[ November 29, 2017; 2:00 am; ]
Adelaide School Holidays
Find all the best activities & ideas for the Adelaide Summer 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 offer. […]
[ November 29, 2017; 2:00 am; ]
[ November 25, 2017 6:00 pm to December 31, 2017 6:00 pm. ]
Loxton Lights Festival 2017
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 […]
[ November 24, 2017 to December 12, 2017. ]
Kickstart Happiness this Christmas in South Australia
While we are fortunate to live in one of the wealthiest countries in the world, Christmas is an especially challenging time for many struggling South Australian families and children. This Christmas Statewide Super and National Pharmacies are encouraging South Australians to donate gifts for children who otherwise wouldn’t receive […]
[ November 27, 2017 11:00 am to January 1, 2018 11:00 am. ]
Adelaide’s West End Brewery Riverbank Christmas Lights
The West End Brewery Riverbank Christmas Lights are a magical display of lights and activity scenes set up along the lawns of the South Australian Brewing Company in Thebarton, just opposite the Entertainment Centre.
The Christmas Riverbank Display is free for all families in Adelaide as a gift from West […]
[ November 17, 2017 to December 24, 2017. ]
Rundle Mall Christmas Decorations
Rundle Mall, as they do each year, will be displaying a range of Christmas decorations including Forest of Trees, the Christmas Letters and Giant Presents. These decorations make for great photos with the whole family and add a bit of Christmas spirit to Rundle Mall while you’re Christmas shopping!
Forest of Trees
Be visually […]
[ November 23, 2017 to November 26, 2017. November 28, 2017 to December 3, 2017. December 5, 2017 to December 10, 2017. ]
Victorian Christmas Family Fun at the Ayers House Museum
Escape from the business of Christmas and visit the Ayers House Museum where you can experience some old fashioned Christmas fun.
As well as exploring a 160 year old mansion, children can make Christmas decorations, Christmas cards and dress up. Alternatively they can play a game of chess, […]
[ November 25, 2017; 6:00 pm; ]
Full of colour and personality, the 2017 Twilight Christmas Parade will roll along Commercial Road on 25 November at 6pm.
Signifying the start of the Christmas Season it brings the community together for an evening of fun and celebration in the iconic setting of Port Adelaide.
Over the years the Parade has become an expression of local […]
[ November 25, 2017; ]
Spring into Willunga Street Party
The Spring into Willunga street party is a community celebration featuring amazing food, wine, art and specialty products from Willunga and the Fleurieu region. There will be picnics, live music and market stalls to browse along with roving entertainment along Main Street, which will be closed to traffic. For the kids […]
[ November 25, 2017; 9:00 am to 10:00 pm. ]
EDITOR’S NOTE: 50SIXONE HAS CLOSED DOWN Feb 2020
Get a FREE shake at the opening of 50SIXONE Prospect on Saturday 25 November 2017
50SIXONE will be opening in Prospect this Saturday 25 November 2017 and they are giving away a selection of their famous shakes FREE ALL DAY during their grand opening from 9am until 10pm (available […]
[ November 28, 2017; 10:30 am to 11:30 am. ]
Shopping for people with autism – Coles introduces “Quiet Hour” shopping
In an effort to make shopping for people living with autism easier, Coles has just introduced a “Quiet Hour” across many of its stores nationwide. What this will mean for people with autism, or parents of kids with autism, is that during this hour long […]
[ November 25, 2017; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
The Art of Christmas LIVE hosted by Adelaide Riverbank and The Art of Christmas
Discover the Art of Christmas along the Adelaide Riverbank; the creative tree trail that winds along the banks of the River Torrens and onto the cultural boulevard North Terrace.
Twelve fabulous South Australian artists will use their creative talents and a sprinkle of […]
[ November 22, 2017; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. December 2, 2017; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Nature Play SA Pop-up Shop in the Gardens
Nature Play SA Pop-up Shop in the Gardens is back by popular demand. The Nature Play SA pop-up shop will open on the balcony of the beautiful Wittunga Botanic Garden headquarters for some peaceful pre-Christmas shopping on Wednesday 22 November (11am–4pm) and Saturday 2 December (1pm–4pm).
Enjoy the garden surrounds and […]
[ November 23, 2017; 7:00 pm; ]
Free Baseball Game – Adelaide Bite vs. Melbourne Aces on Thursday, 23 November 2017
If you have never been to a professional baseball game before now is your chance to see the Adelaide Bite in a regular season Australian Baseball League game for free.
New major sponsors Mybutcher together with local Riverine Premium Beef are shouting general […]
[ November 18, 2017 to December 24, 2017. ]
Visit Santaland at Myer in Rundle Mall, Adelaide
There are big changes to Myer’s Santaland for 2017. Myer have refurbished their festive area on level two of the Adelaide Myer Centre this year to create a magical winter wonderland for Christmas. The main attraction is the ‘Santaland Express’ – a life size train offering a virtual […]
[ November 18, 2017 to December 24, 2017. ]
Visit the Magic Cave in David Jones, Rundle Mall Adelaide
The Credit Union Christmas Pageant on 18 November 2017 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. Once […]
[ November 18, 2017; ]
Adelaide Town Hall Illumination
See the Adelaide Town Hall light up this festive season, with a magical Christmas and New Year’s projection display. Bring the kids and marvel at the numerous animations on display every night.
CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT ABOUT CHRISTMAS IN THE CITY EVENTS
For more information and all enquiries please visit the City of Adelaide […]
[ November 18, 2017; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Enjoy a FREE ride in one of the Police Credit Union EcoCaddys this Saturday
If you’re heading into the city to experience the 2017 Credit Union Adelaide Christmas Pageant, keep an eye out for one of the Police Credit Union EcoCaddys. There will be six of them cruising the streets of the city just prior to and after the pageant […]
[ November 1, 2017 to January 14, 2018. ]
Pick your own cherries
EDITOR’S NOTE: As of Sunday 14 January 2018 the season is over this year for pick your own.
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 […]
[ November 17, 2017; 5:45 pm; November 24, 2017; 5:45 pm; December 1, 2017; 5:45 pm; December 8, 2017; 5:45 pm; ]
Enjoy Snow Play at the Ice Arena this November and December.
The Ice Arena in Thebarton brings you Snow Play, fun for children 14 years and under.
Snow Play is a chance for children to experience snow in an indoor, safe, fun filled arena all year round.
Test their aim and throw snowballs at Ice Arena’s penguin wall, […]
[ November 26, 2017; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Salisbury Plays is celebrating the great play spaces in the City of Salisbury.
Join the City of Salisbury at St Kilda on Sunday 26 November 2017 as they offer visitors an award-winning adventure playground for children and adults, the Tramway Museum, the Boat Club and Marina and the St Kilda Mangrove Trail and Interpretive Centre featuring […]
[ November 23, 2017; December 7, 2017; January 11, 2018; January 25, 2018; February 8, 2018; February 22, 2018; ]
Oaklands Skate Park Free Concrete Sessions
Once again The Oaklands Recreational Plaza skate park will feature a series of free youth skateboarding and BMX sessions on Thursday nights throughout summer.
These sessions will be facilitated by Lighthouse Youth Projects and Big Sunday and have been made possible through the City of Marion’s Youth Development grant funding.
All young […]
[ November 18, 2017 to November 20, 2017. ]
Sophie’s Patch Spring Open Garden 18th to 20th November 2017
Sophie’s Patch Spring Open Garden will have a fabulous program of speakers, nurseries, refreshments and surprises providing entertainment and inspiration for the thousands of visitors from across Australia who visit this dry lands garden.
Hear from: experts on backyard poultry, how to attract butterflies and birds to […]
[ November 25, 2017; ]
St Kilda BioBlitz is a free event for all ages on Saturday 25 November 2017
Join in the fun at this free family event and discover the life of St Kilda and the Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary. There will be organised walks and talks, bus tours, or you can just drop by. You will be able […]
[ November 19, 2017; November 21, 2017; November 26, 2017; 12:00 am; November 28, 2017 to November 29, 2017. December 1, 2017; December 4, 2017 to December 6, 2017. December 6, 2017; December 10, 2017; December 12, 2017 to December 13, 2017. December 17, 2017; ]
Visit Sensitive, Sensory-Friendly, Quiet Santa at various locations around Adelaide
Sensitive, sensory-friendly Santa is a great way for children with special needs to meet Santa in a private, comfortable, sensory-friendly environment. Sessions are pre-booked eliminating queues and are held outside of standard shopping hours to help provide a calm environment.
Locations and Times
Sensitive, Sensory-Friendly Santa at Tea […]
[ November 18, 2017; ]
Happy 5th Birthday Fork on the Road!
Fork on the Road started as a crazy, random idea, with no real certainty that it would continue beyond a one-off event. In November 2012 it was Australia’s first Food Truck festival. It was at the forefront of Adelaide embracing change, innovation and the appearance of gourmet food trucks […]
[ November 11, 2017; 10:30 am; ]
Remembrance Day – Centennial Park Cemetery Remembrance Day Tribute
A time honoured tradition at Centennial Park, the Remembrance Day Service commemorates the courage and sacrifices of the Australian men and women who have fallen and served in times of war.
Centennial Park invites you and your family and friends to join in remembering and honouring the courage […]
[ November 11, 2017; 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm. ]
Witness the former Royal Adelaide Hospital site transform into a captivating celebration of light, innovation and technology for one illuminating night.
With the former hospital as a backdrop, LIT transports audiences to an urban wonderland with leading edge light and technology artists, live art battles and the introduction of the Adelaide_Portal.
Filled with lots of colourful, engaging […]
[ November 11, 2017; ]
Join in the Family Fun Day and celebrate the opening of Goodstart Early Learning Somerton Park!
Tour the centre, meet the team, explore the playgrounds and fairy garden – you’ll even see a magical fairy appear.
There will be:
Complimentary coffee for the first 100 parents and friends
Old McDonald’s Kindifarm
The Enchanted Alice working her magic […]
[ November 19, 2017; ]
Enjoy a day of FREE family fun on Sunday 19 November at the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) Aquatic Sciences Open Day.
Visitors of all ages will have the opportunity to tour the purpose-built marine and freshwater research facility, including observing the laboratories and research vessels and equipment, watching science presentations, exploring live fish […]
[ November 22, 2017 to November 26, 2017. ]
Walkerville Miniature Christmas Pageant
Preparations are well on track for this year’s 16th Walkerville Miniature Christmas Pageant.
A delightful collection of over 60 miniature Christmas pageant floats, many with their very own on-board movement and sound, displayed on a blue-lined roadway within the Walkerville Town Hall.
Themes include Nursery Rhymes and Stories, Fun and Fantasy and of course, […]
[ November 15, 2017 10:00 am to November 19, 2017 2:00 pm. ]
Stars of Christmas Past at the Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum
Discover the ‘stars’ of favourite Christmas stories and traditions
Explore rooms packed with old-style decorations and browse in the gift shop for unique hand-made Christmas gifts and home-baked goodies. Relax, have a cuppa and enjoy the tranquility of the Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum Tea Room.
Plus you […]
[ November 4, 2017 11:00 pm to November 30, 2017 11:00 pm. ]
Adelaide Shorebirds Festival 4-30 November 2017
To celebrate the Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary National Park – Winaityinaityi Pangkara being Park of the Month for November, the Adelaide Shorebirds Festival will be held throughout the month at various locations within the park.
The Adelaide Shorebirds Festival is on again this year, with events being held throughout November to celebrate the […]
[ November 3, 2017 to November 19, 2017. ]
IKEA will turn a child’s dream into soft, cuddly reality!
IKEA is inviting children aged between 3-12 years to take part in the IKEA Soft Toy Drawing Competition where the most unique creations will be turned into real cuddly toys sold in all IKEA stores across the world.
“The event creates opportunities for children to be creative […]
[ November 26, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
Go along and celebrate at the Glenelg Christmas Pageant on Sunday 26 November 2017!
The City of Holdfast Bay will be hosting the Glenelg Christmas Pageant along Jetty Road. Grab the kids and get a space early, and don’t miss out on the Buster Monster Truck! Plus loads of fun floats, dancers and of course Santa! There […]
[ November 3, 2017; December 1, 2017; February 2, 2018; March 2, 2018; ]
Moonlight Markets at Thorndon Park in Campbelltown
The Campbelltown Moonlight Markets are back for another summer. This free, family friendly event welcomes visitors to settle in for the evening, enjoy a great meal, and watch the sun go down over the picturesque reservoir.
The Moonlight Markets are held at the beautiful Thorndon Park, Hamilton Terrace, Paradise. These […]
[ November 13, 2017 to November 14, 2017. November 24, 2017 to November 25, 2017. ]
Light Up Your Life with Alycia Burton
Performer, trainer and motivational speaker Alycia Burton is coming to Adelaide with her famous horse Classic Goldrush.
Light Up Your Life with Alycia Burton is a two part series run over two nights which involves Alycia demonstrating and explaining training methods, how to fix common problems, Free Riding, her life story, […]
[ November 16, 2017 to November 19, 2017. ]
2017 Mitsubishi Motors Australian International 3 Day Event
Australia’s premier equestrian competition, the 2017 Mitsubishi Motors Australian International Three Day Event, will be held in Adelaide from 16-19 November.
The Equestrian 3 Day Event – commonly known as ‘Eventing’ is the triathlon of Horse Sport comprising the 3 phases of Dressage, Cross Country and Showjumping over 3 […]
[ November 12, 2017; 3:40 pm; ]
International Rules Series: Australia vs. Ireland
Australia will host Ireland in the 2017 Virgin Australia International Rules Series (IRS) at Adelaide Oval on Sunday, 12 November.
IRS is a spectacular sporting event that sees the two nations battle it out for glory. A fast and exciting contest, the game is a hybrid of AFL and Gaelic Football […]
[ November 10, 2017; November 24, 2017; December 15, 2017; December 29, 2017; January 12, 2018; January 19, 2018; February 9, 2018; February 23, 2018; March 2, 2018; March 16, 2018; April 13, 2018; April 27, 2018; ]
Night Walks are back at Cleland Wildlife Park this summer!
See what wakes up when the sun goes down, and explore the world of Australia’s nocturnal animals. Join their experienced guides for a night time tour of Cleland. You’ll get up close to potoroos, bettongs and bandicoots as they forage for food. Hear the haunting […]
[ November 18, 2017; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Pageant Day Badge Making in the City
Join in on Pageant Day after the parade to make some badges about what you’re most passionate about.
This event will kick off at 11am, just after Father Christmas has arrived, so you can explore the The Centre of Democracy (on North Terrace right in the middle of the action) […]