Christmas in Adelaide | Top Things to Do and See
Christmas time brings a sense of wonder and excitement to little people as the big day draws near. We’ve put together a list of things to do and see and places to go around Adelaide that are sure to bring a smile to everyone’s faces. Escape the rush and spend some quality time with family and friends enjoying all the exciting things happening in and around Adelaide.
GIANT CHRISTMAS TREE – VICTORIA SQUARE
Head into the city via the tram, train or park in the Adelaide Central Market carpark and watch a 15 minute light display on the Giant Christmas Tree in Victoria Square. Plus there are fun, free activities happening in the square for the kids, including a fabulous miniature train ride that the whole family can enjoy. There’s also the fun water fountain that the kids love to run through. Find out more about the Giant Christmas Tree and Fun in the Square here
Also just down the road the Adelaide Town Hall is also lit up with an illumination show.
Christmas magic has certainly come to Victoria Square with so much fun for families. The miniature train ride around the giant tree is like the ones you ride at SASMEE Millswood so children and adults can enjoy it (footage coming soon). Meanwhile, see these kids having an absolute ball in the water fountain? This is why we suggest you bring spare clothes and a towel 😂🎄💕
Find out more here: https://playandgo.com.au/index.php/christmas-city-adelaide-dec-2017/
Posted by Play & Go Adelaide on Friday, 15 December 2017
GIANT FATHER CHRISTMAS
See the giant Father Christmas at the Adelaide Central Market on Grote Street.
NINTH AVENUE, ST PETERS CHRISTMAS LIGHTS
Nearly the whole street lights up and there is a real community atmosphere. Parking is easy and it’s lovely to stroll up and down with the kids and listen to carollers who come out some evenings. Find details in our guide to the best streets to see Christmas lights around Adelaide
The iconic Lobethal Lights involve the whole town, in the largest Community Christmas Light Display in the Southern Hemisphere. Grab a map, visit the night market, see the living nativity show, eat some food on offer, visit Father Christmas and walk or drive around the town admiring the local lights. Read more here.
WESTMINSTER SCHOOL LIGHTS
Enjoy thousands of sparkling fairy lights, Santa’s Magic Christmas Kingdom and nightly music and Carols. 14 to 21 December 2017. Read more here.
SANTA’S WONDERLAND – ADELAIDE SHOWGROUND
Watch their eyes light up as they enter this magical wonderland filled with music, beautiful Christmas displays, activities, rides, ice skating, tobogganing, live performances, and Santa. Read our review here.
THE MAGIC CAVE – DAVID JONES, RUNDLE MALL
On the 2nd floor of David Jones in Rundle Mall you’ll find the Magic Cave with an array of entertainment including Christmas displays, funny mirrors and a free carousel ride. Read more here.
MYER SANTALAND – RUNDLE MALL
Visit the newly refurbished magical winter wonderland on level two of the Adelaide Myer Centre. There are secret workshops, fun activities and the Santaland Express – a life size train offering a virtual experience to transport passengers on a journey to visit Santa. Read more here.
WEST END BREWERY LIGHTS
It’s a family tradition for many. The West End Brewery Riverbank Christmas Lights are an annual display of lights and activity scenes set up along the lawns of the South Australian Brewing Company in Thebarton, just opposite the Entertainment Centre. Read more here.
CHRISTMAS LIGHTS ALL AROUND ADELAIDE
There are Christmas lights in every area around Adelaide. We have compiled a list of the top streets to see them. Click here
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