[ 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 […]
[ October 29, 2021 to December 31, 2021. January 1, 2022 to May 1, 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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.
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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, […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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, […]
[ November 15, 2021 to December 25, 2021. ]
Have a cracker of a Christmas in the city this year thanks to the City of Adelaide!
Every year Adelaide’s Christmas Festival brings you a range of festive events, live performances, activations, and installations to bring Christmas alive in the city. This year is no exception! Check out this year’s highlights below.
Giant Christmas Tree
Soaring 25 metres […]
[ December 1, 2020 to January 9, 2022. ]
Giant Christmas Tree at the State Library in Adelaide
This year the magic of Christmas comes to the Mortlock Library, one of the most beautiful libraries in the world. There is something for everyone to see and discover, from the largest indoor Christmas tree in Adelaide from storytelling sessions under the tree, to fascinating and fun […]
[ November 13, 2021 to December 31, 2021. ]
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 the best Christmas things to see and do, and places to go around Adelaide that […]
[ December 13, 2021 to December 25, 2021. ]
West End Brewery Christmas Riverbank Lights Display
The iconic West End Brewery Riverbank Christmas Lights Display will go ahead in 2021, presented by West End.
The 2021 Christmas Lights Display at Thebarton will have a shortened duration due to COVID restrictions, open from Monday 13 December until Christmas Day inclusive. To ensure patrons’ health and safety, guests […]
[ December 1, 2021 to January 1, 2022. ]
Ninth Avenue St Peters Christmas Lights Display
Residents of St Peters are once again set to bring joy to the local community this festive season with their annual Christmas lights display.
The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters is delighted to announce that Ninth Avenue residents will again adorn their homes with decorations and turn on […]
[ November 20, 2021 to February 6, 2022. ]
Thin Ice VR
From the only person to authentically recreate Shackleton’s journey of survival, Tim Jarvis AM brings you closer to the epic experience than ever before in a 20-minute historical re-creation documentary VR experience.
In 1914, in one of the last great expeditions of the heroic age of Antarctic exploration, Sir Ernest Shackleton set out on […]
[ November 13, 2021 to December 24, 2021. ]
Santaland Myer Christmas Experience in Rundle Mall, Adelaide
In the lead up to Christmas, the Santaland Express Train is at Myer Adelaide for families to jump aboard and ride to visit Father Christmas.
Santaland will open on Saturday 13 November 2021 and bookings are essential this year so families will need to sign up to secure a spot […]
[ December 16, 2021 to December 20, 2021. ]
Ashes Series – Vodafone Day-Night Test: Australia vs England at Adelaide Oval starting Thursday 16 December 2021
Watch the rivalry between Australia and England live when Day-Night Test cricket returns to Adelaide Oval for the Vodafone Test Series.
The Ashes is one of the most treasured contests in the cricket calendar. Cricket’s oldest rivalry – Australia […]
[ November 5, 2021 to December 31, 2021. January 1, 2022 to January 6, 2022. ]
Magical Christmas Windows in Rundle Mall 2021
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.
South Australia’s biggest retail destination will get a festive makeover when Rundle Mall unveils its Christmas window display
[ December 2, 2021 to December 24, 2021. ]
Father Christmas returns to the Magic Cave in 2021 – David Jones, Rundle Mall Adelaide
A visit to the Magic Cave is a family tradition for many South Australians each year. Once you travel to the 2nd floor of the Rundle Mall David Jones store, follow the directions to the Magic Cave where Father Christmas will […]
[ November 13, 2021 to January 1, 2022. ]
The Giant Christmas Tree in Adelaide’s Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga
This beautiful Christmas Tree towers over Victoria Square each year and lights up nightly from 8.00pm until the end of the festive season as part of Council’s Christmas Festival. The tree features a light display which runs for approximately 15 minutes.
This is a fabulous Christmas outing with the […]
[ December 14, 2021 to December 16, 2021. ]
The 13-Storey Treehouse Live on Stage
Adapted from the multi-award-winning book by Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton, The 13-Storey Treehouse comes to life on stage for children 6-12 and their adults in an all new show!
Would you please welcome to the stage… Andy and Terry!
Yes that’s right. Today’s the day Andy and Terry are going to […]
[ December 12, 2021 to December 23, 2021. ]
The Lights of Lobethal Festival is back in 2021
The Lights officially switch on Sunday 12 December 2021
Created by the community of Lobethal this much loved Christmas festival has been lighting up the Lobethal Valley in the Adelaide Hills for over sixty years. In the true spirit of Christmas, it has now evolved into the largest […]
[ December 11, 2021 to December 12, 2021. December 13, 2021 to December 17, 2021. December 19, 2021 to December 22, 2021. January 4, 2022 to January 14, 2022. ]
Holiday Swim is a Royal Life Saving Society South Australia initiative bringing affordable and educational swimming and water safety lessons to pools and inland waterway locations across Metro and Regional South Australia since the 1950s.
The aim of the program is to teach children critical life saving skills and basic swimming skills, to equip them […]
[ December 3, 2021 to December 24, 2021. ]
Santa’s Wonderland Returns to the Adelaide Showground in 2021.
Santa’s Wonderland is a magical white Christmas wonderland with rides, spectacular Christmas stage shows, a magnificent ice skating rink, tobogganing slides, a Christmas activity trail and even snow.
This is one of our favourite events of the year as there’s so much for kids to see and […]
[ October 15, 2021 to December 31, 2021. January 1, 2022 to January 30, 2022. ] [caption id="attachment_154789" align="alignnone" width="630"] Image: Kaylene Whiskey, Indulkana, South Australia; photo: Meg Hansen[/caption]
Tarnanthi 2021 Festival
A celebration of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art returns to Adelaide in October. Internationally acclaimed as the largest festival of its kind, this year Tarnanthi comprises a major exhibition at AGSA, a state-wide festival with more than 30 partner […]