[ April 1, 2017; April 2, 2017; ]
Royal Adelaide Autumn Horse Show
The Royal Adelaide Autumn Horse Show is one of the premier horse events on the South Australian calendar!
Encompassing led and ridden classes, as well as performance and handler events, the Royal Adelaide Autumn Horse Show will feature a variety of different breeds, including Australian Stock Horses, Clydesdale, Miniature Ponies and this […]
[ April 1, 2017; April 2, 2017; ]
[ April 28, 2017 to April 30, 2017. ]
Adelaide Animal Expo
See, Touch & Cuddle 100s of Animals at the Animal Expo. It’s a great day out for all the family!
South Australia’s largest animal expo is packed with hundreds of cute, cuddly and unusual animals plus pet supplies, expert advice and entertainment. Learn how to care for your pets with expert advice from Dr […]
[ March 11, 2017; 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. ]
The 104th Tanunda Show
The Tanunda show is where Barossans meet to show and share the best of their region.
The 104th Tanunda show will held on Saturday 11 March 2017 and events commence at 8.30am. Attractions include side shows and amusements, animal nursery, gum boot throwing competition, live entertainment, SA hand-milking competition, market stalls, log chopping […]
[ February 25, 2017; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
120th Angaston Show
Go along and be part of the Angaston Country Show
The 2017 Angaston Show will feature some old fashioned fun and activities and celebrate 120 years of Country Shows.
There’ll be food and entertainment all day, and horses in action from 2pm Friday to 2pm Sunday. Enjoy lots of free attractions for the children and young at […]
A to Zoo
Come and join Adelaide Zoo for the second term of ‘A to Zoo’, the newest zoo learning program specifically designed for toddlers and pre-schoolers.
‘A to Zoo’ is a fun, activity-based learning program, designed to engage, encourage and inspire your child and introduce them to many animals through storytelling, craft, movement and music.
In each of […]
[ January 28, 2017; January 29, 2017; ]
Pony In The Vines
Come celebrate Adelaide Hills Wine Region’s CRUSH 2017 in style at Tomich Wines!
Set on the picturesque Tomich Vineyard lawns by the river’s edge, under the shade of tents and umbrellas, the Pony in the Vines event will have something on offer to please everyone in the family!
This year they’ve partnered with Locavore […]
[ February 5, 2017; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Adopt don’t shop! Make adoption the first choice for South Australian rescue pets!
Local pet rescue organisations will visit PETstock stores across Adelaide on Sunday 5 February 2017 between 10am-2pm to raise awareness of pet adoption as part of National Pet Adoption Day.
PETstock is urging the community to come into a store on Sunday 5 February […]
Deadly 60 fans flocked to Her Majesty’s Theatre to see Steve Backshall regale audiences with an intimate insight into the filming of his hit TV show Deadly 60 Pole to Pole.
Every so often a TV show comes around that the whole family *love* to sit down and watch together. In our house there’s never any […]
[ January 21, 2017 11:00 am to January 22, 2017 5:30 am. ]
The Compass Cup – Australia’s only cow race
The Compass Cup is one of those wacky Australian events that shows our warped sense of humour.
Back in 1973, the local rural youth were looking at ways of making money for the local community, and having fun at the same time. Someone came up with the idea that […]
[ December 26, 2016 to February 5, 2017. ]
Editor’s Note: Due to popular demand Dinosaurs Alive! was extended until 5 February 2017.
These summer holidays you can travel back in time to see dinosaurs roaming around Adelaide Zoo. If like us you saw the dinosaurs last time they visited three years ago, you might be interested in whether they are the same or not. While […]
[ December 26, 2016 to February 5, 2017. ]
Dinosaurs Alive! at Adelaide Zoo. Extended until Sunday 5 February 2017!
Come and see them before they go extinct… again!
Back by popular demand, the dinosaurs will be roaring into the zoo. Dinosaurs Alive will give budding paleontologists the opportunity to walk alongside seven life-size and life-like roaring, snarling and moving animatronic dinosaurs.
It’s an event 65 million years […]
[ January 6, 2017; 9:30 am; 6:00 pm; January 7, 2017; 5:00 pm; January 8, 2017; 10:00 am; 5:00 pm; ]
Oklahoma at Four Oaks Farm
Oklahoma as you have never seen it before!
Set in the beautiful Adelaide Hills at Four Oaks Farm, Emma Knights Productions are bringing this beloved classic to life with a real windmill, a real surrey, live horses and a country fair to boot! Come along and totally immerse yourselves in this unique family friendly experience.
Become the face of Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Zoo | Zoos SA’s Zooperstar competition | 25 Nov – 25 Dec 2016
[ November 25, 2016 to December 25, 2016. ]
Zoos SA’s Zooperstar Competition: Become the face of Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Zoo
Calling all little animal lovers!
Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Zoo are on the prowl for the new face of Zoos SA. Visit Adelaide or Monarto Zoo and your little monkey could become their first Zooper-star!
The winner of the Zooperstar competition will become the face of Zoos SA and […]
[ November 25, 2016; December 2, 2016; December 9, 2016; January 13, 2017; January 27, 2017; February 10, 2017; February 24, 2017; March 10, 2017; March 24, 2017; April 7, 2017; April 28, 2017; ]
Cleland Night Walks
Night Walks are back at Cleland Wildlife Park this summer!
See what wakes up when the sun goes down, and explore the world of Australia’s nocturnal animals. Join their experienced guides for a night time tour of Cleland. You’ll get up close to potoroos, bettongs and bandicoots as they forage for food. Hear the […]
[ November 19, 2016; 12:00 pm; ]
Greyhound Adoption Day
Join Greyhound Adoption SA at their Greyhound Adoption Day to learn more about Greyhound Adoption SA and maybe meet your new best friend!
You’re welcome to bring your own dogs to see how they all get along if you’re keen to adopt on the day. The team of staff and volunteers will be on hand to answer […]
[ October 29, 2016; 8:30 am; ]
Cleland Wildlife Park is a bit wild – your help is needed to tame it!
Put your green thumbs to good use at the Cleland Blitz. Cleland Wildlife Park’s scaly, furry and feathered friends love meeting new people but hate cleaning up after themselves – help keep their park beautiful. The giant working bee will be a […]
[ October 30, 2016; 10:00 am; ]
Adelaide Shorebirds Festival Sunday 30 October 2016
Celebrate the arrival of thousands of migratory shorebirds to the Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary by going along to the second annual Adelaide Shorebirds Festival this October.
The festival welcomes back shorebirds that travel thousands of kilometres across the world to Adelaide’s northern beaches each spring.
Learn about these international migratory birds, […]
[ October 21, 2016; 10:00 am; ]
Join Playgroup SA’s Annual Event… Playgroup at the Zoo.
Enjoy a day full of FUN and learning for the whole family.
Mr Oopy – Mr Oopy’s children’s show is interactive, fun, friendly, energetic and a little bit silly. For children aged 2-6 years. Mr Oopy children’s show offers a unique educational and high energy experience that incorporates […]
[ October 14, 2016; 5:30 pm; ]
Tom Rehn from Nine News is running in the New York Marathon for Little Heroes and needs to raise some serious money.
Join Tom at the Adelaide Zoo on Friday October 14 and experience the Zoo at twilight. It will be closed to the general public and you’ll get to experience the Zoo like you never […]
[ September 18, 2016; ]
A fun day of family activities
Come and enjoy a day of play in the wild at Para Wirra Conservation Park. Para Wirra is a beautiful and iconic South Australian bushland wonderland. Discover nature play and join the rangers for loads of activities and free guided tours.
There will be:
Local food and beverages
[ October 8, 2016; 12:00 am; ]
Join in the fun at this free family event!
Come along to the Cobbler Creek Bioblitz on Saturday 8 October 2016. There will be organised talks and walks to observe, record and learn about the local wildlife. You might discover a brown falcon, a vanilla-lily or a chocolate wattle bat. Come for an hour, or stay for the […]
[ September 28, 2016; 12:00 am; ]
Have you been thinking of getting a dog?
Come along to this free seminar and have some common questions answered, including:
Should you buy a puppy?
What about adoption from a shelter?
Is it safe to buy a dog from an advertisement?
Are pet shop puppies okay?
When is the right time to get the kids […]
[ September 4, 2016; ]
FREE Adelaide Zoo entry for dads this Fathers Day
To celebrate Father’s Day, dads can go FREE* to the Adelaide Zoo or Monarto Zoo on Sunday, September 4!
To take up this offer, simply present your token found in The Advertiser or Sunday Mail on Saturday 3 September 2016 or Sunday 4 September 2016. It’s a fantastic way […]
[ October 28, 2016; 4:00 pm; ]
Boo at the Zoo Friday 28 October 2016
Go along to Adelaide Zoo if you dare for a Halloween scare! Adelaide Zoo’s spook-tacularly popular Halloween celebration is back and bigger than ever – it’s an event not to be missed! Calling all ghosts, ghouls and goblins for a night of spook-tacular delight. Take the family along to experience the zoo after hours […]
[ August 28, 2016; ]
Westpac Teddy Bears Picnic, Adelaide Zoo
If you go down to Adelaide Zoo Sunday 28 August 2016, you’re sure of a big surprise. For every bear that ever was, will gather at Adelaide Zoo for certain because, Sunday is the day the teddy bears have their picnic! Grab your favourite teddy bear and your picnic blanket […]