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Panda & Friends | Behind the Scenes Experience at Adelaide Zoo
Tour the Bamboo Forest before the Adelaide Zoo opens. See the Red Pandas enjoy their breakfast and watch Australia’s only Giant Pandas, Wang Wang and Fu Ni, welcome the day and explore their environment. Enjoy morning tea in the zoo’s Wisteria Restaurant and finish the […]
Going to a Christmas Carols event within your local community is a popular annual tradition for many families. There’s something special about putting a picnic together, meeting up with family and friends and sitting back to listen and sing along to carols by candlelight.
Whether you go along to the spectacular Carols by Candlelight at Elder […]
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Your Guide to South Australia’s Community Christmas Pageants 2015.
Once the City of Adelaide’s Credit Union Christmas Pageant has been and gone, we turn our focus to our local communities – most councils host a fabulous, family friendly pageant in their main street for their local residents to enjoy. Community Christmas Pageants are a great way […]
The iconic giant Father Christmas which has always graced the David Jones building in Rundle Mall, (and previously the old John Martins), was missing last year. Rundle Mall was sadly not quite the same without him. We are glad to see him back in Adelaide for Christmas 2015! Here he is at his new home, […]
[ November 11, 2015; 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
The City of Norwood, Payneham and St Peters presents their annual Twilight Carols and Christmas Market.
This FREE family friendly event invites you to come and share in the spirit of Christmas and the excitement this time of the year has to offer. There will be special performances by Peter Coombe, Lucky Seven and High Spirits Harmony […]
[ November 29, 2015; 8:00 pm; 8:00 pm; ]
Watch fire spinners in casual get together down the bay have some fun and relax before the working week begins.
Feel free to take as many photos as you want but please keep at a safe distance from those Spinning fire. Around 2m min is a safe distance.
The event will happen unless it is raining heavily […]
[ November 28, 2015; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ]
Together with Illuminart and installation artists Random Acts of Light will be a one night luminous event that will incorporate a series of light focused interactive installations, light projections, performance art and illuminated sculptural works that will bring magic to Moseley Square after dark.
RANDOM ACTS OF LIGHT ARTISTS
Aurelia Carbone – Luminescent Jellyfish
The ocean is full of mysteries, and […]
[ November 28, 2015; ]
The Wiggles Meet the Orchestra! is what Blue Wiggle Anthony calls ‘one of the highlights of The Wiggles’ musical career’.
The Wiggles have filmed and recorded with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra to make an unforgettably rich, visual and musical experience. From a dancing conductor to the ballet troupe, you’ll delight in what you see and hear. […]
Orphanage Park | Millswood
by Catherine Leo
This popular, leafy playground just behind Tabor College on Goodwood Road is one of those real winners for all ages. “Everyone can have fun” said my 10 year old as he explored all corners of it, with his 3 & 8 year old brothers.
Some of the standout features for me […]
[ January 5, 2016; 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. January 20, 2016; 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. ]
Join in the fun at Adelaide Gaol for it’s first ever Kid’s Lock-In Disco!
Children from 5-12 years of age are invited to dance up a storm with experienced entertainers, enjoying disco music and games for 1.5 hours, while also learning fun new dances. This event is in partnership with Splash Adelaide.
Two sessions are available: 5 January 2016 (5-8 years) […]
[ December 16, 2015 8:00 pm to December 22, 2015 10:00 pm. ]
Festive season shines bright at Westminster School.
The festive season will shine brightly at Westminster in December when the School holds its annual Christmas Lights display.
All South Australian families, friends and children are welcome to attend Westminster Christmas Lights, which will be held from Wednesday 16 December to Tuesday 22 December.
The School, located at Alison Avenue […]
[ January 11, 2016 12:00 pm to January 15, 2016 12:00 pm. ]
School holiday filmmaking bootcamps are a fun and social school holiday activity where participants make a short film to enter into the local and national film festivals including the Adelaide Kids Film Festival. Instructed by professional filmmakers.
All film production equipment and professional facilitators are supplied by the Media Resource Centre (MRC) and the final films […]
[ May 26, 2016 to May 27, 2016. ]
Adapted from the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre
Speeding across the universe, a curious prince meets a crash-landed pilot, a cunning snake, a wild fox, and an oddball bunch of grown-ups with some very silly ideas.
Adapted from one of the most widely read books in history – with 140 million copies sold […]
[ November 27, 2015; 6:00 pm; ]
Enjoy the experience of cinema under the stars.
Bring along a blanket or chairs, bring a picnic or you can purchase food & drink at the venue. Entertainment and activities from 6pm and Movie starts at approx 8.30pm
Children’s activities include a Bouncy Castle, Face Painting, Giant Board Games, Badge Making and Colouring.
For more information and all enquiries […]
[ November 27, 2015 8:30 pm to December 30, 2015 11:00 pm. ]
One of Channel 7’s top ten Christmas light displays in Adelaide!
With synchronized lights with music and over 45,000 lights to see! 2014 was the first year the organisers held the display and it was a big hit. Hundreds of people described it as ‘majestic’ and many faces came back for the second or third time! Some even brought rugs and […]
[ January 4, 2016; ]
Leaders from the South Australian aquatic sector will gather this Thursday to launch the iconic and highly regarded SA Water VACSWIM 2015/16 program, expecting up to 15,000 registrations before the 18 December closing date.
The main VACSWIM 2015/16 program will kick off on Monday, 4 January 2016, with some providers offering a program in December 2015. […]
[ December 16, 2015; ]
Pamper and Parties of Adelaide are holding a Kids Christmas Session the week prior to Christmas to get the kids excited and entertained and also giving parents a break.
Decorating paper wreaths
Decorate a Reindeer Cookie
Write a letter to Santa and get a reply posted to you a few days later
Red & Green Nail Painting
[ December 14, 2015 to December 18, 2015. ]
Get the kids to try a series of different sports in and around the centre of Adelaide during the first week of the summer school holidays with Life. Be in it’s ‘Come ‘n Try’ sessions.
This is a great initiative to get kids to try a new sport and to keep active in the school holidays. It is also a […]
[ November 23, 2015 to January 3, 2016. ]
West End Brewery Riverbank Christmas Lights
Each year the gardens along the banks of the River Torrens in Thebarton are transformed into a Christmas display for all to enjoy in what is now an iconic South Australian tradition.
A magical display of lights and and activity scenes are set up along the lawns of the South Australian […]
[ January 31, 2016; 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
The Islamic Society of SA invites you to join in the 2016 Al Salam Festival!
The festival of peace invites the Australian public to enjoy a day of entertainment, culture and education at the Veale Gardens Adelaide city from 12 pm on the 31st of January.
The event wishes to promote positive perceptions of multiculturalism and the religion of […]
[ December 4, 2015; ]
Victoria Square/Tartanyangga Christmas Tree
As is tradition, Victoria Square/Tartanyangga will be lit up by the giant Christmas tree once more in 2015.
Head along on the evening of Friday 4 December 2015 to see the traditional lighting of the tree in the square as part of the Team Kids Christmas Festival, which will be full of family entertainment, […]
[ December 14, 2015 to December 16, 2015. ]
Christmas in Neverland – An interactive children’s pantomime
The Australian Company of Performing Arts is launching its season of Christmas in Neverland this December 2015 school holidays. Who wouldn’t want to spend Christmas with Pan? A perfect school holiday activity!
This exciting children’s production includes your favourite ‘Peter Pan’ characters as they dream about the incredible adventures […]
A visit to Myer’s SantaLand is such a fun experience for little ones as each year they build a little village inside the store, which is always beautifully decorated for Christmas. As well as visit Father Christmas, children can use the ‘Dear Santa’ stationery and writing desk to draw a picture or write a letter […]
[ November 14, 2015 to December 24, 2015. ]
The Credit Union Christmas Pageant on 14 November 2015, welcomes Father Christmas to Adelaide and as usual he will be a special guest at the Magic Cave in David Jones, Adelaide. As many would know, the Magic Cave has had plenty of changes over the years so we were interested to take a look at […]
[ November 22, 2015; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Shop Local, buy handmade
Join the Red Umbrella Market as they celebrate their 1st Birthday and prepare for Christmas.
Red Umbrella Market gives local South Australian makers and creators the chance to showcase their handmade items to the community. Homewares, jewellery and accessories, fashion, giftware, kids’ goodies, and more. Yummy food and drinks.
Red Umbrella Market is held […]
[ November 20, 2015 to November 22, 2015. ]
Supanova Pop Culture Expo, since 2000, is where the adoring public comes face to face with Supa-Star celebrities and the creative talent that inspire their imaginary worlds under one big roof.
Gathered from and surrounded by the wonderful worlds of comic books, animation/cartoons, science-fiction, pulp TV/movies, toys, console gaming, trading cards, fantasy, entertainment technology, books, internet […]
[ November 19, 2015 to November 22, 2015. November 19, 2015 to November 22, 2015. ]
Held annually in November, the Australian International 3 Day Event (Aus3de) is Australia’s premier equestrian competition.
It is the only CCI four star event held in Australia, the only one held in the Southern Hemisphere and one of only six held across the world. For the past twelve years, Adelaide has been the chosen host city […]
[ November 21, 2015; 8:00 pm; 8:00 pm; ]
Christmas is all about the spirit of giving and the reason why the residents of Skylark Close in Flagstaff Hill enjoy sharing their Christmas light display with the people of Adelaide, and have done for the last 17 years. With each passing year it continues to change & grow with new additions & ideas forming […]
[ December 4, 2015 to December 6, 2015. ]
Lindt Australia sweetens up South Australia with its first store opening in Adelaide
Life for South Australians has just got a whole lot sweeter with Lindt & Sprüngli announcing their first retail store opening in Adelaide’s Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre. The official opening date is Friday 4 December 2015 at 10am. The Lindt Chocolate Shop […]
[ December 13, 2015; 2:00 pm to 10:15 pm. ]
Woolworths Carols by Candlelight, proudly presented by Adelaide City Council and the Sunday Mail, has been a wonderful Christmas tradition in South Australia for 71 years, attracting generations of families to enjoy classic Christmas carols in beautiful Elder Park.
The 2015 Woolworths Carols by Candlelight will feature outstanding entertainment for the whole family, in a festive […]
[ November 18, 2015; 10:00 am to 8:00 pm. November 19, 2015; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. November 20, 2015; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. November 21, 2015; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. November 22, 2015; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
The Walkerville Miniature Christmas Pageant presentation is a collection of over 60 miniature Christmas pageant floats, many with their own on-board sound and movement. They depict Storybook and Nursery, Fun and Fantasy and Christmas themes. Once again, Walkerville Council is delighted to support this much loved event presented by local resident Mr Peter Golding and […]
Playgroup SA Inc. and ACH Group have joined forces to deliver an innovative new Intergenerational Playgroup.
Playgroup SA, in conjunction with the ACH Group’s Kapara Residential Living Facility, have announced a joint project titled Intergenerational Playgroup.
The Intergenerational Playgroup is a unique Playgroup where the young and young at heart join together for a morning of important social […]
[ March 10, 2016 to March 13, 2016. ]
Don’t have a time-travelling submarine? Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium is the next best thing.
Dive into the action of this ancient aquatic world and swim up close to the amazing prehistoric marine reptiles that inhabit it. This truly immersive theatre show’s lifelike puppets recreate an extinct underwater universe you won’t want to leave. Primeval swimwear not required.
Price: General […]
[ July 9, 2016; ]
Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre
Violins squawk like galahs. Clarinets interject like noisy minor birds. The Adelaide Symphony Orchestra brings you a remarkable interpretation of Helga Visser’s much-loved Australian tale, The Bush Concert.
Join eight ASO musicians and actor Susan Ferguson for a highly participatory performance that weaves the sounds of the Australian bush into an enchanting […]
[ December 13, 2015; 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
Golding Wines are squeezing one more Paella Day in before the end of the year because they have been so popular this year!
They will be firing up the wood-oven & big pans with La Dolce Vita to bring you delicious pizza & paella featuring beautiful fresh South Australian produce for a classic Golding Sunday Session. Live music […]
[ November 29, 2015; 9:00 am to 11:00 am. ]
Celebrate Santa’s arrival at Burnside Village with their annual Brunch with Santa on Sunday 29 November from 9am to 11am in the Vine Mall.
The morning includes:
A delicious brunch and drink
Meet and greet with Santa
A double pass to the preview screening of The Peanuts Movie on December 13 thanks to Hoyts Norwood
Plus, a special […]
Team Kids Christmas Festival including lighting the Adelaide City Christmas Tree | Victoria Square | 4 – 6 Dec 2015
[ December 4, 2015; 10:00 am to 10:30 pm. December 5, 2015; 10:00 am to 10:30 pm. December 6, 2015; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Join TeamKids for a wonderful community event for the whole family, celebrating the spirit of Christmas and assisting the Women’s and Children’s Hospital Foundation to bring joy to kids in the hospital.
Held in Victoria Square from Friday 4 December – Sunday 6 December, festival goers can expect a family friendly atmosphere with fun activities, entertainment and […]
[ November 22, 2015; 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Laziza Festival brings together the best that the Mediterranean has to offer!
Communities have come together to organise a festival for all ages, with plenty of food, music and entertainment. Enjoy a fun afternoon of Belly Dancing Shows, Samba Dancers, a Turkish Fashion Parade and much more!
Entry is $5 and FREE if you are 12 years […]
[ November 20, 2015; 6:00 pm; ]
FREE outdoor cinema events this summer in Unley – presented in association with the Sturt Football Club.
Event commences at 6pm and Big Hero 6 (PG) will begin screening at sunset.
Live music, face painting, a jumping castle, and tonnes of other fun activities such as:
Cubby building – Children will be supplied with sticks (smoothed and rounded), rope, […]
[ November 21, 2015; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
The Annual Port Adelaide Enfield Twilight Christmas Parade will take place at 6pm on Saturday 21 November 2015 along the streets of Port Adelaide. The event signifies the start of the Christmas Season and brings the community together for an evening of fun and celebration in the iconic setting of Port Adelaide.
Over the years the Parade […]
[ December 6, 2015; 3:00 pm; ]
On Sunday 6 December, Jamestown will be filled with excitement as the 2015 Christmas Pageant comes to town!
The fun starts at 3pm. There will be a church service at 4.30pm and the parade starts at 5.30pm.
Food, drink and craft stalls
Live entertainment by Chooka Williams
See the Griffini Show
Father Christmas will be in the […]
[ January 11, 2016 to January 12, 2016. ]
Starring Steve Backshall
The Weird Wild and Wonderful Tour
Want to meet the world’s most venomous snake, or the ultimate lethal predator on the planet? Relax, Steve Backshall has met them all for you. Deadly 60 Live! is the adventure of a lifetime.
Steve tells stories and shows unseen footage from his most famous expeditions and answers your […]
[ December 20, 2015; ]
The Boomstars are Elyse, Talia, Jaime and Joshua, four Australian based performers, who specialise in performing funky songs and high energy dance routines that entertain children aged 3 to 9 years.
Their debut single, Dancin’, is accompanied by an entertaining music video, proving to be very popular with children and parents on You Tube. The video was also nominated for two Australian Independent […]
[ December 6, 2015; 11:00 am; ]
Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the rest of the beloved “Peanuts” gang will make an advance big-screen debut on 6 December 2015 at 50 selected Event Cinemas, Greater Union and BCC Cinemas nationwide for an excellent cause this year thanks to a special partnership between cinema distributor 20th Century Fox, hospitality and entertainment giant […]
[ December 5, 2015; 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. ]
‘Losing the Plot’ at the Migration Museum!
Join the Migration Museum on Saturday 5 December to celebrate their exhibition ‘Losing the plot: food gardening in South Australia’ as they hold a workshop about using the contents of your recycling bin to create fun, innovative upcycled mini gardens. Learn how to make fairy herb pots from glass jars, dinosaur lettuce gardens from milk […]
[ November 20, 2015; 3:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ]
Allenby Gardens Primary School first “Family Fun Night” a fun filled afternoon for the whole family.
Enjoy the sausage sizzle, hot chips or Hotsuff food truck. Vegan and Halal options available!
Relax with a drink or coffee and cupcake from our Parent Cafe. Satisfy your sweet tooth with fairy floss, Gelista cones or Greek honey puffs!
There will […]
We came across this beautiful poem in our Facebook feed and had to share it. Obviously it resonated with everyone else too as it quickly received thousands of likes, shares and comments. We were delighted to discover that it is an Adelaide mum who penned these heart warming words. Kylie Covark, who has her own […]
[ November 28, 2015; 12:00 am; November 29, 2015; 12:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Glendi is an annual festival that celebrates all things Hellenic.
Glendi’s origins date back to 1978. It was originally established as a fundraising event between the Lions Club of Adelaide Hellenic and West Torrens Football Club. It has grown in its 30 plus year history, developing into an acclaimed multicultural festival. It is arguably one of […]
[ January 24, 2016; 9:00 am; ]
On Sunday 24 January kids aged from six to 12 can ride on the UCI World Tour track, just like the world’s cycling superheroes.
Bupa mini tour for kids participants will ride along the start/finish straight of the Be Safe Be Seen MAC Stage 6 street circuit just a few hours before the world’s elite cyclists […]
[ November 29, 2015; 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. ]
Princesses at Partridge House is a beautiful event for all children who love dressing up as their favourite Princess, or fairy or superhero. Presented by the Fairy Bay in Glenelg, it will be a magical opportunity to meet real-life Princesses!
Come and meet all the Princesses and fairies in one place! With face painting, a photo booth, singing, […]
[ November 14, 2015; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Why rush home after the Pageant when you can drop into the State Library for an after-party and check out the new exhibitions, ‘A Theatre Inside the Book’ and ‘From Johnnies, With Love’? And while you’re there take a photo with the 6 metre tall Christmas Tree, paint the 3 metre mural wall, play board games, make a […]