Adelaide is home to Australia's largest performing arts festival, the Adelaide Festival, which takes place over 3 weeks in March in even-numbered years. The festival includes literary and visual arts as well as dance, opera, classical music, jazz, cabaret, and comedy. The festival includes a Writers' Week and the Adelaide Fringe Festival. Visit

In February or March, the 3-day WOMADelaide Festival of world music takes place. Crowds of 60,000 or more turn up to watch Australian and international artists. Visit

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