[ January 17, 2020 to January 19, 2020. ]
Model Railway Display at Unley Civic Library
South Australian N Gauge Society will have their N scale model railway layout ‘Portland’ on display at the Unley Civic Library during the school holidays.
See a range of N scale (1:160) model trains in a display. Spot the naval base, cruise liner terminal, NASCAR raceway and see what is […]
[ January 17, 2020 to January 19, 2020. ]
[ December 27, 2019 to January 27, 2020. ]
Summer Cockle Trains – Goolwa – Middleton – Port Elliot – Victor Harbor
The Cockle 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 and the ocean wharfs at Pt Elliot and later at Victor Harbor.
The Steam locomotives Rx207 […]
Superloop Adelaide 500
The Adelaide 500 is Australia’s largest domestic motorsport event and widely regarded as one of the best touring car races in the world.
Adelaide’s pedigree for hosting world-class motorsport is unrivaled in Australia. Once home of the FIA Formula One World Championship’s Australian Grand Prix, pro motorsport returned to Adelaide in 1999 with the […]
[ February 20, 2020 to February 23, 2020. ]
Superloop Adelaide 500 Concert Series
The 2020 Superloop Adelaide 500 has secured one of Australia’s most popular music groups, and South Australia’s own Hilltop Hoods, to headline the after race concert series.
The special event appearance at the Superloop Adelaide 500 on Sunday 23 February 2020 will be the group’s only South Australian performance in 2020.
Joining the […]
[ December 4, 2019 to December 7, 2019. ]
2019 Shannons Adelaide Rally – Gouger Street Party & East End Finale
Completely free to spectate, this four day tarmac rally located in Adelaide, the Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu Peninsula and McLaren Vale regions features 3 festive events in the City and Hills, including racing on Rundle Road in the heart of Adelaide on Saturday 7 December.
[ December 8, 2019; ]
MRASA Toy Run
The MRASA Toy Run has been held for many years, and usually 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.
Due to the Adelaide Motorsport Festival having its funding cut, they […]
[ November 23, 2019; ]
MFS Station Day at St Marys
The Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) will open the doors to St Marys Fire Station on Saturday 23 November from 10am until 2pm.
The day will be full of free family fun. There will be activities for the kids, road crash rescue demonstrations, fire trucks, recruit information and more.
Refreshments and BBQ will […]
[ November 15, 2019 to November 16, 2019. ]
2019 Adelaide Auto Expo
The Adelaide Auto Expo incorporates the Extreme Auto Expo and other events.
The event is held at Adelaide Showground on Friday night 15 November and all day Saturday 16 November 2019.
This year, the Adelaide Auto Expo will feature new fun and interesting events such as:
At least 8 Interstate show cars that haven’t […]
[ February 8, 2020; ]
Monster Truck Rumble
Loadex Hires Monster Truck Rumble is back in 2020 at the Adelaide Showground for one night only, Saturday 8 February 2020.
Adelaide’s home of Monster Trucks, is set to ignite with a massive show when the international drivers take on the Aussies. Gates open at 4pm for the Kids Zone with fun interactive activities […]
[ November 9, 2019; ]
SA Metropolitan Fire Service Open Day
The MFS will open the doors to Adelaide Fire Station on Wakefield Street right after the National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant in Adelaide allowing families to enjoy fun activities and explore the state’s biggest fire station.
The SA Country Fire Service (CFS) and SA Ambulance Service (SAAS) personnel and their vehicles, appliances […]
[ October 27, 2019; ]
Free Sailing Experience – National Discover Sailing Day
Enjoy a free sailing experience as part of National Discover Sailing Day 2019 on Sunday 27 October at the Royal South Australian Yacht Squadron.
Enjoy a short sail, check out the Club’s facilities, and you too could be enjoying this amazing sport and on your way to some cruising […]
[ October 17, 2019 to October 20, 2019. ]
World Solar Challenge Adelaide 2019
Celebrate innovation right here in Adelaide as all 46 teams from 23 countries finish their 3,000km journey from Darwin, powered by the sun as part of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge.
For over 30 years, the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge has welcomed the brightest young minds from around the world to Australia, […]
[ September 28, 2019 to October 13, 2019. ]
Adelaide Airport Plane Spotting
To entertain the kids during the school holidays go and try plane spotting.
Plane spotting is a fun, free activity to entertain the kids during school holidays or on the weekend. The Department for Education SA has some ideas for your plane spotting day out:
Airplane bingo: Make a bingo card using the […]
[ November 2, 2019; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Halloween at SASMEE Park
For the second year in a row, SASMEE Park in Millswood will be magically transformed into an eerie wonderland.
On the evening of Saturday 2 November 2019, join SASMEE Park for a special spooky twilight run – and you might find dancing skeletons, mysterious floating boats and, of course, tiny ghost trains.
Gates open […]
Semaphore Steam Train | Spring School Holidays
The Semaphore Steam Train will run every day during the Spring School Holidays except for Tuesdays and Thursdays.
The National Railway Museum operates a 2km long 457 mm gauge railway from Semaphore to Fort Glanville which departs from the foot of the jetty at the end of the popular Semaphore […]
[ October 10, 2019; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Meet the Machines at Wigley Reserve during the October school holidays.
Meet the Machines is a FREE school holiday event for kids and big kids alike.
Go down to Wigley Reserve, Glenelg to get up close and personal with some big machines on Thursday 10 October. There’ll be diggers, fire trucks, ambulances and even a mini monster […]
[ October 6, 2019; ]
Edinburgh Truck Show
The National Military Vehicle Museum presents the Edinburgh Truck Show showcasing military and civilian trucks of the past and present.
The Museum is operated on a volunteer basis by members of the Military Vehicle Preservation Society of South Australia. Opened in August 1993 at the old Messenger Press building at Port Adelaide, the Museum […]
[ February 20, 2020 to February 23, 2020. ]
Stadium Super Trucks return to the 2020 Superloop Adelaide 500.
In an exciting development for fans, the 2020 Superloop Adelaide 500 will host the opening round of the Stadium Super Trucks (SST) series, following their highly-anticipated return to Australia.
The popular category was confirmed as the first support category to race at the iconic Victoria Parklands street […]
[ September 1, 2019; September 8, 2019; September 15, 2019; September 22, 2019; September 29, 2019; October 6, 2019; October 20, 2019; October 27, 2019; November 3, 2019; November 10, 2019; November 17, 2019; ]
SteamRanger Train Journeys in South Australia
SteamRanger Heritage Railway operates a number of different heritage steam and diesel hauled tourist trains between Mt Barker in the Adelaide Hills, up over the crest of the southern Mt Lofty Ranges, down to Strathalbyn and on through the coastal holiday towns of Goolwa and Port Elliot to the tourist […]
[ October 11, 2019; ]
Touch a Truck
Touch a Truck is FREE school holiday fun where kids can get up close and personal with their favourite trucks to see how they work.
The event will be in Civic Park, Modbury and will feature rubbish trucks, water trucks, a fire truck, street sweepers, monster trucks and lots more for the kids to […]
[ 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 […]
[ September 29, 2019; ]
Bay to Birdwood 2019
The Bay to Birdwood is the largest, continually held motoring event for veteran, vintage and classic vehicles held anywhere in the world.
The traditional Bay to Birdwood start is held at Barratt Reserve, West Beach Parks. Following its success in 2018, there will also be a second start in 2019 (more news on […]
[ August 23, 2019 to August 25, 2019. ]
OTR SuperSprint at The Bend Motorsport Park
After a spectacular inaugural event, the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship returns to battle it out at The Bend Motorsport Park in 2019.
Each grandstand will be supported by superscreens with improved viewing for 2019. General admission once again includes free paddock access plus their new fleet of karts will be […]
[ August 10, 2019 to August 17, 2019. ]
SA Variety Bash 2019 – Mawson Lakes to Murray Bridge
The 2019 SA Variety Bash will be departing from Codan (Mawson Lakes) on Saturday 10 August and finishing eight days later on 17 August in Murray Bridge. On this year’s event, the entrants will be taken on numerous interesting tracks and through many private properties, seeing […]
[ July 14, 2019 to July 16, 2019. ]
The Antonov Plane, one of the world’s biggest aircraft, has returned to Adelaide Airport
The impressive Antonov Plane has touched down in Adelaide again for a short window of time. The AN-124 touched down on Sunday 14 July 2019. If you want to catch a glimpse of the Antonov either at the airport or on departure, […]
[ 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:
Cool 4 Kids
Dig A Dino
Carnival Barrel Organ.
Food and drinks for […]
[ June 22, 2019; 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Wintertime Snow & Shine
South Australia’s Largest Winter Automotive Festival – “Wintertime Snow & Shine” is back for a 3rd (& maybe final) time.
After a string of bad luck weather during Spring 2016, Summer 2016/17 & Autumn 2017, Horsepower Crew put on a brave face, planned a Winter Automotive Festival, teamed up with Adelaide’s best undercover […]
[ June 9, 2019; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
South Australian Truck & Ute Show 2019
If you have always been in awe of those big trucks as you travel next to them along the freeway, then Mannum is the place to be on Sunday 9 June 2019.
Mannum’s main streetscape will become one massive trucking garage where you will see polished prime movers, trucks and […]
[ June 8, 2019 to June 10, 2019. ]
2019 Adelaide Model Railway Exhibition – June Long Weekend
Enter a miniature world of model railways and see the exquisite detail on display at the Adelaide Model Railway Show. Featuring over 30 local and interstate model layouts, how-to demonstrations, local and interstate traders and free face painting and competitions for the children.
Find yourself a bargain on […]
[ June 1, 2019 to June 2, 2019. ]
Mega Toy Fair 2019 at Adelaide Showground
The annual “Mega” Toy Fair is back again for 2019.
Now in its 26th year since the fair began, the Mega Toy Fair is Australia’s premier annual old toys, collectables and model fair.
As always (in recent years) they are holding the event on the weekend before the June long weekend. […]
[ May 26, 2019; ]
Steam Ranger Heritage Railway Mount Barker Family Fun Day
‘Redhen’ Railcar shuttle trains from Mt Barker to Gemmells and return – departing 11am, 12.30pm and 2.00pm.
Tickets for railcar shuttle trips available from Mt Barker Station from 10am to 3pm on Friday 24th May, or at Mt Barker Station on the day.
Fares: Adults & Seniors $15, Children […]
[ November 9, 2019 to November 10, 2019. ]
RAAF Base Edinburgh Air Show – Adelaide, South Australia
The Australian Defence Force have announced that RAAF Base Edinburgh in South Australia will host the next Defence Force Air Show on 9 and 10 November 2019.
The theme of the Edinburgh Air Show is ‘Vimy to Fifth Generation in 100 Years’. The Air Show will commemorate the […]
[ April 19, 2019; 3:00 pm; ]
Touch-a-Truck Marion – Play & Go Review – April 2019
I never took much notice of the different modes of transport around me on the road … until I had twin boys!
My pair are five and I’m now like a bus tour guide en route, pointing out Mack trucks, rally cars and the like in the […]
[ April 28, 2019; ]
Enjoy a Family Fun Day at the South Australian Aviation Museum
The South Australian Aviation Museum is hosting a family fun day with lots of activities for all ages to enjoy.
Highlights on the day include:
4 aircraft engines running
8 aircraft cockpits to sit in, including the P3 Orion Cockpit
501st Legion characters
Lenco Armoured Vehicle
The National Motor Museum will be hosting the 2019 Rock & Roll Rendezvous on Sunday 14 April.
Rock & Roll Rendezvous is a full day event of music, dance, fashion and chrome-plated classics held at the much-loved National Motor Museum in Birdwood, South Australia.
With hundreds of classic and muscle cars and bikes on display, plus fashion […]
[ April 13, 2019 to April 27, 2019. ]
Flight Experience Flight Simulator
A unique and exhilarating experience designed to put you in the Captain’s seat of a Boeing 737-800. In a fun and exciting environment, you will be taught the basics of taking off, flying and landing one of the most popular passenger airliners in the world, by professional pilots.
As the Captain, you will […]
Postponed: Antonov Plane Returns to Adelaide Airport | One of the World’s Biggest Aircraft | 31 Mar – 2 Apr 2019
The return of the Antonov Plane has been postponed.
***Editors note: the Adelaide Airport has not received a Flight Plan for the AN-124 as the airline has rescheduled it’s arrival for later next month.***
The impressive Antonov Plane touches down in Adelaide again for a short window of time. This is the second time it has been here […]
[ April 16, 2019; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Touch-a-Truck presented by City of Marion
Touch-a-Truck will bring more than 30 powerful vehicles to Marion Sports and Community Club oval from 9am to 12 midday on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 (during the school holidays).
This free school holiday event will see kids (and adults!) of all ages find out about the wonderful world of trucks by […]
[ April 7, 2019; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Dream Ride Australia 2019
The Dream Ride Experience is more than just an event; it is a movement of making dreams come true.
The Dream Ride Experience is a day showcasing cars and family fun, all benefiting a worthy cause. The day honours men, women and children living with intellectual disabilities in our communities, and highlights their […]
[ March 15, 2019 to March 21, 2019. ]
See the Antonov Aeroplane at the Adelaide Airport
The impressive Antonov Plane touches down in Adelaide for a short window of time, so if you have a small (or big) kid in the family who loves all things that fly, make sure you take the time to visit the Adelaide Airport to see this aeronautic wonder.