Australia Day in the City – Parade, Concert & Fireworks is South Australia’s largest Australia Day celebration held in the heart of Adelaide at Elder Park. Join more than 40,000 people celebrating Australia’s national day!

Australia Day in the City-Parade, Concert & Fireworks is an event where everyone can come together and celebrate what it means to be Australian!

The event begins with one of the largest Australia Day Parade’s in the country from 6:00pm, featuring more than 4000 people celebrating what they love about Australia and being Australian. The Parade includes over a 150 community groups, vintage cars,  horses, marching bands, a giant echidna, floats, giant characters and includes a fly past by an F-18 Hornet.

Following the Parade a huge free family Concert will commence just after 7:00pm.

The event concludes with the spectacular Australia Day Fireworks finale!

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Event Program
6:00PM: Australia Day Parade
7:10PM: Australia Day in the City Concert
7:10PM: Welcome to Country – Jack Buckskin and Kuma Karro
7:20PM: Lord Mayor’s Welcome
7:20PM: Flag Raising Ceremony, National Anthem
7:25PM: 21 Gun Salute
7:30PM: Australia Day Messages
7:40PM:  Act 1: David Campbell & His Big Band – with Friends Emma Pask, Mahalia Barnes & Christine Anu
8:20PM: Australia Day Parade Competition Winners Announced
8:30PM: Act 2: David Campbell & His Big Band – with Friends Emma Pask, Mahalia Barnes & Christine Anu
9:30PM: Fireworks Display