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Glenelg Beach

Lollipop Markets & Beachfront Twilight Markets
8 December, 12 January, 9 February
Angus Neill Reserve, Seacliff
The twilight summer market is located on one of Adelaide’s most scenic and accessible beach fronts, Angus Neill Reserve. Setting suns, a balmy breeze and an energetic atmosphere, coupled with a unique shopping experience, kids swimming and playing on the beach make for an idyllic setting for the markets. Dogs are welcome too.

Tour Down Under Street Party
17 January
Jetty Road, Glenelg
The best place to be in summer is by the water’s edge, and what better way to cool down after a day of racing than at the Glenelg Street Party. Catch the tram to the bay with friends and family for an evening of beachside fun, food, fashion and live entertainment. The entire stretch of Jetty Rd will be closed off so that attendees can enjoy an event filled with pop-up bars, fashion parades, kid’s activities, food vans, live music and so much more. To get in on all the Tour action, pencil in the Race Start on January 18 at Colley Terrace, Glenelg.

Australia Day
26 January
Glenelg foreshore
Australia Day brings everyone together for a day of sun, barbeques, bubbles and of course Triple J’s Hottest 100 countdown. Cool off with a dip in the ocean and enjoy all the Jetty Road has to offer. Face painting will be available for kids, too.

Glenelg Sunset Markets (brought to you by Gilles Street Markets)
28 January, 25 February, 25 March
Glenelg Foreshore
The Glenelg Sunset Markets deliver yet another ultimate outdoor shopping experience to the bay this summer, bringing local makers and creatives together at Glenelg Foreshore. Come along to enjoy three sunset markets which includes 50+ great stalls, along with delicious local eats and live music.

Patritti Brighton Jetty Sculptures
24 January – 4 February 2018
The Esplanade, Brighton Foreshore
You don’t want to miss this year’s spectacular Patritti Brighton Jetty Sculptures Exhibition! Budding and experienced sculptors will showcase their creations at what is arguably SA’s largest sculptures exhibition at the always glistening Brighton beach. The talent really is a feast for the eyes.

Brighton Jetty Classic
3 February
The Esplanade, Brighton Foreshore
Another must-do is SA’s largest open water swim and street festival, the Brighton Jetty Classic. Packed with entertainment on and off the beach, this event is the perfect day out for families, to kick back and enjoy the sun as well as live music, food and clothing stalls plus the much-anticipated sculptures event. The BJC will also be hosting a 100-metre swim, On the Same Wave, for junior swimmers to get involved.

Pol Roger Beach Polo
17 February
Glenelg Beach
Following the success of last year’s event, the flourishing and glamorous Pol Roger Beach Polo is returning to Glenelg shores. This is the perfect opportunity for adults of all ages to let their hair down, drink some delicious bubbles, all in good company of friends and premium hospitality. Beach Polo offers a rare opportunity to watch one of the world’s most glamorous and exciting sports in a spectacular beach setting.

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