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.
Debuting for the first time in 2020, Oakbank Week provides an opportunity for people of all ages to forge new […]
Oakbank Week – The Start of a New Tradition
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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, […]
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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ February 9, 2020; ]
Cudlee Creek Bushfire Benefit Concert
You can do your bit to support the Adelaide Hills recovery by attending the Cudlee Creek Bushfire Benefit Concert on Sunday 9 February.
High profile performers and entertainment, a showcase of Adelaide Hills businesses plus food and beverages will all be held on one day and all to raise funds for the […]
Where to Donate in South Australia to Support Bushfire Recovery & Relief
It’s the bushfire crisis that has brought Australia to tears and left the rest of the world watching on in horror. The devastation is beyond belief and it’s easy to feel helpless when the scale of the disaster is just so huge.
Below you […]
Warrawong Sanctuary Foundation Fundraiser for Koala Insurance Population & Wildlife Hospital in SA | Jan 2020
Fundraiser for Koala Insurance Population & Wildlife Hospital in SA
Rescuing injured Australian wildlife ravaged by bush fires is crucial. However, emergency reactions to the devastation are only half the battle. What happens next?
SA’s wildlife deserves to be treated in a purpose built hospital. There are some great facilities across Australia such as the wildlife hospital […]
[ February 8, 2020 to February 9, 2020. ]
Re:Gathered Fundraiser – Lobethal Bushfire Recovery Market
After the bushfire devastations that began to rock the Adelaide Hills community from the 20th of December 2019, they have Re-Gathered.
Right now for those affected it’s all about Re:Generating, Re:Embracing, Re:Energising and Re:Gathering.
Entwining the fabric of their community woven together with Fabrik Arts & Heritage + Adelaide Hills Council […]
[ January 25, 2020 to January 26, 2020. ]
Hawker in the Hills
Go along for ‘Hawker in the Hills’ and experience the delicious aromas and fresh taste of Asian street food at a Hawker Market inspired Crushweekend.
Golding Wines will be going full CRUSH mode celebrating the fresh vibrancy of Asian street food with delicious bao buns, noodles, satay and more. Team your lunch with […]
[ February 21, 2020 to March 1, 2020. ]
Stirling Fringe 2020
The Stirling Fringe is back for its 4th year on the Stirling lawns and also a brand-new venue.
Bamboozled Productions is proud to be bringing back the Stirling Fringe for 2020, which will feature fabulous performers from around the world, interstate and of course locally. The boutique event is once again bringing the excitement […]
The Olive Branch Café in Balhannah. Child-friendly dining in the Adelaide Hills!
by Katrina Gogel
The Olive Branch Café is a family owned business located in the small township of Balhannah, in the beautiful Adelaide Hills. With a focus on local produce, community, and relaxed family-friendly dining, this is a wonderful place to pop in for a […]
[ January 4, 2020; ]
Lobethal Bierhaus Community Garden Bushfire Fundraiser
This is a free entry event with donation boxes present for bushfire fundraising.
The event includes all day music with many local Lobethal solo and duo performers and Hills artists. Share this relaxing day with local musicians and special guests to raise funds for the fire relief.
Some of the artists appearing […]
[ January 24, 2020 to January 26, 2020. ]
Crush Festival 2020 – Adelaide Hills
Don’t miss a sensory summer weekend of stylish wines, regional produce, earthy music, art and theatre in the Adelaide Hills over the Australia Day weekend.
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 […]
Cudlee Creek Bushfire – How You Can Help
On Friday 20 December 2019 a fast moving, ferocious and highly destructive bushfire moved through the Adelaide Hills, taking a life, destroying homes, livestock, animals, vineyards, buildings, crops and grazing land.
It has been heartbreaking to watch, to hear and to read the stories of destruction as a result […]
Bushfire Preparation, Safety & Bushfire Updates
Bushfire is an unfortunate reality for many South Australians and it is vital that individuals be prepared in the event of a bushfire. This involves prior preparation well in advance of high fire days and being alert to weather forecasts, fire forecasts and knowing where to look online for updates […]
Mount Lofty Adventure Hub – Rock Climbing, Abseiling Tower and SA’s Longest Zipline
Mount Lofty Adventure Hub is based at Woodhouse Activity Centre and now offers Rock Climbing, Abseiling and Ziplining for the general public.
Visitors can experience the 15m Rock Climbing and Abseiling Tower and SA’s longest zipline (324m).
No experience is necessary and their guides will […]
[ December 13, 2019 to December 15, 2019. ]
Gathered Christmas Design Market in Hahndorf
UPDATE SATURDAY 21 DECEMBER 2019 – MARKET CANCELLED
As fires are still burning in the Adelaide Hills we have no choice but to cancel this weekend’s market on the advice of the Adelaide Hills Council and CFS. We are absolutely devastated for our Hills community. We were evacuated from our homes […]
Pick Your Own Cherries
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 lots of cherries, a fun way to get them is to pick your own. Similar to picking strawberries at Beerenberg, this […]
[ December 4, 2019 to December 7, 2019. ]
2019 Shannons Adelaide Rally – Gouger Street Party & East End Finale
Completely free to spectate, this four day tarmac rally located in Adelaide, the Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu Peninsula and McLaren Vale regions features 3 festive events in the City and Hills, including racing on Rundle Road in the heart of Adelaide on Saturday 7 December.
[ January 14, 2020 to January 19, 2020. ]
The Story of Aladdin – Hills Youth Theatre
Hills Youth Theatre’s next production is The Story of Aladdin, performing from January 14 – 19 2020 at the Stirling Community Theatre.
Aladdin is a poor boy, from a poor family, with poor prospects. He lives in the City of all Cities, a bustling place of colour and activity. […]
[ December 14, 2019 to December 23, 2019. ]
Melba’s Chocolates invites you to 10 days of fun and excitement, as they celebrate Christmas with their annual Twilight Trading hours.
From Saturday 14 – Monday 23 December 2019, between 9am to 10pm, the Woodside factory will be buzzing with festivities for the whole family.
There will also be a face painter and balloon artist ready to […]
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.
A favourite place for so many, and only 15 minutes up the freeway from […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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”, […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ December 8, 2019; ]
Stirling Community Christmas Pageant and Fair – Rescheduled to Sunday 8 December 2019.
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 […]
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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ December 8, 2019 to December 29, 2019. ] .
Lights of Lobethal Christmas Festival
EDITOR’S NOTE 20 December 2019:
The Lobethal Lights have been CANCELLED until further notice due to the bushfires in the Adelaide Hills. Please avoid the area until it is safe again. Check for updates on the Lights of Lobethal Facebook page HERE
UPDATE SATURDAY 21 DECEMBER 2019
OUT OF RESPECT OF THE PEOPLE […]
[ October 27, 2019; ]
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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
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.
[ 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 […]
[ September 22, 2019; October 27, 2019; November 24, 2019; December 15, 2019; February 23, 2020; March 22, 2020; April 26, 2020; ]
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 […]