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Top Tips for Visiting Santa’s Wonderland at Adelaide Showground | Review 2023

[ December 1, 2023 to December 24, 2023. ]
Top Tips for Visiting Santa’s Wonderland at Wayville 2023
Santa’s Wonderland is a magical Christmas wonderland filled with colour and Christmas cheer and it’ so much fun for kids with amusement rides, entertainment, bouncy castles, tobogganing, ice skating, carnival games, showbags, selfie stations, and even SNOW! And, of course, the chance for a chat with Santa […]

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Free Christmas Snow Photo Sessions at The Gully | Tea Tree Gully | Dec 2023

[ December 9, 2023 to December 10, 2023. December 16, 2023 to December 17, 2023. ]
Free Christmas Snow Photo Sessions and Family Dining at The Gully Public House and Garden
The spirit of Christmas has taken over at The Gully with FREE Christmas snow photography sessions! The Gully’s Snowing Sessions are a picture perfect opportunity for you and your family to dine out and have a photography session in a Christmas Winter […]

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Giant Christmas LEGO Sleigh | North Adelaide | 6 Dec 2023 – 7 Feb 2024

[ December 6, 2023 to December 31, 2023. January 1, 2024 to February 7, 2024. ]
The Giant LEGO Sleigh at The Piccadilly
The life-sized LEGO Sleigh is back this year at The Piccadilly on O’Connell Street! From 10am to 10pm until Wednesday 7 February 2024* head to the recently renovated cinema to see the impressive sleigh, take Santa’s reigns and sit on the sleigh for a festive photo.
You can see the […]

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Christmas Holiday High Tea | Glanville Hall | 10 Dec 2023

[ December 10, 2023; ]
Christmas Holiday High Tea at Glanville Hall
Experience a family High Tea in a fairytale ‘Christmas castle’ for the perfect afternoon of delicious food and festive fun!
Take your seat in the beautifully decorated, century-old Glanville Hall to enjoy a family-friendly, Christmas-inspired high tea experience, featuring a holiday-themed menu bursting with handmade savoury and sweet treats.

Snap some […]

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Christmas at the Adelaide Showground Farmers Market

[ December 3, 2023; December 10, 2023; December 17, 2023; December 24, 2023; December 31, 2023; ]
Celebrate a Month-of-Merry at the Market: Christmas at the Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market!
The Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market is gearing up for a month of holiday cheer, bringing you Christmas joy every Sunday from 3 to 24 December 2023, plus a market on New Year’s Eve.

Fill your table with local, farm fresh goods this festive season. […]

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LEGO® Trail | National Motor Museum | Summer School Holidays 2023/24

[ December 6, 2023 11:00 am to December 31, 2023 11:12 am. December 16, 2023 to January 28, 2024. January 1, 2024 11:00 am to January 28, 2024 11:01 am. ]
LEGO® Trail: Follow the stars at the Motor Museum
Find the TV and film stars hiding throughout the Motor Museum and collect their letters! From Han Solo and Chewie to Tow-Mater, can you find all 11 stars and reveal the secret word? Those who complete hidden word have a chance to win one of three fantastic […]

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Santa Dash | Walking SA Fun Run | Williamstown | 10 Dec 2023

[ December 10, 2023; ]
Santa Dash – The Original South Australia Santa Run
A fun, family friendly event in Williamstown in the Southern Barossa, the Santa Dash is a 3km or 8km walk, run or jog wearing your Christmas tee through the reservoir, forest and town.  Suitable for all fitness levels, the course meanders from South Para Reservoir Reserve, through […]

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Santa’s Academy | Myer Centre Adelaide | 2-24 Dec 2023

[ December 2, 2023 to December 24, 2023. ]
December School Holiday fun at the Myer Centre Adelaide – the centre of Christmas fun in the city – North Pole in the South!
The entire ground floor of The Myer Centre Adelaide is transforming into a Christmas spectacular, festooned in Christmas cheer with dreamy decorations, smiling shoppers, dedicated workshops, Santa’s post-box, and their wonderful Christmas […]

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Magill Sunrise Mega Christmas Market | 10 Dec 2023

[ December 10, 2023; ]
Magill Sunrise Mega Christmas Market
Presented by the Magill Sunrise Rotary Club, the Mega Christmas Market will feature over 50 stalls selling all sorts of potential presents, a coffee van, food vans, a massive Christmas raffle and a visit from Santa between 11am and 12pm.

The market is held at Campbelltown Memorial Oval and there are both […]

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Blackwood Christmas Tree Festival | 9 & 10 Dec 2023

[ December 9, 2023 to December 10, 2023. ]
Blackwood Christmas Tree Festival is a wonderland of 45 decorated Christmas trees, beautifully crafted by various local community groups and businesses.
The trees will be on display in the fantastic new Tiwu Kumangka on Young Street on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 December 2023. Tiwu Kumangka is an exciting and innovative community centre and library that […]

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MRASA Toy Run | Victoria Park to Callington Oval | 10 Dec 2023

[ December 10, 2023; ]  
45th MRASA Toy Run & Fun Fair
The MRASA Toy Run occurs annually on the second Sunday in December. The MRASA organises and funds this event with incredible support from volunteers, sponsors and organisations who are proud and willing to be involved.
The assembly at Victoria Park will be the normal format again this year. Vinnies will […]

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Disney Augmented Reality Experience | Westfield Marion | 12 Nov – 24 Dec 2023

[ November 12, 2023 to December 24, 2023. ]
Disney Augmented Reality Experience
Celebrate the culmination of Disney’s 100th Anniversary and step into a world of enchantment with the interactive Disney Augmented Reality experience at Westfield Marion.
From Sunday 12 November – 24 December 2023, you can bring to life your favourite Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars characters and collect them to go in the […]

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Adelaide's Christmas Festival

Adelaide’s Christmas Festival 2023 | City of Adelaide

[ November 6, 2023 to December 31, 2023. ]
Experience Adelaide’s Christmas Festival in the City of Adelaide!
The City of Adelaide is thrilled to invite you to celebrate Christmas in the city featuring a wide range of city-wide events, lively markets, enchanting Christmas decorations, and captivating live performances that will fill your heart with Christmas spirit.

Adelaide’s Christmas Tree Lighting – Saturday 18 November in […]

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Christmas Gift Market | Bowden | 9 & 10 Dec 2023

[ December 9, 2023 to December 10, 2023. ]
The annual Bowden Christmas Gift Market will be held across both Plant 3 and Plant 4 on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 December 2023.
Plant 4 and Bowden Park will be filled to the brim with local Adelaide makers who spin, weave, grow, create and construct excellent handmade gifts, perfect for all ages.

In Plant 3 there […]

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Loxton Lights Festival | Christmas in Loxton | 25 Nov – 31 Dec 2023

[ November 25, 2023 to December 31, 2023. ]
Loxton is the home of Christmas in the Riverland.  Every year the Loxton Lights Festival gets bigger and better than the last and in 2023 they’re back once again.
Christmas is a magical time, full of enchantment, celebration and family. Now in its 32nd year, the Loxton Lights Festival will once again showcase the joyous festive […]

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The Christmas Spectacular | Adelaide Entertainment Centre | 10 Dec 2023

[ December 10, 2023; 6:00 pm; ]  
Master magician and illusionist Michael Boyd returns, visiting Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney in December 2023. The Christmas Spectacular is an extravaganza of music, circus, dance and magic that celebrates the joy and excitement of Christmas.
Join The Voice finalist and Musical Theatre sensation Prinnie Stevens, as she takes you on a musical journey of Christmas classics from traditional songs to Mariah Carey […]

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Magic Cave Adelaide | David Jones Rundle Mall

[ November 4, 2023 to December 24, 2023. ]
See Father Christmas at David Jones, Rundle Mall Adelaide with a visit to The Magic Cave –  a special family tradition for many South Australians each year.  
The Magic Cave and will open on Saturday 4 November 2023, the same day as the National Pharmacies Adelaide Christmas Pageant.  
David Jones offer a premium Santa photo experience with […]

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Santaland | Myer Adelaide | Christmas Express Train

[ November 4, 2023 to December 24, 2023. ]
In the lead up to Christmas, the Santaland Express Train is at Myer’s Adelaide store in Rundle Mall for families to jump aboard and ride during their visit to see Father Christmas.
You will find Myer’s Santaland up on level 2 of the Adelaide Myer Centre in Rundle Mall – a magical winter wonderland full of […]

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Globe Derby Park Community Carols | 10 Dec 2023

[ December 10, 2023; ]
The annual Community Christmas Carols held at Globe Derby Park (the Harness Racing Stadium) will be on Sunday 10 December 2023.
Gates will open from 6:30pm and there is grass or stadium seating available, so take along a seat or pillow and blanket. It is also encouraged to bring some insect repellent.

Celebrate this great time of the […]

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Adelaide’s Giant Christmas Tree | Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga

[ November 18, 2023 to January 2, 2024. ]
Visit the Giant Christmas Tree in Adelaide’s Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga.
Soaring 25 metres into the sky, this beautiful Christmas tree towers over Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga each year and lights up nightly until the end of the festive season as part of the City of Adelaide’s Christmas Festival.
Going to see the giant Christmas tree is the city is a […]

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Riverbank Christmas Lights Display | City of West Torrens | 24 Nov 2023 – 1 Jan 2024

[ November 24, 2023 to January 1, 2024. ]
The iconic Riverbank Christmas Display, formerly known as the West End Brewery Riverbank Christmas Lights Display, lights up from November each year and is on every night during the festive season.
Editors note: Tuesday 28 November 2023

Following storms early Tuesday morning, 28 November, the Riverbank Christmas Display will be closed until further notice while maintenance is […]

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Lights of Lobethal Christmas Festival | 9-23 Dec 2023

[ December 9, 2023 to December 23, 2023. ]
The Lights of Lobethal Festival presented by the RAA.
Created by the community of Lobethal in the Adelaide Hills, this much loved Christmas festival has been lighting up the Lobethal Valley for over sixty years.  

Please keep an eye on the Lights of Lobethal Facebook page for regular updates in regards to any weather related event […]

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Giant Ferris Wheel | Glenelg | Open Daily

[ October 27, 2023 to December 31, 2023. January 1, 2024 to May 12, 2024. ]
Ride the Mix 102.3 Giant Ferris Wheel in Glenelg.
The Giant Ferris Wheel in Glenelg opens daily, providing spectacular views over the SA coastline, down Jetty Road and across to the Adelaide Hills.
Located on the Glenelg foreshore, Mix102.3, Lumo Energy SA and Skyline Attractions are once again bringing back the Mix102.3 Giant Wheel to South Australia […]

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Christmas Tree Farm | Chandlers Hill | South Australia

[ November 24, 2023 to December 23, 2023. ]
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.
Christmas tree deliveries are now available to book online for 2023.  Tree sizes range from 5ft to 12ft and over, with prices starting at $150, including delivery.   They also sell Christmas […]

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition | Adelaide Botanic Garden | Opens 29 Sep 2023

[ September 29, 2023 to January 31, 2024. ] [caption id="attachment_187737" align="alignnone" width="630"] Treefrog pool party by Brandon Güell, Costa Rica/USA Highly commended, Behaviour: Amphibians and Reptiles[/caption]

 
Wildlife Photography Exhibition opens at the Adelaide Botanic Garden just in time for the Spring school holidays.
Adelaide Botanic Garden’s eye-catching rainforest conservatory will be the leafy venue for a global nature photography exhibition opening on Friday 29 September […]

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Santa’s Wonderland | Adelaide Showground | 1-24 Dec 2023

[ December 1, 2023 to December 24, 2023. ]
Santa’s Wonderland Magical Christmas Wonderland
Santa’s Wonderland is a magical white Christmas wonderland with amusement rides, spectacular Christmas stage shows, a magnificent ice skating rink, tobogganing, dodgem cars, jumping castles and activity trail.  You can also have your photo taken with Santa!
What’s New in 2023
This year there are all-new activities including Gingerbread Decorating (an additional $10pp) […]

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POP Market | Hahndorf Memorial Institute | 2023

[ June 18, 2023; July 16, 2023; August 20, 2023; September 17, 2023; October 8, 2023; November 19, 2023; December 9, 2023 to December 10, 2023. ]
POP Market
POP Market aims to bring you the best of South Australian small businesses and their beautiful handmade products. You can expect to find homewares, gifts, home produce, jewellery and more. 
POP Market runs Sundays and some Saturdays from 11am- 4pm in the Hahndorf Memorial Institute. It is filled with small businesses and people with hobbies […]

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