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FREE Entry for Kids to Curious Beasts: Animal Prints from Dürer to Goya | South Australian Museum | Jan – 5 Feb 2017

[ October 21, 2016 to February 5, 2017. ]
Looking for things to do these school holidays? The South Australian Museum are offering FREE entry for kids (under 5 years old) to their current exhibition Curious Beasts: Animal Prints from Dürer to Goya during the January holidays.
This is your last chance to see the beautiful and bizarre collection before it’s packed up and sent […]

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Semaphore Summer Carnival | New Years Eve & Australia Day Fireworks | Dec 2016 & Jan 2017

[ December 16, 2016 to January 29, 2017. ]
Semaphore Summer Carnival 2016
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 fun filled outing for the whole family. Enjoy some beachside fun on the […]

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Movies in the Park

FREE Movies in the Park | Klemzig Reserve | 18 Dec 2016

[ December 18, 2016; 6:30 pm; ]
Movies in the Park – The Jungle Book
Klemzig Reserve sets the backdrop for a FREE open-air cinema. Bring a rug, a picnic basket and your family to watch The Jungle Book this Sunday 18 December. The event kicks off at 6:30pm with the movie starting at 8:45pm.

Movies in the Park is hosted by the City of Port […]

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Tandanya School Holiday Program | Jan 2017

[ December 18, 2016; December 19, 2016; January 11, 2017; January 12, 2017; January 13, 2017; January 14, 2017; ]
Tandanya is pleased to release its 2017 School Holiday Program. Including visual arts, films and a special tour by the Museum of Contemporary Arts (NSW) Artist Educator there is sure to be something for everyone.
Drawing from Art (facilitator Nish Cash)

Wednesday 11 January 11am – 12pm and 1pm-2pm

FREE – children aged 4 –16 | To book visit […]

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Family Christmas Carols | Victor Harbor | 18 Dec 2016

[ December 18, 2016; 5:00 pm; ]
Family Christmas Carols at Victor Harbor
Come and enjoy a fun-filled, family-friendly evening singing your favourite carols and reflecting on the story of Christmas.

The Carols will be held indoors at the Investigator College Performing Arts and Sports Centre and will be followed by a free sausage sizzle and games for the kids.

Christmas Pageant Guide – your guide to South […]

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No Vacancy: A Christmas Play | Glossop | 18 Dec 2016

[ December 18, 2016; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
“No Vacancy” will star Riverland Central Kids and tell the Christmas Story with plenty of laughs and fun.
Bring your children and your grandparents – they’ll love it! Stay for a casual Christmas Lunch afterwards! (Church family, bring a salad to share. Guests, just bring yourselves!)

Christmas Pageant Guide – your guide to South Australia’s Christmas Pageants
Christmas Events Guide – […]

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25 Things to Do in Summer | Nature Play SA | 2016-2017

[ December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017. ]
Rockpool discoveries, summer fruit harvests, early morning bushwalks, nature boat racing, balmy evenings by the water… get set for an endless summer of outdoor play with Nature Play SA’s list of ‘25 Things to Do in Summer’!
Download the list here
Print a copy for your family, pop it on the fridge, and see how many things […]

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Win an Accommodation Package at Miller Apartments | Adelaide | ended

[ December 12, 2016 to December 26, 2016. ]
Win an accommodation package at Miller Apartments in the heart of Adelaide.
Miller Apartments Adelaide is proudly Adelaide’s newest apartment style hotel, providing a new level of comfort in newly renovated one, two and three bedroom fully self-contained apartments and is ideal for short or long stay.

The hotel was voted “Best Apartment / Suite Accommodation” consecutively […]

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Moonlight Cinema | Botanic Park | 2016 – 2017

Moonlight Cinema is back at Botanic Park!
Moonlight Cinema is Australia’s favourite outdoor cinema, showing advance screenings, new release and cult films on the lawns of the iconic Botanic Park. Join in on the fun for the 2016 – 2017 Summer Season from Thursday 1 December 2016 until 19 February 2017.
Tickets for December/January are on sale […]

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Santa’s Wonderland at Adelaide Showground | Review

[ December 9, 2016 to December 18, 2016. ]
For months we’ve been told about all the amazing activities included at Santa’s Wonderland at the Adelaide Showground, so we’re thrilled that it’s finally here! So, what is it really like? Well, they promised to bring some Christmas magic to Adelaide… and we think they have truly delivered.

This is a magical wonderland for kids, and […]

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Brickman: Experience | Adelaide Entertainment Centre | 17 Dec 2016 – 10 Jan 2017

[ December 17, 2016 to January 10, 2017. ]
An interactive exhibition made entirely of Lego bricks!
Brickman Experience, an interactive exhibition made entirely from LEGO bricks and the largest touring exhibition of its kind in the Southern hemisphere, offers an unforgettable experience for the whole family these school holidays.

Brickman Experience features a collection of individual works by Ryan McNaught – the only LEGO Certified […]

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summer school holiday guide 2016 2017

Summer School Holiday Guide | Educational & Creative Fun | Dec 2016 – Jan 2017

[ December 5, 2016 to January 29, 2017. ]
Summer Holidays in Adelaide! Find all the Best Activities & Ideas for the December/January School Holidays.

Below you will find a list of venues and links to their websites so you can simply click through to check out the activities on offer. Most programs are open to school age children 5 years and older. Remember to […]

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Summer School Holiday Guide | Fun & Entertainment | Dec 2016 – Jan 2017

[ December 5, 2016 to January 29, 2017. ]
Summer Holidays in Adelaide! Find all the Best Activities & Ideas for the December/January School Holidays.

Below you will find a list of venues and links to their websites so you can simply click through to check out the activities on offer. Most programs are open to school age children 5 years and older. Remember to […]

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Summer School Holiday Guide | Shop & Play | Dec 2016 – Jan 2017

[ December 5, 2016 to January 29, 2017. ]
Summer Holidays in Adelaide! Find all the Best Activities & Ideas for the December/January School Holidays.

Below you will find a list of venues and links to their websites so you can simply click through to check out the activities on offer. Most programs are open to school age children 5 years and older. Remember to […]

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Summer School Holiday Guide | Active Recreation & Sport | Dec 2016 – Jan 2017

[ December 5, 2016 to January 29, 2017. ]
Summer Holidays in Adelaide! Find all the Best Activities & Ideas for the December/January School Holidays.

Below you will find a list of venues and links to their websites so you can simply click through to check out the activities on offer. Remember to book in early if your child is interested in participating as classes […]

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Summer School Holiday Guide | Theatre & Performing Arts | Dec 2016 – Jan 2017

[ December 5, 2016 to January 29, 2017. ]
Summer Holidays in Adelaide! Find all the Best Activities & Ideas for the December/January School Holidays.

Below you will find a list of venues and links to their websites so you can simply click through to check out the activities on offer. Most programs are open to school age children 5 years and older. Remember to […]

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Summer School Holiday Guide | Animal Adventures | Dec 2016 – Jan 2017

[ December 5, 2016 to January 29, 2017. ]
Summer Holidays in Adelaide! Find all the Best Activities & Ideas for the December/January School Holidays.

Below you will find a list of venues and links to their websites so you can simply click through to check out the activities on offer. Most programs are open to school age children 5 years and older. Remember to […]

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Summer School Holiday Guide | Cooking & Food | Dec 2016 – Jan 2017

[ December 5, 2016 to January 29, 2017. ]
Summer Holidays in Adelaide! Find all the Best Activities & Ideas for the December/January School Holidays.

Below you will find a list of venues and links to their websites so you can simply click through to check out the activities on offer. Most programs are open to school age children 5 years and older. Remember to […]

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Zoos SA's Zooperstar: Become the face of Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Zoo

Become the face of Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Zoo | Zoos SA’s Zooperstar competition | 25 Nov – 25 Dec 2016

[ November 25, 2016 to December 25, 2016. ]
Zoos SA’s Zooperstar Competition: Become the face of Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Zoo
Calling all little animal lovers!
Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Zoo are on the prowl for the new face of Zoos SA. Visit Adelaide or Monarto Zoo and your little monkey could become their first Zooper-star!

The winner of the Zooperstar competition will become the face of Zoos SA and […]

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Summer School Holiday Guide | Best Activities & Events for Adelaide Kids & Families | Dec 16 – Jan 17

[ December 5, 2016 to January 29, 2017. ]  
Summer Holidays in Adelaide! Find all the Best Activities & Ideas for the December/January School Holidays.

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 some not-so-well-known activities on […]

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The Races Family Days

The Races SA Family Days | There’s nothing like a day at the races | Dec 2016 – Jan 2017

[ December 4, 2016; December 11, 2016; December 18, 2016; December 26, 2016; January 2, 2017; January 4, 2017; January 22, 2017; January 28, 2017; ]  
The Races SA Family Days 2016
There’s nothing like a day at the races
This summer enjoy some family-friendly races at locations around Adelaide and South Australia from Kangaroo Island to Mount Gambier, Morphettville to Murray Bridge.
Murray Bridge Christmas Cup | Sunday 4 December 2016

It’s one of the biggest Family Days in the state with kids’ rides, face […]

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A Peek Inside Santaland | Myer Adelaide, Rundle Mall | 2016

[ November 12, 2016 to December 24, 2016. ]
A Peek Inside Santaland at Myer Adelaide
A visit to Myer’s SantaLand is such a fun experience for little ones as each year they build a little village inside the store, which is always beautifully decorated for Christmas.
As well as visit Father Christmas, children can use the ‘Dear Santa’ stationery and writing desk to draw a […]

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Christmas in Rundle Mall

What’s on this Christmas in Rundle Mall | Christmas in Adelaide

[ November 23, 2016 to January 9, 2017. ]
What’s on this Christmas in Rundle Mall
Get into the festive spirit!
There’s so much to see this Christmas in Rundle Mall. From Christmas-themed food, to a forest of real Christmas trees, to a beautiful Christmas carousel there are so many magical activities to enjoy.

Visit the Festive Forest this Christmas in Rundle Mall
As you wander through Rundle Mall you will […]

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Where to See Father Christmas in Adelaide 2016!

[ November 12, 2016 to December 24, 2016. ]
Where to See Father Christmas in Adelaide
Taking the kids to see Santa is a Christmas tradition for many families… not to mention a great way to get a heads-up on what the small people in your household have on their Christmas wish list!
If you’ve don’t have the time to visit Santa Claus in his official […]

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The Magic Cave | David Jones Rundle Mall | A Peek Inside | Nov-Dec 2016

[ November 12, 2016 to December 24, 2016. ]
A Peek Inside The Magic Cave
The Credit Union Christmas Pageant on 12 November 2016, welcomed Father Christmas to Adelaide and as usual he is a special guest at the Magic Cave in David Jones, Rundle Mall Adelaide.
As many would know, the Magic Cave has had plenty of changes over the years. However we had a […]

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Photos with Santa at Westfield Tea Tree Plaza

Photos with Santa at Westfield Tea Tree Plaza | Christmas in Adelaide | 5 Nov-24 Dec 2016

[ November 22, 2016 to December 21, 2016. ]
Photos with Santa at Westfield Tea Tree Plaza
Have your photo taken with Santa Claus at Westfield Tea Tree Plaza!
Visit Santa in his new Elegant Enchanted Home in Centre Court at Westfield Tea Tree Plaza. Photos with Santa run from early November until Wednesday 21 December.
Photos with Santa: price list
Sensory Santa
This year Westfield Tea Tree Plaza will also […]

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Sensory Santa | Elizabeth City Centre | Nov & Dec 2016

[ November 27, 2016; 8:30 am to 10:30 am. November 30, 2016; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. December 11, 2016; 8:30 am to 10:30 am. December 13, 2016; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. December 14, 2016; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. December 18, 2016; 8:30 am to 10:30 am. ]
Sensory Santa
This Christmas Sensory Santa is here.
Sensory Souls and Elizabeth City Centre are excited to introduce Sensory Santa. Sensory Santa is an inclusive event for families with special needs to have a photo with Santa in a Sensory Friendly environment.
Have you always wanted to take your children to see Santa but have been worried about […]

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Pick Your Own Cherries | Cherry Orchards South Australia | Dec 2016 to Jan 2017

[ December 5, 2016 to January 8, 2017. ]
Pick your own cherries
There’s nothing that says Summer more than when fresh, juicy, red, sweet, local cherries are available. When the cherry season arrives it reminds us that Christmas is near.
If you love eating lots of cherries, a fun way to get them is to pick your own. Similar to picking strawberries at Beerenberg, this […]

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Hahndorf Christmas Village | 16 – 18 Dec 2016

[ December 16, 2016 5:00 pm to December 18, 2016 5:00 pm. ]
Hahndorf Christmas Village
Hahndorf will transform into a Christmas wonderland for the inaugural Hahndorf Christmas Village Festivities this December.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Hahndorf as traders untangle the tinsel and dust off the decorations in preparation for a magical, European-style Christmas village celebration. The little German village, located 20 minutes from Adelaide, will […]

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The Big Wedgie – The Tallest Freestanding Inflatable Waterslide in the World! | 16 Dec 16 to 5 Feb 17

[ December 16, 2016 10:00 am to December 27, 2016 10:00 am. December 30, 2016 10:00 am to February 5, 2017 10:00 am. ]
This summer there’s a really good reason to get a wedgie…..
The Big Wedgie, the tallest freestanding inflatable waterslide in the world is returning to Glenelg.
THE BIG WEDGIE
At a whopping 18.2 metres tall and 82 metres long, The Big Wedgie is not for the faint hearted and is definitely a thrill ride.

With a 55 degree drop, […]

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West End Brewery Riverbank Christmas Lights | 21 Nov 16 to 1 Jan 17

[ November 21, 2016 to January 1, 2017. ]

West End Brewery Riverbank Christmas Lights
Editor’s Note 28 December 2016:
Due to the heavy storm overnight, the West End Brewery Christmas Lights has been forced to close early after flooding of the Torrens has caused damage to some of the displays. It was scheduled to stay open until 1 January 2017 but will now not be […]

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Christmas Lights Adelaide 2016 | The Best Streets to See Christmas Lights Around Adelaide

[ November 19, 2016 to December 31, 2016. ]
Christmas Lights Adelaide
Find all the best streets around Adelaide decorated with Christmas lights.
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 huge effort some families […]

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The Lights of Lobethal Festival | 11 Dec to 30 Dec 2016

[ December 11, 2016 to December 30, 2016. ]
Lights of Lobethal Christmas Festival
Lobethal lights up on Sunday 11 December until Friday 30 December 2016
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 true spirit of Christmas has now evolved into the largest Community Christmas […]

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Adelaide Christmas Carols Guide

Adelaide Christmas Carols Guide 2016 | South Australia

[ November 25, 2016 to December 24, 2016. ]
Christmas Carols | Adelaide, South Australia | Find Your Local Carols Event
Going to a Christmas Carols event within your local community is a popular annual tradition for many families. There’s something special about putting a picnic together, meeting up with family and friends and sitting back to listen and sing along to carols by candlelight.

Whether […]

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Loxton Lights Festival

Loxton Lights Festival | 26 Nov-31 Dec 2016

[ November 26, 2016 to December 31, 2016. ]
Loxton Lights Festival
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 […]

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Hahndorf Christkindlmarkt

Hahndorf Christkindlmarkt | 16-18 Dec 2016

[ December 16, 2016 5:00 pm to December 18, 2016 5:00 pm. ]
Hahndorf Christkindlmarkt
Hahndorf Christkindlmarkt is a European-style Christmas market based in the German town of Hahndorf, organised and run by C3 Church Adelaide Hills.
Hahndorf Christkindlmarkt captures the essence of community, celebration, fun, laughter & family enjoying time together, such as is found in many cities in Europe over the Christmas period, but in a warm Aussie setting.
With […]

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Westminster School Christmas Lights | 16 – 22 Dec 2016

[ December 16, 2016 8:00 pm to December 22, 2016 10:00 pm. ]
Westminster School Christmas Lights
Westminster School set to sparkle and shine this Christmas
Westminster School in Marion is set to sparkle and shine this Christmas when it holds its annual Christmas Lights display in December.

The Westminster School Christmas Lights is a highly-anticipated seasonal event and a firm favourite among the South Australian community. It will be held from Friday […]

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Santa’s Wonderland | Christmas Comes Alive at the Adelaide Showgrounds | 9 to 18 Dec 2016

[ December 9, 2016 to December 18, 2016. ]
Santa’s Wonderland
Santa’s Wonderland comes alive at Adelaide Showgrounds with an extravagant Christmas event including an ice skating rink, tobogganing, amusement rides, stalls and plenty of family fun.
Editor’s Note 10 December 2016: CLICK HERE to read our Play & Go Review of Santa’s Wonderland
Christmas in Adelaide just became even more memorable with a new event making […]

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Christmas Pageants Guide 2016 | Adelaide – South Australia

[ November 5, 2016; 10:00 am; November 12, 2016; 9:30 am; November 19, 2016 10:00 am to November 20, 2016 10:00 am. November 26, 2016; 10:00 am; December 2, 2016 to December 4, 2016. December 9, 2016 to December 11, 2016. December 17, 2016 to December 19, 2016. December 23, 2016; ]
Your Guide to South Australia’s Christmas Pageants 2016

Find out when your local Christmas Pageant is happening this year, in and around Adelaide.
Most councils host a fabulous, family friendly pageant in their main street for local residents to enjoy. Community Christmas Pageants are a great way to support local businesses, organisations, schools and clubs as they […]

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Stirling Laneways

Stirling Laneways | Adelaide Hills Market | 2016/2017

[ October 23, 2016; November 27, 2016; December 18, 2016; January 22, 2017; February 26, 2017; March 26, 2017; April 23, 2017; ]
Stirling Laneways Market is back!
Stirling Laneways is ‘more than a market’ – it’s a celebration of life and brings a fresh burst of colour to the picturesque streetscape of the Adelaide Hills village. Follow your feet through the lanes and side-streets of Stirling to discover a vibrant convergence of artists and entertainers, pop-up stalls and local […]

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