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Touch-A-Truck | Marion | 14 Apr 2019

[ April 16, 2019; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]

Touch-a-Truck presented by City of Marion
Touch-a-Truck will bring more than 30 powerful vehicles to Marion Sports and Community Club oval from 9am to 12 midday on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 (during the school holidays).

This free school holiday event will see kids (and adults!) of all ages find out about the wonderful world of trucks by […]

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Dream Ride Australia | Glenelg | 7 Apr 2019

[ April 7, 2019; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Dream Ride Australia 2019
The Dream Ride Experience is more than just an event; it is a movement of making dreams come true.
The Dream Ride Experience is a day showcasing cars and family fun, all benefiting a worthy cause. The day honours men, women and children living with intellectual disabilities in our communities, and highlights their […]

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Antonov Plane at Adelaide Airport | One of the World’s Biggest Aircraft | 15-21 Mar 2019

[ March 15, 2019 to March 21, 2019. ]
See the Antonov Aeroplane at the Adelaide Airport
The impressive Antonov Plane touches down in Adelaide for a short window of time, so if you have a small (or big) kid in the family who loves all things that fly, make sure you take the time to visit the Adelaide Airport to see this aeronautic wonder.
The […]

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Touch a Truck | Noarlunga | 26 Apr 2019

[ April 26, 2019; ]
Truck-loads of fun at Touch a Truck in Noarlunga
Trucks in action are impressive. Their size, the loud noises they make and what they can do, move and build sparks the curiosity of kids of all ages. Children will have the opportunity to get a close-up look at a range of trucks at the City of Onkaparinga’s […]

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Take a Free Ride on the Driverless Vehicle at Glenelg | Jan-Jul 2019

Take a Free Ride on the Driverless Vehicle at Glenelg
The City of Holdfast Bay at Glenelg is playing host to the world’s first integrated driverless technology trial. Matilda is a portable, connected transit hub that is equipped with the latest smart technologies and provides autonomous shuttle transportation.
This trial is the future potential link with established […]

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Adelaide Chrysler Festival | Hart’s Mill | 22 – 24 Feb 2019

[ February 22, 2019 to February 24, 2019. ]
Adelaide Chrysler Festival 2019
The Adelaide Chrysler Festival is an annual show and shine held in Adelaide, the spiritual home of Chrysler in Australia. This year’s show will be held in and around the historic and picturesque Hart’s Mill Precinct at the Port Adelaide wharves. Entry is FREE for spectators and vehicle entrants.
The 2019 Adelaide Chrysler […]

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Port Rocks Classic Car And Bike Show’n’Shine | 24 Feb 2019

[ February 24, 2019; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Port Rocks Classic Car And Bike Show’n’Shine
Adelaide Cruisin’ Classics, in conjunction with the British Hotel, is again hosting a Show’n’Shine as part of the annual Port Rocks festival.
Free entertainment will be provided in the British Hotel with DJ Jess Mallia spinning the tunes during the day, and the LIncolns will be playing later in the […]

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Superloop Adelaide 500 | 28 Feb – 3 Mar 2019

[ February 28, 2019 to March 3, 2019. ]
Superloop Adelaide 500
The Adelaide 500 is Australia’s largest domestic motorsport event and widely regarded as one of the best touring car races in the world.
Adelaide’s pedigree for hosting world-class motorsport is unrivaled in Australia.  Once home of the FIA Formula One World Championship’s Australian Grand Prix, pro motorsport returned to Adelaide in 1999 with the […]

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All British Day | Echunga | 10 Feb 2019

[ February 10, 2019; ]
All British Day 2019
The All British Day is an annual display day and picnic for enthusiastic club members to meet and show off their British motor vehicles. It is held in the beautiful Adelaide Hills, on the second Sunday of February each year.
The All British Day regularly attracts over 950 vehicles on display, from the […]

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Loadex Hire’s Monster Truck Rumble 2019 | Adelaide Showground | 9 Feb 2019 

[ February 9, 2019; ]
Loadex Hire’s Monster Truck Rumble 2019
Adelaide Showground will come alive when Loadex Hire’s Monster Truck Rumble returns creating Havoc for ONE NIGHT ONLY, Saturday 9 February 2019.
Bringing fans to the edge of their seats with sky wheelies, side by side racing and the ever-popular Freestyle competitions are sure to challenge both man and machine.

The family-friendly alcohol-free event […]

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Ferrari Passion Day | Adelaide | 24 Nov 2018

[ November 24, 2018; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Ferrari Passion Day Adelaide
Go to the Adelaide Ferrari store on Saturday 24 November 2018 as they open their doors for fans to experience the extraordinary world of Ferrari.
The event is free and open to members of the public. Activities include a workshop tour, entertainment and kids activities. Ferrari Adelaide looks forward to welcoming members of […]

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Penfield Park Railway Open Days & Twilight Rides | Edinburgh | 2018-2019

[ November 10, 2018; November 25, 2018; December 8, 2018; January 12, 2019; January 27, 2019; February 9, 2019; February 24, 2019; March 9, 2019; March 31, 2019; April 28, 2019; May 26, 2019; June 30, 2019; ]
Penfield Park Railway Open Days & Twilight Rides
The Penfield Model Engineers Society (P.M.E.S) was formed with the primary aim of promoting the art of model and experimental engineering. Penfield Park Railway holds open days on the last Sunday of each month, January to November between noon and 4:30pm. Also, on the second Saturday during October, November, […]

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SA Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) Open Day | Adelaide | 10 Nov 2018

[ November 10, 2018; 11:00 am to 2:30 pm. ]
The Annual SA MFS Open Day 2018
The annual Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) Open Day will be held on Saturday, 10 November 2018, straight after the Credit Union Christmas Pageant! Enjoy free, post-pageant family fun as the MFS opens the doors to Adelaide Fire Station at 99 Wakefield Street, Adelaide between 11.00 am and 2.30 pm.
Meet […]

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Adelaide Motorsport Festival | Victoria Park | 1 & 2 Dec 2018

[ December 1, 2018 to December 2, 2018. ]
Adelaide Motorsport Festival 2018
The Adelaide Motorsport Festival is a two day festival of all things motorsport.
Formula One and Touring Cars feature amongst 14 different categories and special demonstrations on track. The Adelaide Motorsport Festival is a family friendly event encompassing car displays, interactive displays, track action, manufacturer displays and food and wine zones. With more than […]

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Halloween at SASMEE Park | 3 Nov 2018

[ November 3, 2018; 6:00 pm; ]
Halloween at SASMEE Park
SASMEE Park has been magically transformed into a scary wonderland!
On the evening of 3 November 2018, there will be a special, spooky twilight run – and you might find dancing skeletons, mysterious floating boats and, of course, tiny ghost trains.

Gates open at 6pm and everyone is welcome! Ghost trains will be running […]

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Aussie Era Salisbury Car Show | Pitman Park | 21 Oct 2018

[ October 21, 2018; ]
Aussie Era Salisbury Car Show
The Aussie Era Salisbury Car show features a new scenic location, more cars, great entertainment, car club info, kid’s activities, fundraising BBQ and a partnered event alongside.
The Aussie Era Car Show is the Winner of the 2017 Australia Day Council of SA and City of Salisbury Community Event of the Year […]

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Australian Supercross Championship Round 4 | Gillman Speedway | 20 Oct 2018

[ October 20, 2018; 3:00 pm; ]
Round 4 Australian Supercross Championships
The Australian Supercross Championship is one of the most prestigious events on the Australian Motorsport Calendar and it’s heading to Gillman Speedway on Saturday 20 October 2018.
The speedway is located just 13km from the heart of Adelaide and will provide a totally unique atmosphere allowing visitors to be close to the […]

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Semaphore Steam Train | Spring School Holidays | 29 Sep – 14 Oct 2018

[ September 29, 2018 to October 14, 2018. ]
Semaphore Steam Train | Spring School Holidays 2018
The Semaphore Steam Trains will run every day during the Spring School Holidays except for Tuesdays and Thursdays.
The National Railway Museum operates a 2km long 457 mm gauge railway from Semaphore to Fort Glanville which departs from the foot of the jetty at the end of the popular […]

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Jamestown Air Spectacular | 21 Oct 2018

[ October 21, 2018; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
The Jamestown Air Spectacular is a one day regional aviation event, with static and aeronautical displays, a dinner on the preceding evening, and a fly-in for private aircraft.
Full catering will be available and accommodation in the surrounding area.  First performance starts at 11am and the finish time is approximately 4pm.
Gold Pass Tickets include:

Entry to the […]

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Adelaide Hills Rally | Ultimate Motorsport Events | 21-23 Sep 2018

[ September 21, 2018 to September 23, 2018. ]
Three Days of Rallying Heaven on some of the best gravel rally roads in Australia
Being round 5 of the Australian Rally Championship and the final round of the South Australian Rally Championship, competition is going to be tense, tight, fast and furious.  The best rally teams of Australia and SA will not only be on […]

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Antonov Plane at Adelaide Airport | One of the World’s Biggest Aircraft | Aug-Sep 2018

[ August 28, 2018 to September 7, 2018. ]
Antonov Plane at Adelaide Airport
A giant Antonov flew into Adelaide on Tuesday 28 August, carrying two Rheinmetall Defence military vehicles to be displayed at next week’s Land Forces 2018 conference at Adelaide Convention Centre.

The Antonov will remain in Adelaide until at least Friday 7 September 2018, if you would like to check out one of the […]

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Bay to Birdwood | National Motor Museum | 30 Sep 2018

[ September 30, 2018; ]
The Bay to Birdwood is an annual historic vehicle run held in South Australia. The 2018 event is for Veteran, Vintage and early-classic vehicles and will take place on Sunday 30 September 2018.
The Start
The traditional Bay to Birdwood start is held at Barratt Reserve, West Beach Parks. For 2018, a second start has been introduced […]

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Touch-a-Truck | Civic Park | 12 Oct 2018

[ October 12, 2018; 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. ]
Touch-a-Truck at Civic Park
Free school holiday fun with Touch-a-Truck where kids can get up close and personal with their favourite trucks to see how they work.

Around 30 different trucks will be at the event including rubbish trucks, water trucks, a fire truck, street sweepers, excavators, bobcats, a monster truck and lots more for kids to […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to Monster Jam & Merchandise Pack | Adelaide Oval | 6 Oct 2018

WIN Tickets to Monster Jam & Merchandise Pack
The most intense family motorsports entertainment experience on the planet, Monster Jam, is BACK and this time it’s bigger, better, faster, stronger.
Eleven-time Monster Jam World Finals Champion Tom Meents is set to lead the pack of superstar drivers, bringing fans to the edge of their seats with adrenaline-charged, […]

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Steamranger Heritage Rail Mystery Tour | 12 Aug 2018

[ August 12, 2018; ]
It’s Mystery Tour time again!
Join Steamranger Heritage Railway on Sunday 12 August as they take you on a journey….where to? Even they don’t know!
Enjoy a day’s outing with plenty of varied scenery, together with some history of a bygone era.

Tour departs Mt Barker at 10am, returns by 5.15pm. Fare includes all travel, morning tea and lunch […]

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OTR SuperSprint | The Bend Motorsport Park | 24-26 Aug 2018

[ August 24, 2018 to August 26, 2018. ]
The 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship will be making its way to The Bend Motorsport Park in South Australia on the 24-26 August, 2018.  It will be a SuperSprint event taking place on The Bend Motorsport Park’s 4.95km International Circuit.
The Bend Motorsport Park is one of the most significant developments in Australian motorsport history. A state-of-the-art, […]

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Shebah – All Female Rideshare Service | Adelaide

Shebah – All-female rideshare service for women and children
Shebah is Australia’s first and only active all-female rideshare service for women and children. We thought this was such a fantastic idea we just had to share it and we can’t believe it hasn’t been done sooner.
Shebah was founded by George McEncroe, a former ABC breakfast host, […]

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Billetproof Down Under | Torrens Parade Grounds | 29 Sep 2018

[ September 29, 2018; ]
Billetproof is coming Down Under!
The USA’s favourite show is going Down Under after 21 years. This an event for traditional style hot rods, customs, lead sleds, choppers and cafe racers, built before 1965, as well as drag cars, classics and street machines built before 1980.
For their first event outside the USA, with the help of […]

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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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Family Fun Fair | National Railway Museum | 19-22 Jul 2018

[ July 19, 2018 to July 22, 2018. ]
Family Fun Fair at the National Railway Museum
During the July school holidays from Thursday 19 July to Sunday 22 July the National Railway Museum will hold their annual Family Fun Fair.  Plenty of great family fun and entertainment with lots of song, dance and much more.

Three separate train rides, all included in admission fees, with Bub/Bill, Peronne and Redhens.

Entertainment will include […]

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Wintertime Snow & Shine | Oaklands Park | 30 Jun 2018

[ June 30, 2018; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Wintertime Snow & Shine 2018
After a string of bad luck weather during spring 2016, summer 2016/17 and autumn 2017, Horsepower Crew put on a brave face, planned a winter festival, teamed up with Adelaide’s best undercover area thanks to Westfield Marion and made history (which is now in its second year)!

If you haven’t come across […]

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The Game Engine: Digital Legends | National Motor Museum | 3 Jun 2018

[ June 3, 2018; ]
Gamers get ready – free admission to the National Motor Museum for under 15s all day
A mega gaming session at the Museum is being held on Sunday 3 June to celebrate the completion of The Game Engine: Digital Legends exhibition that looks at the relationship between and history of motoring and video gaming.
The exhibition includes […]

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SA Truck & Ute Show | Mannum | 10 Jun 2018

[ June 10, 2018; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
South Australian Truck & Ute Show 2018
Mannum’s main streetscape will become one massive trucking garage where you will see polished prime movers, trucks and utes from across the State and from over the border.  The SA Truck and Ute Show in 2018 will be bigger and better with free entertainment, free face painting and a jumping […]

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Mt Barker Family Fun Day | Steam Ranger Heritage Railway | 27 May 2018

[ May 27, 2018; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Steam Ranger Heritage Railway Mount Barker Family Fun Day
There will be Heritage “Redhen’ Railcar shuttle trains to Gemmells with trains departing Mt Barker at 11am, 12.30pm and 2pm. Fares will be $15 pe adult and $10 for children.
During the Family Fun Day you can also take a section car ride through the tunnel to the Littlehampton […]

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Public Transport Expo | National Railway Museum, Port Adelaide | 19 & 20 May 2018

[ May 19, 2018 to May 20, 2018. ]
Public Transport Expo at the National Railway Museum
Celebrating the SA History Festival, held annually in May, the National Railway Museum has put together a great collection of various public transport exhibits for all ages to inspect and enjoy.

The two day event will include the following:

Four former Adelaide buses will be on display over the weekend, […]

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Civic Park Historic Car and Motorcycle Show | Modbury | 20 May 2018

[ May 20, 2018; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Civic Park Historic Car and Motorcycle Show
Adelaide Cruisin’ Classics in conjunction with Tea Tree Gully Library proudly presents the Civic Park Historic Car & Motorcycle Show in support of South Australia’s History Month, and National Motoring Heritage Day.
Featuring vehicles from veteran to classic, street rods and customs, there’s something for everyone.
President of Adelaide Cruisin’ Classics […]

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Adelaide Model Railway Exhibition | Angle Park | 9-11 Jun 2018

[ June 9, 2018 to June 11, 2018. ]
2018 Adelaide Model Railway Exhibition – June Long Weekend
Go and see Adelaide’s premiere model train show, with operating layouts, commercial sales, modelling demonstrations and kids activities.  There will be over 30 working model railway layouts to view plus free face painting and an activity table for the kids.

Find yourself a bargain on the secondhand table or see […]

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Dream Ride Australia | Glenelg | 29 Apr 2018

[ April 29, 2018; 10:00 am; ]  
Balfours and Romeo’s Retail Group launch ‘Dream Ride Australia’ to give special kids an extra special experience!
Glenelg’s Wigley Reserve will play host to 120 supercars from 10am on Sunday 29 April 2018, to make dreams come true for South Australians with intellectual disabilities.
More than 1000 people are expected to attend the event and the local community is […]

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Welcome Back Bill | National Railway Museum | 22 Apr 2018

[ April 22, 2018; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Welcome Back Bill at the National Railway Museum
After spending 9 months in ‘hospital’ the little green steam engine BILL will be back in action at the National Railway Museum in Port Adelaide.

All children under 15 years of age can enter for free (accompanied by an adult) and all children under 8 years of age will […]

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The Best Spots to See Trains in Adelaide – Miniature Trains, Train Rides and Parks

The best spots to see trains in Adelaide – miniature trains, train rides and parks
We are lucky in Adelaide that there are plenty of spots for a fun day out for train enthusiasts, big and small. If you’re looking for train rides or somewhere to go to see model trains then we hope this list […]

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