Jacobs Creek Tour Down Under, Jan, Australia's premier cycling event.
Adelaide Film Festival, mid Feb-early Mar, presents films from around the world and includes many premieres, among them many Australian ones.
Adelaide Festival of the Arts, first two weeks in Mar (biannual: next 2008), one of the country's biggest festivals, featuring theatre, dance, music, visual arts, literature, film and large-scale outdoor events, throughout the city.
Womadelaide Festival, mid-Mar, Australian and international singers and bands from 60 countries, turn up to this huge outdoor music festival annually, Botanic Park.
Clipsal 500, mid-Mar, major V8 car-racing festival through the city streets, including air displays and concerts over four days, throughout the city.
Royal Adelaide Show, early Sep, carnival rides, handicraft, cookery, and a wide variety of champion livestock and animals, Royal Adelaide Showground.
Tasting Australia, last week in Oct (biannual: next in 2007 and 2009), food products, wines and beers - this is the country's premier gourmet experience, throughout the city.