Lucky Dumpling Market – until November 15
OzAsia’s Lucky Dumpling Market is staged in a larger space this year, in the new location of Elder Park, on the Adelaide Riverbank. The pop-up food festival is open Tuesday to Friday, 4.30pm until late, and Saturday and Sunday, noon until late. Discover a feast for the senses that will transport you to the street markets of Asia, with authentic cuisine, premium wine and beer, and a vibrant atmosphere. The Lucky Dumpling Market will also host free, live entertainment, including music, dance and community activations. The festival is presented by the team behind the Adelaide Fringe hub Gluttony, in collaboration with OzAsia Festival.
Kangaroo Island Wine Dinner – November 12
The National Wine Centre brings Kangaroo Island to you, with a culinary experience showcasing many of the island’s food producers. Enjoy a four-course set menu created by executive chef Steven Clark with wine pairings local to the Kangaroo Island region that have been hand-selected by head sommelier James Boden. The event runs from 6.3opm and tickets cost $165.
The Maker & Me: Basket Range Wine – November 17
The Fruitful Pursuit’s long-running intimate wine tasting series, The Maker & Me, is held each Tuesday at Yiasou George on East Terrace. There are just a handful of sessions remaining for the year, with the next session featuring Basket Range Wine with Sholto Broderick. Enjoy two hours of tales amidst splashing after splashing of old, new, and yet-to-be-released wines. Takeaway rare and limited bottles. Only 20 seats per session.
The Cupcake Lady – until December 31
Back by popular demand, The Cupcake Lady will have a pop-up location at the Adelaide Central Market until the end of the year. The popular gourmet range of cupcake flavours – 10 daily – will be available at the pop-up store, with all cupcakes made from scratch. Shoppers can find The Cupcake Lady at Stall 28/29 in the Adelaide Central Market. The Market is open Tuesday to Saturday, including late nights until 9pm on Fridays and a range of traders on Sundays from 8am to 3pm.
Pride at Plant 4 – November 14
Celebrate Feast in the western suburbs during Pridevember. Plant 4 Bowden offers a taste of this year’s Feast Festival with special performances from a range of artists while enjoying a variety of markets, specialty stores, food, drinks and more. Pride at Plant 4 kicks off at 6pm, entry is free.
Willunga Almond Blossom Festival – November 20 to 22
Usually held the last weekend in July, Willunga’s big annual community fundraising event will this year be held in November, with an all-ages celebration providing a taste of country fair atmosphere at Willunga Recreation Park. The Willunga Almond Blossom Festival will be filled with camel rides, animal nursery, almonds, market stalls, food, wine, beer, science shows, almond cracking competition, craft fun and show rides. The event runs on Friday 4pm to 10pm, Saturday 11am to 9pm, and Sunday 10am to 4pm. Tickets can be purchased online.
Sparkke at the Whitmore featuring Christine Manfield – November 22
Sparkke at the Whitmore’s next dinner in the Guest Chef series will star one of Australia’s most celebrated chefs, Christine Manfield. The dinner will be hosted by Sparkke co-founder and award-winning South Australian winemaker Rose Kentish. The five-course sit-down dinner, with matched wines and beers, will start with champagne and hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are limited and are available for $240 per person.
Bowerbird Design Market – November 27 to 29
A tantalising line-up of pop-up food and beverage vendors complement the bumper Bowerbird Design Market, to be held on the last weekend of November at the Adelaide Showgrounds. The long list includes sweet treats from the likes of Abbots and Kinney, Four Seeds, Crepe Bar and Sassi Ice Cream. Beverages are available from Ambra Spirits, Cookies and Crema (espresso), Scull Kombucha, Land of Tomorrow, Threefold Distilling and The Antipodes Gin Co. The Gang Gang Co will keep market-goers fed with their range of burgers, which include the vegan cheeseburger.
The Moseley Beach Club – November 28 to March 21
The Moseley Beach Club returns to the Glenelg Beach foreshore for a fourth summer and will operate seven days a week through to March 2021. More than 30,000 people visited the Beach Club last season and organisers are hoping to welcome more than 50,000 beach-goers into the outdoor venue this summer. Alongside the food offerings, beverage options feature iconic local brands such as Shaw & Smith, Pirate Life, Bird in Hand and The Lane. The Beach Club is free to enter, with a casual dining area including deckchairs, beanbags and picnic tables, as well as sun lounges and booths that must be pre-booked online.
Feast Festival Picnic in the Park – November 29
Feast’s annual community picnic will be held at Pinky Flat at the corner of War Memorial Drive and Morphett Road, from 11am to 7pm. Explore community and artisan market stalls, enjoy a variety of cuisines from local food vendors, and whet your whistle with South Australian made and owned beverages. Attractions include a Queer Youth Zone, Sports Precinct, DIY Queer Craft, plus the famous Dog Show and Drag Fashion Parade.
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