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Port River Cruise on Historic Vessel ‘Archie Badenoch’ | Maritime Museum

[ September 24, 2023; October 8, 2023; November 5, 2023; November 19, 2023; ]
Port River Cruises on the Historic Vessel ‘Archie Badenoch’
Take a cruise along the Port River on the South Australian Maritime Museum’s historic vessel, the Archie Badenoch!
Built during WWII by General Motor Holden for the Royal Australian Navy, the vessel was commissioned by the South Australian Police in December 1946. Named ‘Archie Badenoch’ in honour of […]

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MRASA Toy Run | Victoria Park to Callington Oval | 10 Dec 2023

[ December 10, 2023; ]  
45th MRASA Toy Run & Fun Fair
The MRASA Toy Run occurs annually on the second Sunday in December. The MRASA organises and funds this event with incredible support from volunteers, sponsors and organisations who are proud and willing to be involved.
The assembly at Victoria Park will be the normal format again this year. Vinnies will […]

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Supercars’ Transporter & Drivers Parades | Adelaide | 21-23 Nov 2023

[ November 21, 2023 to November 23, 2023. ]
VAILO Adelaide 500 FREE Event Week Activities
Fans will be given up close and personal experiences when Supercars teams and drivers descend on Adelaide’s city streets ahead of the Supercars Championship decider at the 2023 VAILO Adelaide 500.
The streets of Adelaide will ignite as the iconic Supercars’ Transporter Parade kicks off event week with the team’s […]

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Shannons Adelaide Rally | 17-19 Nov 2023

[ November 17, 2023 to November 19, 2023. ]
The Shannons Adelaide Rally is the only event of its type where the best tarmac drivers in the country come to battle for cash prizes and silverware.
The Shannons Adelaide Rally brings the community together for fun, free community events in the CBD, Adelaide Hills and Fleurieu Peninsula.  There are dedicated spectator zones across Adelaide and […]

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Semaphore Steam Train

Semaphore Train is back at the Beach!
Take a scenic steam train ride by the beach at Semaphore. Great value and a fantastic family outing.
Steam trains will depart between 11am and 4pm, roughly every hour or at frequencies varied according to demand.
The Semaphore to Fort Glanville train departs from the foot of the jetty at the […]

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Halloween at SASMEE Park | 28 Oct 2023

[ October 28, 2023; ]
SASMEE Halloween Run 2023
SASMEE Park Miniature Train Rides at Millswood will hold a special spooky run for Halloween with two sessions – one in the afternoon and another one in the evening.
Buying tickets online will guarantee your entry. Online bookings close at noon on the event day. Please note the number of tickets is limited […]

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Jamestown Air Spectacular | 8 Oct 2023

[ October 8, 2023; ]
The Jamestown Air Spectacular is a one day regional aviation event in South Australia.
The Jamestown Air Spectacular is back in 2023 with an air show to entertain and delight the whole family. Keep your eyes to the sky as pilots David and James put their aircraft through a competition aerobatics display, see the Vought F4U-5NL […]

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Noarlunga Model Aero Sports Come & Try Day | 24 Sep 2023

[ September 24, 2023; ]
Come & Try Day at Noarlunga Model Aero Sports
Experience the fun of flying a model aircraft at Noarlunga Model Aero Sports’s Come & Try day.  The day will give event goers the opportunity to have a try on the flight simulator and get the feel of the controls.  Once you have done this, you can […]

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Trucks On Tour | Free Family Event | Morphett Vale | 6 Oct 2023

[ October 6, 2023; ]
Trucks on Tour at Wilfred Taylor Reserve
Get up close with your favourite council and emergency services vehicles during the October school holidays.
Trucks on Tour is a free community event hosted by the City of Onkaparinga. Designed to immerse children and their families in the workings of council’s trucks and vehicles whilst capturing their imagination as […]

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Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live™ Glow Party™ | Adelaide | 20 & 21 Jul 2024

[ July 20, 2024 to July 21, 2024. ]
Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live™ Glow Party™ is coming to Adelaide! 
The first-ever Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live™ Glow Party™ brings audiences the only opportunity to see real-life versions of the famous Hot Wheels monster truck toys in the DARK Mega Wrex™, Tiger Shark™, Demo Derby™, Bone Shaker™, Bigfoot®, Gunkster™, and the brand new HW 5-Alarm™. […]

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Behind Closed Doors | National Railway Museum | 7 & 8 Oct 2023

[ October 7, 2023 to October 8, 2023. ]
Behind Closed Doors and more at the National Railway Museum in Port Adelaide.
This October school holiday event includes trains rides behind steam engine BUB plus exhibits of carriages will be open including the Jumbos and the Dynamometer Car, as well as Woodville Cabin. Pop-up stalls will include Fitch Pavilion secondhand books and bric-a-brac. 

The SA Police […]

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Bay to Birdwood | 22 Oct 2023

[ October 22, 2023; ]
One of the world’s great historic motoring events held here in Adelaide.
The iconic Bay to Birdwood is one of the world’s great historic motoring events and has been a standout fixture on the South Australian events calendar since 1980.
Thousands of spectators line the 67 kilometre route to view the passing parade of historic motoring from […]

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OTR Supersprint | The Bend Motorsport Park | 18-20 Aug 2023

[ August 18, 2023 to August 20, 2023. ]
OTR Supersprint – Repco Supercars Championship
Get ready for the first appearance of the GEN3 Supercars in a race setting in South Australia.
The Bend Motorsport Park will host the Repco Supercars Championship for the 7th time in 2023. Only an hour drive from Adelaide, the OTR SuperSprint is one of only two events on the calendar […]

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SA Variety Bash | Port Adelaide to McLaren Vale | 12-19 Aug 2023

[ August 12, 2023 to August 19, 2023. ]
The 2023 SA Variety Bash will start in Port Adelaide and travel through regional Australian towns such as Broken Hill, Bunnerungee, and Pinaroo before crossing the finish line in McLaren Vale.
The Variety Bash is not a race or a rally, but a fun and social event, or in the words of the originator Dick Smith, […]

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Fox Australian Supercross | Adelaide | 7 Oct 2023

[ October 7, 2023; ]
Fox Australian Supercross Championship 2023 – Round 1
Chad Reed and International supercross superstars are returning to the Adelaide Entertainment Centre.
For the first time in 20 year’s the Fox Australian Supercross Championship is heading back indoors in Adelaide this October.

With AMA Supercross Champion Chad Reed joining them to kick off the first round of the series […]

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Family Fun Fair | National Railway Museum | 20-23 Jul 2023

[ July 20, 2023 to July 23, 2023. ]
Family Fun Fair at the National Railway Museum
The National Railway Museum’s annual school holiday event is back from Thursday 20 to Sunday 23 July 2023 (inclusive).
There will be Redhen railcars running and the miniature trains Bub (blue train) and Bill (green train).
Entertainment for the kids will include Cool 4 Kids and Carnival Barrel Organ.
All train rides and […]

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Birdwood Drive ‘n’ Jive | 23 Apr 2023

[ April 23, 2023; ]
Birdwood Drive ‘n’ Jive
Whether you are the owner of a Classic Drive, a Rock n’ Roll enthusiast or just love to be surrounded by chrome, 50s to 80s live music and everything in between you are welcome to attend the inaugural Birdwood Football and Netball Club’s Drive ‘n’ Jive.
Held at the Birdwood Oval, Birdwood Drive […]

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RailFest Mount Barker Rail Festival | 28 May 2023

[ May 28, 2023; ]
A family-friendly open day at Mount Barker Railway Station, featuring heritage railcar return trips to Bugle Ranges.
For one day, the Mt Barker Rail Festival will be hosted by SteamRanger at the Mt Barker railway station. The festival gives visitors the opportunity to ride on trains, take a tour of the SteamRanger workshop and have rail […]

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National Railway Museum | Family Friendly Events | Apr – Jul 2023

[ April 2, 2023; April 16, 2023; May 20, 2023 to May 21, 2023. July 20, 2023 to July 23, 2023. ]
The National Railway Museum in Port Adelaide holds various family-friendly events throughout the year for everyone to enjoy. 
The National Railway Museum is once again hosting a series of fun, family friendly events in 2023 including the Semaphore & Fort Glanville 30th Anniversary celebration, Bub’s Birthday Party, Behind Closed Doors and the annual Family Fun Fair.

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Copper Coast Railway | Miniature Train Rides | Kadina

Copper Coast Railway – Miniature Train Rides in Kadina
Take a 1km journey around the grounds of the Copper Coast Visitor Information Centre and Farm Shed Museum behind one of their scale model trains. Operates on the 1st and 3rd weekend each month (subject to change – check their Facebook page here for confirmation)
Copper Coast Rail […]

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Adelaide Model Railway Show | Angle Park | 10-12 Jun 2023

[ June 10, 2023 to June 12, 2023. ]
2023 Adelaide Model Railway Show – June Long Weekend
Enter a miniature world of model railways and see the exquisite detail on display at the Adelaide Model Railway Show.
The annual Model Railway Show is back for 2023 over the June long weekend. Displays and traders from all over Adelaide will get together for one weekend to […]

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Barossa Airshow | 16 Apr 2023

[ April 16, 2023; ]
2023 Barossa Airshow
A fun filled family day of non-stop action in the air, and on the ground, set in the beautiful Barossa Valley.
The Barossa Airshow is back in 2023 with a day packed with aerial action, entertainment and family fun. It first took to the skies in 1998 and has a well earned reputation as a relaxed […]

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Touch A Truck Day | The FARM Centre | 19 Mar 2023

[ March 19, 2023; ]
The FARM Centre has announced their first ever Touch A Truck day.
On Sunday 19 March 2023 The FARM Centre in Freeling will turn into a funhouse of machinery where kids can get up close and personal with their favourite trucks to see how they work.
They’ll have over 20 different trucks at the event including farm […]

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SASMEE Summer Twilight Run | Millswood | 18 Feb 2023

[ February 18, 2023; ]
SASMEE Summer Twilight Run
The inaugural SASMEE Park Summer Twilight run is on Saturday 18 February 2023.
SASMEE Park Miniature Train Rides at Millswood will hold a special Summer Twilight run for the first time in 2023. Enjoy riding miniature steam trains during the evening with unlimited rides.   Hot chips, hot and cold drinks, ice-creams etc. […]

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Open Cockpits & Engine Run Family Fun Day | SA Aviation Museum | 26 Feb 2023

[ February 26, 2023; ]
Open Cockpits and Engine Run Family Fun Day at the South Australian Aviation Museum
Could you imagine yourself sitting in the cockpit of a C-47, about to fly allied POWs out of Changi at the end of WW2 like one of the SAAM members?
The general public will get the opportunity to get up close to numerous aircraft […]

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Ride the Cockle Train between Goolwa & Victor Harbor

Ride the Historic Cockle Train between Victor Harbor and Goolwa.
The Cockle Train is a favourite activity for many families visiting or living down south on the Fleurieu Peninsula.  The train travels along the oldest steel railed railway in Australia dating back to 1887 when it was constructed to provide a link between the River Murray […]

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McLaren Vale Vintage & Classic | 23 Apr 2023

[ April 23, 2023; ]
McLaren Vale Vintage & Classic 2023
The McLaren Vale Vintage & Classic is a great family day celebration of vintage and classic motoring.
In its 17th year, the family-friendly event is bringing back a grand parade of motoring history to the streets of McLaren Vale, along with vintage fashion, local wines, gourmet food and live entertainment, with […]

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Adelaide Motorsport Festival | 24-26 Mar 2023

[ March 24, 2023 to March 26, 2023. ]
Adelaide Motorsport Festival & East End Street Party
The Adelaide Motorsport Festival is a two day festival of all things motorsport returning to Victoria Park on 25 and 26 March 2023.  
Scheduled for the week prior to the Melbourne Formula 1 Grand Prix, the Adelaide Motorsport Festival is a museum in motion, displaying historic, rare and significant racing […]

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Free Touch-a-Truck Event | Torrensville | 4 Feb 2023

[ February 4, 2023; ]
Free Touch-a-Truck Event 
Are your children fascinated by big vehicles? At Touch-a-Truck, kids of all ages can get up close to lots of different vehicles, meet the amazing people who drive them, and ask questions about how they work.

There will be vehicles from Solo, Metro Fire Services, South Australian Power Network, Downer State Emergency Services, SA Police, […]

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Summer Cockle Trains | Goolwa to Victor Harbor | Dec & Jan

[ December 27, 2022 to December 31, 2022. January 1, 2023 to January 29, 2023. ]
Summer Cockle Trains – Goolwa – Port Elliot – Victor Harbor
The summer Cockle Train season will start from 27 December with 6 trains running daily until 2 January, when they will then continue to operate their usual 3 train schedule for the remainder of the holidays.
The Cockle Train travels between Goolwa and Victor Harbor along the […]

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