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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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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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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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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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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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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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Adelaide Summer School Holidays – Activities, Events & Ideas for Kids & Families

[ December 11, 2021 to January 30, 2022. ]  
Summer School Holidays in Adelaide 
Find out what to do and where to go during the December and January School Holidays with kids in Adelaide. This is your handy guide to the top activities, ideas, events and school holiday programs in Adelaide during the school holidays.
South Australian Summer School Holidays:
Saturday 11 December 2021 – Sunday […]

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Adelaide’s Christmas Festival | City of Adelaide | 2021

[ 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 […]

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Giant Christmas Tree at the Mortlock | State Library of South Australia

[ 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, to fascinating and fun displays of all things Christmas from […]

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Top 10 Christmas Things to See and Do Around Adelaide & Great Christmas Gift Ideas

[ 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 […]

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West Torrens Brewery Riverbank Christmas Lights Display | 13-25 Dec 2021

[ 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 […]

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Ninth Avenue Christmas Lights Display | St Peters | 1 Dec 2021 – 1 Jan 2022

[ 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 […]

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Thin Ice VR | SA Museum | 20 Nov 2021 – 6 Feb 2022

[ 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 […]

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Love Actually in Concert | Adelaide Entertainment Centre | 18 Dec 2021

[ December 18, 2021; ]
Love Actually in Concert – Adelaide Entertainment Centre
Following multiple sell out tours of the UK, and Australia in 2019 & 2020, Love Actually will be coming our way just in time for Christmas 2021.
Despite the current challenges facing us all, Love Actually in Concert has confirmed their tour date for Adelaide is Saturday 18 December […]

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Santaland Adelaide | Myer Rundle Mall | Now Open for Bookings from 13 Nov 2021

[ 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 NOW OPEN – bookings are essential this year so families will need to sign up […]

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Vodafone Day-Night Test: Australia vs England | Adelaide Oval | 16-20 Dec 2021

[ 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 […]

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Christmas Windows | Rundle Mall Adelaide | 5 Nov 2021 – 6 Jan 2022

[ 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
to […]

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The Magic Cave Adelaide | David Jones Rundle Mall | 2-24 Dec 2021

[ 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 […]

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The Giant Christmas Tree | Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga | Adelaide

[ 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 […]

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POP Market | Hahndorf Memorial Institute | 21 Nov & 18-19 Dec 2021

[ November 21, 2021; December 18, 2021 to December 19, 2021. ]
Hahndorf  POP Market
POP Market brings you a boutique shopping experience, filled with handmade goods, made here in SA by the seller. With a variety of stalls to shop from there’ll be something for everyone.
POP Market started in June 2015, inside the Hahndorf Memorial Institute, only intending to be run for 3 dates in 2015. This […]

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Ebenezer Night Markets | Adelaide | Dec 2021 – Mar 2022

[ December 4, 2021; December 18, 2021; February 5, 2022; February 12, 2022; February 18, 2022 to February 19, 2022. February 26, 2022; March 5, 2022; March 12, 2022; March 19, 2022; ]
Adelaide’s Ebenezer Night Markets 2021/22
The Ebenezer Night Markets are conducted in Ebenezer Place on selected dates during the summer.
The Ebenezer Night Markets are held over 10 nights during the summer months in Ebenezer Place, one of Adelaide’s most charming and unique laneways which connects with the iconic east end of Rundle Street. With the aid […]

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Lobethal Twilight Christmas Markets | 18 & 19 Dec 2021

[ December 18, 2021 to December 19, 2021. ]
Lobethal Twilight Christmas Markets
This brand new event is perfectly timed for you to finish your Christmas shopping and fill up your festive table with handmade and locally produced treasures as well as return to explore the first Lights of Lobethal in two years.
The Twilight Christmas Market stallholders are amazing artists and designer-makers joined by passionate […]

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The Lights of Lobethal Christmas Festival | 12-23 Dec 2021

[ 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 […]

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Giant Ferris Wheel | Glenelg | Opens 29 Oct 2021

[ October 29, 2021 to December 31, 2021. January 1, 2022 to May 1, 2022. ]
Mix 102.3 Giant Ferris Wheel Returns to Glenelg 
The Giant Ferris Wheel is returning to Glenelg from Friday 29 October 2021 providing spectacular views over the 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 Wheel to South Australia for the fourth year […]

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Marion Outdoor Pool Family Movie Night – Dreambuilders | Postponed to 18 Dec 2021

[ December 18, 2021; ]
Marion Outdoor Pool Family Movie Night – Dreambuilders
The Marion Outdoor Pool Family Movie Night has been postponed to 18 December 2021 due to poor weather.

The decision to change the date is to ensure the event can proceed with all activities planned. If you have purchased tickets they can be redeemed at the new date of […]

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Salisbury Christmas Markets & Season’s Greetings Saturdays | 4, 11 & 18 Dec 2021

[ December 4, 2021; December 11, 2021; December 18, 2021; ]
Salisbury Christmas Markets
An annual Christmas and Makers Market held in the centre of Salisbury.
Two Christmas-themed market stalls will be held as part of Salisbury’s Season’s Greetings Saturdays in December. They are free family fun days for everyone to enjoy and will include market stalls and Christmas gifts along with plenty of entertainment and children’s activities. […]

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Summer Sessions at the Adelaide Botanic Garden | Oct 2021 – Feb 2022

[ October 16, 2021 to October 17, 2021. October 30, 2021 to October 31, 2021. November 6, 2021 to November 7, 2021. November 13, 2021; November 20, 2021 to November 21, 2021. November 27, 2021 to November 28, 2021. December 4, 2021 to December 5, 2021. December 11, 2021 to December 12, 2021. December 18, 2021 to December 19, 2021. December 25, 2021 to December 26, 2021. January 1, 2022 to January 2, 2022. January 8, 2022 to January 9, 2022. January 15, 2022 to January 16, 2022. January 22, 2022 to January 23, 2022. January 29, 2022 to January 30, 2022. ]
Summer Sessions at The Gardens Cafe
The Gardens Cafe at Adelaide Botanic Garden will be hosting the perfect Summer garden party each weekend from October until February.
Sipping on fresh cocktails, enjoying great food and relaxing to the cool vibes and live entertainment each weekend throughout Spring and Summer.  Held on the gorgeous Schomburgk Pavilion in the […]

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Santa’s Wonderland | Adelaide Showground | Dec 2021

[ 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 […]

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The Big Wedgie | Inflatable Waterslide Park | West Beach Parks Adelaide

[ December 18, 2021 to December 31, 2021. January 1, 2022 to January 31, 2022. ]
The Big Wedgie Returns to Adelaide for the School Holidays
The Big Wedgie is returning to West Beach Parks with their four favourite inflatable slides offering family fun for all ages.
The Big Wedgie will open at West Beach Parks during the Spring school holidays, with the new season opening from Saturday 25 September until 10 October 2021, […]

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Tarnanthi Festival | Art Gallery of South Australia | 15 Oct 2021 – 30 Jan 2022

[ 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 […]

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