[ 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 […]
[ October 11, 2020; ]
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 […]
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 […]
[ March 22, 2020; ]
Voluntary Sunday Trading at the Adelaide Central Market
The Adelaide Central Market Authority (ACMA) has confirmed that it will offer customers more time to shop on weekends, with the introduction of a voluntary Sunday trading trial beginning on Sunday 22 March 2020, with trading from 8am to 3pm.
The trial aims to bring Market trading hours more in […]
[ February 14, 2020 to February 16, 2020. ]
Museum of the Moon at the SA Museum
The South Australian Museum will be hosting a touring artwork by UK artist Luke Jerram, Museum of the Moon, on the museum’s front lawns this weekend. Measuring seven metres in diameter, the moon features 120dpi detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface.
This installation is to celebrate the 60th Anniversary […]
[ February 12, 2020 to March 15, 2020. ]
Adelaide Fringe Festival FREE Family-Friendly Events
The Adelaide Fringe is always an exciting time of the year with so much entertainment on offer in and around the city and stretching out to regional areas of South Australia including many free events which are family friendly.
IMPORTANT UPDATE FRIDAY 13 MARCH 2020:
Following the Federal Government announcement this afternoon […]
Amity Dry: Highway Superstar
Prepare to sit back and enjoy the ride in Amity Dry’s latest show, Highway Superstar, premiering at this year’s Adelaide Fringe in Gluttony.
Direct from her critically-acclaimed sell out shows, 39 Forever and Fortified, Highway Superstar is a light-hearted musical cabaret that offers “fast” entertainment that will leave you clapping for more. Amity […]
[ February 28, 2020 to March 15, 2020. ]
Adelaide Festival | Family Events
Every year, in the month of March, Adelaide takes on a whole new persona as the very best of the arts from around the world, across the country and from our own community, enlivens this wonderful city.
Adelaide Festival and Adelaide Writers’ Week have built a world-wide reputation for providing great and […]
[ February 29, 2020; ]
Adelaide Writers’ Week – Kids’ Day
Adelaide Writers’ Week returns in 2020 with special events for adults plus a Kids’ Day on Saturday 29 February filled with stories, music, interactive fun and special guests including Andy Griffiths, Julia Donaldson and more.
In 2020, Writers’ Week contemplates one of the few things that incontrovertibly unites us all: Being […]
[ February 20, 2020 to February 23, 2020. ]
The Superloop Adelaide 500 takes family entertainment to another level in 2020 with loads of free family-friendly activities!
The new look City of Adelaide Family Zone features new attractions, including the world’s tallest inflatable waterslide, The Big Wedgie and Play & Go have 4 tickets up for grabs!
Up to four kids aged 14 and under will receive free […]
[ February 14, 2020 to March 15, 2020. ]
Family Friendly Shows at the Adelaide Fringe
The Adelaide Fringe is always an exciting time of the year with plenty of free family friendly entertainment and fantastic shows for kids.
The beauty of an open-access arts festival as unique as the Adelaide Fringe is that anyone with a show, exhibition or cultural event is able to register […]
[ February 13, 2020 to February 16, 2020. February 18, 2020 to March 15, 2020. ]
The Garden of Unearthly Delights
The Garden of Unearthly Delights began with just one Spiegeltent in 2000. Over the past nineteen years it has evolved into the greatest arts event in town and the heart of Adelaide’s summer arts festival season.
Each year, The Garden of Unearthly Delights, a partnership between Strut and Fret Production House and […]
[ March 21, 2020; March 28, 2020; April 4, 2020; April 10, 2020; ]
AFL 2020 Season | South Australian Home Games
It’s 2020 Footy Fever Season – find out when your favourite South Australian footy team is playing at the Adelaide Oval.
IMPORTANT UPDATE FRIDAY 13 MARCH 2020:
Following the Federal Government announcement banning public gatherings of 500 people or more in an effort to slow the spreading of COVID-19, […]
[ February 22, 2020 to February 23, 2020. February 29, 2020; March 7, 2020 to March 8, 2020. March 14, 2020 to March 15, 2020. ]
Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo
From creators Erth Visual & Physical Inc, critically acclaimed international hit ‘Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo’ takes audiences into a new dimension of theatre.
Hot on the heels of sell-out seasons at the Edinburgh Festival, Sydney Opera House and London’s South Bank, Australia’s prehistoric sensation returns to Adelaide for the first time in five years. Get […]
[ February 14, 2020 to March 15, 2020. ]
Yabarra – Dreaming in Light
You are invited to journey along an immersive dreaming track to experience story of creation and country at Tandanya.
For all 31 days and nights of the 2020 Fringe, audiences are invited to experience the dreaming through cutting edge light technologies and state of the art illuminations. A free story for all […]
[ February 1, 2020; February 8, 2020; February 14, 2020; February 15, 2020; February 21, 2020; February 22, 2020; February 29, 2020; March 7, 2020; ]
Ebenezer Night Markets
The Ebenezer Night Markets are held in Adelaide’s Ebenezer Place on selected Friday and Saturday nights during the summer.
Go along to one of Adelaide’s coolest streets to enjoy some fashion, jewellery, delicious food, beverages from the Market Bar and all sorts of unique artistic creations. Listen to the live DJ play some groovy […]
[ February 14, 2020 to March 15, 2020. ]
Transport yourself into a world of radiant colour, labyrinthine tunnels and cavernous domes.
Experience the surprising luminosity, calming hues and unexpected beauty likened to travelling through a stained glass window, a futuristic space station, or a living breathing sculpture of air and light.
For all ages, no two visits are alike as the Luminarium’s atmosphere changes […]
[ January 19, 2020; ]
Westspac Family Ride
Round up the family and ride as a team as you join hundreds of family members riding around the UCI WorldTour track.
Participants have an hour to ride as many laps as they can, so get together, start practicing and set your goal. Cheered on by the crowd gathering for the much-anticipated UCI WorldTour riders […]