Bowerbird is a place to meet friends, discover new and innovative creations, learn new skills and most importantly, build strong relationships with brands and designers.

Soak up the atmosphere on Friday night while enjoying live music, tasty treats from your favourite food vendors and of course, get the first look at what’s on offer from our designers and makers. The event is family-friendly with plenty to enjoy over the weekend for both adults and kids.

When & where

7–9 May 2021
Fri 4pm–9pm / Sat & Sun 10am–5pm
Wayville Pavilion, Adelaide Showground

Pre-purchase tickets online

We recommend pre-purchasing tickets online as the event will have a strict capacity limit.

Tickets are allocated for a date and time slot when you must enter the event – once admitted, you can enjoy the market for as long as you like.

Bowerbird will require all attendees to scan the COVID Safe Check-In QR code or register manually on entry. Registering with the COVID Safe Check-In system is a condition of entry.

General Admission: $5.50 (incl. GST)
Children 12 and under: Free

Contactless payment

Bowerbird is a contactless payment event – all vendors will provide card payment facilities. No cash will be held on the premises.

Parking & transport

Park on the street or in the Adelaide Showground Carpark via Rose Terrace.

Carpark prices can be found here.

The Adelaide Showground is serviced by bus, train and tram. Visit Adelaide Metro for information.


The Adelaide Showground is a wheelchair accessible venue.


COVID-Safe Measures

Bowerbird’s COVID-Safe Management Plan (approved by SA Health) introduces some new measures to the event. Please familiarise yourself with them so you and your family can enjoy your Bowerbird experience.

Health declaration

It is a condition of entry that by attending the event you positively declare to be in good health and not experiencing any flu-like symptoms. You also positively declare that you have not been in contact with a suspected or confirmed Coronavirus case. If you do not feel well, please stay home and seek medical advice.

Social distancing & capacity

Bowerbird asks that you consider your safety and the safety of others by practicing social distancing. Stand at least 1.5m from a stall if others are present or when in a queue for food and drinks.

Certain communal areas such as toilets will be signed with capacity numbers which we ask you to comply with.

Hygienic practices

You will find a hand sanitiser station at the entrance of the venue and pumps at each stall for your use. Please also follow the hygiene directives promoted on signage throughout the event. For your safety, the venue and event have implemented enhanced cleaning protocols especially around high-touch points such as tables and seating.

Contactless payments

Bowerbird is a contactless payment event. All vendors will provide card payment facilities and cash transactions are discouraged.

COVID-Safe Marshals

Marshals will be present throughout the venue to ensure everyone is able to enjoy the event. If you are asked to comply with a direction from a Marshal, please do so. Marshals will be clearly identifiable and are there to enforce the COVID Safe Event Management Plan approved by SA Health.

COVID-Safe Check-In

It is a condition of entry that ticket holders will need to register their attendance using the COVID Safe Check-In QR code or manual system.