The world’s largest inflatable water theme park, Water Wonderland, is in Adelaide 6 to 28 January 2017.
There are several huge 25 metre round inflatable pools with waterslides galore, a huge 18 metre high Hippo waterslide and other inflatable fun.
For more information on Water Wonderland see our Play & Go review here
BOOK TICKETS HERE
[ January 26, 2017; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
True-blue early-morning Olympic-sized beachside Aussie Celebrations: Australia Day at the Bay!
Celebrate Australia Day with 85 new citizens from 17 countries, 6 awards, 1,000+ snags + 1 Olympian at 9am-2pm on Thursday 26 January 2017 at the Glenelg Foreshore.
City of Holdfast Bay Mayor Stephen Patterson says this year’s Australia Day at the Bay offers a true-blue […]
[ January 26, 2017; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Australia Day Street Party at Unley
The City of Unley is inviting the community to come together and celebrate Australia Day on Thursday 26 January 2017, at a fun street party on Oxford Terrace in Unley.
Celebrations will include a free sausage sizzle and activities with the Sturt Football Club and live music by South Australian artists, […]
Join GooRoo Animation for a series of 8 action-packed workshops over Term 1 2017 at The Hut Community Centre in Aldgate or at the Findon Community Centre.
Participants will try their hand at a whole range of animation techniques including claymation, mixed media, flipbooks, whiteboard, pixilation and skittles animation. Each week their short films will be […]
[ March 2, 2017 to March 19, 2017. ]
Adelaide Festival | Family Events
Whether you’re eight or 80, there is a whole heap of fun to be had at the 2017 Adelaide Festival.
Discover a hand-picked selection of shows and events that are perfect for kids of all ages, from Manual Cinema and Peter and the Wolf to the Adelaide Writers’ Week’s Kids’ Weekend. There’s something to […]
[ February 24, 2017 to March 11, 2017. ]
Live on 5
Lindsay Head Terrace on Level 5 of Adelaide Oval’s Riverbank Stand will be transformed into LIVE on 5 from 24 February to 11 March (closed Mondays), offering Fringe fans the chance to soak up free entry, fantastic views and a fabulous line-up of shows both free and ticketed.
Shows are also scheduled for the […]
[ March 11, 2017; 7:00 pm; March 12, 2017; 2:00 pm; 6:00 pm; March 13, 2017; 2:00 pm; 5:00 pm; March 14, 2017; 7:00 pm; March 15, 2017; 7:00 pm; March 16, 2017; 7:00 pm; ]
Magic City & Lula Del Ray Manual Cinema
Take the family to see a 3D film with a difference in the Australian premiere – exclusive to Adelaide – of Manual Cinema’s Magic City and Lula Del Ray at the 2017 Adelaide Festival.
In 2017 the Adelaide Festival presents two shows by Chicago based theatre group Manual Cinema: […]
[ March 14, 2017; 7:30 pm; March 15, 2017; 7:30 pm; March 16, 2017; 6:00 pm; 9:30 pm; March 17, 2017; 7:30 pm; March 18, 2017; 2:00 pm; 9:00 pm; March 19, 2017; 4:00 pm; ]
Backbone at the Adelaide Festival
Defying gravity and traditions, Adelaide Festival brings you the world premiere of a sweaty, sexy and devastatingly charming physical theatre event.
Backbone is the new show by home-grown, multi-award winning acrobatic troupe Gravity and Other Myths which promises to (literally) toss around the idea of strength: physical and emotional, individual and collective.
[ March 11, 2017; 7:30 pm; March 12, 2017; 2:00 pm; ]
Peter and the Wolf at the Adelaide Festival
Harry Potter star Miriam Margolyes narrates this famous children’s classical music piece alongside the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, in a show recommended for kids 6+ and their families.
Peter and the Wolf is a fun introduction to the different instruments of the orchestra for children, told through the story of […]
[ February 18, 2017; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]
Neo: Printmaking Mania is program for 13-17 year olds at the Art Gallery of South Australia.
Neo makes a big return in 2017 with a fun-filled afternoon of all things print! Join the Art Gallery of South Australia for the official launch of Yewth magazine’s February edition and learn about independent publishing. Then, inspired by the […]
[ February 4, 2017; 4:35 pm; ]
AFL Women’s Round 1 | Adelaide vs GWS
Get out your team colours, bring your friends and head down to Thebarton Oval on Saturday 4th February at 4:35pm and catch all the action of the 2017 NAB AFL Women’s Competition live! Join in and witness your favourite AFLW superstars as Adelaide Crows and Greater Western Sydney […]
[ January 19, 2017; 9:30 am; January 20, 2017; 9:30 am to 11:00 am. 11:30 am; 1:00 pm; January 23, 2017; 9:30 am to 11:00 am. 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. January 24, 2017; 9:30 am to 11:00 am. 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. January 25, 2017; 9:30 am; 1:00 pm; January 27, 2017; 9:30 am; ]
Scoffed School Holiday Cooking Classes For Kids
This summer come and learn how to cook something different every day at Scoffed.
School Holiday Cooking Classes for all ages
Whether you want to make edible gifts or decorations in one of our Christmas treat classes or come to one of their more traditional classes in January, they have a fantastic program for […]
‘Immerse Yourself in a Marine Park’ this summer!
The Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources has put together over 40 family-friendly water-based activities along the coast this summer. The program is to encourage more South Australians having fun and learning about our marine parks.
There is a series of ‘come and try snorkelling’ family tours being […]
Festival of Movement – Tour Down Under Fleurieu Peninsula
For the first time ever, in 2017 the Festival of Movement will be held to celebrate Bike Exchange Stage 5 of the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under.
The Festival is the Fleurieu’s way of welcoming the world’s best cyclists, who will battle it out in Bike Exchange Stage 5 […]
Two much loved and iconic brands Krispy Kreme South Australia and Robern Menz have come together creating a delicious range of limited edition “South Aussie Favourite doughnuts” which are available at Krispy Kreme stores across Adelaide, from now until 7 February 2017.
This delicious collaboration is a very sweet start to the year – the range […]
[ February 11, 2017; 4:30 pm to 9:45 pm. ]
Sprint Auto Parts Monster Slam is smashing into the Adelaide Showground on February 11th 2017 for one night only.
The four-wheeled Monsters are set to create absolute carnage in this massive show when The Americans come to take on our Aussies. Huge Air, Head to head Races and Explosive Freestyle competition are the key elements at […]
[ February 4, 2017; ]
Accessible Beach Day
Accessible Beaches Australia and partner Push Mobility are pleased to announce the first accessible beach event in South Australia!
Accessible Beaches Australia will be rolling out the Mobi-Mat, the Lasher Sport BT Beach Wheelchair (self-propelled) and the Mobi-Chair Floating Wheelchair for everyone to come and try!
High tide is at 9am, so be sure to arrive early if […]
[ April 1, 2017; 10:00 am to 2:30 pm. ]
Join professional snorkel leaders and marine biologists for a guided snorkel at Second Valley reef. The reef and jetty is home to an amazing variety of colourful fish and plant life.
EMS snorkel events are supported by Natural Resources, Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges and the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources.
[ February 10, 2017; 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm. 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm. 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ]
The Fleurieu Film Festival is presenting a FREE outdoor screening of ‘The Boys are Back’.
‘The Boys are Back’ was filmed in our very own South Australia and directed by Australian director, Scott Hicks starring Clive Owen. The event will be opened by the City of Onkaparinga Mayor Lorraine Rosenberg and Eric Thompson, the FLEURIEU FILM […]
[ January 28, 2017; 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. ]
The Islamic Society of SA brings you the Al Salam Festival for the third year running!
Every year the event gets bigger and better and this year is no exception. The festival of peace invites the Australian public to enjoy a day of entertainment, culture and education at the Veale Gardens Adelaide city from 11 am on […]
[ February 5, 2017; 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ]
Lightsview Community Fair.
Held on Sunday 5 February 2017 from 1 pm – 6 pm there will be a a range of food, entertainment, stall holders and information for guests to enjoy.
For the kids, a selection of thrilling rides will also be available free of charge. The event is a wonderful way to meet your neighbours […]
[ February 17, 2017 to February 19, 2017. February 21, 2017 to February 26, 2017. February 28, 2017 to March 5, 2017. ]
Let’s Get Trickier – Mike Wilkop
After sellout shows in 2016, local magician Michael Wilkop (aka Mickster the Trickster) returns to the Adelaide Fringe with a family friendly show.
Michael is back trickier & cheekier than ever with his explosive new show “Let’s Get Trickier” at the Speakeasy, Gluttony.
The show offers an hour of elite trickery, mind-blowing, mind […]
[ January 26, 2017; 11:00 am to 6:30 pm. ]
Tandanya Survival Day
For the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community January 26 is “Survival Day”, an important time when the community gathers to celebrate the resilience of their peoples.
Survival Day is an important date as people gather to not only celebrate and commemorate the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, but to also […]
[ January 17, 2017; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. January 19, 2017; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. January 22, 2017; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ]
Raiders of the Lost Archives | State Library of SA
Get a team together for this high-stakes curatorial adventure!
Raiders of the Lost Archives in the State Library of South Australia takes the escape room trend a step further with a richer cast of characters, a high energy challenge and the whole library as the game world.
Australian School Holiday Dates 2017
Your handy reference guide for school holiday dates and public holidays for Adelaide and South Australia (and the other states as well).
South Australian School Holiday Dates 2017
Monday 30 January 2017 – Thursday 13 April 2017
Autumn Holidays 2017:
Friday 14 April 2017 – Sunday 30 April 2o17
Monday 1 May 2017 – Friday 7 […]