Ignite Unley

From November 2015 to March 2016, join us at Ignite Unley. Four fun-packed free outdoor cinema events are planned across multiple locations including Unley’s beautiful reserves and parks and the Fullarton Park Community Centre.

Food, refreshments and entertainment from 6pm, movies commence at sunset. Bring a picnic rug and settle in for a night of fantastic entertainment with live music, activities for the kids, delicious food, popcorn, coffee and more! Kids dress-ups are encouraged.

Save the date for these Ignite Unley events:
Friday 20 November 2015
Location: Unley Oval
Movie: Big Hero 6 (PG)
Presented in association with the Sturt Football Club
Friday 11 December 2015
Location: Soutar Park
Movie: How to Train Your Dragon 2 (PG)
Sunday 14 February 2016 (Re-scheduled)
Location: Heywood Park
Movie: The Intouchables (M) (for the grown-ups)
Presented in association with Alliance Française d’Adélaïde
Friday 18 March 2016
Location: Fullarton Park Community Centre
Movie: Inside Out (PG)

Double Shot Coffee Fiesta

Sunday 28 February, 10am – 4pm
Soldiers' Memorial Gardens, Unley Road, Unley

The City of Unley, in conjunction with our Presenting Partner Complete Cafe Services, is excited to present the much anticipated return of the 2016 Double Shot Coffee Fiesta which is back bigger and better than ever before!
The cream of South Australia’s specialty coffee industry will join forces to celebrate their passion for coffee. The event boasts the best cafés, roasters, suppliers and baristas Adelaide has to offer.
The day is filled with free coffee tastings, gourmet food, live music and children’s activities making it the perfect outing for the whole family.
Those wanting to indulge in a creamy espresso martini or cool down with an ice cold beer will be treated to Adelaide’s finest beverages thanks to our friends at The Unley.
Adelaide’s coffee aficionados will be in seventh heaven with an interactive brew bar hosted by Monastery Coffee where all those pressing questions on how to make that perfect cup will be answered!
Event goers will be able to kick back and relax in the chill out lounge where they can treat themselves to a frosty cold brew and watch the experts work their magic. A high-energy entertainment line-up will bring to life the spectacular setting of the Soldiers Memorial Gardens with the historic rotunda providing a stunning centrepiece for the event. An eclectic mix of African, Bollywood and Brazilian drumming and dance will be sure to have you grooving all day long!

Keep up-to-date with the latest Fiesta news by liking the Double Shot Coffee Fiesta Facebook page 

WIN the ultimate home coffee package valued at $5K!

Thanks to Complete Café Services we’re giving one lucky winner the chance to take home an Expobar Ruggero Multi Boiler espresso machine, Macap M2M grinder, a barista training course for two people and a year’s supply of freshly roasted coffee beans thanks to Carnevale Coffee. 

Visit the Double Shot Coffee Fiesta Facebook page for your chance to win!

To enter, you must be a South Australian resident  and be over 18 years of age.

Download the full terms and conditions.


NAB Challenge Match

The 2016 NAB Challenge season is bringing AFL football to Unley Oval.

Adelaide Crows vs West Coast Eagles
1.35pm, Sunday 21 February
Unley Oval, Trimmer Parade, Unley
  • Ticket & Match Information

    Tickets can be purchased online through Ticketek with General Admission priced from $5.00

    For any enquiries relating to the NAB Challenge match please call the Sturt Football Club on 8271 4611.

    The full NAB Challenge Fixture can be viewed on the AFL website.

  • Oval Access

    In preparation for the NAB Challenge match there will be a number of restrictions for access to the oval and to parking within the surrounding area.

    From Monday 15 February:

    • no public access will be available to the oval playing surface
    • outside areas, including surrounding playgrounds, grandstand and leisure areas, will remain accessible until 6am Sunday 21 February.

    The entire oval and surrounds will be available again for community access from 9pm on Sunday  21 February.

  • Road Closures & Parking Restrictions

    Traffic and parking will be affected at the following times and locations:

    Temporary Road Closures and Restrictions

    7am Friday 19 February – 9pm Sunday 21 February. A part road closure will be in place on Trimmer Tce:

    • no right turn from Oxford Tce to Trimmer Tce
    • no through road on Trimmer Tce between Edmund Ave and Frederick St

    7am – 9pm, Sunday 21 February. A part road closure will be in place on Trimmer Tce (between Oxford Tce and Frederick St – local traffic only), and also on Frederick St (between Oxford Tce and Langham Tce).

    Temporary Parking Changes

    6am – 9pm, Sunday 21 February. Reserved (Permit Only) Parking will be in place on Rugby St (between Oxford Tce and Frederick St), and also on Langham Tce (between Edmund Ave and Frederick St).

    Disabled Parking will be available on both sides of Oxford Tce (between Rugby St and Trimmer Tce).
    No parking zones will be in place on Frederick St (between Trimmer Tce and Langham Tce), and also on Trimmer Tce (between Oxford Tce and Frederick St).

    For any enquiries relating to road closures or parking restrictions, please call Satyen Ghandi on 8372 5111.

Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience

Discover Australia’s history of courage, service and sacrifice from the First World War to the present day.

Adelaide Showground
8 - 20 MARCH 2016

This exhibition tells the story of Australia’s involvement in the First World War and the ensuing Century of Service of our armed forces, bringing the Anzac legacy to life. Visitors will be able to explore recreated scenes of Gallipoli, the Western Front, Sinai and Palestine and discover the incredible acts of bravery of our service men and women.

Visitors have said...
“This was one of the most moving and engaging exhibitions I’ve ever seen.” “Our family was left speechless.” “This was an amazing, moving, extraordinary exhibition detailing the Anzac story.” “We were absolutely blown away.”

FREE exhibition
This is your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to walk through recreated First World War environments featuring more than 200 genuine artefacts from the Australian War Memorial.

The Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience is touring nationally, visiting Adelaide from 8 - 20 March 2016.

Book your FREE tickets at to secure your preferred session.

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