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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, Food & Beverage, and Ideas  – 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 30 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.


Free Events

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.


Car Parking

Illuminate Adelaide events take place all across the city. Plan your journey carefully and choose the Wilson Parking location that makes the most sense for your visit for proximity and access. Illuminate Adelaide patrons can access 20% off Wilson Parking using the codeword ILLUMINATE23.  


Public Transport

Adelaide Metro offers a dedicated bus, train, and tram network to help you navigate Illuminate Adelaide events throughout the city. Choose the option which works best 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. 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.


More Questions?

Check our FAQs.

Or reach out to us online, over the phone or via Facebook Messenger.