Opening Night

Stop past our Opening Night celebrations on your way to your first Fringe show of the season. 

Opening Night Party

Fri 15 Feb: 6pm to 11pm
Free Event/Family Friendly
Karrawirra Parri, River Torrens
(War Memorial Drive between Frome Rd Bridge & King William Rd Bridge)

The summer festival season starts with a bang as we throw a fabulous party including the Adelaide Night Markets, artist performances and the switching-on of our latest light projection project, Yabarra - Gathering of Light.

Live performances on the Music SA (Frusic) and the Fringe caravan stages from 6 pm - 10 pm.

Bar facilities available from our Fringe Beverage partners. Strictly no BYO. 

Tindo Utpurndee (Sunset Ceremony)

Fri 15 Feb: 8.15 pm
Free Event/Family Friendly
Karrawirra Parri, River Torrens
(War Memorial Drive between Frome Rd Bridge & King William Rd Bridge)

Auslan Interpreted Audio Description    Wheelchair Accessible

Opening Night will feature our traditional Tindo Utpurndee, or ‘Sunset Ceremony’ to recognise the living culture of the First Nations, pay respect to the spirit of the land and give thanks to elders past and present.

Getting Here
  • Driving in? Book your parking ahead of time at upark.com.au
  • Skip the traffic and rideshare with Uber
  • Event road closures will be in place. More details will be available closer to the event.
Accessible Drop-Off Zone

An accessible drop off/pick up point is available from 6pm to 12am,  located on Frome Road at the intersection of War Memorial Drive, closest to North Adelaide. This is the best place to access the event if you have limited mobility and coming by car.  There is, however, no provision for accessible parking at this site, for a full list of accessible parking please refer to the Adelaide City Council map (see here).  

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Our Partners

Opening Night is supported by

City of Adelaide logo       9News Logo

Tindo Utpurndee is presented by

     GFG Alliance       City of Adelaide logo

Header Image
Yellaka, 
Artists
Marcella Meneguello, Photographer