Families at Adelaide Festival Centre | Jan – Jun Program 2020

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Families at Adelaide Festival Centre and Something on Saturday | January – June 2020

The Adelaide Festival Centre has a fun-filled line up of shows for children including performances from Windmill Theatre Co, Adelaide Festival, Patch Theatre, The Australian Ballet and more presenting inspiring, thought provoking and laugh-out-loud funny performances. Something on Saturday eventsreturns 

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Something on Saturday

Plus Something on Saturday ⭐️returns with $15 show tickets and FREE Kids Corner Workshops on Saturdays throughout the year.  

For over 40 years, Something on Saturday has enchanted thousands of children with memorable live performances and craft workshops.  This family favourite is a year-round program of carefully curated events especially for young people. From performances to exhibitions and hands on arts and crafts, this is every child’s chance to experience the transformative world of the arts.

Kids Corner Workshops

For many of the Something on Saturday events, Adelaide Festival Centre will host FREE workshops themed around the performance.

Family Friendly Shows at the Adelaide Festival Centre January – June 2020

Billy Elliot The Musical

Sunday 29 December 2019 – Sunday 26 January 2020 | Suitable for 10+ years (parent discretion recommended)

billy elliot

On Stage Summer School

Thursday 16 & Friday 17 January 2020 | Ages 8-16

Dr AudiYo’s Giant Adventure | Presented by Something on Saturday⭐️

Plus Free Kids Corner Workshop | Saturday 18 January 2020 | Ages 7+  


Dimanche | Adelaide Festival

Friday 28 February  – Saturday 7 Mar 2020 | Ages 9+


Storytime Ballet: the Nutcracker – Just for Kids  | Australian Ballet

Wednesday 22 – Friday 24 January 2020 | Ages 3+ 

storytime ballet - the nutcracker


Chinese New Year Chamber Concert 

Plus Free Kids Corner Workshop | Friday 31 January 2020 | All ages


Stand Together A Celebration of Friendship 

Saturday 22 February 2020 | All ages


School of Rock the Musical 

Friday 20 March – Sunday 19 April 2020 | Ages 5+

Musik Hellenika 2020 Zeibekiko

Saturday 21 March 2020 | 12 + 

Africa Oye

Saturday 28 March 2020 | All ages

On Stage April

April School Holidays | Ages 8-16


When the Mirror Bird Sings | Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre’s Something on Saturday⭐️

Plus Free Kids Corner Workshop | Saturday 4 April 2020 | All ages


Regurgitator’s Pogogo Show 

Plus Free Kids Corner Workshop | Saturday 18 April 2020 | All ages

Giggle & Hoot

Wednesday 22 – Friday 24 April 2020 | All ages 


Creation Creation | Windmill Theatre Co

Friday 8 – Saturday 16 May 2020 | Ages 8+


Amazing India

Saturday 23 May 2020 | All ages

Grandmother’s Songs 

Wednesday 27 May 2020 | All ages

Ali McGregor’s Jazzamatazz: The Hit Parade | Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre

Saturday 6 Jun 2020 | Ages 2-10

Here’s a few things to note if you’re visiting with children:

Parenting Facilities: Parenting rooms and baby change facilities are available in the Festival Theatre and Dunstan Playhouse foyers.

Food and Drink: Treats and healthy kids’ meals are available from venue cafes and bars, subject to availability.

Supervision: Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Children under 12 months do not require a ticket when seated on parent or guardian laps.

Children’s University: The Children’s University gives the stamp of approval to all Something on Saturday shows.



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For more information and all enquiries please visit the Adelaide Festival Centre website

What:     Family Friendly Shows and Something on Saturday at the Adelaide Festival Centre

When:    January – June 2020

Where:  Adelaide Festival Centre | King William Street, Adelaide

Who:      Kids aged 1 – 12

At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

Image Source: Adelaide Festival Centre website


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