Go WILD at Adelaide’s hottest NEW play space for kids. Adelaide Zoo’s new Variety Children’s Zoo will open just in time for the School Holidays. Go WILD at Adelaide’s hottest NEW play space for kids! Smiles will widen and hearts will race when your little ones step foot in the BRAND-SPANKING-NEW Variety Children’s Zoo. Everywhere you look […]
Sanity Entertainment Specialising in the sale of movies, TV, music, Blu-ray and merchandise, and with over 150 stores nationally, Sanity Entertainment is one of Australia’s largest entertainment retailers. The Sanity Entertainment concept grew out of a recognised market demand for a new type of music store that combined ‘street wear’ fashions, such as those as seen on […]
[ October 1, 2019; October 2, 2019; October 3, 2019; October 8, 2019; October 9, 2019; October 10, 2019; ] Kids can spring into Wildification at Cleland Wildlife Park these holidays. Drop the kids off at Cleland Wildlife Park for the day so that you can sit back and relax while they are taken on a wild adventure. Kids in Wildification get to explore the park while learning lots of cool and interesting facts. Plus they get […]
[ November 11, 2019; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Playgroup on the Green at Civic Park Playgroup on the Green at Civic Park in Modbury is a huge outdoor event with fun for everyone. Featuring all your Playgroup favourites including face painting, messy play, crafts, sensory play, baby-zone and physical play. There will be something for all ages, including a coffee van for the adults. Hosted by […]
[ November 1, 2019; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] Playgroup at the Zoo Playgroup SA’s annual membership event returns to Adelaide Zoo on Friday 1 November, 2019. There will be an abundance of activities including children’s entertainers, baby zone, face painting, Playgroup activities, imaginative play and much more. There are a limited amount of discounted event tickets available. Tickets will be released soon via the Playgroup SA website […]
Unley Museum’s New Touchscreen & Fun Exhibitions Community museums are like ‘secret’ suburban gems. If you’ve got one nearby, it’s well worth dropping in … and it’s often FREE to do so, as with the Unley Museum. by Carla Caruso This treasure trove, run by the Unley Council, brings to life the area’s past and people via 12,000-plus […]
[ September 18, 2019 to November 30, 2019. ] Spring guide to the city of Adelaide Let the city be your playground this spring! With our longer days and warmer nights, it’s the perfect time to seek out city-bound adventures. There’s so much to do and so many places for families to explore. Pick one of eleven fabulous play spaces to explore.
[ September 25, 2019; 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour – Trophy Visit at St Patrick’s Technical College This year, communities around the nation and the world have been provided with the opportunity to experience the magic of the Lexus Melbourne Cup, and hear the many stories connected with Australia’s greatest horse-race. More than 75 communities applied to host the $200,000 trophy in […]
[ September 29, 2019; October 27, 2019; November 17, 2019; December 15, 2019; January 26, 2020; February 23, 2020; March 29, 2020; April 26, 2020; May 31, 2020; ] Make it Mine Markets at Henley Square Pavilion With a focus on arts, crafts and fashion the Make It Mine marketplace showcases handmade creations of local makers, artists and designers on the last Sunday of each month. Held in the Henley Square Pavilion, this family friendly event has something to entertain all ages with around 75 amazing […]
Mitcham Memorial Library & Brownhill Creek in Hawthorn If you thought libraries were just for bookworms or cranky types who like to ‘shh’ your kids, think again. Libraries aren’t what they used to be – particularly Hawthorn’s Mitcham Memorial Library. by Carla Caruso Following a $6.5 million rebuild, the new-look Mitcham Library flung open its doors in January […]
[ September 28, 2019; ] Variety Children’s Zoo to open in time for October school holidays! Adelaide Zoo’s new Variety Children’s Zoo will open on Saturday, 28 September 2019 and is set to be an amazing play space for kids filled with interactive areas that allow them to get closer than ever to some of the zoo’s most popular residents. Built with […]
[ September 26, 2019; ] Fulham North Primary School Spring Fair Fulham North Primary School will be hosting a Spring Fair on the afternoon of Thursday 26 September 2019 as a fundraiser for their school. Located on North Street in Henley Beach, the fun starts at 3:30pm and will conclude at 6pm. Activities will include class stalls, local business stalls, donated auction […]
[ October 6, 2019; ] Semaphore Carousel 90th Birthday Celebration Rotary celebrates the 90th birthday of the Semaphore Carousel by fundraising for Australian Rotary Health. On Sunday 6 October enjoy $2 rides, BBQ, veteran car display, facepainting and much more.
The Semaphore Carousel has been a resident of the Semaphore Foreshore since 1938. It is believed to be the largest operating carousel in […]
[ September 29, 2019; ] Falie Family Fun Day & Light Show The Historic Ketch Falie (HKF) is celebrating 100 years with a family fun day on Sunday 29 September 2019. In addition to their usual onboard open day experience, there will be a variety of additional activities on offer.
Illuminart will be illuminating the ship itself, with light and storytelling projection […]
[ November 7, 2019; ] Last Christmas | In Cinemas 7 November 2019 Emilia Clarke (HBO’s Game of Thrones), Henry Golding (A Simple Favor, Crazy Rich Asians), Michelle Yeoh and Emma Thompson star for director Paul Feig (A Simple Favor, Spy, Bridesmaids) in Last Christmas, a romantic comedy inspired by a George Michael beat, from a screenplay by Academy Award® winner […]
[ October 25, 2019; October 26, 2019; October 31, 2019; ] The Horbland Graveyard 2019 The Horbland Graveyard is a Halloween tradition. This terrifying maze will bring you the thrill that you are looking for during this season. As you make your way through the graveyard, you will come in contact with creatures of all sorts. Be ready to have a howling good time at this event. Horbland […]
[ November 8, 2019; 6:30 pm; ] Civic Park Movies – Home Alone Join Civic Park Movies for their first FREE movie screening for the season – Home Alone. Arrive early from 6:30pm, share dinner on the park, then sit back, relax and enjoy the movie in the natural surrounds of Civic Park. Enjoy the free family entertainment before the movie starts at 8:30pm […]
[ September 22, 2019; ] SANFL Grand Final at Adelaide Oval Feel the finals fever as the 2019 SANFL Statewide Super League all comes down to the last game – Port Adelaide v Glenelg. As well as the main game, there’s plenty of free activities for kids including face painting and balloon twisting, and get your photo taken with the National Pharmacies Christmas […]
Semaphore Steam Train | Spring School Holidays The Semaphore Steam Train will run every day during the Spring School Holidays except for Tuesdays and Thursdays. The National Railway Museum operates a 2km long 457 mm gauge railway from Semaphore to Fort Glanville which departs from the foot of the jetty at the end of the popular Semaphore […]
[ November 24, 2019; ] Harcouts Smith Semaphore Street Fair The Harcourts Smith Semaphore Street Fair is an annual day of fun for everyone. The Semaphore Street Fair is FREE family-friendly day when Semaphore Road is closed to traffic and the fun begins.
Enjoy Free Wi-fi from KernWi-Fi, al fresco food, market stalls, roving entertainers, and entertainment stages. Live music and DJs also […]
[ October 10, 2019; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] Meet the Machines at Wigley Reserve during the October school holidays. Meet the Machines is a FREE school holiday event for kids and big kids alike. Go down to Wigley Reserve, Glenelg to get up close and personal with some big machines on Thursday 10 October. There’ll be diggers, fire trucks, ambulances and even a mini monster […]
[ October 9, 2019; ] Bat Camp! ***Editors note: Booked out*** Marvel at one of Adelaide’s most marvellous animals, the Grey-headed Flying-fox at Bat Camp on Wednesday 9 & Thursday 10 October. Local bat experts will delight kids at Bat Camp! Kids will be able to visit the bats at their roost, participate in kite-making, drawing/painting and peering through microscopes in the […]
[ September 28, 2019 to October 13, 2019. ] The Big Wedgie at West Beach Parks October School Holidays The Big Wedgie returns to West Beach Parks these school holidays – hitting the famed Adelaide holiday park for its second year! The Big Wedgie’s welcome return will include 5 inflatable, family-friendly waterslides with something for all ages. Locals will remember (and tourists will never forget) the […]
[ November 7, 2019; ] Outdoor Classroom Day 2019 Outdoor Classroom Day is a global campaign to celebrate and inspire outdoor learning and play. On the day, thousands of schools around the world take lessons outdoors and prioritise playtime. In 2018, over 3.5 million children worldwide took part, over 300,000 of those were in Australia.
Outdoor learning improves children’s health, engages them with […]
[ October 1, 2019 to December 15, 2019. ] Walk the Bat Trail in the City of Adelaide Walk the Bat Trail and look for the 25 bat tags to learn more about Adelaide’s Grey-headed Flying-foxes. See if you can find them all! The trail is located along the banks of the River Torrens / Karrawirra Pari, adjacent Botanic Park. The Bat Trail will be […]
[ October 13, 2019; ] Salisbury Plays at St Kilda Salisbury Plays will arrive at St Kilda Adventure Playground for some games, sports, fun and food. In partnership with Nature Play SA, this exciting event is filled with a range of nature play activities for children and families of all ages, from bush craft and kite making to walks exploring the biodiversity […]
[ October 10, 2019; October 11, 2019; ] 13: The Musical Tickets are now on sale for Adelaide Theatre Academy’s upcoming production “13: The Musical”, performed by their Performance Troupe and Showstopper students at the Goodwood Institute. Following a move from New York City to small-town Indiana, young Evan Goldman grapples with his parents’ divorce, prepares for his impending Bar Mitzvah and navigates the complicated […]
[ September 21, 2019; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Houndwave – Doggy Day Out in Adelaide Dogs and their families can enjoy a fun day out in beautiful Light Square/Wauwi on Saturday 21 September. Expect a terrific lineup of live music as well as markets, information sessions, exhibitors, food and wine. There will be a kidzone with the Imagination Playground, face painting, colouring and more. There will be […]
[ October 11, 2019; ] Festival of Now A celebration of mental health & wellbeing in South Australia. In its seventh year the Festival of Now brings the mental health community together to showcase creativity used in the healing journey and break down misconceptions of mental illness. Attractions at the festival include free food, live music and performance, interactive wellbeing activities, arts […]
[ October 8, 2019; ] Lunch In the Square To launch Mental Health Week, the Mental Health Coalition of South Australia will be hosting lunch in Victoria Square/Tarndanyangga. There will be activities, arts and crafts, games, music, Juan’s Paella and FREE Sunny’s Pizza. Everyone is invited to take a mental health break over lunch and celebrate the start of Mental Health Week. […]
[ October 9, 2019; ] Carnival in the North This carnival is about planting the seeds for good mental health. Carnival in the North is an inclusive carnival for everyone, whether you want to find some positive ways to improve your mental health, or to learn how to maintain your wellbeing. There is something for everyone this Mental Health Week.
[ November 10, 2019; 10:30 am; November 14, 2019 to November 20, 2019. ] Alice-Miranda Friends Forever on the big screen at Event Cinemas Based on the best-selling book series by Jacqueline Harvey, experience Alice-Miranda for the first time on the big screen in a fun-filled adventure Alice-Miranda Friends Forever. This is the story of Alice-Miranda Highton-Smith-Kennington-Jones. An extraordinary young girl, who at the age of nine and three quarters has […]
[ November 6, 2019; ] Free Parenting Seminar on Positive Ways to Help Children Behave with Dr Justin Coulson At this FREE parenting seminar, nationally recognised parenting expert, Dr Justin Coulson will talk about guiding children’s behaviour with positive discipline strategies that lead to better behaviour, better relationships and happier families. Are you the parent or carer of a 3-13 year old? […]
[ October 19, 2019 to October 20, 2019. ] PETstock Microchip Blitz On Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October 2019, participating PETstock stores across Adelaide and throughout South Australia will provide a $10 microchipping service to encourage more pet owners to get their pets microchipped and keep them out of pounds. Microchipping at the event will cost just a fraction of the standard price, which can […]
Port Germein is a small seaside town that boasts a big attraction- the longest jetty in South Australia! by Katrina Gogel Located at the top of the Spencer Gulf with the Southern Flinders Ranges as its backdrop, the quiet coastal town of Port Germein is a popular holiday destination and stopover for tourists. In recent years on […]
[ September 29, 2019; ] Explore, Discover + Play – A Family Day Out at Felixstow Reserve Join Nature Play SA and the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters as they host a FREE family day out at the award winning Felixstow Reserve. The fun-filled day will have the whole family exploring wetlands teeming with life, discovering Kaurna culture and playing […]
[ September 22, 2019; October 27, 2019; November 24, 2019; December 15, 2019; February 23, 2020; March 22, 2020; April 26, 2020; ] Stirling Laneways Stirling Laneways continues to present its trademark mix of market stalls and live street entertainment invigorating the laneways and byways of the “gateway to the Adelaide Hills” village of Stirling on Market Day Sundays from September to April each year. The award-winning Stirling Laneways is more than a market. From September to April, each event […]
Australian Government Department of Health’s National Public Toilet Map As part of the National Continence Program, the Toilet Map provides information on over 19,000 publicly available toilets across Australia, including accessibility, opening hours and facilities, such as showers and baby change. This is great news for parents with little ones who prefer to visit places that […]
[ October 21, 2019 to October 27, 2019. ] Aussie Backyard Bird Count 2019 Record the types of birds you see and how many there are in your backyard, local park, schoolyard or another favourite outdoor space and help create a snapshot of Australia’s birds. The #AussieBirdCount is a great way to connect with the birds in your backyard no matter where your backyard happens to […]