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Make a beeline for the city this Boxing Day

Boxing Day sales in the city are synonymous with snagging the best deals around – and the bargains extend well beyond 26 December too! For those who think shopping should be an official Olympic sport, there are over 700 good reasons (and retailers), fifteen arcades and four department stores that explain why hundreds of thousands of shoppers flock to the city each year – and that’s just Rundle Mall, which will be open for bargain-hunting business from 9 am – 5 pm this Boxing Day

To sweeten the deal, Rundle Mall are giving away the chance to win a brand new Mitsubishi ASX including 12 months registration & a year’s supply of city parking AND 1 of 7 $1000 gift vouchers!

Rundle Mall Competition Details

‘Shake It’ to Win

You could drive away in a BRAND NEW MITSUBISHI ASX with 12 months registration and a year’s supply of city parking* thanks to UPark and City of Adelaide.

Or take home 1 OF 7 $1,000 GIFT VOUCHERS from Myer Adelaide, David Jones, H&M and Haigh’s Chocolates*, given away every hour 9am – 4pm this Boxing Day.

How to play:

  • Open App Store or Google Play Store
  • Search ‘Rundle Mall shake it’
  • Download the app
  • Be in Rundle Mall on boxing day (Wednesday 26 December)
  • Open the app
  • Follow the prompts
  • Shake it to win!

When to play:

  • Wednesday 26 December
  • Shake from 9 am – 4 pm

All vouchers are to be collected from the Information Booth under the Gawler Place Canopy within an hour of winning.
*T&Cs apply SA Permit No. T18/2115

City libraries: places of possibility

Find out more on the Rundle Mall website.

From north to south and east to west, the city’s main thoroughfares and lively laneways are home to shops big and small brimming with both international brands and exclusive bespoke local designers. Here’s a rundown on why the city is the best place to be this Boxing Day!

Major Players

With four major department stores, the city has levels upon levels of everything you could possibly want for the whole family. Indulge your champagne taste on a beer budget in the international designer section at David Jones. Spruce up your entire wardrobe at Myer with plenty to choose from for little ones too. Harris Scarfe and Target already have incredible everyday prices, so the Boxing Day Sales are perfect for the true bargain-hunter.

David Jones in Rundle Mall
David Jones in Rundle Mall | Image by Ty Fyter

Fashion Frenzy

Whether you’re  looking for a spectacular outfit to ring in the New Year, want to unveil a new look for 2019 or have made it your mission to make those very rare and very expensive sneakers yours at a palatable price, Rundle Mall has stores you won’t find anywhere else. Plus, everyone knows flagships stores have the biggest and best ranges of stock!

For on-trend pieces, head to the newly-opened H&M, Adelaide’s very own BNKR store and General Pants. Platypus and Hype DC are poised to satisfy the most fanatic sneaker freakers. Shop effortlessly feminine styles at the only Ted Baker boutique in South Australia and gents, head to one of the two Aquila stores in the city for fancy feet guaranteed.

East meets West - why they're both the best
H&M, Rundle Mall
H&M, Rundle Mall


Instill a sense of Zen by sprucing up your home space. Minimax will have just the thing if you are looking to invest in something spesh that will go the mile and accompany some of life’s most precious moments. Hot summers will be a breeze with some gorgeous linen from Bed Bath N’ Table (there truly is no better feeling than hopping into a freshly made bed!)

And sometimes, the smallest things make the biggest difference. Head to Fireflies, Presence or Have You Met Charlie? to sift through treasures from artisan producers and boutique brands. Think Frida Kahlo cushions, luxe leather nubuck butterfly chairs, inspirational wall décor that will make you feel like a Jedi in 2019 and unicorn jewellery dishes.

Homewares at Fireflies
Homewares at Fireflies


Tech aficionados are in for a treat. With JB Hi-Fi, Apple, Harvey Norman, Dick Smith and Officeworks located within minutes of each other, gadget gurus will be in their element.


Some tips to keep you energised, focused and refreshed through your shopping spree!

Lindes Lane, Lindes Lane just off Rundle Mall (next to the Mall’s Balls)
Fairtrade Espresso, 20 James Place
Larry & Ladd, Shop 36, Regent Arcade

Massage Lounge, Lower Ground, Adelaide Central Plaza
Anin Thai Massage, 8/21 Pulteney Street
All Around Massage, Shop T40, City Cross Arcade

Hotel Richmond, 128 Rundle Mall
Austral Hotel, 205 Rundle Street

Getting Around

Tips to make your city Boxing Day shopping commute a breeze!

If you’re planning on taking home an extra-large stash, UPark will have $8 flat rate parking across eight of its city locations on Boxing Day, with UPark Central Market only $7! Click here for UPark’s Christmas Parking Deals.

Be your best self

Free City Connector
The free City Connector bus serves the city and North Adelaide, and links major tourist attractions, key destinations and facilities.

Bus routes 98A and 98C connect North Adelaide with the city, while routes 99A and 99C connect the inner-city areas. Click here to check Public Holiday timetables.

Public Transport coming into the City
Adelaide Metro is Adelaide’s public transport system with an extensive array of services that include buses, trains and trams throughout the city and the greater metropolitan area.

Bus, tram and train timetables, fares and service information can be found on the Adelaide Metro website.




Vivien Nguyen

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