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Stirling Laneways | Adelaide Hills Market | Sep 2019 – Apr 2020

[ September 22, 2019; October 27, 2019; November 24, 2019; December 15, 2019; February 23, 2020; March 22, 2020; April 26, 2020; ]
Stirling Laneways
Stirling Laneways continues to present its trademark mix of market stalls and live street entertainment invigorating the laneways and byways of the “gateway to the Adelaide Hills” village of Stirling on Market Day Sundays from September to April each year.
The award-winning Stirling Laneways is more than a market. From September to April, each event […]

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Wine & Shine Stargazing at Cobb’s Hill Estate | Adelaide Hills Science Hub | 27 Sep 2019

[ September 27, 2019; 6:00 pm; ]
Wine & Shine Stargazing at Cobb’s Hill Estate
Join the Adelaide Hills Science Hub & the Astronomical Society of SA (ASSA) for an exclusive and amazing night with food and wine under the stars and short lines to look through the telescopes.
Cobb’s Hill Estate is co-hosting this event with Adelaide Hills Science Hub. Your first drink […]

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Meadows Country Fair | 20 Oct 2019

[ October 20, 2019; ]
Meadows Country Fair 2019
On the third Sunday in October each year, the gorgeous little town of Meadows in the Adelaide Hills attracts more than 8000 visitors from far and wide and this year it’s set to be bigger and better.
Showcasing the country spirit of the Adelaide Hills with plenty to see and do for all […]

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Bay to Birdwood | National Motor Museum | 29 Sep 2019

[ 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 […]

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Pinot & Pies at Barristers Block | Father’s Day | 1 Sep 2019

[ September 1, 2019; ]
Barristers Block Pinot & Pies – Father’s Day 2019
Take Dad along on Father’s Day for a Pinot & Pies session at Barristers Block in Woodside.

Situated in the picturesque Adelaide Hills, only 30 minutes from Adelaide, their cellar door is open 7 days a week where you can drop in for a tasting and grazing platter […]

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Lobethal Bakery | Home of the Giant Donut in the Adelaide Hills | Review

The Adelaide Hills has long been known for its beautiful landscapes, cellar doors and family fun, but did you know it’s also home to the giant donut?
by Katrina Gogel
The Lobethal Bakery has become famous in Adelaide for this gigantic treat. They’ve been producing giant chocolate sprinkle donuts for nearly twelve months now, and due to its […]

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Stella Creek Cherry Blossom Festival | Forest Range | Sep 2019

[ September 21, 2019 to September 22, 2019. September 28, 2019 to September 29, 2019. ]
Stella Creek Cherry Blossom Festival
Each year for two weeks in Spring, the Stella Creek Orchards come alive with cherry blossom. To walk under the canopy of over 2 million white blossoms is a truly magical experience and one that they would like to share with everyone.

For the first time in September 2019, Stella Creek will […]

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Bushwalking with Kids | Lobethal Bushland Park | Review

Grab your kids, lace up your hiking boots and head for the Hills to explore the wooded wonderland that is Lobethal Bushland Park.
by Katrina Gogel
Located on the outskirts of Lobethal, Bushland Park is brimming with history and beauty. Before being acquired by the Adelaide Hills Council in 1986 the two reservoirs located here supplied the […]

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5K Foam Fest Adelaide | Oakbank Racecourse | 8 Feb 2020

[ February 8, 2020; ]
5K Foam Fest in Adelaide 2020
They guarantee you’ll be foamy, muddy and wet by the end of the 5k Foam Fest!
The 5K Foam Fest is a one of kind Obstacle Course based Fun Run. With a variety of obstacles and a ton of foam the run is an exciting challenge for experienced and beginner runners […]

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Basket Range Primary School Winter Fair | 30 Jun 2019

[ June 30, 2019; ]
Basket Range Primary School Winter Fair
Enjoy a day of great food and entertainment at Basket Range Primary School’s Winter Fair in the Adelaide Hills.
There will be live music, puppet shows, wood oven pizza, a sausage sizzle, ol’ fashioned games and stalls. Plus, there will be a raffle with fantastic prizes including a one night stay […]

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Wildification – School Holiday Program | Cleland Wildlife Park | 9-18 Jul 2019

[ July 9, 2019 to July 11, 2019. July 16, 2019 to July 18, 2019. ]
Wildification at Cleland these school holidays!
Drop the kids off at Cleland and sit back and relax while they adventure around the park. Kids in Wildification get a guided tour around the park, plus animal experience, exclusive animal feeding, games, craft, keeper presentations, and lunch and recess too!

Places are limited, call to book now!

Sessions:

Tuesday […]

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Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival | 23 & 24 Aug 2019

[ August 23, 2019; ]
Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival 2019
The 2019 Hahndorf Winter Lantern festival will involve working with the local community and schools in order to create artful lantern sculptures that will be paraded down the main straight of Hahndorf and displayed in the Hahndorf Academy grounds.
The Hahndorf Academy grounds will be transformed into a colourful and dynamic space, […]

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Mylor Primary Bonfire Night | 22 Jun 2019

[ June 22, 2019; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]
Mylor Primary Bonfire Night
On Saturday 22 June 2019, Mylor Primary School will present their annual Bonfire Night. Gates open at 6pm with the fireworks display at approximately 8pm. Once again there will also be a giant bonfire, kids activities, music plus food and drinks for sale.  This is a family friendly event for all ages. […]

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Winter Reds Weekend | Adelaide Hills | 26 – 28 July 2019

[ July 26, 2019 to July 28, 2019. ]
Experience the warmth of the Adelaide Hills with open fires, red wines and rustic fare.
Celebrate day and night during the Winter Reds Weekend as the region’s wineries and iconic venues play host to 50 sumptuous events.
Winter Reds general entry is free.  Purchase an official souvenir Spiegelau wine glass for $10 and enjoy free entry at all […]

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Pick Your Own Apples in the Adelaide Hills | Mahnew Orchard, Lenswood | 18 May 2019

[ May 18, 2019; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Pick Your Own Pink Lady Apples
Mahnew Orchard in the Adelaide Hills are opening up their orchard for the final time this season for visitors to pick their own Pink Lady Apples.
After the success of the recent Pink Lady Weekend, Mahnew Orchard are hosting another Pick Your Own Pink Lady Apples event. This event will be […]

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Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk | Hahndorf to Beaumont | 19 May 2019

[ May 19, 2019; ]
The Hahndorf Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk is a great community event enjoyed each year by all who participate.
Each year hundreds of walkers make the trek following the trail made by German pioneer women as they carried their fresh produce from Hahndorf to market in Adelaide 180 years ago.

The Pioneer Women’s Trail was rediscovered by members […]

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Pome Fest | Adelaide Hills | 31 May – 1 Jun 2019

[ May 31, 2019 to June 1, 2019. ]
Pome Fest Winter Launch
Pome Fest is a two day event that offers a range of different activities covering all things apple and pear, with festivities to celebrate the end of this year’s apple and pear harvest in the Adelaide Hills.
Apples and pears are commonly referred to as pome fruits. The word pome is a Middle […]

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Birdwood Farm Day | 19 May 2019

[ May 19, 2019; ]
Birdwood Farm Day 2019
Birdwood Primary School proudly presents the 45th annual Birdwood Farm Day
Go along for a day of country fun in the forest, and enjoy the best of what the local community has to offer. Enjoy the surroundings of Mount Crawford forest with crisp autumn air, the smell of wood smoke from campfires, freshly […]

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Pick a Pink Lady Event | Lenswood | 4 & 5 May 2019

[ May 4, 2019 5:00 pm to May 5, 2019 5:00 pm. ]
Harrisville Orchards in Lenswood is open for Apple Picking on Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 May 2019
Over the first weekend in May, Harrisville Orchards are holding a Pick a Pink Lady event and they invite families to go along and pick fresh apples straight from the trees.

Entry Fee – TBA (previous years $5 per […]

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Pick a Pink Lady® Weekend 2019 | Apple Picking in Lenswood | 4 & 5 May 2019

[ May 4, 2019 to May 5, 2019. ]
Pick a Pink Lady® Weekend 2019 | Adelaide Apple Picking
Four family-owned and run apple orchards located in the heart of one of Australia’s premium apple-growing regions in the Adelaide Hills are open for visiting, exploring and fruit picking.
For one weekend only Pick a Pink Lady® Weekend provides a unique opportunity to pick some Pink Lady® […]

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Pick Your Own Apples | Harrisville Orchards | 13 & 14 Apr 2019

[ April 13, 2019 to April 14, 2019. ]
Harrisville Orchards is open for Apple Picking on Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 April 2019
Over the first weekend of the Autumn school holidays, Harrisville Orchards are holding a Sweet ‘n’ Sour Pick Your Own Apples event.  Families are invited to go along and pick fresh Fuji and Granny Smith apples straight from the trees.

Entry […]

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Easter at Melba’s | Woodside | Easter Long Weekend 2019

[ April 19, 2019 to April 22, 2019. ]
Celebrate all things delicious over the Easter long weekend at Melba’s.
Enjoy a weekend of celebration with the family, stock up on your Melba’s Easter favourites and discover Melba’s factory and all its happenings.
Enjoy delicious choices from the Cafe, including specialty Melba’s Hot Chocolates, milkshakes, ice-cream, chocolates and lollies, along with scrumptious options from their friends […]

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Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival | 20 & 22 Apr 2019

[ April 20, 2019; April 22, 2019; ]  

Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival 2019
The Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival has been a family favourite for generations. Bring your own food and drinks onto the course, enjoy a picnic by your car and celebrate the Easter long weekend with family and friends.
The Easter Racing Carnival has been one of South Australia’s premier social and sporting occasions for […]

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Stirling Fringe | 22 Feb – 3 Mar 2019

[ February 22, 2019; ]
Stirling Fringe 2019
The very best of Fringe in the most beautiful setting. Chill out in the gorgeous Stirling Lawns with the hottest acts of Fringe.
Stretch out and relax on the Stirling Fringe lawns between Fringe shows with a bite to eat from local food stalls paired with delicious Adelaide Hills beer and wine from the […]

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Adelaide’s Only Giant Tube Slides | Woodhouse Activity Centre | Review

Tube Sliding Fun for Families
Adelaide’s only tube slides opened on 2 February 2019 at Woodhouse Activity Centre
What exactly is a tube slide you may be wondering? Well, think of a waterslide, but without the water. It’s set up on a hill slope in the beautiful 54 hectare grounds of the Woodhouse Activity Centre, home of […]

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Tea With a Princess | Auchendarroch House | 6 & 13 Apr 2019 – SOLD OUT

[ April 6, 2019; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. April 13, 2019; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Tea With a Princess at Auchendarroch House
Have you wondered what it would be like to visit a historic house that’s just like a real castle and meet your favourite Fairytale Princess?
***BOTH SESSIONS NOW SOLD OUT***
Once Upon A Princess will host “Tea With A Princess” at historical Auchendarroch House, inviting all Princesses and Princes to attend.  Built in the […]

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All British Day | Echunga | 10 Feb 2019

[ 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 […]

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Fringe In The Vines | Tomich Wines | 26 Jan 2019

[ January 26, 2019 to January 27, 2019. ]
Enjoy the Australia Day long weekend with ‘Fringe in the Vines’ at Tomich Wines
For the first time in Crush history, the hills will come alive with the sounds of Fringe and live Fringe performances and art will unfold all weekend!
Tomich Wines, long established as one of the family favourite destinations on the Crush Festival program, is […]

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Crush Festival | Adelaide Hills | 25-27 Jan 2019

[ January 25, 2019 to January 27, 2019. ]
Discover what’s cool about the Adelaide Hills this Crush.
Don’t miss a sensory summer weekend of stylish wines, regional produce, earthy music, art and theatre in the Adelaide Hills over the Australia Day weekend.
General entry to Crush is free. Purchase an official souvenir Spiegelau wine glass for $10 and enjoy free entry at all non-ticketed events.

To […]

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Christmas at Melba’s Chocolates | Woodside | 15-23 Dec 2018

[ December 15, 2018 to December 23, 2018. ]
Melba’s Twilight Trading is back this Christmas.
From Saturday 15 to 23 December 2018 Melba’s  doors will be open from 9am to 10pm. Melba’s Chocolates has long been an iconic destination all year round, but their Twilight Trading promises to be lots of fun with visits from Father Christmas and FREE face painting.
Father Christmas visiting times:

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Cleland Wildlife Park Butterfly Aviary | Review | Dec 2018

Cleland Wildlife Park Butterfly Aviary
Cleland Wildlife Park is now home to a butterfly aviary which will delight butterfly lovers of all ages. The new addition to the park features butterflies which are native to our local South Australian environment.
Visitors are able to move around the outside of the aviary to view the butterflies from different […]

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Lights of Lobethal Festival | 9-31 Dec 2018

[ December 9, 2018 to December 31, 2018. ]
Lights of Lobethal Christmas Festival
Lobethal lights up on Sunday 9 December 2018 until Monday 31 December 2018. The Lights of Lobethal Christmas festival has been lighting up the Lobethal Valley in the Adelaide Hills for over sixty years. Created by the community of Lobethal, the true spirit of Christmas has now evolved into the largest […]

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Womstock | Wombat Awareness Organisation Open Day | 18 Nov 2018

[ November 18, 2018; 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
Womstock – Wombat Awareness Organisation Open Day
Wombat Awareness Organisation is extremely excited to be having their very first open day.
They are celebrating and having a bit of fun by holding a Wombat Music Festival in their free range wombat sanctuary to help raise funds for a fire bunker for their special needs wombats this fire […]

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Pick Your Own Cherries | Cherry Orchards South Australia | Nov 2018 – Jan 2019

Pick your own cherries
There’s nothing that says summer more than when fresh, juicy, red, sweet, local cherries are available. When the cherry season arrives it reminds us that Christmas is near.
If you love eating lots of cherries, a fun way to get them is to pick your own. Similar to picking strawberries at Beerenberg, this […]

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Pick Your Own Strawberries | Beerenberg Farm, Hahndorf | November to April

Beerenberg Strawberry Farm
Beerenberg Farm in the Adelaide Hills dates back to 1839, when the Paech family settled at Hahndorf three years after the state of South Australia was proclaimed.  Located in Hahndorf, just 30 minutes from Adelaide’s CBD, Beerenberg is a fully family owned and operated strawberry farm which is still run by the same family today.
The current owners, […]

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Cobb’s Hill Estate Spring Celebration | 28 Oct 2018

[ October 28, 2018; 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. ]
Cobb’s Hill Estate Spring Celebration
Spring is in the air in the Adelaide Hills and it is time to celebrate!
Join Cobbs Hill Estate at their Cellar Door for their first Spring Celebration Festival.

They will be cooking up a storm with their delicious sizzling gourmet burgers. Enjoy a glass of cool climate premium wines or a craft […]

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Adelaide Hills Rally | Ultimate Motorsport Events | 21-23 Sep 2018

[ September 21, 2018 to September 23, 2018. ]
Three Days of Rallying Heaven on some of the best gravel rally roads in Australia
Being round 5 of the Australian Rally Championship and the final round of the South Australian Rally Championship, competition is going to be tense, tight, fast and furious.  The best rally teams of Australia and SA will not only be on […]

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Meadows Country Fair | 21 Oct 2018

[ October 21, 2018; ]
Meadows Country Fair 2018
On the third Sunday in October each year, the gorgeous little town of Meadows in the Adelaide Hills attracts more than 8000 visitors from far and wide and this year it’s set to be bigger and better.
With plenty to see and do, the 2018 Meadows Country Fair will be a fantastic family […]

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National Motor Museum Father’s Day Special | 2 Sep 2018

[ September 2, 2018; ]  
National Motor Museum Father’s Day Special
Celebrate Father’s Day with a trip to the National Motor Museum. Fathers and carers accompanied by a paying visitor this Father’s Day on Sunday 2 September 2018 will be admitted to the Museum free of charge.

See the Bugatti Veyron, one of the world’s fastest vehicles and the only one on […]

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Celebrate the Re-opening of Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary | 1 Sep 2018

[ September 1, 2018; ]
The Grand Re-opening of Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary
Saturday the 1st of September, the first day of Spring, is the perfect time to bring life back to Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary; a South Australian icon and National Treasure.
Purchased by Perth couple David Cobbold and Narelle MacPherson in January 2017, Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary was founded in 1969 by Dr John […]

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