Autumn Holidays in Adelaide! Find all the Best Activities & Ideas for the April School Holidays.
Below you will find a list of venues and links to their websites so you can simply click through to check out the activities on offer. Most programs are open to school age children 5 years and older but there are some specifically for younger kids. Remember to book in early if your child is interested in participating as classes fill quickly.
We also have an extensive list of individual posts listing special events, entertainment, shows and much more in our Autumn Holidays 2017 category.
Enjoy FREE kids craft at Churchill Centre!
Located in front of Cheap as Chips from 11am – 2pm, kids can make their own animal mask! Plus, don’t forget a visit to the Little Chicago Express, Adelaide’s largest and free shopping Centre indoor playground! Located in the Food Court, this is not to be missed. FREE kids craft is available 11am-2pm Wednesday 26 to Saturday 29 April and 12pm-3pm Sunday 30 April.
The Little Chicago Express is open: Monday 9.45am – 5.15pm | Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9am – 5.15pm | Thursday 9am – 8.45pm | Saturday 9am – 4.30pm | Sunday 11am – 4.30pm.
Colonnades Shopping Centre
Lights, drills, action! The future of basketball training has arrived at Colonnades and it’s equipped with motion sensor lights.
These school holidays, put your skills to the test with their interactive basketball drills experience. Flex your reflexes and test your ability to move at the speed of light.
The Lightning Speed Sessions will be held in Colonnades Centre Court, on the lower level near the new Chemist Warehouse.
Monday 24 April – Friday 28 April | 11am – 3pm (excluding ANZAC Day Tuesday 25 April).
Elizabeth City Centre
Once you shop… You can’t stop! The Shopkins Immersive Zone hits Elizabeth City Centre these April School Holidays!
Go along to swap your doubles with fellow Shopkins fans and colour in your favourite Shopkins characters. Immerse yourself in the Shopkins brand with the Cart Challenge and Memory Matching game. Engage with the latest Shopkins digital game.
PLUS you’ll have the chance to meet Apple Blossom daily!
Located near Harris Scarfe | 11.00am – 2.00pm daily | Tuesday 18 – Monday 24 April 2017
These school holidays the kids can eat for free at IKEA! Receive up to 3 kids hot meals from the Kids menu with any adult hot meal purchased at the IKEA Restaurant between 15 – 30 April 2017. T&Cs apply. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS
Free Kids Activities
There’s always plenty of free activities for the kids, including their Creative Kids workshops and Easter activities. Be sure to check their website and Facebook page to see what’s on.
Mon-Fri 10am-9pm | Sat & Sun 9am-5pm | Easter trading hours
Westfield West Lakes
Elmo and Cookie Monster LIVE at Westfield West Lakes. Westfield West Lakes welcomes Elmo and Cookie Monster to the centre these April School Holidays. Explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities with this live singing and dancing stage show. Join the fun and make a memory with your friends and family.
Near Target | 10am, 11am & 12pm (30 minute show) | Tues 18 – Sat 22 April
Westfield Tea Tree Plaza
TROLLS LIVE STAGE SHOW – Go along to the FREE Trolls stage shows these School Holidays for an interactive show featuring music and hair-raising adventures that will have your kids dancing along. Plus get a selfie with an exclusive meet and greet at 12pm daily. Tue 18 – Sat 22 April 2017 | On daily at 11am & 1pm | Centre Court, level 2
MOSTLY KIDS FASHION PARADES – see the talented group of young, aspiring models strut their stuff on the catwalk, showcasing the latest trends in kidswear! They’ll be dancing, moving and grooving, and your kids are invited to join the fun too! Sat 22 & Sun 23 April | 2pm and 3pm Sat, 1:30pm & 2:30pm Sun | Centre Court, level 2
KIDSTUFF ACTIVITY ZONE – Take the kids along for hands on, creative fun at the Kidstuff Activity Zone these School Holidays! There’ll be games, puzzles, building blocks and colouring sets, all available from Kidstuff! Mon 24 – Fri 28 April | 11am – 2pm | Outside Kidstuff
LITTLE GREEN THUMBS GRASS HEADS – Join Tea Tree Plus these April School Holidays as they get hands on in the garden and make your very own grass heads! Your kids will make their own character and personalise how they want it, which they can then take home to water it and watch their hair grow! Tue 26 April – Sat 29 April | 11am – 2pm | Tea Tree Plus, outside Toys R Us
Want even more inspiration for the Autumn School Holidays?
Click here to take a look at our list of ideas for Every School Holidays.
Why not check out some of Adelaide’s Top Tourist Attractions or head to one of our favourite Parks & Playgrounds.
Remember, you can always check in with your Local Library (find yours here) or your Local Council (see our list) as most run special activities for children every school holidays – and many are inexpensive, or completely free!
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