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OzAsia – Final Weekend + UoA Discount

The OzAsia Festival finishes the weekend, and the Festival has offered discounted tickets for Uni of Adelaide students.

OZASIA FESTIVAL FINAL WEEKEND
1 – 3 NOVEMBER | ADELAIDE FESTIVAL CENTRE
Take some time to relax this weekend at OzAsia Festival. Lovers of hip-hop and poetry should head to Since Ali Died. Adore storytelling and history? Don’t miss My […]

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OzAsia Festival 2019

The annual OzAsia Festival is Australia’s leading contemporary arts festival engaging with Asia. The festival presents arts from many Asian countries, including theatre, music, visual art, dance, film, food, and more, as well as the very popular, free Moon Lantern Parade, the Lucky Dumpling Market, and University of Adelaide event Renao Street.
When: 17 October – […]

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Royal Adelaide Show 2019

The Royal Adelaide Show is almost here, with its carnival rides, fireworks, fried food, pig diving, wood-chopping, and animal shows (sounds like  a weird combo , but it’s fun). The Show also features the ultimate dream of many Australian kids: showbags.
When: 30 August – 8 September 2019
Where: Adelaide Showgrounds
How much: Concession tickets $20, other prices on […]

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DreamBIG Children’s Festival 2019

DreamBIG Children’s Festival is South Australia’s biennial arts festival for children and families that places its audience at the centre of fresh, inventive, imaginative and inspiring arts experiences, including the Big Family Weekend this coming weekend.
When: 22 May – 1 June
Where: Various locations
More info and program: See the website

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Adelaide City Council – Students page

If you want to explore the city more, the city council’s Students page is an excellent resource, including guides to restuarants, shopping, night life, parks, attractions, volunteering, and more. Make sure you make the most of your time in Adelaide by checking it out.
Go to the page.
 

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Public transport to national parks

If you missed out on our Mount Lofty hike duirng the mid-semester break, there are many other hiking trails you can access near Adelaide. Hiking (or bushwalking, in Aussie terms) is a great, free way to check out more of Australia, as well as stay healthy. You’re pretty much guaranteed to see a koala and/or […]

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Bowerbird design market (May 2019)

The twice-yearly Bowerbird design market brings together designers, artisans, artists, and makers from all over Australia. The market features everything from fashion to homewears to food and drink.
When: Friday 3 May (4.00pm – 9.00pm) – Sunday 5 May (10.00am – 5.00pm)
Where: Adelaide Showground
How much: Adults $5 entry, children 12 and under free
More info: See the […]

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Try out croquet

Come and help celebrate World Croquet Day at the South Tce Croquet Club. In this free session, the club provides all the equipment and teaches you how to play. You just need to wear some flat enclosed shoes.
When: Sunday 5 May
Where: South Tce Croquet Club
How much: Free
More info: See the website

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Moonlight Cinema

With the weather heating up, summer will soon be here – which means the return of Moonlight Cinema. This outdoor cinema features new and classic movies.
When: 8 December 2018 – 17 February 2019
Where: Botanic Park
More info: See the website

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Carols by Candlelight 2018

An event that each year attracts 30,000+ people to Elder Park, Carols by Candlelight is a free, family-friendly event that is an institution in Adelaide. There are songs, fireworks, and more.
When: Saturday 15 December, from 2.00pm (main event begins at 8.15pm
Where: Elder Park
How much: Free
More info: See the website

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