The top 10 events happening in Adelaide this June

The top 10 events happening in Adelaide this June
The top 10 events happening in Adelaide this June

While June marks the beginning of Winter, there’s no need to hibernate just yet. Instead, it might be time to dust off your dancing shoes, as long as you’re careful not to spill your winter red!

Here are our top ten picks for June (keeping in mind, some of these festivals have heaps of additional events themselves). Get set for another amazing month of fun.

Adelaide Cabaret Festival has gone all out, with the biggest and brightest performers announced today, as Adelaide’s favourite winter festival gets set to sizzle when it celebrates Adelaide Festival Centre’s 51st Anniversary in June.

Celebrating its 24th year in 2024, Adelaide Cabaret Festival is the biggest cabaret festival in the world, and a major event in the international and Australian arts calendar.

Read more here.

The Gin Festival is returning to Adelaide for its 4th year in a row and bringing with it over dozens of different Australian craft distillers. Taking place at the Adelaide Convention Centre, you’ll have access to over 200 different gins to try all in the one room.

Read more here.

Adelaide is gearing up for AVCon 2024, an exciting three-day festival that immerses attendees in a world of anime, video games, and vibrant Japanese culture. Scheduled to take place at the Adelaide Showground from June 28 to June 30, this year’s theme moves into previously uncharted territory for the festival: a sports theme. Attendees are encouraged to participate actively by joining one of four teams – red, yellow, green, or blue – to compete for points and prizes throughout the event.

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Get ready to explore some of the most iconic South Australian wines at the inaugural Adelaide Wine Festival, this June! Located in the Adelaide Central Markets, you will be able to sample products and wines from the best our beautiful state has to offer while learning from the makers directly.

Read more here.

For the past 20 years, Adelaide’s Cabaret Fringe Festival has warmed up audiences for South Australia’s winter festival season – and 2024 is no exception. 

Find tickets here.

Cirque du Soleil is set to dazzle Adelaide once again with its critically acclaimed production, LUZIA. Starting Sunday June 9th at the Adelaide Showground, audiences will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in a journey through an imaginary Mexico, a realm where dreams intertwine with reality. The upcoming performance in SA marks a significant milestone for the Canadian entertainment company, with Cirque du Soleil commemorating 25 years since it first captivated Australian audiences.

Read more here.

Ready for a night that sparkles as much as it supports a fantastic cause?

Mark your calendars for June 22, 2024, because the Ronald McDonald House Charities South Australia Gala Ball is rolling out the red carpet for an evening packed with elegance, excitement, and a touch of magic.

This is a golden opportunity to make a real difference while having a blast.

Read more here.

Get ready for a spectacular weekend in McLaren Vale as Simon Hackett Winery and Paxton Wines gear up for the annual Day Dance festival, promising an unforgettable two-day extravaganza of wine, food, and music this June long weekend.

Starting on Saturday, June 8th, the Lil’ Day Dance at Simon Hackett Winery will transport attendees back to the 2000s with themed music sets including Teenage Dirtbag, Back Street Spice, and Apple Bottom Jeans. Festival-goers can kick off their day at 10:00 am and groove until 5:00 pm, enjoying an array of nostalgic hits that promise to bring the early millennium back to life.

The excitement continues on Sunday, June 9th, with a unique setup that allows visitors to wander between Simon Hackett Winery and Paxton Wines. 

Read more here.

The charm of the French Alps this winter has descended on Festival Plaza as the Raclette Igloo Experience takes over the space until June 9th. Locals and visitors can enjoy a unique, cheese-centric celebration in a setting that resembles a snowy Alpine village. Step into a personal igloo named after renowned French ski resorts, surrounded by a scenic dusting of faux snowflakes and shimmering fairy lights, creating an ambiance of winter wonder.

Read more here.

Day Dance

The June long weekend is coming up, and there’s a stack of great events line up once again. To check out the full long weekend guide, head here.

June 9th: Winter Wines & Good Times, Sidewood Estate

June 10th: Saxophone and Shiraz Exploration Lunch at the Wonder Room, Dandelion Vineyards

June 14th: Seahorse Sessions at Taylors Wines

June 22nd: Festival of Darkness, Nola X Stag

For all our articles about what’s on, click here.

For the full Glam Adelaide calendar, click here.

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