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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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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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Adelaide Beer & BBQ Festival | Adelaide Showground | 14-16 Jul 2023

[ July 14, 2023 to July 16, 2023. ]
Adelaide Beer & BBQ Festival 2023
The team behind Beer & BBQ Festival will once again return to Adelaide this year during winter with their much-loved festival.
The event will offer a jam-packed line up of predominantly South Australian talent (plus some interstate buddies), with local brewers, BBQ legends and musicians coming together to provide three huge […]

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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. ]
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 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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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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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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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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Fringe for Kids Roadshow | Glenelg Winter Arts Festival | Jul 2023

[ July 8, 2023 to July 16, 2023. ]      
Fringe for Kids is back after a sellout Adelaide Fringe Season! 
Fringe For Kids Roadshow’ brings you the best acts for or by kids, performed by the most talented artists, right on your doorstep.
Consisting of multiple artforms; including circus, dance, drag, music, magic and comedy. No show is ever quite the same as the last!

Promising […]

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Lights at Mawson | 14-16 & 21-23 Jul 2023

[ July 14, 2023 to July 16, 2023. July 21, 2023 to July 23, 2023. ]
Lights at Mawson – Free Community Event 
Running over two weekends, this family friendly FREE event will feature both day and night attractions including a trail of illuminated, inflatable sculptures.
Lights at Mawson is a new event activation, never delivered before within the City of Salisbury, showcasing the Mawson Lakes area. Featuring a trail of illuminated, inflatable […]

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Ramsay Art Prize Exhibition | 27 May – 27 Aug 2023

[ May 27, 2023 to August 27, 2023. ] [caption id="attachment_183358" align="alignnone" width="630"] Ida Sophia with Witness in Ramsay Art Prize 2023, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; photo: Saul Steed[/caption]
Ramsay Art Prize Exhibition 2023
See the works of all 27 finalists at the Art Gallery of South Australia in a free exhibition open until 27 August 2023.
Congratulations to Ida Sophia, winner of the $100,000 […]

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Make|Shift | Illuminate Adelaide | 8-28 Jul 2023

[ July 8, 2023 to July 28, 2023. ]
Make|Shift – Illuminate Adelaide
The Mill presents Make|Shift, an immersive and experimental exhibition of projection art by six South Australian multidisciplinary artists.
Free for all to attend, enjoy opening weekend at The Mill on 8 and 9 July 2023 and experience works created by multidisciplinary artists James Alberts, Ray Harris, Sarah Neville, Liam Somerville, Inneke Taal, and […]

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Augmented Revolution | Illuminate Adelaide | 7-23 Jul 2023

[ July 7, 2023 to July 23, 2023. ] [caption id="attachment_183205" align="alignnone" width="630"] Image: Tarndanyangga Dreaming, by Jaydenlee Tong[/caption]
Augmented Revolution
First Nations peoples have a long history of innovation and adaptation, and have been using technology in various forms for millennia.
In its inaugural series, this special Illuminate Adelaide experience curated by Dearna Newchurch sees contemporary First Nations artists leveraging the emerging technology of AR as […]

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New Light | Illuminate Adelaide | Adelaide Festival Centre | 7 – 23 Jul 2023

[ July 7, 2023 to July 23, 2023. ]
Presented by Illuminate Adelaide and ANAT, New Light 2023 showcases experimental and diverse moving image works by contemporary First Nations artists.
Following a national call out, New Light 2023 will feature commissioned work that explores compelling and complex concepts, with artworks being exhibited on the media screens at the entrance to the Adelaide Festival Centre as […]

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Mirror Mirror | Illuminate Adelaide | 28 Jun – 30 Jul 2023

[ June 28, 2023 to July 2, 2023. July 4, 2023 to July 9, 2023. July 11, 2023 to July 16, 2023. July 18, 2023 to July 23, 2023. July 25, 2023 to July 30, 2023. ]
Mirror Mirror – Go on a journey through the possibilities of your own imagination.
An Australian-first experience fresh from its premiere run in Montreal, Mirror Mirror is a playground of interactive technology inviting you to discover your own creativity.
Sharing a unique experience with everyone who enters, this series of immersive digital installations spanning from the forest […]

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Architects of Air: Arborialis Inflatable Maze | Illuminate Adelaide | 1-23 Jul 2023

[ July 1, 2023 to July 23, 2023. ]
Architects of Air: Arborialis – Inflatable Maze 
Lose yourself in an inflatable labyrinthine wonderland of colour and light at Rymill Park/Murlawirrapurka.
A global phenomenon for the past thirty years, the inflatable mazes of UK-based Architects of Air have transported audiences of all ages from around the world to alternate realms of the not-quite natural.

Through their series of […]

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RELICS: A New World Rises | LEGO® Exhibition | South Australian Museum | 4 Mar – 23 Jul 2023

[ March 4, 2023 to July 23, 2023. ]
RELICS: A New World Rises LEGO® Exhibition at the South Australian Museum
LEGO® minifigures take over the South Australian Museum in the world premiere exhibition of RELICS: A New World Rises Exhibition by LEGO® Masters winners Jackson Harvey and Alex Towler. 
Set in the year 2530, long after the world has been abandoned by humans, the exhibition […]

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Freestyle Kings Live Show | Adelaide | 15 Jul 2023

[ July 15, 2023; ]
Freestyle Kings Live Show
Performing indoors at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre for one night only.
The Freestyle Kings capital city tour is coming to Adelaide in 2023. This is an action packed show featuring world class freestyle motorcross athletes in a two hour spectacular.

The Freestyle Kings have travelled the world performing in Las Vegas, Hollywood, California, China […]

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Relaxed Zoo Mornings & Afternoons | Adelaide Zoo

[ April 15, 2023; July 15, 2023; October 21, 2023; ]
Adelaide Zoo’s Relaxed Zoo Mornings will extend to weekly afternoon sessions thanks to extra support from the South Australian Government.
During a Relaxed Zoo Morning experience, the zoo’s gates open earlier with reduced human noises on site to ensure a quieter and calmer environment for the autism and autistic community.

The experience is held quarterly on the […]

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Seeing the Invisible | Adelaide Botanic Garden | Review

[ December 6, 2022 to September 30, 2023. ]
Seeing the Invisible – Augmented Reality Art at the Adelaide Botanic Garden
Review by Claire Davill
You won’t be concerned about screen time when the kids visit the Adelaide Botanic Garden – because there’s a whole hidden art exhibition waiting to be discovered via Augmented Reality (AR).
Seeing the Invisible is a FREE international exhibition and the Adelaide […]

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Mary Poppins the Musical | Adelaide Festival Centre | Extended to 27 Aug 2023

[ July 6, 2023 to August 27, 2023. ]
Mary Poppins has popped into Adelaide!
Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s supercalifragilistic new production of Mary Poppins is playing at Adelaide Festival Centre this July 2023 for a strictly limited season, complete with its dazzling stars; Stefanie Jones as Mary Poppins, Jack Chambers as Bert and Patti Newton as the Bird Woman.
Adapted from the beloved stories by PL Travers and the […]

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