[ 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 […]
[ March 25, 2017; ]
[ May 20, 2017 to May 21, 2017. ]
Big Family Weekend
A joyous, fun, BIG inclusive event that will span many and varied locations along North Terrace and a few to the side.
DreamBIG Children’s Festival Big Family Weekend is a trail of art and wonder for children and their families over two days with shows, workshops, activities, exhibitions, eating, making, watching, laughing, thinking, chatting, questioning, dancing, singing and performances. There really is something […]
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 […]
[ January 26, 2017; 6:00 pm; ]
Australia Day in the City – Parade, Concert & Fireworks is South Australia’s largest Australia Day celebration held in the heart of Adelaide at Elder Park.
Join more than 40,000 people celebrating Australia’s national day!
Australia Day in the City-Parade, Concert & Fireworks is an event where everyone can come together and celebrate what it means to […]
[ January 19, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ]
Science Club – Chemistry in a Cup and iRobots
Pop, fizzle, learn and giggle with these fun and friendly Chemistry in a Cup experiments. Plus, explore the exciting world of robotics with Ollie, the trick robot!
Using the latest iPad apps, drive and race Ollie through a maze of your own creation, or perform a crazy trick […]
[ January 7, 2017; 3:00 pm; ]
Cirque Nocturne presents Litha, a afternoon of fun and frivolity in celebration of summer, circus style!
The event will be held in Victoria Square on 7 January 2017, and includes all ages come-and-try workshops in a variety of different circus activities, such as juggling, acrobatics, stilt walking and more.
The event concludes with a FREE show performed by Adelaide’s […]
[ December 24, 2016; 4:00 pm; ]
Kids’ Christmas at Trinity Church
Kids under 7 are invited to this fun Christmas Eve gathering!
This is an easy, no-stress Christmas event—specially designed for children under 7 years of age—that tells the Christmas story and has simple carols. Followed by a jumping castle and afternoon tea for the kids!
Free car parking is available in the church car […]
[ November 23, 2016 to January 9, 2017. ]
What’s on this Christmas in Rundle Mall
Get into the festive spirit!
There’s so much to see this Christmas in Rundle Mall. From Christmas-themed food, to a forest of real Christmas trees, to a beautiful Christmas carousel there are so many magical activities to enjoy.
Visit the Festive Forest this Christmas in Rundle Mall
As you wander through Rundle Mall you will […]
[ November 18, 2016; 5:00 pm; ]
Happy Forkth Birthday – Fork on the Road birthday celebrations
Somehow, Australia’s first Food Truck festival has made it to its Forkth birthday!! Come along and celebrate Fork On The Road’s Forkth birthday, featuring all your favourite food trucks and 20 craft breweries, plus awesome local wine and cider.
Fork on the Road Forkth Birthday Food Line Up
[ December 2, 2016; 6:00 pm; ]
Watch the Giant Christmas Tree light up in Victoria Square
Enjoy a free outdoor cinema and watch the giant Christmas Tree light up in Victoria Square this Christmas! All the fun is kicking off on Friday 2 December 2016, with live music, face painting, kids activities and food vendors on-hand from 6pm. The lighting of the […]
[ November 19, 2016 to November 20, 2016. ]
Adelaide Motorsport Festival
Adelaide comes alive to the sound of Classic Motorsport again over the weekend of 19 and 20 November 2016 as the Adelaide Parklands venue is transformed into the hub for the coming together of two significant motorsport events, both with a nostalgic theme: The Shannons Classic Adelaide Rally and the Victoria Park Sprint.
[ December 11, 2016; 2:00 pm; ]
Woolworths Carols by Candlelight in Elder Park
The spectacular Woolworths Carols by Candlelight, proudly presented by QBE and the Government of South Australia has been a wonderful Christmas tradition in South Australia for over 70 years, attracting generations of families to enjoy classic Christmas carols in beautiful Elder Park. The 2016 Woolworths Carols by Candlelight will feature outstanding […]
Top five reasons why South Australia is great for families and why we love living in Adelaide
The Lonely Planet has just named South Australia the 5th best region in the world to visit in their 2017 Best in Travel top 10 list.
Here at Play & Go we’re not surprised – we may be biased but we think Adelaide […]
Saturday on Oxford: Unley Vintage Fair
On Saturday 5 November 2016 Oxford Terrace will be closed off for Unley Libraries’ birthday celebrations. Join the community for a vintage fair, demonstrations and performances. It is Unley Libraries’ 50th birthday and they are going to celebrate with style.
On the street at the Unley Vintage Fair/Street Party:
Tintype Traveller mobile darkroom photography • […]
[ October 23, 2016; 9:30 am; ]
Walk For Prems 2016
Enjoy a great family day out at Adelaide’s Walk for Prems event and help raise funds for Life’s Little Treasures Foundation.
Each year thousands of babies are born premature or sick. With your help, Life’s Little Treasures Foundation can support these families along their journey. On 23 October 2016, at locations throughout Australia, families, […]