[ 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 […]
[ January 6, 2024; January 13, 2024; January 20, 2024; February 3, 2024; February 10, 2024; ]
[ November 25, 2023 to November 26, 2023. ]
Marion Battle of the Bands – hear from the best local talent Marion has to offer.
The 2023 battle will be held at Marion Cultural Centre on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 November. There are two categories, competing for a life changing prize; a mentoring and recording package from Island Recording studios, that culminates in the release […]
Spring School Holiday Fun at Playford
Spring school holidays are just around the corner and Playford is a fantastic destination for fun. They have a wide range of exciting activities planned across Council’s sites to keep the boredom at bay from crafting to nature walks and podcasting, there’s something for all ages.
Learn, explore and create with […]
[ September 30, 2023 to October 15, 2023. ]
Play at the Bay – Spring Edition
The City of Holdfast Bay’s October Play at the Bay program is now live and open for bookings!
Let’s make this Spring one to remember! City of Holdfast Bay’s Play at the Bay program is now live and full of great activities and events – from slime making to aerobic […]
Find an Adelaide Outdoor Swimming Pool
As the weather starts to heat up in Spring, you will find most of Adelaide’s public outdoor swimming pools are open from September or October through to late March or April. Many will be open in time for the Spring school holidays.
Below you will find a list of outdoor swimming […]
[ August 26, 2023; ]
FREE Salisbury Community Fun Day @ Unity Park
Go along to Unity Park for the next Salisbury Community Fun Day on 26 August 2023.
This is an inclusive event for the entire family including furry friends with a wide range of exciting activities on offer. Food and drinks will be available for purchase including a sausage sizzle […]
Thalassa Park’s Storybook Walk
The much-loved walk aims to celebrate and raise the profile of Australian writers and poets and their works, by bringing characters from some of the best-loved children’s books to life.
Every two years, three books are selected, and the community is asked to vote for their favourite, with council then putting out an […]
David Archer Presents: Summer Fun for Everyone
David Archer presents his amazing interactive artworks, inspired by Victorian and Edwardian travelling sideshows and carnivals.
As part of the SA History Festival, this exhibition will be presented at the Bay Discovery Centre by City of Holdfast Bay. Peer in wonder into one of David Archer’s hand-cranked dioramas, or have […]
[ April 14, 2023; May 27, 2023; ]
Outdoor Movie Series – City of Port Adelaide Enfield
This Autumn, enjoy a free screening of some of your favourite films.
Unfortunately, due to the forecasted weather the City of PAE have had to cancel Saturday’s Free Outdoor Movie – Toy Story (G) – Dover St Reserve. The screening has been rescheduled to 27 May […]
[ April 2, 2023; ]
The Town of Gawler is hosting an inclusive play day on Sunday 2 April 2023.
The event is in honour of World Autism Awareness Day and aims to reinforce the need to optimise opportunities for all ages and abilities in our playgrounds, including people with different learning, social and physical abilities and styles.
The purpose of this […]
[ January 7, 2023; ]
Free Open Air Cinema
The City of West Torrens Summer Festival is on during the school holidays. Don’t miss the FREE open air cinema on Saturday 7 January 2023. Watch Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (PG) under the stars on a giant 7.5m outdoor cinema screen. Catch Trolls World Tour (G) in the Hamra Centre Auditorium at 5.30pm.
Just Write – for Kids
City of Marion Libraries have officially brought back their popular short story competition ‘Just Write – for Kids’, in the summer holidays.
This is a great way to encourage and inspire budding authors while also challenging them to improve their writing skills. Entry is FREE and includes two age categories: 8 to […]
[ November 5, 2022; December 10, 2022; ]
Field River Kaurna and Community Walk & Talk Tours
Discover more about the Kaurna people’s connection to country with two special Walk & Talk Tours being held along the Field River in the southern suburbs of Adelaide.
The afternoon tours take about an hour with representatives from the Kaurna nation sharing their knowledge of First Nations people […]
School Holiday Activities for Kids | City of Salisbury Libraries, Community Centres and Hubs | Oct 2022
The City of Salisbury is again offering a great program of activities across Libraries, Community Centres and Hubs. So go along, take the kids, even the whole family, and enjoy a fun and affordable program!
Mr Badger tells the Story of ‘Wind in the Willows’
Movies at Mawson: The Bad Guys and Sonic 2
Crazy colourful Chemistry […]
Exploring Playford Guide and Map.
The City of Playford is blessed with an abundance of open spaces. Whether you are looking for somewhere for a family picnic, a cool new playground for the kids to explore (there are more than 100 of them!) or just somewhere to relax and appreciate nature, there is something for everyone […]
TreeClimb Salisbury Community Consultation
The City of Salisbury invites you to provide feedback on a proposed development of TreeClimb Salisbury, a unique and exciting nature based adventure park to be located within Harry Bowey Reserve, Salisbury Park.
TreeClimb is made up of numerous suspended tree-based challenge courses each aimed to create and nurture a unique environment that […]
Marion Youth Play Part in Pump Track Projects
Young people in the City of Marion have played their part in shaping four new pump tracks recently built in the Hallett Cove, Sheidow Park and Marino areas.
Youth Services is a social enterprise that uses the profits from building tracks, mountain bike paths and other youth spaces to […]
Spooky Streets – City of Onkaparinga
If you would like to close your neighbourhood street to host a family-friendly Halloween celebration, the City of Onkaparinga need to know by 23 July 2022 to allow time to arrange the road closure.
The 1000 Play Streets project is a way for Australians to reclaim their streets as places for people […]
[ July 31, 2022; ]
Burton Community Hub Grand Opening
Go along for the grand opening of the brand new Burton Community Hub for a FREE event for all ages.
The new Burton Community Hub is a vibrant and exciting facility for the whole community to enjoy. The new Hub will be a welcoming place that creates economic, cultural, learning, and recreational […]
[ July 11, 2022 to July 14, 2022. July 18, 2022 to July 22, 2022. ]
Winter School Holidays are almost upon us!
Go along, take the kids, even the whole family, and join a fun and affordable program in the warmth of the City of Salisbury libraries, hubs and community centres.
Movies at Mawson: Encanto and Clifford
Nitro Nat at the Salisbury Community Hub
Bollywood Dance Workshop at Para […]
[ April 22, 2022; ]
Family Fun Day & Keith Stephenson Park Play Space Engagement
Mount Barker District Council will host a Family Fun Day on Friday 22 April at Keith Stephenson Park.
This aims to be a day for families to experience and enjoy special moments together. There will be lots of fun activities such as a BBQ, face painting, dot […]
[ April 1, 2022 to April 3, 2022. April 10, 2022; ]
Westival – Family Friendly Festival
Sugar, Spice and all things nice at Lockleys Oval this April with open air cinema, music, delicious food and free fun for the kids! A new community festival in Adelaide’s west is launching in April with an amazing program of FREE family entertainment over two brilliant weekends.
Whether you’re a fan of […]
Easter Holiday Play Streets – 1000 Play Streets Program
There’s nothing like closing the street for some playtime to bring your neighbourhood together.
The City of Onkaparinga are planning ahead for Easter time and are keen to hear from Onkaparinga residents that would like to host their own neighbourhood get together. As an idea, the kids can […]
Smiles, Beats & Treats – Festivals & Local Council Events in South Australia
In South Australia we love getting together for festivals and events, and are spoiled for choice with so many things to see and do year-round.
It’s hard to imagine a festival or event in South Australia that wouldn’t involve councils in its planning, preparation, […]
Local Council Playgrounds & Parks in South Australia
South Australians are lucky to have a mild climate and lots of open space to enjoy local parks, playgrounds and walking trails.
South Australian councils maintain thousands of roads, footpaths, bike paths and cycling trails. They establish parks, gardens and playgrounds and provide other infrastructure to support their use […]
Road & Cycle Safety Centre Opening to the Public in January 2022
The Road & Cycle Safety Centre, located on Hazel Grove in Ridgehaven, is undergoing a $500,000 makeover to provide FREE public access.
The Road & Cycle Safety Centre makes learning how to ride fun for children of all ages. The enclosed open space has a […]
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Tusmore Park Wading Pool Upgrade
The Tusmore Park wading pool has been popular with families, particularly those with toddler-aged children, for many years. However, at more than 50 years old it reached the end of its useful life and has undergone a complete refurbishment.
In recent times, closures of the pool became more frequent […]
[ December 5, 2021; ]
Christies Beach Twilight Christmas Fair
Celebrate the start of the festive season with an afternoon of free family fun and entertainment.
The City of Onkaparinga is excited to be hosting a free community Christmas Fair with Christmas themed entertainment, children’s activities, music and a visit from Santa. There will be a variety of market stalls to purchase […]
Wednesday’s at the Glandore Community Centre
Glandore Community Centre are hosting Wednesday activities for the community.
Bring down a picnic dinner, hang out in the new playground, play lawn games, listen to tunes and enjoy a sausage sizzle in the park while the community makes the most of daylight savings. Sausages will be cooked 4pm to 6.30pm for […]
[ November 13, 2021; ]
A night of speed friending in a fun and supportive environment.
Are you interested in making new friends? Campbelltown City Council are excited to present a free social event for people 18+ on the autism spectrum or who experience social difficulties. This event has been organised by people on the autism spectrum and with lived […]