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Adelaide LGBTIQ Events - A Community Calendar 

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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 Australians.

Mixed  groups and events

If contact details listed below are incorrect or not working, please advise us via email at  [email protected] 

You may also be interested in other groups:  YOUTH  /  WOMEN  /  MEN  TRANS  /  COUNTRY


Adelaide Queer Gamers

(Adelaide CBD)

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.

See the flyer for full details.

Contact: [email protected] 


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.


Website: http://www.allareincluded.com.au/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lcaallareincluded/

BINGO (Feast)

(Adelaide CBD)

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!

Find them on Facebook or see here for the flyer.


Bits and Pieces

(Adelaide CBD)

A group for gender and sexually diverse people with lived experience of mental illness. The group aims to create an ongoing zine, giving an outlet to express themselves and provide information. Meets on alternating Thursdays, please see the calendar for dates and time.

Contact bits.n[email protected]


Catalyst Foundation

(Adelaide CBD)

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)

A flyer can be found here or you can contact Lucy at Catalyst Foundation via [email protected] or 8168 8776.

See the upcoming events page for more information about over 50's events, as well as a list of all of their events for 2020.


COTA SA Rainbow Hub

(Adelaide CBD)

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.



(Adelaide CBD)

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.



(Metropolitan Adelaide)

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. 

If you’re interested in finding out more about the Rainbow Social Connections events or the LGBTI Volunteer Home Visiting Program (either as a volunteer or requesting a visit)  contact ECH via 1300 275 324 or [email protected] or see their website.


FEAST (LGBTIQ Cultural Festival)

(Metropolitan Adelaide)

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)

http://www.sa.glitf.org.au  /  [email protected]  /  0488 455 078

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

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: https://www.facebook.com/QueerAdelaideAI/


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 - Port Lincoln and Eyre Peninsula


Social and support group for people living on Eyre Peninsula. Holds regular meetings. and you can find a calendar and contacts on their website.


LGBT Photographers Adelaide

A Facebook based community group for LGBTIQA+ photographers in South Australia.


Mt Gambier LGBTIQ Support


Social group bringing people of all ages together, to socialise with like-minded people.  Meets once a month, on a Monday but also holds other events.


Murray Bridge Q Youth

Meets fortnightly on a Thursday evening. Contact Frauke Hobbs [email protected] or Hannah Marschall  [email protected]. contact or message via the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/mbqyouth

Narcotics Anonymous - Pride Meeting

A safe and nurturing recovery space for LGBTQI people and friends.
Meets 6pm Sundays at  57 Hyde Street, Adelaide.

Pink Parents


A group of prospective and established families of SA's same sex community, meets for social functions and support.


Positive Life SA

8293 3700  /  http://www.hivsa.org.au/  

Provides activites and services for people living with HIV.


 Pride of the South

LGBTIQ network group for the southern communities in Adelaide    

https://www.facebook.com/SouthernLGBTIQPride  and email them here: [email protected]

And for their flyer, click here

Regular Events:

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


Q Car


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


Queer Housing Adelaide

A group for anyone looking for a queer ( LGBTIQA+) / queer friendly housemate or household.



Queer Society

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.

More information can be obtained from their website or Facebook page. You can also contact them via email.


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. 

More details can be found at https://www.facebook.com/feastdropin/


QWIRE - Adelaide Gay and Lesbian Choir

0404 661 969  /  [email protected]  

Meets on Tuesday nights to rehearse, and performs at a few events through the year.


Southern Adelaide Queer Youth

Meets 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month in Adelaide's southern suburbs

Facebook page

Info flyer


Southern Fleurieu Q+

Meets every three weeks, 4.00pm - 6.00pm. Snacks provided, contact Lud 0422 459 660  
For gender and sexually diverse people and their allies, up to age 25.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SFQPlus.

Contact: [email protected]


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.



https://www.facebook.com/groups/unidos.rasa/  /  click here for flyer

Support and meetings for people from multicultural and non-English speaking backgrounds.



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

http://www.adelaidespikers.asn.au  /  find them on Facebook by clicking here

Meets every Thursday, from 7.00pm.