Events & Demos
Every day during Market Week 3-7 September, we’ll be asking you to submit your best image of the Market on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using #MarketWeekACM. A $50 Market voucher will be up for grabs each day for the best image! Click here for MarketWeekACM Terms and Conditions
As part of the Market Week celebrations, on Thursday 5 and Friday 6 September 10-11am, the Market will have its first ever HAPPY HOUR, where the whole Market will go on sale. When the clock strikes 10am – it’s on for young and old for one whole hour with SUPER SPECIALS at every stall. All participating stalls will have different items on special on Thursday and Friday, so chat to your favourite traders to find out what their daily super specials will be.
Half Cast (aka Simon McLoughlin) is an emerging artist on Adelaide’s music scene and performing for Market Week. He is preparing to release his first EP this year, which is made up of a series of tracks about love, hate, nightmares, perfect dreams, sorry, joy – there is always a story to tell with Simon’s music.
For the very first time, as part of Market Week, trading hours have been extended until 6.30pm! Come along and you’ll hear the sweet tunes from local girls Sitara, food truck Phat Buddha Rolls plus wine from Three Dark Horses, Ducks in a Row Winemakers and cider from The Hills Cider Company. We are kicking things off from 4pm (cash bar) at Grote St east corner.
Our poet in residence, Mark Niehus will be writing poetry, your subject, your price at Market Week.
As part of the Market Week celebration, Guru Dudu will be taking Silent Disco to a whole new level with his walking tour of the Adelaide Central Market. Everyone will wear headphones (supplied) and hear the commentary from Guru Dudu and the dance-mix of uplifting faves from the 70’s, 80’s & 90’s. Enjoy spontaneous Flash Mob dancing, Interpretative dancing, whilst touring the Market with lots of crazy improv to open the ‘laughter meridians’. Market tours have never been this much fun! And it’s FREE as part of Market Week. Register now!
Silent Disco times:
Thurs 5 September 5:15pm & 6:00pm
Fri 6 September 11:45am, 1:15pm, 6:00pm & 7:00pm
Sat 7 September 11:00am & 1:00pm
Tours start from the Gouger St Stage area, SW corner of the Market (near Zuma Caffe)
The Guru recommends that all participants arrive 10 minutes before the scheduled start time to ensure headsets can be distributed and that you should be as free as possible to move around, so please leave back packs, handbags, etc at home or at work.