Bringing Events to South Australia

South Australia has built a reputation for hosting world-class arts and culture, sporting, and food and wine events that provide significant economic benefit to the state. 

With more than 500 sporting events, art festivals and carnivals staged annually, South Australia’s events calendar offers something for everybody.

What is Event Bidding?

Events South Australia strategically identifies and researches opportunities to attract and/or develop new and existing events, and actively bids or negotiates for targeted events.

South Australia is successful in many of its bid applications due to its world-class infrastructure, welcoming hospitality and overwhelming support from the community.

Recent Bid Wins

Events succeed in South Australia due to collaborative partnerships and strong support from locals and visitors alike. To date Events South Australia has secured and supported a diverse range of nationally and internationally significant events.

Major Events

Events South Australia is proactive in sponsoring and supporting a wide range of successful major events across the state. WOMADelaide, Clipsal 500 Adelaide, Adelaide Fringe, the Australian International 3 Day Event and Cabaret Festival are just a few of the exciting events held on an annual basis in South Australia.

Major Event Legislation

The Major Events Act 2013 facilitates the holding and conduct of major events in South Australia. It has been enacted for events including the Santos Tour Down Under, Credit Union Christmas Pageant, Liverpool FC v Adelaide United, Rolling Stones concert and international cricket matches. Click above to see the current version of the legislation and the regulations now in place.

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