Vibrant City

Adelaide is considered to be one of the most liveable cities on the planet. It is well known for its arts festivals, fine foods and wine. It has an advanced economy, world class universities and a flourishing multicultural heritage.

Adelaide shares many qualities with the greatest cities in the world, and we are receiving recognition for the innovative ways we're bringing fresh energy and life to our city.

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About Vibrant City

The Vibrant City program is geared toward creating a city where more people want to live, work and spend time because there is always something to do.

The program is achieving this by improving and maximising opportunities for the following groups.

Small venues


We want everyone
to feel like Adelaide is a place
they want to come to and enjoy

Project progress

The Vibrant City program started in 2012 and is gaining real momentum in revitalising Adelaide.

We are seeing increases in people living, working, spending time and investing in our city.

We are also witnessing greater confidence in our entrepreneurs to start up and carry out business in our CBD.

News + events

Cool winter village ideas sought to warm the heart of the city

24th February 2017 in Adelaide Riverbank, Vibrant City

Following the huge success of Renewal SA’s 2015 and 2016 winter activations, which attracted more than 165,000 people to the Adelaide Riverbank, an invitation has been released to curate and deliver a northern hemisphere festive inspired 'winter...

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Rhino Room and Houndwave receive Round 4 City Makers grants

24th February 2017 in City Makers, Vibrant City

Round four applications opened in December 2016 and will be processed in ongoing rolling sub-rounds with applications assessed on a monthly basis. So far, Round 4 City Makers grants have included $10,000 funding for Adelaide comedy giant, Rhino...

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Market to Riverbank link transformation plans revealed

22nd February 2017 in Adelaide Laneways, Market to Riverbank link, Vibrant City

In an important milestone for the first stage of the Market to Riverbank link project, initial artist’s impressions reflecting the concept designs for Bank Street and Topham Mall North were unveiled to property and business owners at an...

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