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Published September 25th 2019
This October be entertained with this list of Events
Adelaide will be presenting a free & ticketed Events this October for everyone to enjoy.

1. Brickroom Comedy
When: Thursday, 3, 10, 13, 17, 24 & 31 October 2019: 7pm-10pm
Where: HQ Adelaide, 149 Hindley St, Adelaide
Cost: $10pp
Details: This comedy event will feature the best local, national, international, and spinning comedy wheel. There will also be a drink special and dinner deals. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Brickroom Comedy Thursdays HQ Adelaide Facebook


2. The Adelaide Great Gatsby Ball
When: Saturday, 5 October 2019: 7pm-11:55pm
Where: Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Port Rd, Hindmarsh
Cost: Tickets range from $89.95-$119.95
Details: This event will be celebrating the roaring 20s with a party like no other! There will be a 4-hour drink package, food & nibbles, photos, and entertainment. Be sure to dress up 1920s/Gatsby! Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Behold Entertainment Facebook


3. Whole Life Expo: Adelaide Wellbeing Festival
When: Saturday, 5 & 6 October 2019: 10am-5pm
Where: The Royal Adelaide Showgrounds, Goodwood Rd, Wayville
Cost: $12pp
Details: Being South Australia's largest health, wellbeing, and natural therapies event, the Whole Life Expo will showcase a jam-packed program filled with exhibitors, speakers, demonstrations, masterclasses, live entertainment, extensive food & beverage stalls, over 100 workshops, pop-ups, stalls, free performances, seminars, yoga classes, and much more. Click here for website.

Image Courtesy from WHOLE LIFE EXPO - Adelaide Wellbeing Festival Facebook


4. 17th Australian Masters Games
When: Saturday, 5-12 October 2019
Where: Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide
Cost: Free
Details: This sporting event is regarded as Australia's greatest multisport event and it will comprise a variety of social events, opening & closing ceremony, party, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Australian Masters Games Facebook


5. Adelaide Showground Farmers' Market
When: Sunday, 6, 13, 20, & 27 October 2019: 9am-1pm
Where: The Royal Adelaide Showgrounds, Goodwood Rd, Wayville
Cost: Free
Details: There will be fresh local produce straight from the farm, Poh's JamFace stall selling delicious brekkie & lunch meals, coffee stalls, handmade stalls, seedlings, herbs & flower stalls, and more. There will also be free kids activities at 10am in the Kid's Club, live demonstrations and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Adelaide Showground Farmers Market Facebook


6. Glenelg Street Party
When: Sunday, 6 October 2019: 11am-5pm
Where: Jetty Rd, Glenelg
Cost: Free
Details: This Street Party will feature non-stop entertainment, gourmet food, pop-up bars, fashion parades, roaming entertainers, roving performers, live music, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Jetty Road, Glenelg Facebook


7. Spring Fair
When: Sunday, 6 October 2019: 8:30am-6pm
Where: Brompton Hotel, 5 First Street, Brompton
Cost: See website.
Details: This event will showcase plenty of fun, festivities, entertainment, bus charter to McLaren Vale to enjoy 3 wineries, tasting & sampling, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from The Brompton Hotel Facebook


8. The Australian Ballet: The Nutcracker
When: Tuesday, 8-12 October 2019: From 7:30pm
Where: Adelaide Festival Centre, King William Rd, Adelaide
Cost: Adults from: $51pp, Concession from: $45pp, Under 30 from: $38pp, Greenroom: $38pp and Children from: $37pp
Details: The Nutcracker is a story of Clara, a young ballet student celebrating with her family on Christmas Eve. When the clock strikes twelve, we enter the realm of dream…and Clara is whisked to the Land of Sweets in the arms of her Nutcracker Prince. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from The Australian Ballet Facebook


9. Drop-In Meditation Class
When: Thursday, 10, 17, 24, & 31 October 2019: 7:30pm-9pm
Where: Partridge House, 38 Partridge St, Glenelg
Cost: $14pp
Details: This Meditation Class will begin with simple guided breathing meditation followed by a teaching and a second guided meditation based on a topic. Click here for the website.

10. The Wizard of Oz Arena Spectacular
When: Friday, 11 October 2019
Where: Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Port Rd, Hindmarsh
Cost: Tickets range from $39-$169pp & Family Pass tickets range from: $396-$556pp
Details: This is Wizard of Oz-like you have never seen it before! The performance will feature all of the songs your love and the characters you adore from the classic film. There will also be over 3,000 individual costumes, over 500 performers performing on a stage the size of 3 basketball courts, making this event the largest production of Oz ever staged! Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from The Wizard of Oz Arena Spectacular Facebook


11. Oktoberfest in the Gardens
When: Saturday, 12 October 2019: 1pm-9pm
Where: Pinky Flat, War Memorial Drive, North Adelaide
Cost: See website.
Details: Australia's biggest Oktoberfest returns back to Adelaide, and will showcase traditional Bavarian festivities, great beer, two beer halls, authentic German food stalls, roving performers, sideshow alley, silent disco, demonstrations, displays, entertainment, competitions, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Oktoberfest in the Gardens Facebook


12. Jimmy Barnes- Shutting Down Your Town Tour
When: Sunday, 13 October 2019: From 7pm
Where: Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Port Rd, Hindmarsh
Cost: See website for ticket pricing.
Details: Embarking on his biggest headlining tour of this century- Shutting Down Your Town, Barnes will be playing all his classic hits including some highlights from his acclaimed new album 'My Criminal Record'. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Jimmy Barnes - Official Facebook


13. Drop-In Meditation Class
When: Monday, 14, 21, & 28 October 2019: 7:30pm-9pm
Where: Blackwood Uniting Church, 266 Main Rd, Blackwood
Cost: $14pp
Details: In each class, a different aspect of meditation and Buddhism is explained. October classes will be about 'The Healing Power of Meditation' and will feature understanding how to use challenges to develop inner strength and resilience, healing your body and mind, as well as finding peace through the practice of mindfulness. Click here for the website.

14. Dance Masterclasses
When: Wednesday, 16, 21 & 27 October 2019: 2pm-3:30pm
Where: The Mill, 154 Angas St, Adelaide
Cost: Free
Details: This Class will feature some of the world's most influential choreographers who will deliver masterclasses, including Hip Hop from Paris, Urban Street Dance, Classical Dance & The Warrior, and Contemporary Dance in Visual Art & Film. Click here for the website.

15. Beyond Skin- Revisited
When: Thursday, 17 October 2019: 7:30pm-9pm
Where: Adelaide Festival Centre, King William Rd, Adelaide
Cost: Adults range from: $69-$79pp, Concession: $62pp & Greenroom: $50pp
Details: This performance will feature multi-award-wining musician and composer Nitin Sawhney with a selection of talented musicians and singers. Beyond Skin is a bold, deeply personal musical statement and features jazz-soul, drum-and-bass, flamenco, and traditional Indian elements. Click here for the website.

16. Variety Moto Run
When: Thursday, 17- 20 October 2019: 7am-5pm
Where: Variety SA, 68 Richmond Rd, Adelaide
Cost: Fundraising event- see website.
Details: This event will feature fun, whilst riding and driving some of the most interesting roads during the day and enjoying the best food and wine South Australia's has to offer in the evenings. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Variety SA Bash, 4WD & Moto Run Facebook


17. Lucky Dumpling Market
When: Thursday, 17 October 2019- 3 November 2019: 4pm-11pm
Where: Adelaide Riverbank, King William St, Adelaide
Cost: Free
Details: This foodie market event will showcase an array of dishes, flavours and cuisines. Eat your way around Asia with BBQs, curries, stir fries, noodles, dumplings, enticing desserts, Vietnamese iced coffee, bubble teas, Japanese sake, beer, and South Australian wines. There will also be a lineup of entertainment featuring local and international artists and music, family-friendly workshops and cultural activities (on weekends). Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from OzAsia Festival Facebook


18. Samsung Loves Us All
When: Thursday, 17-22 October 2019: 9am-6pm
Where: Adelaide Festival Centre, King William Rd, Adelaide
Cost: See website.
Details: Based on Seoul, Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries is Young-Hae Chang (South Korea) and Marc Voge (USA) and their lastest work includes a world premiere commission for the OzAsia Festival. They will be bringing the full cycle of Samsung inspired works together for the first time. Click here for the website.

19. OzAsia Festival
When: Thursday, 17 October 2019- 3 November 2019
Where: Various locations across Adelaide- see website.
Cost: Free & Ticketed events
Details: This Festival will be jam-packed with a massive program of entertainment, theatre performances, market events, food events, art, theatre, acts, shows, displays, cinema, dance, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from OzAsia Festival Facebook


20. Renao Street
When: Friday, 18 October 2019: 12pm-5pm
Where: University of Adelaide, North Terrace, Adelaide
Cost: Free
Details: The Student Hub Central at the University of Adelaide will be transformed into Renao Street (which means 'hot and noisy' in Chinese). There will be entertainment, activities, live music, food stalls galore, cultural entertainment and more. Click here for the website.

21. Asian Pop Time Machine
When: Friday, 18 October 2019: 7pm-8pm
Where: Event Cinemas, Marion, Level 3, Westfield Marion, Oaklands Park
Cost: Free
Details: This event will showcase upbeat exciting contemporary tunes inspired by Asian pop music from the previous hundred years, with electronic Guzheng, paddles, sampler and synthesizers. Click here for the website.

22. Techno Circus
When: Friday, 18-20 October 2019: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Where: Dunstan Playhouse, King William St, Adelaide
Cost: Adults: $39pp, Concession: $35pp, Students: $25pp, Children under 16yrs: $20, Family passes range from $69-$99 per pass
Details: This performance will present a combination of special effects, mime, dance, puppetry comedy and high-energy music. This mind-blowing visual feast is suitable for the whole family. Click here for the website.

23. Moon Lantern Parade
When: Saturday, 19 October 2019: 4pm-10pm
Where: Elder Park, King William Rd, Adelaide
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly event will showcase hundreds of hand-held lamps and over 50 giant lanterns including the stunning 40-metre Hong Kong Dragon. There will also be live music performances, roving performers, acts, workshops, activities, food trucks, firework displays, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from OzAsia Festival Facebook


24. Indoor Plant Sale: Rumble in the Jungle
When: Saturday, 19 & 20 October 2019: 19th; 8am-4pm & 20th: 10am-2pm
Where: Indoor Plant Sale- Rumble in the Jungle Site Playhouse Lane & Gilles Arcade, North Adelaide
Cost: Free
Details: There will be many indoor plant favourites, including many rare plants for sale, on-site horticulturist to discuss your specific needs, jungle tunes & vibes, designer pots and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from The Jungle Collective Facebook


25. Adam Page & Noriko Tadano
When: Saturday, 19 October 2019: 5pm-6pm & 7pm-8pm
Where: Adelaide Riverbank, King William St, Adelaide
Cost: Free
Details: This contemporary music with traditional instruments and looping techniques concert will showcase Adam Page's music skills and paired with master shamisen virtuoso and vocalist Noriko Tadano. Click here for the website.

26. Rock4Prostate
When: Sunday, 20 October 2019: 2pm-6pm
Where: Arkaba Hotel, 150 Glen Osmond Rd, Fullarton
Cost: Early Bird Tickets: $25pp & Door Tickets: $30pp
Details: Five bands will join forces to Rock4Prostate and help raise money to support men with prostate cancer. The event will include sounds of Elvis Presley, Van Morrison, Jimmi Hendrix, Abba, The Beatles, and Santana. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia Facebook


27. Music Workshops
When: Tuesday, 22, 25, & 30 October 2019
Where: University of Adelaide, North Terrace, Adelaide
Cost: Free
Details: This music workshop will feature world-class musicians, Susheela Raman & Sam Mills No Borders, Fade to Blue: East Meets West, and Hadi Zeidan- Lebanon Underground. Click here for the website.

28. Andrew O'Keefe Shouts Johnny O'Keefe
When: Friday, 25 October 2019: 8pm-10pm
Where: Thebarton Theatre, 112 Henley Beach Rd, Torrensville
Cost: Tickets range from $69-$79pp
Details: Andrew O'Keefe "Shouts" Johnny O'Keefe is an intensely inspirational representation of Johnny that Andrew delivers via hits and his own words, which includes personal insights, giving Australia a never before heard or seen a glimpse of what it was like to grow up with the king. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Thebarton Theatre Facebook


29. The Village
When: Friday, 25 & 26 October 2019: 7:30pm-11pm
Where: Adelaide Festival Centre, King William Rd, Adelaide
Cost: Adults: $79pp, Premium Tickets: $89pp, & Concession: $69pp
Details: This epic theatre event, traces the lives of three different families across half a century, by China's most revered playwright and director, Stan Lai. The Village is a deeply emotive coming-of-age story; expect to laugh and cry as heart-warming themes of identity, community and belonging are explored. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from OzAsia Festival Facebook


30. Exhibition on Screen: Rembrandt
When: Sunday, 27 October 2019: 4pm-5:30pm
Where: Capri Theatre, 141 Goodwood Rd, Goodwood
Cost: $20pp
Details: This show will be hosted by London's National Gallery and Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum and the film will document the landmark exhibition, whilst interweaving Rembrandt's life story, with behind-the-scenes preparations at these world-famous institutions. Click here for the website.

31. Stirling Laneways
When: Sunday, 27 October 2019: 9am-3pm
Where: Stirling Village, Mount Barker Rd, Stirling
Cost: Free
Details: There will something for everyone at Stirling Laneways, from free street entertainment, market stalls, pop-ups, live music and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Stirling Laneways Facebook


32. Chinese Music School Workshops
When: Monday, 28 October 2019- 1 November 2019: 11am-12:30pm
Where: Adelaide Festival Centre, King William Rd, Adelaide
Cost: Free
Details: These workshops will explore soundscapes through traditional rhythms and tunes, delivering multicultural songs and stories. Click here for the website.

33. Halloween Dress Up Speed Dating
When: Thursday, 31 October 2019: 7:30pm-9:30pm
Where: The Havelock Hotel, 162 Hutt St, Adelaide
Cost: $29pp
Details: This Halloween party event will feature mini-dates with other guests in costume. This one-of-a-kind event allows you to date as yourself or your naughty alter-ego. Ages 23-35yrs. Click here for the website.

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