Shop & Play in Adelaide during the September/October School Holidays – Spring 2020
Your guide to all the best activities & ideas in Adelaide for the School Holidays.
South Australian Spring School Holidays: Saturday 26 September – Sunday 11 October 2020
To make it easier for you to find things for the kids to do during the school holidays, the Play & Go team have put together our Spring Holiday Guide featuring some of the most popular, and some not-so-well-known activities on offer.
As we all know, this year has seen a lot of restrictions placed on events and venues, so please check the booking requirements carefully and book in early to avoid missing out.
Adelaide Central Market
Big Market Adventures for Little Foodies is back at the Adelaide Central Market these school holidays!
Try the Market Trail, where each little foodie will receive a market bag and map to guide them to each of the ten pit-stops to receive a sample item at each stop. The sample items range from cheese, yoghurt, a piece of seasonal fruit and sweet treat. You can’t beat the Market Trail for value and fun these school holidays.
If you have a little chef in the house you may wish to try Little Market Chefs, cooking classes by Sprout for kids aged between 6 and 12 years. All of the produce will be fresh from Market stalls and the classes will be fun, interactive and each class will include a small take away meal of the dish they prepare.
FREE Market bag decorating workshop (4+ years) – Friday 2 October 2020 – 9:30am – 12:00pm (Grote Street dining area, bookings not required)
FREE Big Spring flower workshop (4+ years) – Friday 9 October 2020 – 9:30am – 12:00pm (Grote Street dining area, bookings not required)
Information about the Market Trail, Little Market Chefs and the free craft workshops available via link below.
Activity Spring has Sprung at Churchill Centre these school holidays with FREE activities.
Week 1: Decorate a Bug Catcher
Week 2: Decorate a Flower Pot
*Social distancing measures apply. No bookings required. Limited numbers of items per day.
PLUS, don’t forget to visit Little Chicago Express, Adelaide’s largest and FREE indoor Shopping Centre playground! Located in the Food Court. Click here to check playground opening hours.
Eat, drink, shop and play at Churchill Centre Churchill Road, Kilburn
Gilles Plains Shopping Centre
Keep the kids’ appetite satisfied and hunger at bay these school holidays at Gilles Plains Shopping Centre
From Friday 25 September until Sunday 11 October, Gilles Plains Shopping Centre will be giving away 1 in 10 $50 dining vouchers to spend at participating retailers.
Hallett Cove Shopping Centre
Step into spring and feel the beats at Hallett Cove Shopping Centre these school holidays.
LIVE & unplugged | Wednesday 30 September, Thursday 1, Friday 2 & Saturday 3 October 2020
Enjoy live music performances by local Hallett Cove artists (stage located next to Woolworths from 1pm – 2pm)
Silent Disco with DJ Bumbles | Tuesday 6 & Friday 9 October 2020
Let the kids let loose on the dance floor with a *FREE Silent Disco, whilst you sit back and enjoy a coffee at Grinder House.
October School Holiday Show!
Head to Port Adelaide Plaza this school holidays for their October School Holiday Show with FREE showbags, balloons, show amusements and meet the Avengers!
Enjoy FREE showbags and balloons and $2pp show amusements (180 showbags available each day). Thursday 1, Friday 2, Thursday 8, Friday 9 October 2020 | 11am-3pm
Enjoy meeting and having your photo taken with The Avengers and the Variety Bash Car. Friday 2 & Saturday 3 October 2020 | 10am – 11am & 12:30pm – 2pm.
200 – 220 Commercial Road, Port Adelaide
Want even more inspiration for the Spring School Holidays?
Click Here to take a look at our list of ideas for EVERY school holidays.
Why not check out some of Adelaide’s Top Tourist Attractions or head to one of our favourite Parks & Playgrounds.
Remember, you can always check in with your Local Library (find yours here) or your Local Council (see our list) as most run special activities for children every school holidays – and many are inexpensive, or completely free!
At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.
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