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Summer Festival 2022 | City of West Torrens | CANCELLED in 2022

Welcome to Summer Festival 2022 – CANCELLED
Sadly, the City of West Torrens Summer Festival has been cancelled in 2022.
Editors update Wednesday 5 January 2022: 

The 2022 Summer Festival program and face-to-face school holiday programs are being cancelled this year due to concerns around the increase in COVID-19 cases, as well as State restrictions.

Never fear though! Staff […]

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The Queens Xmas Festival | Adelaide | 17-19 Dec 2021

[ December 17, 2021 to December 19, 2021. ]
The Queens Xmas Festival
The inaugural Queens Xmas Festival will transform The Queens Theatre into a vibrant Christmas street party with 3 days of live music, artist markets, food trucks, ceramic workshops, live art, and boutique bars.
From Friday 17 December to Sunday 19 December 2021, experience live performances from artists including Alana Jagt, Kelly Menhennett, Dojo […]

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Christmas at Twilight | Victoria Square | 17 & 18 Dec 2021

[ December 17, 2021 to December 18, 2021. ]
Christmas at Twilight – Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga Adelaide
Have fun by the fountain with Bamboozled Productions and enjoy comedy, circus, music and food.
There’ll be plenty of fun for the kids, yummy food and drinks over the weekend of 17 and 18 December at this free festival.  From 6pm until 10pm Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga will be lit up with […]

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Top Places for Water Fun this Summer in Adelaide

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 […]

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Victor Harbor New Year’s Eve Celebrations | 31 Dec 2021

Victor Harbor New Year’s Eve Celebrations 2021
Join in the free fun family entertainment on Warland Reserve in Victor Harbor and enjoy the kid’s early fireworks at 9:45pm, followed by a midnight fireworks spectacular!
Warland Reserve, Victor Harbor, will host their biggest night of the year on New Year’s Eve.  Starting from 7:30pm, there will be plenty […]

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Santa’s Wonderland | Adelaide Showground | Review

Santa’s Wonderland at Wayville – 2021 Review
By Brooke Hendry
If there’s one way to add the Christmas Cheer into this year, it’s a visit to the always magical Santa’s Wonderland!
This is the Christmas event in Adelaide that you truly don’t want to miss. Santa’s Wonderland know how to do Christmas right – I mean, you really […]

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Copper Coast New Year’s Eve Fireworks | 31 Dec 2021

[ December 31, 2021; ]
Copper Coast New Year’s Eve Fireworks
Bring in the New Year watching the Drakes Supermarkets Copper Coast New Year’s Eve Fireworks.
Wallaroo will be holding spectacular fireworks displays at 9.30pm and midnight this year, however the associated sideshows and stalls will again be missing due to restrictions and lack of volunteers.

To keep COVID safe spectators are encouraged […]

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Adelaide Arcade Christmas

Fun Free Christmas Activities | Adelaide Arcade | Dec 2021

  
Celebrate Christmas with Fun Free Activities at Adelaide Arcade in the city
If you are looking for some fun, festive and FREE activities that the whole family can enjoy, Adelaide Arcade has you covered.
Christmas Decorations
Everyone looks forward to when the Adelaide Arcade Christmas decorations go up, and this year there are some fantastic new additions. […]

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JettyFest 100 | Port Noarlunga | 10-12 Dec 2021

JettyFest 100
JettyFest 100 features a free and fun-filled program of events suitable for all ages and interests, with the festivities taking place on, under and alongside the jetty, plus on the beach and in the Port Noarlunga township.
Port Noarlunga Jetty turns 100 this year and the community is invited to a three-day festival to celebrate. […]

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New Year’s Eve in Adelaide | Family Friendly Guide

[ December 31, 2021; ]
New Year’s Eve in Adelaide – Your Guide to Family Friendly New Year Celebrations
New Year’s Eve – Friday 31 December 2021
After another year like no other, we all deserve to celebrate the beginning of a brand new year with our friends and family, grateful for surviving the testing times we have had to endure throughout […]

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Free Santa Photos | Churchill Centre | 16-21 Dec 2021

[ December 16, 2021 12:00 am to December 21, 2021 12:12 am. ]
Free Santa Photos at Churchill Centre
Santa will be visiting Churchill Centre from Thursday 16 to Tuesday 21 December and children can have a free photo taken with the jolly man himself.  
No bookings are required but check-in and social distancing measures apply.

AND don’t forget to visit Little Chicago Express, Adelaide’s largest and FREE indoor Shopping Centre […]

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Swings, Rides and Slides | Local Council Playgrounds & Parks in South Australia

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 […]

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Christmas Augmented Reality Animations | Norwood

[ December 3, 2021 to December 24, 2021. ]
Norwood Christmas Augmented Reality Animations
Santa and his friends are back for some more augmented reality fun on The Parade in Norwood in 2021.
Santa and his friends might be isolating at the North Pole this Christmas, but they’ve made a special visit to The Parade.  Using the magic of technology, bring Santa and his friends to […]

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25 Things to Do in Summer in Adelaide | Nature Play SA

[ December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017. ]
25 Things to Do in Summer in Adelaide
Rockpool discoveries, summer fruit harvests, early morning bushwalks, nature boat racing, balmy evenings by the water… get set for an endless summer of outdoor play with Nature Play SA’s list of ‘25 Things to Do in Summer’!
Print a copy for your family, pop it on the fridge, and […]

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Christmas Lights at Stacey Court | Munno Para West | Dec 2021

Christmas Lights with Selfie Angel Wings
See a bright Christmas light display at 4 Stacey Court, Munno Para West. 
The house includes 7500 lights programmed to music and visitors can get a photo in front of the giant Angel Wings while they are there.  Families can enjoy the colourful light shows plus there is also a snow […]

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Clifford the Big Red Dog | Movie Review

Clifford the Big Red Dog Movie Review
Expect to fall in puppy love with this adventure comedy flick – dog lover or otherwise. 
by Carla Caruso
Clifford the Big Red Dog is one of those movies that the whole family can really enjoy (Rated PG).
There’s Jack Whitehall, who plays the slightly hapless uncle and has a Hugh Grant-like charm. […]

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Christmas Tree Farm | Chandlers Hill | South Australia

[ November 24, 2021 to December 23, 2021. ]
The Christmas Tree Farm at Chandlers Hill
The Christmas Tree Farm at Chandlers Hill is the oldest farm in South Australia, providing Christmas trees since 1955.
There is plenty to see and do for the whole family at Christmas Tree Farm in Chandlers Hill.  You can explore their acres of farmland, take photos with their reindeer mascot, […]

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Christmas on King William Road | 11 Dec 2021

[ December 11, 2021; ]
Christmas on King William Road 2021
Enjoy Christmas on King William Road, a free family friendly event,  between 11am and 3pm on Saturday 11 December with a range of entertainment for the entire family.

Keep the kids entertained with complimentary activities including a meet and greet with Santa and his helpers, face painting and live entertainment from […]

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Lord Mayor’s Christmas Concert | Adelaide | 15 Dec 2021

[ December 15, 2021; ]
Adelaide Lord Mayor’s Christmas Concert 2021
Join the Lord Mayor, Young Adelaide Voices and friends for a concert of carols and singalong Christmas music for the whole family at the Adelaide Town Hall.
Stunning vocalists, Aurora from Young Adelaide Voices and members of Adelaide Chamber Singers will be joined by the Adelaide Horn Jam on Wednesday 15 December […]

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Santarilla Trail | Find Santa in the Adelaide Hills

Santarilla Trail 2021
Follow the Santarilla Trail through the southern Adelaide Hills by using the map for your Santa spotting adventure.
Families can take a drive through the Adelaide Hills and look for ‘Santa’ along the roadside properties.  Residents of Kangarilla and surrounding areas are spreading Christmas joy with their quirky creations, with areas such Meadows and […]

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Christmas in Adelaide | Your Guide to What’s On for Families at Christmas

What’s on this Christmas in Adelaide 
Find out what’s on at Christmas in Adelaide for families including Christmas light displays, fun family Christmas events, markets, movies and Christmas Carol events. There are also exciting new Christmas trails and displays to explore in the City of Adelaide.
Top 10 Things to do and See at Christmas 
Every year, we […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to The Boss Baby: Family Business & Merch Pack | In Cinemas 25 Nov 2021

WIN Tickets to The Boss Baby: Family Business – In Cinemas 25 November 2021
In the sequel to DreamWorks Animation’s Oscar®-nominated blockbuster comedy, the Templeton brothers—Tim (James Marsden) and his Boss Baby little bro Ted (Alec Baldwin)—have become adults and drifted away from each other.
Tim is now a married stay-at-home dad. Ted is a hedge fund […]

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AU Sports School Holiday Program

Kids School Holiday Sports Programs | Adelaide University Sport | Dec 2021 & Jan 2022

[ December 13, 2021 to December 16, 2021. December 20, 2021 to December 21, 2021. January 4, 2022 to January 7, 2022. January 10, 2022 to January 13, 2022. January 17, 2022 to January 20, 2022. ]
School Holiday Sports Programs 
Adelaide University Sport has the perfect boredom busting, energy burning and friendship building school holiday program, with loads of sports and activities to keep your children engaged and having fun all day long.
The Adelaide University Sport School Holiday program is designed to develop your child’s gross motor skills in a safe and […]

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Road & Cycle Safety Centre | Ridgehaven | Opening to the Public from Jan 2022

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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Adelaide Carols by Candlelight | 12 Dec 2021

[ December 12, 2021; ]
Sealink Travel Group Carols by Candlelight
SeaLink Carols by Candlelight will again be a virtual event in 2021, delivering Christmas cheer for both South Australian families and those tuning in across the nation thanks to Channel 7.
After extensive discussions with health officials, it became clear that a virtual event is the safest way to continue this […]

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VACSWIM Summer Holiday Swimming Program SA | 13 Dec 2021 – 21 Jan 2022

[ December 13, 2021 to December 17, 2021. December 20, 2021 to December 24, 2021. January 3, 2022 to January 8, 2022. January 10, 2022 to January 14, 2022. January 17, 2022 to January 21, 2022. ]
VACSWIM South Australia
VACSWIM is South Australia’s most renowned summer holiday program providing pre-school children and primary school aged children (3-12 years) with opportunities to develop a range of skills and positive experiences in relation to water safety, confidence and competence in the water, personal survival activities and basic aquatic emergency procedures.
VACSWIM is South Australia’s only […]

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Loxton Lights Festival | Christmas in Loxton | 27 Nov – 31 Dec 2021

[ November 27, 2021 to December 31, 2021. ]
Loxton Lights Festival 2021
Loxton is the home of Christmas in the Riverland.  Every year the Loxton Lights Festival gets bigger and better than the last and in 2021 they’re back once again.
Christmas is a magical time, full of enchantment, celebration and family. Now in its 30th year, the Loxton Lights Festival will once again showcase […]

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Santa’s Workshop at Gawler Civic Centre | 16-19 Dec 2021

[ December 16, 2021 to December 19, 2021. ]
Santa’s Workshop at Gawler Civic Centre
Santa’s Workshop at the Gawler Civic Centre is an experience for families and children of all ages.
Jointly presented by the Town of Gawler and the Gawler Apex Club, this free family Christmas experience will be held in the Institute Hall of the Gawler Civic Centre. Each session will contain an abundance […]

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Moonlight Cinema | Rymill Park Adelaide | 26 Nov 2021 – 16 Jan 2022

[ November 26, 2021 to January 16, 2022. ]
Moonlight Cinema Adelaide
Australia’s favourite outdoor cinema is back for the summer at a new location in Adelaide – Rymill Park/Murlawirrapurka.  
Moonlight Cinema tickets are now on sale for their summer film line-up, starting with Cruella (PG) on Friday 26 November and The Greatest Showman (PG) on Saturday 27 November.  Promising their most epic season yet, […]

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Guess How Much I Love You

Guess How Much I Love You – Live on Stage | Adelaide Festival Centre | 19-21 Dec 2021

[ December 19, 2021 to December 21, 2021. ]
Guess How Much I Love You – Live on Stage in Adelaide
Join in the enchanting adventure of Little and Big Nutbrown Hare as they discover the magic and colour of the seasons, in a dazzling new stage adaptation of Sam McBratney’s beloved Guess How Much I Love You books.
This playful story of love and nature […]

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Adelaide’s Christmas Festival | City of Adelaide | 2021

[ November 15, 2021 to December 25, 2021. ]
Have a cracker of a Christmas in the city this year thanks to the City of Adelaide!
Every year Adelaide’s Christmas Festival brings you a range of festive events, live performances, activations, and installations to bring Christmas alive in the city. This year is no exception! Check out this year’s highlights below.

Giant Christmas Tree
Soaring 25 metres […]

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Giant Christmas Tree at the Mortlock | State Library of South Australia

[ December 1, 2020 to January 9, 2022. ]
Giant Christmas Tree at the State Library in Adelaide
This year the magic of Christmas comes to the Mortlock Library, one of the most beautiful libraries in the world. There is something for everyone to see and discover, from the largest indoor Christmas tree in Adelaide from storytelling sessions under the tree, to fascinating and fun […]

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Top 10 Christmas Things to See and Do Around Adelaide & Great Christmas Gift Ideas

[ November 13, 2021 to December 31, 2021. ]
Christmas in Adelaide – Top 10 Things to See and Do
Christmas time brings a sense of wonder and excitement to little people as the big day draws near. For this magical time of year, we’ve put together a list of the best Christmas things to see and do, and places to go around Adelaide that […]

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West Torrens Brewery Riverbank Christmas Lights Display | 13-25 Dec 2021

[ December 13, 2021 to December 25, 2021. ]
West End Brewery Christmas Riverbank Lights Display
The iconic West End Brewery Riverbank Christmas Lights Display will go ahead in 2021, presented by West End.
The 2021 Christmas Lights Display at Thebarton will have a shortened duration due to COVID restrictions, open from Monday 13 December until Christmas Day inclusive. To ensure patrons’ health and safety, guests […]

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Pick Your Own Cherries – Adelaide Hills & Fleurieu Peninsula

Cherry Picking around Adelaide and Cherry Shed Door Sales
There’s nothing that says summer more than when fresh, juicy, red, sweet, local cherries are available. When the cherry season arrives it reminds us that Christmas is near. 
If you love eating cherries, a fun way to get them is to pick your own. Similar to picking your […]

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Monski Mouse’s Christmas Baby Disco Dance Hall | Adelaide Town Hall | 12 Dec 2021

[ December 12, 2021; ]
Monski Mouse’s Christmas Baby Disco Dance Hall
Direct from Christmas in Leicester Square London, & Birmingham Town Hall, to Adelaide Town Hall. 
It’s time to rock around the Christmas tree with DJ Monski Mouse and her fabulous dancers in this friendliest of discos that let’s parents and 0-5s loose on the dance floor. Expect Christmas tune favourites, […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to A Boy Called Christmas | In Cinemas 25 Nov 2021

A Boy Called Christmas | In Cinemas 25 November 2021
With an all-star cast that includes Maggie Smith, Jim Broadbent, Sally Hawkins & Kristen Wiig, A BOY CALLED CHRISTMAS is the must-see family film this Holiday Season.
An ordinary young boy called Nikolas sets out on an extraordinary adventure into the snowy north in search of his […]

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A Boy Called Christmas – Movie Review | In Cinemas 25 Nov 2021

[ November 25, 2021; ]
A Boy Called Christmas | In Cinemas 25 November 2021
Christmas comes early as the trailer is released for Gil Kenan’s (Monster House, Ghostbusters: Afterlife) live-action magical adventure, A BOY CALLED CHRISTMAS.
An ordinary young boy called Nikolas sets out on an extraordinary adventure into the snowy north in search of his father who is on a […]

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Adelaide’s Maker Markets | Victoria Square & 88 O’Connell | 10 & 19 Dec 2021

[ December 10, 2021; December 19, 2021; ]
Adelaide’s Maker Markets
Adelaide’s Maker Markets are conducted in the City’s Victoria Square and 88 O’Connell St on North Adelaide on selected dates in December to add to the Christmas experience in the City of Adelaide.
The market has a wide selection of festive food, fashion, craft and jewellery at Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga and 88 O’Connell Street. Browse […]

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Thin Ice VR | SA Museum | 20 Nov 2021 – 6 Feb 2022

[ November 20, 2021 to February 6, 2022. ]
Thin Ice VR
From the only person to authentically recreate Shackleton’s journey of survival, Tim Jarvis AM brings you closer to the epic experience than ever before in a 20-minute historical re-creation documentary VR experience.
In 1914, in one of the last great expeditions of the heroic age of Antarctic exploration, Sir Ernest Shackleton set out on […]

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