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Base Camp | Illuminate Adelaide | 4–21 July 2024

[ June 29, 2023 to July 30, 2023. ] [caption id="attachment_196349" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: Frankie The Creative[/caption]
Base Camp is back at Illuminate Adelaide in 2024 at its new home – Lot Fourteen on North Terrace.
Make your way over to Lot Fourteen on North Terrace to discover the city’s latest pop-up village filled with food, firepits, and winter’s best entertainment, nestled between Fire Gardens […]

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Glenthorne National Park – Ityamaiitpinna Yarta | Adventure Playground Opens 30 Jul 2023

[ July 30, 2023; ]
Nature Play Adventure Playground Opens at Glenthorne National Park-Ityamaiitpinna Yarta 
Glenthorne National Park-Ityamaiitpinna Yarta is one of Adelaide’s newest national parks, and is located 16km south of Adelaide in the suburb of O’Halloran Hill.

Thanks to invest­ment from the City of Mar­i­on, the nature play space at the park was expand­ed to fea­ture extra addi­tions includ­ing a fly­ing […]

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Disney 100 Wonders Collector Cards | Woolworths | from 26 Jul 2023

[ July 26, 2023; ]
Disney 100 Wonders Collector Cards at Woolworths Supermarkets.
In honour of Disney’s 100th anniversary, Woolworths has announced the launch of a new range of collectables – Disney 100 Wonders Collector Cards.
The new collectable program will allow Woolworths shoppers the chance to collect a pack of three cards for every $30 they spend in store and online.

Woolworths […]

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FIFA Fan Festival™ Adelaide/Tarntanya | Festival Plaza | 20 Jul – 20 Aug 2023

[ July 20, 2023 to July 24, 2023. July 27, 2023 to August 1, 2023. August 5, 2023 to August 8, 2023. August 11, 2023 to August 12, 2023. August 15, 2023 to August 16, 2023. August 19, 2023 to August 20, 2023. ]
The FIFA Fan Festival™ in Adelaide/Tarntanya is a hub of food, entertainment, experiences and, of course, football.
Capturing the atmosphere, games and spirit of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™, the free festival will officially open on 20 July 2023.
The FIFA Fan Festival™ at Festival Plaza on the southern side of Festival Theatre is a free […]

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Quorn Silo Light Show | South Australia

[ July 22, 2023; ]
Quorn Silo Light Show
The Quorn Silo Light Show will help celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of Australia’s most loved heritage railways.
Premiering on the Quorn Silo Light Show on the 22 July 2023 and then displaying throughout July and August, a brand-new story celebrating the volunteer run Pichi Richi Railway Preservation Society and its accomplishments, […]

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Lapwing Street Reserve

Lapwing Street Reserve Playground Upgrade – Opening Event | Hallett Cove | 18 Jul 2023

[ July 18, 2023; ]
Free School Holiday Event for the Lapwing Street Reserve Upgrade Opening
The City of Marion is hosting a free school holiday event to mark the opening of a new playground in one of their Hallett Cove reserves named after the Masked Lapwing bird.
The event will feature school holiday activities, a free bird-inspired decorated biscuit to the […]

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Winter Beach Explorers | Largs Beach | 19 Jul 2023

[ July 19, 2023; ]
Winter Beach Explorers
Take the family down to Largs Beach in the July school holidays and learn all about the amazing things that can be found on our local beaches.
Joining the session will be a local shell expert and a marine biologist, Peter Hunt, on this guided beach combing session. Explore the tide line and learn […]

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Vintage Chef Co Café Official Opening | STARplex Gawler | 18 Jul 2023

[ July 18, 2023; ]
Vintage Chef Co Café Official Opening – STARplex Gawler
To celebrate the official opening of their new café at STARplex Gawler, Vintage Chef Co will host a range of activities and festivities. 
The family friendly café is the newest project for the multilayer Barossa Valley hospitality business. With foot traffic exceeding 10,000 people per week, it will […]

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Trott Park Neighbourhood Cente Community Day | 19 Jul 2023

[ July 19, 2023; ]
Trott Park Community Day – Free family-friendly event
The City of Marion’s FREE family-friendly event at Trott Park will allow the community to meet local organisations and give one of their many activities a try. Take along family and friends for morning tea or drop in with the kids.

This all-inclusive open day will showcase the program and […]

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Winter Reds | Adelaide Hills | 28-30 Jul 2023

[ July 28, 2023 to July 30, 2023. ]  
Winter Reds 2023
Experience the magic of our Hills at Winter Reds 2023 with 48 events happening across three days 28 – 30 July. This much-loved annual celebration sees Adelaide Hills’ wineries light their open fires crack open their best red wines and fully embrace the winter season.
2023 Events:
FIRE + FEAST for long table lunches […]

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Adelaide Winter Fest | Armada Arndale Shopping Centre | Jul 2023

[ July 8, 2023 to July 23, 2023. ]
Get ready for a frosty blast of family fun at the Adelaide winter fest, happening at Armada Arndale Shopping Centre!
For 9 Days, the festival will bring an array of exciting rides, games, delicious food, and free entertainment for everyone. You won’t want to miss the roving characters, children’s stage shows, face painters, and balloon twisters […]

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Family Fun Fair | National Railway Museum | 20-23 Jul 2023

[ July 20, 2023 to July 23, 2023. ]
Family Fun Fair at the National Railway Museum
The National Railway Museum’s annual school holiday event is back from Thursday 20 to Sunday 23 July 2023 (inclusive).
There will be Redhen railcars running and the miniature trains Bub (blue train) and Bill (green train).
Entertainment for the kids will include Cool 4 Kids and Carnival Barrel Organ.
All train rides and […]

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WIN $100 in the Police Credit Union Kids’ Art Competition | 3 Jul – 31 Aug 2023

[ July 3, 2023 to August 31, 2023. ]
POLICE CREDIT UNION KIDS’ ART COMPETITION
Want to WIN $100 and be featured in the Police Credit Union 2024 calendar?
There are 13 prizes to be won valued at $100 each.

How to WIN:

Draw a picture that best describes your favourite thing to do in SA or NT.

Each artwork will be judged by the Police Credit Union […]

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bastille day at central market

Bastille Day at the Adelaide Central Market | 14 & 15 Jul 2023

[ July 14, 2023 to July 15, 2023. ]
Bastille Day at the Adelaide Central Market
Bienvenue à La Fête Nationale au Marché!
A celebration of French culture over two days on Friday 14 July and Saturday 15 July, the Adelaide Central Market Bastille Day celebrations return in recognition of France’s national day. Highlights include live music by Market favourites – Louise Blackwell and the French […]

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Relaxed, Sensory-Friendly Morning | South Australian Museum | 15 Jul 2023

[ July 15, 2023; ]
Relaxed, Sensory-Friendly Morning at the South Australian Museum
A sensory-friendly morning for visitors of all ages, their families, friends, and support workers.
Visit the South Australian Museum out of hours where visitors with autism and other sensory or access requirements can enjoy a quieter, less crowded visit to the Museum. This is a chance to see all […]

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Friday Night Lights | AFL Max & Blue Light SA | Cancelled 7 Jul 2023

[ July 7, 2023; ]
Friday Night Lights has been cancelled.
Blue Light’s Friday Night Lights is coming back to AFL Max these July School Holidays.
Friday Night Lights is a kids only lock-in event for ages 8 – 14. Jump, kick and climb your way through AFL Max for 3 hours of play on the evening of the last day of […]

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World Chocolate Day in Adelaide | 7 July

[ July 7, 2023; ]
Celebrate World Chocolate Day in Adelaide – 7 July
Celebrate the most delicious day of the year in Adelaide – from the city to the hills and beyond!
We are spoilt for choice in Adelaide with so many local, high quality chocolatiers, chocolate factories and chocolate shops!  

Each year July 7th is World Chocolate Day so here […]

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National Tree Day | Connect with Nature | 30 Jul 2023

[ July 30, 2023; ]   
National Tree Day 2023
Join the community to help plant one million native trees.
Established in 1996, National Tree Day has grown into Australia’s largest community tree-planting and nature care event. The program is a call to action for all Australians to get their hands dirty and give back to their community.

Each year, around 300,000 people volunteer […]

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World Chocolate Day at Melba’s – Free Hot Chocolate & School Holiday Fun | Woodside | Jul 2023

[ July 7, 2023; July 15, 2023 to July 16, 2023. ]
Grab a FREE Hot Chocolate at Melba’s on World Chocolate Day
What better way to celebrate World Chocolate Day, than a visit up to Melba’s Chocolates in Woodside!
Watch them make all their delicious treats, pick up all your favourites, indulge in one of their Chocolate Marshmallow Dipper Cups and even enjoy a deliciously warming FREE Hot […]

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Kids Go Free to the AFL | Rounds 16-19 | 29 Jun – 23 Jul 2023

[ July 1, 2023; July 8, 2023; July 15, 2023; July 22, 2023; ]
Kids Go Free to the AFL
In rounds 16 to 19, all kids aged 14 years old and under will get free* access to Toyota AFL Premiership Season matches across Australia.
Just in time for school holidays, kids are taking over the 2023 Toyota AFL Premiership Season for the second year in a row!

In celebration of the […]

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gumeracha winter solstice

Gumeracha Winter Solstice | 1 Jul 2023

[ July 1, 2023; ]
Gumeracha Primary School presents Winter Solstice
Gather with the local community at this family-friendly event to welcome the Winter Solstice.
Gather around the warm fire with friends and family to welcome the Winter Solstice and fundraise for Gumeracha Primary School.  On the night the Smokin Misfits will be cooking up delicious sausages, soup and hot potatoes for […]

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Mickey D’s Stand-up Comedy Show for Everyone | Glenelg Winter Arts Festival | Jul 2023

[ July 8, 2023; ]
Mickey D’s Stand-up Comedy Show for Everyone
Kids: bring your grown-ups this July school holidays! Grown-ups: relax – you’ll have a proper laugh too, promise.
Four-time Adelaide Fringe award winner, parent, Guinness world record holder and professional idiot Mickey D welcomes everyone to this inclusive, all-ages daytime comedy treat.

Mickey D’s Stand-up Comedy Show for Everyone! is part […]

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Dinosaur Time Machine | Glenelg Winter Arts Festival

[ July 19, 2023 to July 22, 2023. ]
Dinosaur Time Machine: the science of dinosaurs told through puppetry, theatre and circus.
Buckle up and take a trip this July school holidays in a giant time machine to get up close and personal with a life-sized T-Rex! Learn about the ancient world of dinosaurs in the most exciting way possible.
Two adventurous performers use science, puppetry […]

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Circus The Show | Glenelg Winter Arts Festival | 18-23 Jul 2023

[ July 18, 2023 to July 23, 2023. ]
Circus The Show
Roll up! Roll up! Prepare to enter a world of whimsy, wonder and amazement where your imagination will soar like never before, in this completely re-imagined family circus spectacular.
Featuring world-class illusions, tumbling acrobats, highly skilled jugglers, breath-taking and elegant aerialists, an endearing clown with his GIGANTIC 6ft balloon, and more… bring the whole […]

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Suitcase Circus | Glenelg Winter Arts Festival | 11-16 July 2023

[ July 11, 2023 to July 16, 2023. ]     
Suitcase Circus
Suitcase Circus is a magical and thrilling circus show for all ages featuring some of Australia’s finest, award-winning circus performers – and it’s coming to Adelaide this July school holidays!

There are acrobats, agile and athletic, defying gravity as they tumble and roll and create human towers on each other’s shoulders.
There are aerialists, […]

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101 Ways to annoy your parents and other really old people

101 Ways to Annoy Your Parents and Other Really Old People | Glenelg Winter Arts Festival | 13-16 Jul 2023

[ July 13, 2023 to July 16, 2023. ]
101 Ways to Annoy Your Parents and Other Really Old People
Title says it all! (evil laugh). Don’t worry, Matty will also teach the parents how to annoy their kids as well.
Multi-award-winning kids comedian Matty Grey returns with his new show to Glenelg Winter Arts Festival during the July school holidays. 

Laugh your guts out of your […]

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Sneaker Painting Workshop | Marion | 13 & 15 Jul 2023

[ July 13, 2023; July 15, 2023; ]
Sneaker Painting Workshop is an opportunity to design and paint your dream pair of Air Jordans or Nike dunks on a canvas that you can take home with you. 
Putting on a killer pair of kicks can instantly boost your mood. At this workshop, you’ll have the opportunity to design and paint your dream pair of Air […]

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Firstival | Libraries SA | 1-31 Jul 2023

[ July 1, 2023 to July 31, 2023. ]
Firstival – Try Something New this July.
Libraries SA launches Firstival, a new state-wide festival in July 2023. 
From learning about virtual reality to a literacy experience with live celloists, this year’s inaugural Firstival encourages South Australians to try something new, with over 300 experiences set to be rolled out across the State’s network of over 130 […]

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Adventure Plus! | Mylor Adventure Camp | July School Holidays 2023

[ July 17, 2023 to July 20, 2023. ]
Adventure Plus! At Mylor Adventure Camp.
Spend the day at Baptist Care SA’s Mylor Adventure Camp and experience the ultimate outdoor adventure. In the safe hands of their fully qualified team, children aged 7 to 15 can participate in adrenaline-fuelled activities and team-building challenges.

Adventures are more fun when shared with others. Children are encouraged to band […]

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Resonate | Adelaide Botanic Garden | Illuminate Adelaide | 29 Jun – 6 Aug 2023

[ June 29, 2023 10:00 am to August 6, 2023 10:00 am. ]   
Resonate at Adelaide Botanic Garden this Winter.
Moment Factory – the visionaries behind sell-out phenomenon Light Cycles at Illuminate Adelaide 2021 and 2022 – return to Adelaide Botanic Garden with Resonate, a whole new immersive experience. 
The 2023 season of Resonate has been extended until 6 August 2023.
With six all-new installations along a brand-new night-time trail […]

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