[ November 24, 2017 to December 12, 2017. ]
Kickstart Happiness this Christmas in South Australia
While we are fortunate to live in one of the wealthiest countries in the world, Christmas is an especially challenging time for many struggling South Australian families and children. This Christmas Statewide Super and National Pharmacies are encouraging South Australians to donate gifts for children who otherwise wouldn’t receive […]
[ November 24, 2017 to December 12, 2017. ]
[ December 8, 2017 4:00 pm to December 10, 2017 4:00 pm. ]
Adelaide Roller City Grand Opening Weekend with Free Skating
Everyone is invited to the Adelaide Roller City Grand Opening weekend on 8, 9 and 10 December with FREE skating sessions ALL weekend.
No entry fee. No skate hire fee. Just head down to Thebarton, go for a roll and have a wheely good time!
Adelaide Roller City will […]
[ December 3, 2017; December 17, 2017; ]
The STV One & All Tall Ship Open Days in Port Adelaide
Climb on board and see South Australia’s greatest sailing asset, the STV One & All Sailing Ship, during one of their public open days.
Walk the decks, be at the ship’s helm, venture into the galley and the saloon. This handcrafted ship will tell you […]
[ November 27, 2017 11:00 am to January 1, 2018 11:00 am. ]
Adelaide’s West End Brewery Riverbank Christmas Lights
The West End Brewery Riverbank Christmas Lights are a magical display of lights and activity scenes set up along the lawns of the South Australian Brewing Company in Thebarton, just opposite the Entertainment Centre.
The Christmas Riverbank Display is free for all families in Adelaide as a gift from West […]
[ November 17, 2017 to December 24, 2017. ]
Rundle Mall Christmas Decorations
Rundle Mall, as they do each year, will be displaying a range of Christmas decorations including Forest of Trees, the Christmas Letters and Giant Presents. These decorations make for great photos with the whole family and add a bit of Christmas spirit to Rundle Mall while you’re Christmas shopping!
Forest of Trees
Be visually […]
[ December 9, 2017; 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
The Minda Christmas Carols & Markets will be bigger and better than ever this year, with Rachael Leahcar & Joe Braithwaite performing along with local schools, groups and choirs.
There will be plenty of entertainment for the whole family, with Adelaide’s best food trucks and amusements including a carousel, climbing wall, petting zoo, mini-golf, inflatable obstacle […]
[ November 23, 2017 to November 26, 2017. November 28, 2017 to December 3, 2017. December 5, 2017 to December 10, 2017. ]
Victorian Christmas Family Fun at the Ayers House Museum
Escape from the business of Christmas and visit the Ayers House Museum where you can experience some old fashioned Christmas fun.
As well as exploring a 160 year old mansion, children can make Christmas decorations, Christmas cards and dress up. Alternatively they can play a game of chess, […]
[ December 18, 2017; 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. December 19, 2017; 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. ]
Family Geocaching Adventures with Nature Play SA
Spend the afternoon outdoors at Nature Play SA’s scenic Botanic Garden headquarters as they teach your family the geocaching ropes and guide you on a path to adventure.
Geocaching is a fun and exciting high-tech treasure hunt that combines navigation technology with the excitement of an outdoor adventure. Working as […]
[ December 14, 2017 2:00 pm to December 16, 2017 2:00 pm. ]
Christmas Proms 2017 – The Idea of North takes us on a musical journey around “A World of Christmas”
Follow their impeccable harmonies as they perform not only in English, but also in Catalan, Hebrew, Spanish and Soussou! Australian conductor Benjamin Northey will lead the orchestra, while you sing along with Tutti Choir and the On Stage […]
[ November 22, 2017; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. December 2, 2017; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Nature Play SA Pop-up Shop in the Gardens
Nature Play SA Pop-up Shop in the Gardens is back by popular demand. The Nature Play SA pop-up shop will open on the balcony of the beautiful Wittunga Botanic Garden headquarters for some peaceful pre-Christmas shopping on Wednesday 22 November (11am–4pm) and Saturday 2 December (1pm–4pm).
Enjoy the garden surrounds and […]
[ November 18, 2017 to December 24, 2017. ]
Visit Santaland at Myer in Rundle Mall, Adelaide
There are big changes to Myer’s Santaland for 2017. Myer have refurbished their festive area on level two of the Adelaide Myer Centre this year to create a magical winter wonderland for Christmas. The main attraction is the ‘Santaland Express’ – a life size train offering a virtual […]
[ November 18, 2017 to December 24, 2017. ]
Visit the Magic Cave in David Jones, Rundle Mall Adelaide
The Credit Union Christmas Pageant on 18 November 2017 welcomed Father Christmas to Adelaide and as usual he is a special guest at the Magic Cave in David Jones, Rundle Mall Adelaide.
As many would know, the Magic Cave has had plenty of changes over the years. Once […]
[ December 24, 2017; 10:30 am; ]
Kids’ Christmas at Trinity City
Children in year 5 and under are invited to celebrate Christmas Eve at the Trinity City Kids’ Christmas event on Sunday 24 December at 10.30am in the hall.
It’s an easy, no-stress Christmas event—specially designed for kids—that tells the Christmas story and has simple carols. This event runs at the same time […]
[ December 16, 2017; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Christmas Steps – Free Family Fun
You’re invited to Trinity City for free Christmas story tours & free family fun on Saturday 16 December from 4pm to 8pm.
Pack your bag, grab a free boarding pass and go fly with Trinity City on an around the world adventure. Flights leave every 15 minutes.
Enjoy the post-flight travel lounge […]
[ December 10, 2017; ]
Carols at Trinity City
You’re invited to celebrate Christmas at Trinity City’s carols event on Sunday 10 December.
Traditional carols in Adelaide’s oldest church (with organ and choir) at 9am and 11am.
Contemporary carols at 4pm and 7pm.
Family-friendly food and fun from 5pm.
Trinity City is at 88 North Terrace, opposite the Adelaide Convention Centre, and is accessible by […]
[ December 9, 2017; December 16, 2017; December 21, 2017; January 2, 2018; January 27, 2018; ]
Enjoy a film under the stars at Adelaide’s Moonlight Cinema in Botanic Park
Moonlight Cinema is Australia’s favourite outdoor cinema, showing advance screenings, new releases, cult films and movies suitable for the whole family on the lawns of the iconic Botanic Park.
Adelaide’s 2017-18 Summer Season opens on Friday 1 December 2017 until 18 February 2018. CLICK […]
[ November 1, 2017 to January 14, 2018. ]
Pick your own cherries
EDITOR’S NOTE: As of Sunday 14 January 2018 the season is over this year for pick your own.
There’s nothing that says summer more than when fresh, juicy, red, sweet, local cherries are available. When the cherry season arrives it reminds us that Christmas is near.
If you love eating lots of cherries, a fun […]
[ December 15, 2017 to December 24, 2017. ]
Christmas Fun in the Square | Christmas in the City of Adelaide
This year, Christmas in the City will be more magical than ever! Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga will be transformed into a festive fairyland filled with activities to keep the whole family smiling.
Free to enter and open daily from 15 – 24 December (11am to 8pm), Christmas Fun […]
[ December 1, 2017; 6:00 pm; ]
Lighting of the Christmas Tree in Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga
The whole family will enjoy the lighting of the Christmas Tree in Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga on Friday 1 December at 8.15pm. This year the tree will be sure to surprise with brand new magical display features. This FREE family friendly event will also feature entertainment from 6pm-9pm.
Adelady will be […]
[ November 17, 2017; 5:45 pm; November 24, 2017; 5:45 pm; December 1, 2017; 5:45 pm; December 8, 2017; 5:45 pm; ]
Enjoy Snow Play at the Ice Arena this November and December.
The Ice Arena in Thebarton brings you Snow Play, fun for children 14 years and under.
Snow Play is a chance for children to experience snow in an indoor, safe, fun filled arena all year round.
Test their aim and throw snowballs at Ice Arena’s penguin wall, […]
[ December 3, 2017; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
North Adelaide’s Tynte Street Christmas Market
Head to the Tynte Street Christmas Market this December and find a unique range of handmade gifts by local artisans, as well as food, children’s craft, Christmas elves and live music.
The North Adelaide Country Women’s Association will be running children’s crafts. The roving elves will be around between 11am and 1.30pm […]
[ December 1, 2017; 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters Twilight Carols & Christmas Market
This free family friendly open-air concert under the stars is an opportunity for you to go along and share in the spirit of Christmas and the excitement this time of the year has to offer.
A variety of activities and performances together with a visit from […]
[ December 3, 2017; 11:00 am; ]
Paddington 2 – Advance Screening with all proceeds going to Children’s Hospitals around Australia.
Be one of the first to see the latest adventures of Paddington Bear with all ticket proceeds going to local Children’s Hospitals.
The much-anticipated sequel to the worldwide hit family film Paddington™ happily returns and he is back spreading joy and marmalade wherever he […]
[ November 23, 2017; December 7, 2017; January 11, 2018; January 25, 2018; February 8, 2018; February 22, 2018; ]
Oaklands Skate Park Free Concrete Sessions
Once again The Oaklands Recreational Plaza skate park will feature a series of free youth skateboarding and BMX sessions on Thursday nights throughout summer.
These sessions will be facilitated by Lighthouse Youth Projects and Big Sunday and have been made possible through the City of Marion’s Youth Development grant funding.
All young […]
[ November 19, 2017; November 21, 2017; November 26, 2017; 12:00 am; November 28, 2017 to November 29, 2017. December 1, 2017; December 4, 2017 to December 6, 2017. December 6, 2017; December 10, 2017; December 12, 2017 to December 13, 2017. December 17, 2017; ]
Visit Sensitive, Sensory-Friendly, Quiet Santa at various locations around Adelaide
Sensitive, sensory-friendly Santa is a great way for children with special needs to meet Santa in a private, comfortable, sensory-friendly environment. Sessions are pre-booked eliminating queues and are held outside of standard shopping hours to help provide a calm environment.
Locations and Times
Sensitive, Sensory-Friendly Santa at Tea […]
[ December 20, 2017; 3:00 pm; ]
Adelaide Farmers’ Market Christmas Twilight Market
Just in time for the festive season, The Adelaide Farmers’ Market will host their 2017 Christmas Twilight Market on Wednesday 20 December.
From the largest selection of fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables to the states best variety of Christmas hams, chicken and lamb, The Adelaide Farmers’ Market, Twilight Market will host over […]
[ December 15, 2017 to December 16, 2017. ]
Hahndorf Christmas Bazaar, St Michael’s Lutheran Church
Christmas is fast approaching!
St Michael’s Lutheran Church is organising a Christmas Bazaar on Friday 15 December from 4pm-9pm and Saturday 16 December 11am-8pm in the little German village of Hahndorf (located 20 minutes from Adelaide).
The weekend of the market coincides with the Hahndorf Christmas Village where traders celebrate […]
[ December 15, 2017 6:00 pm to December 17, 2017 9:00 pm. ]
The Christmas Garden UniSA Mawson Lakes Campus
Presented by Life Church and supported by Salisbury Council, The Christmas Garden is a beautiful display of five life sized, handmade scenes from the original Christmas Nativity Story.
Over the last two years more than 2,000 people have attended from all over Adelaide.
This year there will be even more to see […]
[ December 15, 2017 to December 24, 2017. ]
This year, Rundle Mall will build on the Christmas tradition, adding a wow factor element to the Christmas season – The ‘Voices of Christmas’.
The Mall will come alive with a Christmas music spectacular in the heart of the Mall, combining live musical performances with digitally recorded voices from across the whole of SA.
With over 30 choirs and 500 voices, this […]
[ December 10, 2017; 2:00 pm; ]
The Adelaide City Council is proud to present the Lord Mayor’s Christmas Gala Concert for 2017.
The Lord Mayor of Adelaide’s Christmas Gala at the Adelaide Town Hall celebrates its 151st Anniversary this year. The afternoon will be filled with spectacular performances from some of Adelaide’s most talented performers.
Show duration is 2 and a half hours […]
[ December 12, 2017; 7:30 pm; ]
Band of the South Australia Police 2017 Christmas Concert
The Band of the South Australia Police are ringing their sleigh bells presenting an evening of popular Christmas cheer suitable for all ages.
In the majestic settings of the Adelaide Town Hall the Concert Band, smaller ensembles and vocalists present some traditional Christmas fare. There may also be […]
[ December 2, 2017; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Christmas on King William Road on Saturday, December 2.
The whole family can get ready for Christmas on King William Road with FREE Santa visits, face painting for children, great food and shopping at the numerous boutiques throughout King William Road for unique gifts. And with a mini Christmas market in Opey, it’s Christmas made easy […]
[ December 7, 2017; 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Carols in the Square is a FREE family-friendly event run by Baptist Care SA and proudly supported by Westcare Church and City of Adelaide.
Pack a picnic rug or chairs, relax and sing along. Food and drink provided.
Featuring Tutti Choir, Holdfast Community Band, author Andrew McDonough and other guest artists, Carols in the Square is […]
[ December 16, 2017; 7:00 pm; ]
Round up the family for a night at the movies and catch a free screening of The Grinch at the open air cinema on Norwood Oval.
Get there early to enjoy roving entertainment, live music, food and drinks.
Bring your rugs and a picnic and enjoy a free movie under the stars.
The movie will start at sun-down.
[ December 3, 2017; ]
Santa By The Beach Christmas Photography Sessions with My Family Photo
This year why not have your family Christmas photos taken at the beach? My Family Photo are holding special Santa photography sessions at Henley Beach on Sunday 3 December for only $75.
You can avoid busy shopping centres and book in advance, which means no waiting […]
[ December 7, 2017 to December 10, 2017. ]
The 2017 Adelaide Motorsport Festival at Victoria Park is a celebration of Adelaide’s rich motorsport heritage.
The Adelaide Motorsport Festival is a virtual “museum-in-motion”. A four-day festival that draws upon South Australia’s rich motorsport history and celebrates and re-enacts motorsport competition of a by-gone era. Incorporating the Adelaide Rally and Victoria Park Sprint, the festival will […]
[ November 3, 2017; December 1, 2017; February 2, 2018; March 2, 2018; ]
Moonlight Markets at Thorndon Park in Campbelltown
The Campbelltown Moonlight Markets are back for another summer. This free, family friendly event welcomes visitors to settle in for the evening, enjoy a great meal, and watch the sun go down over the picturesque reservoir.
The Moonlight Markets are held at the beautiful Thorndon Park, Hamilton Terrace, Paradise. These […]
[ December 3, 2017; ]
The 39th MRASA Toy Run 2017 will be on Sunday 3rd of December
The Toy Run collects toys on behalf of the St. Vincent de Paul Society for families in need at Christmas time. The MRASA has held its annual Toy Run for the last 38 years in December.
Traditionally the running of the Toy Run event has been […]
[ December 2, 2017; 4:30 pm; ]
Santa’s Workshop elves are busy preparing to host one of Australia’s finest vocalists for the 2017 Playford Community Christmas Carols.
ARIA Award winner Anthony Callea will wow Fremont Park crowds with his powerful, passionate and pure voice, singing your favourite Christmas carols, as well as debuting some new singles at the Saturday, 2 December event.
Joining Callea […]
[ November 10, 2017; November 24, 2017; December 15, 2017; December 29, 2017; January 12, 2018; January 19, 2018; February 9, 2018; February 23, 2018; March 2, 2018; March 16, 2018; April 13, 2018; April 27, 2018; ]
Night Walks are back at Cleland Wildlife Park this summer!
See what wakes up when the sun goes down, and explore the world of Australia’s nocturnal animals. Join their experienced guides for a night time tour of Cleland. You’ll get up close to potoroos, bettongs and bandicoots as they forage for food. Hear the haunting […]