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South Australia Festivals - Events
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South Australia lives up to its name as the Festival State with a wide variety of festivals and special events taking place throughout the State all year round.

For further details of special events taking place in South Australia, please contact South Australian Tourism Commission (see Contacts section).

These are just a few of the special events occurring in South Australia in 2005:

January 3 to January 9: Australian Hardcourt Championships.

January 14 to January 16: Australian Open Road Championships (cycling).

January 18 to January 23: Jacobs Creek Tour Down Under (cycling).

February: Jacob's Creek Open (golf).

February 18 to March 3: Adelaide Film Festival.

March: Clipsal 500 Adelaide (V8 touring cars).

March 4 to March 6: Womadelaide (world music festival), Adelaide.

March 26 to March 28: Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival (equestrian).

April 30 to June 11: The Great Australian Outback Cattle Drive.

April 30 to June 11: May Clare Valley Gourmet Weekend.

June 10 to June 25: Adelaide Cabaret Festival.

July 7 to July 10: Festival of Ideas.

September 2 to September 10: Royal Adelaide Show.

September 25 to October 2: World Solar Challenge, involves racing by solar powered vehicles from Darwin to Adelaide.

October 7 to October 16: Australian Master Games.

October 21 to October 30: Tasting Australia.

November 4 to November 27: FEAST 2005: Adelaide Lesbian & Gay Cultural Festival.