5 Summer Events in Adelaide in 2022

Adelaide is the festival city. With the weather warming up and the year coming to a close, it’s time to start planning the post-Christmas period and your 2022. In this article, we share the best summer events in Adelaide starting from 2022. Don’t let the post-Christmas blues get you down, read on and plan your best summer yet!

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Summer events in Adelaide in 2022

1. Moonlight Cinema 

Spend the night with a loved one or with a group of friends watching your favourite movie under the stars. At Rymill Park/Murlawirrapurka from 26th November 2021 – 16th January 2022, this outdoor cinema is just on the edge of the CBD. Pick a balmy night and head to Moonlight Cinema. You’re welcome to bring snacks and drinks, or you can grab something to eat and drink once you arrive. Pay a little extra and you’ll also be able to sit back and relax on a beanbag chair. At the event this year, everything will be carbon neutral.

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2. Tarnanthi at AGSA

At the Art Gallery of South Australia, contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and a flagship program, Tarnanthi, is widely celebrated in Adelaide and around South Australia. The art gallery presents a great deal of new works created through different projects as well as individual creatives across Australia. Also at Tarnanthi you can expect to listen to talks talks, attend tours, performances, workshops, creative activities and also student programs.

3. Glenelg Beach Concert Series 

Live music and tasty food by the sea; it sounds like a dream come true! This summer in Glenelg, take your family and friends down to the beach and enjoy a concert. With pop-up bars serving cool beverages and food trucks offering all kinds of international food, you can’t go wrong. Check out what exactly is on and enjoy the beautiful backdrop of the sun this summer season. When it comes to summer events in Adelaide, you can’t go far wrong with Glenelg Beach Concert Series.

4. Ebenezer Night Markets

During the summer months, Ebenezer Night Markets are a perfect way to soak up the happy atmosphere of the season. Featuring fashion, jewellery and all kinds of artistic creations, Ebenezer Night Markets is a unique outdoor shopping experience in the funky side of the city. The outdoor market also hosts DJs and other live music to make your experience even more special. The bars and restaurants in the area are just waiting to host you for a drink after your browsing.

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5. Moseley Beach Club 

Everyone living in Adelaide loves Moseley Bar & Kitchen’s beach club! The summer season 2021/2022 brings tropical vibes and the ultimate relaxation experience in South Australia. Moseley Beach Clubs offers sun loungers, a casual dining area, a bar, live acoustic music and even DJs on the weekend. This beachside event lasts from November 2021 and continuing until March 2022 so make sure you make the most of it!

SA Weekend Escapes Top Pick!

If you’re planning a weekend in Adelaide, you’ll be looking for some accommodation. Comfortable, spacious and with plenty of amenities and facilities, your stay at Adelaide Meridien Hotel & Apartments provides everything you need from a city stay. Located in the trendy area of North Adelaide, you’re only minutes from the CBD and seconds from shops, cafes and restaurants.

For more things to see, do and eat in Adelaide, use this Ultimate Guide to Adelaide and plan the perfect escape.