The Victoria Park/Pakapakanthi (Park 16) Wetland is now open for families to enjoy.
If you have been wondering what is looks like behind the fences around the southern end of Victoria Park, you can now explore the area after it was officially opened on Friday 6 May 2022. The path winds its way around the 3.2 […]
[ June 11, 2022 to June 13, 2022. ]
2022 Adelaide Model Railway Exhibition – June Long Weekend
Enter a miniature world of model railways and see the exquisite detail on display at the Adelaide Model Railway Show.
The annual Model Railway Show is back for 2022 over the June long weekend. Displays and traders from all over Adelaide will get together for one weekend to […]
[ June 10, 2022 to June 13, 2022. ]
Melrose Fat Tyre Festival 2022
Bike Melrose invites you to Melrose for four days of mountain biking, food, music and family-friendly fun over the June long weekend.
The Melrose Fat Tyre Festival has been all about bringing the family to the gateway of the Flinders Ranges for the June long weekend for food, music, entertainment, bike skills […]
[ September 15, 2022; ]
DC League of Super-Pets
Dwayne Johnson stars as the voice of Krypto the Super-Dog in Warner Bros. Pictures’ animated action adventure feature film “DC League of Super-Pets,” from director Jared Stern.
In “DC League of Super-Pets,” Krypto the Super-Dog and Superman are inseparable best friends, sharing the same superpowers and fighting crime in Metropolis side by side. […]
[ June 9, 2022; ]
Jurassic World Dominion
Experience the epic conclusion to the Jurassic era as two generations unite for the first time.
Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard are joined by Oscar®-winner Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum and Sam Neill in Jurassic World Dominion, a bold, timely and breathtaking new adventure that spans the globe. From Jurassic World architect and director […]
[ May 14, 2022; ]
French Family Day – Fete de bienvenue
Enjoy a French inspired family afternoon with Alliance Francaise Adelaide.
There will be French themed activities by Alliance Francais, delicious crepes from Sweet by Caroline and a movie screening of a French family movie plus Bocce and Quoits on the lawn. Children receive a crepe as a part of their […]
[ May 15, 2022; ]
Mount Barker Science Fair
The Mount Barker Science Fair is designed especially for families with primary school aged children. It is hands-on, interactive and loads of fun.
The second annual Mount Barker Science Fair at Cornerstone College aims to delight and engage with all ages. Watch the amazing Phantastic Physics Show by Nitro Nat, marvel at Warrawong […]
[ May 18, 2022 to May 22, 2022. ]
2022 Australian Swimming Trials
The Australian Championships are returning to the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre in May 2022.
The Dolphins are back in action and vying for team selection in their first big hit out on Australian shores since the Olympics. With team selection for the upcoming FINA World Championships and Commonwealth Games up for grabs, […]
[ May 14, 2022; ]
Get Stoked! BMX Jam
A day of BMX-ing fun for all bike-nuts aged 8-25, with heaps of fun BMX-ing skills games and challenges, coaching and much more.
The Lighthouse crew will set up various skills games and challenges over the day to suit different ages and skill levels. Their mechanic will be on hand to help with […]
[ May 15, 2022 to May 21, 2022. ]
National Families Week 2022
Each year, over a hundred thousand people and hundreds of organisations celebrate National Families Week (15-21 May) – Australia’s annual celebration of families.
The aim of National Families Week is to celebrate the vital role that families play in Australian society. National Families Week is a time to celebrate with your family, make […]
The Moseley Igloos – Dining Out in Glenelg
Dine out in an igloo this winter featuring a cosy and warm fireplace and room for eight people.
The Moseley Igloos are available to book from 6 May until 4 September 2022. Located outside at The Moseley Bar and Kitchen Glenelg, you can choose between relaxed lounge seating or […]
[ May 21, 2022 to May 22, 2022. ]
Oz Comic-Con Homegrown Adelaide 2022
Oz Comic-Con is thrilled to announce their return to South Australia, welcoming Adelaidian pop culture fans with arms wide open for their first Adelaide-based event since 2017.
Oz Comic-Con’s Homegrown format will feature a plethora of local guests and state-based content alongside a showfloor bursting with exciting opportunities. The event is also excited […]
Mini Pageant Float Competition 2022
Children aged from 5 to 16 years of age have the chance to win an exclusive experience at this year’s National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant.
Children in South Australia have the chance to get creative and add to the celebration of 90 years by taking part and designing a mini float. The winning […]
[ May 12, 2022; ]
Pop-Up Storytime at Beaumont House
A very special pop-up storytime hosted by Burnside Library.
Held in the gardens of beautiful Beaumont House, they will share stories of gardens and growing food, reimagining what life would have been like for the people who lived and worked in this historic house and garden.
[ May 7, 2022 to May 8, 2022. ]
SA Medieval Fair at Paracombe
Experience a world of medieval fun and excitement at Paracombe with medieval displays, demonstrations, markets, food and entertainment. There will be jousting, archery, roving jesters, stilt walkers, food, drink, markets and more at this family friendly event.
SA Viking longship group will debut their new 10 meter Viking longship hand crafted […]
[ June 3, 2022; ]
Reconciliation In The Park 2022
Reconciliation SA is delighted to present a major, outdoor, free community event during National Reconciliation Week.
Nguyanguya muri wamangka (Reconciliation In The Park) will see performances by Baker Boy, J-MILLA, Tilly Tjala Thomas, Deadly Nannas & SVLLO, plus live art, activities, marketplace and more. The event will be held at Pinky Flat/Tarntanya […]
[ May 14, 2022; ]
Fork In The Port
Join Fork On The Road at Harts Mill in Port Adelaide on Saturday 14 May for a chilled Saturday arvo of food trucks, local beveraginos, live music and entertainment for the kids.
You’ll be spoilt for choice with twelve of your favourite food trucks serving up delicious meals, drinks, desserts and snacks. Local legends […]
[ July 15, 2022 to July 31, 2022. ] [caption id="attachment_166305" align="alignnone" width="630"] Image Credit: Ulysse Lemerise[/caption]
Impulse – Illuminate Adelaide 2022
City Lights North Precinct Highlight
A glowing series of 15 giant seesaws, Impulse is one of the only City Lights works that must be ridden to come alive during Illuminate Adelaide this Winter.
With the light and sound of Impulse changing when in motion – […]
[ May 27, 2022 to June 3, 2022. ]
National Reconciliation Week 2022
National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.
The dates for NRW remain the same each year – 27 May to 3 June.
These dates commemorate two significant milestones […]
[ May 6, 2022 to May 8, 2022. ]
Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower
In 2022, the Eta Aquarids will peak on the night between 6–7 May.
The annual Eta Aquariid meteor shower will hopefully be visible on Saturday and Sunday morning if there are clear skies. While the weekend marks the peak of the shower, it may also be visible on the days previous and following, […]
[ May 7, 2022; ]
Pick Your Own Apples at Mahnew Orchard
Grab the kids and head to Lenswood to pick fresh Pink Lady apples straight from the trees at Mahnew Orchard.
Mahnew Orchard are opening for one final day this year so families can pick their own Pink Lady Apples on Saturday 7 May 2022.
Entry includes one of their picking bags and of […]
[ June 4, 2022 to June 5, 2022. ]
Mega Toy Fair 2022
Australia’s Largest Premier Old Toy Models Collector Fair returns to Adelaide for its 28th year.
The Mega Toy Fair is held at the Adelaide Showground ever year for one weekend at the beginning of June. This year the dates are the weekend before the June long weekend.
[ May 28, 2022; ]
Night Lights & Lantern Fete
The Night Lights & Lantern Fete is set to be held at Moonta Mines Museum on Saturday 28 May 2022.
The free event will include food vans and old fashioned games. As part of the fete, the Moonta Mines Museum will be lit up and the local school children will present the […]
[ May 15, 2022; ]
Your chance to see Adelaide Gaol’s brand new Story Cells!
New exhibitions, untold stories, never-before-seen artefacts, markets and your chance to own a limited-edition hand engraved rooftop slate from the original 1841 build – you’ll find it all at Adelaide Gaol this History Day.
You might have glimpsed the imposing walls of the historic Adelaide Gaol from […]
[ May 14, 2022 to May 15, 2022. ]
Adelaide EID Festival 2022
The Eid Festival is South Australia’s largest Eid celebration.
Eid al-Fitr is an official holiday celebrated within Islam and marks the end of Ramadan. The Adelaide Multicultural EID Festival is a chance for all to experience many cultures, food and family fun. There will be a range of rides, entertainment, market stalls, showbags […]
[ August 27, 2022; ]
Australian National Rugby Union Games at Adelaide Oval
For the first time in 20 years, Adelaide Oval will host the Wallabies as both Australian national rugby union teams take on New Zealand and South Africa.
The Wallabies will play Rugby World Cup Champions South Africa in the second match of a historic doubleheader at Adelaide Oval, their […]
Explore Adelaide’s Creeks
Kids are drawn to creeks. They love exploring this natural, wonderful play space – with or without water.
Winter, especially when we’ve had rain, is a wonderful opportunity to explore the creeks with running water. When we go camping, our kids can literally spend all day in a creek, collecting rocks and sticks, looking […]
Whale Watching Season in Victor Harbor, South Australia is from May to October
Only an hour’s drive from the Adelaide CBD is the majestic southern Fleurieu Peninsula and each winter we are fortunate to see the annual return of Southern Right whales to our coastline.
It’s a wonderful experience to see the whales frolicking about only metres […]
[ May 22, 2022; ]
Birdwood Farm Day 2022
New venue – same great day! While you would normally be finding them in the forest, this year, Farm Day is being brought to Birdwood.
Birdwood Farm Day presents the usual great line-up of family entertainment, array of exhibits and stalls, furry friends and laid back country hospitality on the beautiful lawns of […]
[ May 1, 2022 to June 30, 2022. ]
Ghost Mushroom Lane in Mount Gambier
Ghost Mushroom Lane is a seasonal forest tourism experience proudly presented during May and June each year.
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 in South Australia. It is open in May and June, […]
[ May 8, 2022; ]
Celebrate Market Mums’ Day together at the Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market
Plus Shop to Win 1 of 5 Farmers Market Mother’s Day Hampers on the Day
Spend Mothers’ Day together on Sunday 8th May as they celebrate “Market Mums’ Day” at the Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market. Take your Mum, Grandmother, Stepmother, or anyone who is like a […]
Family friendly café set in the heart of the gorgeous Adelaide Botanic Garden
by Sharon Harrington
The Gardens Kiosk (Simpson Kiosk) is a favourite spot to take the kids for a light lunch, coffee and cake, or even a cheeky ice cream. The setting is beautiful, the coffee is good, the food is tasty and there is […]
Entries are now open for the 2022 Royal Adelaide Show competitions!
Do you have a brilliant baker, savvy sewer or green thumb at home? From arts, crafts and cookery, to horticulture, photography and more, the Royal Adelaide Show offers you and YOUR KIDS the opportunity to show off your talents in numerous categories.
Whether you’re artistic, creative, […]
[ September 3, 2022 to September 11, 2022. ]
Royal Adelaide Show 2022
South Australia’s longest running event, the Royal Adelaide Show, will be back in 2022 from 3-11 September.
After having to cancel the Show in 2020 and 2021, the much loved Royal Adelaide Show will be back in September showcasing the very best of South Australia – experience the animals, rides, food, entertainment and […]
Sidewood Restaurant – Family Friendly Dining in the Adelaide Hills
Set amongst towering gums in the most picturesque hills setting, Sidewood Restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor dining all year round. The largest certified sustainable winery in the Adelaide Hills and located just off the freeway in Hahndorf less than 30 minutes from Adelaide, Sidewood is […]
[ May 1, 2022; ]
Doggy Day on the Green at Semaphore Park
Grab your furry friend and join the fun at Point Malcolm Reserve for Doggy Day on the Green
A joint venture between City Of Charles Sturt and the City of Port Adelaide Enfield, grab your favourite furry friend and join them for a day of workshops, tips and demonstrations […]
[ April 29, 2022 to April 30, 2022. ]
Night at the Museum Sleepover at the South Australian Museum
If you’ve ever wondered what goes on in the Museum at night, now’s your chance to find out! For the first time this special school holiday event is open to both Museum members AND non-members.
Have you ever wondered what happens in the Museum at night? Well, […]
[ May 8, 2022; ]
Mother’s Day – Sunday 8 May 2022
Mother’s Day gift ideas and family-friendly activities to show Mum how much you care.
Mums work really hard, lose a lot of sleep and we think Mums everywhere are special and deserve some extra love and attention on Mother’s Day to show how much they are loved and appreciated.
[ May 8, 2022; ]
Mother’s Day Classic 2022
Walk or run on Sunday 8th May at up to 70 locations across Australia. Every step helps us get one step closer to a world without breast cancer.
The Mother’s Day Classic is an annual fun run and walk raising funds and awareness for breast cancer research. Their aim is to deliver a […]
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show Review
By Jo Parkinson
‘In the light of the moon, a little egg lay on a leaf.’
This would have to be one of the most recognised first lines of a children’s book in the world. Published in 1969 and selling nearly 50 million copies, ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ by Eric Carle […]
Acknowledgement of Country:
We acknowledge and pay our respects to the Kaurna people, the traditional custodians whose ancestral lands we gather, work and play upon. We acknowledge the deep spiritual connection of the Kaurna people to country, and we respect and value their past, present and ongoing connection to the land and cultural beliefs. Always Was, Always Will Be, Aboriginal Land.