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Opening Week Calendar

THURSDAY 15th: Season Launch - FREE Opening Night Party 6:30pm onwards
Enjoy free performances and many bar and outdoor areas as a taster of what is to come. 

FRIDAY 16th: 5pm - 3:00 am
All of our favourite things about The Garden From shows, food and drink, atmosphere and entertainment - starts here. 

SATURDAY 17th: 10:00 am - 3:00 am
Some of the greatest shows will be in full swing on Saturday. If you’re there during the day, head over to The Garden Sessions at 2.30pm over in The Garden Wine Bar for all the tunes.

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Tom Gleeson - Gear

Tom Gleeson is back, and now he’s giving audiences around the country an opportunity to see a master stand-up at work with his brand-new live show, Gear. Don’t miss the chance to watch this gold-plated, live comedy superstar with his first stand-up show since 2020-2021’s sold-out tour of Lighten Up.

March 3 | @TheGardenofUD
  • Don't forget TODAY we launch the inaugural Friday Afternoons in The Garden, with additional sessions between 12:00 noon and 5:00pm!
January 10 | @TheGardenofUD
  • Our full program is live! Get planning because it's full to the brim with only the best international shows! . . .
October 7 | @TheGardenofUD
  • Officially on sale, Lano and Woodley with their latest show 'Moby Dick' at The Garden in 2023. Come and see Lano attempt a dramatic performance of the epic Moby Dick only for Woodley branded mayhem to ensue!
February 16 | @TheGardenofUD
  • ???????? REMINDER - The Season Launch & Opening Night Party is TONIGHT from 7:30 pm onwards with a free event to start your Adelaide summer festival season with a bang!

Mr Snotbottom vs The Zombie Boogers: The Science of Snot!

★★★★★ - Kids In Adelaide (2024)

“With its interactive nature, educational elements, and side-splitting humour, this show has earned a well-deserved five stars for its creativity, engagement, energy, and the unforgettable experience of being part of the slimy and mucous-filled adventure!”


LIMBO - The Return

The original award-winning LIMBO, which wowed audiences from Brussels to Bogota, is back, reimagined, and more jaw-dropping than ever before. An Intoxicating mix of cabaret, circus, acrobatics, and ecstatic heart-pounding live music, LIMBO – The Return is set to seduce audiences worldwide again.

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Cirque Alfonse - Animal

Back for the first time since 2019, internationally acclaimed circus legends, Cirque Alfonse, presents Animal, a "farm fantasy" production that takes audiences on a surreal journey through farm fables.


February 9 | @TheGardenofUD
  • Get ready Gardeners, ONLY one week to go until we throw the gates open for all to enjoy the magic of The Garden!


The smash hit of Fringe 2023 returns to delight and wow Adelaide!

Kaleidoscope is a simple optical device scaled to epic proportions allowing you to step inside a constantly shifting illusion.  This mesmerising symphony of light and sound is staged in a breathtaking mirror maze.






Maho Magic Bar - Review

"It’s slick, clever, and unfortunately over all too soon!'


Best of the Edinburgh Fest - Review

“If you’re after some humour from our Commonwealth neighbours, Best of the Edinburgh Fest definitely brings hilarious perspectives on recent events and attacks on us! Offering a variety of comedy styles and engaging presences, I can certainly recommend catching Best of the Edinburgh Fest." - Fresh 92.7