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Adelaide Festival Centre

Festival Theatre | Dunstan Playhouse | Space Theatre

Festival Drive
(08) 8216 8600

The Adelaide Festival Centre and Adelaide Riverbank are currently undergoing extensive redevelopment, which means access to the venue is constantly changing.

Pedestrian Detours
Pedestrian and vehicle access has changed. Please click here for a pedestrian access map.

Road Closure Advice
Festival Drive is now a drop off loop. Please click here for information about Adelaide Riverbank road closures.

Vehicle and Taxi Drop Off Locations
Recommended vehicle and taxi drop off locations have changed. Please click here for more information.

Car Parking
Adelaide Festival Centre's car park is closed. Click here to pre-book your carpark with Upark. We recommend UPark on Gawler Place or Upark on Topham Mall as the closest to this venue.

Public Transport

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.

Playing at this Venue

  • Hamlet

    An internationally-acclaimed new opera by Brett Dean, directed by Neil Armfield. Exclusive to Adelaide.

  • Kings of War

    Toneelgroep Amsterdam return to Adelaide with this gripping study of political cynicism.

  • Cécile McLorin Salvant

    Cécile makes her Australian debut in a single performance, exclusive to Adelaide Festival. One day you’ll be telling your grandkids that you were there…

  • Thyestes

    Featuring three extraordinary performances, Thyestes is perhaps the most disturbing, funny, beautiful, chilling and utterly memorable 90 minutes of Australian theatre you will ever experience.

  • Us / Them

    In September 2004 a group of terrorists stormed a school in Beslan,Russia taking hundreds of children hostage. With humour and pragmatism, this extraordinary piece tells the story entirely through the clear, young eyes of a girl and a boy who were on the inside.

  • Memorial

    One of the leading actresses of her generation, Helen Morse brings her decades of experience in theatre and recitals to the transforming poetry of Alice Oswald’s Memorial.

  • The Great War

    Since its premiere in 2001, The Great War has enjoyed worldwide acclaim, and on the centenary of the WWI Armistice it is a reminder of the timeless horrors of combat and the unique potency of theatre to bring its lessons to visceral, compelling life.

  • Bennelong

    Bangarra Dance Theatre is a national treasure. After triumphant sold-out seasons around the country, we are thrilled that Adelaide audiences will see what is perhaps its greatest work to date.

  • TAHA

    TAHA is a deeply personal story from beguiling writer-performer Amer Hlehel.

  • AZZA

    Blending song and spoken word with an Arabic a cappella chorus, AZZA weaves a rich pattern of life and death through shared experiences, minor rivalries and brief moments of compassion and empathy.

  • Bernstein on Stage!