The Adelaide Cabaret Festival is an annual festival commencing on the Queen’s Birthday long weekend each June. 

Established in 2001 and the biggest festival of its kind, Adelaide Festival Centre's Adelaide Cabaret Festival has become a major event in the international and Australian arts calendar.

The Festival has garnered a reputation of highlighting the best local, national and international artists through an eclectic program of classic and contemporary cabaret performances. 

Artistic Director

Artistic Director Ali McGregor is back on her own for 2018.

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Past Festivals

See how the Adelaide Cabaret Festival has changed throughout the years.

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Who's Making the Festival

The team behind Adelaide Festival Centre's Adelaide Cabaret Festival.

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Stay in Touch

If you have any feedback on the website or the festival in general, we'd love to hear from you.

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Cabaret Icon Award

Acknowledging pioneers and leading figures who have had a significant impact on the Australian Cabaret industry.

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Nathaniel O'Brien Class of Cabaret Scholarship

Applications for the 2018 scholarship will open in January 2018.

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Class of Cabaret Program

Information about applications for the 2018 Adelaide Cabaret Festival Class of Cabaret program.

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Regional Roadshow

The Adelaide Cabaret Festival Roadshow brings together renowned Australian cabaret artists and festival favourites to artists visit different regions from South Australia.

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Past Festivals

Past Festivals

See how the Adelaide Cabaret Festival has changed throughout the years.