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Melba’s Chocolate Factory Easter Weekend | Woodside | 30 Mar – 2 Apr 2018

[ March 30, 2018 to April 2, 2018. ]
Melba’s Easter Weekend of family fun in Woodside
Melba’s have planned a jam-packed, fun-filled four days for families, with activities for all ages. Their factory will be bursting with yummy treats and their cafe offering warm and cold drinks and sweet snacks, making Melba’s a one-stop shop for Easter fun.
Melba’s Chocolates & Confectionery is open all […]

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Nature Play SA Forest Festival | Kuitpo Forest | 18 & 19 Apr 2018

[ April 18, 2018 to April 19, 2018. ]
Nature Play SA Forest Festival | April 2018
Nature Play SA’s Forest Festival is returning to Kuitpo Forest in Autumn 2018! Celebrate the holidays with wild nature play adventures and make magical memories with family and friends.
The Nature Play Forest Festival is specially created for children aged 0 – 12 years and their families. Activities and features […]

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Hills Harmony Picnic | Gumeracha | 24 Mar 2018

[ March 24, 2018; 11:00 am; ]
Enjoy a day in the hills to celebrate cultural diversity.
The Adelaide Hills Council and local community are hosting a day of family fun at Federation Park, Gumeracha to celebrate cultural diversity.
This free, family-friendly event features live entertainment by Ebby Allotey & the Afrikeeco Band and Birdwood High School musicians. There will also be games to play and delicious […]

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Meadows 4 Day Easter Fair | 30 Mar – 2 Apr 2018

[ March 30, 2018 to April 2, 2018. ]  
The annual Meadows 4 day Easter Fair is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2018.
The Meadows 4 Day Easter Fair is a family-friendly annual event. It is a large treasure market with around 100 stalls selling a wide variety of products including locally made arts and crafts, plants, books, clothing, toys, bric-a-brac, treasures and collectables. There […]

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Fignic Picnic in the Orchard | Glen Ewin Estate | 25 Mar 2018

[ March 25, 2018; 11:00 am; ]  
Glen Ewin Estate orchard is hosting a celebration to mark the end of the fig harvest with a picnic.
The picnic will be held in the orchard and will include local produce hampers, a full bar and of course all things figs!
Enjoy live music, fig picking, food stalls, the fig shop and more.
BYO picnic rug. Bookings essential.
Entry: $79 […]

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Easter Sunday Family Fun Day | Glen Ewin Estate | 1 Apr 2018

[ April 1, 2018; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Easter Sunday Family Fun Day at Glen Ewin Estate
Celebrate Easter at Glen Ewin Estate with a day of family fun!
Glen Ewin Estate is hosting an Easter Sunday Family Fun Day on the 1 April 2018 from 10am – 4pm with FREE entry.

While there, you can indulge in Easter cocktails, food stalls, a wine bar and […]

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Mount Barker District Show | 24 March 2018

[ March 24, 2018; ]
The 146th Mount Barker District Show is bound to be an exciting event for all the family to enjoy.
There will be an exciting selection of market stalls to browse through, from homewares and jewellery, to cake pops and children’s clothes, fresh produce and plants. You are guaranteed to see some fantastic stalls, full of interesting […]

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The Festival at Basket Range | Adelaide Hills | 7 Apr 2018

[ April 7, 2018; ]
The Festival at Basket Range
Celebrate the harvest Festival at Basket Range!
Set in the midst of stunning, high-altitude, Adelaide Hills wine country, the Festival at Basket Range is a collection of wine, music and food producers celebrating the harvest together on one beautiful, bountiful, family-friendly day. Take along your picnic rug, your crew, your kiddies, your […]

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Pony in the Vines & Twilight Market | Tomich Wines | 24 Feb 2018

[ February 24, 2018; ]
Tomich Wines Pony in the Vines & Twilight Market
Pony in the Vines is set on the picturesque Tomich Vineyard lawns by the river’s edge, under the shade of trees and umbrellas.  This year they have partnered with the wonderful team at Gathered for the unique SA only local arts + crafts market, plus there will […]

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Crush: The North Shore Beach Party in the Hills | Glen Ewin Estate | 28 Jan 2018

[ January 28, 2018; 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]  

Beachside Playground in the Adelaide Hills
Channelling the larrikin spirit over the Australia Day long weekend, tonnes of sand will be transported to the picturesque Glen Ewin Estate to create a beach side playground in the Adelaide Hills as one of the premier new events on the Crush Festival program.

The highly anticipated event, The North Shore […]

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Twilight Picking at Beerenberg | Hahndorf | 15-17 Dec 2017

[ December 15, 2017 to December 17, 2017. ]

Twilight Picking at Beerenberg Farm
For the weekend of the annual Hahndorf Christmas Village and Hahndorf Christkindlmarkt (15-17 December 2017), Beerenberg will be open for late night trading and twilight picking.
Picking your own strawberries is a fabulous experience for the whole family and the tradition has been running continuously (in season) at Beerenberg since 1975.  The concept was […]

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Crush Festival | Adelaide Hills | 26-28 Jan 2018

[ January 26, 2018 to January 28, 2018. ]
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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Lights of Lobethal Festival | 10-30 Dec 2017

[ December 10, 2017 to December 30, 2017. ]
Lights of Lobethal Christmas Festival
Lobethal lights up on Sunday 10 December until Saturday 30 December 2017
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 Community Christmas […]

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Pick Your Own Cherries | Cherry Orchards South Australia | Nov 2017 to Jan 2018

[ November 1, 2017 to January 14, 2018. ]
Pick your own cherries
EDITOR’S NOTE:  As of Sunday 14 January 2018 the season is over this year for pick your own. 
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 […]

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A Long Lazy Lunch at the Lazy Ballerina | Dinglebadinga

A long, lazy lunch at the Lazy Ballerina
The name of this idyllic venue is not going to be forgotten quickly! The Lazy Ballerina really is a beautiful spot to spend a sunny afternoon with friends relaxing over a bottle of wine, nibbles and pizza.

The Lazy Ballerina is located at Dinglebadinga, opposite Kuitpo Forest and 10 […]

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Mylor Adventure Camp Open Day | Celebrating 60 years | 4 Nov 2017

[ November 4, 2017; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Mylor Adventure Camp Open Day celebrating 60 years
Mylor Adventure Camp, Baptist Care SA’s Adventure Campsite located in the Adelaide Hills, is celebrating 60 years with a free, family friendly Open Day on Saturday 4 November 2017.

Everyone is welcome to join Baptist Care SA as they celebrate the 60th Anniversary of their Mylor Adventure Camp with […]

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Mount Lofty Botanic Garden’s 40th Birthday | 5 Nov 2017

[ November 5, 2017; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Mount Lofty Botanic Garden’s 40th Birthday
Can you believe Mount Lofty Botanic Garden opened to the public for the first time 40 years ago – 5 November 1977 to be precise?

Mount Lofty Botanic Garden will celebrate the occasion with a free event and everyone is invited.

On Sunday 5 November 2017 between 12pm and 4pm you can […]

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Stirling Laneways Market | Sep 2017 – Apr 2018

[ September 24, 2017; October 22, 2017; November 26, 2017; December 17, 2017; January 28, 2018; February 25, 2018; March 25, 2018; April 22, 2018; ]
Stirling Laneways Market 2017/18 Season
Stirling Laneways in the Adelaide Hills is ‘more than a market’ – it’s a celebration of life and brings a fresh burst of colour to the picturesque streetscape,  coinciding with the monthly markets.

Follow your feet through the lanes and side-streets of Stirling to discover a convergence of artists and entertainers, pop-up […]

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Spring Fair and Produce Market | Houghton | 21 Oct 2017

[ October 21, 2017; 8:30 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Bring the family to Houghton Oval and enjoy a pleasant morning in the picturesque Adelaide Hills.
Sample some local produce, listen to local music and get to know local businesses in the Adelaide Hills at the Houghton Oval Spring Fair and Produce Market.  Great fun for the whole family, there will be plenty of fun activities […]

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Winter Reds Weekend | Adelaide Hills | 28-30 Jul 2017

[ July 28, 2017 to July 30, 2017. ]
WINTER REDS weekend in the Adelaide Hills!
Be tempted by more than 30 wineries offering sumptuous events day and night this July.
Shrug off your jacket. Shake your scarf free. Close the door against the icy wind. There’s a log fire crackling and your face starts glowing. You pour a warming glass of red and take in […]

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SteamRanger | Railway Journeys | May-Nov 2017

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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 […]

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SteamRanger Family Open Day | Mount Barker Railway Station | 28 May 2017

[ May 28, 2017; ]
SteamRanger Family Open Day
SteamRanger’s Family Open Day will be held on Sunday the 28 of May as part of South Australia’s History Festival. As usual there will be ‘Bugle Ranger’ and section car rides as well as some fantastic free kids’ activities taking place at the Mount Barker Railway Station.

This family-friendly event will feature:

$10 heritage railcar […]

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Laratinga Wetlands Bike Ride | Keith Stephenson Playground Mt Barker | Review | Apr 2017

Laratinga Wetlands Bike Ride and Keith Stephenson Playground, Mount Barker | Review
There’s no doubt Mt Barker is booming, however a visit to the Laratinga Wetlands and a ride along the bike paths winding through Mt Barker reveal this town still has a quiet side.
Heading down the South-Eastern Freeway, we took the new Bald Hills exit […]

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Hahndorf Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk | 7 May 2017

[ May 7, 2017; ]
The Hahndorf Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk is a great community event enjoyed each year by all who participate.
The Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk honours the early European settlers from Hahndorf who supplied Adelaide with fresh produce at a time when most foodstuffs had to be imported into South Australia.

The trail has been developed between Verdun and […]

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Woorabinda Reserve | Stirling | Review

Woorabinda Lake and Reserve | Review
If you’re heading to the hills and looking for somewhere to take the kids that’s close to Stirling, try a leisurely visit to Woorabinda Lake. It is tucked into the side streets of Stirling, next to the Railway line. You can walk down Ethel Street to access the Lake and […]

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