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SA Variety Bash | Adelaide to Port Lincoln | 11-18 Aug 2018

[ August 11, 2018 to August 18, 2018. ]
SA Variety Bash 2018 – Adelaide to Port Lincoln
2018 celebrates the 30th anniversary of the SA Bash, departing from Adelaide on Saturday 11 August 2018 and finishing eight days later on 18 August 2018 in Port Lincoln.
The Variety Bash was created in 1985 by adventurer Dick Smith when he took a group of friends for a […]

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Fat Tyre Festival | Melrose | 8-10 Jun 2018

[ June 8, 2018 to June 10, 2018. ]
Fat Tyre Festival 2018
The Melrose Fat Tyre Festival is all about bringing the family to the gateway of the Flinders Ranges for four days of mountain biking, food, music and entertainment, all enjoyed in the fresh air and under the gaze of the beautiful Mt Remarkable.
Each year mountain bike devotees flock to this annual family […]

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Road Trip | Adelaide to Melbourne via the Great Ocean Road | Review

Road trip from Adelaide to Melbourne via the Great Ocean Road
The trip from Adelaide to Melbourne takes around 8 hours if you go the inland route. Or you can take the scenic route via the Great Ocean Road – it’ll take you a lot longer and you’ll probably want to break the trip up by staying […]

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Big Bad Wolf | Windmill Theatre Co | 7-21 Nov 2018

Big Bad Wolf presented by Windmill Theatre Co
He’s the most misunderstood character in fairytale history. Put simply he has no friends. But then he does have incredibly sharp teeth, yellow eyes and his own ideas about personal hygiene, and he is the infamous Big Bad Wolf after all. No one likes him.
Luckily one girl is […]

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I Choose SA Farmers’ Market Weekend | 24 & 25 Feb 2018

[ February 24, 2018 to February 25, 2018. ]
I Choose SA Farmers’ Market Weekend in South Australia
The I Choose SA Farmers’ Market Weekend is back again on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 February.
SA produce is some of the best in the world, and when you choose SA you’re supporting everyone who puts their time into making and growing these products locally. The SA […]

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Netafim Waikerie Australia Day Event | 27 Jan 2018

[ January 27, 2018; 6:00 pm; ]
Don’t miss all the action at the 2018 Netafim Waikerie Australia Day Event
2018 is set to be a huge year for this event with motocross riders from Factory fmx performing jumps and flips for the crowd, including Fast and the Furious stunt rider Luke McNeill who will headline the main performance.
Enjoy a great family night […]

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Loxton Playground

Loxton Pioneer Playground | Riverland, South Australia | Review

Loxton Pioneer Playground – Riverland, South Australia
Playground Review
If you are in the Riverland, it’s worth making a stop at one of the best playgrounds in South Australia. In the little town of Loxton on the Murray River, you’ll find this gem – the Loxton Pioneer Playground, which was opened in February 2015.  It’s full of […]

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Loxton Lights Festival | 25 Nov – 31 Dec 2017

[ November 25, 2017 6:00 pm to December 31, 2017 6:00 pm. ]

Loxton Lights Festival 2017
Loxton shines during this joyous festival with thousands of twinkling fairy lights, bright colourful banners, sparkling garlands and tinsel to create a magic spectacle. An enormous Christmas tree dazzles in the heart of town and from there, large clusters of residential streets feature homes adorned with over 350 illuminated Christmas scenes, paintings […]

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Grug and the Rainbow | Presented by Windmill Theatre | 25 Oct – 10 Nov 2017

[ November 10, 2017; 10:00 am; 12:30 pm; ]
Grug and the Rainbow – more stories based on the much loved picture book character created by Ted Prior.
From Broadway to Burnie, Brisbane Festival to the beach at Warrnambool, Grug and the gang have gone far and wide in 2017.

Now after two months on the road across Tasmania, Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria, Grug […]

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Keith Playground | Family Road Trip Stop When Driving Between Adelaide and Melbourne | Review

The Adelaide to Melbourne drive is a long one with around eight hours of driving. However if you break it up with a few fun stops it’s actually a pretty good road trip for families.
One of the favourite stops along the way is the Keith Playground. The reason why? It’s because of this classic metal […]

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New Waterpark | Discovery Parks – Lake Bonney | Summer 2017

A new waterpark is set to be built at Discovery Parks at Lake Bonney in Barmera, South Australia
With it set to be a glorious summer in South Australia, families will be excited to hear that there’s a new waterpark in town! Thanks to Adelaide-based Discovery Parks, locals and travellers alike can now look forward to […]

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START on Tour | Port Augusta & Roxby Downs | 14 & 16 Sept 2017

[ September 14, 2017; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. September 16, 2017; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
START on Tour – Port Augusta & Roxby Downs
The Art Gallery of South Australia’s popular program for children and families, START at the Gallery, hits the road heading to Port Augusta and Roxby Downs as part of TARNANTHI: Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art.

Suitable for kids aged 3 to 12 years, the […]

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Dirt Wars Survivor | Barmera | 3 Sep 2017

[ September 3, 2017; ]
Dirt Wars Survivor Obstacle Course
Dirt Wars Survivor at the Loveday 4×4 Adventure Park near Barmera in South Australia on Sunday, 3 September 2017 is an event designed for those who want to get fit and be physically challenged.

This is a challenging circuit through a 9km obstacle course with over 100 obstacles, which focuses on fun, […]

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Mount Remarkable | Nature Play SA Park of the Month | Jun 2017

[ June 10, 2017 to June 12, 2017. ]
Mount Remarkable – Nature Play Park of the Month June 2017
Nature Play SA and National Parks SA have joined together to provide a range of fun & free events to be held at various locations within the magnificent Mt Remarkable National Park throughout the month of June. Whether you are camping or live locally, come […]

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Waikerie Santa’s Cave | Nov – Dec 2017

The community of Waikerie created Santa’s Cave in 1996 to celebrate the spirit of Christmas.
The Waikerie Institute every year is transformed into a wonderland full of colourful Christmas displays, thousands of fairy lights, Christmas trees, the Nativity and lots of baubles that sparkle and shine.
Santa officially takes up residence in the Cave after the Waikerie […]

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Penola & Coonawarra Arts Festival | 18-21 May 2017

[ May 18, 2017 to May 21, 2017. ]
The award winning Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival will be celebrating it’s 26th year in 2017.
The Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival is made up of live performances, workshops, competitions, exhibitions, family art activities, Coonawarra wineries and local food producers.  2017 will see the festival attract major events and exhibitions appealing to a broad audience making it one […]

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Wateroo floating pontoon at Wallaroo | Copper Coast’s latest free water attraction

Wateroo is the Copper Coast’s latest FREE attraction, officially opened on 3 April 2017. It’s a huge floating pontoon area within the safety of shark proof netting.
The facility is made of two parts; the pontoon and the attenuators.
The attenuators (the 3 large black pipes) hold the nets and create a large safe swimming area. The […]

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Guido van Helten Coonalpyn silo artwork

Coonalpyn Silos Art – breathing life into a South Australian country town

Photo by Guido van Helten
Coonalpyn is now the home of a huge 30 metre artwork by internationally acclaimed street artist Guido van Helten.
The Viterra grain silos are fast becoming one of the most photographed artworks in Australia with many of the thousands of travellers on the Dukes Highway stopping their cars to take a look […]

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BlenheimFest Music & Camping Festival | Watervale | 13 – 14 Apr 2017

[ April 13, 2017; 3:00 pm; April 14, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
BlenheimFest 2017
Hillside camping in the heart of the Clare Valley, amidst rolling hills, luscious vineyards and drystone walls…..the warm setting sun, plenty of cold beer….all in the shadow of a lovingly restored, 150 year old bluestone building!
What could possibly make this sound any better… if you were thinking 20+ amazing international, interstate and local SA […]

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Afternoon Delights at Shottesbrooke | 16 Apr 2017

[ April 16, 2017; 11:00 am; ]
Afternoon delights at Shootesbrooke
Want live music? Want food trucks? Want wine? Want something fun to do on Easter Sunday?
A little bit of Easter magic – Afternoon Delights – is back in McLaren Vale over the long weekend!
Be entertained by local folk and roots twosome, The Timbers Duo. Iconic Adelaide food trucks Feisty Filomena and Delectaballs will […]

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Macclesfield Gravity Festival | 8 & 9 Apr 2017

[ April 8, 2017 to April 9, 2017. ]
Macclesfield Gravity Festival
Testing the Gravity in Macclesfield with a gravity-powered go-kart race

There have been reports of strange, unexplainable things occurring around Macclesfield recently.Newly erected shelves falling down, washing falling from clothes lines, bathroom scales refusing to show weight loss. On Saturday night a person even stepped from a local pub and mysteriously fell to the […]

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The Races Family Days

The Races SA Family Days | There’s nothing like a day at the races | Dec 2016 – Jan 2017

[ December 4, 2016; December 11, 2016; December 18, 2016; December 26, 2016; January 2, 2017; January 4, 2017; January 22, 2017; January 28, 2017; ]  
The Races SA Family Days 2016
There’s nothing like a day at the races
This summer enjoy some family-friendly races at locations around Adelaide and South Australia from Kangaroo Island to Mount Gambier, Morphettville to Murray Bridge.
Murray Bridge Christmas Cup | Sunday 4 December 2016

It’s one of the biggest Family Days in the state with kids’ rides, face […]

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Loxton Light Up Day

Loxton Light Up Day | 26 Nov 2016

[ November 26, 2016; ]
Loxton Light Up Day
Free to the community, this iconic event brings together families and friends to enjoy a whole day of entertainment, music, markets, shopping, food and the most fun your children will have outside of opening their presents on Christmas morning!
Loxton Light Up Day is renowned for its incredible fireworks spectacular at 9pm on […]

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Loxton Lights Festival

Loxton Lights Festival | 26 Nov-31 Dec 2016

[ November 26, 2016 to December 31, 2016. ]
Loxton Lights Festival
Loxton shines during this joyous festival with thousands of twinkling fairy lights, bright colourful banners, sparkling garlands and tinsel to create a magic spectacle. An enormous Christmas tree dazzles in the heart of town and from there, large clusters of residential streets feature homes adorned with over 350 illuminated Christmas scenes, paintings and […]

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Why we love living in South Australia

Top 5 Reasons Why South Australia is Great for Families | Why we love living in Adelaide

Top five reasons why South Australia is great for families and why we love living in Adelaide
The Lonely Planet has just named South Australia the 5th best region in the world to visit in their 2017 Best in Travel top 10 list.
Here at Play & Go we’re not surprised – we may be biased but we think Adelaide […]

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