Plan Your Visit
We’re so excited to share Illuminate Adelaide with you
There are a number of ways you can explore Illuminate Adelaide and all the different venues, buildings and precincts we plan to light up this winter. Plan your visit and how you get there with these handy guides.
Explore the program by genre
To help you explore, you can filter our program by Light, Music, Visual Art, Ideas and VR online via our Program page – take your pick and enjoy what you discover!
Book your tickets to must-see events
There are certain ticketed events which are sure to sell out quickly. Book online or learn more about securing your tickets HERE.
Explore City Lights map
To help you navigate our free program, we've created City Lights: a night-time trail of light featuring over 40 free installations, projections and immersive experiences. City Lights encompasses three individual precincts within the Adelaide CBD: North, West and East.
Choose one, two or all three precincts to explore via our interactive map (release in June).
Our free program doesn't end at City Lights. Use the Free filter on our Program page to view our full program of free events.
Illuminate Adelaide events take place all across the city. Plan your journey carefully and choose the car park that makes the most sense for your visit for proximity and access. Wilson Parking offer Illuminate Adelaide audiences 20% off weekend and night parking at select locations for bookings made online. More information at Wilson Parking
Adelaide offers a dedicated bus, train and tram network to help you navigate Illuminate Adelaide events throughout the city. Choose the option which best works for you while accessing timetables and tickets via the Adelaide Metro planner.
You can also take advantage of the Free City Connector bus and tram services which operate on a loop throughout the city and North Adelaide every 15 minutes on weekdays and every 30 minutes on weekends.
If travelling to the city for Illuminate Adelaide by bike, the best routes available include the Torrens Linear Park and cycle paths along all major arterial roads.
There is also a FREE bike hire service available from locations in Adelaide City, Unley and Charles Sturt every day of the week.
Need a ride between locations? Hop on a Beam e-scooter and travel in the most affordable, fast and environmentally friendly way. Look out for the Beam parking zones along City Lights North Precinct during the event. Plan your ride.
Avoid the stress of finding a park and consider catching a cab or Uber!
Taxi ranks are located on King William Street, outside the Casino and Railway Station, and in other prominent locations around the city.
Highlight your visit
For accommodation and bookings RAA Travel can help.
Extend your visit and stay in the city overnight at our hotel partner, Crowne Plaza Adelaide. Check out their great rates and book your stay here.
Check our FAQs.