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
You are invited to join us at the annual Variety Showdown Shield Luncheon proudly presented by Jarvis Toyota. Held in the William Magarey Room at the iconic Adelaide Oval, enjoy a fantastic 2 course meal and exclusive Showdown insight from club captains: Tom Jonas & Rory Sloane, coaches: Ken Hinkley & Matthew Nicks, past club champions: Domenic Cassisi & Mark Ricciuto, with entertainment from special guest comedian, Lawrence Mooney.
Variety Kids’ Easter Picnic
Each year South Australian kids who are sick, disadvantaged or who have special needs are treated to a day of fun, entertainment and lunch at the annual Variety Kids' Easter Picnic.
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 4WD Adventure
Due to overwhelming demand, the Variety SA 4WD Adventure is SOLD OUT! If you missed out, be sure to register your interest for the 2021 event. The Variety SA 4WD Adventure (2020): An Adventure in the Red Centre - 'Between a Rock and a Hard Place,’ 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.
Variety Footy Jet
The Variety SA Footy Jet is a day trip to watch an AFL game interstate with proceeds supporting SA kids in need! It includes: Private jet (same day return), Coach transfers, AFL reserved seating and refreshments on board.
Variety SA Radiothon
The Variety SA Radiothon, in collaboration with FIVEaa, will be held on Friday, May 29 2020. We are again hosting a live Radiothon and online auction to raise funds for South Australian kids in need. There will be fantastic auction items up for grabs so stay tuned for more information.
Variety Adventure Trek 2020
Join the 7 day trek through the Larapinta Trail, one of the finest trekking challenges in Australia. Grab your mates, fundraise and create memories while supporting Variety to help kids in need.
Variety SA Annual Themed Ball
The Variety Annual Themed Ball: 'a Night in the Enchanted Forest' will be held on Friday July 10, 2020 at the Adelaide Convention Centre. The Variety Ball is one of Adelaide’s largest private functions where guests enjoy a three course dinner, quality wine, beer and top class entertainment. It is a guaranteed great night out with all proceeds supporting SA kids in need.
SA Variety Bash
Register now for the 2020 SA Variety Bash - 'Little Italy to Big Italy' proudly sponsored by Tim Adams Wines | Mr Mick, and give yourself the maximum opportunity to fundraise! It's the adventure of a lifetime from the South Australian Produce Markets (Pooraka, SA) to Griffith (NSW). 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 West Coast, South Australia in 2020. 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
The Variety SA annual Melbourne Cup Charity Luncheon at the Adelaide Convention Centre was a great success! A fantastic day of racing, fine dining and fashion, while at the same time giving kids in South Australia a fair go.
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 local children who are sick, disadvantaged or have special needs along with their carers.
Variety Vintage Luncheon
If you enjoy South Australian wine, then attending the Variety Vintage Luncheon 2020 at the National Wine Centre on Friday 20 November is a must. Twelve prominent South Australian wineries will each donate a barrel of their finest 2019 vintage wine to bottle and exclusively label for this special event.
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.
Phil Hoffmann Travel: Inaugural Charity Cruise, proudly supporting Variety
Come and join your hosts Rambo, Rosalie and Cherylee for early Christmas celebrations, live shows, Variety cocktail party, and a host of other Variety surprises on board all while helping South Australian kids in need through Variety - the Children's Charity of South Australia. Visit the video link: https://youtu.be/Q07BMx6fnP8.