[ September 25, 2021 to October 4, 2021. ]
Nature Festival Returning to SA in September to October 2021
Nature Festival will return to South Australia in 2021 from 25 September to 4 October with the first elements of its 2021 program revealed to include an artistic program of talks, exhibitions, and performances focused on the relationship South Australians have with nature and exploring how […]
[ September 25, 2021 to October 4, 2021. ]
[ October 23, 2021 to October 24, 2021. ]
CheeseFest – Gather & Graze 2021
After the success of Gather & Graze at The Market Shed last year, CheeseFest is back in Rymill Park, Murlawirrapurka in 2021.
With exclusive access to dozens of different local foods and beverages all in the picturesque Rymill Park, Murlawirrapurka CheeseFest 2021 is a festival for all. It’s an event for […]
[ 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 […]
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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ August 1, 2021 to August 31, 2021. ]
SALA Festival 2021
SALA will run from August 1-31 and is the largest community-based open-access visual arts festival in Australia.
The South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival 2021 Program is out now. For the first time, you can pick up a copy through Foodland supermarkets. It will also be available online and through other various outlets. This […]
WIN Tickets to the Adelaide Beer and BBQ Festival Family Day
Adelaide’s Beer & BBQ Festival is back in 2021 from 23-25 July 2021 with a program featuring BBQ, music, beer collaborations, market stalls, kid’s activities and activations.
UPDATE 20 JULY 2021
Due to COVID-19 and the lockdown in South Australia this event has been cancelled.
Adelaide Beer & BBQ […]
[ 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 […]
[ November 20, 2021 to November 21, 2021. ]
Science Alive! returns to the Adelaide Showground in November 2021
Enjoy awesome family fun at Science Alive! There will be interactive displays for kids, plus spectacular science shows and performances for all ages. It’s a great way to discover how science and technology influences our everyday lives.
There’s a huge line-up of exhibtions and interactive displays:
[ July 16, 2021 to August 8, 2021. ]
Umbrella Festival 2021
Tuesday 20 July 2021 Update: Due to SA Health’s announcement of Level 5 restrictions being put in place, all Umbrella Festival celebrations will be temporarily on hold for a week, or until SA Health provides new safety recommendations.
Umbrella Festival is an open access live music festival presented by not-for-profit organisation, Music SA – […]
[ July 3, 2021 to July 18, 2021. ]
Kids Theatre Shows & Concerts in Adelaide – July School Holidays 2021
Your ultimate guide to the top theatre shows and concerts for Kids in Adelaide during the July School Holidays.
To make it easier for you to find things for the kids to do, see our Guide below, featuring some of the most popular, and some […]
[ July 3, 2021 to July 18, 2021. July 23, 2021 to July 25, 2021. ]
Jurassic Creatures Interactive Dinosaur Exhibition Adelaide
UPDATE: Jurassic Creatures will not be able to proceed from Tuesday 20 July 2021 due to the SA lockdown.
Ticket holders will be contacted by Ticketmaster to issue a refund. Please be patient, as Ticketmaster are inundated with inquiries and it will take around 7-10 business days for them to […]
Willunga Almond Blossom Festival
The Willunga Almond Blossom Festival will be postponed until November 2021 with a fun family-friendly event for all to enjoy.
UPDATE 20 July 2021: An important message from the Willunga Almond Blossom Festival Organisers:
Our Willunga Almond Blossom Festival Committee would like to advise you all we are postponing our festival to November this […]
Tröll by Trick of the Light Theatre, NZ, at the DreamBig Children’s Festival | Review
Review by Brooke Hendry
Scary scratching behind the walls, cables moving like snakes & a sarcastic Icelandic grandma that knows all there is to know about terrifying Trolls…
As we enter Space Theatre, we see only a table and a projector screen as […]
[ June 2, 2021 to June 20, 2021. ]
German Film Festival
Palace Cinemas in collaboration with German Films is excited to again bring the best German-language cinema to Adelaide in 2021.
Presented by Palace, the German Film Festival’s full 2021 programme has been revealed, which boasts a spectacular selection of 30 films, the best and latest in German cinema, a number of which are screening […]
[ July 4, 2021 to July 25, 2021. ]
Adelaide Festival Centre’s Guitar Festival
Update 20 July 2021: The Adelaide Guitar Festival is unable to proceed with the weekend’s performances following the State Government’s order of a state-wide lockdown in South Australia.
The following events have been either postponed or cancelled:
Carla Lippis and Hugh Stuckey & James Muller (postponed until October 14 at 8pm)
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 […]
[ October 15, 2021 to October 17, 2021. ]
Fleurieu Folk Festival 2021 in Willunga
Fleurieu Folk Festival is South Australia’s largest and friendliest folk music festival. It’s an annual three-day celebration of diverse music held in the picturesque township of Willunga, in South Australia’s premier wine region, where the Festival has been held since 2007.
Each year, they present over 50 of the best local, […]
[ April 30, 2021 to May 2, 2021. May 4, 2021 to May 9, 2021. ]
TASTING AUSTRALIA is here!
What a wonderful afternoon it was at Town Square in Tarntanyangga/Victoria Square. It’s the hub with FREE entry where you can enjoy a fantastic selection of great food with stalls serving up tasty SA produce.
There’s also a huge selection of wine, cocktails, beers, soft drinks and coffee. So even if you can’t […]
[ June 14, 2021; ]
Family Day at Woodstock Wine Estate With Peter Combe
See the wonderful Peter Combe perform his fantastically entertaining show on the lawns of the winery for the June long weekend.
The day includes food trucks, wines and of course a special show by Peter Combe. Extra kids’ entertainment includes a roving magician, kids craft fun and more. […]
[ May 17, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ]
Kernewek Lowender Copper Coast Cornish Festival
The Kernewek Lowender Copper Coast Cornish Festival is held on the Copper Coast in regional South Australia in the coastal towns of Wallaroo, Moonta and Kadina.
In 2017 the festival had a fresh new all ages approach and increased support from the community. With a record amount of associated activities put […]
Photo: Pippa Samaya
WIN Tickets to Dr AudiYO’S Giant Adventure
Join the quest of Dr AudiYO, a beatboxing clown-come-superhero.
She sets off on a surreal adventure to slay The Beast, who is on a rampage to silence the city. On a bare stage – using only her voice, a microphone and magic looping bum bag – theatre-maker and […]
[ September 4, 2021 to September 12, 2021. ]
Save the Date! Royal Adelaide Show to Go Ahead in 2021
It has been announced that the Royal Adelaide Show will go ahead this year, giving South Australians another event to look forward to after a turbulent 2020.
Last year’s Royal Adelaide Show event was cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions. This year, The Show will get to […]
[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ]
Big Family Weekend
Held over a whole weekend in May, this fantastic family event is filled with activities, performances and fun for the whole family. The Big Family Weekend is part of the DreamBig Children’s Festival and includes free and ticketed events, exhibitions and food trucks galore.
More than 20 free activities will be on offer over […]
[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_149396" align="alignnone" width="630"] Image Credit: John Fish[/caption]
Hidden Creature Gallery – DreamBig Children’s Festival
Part laboratory, part performance and all imagination, Hidden Creature Gallery is an exciting interactive work for school-aged children.
Existing between the digital and the real world, this work empowers young people to bring to life the places and objects around them and give […]
[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_149390" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: Peter Matthew[/caption]
Infinite Monster – DreamBig Children’s Festival
Three tents. Three participants. Two minutes to draw, scribble or scrawl your contribution to an ever-changing monster projected in real time on a gigantic tower of LCD screens.
In this extra-special version of the classic game, everyone is invited to draw the head, legs […]
[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_149383" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: Dave Pickens[/caption]
Silent Disco with DJ Monski Mouse – DreamBig Children’s Festival
Get your dancing shoes ready as crowd favourite Silent Disco is back at DreamBIG Children’s Festival.
International kids disco queen DJ Monski Mouse, Silent Disco hostess with the mostest, joins the DreamBIG Festival lineup. Monski Mouse will curate three epic […]
[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_149117" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: ArtPlay[/caption]
Ping Pong WoW – DreamBIG Children’s Festival
See what happens when you enter a space with 2,000+ ping pong balls.
The Ball Room artists believe play to be an essential ingredient in all creative acts. In Ping Pong WoW, their signature participatory work, the audience’s experience becomes the fabric of the […]
[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_145721" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo Credit: Matt Byrne[/caption]
ZOOOM – Patch Theatre – DreamBIG Children’s Festival
Combining old-school whimsy with state-of-the-art technology, ZOOOM is an enchanting story of a child in her bedroom, unable to sleep and curious to understand.
She begins a transformational journey with light and discovers that the dark is a magical place. With the […]
[ 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 […]
[ May 2, 2021; ]
Mt Barker Science Fair
The Mt Barker Science Fair is a mix of family favourites and brand new attractions to delight and engage all ages. Watch an amazing chemistry show by Nitro Nat, laugh at Marty McBubble’s incredible Bubble Show and learn about the quirky native animals from Animals Anonymous. Plus get your groove on […]
[ May 1, 2021 to May 30, 2021. ]
South Australia’s History Festival 2021
South Australia’s History Festival is one of the largest open-access community events in SA with hundreds of fascinating places to explore, and exciting events and activities designed just for kids as well as events for the whole family from talks to tours, walks to workshops and exhibitions to special events.
Events happen anywhere: […]
[ July 16, 2021 to August 8, 2021. ]
Illuminate Adelaide set to light up Winter in 2021 – Program Highlights
A new annual winter event takes over Adelaide’s city streets, laneways and buildings from June 2021 with light, art installations, immersive technology, music, performance, discussions and ideas.
Illuminate Adelaide has been launched as a world class event with a distinctively South Australian influence. This festival […]
[ April 27, 2021 to May 16, 2021. ]
Moro Spanish Film Festival Adelaide
The Moro Spanish Film Festival presented by Palace returns this year, with a curated selection of films as well as some brand-new titles, offering film lovers a cinematic journey across Spain and Latin America.
A sensational selection of new and recent Spanish language films featuring some of Spain and Latin America’s leading […]
Sesame Street Circus Spectacular by Silvers at Adelaide’s Bonython Park – Review
Catch your fave Sesame Street characters ‘live’ onstage, along with circus performers from around the globe, in this 90-minute spectacular.
by Carla Caruso
Sesame Street was one of my must-watch TV shows as a kid. It’s one my boys are less familiar with, but it didn’t […]
[ April 17, 2021; ]
Acoustic Vibes Mt Barker
Featuring Acoustic sets from Aussie music legend Diesel, Thirsty Merc , Reece Mastin & Taylor Sheridan. Children under 15 also get FREE entry.
Acoustic Vibes Mount Barker is being held on Saturday 17 April at Keith Stephenson Park, Mount Barker. The gate opens at 1pm, wuth the tunes starting at 1:30pm and ending […]
[ April 16, 2021 to April 25, 2021. ]
The SALT festival will be held on Southern Eyre Peninsula, South Australia from 16 – 25 April 2021.
The SALT festival provides a platform for artists and contributors to showcase their ideas and to interact. It is an opportunity to make connections across topics and genres to build a new and innovative community.
SALT celebrates the […]
[ May 7, 2021 to May 16, 2021. ]
Adelaide Food Fringe – Open-Access Food Festival
Adelaide Food Fringe is the 100% open access food and drink festival that supports and celebrates South Australia’s spectacular food and beverage industry across 9 days from 7 – 16 May 2021.
The aim of the festival is to allow people of all ages to discover and experience the rich […]
[ May 2, 2021; ]
Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival
Adelaide’s Largest Japanese Cultural Festival – Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival 2021
Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival was first held in Adelaide in 1995 and is a celebration of the cultural and social links between the people of Japan and Australia. It is a great day for people of all ages and […]
[ March 27, 2021; ]
Beachside Food & Wine Festival
The Beachside Food and Wine Festival will return on Saturday 27 March 2021 from 3pm to 9pm at Christies Beach Rotary Park.
Hosted by the City of Onkaparinga, everyone is welcome to this family friendly event which promises to be an awesome night by the beach with food, drinks, market stalls, cooking demonstrations […]