[ December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017. ]
25 Things to Do in Summer in Adelaide
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’!
Print a copy for your family, pop it on the fridge, and […]
[ December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017. ]
[ January 21, 2017; February 18, 2018; March 18, 2018; ]
Summer Sundays at Beaumont House in 2018
Enjoy live music, food and wine on the shady lawns of historic Beaumont House.
Summer Sundays at Beaumont House will be held on selected dates from 21 January 2018 until 18 March 2018. Enjoy live music, food, family games, entertainment and wine on the shady lawns of Beaumont House. Treat […]
[ January 25, 2017; 6:00 pm; ]
The National Motor Museum will present another of its popular Outdoor Cinema screenings of classic Australian road movies in January, with one of the best feel-good Aussie comedies of the 90s, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.
On the scenic grounds of the Museum on Australia Day-Eve, film-lovers can recline on picnic rugs underneath the stars, listen […]
[ January 28, 2017; 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm. ]
Celebrate the start of 2017 Chinese New Year with a traditional Lion Dance at Adelaide Central Plaza!
Accompanied by the music of beating drums, clashing cymbals, and resounding gongs the lion will make an entrance to David Jones at Adelaide Central Plaza Rundle Mall entry at 12pm for a 30 minute show that will entertain the […]
[ January 28, 2017; January 29, 2017; ]
Pony In The Vines
Come celebrate Adelaide Hills Wine Region’s CRUSH 2017 in style at Tomich Wines!
Set on the picturesque Tomich Vineyard lawns by the river’s edge, under the shade of tents and umbrellas, the Pony in the Vines event will have something on offer to please everyone in the family!
This year they’ve partnered with Locavore […]
Adelaide Central Market Birthday Party
The Adelaide Central Market is celebrating 148 years of people and produce on Saturday 28 January 2017!
Help celebrate 148 years of people and produce at the Adelaide Central Market’s birthday party on Saturday 28 January! There will be loads of FREE family activities including giant games, face painting, kids zone, live […]
[ January 28, 2017; 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. ]
30 Minute Art Classes for Outdoorsy Kids
The Beach Studio is a fun pop-up outdoor art class developed specifically for creative outdoorsy kids. The 30-minute sessions adopt a step-by-step style approach to painting an original artist inspired masterpiece.
Whilst parents enjoy watching from the sidelines, each child learns the steps to creating a copy of a famous […]
[ January 26, 2017; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
True-blue early-morning Olympic-sized beachside Aussie Celebrations: Australia Day at the Bay!
Celebrate Australia Day with 85 new citizens from 17 countries, 6 awards, 1,000+ snags + 1 Olympian at 9am-2pm on Thursday 26 January 2017 at the Glenelg Foreshore.
City of Holdfast Bay Mayor Stephen Patterson says this year’s Australia Day at the Bay offers a true-blue […]
[ January 26, 2017; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Australia Day Street Party at Unley
The City of Unley is inviting the community to come together and celebrate Australia Day on Thursday 26 January 2017, at a fun street party on Oxford Terrace in Unley.
Celebrations will include a free sausage sizzle and activities with the Sturt Football Club and live music by South Australian artists, […]
[ January 19, 2017; 9:30 am; January 20, 2017; 9:30 am to 11:00 am. 11:30 am; 1:00 pm; January 23, 2017; 9:30 am to 11:00 am. 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. January 24, 2017; 9:30 am to 11:00 am. 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. January 25, 2017; 9:30 am; 1:00 pm; January 27, 2017; 9:30 am; ]
Scoffed School Holiday Cooking Classes For Kids
This summer come and learn how to cook something different every day at Scoffed.
School Holiday Cooking Classes for all ages
Whether you want to make edible gifts or decorations in one of our Christmas treat classes or come to one of their more traditional classes in January, they have a fantastic program for […]
Festival of Movement – Tour Down Under Fleurieu Peninsula
For the first time ever, in 2017 the Festival of Movement will be held to celebrate Bike Exchange Stage 5 of the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under.
The Festival is the Fleurieu’s way of welcoming the world’s best cyclists, who will battle it out in Bike Exchange Stage 5 […]
[ January 28, 2017; 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. ]
The Islamic Society of SA brings you the Al Salam Festival for the third year running!
Every year the event gets bigger and better and this year is no exception. The festival of peace invites the Australian public to enjoy a day of entertainment, culture and education at the Veale Gardens Adelaide city from 11 am on […]
[ January 26, 2017; 11:00 am to 6:30 pm. ]
Tandanya Survival Day
For the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community January 26 is “Survival Day”, an important time when the community gathers to celebrate the resilience of their peoples.
Survival Day is an important date as people gather to not only celebrate and commemorate the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, but to also […]
[ January 17, 2017; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. January 19, 2017; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. January 22, 2017; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ]
Raiders of the Lost Archives | State Library of SA
Get a team together for this high-stakes curatorial adventure!
Raiders of the Lost Archives in the State Library of South Australia takes the escape room trend a step further with a richer cast of characters, a high energy challenge and the whole library as the game world.
[ January 19, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Fuel for Little Foodies with Rory Sloane
Get the kids excited, Crows player Rory Sloane will be teaming up with Themis Chryssidis from Sprout for a special cooking demo with special thanks to U-Install-It Kitchens!
Themis will be cooking a nutrient packed Summer dish and chatting to Rory about which food he likes to eat to prepare […]
[ January 29, 2017; 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ]
Chillin’ By The River
Summertime in Adelaide! Pinky Flat becomes the place to be for outdoor lovers with the Chillin’ By the River event!
Chillin’ By the River is an urban beach concept with a couple of food trucks, drinks and live band and a DJ. There is a relatively big area in the park where everyone […]
[ January 19, 2017; January 20, 2017; January 21, 2017; ]
Break Away in the City of Onkaparinga | Tour Down Under
Hansgrohe Stage 3 | Thursday 19 January
Glenelg to Victor Harbor
Get a taste of the cycling action as Stage 3 of the Santos Tour Down Under travels through the region as part of an intense 144 km route.
Festival of Movement | Friday 20 January
Enjoy all the region […]
[ January 26, 2017; 12:30 pm to 11:00 pm. 12:30 pm to 11:00 pm. January 27, 2017; 8:00 am to 10:00 pm. 8:00 am to 10:00 pm. January 28, 2017; 8:00 am to 10:30 pm. 8:00 am to 10:30 pm. ]
Head along to the 56th Port Lincoln Tunarama Festival!
Home to the World Famous Tuna Toss, the Port Lincoln Tunarama Festival is held annually on the closest weekend to the Australia Day holiday in January. With a wide array of participation events, arts and cultural displays, local market stalls, and some of the freshest seafood in […]
[ January 25, 2017 to February 5, 2017. ]
Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures
2017 Brighton Jetty Classic Sculpture Exhibition
The Brighton Jetty Classic Sculpture Exhibition is an annual event with sculptures exhibited both indoors and outdoors including a ‘sculpture walk’ along the Esplanade at Brighton, South Australia. The Exhibition concludes on Sunday 5 February, the day of the Channel 7 Brighton Jetty Classic Swimming Event and […]
[ January 21, 2017 11:00 am to January 22, 2017 5:30 am. ]
The Compass Cup – Australia’s only cow race
The Compass Cup is one of those wacky Australian events that shows our warped sense of humour.
Back in 1973, the local rural youth were looking at ways of making money for the local community, and having fun at the same time. Someone came up with the idea that […]
Mt Barker Outdoor Cinema – fresher than ever!
Bring a picnic rug, beanbag or a deck chair and enjoy the fresh air and tranquillity of cinema on the lawns of Auchendarroch House at Mt Barker this summer.
When you think of the Adelaide Hills you think of everything fresh: fresh coffee, fresh produce, fresh green grass, fresh […]
[ January 23, 2017; January 24, 2017; January 25, 2017; ]
Australian Sports Camps
Australian Sports Camps are holding school holiday sports coaching camps at Westminster School, Marion on Monday 23, Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 January 2017.
Special offer for Play and Go readers: SAVE 20% on ASC camps – use this coupon code: playandgosum16 when booking online. Cost $236 for three days instead of $295.
Australian Sports […]
Enjoy the summer vibes of Playford’s Free Outdoor Cinema Series!
Be a part of the thriving mammal metropolis of Zootopia at the free Outdoor Cinema Series on Friday 3 February from 8.30pm at the Playford Alive Town Park. The series kicks off with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows on Friday 20 January from 8.30pm […]
[ January 26, 2017; 8:00 am; ]
Australia Day Celebrations
Celebrate Australia Day 2017 with the City of Playford at Fremont Park, Elizabeth on Thursday 26 January from 8am-12pm. This free, community event will feature live entertainment for all ages, rides, kids activities and the ever popular FREE BBQ breakfast.
The Australia Day event will also feature the announcement of the winners of the 2017 Australia […]
[ January 15, 2017; 12:00 pm; February 19, 2017; 12:00 pm; March 19, 2017; 12:00 pm; ]
Enjoy a wonderful summer’s day in a beautiful garden with your family and friends.
Experience Summer Sundays at Beaumont House. Enjoy live music, food, entertainment and wine on the shady lawns of Beaumont House, treat yourself to a Devonshire tea on the veranda and browse the exclusive market and vintage stalls. This event is running on […]
[ January 26, 2017; 5:30 pm; ]
Celebrate Australia Day at the City of Onkaparinga’s Australia Day Bush Fair.
Families will love the Bush Fair with free family-focused activities and a huge entertainment line-up including roving children’s acts, live music, Aussie displays and special guest MC, TV and radio personality, Cosi.
The Australia Day Awards, held in conjunction with the bush fair, recognises local […]
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 […]
[ January 19, 2017; ]
Join in the magic of a fun-filled day in seaside Victor Harbor for the Tour Down Under Loop de Loop.
There will be something for everyone, with the magnificent Rotary Art Show on Warland Reserve, the Artisan Markets on Railway Terrace, family fun activities on Soldiers Memorial Gardens and the Main Street Precinct will be a […]
How Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident & Capable Children | Angela Hanscom Info Session | Nature Play SA | 19 Jan 2017
[ January 19, 2017; 7:00 pm; ]
How Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident & Capable Children
Angela Hanscom – A Session for parents to inspire and empower
Thanks to Inspired EC, Nature Play SA are delighted to offer a unique opportunity to hear from an internationally renowned speaker, Angela Hanscom, a US-based paediatric Occupational Therapist, mum and author of the book, Balanced & […]
Grab a movie and go for a dip in the pool at Waterworld, Saturday 7 January, 2017.
The weather is going to be hot, so why not cool down at Waterworld to see The Good Dinosaur and to have lots of fun on the waterslides. Waterworld is offering both the movie and unlimited water slides for […]
[ January 16, 2017; 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Wheels on the Green
Spend a balmy evening with bikes, food and fun at “Wheels on the Green” at the Lyndoch Village Green Gourmet Village.
Wheels on the Green is a community social event, with a family and youth focus, celebrating the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under. Visit the Gourmet Village on the Lyndoch Village Green, experience […]
[ January 14, 2017 to January 22, 2017. ]
Santos Tour Down Under 2017
The Santos Tour Down Under is Australia’s premier international cycling race. It will be staged in and around Adelaide this year during our summer holidays from 14 to 22 January 2017.
With an event calendar full of race stages plus plenty of concerts, street parties and family fun make sure you get along […]
[ January 20, 2017; ]
Get the family together for Gear Up @ Campbelltown
The Campbelltown City Council is proud to be hosting the Bupa Stage 4 Finish of the Santos Tour Down Under on Foxfield Oval, Maryvale Road, Athelstone on Friday 20 January 2017. Everyone is welcome at this free community event.
Gear Up @ Campbelltown is a day with free rides, […]
[ January 18, 2017; 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ]
The Glenelg Tour Street Party returns in 2017
The best place to be in summer is by the beach.
What better way to cool down after a day of racing than at the Glenelg Tour Street Party. Catch the tram to the bay with friends and family for an evening of beachside fun, food, fashion and live […]
[ January 12, 2017; January 13, 2017; ]
Innes National Park Reef Rambles – Immerse yourself in Marine Parks
Are you heading to the Yorke Peninsula these school holidays? Join a ranger on January 12 or 13 at the Innes National Park Reef Rambles. Innes Reef Rambles are an interpretative ramble on the reef at Innes National Park. You’ll learn about the critters along […]
[ January 3, 2017 to January 4, 2017. ]
The rotting flesh-smelling Titan arum, Ganteng (Amorphophallus titanum), better known as the Corpse Flower – has begun flowering at Adelaide Botanic Garden’s Bicentennial Conservatory!
If you missed it when one bloomed at Mt Lofty Botanic Garden here’s your chance to see it in the city, but you only have around 48 hours to see it.
The Conservatory’s […]
[ January 17, 2017; ]
Hostworks Stage 1 of the Santos Tour Down Under features three laps of the Southern Barossa, known as ‘the cool end of the Valley.’
Discover great spectator vantage points in the townships of Williamstown, Lyndoch, Sandy Creek and Cockatoo Valley with a race to the finish in Lyndoch.
Lyndoch will come alive with the Southern Barossa Gourmet […]
[ January 18, 2017; ]
A day in the Adelaide Hills well worth the revolutions: The Tour Down Under Stirling Spin.
The Santos Tour Down Under returns to Stirling in 2017 with a grand, five lap stage finish, guaranteed to deliver the excitement, thrills and enthusiastic crowds that the Stirling finishes are renowned for. Bustling with live music, street performers, local […]
[ January 15, 2017; January 22, 2017; 2:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Thanks to the huge success of the event in 2015 and 2016, Family Day will take place over two days in 2017!
Family Day will be on the first and final Sundays of the Santos Tour Down Under, during the People’s Choice Classic and Be Safe Be Seen MAC Stage 6. This FREE event has previously hosted […]
[ December 26, 2016 to February 5, 2017. ]
Editor’s Note: Due to popular demand Dinosaurs Alive! was extended until 5 February 2017.
These summer holidays you can travel back in time to see dinosaurs roaming around Adelaide Zoo. If like us you saw the dinosaurs last time they visited three years ago, you might be interested in whether they are the same or not. While […]