Entries are now open for the 2019 Royal Adelaide Show competitions!
From arts, crafts and cookery, to horticulture, photography and more, the Royal Adelaide Show offers you and YOUR KIDS the opportunity to show off your talents in numerous categories.
Whether you’re artistic, creative, talented or have the greatest pet in the world, the Show has a […]
Entries are now open for the 2019 Royal Adelaide Show competitions!
[ 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. […]
[ October 26, 2019 to October 27, 2019. ]
Food. FERMENT. Wine.
CheeseFest & FERMENT presents all things Cheese and all things Fermented. The match made in HEAVEN just got CHEESIER!
Australia’s biggest Cheese Festival and only Fermentation Festival has been combined into one location over two days this Spring. Celebrating the match made in heaven – Cheese and Wine – with all things fermented has never […]
[ July 12, 2019 to July 14, 2019. ]
Beer & BBQ Festival 2019
The Beer & BBQ Festival is back in Adelaide again this July for their 5th birthday.
The Beer & BBQ Festival is back for it’s 5th birthday and they have a cracker of a line-up with something for everyone. Their program is ever evolving so check back for updates via their Facebook […]
[ June 1, 2019; 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Fork of the Ages at Hart’s Mill in Port Adelaide
Fork on the Road is returning to Port Adelaide on the first weekend in June with all your favourite food trucks, craft drinks, kids entertainment, great tunes, a dance floor and some wonderful art from local Port Adelaide artists.
Kicking off from midday, head along with family […]
[ May 22, 2019; ]
Wear Orange Wednesday to support the SES
The SES is painting the town ORANGE for Wear Orange Wednesday (WOW Day) on 22 May 2019 and you can join in the fun. Get your family and friends to wear something orange to work or school to thank our SES volunteers.
WOW Day is a national campaign with a […]
[ May 18, 2019; ]
Where to find sausage sizzles and cake stalls around Adelaide
Everyone loves a good snag, particularly on voting day. Think of it as a reward for all the hard work of voting. You’ll also be supporting your local community. See the list of places below hosting a sausage sizzle on Election Day.
Adelaide & Inner City
Gilles Street […]
[ May 22, 2019; 10:30 am; ]
National Simultaneous Storytime 2019
National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) is an annual campaign that aims to encourage more young Australians to read and enjoy books.
Now in its 19th successful year, it is a colourful, vibrant, fun event that aims to promote the value of reading and literacy, using an Australian children’s book that explores age-appropriate themes, and […]
[ June 16, 2019; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Arbor Day – Community Planting Day along the River Torrens
You’re invited to bring your friends and family and get your hands dirty for Arbor Day. This free community planting event will be held along the River Torrens, at the end of Torrens Avenue in Lockleys.
The site is a long-term watercourse restoration project winding along the […]
Construction Begins for New Variety Children’s Zoo at Adelaide Zoo
It has been announced that construction for Adelaide Zoo’s exciting new Variety Children’s Zoo is now underway.
The $1.1 million project will have kids connecting to nature like never before thanks to the interactive and immersive precinct adjacent to the ever-popular Nature’s Playground. Once construction is completed, […]
[ May 25, 2019; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Opening of Oaklands Estate Reserve Upgrade
The whole community is invited for the official opening of the recently upgraded Oaklands Estate Reserve with City of Marion Mayor, Kris Hanna from 11am to 1pm on Saturday 25 May 2019.
The event is an opportunity for the community to celebrate the reserve’s $825,000 upgrade. The work completes the 12 […]
[ June 24, 2019 to June 28, 2019. ]
Red Donut Day is SIDS and Kids South Australia’s major annual fundraising campaign.
Businesses, schools and childcare centres can order limited edition Vili’s Family Bakery red iced donuts, which Vili’s will deliver to businesses, schools and childcare centres in the week commencing Monday 24 June 2019*.
SIDS and Kids South Australia sold over 26,000 donuts for Red […]
[ May 11, 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 again for visitors to pick their own Pink Lady Apples.
After the recent Pink Lady Weekend, Mahnew Orchard are hosting another Pick Your Own Pink Lady Apples event. This event will be on Saturday 11 May 2019 only, from 9am-4pm. […]
[ June 6, 2019 to June 9, 2019. ]
The Travelling Table – “Food. Life. Culture.”
The Travelling Table is a pop up migrant restaurant and workshop project that honours the long journeys that started in kitchens around the globe.
The Travelling Table is a gastronomic experience honouring and sharing the long journeys of Adelaide’s migrant communities who made a new life for their families in South […]
[ May 11, 2019; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
SA Whale Season 2019 Launch Party
Celebrate the start of the whale season at the Whale Season Launch Party held at Warland Reserve.
The 2019 Whale Season Launch Party will be held at Warland Reserve, with live music performed by local artists, along with local food, fun activities for the kids, attractions and a Marine Conservation Expo […]
[ June 10, 2019; ]
Join the fun this June Long Weekend for a Family Fun Day on the Lawns.
There will be a day of family fun on the Monday of the June long weekend on the lawns of Woodstock Wine at their Family Day featuring Peter Combe.
Lots of fun family activities including a magician, face painting, bush craft and […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ May 19, 2019; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Dolls, Bears, Toys & Collectibles Exhibition 2019
The Exhibition displays dolls from early examples to more recent ones. Also on display will be other toys, teddy bears and a large variety of collectibles.
A special exhibit for children will be the Enchanted Wood display, which features a variety of Sylvanian Family dolls in a whimsical woodland wonderland […]
[ 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 […]
[ May 19, 2019; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]
Salisbury Plays – Free Community Event
Salisbury Plays will transform Golding Oval on Sunday 19 May 2019 with free sports, games, competitions, jumping castles, face painting, live performances and local stalls.
Activities/Vendors on the day will include:
Early Steps Childcare Centre – Colouring in competition
The Friends of Dry Creek Trail – Information displays
GKR Karate Sports […]
[ May 12, 2019; ]
Mother’s Day at Adelaide Zoo
Celebrate Mother’s Day with FREE* Entry to Adelaide Zoo & Monarto Zoo
This Mother’s Day, all Mums get free* entry at Adelaide Zoo with any full price ticket purchase.
Treat Mum to mini massages near Nature’s Playground from 10.30am to 2.30pm and Haigh’s chocolates giveaways throughout the day**.
Adelaide Zoo are also hosting A […]
[ May 12, 2019; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Mother’s Day at Centennial Park
South Australia’s pre-eminent cemetery remembers mothers, grandmothers and all the special women in our lives especially on Mother’s Day.
On Sunday 12 May, Centennial Park will celebrate this special day with beautiful live music throughout the Park.
Classical instrumentalists and modern vocalists will be scattered throughout the grounds to enhance the experience of […]
[ May 10, 2019 to May 24, 2019. ]
The Nappy Collective 2019
The Nappy Collective encourages families to search out that handful of leftover, outgrown nappies we all seem to end up with and donate them to families in crisis or in need.
Over a two week period each year, families can drop off their clean, disposable nappies to their nearest collection point. The Nappy […]
[ November 9, 2019 to November 10, 2019. ]
RAAF Base Edinburgh Air Show
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.
“Defence has had a presence […]
[ May 5, 2019; ]
Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival 2019 – Adelaide’s Largest Japanese Cultural Festival
Now in its 24th year, the Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival is a celebration of the cultural and social links between the people of Japan and Australia. It is a great day for people of all ages and backgrounds to enjoy Japanese music, performances, […]
[ May 4, 2019; ]
SACWA 90th Birthday Autumn Fair
The South Australian Country Women’s Association is 90 years young this year, founded in 1929 by Mrs Mary Warnes MBE. To celebrate their 90th, SACWA will be holding a number of functions including an Autumn Fair on the 4 May in Kent Town, travelling history exhibition, State President’s tour, Gala Concert […]
[ May 8, 2019; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Playgroup on the Green at Barratt Reserve
Playgroup on the Green is a huge outdoor event with fun for everyone, featuring all your Playgroup favourites including messy play, crafts, sensory play, baby-zone and physical play.
There will be something for all ages, including a coffee van for the adults, inflatable soccer and a sausage sizzle.
One ticket required […]
[ May 12, 2019; 10:30 am; ]
South Australians are invited to share stories of their mums, grandmothers and other women of significance at a Mother’s Day service at Enfield Memorial Park in May.
To be held on the Folland Lawn at Enfield Memorial Park on Sunday 12 May 2019, the Adelaide Cemeteries Authority’s Service of Remembrance will take place from 10.30am until […]
[ May 4, 2019; 6:30 pm; ]
Roller Disco Super Hero Theme
“May the fourth be with you” at the Blackwood Community Recreation Centre on Saturday 4 May 2019.
In a galaxy far, far away, superhero’s and villains are called to action for the ultimate battle on the roller disco floor.
Dress up for your chance to win some amazing prizes. There will also be […]
[ May 4, 2019 to May 5, 2019. ]
Gumeracha Medieval Fair 2019
The twelfth annual Gumeracha Medieval Fair will be held on the 4 & 5 May in Federation Park from 10am-5pm on Saturday & 10am-4pm Sunday 2019.
Once again, there will be another two days of medieval fun and excitement. This year, the resident Oracle has forecasted mostly fair weather and the event promises […]
[ May 17, 2019; ]
National Walk Safely to School Day
National Walk Safely to School Day (WSTSD) is on Friday 17 May 2019.
Celebrating its 20th year, National Walk Safely to School Day is an annual event encouraging all primary school children, their parents and carers, to walk and commute regularly and safely to school. It is a community event seeking […]
[ May 18, 2019; ]
Get Baked Adelaide
‘Get Baked’ is a new event coming to Adelaide this May for dessert lovers.
At this market, the most decadent desserts will be all under one roof. You’ll find some of Adelaide’s best bakers and dessert food trucks. Treat yourself to monster shakes, doughnuts, macarons, cupcakes, full-sized cakes, brownies, crepes, and so much more.
[ May 4, 2019; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Family Bike Ride and Nature Play Afternoon
Enjoy the outdoors in autumn with an afternoon of nature play and a gentle family bike ride.
The Family Bike Ride includes a ride along the Sturt River Trail from Warriparringa Wetlands to Oaklands Wetland and back. It will kick off with a Kaurna Welcome to Country and cultural walk […]
Muggle Fest 2019
Witches, Wizards, Magical Creatures, and Muggles alike… A Harry Potter inspired day full of fun for all is coming to Adelaide.
Editor’s Note: As of 1 May 2019 we have not had any further details about this event, therefore, sadly it looks like it’s not happening.
With competitions for best dressed, quizzes, dark lord funk […]
Phil Cummings: Stories Behind the Books | Exhibition at the State Library of SA | 18 Apr – 21 Jul 2019
[ April 18, 2019 to July 21, 2019. ]
Phil Cummings: Stories Behind the Books
This FREE interactive exhibition takes you into the creative mind of award-winning South Australian author Phil Cummings.
From his first book, Goodness Gracious! to his latest award-winning picture book, Boy, Phil’s career spans 30 years and more than 80 publications. He continues to enchant, entertain and engage young readers today. Drawn […]
[ May 26, 2019; ]
Explore the oldest Government House in Australia on Sunday 26 May 2019
His Excellency the Governor of South Australia and Mrs Le invite you to visit the oldest Government House in Australia. This is a rare opportunity to learn about the public rooms, current workings of the house and explore the gardens, either on a guided […]
[ April 27, 2019; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
Koningsdag Festival at The Dutch Pantry 2019
The Dutch Pantry will again be hosting a Koningsdag Festival event on Saturday 27 April 2019.
Celebrate King Willem-Alexanders birthday at the Dutch Festival. Make sure to go dressed in the Netherlands National colour, orange. Experience traditional Dutch food, Dutch merchandise and Dutch music.
Koningsdag Festival, or King’s Day, is a […]
ANZAC Day Services in Adelaide – Thursday 25 April 2019
ANZAC Day is held annually on April 25 and includes commemorations right across Australia. The largest gathering in South Australia is in the city of Adelaide where a number of activities are planned throughout the day.
ANZAC Day 2019 includes the following:
Youth Vigil (ANZAC Day Eve – click […]
[ April 24, 2019; 9:30 am; ]
International Guide Dog Day Paws Parade
Guide Dogs SA/NT clients and supporters will celebrate International Guide Dog Day with their annual ‘Paws Parade’ to honour the life-changing work of Guide Dogs, Autism Assistance Dogs and Therapy Dogs for people living with disability.
Led by the SA Police Band, the colourful parade of around 300 people and dogs […]