School Holiday Program

It's all smiles these school holidays! This program combines all the City of Unley events into one convenient brochure. Bookings essential unless otherwise indicated. Please contact the individual venues for bookings and further information. Contact details can be found in each event.


Unley Gourmet Gala

Food, wine, fashion and cycling!
Monday 16 January 2017
4 – 10pm
King William Road, Hyde Park


The City of Unley will hold its popular street party, the Unley Gourmet Gala, on Monday 16 January 2017

The Gala celebrates the Hostworks Stage 1 Start of the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under, which will head off from Unley the next day, 11am Tuesday 17 January.

Celebrating its seventeenth year in 2017, the Unley Gourmet Gala is the longest running event held in conjunction with the Santos Tour Down Under, where retailers and restaurants showcase their finest gourmet produce, wine and fashion in a lively street party.

Setting the tone for an exhilarating week of competition between the world’s most elite cyclists, event goers can expect their favourite event attractions along with some new and exciting twists.

Please like the Unley Gourmet Gala Facebook Page to keep up-to-date with the latest Gala news!

Our photo gallery below features highlights from the 2016 Unley Gourmet Gala.

Santos Tour Down Under Stage 1 Start

11am, Tuesday, 17 January 2017

The City of Unley is delighted to be hosting the Hostworks Stage 1 Start of the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under (TDU).

The start will be held on Adelaide’s premier retail strip, King William Road at the Opey Avenue intersection, travelling in the opposite direction to previous years. Riders will head north into the heart of the city, finishing in Lyndoch in the Barossa Valley.

One of Adelaide’s most prestigious annual events, the Unley Gourmet Gala will be held on the eve of the Stage Start.

For more details on the TDU visit the Santos Tour Down Under Official Website and like the Santos Tour Down Under Facebook Page.

Planning an Event

  • Event Planning Toolkit
    Our Event Planning Toolkit is available to help you plan fantastic, safe and successful community events.

    The Toolkit contains a comprehensive A-Z guide, templates, checklists, examples and supporting material to assist event organisers every step of the way. It also outlines key responsibilities and any permits or legislative requirements that event organisers may need to be aware of and ensures the sustainable management of our parks and reserves.
    Event Permit Forms
    Click on the images below to download Event Permit Forms.
    Event Planning Toolkit
    Event Permit Application
    Useful Contacts
    Event Planning Checklist
    Event Risk Assessment Example
    Event Risk Assessment Template
    Event Emergency Response Plan Template
    Temporary Food Stall Notification
    Event Run Sheet Template
    Event Contact Sheet Template
    Event Stakeholder Notification Example Letter
    Event Fee Schedule
    Event Kit Booking Form
    Event Permit Terms & Conditions
    We encourage you to complete these interactive PDF forms and return via email to

    Park Venues
    Click on the Links below to download a map of the corresponding park.
    Fullarton Park
    Goodwood Community Centre
    Goodwood Oval
    Heywood Park
    Howard Florey
    Orphanage Park
    Ridge Park
    Soldiers Memorial Garden
    Soutar Park
    Unley Oval
    Village Green
  • Facilities for Hire
    Many of the City of Unley's venues and facilities are available for hire and are suitable for weddings, functions, meetings and community events.
     Hire Clarence Park Community Centre
    72-74 East Ave, Black Forest SA 5035

    The Clarence Park Community Centre has a number of areas available ranging from rooms that seat 40 to 150 people. It is suitable as a venue for community groups and private functions.

    The Clarence Park Community Centre is available for hire on a regular or casual basis. Inspections are welcome.

    Facilities include:
    • Two meeting rooms with conference facilities for 20-40 people
    • A main hall with stage, dance floor, sound system and kitchen for 150 people
    • A children's hall and garden (used as a licensed childcare centre) for informal playgroups and children's parties

    For further information, please phone 8293 8166.
    Clarence Park Terms and Conditions Hire
    Hire Fullarton Park Centre
    411 Fullarton Road, Fullarton SA 5063

    We have a range of rooms available for hire on a casual or regular basis anytime, including weekends. All rooms include tables, chairs, whiteboard, urn, fridge and TV unit. Capacity depends on intended room set up. If you are interested phone on 8372 5180 to discuss your needs and to arrange a time to see the space.

    For further information, please phone 8372 5180.
    Fullarton Park Floor Plan
    Fullarton Park Terms and Conditions Hire
    Hire Goodwood Community Centre
    32-34 Rosa Street, Goodwood SA 5034

    Goodwood Community Centre has a range of halls and rooms that have kitchen facilities and can accommodate up to 400 people. Inspections are welcome.

    Facilities include:
    • Stage
    • PA system and data projector
    • Foyer and reception area
    • Modern fully-equipped kitchen
    • Air conditioning (evaporative) and gas heating
    • Trestles and chairs
    • Indoor sporting arena with sprung wooden floors (activity hall) with male and female changing rooms
    • Children's toilets & nappy changing area off Banquet Hall Ample off-street parking
    • Grassed areas and enclosed playground with pre-school equipment available for children's parties

    For further information, please phone 8272 7148.
    Goodwood Conditions Hire
    Goodwood Floor Plan
    Goodwood Hire Fee Schedule
    Hire Unley Community Centre
    18 Arthur Street, Unley SA 5061

    Unley Community Centre has a large main hall with a stage, an commercial kitchen and dining room. It can accommodate between 50 and 150 people and is available for private functions, charitable organisations and community groups. Inspections are welcome.

    The RSL Hall, 29 Arthur Street, can also be hired through the Centre.

    Facilities include:
    • Commercial kitchen with large walk in cool room, microwave oven, large electric urn, teapots, crockery and cutlery
    • PA system
    • Chairs and tables
    • Wheelchair friendly

    The Unley Community Centre is available for hire:
    • Monday to Friday, 5pm-11pm
    • Saturday to Sunday, 5pm-midnight

    For further information, please phone 8372 5128.
    Unley Community Centre Conditions Hire
    Hire Unley Town Hall
    181 Unley Road, Unley SA 5061

    Unley Town Hall can seat 100 people in dining and lecture styles and can accommodate 200 people if standing. It has a fully-equipped kitchen and is suitable for weddings, parties and corporate events.

    Facilities include:
    • 100 plastic chairs
    • 24 folding tables
    • 10 circular bar tables

    Full caterers kitchen includes:
    • Large fridges and freezer
    • Microwave
    • Deep fryers
    • Bain marie
    • Salamander
    • Dishwasher
    • Oven

    For further information, please phone 8372 5111.
    Town Hall Conditions of Hire
    Venue Hire Permit
  • Street Banners
    The City of Unley is responsible for the installation and display of road banner sites in designated locations within the Council area. Approval and installation of banners is subject to the adherence to the City of Unley's Banner Policy.
    Road Banner Information & Application Form
    Banner Policy