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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 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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cudlee creek bushfire benefit concert

Cudlee Creek Bushfire Benefit Concert | Birdwood | 9 Feb 2020

[ 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 […]

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Where to Donate in South Australia to Support Bushfire Recovery

Where to Donate in South Australia to Support Bushfire Recovery & Relief
January 2020
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 […]

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koala warrwong

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 […]

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Re:Gathered Fundraiser – Lobethal Bushfire Recovery Market | 8 & 9 Feb 2020

[ 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 […]

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Hawker in the Hills | 25 & 26 Jan 2020

[ 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 […]

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stirling fringe 2020

Stirling Fringe | Adelaide Hills | 21 Feb – 1 Mar 2020

[ February 21, 2020 to March 1, 2020. ]  
Stirling Fringe 2020
The Stirling Fringe is a fabulous Adelaide Fringe venue in the beautiful Adelaide Hills. Relax on the lawns under the trees while enjoying local food, wine, beer and ice-cream from food trucks while the kids play in the kids zone which has giant chess, connect 4, giant blocks and wooden climbing frames. There’s […]

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The Olive Branch, Balhannah | Kid-Friendly Cafe | Review

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 […]

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Lobethal Bierhaus Community Garden Bushfire Fundraiser | 4 Jan 2020

[ 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 […]

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Crush Festival | Adelaide Hills | 24-26 Jan 2020

[ 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 […]

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Cudlee Creek Bushfire – How You Can Help | Dec 2019

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 […]

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Bushfire Preparation, Safety & Bushfire Updates | South Australia

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 […]

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Mount Lofty Adventure Hub | Rock Climbing, Abseiling, Ziplining | Piccadilly

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 […]

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Gathered Christmas Design Market | Hahndorf | 13-15 Dec 2019

[ 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 […]

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Pick Your Own Cherries | Adelaide Hills | South Australia | Nov 2019 – Jan 2020

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 […]

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Aston Hills Adventure Trail Park | Bike Riding in Mt Barker

Aston Hills Adventure Trail Park in Mt Barker
The Aston Hills Adventure Trail Park is a collaboration between Lanser, the Mount Barker District Council and TrailScapes, providing a comprehensive network of outdoor mountain bike trails to suit all ages and riding abilities.
Adelaide company Trailscapes is an international trail builder with an impressive portfolio of projects, and […]

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Adelaide Rally & Motorsport Festival | Gouger Street Party & East End Finale | 4-7 Dec 2019

[ 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.
The […]

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The Story of Aladdin | Hills Youth Theatre | 14-19 Jan 2020

[ 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. […]

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