Variety SA Events
Variety Key Dates and Fundraisers
The Variety calendar includes all fundraisers for our Bash, Moto Run and 4WD, run by participants . More information for these fundraisers can be found by clicking the more information link below each listing.
Variety Showdown Shield Luncheon proudly presented by Jarvis Toyota
Join the Kings of SA Football at the Variety Showdown Shield Luncheon 2019 proudly presented by Jarvis Toyota. Enjoy exclusive pre-match insight from: Coaches: Don Pyke, Ken Hinkley, Club Captains and Past Club Champions - Mark Ricciuto & Dom Cassisi . Hosted by Mark Soderstrom with special guest comedian, Lehmo. The luncheon is proudly supported by both Port Adelaide Football Club and Adelaide Football Club with all proceeds supporting children in need in SA.
Variety Showdown Shield
The Adelaide Football Club and Port Adelaide Football Club have joined forces to support Variety – the Children’s Charity of South Australia and help make a greater impact on the lives of local kids in need. The three-year partnership between the organisations is focused around the bi-annual Showdown and will see the popular sporting event renamed the Variety Showdown Shield, providing a vehicle for Variety to educate the broader South Australian community on the assistance it provides to local children.
Variety SA Radiothon
The Variety SA Radiothon, in collaboration with FIVEaa, will be held on Friday, May 31 2019.
Variety Kids’ Surprise Party
Each year South Australian kids in need are treated to a day full of fun with; entertainment, dancing, activities, snacks, lunch, and the chance to meet and greet with their favourite characters at the Variety Kids' Surprise Party.
Variety SA Annual Themed Ball
Book your tickets today to the Variety Annual Themed 'Prohibition' Ball will be held Saturday, 15 June, 2019 at the Adelaide Convention Centre. Prohibition Ends at last! 1920's dry era over!
Variety Footy Jet
Book your seat on the Variety SA Footy Jet to attend the AFL blockbuster between Port Adelaide Football Club and Richmond Football Club on Saturday, 20 July at the MCG. Travel to the game in style with same-day return flights and bus transfers to the MCG. Perfect to spoil yourself or as a surprise gift.
SA Variety Bash
Register now for the 2019 SA Variety Bash proudly sponsored by Tim Adams Wines | Mr Mick, and give yourself the maximum opportunity to fundraise! The event departs from Mawson Lakes and ends in Murray Bridge with surprises in between. It's the adventure of a lifetime. The Bash. Ya Gotta Do it!
Variety Moto Run
The Variety Moto Run proudly sponsored by Adelaide Brighton Cement will be exploring the very best of the Riverland in 2019. Four days of camaraderie and fun, whilst riding and driving some of our most interesting roads (all asphalt) during the day and enjoying the best food and wine the state has to offer in the evenings. The event is open to entrants with touring motorcycles and luxury vehicles. During the event entrants also have the option of flights in the helicopter or relaxing in the bus that both accompany the event.
Melbourne Cup Luncheon
More than 450 attended the Variety SA Melbourne Cup Luncheon at the Adelaide Convention Centre in the stunning Panorama Ballroom. Guests enjoyed tips from celebrity bookmaker “Hollywood” Syd McDonald and special comments by MC, Jane Reilly OAM as well as being entertained by live band, The Cast. All proceeds assisting children who are in need in South Australia.
Variety Vintage Luncheon
The Variety Vintage Luncheon and wine auction is one of Variety SA's main functions, raising funds for South Australian children who are sick, disadvantaged or have special needs. The function will be returning again on Friday 15 November (2019) at the National Wine Centre. Twelve prominent South Australian wineries have each donated a barrel of their finest 2018 vintage wine that has been bottled and uniquely labelled for this special event. Ticket includes: Wine tastings, 3 course lunch, fine wines, beer and soft drink with plenty more to keep you satisfied throughout the day.
Variety Kids’ Christmas Party – Port Lincoln
Every year Variety hosts the Variety Kids' Christmas Party in Port Lincoln. The event intends to bring joy and Christmas spirit to over 100 local children who are sick, disadvantaged or have special needs along with their carers.
Variety Kids’ Christmas Party
More than 2,800 kids, carers and volunteers attend the Variety Kids' Christmas Party at the Adelaide Showgrounds. With activity stations all around the room and entertainment on the stage up front, there is so much to see and do! Register to find out more.
An Adventure in the Red Centre - 'Between a Rock and a Hard Place.’ Do you have a craving for adventure? The Variety SA 4WD Adventure, proudly sponsored by Jarvis Toyota, provides entrants the opportunity to explore exclusive tracks around South Australia and beyond. Friendly atmosphere throughout, unique dining experiences and entertainment along the way, this fully catered journey offers a fine balance of comfort, adrenaline and outright adventure, all while raising much needed funds for South Australian kids in need. New entrants welcome and encouraged. Adventure, proudly sponsored by Jarvis Toyota, provides entrants the opportunity to explore exclusive tracks around South Australia and beyond. Friendly atmosphere throughout, unique dining experiences and entertainment along the way, this fully catered journey offers a fine balance of comfort, adrenaline and outright adventure, all while raising much needed funds for South Australian kids in need. New entrants welcome and encouraged.