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Adelaide Oval is turning green to celebrate St Patrick’s Day in conjunction with the Adelaide Irish Club

Sunday, 17 March 2019
From 11am until late

Come and revel in Irish festivities on the Telstra Plaza at Adelaide Oval! This free event is open to all ages so round up your family and friends for a big day of celebrations featuring Irish dancers, live music, traditional food, delicious drinks and much more. There will be plenty of free activities for the kids including face painting, dance classes and a bouncy castle!


  • Celtic & Comhaltas Traditional Musicians
  • Adelaide Irish Pipe Band
  • Paul O’Donnell & Gallowglass
  • Ceol Maith
  • Kelly’s Wake
  • Folk n Spicy
  • Shambolics
  • The Finns


  • Rinceóirí Tolan
  • Adelaide Academy of Irish Dance
  • Robert’s Academy of Irish Dance
  • Newry School of Irish Dance
  • Miller School of Irish Dance
  • Scoil Rince Cashel
  • Celtic Reflections

St Patrick’s Day Timetable

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Event Information

Road Closures

War Memorial Drive closed: 6am Sunday, 17 March – 3am, Monday 18 March

Car Parking

The East and North Car Parks will be operating as normal. Standard Wilson Parking rates apply.

  • East Car Park: access via King William Road (north-bound lanes only)
  • North Car Park: access via Pennington Terrace

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Frequently Asked Questions

Adelaide Oval is located 400 metres from the CBD and just a few minutes’ walk from public transport networks (train, bus and tram). Patrons are strongly encouraged to use public transport when attending events at Adelaide Oval.

The Adelaide Railway Station is located on North Terrace, approximatley a five-minute walk across the Riverbank footbridge or via King William Street. For timetables and more information visit the Adelaide Metro website.

Trams operate between Glenelg and the city with stops located on North Terrace and King William Road (outside the Adelaide Festival Centre). For timetables and more information please visit the Adelaide Metro website.

Bus services run throughout the Adelaide metropolitan area and service several bus stops in the vicinity of Adelaide Oval. Refer to the Adelaide Metro website for details.

On major event days taxi ranks and drop-off zones are located on Pennington Terrace and King William Road.

Adelaide Oval Express Services
For most major events at Adelaide Oval patrons can take advantage of the Adelaide Oval Express Services across train, tram and bus routes. Travel is free upon presentation of a valid event ticket.

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