[ May 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021. ]
A brand-new celebration of one of Australia’s most loved wine grapes, Chardonnay May is launching in the Adelaide Hills this Autumn.
Throughout the whole of May, wineries, restaurants and bottle shops will be honouring this vibrant and versatile grape variety with tastings, paired dinners, promotions and immersive experiences. 2021 will be the first ever ‘Chardonnay […]
[ May 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021. ]
New Playground Opening at Kersbrook in the Adelaide Hills
A new playground is on the way for Kersbrook in the Adelaide Hills. A first glimpse at the new playground shows several climbing structures, slides, nest swings and nature play elements.
More info to come.
Want inspiration for the Autumn School Holidays? Click here for great school holiday […]
[ April 10, 2021; ]
Pick Your Own Fuji Apples at Mahnew Orchard
Mahnew Orchard are opening their orchard for ‘Pick Your Own’ Fuji apples for one day only.
On Saturday 10 April 2021 from 10am until 2pm, visitors will get the chance to pick their own Fuji apples at the orchard.
Please note that there is a very limited quantity of ripe fruit […]
[ May 16, 2021; ]
Four Oaks Farm SA Pizza Party
Pizza lovers: experience the country way of life at this pizza party
The new wood fired pizza oven at Four Oaks Farm SA will be put into action where one can see food coming from paddock to plate in a new, exciting, first time experience. Sit back and relax in the […]
[ April 21, 2021 to April 23, 2021. ]
Carrick Hill Children’s April School Holiday Program
Join acclaimed storyteller and performer, Michael Mills, as Mr Bill, the man who helped build Carrick Hill, on a storytelling adventure throughout the Storybook Trail, creating your own adventure along the way.
Carrick Hill hosts a ticketed School Holiday Program during the April and September/October school holidays and a self-guided […]
[ April 17, 2021; ]
Acoustic Vibes Mt Barker
Featuring Acoustic sets from Aussie music legend Diesel, Thirsty Merc , Reece Mastin & Taylor Sheridan. Children under 15 also get FREE entry.
Acoustic Vibes Mount Barker is being held on Saturday 17 April at Keith Stephenson Park, Mount Barker. The gate opens at 1pm, wuth the tunes starting at 1:30pm and ending […]
[ April 3, 2021; April 5, 2021; ]
Sweet n Sour – Pick Your Own Apples at Harrisville Orchards
If you’re wondering what to do this Easter, ‘Sweet n Sour’ is a great idea to get out and about and pick your own apples in the Adelaide Hills
Harrisville Orchards will be open on Easter Saturday and Monday for their ‘Pick Your Own’ event. Apples […]
[ May 1, 2021; May 2, 2021; ]
Pick a Pink Lady – Apple Picking at Harrisville Orchards
Harrisville Orchards will be opening for apple picking at their orchard in the Adelaide Hills. The Pick a Pink Lady apple event is a popular family friendly event for all ages.
Harrisville Orchards are the only commercial grower in the Adelaide Hills to offer Pick your own […]
[ April 3, 2021 to April 5, 2021. ]
Easter Open Garden – Sophie’s Patch
Explore the famous dryland garden, ‘Sophie’s Patch’, which is a productive garden, an ornamental delight, drylands garden, and biodiversity hotspot created by Sophie Thomson.
Open gardens at Sophie’s Patch are more than just demonstrating the sustainable gardening practices that Sophie is always preaching, they are more like a fair or community […]
Black Cherry Dessert Bar at Hahndorf | Review
Tucked in right next door to the IGA at Hahndorf is the Black Cherry Dessert Bar, a little gem full of delicious handmade desserts made either in-house or sourced from locals.
The dessert bar popped up in 2020 and is run by a lovely couple who made us feel […]
[ March 27, 2021 to March 28, 2021. ]
Onkabrix LEGO® Extravaganza
A great day out for LEGO® enthusiasts – young and old – at Oakbank Area School.
The Hills Onkabrix event will feature some amazing LEGO® creations and models in 2021, submitted by members of Southern Bricks Lego Users Group. There will also be various previously unseen LEGO® creations to view.
In addition to the many […]
[ March 14, 2021; ]
The Sustainability Picnic
Enjoy discussion, information and activities with your neighbours and friends at the Uraidla Sustainability Picnic.
Be challenged by their speakers, who will inspire and challenge your thinking on sustainability and climate change and help you think about what and how we can make our community more sustainable.
Take Inspiration from their “Sustainable Conversations” program, talk […]
[ March 14, 2021; ]
Hills Bushfire Groups ‘Over Covid’ Rock n Roll Event
The Masters Apprentices headline this brilliant day of Rock n Roll in the hills with 5 bands, dancers, stalls and classic cars.
The Masters Apprentices, The Matt Hawkins 4, Workin’ Overtime, Crosstown Ramblers and the Runaway Boys will be playing onstage from 12pm until 9.30pm. There will be […]
[ March 13, 2021; ]
Hills Harmony Picnic
Enjoy a picnic in Federation Park celebrating cultural diversity for Harmony Day.
Harmony Day is a celebration of Australia’s cultural diversity – a day of cultural respect for everyone who calls Australia home. Join the Adelaide Hills Council and local community groups in Federation Park on Saturday 13 March 2021 from 11am until 2pm […]
A country bike ride along the Amy Gillett Bikeway
The Amy Gillett bikeway is a specially built bike trail which runs from Oakbank, through Woodside and Charleston to Mount Torrens in the Adelaide Hills.
The bikeway was built to honour the memory of Amy Gillett, a member of the Australian women’s cycling team who was tragically killed […]
[ February 14, 2021; February 15, 2021; February 20, 2021; February 21, 2021; ]
Grab a Gala – Apple Picking at Harrisville Orchards
The “New Season Gala” apples are ready to be picked at Harrisville Orchards in Lenswood.
The orchard fresh Galas are incredibly crisp and crunchy and the ‘Grab a Gala’ event is your last chance to enjoy fresh tasty apples straight from the trees.
Harrisville Orchards are the only commercial grower […]
[ April 2, 2021 to April 5, 2021. ]
Meadows 4 Day Easter Fair
The Meadows 4 Day Easter Fair is a family-friendly annual event. It is a large treasure market with around 100 stalls selling a wide variety of products including locally made arts and crafts, plants, books, clothing, toys, bric-a-brac, treasures and collectables.
Planning is underway to add a number of new and fun […]
[ February 12, 2021 to March 31, 2021. ]
Pick Your Own Figs at Glen Ewin Estate
Glen Ewin Estate’s Pick Your Own Fig season is starting from Friday 12 February 2021.
Forage through Glen Ewin Estate’s terraced orchard for perfect fruit. Discover 5 varieties of figs whilst enjoying the stunning views of the surrounding hills. Pick Your Own is open daily from 9am to 3pm […]
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 […]
[ 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 and the Adelaide Hills Council presents the Festival of the Hills at different locations around the Adelaide Hills.
There will be an Opening Night Party on Friday […]
[ 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 […]
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 […]
[ 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, […]
[ 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 […]
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 […]
[ 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, […]
[ 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 […]
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 […]
[ 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
[ 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
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 […]