Win a Family Pass to see Mr Snot Bottom at The Adelaide Fringe
Kids comedy hero Mr Snot-bottom, brings a special snotty BEST OF his most ooeyiest, gooeyiest, slimiest songs and gruesomest gross-tactic gags in a roller-coaster of weirdness to celebrate 10 HUGE YEARS at the Adelaide Fringe!
Star of the Award Winning ‘Busy Bodies’ podcast, fringe […]
Family-Friendly Weekend Stay in Victor Harbor, South Australia
Have a whale of a time in the idyllic town of Victor Harbor, known for its fairy penguins, whale-spotting, and historic horse-drawn trams.
Review by Carla Caruso
Victor Harbor is a town I have fond memories of visiting as a child. But I haven’t got there as often as an […]
Business with Pleasure at the Garden of Unearthly Delights, Adelaide Fringe
Review By Cath Leo
Anne and Lloyd might be best known to you from their appearances on Channel 10’s Have you Been Paying Attention‘ and previous Adelaide Fringe Festivals, or in Anne’s case her work as the hilarious beauty expert Helen Bidou on Get Krackin’ and the […]
[ February 27, 2021; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Join in the fun at the next free Sat’dy on Goody
There will be craft activities, face painting, buskers and tasty samples to try from Boulangerie 113 and Goodwood Bakehouse on Goodwood Road from 10am until 1pm on Saturday 27 February 2021.
From 10am until 10.30am there will be a Grit Theatre workshop on the school oval […]
Comedy Hypnotist Matt Hale – Bonkers! | Adelaide Fringe 2021 Review
★★★★½ – 4½ Stars!
‘Bonkers’ is a hypnosis show but with a party and comedy twist that can be enjoyed both from the stage as a volunteer or in the audience. Living up to its name, it is full of silliness and light-hearted humour for all […]
Why is STEM integral to your child’s education?
STEM has gained importance in the education sector over the past few years. Educators understand the value of STEM and its positive impact on learning. However, as parents it can be hard to find a clear understanding of what STEM is, how it works in the classroom and […]
[ July 3, 2021 to July 4, 2021. July 10, 2021 to July 11, 2021. ]
CuttleFest – Swim with GIANT Cuttlefish
Be guided by nationally accredited snorkel guides and National Parks and Wildlife Service staff for a snorkel with the amazing Giant Australian cuttlefish at Stony Point in the Upper Spencer Gulf Marine Park.
Learn about their blue blood and see first hand their colourful mating rituals in a safe group environment. […]
[ March 20, 2021 to March 21, 2021. ]
Tipsy Hill – Open Gardens SA
Tipsy Hill, a one-of-a-kind property atop a hill in Blewitt Springs is opening its gardens this March, welcoming in members of the public to explore its extensive, captivating grounds and take in the breathtaking views.
It is home to wine royalty Bec Hardy, who has devoted herself to creating a charming […]
[ April 20, 2021; April 22, 2021 to April 23, 2021. ]
Marion Cultural Centre – April 2021 School Holiday Activities
It’s time to plan for the next school holidays at Marion Cultural Centre.
There are a few events going on at Marion Cultural Centre for the April 2021 School Holidays. Make sure to book them early as places are limited. The lineup includes Peter Combe, Juggling vs Magic […]
[ April 3, 2021 to April 17, 2021. ]
Every two years, dedicated groups of artists, event organisers and community volunteers from the western side of South Australia’s Fleurieu Peninsula host Festival Fleurieu (formally Leafy Sea Dragon Festival 2005–2013).
April 2021 will be celebrated with soft autumn weather, Easter rituals, several days of South Australian school holidays, and through the Yankalilla district community Festival, […]
[ March 2, 2021; March 5, 2021; ]
Peaceful Play at Marion Outdoor Pool
Peaceful Play sessions at Marion Outdoor Pool are just like a recreation session but more peaceful.
Marion Outdoor Pool is Adelaide’s premier outdoor pool facility, with its stunning grassed area’s, extensive shade, three pools, two large waterslides and a super-fun water park feature.
Read our Marion Outdoor Pool review here
Book online for the Autism […]
[ February 27, 2021 to February 28, 2021. ]
Hunt for Pokemon at Rundle Mall Plaza
South Australians can catch Pokemon this weekend at Rundle Mall Plaza! Participants can collect a form from Shin Tokyo and hunt for a variety of Pokemon located throughout Rundle Mall Plaza.
The Pokemon will be printed on vinyl stickers that will be stuck to the floor. Once participants have caught all […]
A country bike ride along the Amy Gillett Bikeway
The Amy Gillett bikeway is a specially built bike trail which runs from Oakbank, through Woodside and Charleston to Mount Torrens in the Adelaide Hills.
The bikeway was built to honour the memory of Amy Gillett, a member of the Australian women’s cycling team who was tragically killed […]
[ March 28, 2021; ]
Tonsley Science Fair
The Tonsley Science Fair is designed especially for families with primary school-aged children. It is hands-on, interactive and loads of fun.
Hold native animals, get up close and personal with invertebrates, try out some VR, take part in a workshop or be entertained by one of their fabulous science shows. And yes, they’ve got […]
[ February 26, 2021 12:00 am to March 14, 2021 12:02 am. ]
Adelaide Festival 2021 – Family Friendly Shows & Events
Every year, in the month of March, the Adelaide Adelaide Festival brings the very best of the arts from around the world, across the country and from our own community into South Australia. This year, some events will be live streamed from across the globe to venues […]
[ February 26, 2021 to February 27, 2021. March 5, 2021 to March 6, 2021. March 12, 2021 to March 13, 2021. ]
Twilight Fringe on O’Connell Street in North Adelaide
Go along to festival celebrations as Eighty Eight O’Connell transforms into an open air Fringe venue.
Enjoy a free program of entertainment as the sun goes down – each night is set to surprise and delight with flying trapeze, street theatre, roving artists, fire twirlers and musicians. There’ll be […]
[ May 27, 2021; ]
Academy Award® winner Emma Stone (“La La Land”) stars in Disney’s “Cruella,” an all-new live-action feature film about the rebellious early days of one of cinemas most notorious – and notoriously fashionable – villains, the legendary Cruella de Vil.
“Cruella,” which is set in 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, follows a young grifter […]
[ February 27, 2021; March 20, 2021; ]
Gouger Street Feast
Indulge in the mouth-watering tastes of Gouger Street with late night street dining in a variety of delicious eateries.
Outdoor dining will spill out on the streets across two Saturday nights – one in February and another in March, creating a feast for the senses with live music and delicious food from Gouger Street’s best.
[ April 14, 2021; 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. ]
The Royal Princess Ball
New Session: Due to public demand, an afternoon session for the Royal Princess Ball has opened. Please Register on the waitlist to be notified when tickets go on sale. Join the waitlist HERE
Little Princesses and Princes can attend a Royal Ball at the Krystal Palace in Port Adelaide in April. The event […]
[ March 13, 2021; ]
Family Crabbing Day
Join Nature Play SA for a family Crabbing Day off Brighton Jetty
Join Nature Play SA as they teach your children aged 5 – 12 years the skills to crab so it is safe, sustainable and most of all, heaps of fun.
Spend some quality time outdoors as they (literally) teach you the crabbing ropes […]
[ February 19, 2021 to March 21, 2021. ]
Fringe in Unley
Some amazing artists will be performing in Unley for the 2021 Adelaide Fringe – Fringe 21 At Your Doorstep. From music to cabaret, dance, comedy, theatre and visual arts – there is something for everyone right at your doorstep. Almost 40 different acts will be on offer at a variety of venues throughout […]
[ March 7, 2021; ]
Clean Up Australia Day
Clean Up Australia inspires and empowers communities to clean up, fix up and conserve our environment. The slogan for 2021 is ‘Step Up to Clean Up’.
What was started thirty years ago, by an “average Australian bloke” who had a simple idea to make a difference in his own backyard has now become the […]
Funtopia Prospect have launched FUNTOPIA PLAYGROUP
Especially designed for 2-4 year olds, Funtopia Prospect now offer FREE Playgroup sessions during the school term.
Held Monday to Friday during the school term, there will be two sessions each morning.
You simply need to register via the link below to attend your chosen session. It is completely free to register.
[ February 20, 2021 to February 21, 2021. February 27, 2021 to February 28, 2021. ]
See South Australian Circus Centre’s Performance Troupe during Adelaide Fringe 2021 with their show ‘Breathe’ in The Flamingo at Gluttony, Rymill Park and witness the talents of skilful young acrobats.
Breathe is a journey of introspection. The story of what’s inside our heads isn’t always reflected on the outside. When we allow ourselves to look deeper […]
[ February 14, 2021; February 15, 2021; February 20, 2021; February 21, 2021; ]
Grab a Gala – Apple Picking at Harrisville Orchards
The “New Season Gala” apples are ready to be picked at Harrisville Orchards in Lenswood.
The orchard fresh Galas are incredibly crisp and crunchy and the ‘Grab a Gala’ event is your last chance to enjoy fresh tasty apples straight from the trees.
Harrisville Orchards are the only commercial grower […]
[ February 19, 2021 to March 21, 2021. ]
Adelaide Fringe at Marion Cultural Centre
The Adelaide Fringe is returning to Marion in 2021 with a huge variety of quality experiences for everyone. To make it easy for you to enjoy the world’s second largest biannual arts festival, the Marion Cultural Centre is presenting over 40 shows, for everyone to enjoy.
There are 2 children’s […]
[ February 26, 2021; February 27, 2021; ]
Indian Mela 2021
Indian Mela is a FREE Annual festival of Indian Art and Culture with delicious Indian food.
India’s rich culture and diversity will be displayed in the biggest Indian event of the year. There will be a range of food stalls, exhibition stalls, kids rides, cultural performances, plays, art displays, and workshops.
Skate Parks Rejuvenation
Repairs and rejuvenation of the Elizabeth and Munno Para Skate Parks has been planned for expected completion in 2021.
Originally expected to be completed by March 2021, the contractor has been unavoidably detained so the rejuvenation works have been delayed. Stay tuned on the City of Playford Facebook for updates regarding the new commencement date.
The contractors […]
[ February 16, 2021; February 19, 2021; February 20, 2021; February 28, 2021; March 6, 2021; March 7, 2021; March 10, 2021; March 13, 2021; ]
Katherine Outback Experience – Tom Curtain’s In The West Tour
Multiple Golden Guitar winner, Tom Curtain, is touring South Australia with his national award winning Outback Horse and Dog Show and Live Music Event.
To celebrate the release of his fourth studio album, multiple Golden Guitar winner and horseman extraordinaire Tom Curtain, will again be hitting the […]
[ February 15, 2021 to February 24, 2021. ]
Adelaide’s Long Lunch – $30 Vouchers to Restaurants, Cafes, Tours & Attractions in Adelaide & North Adelaide
South Australians are invited to enter a draw to win one of 5,000 $30 vouchers to spend on lunch or an experience in the CBD or North Adelaide. This is part of a $150,000 economic stimulus package to specifically […]
Flying Fox Harnesses at All Abilities Playgrounds in South Australia
South Australia now has an ever-growing number of inclusive playgrounds or playgrounds with all abilities equipment. This includes equipment like the Flying Fox Harness which can now be found at numerous playgrounds. These harnesses are a wonderful addition, allowing children who need support to ride the […]
[ February 25, 2021 to February 28, 2021. March 2, 2021 to March 3, 2021. ]
The Pulse – Gravity & Other Myths / Aurora (Young Adelaide Voices)
What? Sixty people on stage? Thirty bodies in close-knit, full-pelt, intimate, sweaty co-operation; another thirty faces with wide open mouths singing their lungs out?
This exhilarating spectacle is the stuff of lockdown dreams: a massive embodiment of primal hunger for community and physical touch. Audience, […]
[ February 18, 2021 to April 15, 2021. ]
FREE Sesame Street Books for Kids
BIG W is set to give away more than 2.6 million Sesame Street books entirely free as part of its Free Books For Kids program, with another 40,000 books to be given to children in need.
Returning for its fifth instalment, the initiative seeks to support literacy by making books for […]
[ March 20, 2021; ]
Thai Festival 2021
Thai Festival is a family friendly festival with an abundance of activities for both adults and kids. This year’s festival showcases traditional food, costume and the unique culture of the Northeastern (Isan) region.
Hosted by the Thai-Australian Association of SA, there will be activities from morning until evening including traditional dances, cooking demonstrations, Thai […]
Family-Friendly Winery Bremerton Launches Tasting Room and Outdoor Area in Langhorne Creek, South Australia
Feel like you’re on the set of the ABC’s Aftertaste series, amid the vines and countryside, at Australia’s only sister-run winery … a winery which has just had a $1 million refresh.
by Carla Caruso
Looking for a family-friendly winery, where you can enjoy […]
Burnside Adventure Park
The Burnside Adventure Park is an award winning playground situated within Kensington Gardens Reserve.
This review has been updated February 2021.
Set amongst a natural landscape and huge gum trees, this beautiful play space is popular with children of all ages and abilities with an impressive selection of different activities on offer. From swinging and […]
Play It On – Supporting South Australian Families
Do you have unwanted sports gear lying around your house? Rather than throw it away, you can donate it all to Play it On so they can provide funding to assist children from families that are financially challenged, to participate in their chosen sport.
Donate your slightly used and […]
[ February 19, 2021 to March 28, 2021. ]
Fringe on Tour 2021 – Adelaide Fringe
Each year, Adelaide Fringe hits the road to bring a taste of Fringe to different corners of South Australia.
Looking for free family friendly fun this Fringe? The Adelaide Fringe is going on tour across South Australia and they’re rolling into a neighbourhood near you. Their Fringe on Tour caravan […]
[ April 2, 2021 to April 5, 2021. ]
Meadows 4 Day Easter Fair
The Meadows 4 Day Easter Fair is a family-friendly annual event. It is a large treasure market with around 100 stalls selling a wide variety of products including locally made arts and crafts, plants, books, clothing, toys, bric-a-brac, treasures and collectables.
Planning is underway to add a number of new and fun […]
[ February 28, 2021; ]
Adelaide Festival’s Middle Grade & YA Day
Tweens and Teens can enjoy a day at Pioneer Women’s Memorial Garden, featuring a stellar lineup of contemporary authors.
The day will include Davina Bell (The End of the World is Bigger Than Love), James Bradley (Ghost Species), Ursula Dubosarsky (The Word Spy and Pierre’s Not There), Will Kostakis (The Monuments series), Jess Scully (Glimpses of Utopia), R.A. Spratt (The […]
Free sanitary items to be made available in South Australian Schools
Sanitary products will be available for female students who need them in all South Australian public schools from 2021.
A grant will be provided to each public school based on the number of female enrolments in Year 5 and above, to ensure that access to sanitary […]