1834 Blog

Welcome to our blog page – here you’ll find our suggestions for accommodation, travel destinations, bars and restaurants, and wedding and conference venues. We’ll also post information on travel regions and special offers, as well as activities and events in South Australia. It’s a work in progress, so please check back here regularly to see what’s new and keep up to date!


Adelaide Fashion Festival

Adelaide Fashion Festival presented by Mercedes-Benz Adelaide is an annual celebration of South Australia’s growing fashion industry, taking place in late October each year. If you love fashion and design, or if you’re just curious at heart then come and expect the unexpected. Running over four days, the Adelaide Fashion Festival will showcase both established […] read more

Oktoberfest in the Gardens

Offering authentic German food and drink alongside hours of live entertainment comes Adelaide’s first Oktoberfest in the Gardens on Saturday 15 October. Inspired by the traditional Bavarian festival and great beer, this sell-out event is recognised as Australia’s biggest and best Oktoberfest celebration. Held in the Jubilee Pavilion at the Adelaide Showgrounds from 2pm until […] read more

Renmark Rose Festival

All things ‘roses’ are celebrated throughout Renmark in October, with the annual ten-day Renmark Rose Festival taking place from the 14th to the 23rd. Spanning across the Riverland region, the festival includes activities, displays and demonstrations that will delight all gardening enthusiasts. Celebrating its 22nd year running, this year’s theme for the floral displays is ‘For […] read more

A Spring Affair | McLaren Vale

What better way to celebrate Spring time in McLaren Vale than with a Spring Affair? Under the golden sun, celebrate McLaren Vale’s latest edition to South Australia’s festivals as Paxton, Coriole and Maxwell Wines present the Spring Affair. Over the October long weekend enjoy two days of live music, great food and of course, fine […] read more

Bay to Birdwood

This year’s Bay to Birdwood event will be held on Sunday 25 September. First held in 1980, the event celebrates the preservation, promotion and sustainability of the historic vehicle movement in South Australia. Only cars, motorcycles, vans, trucks and commercial vehicles manufactured before 31 December 1959 are allowed to be entered into the event. For […] read more

Mildura Country Music Festival

Up there with some of Australia’s most rated country music festivals is the Mildura Country Music Festival. Kicking off on Friday 23 September, the Mildura Country Music Festival will this year celebrate its 30th Anniversary of the event. Presenting Australia’s biggest showcase of Independent, unsigned entertainers, more than 70 individual artists and groups will entertain […] read more

OzAsia Festival

Celebrating its 10 year anniversary, OzAsia Festival returns to Adelaide on 17 September – 2 October. According to OzAsia Festival Director Joseph Mitchell, 2016 is set to be the festival’s biggest and best year yet with the finest line up of contemporary Asian artists showcasing an impressive display of theatre, dance, music, film and visual […] read more
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