Events in Glenelg

    Glenelg's main attraction is the Temptation Sailing Dolphin Swim or Watch cruises, which depart from Marina Pier, Holdfast Shores (at the end of Anzac Highway). Come aboard & experience wild bottle nose Dolphins in their element! Temptation Sailing is also available for private functions & offers 1.5hr coastal cruises.
    Book direct 0412 811 838 or at the Glenelg Visitor Information Centre.



      1st May to 31st May: South Australian History Festival

      When? Assorted times
      Location: Assorted locations

      Details: Festival programs available from Glenelg Visitor Information Centre, Glenelg Library or Brighton Library

      22nd May: Coast to Coast

      When? 9am to 10:30am
      Location: Wigley Reserve,
      Contact: N/A

      Details: Coast to Coast will run from Wigley Reserve, Glenelg, to Port Adelaide.
      View these historic cars up close at Wigley Reserve before they depart for Port Adelaide.

      28th May: Kaurna Cultural Walking Tour at Kingston Park

      When? 1:30pm to 3pm
      Location: Kingston Park
      Contact: Holdfast Bay History Centre, Email:, Phone: 8229 9916

      Details: Experience Aboriginal culture at Kingston Park. Explore the ancient heritage of the Kaurna people. Visit significant sites and learn about Kaurna history, language and Tjilbruke Dreaming. The tour will conclude with a traditional smoking ceremony. The walk is quite strenuous. Bookings essential.

      30th May: Aboriginal Art Workshop

      When? 2:30pm to 4pm
      Location: Holdfast Bay Community Centre, 51 King George Ave, Hove SA 5048
      Contact: N/A

      Details: Come and learn how to understand Aboriginal art, symbolism and stories told through Aboriginal paintings and create your own artwork to take home under the guidance of acclaimed Aboriginal artist Coral Hayes.This Reconciliation Week Arts workshop is aimed at people aged 16 years and over. Bookings are Essential


      3rd June: Modern Day Bush Tucker Experience

      When? 2pm to 4pm
      Location: Tjilbruke Monument, Strickland Rd, Kingston Park SA 5049

      Details: Come and explore Kingston Park and learn about the many local indigenous plants that are important to the Aboriginal people, followed by a cooking demonstration and a delicious afternoon tea at Kingston House. Enjoy some tasty treats made by Australian Wattlebush Catering using many of the traditional herbs and spices. Bookings are essential

      26th June: Sea Shepherd Glenelg Beach Clean

      When? 10:30am to 12:30pm
      Location: Glenelg Beach
      Contact: Hayley Clark, Email:, Mobile: 0420 389 565

      Details: No fees - free event. Everyone welcome to clean rubbish off the beach. Please bring gloves, tongs and buckets to clean the beach.