Events

December 2017

Sam White Memorial Aquathlon

  • 26th December 2017
  • Glenelg Foreshore
    Glenelg SA

The 30th Hammer Nutrition Sam White Memorial Aquathlons will be held at Glenelg Beach on Tuesday 26 December.

A Kids Course 100m swim/750m run for young children and adults who want to have fun will start at 11.00am.  The Age Group Enduro Aquathlons will start at 11.15am.  Entrants can complete a 250m swim and 1.7km run course one, twice or three times consecutively.  After the last finisher at approximately 12.30pm, a 1.6km Kids Fun Run will be held before the 1 pm start for the spectacular South Australian Elite Aquathlon is staged over a gruelling 1.7km run/500m swim/1.7km run/500mswim/1.7km run course.

The Enduro and Elite courses will determine Triathlon SA’s Stage Aquathlon Champions.

For more information about the event, click here. 

Boxing Day Criterium Racing 2017

  • 26th December 2017
  • Adelphi Terrace, Canning St
    Sturt St and George St
    Glenelg SA

“City of Holdfast Bay Cycling Championships”
Cycling criterium racing and straight line sprint competitions held on a closed road circuit. Caters for riders of all abilities and age groups for both male and female competitors including elite, senior, junior and masters riders including ‘Women Only Racing’.

Bay Sheffield 2017

  • 26th December 2017
  • Colley Reserve
    Colley Terrace
    Glenelg SA 5048

The South Australian Athletic League will host the 131st running of the Bay Sheffield Carnival on Tuesday 26th through to Thursday 28th December 2017.  Races are run from 70m to 1600m and cater for Under 14 athletes through to over 35 athletes.

Entry is free for spectators.

2 Jetties Fun Run

  • 27th December 2017
  • Glenelg Beach
    Glenelg SA

The 2 Jetties Fun Run is an annual 8.4km fun event open to the public as part of the Bay Sports Festival. Competitors run. jog or walk along the beach from Glenelg Jetty to Brighton Jetty with occasional use of the esplanade walking path.

Prizes are awarded to make and female placegetters and all competitors receive a medal.

The fun run starts at 9am from under the Glenelg Jetty and a kids beach dash follow the conclusion of the 2 Jetties run.  Entries are $10 online or $15 on the day.

For further information, visit www.adelaideharriers.com 

3Ball Basketball

  • 27th December 2017
  • Moseley Square
    Glenelg SA

3Ball is a 3 on 3 basketball played on a half court. It’s a fun and fast version of traditional basketball. 3Ball at the Bay in an outdoor round robin tournament to promote 3 on 3 basketball, which is now officially an Olympic Sport with the first year of inclusion in Tokyo 2020.

Teams must register prior to the event with a $60 entry fee per open grade team and $40 for under 16 teams.

Proclamation Classic Swim

  • 28th December 2017
  • Glenelg Beach

The Adelaide Masters Proclamation Classic Swim is held as part of the Bay Sports Festival at the beautiful Glenelg Beach on the 28 December 2017. Entries are open to masters and non-masters swimmers aged 18 and over. Races are held over 1lm, 2km and 5km distances. Entries available online www.adelaidemasters.org.au or late entries will be taken on the day.

Proclamation Day Commemoration

  • 28th December 2017
  • The Old Gum Tree Reserve
    MacFarlane Street
    Glenelg North SA 5045

On 28 December 1836, the Proclamation of South Australia was first read beneath an old gum tree.  This was a public celebration to honour the Governor’s arrival in South Australia at Holdfast Bay on HMS Buffalo, as well as the commencement of his new office.

The Proclamation Day Commemoration takes place at the Old Gum Tree Reserve on 28 December every year. Join us on Thursday 28 December 2017 for the Proclamation Day event. The City of Holdfast Bay Concert Band will provide musical entertainment from 9 am. The ceremony officially starts at 9.30am with the arrival of the Governor, His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC. A free community BBQ will follow the ceremony. All welcome.

Road closures are in place from 7 am to 1 pm as follows:

  • MacFarlane St, Glenelg North, between Alison St and Morris St
  • Bagshaw St, Glenelg North, between Cornish St and Russell St

New Year’s Eve

  • 31st December 2017
  • Mosley Square
    Glenelg SA 5045

Join us this New Year’s Eve to celebrate 2017 and welcome in 2018.
The foreshore will come alive with free live entertainment, free children’s activities and fireworks.

January 2017

VACSWIM 2018

  • 2nd January 2018
  • Glenelg, Somerton, Brighton, Seacliff beaches

Vacswim is a government-support water safety program, run by Surf Life Saving SA, open to participants aged 5 to 13 years. Enrolments are now open and will close in late December 2017.

For more information or to book in, visit the VACSWIM website.

Pub to Pub Open Water Swim

  • 7th January 2018
  • Seacliff Beach
    Seacliff SA 5048

A 6.1km handicap swim starting in the water in front of the patrol tower at Seacliff and finishing on the beach on the southern end of the Brighton Jetty.

Event entries are open to anyone  over the age of 18

For further information visit website www.atlantismastersswimming.org.au

Blessing of Waters and Greek Festival

  • 7th January 2018
  • Glenelg Foreshore

The Inter-Communities Council of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese in South Australia is hosting for the 38th successive year, the Blessing of the Waters Ceremony followed by the traditional Glenelg Greek Festival. The ceremony will take place this Sunday the January 7th, 2018 at the Glenelg Jetty, Glenelg SA, in the presence of many distinguished guests.

The Service will commence at 12:15 pm and will be officiated by His Grace Bishop Nikandros of Dorylaeon and the entire clergy of the Greek Orthodox Church in South Australia. This service of the Blessing of the waters goes back to when St John the Baptist, Baptised Jesus in the river Jordan where the Epiphany of the Trinitarian Lord appeared in the form of a Dove. Many young men will endeavour to be the first to retrieve the Cross from the waters, in the hope of bringing to them and their loved one’s many happy blessings. We invite you to come along and join us.

2018 SA Open (Commonwealth Games Qualifier)

  • 13th January 2018
  • Glenelg Beach
    GLENELG SA 5045

The SA Open is Australia’s longest running Beach Volleyball tournament, held on Glenelg Beach in January every year.  Past and current Olympians, international, national and state athletes battle it out for the title of champion in SA.

Santos Tour Down Under Stage 3 Start

  • 18th January 2018
  • Glenelg 

Join the excitement and watch the races start plus enjoy pre-race activities on Colley Terrace.

www.tourdownunder.com.au

All Holden Day

  • 21st January 2018
  • Glenelg Beach
    GLENELG SA 5045

This is a static car display of all Holden cars from FX to VF

$10 per car with all spectators free.

A non-trophy family event

Trade stands as well as food and drink will be available

For any enquiries, please contact:

  • Roger 0419 730 177
  • Ricard 0432 505 997
  • Paul 0419 196 086

Council Meeting

  • 23rd January 2018
  • Glenelg 

CAP Meeting

  • 24th January 2018
  • Kingston Room
    Brighton Civic Centre
    24 Jetty Road
    Brighton

Patritti Brighton Jetty Sculptures Festival

  • 24th January 2018
  • Brighton Surf Life Saving Club and Brighton Esplanade
    Brighton SA 5048

The Patritti Brighton Jetty Sculptures Festival will be held between Wednesday 24 January and Sunday 4 February 2018.

The indoor and outdoor exhibition will feature over 170 sculptures by local and interstate artists in the Brighton Surf Life Saving Club at Bindarra Reserve and along the Brighton Esplanade.

2018 Australian Open Water Swimming Championships

  • 26th January 2018
  • Brighton Beach / Brighton SLSC
    Esplanade
    Brighton SA

The 2018 Australian Open Water Swimming Championships will be held at Brighton Beach in Adelaide, South Australia from Friday 26 – Sunday 28 January 2018. The event will showcase Australia’s top open water swimming talent and will incorporate the selection trials for the 2018 Oceania Swimming Champions and the 2018 FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships.

Audit Committee Meeting

  • 31st January 2018
  • Mawson Room
    Brighton Civic Centre
    24 Jetty Road
    Brighton
February 2018

Council Meeting

  • 13th February 2018
  • Council Chamber
    Glenelg Town Hall
    Moseley Square
    Glenelg

Queens Baton Relay

  • 18th February 2018
  • Glenelg SA 5045

The Queens Baton Relay is a Commonwealth Games tradition that celebrates the Commonwealth’s diversity, inspires community pride and builds excitement for the world-class festival of sports and culture to come.

On an ambitious journey to connect with the modern and diverse Commonwealth of today, the Queens Baton Relay will achieve two records: it will be the longest in history and the most accessible to date, not just passing through, but providing each community it visits an opportunity to be a part of this significant event.  The city of Holdfast Bay will host this momentous occasion on Sunday 18th February 2018.

Moseley Square and the Glenelg Foreshore will come alive with music, entertainment and lots of sporting activties to celebrate and welcome the Queens Baton and to ramp up the energy around the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

CAP Meeting

  • 28th February 2018
  • Kingston Room
    Brighton Civic Centre
    24 Jetty Road
    Brighton
March 2018

Resilient South Planting to Cool Your Home

  • 22nd March 2018
  • 24 Jetty Road
    Brighton SA 5048

Find out how you can use plants to cool your home and reduce energy bills

This is a Resilient South workshop which is open to all Holdfast Bay, Marion, Mitcham and Onkaparinga residents and is suitable for ages 12 years and over.

Book your seat here

Council Meeting

  • 27th March 2018
  • Council Chamber
    Glenelg Town Hall
    Moseley Square
    Glenelg

CAP Meeting

  • 28th March 2018
  • Kingston Room
    Brighton Civic Centre
    24 Jetty Road
    Brighton
April 2018

Council Meeting

  • 10th April 2018
  • Council Chamber
    Glenelg Town Hall
    Moseley Square
    Glenelg

CAP Meeting

  • 18th April 2018
  • Kingston Room
    Brighton Civic Centre
    24 Jetty Road
    Brighton

Council Meeting

  • 24th April 2018
  • Council Chamber
    Glenelg Town Hall
    Moseley Square
    Glenelg

Green Living Compost and Wormfarms workshop

  • 26th April 2018
  • 24 Jetty Road
    Brighton SA 5048
Find out how easy it is to turn food scraps and garden waste into nutrient-rich soil for your garden
May 2018

Council Meeting

  • 8th May 2018
  • Council Chamber
    Glenelg Town Hall
    Moseley Square
    Glenelg

Council Meeting

  • 22nd May 2018
  • Council Chamber
    Glenelg Town Hall
    Moseley Square
    Glenelg

CAP Meeting

  • 23rd May 2018
  • Kingston Room
    Brighton Civic Centre
    24 Jetty Road
    Brighton
June 2018

Council Meeting

  • 12th June 2018
  • Council Chamber
    Glenelg Town Hall
    Moseley Square
    Glenelg

Green Living Biodiversity in Your Backyard

  • 21st June 2018
  • 24 Jetty Road
    Brighton SA 5048

Find out how you can use indigenous (local native) plants, native bee hotels and nest boxes to attract native wildlife to your backyard.

Suitable for all ages over 12 years

Book your seat here

Council Meeting

  • 26th June 2018
  • Council Chamber
    Glenelg Town Hall
    Moseley Square
    Glenelg

CAP Meeting

  • 27th June 2018
  • Kingston Room
    Brighton Civic Centre
    24 Jetty Road
    Brighton

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