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City of Playford ANZAC Day Commemorations | 24 & 25 April 2015

[ April 24, 2015; 7:30 pm; April 25, 2015; 6:00 am; ]
2015 City of Playford Commemorations
The City of Playford pays tribute to all Australian servicemen and women who fought and served in all wars, conflicts and peace operations in the past hundred years, including Gallipoli and the Western Front.

They invite the community to join in at the local commemorations at the Cross of Remembrance in Smithfield […]

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Al Salam Festival 2015 | Rymill Park | 26 April 2015

[ April 26, 2015; ]
The Muslim community of South Australia have joined together to present to you the first ever Al Salam Festival or the Festival of Peace.
The festival will tie in with the Adelaide festival season and encourage people from all walks of life to come together, have fun and learn.  It is a day for people to […]

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Lynley Dodd – A Retrospective Exhibition | Review | 29 Mar to 14 Jun 2015

[ March 29, 2015 10:00 am to June 14, 2015 10:00 am. ]

The Lynley Dodd: A Retrospective exhibition is part of the Come Out Children’s Festival presented by Adelaide Festival Centre and the State Library of South Australia.

Dodd’s bouncy rhyme and lively illustrations make her stories much-loved by readers of all ages. In 1983, Dodd produced the first of the series of books on the infamous Hairy […]

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Semaphore & Port Adelaide RSL Centenary ANZAC Day Dawn Service 2015

[ April 25, 2015; ]
Semaphore and Port Adelaide RSL Centenary ANZAC Day Dawn Service 2015
Already one of the largest ANZAC Day Service in metropolitan Adelaide, the 2015 ANZAC Day Dawn Service at the Semaphore War Memorial is set to be the Biggest ANZAC Day Dawn Service in Semaphore ‘s History with an anticipated crowd of between 10,000 – 15,000 […]

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ANZAC Eve and ANZAC Day Commemorations 2015 | City of Adelaide

[ April 24, 2015 to April 25, 2015. ]
ANZAC Eve and ANZAC Day Commemorations 2015
This year Saturday 25 April 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the landing of Anzac troops at Gallipoli.
The ANZAC commemorations in Adelaide commence on ANZAC Eve, Friday 24 April with the Youth Vigil at the South Australian National War Memorial on North Terrace from 5.45pm until just prior to […]

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Indoor Action Pump Track | Noarlunga | 20 to 25 April 2015

[ April 20, 2015 to April 25, 2015. ]
School Holiday Indoor Action – Monday 20 April to Saturday 25 April 2015
Action Trax have just installed for this week of the school holidays, Australia’s first indoor Bikeparkitect Modular Pump Track at Noarlunga Leisure Centre – supported by Action Trax.

All skill levels and all wheels are welcome to go along and try the track. Bring […]

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Drive Down Memory Lane | Birdwood | 20-26 April 2015

[ April 20, 2015 6:00 pm to April 25, 2015 6:00 pm. ]

Drive Down Memory Lane
Visit the National Motor Museum during the second week of the April school holidays and take a ‘Drive Down Memory Lane’.
The National Motor Museum have selected four cars from their collection to offer visitors a ride around the museum grounds.
Visitors can take a ride in a 1927 Model A Ford, a 1959 […]

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Get to Know Your National Parks | Free Discovery Days | 15 April – 31 May 2015

[ April 15, 2015; April 21, 2015; May 3, 2015; May 24, 2015; May 31, 2015; ]
National Park Discovery Days  |  15 April 2015 until 31 May 2015
Have you always wanted to go to get closer to nature but didn’t know where to start?

The Adelaide area has more than 30 national parks, including recreation and conservation parks. From Aldinga Sands in the south to Para Wirra in the north, each park […]

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Stirling Laneways | Adelaide Hills Market | 2015

[ April 26, 2015; September 29, 2015; October 25, 2015; November 22, 2015; December 20, 2015; ]
Stirling Laneways introduces Tin Lids Lane

Stirling Laneways is ‘more than a market’. It is a celebration of village life and the spectacular seasons in the Adelaide Hills.
Laneways complements the Stirling lifestyle and the existing retail trade and is dedicated to supporting the local community.  This month, April 2015, Stirling Laneways launches a new initiative just […]

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Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day! | Norwood | 14 April 2015

[ April 14, 2015; 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Ben & Jerry’s FREE Cone Day!
Ben & Jerry’s legen-dairy Free Cone Day is back for its sixth year in Australia. On Tuesday 14 April, Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shops around Australia will be scooping out FREE ice-cream from 1:00pm until 9:00pm. This year, Free Cone Day also marks the kick off of Ben & Jerry’s […]

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Once Upon a Market April Dreams| Fundraiser for Camp Quality | 12 April 2015

[ April 12, 2015; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Once Upon a Market April Dreams – Massive Fundraiser for Camp Quality
Once Upon a Market is hosting one massive fundraiser for Camp Quality! Come along and join them for a fun filled day of raising awareness and showing your support for children with cancer. Entry is a gold coin donation upon arrival where you can […]

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Skate Park Open Day | West Beach | 17 April 2015

[ April 17, 2015; ]
Skate Park Open Day
Come down to the West Beach Skate Park for lots of great activities including skate demos, come and try skate sessions, music, art displays and BBQ food for sale.

From midday on the first Friday of the school holidays kids can enjoy:

cool artwork on display
local emerging DJ’s
skate demos from the Miasma crew
come & […]

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Brush, Ink & TaiChi at the Migration Museum | 26 April 2015

CULTURESPACE | Brush, Ink & TaiChi
Come to the Migration Museum on the last Sunday in April to experience the rich culture of the Chinese community in South Australia.
Calligraphy is the art of writing and is very important in Chinese culture.  Have a go and create some beautiful Calligraphy, display it or take it home.
There will […]

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Boychoir | Fundraising Screening | 26 April 2015

[ April 26, 2015; 2:00 pm; ]

High Spirits Harmony invites you to attend their screening of Boychoir, to be held at the Trak Cinema on Sunday, 26 April 2015.

Starring Dustin Hoffman, Boychoir shows that there is brilliance in everyone if only they’re given the chance to shine.

A recently orphaned 12-year-old boy is sent to a boarding school, where he struggles to […]

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Animal Expo | Adelaide Showground | 24-26 April 2015

[ April 24, 2015 to April 26, 2015. ]  

The annual Animal Expo with Dr Harry Cooper is back again in 2015 at the Adelaide Showground.
South Australia’s largest animal expo is packed with hundreds of cute, cuddly and unusual animals plus pet supplies, expert advice and entertainment making it a great day out for all the family.
Learn how to care for your pets with […]

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Celebration of the Motorcar | Carrick Hill | 26 April 2015

[ April 26, 2015; 10:00 am to 3:30 pm. ]
The beautiful surrounds of Carrick Hill will showcase the finest display of prestige, exotic and classic cars on Sunday 26th April 2015 in the Celebration of the Motorcar.
The public are invited to come and see a display of 130 of the best cars South Australia has to offer.  An amazing $20 million worth of rare […]

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Lobethal Lutheran School Fair | 11 April 2015

[ April 11, 2015; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]

Set in the beautiful Adelaide Hills, the Lobethal Lutheran School Fair is a much anticipated biennial event, with free children’s activities courtesy of Bunnings, performances by Hyperdance and lots of live music and entertainment throughout the day. There will be a large selection of arts and crafts, produce, plants and other exciting stalls to see […]

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Welcome Picnic | Refugee Welcome Zone | 18 April 2015

[ April 18, 2015; 12:00 pm; ]
Welcome to Australia and Friends are hosting a Welcome Picnic for all to celebrate Adelaide becoming a Refugee Welcome Zone.
All ‘Welcomers’, New Friends and Celebrators of Cultural Diversity are invited to celebrate Adelaide City Council being a Refugee Welcome Zone on Saturday, April 18.
A great event for the whole family, with kids games and rides, […]

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Freedom of Entry Parade | 100 Years of ANZAC | 18 April 2015

[ April 18, 2015; 1:00 pm; ]
100 Years of ANZAC Freedom of Entry Parade
On 18 April 2015 the City of Marion will honour the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC landing at Gallipoli with the biggest commemorations in the city’s history.
A landmark Freedom of Entry Parade will take place when 140 soldiers from the 9th Combat Service Support Battalion march through the […]

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Haydn Seek & Tales of Adventure | April 2015

[ April 15, 2015; 10:00 am; April 17, 2015; 1:00 pm; ]
Haydn Seek – Adventure for Kids
Haydn Seek is heading down South!

As part of Activate Ramsay Place, Haydn Seek will be on for one day around Ramsay Place!

Musicians playing the music of Haydn, Haydn Wood and music from films starring Richard Haydn!

Your task should you choose to accept it is to seek out the locations where […]

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Sculptors at Crystal Lake | Macclesfield | 11-19 April 2015

[ April 16, 2015 to April 18, 2015. ]
Don’t miss this amazing Adelaide Hills experience – suitable for all the family!

Watch 12 Australian sculptors transform Macclesfield marble into lasting creations of beauty and imagination
Silvio Apponyi is Artistic Director for the 9 day Sculptors @ Crystal Lake event
Support emerging Australian sculptors – Communities, individuals and public/private organisations can pre-purchase sculpture
View “Water Song” Yoshin Ogata […]

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Good Earth Market | Flinders Street | 18 & 19 April 2015

[ April 18, 2015 to April 19, 2015. ]  

Eco fashion, Homewares + Lifestyle Market
The Good Earth Market is about celebrating all things earth-friendly, made from natural fibres, up-cycled, recycled, green, DIY, sustainable and ethical with a fresh and creative eye.

This market is for consumers who appreciate good design, fashion and creativity. It is an event for customers who care about social and environmental […]

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The Inaugural Awesome Autumn Extravaganza | 11 April 2015

[ April 11, 2015; 9:15 am to 2:00 pm. ]
The Inaugural Awesome Autumn Extravaganza
Join the City of Playford community for the Inaugural Awesome Autumn Extravaganza and discover the amazing Little Para Seed Orchard while participating in a range of fun activities.

Fun activities on the day include:

Learn about local native plants and the animals and insects that rely on them
Take the ‘nature play’ challenge with […]

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Victoriana: Old Fashioned Day of Play at Beaumont House | 12 April 2015

[ April 12, 2015; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
South Australia Celebrates Australian Heritage Week from 11 – 19 April 2015
Australian Heritage Week is a national celebration of our heritage, a chance to discover and explore our built, cultural and natural heritage.

This year’s program includes talks, guided walks, performances, a children’s play day and new ways to explore our heritage with the Adelaide City […]

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Wetland Wonderland | Mount Lofty Nature Club | 12 April 2015

[ April 12, 2015; 10:30 am; ]

The Mount Lofty Nature Club is a group of families who meet regularly in natural places to let their kids play, explore and learn about nature.

This Sunday, April 12th they have organised a Wetland Wonderland nature play date. Come and join the Mount Lofty Nature Club at the First Creek Wetlands in the Adelaide Botanic […]

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Elizabeth Shopping Centre | Family Fun Festival & Mad Hatters Tea Party | April 2015

[ April 13, 2015 to April 17, 2015. April 20, 2015 to April 24, 2015. ]

Jump In for FREE Family Fun during the April School Holidays at the Elizabeth Shopping Centre!
Families are invited to a Family Fun Festival & Mad Hatters Tea Party at Elizabeth Shopping Centre during the April school holidays.  The Family Fun Festival will run from Monday 13 April to Friday 17 April between 11am and 2pm […]

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Norwood Easter Egg Hunt | Coke Park | Easter Saturday 4 April 2015

[ April 4, 2015; 8:00 am; ]

Argo on the Parade & Norwood Foodland are delivering Easter a little early this year on Easter Saturday for families. Local businesses have also come together to bring Norwood the biggest ever Easter Egg Hunt. There will be 4,000 Easter Eggs for the kiddies to find plus a bunch of special ones just for the […]

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Sunday Mail Bay-City Fun Run | 19 April 2015

[ April 19, 2015; ]

For the first time ever in South Australia, a reverse run will be held from the Bay to the City on 19th April 2015.
The Sunday Mail Bay-City Fun Run is a fun run between the beach-side town of Glenelg and the Adelaide city centre. The full course will be 12km in entirety, with a 4.5km […]

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Meadows Easter Fair | 3 to 6 April 2015

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. There are also stalls with cakes and preserves along with lots of good […]

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Create A Sand City | Brighton Beach | 21 April 2015

[ April 21, 2015; ]
Create a Sand City at Brighton Beach
The City of Holdfast Bay are holding a free school holiday activity at Brighton Beach on April 21st.  Children can register to help create a sand castle city with sand sculptor Tony Hannan.

Bookings are essential. There are two sessions available and this activity is open to all ages.
SESSION 1:  […]

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Easter at Sophie’s Patch | Open Garden at Hamlyn Cottage | 4-7 April 2015

[ April 4, 2015 to April 7, 2015. ]
Easter at Sophie’s Patch – Open Garden at Hamlyn Cottage Easter 2015
Sophie Thomson’s own wonderfully exuberant garden will be open to the public over Easter.  The stone cottage is wrapped in deciduous trees and colourful hardy species that cope with the exposed site. Kniphofias, wormwoods, salvias, buddlejas, rugosa roses and euphorbias. Well-designed organic vegetable garden […]

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Autumn School Holiday Activity Guide | April 2015

[ April 11, 2015 to April 26, 2015. ]
Autumn School Holidays in Adelaide!
To make it easier for you to find things for the kids to do during the school holidays the Play & Go team have put together our Holiday Guide featuring some of the most popular and not-so-well-known activities on offer. There are venues all over Adelaide that offer vacation care programs, […]

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Surprising Sunday’s Easter Egg Hunt | Hart’s Mill | 5 April 2015

[ April 5, 2015; 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. ]
Surprising Sunday’s Easter Egg Hunt
Port Adelaide’s Surprising Sundays event on April 5th will be a special Easter affair!
Families are invited to come along so children can meet the Easter Bunny.  Join in the big Easter Egg Hunt at 11.30am and while you’re there enjoy the Wild at Hart Markets and the fabulous Hart’s Mill playground.
All […]

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Easter Wonderland | Elder Park | 5 April 2015

[ April 5, 2015; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Easter Wonderland in Elder Park
Come along to the Riverbank on Easter Sunday and celebrate Easter at this family friendly event for kids 12 years and under.

Activities include hosted Easter egg hunts, storytelling, circus inspired entertainment plus food and coffee for Mums and Dads.

This Easter Wonderland event is a partnership between The Riverbank Authority and Melba’s […]

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Sunday Vibes | The Riverbank | March & April 2015

[ March 29, 2015; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. April 12, 2015; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. April 26, 2015; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Family Friendly Sunday Vibes Sessions
The first of a series of free live music sessions on the Riverbank will begin on 29 March from 12 noon at the Rotunda, Elder Park.

The family friendly Sunday Vibes sessions, brought to you by the Riverbank Precinct and Music SA, will feature live bands including The Timbers, Tom West, Conchilla […]

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Adelaide’s Farmers Market – Showground & Prospect | Easter Markets | 1 & 2 April 2015

[ April 1, 2015; 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. April 2, 2015; 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Easter at the Adelaide Farmers’ Market
Shop for fresh produce before the long weekend at the Easter Twilight Farmers’ Market on Wednesday April 1st from 3pm to 7pm at the Adelaide Showground (no market on Easter Sunday).  Kids activities will include a bouncy castle and an Easter egg hunt.
The Adelaide Farmers’ Market is at the Adelaide […]

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Dolphin Day 2015 | Port Adelaide | 11 April 2015

[ April 11, 2015; ]

Come and discover the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary at this free event!
Dolphin Day is a fun family friendly event where you can learn about, participate and enjoy the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary while spending a fantastic day out with the family by (or on) the water!  Plus WIN a money can’t buy dolphin experience with sanctuary staff […]

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Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon | Adelaide | 19 April 2015

[ April 19, 2015; 7:00 am; ]
Calling all TRYathletes to Adelaide Aquatic Centre in North Adelaide!
The Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon starts with a swim in the Adelaide Aquatic Centre followed by a cycle and run on the specially designed Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon course.  The kids will finish at the Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Village where friends and helpers encourage and cheer them across […]

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Barossa Airshow Family Fun Day | 12 April 2015

[ April 12, 2015; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Barossa Airshow
There is much to see and do at the Barossa Airshow during the April school holidays making it a great day out for the whole family.
Be prepared to see aircraft from every vintage, old and new.  Three of Australia’s top aerobatic champions will be there giving displays that must be seen to be believed.  […]

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Centennial Park Outdoor Cinema ANZAC Tribute | 21 April 2015

[ April 21, 2015; 6:00 pm; ]

Centennial Park Outdoor Cinema Tribute  |  Commemorates ANZAC Centenary
The State’s largest cemetery will be transformed into an outdoor cinema venue to commemorate the Anzac Centenary in April 2015.
The Anzac Centenary marks 100 years since Australia’s involvement in the First World War. Centennial Park in Pasadena will host its first Outdoor Cinema Anzac Tribute on the […]

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