Win Tickets to Monster Jam at the Adelaide Oval, 15 October 2016
One of the biggest family shows, Monster Jam® is heading back to Australia with its big trucks and high-powered vehicles including some familiar favourites plus up to five brand new trucks and drivers. With even more super-charged moto-tainment providing a unique sensory experience like […]
Win Tickets to Monster Jam at the Adelaide Oval, 15 October 2016
[ October 22, 2016; 8:00 am to 10:00 pm. ]
The Australian Performance Nationals (OZ NATS) is here! 22 October 2016, at the famous Adelaide International Raceway.
OZ NATS is an action packed event that brings a wide variety of performance and show cars together for a huge day of fun & competition.
There will be Burnouts, Street Drags (heads up drag racing on the iconic AIR […]
[ June 11, 2016; 9:30 am; June 12, 2016; 9:30 am; June 13, 2016; 9:30 am; ]
28th Annual Adelaide Model Railway Exhibition – Queen’s Birthday Long Weekend!
Go and see Adelaide’s premiere model train show, with operating layouts, commercial sales, modelling demonstrations and kids activities. There will be over 30 working model railway layouts to view, Kitty Kat Face Painting and an activity table for the kids.
Find yourself a bargain on the secondhand table or […]
[ May 16, 2016 to June 13, 2016. ]
Come and see the significant part railways played in Australia’s war effort.
From the transport of war equipment, to troop trains transporting soldiers and nurses; railways played a significant part in Australia’s war effort. The National Railway Museum is hosting the Workshops Railway Museum travelling exhibition Railways 1914-18, which complements their latest exhibit South Australian Railways and the World […]
[ October 15, 2016; 7:00 pm; ]
Monster Jam Adelaide Expect the Unexpected
One of the biggest family shows, Monster Jam® is heading back to Adelaide with its big trucks and high-powered vehicles including some familiar favourites, plus up to five brand new trucks and drivers. With even more super-charged moto-tainment this will be a unique sensory experience like no other.
Australia will be the […]
[ July 21, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. July 22, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. July 23, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. July 24, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Family Fun Fair at the National Railway Museum.
Lots of children’s entertainment, music, singing and dancing, street theatre, Aussie Wildlife tent and face painting. Plenty of catering and BBQ for food and drink.
Three separate train rides – all rides included in the admission fee. Steam trains Peronne, and little green steam train Bill and also the Redhen railcars will […]
[ September 17, 2016; 10:00 am to 9:00 pm. September 18, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:30 pm. ]
Steampunk Festival ‘16!
Head to the National Railway Museum for two days of great fun at the Steampunk Festival. There will be a mixture of antique dress up, weird science, live music, merchant stalls and artists exhibitions. There will be plenty of food and drink available and lots of photo opportunities. Best dressed competition, prizes and more!
Steam train Bill, […]
[ May 22, 2016; 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ]
The Steam Train Day is open to the general public, with all proceeds going to St Helen’s Park Kindergarten.
There are miniature steam trains that everyone can ride on, with a sausage sizzle and cake. So head along and take your friends and family.
Totally covered footwear is required to ride on the trains.
For more information and all enquiries […]
[ March 20, 2016; 10:30 am; 10:30 am; ]
Adelaide Parklands Comes Alive with Vintage Cars!
Almost 200 veteran and vintage cars, trucks and motorcycles are expected to converge on the Adelaide Parklands for a free public display on Sunday 20th March.
Organised by The Vintage Sports Car Club of South Australia, the 9th Annual Historic Motor vehicle Gathering Display Day once exclusively for vehicles built […]
[ April 17, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:30 pm. ]
The National Railway Museum’s little blue steam train Bub and their little diesel train Ken are celebrating their birthdays in grand style.
All children aged 8 years and under will receive free entry to the party with a free birthday party loot-bag. Kids will also get free train rides behind Bub and Ken and on Bluebird Kestrel!
There will be free children’s […]
[ April 10, 2016; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
The 25th Rock & Roll Rendezvous is a full day of fun and entertainment for lovers of all things rock and roll.
Rock & Roll Rendezvous is a day full of fun and entertainment for rock and rollers of all ages. With hundreds of classic vehicles, music and dancing, children’s activities and the Fashions in the […]
[ March 3, 2016 to March 6, 2016. ]
The Clipsal 500 Adelaide, a round of the V8 Supercar Championship Series, is Australia’s largest domestic motor sport event and this year will be the 18th race to be held in Adelaide.
Motorsport fans with families are a big part of the Clipsal 500 Adelaide. A range of ticket options are available for families in both […]
[ January 24, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:30 pm. ]
Cars, food and family entertainment in beautiful Strathalbyn on Sunday, 24 January 2016.
The idea for the Cars of Australia Show came from Strathalbyn Auto Collectors Club Inc. President Glyn Morris who thought it was an ideal way to contribute to the town and community of Strathalbyn. This year will be the third time the show will […]
[ February 13, 2016; 7:00 pm; ]
Adelaide, are you ready for Monster Slam?
Eight of the world’s best Monster Trucks are set to invade the Adelaide Showgrounds on February 13th.
Wayville Showground, Adelaide’s home of Monster Trucks, is set to ignite with a brand new and unseen show with an invasion of International Monster Truck drivers. For the first time ever Adelaide locals can […]
[ April 2, 2016 10:00 am to April 3, 2016 10:00 am. ]
Gravfest ’16 will be full-on with the business cup and the CFS cup on Saturday alongside qualifying runs and exhibitions.
There will be over 60 stalls of food and goodies and live bands running into the night. On Sunday the big races for carts and bikes will decide who is king of the hill for 2016.
[ October 31, 2015; 7:45 pm to 11:45 pm. ]
These rusty rails, will tell their tales……. and make your blood run cold.
Saturday 31st October. Ghost Train rides from 8pm, and the rides are recommend for children over 7 years of age.
You are welcome to come dressed in fancy dress.
Off street car parking is available.
Children under the age of 10 years must be accompanied by […]
[ October 16, 2015; 5:30 pm; ]
On Friday 16 October at 5:30pm the City comes alive to the sound of Formula One’s as seven 1980s and 1990s F1 cars drive through the city from Victoria Park under Police Escort to the Gouger Street Party. Watch as 200 Classic Adelaide Rally cars plus Group A, Group C and early V8 Supercars are on show as […]
[ October 18, 2015; 7:00 am to 3:30 pm. ]
The Jamestown Air Spectacular is to be held Sunday, 18 of October at the Sir Hubert Wilkons Aerodrome in Jamestown.
They will be loads of action, with the Darren Defilippo Jet Car, Flintstone Ornithopter, action bike jump over an aircraft, pyrotechnics, and many other aircrafts.
Over 100 aircraft will feature at the event including the Avenger, Boomerang, Trojan, […]
[ October 18, 2015; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Convoy for Kids is here again, and this year it’s even bigger and better than ever before.
“Convoy” is a unique event which sees South Australia’s trucking and transport industry partner with Novita Children’s Services to have fun and raise vital funds to help children living with disability and other special needs.
Novita invites you to gather your […]
[ October 16, 2015 to October 17, 2015. ]
After a 6 year hiatus, the Classic Adelaide Rally is set to return to both the Adelaide Hills and Fleurieu Peninsula of South Australia.
In 2015 the Classic Adelaide Rally returns as a major component of the Adelaide Motorsport Festival, recreating the iconic and world renowned tarmac rally of South Australia that was held between 1996 […]
[ October 31, 2015; ]
Take Your Tops Off on Sunday 31 October will see owners of convertible cars, from veteran to modern, help raise money for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. “This is a great opportunity for the Museum to give something back to the community and to a very important cause,” said the Museum’s Director, Paul Rees. “The grounds […]
[ October 17, 2015; October 18, 2015; ]
Victoria Park becomes Classic Car Central for 2 days in October 2015 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 Adelaide Motorsport Festival is a virtual “museum-in-motion”. A three-day festival that draws upon South Australia’s rich motorsport history and celebrates […]
[ November 14, 2015; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. November 15, 2015; ]
The Cruise will depart Castle Plaza at 10:00am on Sunday 15 November. Vehicles will travel along South Road, then via the Southern Expressway to Aldinga, through Myponga and on to Yankalilla.
Watch the cars go by or head to the picturesque Yankalilla Memorial Park Oval to join in the family-friendly event. Activities on the oval will […]
[ September 13, 2015; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Put Sunday 13 September in your diaries and head down to Rundle Street as the Bay to Birdwood converges on Rundle Street East.
Rundle Street, Vardon Lane and Ebenezer Place will be closed and over 70 classic cars and motorbikes will be on display from the 50s, 60s and 70s.
There will be fashion, food and Rock […]
[ September 6, 2015; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
Every year families everywhere face the difficult task of deciding what to get their ‘old man’ for Father’s Day and Dads are left with a flood of socks and jocks, barbecue aprons and chocolate coated cashews!
To make up for this, the National Motor Museum is inviting all dads to celebrate their day enjoying a trip […]