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Ghost Mushroom Lane | Now Open
The 2019 Ghost Mushroom season has started at Ghost Mushroom Lane in Glencoe.
ForestrySA is pleased to offer you the chance to experience the brilliant glow first hand – free of charge! The Ghost Mushroom (Omphalotus nidiformis) is a bioluminescent fungus that emits a soft green glow at night. […]
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[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ May 1, 2019 to May 31, 2019. ]
Para Wirra Conservation Park – National Parks SA Park of the Month – May 2019
Celebrate Para Wirra Conservation Park this May.
Located less than one hours’ drive from Adelaide, this park is the perfect destination for a day trip or weekend getaway. It’s popular with groups of families and friends who enjoy the park’s wildlife, picnicking, […]
[ May 9, 2019 to May 16, 2019. May 22, 2019; ]
Sight the International Space Station Over Adelaide
Watch the International Space Station pass overhead from our very own Adelaide!
The space station is the third brightest object in the sky and easy to spot if you know when to look up. Visible to the naked eye, it looks like a fast-moving plane only much higher and travelling […]
[ 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. […]
[ 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 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 […]
[ April 27, 2019; April 28, 2019; ]
Dirty Weekend 2019
An epic adventure and fun along South Australia’s finest MTB trails.
Dirty Weekend is South Australia’s only 24-hour mountain bike challenge, held at the Cudlee Creek Forest. There are 6 hour, 12 hour and 24 hour options to suit everyone. There is a 12 hour and 6 hour Youth Team category for riders aged […]
[ 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 […]
[ April 14, 2019; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Supported by Holdup for National Youth Week, enjoy a day at the Pump Track, Brighton.
Get down to Pump ‘n’ Jump. There will be a fun day of pumpin’, pump track demonstrations, food, music, arts and cultural activities at Pump Track at Brighton on Sunday 14 April 2019 from 11am – 3pm. Open to all ages.
[ 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® […]
[ April 14, 2019; ]
An Expo to Celebrate the Start of the South Australian Bushwalking Season.
With the arrival of cooler autumn weather, hiking is an ideal outdoor activity. South Australia’s bushwalking clubs and Walking SA are coming together to celebrate the occasion with a unique day in Belair National Park.
Expo of walking tours, walking destinations, outdoor retailers, walking […]
Matthew Street Reserve Fairy Houses
Matthew Street Reserve in O’Halloran Hill has some mysterious new residents.
Tiny fairy houses appeared earlier this year in February, thanks to the crafty members of the Trott Park Men’s Shed. Have a short adventure to find the fairy village and imagine what the magical fairies are up to.
Hint: the fairy village […]
Knightsbridge Reserve Leabrook Playground Review
Review by Susannah Marks
If you’re looking for a toddler-friendly playground in eastern Adelaide then add Knightsbridge Reserve to your list.
Set in the quiet residential streets of Leabrook, Knightsbridge Reserve is shady and tranquil and a charming, low-key destination for little people. While it’s not overly fancy or new, it has good […]
Point Turton Nature Playspace & Bike Track
After works throughout 2017 and 2018, the upgraded Point Turton Nature Playspace is now open.
The Point Turton Progress Association Playground Committee approached the Yorke Peninsula Council in mid-2016 regarding an upgrade/redevelopment of the Point Turton Playground to incorporate natural playspaces and create a playground that is different to all […]
Jubilee Way Reserve Completed Upgrade
Exciting new equipment, plus a new toilet, shelter and barbecue have been installed at Wynn Vale Jubilee Way Reserve.
The upgrade is thanks to a $150,000 from the Government of South Australia. Jubilee Reserve is a popular, well-used community area adjacent to the Jubilee Community Centre. This beautiful green space aligned with trees leading […]
[ April 20, 2019 to April 22, 2019. ]
Easter 2019 Open Garden – Sophie’s Patch
The Easter tradition continues at Sophie’s Patch Open Garden.
Easter at Sophie’s Patch has become a tradition thousands of South Australians, and many interstate visitors have come to enjoy. 2019 will be no different and will have a few surprises. The initiative supports the Rotary Club of Mt Barker and […]
[ April 14, 2019; 9:00 am to 11:30 am. ]
Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary Clean Up.
Sea Shepherd cleaned up this area and was devastated by the thousands of pieces of trash that were removed, so they knew they had to return soon.
You can join in with the next round to protect our birds and dolphins whilst enjoying the Marine Park.
Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Campaign and the […]
[ May 12, 2019; ]
Mother’s Day Classic
Make Mother’s Day mean more and help the 50 women diagnosed with breast cancer every day in Australia. Donate, fundraise, walk or run in the 2019 Mother’s Day Classic.
The event this year includes the 4.5km run, 4.5km walk, 7.4km run and 7.4km walk. There will also be plenty of free activities and entertainment […]
[ April 6, 2019 to April 7, 2019. ]
Adelaide Heirloom Weekend – Adelaide Botanic Garden
The Adelaide Heirloom Weekend returns for its 4th year
Hosted by the Diggers Club and Friends of the Botanic Gardens on 6 and 7 April 2019, Heirloom Weekend is a celebration of heirloom vegetables and gardening.
Enjoy a huge range of free activities, including gardening and cooking workshops at The Diggers […]
Top Family Adventures in the City of Adelaide
If your family loves adventure, there are plenty of places in the city which can cater for the people in your life that love to explore and stay on the move. Whether you are walking, riding or simply hopping around the city, here are some great places where […]
[ April 14, 2019; 2:00 pm; ]
Free Live Music at Mount Lofty Botanic Garden
Visitors to the Mount Lofty Botanic Garden can enjoy a lazy Sunday afternoon with friends and family listening to live music on Sunday 14 April.
Listen to the renowned SA Police Band’s ‘Big Band’ perform classics and hits that are perfect for a relaxing afternoon.
Make the most of your weekend […]
[ April 16, 2019 to April 17, 2019. ]
Nature Play SA Forest Festival 2019
Grab your picnic blankets and beanies, Nature Play SA are bringing you an unforgettable family festival in the majestic Kuitpo Forest.
Enjoy two days of nature play, celebrate the school holidays and set the scene for wild Autumn adventures and memory-making with family and friends.
Located in the grassy clearings and forest […]
[ May 15, 2019; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
World Orienteering Day Special Evening Event
A great introductory for families and friends looking to get more active with an element of fun.
Short courses that will have you exploring the beautiful surroundings of Belair National Park into the evening, go along and see what orienteering is all about in a very relaxed, friendly atmosphere.
If you have […]
[ March 16, 2019; ]
Star Gazing at Mylor Oval – Adelaide Hills Science Hub
After a sold out session last October, the Adelaide Hills Science Hub are once again travelling from the moon to the edge of the universe.
Take along a picnic rug, watch the sunset and view the night sky through powerful computerised telescopes. There will be 2 sessions for […]
[ March 3, 2019; ]
Clean Up Australia Day – Sunday 3 March 2019
Change starts with you.
Australia has one of the best natural landscapes in the world.
From our pristine beaches, ancient forests and flourishing sealife, we have some of the most unique flora and fauna. But the rubbish we create through mass consumption is choking our streets, beaches, parks, bushland and […]
[ April 5, 2019; 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm. April 7, 2019; 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ]
Glenthorne National Park Open Days
A new national park is being created in Adelaide’s southern suburbs and you can help to shape its future.
The creation of Glenthorne National Park will see coordinated park planning and management across several important parcels of land. This will include Glenthorne Farm, O’Halloran Hill Recreation Park, Marino Conservation Park, Hallett Cove […]
[ March 9, 2019; 9:00 am; ]
Henley Beach Clean Up
Being part of a passionate team who wants to make a difference is a great way to help #StemtheTide of plastic pollution.
Right now cleaning the beaches is the only tool we have to keep marine life safe and us too. So join the Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Teams to protect the oceans […]
[ February 19, 2019; February 21, 2019; February 25, 2019; February 28, 2019; March 5, 2019; March 7, 2019; March 12, 2019; March 14, 2019; March 19, 2019; March 21, 2019; March 26, 2019; March 28, 2019; April 2, 2019; April 4, 2019; April 9, 2019; April 11, 2019; April 16, 2019; April 18, 2019; April 23, 2019; April 25, 2019; ]
Marion Outdoor Pool Play Dates
Marion Outdoor Pool’s Play Dates are an opportunity to catch up and play safely around the pool during the warmer months with $8 entry for 1 adult & 2 children plus a free coffee.
This offer is available during the school term in the warmer months on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am […]
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 […]
[ February 2, 2019; ]
Woodhouse Activity Centre Tube Slides Opening 2 February 2019
Woodhouse Activity Centre is just 20 minutes from the city up the freeway and there you will find Woodhouse, set on 54 hectares of land which is open to the public for day visits.
In preparation for the Scouts 25th Australian Scouts Jamboree held in January (AJ2019), Woodhouse […]
Swing into action with Mega Adventure’s thrilling new addition!
Mega Adventure at West Beach has launched a brand new attraction this month – a Giant Swing. Combining the thrill of swinging fast and high through the air with gorgeous ocean views, this activity is sure to get the adrenaline racing.
Wearing the same harness required to participate […]
[ January 24, 2019; January 25, 2019; January 27, 2019; February 1, 2019; February 2, 2019; February 8, 2019; February 15, 2019; February 22, 2019; ]
Mt Barker Outdoor Cinema Summer Season 2018/19
Enjoy a unique movie-going-experience on the lawns of Auchendarroch House.
You’ll need a deckchair or a picnic rug, bring friends and family and wear clothing to match whatever the weather may bring. With beanbags for hire, licensed bar and a range of takeaway and hot food available, make the most […]
[ January 4, 2019 to February 24, 2019. ]
SkyLine Ferris Wheel at Glenelg
The new attraction at the Bay this summer has had it’s season extended until 24 February and you can now book tickets online.
Mix102.3 has partnered with Skyline Attractions to present a Giant Ferris Wheel right in front of the Jetty near Moseley Square, Glenelg. The Ferris Wheel features Mix102.3 branding that lights […]
[ January 5, 2019; January 9, 2019; January 12, 2019; January 16, 2019; January 19, 2019; January 23, 2019; January 26, 2019; February 2, 2019; 11:00 pm; 11:00 pm; 11:00 pm; February 9, 2019; 11:00 pm; 11:00 pm; 11:00 pm; ]
The City of West Torrens Summer Festival 2019
The City of West Torrens presents outdoor cinemas, bands, food trucks and children’s entertainment during January and February 2019.
Summer Festival draws hundreds of people to West Torrens each year. Lawns are transformed by a sea of deck chairs, picnic rugs and cushions as people take advantage of the […]
[ December 6, 2018; 5:00 pm; December 20, 2018; 5:00 pm; ]
Oaklands Skate Park Free Concrete Sessions
Go to Oaklands Skate Park on Thursday 6 & Thursday 20 December 2018 from 5pm for a free skate/BMX session with Lighthouse Youth Projects.
Each session will include FREE skate and BMX workshops, BBQ lunch, Mojo beverages on tap, DK bikes and POC helmets to borrow and plenty of giveaways from […]
[ December 9, 2018; 11:00 am; ]
MRASA Motorcycle Toy Run
The 40th MRASA Toy Run will be held on Sunday 9 December 2018.
Each year in December thousands of motorbike riders across Adelaide get together and ride from the city to the Adelaide Hills, carrying toys they are donating. The Toy Run collects toys on behalf of the St. Vincent de Paul Society […]
Saving Santa Movie on the Norwood Oval *CANCELLED*
Unfortunately, due to the forecast weather conditions, the Council has reluctantly decided to CANCEL the Movie on the Oval event, scheduled for Saturday 15 December 2018 at the Norwood Oval. They appreciate your support of this event, and look forward to your attendance at the 2019 Movie on the […]
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 […]