Explore like a local in Adelaide this Summer

Live the #InterContinentalLife this Summer and explore Adelaide like a local.

At InterContinental Adelaide, we believe that we travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us. That’s why we invite you to live the InterContinental life this summer.

Whether it’s enjoying an indulgent spa experience or sipping cocktails by the pool at sunset, at InterContinental Adelaide we encourage you to give in to fascination, savour the sophistication and embrace your spirit of exploration.

Discover a range of events that are on in and around the hotel this Summer in Adelaide.

Thursday 1st December

Moonlight Cinema

Enjoy a movie under the stars in the Adelaide Botanic Gardens from the 1st December through to the 19th February.

Sunday 4th December

Gilles Street Grand Bazaar

Discover the perfect place to do your Christmas shopping! Open from 10 am to 4 pm, around 150 stalls will be on display to help you discover the perfect gift for everyone on your Christmas list.

Monday 5th December – Thursday 8th December

Adelaide Oval Cricket

From 2 pm until 9 pm enjoy a game of cricket between the West End Redbacks and NSW at the Adelaide Oval.

Friday 9th December

Santa’s Wonderland

The Adelaide Showgrounds which is only a short tram or train ride away from the hotel will be home to the ultimate Christmas wonderland this festive season. With rides, ice skating, tobogganing and and food and beverage offerings this will be the perfect event for the family.

Land Rover Polo in the City

Stay refreshed at the 2016 Polo in the City in the comfort surrounds of the Somersby Polo Lounge. In the lounge you will get the chance to meet the players, listen to tunes from the resident band and DJ and enjoy the fashions on the field. Located at the Victoria Park Race Course, it is only a short 5 minute taxi drive or a leisurely walk from the hotels front doors.

Santa’s Magical Village at Bonython Park

Running until the 24th December, Santa’s Magical Village at Bonython Park will provide fun for the whole family. Experience a Christmas circus show, take a ride on the Polar Express train to post your wish list to Father Christmas with Santa’s Mailbox!

Get to Bonython Park by hiring one of the bikes available from our Concierge team, stroll down the road or catch the tram which leads you from our doors to the park.

Saturday 10th December

Perfume MasterClass at Ayers House

Looking for something a little luxurious to do with your girlfriends as a special end of year treat? The Perfumers Palette is an introductory session into the intriguing world of perfume. Guests will learn of the origin of perfume and perfume throughout history amongst many other things. You will then learn how to select a new fragrance and how to apply and store fragrance.

Thursday 15th December

Carols in the Square

Carols in the Square is an annual event held at Whitmore Square in North Adelaide. Run by Baptist Care SA, Westcare Church and Adelaide City Council.

Featuring Tutti Choir, Holdfast Community Band, Andrew McDonough and guest artists, it’s a great way to bring the community together and celebrate the true spirit of Christmas.

Friday 16th December

Twilight Races at Morphetville

Celebrate the end of the year with the twilight racing at Morphettville race course, where there are a range of hospitality packages available.

Wednesday 21st December

KFC BBL Cricket

After a blockbuster BBL|05 season, the fun and excitement of the KFC T20 Big Bash League returns on 20 December, 2016 with international stars playing alongside Australia’s best home grown T20 talent.

Friday 23rd December

Festive Friday Pop Up

Head to Adelaide Oval from 4 pm to enjoy their Festive Friday Pop Up. Enjoy free entry, free entertainment on stage all night, drink specials and a rockstar view over the city skyline from the terrace bar high up on Level 5 at Adelaide Oval.

Monday 26th December – Sunday 29th January

Dinosaurs Alive at Adelaide Zoo

Treat the kids to Dinosaurs Alive at Adelaide Zoo. These school holidays, take a prehistoric journey and meet our newest but most ancient residents.

Saturday 31st December – Sunday 22nd January

DUSTY The Musical

DUSTY the Musical is the extraordinary story of the life and music of Dusty Springfield, one of pop music’s greatest female stars. The musical is the creation of Australian writers John-Michael Howson, David Mitchell and Melvyn Morrow.

Tuesday January 10th – Thursday January 12th

 The World Tennis Challenge 

The World Tennis Challenge, a three-night exhibition tournament will take place from the 10th – 12th January 2017, as part of the official Emirates Australian Open Series.




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