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Adelaide Festival Centre Redevelopment

Adelaide Festival Centre

King William St, Adelaide SA 5000

(08) 8216 8600


  • wheelchair accessible
  • assistive listening system

Temporary closure of Festival Theatre

As part of Adelaide Festival Centre’s redevelopment, Festival Theatre and its foyer will close for five months from 23 July 2017 to 26 December 2017.

Other Adelaide Festival Centre venues, including Dunstan Playhouse, Space Theatre, Artspace Gallery and Her Majesty’s Theatre at Grote Street will all remain open during this period and throughout the redevelopment.

Road Closures
Updates regarding road closures around Adelaide Riverbank.

Festival Drive – Road Closure and Pedestrian Detour Advice

Festival Drive is now a drop off loop with access to and from Festival Theatre only. There is no access to Morphett Street or North Terrace via Festival Drive.

Pedestrian Detours

Pedestrian and vehicle access has changed. See for a pedestrian access map.


With construction works at Adelaide Festival Centre, recommended drop off locations have changed. Please advise your driver that you will like to be driven to the following locations:

Festival Theatre: The recommended Festival Theatre drop off zone for taxis is along King William Road, north of Festival Drive.

Dustan Playhouse and Space Theatre: The recommended Dunstan Playhouse and Space Theatre drop off zone is at the northern end of the Riverbank Footbridge on War Memorial Drive. Walk across the Footbridge to Dunstan Playhouse. There is also a drop off area and two accessible car spaces on lower Festival Drive, accessible from the west via Montefiore Road.

Taxi Ranks
Taxi ranks are located on King William Street, outside the Casino and Railway Station, and in other prominent locations around the city.

Access Taxis
1300 360 940

Keeping Informed: Check here for the latest information throughout the redevelopment! If you have tickets booked to a performance, look out for our social media updates and the Your Visit email you will receive three days prior to your show. Patrons attending Adelaide Festival Centre on days where the venue is impacted by road closures will also receive a text message on the day of their show.

The Adelaide Festival Centre redevelopment and wayfinding brochure is available here.
find out more about the Festival Plaza upgrade


Phone: 08 8216 8600
Mail: GPO Box 1269, Adelaide, SA, 5000