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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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Christmas Skate Party | Noarlunga | 8 Dec 2023

[ December 8, 2023; ]
Get ready to roll into Christmas cheer at Noarlunga Recreation Centre
Join the fun and have a jolly good time at the Noarlunga Recreation Centre’s Christmas Skate Party on Friday 8 December 2023.  It’s a great way to kick off the festive season with family and friends.  Dress in your merriest Christmas attire, because there are […]

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Melbourne Street Gnome Trail | North Adelaide

Melbourne Street Gnome Trail – Free Christmas Activity
This Christmas some mischievous, bearded little creatures have taken over the windows of shops, cafes and businesses along Melbourne Street in North Adelaide.
Spend some time browsing and find them all for a chance to win your own gnome.
Gnomes will be hiding in the windows from 29 November 2023 […]

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Kids’ Day | Adelaide International | 8 Jan 2024

[ January 8, 2024; ]
The Adelaide International is back in 2024 and will be kicking off with a Family Fun Day.
Kids’ Day is back and BIGGER than ever at the Adelaide International 2024, so mark your calendars for Monday 8 January for a day packed with giant games, inflatables, Hot Shots tennis, giveaways and more.

Kids’ Day is about encouraging […]

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Christmas Holiday High Tea | Glanville Hall | 10 Dec 2023

[ December 10, 2023; ]
Christmas Holiday High Tea at Glanville Hall
Experience a family High Tea in a fairytale ‘Christmas castle’ for the perfect afternoon of delicious food and festive fun!
Take your seat in the beautifully decorated, century-old Glanville Hall to enjoy a family-friendly, Christmas-inspired high tea experience, featuring a holiday-themed menu bursting with handmade savoury and sweet treats.

Snap some […]

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Glanville Hall Christmas Market

Glanville Hall Twilight Christmas Market | 1 Dec 2023

[ December 1, 2023; ]
Glanville Hall Twilight Christmas Market.
Head to Glanville Hall at Semaphore South to relax and enjoy wood-fired pizzas, street foods, a full bar, live music and more than 20 incredible market stalls.
This family friendly evening under lights on the lawns will also have FREE face painting and roaming Christmas characters for the kids from 5pm until […]

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Summer Festival 2024 | City of West Torrens

[ January 6, 2024; January 13, 2024; January 20, 2024; February 3, 2024; February 10, 2024; ]
Welcome to Summer Festival 2024!
The 2024 program will kick off on Saturday 6 January and will include 7 FREE family-friendly events.
Get ready to roll out your blanket, soak up the sun, and enjoy all that is Summer Festival. Whether you’re looking to relax with the smooth tunes of local musicians or run wild with the […]

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New Year’s Eve at Semaphore | 31 Dec 2023

[ December 31, 2023; ]
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a party and fireworks in Semaphore.
Join the City of Port Adelaide Enfield for the ultimate party and spectacular fireworks display to end the year on Semaphore Foreshore.  The festivities kick off at 6pm and continue until the stroke of midnight.

This free and family-friendly community event promises thrills for everyone with […]

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Weber WBBL|09 Final | Adelaide Oval | 2 Dec 2023

[ December 2, 2023; ]  
Adelaide Strikers to play in the Weber WBBL|09 Final at Adelaide Oval
This season, there’s more to play for as the as the top teams of the season advance to the Weber WBBL|09 Finals.
Four teams will battle it out for glory, with only one club to be crowned champions. The finals series will see third on […]

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Encore Summer Series | McLaren Vale & Fleurieu Coast

ENCORE Summer Activations Series at McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Coast
Get ready for 90 days of unforgettable experiences from artisan markets to pizza and gelati on the beach, kid’s amusements or soak up the sun with a cocktail, local food offerings and live music on the foreshore.
There is something for everyone starting from 1 December in […]

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Dockside Festival | Port Adelaide | 9 & 10 Dec 2023

[ December 9, 2023 to December 10, 2023. ]
Dockside Festival 2023 – See the Port come to life for an exciting weekend of sport, community and cultural activations, food, entertainment and more.
A free, family-friendly, maritime adventure in the heart of Port Adelaide, Dockside is a waterside extravaganza where the refreshing river breeze mingles with the laughter of families, friends, and maritime enthusiasts alike […]

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Marine Discovery Centre Open Day | Henley Beach | 9 Dec 2023

[ December 9, 2023; ]
Take a look under the sea during the Marine Discovery Centre Open Day in Henley Beach
Join the team at the Marine Discovery Centre for a morning of interactive fun, marine-based exploring and learning, followed by a guided beach marine trail on Henley Beach.

During the session, you will have access to a variety of interactive discovery […]

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Christmas Wonderland | Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga | Bamboozled | 2 Dec 2023

[ December 2, 2023; ]
Christmas Wonderland at Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga  2 December 2023
Christmas Wonderland will transform Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga into a magical children’s festival hub bursting with colour, live music, Fork on the Road food trucks and a sleigh-load of merry-making entertainment to put smiles on faces young and the young at heart.
Free to enter and open to everyone from 5pm […]

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Christmas Carols Festival | Mellor Park | 20 Dec 2023

[ December 20, 2023; ]
Join family and friends for a night of Christmas tunes at Mellor Park in Lockleys.
Christmas carols will be performed by local artists and there will even be a visit from Father Christmas.  Food will be available from 6pm, or take along your own picnic, with entertainment starting at 7.30pm.

The event will feature the West Torrens […]

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New Year’s Eve at Elder Park | Adelaide | 31 Dec 2023

[ December 31, 2023; ]
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Adelaide at Elder Park!
The City of Adelaide’s premier Riverbank event returns to Elder Park after a four year absence with a huge New Year’s Eve free, family friendly event.

With a jam-packed program of live music, entertainment, food trucks and two spectacular fireworks displays, it’s guaranteed to be the biggest party […]

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Free Photos with Santa | The Grove Shopping Centre | 25 Nov – 24 Dec 2023

Santa is visiting The Grove Shopping Centre again this year for FREE photos with families and their pets.
Whether you’re wanting a family photo or just visiting Santa with your wishlist, every visitor can pre-book to visit Santa at the Grove Shopping Centre.  If your booking time is not available you will also be able to […]

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Mannum Christmas Pageant & Street Party | 2 Dec 2023

[ December 2, 2023; ]
The 2023 Mannum Christmas Pageant and street party will have entertainment for the whole family.
The Mannum Christmas Pageant and after party will be held in Randell Street on Saturday 2 December 2023 at 5pm.  Activities for the kids will include face painting, glitter tattoos and having a balloon twisted into amazing shapes with Mad Hatterz […]

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Secondhand Bicycle Sale | Lighthouse Youth Projects Inc. | 2 Dec 2023

[ December 2, 2023; ]
Lighthouse Youth Projects Second-hand BUY ONE GET ONE FREE Bicycle Sale.
Looking for a new to you bicycle? Lighthouse Youth Projects Inc are holding their last bicycle sale for 2023 at their location in Port Adelaide where you can BUY ONE SECONDHAND BIKE & GET ONE FREE. Gold coin BBQ and drinks for sale on the […]

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FREE Things to do this Christmas in Adelaide

Find free activities, events and places to visit this Christmas in Adelaide.
Christmas is such a special time for families, but it can also be an expensive time too.  We are fortunate in Adelaide to have many free, local community events at this special time of year hosted by local councils, community groups and churches.  
Listed below […]

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Christmas in the Park | Trott Park | 9 Dec 2023

[ December 9, 2023; ]
Free Family Friendly Event – Christmas in Trott Park
Grab your picnic rug and take the whole family along for a day filled with festive cheer in Trott Park.  Hosted by the Marion Community Centres and Trott Park Community Garden Inc., they have a fantastic lineup of activities waiting for you.  It’s the perfect way to […]

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Santa’s Workshop at Gawler Civic Centre | 16-19 Dec 2023

[ December 16, 2023 to December 19, 2023. ]
Santa’s Workshop at the Gawler Civic Centre is a Christmas experience for families and children of all ages.
This free family Christmas experience will be held in the Institute Hall of the Gawler Civic Centre from 16-19 December 2023. Each session will contain an abundance of Christmas activities, magic, music and fun and of course a […]

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Santa Dash | Walking SA Fun Run | Williamstown | 10 Dec 2023

[ December 10, 2023; ]
Santa Dash – The Original South Australia Santa Run
A fun, family friendly event in Williamstown in the Southern Barossa, the Santa Dash is a 3km or 8km walk, run or jog wearing your Christmas tee through the reservoir, forest and town.  Suitable for all fitness levels, the course meanders from South Para Reservoir Reserve, through […]

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Magill Sunrise Mega Christmas Market | 10 Dec 2023

[ December 10, 2023; ]
Magill Sunrise Mega Christmas Market
Presented by the Magill Sunrise Rotary Club, the Mega Christmas Market will feature over 50 stalls selling all sorts of potential presents, a coffee van, food vans, a massive Christmas raffle and a visit from Santa between 11am and 12pm.

The market is held at Campbelltown Memorial Oval and there are both […]

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Woodside Christmas Pageant, Markets & Fireworks | 14 Dec 2023

[ December 14, 2023; ]
Woodside Christmas Pageant, Markets & Fireworks in the Adelaide Hills.
The Woodside Commerce Association will be holding their annual Christmas pageant event at 7pm on Thursday 14 December followed by a fireworks display at 9pm.

This year they have expanded and evolved their Christmas Market event and moved it to a new location on Moffett Street (road […]

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Carols on the Oval | Glen Osmond | 24 Dec 2023

[ December 24, 2023; ]
Take along family and friends to Glen Osmond Baptist Church for Carols on the Oval; an evening of Christmas cheer this Christmas Eve.
This is a FREE community event including free kids activities and free sausage sizzle. Drinks and ice-cream will be available for purchase. Then, get in the festive spirit with Christmas carols performed by […]

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GONDWANA VR: The Exhibition | SA Museum | 9 Dec 2023 – 17 Mar 2024

Be transported to the 180-million-year-old Daintree rainforest – a wild and ancient place on the cusp of extraordinary change – at GONDWANA VR: The Exhibition.
A world-first multi-sensory installation distilling 100 years of climate data into a single day, this unique meditation on one of Australia’s richest ecosystems invites visitors to become lost in an evocative […]

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Carols On The Lawn | Stirling | 9 Dec 2023

[ December 9, 2023; ]
Enjoy Carols On The Lawn in Stirling on Saturday 9 December 2023.
Family fun will start at 5pm with a free BBQ, glitter tattoos, kids craft, games and fairy floss. The Christmas carols service will begin at 6.30pm with a talented band leading in some great Christmas songs, and a cracker of a Christmas message from […]

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Blackwood Christmas Tree Festival | 9 & 10 Dec 2023

[ December 9, 2023 to December 10, 2023. ]
Blackwood Christmas Tree Festival is a wonderland of 45 decorated Christmas trees, beautifully crafted by various local community groups and businesses.
The trees will be on display in the fantastic new Tiwu Kumangka on Young Street on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 December 2023. Tiwu Kumangka is an exciting and innovative community centre and library that […]

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Minda Community Christmas Carols & Markets | North Brighton | 2 Dec 2023

[ December 2, 2023; ]
Minda Community Christmas Carols & Markets in North Brighton.
After three long years, the annual Community Christmas Carols and Markets event is back on the Minda calendar in 2023.

Go along to the Minda Brighton site for a Christmas celebration like no other featuring live music and entertainment, Christmas carols, market stalls, food trucks, rides and amusements, […]

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MRASA Toy Run | Victoria Park to Callington Oval | 10 Dec 2023

[ December 10, 2023; ]  
45th MRASA Toy Run & Fun Fair
The MRASA Toy Run occurs annually on the second Sunday in December. The MRASA organises and funds this event with incredible support from volunteers, sponsors and organisations who are proud and willing to be involved.
The assembly at Victoria Park will be the normal format again this year. Vinnies will […]

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