2021 Cellar Door Fest – February 5 to 7
Cellar Door Fest brings together more than 100 wineries, breweries, distilleries and food producers from South Australia’s diverse regions. The festival is hosted at the Adelaide Convention Centre from February 5 to 7, offering a vast program of intimate experiences and masterclasses. Learn how to whip up unique dishes in Jessie Spiby’s Kitchen, discover SA’s latest up-and-coming producers in the Emerging Producers zone, or dine with leading local food and wine personalities at the Long Table dining events.
HomeBrewed Beer & BBQ Festival – February 5-7
Local brewers, barbecuers and musicians will come together to provide three days of entertainment at the Adelaide Showground for HomeBrewed Beer & BBQ Festival. The event will take place on the Rose Terrace side of the Adelaide Showground, with dozens of brewers from the far corners of SA and even Alice Springs. The festival is bolstered by a music lineup that includes The Superjesus, West Thebarton and Wolf & Cub.
Sassi Ice Cream at the Adelaide Central Market – until February 13
Sassi Ice Cream is serving their delicious vegan ice cream range from the producer-in-residence stall at the Adelaide Central Market from now until Saturday, February 13. The vegan ice cream is inspired by traditional Middle Eastern flavours and made using organic coconut milk in South Australia. Customers can choose from seven flavours including Tahini Twist, Saffron Fever, Baklawa Dream and Sage with Pomegranate Swirl. The Adelaide Central Market is open from Tuesday to Saturday, including night trading until 9pm on Fridays.
Pouring Ribbons Rum + Tiki Party – February 4
Hains & Co’s women-only tasting club, Pouring Ribbons, will host a Tiki Party featuring Abby Roennfeldt — a burlesque dancer, award-winning mixologist and owner of Semaphore’s Hades Hula House. Be immersed in premium local and international rums, spiced up with some tiki signature cocktails and tastings. Bookings are essential, with only 16 people per session. Book online.
Woodstock’s Twilight Wedding Expo and Dinner – February 6
Woodstock Wine Estate will host a Twilight Wedding Expo from 4pm to 6.30pm with free entry, a complimentary Twiggy Blanc de Blancs on arrival, a Woodstock wedding ceremony and reception set-up to explore, a tour of the estate, wine samples, lawn games and kangaroo feeding as well as exclusive offers on the night. It is also an opportunity to meet Woodstock’s preferred suppliers. The Expo will be followed by a special Gold Package Menu Tasting Dinner from 6.30pm to 9pm. Tickets are $100 and bookings are essential. The estate is located at 215 Douglas Gully Rd, McLaren Flat.
Shakespeare in the Vines – February 5 to 6
Sevenhill Cellars will host Shakespeare in the Vines as Essential Theatre presents its production of Romeo & Juliet. A cast of eight actors will take audiences on a romantic but devastating journey, as the Village Green at Sevenhill Cellars transforms for a night of love and tragedy. Go along for a night of entertainment, wine and food.
Odyssey: A Journey Round The World In Song – February 7
McLaren Vale’s Coriole Winery hosts pianist Thomas Webb and singer Catriona Barr in an intimate Sunday afternoon performance for 60 audience members starting at 5pm. In Odyssey: A Journey Round The World, the musicians will perform work from Spain by de Falla, France by Chausson and America by Samuel Barber, along with the great German Mahler songs.
Somm for a Day Series – February 14
Ever wondered exactly what a sommelier does? The National Wine Centre’s head sommelier, James Boden, will host four interactive sessions on the topic. The Somm for a Day series will cover different aspects of the job while exploring six of Boden’s favourite Australian wines. Session 1, The Basics, will be held Sunday, February 14, from 1.30pm. The following sessions will be held February 28, March 14 and March 28.
Fleurieu Film Festival – February 13
Gather your friends and picnic under the stars at the Fleurieu Film Festival at Serafino Winery, where you can feast on a range of food from selected food vans and indulge in the Serafino wine and beer bar. Pre-screening entertainment includes music from the Onkaparinga Concert Band playing film themes, followed by upbeat folk music band, Saltwater Taffy. General admission is $35 and guests may order an additional cheese hamper for two for an additional $35.
Bizzarro World @ Sunny’s Pizza – February 14
Sunny’s Pizza will host an all-day, all-night party Bizzarro World in collaboration with Bizzarro Aperitivo and the bar next door, 1000 Island. There will be a one-off food menu combined with Bizzarro spritzes and cocktails, with entertainment provided by Nu Article featuring Cazeaux Oslo and guest DJs.
Gluttony – February 19 to March 21
Pizzateca, Ragini’s Spice Kitchen, The Filipino Project, Hubba Hubba Hummus and GANG GANG are just some of the food offerings coming to this year’s line-up at the Adelaide Fringe venue Gluttony, which opens its doors on February 19. With its program of more than 100 shows, Gluttony will keep audiences well-fed with a wide variety of treats for the whole family, including Filipino, Italian, Greek, Turkish, Thai, Vietnamese and Indian cuisines. There will be fresh and healthy options as well as festival favourites like popcorn, donuts, roasted nuts, burgers and gelato. Vegan and gluten-free options are available.
The Garden of Unearthly Delights – February 19 to March 21
Each year The Garden of Unearthly Delights creates a unique festival playground including multiple performance venues, bars, carnival rides, an array of world foods, market stalls, and unexpected sideshows. The Garden will feature beverages from Gordon’s gin, Fox Creek wines and James Squire beer, alongside a plethora of food stalls.
2021 Lunar New Year Street Party – February 20
The Adelaide Chinatown Precinct celebrates the 2021 Lunar New Year on February 20 with the 2021 Chinatown Adelaide Lunar New Year Street Party. Make your way to Gouger Street any time from noon to 9pm to enjoy the festivities, with more than 100 exhibitors, food and drink stalls and performances from a variety of Asian cultural groups.
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