The best spots to see trains in Adelaide – miniature trains, train rides and parks
We are lucky in Adelaide that are are plenty of spots for a fun day out for train enthusiasts, big and small. If you’re looking for train rides or where to go to see model trains then we hope this list […]
The best spots to see trains in Adelaide – miniature trains, train rides and parks
[ February 24, 2018; ]
Pink Stumps Day
Get up close and personal with every kid’s favourite truck at the Glenelg District Cricket Club Pink Stumps Day at Gliderol Stadium this Saturday from 11am. Take the whole family and enjoy lots of family fun while helping support the McGrath Foundation.
Family activities include:
Touch-a-truck from 1pm-3pm
Watch-a-match Glenelg vs. Southern District from 11am
[ April 8, 2018; ]
Rock & Roll Rendezvous is a full day event of music, dance, fashion and chrome-plated classics held at the much-loved National Motor Museum in Birdwood, South Australia.
There will be hundreds of classic and muscle cars on display along with retro bikes, plus fashion parades on stage, dance demonstrations, and live music. The event is a true […]
[ February 11, 2018; 10:30 am to 3:00 pm. ]
For those that have never been to All British Day before, it is the most Organised Display of over 800 vehicles you’ve have ever seen.
The All British Day Committee spend 3 months planning the two ovals so you can enjoy each Year, Make, Model, Era and Marque from the beginning to Modern day.
The origin of […]
The National Motor Museum has taken on-loan one of the world’s fastest and most expensive cars; a 2008 Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4.
The Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4 is an extraordinary feat of automotive engineering complete with seven gears and special run-flat tyres that cost up to $20,000 each specifically designed to handle top speeds. The Veyron can […]
The Methanol Burning Monsters are back to create havoc at the Adelaide Showground for ONE NIGHT ONLY, Saturday 10 February 2018.
Sky wheelies, side by side racing and the ever-popular Freestyle competitions are sure to challenge both man and machine in the Monster Truck Main event. There will also be an exciting line up of additional entertainment […]
[ February 4, 2018; 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Super Chevy Sunday began in 1994 and has shown South Australia and the nation that Adelaide has a strong Chevrolet following, with a record breaking 202 Chevrolet’s on display at the 20th anniversary show in 2013.
This event is always held on the 1st Sunday in February in metropolitan Adelaide.
There is a great line up of […]
[ February 25, 2018; ]
Adelaide Cruisin’ Classics, in conjunction with the British Hotel, is thrilled to again host a Show’n’Shine as part of the annual Port Rocks festival
This year entries are open to classics cars and bikes built before 1988, as well as street rods and customs.
Entry is only $5 on the day, and trophies are up for grabs […]
[ November 18, 2017; December 3, 2017; ]
SASMEE Park Miniature Train Rides at Millswood.
The South Australian Society of Model & Experimental Engineers (SASMEE) conduct miniature train rides at Millswood twice a month throughout the year. The park is run by volunteers who maintain the park and the trains. The park offers picnic tables and seating with plenty of shady trees and a […]
[ December 7, 2017 to December 10, 2017. ]
The 2017 Adelaide Motorsport Festival at Victoria Park is a celebration of Adelaide’s rich motorsport heritage.
The Adelaide Motorsport Festival is a virtual “museum-in-motion”. A four-day festival that draws upon South Australia’s rich motorsport history and celebrates and re-enacts motorsport competition of a by-gone era. Incorporating the Adelaide Rally and Victoria Park Sprint, the festival will […]
[ December 3, 2017; ]
The 39th MRASA Toy Run 2017 will be on Sunday 3rd of December
The Toy Run collects toys on behalf of the St. Vincent de Paul Society for families in need at Christmas time. The MRASA has held its annual Toy Run for the last 38 years in December.
Traditionally the running of the Toy Run event has been […]
[ November 18, 2017; 11:00 am to 2:30 pm. ]
MFS Open Day – Straight after the Credit Union Christmas Pageant!
The annual Metropolitan Fire Service Open Day will be held on Saturday, 18 November, straight after the 2017 Credit Union Christmas Pageant.
Join in for free, post-pageant family fun as the Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) opens the doors to the Adelaide Fire Station at 99 Wakefield […]
[ November 17, 2017; ]
The fascinating story of Alice Anderson and her ‘garage girls’ is on the road to Birdwood.
Anderson was Australia’s first female garage proprietor and employed an all-female staff with the ambition to turn garage work into a suitable career for women.
She opened her garage, ‘Alice Anderson’s Motor Service’ in 1919 after she purchased a […]
[ October 29, 2017; ]
A great day out for all the family, for ‘kids’ big & small.
The South Australian Aviation Museum will be holding an open day with lots of displays and fun things to see and do. There will be new displays in a New Hangar or you can climb inside and sit in the cockpit of a […]
[ October 22, 2017; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Aussie Era Salisbury Car Show
John Street in Salisbury will turn into a car gallery and Northern Adelaide’s largest car salesroom in Sunday 22 October. The car show will be celebrating the many brands of cars built in Australia over the years.
This family fun day features people’s choice judging, free entertainment. a KidsZone area, a live […]
[ October 17, 2017 to October 30, 2017. ]
Bush Mechanics: the exhibition is based on the incredibly popular ABC TV series of the same name. It shows the adoption of the motorcar as an integral part of Aboriginal life in Central Australia.
More than just a showcase of bush ingenuity, the show was a documentary-style series with strong elements of comedy, music and magical […]
[ October 13, 2017; 9:30 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Touch-A-Truck is FREE school holiday fun where kids can get up close and personal with their favourite trucks to see how they work.
Over 23 different trucks will be at this event including rubbish trucks, water trucks, fire trucks, street sweepers, excavators, bobcats, police vehicles and lots more for kids to see.
If you are looking for […]
[ September 17, 2017; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
All Ford Day SA 2017 at Bonython Park
Calling all Ford enthusiasts! The 2017 All Ford Day SA event will be held on Sunday, September 17th and will be returning to Bonython Park.
Gates open to entrants at 7:30am and then to the general public at 10am. The event will close at 4pm after the trophy ceremony.
Platform 1 Heritage Farm Railway – End of an Era for Adelaide Hills Farming Property | Closing 15 Oct 2017
[ October 12, 2017 to October 15, 2017. ]
End of an era for Adelaide Hills farming property Platform 1 Heritage Farm Railway
The end of the October 2017 School Holidays will also mark an end to popular Adelaide Hills tourist attraction, Platform 1 Heritage Farm Railway.
Platform 1, owned and operated by Glenn and Karen Liebelt of Littlehampton, has been “train lovers heaven” for families […]
[ September 24, 2017; ]
The Bay to Birdwood is an annual event for classic vehicles and will take place on Sunday 24 September 2017.
The 2017 Bay to Birdwood will see over 1500 classic vehicles travelling from Barratt Reserve at the Bay to the National Motor Museum in Birdwood. At 8:30 am the vehicles will be waved from the start […]
[ October 15, 2017; ]
To show appreciation for the wonderful Holden community, Holden are hosting the Holden Dream Cruise on Sunday 15th October 2017.
For seven decades, Holden manufacturing has been an iconic part of Australian life. They are proud of their heritage and excited for the future.
Starting in Elizabeth City Centre, a giant street parade of Australian-made Holden cars […]
[ September 3, 2017; ]
On Sunday 3 September the National Motor Museum has a special FREE ENTRY offer for dads and carers.
Why not take the opportunity to look at the much talked about, new Holden exhibition (in the first stage of development and being installed), or the new Hawker Vans display. If you want something a bit different to celebrate, […]
[ August 19, 2017; August 20, 2017; ]
Steampunk Festival ’17
Two days of fun at the National Railway Museum, Port Adelaide!
The Steampunk festival will be coming back this year on the weekend of the 19 and 20 August 2017. It includes a great fun filled mixture of antique dress up, live music, artist’s exhibitions and merchant stalls. There will also be a variety […]
[ June 24, 2017 to June 25, 2017. ]
Public Transport – The 80’s
Enjoy climbing on board five former buses used around metropolitan Adelaide during the 1980’s at the National Railway Museum located at Port Adelaide.
Go back to the 80’s with this special event at the National Railway Museum. You can ride the old Redhen railcars for $3 per adult, inspect historic motor vehicles […]
[ June 11, 2017; ]
The count down is on for the 2017 SA Truck and Ute Show.
2017 will be bigger and better than ever with free entertainment, free face-painting, a jumping castle for the kids, lots of food and trading tables, there will be something for everyone. With entry being $5 per person, this a great day out for the family.