OzAsia Festival is Australia’s largest annual arts festival engaging with Asia. Bringing to Adelaide a world of vibrant performances, interactive exhibits, and engaging workshops suitable for all ages. From captivating storytelling sessions to hands-on arts and crafts, the festival offers an array of enriching experiences that will leave both kids and adults alike inspired and entertained. Dive into the kaleidoscope of Asian cultures while creating lasting memories with your loved ones. Don’t miss out on these unforgettable family friendly events at OzAsia Festival!
We’ve listed our favourite family friendly OzAsia Festival events:
Moon Lantern Trail
Starting with family favourite Moon Lantern Trail set to light up Pinky Flat across four days and nights. Marvel at more than a dozen giant lanterns at this free event, featuring the 40-metre-long Hong Kong Dragon and three new lanterns, including one celebrating Adelaide Festival Centre’s 50th Anniversary. Enjoy roving performances, puppetry, live music, food and interactive workshops.
Pinky Flat, Adelaide
Bubble Tea Garden
After a popular debut in 2022, OzAsia Festival’s Bubble Tea Garden returns to celebrate a delicacy that’s iconic, refreshing and beloved the world over. Raise a toast to the phenomenon of bubble tea: the Taiwanese sensation that combines tea with milk or fruit flavouring and chewy tapioca balls. Bubble Tea Garden is the perfect place to relax in the sunshine with friends and family at Festival Plaza.
Festival Plaza, Adelaide
AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival combines traditional elements of Japan with a pop culture twist. Adelaide Festival Centre will Dazzle in the fun and excitement of anime, manga, cosplay and fashion, interactive workshops, local artist stalls, electrifying dance performances, live music food, drinks and more. AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival promises a vibrant afternoon celebrating all things Japan!
Festival Theatre, Adelaide
The Lucky Dumpling Market
The Lucky Dumpling Market, OzAsia Festival’s delicious outdoor festival hub is back, ready to indulge your senses with authentic cuisine, premium South Australian wines and beers, and a vibrant atmosphere. Returning to the spacious Elder Park, this market is the perfect place to dine with friends and family. Immerse yourself in the free, live entertainment on the Lucky Beats stage featuring 1300, Hyoshi in Counterpoint, Jaguar Jonze, Emily Wurramara and more. Engage in family-friendly workshops and cultural activities that showcase our local community groups.
Elder Park, Adelaide
Have You Eaten?
Have You Eaten? is an immersive art exhibition that invites you to consider your perfect picnic, favourite foods, and connections between culture and cuisine. This exhibition is a collaboration between leading contemporary artist Truc Truong, OzAsia Festival’s Artist in Schools, and young people from Kilkenny Primary School and Roma Mitchell Secondary College. Through a series of workshops, Truc and the students have created colourful artworks that thoughtfully reflect on their individual culinary experiences.
Children’s Artspace, Adelaide
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