Tinkerbell and the dream fairies

Dates: Saturday, 30 September - Sunday, 15 October 2023

Location: Nelumbo Pond, Adelaide Botanic Garden (H8 reference on the map)


General admission: $30 peak, $25 off peak.

Group of 4: $110 peak, $90 off peak.


Join the magical fairies as they go on an exciting musical adventure!

In an enchanting world of song and dance, the adventurous Tinkerbell meets up with the fairies from A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Together, the cheeky Mustardseed, fluttery Moth, daring Cobweb and sweet Peaseblossom go on a magical quest with Tinkerbell.

The audience is invited to dress up and join in the fun! Come as a fairy, an elf, a Jedi, a pirate or even a superhero!

Everyone is welcome to join this sparkling adventure with a special visit to ‘Bubble Land’ to help Tinkerbell and her new fairy friends find her lost wings.

The majestic and leafy surrounds of Adelaide Botanic Garden adds yet more magic to this delightful Australian Shakespeare Companyperformance.

“Fairytastic! I took my three children to this event and it was the most magical time of our whole school holiday. The fairies were so believable and the songs made all the grown ups so happy.”

“A sweet and fun show for the little ones,” Herald Sun

What should I bring?

It is not essential to bring anything with you, but there are a few things that may make your visit more pleasant...

  • A raincoat incase of inclement weather. (Umbrella's cannot be used during the performance)
  • A picnic blanket to sit on. We advise using one with a waterproof base in case of damp ground.
  • A portable camping chair if you prefer. Please note that chairs over 15cm in height will be positioned to the back of the seating area so the view of other guests is not obstructed.
  • A picnic if you wish.

Food and drink

Pack a picnic to enjoy during the show or grab food from the on-site cafe or kiosk to enjoy before, during or after the performance!

You can also pre-order a gourmet picnic box (including kid-friendly options) to enjoy on the day. Please allow 2 days to pre-order your picnic hamper and collect from the Garden's Simpson Kiosk between 9am – 4pm on the day. Check out the picnic boxes here.

Bringing your own picnic? Please note, knives and picnic tables are prohibited.


Toilets and change tables are available within Adelaide Botanic Garden.


This performance is wheelchair accessible. Patrons are advised that the show takes place on grass.

What if it's raining?

The show will go on, if it's safe to do so! We hope that if it has been raining, you will still join us for some fun.

If it's a little muddy, we suggest bringing portable chair or blanket to sit on - one with a waterproof lining is ideal. Guests are also encouraged to wear comfortable all weather clothing and shoes.

If a performance is to be cancelled, patrons will be notified via a text message and an email. Earliest notification of a cancelled performance will be on the day of the scheduled performance. Patrons affected by a cancelled performance are invited to exchange their tickets for an alternative performance date/time or receive a lifetime credit to use on future shows.

Check out more Frequently asked questions.

Photo credit: Ben Fon

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