[ September 28, 2019 to October 13, 2019. ] Variety Children’s Zoo at the Adelaide Zoo Adelaide Zoo’s new Variety Children’s Zoo is open from Saturday, 28 September 2019. It’s an amazing interactive play space for kids, allowing families to get closer than ever to some of the zoo’s most popular residents. Built with the help of the South Australian community and children’s charity Variety Australia, […]
The best spots to see trains in Adelaide – miniature trains, train rides and parks We are lucky in Adelaide that there are plenty of spots for a fun day out for train enthusiasts, big and small. If you’re looking for train rides or somewhere to go to see model trains then we hope this list […]
[ November 16, 2019; 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Wombat Awareness Organisation Open Day Join the Wombat Awareness Organisation for their open day on Saturday 16 November 2019 in Flaxley.
WAO has the only free range, cage free wombat sanctuary. As the wombats’ happiness is their absolute priority, the sanctuary is only open for small, private visits except for this one afternoon where their doors are opened […]
Family Fun on a Boat with the BBQ Buoys in Adelaide Discover Adelaide’s Riverbank on a self-drive cruise along the River Torrens in a donut-shaped boat, a BBQ sizzling away and endless birdlife to observe. Floating along the River Torrens in a BBQ Buoy is such a unique experience and a wonderful way to see the city […]
[ December 13, 2019; ] Reynella Christmas Pageant This year marks the third “twilight Reynella Christmas Pageant”. The pageant follows along the long tradition of Christmas Pageants that used to be held in Old Reynella, almost a decade ago (although previously a different day, different procession plan etc). It will be a Christmas Family Fun Day – with affordable food, drink and […]
[ November 16, 2019 to November 17, 2019. ] Fullarton Christmas Craft Fair The Fullarton Christmas Craft Fair will be held in November on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 at the Fullarton Community Centre. With humble beginnings on the front veranda of an eastern suburb’s house, The Fullarton Christmas Craft Fair is now in it’s 38th year, and is now held at the Fullarton Park Community […]
[ December 7, 2019; 8:30 pm; ] Free Family Friendly Outdoor Movies How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World – Free Outdoor Screening at Glenunga Hub Hosted by the City of Burnside and Burnside Community Centres, enjoy this FREE family friendly outdoor screening of How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World on Saturday 7 December.
[ November 29, 2019 to December 1, 2019. ] Food Truck Carnivale in Semaphore The Food Truck Carnivale is on the move again and heading to Semaphore Beach for the 2019 Australian Beach Games Over one huge weekend at Semaphore, Australian Beach Games will combine with Food Truck Carnivale to offer all ages an exciting multisport festival. Imagine playing the sport you love with your mates, […]
[ November 10, 2019; ] Marion Outdoor Pool Open Day Marion Outdoor Pool will be hosting an open day filled with fun activities and food for the whole family on Sunday 10 November 2019. There will be a range of food vans on site on the day and a special $3 entry fee per person all day. Activities and attractions
Macclesfield Strawberry Fete The 92nd Macclesfield Strawberry Fete will be held on Sunday 24 November on Davenport Square, Macclesfield, from 9:30am. There will be something for everyone with a live band, children’s activities, agility dog performances, and of course food and strawberries galore. Enjoy the variety of market stalls and a wide range of strawberry produce.
[ October 19, 2019; ] Making Henley Beach Accessible Henley Beach is the first totally accessible beach in South Australia, featuring beach wheelchairs, beach mats available 24/7 and the new Changing Places, a facility to assist those with high support needs and their families and carers. Celebrate the launch of summer activities and accessible Henley with the City of Charles Sturt and Henley […]
Adelaide’s First Art Vending Machine The Art Gallery of South Australia welcomes the first Adelaide Art Vending Machine, curated by Art Vending Machines Australia creator Steph Cibich. The recycled vending machine dispenses works of art and DIY crochet kits by emerging local artist Carly Snoswell. Find it in the Sculpture Courtyard on your next visit. ‘The Adelaide […]
[ October 20, 2019; ] Spectacular Sundays at Carrick Hill Spectacular Sundays is an ongoing program taking place on the third Sunday of each month. Carrick Hill’s third Spectacular Sundays program will take place on 20 October with a Garden Party theme. Admission is free with free parking onsite and wheel chair and pram access.
The day includes traditional storytelling on the Children’s […]
Goolwa Skate Park New Pump Track The seaside town of Goolwa in South Australia now has a brand new asphalt pump track, designed and constructed by TrailScapes (in front of the skate park). The new pump track will be a great new attraction for the area. Being asphalt means it’s a nice smooth surface and suitable for […]
[ December 13, 2019 to December 22, 2019. ] Christmas Lights, Festive Nights Enjoy 10 magical evenings of activities and entertainment at Christmas Lights, Festive Nights in Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga. With so much on offer, the City of Adelaide have curated a different program for every night. Activities & Entertainment
Sit in Santa’s sleigh led by Rudolph made from LEGO® bricks Shop at Christmas markets (Saturdays & […]
Meet Alan the Alpaca – a star of Brownhill Creek Tourist Park From alpaca-themed kids’ parties to Matt Cosgrove’s Macca the Alpaca books, the South American animals are proving very ‘on trend’ right now … by Carla Caruso Adelaide even has its own Instagram-famous pet alpacas, from Alfie the Alpaca to Chewpacca. And, as Play & Go discovered, another […]
[ October 1, 2019 to October 31, 2019. ] Flinders Chase National Park Centenary National Parks and Wildlife Service South Australia (NPWSSA) is celebrating the 100 year anniversary of Flinders Chase National Park. There will be free entry to Flinders Chase National Park on 12 of October, as well as camping discounts during October. Flinders Chase National Park was the second national park to be declared […]
[ October 25, 2019 to October 27, 2019. ] Fleurieu Folk Festival The Fleurieu Folk Festival is a multiple-award winning festival that presents a weekend of music concerts and sessions, dance, workshops, open mic concerts, folk jams, children’s entertainment, stalls, and more. The Fleurieu Folk Festival is South Australia’s largest folk music festival with past attendances exceeding 8000 and 2019 will be the Festival’s 13th year […]
Spooktacular ways to celebrate Halloween If you’re looking for ideas on how to celebrate Halloween this year, here are the top picks for a Spooktacular time in the city of Adelaide From zany zoo visits and cooky crafts to terrifying trails and devilish dodgeball – there’s something that will be sure to raise the hairs for all […]
[ November 10, 2019; ] The Great Duck Race in Strathalbyn On the second Sunday in November each year, the Great South Australian Duck Race is held in the Soldiers Memorial Park at the beautiful township of Strathalbyn. 2019 is the 30th anniversary of the Great Duck Race The event officially commences at 10am, and includes a variety of stalls, food and […]
[ November 8, 2019 to November 10, 2019. ] Food Truck Carnivale in Seaford The Food Truck Carnivale is on the move again and heading to Commercial and Seaford Roads in Seaford. The free family friendly event from 8-10 November will create an all-inclusive experience through delicious food offerings, wine, breweries, fun live entertainment, amusements and an open air cinema.
[ October 20, 2019; November 17, 2019; January 27, 2020; March 29, 2020; ] West Lakes Kids Series Triathlons Triathlon South Australia is proud to bring to you a new kids race series embedded in their Westfield West Lakes Triathlon Series Events. Thanks to the generous support of Westfield West Lakes, the events will see participants aged 6-10 years participate in a fun and engaging event that will see the kids […]
[ October 15, 2019; 11:00 am; ] Official Opening of Mitchell Park Oval Playground The Mitchell Park Oval Playground has been upgraded and will be officially opened to the public on Tuesday 15 October 2019 at 11am. Families and members of the community are invited to celebrate the opening of this new look reserve with a free barbeque. Children will be able to enjoy […]
[ October 12, 2019; ] Hit107 Super Cool School Holidays – Day at the Park, Free Family Event Adelaide’s Hit107 is hosting a free event for families at Jubilee Park in Port Noarlunga on Saturday 12 October. The Hit107 Black Thunders will be at Jubilee Park and there will be plenty of fun activities including an inflatable soccer arena thanks to Soccajoeys […]
[ November 3, 2019; ] Uraidla & Summertown Country Show & Sustainability Fair A family friendly day, the Uraidla Show has something for everyone. From entertainment and live music, to food and wine, locals showcasing their skills and produce, and much more. For well over a century the Annual Uraidla & Summertown Show has been the highlight of the local calendar, and […]
[ November 16, 2019; ] Lighting of the Christmas Tree – Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga Enjoy a magical evening of free entertainment at the Lighting of the Christmas Tree in Victoria Square. This is a fantastic event for all ages with music, food and fun family activities. Celebrate the start of the Christmas season as the City of Adelaide flicks the big switch to turn […]
[ October 12, 2019; December 1, 2019; December 21, 2019; January 5, 2020; April 11, 2020; ] Stable Stars Summer Series is back- First stop Morphettville Stable Stars Kids Club is excited to be bringing back their Summer Series Events. The first stop for the new season is Romeo’s Family Race Day at Morphettville Racecourse on Saturday 12 October, which is set to be one of the biggest and best family friendly race […]
[ December 14, 2019; 7:30 pm; ] The Ultimate Romantic Comedy – Love Actually In Concert Following sold out tours of the UK in 2017 and 2018, Love Actually in Concert will be making its Australian premiere this December – just in time for Christmas! Directed by Richard Curtis and originally released in cinemas in 2003, the film has become one of our all-time […]
[ November 1, 2019; December 6, 2019; February 7, 2020; March 6, 2020; ] Campbelltown Moonlight Markets at Thorndon Park The Campbelltown Moonlight Markets are back for another season. This free, family-friendly event welcomes visitors to settle in for the evening, enjoy a great meal, and watch the sun go down over the picturesque reservoir. The markets are held at Thorndon Park, on the first Friday of November, December, February and […]
[ October 27, 2019; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] The Forkening: Unley-sh your hunger – Fork on the Road The first Fork on the Road for season 7 will be on Sunday 27 October at Orphanage Park in Millswood. The Halloween themed day will begin at 11am and include food trucks, a bar, live music and kids entertainment. There will be prizes for best costume so […]
[ November 2, 2019; ] Sea Shepherd Adelaide’s Ocean Defence Tour The annual Sea Shepherd Australia Ocean Defence Tour is coming to Adelaide with a family friendly event in November. The Ocean Lovers Family Friendly afternoon will be a great event for families to attend with official Sea Shepherd merchandise for sale, live music, vegan food and licensed bar plus a chance […]
[ November 12, 2019; ] Westfield Matildas v Chile in Adelaide The Westfield Matildas are back in Australia. After their run at the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019™ in France, the team is back on home soil to take on South American rivals Chile. Catch the likes of Sam Kerr, Steph Catley and Ellie Carpenter in action as they head to Coopers […]
[ November 14, 2019 to November 17, 2019. ] Mitsubishi Motors Australian International 3 Day Event The Mitsubishi Motors Australian International 3 Day Event (MMAus3DE) is Australia’s premier equestrian event and one of only two international sporting events held in Adelaide annually. The equestrian 3 day event – commonly known as ‘Eventing’ is the triathlon of horse sport comprising the three phases of dressage, cross country […]
[ October 12, 2019; ] Salisbury Recreation Precinct Season Open Day The 2019-20 Season at Salisbury Recreation Precinct will open on Saturday 12 October 2019. The centre features 2 outdoor pools, a toddler splash pool and 8 tennis courts.
Normal opening hours will apply (7am – 6pm) with the free activities only available between 12pm – 4pm.
[ October 12, 2019; ] Pipsqueaks Market Oogedy Boogedy Market Prepare to get Oogedy Boogedy at Pipsqueaks Halloween Market. Shop at wonderful stalls with handmade or new high quality gifts, like Halloween costumes for kids, homewares, candles, baby and kids stuff and lots more. Meet the new Kidpreneurs with their lil biz, including popcorn, candles, dog treats, slime and scrunchies.
[ October 12, 2019 to October 13, 2019. ] Port Elliot Show – Celebrating their 141st show this year This traditional agricultural show provides a show case for rural activity in this area, giving the local agriculturalists a chance to meet and exchange views, as well as giving their rapidly expanding suburban residents a place to learn about local agriculture and have a wonderful family […]
[ October 19, 2019; October 25, 2019; November 2, 2019; November 15, 2019; November 24, 2019; December 13, 2019; December 20, 2019; December 29, 2019; January 1, 2020; January 6, 2020; January 11, 2020; January 25, 2020; February 2, 2020; February 8, 2020; ] Adelaide 36ers Home Games 2019/20 Season The Adelaide 36ers are the only team in the National Basketball League (NBL) representing South Australia. Tickets are now on sale for the Adelaide 36ers home games for the 2019/20 season. This year, played at the new venue of Adelaide Entertainment Centre, it’s a must see experience for every basketball fan to […]
Fergusson Square, Toorak Gardens Playground Upgrade Review by Susannah Marks Fergusson Square in Toorak Gardens is a popular meeting point for local kids; tucked away in the beautiful tree-lined streets of Toorak Gardens. Its recent playground upgrade provides even more reasons to visit. Unless you were driving through the heart of Toorak Gardens it’s unlikely you’d come across […]
[ October 5, 2019 to October 12, 2019. ] Adelaide Oval Stadium Golf Adelaide Oval will be turned into a golfer’s paradise over seven days, from Saturday 5 October 2019. Featuring a nine-hole golf course, a nine-hole putting course, a Clubhouse putting hole, longest drive simulator competition and more – all open to the general public and corporate groups.
Teeing off from locations around the stadium, including […]
George Whittle Reserve / Prospect Skate Park Review by Susannah Marks George Whittle Reserve (aka Prospect Skate Park) features a basketball court, tennis court, skate park, BBQ area and play equipment. It’s been given a facelift recently (see images from JPE Design Studio below) with the park having its official open day this month (20 October 2019 […]
[ January 12, 2020 to January 18, 2020. ] World No.1 Ash Barty to headline Adelaide International field in 2020 World No.1 and Roland Garros champion Ashleigh Barty will headline the women’s field at the Adelaide International in 2020. Some of the best players in the world will compete for $2 million in prize money at the week-long WTA and ATP combined tournament when it takes […]
[ November 24, 2019; December 8, 2019; January 12, 2020; February 9, 2020; March 8, 2020; ] The Glenelg Sunset Markets – the ultimate beachside market. The Glenelg Sunset Markets return for the 2019/20 Spring/Summer season. Kicking off on Sunday 24 November to coincide with the Glenelg Christmas pageant, the market, now in its 4th year, highlights over 60 market stalls in fashion, kids, health, art and beauty.
Located on Glenelg’s beachfront on the sprawling […]