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Santa’s Wonderland 2019 Tips for Families – Review

Santa’s Wonderland is back in Adelaide again until Christmas Eve
So, what’s it like this year? It is still the most magical Christmas event in Adelaide. Santa’s Wonderland is three hours of the best fun – with amusement rides, bouncy castles, ice skating, tobogganing, activity trail, photo sets, lively Christmas stage shows, photos with Father Christmas […]

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Cummins Christmas Wonderland | 1-31 Dec 2019

[ December 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019. ]
Cummins Christmas Wonderland
Hitch up your wagon and make your way to the 2019 Cummins Christmas Wonderland.
A place of magic, make believe and wonderment, the Cummins Christmas Wonderland is open from December 1st to the 31st, 10am to 5pm. Even Christmas Day the door is open from 2pm -5pm.

Santa Claus starts his daily visits from the 14th […]

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Waterworld 50 Years Community Fun Day | Ridgehaven | 8 Dec 2019

[ December 8, 2019; ]
Waterworld 50 Years Community Fun Day
Waterworld Aquatic Centre has proudly provided fun and fitness to residents and visitors to the City of Tea Tree Gully for 50 years (1969 – 2019).
Join them for a community fun day on Sunday 8 December 2019 between 9am and 6pm to celebrate their 50 years. The action will commence […]

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

[ November 23, 2019 to November 24, 2019. December 7, 2019 to December 8, 2019. December 14, 2019 to December 24, 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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Make-A-Wish Christmas Trees for Sale | 7, 8, 14 & 15 Dec 2019

[ December 7, 2019 to December 8, 2019. December 14, 2019 to December 15, 2019. ]
Make-A-Wish Christmas Trees for Sale
It’s nearly that time of the year again and Make-A-Wish will be selling Christmas Trees as part of their annual Christmas event. 
Drop by one of the locations below during December and get a beautiful fresh Christmas Tree. Proceeds will help grant wishes for children with life threatening medical conditions. 

The price per […]

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Krispy Kreme Krispymas | Next Day Delivery for Christmas | Dec 2019

[ November 29, 2019 to December 18, 2019. ]
Krispy Kreme Krispymas
Krispy Kreme South Australia are excited to announce that your Krispymas party catering and Krispymas gifts are sorted, with their new next day delivery service for Christmas.
Krispy Kreme South Australia will deliver fresh doughnuts to your home, office, best friend’s house or even your grandma’s nursing home. Simply order online by 5:30pm to […]

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NEW Calvary Adelaide Hospital Family Open Day | 8 Dec 2019

[ December 8, 2019; ]
NEW Calvary Adelaide Hospital Family Open Day
The new Calvary Adelaide Hospital (with South Australia’s first private 24/7 Emergency Department) is set to open in January 2020.
To celebrate the completion of the new Calvary Adelaide Hospital, on Sunday 8 December 2019 they are having a Community Open Day.
There will be Christmas market stalls, fairy floss, popcorn, balloon […]

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Christmas Tree Farm | Chandlers Hill | South Australia

[ November 24, 2019 to December 23, 2019. ]
The Christmas Tree Farm at Chandlers Hill
The Christmas Tree Farm at Chandlers Hill is the oldest farm in South Australia, providing Christmas trees since 1955.
There is plenty to see and do for the whole family at Christmas Tree Farm in Chandlers Hill.  You can explore their acres of farmland, take photos with their reindeer mascot, […]

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MRASA Toy Run | Victoria Park to Callington Oval | 8 Dec 2019

[ December 8, 2019; ]
MRASA Toy Run
The MRASA Toy Run has been held for many years, and usually occurs annually on the second Sunday in December. The MRASA organises and funds this event with incredible support from volunteers, sponsors and organisations who are proud and willing to be involved.
Due to the Adelaide Motorsport Festival having its funding cut, they […]

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Adelaide Christmas Lights 2019 | Best Streets to See Christmas Lights Around Adelaide

[ December 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019. ]
Christmas Lights Adelaide
YOUR 2019 GUIDE TO THE BEST STREETS TO SEE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AROUND ADELAIDE!
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 family activity to wander along and admire the huge effort some families […]

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The Big Wedgie | World’s Tallest Inflatable Waterslide | West Beach Parks | 23 Nov 2019 – 9 Feb 2020

[ November 23, 2019 to November 24, 2019. December 7, 2019 to December 8, 2019. December 14, 2019 to December 24, 2019. December 26, 2019 to February 9, 2020. ]
The Big Wedgie at West Beach Parks open all Summer School Holidays from Sunday 23 November 2019 and Elizabeth from 7 December 2019
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 star of the show: The Big Wedgie waterslide! […]

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Glenlea Summer Sundays | Mt Barker | Nov 2019 – Mar 2020

[ November 24, 2019; December 1, 2019; December 8, 2019; January 12, 2020; January 19, 2020; February 2, 2020; February 16, 2020; March 1, 2020; March 15, 2020; ]
Afternoons of family fun at the Summer Sunday series of events at Glenlea.
Free coffee, sausage sizzle and a range of activities for the kids will be provided. Pack the bikes and scooters and roam this natural landscape with walking trails, reserves and plenty of wildlife.
See the comprehensive itinerary below:

Sunday 24 Nov 2019, 1-3pm | […]

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Santa’s Workshop Christmas Lights Display | Munno Para | 1-24 December 2019

[ December 1, 2019 to December 24, 2019. ]
Santa’s Workshop Christmas Lights Display
Everyone is welcome to attend Santa’s Workshop 2019. Go along to see the new characters, check out the naughty list or complete the scavenger hunt. Will the Grinch steal Christmas again?

Check the event page daily HERE to ensure the lights are on that night. Dates are subject to weather and personal […]

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Lord Mayor’s Christmas Gala Concert | Adelaide Town Hall | 8 Dec 2019

[ December 8, 2019; ]
Get into the Christmas spirit with the Lord Mayor’s Christmas Gala Concert at the Adelaide Town Hall.
Hosted by Mr. South Australia, Keith Conlon, this gala concert brings together some of Adelaide’s best local talent to celebrate the festive season.
Hear all your favourite Christmas carols, the sensuous chanteuse Louise Blackwell, Women with Latitude choir, and world-renowned […]

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McLaren Vale Community Christmas Parade & Party in the Piazza | 8 Dec 2019

[ December 8, 2019; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
McLaren Vale Community Christmas Parade & Party in the Piazza
The McLaren Vale Community Christmas Parade will run from Field Street along Main Road McLaren Vale to Valley View Drive and features the Onkaparinga City Concert Band & the Onkaparinga Pipe Band.
Join the “Party in the Piazza” afterwards with live music, sausage sizzle, free Christmas craft,  […]

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Campbelltown Christmas Parade & Carols | 8 Dec 2019

[ December 8, 2019; ]
Campbelltown Christmas Parade
Campbelltown’s Christmas Parade brings together community members, groups and organisations from across the Campbelltown City Council area to celebrate Christmas and the festive season.
Go along for the Parade, which will start at Whites Lane, Newton, and proceed along Stradbroke Road to Thorndon Park.

The Parade will be followed by the annual ‘Carols in the […]

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Pick Your Own Cherries Adelaide | Lennane Orchards | Nov – Dec 2019

[ November 14, 2019 to December 23, 2019. ]
Pick Your Own Cherries – Lennane Orchard
The Cherry picking season at Lennane Orchard has begun with ‘Pick Your Own’ (PYO) and cafe open from Wednesday 13 November and shed door sales from Thursday 14 November 2019.
Lennane Orchard are looking forward to showing you around the property and providing you with a first-hand experience of a […]

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Happy Birthday Play School: Celebrating 50 Years | Maritime Museum | 7 Dec 2019 – 29 Mar 2020

[ December 7, 2019 to December 24, 2019. December 26, 2019 to March 29, 2020. ]
Happy Birthday Play School: Celebrating 50 Years at the Maritime Museum
All your favourite Play School characters are sailing in to the South Australian Maritime Museum this December for an exhibition that brings all your childhood memories to life.
Take a cardboard box, a paper hat, a whole lot of imagination, and you can be sailing the […]

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Glenelg Ferris Wheel | Adelaide | 22 Nov 2019 – 23 Feb 2020

[ November 22, 2019 to February 23, 2020. ]

 
Giant Ferris Wheel at Glenelg
The giant Skyline ferris wheel is heading back to Glenelg for the Summer season.
Mix102.3 has again partnered with Skyline Attractions to bring the Giant Ferris Wheel to the front of the Jetty near Moseley Square, Glenelg.

At 35 metres high, SkyLine is the tallest travelling portable observation wheel […]

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Disney Frozen 2 – $8 Tickets – Play & Go Adelaide Family Movie Event | Sunday 8 Dec 2019

[ December 8, 2019; ]
Disney Frozen 2 – Play & Go Family Screening on Sunday 8 December 2019
This is the one we’ve all been waiting for! Disney Frozen 2 is the much anticipated sequel to the beloved Frozen movie which took the world by storm in 2013. It’s been a long wait since the highest grossing animated film of […]

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Dogs: a story of our best friend | South Australian Museum | 29 Nov 2019 – 26 Apr 2020

[ November 29, 2019 to April 26, 2020. ]
Dogs: a story of our best friend
Dogs have been a much-loved part of our lives since we began to domesticate them more than 10,000 years ago, but how much do we actually know about our four-legged friends?
This special exhibition has been designed for all ages, but there’s lots for kids to enjoy, including:

Explore the […]

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Top 10 Christmas Things to See and Do Around Adelaide

[ November 9, 2019 to December 31, 2019. ]
Christmas in Adelaide – Top 10 Things to See and Do
Christmas time brings a sense of wonder and excitement to little people as the big day draws near. For this magical time of year, we’ve put together a list of things to see and do and places to go around Adelaide that are sure to […]

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West End Brewery Christmas Riverbank Display | Thebarton

[ November 25, 2019 to December 31, 2019. ]

Adelaide’s West End Brewery Christmas Riverbank Display
Each year a magical display of lights and Christmas scenes are set up along the lawns of the South Australian Brewing Company in Thebarton, just opposite the Entertainment Centre.
2019 marks the 60th anniversary of the West End Brewery Christmas Riverbank Display.  Beginning as a clean-up project for the staff at the […]

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Stirling Community Christmas Pageant and Fair | Rescheduled to 8 Dec 2019

[ December 8, 2019; ]
Stirling Community Christmas Pageant and Fair – Rescheduled to Sunday 8 December 2019.
Join the Stirling community for their 2019 Christmas Pageant. This year will be an exciting change to a twilight event.
Proudly coordinated by The Hut Community Centre, each year the Stirling Community Christmas Pageant is an event which becomes the highlight of the festive […]

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Christmas Windows | Rundle Mall Adelaide

[ November 9, 2019 to December 31, 2019. ]
Christmas Windows in Rundle Mall
Rundle Mall is set to sparkle again this Christmas with the installation of their delightful window displays, bringing Christmas cheer to those shopping, socialising and sightseeing in the Mall until the New Year.

From treasuring the memories created when friends and family gather, to the beauty of handmade gifts for the children and […]

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Potterfest – Harry Potter Movie Marathon | Palace Nova Eastend Cinema | 7 & 8 Dec 2019

[ December 7, 2019 to December 8, 2019. ]
POTTERFEST – Harry Potter Movie Marathon
Palace Nova Eastend Cinema will be hosting a 2-day wizarding wonder of POTTERFEST – a Harry Potter Marathon.
Wingardium leviosa yourself out of bed and get ready to experience the magic with Harry, Hermione, Ron and Vold… um.. He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named, and a few fantastic beasts thrown in for good measure.
Spread over 2 […]

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Santaland Adelaide | Myer Rundle Mall | Nov – Dec 2019

[ November 9, 2019 to December 24, 2019. ]
Santaland at Myer in Rundle Mall, Adelaide
Myer’s Santaland was refurbished a couple of years ago to create a festive area on level two of the Adelaide Myer Centre.  The result was a magical winter wonderland for Christmas and the main attraction is the ‘Santaland Express’ – a life size train offering a virtual experience to […]

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The Magic Cave Adelaide | David Jones Rundle Mall | Nov-Dec 2019

[ November 9, 2019 to December 24, 2019. ]
Visit 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 you travel to the 2nd floor of the Rundle Mall David Jones store, children can follow the footsteps to the Magic Cave where they’ll find an array of entertainment including Christmas […]

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Lights of Lobethal Christmas Festival | 8 – 29 Dec 2019

[ December 8, 2019 to December 29, 2019. ] .
Lobethal Lights
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 Light Display in the Southern Hemisphere.
Following the official “Lights On” ceremony residents will turn […]

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Christmas Gift Markets at Plant 4 Bowden | 8 Dec 2019

[ December 8, 2019; ]
Christmas Gift Market at Plant 4 Bowden
The Christmas Gift Market at Plant 4 Bowden will be held on Sunday 8 December 2019 from 9am-3pm.
The space will be filled to the brim with local Adelaide makers who spin, weave, grow, create and construct excellent handmade gifts, perfect for all ages.

Or if you’re just looking for a […]

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Blackwood Christmas Tree Festival | 7 & 8 Dec 2019

[ December 7, 2019 to December 8, 2019. ]
Blackwood Festival of Christmas Trees
This festival is a wonderland of decorated Christmas trees, beautifully crafted by various local community groups, businesses, schools and individuals.
The trees will be on display in the Blackwood Community Centre, along with other Christmas decorations related to the sub-theme of “caring for our natural flora and fauna created from natural or […]

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Loxton Lights Festival & Loxton Light Up Day | 30 Nov – 31 Dec 2019

[ November 30, 2019 to December 31, 2019. ]
Loxton Lights Festival 2019
Loxton shines brighter than ever during their annual lights festival.
Chistmas is a magical time, full of enchantment, celebration and family. Now in its 28th year, the Loxton Lights Festival will once again showcase the joyous festive season for locals and visitors alike.

An enormous Christmas tree dazzles in the heart of town and […]

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Kindergym Unley | Enrol for Term 4 – 2019

[ October 14, 2019 to December 14, 2019. ]
Kindergym Unley Term 4 2019
Kindergym Unley provides an affordable opportunity for preschool children to engage in group and self-directed play enabling them to explore their sensory, physical and social world.  It is a non-competitive and inclusive activity. 
Parents and caregivers stay and play too, giving children the opportunity to practise and develop their motor and […]

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Lighting of the Christmas Tree | Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga | 16 Nov 2019

[ November 16, 2019 to December 31, 2019. ]
Lighting of the Christmas Tree – Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga
Enjoy a magical evening of free entertainment at the Lighting of the Christmas Tree in Victoria Square.
Celebrate the start of the Christmas season as the City of Adelaide flicks the big switch to turn on the dazzling lights of the giant Christmas Tree for the first time in […]

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Santa’s Wonderland Christmas Event | Adelaide Showground | 6 – 24 Dec 2019

[ December 6, 2019 to December 24, 2019. ]
Santa’s Wonderland is Returning to Adelaide in 2019!
Experience the magic of Christmas this December, at the Adelaide Showground. From from Friday 6 December to Tuesday 24 December 2019.
It really is the most magical Christmas event in Adelaide and has now become a tradition for families in the lead up to Christmas day. Santa’s Wonderland brings […]

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Glenelg Sunset Markets | Nov 2019 – Mar 2020

[ November 24, 2019; December 8, 2019; January 12, 2020; February 9, 2020; March 8, 2020; ]
The Glenelg Sunset Markets – the ultimate beachside market.
The Glenelg Sunset Markets return for the 2019/20 Spring/Summer season.
Kicking off on Sunday 24 November to coincide with the Glenelg Christmas pageant, the market, now in its 4th year, highlights over 60 market stalls in fashion, kids, health, art and beauty.

Located on Glenelg’s beachfront on the sprawling […]

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Tarnanthi | Celebration of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art & Culture | 17 Oct 2019 – 27 Jan 2020

[ October 17, 2019 to January 27, 2020. ] [caption id="attachment_120274" align="alignnone" width="630"] Ryan Presley, Marri Ngarr people, Northern Territory, born 1987, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Blood Money – Infinite Dollar Note – Dundalli, Commemorative, 2018, Brisbane, watercolour on paper; Collection of Bernard Shafer, Image courtesy the artist and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, © Ryan Presley, photo: Carl Warner.[/caption]
Tarnanthi – Australia’s largest […]

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Bat Trail | City of Adelaide | Oct – Dec 2019

[ October 1, 2019 to December 15, 2019. ]
Walk the Bat Trail in the City of Adelaide
Walk the Bat Trail and look for the 25 bat tags to learn more about Adelaide’s Grey-headed Flying-foxes. See if you can find them all!
The trail is located along the banks of the River Torrens / Karrawirra Pari, adjacent Botanic Park.
The Bat Trail will be […]

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REM+ Tuition Pre-School Reading Programme | Terms 3 & 4 2019

[ July 22, 2019 to September 27, 2019. October 14, 2019 to December 13, 2019. ]
REM+ Tuition Pre-School Reading Programme
Starting School in 2020? REM+ Tuition’s Pre-School Phonics Reading Programme, written by Jenny Allen (Director of REM+ Tuition) is specifically for pre-readers and beginning readers from 4½ years of age.
The aim of this programme is to prepare young children for reading and for school in such a way that they will […]

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Morphett Vale Railway | Miniature Ride on Trains | Review

[ June 9, 2019; June 23, 2019; July 14, 2019; July 28, 2019; August 11, 2019; August 25, 2019; September 8, 2019; September 22, 2019; October 13, 2019; October 27, 2019; November 10, 2019; November 24, 2019; December 8, 2019; ]

Morphett Vale Railway Miniature Ride on Trains | Review
Set amongst the leafy natural bush landscape in Morphett Vale, south of Adelaide, is the MV Rail organisation who run train rides for countless families on the second and fourth Sundays of each month.
See their run days here.
The club runs large scale locomotives including diesel and steam, pulling along open […]

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