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Family Fun Fair | National Railway Museum | 16-19 Jul 2020

[ July 16, 2020 to July 19, 2020. ]
Family Fun Fair at the National Railway Museum
The National Railway Museum’s annual school holiday event is back from Thursday 16 to Sunday 19 July 2020 (inclusive).
There will be three separate trains running including the full size steam train Peronne, Redhen railcars and the miniature train Bub & Bill.
Entertainment will include music, song and dance routines.
All train rides […]

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City of Adelaide Clipper Ship Tour | Port Adelaide | Review

A self-guided tour of the City of Adelaide Clipper Ship – Review
Do you have a Titanic fan among your crew? They’ll love experiencing being inside a genuine 1864 sailing ship, right here in Port Adelaide. 
by Carla Caruso
Port Adelaide is home to the world’s oldest surviving clipper ship, City of Adelaide. Yup, the world. And after […]

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One & All Pirate Open Day & Tallship Cruise | Port Adelaide | 4 & 8 Jul 2020

[ July 4, 2020; July 8, 2020; ]
The One & All Tall Ship Open Day and Ship Ahoy 2 hour Tallship Cruise
See South Australia’s greatest sailing asset – The One & All during the July school holidays.
Be the inner pirate and get on board to see South Australia’s greatest sailing asset. Walk the decks, be at the ship’s helm, venture into the […]

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Find Out What’s Open in Adelaide over the June Long Weekend | 6-8 Jun 2020

[ 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, […]

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National Railway Museum Reopens | Port Adelaide | 6 Jun 2020

The National Railway Museum in Port Adelaide will reopen in time for the June Long Weekend.
The National Railway Museum will reopen from 10am on Saturday 6 June, and will continue to open every day thereafter between 10am and 4.30pm.
Update 23 June 2020 – The museum can now have 300 visitors onsite.  The Fluck Pavilion is […]

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Adelaide Sand Sculptures | Port Adelaide | 2-26 Apr 2021

Sandstorm Events presents Once Upon a Time Sand Sculptures at Harts Mill in Port Adelaide
Sandstorm Events will return in 2021 after having to be rescheduled due to COVID-19 in 2020. The new theme will be, Once Upon a Time.
The Once Upon a Time Sand Sculptures will transport you into lands of mystery, intrigue, betrayal […]

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National Railway Museum | Port Adelaide | Review

Take a journey into railway history at the National Railway Museum in Port Adelaide.
by Katrina Gogel
Train enthusiasts big and small will be wowed by Australia’s largest undercover railway museum, which houses over 100 exhibits within two huge pavilions. It is a fun place for young families and the serious train buff – with a wide […]

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Play School Exhibition | Maritime Museum, Port Adelaide | Review

Happy Birthday Play School Exhibition at the SA Maritime Museum, Port Adelaide – Review
by Carla Caruso
Do names like Jemima, Big Ted and Bananas in Pyjamas take you back in time? Then you won’t want to miss this birthday exhibition while it’s in town.
I’ll be honest, when I first read about the Play School Exhibition at the […]

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Wonderwalls Port Adelaide Festival | 6-8 Mar 2020

[ March 6, 2020 to March 8, 2020. ]
Wonderwalls Port Adelaide
Wonderwalls Port Adelaide will be showcasing some of the world’s best street artists like Pichiavo, Vesod, Rosie Woods & Demski 333 on large scale walls live from March 6-8 2020 in the Port CBD.
This year will be the first time Wonderwalls adopts the addition of projection mapping and animation bringing new and existing […]

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Lollipop Markets | Port Adelaide | 17 Nov 2019

[ November 17, 2019; ]
Lollipop Markets – Baby & Kids Market
Lollipop Markets is  the largest babies and kids market in SA with quality, handmade and boutique stalls, showcasing some of our great talent in handmade, one of a kind, limited edition and custom made, unique & boutique items for baby bumps, babies and kids!
Whether you are buying gifts, decorating your […]

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Port Mall Market Grand Opening | Make It Mine Market | 14 Dec 2019

[ December 14, 2019; ]
Port Mall Market – Grand Opening
The Port Mall Shopping precinct plays host to Adelaide’s newest boutique market, Make it Mine Markets – Port Mall.
​The shopping centre grounds are an ideal open air location which attracts all the local foot traffic passing through the shopping complex. With a focus on arts, crafts and fashion, the marketplace […]

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Kids Halloween Boat Party | Port Adelaide | 2 Nov 2019

[ November 2, 2019; ]
Kids Halloween Boat Party
DJ JoSH presents Kids Halloween Boat Party on Sunday 2 November 2019 on the Dolphin Explorer in Port Adelaide.
The event includes pop music from 90’s, 2000 to current with DJs JoSH & Filip with an F. Boarding is at 1:30pm with the boat departing at 2pm and arriving back 4pm. Food and […]

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Port Adelaide Enfield Twilight Christmas Parade and Party | 16 Nov 2019

[ November 16, 2019; ]
Port Adelaide Enfield Twilight Christmas Parade & Party
Full of colour and personality, the Twilight Christmas Parade will roll along Commercial Road on the Saturday 16 November 2019 from 6pm.
Signifying the start of the Christmas Season, theTwilight Christmas Parade brings the community together for an evening of fun and celebration in the iconic setting of Port Adelaide.

Wear […]

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Pirates of Port Adelaide Family Treasure Hunt | 6 Oct 2019

[ October 6, 2019; ]
Pirates of Port Adelaide Family Treasure Hunt
Now in its 6th year, the Pirates of Port Adelaide Kids Treasure Hunt is back for one day only on Sunday 6 October 2019.
If your little ones are into dress-ups, pirates, mermaids, mermen, ships, treasure hunts and riddles then this is the perfect Sunday activity.
Avast, Me Hearties, th’ pirate […]

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Falie Family Fun Day & Light Show | Port Adelaide | 29 Sep 2019

[ September 29, 2019; ]
Falie Family Fun Day & Light Show
The Historic Ketch Falie (HKF) is celebrating 100 years with a family fun day on Sunday 29 September 2019.  In addition to their usual onboard open day experience, there will be a variety of additional activities on offer.

Illuminart will be illuminating the ship itself, with light and storytelling projection […]

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Adelaide Steampunk Festival

Adelaide Steampunk Festival | National Railway Museum | Port Adelaide | 14 & 15 Sep 2019

[ September 14, 2019 to September 15, 2019. ]
Adelaide Steampunk Festival
Ladies, Gentlemen, retrofuturists and time travellers alike are invited to step back in time to a world of steam powered wonders and clockwork enchantments at the 2019 Adelaide Steampunk Festival.
In simple terms, steampunk is a genre of science fiction that has a historical setting which typically features steam powered machinery rather than advanced […]

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Father’s Day at the National Railway Museum | Port Adelaide | 1 Sep 2019

[ September 1, 2019; ]
Celebrate Father’s Day at the National Railway Museum
Enjoy a ticket special for Father’s Day on Sunday 1 September and enjoy spending time together at the National Railway Museum.
Get ‘Two for One’ Adult tickets on Father’s Day between 10am and 4pm on Sunday 1 September 2019. Plus, unlimited FREE train rides all day as part of […]

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The One & All Tall Ship | Open Days | Port Adelaide | Aug 2019 – Apr 2020

The One & All Tall Ship Open Days
IMPORTANT UPDATE 16 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, all events for the remainder of the One & All Tall Ship Open Days have been postponed – please check with the […]

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Father’s Day at Pirate Life Brewing | Port Adelaide | 1 Sep 2019

[ September 1, 2019; ]
Father’s Day at Pirate Life Brewing
Welcome the return of Spring at Pirate Life Brewing with a Sunday Session all about the Dads of Adelaide.  There will be beer, pig on the spit and great tunes to enjoy.

Tickets are available for a sausage making class and beer education sessions.  Gift packs will also be available, plus […]

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Father’s Day Sail | One & All Tall Ship | 1 Sep 2019

[ September 1, 2019; ]
Father’s Day Sail aboard the STV One & All Tall Ship
Treat Dad to the first sail of the season.  Step on board the STV One And All and take the opportunity to have the same experience as thousands of sailors across the ages. Get involved in setting the sails, helm at the wheel with the […]

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Folklore Cafe Port Adelaide | Coffee by the Water | Review

Folklore cafe Port Adelaide – Coffee by the Water
Review by Susannah Marks
I was on a mission to find the best coffee in Port Adelaide and had been recommended Folklore. You probably won’t spot Folklore as you’re driving through Port Adelaide – it’s tucked away next to the Hart’s Mill right next to the Port River.
A […]

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Family Fun Fair | National Railway Museum | 18-21 Jul 2019

[ July 18, 2019 to July 21, 2019. ]
Family Fun Fair at the National Railway Museum
During the July school holidays from Thursday 18 July to Sunday 21 July the National Railway Museum will hold it’s annual Family Fun Fair.

There will be plenty of great family fun and entertainment including:

Animals Anonymous
Cool 4 Kids
Dig A Dino
Carnival Barrel Organ.
Food and drinks for […]

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Fork of the Ages | Hart’s Mill Port Adelaide | 1 Jun 2019

[ June 1, 2019; 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Fork of the Ages at Hart’s Mill in Port Adelaide
Fork on the Road is returning to Port Adelaide on the first weekend in June with all your favourite food trucks, craft drinks, kids entertainment, great tunes, a dance floor and some wonderful art from local Port Adelaide artists.

Kicking off from midday, head along with family […]

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Port Adelaide Plaza Opening | Indoor Kid’s Play Zone | Apr 2019

Port Adelaide Plaza
Newly renamed “Port Adelaide Plaza”, is the result of the rebuilding and extension of the existing Port Canal shopping centre.
Port Adelaide Plaza is the newest shopping centre in the heart of one of Adelaide’s oldest historical ports – Port Adelaide, 11km northwest of the Adelaide CBD located with easy access from Commercial Road […]

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HMAS Adelaide Open Day | Port Adelaide | 14 Apr 2019

[ April 14, 2019; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
HMAS Adelaide Open Day – Port Adelaide
The Canberra class amphibious assault ship, HMAS Adelaide (III), will be visiting her namesake city of Adelaide on Sunday 14 April 2019.
Editor’s Update 7 April 2019 7pm: This event is now booked out
While in Adelaide the ship’s company will hold an Open Day on Sunday, 14 April 2019 with […]

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Adelaide Chrysler Festival | Hart’s Mill | 22 – 24 Feb 2019

[ February 22, 2019 to February 24, 2019. ]
Adelaide Chrysler Festival 2019
The Adelaide Chrysler Festival is an annual show and shine held in Adelaide, the spiritual home of Chrysler in Australia. This year’s show will be held in and around the historic and picturesque Hart’s Mill Precinct at the Port Adelaide wharves. Entry is FREE for spectators and vehicle entrants.
The 2019 Adelaide Chrysler […]

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Sand Sculptures – The Jungle Book | New Location – Port Adelaide | 13-28 Apr 2019

[ April 13, 2019 to April 28, 2019. ]
Sand Sculptures return to Adelaide with ‘The Jungle Book in Sand’ re-homed undercover to the Flour Shed at Harts Mill in Port Adelaide.
During the April School Holidays, over 450 tonnes of sand will be transformed into all of your favourite Jungle Book characters; with 10 sculptors from around the globe having worked for over 1,000 […]

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Port Rocks Classic Car And Bike Show’n’Shine | 24 Feb 2019

[ February 24, 2019; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Port Rocks Classic Car And Bike Show’n’Shine
Adelaide Cruisin’ Classics, in conjunction with the British Hotel, is again hosting a Show’n’Shine as part of the annual Port Rocks festival.
Free entertainment will be provided in the British Hotel with DJ Jess Mallia spinning the tunes during the day, and the LIncolns will be playing later in the […]

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City of Port Adelaide Enfield Fringe & Street Party | Adelaide Fringe | 15 Feb – 17 Mar 2019

[ February 15, 2019 to March 17, 2019. ]
City of Port Adelaide Enfield Fringe
Its Adelaide Fringe time again and the City of PAE is supporting creative and talented artists in 68 festival events in over 30 venues across the Council area, featuring an outstanding range of art in all its forms.
With their culturally rich and diverse community, the City of PAE has become […]

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Port Adelaide Enfield Twilight Christmas Parade & After Party | 17 Nov 2018

[ November 17, 2018; 6:00 pm; ]
Port Adelaide Enfield Twilight Christmas Parade & After Party
Full of colour and personality, the Twilight Christmas Parade will roll along Commercial Road on the Saturday 17 November 2018 from 6pm.
Signifying the start of the Christmas Season, it brings the community together for an evening of fun and celebration in the iconic setting of Port Adelaide.
Services, local […]

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Port Adelaide Boatfest | 13 & 14 Oct 2018

[ October 13, 2018 to October 14, 2018. ]
Port Adelaide Boatfest
The inaugural Port Festival showcases boats, seafood, the river, museums and more.
The inaugural Port Adelaide BoatFest incorporating the Wooden and Heritage Boat Festival, SA’s Seafood Celebration and the combined Museums in the Port open day will take over the Port Adelaide region on the weekend of the 13 & 14 October 2018. People […]

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South Australian Maritime Museum Father’s Day Special | 2 Sep 2018

[ September 2, 2018; ]  
South Australian Maritime Museum Father’s Day Special
Celebrate Father’s Day with a trip to the South Australian Maritime Museum. Fathers and carers accompanied by a paying visitor this Father’s Day on Sunday 2 September 2018 will be admitted to the Museum free of charge.

Explore the life sized ketch and imagine the days of sail. Then marvel […]

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Adelaide Steampunk Festival | National Railway Museum | 15 & 16 Sep 2018

[ September 15, 2018 10:00 am to September 16, 2018 10:00 am. ]
Adelaide Steampunk Festival
Join a celebration of frivolity and festivity to blow off steam and revel in all that is Steampunk.
Steampunk is late 19th century science fiction. It is not meant to indicate a specific culture, but rather references a time period and an aesthetic: the industrialised 19th century. Steampunk uses this existing technology and structure […]

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Peter Combe Family Show | Winterfest | 21 Jul 2018

[ July 21, 2018; 3:30 pm; ]
Winterfest presents Peter Combe Family Show
As part of the Winterfest 2018 entertainment line up, Peter will sing a selection of his classic songs including Newspaper Mama, Juicy Juicy Green Grass, Spaghetti Bolognaise, Monkey in the Teapot, Wash Your Face in Orange Juice and Chopsticks plus Ting Tang Teng Tong and Talk About the Cat from […]

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The Port Adelaide Wooden & Heritage Boat Festival | 13-14 Oct 2018

[ October 13, 2018 to October 14, 2018. ]  
The Port Adelaide Wooden and Heritage Boat Festival
To be held within the historic Inner Harbour of The Port of Adelaide, this two-day festival will bring together a large and beautiful collection of boats, from stunning sail boats, large and small, rugged working boats and incredibly detailed model boats.
Along with the exhibition of these beautiful boats, […]

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Winterfest Ice-Skating | Port Adelaide | 6-22 July 2018

[ July 6, 2018 to July 22, 2018. ]
Winterfest 2018
One of Port Adelaide’s most successful events returns in 2018. Winterfest will again be offering everyone a chance to skate on the ice and enjoy an abundance of fun winter activities, food, market stalls and entertainment.
Last year, over 57,000 people attended the inaugural 10-day event with a northern European theme, held in the heart […]

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STV One & All Tall Ship Open Days | Port Adelaide | 18 & 25 Mar & 1 Apr 2018

[ March 18, 2018; March 25, 2018; April 1, 2018; ]
The STV One & All Tall Ship Open Days in Port Adelaide
Climb on board and see South Australia’s greatest sailing asset, the STV One & All Sailing Ship, during one of their public open days.
Walk the decks, be at the ship’s helm, venture into the galley and the saloon. This handcrafted ship will tell you […]

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FREE Public Ship Tours | M/Y Steve Irwin in Port Adelaide | Mar & Apr 2018

[ March 4, 2018; March 10, 2018; March 11, 2018; March 17, 2018; ]
The M/Y Steve Irwin is coming to Port Adelaide!
Join Sea Shepherd for free public ship tours from 11am – 4pm on 4, 10, 11, 17 and 31 March and 1 April 2018. There will also be Sea Shepherd merchandise for sale dockside.
Operation Jeedara

Sea Shepherd Australia is part of the Fight for the Bight Alliance, whose […]

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Port Fringe Street Party | Adelaide Fringe | 24 Feb 2018

[ February 24, 2018; 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]
Port Fringe Street Party
Have some fun at the Port Fringe on Saturday 24 February 2018, hosted by the City of Port Adelaide Enfield. Spend a balmy evening with artists, musos, muses, comedians, pranksters, foodies and funksters.
Laugh your face off, eat your heart out, dance your pants off, party your arty parts, rock your blues bent, […]

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Port Loop Coastal Fun Run | 16 & 17 Dec 2017

[ December 16, 2017 to December 17, 2017. ]  
PORT LOOP Coastal Fun Run
The PORT LOOP Coastal is a low cost, low key fun event held over 2 days showcasing Port Adelaide’s Inner Harbour.
It will be held along a 3.5km loop of the Port’s harbour including a start/finish area near Hart’s Mill. It’s a shared cycle/walk loop path which will be run anti-clockwise from […]

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