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Aladdin and the Genie of Unlimited Wishes | SA Children’s Ballet Company | 27 & 28 Feb 2016

[ February 27, 2016 to February 28, 2016. ]
The South Australian Children’s Ballet Company will be performing “Aladdin and the Genie of Unlimited Wishes” for the 2016 Adelaide Fringe Festival.
In an exciting adaption of the classic story, Aladdin comes to life with the magic of the Genie, his faithful cat, and the kind hearted Princess Jasmine.

Aladdin and his furry friend, Kira, are traveling […]

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Adelaide Thunderbirds Family Fun Day | 20 Feb 2016

[ February 20, 2016; 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
To celebrate the launch of the 2016 ANZ Champsionship season the Adelaide Thunderbirds are hosting a Family Fun Day.
Everyone is invitied to join in on the family fun on February 20. You’ll have the opportunity to meet the team, the coaches and Tori T’Bird. You may even get an autograph!

There will be a range of exciting activities […]

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Trash Test Dummies | Adelaide Fringe Festival | 12 Feb – 14 Mar 2016

[ February 12, 2016 to March 14, 2016. ]
Winners of the best Children’s presentation at the Adelaide Fringe Festival 2015, the Trash Test Dummies are as full of laughs as their bins are full of surprises.
Nominees of the 2015 Perth Fringe World Circus Award, and winners of the Gas works Circus Showdown 2014, the Trash Test Dummies is a family friendly, circus comedy […]

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Beowulf: The Blockbuster | Adelaide Fringe Festival | 23 Feb – 13 Mar 2016

[ February 23, 2016 to March 13, 2016. ]
Beowulf: The Blockbuster is a one-man show performed and written by Bryan Burroughs.
A dying man uses the poem Beowulf to explain to his son that all heroes can’t survive all battles. The message of Beowulf is translated through films such as Star Wars and other Hollywood blockbusters so the young son can understand.

The story is told […]

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Uraidla & Summertown Country Show | 20 Feb 2016

[ February 20, 2016; 10:00 am to 9:00 pm. ]
The 2016 Uraidla and Summertown Country Show is an action packed fun day out for the whole family.
Featuring a full day of entertainment, family activities, rides, market stalls, exhibits, competitions, delicious food and some of the best wine from the Adelaide Hills region, there will be something for every member of the family. Ending in […]

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Salisbury Secret Garden | Adelaide Fringe | 18 – 28 Feb 2016

[ February 18, 2016 1:00 am to February 28, 2016 1:00 am. ]
Salisbury Secret Garden will run from 18 February – 28 February 2016 with performance venues all within a 5 minute walk around the Salisbury City Centre.
Some of Australia’s biggest name acts and international performers will transform the Salisbury Secret Garden into the place to be in 2016.

This year’s ambassador is an Adelaide Fringe favourite, Hans, the […]

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The Pianist by Thomas Monckton & Circo Aereo | Adelaide Fringe Festival | 13 Feb – 15 Mar 2016

[ February 13, 2016 to March 15, 2016. ]
Evoking the work of Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and Marcel Marceau, Thomas Monckton’s The Pianist is a riotous solo contemporary circus that is imaginative, inventive and immaculately executed.
Engaging and energetic, Monckton plays the concert pianist whose recital is from the beginning an absolute catastrophe! A man so focused on impressing everyone that before he realises […]

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Angaston Show | 27 Feb 2016

[ February 27, 2016; ]
Get excited about the Angaston Show, 2016.
The Angaston Show is held on the last weekend of February every year and is a great day out for the whole family. The usual events are happening with the horses, sheep and goats. Wonderful goods to be displayed within the Show Hall and Trade Sites galore.

It’s a full day […]

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Double Shot Coffee Fiesta | 28 Feb 2016

[ February 28, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Double Shot Coffee Fiesta
Grind. Blend. Taste. Feel the pulse at Unley’s Double Shot! Coffee Fiesta, celebrating the thriving coffee culture at Unley and talented baristas.

Also for the first time the Double Shot Coffee Fiesta will host the Australian Specialty Coffee Association Western Region Championships which will see the best baristas from South Australia and Western Australia battle […]

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Chinatown Lunar New Year Street Party | 13 Feb 2016

[ February 13, 2016; 12:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Celebrate the 2016 Lunar New Year and usher in the Year of the Monkey at the Chinatown Street Party.
Moonta Street (Chinatown) and Gouger Street will be filled with stalls, exhibitions, and entertainment from a variety of cultural groups showcasing Asian traditions of arts, crafts and foods.

It is anticipated that over 20,000 people from all walks of […]

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National Red Balloon Day | 28 Feb 2016

[ February 28, 2016; ]
National Red Balloon Day – 28 February
The idea is simple.

Fly a Red Balloon from your letterbox, fence, business window or a ribbon from your car on the 28th of February (the last official day of Summer in Australia), and let our fire fighters know just how much we appreciate their dedication, hard work and tireless […]

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Carnevale Italian Festival | 6 & 7 Feb 2016

[ February 6, 2016 to February 7, 2016. ]
Carnevale is a centuries old Christian tradition and is the last celebration before Ash Wednesday and the austere 40 days of Lent. Celebrated all over the world with masked balls, parades, popular theatre, songs, entertainment, folk dancers and other activities.
Carnevale is the only festival of its type in Australia. As one of the many festivals […]

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Basil Hetzel Institute Free Public Tour | 12 Feb 2016

[ February 12, 2016; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. ]
The Hospital Research Foundation would like the general public to have the opportunity to be part of world-leading health and medical research that is improving and saving the lives of your own family and friends.
This exciting research is happening right here in South Australia.
From 10am – 11:30am on Friday 12 February 2016, the Hospital Research Foundation invite […]

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Summer Sunday Session | Lobethal Sports Club | 7 Feb 2016

[ February 7, 2016; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
Lobethal Sports Club will be hosting a Summer Sunday Session.
Put the date in your diary and don’t miss this fabulous event.

The Lobethal Oval will be the site of a relaxed and enjoyable winery-style atmosphere.

Wine will be sold exclusively by one of Adelaide Hill’s fabulous wineries. Full bar facilities. Amazing food available for purchase and cheese […]

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Twilight Concert Series | City of Prospect | February 2016

[ November 30, -0001; 12:00 am; February 5, 2016; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. February 12, 2016; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. February 19, 2016; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. February 26, 2016; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]

Since 1995, City of Prospect has hosted free music concerts in February for the local community.
Each year the event grows in popularity and diversity, with activities for children and youth (such as a jumping castle and giant games) complementing the music focus of the event.

From 6:30pm to 9.30pm every Friday in February at the Memorial […]

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Brighton Jetty Classic and Street Festival | 7 Feb 2016

[ February 7, 2016; ]
This year marks the tenth anniversary of the Brighton Jetty Classic, testament to a group of people working to strengthen and safeguard their local community.
Along the way, this community spirit has welcomed and assisted other Surf Clubs, Sporting Clubs and local charities to generate over $100,000 for their organisations.

Register to swim or head down to […]

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The H2O Explosion | Glenelg | 5 Feb 2016

[ February 5, 2016; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
It’s time to get drenched!
Yep – it’s 3 hours of fun! Get drenched at Adelaide’s Biggest Water Fight for all ages, enjoy the inflatables and party with great music from our DJs – come and join the H2O Explosion!

How it works:

Turn up with your friends
Take part in the biggest water fight of your life
Party on […]

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Monster Slam | 13 Feb 2016

[ February 13, 2016; 7:00 pm; ]
Adelaide, are you ready for Monster Slam?
Eight of the world’s best Monster Trucks are set to invade the Adelaide Showgrounds on February 13th.

Wayville Showground, Adelaide’s home of Monster Trucks, is set to ignite with a brand new and unseen show with an invasion of International Monster Truck drivers. For the first time ever Adelaide locals can […]

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Summer Sundays at Beaumont House | 17 Jan & 7 Feb 2016

[ January 17, 2016; February 7, 2016; ]
Celebrate the 1920’s with a Miss Fisher Murder Mysteries theme.
Enjoy a leisurely Sunday afternoon of live music, bocce, craft and food stalls. SA wine and beer will also be available at historic Beaumont House and Garden. The National Trust will be running the Miss Fisher Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition at Ayers House from November 16 […]

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City of West Torrens Summer Festival | Jan & Feb 2016

[ January 9, 2016; 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm. January 16, 2016; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. January 23, 2016; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. January 30, 2016; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. February 6, 2016; 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. February 13, 2016; 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]
The City of West Torrens has held an annual series of free community events in the West Torrens Memorial Gardens since 2008. Originally called Music in the Park, the event is now known as the City’s Summer Festival.
Summer Festival’s program of live music and outdoor cinema caters to a variety of tastes. Bring your own […]

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Adelaide Fringe Festival | Family Friendly Shows | 12 Feb – 14 Mar 2016

[ February 12, 2016 to March 14, 2016. ]
The Adelaide Fringe is always an exciting time of the year with so much entertainment on offer in and around the city and stretching out to regional areas of South Australia.
The beauty of an open-access arts festival as unique as the Adelaide Fringe is that anyone with a show, exhibition or cultural event is able […]

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Adelaide Fringe Festival | Free Family Friendly Events | 12 Feb – 14 Mar 2016

[ February 12, 2016 to March 13, 2016. ]

The Adelaide Fringe is always an exciting time of the year with so much entertainment on offer in and around the city and stretching out to regional areas of South Australia.

The beauty of an open-access arts festival as unique as the Adelaide Fringe is that anyone with a show, exhibition or cultural event is able […]

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Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo | Q&A with Artistic Director Scott Wright | Adelaide Arts Festival | 27 Feb – 16 Mar 2016

[ February 27, 2016 to March 6, 2016. February 27, 2016 to March 6, 2016. ]

For the first time in Australia, Erth presents the Broadway version of their internationally acclaimed Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo. Sophisticated, realistic puppetry reverses extinction to the delight of dinosaur lovers. Meet, and maybe even feed, one of your favourite prehistoric creatures in this intimate, interactive hands-on theatre experience. Insightful and enchanting, this show will thrill paleontologists […]

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Beachfront Twilight Markets | Seacliff | Dec 2015, Jan 2016, Mar 2016

[ December 4, 2015; 5:30 pm; January 15, 2016; 5:30 pm; February 5, 2016; 5:30 pm; ]
Beach Front Twilight Markets
Cool off by the foreshore and watch the sun setting over the ocean as you take in the great food, kids activities and live entertainment at these twilight markets.

Featuring Lollipop market stalls showcasing unique, high quality boutique handmade products.

The markets will be held at Angus Neil Reserve on the Esplanade in Seacliff. […]

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Lazy Lawn Days at d’Arenberg | Dec 2015 – Feb 2016

[ December 5, 2015 to December 6, 2015. December 19, 2015 to December 20, 2015. December 26, 2015 to December 31, 2015. January 2, 2016 to January 10, 2016. January 23, 2016 to January 24, 2016. February 6, 2016 to February 7, 2016. February 20, 2016 to February 21, 2016. ]
Relax this Summer on d’Arenberg’s lush lawns. Challenge your friends to bocce or croquet, bring a picnic lunch.
Wine available by the glass & bottle.

Happening every second weekend throughout summer. 12-5pm. Kids Korner Sundays 12-2pm.

Dec 2015
Sat 5 – Sun 6
Sat 19 – Sun 20
Sat 26 – Thurs 31

Jan 2016
Closed New Year’s Day
Sat 2 – Sun 10
Sat 23 – Sun […]

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Fringe Illuminations | Adelaide Fringe 2016 | 12 Feb to 28 Feb 2016

[ February 12, 2016 8:30 pm to February 28, 2016 8:30 pm. ]
Adelaide Fringe to Transform the City with Fringe Illuminations in 2016
Read our Play & Go Review of the Fringe Illuminations here.
One of our all-time favourite festival events is the Northern Lights illumination as part of the Adelaide Festival in March 2010. The historic buildings along North Terrace looked absolutely glorious lit up in the evenings. […]

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Groupe F | Adelaide Festival of Arts | 27 Feb 2016

[ February 27, 2016; 9:00 pm; ]
Stadium Spectacular | One Night Only
This breathtaking stadium spectacular explodes for one night only at Adelaide Oval.

Two Olympic ceremonies, the Eiffel Tower on Bastille Day and a residency at the Palace of Versailles – Groupe F’s internationally-renowned theatrical pyrotechnic prowess is second to none.

Illuminated actors, monumental video and spectacular pyrotechnics play out to an unforgettable […]

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Kids’ Weekend | Adelaide Writers’ Week | 27 & 28 Feb 2016

[ February 27, 2016 to February 28, 2016. ]
The Adelaide Writers’ Week Kids’ Weekend returns with two big days of stories, painting, printing, parades and a giant mouse. Join in for some full-on fun!
The Story Tent is back and this year will feature the antics of Andy Griffiths, the magic that is Story Trove and the wonderful Lucy Cousins will be there with the one […]

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Campbelltown Moonlight Markets | Thorndon Park | Summer 2015/16

[ November 6, 2015; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. December 4, 2015; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. February 5, 2016; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. March 4, 2016; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]
The Campbelltown Moonlight Markets are back for another summer.  This free, family friendly event features over 100 artisan stalls, Campbelltown Food Trail stalls, live entertainment, kids activities, free parking and more. Settle in for the evening, enjoy a great meal, and watch the sun go down over the picturesque reservoir.
The Moonlight Markets are at the […]

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Civic Park Movies | Modbury | Jan & Feb 2016

[ November 13, 2015; 6:30 pm; January 15, 2016; 6:30 pm; January 22, 2016; 6:30 pm; January 29, 2016; 6:30 pm; February 5, 2016; 6:30 pm; ]
Civic Park Movies is back for another season!
Featuring popular family friendly movies, this free outdoor cinema experience is not to be missed. Arrive early, share dinner on the park, then sit back, relax and enjoy the movie in the natural surrounds of Civic Park. Kicking off with Home, playing on 13 November 2015. The movie starts at […]

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Adelaide Festival of Arts | 26 Feb – 14 Mar 2016

[ February 26, 2016 to March 14, 2016. ]
For more than 50 years Adelaide Festival audiences have delighted in an outstanding mix of inspiring, challenging and entertaining artists and performers.
This vital and prestigious celebration of art from around the globe has defined South Australia as the nation’s premier festival state. With internationally acclaimed theatre productions, an eclectic array of world-class musicians, breathtaking dance […]

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Adelaide Night Market | Season 4 | Oct 2015 – Mar 2016

[ November 29, 2015; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. December 13, 2015; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. January 31, 2016; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. February 28, 2016; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. March 20, 2016; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Adelaide Night Market returns for season 4!
Adelaide Night Market is a foodie and crafty market! The market is held once a month during daylight savings and often it is last Sunday of the month (unless specified) from October to March. Adelaide Night Market features the flavours of the world – some of the best street food […]

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Tin Lids Lane | Stirling Laneways Market | Sep 2015 – Apr 2016

Stirling Laneways brings a fresh burst of colour to monthly market Sundays.
Follow your feet through the lanes and side-streets to discover artists and entertainers mingled between our local traders and pop-up stalls.
Tin Lids Lane, is a small section of the market set aside just for kids who want to hold their own market stalls. Stalls […]

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