[ 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 26, 2021 12:00 am to March 14, 2021 12:02 am. ]
[ 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 a fantastic family program of shows, online experiences and free activities.
In the words of DreamBIG’s Creative Producer Susannah Sweeney,
This year’s theme of “Be Curious” is all about encouraging kids to observe their surroundings and come up with new ideas and ways of thinking. and a galaxy […]
[ February 13, 2021; February 19, 2021; February 20, 2021; February 27, 2021; March 6, 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 […]
[ November 13, 2020 to December 31, 2020. ]
Christmas in Adelaide – Top 10 Things to See and Do
Christmas time brings a sense of wonder and excitement to little people as the big day draws near. For this magical time of year, we’ve put together a list of things to see and do and places to go around Adelaide that are sure to […]
[ November 13, 2020 to December 25, 2020. ] [caption id="attachment_142185" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: @clickfilmsadelaide[/caption]
Adelaide’s Christmas Festival 2020
The City of Adelaide is bringing the gift of joy and cheer this Christmas with the return of the Giant Christmas Tree in Victoria Square and life-size Lego sleigh at the Adelaide Central Market. Plus, you can discover a range of community events, maker markets, window […]
Giant Pigeon Sculpture in Rundle Mall
A tribute to the feathery urban dwellers that live — and scavenge — in the city of Adelaide has been unveiled by the City of Adelaide – a larger than life mirrored, stainless-steel geometric sculpture named ‘Pigeon’.
You can’t walk along Rundle Mall without noticing that pigeons are everywhere, flitting past busy shoppers and […]
[ November 12, 2020 to December 24, 2020. ]
Father Christmas returns to the Magic Cave in 2020 – David Jones, Rundle Mall Adelaide
A visit to the Magic Cave is a family tradition for many South Australians each year. Once you travel to the 2nd floor of the Rundle Mall David Jones store, children can follow the footsteps to the Magic Cave where Father […]
[ November 14, 2020 to December 24, 2020. ]
Santaland Myer Christmas experience in 2020 – Rundle Mall, Adelaide
In the lead up to Christmas, the Santaland Express Train is at Myer for families to jump aboard and ride to visit Father Christmas.
Santaland is open from the Christmas Pageant day, Saturday 14 November 2020, right up until Christmas Eve.
Disney is bringing some extra fun to […]
[ November 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020. ]
Magical Christmas Windows in Rundle Mall 2020
Rundle Mall is set to sparkle again this Christmas with the installation of their delightful window displays, bringing Christmas cheer to those shopping, socialising and sightseeing in the Mall until the New Year.
To mark the start of the festive season, the state’s premier retail and lifestyle destination has unveiled a magical […]
New Skate Park to be built in the City of Adelaide
Adelaide is set to receive a new $3 million skate park to be delivered by the government and Adelaide City Council. Due to be completed in 2021, it will be integrated into the Gladys Elphick Park/Narnungga (Park 25).
Update 22 January 2021
Construction on the new skate […]
[ October 9, 2020 to November 19, 2020. ]
Community Feedback Invited on Adelaide Botanic Garden Upgrades
The Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium is inviting the community to share its views on the Adelaide Botanic Garden Masterplan 2020.
The Masterplan will guide future infrastructure investment to ensure that its wonderful city-Botanic Garden provides memorable, lasting and relevant experiences for local, national and international visitors.
Chair of the […]
Love, Stephy Dessert Café – a gem in the heart of Adelaide’s Hindley Street
For those of us that grew up in Adelaide, Hindley Street is probably low on your list of places that you would think of to indulge in an extravagant high tea, arrange to meet your friends for coffee and cake, or take […]
[ February 26, 2021; February 28, 2021; March 2, 2021 to March 3, 2021. ]
A Midsummer’s Night Dream
After months of missing out on live performance, Adelaide Festival has announced its centrepiece opera for the 2021 Adelaide Festival: Benjamin Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Benjamin Britten’s musical transformation of Shakespeare’s most loved comedy is something of a miracle: apart from a single short sentence, every word is that of England’s finest […]
[ November 4, 2020 to November 7, 2020. ]
Into the Woods at the Adelaide Botanic Garden
Join everyone’s favourite fairy tale characters for a night of tears, laughter and intrigue under the stars and find out what happens after Happily Ever After.
Beneath a canopy of trees in the heart of Adelaide Botanic Garden, experience a thrilling new production of the beloved Broadway musical, Into The […]
[ October 11, 2020; ]
Voluntary Sunday Trading Returns at the Adelaide Central Market plus Free Family Entertainment in October
South Australians will once again have more time to shop on weekends when voluntary Sunday trading returns to the Adelaide Central Market on Sunday 11 October 2020
A program of free entertainment for families to enjoy will also be on offer from 9:00am […]
The Lights Water Lantern Festival Adelaide
An event for thousands of families, friends and foodies along with live music, dancing, and the floating of water lanterns.
Unfortunately due to major tour and scheduling delays because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this event will NOT be held on 26 September 2020. They are working hard to reschedule all postponed […]
[ October 16, 2020 to January 31, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_138409" align="alignnone" width="630"] Naomi Hobson, Southern Kaantju/Umpila people, Queensland, born 1978, from the series Adolescent Wonderland, 2019, Coen, Queensland, Courtesy the artist and Redot Fine Art Gallery[/caption]
The Art Gallery of South Australia has announced the exhibition Open Hands for this year’s Tarnanthi, AGSA’s annual celebration of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. […]
Embark on an adventure along Adelaide’s awesome trails.
Go at your own pace and follow a trail through the city to discover hidden street art, the city’s most underrated food, secret gardens and historic buildings.
Explore the city on foot or two-wheels with over 70 different trails focused on food, history, nature, art and culture. There is a trail for every […]
Raining Poetry in Adelaide
A little bit of magic has been sprinkled onto our city streets, brightening up Adelaide’s rainy days.
As a part of Raining Poetry in Adelaide, a team of students have been busy stencilling our city paths with short poems, written by some very talented local poets.
Now in its fourth year and featuring 20 […]
Adelaide Central Market coin operated rides for kids
These beloved ride-on toys have been at the Adelaide Central Market as long as we can remember. In recent years they have moved from their usual spot to the corridor of the Market Plaza. They are located just opposite the toilets in the corridor adjacent to the iconic […]
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Curtain Up: Her Majesty’s Theatre Tour
Her Majesty’s Theatre, or The Maj as she’s fondly known, is truly a world class theatre, having just unveiled a $66million redevelopment in June 2020. Located on Grote Street in Adelaide’s Chinatown Precinct, The Maj is managed by Adelaide Festival Centre, making her a part of the family that is […]
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 […]
Adelaide Park Lands Treasure Trail
Explore and uncover treasured tales of Adelaide
Explore the Adelaide Park Lands for a chance to win a share of $3,000 in prizes, including a lifetime Adelaide Zoo membership.
This City of Adelaide competition is all about getting out and about – you will need to go on a short city adventure to […]
[ July 14, 2020 to September 14, 2020. ]
A European art experience on the walls of Adelaide
Musée Extérieur is a curated, outdoor art trail that winds through the beautiful and surprising spaces of North Adelaide.
Get up close and personal with life-size reproductions of European Master paintings from as early as the 15th century, from the collections of the Thomas Henry Museum in Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, […]
Chalkin’ Around – Free chalk sessions | Victoria Park/Pakapakanthi | Adelaide | 9, 14, 16 & 17 Jul 2020
Chalkin’ Around – Free chalk sessions
Let your little ones’ imaginations run wild in the fresh air at the City of Adelaide’s free chalk space in Victoria Park / Pakapakanthi these school holidays.
There’ll be three activity zones for them to chalk up their colourful creations:
Free draw zone – With all the colours of the rainbow […]
[ July 3, 2020; ]
Happy 21st Birthday to the Rundle Mall Pigs
Friday 3 July 2020 marks 21 years since the iconic bronze pigs Horatio, Oliver, Truffles and Augusta were unveiled in Adelaide’s Rundle Mall.
Rundle Mall will be celebrating this special occasion with other much-loved South Australian icons including Balfours, Robern Menz, Charlesworth Nuts, Melba’s Chocolates, Kytons Bakery, Haigh’s Chocolates […]
RoofClimb – Experience a birds eye 360° view over the beautiful city of Adelaide and beyond from the Adelaide Oval Rooftops
The Adelaide Oval RoofClimb is a unique experience both locals and visitors to Adelaide should all add to their bucket list.
If you’ve ever been to Adelaide Oval to watch an event you may have noticed groups […]
Disc Golf Course in the Adelaide Park Lands
The latest addition to the sport of Disc Golf is a new course in the Adelaide Park Lands, just across the road from Rymill Park. Never played before? Don’t worry, this course is perfect for new players. Disc golf is played much like traditional golf, however instead of a […]