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Adelaide Family Friendly Scavenger Hunt | 2019 & 2020

[ December 1, 2018 to January 20, 2020. ]

Adelaide Scavenger Hunt
Lace up your walking shoes and get ready to experience the city like you never have before. Snap pics, race against the clock, and put your navigation skills to the test as you wander at your own pace.

Tourist, local, or new to Adelaide, this is a lively small group activity that anyone can […]

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Adelaide School Holiday Activities

Adelaide School Holiday Guide – Shop & Play | Dec 2019 – Jan 2020

[ January 1, 2019 to January 27, 2020. ]

Adelaide School Holiday Guide – Summer 2019/20
Your guide to all the best activities & ideas for the December & January School Holidays.
South Australian Summer School Holidays: Saturday 14 December 2019 – Monday 27 January 2020
Summer is the perfect time to get the kids out and about during the school holidays with an extended break and […]

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Barossa Valley Chocolate Company | School Holiday Workshops & Tastings | Dec 2019 – Jan 2020

[ December 1, 2018 to January 27, 2020. ]
Barossa Valley Chocolate Company
These school holidays at the Barossa Valley Chocolate Company, kids can participate in chocolate workshops and a pairing experience.
Junior workshops 

Christmas Themed | Monday- Friday, 10.30am | Cost $38pp | 45min session | Bookings essential.

Choc- o-block Decorating

Monday- Friday, 1.30pm | Saturday & Sunday, 10.30am & 1.30pm | Cost: – $20pp | 30min […]

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The Big Wedgie | Inflatable Waterslide Park | West Beach & Elizabeth | 23 Nov 2019 – 9 Feb 2020

[ December 1, 2018 to December 24, 2019. November 23, 2019 to November 24, 2019. December 7, 2019 to December 8, 2019. December 14, 2019 to December 16, 2019. December 26, 2019 to December 31, 2019. January 1, 2020 to February 9, 2020. ]
The Big Wedgie in Adelaide Open All Summer School Holidays
The Big Wedgie’s welcome return will include 4 inflatable, family-friendly waterslides at TWO locations this summer – West Beach Parks opens Saturday 23 November and Elizabeth opens 7 December 2019.  
Standing at a whopping 18.2 meters tall and 82 meters long with a thrilling 55-degree slope, […]

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Kids Chocolate Workshops | Barossa Valley Chocolate Factory | 28 Sep – 13 Oct 2019

[ September 28, 2019 to October 13, 2019. ]
School Holiday Chocolate Workshops at Barossa Valley Chocolate Company
These October school holidays at the Barossa Valley Chocolate Company, kids can participate in chocolate workshops and a pairing experience.
While you’re visiting, watch chocolatiers at work and explore their delicious range of chocolates. You can also enjoy homemade gelato and lunch at Benni’s Café or try a […]

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Adelaide Airport Plane Spotting | FREE School Holiday Activity | Sep & Oct 2019

[ September 28, 2019 to October 13, 2019. ]
Adelaide Airport Plane Spotting
To entertain the kids during the school holidays go and try plane spotting.
Plane spotting is a fun, free activity to entertain the kids during school holidays or on the weekend. The Department for Education SA has some ideas for your plane spotting day out:

Airplane bingo: Make a bingo card using the […]

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Adelaide Zoo Childrens Zoo (19)

Adelaide Zoo’s Variety Children’s Zoo | Review

[ September 28, 2019 to October 13, 2019. ]
Variety Children’s Zoo at the Adelaide Zoo
Adelaide Zoo’s new Variety Children’s Zoo is open from Saturday, 28 September 2019. It’s an amazing interactive play space for kids, allowing families to get closer than ever to some of the zoo’s most popular residents.
Built with the help of the South Australian community and children’s charity Variety Australia, […]

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Abominable Movie Review | An Adorable Adventure

[ September 27, 2019; ]
Abominable Movie Review
Abominable is a beautiful movie which we think is a must-see these holidays. If you’re a How To Train Your Dragon fan like us, this is a wonderful story with some familiarity. Think Toothless with fur.

It’s a fab family film with great values of friendship, family and adventure. We love the female […]

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Adelaide School Holidays October

Adelaide School Holiday Guide – Active, Recreation & Sport | October 2019

[ September 25, 2019 to October 13, 2019. ]
Adelaide School Holiday Guide – Spring 2019
Your guide to all the best activities & ideas for the October Adelaide School Holidays.
South Australian Spring School Holidays: Saturday 28 September 2019 – Sunday 13 October 2019

Spring is the perfect time to get the kids out and about these October school holidays. Throughout Adelaide there are free events […]

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Adelaide School Holidays October

Adelaide School Holiday Guide – Animal Adventures | October 2019

[ September 25, 2019 to October 13, 2019. ]

Adelaide School Holiday Guide – Spring 2019
Your guide to all the best activities & ideas for the October Adelaide School Holidays.
South Australian Spring School Holidays: Saturday 28 September 2019 – Sunday 13 October 2019

Spring is the perfect time to get the kids out and about these October school holidays. Throughout Adelaide there are free events […]

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Adelaide School Holidays October

Adelaide School Holiday Guide – Educational & Creative Fun | October 2019

[ September 25, 2019 to October 13, 2019. ]
Adelaide School Holiday Guide – Spring 2019
Your guide to all the best activities & ideas for the October Adelaide School Holidays.
South Australian Spring School Holidays: Saturday 28 September 2019 – Sunday 13 October 2019

Spring is the perfect time to get the kids out and about these October school holidays. Throughout Adelaide there are free events […]

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Adelaide School Holidays October

Adelaide School Holiday Guide – Family Fun & Entertainment | October 2019

[ September 25, 2019 to October 13, 2019. ]
Adelaide School Holiday Guide – Spring 2019
Your guide to all the best activities & ideas for the October Adelaide School Holidays.
South Australian Spring School Holidays: Saturday 28 September 2019 – Sunday 13 October 2019

Spring is the perfect time to get the kids out and about these October school holidays. Throughout Adelaide there are free events […]

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Marsh One Day Cup 2019 | West End Redbacks | Adelaide Home Games

[ September 29, 2019; October 1, 2019; November 17, 2019; ]
Marsh One Day Cup 2019 – West End Redbacks Fixture
The men’s domestic one-day tournament, now named the Marsh One-Day Cup, will return to Adelaide for the first time since 2013, with the West End Redbacks playing three matches at Karen Rolton Oval.
Beginning in late-September 2019, South Australia will host Tasmania twice and will also welcome […]

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Alice in Wonderland in the Adelaide Botanic Gardens | 28 Sep – 13 Oct 2019

[ September 28, 2019 to October 13, 2019. ]
Alice in Wonderland at the Adelaide Botanic Garden | Australian Shakespeare Company
Join Alice on her amazing journey through Wonderland and experience an adventure like no other. The Australian Shakespeare Company will be performing Lewis Carroll’s classic story at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens during the October school holidays. The original story has been cleverly lifted from […]

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Statewide Super SA Scorpions 2019/20 WNCL Fixture | Adelaide Home Games

[ September 22, 2019; September 24, 2019; January 7, 2020; January 9, 2020; ]
Statewide Super SA Scorpions 2019/20 WNCL Fixture
The Statewide Super SA Scorpions, South Australia’s women’s domestic cricket team, will play in an expanded season in 2019/20 with four Adelaide home games.
In the first two rounds, the Scorpions will play four home games as part of a longer, eight-match Women’s National Cricket League competition, which was previously […]

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Spring Guide to the City | Adelaide | Sep – Nov 2019

[ September 18, 2019 to November 30, 2019. ]
Spring guide to the city of Adelaide
Let the city be your playground this spring! With our longer days and warmer nights, it’s the perfect time to seek out city-bound adventures. There’s so much to do and so many places for families to explore.
Pick one of eleven fabulous play spaces to explore with the kids. Find […]

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The Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour | Adelaide | 25 Sep 2019

[ September 25, 2019; 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour – Trophy Visit at St Patrick’s Technical College
This year, communities around the nation and the world have been provided with the opportunity to experience the magic of the Lexus Melbourne Cup, and hear the many stories connected with Australia’s greatest horse-race.
More than 75 communities applied to host the $200,000 trophy in […]

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Henley Square Pavilion | Make it Mine Markets | Sep 2019 – May 2020

[ September 29, 2019; October 27, 2019; November 17, 2019; December 15, 2019; January 19, 2020; February 23, 2020; ]
Make it Mine Markets at Henley Square Pavilion
*CANCELLED* – Due to the current situation regarding the COVID-19 outbreak upcoming events has been cancelled.
With a focus on arts, crafts and fashion the Make It Mine marketplace showcases handmade creations of local makers, artists and designers on the last Sunday of each month.
Held in the Henley […]

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Adelaide Zoo Children's Zoo

Variety Children’s Zoo | Adelaide Zoo | Opening 28 Sep 2019

[ September 28, 2019; ]
Variety Children’s Zoo to open in time for October school holidays!
Adelaide Zoo’s new Variety Children’s Zoo will open on Saturday, 28 September 2019 and is set to be an amazing play space for kids filled with interactive areas that allow them to get closer than ever to some of the zoo’s most popular residents.
Built with […]

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This Show is NOT Rubbish! | Something on Saturday | Adelaide Festival Centre | 28 Sep 2019

[ September 28, 2019; ]
Something on Saturday presents This Show is NOT Rubbish!
Something on Saturday is back with the Trash Can Man in his award winning show, as he turns trash into scientific treasure — that unexpectedly squeaks and screams, squirts and splashes, floats and flies… and then bursts into flames!
What was the last thing you threw away? Could […]

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Fulham North Primary School Spring Fair | 26 Sep 2019

[ September 26, 2019; ]
Fulham North Primary School Spring Fair
Fulham North Primary School will be hosting a Spring Fair on the afternoon of Thursday 26 September 2019 as a fundraiser for their school.  Located on North Street in Henley Beach, the fun starts at 3:30pm and will conclude at 6pm.  Activities will include class stalls, local business stalls, donated auction […]

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Falie Family Fun Day & Light Show | Port Adelaide | 29 Sep 2019

[ September 29, 2019; ]
Falie Family Fun Day & Light Show
The Historic Ketch Falie (HKF) is celebrating 100 years with a family fun day on Sunday 29 September 2019.  In addition to their usual onboard open day experience, there will be a variety of additional activities on offer.

Illuminart will be illuminating the ship itself, with light and storytelling projection […]

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SANFL Grand Final | Adelaide Oval | 22 September 2019

[ September 22, 2019; ]
SANFL Grand Final at Adelaide Oval
Feel the finals fever as the 2019 SANFL Statewide Super League all comes down to the last game – Port Adelaide v Glenelg.
As well as the main game, there’s plenty of free activities for kids including face painting and balloon twisting, and get your photo taken with the National Pharmacies Christmas […]

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The Big Wedgie | World’s Tallest Inflatable Waterslide | West Beach Parks | 28 Sep – 13 Oct 2019

[ September 29, 2019 to October 13, 2019. ]
The Big Wedgie at West Beach Parks October School Holidays
The Big Wedgie returns to West Beach Parks these school holidays – hitting the famed Adelaide holiday park for its second year!
The Big Wedgie’s welcome return will include 4 inflatable, family-friendly waterslides with something for all ages.  Locals will remember (and tourists will never forget) the […]

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Houndwave | Doggy Day Out | Adelaide | 21 Sep 2019

[ September 21, 2019; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Houndwave – Doggy Day Out in Adelaide
Dogs and their families can enjoy a fun day out in beautiful Light Square/Wauwi on Saturday 21 September.  Expect a terrific lineup of live music as well as markets, information sessions, exhibitors, food and wine.
There will be a kidzone with the Imagination Playground, face painting, colouring and more.
There will be […]

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Explore, Discover, Play | A Family Day Out at Felixstow Reserve | Nature Play SA | 29 Sep 2019

[ September 29, 2019; ]
Explore, Discover + Play – A Family Day Out at Felixstow Reserve – Nature Play SA
Join Nature Play SA and the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters as they host a FREE family day out at the award winning Felixstow Reserve.
The fun-filled day will have the whole family exploring wetlands teeming with life, discovering […]

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Stirling Laneways | Adelaide Hills Market | Sep 2019 – Apr 2020

[ September 22, 2019; October 27, 2019; November 24, 2019; December 15, 2019; February 23, 2020; ]
Stirling Laneways
Stirling Laneways continues to present its trademark mix of market stalls and live street entertainment invigorating the laneways and byways of the “gateway to the Adelaide Hills” village of Stirling on Market Day Sundays from September to April each year.
The award-winning Stirling Laneways is more than a market. From September to April, each event […]

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Circus School Holiday Program | Cirkidz | Oct 2019

[ September 30, 2019 to October 4, 2019. October 8, 2019 to October 11, 2019. ]  
Spring off the couch and into the circus!
Balance, coordination, strength, creativity and teamwork – put them all to the test during the Cirkidz School Holiday Program!

Come and try their popular sessions SOAR (trapeze, hoop, silks) and Off the Wall (tumbling, tramp and acro) or experience a variety of circus skills and challenges in one […]

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Black Forest Primary School Centenary Gala Day | 15 Sep 2019

[ September 15, 2019; ]
Black Forest Primary School Centenary Gala Day
This year, Black Forest Primary School is celebrating 100 years of providing a high quality education to its community.
On Sunday 15 September 2019 the school is hosting a free, community Gala Day to celebrate the history of the school. This event will be held at the school from 10am […]

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Seafood + Sounds | Adelaide Central Market | 13 & 14 Sep 2019

[ September 13, 2019 to September 14, 2019. ]
The Adelaide Central Market will host Seafood + Sounds during a two-day celebration of South Australian seafood and
music on Friday 13 September and Saturday 14 September 2019.
Now in its third year, the program will see trader specialities for seafood lovers and the return of last year’s sold-out Chilli Crab Shack.  Expect speciality, limited edition seafood […]

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Australian Dance Theatre: North/South | Adelaide Festival Centre | 11-14 Sep 2019

[ September 11, 2019 to September 14, 2019. ]
Australian Dance Theatre: North/South
Presented by Australian Dance Theatre in association with Adelaide Festival Centre.
In an extraordinary double bill from two highly acclaimed choreographers, Ina Christel Johannessen and Garry Stewart, Australian Dance Theatre (ADT) dancers traverse the faraway corners of the Arctic Circle and Antarctica.

From Norwegian choreographer Johannessen, North explores the intimate and powerful exchange that […]

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racetime

Ended: WIN Tickets to Racetime | Adelaide Youth International Film Festival | Hoyts Norwood | 21 Sep 2019

[ September 21, 2019; ]
Racetime – Adelaide International Youth Film Festival
Racetime is the sequel to the highly successful SnowTime! which won the 2015 best box-office in Canada and was on Netflix last year.
Like its predecessor, the film explores the themes of friendship and teamwork, but this time it digs deeply into an examination of pride, justice, betrayal and going […]

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Nature Play SA Festival | South Australia | 28 Sep – 20 Oct 2019

[ September 28, 2019 to October 20, 2019. ]
Nature Play SA 2019 Festival
The Nature Play SA Festival is an annual festival for children and their families which celebrates and encourages play outdoors in nature!
The Festival is coordinated by Nature Play SA in collaboration with more than 30 wonderful event host organisations including local and state government, not-for-profits, playgroups, education sites, nature clubs, Friends Groups, libraries and more! The 2018 Nature Play Festival is […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to Dora And The Lost City of Gold | In Cinemas 19 Sep 2019

[ September 19, 2019; ]
Dora And The Lost City of Gold – In Cinemas 19 September 2019
Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, nothing could prepare Dora (Isabela Moner) for her most dangerous adventure ever — High School.

Always the explorer, Dora quickly finds herself leading Boots (her best friend, a monkey), Diego (Jeffrey Wahlberg), […]

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Wine & Shine Stargazing at Cobb’s Hill Estate | Adelaide Hills Science Hub | 27 Sep 2019

[ September 27, 2019; 6:00 pm; ]
Wine & Shine Stargazing at Cobb’s Hill Estate
Join the Adelaide Hills Science Hub & the Astronomical Society of SA (ASSA) for an exclusive and amazing night with food and wine under the stars and short lines to look through the telescopes.
Cobb’s Hill Estate is co-hosting this event with Adelaide Hills Science Hub. Your first drink […]

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SteamRanger Heritage Railway Journeys | Timetable & Station Locations | South Australia

[ September 1, 2019; September 8, 2019; September 15, 2019; September 22, 2019; September 29, 2019; October 6, 2019; October 20, 2019; October 27, 2019; November 3, 2019; November 10, 2019; November 17, 2019; ]
SteamRanger Train Journeys in South Australia
SteamRanger Heritage Railway operates a number of different heritage steam and diesel hauled tourist trains between Mt Barker in the Adelaide Hills, up over the crest of the southern Mt Lofty Ranges, down to Strathalbyn and on through the coastal holiday towns of Goolwa and Port Elliot to the tourist […]

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Family Fun Day | Murray Bridge Golf Club | 8 Sep 2019

[ September 8, 2019; ]
Family Fun Day at Murray Bridge Golf Club
A Family Fun Day, hosted by U.S Kids Golf Adelaide Tour, will be held at Murray Bridge Golf Club on Sunday 8 September 2019.  Kids can play awesome golf, make some new friends, grab a balloon, some goodies and get their face painted.  The Murray Bridge Golf Club […]

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Ended: WIN a Family Pass to the Royal Adelaide Show | 30 Aug – 8 Sep 2019

[ August 30, 2019 to September 8, 2019. ]
Here’s another chance to WIN A Family Pass to the Royal Adelaide Show 2019
As always there’s plenty to get excited about at this year’s Royal Adelaide Show. Taking in two full weekends and running for ten days in total, this year’s Show promises to be bigger and better than ever.
The 2019 Royal Adelaide Show, opening Friday […]

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Snap a Selfie on ‘Friends’ Central Park Couch | Burnside Village | 14 & 15 Sep 2019

[ September 14, 2019 to September 15, 2019. ]
Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of ‘Friends’ at Burnside Village
Immerse yourself in your favourite show and snap a selfie on the ‘Friends’ Central Park couch.
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of TV sitcom ‘Friends’, Burnside Village is giving you the chance to enjoy an exclusive photo opportunity with a replica of the iconic Central Park orange couch.

Pivot your […]

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Adelaide School Holidays October

Adelaide School Holidays Guide | Best Ideas for October School Holidays | Spring 2019

[ September 28, 2019 to October 13, 2019. ]
Adelaide School Holiday Guide – Spring 2019
Your guide to all the best activities & ideas for the October Adelaide School Holidays.
South Australian Spring School Holidays: Saturday 28 September 2019 – Sunday 13 October 2019
Spring is the perfect time to get the kids out and about these October school holidays. Throughout Adelaide there are free events […]

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