What's On

Whats on: Adelaide in October

From live comedy, Cher coming to town, booze festivals, and family-friendly activities — here is the essential guide to must-do events happening across Adelaide in October.

Aunty Donna - The Album Tour

The Melbourne based comedy trio have announced a national album tour, showcasing their debut album The Album, which dropped earlier this year. The troupe put on a high energy live show,  with heavy dubstep often backing their bizarre sketches. Aunty Donna have an enormous online following, and their YouTube videos attract millions of views. They’ve had a number of sketches on ABC TV and the Comedy Channel. Click below for tickets.

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Fowlers Live 68 North Terrace Friday, October 19 $35 - $45


CheeseFest+FERMENT is the combination of South Australia’s CheeseFest and FERMENT the FESTIVAL. The festival not only showcases some of Australia’s finest cheese and wine, but also an impressive list of fermented beverages including (but not limited to): gin, beer, cider, whiskey and kombucha. On the food front, there will be stalls stocking chocolate, charcuterie, sourdough bread, kimchi, sauerkraut and a huge variety of cheese. There will also be live demonstrations by some of Australia’s top chefs & fermenters providing instructions on how to create their favourite dishes.

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CheeseFest - East Terrace 27th - 28th October $25+

Cher Concert

Cher fans: it’s time to believe once more. The disco darling is returning to Australia for a national tour after her highly praised headlining performance at this years’ Sydney Mardi Gras. This will be Cher’s first Australian tour since 2005, with the tour featuring some of her greatest hits including favourites such as BelieveIf I Could Turn Back Time, and Strong Enough, as well as her newer songs. Tickets are available via the link below and will sell fast!

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Adelaide Entertainment Centre 98 Port Road, Hindmarsh Tuesday, October 9 $117 +

Riverland Wine & Food Festival 2018

The Riverland Wine & Food Festival is a celebration of the Riverland’s rich wine and food culture. Held on the bank of the Murray River at Berri, the Riverland Wine & Food Festival is an opportunity to get together with your friends and enjoy the best of what the Riverland has to offer – local wine, beer, cider, sangria, and delicious food accompanied by live music and a relaxed atmosphere, all in one stunning location.

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Berri, South Australia Saturday, October 13 $30

13th Annual Dia de los Muertos Halloween Fiesta

Come and celebrate Adelaide’s longest-running Latino Halloween fiesta by dancing the night away to the sounds of Latin America with Latino DJ’s. There will be performances by Brazilian Samba dancers and percussion bands, as well as face painters, authentic Latin American cuisine, tequila by the gallon, and much more! Tickets available below.

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The Gov 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh Saturday, October 27, 8 PM – 3 AM $22.19

SA Gin Showcase

The SA Gin Showcase allows guests to taste over 30 South Australian made gins, whilst learning about local distilleries and the history of gin making. Featured distillers include 36 Short, Ambleside Distillers, and Blind Tiger gin, and will be joined by many more. Be sure to stick around until the end – there will be exclusive gin cocktails available for purchase in the Lounge Bar once the event has commenced!

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Arkaba Hotel 150 Glen Osmond Road, Fullarton Friday, October 19, 7 PM – 9 PM $25-$30

2018 Club Marine SA Boat & Fishing Show

An important date for any fishing enthusiasts calendar, The Club Marine SA Boat & Fishing Show and the Adelaide 4WD & Adventure Show is famous for being the place to go for all the latest gear. Featuring camper trailers, caravans, new model SUVs and 4WDs, camping gear, 4WD accessories, fishing gear and much more – all in the one spot. Bring the family down for a fun day, with plenty of activities for big and little kids. Get tickets below to avoid missing out!

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Adelaide Showground Goodwood Road, Wayville Oct 26 – Oct 28 $18

Champagne Fest

Sip on French Champagne from France’s best bubble-producing regions, and indulge in luxurious Australian Sparkling Wines at Champagne Fest. There will be locally sourced seafood and fresh gourmet produce for guests to enjoy, with local DJ’s providing the tunes. Get some friends together and grab tickets below for a glamorous day out.

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National Wine Centre Sunday, October 28 $25+