Skip to content

Events and festivals play an essential role in the South Australian visitor economy. They are a great way to showcase the personality of a region, build community pride and social connections, and are important drivers of visitation and economic development.
 
Events and festivals are an area of strength for South Australia. They showcase our passion for arts and culture, live music, sport, and food and wine - and come in all shapes and sizes. 
 
Events South Australia provides sponsorship to leisure events throughout the year through its funding programs.

alt
Handpicked Festival, Langhorne Creek

Funding Streams

Event Funding Guidelines

Find out more about applying for funding under the Major Events Bidding Fund, Regional Events and Festivals Program and Community Events Development Fund.

  • Major Event Sponsorship Guidelines

    These guidelines outline how to apply for funding including eligibility criteria and application requirements

    (3.51 MB)

    download view
  • Regional Events and Festivals Program Guidelines

    These guidelines outline how to apply for funding including eligibility criteria and the application process

    (0.63 MB)

    download view
  • Community Events Development Fund Guidelines

    These guidelines outline how to apply for funding including eligibility criteria and the application process

    (0.72 MB)

    download view