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Giant Ferris Wheel | Glenelg | Open Daily

[ October 29, 2021 to December 31, 2021. January 1, 2022 to May 1, 2022. ]
Ride the Mix 102.3 Giant Ferris Wheel in Glenelg 
The Giant Ferris Wheel in Glenelg will be operating daily until May, including Easter and the April school holidays.  Enjoy spectacular views over the SA coastline, down Jetty Road and across to the Adelaide Hills.
Mix102.3, Lumo Energy SA and Skyline Attractions are bringing back the Mix102.3 Giant […]

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Adelaide Strikers BBL|11 | Adelaide Oval Home Games | Dec 2021 & Jan 2022

[ December 9, 2021; December 23, 2021; December 31, 2021; January 5, 2022; January 14, 2022; January 15, 2022; January 17, 2022; ]
Adelaide Strikers Big Bash Home Games at Adelaide Oval
The Adelaide Strikers to play at least seven BBL|11 cricket games at Adelaide Oval.
The KFC Big Bash League kicks off in December and Adelaide Oval will host at least seven games including the hugely popular New Year’s Eve match on December 31st against Sydney Thunder. 

The Strikers’ first game […]

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Friday Nights at the Pool | Payneham Memorial Swimming Centre

[ December 10, 2021; January 14, 2022; February 11, 2022; ]
Friday Nights at the Pool
Join the fun this summer at the Payneham Memorial Swimming Centre on the second Friday of December, January and February.
The ‘Friday Night at the Pool’ event is designed for young people to enjoy food, fun, entertainment and of course, swimming.  The Swimming Centre will be alive with entertainment including music, games […]

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Summer Cockle Trains | Goolwa to Victor Harbor | Dec & Jan

[ December 27, 2021 to December 31, 2021. January 1, 2022 to January 2, 2022. ]
Summer Cockle Trains – Goolwa – Port Elliot – Victor Harbor
The summer Cockle Train season will start from Monday 27 December with 6 trains running daily until 2 January, when they will then continue to operate their usual 3 train schedule for the remainder of the holidays.
The Cockle Train travels between Goolwa and Victor Harbor along the […]

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Semaphore Summer Carnival | 11 Dec 2021 – 30 Jan 2022

[ December 11, 2021 to December 24, 2021. December 26, 2021 to December 31, 2021. January 1, 2022 to January 30, 2022. ]
Semaphore Summer Carnival
Semaphore Summer Carnival is returning for another season of beachside fun on the foreshore.  
Held each year during the summer school holidays, the Semaphore Summer Carnival is an outdoor, open air, fun-filled outing for the whole family. Enjoy some beachside fun on the foreshore with some favourite thrill rides and attractions, plus there […]

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New Year’s Eve at Wallis Cinema’s Mainline Drive-In | 31 Dec 2021

[ December 31, 2021; ]
New Year’s Eve at Wallis Cinema’s Mainline Drive-In
Be the first to see Ghostbusters Afterlife (PG) and the last to see in the New Year at Adelaide’s only remaining outdoor drive-in cinema.
The Wallis family, after 65 years of operating, has made the difficult decision to close the Gepps Cross Mainline Drive-In after the upcoming Summer season. […]

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Sunflower Market Day | Shimmering Pines Farm | Tarlee | 28 Dec 2021

[ December 28, 2021; ]  
Sunflower Market Day at Shimmering Pines Farm
Go and take a walk through the stunning Sunflower Field at Shimmering Pines Farm in Tarlee, located at the gateway to the Clare Valley Tourism Region. Take a sunflower selfie, browse through the market stalls and enjoy the food and music.

There will be two sessions held on Tuesday 28 […]

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Christmas Shopping at the Adelaide Central Market | Dec 2021

[ December 20, 2021 to December 24, 2021. ]
Christmas Shopping at Adelaide Central Market
From Adelaide Hills cherries, Riverland stone fruit and handmade fruit mince tarts, chocolates, and puddings, to fresh local Rock Lobster and house smoked hams – Christmas has arrived at the Adelaide Central Market. 
Christmas at the Market is always a celebrated occasion for customers, with an abundance of the best local […]

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SPLASH Family Festival at Murray Bridge | 31 Dec 2021 – 23 Jan 2022

[ December 31, 2021; ]
Murray Bridge NYE 2021 & Murray River Splash Festival 2022
Plans are underway once again for a family friendly New Year’s Eve event to kick start Jump into January festivities at Sturt Reserve in Murray Bridge. 
New Year’s Eve Celebrations
The Murray Bridge New Year’s Eve event caters for a family audience to celebrate New Year’s Eve together. […]

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Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries | Snorkelling Tours | Dec 2021 & Jan 2022

[ December 12, 2021; December 18, 2021; January 6, 2022 to January 7, 2022. January 8, 2022; January 11, 2022 to January 12, 2022. January 14, 2022 to January 15, 2022. January 16, 2022; January 18, 2022; ]
Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries – Snorkel Events
Summer’s here and South Australia’s premier guided snorkel tour organisation, the not for profit Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries (EMS) is set to show you a whole new world right on our doorstep.
Every year from early spring to mid-autumn, EMS host a series of snorkel events and tours around the state providing […]

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Zoo Nights at Adelaide Zoo | Dec 2021 & Jan 2022

[ December 26, 2021; December 29, 2021; January 7, 2022; January 14, 2022; January 21, 2022; ]
Zoo Nights at Adelaide Zoo 
Adelaide Zoo are hosting some summer sundown sessions where you can swing by after work or drop in for date night for an evening of wild fun.
Make the most of balmy evenings as Adelaide Zoo opens their gates after hours for you to explore the jungle-like gardens by twilight. Zoo Nights […]

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Call Santa FREE from Telstra Payphones | Until 24 Dec 2021

[ December 8, 2021 to December 24, 2021. ]
Call Santa FREE from Telstra Payphones
You’ll be able to reach Santa from any Telstra payphone by simply dialling #HO HO HO (#46 46 46) right up until he starts packing the sleigh on Christmas Eve.
Connecting with each other at Christmas is always important, especially after a year where many have spent time isolated from friends […]

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The Queens Xmas Festival | Adelaide | 17-19 Dec 2021

[ December 17, 2021 to December 19, 2021. ]
The Queens Xmas Festival
The inaugural Queens Xmas Festival will transform The Queens Theatre into a vibrant Christmas street party with 3 days of live music, artist markets, food trucks, ceramic workshops, live art, and boutique bars.
From Friday 17 December to Sunday 19 December 2021, experience live performances from artists including Alana Jagt, Kelly Menhennett, Dojo […]

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Christmas at Twilight | Victoria Square | 17 & 18 Dec 2021

[ December 17, 2021 to December 18, 2021. ]
Christmas at Twilight – Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga Adelaide
Have fun by the fountain with Bamboozled Productions and enjoy comedy, circus, music and food.
There’ll be plenty of fun for the kids, yummy food and drinks over the weekend of 17 and 18 December at this free festival.  From 6pm until 10pm Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga will be lit up with […]

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Copper Coast New Year’s Eve Fireworks | 31 Dec 2021

[ December 31, 2021; ]
Copper Coast New Year’s Eve Fireworks
Bring in the New Year watching the Drakes Supermarkets Copper Coast New Year’s Eve Fireworks.
Wallaroo will be holding spectacular fireworks displays at 9.30pm and midnight this year, however the associated sideshows and stalls will again be missing due to restrictions and lack of volunteers.

To keep COVID safe spectators are encouraged […]

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Lego Sleigh | North Adelaide Village | Until 24 Dec 2021

[ November 29, 2021 to December 24, 2021. ]  
Lego Sleigh at North Adelaide Village
A fan favourite every year, the life sized sleigh made of LEGO is back and this year it’s calling the North Adelaide Village home. Marvel at the impressive 200,000 piece LEGO masterpiece and enjoy the opportunity to take Santa’s reigns and sit on the sleigh and have your photo taken. 

It […]

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New Year’s Eve in Adelaide | Family Friendly Guide

[ December 31, 2021; ]
New Year’s Eve in Adelaide – Your Guide to Family Friendly New Year Celebrations
New Year’s Eve – Friday 31 December 2021
After another year like no other, we all deserve to celebrate the beginning of a brand new year with our friends and family, grateful for surviving the testing times we have had to endure throughout […]

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Free Santa Photos | Churchill Centre | 16-21 Dec 2021

[ December 16, 2021 12:00 am to December 21, 2021 12:12 am. ]
Free Santa Photos at Churchill Centre
Santa will be visiting Churchill Centre from Thursday 16 to Tuesday 21 December and children can have a free photo taken with the jolly man himself.  
No bookings are required but check-in and social distancing measures apply.

AND don’t forget to visit Little Chicago Express, Adelaide’s largest and FREE indoor Shopping Centre […]

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Christmas Augmented Reality Animations | Norwood

[ December 3, 2021 to December 24, 2021. ]
Norwood Christmas Augmented Reality Animations
Santa and his friends are back for some more augmented reality fun on The Parade in Norwood in 2021.
Santa and his friends might be isolating at the North Pole this Christmas, but they’ve made a special visit to The Parade.  Using the magic of technology, bring Santa and his friends to […]

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Xanadu Drive-In | Christmas Drive-In Event | Torrens Parade Ground | 18 & 19 Dec 2021

[ December 18, 2021 to December 19, 2021. ]
Xanadu Drive-In at the Torrens Parade Ground
Adelaide’s nostalgic Christmas drive-in and cabaret experience, the Xanadu Drive-In is an Australian-first movie experience, set to be hosted at the Torrens Parade Ground on 18 and 19 December 2021.
A brand new COVID- safe, socially distanced performance experience that combines nostalgic film screenings with live cabaret and performance, created […]

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Happy Valley Reservoir Reserve Opening | 11 Dec 2021

[ December 11, 2021; ]
Happy Valley Reservoir Reserve Opening
Soon, for the first time in 120 years, Happy Valley Reservoir Reserve will be open to the public.
On 11 December 2021, there will be a celebration with an action-packed day of live entertainment, family activities and interactive nature play. Just 35 minutes from the city, Happy Valley Reservoir Reserve will provide […]

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Christmas Tree Farm | Chandlers Hill | South Australia

[ November 24, 2021 to December 23, 2021. ]
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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Christmas on King William Road | 11 Dec 2021

[ December 11, 2021; ]
Christmas on King William Road 2021
Enjoy Christmas on King William Road, a free family friendly event,  between 11am and 3pm on Saturday 11 December with a range of entertainment for the entire family.

Keep the kids entertained with complimentary activities including a meet and greet with Santa and his helpers, face painting and live entertainment from […]

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Barossa Polo Family Day | Château Tanunda | 4 Dec 2021

[ December 4, 2021; ]
Barossa Polo at Château Tanunda
In a South Australian first, the sport of King’s will take to one of Australia’s most applauded wine regions, the Barossa Valley.
Barossa Polo is the next instalment in a series of regional polo events to be held at one of the most picturesque sites in the Barossa, Château Tanunda. With an exciting two-day-program, […]

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Lord Mayor’s Christmas Concert | Adelaide | 15 Dec 2021

[ December 15, 2021; ]
Adelaide Lord Mayor’s Christmas Concert 2021
Join the Lord Mayor, Young Adelaide Voices and friends for a concert of carols and singalong Christmas music for the whole family at the Adelaide Town Hall.
Stunning vocalists, Aurora from Young Adelaide Voices and members of Adelaide Chamber Singers will be joined by the Adelaide Horn Jam on Wednesday 15 December […]

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Kids School Holiday Sports Programs | Adelaide University Sport | Dec 2021 & Jan 2022

[ December 13, 2021 to December 16, 2021. December 20, 2021 to December 21, 2021. January 4, 2022 to January 7, 2022. January 10, 2022 to January 13, 2022. January 17, 2022 to January 20, 2022. ]
School Holiday Sports Programs 
Adelaide University Sport has the perfect boredom busting, energy burning and friendship building school holiday program, with loads of sports and activities to keep your children engaged and having fun all day long.
The Adelaide University Sport School Holiday program is designed to develop your child’s gross motor skills in a safe and […]

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Fresh Christmas Trees | Make-A-Wish Australia Adelaide Branch | Pop-up Locations

[ December 11, 2021 to December 12, 2021. December 18, 2021 to December 19, 2021. ]
Where to buy fresh Christmas Trees in Adelaide from Make-A-Wish Australia 
Make-A-Wish Australia Adelaide Branch are selling fresh, real Christmas trees during December in 2021.
There is something special about having a real Christmas tree in your living room. You can buy your tree this year at weekend pop-up locations in Norwood, Glenelg and Malvern.

Make-A-Wish creates life-changing […]

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Find 10 Elves on the Market Shelves | Adelaide Showground Farmers Market | 5 Dec 2021

[ December 5, 2021; ]
Find 10 Elves on the Market Shelves
Finding the 10 Elves on the Market Shelves definitely won’t be easy, these little tricksters hid themselves really well but when you find all 10, you can go in the draw to win an Elf for yourself.
On Sunday 5 December 2021 between the hours of 8:30am and 12 noon, […]

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Adelaide Carols by Candlelight | 12 Dec 2021

[ December 12, 2021; ]
Sealink Travel Group Carols by Candlelight
SeaLink Carols by Candlelight will again be a virtual event in 2021, delivering Christmas cheer for both South Australian families and those tuning in across the nation thanks to Channel 7.
After extensive discussions with health officials, it became clear that a virtual event is the safest way to continue this […]

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VACSWIM Summer Holiday Swimming Program SA | 13 Dec 2021 – 21 Jan 2022

[ December 13, 2021 to December 17, 2021. December 20, 2021 to December 24, 2021. January 3, 2022 to January 8, 2022. January 10, 2022 to January 14, 2022. January 17, 2022 to January 21, 2022. ]
VACSWIM South Australia
VACSWIM is South Australia’s most renowned summer holiday program providing pre-school children and primary school aged children (3-12 years) with opportunities to develop a range of skills and positive experiences in relation to water safety, confidence and competence in the water, personal survival activities and basic aquatic emergency procedures.
VACSWIM is South Australia’s only […]

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Loxton Lights Festival | Christmas in Loxton | 27 Nov – 31 Dec 2021

[ November 27, 2021 to December 31, 2021. ]
Loxton Lights Festival 2021
Loxton is the home of Christmas in the Riverland.  Every year the Loxton Lights Festival gets bigger and better than the last and in 2021 they’re back once again.
Christmas is a magical time, full of enchantment, celebration and family. Now in its 30th year, the Loxton Lights Festival will once again showcase […]

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Santa’s Workshop at Gawler Civic Centre | 16-19 Dec 2021

[ December 16, 2021 to December 19, 2021. ]
Santa’s Workshop at Gawler Civic Centre
Santa’s Workshop at the Gawler Civic Centre is an experience for families and children of all ages.
Jointly presented by the Town of Gawler and the Gawler Apex Club, this free family Christmas experience will be held in the Institute Hall of the Gawler Civic Centre. Each session will contain an abundance […]

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CFC Community Christmas Carols | Seaton | 12 Dec 2021

[ December 12, 2021; ]
CFC Community Christmas Carols
Community Christmas Carols hosted by the Christian Family Centre in Seaton. 
Enjoy a wonderful Christmas Carols program from the Christmas in the Square band along with special guest Sean W Smith. This will be followed by an outdoor Christmas Festival including food, fun family activities, Santa Claus, a free bouncy castle, free face […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to Light Up – New Year’s Eve in Rymill Park | 31 Dec 2021

[ December 31, 2021; ]
WIN Tickets to Light Up – New Year’s Eve in Rymill Park
Light Up this New Year’s Eve in Rymill Park/Murlawirrapurka. Gather from 6pm for a celebration that’s fun for all ages, brought to you by the team behind Gluttony.
Enjoy live music and a vibrant variety of entertainment in one of Adelaide’s favourite parks, transformed for […]

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Twilight Christmas Fair | Christies Beach | 5 Dec 2021

[ December 5, 2021; ]
Christies Beach Twilight Christmas Fair
Celebrate the start of the festive season with an afternoon of free family fun and entertainment. 
The City of Onkaparinga is excited to be hosting a free community Christmas Fair with Christmas themed entertainment, children’s activities, music and a visit from Santa. There will be a variety of market stalls to purchase […]

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Christmas by the Lake | Rymill Park | 5 Dec 2021

[ December 5, 2021; ]
Soul Factor Gospel Choir presents Christmas by the Lake
There may not be “Carols By Candlelight” this year, but instead there’s Christmas By The Lake. 
Soul Factor will be presenting their “Christmas Concert” by the Lake at Rymill Park/Murlawirrapurka on Sunday afternoon, 5 December 2021 at 2.30pm. Soul Factor will be on the Island and you can […]

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Campbelltown Council Christmas Carols | Thorndon Park | 4 Dec 2021

[ December 4, 2021; ]
Campbelltown Council Christmas Carols
Campbelltown City Council’s FREE Christmas Carols event will be held at Thorndon Park on Saturday 4 December 2021.
Ticklish Allsorts will kick off the night with children’s entertainment at 6.30pm. Then everyone will sing along to popular Christmas Carols played by the Campbelltown City Band. Food and drinks will be available for purchase on the […]

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Bauble Canopy

Bauble Canopy Lighting Installation | Vaughan Place & Peel Street Adelaide | Until 2 Jan 2022

[ November 17, 2021 to December 31, 2021. January 1, 2022 to January 2, 2022. ]
Bauble Canopy Lighting Installation in the City of Adelaide
Vaughan Place and Peel Street are looking extra special this festive season thanks to the brand new Bauble Canopy installation.
Award winning artists Renzo B. Larriviere and Zara Pasfield of Atelier Sisu are behind the installations that are made up of vivid colour spheres. The spheres change colour […]

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SAFM Christmas Carols Live Broadcast | Tune In on 4 Dec 2021

[ December 4, 2021; ]
SAFM Live Broadcast Christmas Carols 2021
SAFM 107.1 will hold Adelaide’s biggest Christmas Carols over the airwaves on Saturday 4 December 2021 
Tune in to SAFM with Bec, Cosi and Lehmo who will be broadcasting live for this extra special Christmas event.

You can gather your friends, family and neighbours for your very own Christmas house party and […]

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Moonlight Cinema | Rymill Park Adelaide | 26 Nov 2021 – 16 Jan 2022

[ November 26, 2021 to January 16, 2022. ]
Moonlight Cinema Adelaide
Australia’s favourite outdoor cinema is back for the summer at a new location in Adelaide – Rymill Park/Murlawirrapurka.  
Moonlight Cinema tickets are now on sale for their summer film line-up, starting with Cruella (PG) on Friday 26 November and The Greatest Showman (PG) on Saturday 27 November.  Promising their most epic season yet, […]

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