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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 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 […]
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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).
The previous city skate park on North Terrace was […]
[ 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 […]
[ May 19, 2021 to May 29, 2021. ]
DreamBIG Children’s Festival 2021
DreamBIG Children’s Festival will inspire curiosity and wonder as children reconnect and return to the world of arts, with the 2021 school program unveiled today.
One of the first festivals to be announced for South Australia since COVID-19 restrictions began, more than 50 shows, events and workshops will be on offer during the […]
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 […]
[ August 20, 2020; August 25, 2020; September 1, 2020; September 8, 2020; September 15, 2020; September 22, 2020; September 29, 2020; October 6, 2020; October 13, 2020; October 20, 2020; October 27, 2020; November 3, 2020; November 10, 2020; November 17, 2020; November 24, 2020; December 1, 2020; December 8, 2020; December 15, 2020; December 22, 2020; ]
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 […]
Rediscover and Reconnect in Adelaide – Hindmarsh Square Fresh Blooms
The City of Adelaide are inviting you to rediscover the city you love, and reconnect with locals you’ve missed. From easy walking trails, to a self-guided audio heritage walk, you can pick an activity to do with the family and set off on your city adventure.
Photo credit: Chris Oaten
Her Majesty’s Theatre Redevelopment Unveiled
Australia’s most exciting theatre project is now complete with the new-look Her Majesty’s Theatre unveiled at last and an exciting opportunity for the public to experience the new venue.
Welcome to Country and smoking ceremony led by Uncle Mickey Kumatpi Marrutya O’Brien, a Senior Kaurna and Narrunga man, marked […]
Adelaide Aquatic Centre COVID-19 Restriction Roadmap
The City of Adelaide has released a roadmap for the steps ahead for the Adelaide Aquatic Centre.
They are eagerly waiting to reopen so they can be there for the community’s health, fitness, and swimming journey. However, given the current restrictions, they are unfortunately not yet able to reopen.
SA State Government’s Easing […]
Atlas Continental Re-Opened
Atlas Continental has reopened at the Adelaide Central Market following a period of renovations, with a brand new menu and chef.
New offerings include a kids menu, wood oven pizza menu and full breakfast menu. Atlas will also continue to offer a range of continental and gourmet favourites including freshly baked bread, sweet treats […]
[ June 6, 2020 to June 8, 2020. ]
What’s Open in Adelaide over the June Long Weekend?
The June long weekend will look a little different this year with so many cancelled and postponed events, but there is still plenty to do in and around Adelaide. With the second stage of restrictions easing from June 1st we will see a lot more venues opening, […]
TreeClimb Adelaide Reopens from 11 May 2020
TreeClimb Adelaide is Australia’s first inner city aerial adventure park, located in the Adelaide city park lands. On March 24 they made the difficult decision to take TreeClimb into ‘hibernation mode’ temporarily after the Australian and South Australian Governments announced tighter restrictions for non-essential businesses.
Now permitted as part of the South […]
The Adelaide Zoo is one of South Australia’s major tourist attractions and a must-visit destination for families with children of all ages. Situated within a 15 minute walk of the City of Adelaide, the Zoo is located alongside the beautiful Botanic Park and gardens.
Young children take absolute delight in visiting the zoo, their excitement when looking […]
Adelaide Highlights Virtual Tour
Explore Adelaide from your couch with the immersive Highlights Virtual Tour.
Visit 37 locations in the city through 360° images or video. There are sweeping drone images of the picturesque Adelaide Botanic Garden, Adelaide Oval, Government House and Rymill Park / Mullawirraburka.
Watch the sun setting over the Riverbank or enjoy the bustle of […]
Adelaide Central Market Open during COVID-19
The Adelaide Central Market have confirmed they will remain open, as they are an essential service and food market.
They have removed their communal dining furniture, placed hand sanitisers in key locations and entrances. They ask you to please keep your social distance during your shop, that you use card only […]
Botanica Lumina – See the Garden in a New Light
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.
Immerse yourself in live music, art installations, film events, heritage tours, botanically inspired food tastings and science events under a magical […]
[ February 26, 2020 to March 15, 2020. ]
Life-sized Doll’s House in Rundle Mall
To celebrate the Adelaide Festival’s 60th birthday, a life-sized doll’s house has been commissioned in the middle of the city.
Visionary Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi, who has been transforming public spaces in jaw-dropping ways across the world since 2000, presents his life-sized, three-storeyed Doll’s House for your delight and discovery. It […]