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Mother’s Day in Adelaide | Events, Gift Ideas & Fun Family Activities | 12 May 2024

[ May 12, 2024; ]
Celebrate Mother’s Day in Adelaide on Sunday 12 May 2024
Mother’s Day gift ideas and family-friendly activities to show Mum how much you care.
We think Mums everywhere deserve some extra love and attention on Mother’s Day to show how much they are loved and appreciated. Take the time to find out what that special Mum or […]

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Adelaide School Holiday Guide | Top Things to do with Kids During the Holidays

[ April 13, 2024 to April 28, 2024. ]
April School Holiday Guide South Australia 
Find the best activities, events and experiences for kids and families during the Autumn school holidays in our Adelaide School Holiday Guide. Go on an exciting family adventure, get creative at a school holiday program or try a new sport.  This is your handy guide to keeping the kids busy […]

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March Long Weekend | What’s On for Families in Adelaide

[ March 9, 2024 to March 11, 2024. ]
Discover What’s On for Families & Kids in Adelaide over the March Long Weekend!
The Adelaide Cup long weekend, Saturday 9 – Monday 11 March 2024, is jam packed with ‘Mad March’ events and activities happening all over South Australia.  We are spoilt for choice with so much happening in Adelaide, including WOMADelaide, the Adelaide Festival […]

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Autumn in Adelaide | Family Friendly Events & Activities

Family Friendly things to do this Autumn around Adelaide
Autumn is the ideal time to get outdoors as a family and enjoy everything Adelaide has to offer during this beautiful time of year.  The sunny yet cooler days are perfect for visiting a wildlife park or reservoir, explore a new adventure park or nature playground, travel to […]

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Easter events for families Adelaide

EASTER in Adelaide | Family Friendly Events

[ March 29, 2024 to April 1, 2024. ]
What’s On over the Easter Long Weekend in Adelaide
If you’re staying in Adelaide over the Easter long weekend or planning to visit one of our beautiful regional areas, you will be spoilt for choice with a fabulous selection of family friendly events and activities on offer.
Easter falls on the last weekend of March this year, […]

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South Australian Beaches | Best Beaches around Adelaide

South Australian Beaches
Adelaide has an envious selection of city beaches stretching from North Haven all the way down to Sellicks Beach and beyond in the south.
Most of Adelaide’s central beaches are less than 30 minutes drive from the city, with the spectacular southern beaches about an hour away. Planning a day on the sand is […]

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What’s On This Month for Families & Kids in Adelaide | Event Calendar

What’s On This Month for Families & Kids in Adelaide
Your Family Friendly Monthly Guide to Adelaide in 2024
Looking for something to do with the kids this month, or have visitors arriving next month and you want to show them the sights
Play & Go is your FREE family friendly guide to Adelaide and your favourite resource […]

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New Year’s Eve in Adelaide | Family Friendly Event Guide & Where to See Fireworks

[ December 31, 2023; ]
New Year’s Eve Events in Adelaide & Where to Watch Fireworks in South Australia
New Year’s Eve – Sunday 31 December 2023
Ring in the new year with a bang at one of the many family friendly celebrations with fireworks happening around SA!  New Year’s Eve at Elder Park is back and there are plenty of coastal […]

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Where Are the Best Ice Cream Places Around Adelaide?

Your Guide to the Best Ice Cream Places Around Adelaide
I scream. You scream. We all scream for ice cream!
Here at Play & Go we love our ice-cream – especially in the warmer months, but a bit of cold weather doesn’t stop us eating it during Winter too.  We love it so much we thought we’d […]

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Adelaide Fringe | Family Friendly Shows | 16 Feb – 17 Mar 2024

[ February 16, 2024 to March 17, 2024. ]
2024 Adelaide Fringe Guide for Families & Kids – find the best family friendly shows to see at the Fringe!
Adelaide Fringe is Australia’s biggest arts festival with an exciting program of family friendly shows and interactive experiences plus comedy, theatre, circus, cabaret, visual art, music, and more. Find everything you need to know about this […]

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Top Places for Water Fun this Summer in Adelaide

As the mercury climbs in South Australia it’s great to know that there are some fabulous spots around Adelaide to go to escape the heat. So what are you waiting for – get that sunblock on, grab your hats and sunglasses and cool off those cranky kids!
Here at Play & Go we have some great ideas […]

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Top Family Fun Things to do in Adelaide this Summer

Your Family Friendly Guide to Summer in Adelaide
South Australia’s long, hot Summer days and relaxed vibes offer the perfect opportunity to get out as a family and explore our beautiful beaches, catch up with friends at a park or playground and indulge in delicious ice cream.
Our guide to Summer in Adelaide with kids includes some […]

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Pick Your Own Cherries | Cherry Season | Adelaide Hills & Fleurieu Peninsula

Pick Your Own Cherries around Adelaide and Cherry Farm Gate Sales in South Australia.
There’s nothing that says Summer more than when fresh, sweet, juicy local cherries are available. When the cherry season arrives it reminds us that Christmas is near. 
SA Cherries are off to an early start in 2023 with a promising outlook for Christmas […]

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Christmas Lights Guide 2023 | Best Streets to See Christmas Lights around Adelaide

Where to see the best Christmas lights in Adelaide.
Every Christmas, Adelaide’s streets start to sparkle with beautiful Christmas lights adorning houses and gardens, lovingly put together by generous homeowners looking to spread a little Christmas cheer!
We love heading out on a balmy evening with the kids in their PJ’s to explore Adelaide’s streets and suburbs […]

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Adelaide Christmas Markets Guide 2023

Family Friendly Christmas Markets in South Australia
Christmas Markets in Adelaide, South Australia – shop local this Christmas!
Finding that special gift is made easy when you browse the stalls at your local Christmas market.  Many regular markets hold special festive markets that include activities and entertainment as well.   There’s always plenty of variety and something […]

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Adelaide Christmas Carols Guide | South Australia

Your 2023 Guide to Local Community Christmas Carols in South Australia
Find your local family friendly Christmas Carols event in Adelaide.
Attending a Christmas Carols event within your local community is a popular annual tradition for many families. There’s something special about sharing a picnic together, meeting up with family and friends and sitting back to listen […]

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Adelaide Christmas Pageant Guide | South Australian Pageants

Your Guide to Christmas Pageants around Adelaide
Most councils host a fabulous, family friendly pageant in their main street for local residents to enjoy, heralding the start of the festive season. Community Christmas pageants are a great way to support local businesses, organisations, schools and clubs as they entertain the crowds with floats, street walkers, animals […]

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Halloween events for families in Adelaide

Halloween in Adelaide | Family Friendly Events

Family Friendly Halloween Events in Adelaide
There are lots of fun, family friendly Halloween events happening all around Adelaide on the last weekend in October.
Find things to do with the kids for Halloween in Adelaide – from organised events to walking around the local neighbourhood with family and friends.  Plan your costumes ready to take to […]

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October Long Weekend | What’s On for Families & Kids in Adelaide

[ September 30, 2023 to October 2, 2023. ]
What’s On for Families & Kids in Adelaide over the October Long Weekend
The October long weekend coincides with the start of the school holidays so there’s plenty on offer for families to enjoy, and you can make the most of the longer days too with the start of daylight savings on Sunday 1 October. 

Spring is […]

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Adelaide’s Outdoor Swimming Pools – Season Opening Dates

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 […]

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Top Things to do in Adelaide for Families this Spring

Family Friendly things to do around Adelaide this Spring
Spring is the perfect time to get outdoors as a family and explore everything Adelaide has to offer as we start to enjoy warmer weather and longer days. There’s no better time to get outside and make the most of Adelaide’s walking trails, parks, gardens and playgrounds.
Spring […]

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Playground Upgrades in South Australia

Playground Redevelopments in Adelaide
Many playgrounds in Adelaide and regional South Australia are currently undergoing impressive transformations to provide kids and families with fun and engaging playspaces. Some of the playgrounds that are being redeveloped feature inclusive play equipment, large slides, swings and flying foxes. 
So that you can keep up to date with the latest news […]

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Where to Play Mini Golf in Adelaide

Where to Play Mini Golf in Adelaide
There is plenty of choice in SA when it comes to finding a mini golf course to challenge your family and friends.
Mini golf is such a fun family activity to play, is suitable for anyone old enough to hold a putter and comes down to luck more than golf […]

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Top Things to do with Toddlers in Adelaide

Places To Go & Things To Do with Toddlers in Adelaide
Toddlers are curious and active and always exploring their surroundings so why not take them on adventures that will have them laughing with delight! From indoor play centres, playgrounds and wildlife parks to story time at the library, spending time with your toddler is a […]

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Top Things To Do in Adelaide for Families This Winter

Top Family Friendly things to do this Winter with Kids in Adelaide
As we head into the cold winter months, having to survive chilly nights and rainy days with little ones can be a challenge! However, just because the sun isn’t shining it doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to see and do around Adelaide.
Adelaide’s milder climate […]

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June Long Weekend | What’s On for Families & Kids in Adelaide

[ June 10, 2023 to June 12, 2023. ]
What to do & where to go in Adelaide over the June Long Weekend
Our much needed mid-year long weekend will sound a little different in 2023 as we celebrate the King’s Birthday public holiday on the second Monday in June.

As always in the festival state there are events and activities happening all over South Australia. Winter […]

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South Australian Country Shows | Dates & Locations

South Australian Country Shows
There are over 45 country shows held each year in South Australia. Fabulous family fun for everyone, country shows not only focus on traditional show activities for agriculture and horticulture, they also feature other activities such as rides, sideshows, showbags, fireworks and plenty of free entertainment. 
Country shows are wonderful community events and […]

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Best Hot Chocolates Around Adelaide

Your Guide to Adelaide’s Best Hot Chocolates
There’s nothing like a rich, smooth, chocolatey hot chocolate, particularly in the middle of Winter. We’ve put together a list of some of our favourite places where you can go and enjoy a nice hot chocolate and maybe indulge in a little treat on the side.
Where to go for […]

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Bike Paths, Pump Tracks & Trails to Explore with Kids around Adelaide

Bike riding is a great way to spend time together as a family exploring South Australia’s scenic bike trails. There are also plenty of paths and pump tracks around Adelaide that are perfect for younger kids.
Enjoy the freedom of a day adventure exploring the beautiful countryside along the famous Amy Gillett bikeway, or test out […]

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Best Activities & Things to Do for Teenagers in Adelaide

The BEST activities and places to visit with teens & tweens in Adelaide
When the school holidays roll around or there’s a free weekend ahead and you need to get the older kids out of the house (and off their screens!), we have the best boredom busters to help!  
Take a look at our list below […]

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