Summer Festival 2017

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SUMMER FESTIVAL 2017

January 7th – February 11th Various locations within the City of West Torrens

Outdoor movies, music, food and children’s entertainment in West Torrens. Lots of free shows.

The City of West Torrens has held an annual series of free community events in the West Torrens Memorial Gardens since 2008. Originally called Music in the Park, the event is now known as the City’s Summer Festival.

Summer Festival’s program of live music and outdoor cinema caters to a variety of tastes. Bring your own picnic blanket, chairs, food and drinks to the West Torrens Memorial Gardens most Saturday evenings in January. There will also be food trucks, a sausage sizzle, coffee and cool drinks available to buy.

 

MOVIE IN THE PARK – The Jungle Book (PG)

Saturday 7 January, 5pm – 10.30pm
West Torrens Memorial Gardens, 1 Brooker Tce, Hilton

Outdoor cinema (starting at sunset). Children’s entertainment including The Nylon Zoo, giant games and face painters. Music by Thom Lion, Jessica Braithwaite and Friends. Food trucks, sausage sizzle and free popcorn. BYO chairs and blankets. BYO food and alcohol permitted.

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BIG BACKYARD BARBECUE

Saturday 14 January, 5pm – 10pm
West Torrens Memorial Gardens, 1 Brooker Tce, Hilton

Food trucks and sausage sizzle. Face painters and children’s activities including giant games and entertainment by Blast Off and Mr Oopy’s Bubble Show. Music by Donnarumma, Buffalo Boyfriend and Lazy Eye. BYO chairs and blankets. BYO food and alcohol permitted.

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HOLLAND STREET PARTY

Friday 20 January, 5pm – 9pm
Holland Street, Thebarton (River Torrens end)

Join us as we unveil the new-look Holland Street space! Be among the first to see the transformation of Holland Street into a community plaza. Bring your family and friends to see street performers and enjoy the sounds of Nuvo, Jimmy and the Mirrors and DJ Pablito. This is a licensed event with food trucks and bars (no BYO allowed).

 

ALL TOGETHER NOW

Saturday 21 January, 5pm – 10pm
West Torrens Memorial Gardens, 1 Brooker Tce, Hilton

City of West Torrens introduces a brand new festival event for 2017 with two stages featuring music by Enosis (Greece), Keep The Change featuring Daniela Fontanarosa (Italy) Local Revolution (Afro roots) and Yaso (Afghanistan). Performances by Adelaide Chinese Dance Academy (China), Fusion Beats (India), Studio Flamenco (Spain), Liberian Children’s Choir (Liberia), Adelaide South African Choir (Africa). Visit the market stalls and enjoy children’s entertainment from The Nylon Zoo, plus giant games, free henna and face painting, food trucks and sausage sizzle. BYO chairs and blankets. BYO food and alcohol permitted.

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MOVIE IN THE PARK – Hunt for the Wilderpeople (PG)

Saturday 28 January, 5pm – 10.30pm
West Torrens Memorial Gardens, 1 Brooker Tce, Hilton

Outdoor cinema (starting at sunset). Children’s entertainment including giant games, free face painters and magician Steve Presto. Music by Ronnie Taheny, Jarrad Payne and Flik Freeman. Sausage sizzle, food trucks and free popcorn. BYO chairs and blankets. BYO food and alcohol permitted.

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THE 60 FOUR, PLUS GUESTS

Saturday 4 February, 7pm – 10pm
Thebarton Community Centre, Corner South Rd and Ashwin Pde Torrensville

The 60 Four is a four piece Adelaide based group who present the hottest, freshest 60s tribute act. With their slick moves and tight four-part harmonies, the group perform classics by Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, The Beatles, Beach Boys, Simon and Garfunkel, The Monkees and many more. Bookings available HERE.

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FORK ON THE ROAD

Saturday 11 February, 5pm – 10pm
Kings Reserve and Thebarton Community Centre, Corner South Rd and Ashwin Pde Torrensville

Fork on the Road returns to Kings Reserve with more than 30 food trucks, free face painters and children’s entertainment including The Nylon Zoo, Blast Off, Dig-a-dino and PLAI space. Outdoor stage features performances by The Wheatsheaf Ukulele Collective, Todd Sibbin and The Arcadian Driftwood, Conchillia, and Aaron Thomas. The Wanderers Rock ‘n’ Roll Car Club display more than 50 cars. Thebarton Community Centre presents The Rhythm Cats, DJ Peter Panagaris and Adelaide Classic Rock ‘n’ Roll dancers. BYO chairs and blankets. Licensed event (no BYO allowed).15578710_1060917870683611_6305296046834892138_n

 

ALSO SEE CITY OF WEST TORRENS LITTLE DAY OUT

Presented by City of West Torrens: www.westtorrens.sa.gov.au/summer
Fees: FREE
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