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Adelaide Area Highlights & Essential Things To Do
Discover Your Local Adelaide Area
One of the world's most liveable cities, Adelaide boasts an extraordinary variety of cultural and cosmopolitan delights, providing plenty of things to do and places to go. From the city to the beach, experience the coastal city's wide array of festivals, events, activities, food, wine and renowned beach-fronts.
Marvel at the fantastic architecture as you take a tour of Light's Vision where Colonel William Light planned the city. Pass along the North Terrace Cultural Precinct and Boulevard to take in Adelaide's local attractions including the South Australian Museum, Art Gallery, State Library, Parliament House, Government House and Universities. Don't forget St Peter's Cathedral - a renowned landmark - as well as Victoria Square in the heart of the city - always abuzz with activity.
Combine chocolate into the local sights and smells by visiting the Haigh's Chocolates Factory tour and tasting their delicious offerings. Other aspects of Adelaide are delicious as well, including their art community. Feast your senses at events like Adelaide Festival of the Arts and Fringe Festival to enjoy both sights and sounds from new and internationally acclaimed artists. Sports fanatics can cheer at the AAMI Stadium for some good old-fashioned competition.
Visit the quaint seaside town of Glenelg in the south and travel along the Glenelg Esplanade to view the luxurious beach front apartments. Next take a break in the surrounding park lands, or stop at River Torrens and pass by Adelaide Oval, one of the most picturesque cricket grounds you'll ever see.
Adelaide possesses plenty to do in the suburbs and cultural boulevards. Home to the majority of South Australia's residents, there are friendly faces and new mates around every corner.
Adelaide Events & What's On
- 2016 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day - Adelaide Adelaide
- 2016 Jeans for Genes Day - Adelaide Adelaide
- Umbrella: Winter City Sounds Adelaide
- 2016 Adelaide Guitar Festival Adelaide
- 2016 RSPCA Cupcake Day - Adelaide Adelaide
- 2016 National Science Week - Adelaide Adelaide
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