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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 | 3 & 4 Oct 2020

[ October 3, 2020 to October 4, 2020. ]
Gumeracha Medieval Fair
The fair was originally scheduled for May but was postponed until 3 -4 October 2020.
The postponed fourteenth annual Gumeracha Medieval Fair will be held on the 3 and 4 October in the Federation Park from 10am-5pm on Saturday & 10am-4pm Sunday 2020. Once again, there will be another two days of medieval fun […]

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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

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.
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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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Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk | Hahndorf to Beaumont | 18 Oct 2020

[ October 18, 2020; ]
2020 Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk
Experience the amazing journeys taken by our early German pioneer women as they carried their produce on foot from Hahndorf to Adelaide through the Adelaide Hills.
The Pioneer Women’s Trail is approximately 26km long and mainly follows country roads, laneways and bush tracks through a delightful section of the Adelaide Hills with […]

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Ghost Mushrooms in the Adelaide Hills | Mark Oliphant Conservation Park | May 2020

Photo credit: Michael Waterhouse Photography
Ghost Mushrooms in the Adelaide Hills
You don’t have to go all the way to Mount Gambier to see these amazing bioluminescent fungi. 
Head to the Mark Oliphant Conservation Park trails in Heathfield in the Adelaide Hills to view the incredible Omphalotus Nidiformis, also known as ‘Ghost Mushrooms’. Photographer Michael Waterhouse found these […]

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Mount Lofty Botanic Garden Re-opens 15 May 2020

[ May 15, 2020; ]
Mount Lofty Botanic Garden re-opens Friday 15 May 2020
With just over two weeks of May remaining we still have enough time to visit the stunning Mount Lofty Botanic Garden to take in the beautiful late autumn colours.  
After seven weeks of closure due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are delighted to hear that Mount Lofty Botanic […]

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drive through pink lady apples

Drive Through for Pink Lady Apples | Lenswood | 1-3 & 9-10 May 2020

[ May 1, 2020 to May 3, 2020. May 9, 2020 to May 10, 2020. ]
Harrisville Orchards & Mahnew Orchard offering drive through Pink Lady Apple collection.
This year’s 2020 Pick a Pink Lady weekend is not going ahead in it’s usual format due to COVID-19. However, this year you can drive through Mahnew Orchard or Harrisville Orchards to pick up your Pink Lady Apples.
While you’re in the area, visit one […]

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Just Jonnies Apple Picking | Harrisville Orchards | Mar 2020

Just Jonnies – Apple Picking at Harrisville Orchards
Just Jonnies is a new apple picking event at Harrisville Orchards in Lenswood. 
Their first apple picking event “Just Jonnies” will be on Saturday 14 March 12pm until 4pm and again on Sunday 15 March from 12pm until 4pm. Keep an eye on their Facebook page for future pick […]

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Uraidla Sustainability Fair | Uraidla Showgrounds | 15 Mar 2020

Uraidla Sustainability Fair 2020
The Uraidla Sustainability Fair aims to inspire ways to be a little (or a lot!) more sustainable, every day. This is a community event with lots of fun and activities for everyone.
IMPORTANT UPDATE 14 MARCH 2020:
 
Following the Federal Government announcement banning public gatherings of 500 people or more in an effort to […]

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Uraidla Pub

Uraidla Hotel | Family Friendly Dining | Adelaide Hills | Review

The Uraidla Hotel – Family Friendly Pub in the Adelaide Hills
The Uraidla Hotel is a beautiful pub in the Adelaide Hills where you will always receive a warm welcome, fresh food and there’s space for the kids to play.
The Uraidla Hotel has undergone a massive transformation in the last few years and it is a […]

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Grab a Gala | Pick Your Own Apples at Harrisville Orchards | 29 Feb & 1 Mar 2020

[ February 29, 2020 to March 1, 2020. ]
Grab a Gala – Apple Picking at Harrisville Orchards
The “New Season Gala” apples are only days away from being picked at Harrisville Orchards in Lenswood. 
Their first apple picking event “Grab a Gala ” will be on Saturday 29 February from 10am – 4pm and on Sunday 1 March from 10am – 4pm.

Harrisville Orchards are the […]

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ONKABRIX | Rotary Lego Expo Supporting Bushfire Relief | Oakbank | 14 & 15 Mar 2020

[ March 14, 2020 to March 15, 2020. ]   
ONKABRIX Rotary Lego Expo
ONKABRIX is a LEGO fan event to be held in March 2020 at Oakbank featuring over 100 metres of LEGO on display.
In addition to the LEGO displays, there will be food stalls, coffee, Hills Radio 88.9 FM, raffle and retail. Plus, an interactive kids zone for free-play and creativity.

The event is […]

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Fig Picking | Glen Ewin Estate | From 17 Feb – End of Mar 2020

[ February 17, 2020; ]
Fig Picking at Glen Ewin Estate
Forage through the terraced orchard at Glen Ewin Estate orchard for figs. Take the family and discover 5 varieties of figs whilst enjoying the stunning views of the surrounding Adelaide Hills.
You can pick your own figs daily from 9am to 3pm during the fruiting season (February to end of March).
Enter […]

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lobethal lights display

Lights Of Lobethal Parade to thank the CFS & the Volunteers | 14 Mar 2020

Lights Of Lobethal Parade to thank the CFS and the Volunteers
Last Year, the Lights of Lobethal for 2019 were unable to have their annual Christmas Pageant due to the recent fires in Cudlee Creek.
IMPORTANT UPDATE FRIDAY 13 MARCH 2020:
 
Following the Federal Government announcement banning public gatherings of 500 people or more in an effort to […]

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Onkaparinga Valley Road Playgrounds | Adelaide Hills | Review

Four great playgrounds to visit along Onkaparinga Valley Road in the Adelaide Hills.
by Katrina Gogel
Onkaparinga Valley Road is the main thoroughfare through the beautiful Adelaide Hills. Commencing at Verdun this busy road is the gateway to some of the best wineries and attractions in the Hills, but did you know it’s also home to four […]

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The Olive Branch Balhannah – Crafty Kids | Pre-schoolers Craft & Cooking | Feb – Apr 2020

[ February 4, 2020; February 11, 2020; February 18, 2020; February 25, 2020; March 3, 2020; March 10, 2020; March 17, 2020; March 24, 2020; March 31, 2020; April 7, 2020; ]
Craft & Cooking Sessions for Pre-schoolers at The Olive Branch in Balhannah
The Olive Branch’s Crafty Kids sessions for pre-schoolers have started again for 2020.
The Olive Branch Balhannah is a cafe and retail shop that provides a safe, secure play area and both healthy and fun kids meal options for children. They are running cooking and […]

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Top Family Things to do in the Adelaide Hills

Best Places to visit in the Adelaide Hills
If you like rolling hills, bushland, quiet country roads, bushwalks, good food and wine, fresh air, cooler temps and escaping the hustle and bustle of the city, then head to the Adelaide Hills for a day trip. It’s only a 20 minute drive from the City of Adelaide […]

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Feel Good Friday Twilight Series at Newenham | Feb, Mar & Apr 2020

[ February 7, 2020; March 6, 2020; April 3, 2020; ]
Feel Good Fridays at Newenham
The ‘Feel Good Friday’ Twilight Series is returning to Newenham, Adelaide Hills on the first Friday of the month in February, March, and April of 2020. 
*CANCELLED* – Due to the current situation regarding the COVID-19 outbreak the April event has been cancelled.
Since December 2017, Newenham’s Feel Good Friday twilight sessions […]

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Newenham Linear Park & Trail | Open Jan 2020

Newenham Linear Park Trail
Burke Urban are thrilled to announce the new Newenham Linear Park and shared walk and bike path is open to the Newenham and Mount Barker communities.
The Linear Park trail is two-kilometre walk, ride or run from Newenham into the town centre of Mount Barker. This will provide easy access to the retail […]

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Oakbank Week | Easter Races & Melba’s KidZone | 5, 8 & 11 Apr 2020

Oakbank Week – The Start of a New Tradition
Oakbank week adds a unique flavour to country racing with it’s world-class races and calling, lavish picnics, family atmosphere, entertainment, Kelly Sports, Melba’s KidZone, fashions and much more.
COVID-19 – SA Racing Industry Update 17 March 2020
All South Australian thoroughbred racing activities to be limited to essential racing personnel […]

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The Cleland Fundraiser For Wildlife | 27 Jan 2020

[ January 27, 2020; ]
On Monday 27 January 2020, Cleland Wildlife Park staff will host a fundraising event with 100% of all money raised going directly to the South Australian Wildlife Recovery Fund.
A fun day of music, entertainment from Mungo the Magpie, kids yoga, yummy treats galore and much much more.
Kaurna representatives will join the event along with Professor […]

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Australia Day Family Fun Day at Auchendarroch House | Mt Barker | 26 Jan 2020

[ January 26, 2020; ]
Australia Day Family Fun Day at Auchendarroch House
This Australia Day, enjoy a family fun day on the lawns of Auchendarroch House at Mt Barker. 
A day of free family entertainment, including sausage sizzle, face painting, mini golf, traveling petting farm, bouncy castle, air brush tattoos, koala cookie making and giant family games. 

Citizenship Ceremony and awards will […]

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Green Valley Strawberries Family Fun Day | Proceeds to Nairne CFS | 24 Jan 2020

[ January 24, 2020; ]
Green Valley Strawberries Family Fun Day
Together with Zen House Woodside, Green Valley Strawberries are holding an epic family fun day on Friday 24 January 2020 to raise funds for the Nairne CFS.
At the family fun day, there’ll be pony rides, face painting, jumping castle, native animals (if weather is under 30 degrees). Plus, fire trucks, […]

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Adelaide Hills & Kangaroo Island Recovery Campaign | #BookThemOut

The South Australian Tourism Commission has launched a recovery campaign for the regions devastated by the recent bushfires in South Australia.
The campaign, “Help them out, #BookThemOut”, will focus on encouraging people to visit the Adelaide Hills and Kangaroo Island to boost bookings and help reinvigorate the local economies.  
Now more than ever, our beautiful Adelaide […]

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Barristers Block Crush Festival | Kids Block Party | Woodside | 26 Jan 2020

[ January 26, 2020; ]
Barristers Block Crush Festival – Kids Block Party
Barristers Block is hosting a Kids Block Party on Sunday 26 January as part of the Crush Festival 2020. 
Take the kids for a family day out with kids play equipment and entertainment all afternoon. Put your feet up and enjoy a glass of the brand new Aston Fiano […]

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O’Leary Walker Bushfire Relief Race Day | Oakbank Racecourse | 22 Jan 2020

[ January 22, 2020; ]
O’Leary Walker Bushfire Relief Race Day at Oakbank Racecourse on Wednesday 22 January 2020
The O’Leary Walker Bushfire Relief Race Day at Oakbank Racecourse on January 22nd will be focussed on raising as much money as possible to support our community after the recent devastating bushfires.

All profit and donations from the day will be donated to […]

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