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Opening Night Party

Fork on the Road / Blinc Switch On


Elder Park

King William Road


Bus stop Z2 travelling from North into Adelaide CBD or stop A2 travelling into Adelaide CBD from the South.
This venue is a short walk from the Adelaide Railway Station, which can be reached via train or tram.

Elder Park - Map ACCESS

Can I buy tickets on site?
Provided the concert is not sold out, tickets will be available for purchase at the door.
What time should I get there?
Gates open at 5:30pm, concert starts at 8:45pm. If you purchased a General Admission ticket, please note that seating is not provided, and you will be standing or seating on the grass.


Are toilets available on site?
Temporary toilets (including access toilets) will be available on site.
Is there any catering/food/drinks?
There will be bars and a variety of quality catering on site. Food and drinks will be available for purchase from 5:30pm until the end of the concert.
Is there an ATM on site?
There are no ATM’s in Elder Park, however there are plenty of ATM’s close by. Please note that cashless payments will be preferred.
Is there first aid on site?
There will be dedicated first aid on site for the event as well as security to ensure a fun and safe experience to all guests. Refer to our staff if you need anything during the event.
What if I lose something during the event?
There will be an information booth on site which will also act as a lost property point and a missing and found children’s location.


Please be prepared to participate in a bag search upon entrance. In order to enter quickly, we advise you travel light and don’t bring a bag.

What am I NOT permitted to bring in?
 - High chairs (low chairs only are allowed in General Admission)
 - Umbrellas, tents or sunshades
 - Alcohol, drinks in glass or aluminium cans.
 - Bikes (not inside the event but parking is available outside)
 - Pets (guide and assistance animals permitted)
 - Professional standard still or video cameras, audio recording devices and tripods.

Any recording, photography or filming of the performance is prohibited.


Will the outdoor concerts go ahead if it’s raining?
The Grace Jones and The Lost and Found Orchestra performances will go ahead rain or shine! In the case of severe weather, please check adelaidefestival.com.au at 4pm on the day of the performance for final weather details in the event of inclement weather.


Please note that Adelaide Festival Centre's car park is closed.
Visit UPark to find the closest car park to your venue. We recommend UPark Gawler Place or UPark Topham Mall.


Friday 27 February

5PM Fork on the Road

9PM Blinc Switch On / Adelaide Festival Opening


Free Event


Outdoor event, goes ahead in rain or shine.

In the case of severe weather, please refer to the website on Fri 27 Feb for final arrangements.

Large crowds anticipated.

Free Event

Bring the family to celebrate the official opening of our 2015 festival. Join us for dinner at a massive Fork on the Road dining event followed by the switch on of Blinc at 9pm, marked by a free fireworks spectacular. Then, be one of the first in Adelaide to promenade the breathtaking Blinc outdoor digital art gallery. An unmissable festival moment and a night to remember.

Listen in to 891 ABC Adelaide for opening night updates and ticket giveaways. Michael Smyth from 4pm and Peter Goers from 7pm.

BLINC - Running 27 Feb - 15 Mar

Stroll from one light and sound installation to the next and immerse yourself in this exclusive survey of the very best international digital art. From large-scale projections to extraordinary laser works, building-mapping projects, and more intimate, interactive experiences, this cutting-edge selection displays astonishing feats of technical brilliance from some of the world's best artists. As much a family experience as a contemporary art exhibition, Blinc is an event to return to again and again during the festival, as everything from a series of faces projected in trees to a larger-than-life three dimensional elephant light up this iconic precinct in the most unforgettable way.


SUPPORTING PARTNERS Fyfe, Intercontinental Adelaide, Santos, TDC and University of South Australia

IMAGE 1 Joel Cockrill, Photo Stephen King IMAGE 2 Tony Oursler, The Influence Machine, 2000 IMAGE 3 Murmur


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