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.
The Official Showdown Luncheon, proudly presented by Jarvis Toyota
***Please note: This event is now accepting wait-list enquiries only, due to current COVID restrictions***You are invited to join Variety at the Official Showdown Luncheon, proudly presented by Jarvis Toyota. Enjoy a fantastic two course meal and exclusive Showdown insight from club captains: Tom Jonas & Rory Sloane, coaches: Ken Hinkley & Matthew Nicks.
SA Variety Bash, 2021
The 2021 SA Variety Bash - 'Fruit 2 the Vine' proudly sponsored by Tim Adams Wines | Mr Mick, It's the adventure of a lifetime - The Bash. Ya Gotta Do it!
Variety Moto Run
The Variety Moto Run proudly presented by joint major sponsors AdBRI & Aussiefast Transport Solutions. 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
Adelaide’s Premier Melbourne Cup Charity function will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre on Tuesday 2 November. All proceeds assisting SA kids in need.
Aussie Muscle Car Run
Variety SA is pleased to announce they will be adding the national ‘Aussie Muscle Car Run’ to their suite in 2022. The Aussie Muscle Car Run has been running for the past eight years and attracts entrants from across the country. It is open to all vehicles built from 1963 -1977 from the glory days of Bathurst – Monaro, Torana, Charger and the Falcon GT HO to name a few.
Variety 4WD 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.
Variety Vintage Luncheon
If you enjoy South Australian wine, then attending the Variety Vintage Luncheon at the National Wine Centre is a must. Twelve prominent South Australian wineries will each donate a barrel of their finest vintage wine from the previous year to bottle and exclusively label for this special event.
Completed Variety SA Events
Variety SA Annual Themed Ball 2021
Variety’s nineteenth Annual Themed Ball on Friday, 18th June was a huge success! Held at the Adelaide Convention Centre, the sold-out event celebrated the undeniable character of the bush, with nearly 2000 Ball-goers following a ‘Bush Black Tie’ dress code.
SA Variety Bash, 2020: ‘KI to the Capital’
The ‘KI to the Capital’ event, sponsored by Tim Adams Wines /Mr Mick, saw around 300 crazily costumed entrants and 100 colourful vehicles start in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island and, over five fun-filled days, make its way through Robe, Mt Gambier and Loxton to finish in Glenelg. The event raised $1.5 million (net) for children in need and brought much needed economic benefit to regional areas of South Australia through supplies, meals and accommodation.
Variety SA Radiothon
The Variety Radiothon has finished for another year. We have raised a record breaking $151,664! Special thanks to FIVEaa for making this day possible. Thank you to our generous sponsors; Australian Outdoor Living, Adelaide Outdoor Kitchens, NRG Solar and AMPM Always for donating the fantastic auction items, as well as supporters Fasta Pasta and Aussiefast Transport Solutions. Huge thank you to Cochrane's Transport for dollar matching the Radiothon and donating $30,000. On behalf of the kids in need in South Australia, Thank you to everyone that bid or donated, your generous support will be invaluable this Christmas time.
Triple M & Variety SA’s Hike for Hope
On Friday 12th March, Triple M's Roo & Ditts along with 50 listeners will take to the streets of Adelaide raising critical funds for Variety, the Children's Charity. Walking more than 50,000 steps from Seacliff to Norwood then back to the CBD, we're encouraging listeners and businesses alike to donate what they can, with all funds raised going towards helping kids who are sick, disadvantaged or who have special needs.