out in winter, and we have more suggestions for you this month. Entropy at Thebarton is a secluded spot worth a look, or escape the city with our guide to the best places in Willunga for food and drink. Sample the delights of Port Willunga too as it's just down the road.
The cooler weather is a pleasant time to escape the city on a road trip. Visit the Gilbert Valley, or the nearby Clare Valley to see Martindale Hall at Mintaro. There's still no news on the unsolicited bid to make Martindale Hall a wellness retreat for the wealthy, but the National Trust SA has launched a strong alternative proposal with strong community backing.