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Carols in the Ampitheatre | Stepney | 22 December 2013

[ December 22, 2013; 6:30 pm; ]
Bring the family along to enjoy Carols in the Ampitheatre.  The Spicer Uniting Church invite you to join them at Dunstan Grove for an evening of Carols and Nativity shows on Sunday December 22nd.  There will be free sausage sizzle at 6.30pm and carols and a nativity story from 7.30pm with music by the Salvation Army Band.
A […]

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Summer Festival | City of West Torrens | Dec 2013 – Feb 2014

[ December 21, 2013; 7:00 pm; January 11, 2014; 7:00 pm; February 8, 2014; 8:30 pm; ]
The City of West Torrens Council will stage the ever-popular Summer Festival again this year and there are a host of movies and music on offer.  The annual event is free for everyone and people are invited to pack a picnic, bring their rugs and relax in the West Torrens Memorial Gardens.

There will be plenty […]

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Christmas in the Square | Henley Beach | 22 December 2013

[ December 22, 2013; 7:30 pm; ]
Christmas in the Square is an annual concert held at Henley Square.  Enjoy a carols extravaganza with some of Adelaide’s best local talent and a free gift for the kids.  This year, 2013, we welcome Cat Vas, who competed on Channel 7’s ‘The X Factor’.

The night will end with a spectacular fireworks display from Henley Jetty.

Christmas in the Square is […]

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The Night Before Christmas | Santa’s Christmas Dream | 15 December 2013

[ December 15, 2013; 2:00 pm; ]
The Australian Classical Youth Ballet together with Heapsgood Productions present “The Night Before Christmas” triple-bill.  Featuring live narration by TV’s Brenton Whittle and Book Worm this is the perfect Christmas treat for the whole family to get you into the festive spirit.
The triple-bill features the world premiere of ‘Santa’s Christmas Dream’ by popular children’s entertainer and […]

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Adelaide United Players | Woody & Jessie at Stratco Stores | 15 Dec 2013

[ December 15, 2013; 11:30 am; ]

Sunday December 15th 2013 | Stratco Free Family Fun

2-3pm | Stratco St Marys | Adelaide United players will be in store for photos and to sign autographs.

11.30am to 12.30pm  | Stratco Gepps Cross Big Shed See Woody and Jessie (by a-DORA-ble Dora & Friends) with FREE Balloon Animals & FREE Face Painting and Balloon Twisting

 

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New Year’s Eve at the Bay | Glo Glenelg | 31 December 2013

[ December 31, 2013; 6:30 pm; ]
What better way to celebrate New Year’s Eve than with family and friends on the foreshore at Glenelg. This annual festivity has become one of the most popular family friendly outdoor events on the State’s calendar. There is nothing better than watching the sun going down over the ocean as you say goodbye to the […]

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Jacob’s Creek Outdoor Cinema | The Polar Express | 20 Dec 2013

[ December 20, 2013; 7:00 pm; ]
Spend your summer nights in style amongst the vines and stars at the Jacob’s Creek Visitor Centre outdoor cinema. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and head to the beautiful Barossa Valley to indulge in a selection of all time favourite flicks, as well as sumptuous food and wine.
On Friday, December 20th a […]

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Family Fun Day | Eureka Tavern | 15 December 2013

[ December 15, 2013; 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
The Eureka Tavern will be holding a Family Fun Day on Sunday, 15th December with lots of fun activities.  There will be kids’ entertainer Johnny Star, an animal farm, bouncy castle, roving entertainer, face painter, balloon artist and a visit from Santa.  There will also be a sausage sizzle, raffle and lucky dips.  All proceeds on the day […]

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New Year’s Eve | Free Event – Elder Park | 31 December 2013

[ December 31, 2013; 6:00 pm; ]
Adelaide City Council’s Free New Year’s Eve event will be a great night of live music, food stalls and fireworks. The atmosphere at Elder Park will be electric, with entertainment great for all ages.  The historic Rotunda will be bathed in light and provide the focal point for live entertainment. The night sky will light […]

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Pipsqueaks Market | A Jazzy Little Christmas Market | 17 December 2013

[ December 17, 2013; 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Pipsqueaks Market is an enchanting boutique children’s market, abundant in gorgeous gifts and family fun!  Their creative stalls sell high quality, colourful, handmade and contemporary products for babies, children and grown-ups, in a cozy and shopper friendly environment.
A Jazzy Little Christmas Market will include a Christmas Craft Village for the kids, magical eggnog and fairydust […]

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Santa Comes to Gouger Street | 13 December 2013

[ December 13, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ]
Santa comes to Gouger Street on Friday December 13th right outside Chinatown on the corner of Gouger and Moonta Streets.  There will be balloons and treats for the kids, plus Santa will be there too.  Entertainment for the family includes carol singers, Brazilian carnival dancers and street performers.  It’s all happening from 6.30 until 8.30pm.
Adelaide Central Market is […]

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Adelaide Strikers | New Year’s Eve Home Game | Dec 2013 & Jan 2014

[ December 31, 2013; 7:10 pm; 7:10 pm; January 5, 2014; 6:40 pm; 6:40 pm; January 18, 2014; 1:20 pm; 1:20 pm; January 22, 2014; 7:10 pm; 7:10 pm; ]
The Adelaide Strikers, Adelaide’s very own KFC T20 Big Bash League Team, open their season at home on New Year’s Eve at the newly developed Adelaide Oval.  The bails will light up as the Strikers clash with the Perth Scorchers and it won’t be the only entertainment lighting up the night.
There will be pre-game entertainment, music, fireworks […]

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Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr | Swell Productions | 21-22 December 2013

[ December 21, 2013; 2:00 pm; December 22, 2013; 2:00 pm; 5:30 pm; ]
The Little Mermaid, one of Disney’s best loved stories, will be presented by Swell Productions as a stage musical and their 7th show in their acclaimed Broadway Junior Series.  Based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairy-tale about the little mermaid who longs to be human the musical will feature popular songs ‘Part of Your World’ and ‘Under the Sea’.
Audiences may recall […]

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Music From Around the World | Ice Show | 14 & 15 Dec 2013

[ December 14, 2013; 5:00 pm; December 15, 2013; 5:00 pm; ]
Silver Blades figure Skating Club in conjunction with the Ice Arena Skate School are proud to host an end of year Ice Show for all SA skaters.  A Christmas story on ice, this year’s theme is Music From Around the World.  Local skaters will take you on a magical, musical journey around the world to find the perfect pair […]

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School Holidays Activity Guide | Summer 2013/14

[ December 23, 2013 to January 27, 2014. ]
To make it easier for you to get the low down on what to do with the kids during the school holidays, we have put together a summary guide to some of the most popular and some not-so-well-known activities on offer. There are venues all over Adelaide that offer vacation care programs, workshops, clinics, camps […]

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Jam Factory at Seppeltsfield Christmas Shopping Night | 11 Dec 2013

[ December 11, 2013; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]

If you’re in the Barossa and in need of some special Christmas gifts, why not join Seppeltsfield Wines and the Jam Factory on Wednesday 11th December for a special extended hours shopping night. The perfect opportunity to visit the newly opened Jam Factory at Seppeltsfield art and design studios while enjoying the festive atmosphere.

Complimentary glass of wine […]

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Free Creche in Rundle Mall’s Santa’s Playroom | Uniquely Christmas in Rundle Mall | Dec 2013

Christmas shopping in Rundle Mall is easier and more exciting than ever this year with a free crèche, shuttle service, amusement rides, entertainment, events, competitions, extended opening hours + MORE!
Santa’s Playroom | Free Children’s Creche at Rundle Mall
This year, parents who are doing their Christmas shopping in Rundle Mall will be able to drop their […]

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Adelaide Galvanising Boxing Day Family Races | 26 December 2013

[ December 26, 2013; 11:00 am; ]
As the name suggests, Family Fun Day at Morphettville Racecourse is full of fun things for children – including free kids rides, face painters and entertainment.  It’s a blast for the kids, and a perfect opportunity to catch up with friends and family you couldn’t see on Christmas Day.  And, of course, there’s a full […]

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Dinosaurs Alive | Adelaide Zoo | 26 Dec 2013 – 2 Feb 2014

[ December 26, 2013 9:30 am to February 2, 2014 9:30 am. January 10, 2014; January 17, 2014; ]

Dinosaurs Alive! 2013
It’s an event 65 million years in the making; from Boxing Day Adelaide Zoo is going back in time to when dinosaurs roamed the earth.
Meet T. Rex, triceratops, and the entire crew of roaring, snarling, moving dinosaurs!  Your ticket aboard the prehistoric express will include the opportunity to come face-to-face with nine life-like dinosaurs, a […]

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The Gruffalo Special | Event Cinemas | 30 Nov – 8 Dec 2013

[ November 30, 2013; 10:30 am; December 1, 2013; 10:30 am; December 7, 2013; 10:30 am; December 8, 2013; 10:30 am; ]
For a strictly limited time, The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo’s Child will be shown at Marion’s Event Cinemas as a double feature special.  This loveable monster and his adventures will be brought to life on the big screen starting on Saturday, November 30.  All tickets are $7.00 each (plus $1.10 for online bookings).

The Gruffalo
Based on the best […]

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Semaphore Summer Carnival | Daily Holiday Fun | Dec 2013 & Jan 2014

[ December 14, 2013 to December 24, 2013. December 26, 2013 to January 27, 2014. ]
Summer in Adelaide is a time when families can head to the beach and enjoy all the fun of the fair at the Semaphore Summer Carnival. Held each year during the summer school holidays, the Semaphore Summer Carnival is a wonderful outing for the whole family.  Enjoy some beachside fun on the foreshore with thrill rides, dodgem […]

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Commonwealth Bank Ashes Test Series | Adelaide Oval | 5-9 Dec 2013

[ December 5, 2013 to December 9, 2013. ]

There are few sporting events in Australia that evoke as much passion as the Ashes cricket series.  Adelaide Oval will host the 2nd Commonwealth Bank Ashes Test Match between Australia and England starting on December 5th.  This is one of our most historic and passionate international competitions and this year will be played on a brand new […]

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Maltesers Moonlight Cinema | Adelaide 2013-14

[ November 30, 2013; 8:50 pm; December 7, 2013; 8:50 pm; December 8, 2013; 8:50 pm; December 20, 2013; 8:50 pm; December 29, 2013; 8:50 pm; January 1, 2014; 8:50 pm; January 4, 2014; 8:50 pm; January 9, 2014; 8:50 pm; January 10, 2014; 8:50 pm; ]
You know summer is just around the corner when the Moonlight Cinema’s summer program arrives! Adelaide’s annual outdoor cinema returns from 28th November 2013 until 31st January 2014 in our beautiful Botanic Park. There will be advance screenings, $12 Thursdays, family movies, classic and cult films.  The movie genres range from animation, comedy, horror, thriller and drama to action, sci-fi and adventure.  There’s […]

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Marion Cultural Centre | Summer School Holidays 2013/14

[ December 17, 2013; 11:00 am; January 21, 2014; 11:00 am; January 23, 2014; 11:00 am; ]
The Marion Cultural Centre holds many different events throughout the year, offering a range of exciting events for everyone.  During the summer school holidays there will be some fantastic shows for the little ones featuring the Ticklish Allsorts, Peter Combe and Benjamin Hutton.

Ticklish Allsorts | 17 December 2013 | 11.00am
Are you ready for some Ticklish fun?  Ticklish […]

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An Unexpected Christmas | Hope Valley | 17-25 December 2013

[ December 17, 2013 8:30 pm to December 23, 2013 8:30 pm. ]
Hope Valley Uniting Church is hosting a Christmas light display and a short movie screening during the week leading up to Christmas day.  Come along for this free family friendly event, take in the lights, enjoy a short film and there will also be an indoor bouncy castle for the kids to play on for free.  The […]

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Westminster School Christmas Lights | 15 – 22 December 2013

[ December 15, 2013 8:00 pm to December 22, 2013 10:00 pm. ]
The Westminster School Christmas Lights are on again in celebration of the Christmas season.  This year the magnificent display will run nightly from 8pm until 10pm from Sunday 15 December to Sunday 22 December 2013. Chapel entertainment including carols will run each night from 8pm to 9pm.
Walk through the magical twinkling lights, or head to […]

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Summer on the Plaza | Marion | Dec 2013 & Jan 2014

[ December 19, 2013; 6:30 pm; January 10, 2014; 5:00 pm; ]
Summer on the Plaza consists of live music, markets, outdoor movies and Shakespeare all on the Marion Cultural Centre Plaza during December and January.  The Marion Mega Market will be held on Saturday 14th and 21st of December and there will be local artists playing live each Sunday between 1pm and 4pm.  There are two free outdoor […]

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Willunga Christmas Tree Festival | 30 November & 1 December 2013

[ November 30, 2013; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. December 1, 2013; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
This year’s Willunga Christmas Tree Festival theme is ‘Christmas Around the World’.  There will be over 50 Christmas trees on display along with activities such as a kids passport trail, tasty treats and crafts such as mosaics, stained glass and ceramics for sale.  There will also be Devonshire teas on offer.  Entry for adults is $3 with children free.
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Christmas Light Displays 2013 | Adelaide Suburban Streets Light Up

[ December 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. ]
Every year the number of home owners who adorn their properties in sparkling lights seems to grow, making our suburban streets come to life after dusk.  It’s a fabulous FREE treat for the children to wander along and admire the efforts some families go to, bringing Christmas cheer to their neighbourhood.
This is one of those times, […]

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Bartercard Christmas Market Day | 17 December 2013

[ December 17, 2013; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
The 2013 Bartercard Christmas Market Day is on Sunday, December 17th at Mile End.  There will be over 80 stalls, food and drinks, kids entertainment and much more.  It will be a wonderful day out for the whole family and an opportunity for plenty of Christmas shopping.
To find out more about Bartercards, visit their website here.

What:  Bartercard Christmas […]

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Elf | West Torrens Summer Movies in the Park | 21 Dec 2013

[ December 21, 2013; 9:00 pm; ]
The City of West Torrens and Road Movies’ Mobile Cinema will be featuring a free screening of Elf (Rated G) on Saturday, 21 December 2013.  The outdoor cinema will be set up in the West Torrens Memorial Gardens in Hilton and will start at 9pm.
About Elf:
As a baby, Buddy crawls into Santa’s toy bag and is whisked off […]

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Nairne Community Sustainable Market’s Christmas Fair | 1 December 2013

[ December 1, 2013; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
The Nairne Community Sustainable Market’s Christmas Fair will be a day of traditional family fun to be held on Sunday, December 1st at the Nairne Primary School.  Three will be live music and entertainment, craft stalls, scarecrow competition, wine tasting, food and refreshments.  For the children there will be a bouncy castle and face painting plus […]

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Loxton Lights Festival 2013 | 30 November to 31 December 2013

[ November 30, 2013 to December 31, 2013. ]
Loxton shines during this joyous festival with thousands of twinkling fairy lights, bright colourful banners, sparkling garlands and tinsel to create a magic spectacle. An enormous Christmas tree dazzles in the heart of town and from there, large clusters of residential streets feature homes adorned with over 350 illuminated Christmas scenes, paintings and coloured light […]

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Jetty Road Largs Bay Street Fair | 8 December 2013

[ December 8, 2013; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
The Inaugural Jetty Road Largs Bay Street Fair will be held on Sunday December 8th 2013.  This family friendly traffic-free event will have live music, entertainment, market stalls, great local food and children’s entertainment.
Beachside fun for everyone!
They will also be holding the Kids Best Dressed Bike Contest. Meet at the main stage at 1pm for […]

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Lord Mayor’s Gala Four All Seasons Christmas Concert | 3 Dec 2013

[ December 3, 2013; 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm. ]
The 2013 Lord Mayor’s Gala Four All Seasons Christmas Concert will be held on Tuesday, December 3rd at the Adelaide Town Hall.  The concert will feature Acapella women’s chorus, Adelaide Sound Connection and The Adelaide Youth Orchestras.  Entry is free for Adelaide City Council residents.  Tickets are available through BASS online or by phone on 131 246.
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The Lights of Lobethal | Family Events | Adelaide Hills

[ December 8, 2013 to December 30, 2013. December 23, 2013; 7:30 pm; ]
The Lights of Lobethal Christmas festival has been lighting up the Lobethal Valley in the Adelaide Hills for over sixty years. Created by the community of Lobethal, the town’s Christmas spirit started a tradition that has now evolved into the largest Community Christmas Light Display in the Southern Hemisphere.  Each year approximately 800 homes are […]

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Glendi Greek Festival | Bonython Park | 30 Nov – 1 Dec 2013

[ November 30, 2013; 12:00 pm; December 1, 2013; 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

2013 marks the 35th celebration of Glendi and to mark the occasion the festival is returning to an open park setting – Bonython Park, Adelaide.  A fun filled weekend of music, dance, art and culture – not to mention mouth-watering Greek food and sweets, and everyone’s favourite – plate smashing!  So if you are seeking a weekend of family […]

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Christmas Book Fair | Norwood | 13-15 December 2013

[ December 13, 2013; 9:00 am; December 14, 2013; 9:00 am; December 15, 2013; 10:00 am; ]
Wakefield Press brings you the 2013 Christmas Book Fair featuring boatloads of bargain books, book launches, author talks, publishing advice, a kids’ corner, plenty of great prizes and more!   The event will be held in the Don Pyatt Hall located in the Norwood Town Hall (entrance from George Street) on the following dates:

Friday 13 December 2013 | 9.00 […]

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The Fairies | Princess Tour | 5 & 6 December 2013

[ December 5, 2013; 1:00 pm; December 6, 2013; 10:00 am; ]
Rhapsody is a beautiful fairy with a magical dream. She wants to be a Princess! All of her fairyland friends help to make their friend happy.  Wizzy conjures up crazy spells; Elf makes tricky treats and teaches Princessey dances; Barnaby gathers sweet nectar to make the perfect Princess Potion while her best friend, Harmony, brings […]

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Christkindlmarkt | Hahndorf Christmas Markets | 13-15 Dec 2013

[ December 13, 2013; 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. December 14, 2013; 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. December 15, 2013; 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
Hahndorf Christkindlmarkt is a European-style Christmas market that captures the essence of community, celebration, fun, laughter and family enjoying time together, such as is found in many cities in Europe over the Christmas period, but in a warm Aussie setting.  Held in picturesque Hahndorf, the market is organised and run by C3 Church Adelaide Hills, on their property, […]

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