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Strawberry Farms to visit in South Australia

Strawberry Farms to visit in South Australia
Strawberry season is here and there are some lovely places to visit not far from Adelaide where you can go and pick fresh strawberries with family and friends or buy them straight from the farm door.
Beerenberg
A favourite place for so many, and only 15 minutes up the freeway from […]

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Special Christmas Edition POP Market | Hahndorf | 14 & 15 Dec 2019

[ December 14, 2019 to December 15, 2019. ]
Special Christmas Edition POP Market at the Hahndorf Institute 
This is the last POP Market for 2019, and POP Market are finishing the year off with a weekend of Christmas shopping. 
The Special Edition Christmas POP Market will have all of your festive shopping needs covered. Whether it’s to spoil yourself early with something special, or to […]

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Nairne Community Carols | 14 Dec 2019

[ December 14, 2019; ]
Nairne Community Carols
The Nairne Community Carols is moving to a new home in 2019 – the Nairne Primary School Oval.
Hosted by the Nairne & District Residents’ Association, with support from The Nairne Market and The District Council of Mount Barker, this marvellous community event has been called “the best Carols event in the Adelaide Hills”, […]

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Pick Your Own Cherries Adelaide | Lennane Orchards | Nov – Dec 2019

[ November 14, 2019 to December 23, 2019. ]
Pick Your Own Cherries – Lennane Orchard
The Cherry picking season at Lennane Orchard has begun with ‘Pick Your Own’ (PYO) and cafe open from Wednesday 13 November and shed door sales from Thursday 14 November 2019.
Lennane Orchard are looking forward to showing you around the property and providing you with a first-hand experience of a […]

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Wellbeing Fair | Oakbank Area School | 16 Nov 2019

[ November 16, 2019; ]
Wellbeing Fair at Oakbank Area School
Wellbeing Fair 2019 is designed to help connect the community.
Entry is completely FREE, and there will be access to a range of activities such as a jumping castle, petting zoo, geocaching, sumo suits, face painting and more. There will be demonstrations from the CFS, Karate and Tai Chi, plus food […]

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Stirling Community Christmas Pageant and Fair | 1 Dec 2019

[ December 1, 2019; ]
Stirling Community Christmas Pageant and Fair
Join the Stirling community for their 2019 Christmas Pageant. This year will be an exciting change to a twilight event.
Proudly coordinated by The Hut Community Centre, each year the Stirling Community Christmas Pageant is an event which becomes the highlight of the festive season in Stirling. This year celebrates the […]

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Green Valley Strawberries Cafe Review | Adelaide Hills Family Friendly Cafe

Green Valley Strawberries Cafe Review | Nairne, Adelaide Hills
Green Valley Strawberries is a family-owned strawberry farm in the Adelaide Hills. The owners, Jim and Lynda and daughters Danielle, Christie and Stephanie Rozaklis, have been growing, picking, packing and marketing fresh, farm grown strawberries since 1985.
You can buy freshly picked and packed strawberries at a great […]

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Adelaide Hills Food & Fun Fest & SciWorld | Mt Barker | 1 Nov 2019

[ November 1, 2019; ]
Adelaide Hills Food & Fun Fest incorporating SciWorld
The SciWorld Pop Up Science Centre at the Adelaide Hills Food and Fun event will feature some incredible science shows and workshops.
Take part in a range of science-based activities and entertainment. Explore the solar system in the giant Starlab. Everyone can go inside and explore the night sky […]

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Lights of Lobethal Christmas Festival | 8 – 29 Dec 2019

[ December 8, 2019 to December 29, 2019. ] .
Lobethal Lights
The Lights of Lobethal Christmas festival has been lighting up the Lobethal Valley in the Adelaide Hills for over sixty years. Created by the community of Lobethal, the true spirit of Christmas has now evolved into the largest Community Christmas Light Display in the Southern Hemisphere.
Following the official “Lights On” ceremony residents will turn […]

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Laratinga BirdFair | Laratinga Wetland | 27 Oct 2019

[ October 27, 2019; ]  
Laratinga BirdFair
Enjoy a great day of birding and bird-related fun at the second ‘Laratinga BirdFair on Sunday 27 October from 10am to 4pm.
Organised by Birds SA and the Mt Barker Council, there will be stalls, displays, guided bird walks and guest speakers, plus food, coffee and music. There will also be activities for the kids […]

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Australian Samba Retreat | Belair | 1 & 2 Nov 2019

[ November 1, 2019 to November 2, 2019. ] [caption id="attachment_122029" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo by Dhavid Normando[/caption]
Australian Samba Retreat
A three-day samba retreat is set to take place in the Adelaide Hills on the 1 – 2 November 2019.
The event’s extensive line up includes dance and music workshops, accommodation, yoga and networking. Held at the Nunyara Conference Centre in Belair, the retreat brings some of […]

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Wombat Awareness Organisation Open Day | 16 Nov 2019

[ November 16, 2019; 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Wombat Awareness Organisation Open Day
Join the Wombat Awareness Organisation for their open day on Saturday 16 November 2019 in Flaxley.

WAO has the only free range, cage free wombat sanctuary. As the wombats’ happiness is their absolute priority, the sanctuary is only open for small, private visits except for this one afternoon where their doors are opened […]

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Uraidla & Summertown Country Show & Sustainability Fair | 3 Nov 2019

[ November 3, 2019; ]
Uraidla & Summertown Country Show & Sustainability Fair
Only a 20 minute drive from the city, the Uraidla & Summertown Country Show & Uraidla Sustainability Fair have something for all ages. From entertainment and live music, to food and wine, locals showcasing their skills and produce, and much more.
For well over a century the Annual Uraidla […]

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50 Great Walks & Hikes for Kids & Families | Walking SA | South Australia

50 Great Walks and Hikes for Kids & Families in South Australia
Walking and hiking with kids is a great way for families to spend quality time together outdoors. There are some really easy, short walks in South Australia which are great for little legs, while older kids will enjoy the challenge of more adventurous hikes.
Walking […]

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Barristers Block Bubs & Bubbles Spring Edition | Woodside | 11 Oct 2019

[ October 11, 2019; ]
Barristers Block presents Bubs & Bubbles – Spring Edition
Bubs & Bubbles returns for the school holidays on Friday 11 October 2019.
Keep the kids entertained with Kidz Fiesta for the ultimate party. There will be ball pits, roller coasters, activity gyms and face painting. Plus, the all-year-round giant sandpit overlooking the animal farm. The kids will […]

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Stirling Laneways | Adelaide Hills Market | Sep 2019 – Apr 2020

[ September 22, 2019; October 27, 2019; November 24, 2019; December 15, 2019; February 23, 2020; March 22, 2020; April 26, 2020; ]
Stirling Laneways
Stirling Laneways continues to present its trademark mix of market stalls and live street entertainment invigorating the laneways and byways of the “gateway to the Adelaide Hills” village of Stirling on Market Day Sundays from September to April each year.
The award-winning Stirling Laneways is more than a market. From September to April, each event […]

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Wine & Shine Stargazing at Cobb’s Hill Estate | Adelaide Hills Science Hub | 27 Sep 2019

[ September 27, 2019; 6:00 pm; ]
Wine & Shine Stargazing at Cobb’s Hill Estate
Join the Adelaide Hills Science Hub & the Astronomical Society of SA (ASSA) for an exclusive and amazing night with food and wine under the stars and short lines to look through the telescopes.
Cobb’s Hill Estate is co-hosting this event with Adelaide Hills Science Hub. Your first drink […]

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Meadows Country Fair | 20 Oct 2019

[ October 20, 2019; ]
Meadows Country Fair 2019
On the third Sunday in October each year, the gorgeous little town of Meadows in the Adelaide Hills attracts more than 8000 visitors from far and wide and this year it’s set to be bigger and better.
Showcasing the country spirit of the Adelaide Hills with plenty to see and do for all […]

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Bay to Birdwood | National Motor Museum | 29 Sep 2019

[ September 29, 2019; ]
Bay to Birdwood 2019
The Bay to Birdwood is the largest, continually held motoring event for veteran, vintage and classic vehicles held anywhere in the world.
The traditional Bay to Birdwood start is held at Barratt Reserve, West Beach Parks. Following its success in 2018, there will also be a second start in 2019 (more news on […]

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Pinot & Pies at Barristers Block | Father’s Day | 1 Sep 2019

[ September 1, 2019; ]
Barristers Block Pinot & Pies – Father’s Day 2019
Take Dad along on Father’s Day for a Pinot & Pies session at Barristers Block in Woodside.

Situated in the picturesque Adelaide Hills, only 30 minutes from Adelaide, their cellar door is open 7 days a week where you can drop in for a tasting and grazing platter […]

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Lobethal Bakery | Home of the Giant Donut in the Adelaide Hills | Review

The Adelaide Hills has long been known for its beautiful landscapes, cellar doors and family fun, but did you know it’s also home to the giant donut?
by Katrina Gogel
The Lobethal Bakery has become famous in Adelaide for this gigantic treat. They’ve been producing giant chocolate sprinkle donuts for nearly twelve months now, and due to its […]

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Stella Creek Cherry Blossom Festival | Forest Range | Sep 2019

[ September 21, 2019 to September 22, 2019. September 28, 2019 to September 29, 2019. ]
Stella Creek Cherry Blossom Festival
Each year for two weeks in Spring, the Stella Creek Orchards come alive with cherry blossom. To walk under the canopy of over 2 million white blossoms is a truly magical experience and one that they would like to share with everyone.

For the first time in September 2019, Stella Creek will […]

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Bushwalking with Kids | Lobethal Bushland Park | Review

Grab your kids, lace up your hiking boots and head for the Hills to explore the wooded wonderland that is Lobethal Bushland Park.
by Katrina Gogel
Located on the outskirts of Lobethal, Bushland Park is brimming with history and beauty. Before being acquired by the Adelaide Hills Council in 1986 the two reservoirs located here supplied the […]

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5K Foam Fest Adelaide | Oakbank Racecourse | 8 Feb 2020

[ February 8, 2020; ]
5K Foam Fest in Adelaide 2020
They guarantee you’ll be foamy, muddy and wet by the end of the 5k Foam Fest!
The 5K Foam Fest is a one of kind Obstacle Course based Fun Run. With a variety of obstacles and a ton of foam the run is an exciting challenge for experienced and beginner runners […]

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Basket Range Primary School Winter Fair | 30 Jun 2019

[ June 30, 2019; ]
Basket Range Primary School Winter Fair
Enjoy a day of great food and entertainment at Basket Range Primary School’s Winter Fair in the Adelaide Hills.
There will be live music, puppet shows, wood oven pizza, a sausage sizzle, ol’ fashioned games and stalls. Plus, there will be a raffle with fantastic prizes including a one night stay […]

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Wildification – School Holiday Program | Cleland Wildlife Park | 9-18 Jul 2019

[ July 9, 2019 to July 11, 2019. July 16, 2019 to July 18, 2019. ]
Wildification at Cleland these school holidays!
Drop the kids off at Cleland and sit back and relax while they adventure around the park. Kids in Wildification get a guided tour around the park, plus animal experience, exclusive animal feeding, games, craft, keeper presentations, and lunch and recess too!

Places are limited, call to book now!

Sessions:

Tuesday […]

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Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival | 23 & 24 Aug 2019

[ August 23, 2019; ]
Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival 2019
The 2019 Hahndorf Winter Lantern festival will involve working with the local community and schools in order to create artful lantern sculptures that will be paraded down the main straight of Hahndorf and displayed in the Hahndorf Academy grounds.
The Hahndorf Academy grounds will be transformed into a colourful and dynamic space, […]

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Mylor Primary Bonfire Night | 22 Jun 2019

[ June 22, 2019; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]
Mylor Primary Bonfire Night
On Saturday 22 June 2019, Mylor Primary School will present their annual Bonfire Night. Gates open at 6pm with the fireworks display at approximately 8pm. Once again there will also be a giant bonfire, kids activities, music plus food and drinks for sale.  This is a family friendly event for all ages. […]

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Winter Reds Weekend | Adelaide Hills | 26 – 28 July 2019

[ July 26, 2019 to July 28, 2019. ]
Experience the warmth of the Adelaide Hills with open fires, red wines and rustic fare.
Celebrate day and night during the Winter Reds Weekend as the region’s wineries and iconic venues play host to 50 sumptuous events.
Winter Reds general entry is free.  Purchase an official souvenir Spiegelau wine glass for $10 and enjoy free entry at all […]

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Pick Your Own Apples in the Adelaide Hills | Mahnew Orchard, Lenswood | 18 May 2019

[ May 18, 2019; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Pick Your Own Pink Lady Apples
Mahnew Orchard in the Adelaide Hills are opening up their orchard for the final time this season for visitors to pick their own Pink Lady Apples.
After the success of the recent Pink Lady Weekend, Mahnew Orchard are hosting another Pick Your Own Pink Lady Apples event. This event will be […]

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Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk | Hahndorf to Beaumont | 19 May 2019

[ May 19, 2019; ]
The Hahndorf Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk is a great community event enjoyed each year by all who participate.
Each year hundreds of walkers make the trek following the trail made by German pioneer women as they carried their fresh produce from Hahndorf to market in Adelaide 180 years ago.

The Pioneer Women’s Trail was rediscovered by members […]

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Pome Fest | Adelaide Hills | 31 May – 1 Jun 2019

[ May 31, 2019 to June 1, 2019. ]
Pome Fest Winter Launch
Pome Fest is a two day event that offers a range of different activities covering all things apple and pear, with festivities to celebrate the end of this year’s apple and pear harvest in the Adelaide Hills.
Apples and pears are commonly referred to as pome fruits. The word pome is a Middle […]

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Birdwood Farm Day | 19 May 2019

[ May 19, 2019; ]
Birdwood Farm Day 2019
Birdwood Primary School proudly presents the 45th annual Birdwood Farm Day
Go along for a day of country fun in the forest, and enjoy the best of what the local community has to offer. Enjoy the surroundings of Mount Crawford forest with crisp autumn air, the smell of wood smoke from campfires, freshly […]

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Pick a Pink Lady Event | Lenswood | 4 & 5 May 2019

[ May 4, 2019 5:00 pm to May 5, 2019 5:00 pm. ]
Harrisville Orchards in Lenswood is open for Apple Picking on Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 May 2019
Over the first weekend in May, Harrisville Orchards are holding a Pick a Pink Lady event and they invite families to go along and pick fresh apples straight from the trees.

Entry Fee – TBA (previous years $5 per […]

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Pick a Pink Lady® Weekend 2019 | Apple Picking in Lenswood | 4 & 5 May 2019

[ May 4, 2019 to May 5, 2019. ]
Pick a Pink Lady® Weekend 2019 | Adelaide Apple Picking
Four family-owned and run apple orchards located in the heart of one of Australia’s premium apple-growing regions in the Adelaide Hills are open for visiting, exploring and fruit picking.
For one weekend only Pick a Pink Lady® Weekend provides a unique opportunity to pick some Pink Lady® […]

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Pick Your Own Apples | Harrisville Orchards | 13 & 14 Apr 2019

[ April 13, 2019 to April 14, 2019. ]
Harrisville Orchards is open for Apple Picking on Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 April 2019
Over the first weekend of the Autumn school holidays, Harrisville Orchards are holding a Sweet ‘n’ Sour Pick Your Own Apples event.  Families are invited to go along and pick fresh Fuji and Granny Smith apples straight from the trees.

Entry […]

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Easter at Melba’s | Woodside | Easter Long Weekend 2019

[ April 19, 2019 to April 22, 2019. ]
Celebrate all things delicious over the Easter long weekend at Melba’s.
Enjoy a weekend of celebration with the family, stock up on your Melba’s Easter favourites and discover Melba’s factory and all its happenings.
Enjoy delicious choices from the Cafe, including specialty Melba’s Hot Chocolates, milkshakes, ice-cream, chocolates and lollies, along with scrumptious options from their friends […]

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Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival | 20 & 22 Apr 2019

[ April 20, 2019; April 22, 2019; ]  

Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival 2019
The Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival has been a family favourite for generations. Bring your own food and drinks onto the course, enjoy a picnic by your car and celebrate the Easter long weekend with family and friends.
The Easter Racing Carnival has been one of South Australia’s premier social and sporting occasions for […]

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Stirling Fringe | 22 Feb – 3 Mar 2019

[ February 22, 2019; ]
Stirling Fringe 2019
The very best of Fringe in the most beautiful setting. Chill out in the gorgeous Stirling Lawns with the hottest acts of Fringe.
Stretch out and relax on the Stirling Fringe lawns between Fringe shows with a bite to eat from local food stalls paired with delicious Adelaide Hills beer and wine from the […]

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Adelaide’s Only Giant Tube Slides | Woodhouse Activity Centre | Review

Tube Sliding Fun for Families
Adelaide’s only tube slides opened on 2 February 2019 at Woodhouse Activity Centre
What exactly is a tube slide you may be wondering? Well, think of a waterslide, but without the water. It’s set up on a hill slope in the beautiful 54 hectare grounds of the Woodhouse Activity Centre, home of […]

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