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Outdoor Music Festivals in South Australia

Travel Guide Outdoor Music Festivals in South Australia


Womadelaide is held each year on the first weekend in March in the Botanic Gardens of Adelaide. Presenting three nights and two days of spectacular music, arts and dance from more than 400 artists from 20 countries, Womadelaide stands for The World Of Music, Arts & Dance (WOMAD + Adelaide = WOMADelaide). There are over 40 international food stalls and food on offer at the festival is of an international, gourmet nature - you won't find any dagwood dogs or hot chips here. Despite approx 75,000 tickets released each year, Womadelaide does sell out, restricting entry to no more than 20,000 patrons per day.


Parklife is held each year in Adelaide in Botanic Park, Botanic Gardens of Adelaide. This Australia wide event was fist launched in Adelaide in 2007 A single day event held in late September, Parklife offers a variety of electro, hip hop, house, breaks, beats and more.

Big Day Out

The Big Day Out music festival tours throughout Australia during January, but is always held in Adelaide (last weekend in January). Starting in Sydney in 1992, the 1 day festival now attracts around 300,000 people and offers a wide variety of local and international acts across 7 stages. Tickets usually go on sale in November and are often sold out within a week.

Summa Dayze

Held on New Years Day in Adelaide the Summa Dayze festival is a dance music extravaganza for those who love to keep right on partying after New Year's Eve. Summa Dayze attracts a huge rave crowd to hear international artists play over a 12 hour set at Rymill Park. Tickets go on sale in November/December and usually sell out just before Christmas.


Australia Wide Music Festivals

The biggest Outdoor Music Festivals over summer tend to travel throughout Australia visiting all, or most, of the large cities.


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