Adelaide LGBTIQ Events - A Community Calendar
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most community groups are currently not meeting. To protect yourself and others, avoid all unnecessary contact with
other people and follow all advice issued by the Australian Department of Health via their website. Conditions are changing constantly, so check
back periodically for the latest advice.
If you are feeling socially isolated, see the Services and COVID-19 pages on this website for people you can contact. Various phone and online services such as Q Life and Lifeline are still operating as usual, and services like Bfriend are still available via phone and email to offer support to LGBTIQA+ South
Mixed groups and events
If contact details listed below are incorrect or not working, please advise us via email at [email protected]
Adelaide Queer Gamers
A safe space for LGBTIQA+ people aged 16 years and over, and their allies, to meet new people and have some fun while playing games.
Meets from 2-5pm one Saturday per month at 57 Hyde Street, Adelaide. Currently meeting until June 2020.
Alcoholics Anonymous - GLBT
Meets every Saturday at 4.00pm at Bridge Street, Kensington.
For more info, click here.
All Are Included
All Are Included (formerly known as Accepts) is a group established to provide an affirming welcome, support and information for LGBTIQA+ people and their families and friends, particularly those in the Lutheran Church of Australia. They have a particular interest in supporting people who have been isolated by the Australian Lutheran community.
Held 6pm every Sunday night at Mylk Bar, 57 Flinders Street, Adelaide. This event is a fundraiser for the Feast Queer Youth Drop-In, so come along and show your support!
Bits and Pieces
Monthly events for LGBTI people who are 50+. Events include:
- Book group
- Social dinner
- Film club
- Coffee catch-up
- Evening catch-up (for women, trans & gender diverse people)
COTA SA Rainbow Hub
COTA SA hosts monthly lunches for older LGBTI people. Held at 12pm on the fourth Thursday of each month at The Treasury 1860, 144 King William Street, Adelaide.
For more information, see the COTA SA website.
Located at 116 Grote Street, Adelaide, Diverse-City is a venue run by and for the LGBTIQA+ community.
See the Diverse-City Facebook page for further details, including information on upcoming events.
ECH LGBTI Connect
Co-created with members from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) communities, ECH LGBTI Connect provides culturally safe access, navigation, advocacy and connection to aged care services for and from LGBTI community members in South Australia.
ECH also offers Rainbow Social Connections, which is a home visiting service for over-55 year-olds.
FEAST (LGBTIQ Cultural Festival)
The FEAST Festival is Adelaide's annual LGBTIQA+ cultural festival, celebrating Pride and Diversity.
The festival is held in November each year, but other events are held throughout the year as well.
See the Feast website for more information, including the full program for the next festival.
Gay and Lesbian Immigration Task Force (GLITF SA Inc)
Settlement and advocate support services, and social activities and events: for people from another country wishing to migrate to South Australia.
Regular events and member activities are held.
You can contact us via mobile telephone message service 0488 445 078 and leave a message on our system and a secretary or a key volunteer will call you back and assist you with your inquiry.
Glitter Knitters is a queer friendly knitting circle run by the Queer Amnesty International Adelaide Action Group.
This knitting circle aims to allow local LGBTQIA+ members to bond, build rapport and engage in casual queer-related conversations and discussions over knitting. All knit products will be sold at community events to fundraise for the activism activities of Queer Amnesty International Adelaide Action Group.
For more information, please see the Queer Amnesty International Facebook page, who post the events regularly.
Kindred Spirits 1
A social group for all LGBTIQA+ people, family, friends and allies. This group meets at the Wheatsheaf Hotel at 2pm on the second Saturday of each month.
For more details visit their Meetup page.
L2Q on the EP
Social and support group for people living on Eyre Peninsula. Holds regular meetings. and you can find a calendar and contacts on their website.
Mount Gambier LGBTIQ+ Youth Group
headspace Mount Gambier is an inclusive and safe space for young people aged 12-25. This includes those who identify as sexually or gender diverse, or are unsure about their sexual or gender identity. Do you want to come and hang out with other sexually and gender diverse young people, play games, chill, and participate in fun activities? It’s free to attend and you don’t have to be a headspace client, all young people are welcome.
Meets fortnightly on Tuesdays 5:30pm - 7:30pm at headspace Mount Gambier, 171 Commercial St East.
They also have a secret Facebook group where you can keep up-to-date with the next dates and connect with the other youth group members. To join, email Jess.
Narcotics Anonymous - Pride Meeting
A safe and nurturing recovery space for LGBTQI people and friends.
Meets 6pm Sundays at 57 Hyde Street, Adelaide.
For more information, see their website.
A group of prospective and established families of SA's same sex community, meets for social functions and support.
See their Facebook group for more information.
Positive Life SA
Provides activities and services for people living with HIV.
For more information, call 8293 3700 or visit their website.
Pride of the South
LGBTIQ network group for the southern communities in Adelaide. They host multiple community events each month.
Pool Nights: 1st Wednesday of each month at Pt, Noarlunga RSL.
Coffee Pots: 3rd Sunday of each month at Mick O'Sheas.
Gamers Night: 3rd Month of each month at Hackham Community Connections Centre
A group for LGBTIQ car enthusiasts. Q Car organizes regular vehicle-meets / outings for members and their friends who are passionate about their vehicles. Q Car aficionados enjoy driving and socializing with like-minded people.
For more information, visit their website.
Queer Housing Adelaide
A group for anyone looking for a queer/LGBTIQA+ friendly housemate or household.
Find them on Facebook.
The Queer Society is a community group for people of diverse genders, sexes and sexualities as well as their allies. The group runs an array of regular social events and provide a welcoming environment to meet like-minded people, gain information and develop new skills.
Queer Youth Drop-in (FEAST)
A social space organised by Feast Festival for LGBTQIA+ 14-25 year olds to hang out, meet others, and be yourself!
Events run second and fourth Thursday of the month at SAMESH, 57 Hyde St in the CBD.
See their Facebook page for more information.
QWIRE - Adelaide Gay and Lesbian Choir
Meets on Tuesday nights to rehearse, and performs at a few events through the year.
Southern Rainbow Youth
A social support group in the southern suburbs for LGBTIQA+ young people aged 16-25. Facilitated by headspace Onkaparinga.
Different activities will take place each fortnight including quiz/games nights, movie nights, badge making, etc.
Southern Fleurieu Q+
For gender and sexually diverse people and their allies, up to age 25. Snacks provided.
Meets every three weeks, 4.00pm - 6.00pm.
Squash – Team Adelaide
http://www.teamadelaide.org.au/content/_squash.htm - currently not meeting
Tennis – Team Adelaide
Meets Tuesday evenings at Trinity Gardens. Social tennis also played on Sundays at the Sturt Lawn Tennis Club.
Tenpin Bowling – Team Adelaide
Meets Thursday nights at Woodville.
Uni SA PRIDE
Facebook group for LGBTIQ students at the University of South Australia.
Unity and Friends
Religious group, meets at Goodwood for one-off social events / meetings.
Volleyball - Adelaide Spikers