[ May 9, 2021; ]
NWC at Home Mother’s Day Lunch
The traditional Mother’s Day luncheon is one of the busiest dining periods of the year and the National Wine Centre of Australia has you sorted for a sensational two-course lunch with wine ready to be enjoyed in the comfort of your own home.
Families and mums will be able to relax […]
[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ]
Big Family Weekend
Held over a whole weekend in May, this fantastic family event is filled with activities, performances and fun for the whole family. The Big Family Weekend is part of the DreamBig Children’s Festival and includes free and ticketed events, exhibitions and food trucks galore.
More than 20 free activities will be on offer over […]
Get up close with Koalas in the wild at Mikkira Station, Port Lincoln.
by Katrina Gogel
Mikkira Station is a privately owned property located approximately 20 minutes’ drive from Port Lincoln on the Eyre Peninsula. It is home to a large colony of wild koalas that live in the Manna Gum trees throughout the station.
Families will love […]
[ May 2, 2021; May 22, 2021; May 30, 2021; June 12, 2021; July 4, 2021; July 11, 2021; August 1, 2021; ]
Adelaide Thunderbirds | 2021 Netball Season Home Games
Be there as your Adelaide Thunderbirds take to the court in the world’s best national netball competition – Suncorp Super Netball.
The Suncorp Super Netball league was launched in 2017 with all teams based in Australia. With New Zealand sides no longer contesting in the competition, three new Australian-based […]
[ April 30, 2021 to May 1, 2021. ]
Tasting Australia – Adelaide Central Market Demonstrations
Over two days, the Adelaide Central Market will showcase the incredible produce South Australia has to offer with cooking demonstrations by some of Adelaide’s top chefs alongside Market traders and producers.
The program features some of SA’s most exciting chefs, including Kane Pollard of SOL Bar and Restaurant, Sharon Romeo […]
More Great State Vouchers for South Australia
Get ready for more Great State Vouchers coming our way in May.
There will be $50 and $100 accommodation vouchers up for grabs again in late May. It will work like previous rounds for accommodation, with $50 off participating accommodation providers in regional SA and suburban Adelaide, and $100 off […]
A Trip to See ‘Lochie’ the new Loch-Eel Monster at Lochiel | Review
The tiny town of Lochiel – 125km north of Adelaide – has a new Loch Ness monster, dubbed “Lochie”. And it lives on our state’s most popular pink lake, Lake Bumbunga.
by Carla Caruso
Meet “Lochie” – the cousin of the old Loch-Eel loch ness […]
[ May 1, 2021 to June 30, 2021. ]
Ghost Mushroom Lane in Mount Gambier
Ghost Mushroom Lane is a seasonal forest tourism experience proudly presented during May and June annually.
The Ghost Mushroom Lane visitor site is located within a known mushroom breeding ground, among commercial pine forest near Glencoe, just 16km from Mount Gambier. It is open in May and June, during the annual Ghost […]
[ May 16, 2021; ]
Food Secrets at the Green
Food Secrets at the Green is a unique market of authentic produce, fresh ingredients and pantry staples sourced from within Adelaide’s eastern suburbs.
Part of the Adelaide Food Fringe program, Food Secrets at The Green will showcase delicious, diverse cuisine and beverages and is the perfect opportunity to purchase locally-made produce. This […]
[ May 2, 2021; ]
Walk to D’Feet MND
The Walk to D’Feet MND brings solidarity, hope and vital care to the 150 South Australians living with MND.
Register to go along on Sunday 2 May 2021 to Pinky Flat, North Adelaide and help raise funds to support them. Teams made up of family, friends, colleagues and individuals, regardless of age or […]
[ May 1, 2021; ]
Salisbury Community Fun Day
Go along to the Salisbury Community Fun Day at Carisbrooke Park Saturday 1 May from 12noon to 3pm for an afternoon of free activities.
Formerly Salisbury Plays, the Salisbury Community Fun Day will be a fun-filled day with games and activities to try.
Families are invited to go along and join in on the […]
[ May 2, 2021; ]
There’s something to keep the whole family entertained this History Day at Adelaide Gaol.
Operating until 1988 when the last prisoner was transferred out, its empty shell holds the secrets of its past, ready for you to uncover.
Get to know the stories of this iconic site and the prisoners that were kept there. Including what landed […]
[ April 24, 2021; July 2, 2021; ] \
Autism-friendly sessions: Wonders from the South Australian Museum
An autism-friendly morning for all ages.
Visit the Museum before they open to the public. Anyone with autism or other sensory needs and their families can enjoy a quieter, less crowded visit to the Museum, as well as participating in science and craft activities. This is a chance to […]
[ May 14, 2021 to September 5, 2021. ]
The Winter Village in Adelaide
The Winter Village is coming to Adelaide and is promising to be a magical winter wonderland for the whole family.
In the heart of Adelaide there will be ice-skating, snow showers, food trucks, pop-up bars, and the magical igloo village. With a full season of events and activities to explore, The Winter […]
[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_149396" align="alignnone" width="630"] Image Credit: John Fish[/caption]
Hidden Creature Gallery – DreamBig Children’s Festival
Part laboratory, part performance and all imagination, Hidden Creature Gallery is an exciting interactive work for school-aged children.
Existing between the digital and the real world, this work empowers young people to bring to life the places and objects around them and give […]
[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_149390" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: Peter Matthew[/caption]
Infinite Monster – DreamBig Children’s Festival
Three tents. Three participants. Two minutes to draw, scribble or scrawl your contribution to an ever-changing monster projected in real time on a gigantic tower of LCD screens.
In this extra-special version of the classic game, everyone is invited to draw the head, legs […]
[ May 23, 2021; ]
Government House Tours – DreamBig Children’s Festival
On Sunday 23 May 2021, Government House will be open to the public to explore.
His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le invites the community to Government House to view the public rooms, learn about the current workings of the House and explore the gardens. This includes the newly installed […]
[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_149383" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: Dave Pickens[/caption]
Silent Disco with DJ Monski Mouse – DreamBig Children’s Festival
Get your dancing shoes ready as crowd favourite Silent Disco is back at DreamBIG Children’s Festival.
International kids disco queen DJ Monski Mouse, Silent Disco hostess with the mostest, joins the DreamBIG Festival lineup. Monski Mouse will curate three epic […]
[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_149117" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: ArtPlay[/caption]
Ping Pong WoW – DreamBIG Children’s Festival
See what happens when you enter a space with 2,000+ ping pong balls.
The Ball Room artists believe play to be an essential ingredient in all creative acts. In Ping Pong WoW, their signature participatory work, the audience’s experience becomes the fabric of the […]
[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_145721" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo Credit: Matt Byrne[/caption]
ZOOOM – Patch Theatre – DreamBIG Children’s Festival
Combining old-school whimsy with state-of-the-art technology, ZOOOM is an enchanting story of a child in her bedroom, unable to sleep and curious to understand.
She begins a transformational journey with light and discovers that the dark is a magical place. With the […]
[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_149402" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: Gatis Melnacis – Priednieks[/caption]
The Narrator – DreamBIG Children’s Festival
The windows of the bus act as screens through which the audience watches a classic story of childhood rejection and betrayal unfold in real time.
Live actors appear and disappear, and real buildings and pedestrians become part of the story as told […]
Sunny’s Shop and Mr Chan at Rosemont Hall – Review
Prospect Road has become such a food hub and one of the most vibrant would have to be Rosemont Hall.
It is home to both Sunny’s Shop and Mr Chan. You’ll be transported to South East Asia with both the aesthetics and food. The cute ‘alleyway’ and […]
Glenelg to Seacliff Coastal Walk
Soaking up the spectacular coastline of Holdfast Bay with a dash of alfresco dining, public art appreciation and cultural experiences has never been easier with the new Glenelg to Seacliff Coastal Walk guide.
The City of Holdfast Bay have mapped out where to go, what to do (including where to get coffee) […]
[ April 25, 2021; ]
Brighton RSL’s ANZAC Day Dawn Service
Dawn Service will be held at Brighton Oval on Sunday 25 April 2021 at 6am.
The service has moved from the traditional location of the Arch of Remembrance at Brighton Jetty to the larger Brighton Oval, to provide space for the community to pay their respects while meeting current COVID-safe requirements. […]
[ April 25, 2021; ]
ANZAC Day at the Union Hotel
ANZAC Day at the Union Hotel in Waymouth Street, Adelaide will be going ahead in 2021.
This year’s entertainment line up features some favourites such as Cornsey’s Allstars (with Graham Cornes), the Salt & Pepper Swing Band, SA Pipes & Drums and the Mt Barker Pipes and Drums to get into the spirit […]
[ May 7, 2021 to May 9, 2021. ]
Bowerbird, Adelaide’s leading showcase of Australian designers and hand made products, will be returning to the Adelaide Showground presenting a curated selection of some of Australia’s most exciting local and interstate brands.
Just in time for Mother’s Day there will be 160 designers with a third of them either new or emerging, across a wide range […]
The Royal Princess Ball by Once Upon A Princess
Review by Susannah Marks
This year’s Royal Princess Ball was back by popular demand – time has marched on since the last Royal Ball which was held three years ago.
Tickets sold like hotcakes – luckily Once Upon A Princess put on a second session to accomodate all the […]
[ April 21, 2021; ]
FREE Kids Golf Day
If you have a budding golfer – or looking to introduce your little one to the game – the FREE golf day is the perfect chance to get them to pick up the clubs.
Enjoy an afternoon with the kids and a free snag from the BBQ. Kids under 18 (and their parents) […]
[ April 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021. ]
FREE FUN – Home Delivered by Scouts SA
FREE FUN – Home Delivered is an action-packed program of free, activities available online and delivered via email to families at home.
There are new activities every month and it’s easy and free to sign up.
The program is an initiative of Scouts SA and is being offered as a […]
Drama & Acting Classes presented by NIDA Open
Dive into Term 2 with drama and acting classes starting soon in Adelaide!
Based on the National Institute of Dramatic Art’s world-renowned training techniques, NIDA Open offers a range of fun and engaging performing arts classes for children in grades 4–12.
Over 8 weeks, each student will learn the techniques […]
[ April 30, 2021 to May 9, 2021. ]
Tasting Australia – Family Friendly Events
Tasting Australia, South Australia’s premier eating and drinking festival, will feature over 140 events in 2021.
Tasting Australia is where foodies come to discover what’s new on the menu. Be it a collaboration among world-class chefs, an inimitable tasting of beer, wine or spirits, or an evening soaking up the charred […]
[ May 2, 2021; ]
Barossa History Fair Expo
Enjoy a day at the Barossa History Expo, held in the Angaston Town Hall and a Family Fun Fair running in the nearby Barossa Adventure Station.
A range of local history groups will provide displays in the Main Hall, with activities performed on the stage such as rope making and butter churning by […]
[ April 24, 2021; ]
Ready Set Ride at Mount Barker
Free accessible bike event for children and young adults with special needs.
This is a “come and try” day for any bike enthusiasts (whether he/she/they have ridden a bike before or not). TADSA will have a range of specially made bikes available in different sizes and supports (postural supports, tow bars, outriggers/ […]
[ April 18, 2021; ]
Celebrate Bub, the National Railway Museum’s little blue steam engine’s birthday on Sunday 18 April 2021.
The day will include train rides and lots of entertainment including Cool 4 Kids song and dance, Carnival Barrel Organ and a CFS Fire Tender Display. Children under 8 years old will also receive a free birthday gift on […]
[ April 17, 2021; ]
The Clubhouse Launch – Multi-Sports Day
Help launch The Clubhouse with a FREE sports play day at Gilles Plains.
To celebrate the use of both the Clubhouse and the outdoor courts, four organisations are coming together to offer free sporting activities on Saturday 17 April 2021. All equipment will be supplied by Play it On who will also […]
[ April 17, 2021; ]
10 in 1 Marathon
The Make a Difference Foundation (MADF) is hosting the 10 in 1 event, which is 10 marathons in 1 day at Victoria Park.
There will be fun for the whole family, including petting zoo, jumping castles, face painting, food vans, lawn games and plenty more. All proceeds go towards the Flinders Foundation and […]
[ April 17, 2021; ]
Bluey’s Birthday – Sturt Football Club
The whole family can have a day out at the football as they celebrate their mascot Bluey’s Birthday.
Families are invited to enjoy a range of activities to celebrate Bluey’s birthday on Saturday 17 April at the Sturt Football Club.
There will be plenty of fun for kids including a petting zoo, […]
[ April 14, 2021; ]
Nature Bingo Live
Take your family to seek out and learn more about the local flora and fauna around Taperoo Dunes.
The Port Environment Centre has created a nature bingo sheet to help you learn to identify local beach and dune species, and now they are taking it to Taperoo Dunes for this Nature Bingo Live event. […]
[ May 2, 2021; ]
Mt Barker Science Fair
The Mt Barker Science Fair is a mix of family favourites and brand new attractions to delight and engage all ages. Watch an amazing chemistry show by Nitro Nat, laugh at Marty McBubble’s incredible Bubble Show and learn about the quirky native animals from Animals Anonymous. Plus get your groove on […]
WIN Tickets to Paw Patrol Live! “Race to the Rescue” Presented by Stan
Based on the hit animated TV series on Nickelodeon produced by Spin Master, PAW Patrol Live! “Race to the Rescue” Presented by Stan is visiting Adelaide this May for an action-packed, high-energy, musical adventure.
It’s the day of the Great Adventure Bay Race between […]