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The Garden of Unearthly Delights has been held in the East Park Lands since 2000. It is a multi-venue precinct staging a range of performances including comedy, theatre, music and cabaret during the Adelaide Fringe 2013. Catering outlets, bars, market stalls and amusements also operate in the precinct.
The set up of event infrastructure is scheduled to start on 24 January with pull down to be completed by 31 March 2013. The precinct will be licenced and have the capacity for 8,000 people at any one time. The crowd will be a combination of performance ticket holders and venue patrons.
Proposed Opening Hours:
12:00 pm to 1:00 am on Mondays to Wednesdays
10:00 am to 3:00 am on Thursdays to Saturdays
10:00 am to 1:00 am on Sundays
*10:00 am to 3:00 am Sunday 10 March for Adelaide Cup weekend
Council is committed to creating a vibrant city full of exciting and popular cultural and artistic events. The Garden of Unearthly Delights will be registered as a part of Adelaide Fringe 2013. It anticipated the precinct will attract 700,000 people throughout the event duration.
An estimated 1.59 million people attended the Adelaide Fringe in 2012. Adelaide receives world-wide media coverage, including television, throughout the event period.
Access to Rundle Park / Kadlitpinna will be restricted for pedestrians and cyclists from 24 January 2013 to 31 March 2013. Areas will be cordoned off for public safety for limited periods during the set up and pull down. Refer to Frequently Asked Questions for more detail.
The Garden of Unearthly Delights must comply with the Adelaide City Council’s Noise Mitigation Standard Operating Procedures.
The event organiser will be responsible for minimising impacts on the Park Lands by following Adelaide City Council’s Standard Operating Procedures for Events in the Park Lands. The event organiser will be responsible for restoring the park at the end of the event.
This consultation has concluded.