Adelaide Riverbank and Festival Plaza Creative Trail
The Adelaide Riverbank Precinct stretches from Gilberton through Bonython park and Bowden in the north west and is home to some of Adelaide’s most iconic buildings and recreational spaces. Adelaide is such a compact city, so you can easily wander the length of North Terrace and visit quite a […]
Adelaide Riverbank and Festival Plaza Creative Trail
[ May 12, 2017; ]
Kangaroo Island Mother’s Day Pop Up Event at the Adelaide Central Market
Fresh from Tasting Australia and just in time for Mothers’ Day, the Adelaide Central Market’s Kangaroo Island stall will host a special pop-up event on Friday 12 May 2017.
Visitors to the Kangaroo Island stall will be treated to free tastings between 11am & 2pm […]
[ December 2, 2017 to December 6, 2017. ]
See history in the making at the first ever Ashes Day/Night Test at Adelaide Oval
The Ashes, one of the world’s greatest sporting contests, returns to Australia for the first time in four years, with Adelaide Oval set to host the second match in the highly anticipated series and the first ever day-night Ashes Test.
The fierce […]
[ May 7, 2017; June 4, 2017; July 2, 2017; August 6, 2017; September 3, 2017; October 1, 2017; November 5, 2017; December 3, 2017; ]
START at the Gallery
START at the Gallery offers an exciting introduction to visual art for children and families. Held on the first Sunday of every month, START is free and includes art activities, tours, live performance and entertainment. START is recommended for children aged 3-12 years and parent/carer supervision is required. No bookings are necessary.
[ May 7, 2017; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
The SA Police Historical Society will hold its annual Open Day at the Thebarton Police Barracks on Sunday, 7 May 2017.
During May’s History Month the South Australian Police Historical Society will celebrate 100 years with their biggest open day ever. The Barracks, which have played an integral role in SAPOL’s history, officially opened on 1 March […]
[ May 1, 2017 to May 31, 2017. ]
South Australia’s History Festival is happening again in 2017!
The History Festival is all about South Australian history. From 1 to 31 May, thousands of people will explore our history through events which range from walks to websites, talks to tours, and exhibitions to special events. Have you ever wanted to see inside Glenside Hospital’s infamous […]
[ April 29, 2017 to April 30, 2017. August 5, 2017 to August 6, 2017. ]
A new kind of market experience in Adelaide
Gathered is a new kind of market experience in Adelaide featuring handpicked South Australian vendors, workshops, food, drinks, live entertainment and much more. From a great range of clothing, toys and more for your little ones, to delicious local produce, beverages and flower masterclass workshops, there will be […]
[ April 25, 2017; ]
ANZAC Day is held annually on April 25 and includes commemorations right across Australia.
The largest gathering in South Australia is in the city of Adelaide where a number of activities are planned throughout the day.
ANZAC Day 2017 includes the following:
Youth Vigil (ANZAC Day Eve – click here for information)
ANZAC Day March
[ April 8, 2017 to April 9, 2017. ]
Heirloom Weekend at the Diggers’ Club, Adelaide Botanic Garden
Join The Diggers team and the Adelaide Botanic Gardens staff at their Heirloom Weekend, celebrating heirloom vegetables, plants, seeds and produce, botanical art display and children’s activities and games.
Join in free workshops led by experts, see fabulous heirloom vegetable displays as well as old variety chickens and bees, baked […]
[ April 16, 2017 to April 29, 2017. ]
Adelaide Oval Tours
Round up the kids and get ready for an unforgettable journey behind the scenes on an Adelaide Oval Tour. Together you’ll discover hidden secrets, relive celebrated moments and witness the unique integration of the Oval’s iconic features blended seamlessly with world-class facilities.
The kids will love following in the footsteps of their sporting heroes […]
Easter School Holidays at Adelaide Central Market | Big Market Adventures for Little Foodies | Apr 2017
[ April 18, 2017; April 20, 2017; April 21, 2017; April 25, 2017; April 27, 2017; April 28, 2017; ]
Easter School Holidays at Adelaide Central Market
Adelaide Central Market – Big Market Adventures for Little Foodies
Big Market Adventures for Little Foodies is back at the Market these school holidays! All activities are free or low cost and include the ever popular Market Trail at just $8 (plus booking fee), Little Market Chefs at just $18 […]
[ May 6, 2017; May 13, 2017; May 27, 2017; June 1, 2017; June 9, 2017; June 17, 2017; June 22, 2017; July 1, 2017; July 7, 2017; July 15, 2017; July 21, 2017; July 29, 2017; August 6, 2017; August 13, 2017; August 18, 2017; ]
It’s 2017 Footy Fever Season – find out when your favourite South Australian footy team is playing at the Adelaide Oval.
A $575 million redevelopment has returned Australian Rules Football to the city and increased the stadium’s capacity to 54,500. Adelaide Oval is now home to both Adelaide Crows and Port Adelaide, and is a key […]
[ April 30, 2017; 2:00 pm; May 7, 2017; 2:00 pm; ]
Tasting Australia 2017 will showcase a selection of the country’s premium produce and world-class talent over eight days of inimitable food and beverage experiences.
From April 30 to May 7, food and wine lovers can immerse themselves in events in and around Adelaide. The festival offers an incredible line-up of local heroes, Australian chefs, and […]
[ March 25, 2017; ]
Sauce Day is an Italian tradition where families get together to make, bottle and preserve tomato sauce to stock up to use for the rest of the year.
To honour this tradition, the Adelaide Central Market are holding their very own Sauce Day at the Market on Saturday 25 March 2017! Celebrate the versatility and abundance […]
Kids’ Weekend at Adelaide Writers’ Week | Review | 9 March 2017
I took the children to Kids’ Weekend at the Adelaide Writers’ Week on Sunday and they had a blast. There was plenty to see and do and it’s such a great location with all those lovely shady trees, bunting strung up everywhere and books […]
[ June 10, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
Happy Town – Families
ASO Festival of Learning & Participation Concert
Narrated by the charismatic Paul Rissmann, hear the story of Chutney the Chimpanzee as he transforms the town of Drabsville into a town of colour and joy.
Based on the book by Giles Andreae, The Chimpanzees of Happy Town will be brought to life by the Adelaide […]
[ March 3, 2017; 12:00 pm; ]
Newsflash – Get your FREE FRIES! Famous fries joint, Lord of the Fries, invades Radelaide – Ethical fast food movement brings first-ever all vegan shop to South Australia!
On Friday 3 March 2017, LOTF Adelaide will officially launch by ‘reigning’ fries on the city. Famous for their feeding frenzy launches, the day will see the Lords dish […]
[ February 15, 2017; 5:30 pm; February 19, 2017; 9:30 am; ]
Free bike education courses
Get on your bike and ‘Beat the Jam’ with a FREE bike education session.
With Clipsal lane restrictions and road closures beginning from 15 February until 10 March, delays are expected and if you’ve been thinking about saving time and riding your bike to work because of traffic congestion, now would be a […]
A to Zoo
Come and join Adelaide Zoo for the second term of ‘A to Zoo’, the newest zoo learning program specifically designed for toddlers and pre-schoolers.
‘A to Zoo’ is a fun, activity-based learning program, designed to engage, encourage and inspire your child and introduce them to many animals through storytelling, craft, movement and music.
In each of […]
[ March 4, 2017 to March 5, 2017. ]
Kids’ Weekend | Adelaide Writers’ Week 2017
The magic is back with the Adelaide Writers’ Week Kids’ Weekend – two days of stories, songs, parades and some pretty amazing creatures.
Come along and spend some time with singer/songwriter Holly Throsby, local theatre company Story Trove, Evelyn Roth’s Nylon Zoo and the ever wonderful Nest Studios. There will be […]
[ February 24, 2017 to February 26, 2017. ]
Cellar Door Fest – South Australia’s best in the heart of the city!
Meet, taste and discover more than 180 wineries, breweries, distilleries and food producers from 15 South Australian regions, all under one roof in the heart of the city at the Adelaide Convention Centre.
From internationally renowned brands, to niche boutique stars, the Cellar Door Fest provides the […]
[ 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.
[ January 19, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Fuel for Little Foodies with Rory Sloane
Get the kids excited, Crows player Rory Sloane will be teaming up with Themis Chryssidis from Sprout for a special cooking demo with special thanks to U-Install-It Kitchens!
Themis will be cooking a nutrient packed Summer dish and chatting to Rory about which food he likes to eat to prepare […]
[ January 29, 2017; 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ]
Chillin’ By The River
Summertime in Adelaide! Pinky Flat becomes the place to be for outdoor lovers with the Chillin’ By the River event!
Chillin’ By the River is an urban beach concept with a couple of food trucks, drinks and live band and a DJ. There is a relatively big area in the park where everyone […]
[ January 3, 2017 to January 4, 2017. ]
The rotting flesh-smelling Titan arum, Ganteng (Amorphophallus titanum), better known as the Corpse Flower – has begun flowering at Adelaide Botanic Garden’s Bicentennial Conservatory!
If you missed it when one bloomed at Mt Lofty Botanic Garden here’s your chance to see it in the city, but you only have around 48 hours to see it.
The Conservatory’s […]