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EDEN | Illuminate Adelaide | 4-21 Jul 2024

[ July 4, 2024 to July 7, 2024. July 9, 2024 to July 14, 2024. July 16, 2024 to July 21, 2024. ]
The unparalleled beauty of nature is showcased in all its vibrant glory in EDEN, an interactive experience that encourages everyone to see the beauty in the world around us, as part of Illuminate Adelaide 2024.
From internationally acclaimed Berlin-based studio flora&faunavisions, art and nature collide to unveil the playful and hopeful aspects of the natural world, sparking […]

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City Lights | Free Light Trail | Illuminate Adelaide | 5-21 Jul 2024

[ July 5, 2024 to July 21, 2024. ] [caption id="attachment_196290" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: Amigo & Amigo[/caption]
City Lights – Illuminate Adelaide’s FREE Family Friendly Event!
Illuminate Adelaide’s biggest free program of art, light and technology returns with a whole-new free program of interactive surprises, thought-provoking installations, and breathtaking projections.
Works by local and international artists from the world’s leading creative studios will be showcased at […]

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Kaurna Cultural Activity Day | Adelaide | 28 Apr 2024

[ April 28, 2024; ]   
Kaurna Cultural Activity Day – Sunday 28 April 2024
In partnership with Green Adelaide and Kaurna Firesticks Team, the City of Adelaide invites you to go and learn from the Kaurna community about traditional land management techniques, Cultural Burning, Connections to Country and the continuing importance today of enabling Cultural practices in urban landscapes.
Join them for:
• […]

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The Art Gallery of South Australia | Adelaide | Review

Explore The Art Gallery of South Australia on North Terrace, Adelaide.
There’s plenty for kids to see and do at the Art Gallery and there’s so much more than just looking at paintings on the wall!
Review by Claire Davill
Don’t shy away from taking kids into The Art Gallery of South Australia as there’s plenty of kid-friendly […]

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Fire Gardens | Illuminate Adelaide | Adelaide Botanic Garden | 4-21 Jul 2024

[ July 4, 2024 to July 7, 2024. July 11, 2024 10:00 pm to July 14, 2024 10:00 pm. July 18, 2024 10:00 pm to July 21, 2024 10:00 pm. ]

Spectacular international hit Fire Gardens is coming to Adelaide Botanic Garden for Illuminate Adelaide 2024 from 4 – 21 July.
After captivating audiences all over the world, Fire Gardens, created by French fire alchemists, Compagnie Carabosse, will transform the Adelaide Botanic Garden into a bewitching night-time wonderland, flickering with the flames of more than 7,000 giant […]

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Paradigm Zone Adelaide | Indoor Games Arcade | Opening 2024

[ April 5, 2024 to April 7, 2024. ]
Paradigm Zone Games Arcade to open in Adelaide in 2024 – with a ‘Teaser Opening’ scheduled for early April!
An exciting new indoor entertainment venue will open in the Adelaide CBD later this year featuring an exciting range of the latest arcade games with many never seen before in Australia. Paradigm Zone is a futuristic, space […]

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Raclette Igloo Experience Adelaide | 10 May – 9 Jun 2024

[ May 10, 2024 to May 12, 2024. May 15, 2024 to May 19, 2024. May 22, 2024 to May 26, 2024. May 29, 2024 to June 2, 2024. June 5, 2024 to June 9, 2024. ]
Gather your friends and family in your private igloo, feast on Raclette cheese and drink mulled wine for this melted cheese foodie experience. 
It’s a French winter tradition to melt Raclette cheese and pour it on potatoes, cured meat and pickles. More than just a meal, Raclette is a social event. This traditional French dish is […]

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Macca’s Footy Festival | Elder Park Adelaide | 4-7 April 2024

[ April 4, 2024 to April 7, 2024. ]
Located at Elder Park, the 2024 Macca’s Footy Festival will feature the popular 150m long zipline over The River Torrens as part of the AFL’s Gather Round festivities.
The four-day festival will be full of free activities and entertainment for all ages, including some of South Australia’s best local vendors, food trucks and licensed bars, while […]

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LEGO® Trail | Migration Museum | April School Holidays 2024

[ April 13, 2024 to April 28, 2024. ]
Follow the LEGO® Trail at the Migration Museum.
Join in the fun at Migration Museum for another fabulous LEGO Trail. Find all the LEGO figures hidden inside the Museum, unscramble the matching letters and spell out the winning word. Enter the competition to win one of two fantastic prizes. Kids can also help make Earth Day […]

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Adelaide Crows & Port Power AFL Home Games | Adelaide Oval | 2024 Season

[ May 26, 2024; May 30, 2024; June 6, 2024; June 15, 2024; June 22, 2024; June 29, 2024; July 6, 2024; July 13, 2024; July 20, 2024; July 28, 2024; August 3, 2024; August 11, 2024; August 17, 2024; ]
2024 Toyota AFL Premiership Season – Footy Home Games in South Australia
Adelaide Crows and Port Power Home Games at Adelaide Oval
For the first time in history, the Toyota AFL Premiership season will begin with an ‘Opening Round’ with four blockbusters to be played in New South Wales and Queensland. The matches start on Thursday 7 […]

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HEXADECA in Rundle Mall | Adelaide | 2024

HEXADECA in Rundle Mall – Spin, relax, stay a while.
HEXADECA returns to Rundle Mall featuring a dream-like installation of custom-built spinner seats, inviting exploration and interaction from participants from all walks of life.
People of all ages and abilities are encouraged to engage with the seats however they see fit – whether it’s finding a spot […]

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Gather, Dance & Explore at Whitmore | Adelaide | 2 Mar 2024

[ March 2, 2024; ]
Gather, Dance & Explore at Whitmore
Head to Whitmore Square / Iparrityi for a FREE day filled with dance, nature discovery, and loads of family fun!
From belly dance to energetic hip-hop, there’s something for everyone with live performances by local dance schools, Hyperdance, The Belly Dance Academy, and QuickSteps Dance Studio. Plus, DJ Bandit will be […]

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Adelaide Himeji Garden | South Terrace

Tranquility in the City – Adelaide Himeji Garden on South Terrace
The Adelaide Himeji Garden is a little hidden oasis on the South side of the city, just near Hutt Street.  It is as peaceful as it is perfect.  Completely free to enter all year round, it’s a must visit experience for locals and visitors to […]

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NEO | Free Events for Teens | Art Gallery of South Australia

[ March 23, 2024; April 27, 2024; June 22, 2024; August 17, 2024; October 19, 2024; December 14, 2024; ]
Discover what’s on for teens at AGSA in 2024!
Held six times a year at the Art Gallery of South Australia, Neo is a FREE after-hours event for teens aged 13-17.
Neo is a parent-free zone where young people can kick back and hang out with friends, jump into creative labs, tune into live music and explore […]

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Aus Lights on the River | Free Family Friendly Events | 26 Jan 2024

[ January 26, 2024; ]
Aus Lights on the River 2024 at Elder Park/Tarntanya Wama, Adelaide
The 2024 Australia Day Program in Adelaide will be guided by two overarching themes, Belonging to Country and Connecting to Nature.
Aus Lights on the River is a two-day program on Thursday 25 January and Friday 26 January showcasing Our SA Story through immersive visually engaging […]

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Health Partners Family Ride | Santos Tour Down Under | Adelaide | 13 Jan 2024

[ January 13, 2024; ]
Health Partners Family Ride – Santos Tour Down Under 2024
What’s the best way to cap off a fun-filled day of family activities? A ride on the Down Under Classic Street circuit of course!
The kids have got the fuel, they’ve got the skills and they’ve done their safety checks. Now it’s time to hit the track! […]

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START at the Gallery | Art Gallery of SA | Dates for 2024

[ January 7, 2024; February 1, 2024; February 4, 2024; March 3, 2024; April 7, 2024; May 5, 2024; June 2, 2024; July 7, 2024; August 4, 2024; September 1, 2024; October 6, 2024; November 3, 2024; December 1, 2024; ]
Free START Program for Children at the Art Gallery of South Australia 
An exciting introduction to art for children and their families, enjoy art-making, music, performances and tours on the first Sunday of every month with Start at the Gallery.
START is a FREE family-fun day and includes art activities, tours, live performances and entertainment at the Art Gallery […]

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Adelaide Gaol | Summer School Holidays 2023/2024

The 12 Days of Holidays & Escape Cells!
Visit Adelaide Gaol these summer school holidays and discover how prisoners celebrated different holidays throughout the year. Kids can also step into the shoes of prisoners from the past and see if they have what it takes to crack the codes and make their escape from The Escape […]

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Christmas Decorations in the City of Adelaide

Find Christmas cheer and joy across the city of Adelaide with sparkling lights, colourful decorations and the arrival of favourite festive characters.
Each night as the sun goes down, the lights turn on in the city. Perhaps the most well-known of all the lights is the magical lighting display on the Giant Christmas Tree in Victoria […]

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Giant Christmas LEGO Sleigh | North Adelaide | 6 Dec 2023 – 7 Feb 2024

[ December 6, 2023 to December 31, 2023. January 1, 2024 to February 7, 2024. ]
The Giant LEGO Sleigh at The Piccadilly
The life-sized LEGO Sleigh is back this year at The Piccadilly on O’Connell Street! From 10am to 10pm until Wednesday 7 February 2024* head to the recently renovated cinema to see the impressive sleigh, take Santa’s reigns and sit on the sleigh for a festive photo.
You can see the […]

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Funlab Entertainment & Dining Precinct | Rundle Place Adelaide

Funlab’s New Entertainment and Dining Precinct opens in Adelaide’s Rundle Place.
Funlab is a first-of-its-kind entertainment and dining precinct for all ages located on Level 1 in Rundle Place.  Bringing three of its global brands to South Australia for the first time, Funlab has created a central ‘Entertainment Place’ with Strike Bowling, Hijinx Hotel and Archie […]

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Peter Rabbit Cafe | Hindley Street Adelaide | Review

A lot has changed at this city oasis since our last review, but it’s still an amazing garden cafe with fresh, delicious food and drink options and a perfect escape for breakfast or brunch for kids and adults alike.
Review by Claire Davill
Located in the city’s west end, along the quiet, friendlier part of Hindley Street, […]

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Festive Weekends | City of Adelaide’s Christmas Festival 2023

[ December 2, 2023; December 15, 2023 to December 16, 2023. December 22, 2023; ]
Festive Weekends in the City of Adelaide
Embrace the holiday spirit with a series of Festive Weekends in the heart of the city at Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga. Kicking off with the giant Christmas tree lighting on Saturday 18 November, other highlights include Christmas Wonderland, the Adelady Christmas Village and Christmas Wrap Party.
Festive Weekends Events:
• Christmas Wonderland – […]

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Adelaide’s Christmas Festival 2023 | City of Adelaide

[ November 6, 2023 to December 31, 2023. ]
Experience Adelaide’s Christmas Festival in the City of Adelaide!
The City of Adelaide is thrilled to invite you to celebrate Christmas in the city featuring a wide range of city-wide events, lively markets, enchanting Christmas decorations, and captivating live performances that will fill your heart with Christmas spirit.

Adelaide’s Christmas Tree Lighting – Saturday 18 November in […]

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Santa Course | Rundle Mall | Christmas in Adelaide

The Santa Course in Adelaide
This Christmas season explore the magical Santa Course. From Rundle Mall and across the City of Adelaide and North Adelaide you’ll find Christmas hats here, bells there, and ten giant Santa Claus everywhere!
Santa wears a lot of hats to
 get everything ready for Christmas, but this year he’s got his candy […]

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Giant Christmas Tree at the Mortlock | State Library of South Australia

Visit the Giant Christmas Tree at the State Library on North Terrace, Adelaide.
Each year the magic of Christmas comes to South Australia’s Mortlock Library, one of the most beautiful libraries in the world.
There is something for everyone to see and discover at the State Library, from the largest indoor Christmas tree in Adelaide and storytelling […]

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Adelaide’s Giant Father Christmas | Adelaide Central Market

Giant Father Christmas returns to the Adelaide Central Market.
The Market Tower on Grote Street in Adelaide is once again the proud home to Australia’s largest Father Christmas.
Adelaide’s iconic giant Father Christmas, which once graced the David Jones building in Rundle Mall every year, (and previously the old John Martins store) is back at the Adelaide […]

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Magic Cave Adelaide | David Jones Rundle Mall

[ November 4, 2023 to December 24, 2023. ]
See Father Christmas at David Jones, Rundle Mall Adelaide with a visit to The Magic Cave –  a special family tradition for many South Australians each year.  
The Magic Cave and will open on Saturday 4 November 2023, the same day as the National Pharmacies Adelaide Christmas Pageant.  
David Jones offer a premium Santa photo experience with […]

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Santaland | Myer Adelaide | Christmas Express Train

[ November 4, 2023 to December 24, 2023. ]
In the lead up to Christmas, the Santaland Express Train is at Myer’s Adelaide store in Rundle Mall for families to jump aboard and ride during their visit to see Father Christmas.
You will find Myer’s Santaland up on level 2 of the Adelaide Myer Centre in Rundle Mall – a magical winter wonderland full of […]

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SA Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) Station Open Day | Adelaide | 4 Nov 2023

[ November 4, 2023; ]
SA Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) Open Day in Adelaide
The MFS will open the doors to the Adelaide Fire Station on Wakefield Street straight after the National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant allowing families to explore the fire station and enjoy a range of fun activities.
Have you or your kids ever wanted to explore a real fire station? Or […]

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