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Lot 100 Adelaide Hills | Family Friendly Restaurant | Review

A visit to Lot 100 in the Adelaide Hills
If you’re looking for a spot to stop for a fabulous meal in the Adelaide Hills where the kids can run around, then be sure to add Lot 100 to your list.
Lot 100 is a working craft brewery and small batch distillery, set on an 84 hectare […]

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Festival of the Hills | Adelaide Fringe | 19-21 Feb 2021

[ February 19, 2021 to February 21, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_144614" align="alignnone" width="630"] Strong Lady performing at Stirling Fringe 2019 by Darren Clement photography[/caption]
Festival of the Hills
Whilst the Stirling Fringe couldn’t go ahead this this year, Bamboozled Productions (the creators behind the extravagant 10-day Stirling Fringe festival) presented the Adelaide Hills Council with the idea of a touring 3-day Festival of the Adelaide Hills […]

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Crush Festival 2021 | Adelaide Hills | 22 – 24 Jan 2021

[ January 22, 2021 to January 24, 2021. ]
Crush Festival 2021 – Adelaide Hills
Don’t miss a sensory summer weekend of stylish wines, regional produce, earthy music and art in the Adelaide Hills.
General entry to Crush is free. Purchase an official souvenir Riedel wine glass for $10 and enjoy free entry at all non-ticketed events.

To book ticketed events please head to individual winery event […]

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Stanley Bridge Tavern | Verdun | Review

Stanley Bridge Tavern Review
The Stanley Bridge Tavern in the Adelaide Hills has a fantastic outdoor dining space with plenty of space for the kids to roam, great food and a welcoming atmosphere.
The Stanely Bridge Tavern was established in 1853 and has been popular with the locals for many years. It is located in Verdun, 5 […]

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Christmas Time at Melba’s Chocolates | Woodside | 18-23 Dec 2020

[ December 18, 2020 to December 23, 2020. ]
Celebrate the Magic of Christmas this year at Melba’s Chocolates. 
This festive season, Melba’s will be opening late again with lots of fun festivities for the kids. From 18 – 23 December, 9am to 10pm, their Woodside factory will have a range of activities to entertain the kids while you shop. Santa is on his way, […]

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Gathered Christmas Design Market Hahndorf | 11-13 Dec 2020

[ December 11, 2020 to December 13, 2020. ]
Gathered Christmas Design Market
This December, Gathered Design Market heads up the Hill once again to the German Village of Hahndorf for a special Christmas Edition, as they gather together to shop and support local SA designers, artisans and small businesses.
Celebrate the excitement and spirit of Christmas and shop up a storm for yourself and your […]

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Pick Your Own Cherries – Adelaide Hills & Fleurieu Peninsula

Cherry Picking around Adelaide and Cherry Shed Door Sales
There’s nothing that says summer more than when fresh, juicy, red, sweet, local cherries are available. When the cherry season arrives it reminds us that Christmas is near. 
If you love eating cherries, a fun way to get them is to pick your own. Similar to picking strawberries […]

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Christmas Tree Farm | Chandlers Hill | South Australia

[ November 24, 2020 to December 23, 2020. ]
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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Hahndorf Lantern Festival | 14 Nov 2020

[ November 14, 2020; ]
Hahndorf Lantern Festival
A Mini Lantern Festival (no parade) with hundreds of lanterns hung throughout Alec Johnson Park in Hahndorf.
Starting at 5pm they will have live bands, food and an amazing display of candle lit paper lanterns from little to very big.  They will launch their new Thongaphone Percussion Ensemble and you can have a go […]

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Pick Your Own Strawberries Adelaide Hills | Beerenberg, Hahndorf | October to April

Beerenberg Family Farm – Strawberry Picking
If you love the taste of freshly picked strawberries make sure you visit Beerenberg in the Adelaide Hills for a fabulous day out with the family, strolling through the strawberry patch amongst rows of juicy berries to pick and take home.
Beerenberg Farm in the Adelaide Hills dates back to 1839 […]

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Houghton Spring Fair and Produce Market | 25 Oct 2020

[ October 25, 2020; ]
Houghton Spring Fair and Produce Market
Take the family to Houghton Oval and enjoy a pleasant Spring morning in the picturesque Adelaide Hills.
Sample some local produce, listen to local music and get to know local businesses in the Adelaide Hills at the Houghton Oval Spring Fair and Produce Market on Sunday 25 October 2020.  

Great fun […]

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Ended: Win a Deluxe 1.6kg Social Distancing Tube from Melba’s Chocolates

Win a Deluxe 1.6kg Social Distancing Tube from Melba’s Chocolates
No trip to the Adelaide Hills is complete without a visit to Melba’s Chocolates at Woodside. Melba’s has been making chocolate and confectionery since 1981 and is also a working chocolate factory, so you can also see the delicious goodies being made and packaged while you […]

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Lobethal Lights | Adelaide Hills | Christmas 2020

Lobethal Lights ARE NOT Cancelled!
It’s been reported that the Lobethal Lights are cancelled this year. Just to clarify – while the annual Festival events such as The Living Nativity, Pageant and the Market on Main Street will not go ahead this year, the community of Lobethal are still planning on putting up Christmas lights on […]

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Spring Open Garden at Sophie’s Patch | Mount Barker | 7-9 Nov 2020

[ November 7, 2020 to November 9, 2020. ]
Spring Open Garden at Sophie’s Patch in Mount Barker
Spring Open Garden at Sophie’s Patch will be from the 7 – 9 November 2020.
Subject to COVID 19 restrictions, the Sophie’s Patch team are planning to open their garden to visitors in Spring. While there will be some changes, the event has exciting things planned and will […]

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Bracegirdles Food & Drink Bus at Mount Lofty Botanic Garden | Sep-Nov 2020

Bracegirdles Food & Drink Bus at Mount Lofty Botanic Garden
Bracegirdles will be bringing their food and drink bus to Mount Lofty Botanic Garden every weekend and public holiday until the end of November. Now visitors will be able to enjoy the blue skies and peaceful surroundings of the garden while sipping a tasty drink and […]

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belair holiday park

Belair National Park Holiday Park | Adelaide Hills Accommodation

Belair National Park Holiday Park, situated within the Belair National Park, has accommodation options for everyone. There are campsites, powered sites, dog-friendly cabins, eco-glamping tents and cottages to rent.
Belair National Park Holiday Park is a family-oriented park surrounded by nature and wildlife. There are walking and mountain bike riding tracks through the national park, as […]

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30% Off Family Memberships at Cleland Wildlife Park | Until 18 Sep 2020

30% off Family Memberships at Cleland Wildlife Park for a limited time
Cleland Wildlife Park is offering 30% off the current price of family memberships. By purchasing an annual membership, you are helping to conserve some of South Australia’s most iconic animals. 
By becoming a member of Cleland Wildlife Park you can have 12 months of unlimited […]

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Bay to Birdwood | Celebrating 40 Years | 27 Sep 2020

[ September 27, 2020; ]
Bay to Birdwood 2020
The Bay to Birdwood is the largest, continually held motoring event for veteran, vintage and classic vehicles held anywhere in the world.  The 2020 Bay to Birdwood will take place as planned on Sunday 27 September 2020, however, this year, the event will be livestreamed.
 
THE PARADE OF HISTORIC MOTORING
The event will […]

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5K Foam Fest Adelaide | Oakbank Racecourse | 16 Jan 2021

[ January 16, 2021; ]
5K Foam Fest in Adelaide 2021
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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Hahndorf. Handmade. Handcrafted. Handpicked

Hahndorf. Handmade. Handcrafted. Handpicked | 1-30 Sep 2020

[ September 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020. ]
Hahndorf. Handmade. Handcrafted. Handpicked
Hahndorf will celebrate their rich linage of artisan culture, over a month-long festival in September called Hahndorf. Handmade. Handcrafted. Handpicked. 
The festival will include more than 250 intimate events and experiences in and around the Main Street of Hahndorf. The program is filled with bespoke experiences for all ages and tastes. Uncover the […]

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The Southern Encounter | SteamRanger Train Journey | Aug – Nov 2020

[ August 16, 2020; August 30, 2020; September 6, 2020; September 20, 2020; October 4, 2020; October 18, 2020; November 1, 2020; November 15, 2020; ]

SteamRanger Train Journey – The Southern Encounter
SteamRanger Heritage Railway operates a number of different heritage steam and diesel hauled tourist trains between Mt Barker in the Adelaide Hills, up over the crest of the southern Mt Lofty Ranges, down to Strathalbyn and on through the coastal holiday towns of Goolwa and Port Elliot to the […]

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Hokey Pokey | Ice Cream & Lolly Shop | Stirling | Review

      
Hokey Pokey Ice Cream, Sweets and Chocolates in Stirling
We’ve been looking longingly at the beautiful looking Hokey Pokey store in Stirling for 2 years and finally decided to wander in and we’re so glad we did. Hokey Pokey (originally Oak Tree Truffles) has a range of beautiful house-made truffles, fudges, chocolates, a mind-boggling […]

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Waterfall Gully to Mount Lofty Summit Hike | Cleland Conservation Park Walking Trail

Waterfall Gully to Mount Lofty Summit Hike
Adelaide’s favourite hike through Cleland Conservation Park, from serene Waterfall Gully all the way up to the summit at Mount Lofty.  
It is a challenge to complete, but there are many reasons why the hike from Waterfall Gully to Mount Lofty Summit is so popular.  From families with babies […]

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Kids Festival | Amazing Drumming Monkeys | Four Oaks Farm | 11 Oct 2020

[ October 11, 2020; ]
Kids Festival with the Amazing Drumming Monkeys at Four Oaks Farm
Hosted by Four Oaks Farm in Little Hampton, the Kids Festival is a new, fun and thought-provoking festival packed with fun activities just for kids in Adelaide.

Lots of things are included in the Kids Golden Ticket for $36 per child, including live performances from the […]

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The Farmers Fare | Four Oaks Farm | 15 Nov 2020

[ November 15, 2020; ]
The Farmers Fare
The Farmers Fare, sees the rural property ‘Four Oaks Farm’, at Littlehampton transformed into an Adelaide Hills gourmet farm, food, drink and produce experience.
Featuring many local food producers, lunch providers, wineries and breweries, experience the country way of life, at Four Oaks Farm less than 30 minutes from the city and discover what […]

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Hahndorf Farm Barn | Hahndorf, South Australia | Review

Hahndorf Farm Barn at Hahndorf, South Australia – Review 
Enjoy an overload of cuteness at the Hahndorf Farm Barn, which, uniquely, blends a children’s farmyard with a wildlife park.
by Carla Caruso
For a slice of farm life, close to the city, the Hahndorf Farm Barn is the place to be.
There’s just something about getting up close and […]

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Easy Walks & Bushwalks around Adelaide with Kids

Easy Walks & Bushwalks around Adelaide with Kids
Bushwalking and walking outdoors is a great way to spend time as a family, talking, relaxing, and it’s a great way to reduce stress. There are so many fantastic places to explore in Adelaide and around South Australia. 
Some walks are more suited to prams and toddlers as they […]

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adelaide hills wine appeal

Adelaide Hills Wine Fire Appeal | Jul 2020

Adelaide Hills Wine Fire Appeal
Help support the recovery of the Adelaide Hills by buying 6 or more bottles of 2019 Syrah Meunier.
All proceeds will be distributed to grape growers, winemakers and vineyard owners impacted by the December 2019 bush fires. 
Buy this special wine and support our affected grape growers, winemakers and vineyard owners as they […]

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Gumeracha Medieval Fair | 8 & 9 May 2021

[ May 8, 2021 to May 9, 2021. ]
Gumeracha Medieval Fair
The fair was originally scheduled for May 2020 but was postponed until 8-9 May 2021.
The postponed fourteenth annual Gumeracha Medieval Fair will be held on the 8 and 9 May in the Federation Park. Once again, there will be another two days of medieval fun and excitement. In 2021, their resident Oracle has […]

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Maximilian’s Alpine Ski Lodge | Winter Reds | 25 Jul 2020

[ July 25, 2020; ]
Maximilian’s ‘Alpine Ski Lodge’ has always been the place to be for Winter Reds.
Rug up in your best ski lodge fashion for a day at the winter resort and celebrate Adelaide Hill’s German heritage.
Expect mulled wine, German hotdogs, pretzels, cinnamon donuts, fire pits, live music, golf and activities for the kids. Prizes for best dressed […]

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Bushwalking with Kids at Mount George Conservation Park | Adelaide Hills

Bushwalking with Kids at Mount George Conservation Park
Mount George Conservation Park is nestled in between Bridgewater and Piccadilly in the Adelaide Hills, only 10 minutes up the South Eastern freeway. 
Mount George walking trails can be accessed from Mount George Picnic Grounds where there is plenty of car parking space and some picnic tables if you […]

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Drive Through Apple Sales | Harrisville Orchards | 18 & 19 Jul 2020

[ July 18, 2020 to July 19, 2020. ]
Drive through apple orchard sales in the Adelaide Hills

Harrisville Orchards will be open for orchard fresh apple sales this weekend. The picking season has finished for Pick Your Own, but you can drive through to buy apples.
Harrisville Orchards are the only commercial grower in the Adelaide Hills to offer Pick your own Apples and Cherries (when […]

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Pome Fest | Adelaide Hills | 2020

[ July 25, 2020; ]
Pome Fest 2020
Celebrate all things apple and pear in the Adelaide Hills at Pome Fest.
Due to COVID-19, Pome Fest will be celebrated with a range of online events and activities. There will also be some events held at various locations in the Adelaide Hills.

There will be Cider Tastings, Orchard Tours, Packhouse Tours, Pruning Masterclasses, Grafting […]

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Macclesfield Strawberry Fete | 22 Nov 2020

[ November 22, 2020; ]
Macclesfield Strawberry Fete
The 93rd annual Macclesfield Strawberry Fete – all the fun of a fete and lots and lots of strawberries.
There will be something for everyone with a live band, children’s activities, agility dog performances, and of course food and strawberries galore. Enjoy the variety of market stalls and a wide range of strawberry produce.
More […]

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Stirling Laneways

Stirling Laneways | Adelaide Hills Market | Sep 2020 – Apr 2021

[ September 27, 2020; October 25, 2020; November 22, 2020; December 20, 2020; January 24, 2021; February 28, 2021; March 28, 2021; April 25, 2021; ]
Stirling Laneways
Stirling Laneways is more than a market. It is a celebration of local village life and the spectacular seasons in the Adelaide Hills.  It brings something colourful, cozy and a little bit crazy to market Sundays in Stirling from September to April each year.
Each market event celebrates life with a different fun theme that creates […]

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Stirling Market Returns | Adelaide Hills | 28 Jun 2020

[ June 28, 2020; ]
The Stirling Market will be returning Sunday 28 June 2020
The Market Committee welcomes the return of the market in June 2020 and encourages all visitors and stallholders to practice social distancing and show respect to others.
The Stirling Market is usually held each month in Druid Avenue, Stirling, approximately 20 minutes up the South Eastern Freeway […]

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Winter Reds – Play With Fire | Adelaide Hills | 24-26 Jul 2020

[ July 24, 2020 to July 26, 2020. ]
Winter Reds – Play With Fire
Experience the warmth of the Adelaide Hills with open fires, red wines and rustic fare.
After concerns that the Winter Reds Festival would be unable to proceed due to COVID-19, the recent easing of restrictions has allowed Adelaide Hills wine producers to consider how they can still celebrate on the 24, 25 […]

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BIG4 Hahndorf Resort | Winter Holiday Deal

[ May 20, 2020 to July 31, 2020. ]
BIG4 Hahndorf Resort | Winter Holiday Deal
Hahndorf Resort is celebrating its re-opening with a Holiday Deal just for you! Take 10% off all accommodation* bookings up until the end of July, 2020.
The BIG4 Hahndorf Resort is a great ‘home away from home’ in the scenic Adelaide Hills, and is also the perfect place to warm […]

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Pull over for a Pink Lady Apple | Harrisville Orchards | 6-8 Jun 2020

“Pull over for a Pink Lady” apple sales at Harrisville Orchards
“Pull over for a Pink Lady” (drive-through) will be happening again this weekend at Harrisville Orchards at Lenswood.
Although apple picking season has now finished, you can still get your crisp crunchy apples from the grower direct.
There will also be apple crumbles available, but only until […]

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Find Out What’s Open in Adelaide over the June Long Weekend | 6-8 Jun 2020

[ June 6, 2020 to June 8, 2020. ]
What’s Open in Adelaide over the June Long Weekend?
The June long weekend will look a little different this year with so many cancelled and postponed events, but there is still plenty to do in and around Adelaide.  With the second stage of restrictions easing from June 1st we will see a lot more venues opening, […]

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