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What’s On: Adelaide in September

September is but a week away – time to get planning. The events and fun that we have lined up for September will have you thinking the ninth month can’t come quick enough.

So, get your planners out and get ready to try and squeeze in everything we have listed for September!

Barossa Gourmet Weekend

Over three days the indulgent food and wine celebration is back, and bigger than before. The weekend showcases authentic regional food of provenance sourced from local producers and accompanied by world-class wines. The weekend honours food and wine with tours, classes and chances to eat and drink to your heart’s content!

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Various 31 August - 2 September Various

Royal Adelaide Show

Come one, come all! The Royal Adelaide Show, which historically each year has half a million people visit, is back and ready to rock. Really, who wouldn’t want to physically witness over 35,000 cappuccinos, 70,000 buckets of hot chips and over 12,000 donuts being devoured at the Royal Adelaide Show? Come along for hot chips, drinks and showbags, plus rides and animals. What’s not to love?

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Adelaide Showground, Wayville, SA 5034 31 August - 9 September 19.50 +

Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Priscilla Queen of the Desert’s musical is coming to Adelaide for their 10th anniversary celebration tour. Based on the Oscar winning film, Priscilla is the hilarious adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus bound for Alice Springs to put on the show of a lifetime. Songs, sass and fabulous costumes await!

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Adelaide Festival Centre 19 August – 9 September 75.90 +

Langton's Classification VII Wine Experience

Langton’s Classification events, which happen every four years, is a celebration of the book of the best wines in Australia, and the wine itself. Come along to taste the newly and returning Classified wines in total worth over $10,000.

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Adelaide Convention Centre 12 September 150 - 330

Spring Affair at The Lion

The Spring Affair is a festivity hosted by 6 wineries in the Mclaren Vale, to showcase the best food and wine in the region. The Lion is getting in on the action and providing complimentary breakfast, an express coach to the McLaren Vale, entry to 3 award-winning wineries and an after party.

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The Lion Hotel 30 September 75

Tracey Moffatt: Body Remembers

Tracey Moffatt’s photographic series Body Remembers is an investigation of self and identity. Moffatt describes the series as ‘a play with time, backwards and forwards of the past and present’. This display marks the series’ first Australian presentation, after being shown in Venice Biennale.

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Art Gallery of South Australia 14 July - 30 September Free

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year

The Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year competition celebrates the natural heritage of the Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and New Guinea bioregions in 2018. This is held to honour nature, flora and fauna alike and the changing nature of regional ecology.

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South Australian Museum 24 August - 11 November 10

Adelaide Ghosts and Ghouls Walking Tour

The tour explores the stories behind Adelaide’s alleged hauntings and crimes and the history of the city. The tour is a collaboration between paranormal investigator Allen Tiller, sound recordist Anthony Frith, and Adelaide City Libraries. Ghost stories, local history and exploration of the city on foot – what better way to enjoy Adelaide?

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City Library 8 June - 31 December Free