[ October 21, 2021 to November 7, 2021. ]
OzAsia Festival 2021 reveals new writing and ideas program, a comedy night, Australian premiere concert and more.
Held annually over three weeks in spring, OzAsia Festival showcases the best theatre, dance, music, visual arts, literature, film, food and cultural events from across Asia. Its extensive program has included artists from around the world, including countries […]
[ October 21, 2021 to November 7, 2021. ]
Review of Light Cycles at Adelaide Botanic Garden
Light Cycles is a spectacular magical light trail that will leave you feeling as though you’ve stepped into another world. The digital artworks are mesmerising, incredibly beautiful and intriguing and they become more elaborate as the trail progresses past some of the stunning trees and garden features that […]
Top 10 Things to do with Kids in the City of Adelaide this Winter
‘Hit the Town’ for fun family activities this winter, with more than 50 events, activations, festivals and installations happening in the CBD and North Adelaide.
Explore the city’s laneways, parks and playgrounds, or take a scenic trip down the River Torrens […]
[ July 16, 2021 to August 1, 2021. ]
City Lights – Free Family Friendly Event – Illuminate Adelaide
Embrace the cold and explore the city, but not as you know it. For 17 nights, Adelaide’s city streets will be transformed; laneways and open spaces will be turned into a nocturnal playground of projections, imagination and light.
This FREE night time light trail is part of […]
[ September 29, 2021; October 7, 2021; ]
Be enchanted by Adelaide Botanic Garden after dark with Botanica Lumina, a curated program of evening events that will keep you entertained through the cooler months.
As twilight descends, immerse yourself in a creatively curated program of events that present the garden in a new light.
Spanning Adelaide’s cooler months from April to October, Botanica Lumina […]
[ July 16, 2021 to August 15, 2021. ]
Sky Castle in Rundle Mall – Illuminate Adelaide
Sky Castle is a free light display in Rundle Mall, presented as part of City Lights. The display takes you somewhere inside the rainbow, as the heart of Rundle Mall is transformed into an interactive dreamscape of colour and light by Melbourne studio ENESS.
A MESSAGE FROM ILLUMINATE ADELAIDE […]
New All-Weather Shelter for Adelaide’s Historic Lounders Boatshed Café
A secret, little gem of a café is hidden below Adelaide’s King William Street bridge, right by the River Torrens. And a glassy gazebo now offers year-round comfort for visitors.
by Carla Caruso
The historic Lounders Boatshed Café in the city of Adelaide has had an all-weather shelter added […]
Car Park Changes at the Adelaide Central Market
From Thursday 1 July 2021 UPark Central Market will be offering first hour free parking during Market trading hours to Market shoppers who have signed up for a UPark Plus card.
From this date, first hour parking will become $2 for non-card holders.
The Adelaide Central Market hopes to maximise […]
Cafe Bonython at Bonython Park on Adelaide’s City Fringe | Review
This laidback, riverside spot is a hit for ice cream, coffee and light fare, including hot breakfasts and is open 7 days a week.
by Carla Caruso
The kiosk at Bonython Park/Tulya Wardli in Adelaide reopened in April 2021 after seven years and sweet tooths are in […]
[ June 9, 2021 to June 21, 2021. ]
Win a $30 Dining Voucher in the City of Adelaide by Entering Experience Adelaide’s Hit the Town…’Dinner’s on Us’ Ballot
Experience Adelaide is giving South Australians the chance to win one of 5,000 x $30 QR code vouchers to have dinner in the City of Adelaide.
South Australians can enter the Hit the Town this winter giveaway […]
Still Point of a Turning World at DreamBIG Children’s Festival – Review
This interactive performance invites you to explore a patchwork of experiences, which will inspire you to question who you are and how you affect the world around you.
by Carla Caruso
I’m always up for new experiences. And going to a show, where attendees are at […]
The Winter Village: Ice-skating & Igloos in Adelaide – Review
An alpine-inspired wonderland has popped up in the heart of Adelaide in time for winter. Hit the rink, feast on delish food and drink, and meander through the twinkling igloo village, filled with catered private igloos.
by Carla Caruso
I’ve never been a ski bunny, but the term, […]
[ May 5, 2021; ]
Australian Space Discovery Centre has been launched at Lot Fourteen
The Australian Space Discovery Centre (ASDC) has been officially launched in Adelaide at Lot Fourteen. The centre is home to the Australian Space Agency in 2021 and will be opening to the public in May 2021.
Visitors to the Discovery Centre will be able to explore the […]
[ May 23, 2021; ]
Government House Tours – DreamBig Children’s Festival
On Sunday 23 May 2021, Government House will be open to the public to explore.
His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le invites the community to Government House to view the public rooms, learn about the current workings of the House and explore the gardens. This includes the newly installed […]
[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_149402" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: Gatis Melnacis – Priednieks[/caption]
The Narrator – DreamBIG Children’s Festival
The windows of the bus act as screens through which the audience watches a classic story of childhood rejection and betrayal unfold in real time.
Live actors appear and disappear, and real buildings and pedestrians become part of the story as told […]
[ April 25, 2021; ]
Anzac Day 2021 & Light Up The Dawn
Anzac Day is Australia’s most sacred day and an important opportunity to reflect and commemorate the sacrifice made by Australian veterans.
The South Australian Government has been working with the RSL SA to ensure that in 2021 Anzac Day commemorations can continue while remaining COVID safe.
Despite cancellation and restriction […]
[ July 1, 2021 to August 22, 2021. ]
Van Gogh Alive in Adelaide – Season Extended
As part of Illuminate Adelaide, a new annual winter event, Van Gogh Alive is a multi-sensory experience to entertain the whole family.
Van Gogh’s works have been displayed and enjoyed around the world for over a century – but never like this. For a limited time only, audiences will […]
[ July 8, 2021 to July 11, 2021. July 15, 2021 to July 18, 2021. July 29, 2021 to August 8, 2021. ]
Light Creatures at Adelaide Zoo
Step into a dazzling and curious night-time world of Light Creatures and experience the wonderful natural world in a whole new light.
UPDATE 28 JULY 2021 – SEASON EXTENDED TO 8 AUGUST 2021
Light Creatures at Adelaide Zoo as part of Illuminate Adelaide, brought to you with SA Power Networks, is where enormous […]
[ July 10, 2023 to August 20, 2023. ]
Adelaide to Host Women’s World Cup Matches
The South Australian State Government has been successful in its bid for Adelaide to host matches for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, to be held 10 July – 20 August.
The announcement by FIFA President Gianni Infantino and FA Chairman Chris Nikou follows an intense review process involving seven […]
[ April 3, 2021; ]
Rundle Mall Plaza FREE Easter Activities
Rundle Mall Plaza will be offering free Easter activities on Saturday 3 April between 11am – 2pm. There will be free face painting opposite Caffe Da Marco. The Easter bunny will also be hopping through the centre and handing out chocolate eggs.
The Rundle Mall Plaza is located near the King […]
[ March 27, 2021; April 2, 2021; April 9, 2021; April 18, 2021; April 25, 2021; ]
AFL 2021 Season | South Australian Home Games
After a shaky year for footy in 2020, the AFL is back in full force for 2021.
Full-time footy is back, with the AFL committing to 20-minute quarters in 2021. After reducing quarter lengths to 16 minutes plus time-on last year due to the condensed nature of the season […]
Adelaide Botanic Garden – Be Here
Discover a new playground for your little adventurers and relax as they unleash their imagination in Adelaide Botanic Garden. Located only steps from the hustle and bustle of Adelaide city centre, the garden is home to an accessible oasis that kids of any age can enjoy.
While every nook […]
In the heart of Adelaide you will find the amazing Lego replica of the United Communities Building
Situated in the U City building on Franklin Street is an amazing Lego replica of the same building created by local student Connor Brennan in 2019.
Connor was 16 at the time and constructed it over six months while juggling […]
[ April 16, 2021 to April 17, 2021. ]
Night at the Museum Family Sleepover
Become a Museum Member and enjoy a very special ‘Night at the Museum’ family sleepover event.
SA Museum Members can explore the Museum at night with their singing palaeontologist Professor Flint, enjoy dinner and a movie surrounded by ancient artefacts and spend the night in one of the Museum galleries. You […]
The Plastic Bag Store – Adelaide Festival Exhibition
While you’re visiting the City of Adelaide this March make sure you stop by the Plastic Bag Store. This is no ordinary store, but a cleverly constructed supermarket featuring “grocery store” items made entirely from the remnants of plastic bags and plastic rubbish, all the way from New […]
[ February 26, 2021 12:00 am to March 14, 2021 12:02 am. ]
Adelaide Festival 2021 – Family Friendly Shows & Events
Every year, in the month of March, the Adelaide Adelaide Festival brings the very best of the arts from around the world, across the country and from our own community into South Australia. This year, some events will be live streamed from across the globe to venues […]
[ February 27, 2021; March 20, 2021; ]
Gouger Street Feast
Indulge in the mouth-watering tastes of Gouger Street with late night street dining in a variety of delicious eateries.
Outdoor dining will spill out on the streets across two Saturday nights – one in February and another in March, creating a feast for the senses with live music and delicious food from Gouger Street’s best.
[ February 15, 2021 to February 24, 2021. ]
Adelaide’s Long Lunch – $30 Vouchers to Restaurants, Cafes, Tours & Attractions in Adelaide & North Adelaide
South Australians are invited to enter a draw to win one of 5,000 $30 vouchers to spend on lunch or an experience in the CBD or North Adelaide. This is part of a $150,000 economic stimulus package to specifically […]
[ May 19, 2021 to May 29, 2021. ]
DreamBIG Children’s Festival 2021
DreamBIG Children’s Festival 2021 has unveiled an amazing family program of shows, online experiences and free activities. This year’s theme, “Be Curious” aims to encourage children to explore new ideas and to see them filled them with wonder.
Opening Event | 19 May 2021
The DreamBIG Opening Event, to be held at the Festival […]
[ February 13, 2021; February 19, 2021; February 20, 2021; February 27, 2021; March 6, 2021; March 13, 2021; March 20, 2021; ]
Ebenezer Place – Adelaide Night Markets
Go along to one of Adelaide’s coolest streets to enjoy a unique shopping experience.
The Ebenezer Night Markets feature fashion, jewellery, delicious food, beverages from the Market Bar and all sorts of unique artistic creations. Listen to the live DJ play some groovy tunes whilst enjoying the amazing East End atmosphere.
Bakery O’Connell – where you can go any time day or night for a bite to eat or a pastry treat.
Bakery O’Connell is an Adelaide institution (established in 2003) which has been relied on for always being open. While it’s popular for breakfast, lunch or dinner, it’s also great for those times when you want to […]
[ February 19, 2021 to March 21, 2021. ]
Fringe at Adelaide Railway Station
Adelaide Railway Station Precinct takes centre stage this Fringe with pop up performances as you step off your train into the heart of the action.
Catch a train this Fringe to expect the unexpected, sit back and enjoy the freedom to relax and immerse yourself, be entertained by chance encounters with an […]
[ February 20, 2021; 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Celebrate Lunar New Year – Street Party in Gouger Street Adelaide
The Lunar New Year Street Party is an annual community event held at the Chinatown Adelaide Precinct. The street party features many exhibitors and entertainers from a wide variety of Asian cultural groups all coming together to showcase their traditions through art and flavours.
Multicultural talents […]
Adelaide Aquatic Centre – Family Swimming & Learn to Swim 2 Week Free Trial
As the weather heats up, Adelaide Aquatic Centre is the perfect place to cool down these summer school holidays.
Open 7 days a week, your little one can enjoy the play spaces, fountains, and shallow water of the family leisure pool, while the […]
Blackeby’s Sweet Shop – Rundle Mall, Adelaide
Blackeby’s Sweets was founded in 1906, and is Adelaide’s biggest confectionery retailer. They manufacture and sell the finest sweets from Australia and around the world with a charming old world lolly shop ambience. We love this about them. It brings back the nostalgia of buying a bag of mixed […]
[ January 19, 2021 to January 24, 2021. ]
2021 Santos Festival of Cycling in South Australia
The Santos Tour Down Under has announced a new and reimagined event for 2021 in South Australia with the Santos Festival of Cycling taking place from Tuesday 19 to Sunday 24 January.
The Santos Festival of Cycling, presented by the Santos Tour Down Under will be a 6-day domestic […]
[ January 5, 2021; ]
The Great State Voucher is Back
The State Government are providing $100 vouchers for use at participating CBD and North Adelaide stays, and $50 vouchers to spend on regional and suburban accommodation.
The hugely popular Great State Vouchers are coming back in 2021. If you missed the first round, this is your chance to secure a $100 […]
[ November 13, 2020 to December 25, 2020. ]
The Giant Christmas Tree in Adelaide’s Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga
Christmas celebrations are a little different this year but you can still visit the Giant Christmas Tree in Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga in 2020 and there is plenty of room for social distancing.
The beautiful Christmas Tree towers over Victoria Square and lights up nightly from 8pm until 2.30am. The tree […]
Weekend Family Staycation in the City of Adelaide, South Australia
Choose your own adventure in the heart of Adelaide, encompassing everything from fun shops to trendy laneways and historic hotels.
by Carla Caruso
The idea of staying the night in our very own city – and exploring it from ‘the inside’ – has always appealed.
So, when the State […]
[ December 28, 2020; December 31, 2020; January 5, 2021; January 8, 2021; January 11, 2021; ]
Adelaide Strikers Big Bash Home Games at Adelaide Oval
The Adelaide Strikers will now play five evening matches at Adelaide Oval in a revised KFC BBL|10 fixture released by Cricket Australia.
The Strikers are still scheduled to play the Perth Scorchers on Monday, 28 December 2020 and on New Year’s Eve at Adelaide Oval, and will now […]