[ November 9, 2019; ]
SA Metropolitan Fire Service Open Day
The MFS will open the doors to Adelaide Fire Station on Wakefield St 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 […]
[ November 9, 2019; ]
[ 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 […]
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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.
Air Commodore Noddy Sawade, Head of Air Shows, said Defence was proud to stage the Air Show at RAAF Base Edinburgh.
[ 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.
[ April 26, 2019; ]
Truck-loads of fun at Touch a Truck in Noarlunga
Trucks in action are impressive. Their size, the loud noises they make and what they can do, move and build sparks the curiosity of kids of all ages. Children will have the opportunity to get a close-up look at a range of trucks at the City of Onkaparinga’s […]
Take a Free Ride on the Driverless Vehicle at Glenelg
The City of Holdfast Bay at Glenelg is playing host to the world’s first integrated driverless technology trial. Matilda is a portable, connected transit hub that is equipped with the latest smart technologies and provides autonomous shuttle transportation.
This trial is the future potential link with established […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ February 28, 2019 to March 3, 2019. ]
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 10, 2019; ]
All British Day 2019
The All British Day is an annual display day and picnic for enthusiastic club members to meet and show off their British motor vehicles. It is held in the beautiful Adelaide Hills, on the second Sunday of February each year.
The All British Day regularly attracts over 950 vehicles on display, from the […]
[ February 9, 2019; ]
Loadex Hire’s Monster Truck Rumble 2019
Adelaide Showground will come alive when Loadex Hire’s Monster Truck Rumble returns creating Havoc for ONE NIGHT ONLY, Saturday 9 February 2019.
Bringing fans to the edge of their seats with sky wheelies, side by side racing and the ever-popular Freestyle competitions are sure to challenge both man and machine.
The family-friendly alcohol-free event […]
[ November 24, 2018; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Ferrari Passion Day Adelaide
Go to the Adelaide Ferrari store on Saturday 24 November 2018 as they open their doors for fans to experience the extraordinary world of Ferrari.
The event is free and open to members of the public. Activities include a workshop tour, entertainment and kids activities. Ferrari Adelaide looks forward to welcoming members of […]
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Penfield Park Railway Open Days & Twilight Rides
The Penfield Model Engineers Society (P.M.E.S) was formed with the primary aim of promoting the art of model and experimental engineering. Penfield Park Railway holds open days on the last Sunday of each month, January to November between noon and 4:30pm. Also, on the second Saturday during October, November, […]