Photo credit: Annette Green for Australian Silo Art Trail.
Follow the Silo Art Trail in South Australia
If you happen to be taking a country drive around South Australia, make sure you keep your eyes open for some of the incredible artwork gracing our rural silos.
These amazing artworks have been created by a variety of talented artists […]
Photo credit: Annette Green for Australian Silo Art Trail.
[ February 16, 2019; February 21, 2019 to February 24, 2019. March 1, 2019 to March 3, 2019. March 8, 2019; March 16, 2019 to March 17, 2019. March 22, 2019 to March 31, 2019. April 19, 2019 to April 21, 2019. ]
Fringe On Tour
Each year, Adelaide Fringe hits the road to bring a taste of Fringe to your neighbourhood. And this year is no different as they hit the streets in 10 amazing locations. From Murray Bridge and Whyalla to Mount Gambier and Port Augusta, an assortment of entertainers will be performing, including live music, circus performers, […]
[ January 21, 2019; ]
Free Inflatable ObstAcool Course
EDITOR’S NOTE: OBSTACOOL has moved dates due to the hot weather! OBSTACOOL will run from Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th (10am – 4pm each day). It’s FREE – No booking requried.
The kids will go wild for the FREE inflatable ObstAcool course at the upcoming Splash Festival in Murray Bridge. It features a […]
[ December 22, 2018; ]
Official Opening of Waikerie Water & Nature Play Park
Help celebrate the opening of Waikerie’s new Water & Nature Play Park.
On Saturday 22 December 2018 the park will be officially opened. There will be a free sausage sizzle and visitors will be the first to try out the park. Bring the family and explore the new surroundings […]
[ January 1, 2019 to January 21, 2019. January 25, 2019 to January 28, 2019. ]
Splash! Slip ‘N’ Dip
EDITOR”S NOTE: SPLASH UPDATE – NATURE PLAY HAS BEEN CANCELLED TUESDAY 22ND / WEDNESDAY 23RD AND THURSDAY 24TH DUE TO FORECAST TEMPERATURE BEING 40 DEGREES AND OVER.
Celebrate Summer on the Murray River during January with a one hour pass on the ‘Slip ‘N’ Dip’ at Sturt Reserve, Murray Bridge.
This water-based adventure playground will […]
[ November 24, 2018 to December 31, 2018. ]
Loxton Lights Festival
Christmas is a magical time, full of enchantment, celebration and family. Now in its 27th year, the Loxton Lights Festival will once again showcase the joyous festive season for locals and visitors alike.
An enormous Christmas tree dazzles in the heart of town and from there, large clusters of residential streets feature homes adorned […]
[ October 24, 2018; 5:10 pm; ]
New Silo Art in Wirrabara completed 24 October 2018
This amazing new silo artwork took Australian artist Smug three weeks from start to finish.
This latest addition to the silo art trail, in Wirrabara, was finished just this week by Australian artist Smug aka Sam Bates. You can see some of the progress pics below. We think […]
Splash Town 2018/19 Season
Splash Town in Moonta Bay is situated just near the playground on the foreshore at Moonta Bay, right near the Moonta Bay Caravan Park. It’s a FREE water park open to the public.
Season Dates: Saturday 29 September 2018 – Sunday 28 April 2019
SA School Holidays, Weekends and Public Holidays (closed Christmas Day).
Open 12 […]
[ August 11, 2018 to August 18, 2018. ]
SA Variety Bash 2018 – Adelaide to Port Lincoln
2018 celebrates the 30th anniversary of the SA Bash, departing from Adelaide on Saturday 11 August 2018 and finishing eight days later on 18 August 2018 in Port Lincoln.
The Variety Bash was created in 1985 by adventurer Dick Smith when he took a group of friends for a […]
[ June 8, 2018 to June 10, 2018. ]
Fat Tyre Festival 2018
The Melrose Fat Tyre Festival is all about bringing the family to the gateway of the Flinders Ranges for four days of mountain biking, food, music and entertainment, all enjoyed in the fresh air and under the gaze of the beautiful Mt Remarkable.
Each year mountain bike devotees flock to this annual family […]
Road trip from Adelaide to Melbourne via the Great Ocean Road
The trip from Adelaide to Melbourne takes around 8 hours if you go the inland route. Or you can take the scenic route via the Great Ocean Road – it’ll take you a lot longer and you’ll probably want to break the trip up by staying […]
Big Bad Wolf presented by Windmill Theatre Co
He’s the most misunderstood character in fairytale history. Put simply he has no friends. But then he does have incredibly sharp teeth, yellow eyes and his own ideas about personal hygiene, and he is the infamous Big Bad Wolf after all. No one likes him.
Luckily one girl is […]
[ February 24, 2018 to February 25, 2018. ]
I Choose SA Farmers’ Market Weekend in South Australia
The I Choose SA Farmers’ Market Weekend is back again on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 February.
SA produce is some of the best in the world, and when you choose SA you’re supporting everyone who puts their time into making and growing these products locally. The SA […]
[ January 27, 2018; 6:00 pm; ]
Don’t miss all the action at the 2018 Netafim Waikerie Australia Day Event
2018 is set to be a huge year for this event with motocross riders from Factory fmx performing jumps and flips for the crowd, including Fast and the Furious stunt rider Luke McNeill who will headline the main performance.
Enjoy a great family night […]
Loxton Pioneer Playground – Riverland, South Australia
If you are in the Riverland, it’s worth making a stop at one of the best playgrounds in South Australia. In the little town of Loxton on the Murray River, you’ll find this gem – the Loxton Pioneer Playground, which was opened in February 2015. It’s full of […]
[ November 25, 2017 6:00 pm to December 31, 2017 6:00 pm. ]
Loxton Lights Festival 2017
Loxton shines during this joyous festival with thousands of twinkling fairy lights, bright colourful banners, sparkling garlands and tinsel to create a magic spectacle. An enormous Christmas tree dazzles in the heart of town and from there, large clusters of residential streets feature homes adorned with over 350 illuminated Christmas scenes, paintings […]
[ November 10, 2017; 10:00 am; 12:30 pm; ]
Grug and the Rainbow – more stories based on the much loved picture book character created by Ted Prior.
From Broadway to Burnie, Brisbane Festival to the beach at Warrnambool, Grug and the gang have gone far and wide in 2017.
Now after two months on the road across Tasmania, Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria, Grug […]
The Adelaide to Melbourne drive is a long one with around eight hours of driving. However if you break it up with a few fun stops it’s actually a pretty good road trip for families.
One of the favourite stops along the way is the Keith Playground. The reason why? It’s because of this classic […]
A new waterpark is set to be built at Discovery Parks at Lake Bonney in Barmera, South Australia
With it set to be a glorious summer in South Australia, families will be excited to hear that there’s a new waterpark in town! Thanks to Adelaide-based Discovery Parks, locals and travellers alike can now look forward to […]
[ September 14, 2017; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. September 16, 2017; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
START on Tour – Port Augusta & Roxby Downs
The Art Gallery of South Australia’s popular program for children and families, START at the Gallery, hits the road heading to Port Augusta and Roxby Downs as part of TARNANTHI: Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art.
Suitable for kids aged 3 to 12 years, the […]
[ September 3, 2017; ]
Dirt Wars Survivor Obstacle Course
Dirt Wars Survivor at the Loveday 4×4 Adventure Park near Barmera in South Australia on Sunday, 3 September 2017 is an event designed for those who want to get fit and be physically challenged.
This is a challenging circuit through a 9km obstacle course with over 100 obstacles, which focuses on fun, […]
Nature Play SA’s Park of the Month for June 2017 is Mount Remarkable National Park.
Mount Remarkable National Park is defined by rugged mountain ranges, dramatic gorges, steep vegetated valleys, and exposed red quartzite cliffs with parts of the landscape dating back to 800 millions years ago. The climate is unique – it is a cross-over […]
[ June 10, 2017 to June 12, 2017. ]
Mount Remarkable – Nature Play Park of the Month June 2017
Nature Play SA and National Parks SA have joined together to provide a range of fun & free events to be held at various locations within the magnificent Mt Remarkable National Park throughout the month of June. Whether you are camping or live locally, come […]
The community of Waikerie created Santa’s Cave in 1996 to celebrate the spirit of Christmas.
The Waikerie Institute every year is transformed into a wonderland full of colourful Christmas displays, thousands of fairy lights, Christmas trees, the Nativity and lots of baubles that sparkle and shine.
Santa officially takes up residence in the Cave after the Waikerie […]
[ May 18, 2017 to May 21, 2017. ]
The award winning Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival will be celebrating it’s 26th year in 2017.
The Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival is made up of live performances, workshops, competitions, exhibitions, family art activities, Coonawarra wineries and local food producers. 2017 will see the festival attract major events and exhibitions appealing to a broad audience making it one […]
Wateroo is the Copper Coast’s latest FREE attraction, officially opened on 3 April 2017. It’s a huge floating pontoon area within the safety of shark proof netting.
The facility is made of two parts; the pontoon and the attenuators.
The attenuators (the 3 large black pipes) hold the nets and create a large safe swimming area. The […]
Photo by Guido van Helten
Coonalpyn is now the home of a huge 30 metre artwork by internationally acclaimed street artist Guido van Helten.
The Viterra grain silos are fast becoming one of the most photographed artworks in Australia with many of the thousands of travellers on the Dukes Highway stopping their cars to take a look […]
[ April 13, 2017; 3:00 pm; April 14, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
Hillside camping in the heart of the Clare Valley, amidst rolling hills, luscious vineyards and drystone walls…..the warm setting sun, plenty of cold beer….all in the shadow of a lovingly restored, 150 year old bluestone building!
What could possibly make this sound any better… if you were thinking 20+ amazing international, interstate and local SA […]
[ April 16, 2017; 11:00 am; ]
Afternoon delights at Shootesbrooke
Want live music? Want food trucks? Want wine? Want something fun to do on Easter Sunday?
A little bit of Easter magic – Afternoon Delights – is back in McLaren Vale over the long weekend!
Be entertained by local folk and roots twosome, The Timbers Duo. Iconic Adelaide food trucks Feisty Filomena and Delectaballs will […]
[ April 8, 2017 to April 9, 2017. ]
Macclesfield Gravity Festival
Testing the Gravity in Macclesfield with a gravity-powered go-kart race
There have been reports of strange, unexplainable things occurring around Macclesfield recently.Newly erected shelves falling down, washing falling from clothes lines, bathroom scales refusing to show weight loss. On Saturday night a person even stepped from a local pub and mysteriously fell to the […]
[ December 4, 2016; December 11, 2016; December 18, 2016; December 26, 2016; January 2, 2017; January 4, 2017; January 22, 2017; January 28, 2017; ]
The Races SA Family Days 2016
There’s nothing like a day at the races
This summer enjoy some family-friendly races at locations around Adelaide and South Australia from Kangaroo Island to Mount Gambier, Morphettville to Murray Bridge.
Murray Bridge Christmas Cup | Sunday 4 December 2016
It’s one of the biggest Family Days in the state with kids’ rides, face […]
[ November 26, 2016; ]
Loxton Light Up Day
Free to the community, this iconic event brings together families and friends to enjoy a whole day of entertainment, music, markets, shopping, food and the most fun your children will have outside of opening their presents on Christmas morning!
Loxton Light Up Day is renowned for its incredible fireworks spectacular at 9pm on […]
[ November 26, 2016 to December 31, 2016. ]
Loxton Lights Festival
Loxton shines during this joyous festival with thousands of twinkling fairy lights, bright colourful banners, sparkling garlands and tinsel to create a magic spectacle. An enormous Christmas tree dazzles in the heart of town and from there, large clusters of residential streets feature homes adorned with over 350 illuminated Christmas scenes, paintings and […]
Top five reasons why South Australia is great for families and why we love living in Adelaide
The Lonely Planet has just named South Australia the 5th best region in the world to visit in their 2017 Best in Travel top 10 list.
Here at Play & Go we’re not surprised – we may be biased but we think Adelaide […]
[ November 26, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. November 27, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Willunga Christmas Tree Festival – A Bush Christmas
An inspirational display of Christmas tress.
The Willunga Christmas Tree Festival returns for its 15th year!
This year will be a Bush Christmas. Enjoy an inspirational display of Christmas trees. Indulge in a Devonshire tea and browse through the Christmas crafts and stalls. Also featuring kids’ passport trail, popular vote […]
[ September 2, 2016 to September 4, 2016. ]
The Barossa Gourmet Weekend
The annual Barossa Gourmet Weekend has captured the hearts of visitors to the Barossa for over 30 years. The celebration of this world class food and wine destination is complemented by the Barossa spirit of hospitality. The Gourmet Discovery is a celebration of the region’s extraordinary growers, makers, chefs and craftspeople.
Here’s a selection of […]
[ June 10, 2016 8:00 am to June 13, 2016 11:30 am. ]
Melrose Fat Tyre Festival.
Every June long weekend, mountain bike riders from around Australia come to Melrose for the Fat Tyre Festival some making this event their “must do” every year!
Riders love the chilled out vibe and non competitive nature of the event. They come to improve their skills, ride trails they wouldn’t normally be allowed […]
[ May 29, 2016; ]
Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden Open Day 29 May, 2016.
The Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden is joining with Botanic Gardens around Australia and New Zealand to host the first ever BGANZ Open Day. Join in for free tours, kids activities and guest speakers on garden design and growing a garden for our climate.
Children’s Discovery Walk […]
Easter at Naracoorte Caves
Spend your Easter long weekend exploring Naracoorte Caves. Extra tour times over the four days have been added, plus they have included night bat tours so you can get a glimpse of the night life of the Southern Bent-winged Bats.
The Naracoorte Caves are part of the 800,000 year old Naracoorte East Range. They are World […]
[ May 8, 2016; 9:00 am; ]
Walk or run for breast cancer research in the Mother’s Day Classic!
The Mother’s Day Classic is an annual fun run and walk raising funds and awareness for breast cancer research. The aim is to deliver a fun, healthy and inspirational community event that brings the community together on Mother’s Day to support and remember those touched […]