christmas 2023 Articles

Christmas at the Adelaide Central Market | Festive Trading Hours

For the freshest produce this festive season you can’t go past the Adelaide Central Market.  
From seafood and poultry to fresh fruit and bakery goods, the Market has everything you need for your Christmas table.  Be sure to check with individual stall holders for cut off dates if you’re planning on ordering special items such […]

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Explore the Christmas Story | Adelaide City Salvos | 18-21 Dec 2023

[ December 18, 2023 to December 21, 2023. ]
Explore the Christmas Story with the Adelaide City Salvos.
A free event for ages 5-11 years, this is a one hour session for young families involving an interactive telling of the Christmas Story and craft activities. Event-goers can explore a story of joy in a fun and interactive way. 

Note that the story contains a Christian message […]

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Craigmore Community Christmas Market | 17 Dec 2023

[ December 17, 2023; ]
The Craigmore Community Christmas Market will be held on 17 December 2023 with over 60 stalls. 
Becky’s Allsorts will be attending this years Craigmore Community Christmas Market along with a range of other stalls offering last minute Christmas presents for your family and friends. There will be a special guest from the North Pole visiting between […]

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Ninth Avenue Christmas Lights Display | St Peters

Ninth Avenue St Peters Christmas Lights Display.
Residents of St Peters bring joy to the local community each festive season with their annual Christmas lights display.
Each year more than 70 houses along Ninth Avenue from Battams Road, Royston Park to Stephens Terrace, St Peters light up and shine bright throughout December until New Year’s Day.  It’s […]

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Ignite Unley Free Outdoor Cinema – A Boy Called Christmas | 15 Dec 2023

[ December 15, 2023; ]
Ignite Unley Outdoor Cinema (PG) is returning to the Unley Village Green to celebrate Christmas.
Enjoy Christmas themed pre-film entertainment including live music, children’s craft, Christmas story-time and a special visit by Santa himself.
Dinner and movie snacks are covered with a delicious range of food truck offerings. Then settle in at sunset to enjoy the family […]

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AVcon Christmas Market 2023

AVcon Christmas Market | Rundle Mall Plaza | 8 & 9 Dec 2023

[ December 8, 2023 to December 9, 2023. ]
At AVcon Christmas Market, artists and craftspeople from all over South Australia and beyond will be brought together to sell unique handmade creations with a nerdy twist. From art prints to self-published novels to pillows and plushies, to comics, to tabletop games and more.
Whether you’re getting a unique festive gift, or just want to show […]

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Free Christmas Snow Photo Sessions at The Gully | Tea Tree Gully | Dec 2023

[ December 9, 2023 to December 10, 2023. December 16, 2023 to December 17, 2023. ]
Free Christmas Snow Photo Sessions and Family Dining at The Gully Public House and Garden
The spirit of Christmas has taken over at The Gully with FREE Christmas snow photography sessions! The Gully’s Snowing Sessions are a picture perfect opportunity for you and your family to dine out and have a photography session in a Christmas Winter […]

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Christmas Decorations in the City of Adelaide

Find Christmas cheer and joy across the city of Adelaide with sparkling lights, colourful decorations and the arrival of favourite festive characters.
Each night as the sun goes down, the lights turn on in the city. Perhaps the most well-known of all the lights is the magical lighting display on the Giant Christmas Tree in Victoria […]

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Giant Christmas LEGO Sleigh | North Adelaide | 6 Dec 2023 – 7 Feb 2024

[ December 6, 2023 to December 31, 2023. January 1, 2024 to February 7, 2024. ]
The Giant LEGO Sleigh at The Piccadilly
The life-sized LEGO Sleigh is back this year at The Piccadilly on O’Connell Street! From 10am to 10pm until Wednesday 7 February 2024* head to the recently renovated cinema to see the impressive sleigh, take Santa’s reigns and sit on the sleigh for a festive photo.
You can see the […]

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The Southern Lights Special – Christmas Train Ride | 19-23 Dec 2023

[ December 19, 2023 to December 23, 2023. ]
The Southern Lights Special – SteamRanger Christmas Train
Enjoy a night on the Southern Lights train with SteamRanger’s three car heritage Red-Hen Railcar set decorated with lights and decorations inside and out.
Across 5 magical nights, hop aboard the Southern Lights Special departing from Goolwa, along the plains to Middleton and Port Elliot, then down the coast […]

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Christmas Skate Party | Noarlunga | 8 Dec 2023

[ December 8, 2023; ]
Get ready to roll into Christmas cheer at Noarlunga Recreation Centre
Join the fun and have a jolly good time at the Noarlunga Recreation Centre’s Christmas Skate Party on Friday 8 December 2023.  It’s a great way to kick off the festive season with family and friends.  Dress in your merriest Christmas attire, because there are […]

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Mix102.3 Christmas Lights Competition Winners 2023

Mix102.3 has announced the winners of their much-anticipated annual Christmas Lights competition for 2023.
Christmas is the most magical time of the year, and there is nothing quite as magical as enjoying Christmas lights with your family and friends. Together with Fairmont Homes and Seven News Adelaide, the local radio station has brought the spirit of […]

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Melbourne Street Gnome Trail | North Adelaide

Melbourne Street Gnome Trail – Free Christmas Activity
This Christmas some mischievous, bearded little creatures have taken over the windows of shops, cafes and businesses along Melbourne Street in North Adelaide.
Spend some time browsing and find them all for a chance to win your own gnome.
Gnomes will be hiding in the windows from 29 November 2023 […]

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Christmas Holiday High Tea | Glanville Hall | 10 Dec 2023

[ December 10, 2023; ]
Christmas Holiday High Tea at Glanville Hall
Experience a family High Tea in a fairytale ‘Christmas castle’ for the perfect afternoon of delicious food and festive fun!
Take your seat in the beautifully decorated, century-old Glanville Hall to enjoy a family-friendly, Christmas-inspired high tea experience, featuring a holiday-themed menu bursting with handmade savoury and sweet treats.

Snap some […]

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Glanville Hall Christmas Market

Glanville Hall Twilight Christmas Market | 1 Dec 2023

[ December 1, 2023; ]
Glanville Hall Twilight Christmas Market.
Head to Glanville Hall at Semaphore South to relax and enjoy wood-fired pizzas, street foods, a full bar, live music and more than 20 incredible market stalls.
This family friendly evening under lights on the lawns will also have FREE face painting and roaming Christmas characters for the kids from 5pm until […]

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Encore Summer Series | McLaren Vale & Fleurieu Coast

ENCORE Summer Activations Series at McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Coast
Get ready for 90 days of unforgettable experiences from artisan markets to pizza and gelati on the beach, kid’s amusements or soak up the sun with a cocktail, local food offerings and live music on the foreshore.
There is something for everyone starting from 1 December in […]

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Christmas Unwrapped | Adelaide Festival Theatre | 15 & 16 Dec 2023

[ December 15, 2023 to December 16, 2023. ]
Christmas Unwrapped – Experience the Magic of Christmas with the ASO
Kick off the festive season with a bang as the Adelaide Festival Theatre comes alive with the sound of music, song, and laughter.

Guided by your jovial host Guy Noble, the ASO, soprano Desiree Frahn, Graduate Singers and Elder Conservatorium Chorale come together for a concert […]

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Carols at the Rotunda | Unley

The Rotary Club of Unley, The City of Unley and the Unley Concert Band presents ‘Carols at the Rotunda’.
Sadly, the Club has made the decision to cancel the Christmas Carol’s Concert at the Rotunda at Memorial Gardens, Unley, which was due to be held on Sunday 10 December 2023. Many will have seen the […]

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Christmas at the Adelaide Showground Farmers Market

[ December 3, 2023; December 10, 2023; December 17, 2023; December 24, 2023; December 31, 2023; ]
Celebrate a Month-of-Merry at the Market: Christmas at the Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market!
The Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market is gearing up for a month of holiday cheer, bringing you Christmas joy every Sunday from 3 to 24 December 2023, plus a market on New Year’s Eve.

Fill your table with local, farm fresh goods this festive season. […]

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Christmas Wonderland | Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga | Bamboozled | 2 Dec 2023

[ December 2, 2023; ]
Christmas Wonderland at Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga  2 December 2023
Christmas Wonderland will transform Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga into a magical children’s festival hub bursting with colour, live music, Fork on the Road food trucks and a sleigh-load of merry-making entertainment to put smiles on faces young and the young at heart.
Free to enter and open to everyone from 5pm […]

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Peter Combe’s Christmas with Adelaide Youth Orchestras | 2 Dec 2023

[ December 2, 2023; ]
Get in the Christmas cheer with Peter Combe, Adelaide Youth Orchestras, and the Bellyflop in a Pizza band for this tree-mendous performance.
An event for all ages, share the fun and laughter with your children and grandchildren as you wrap yourself in nostalgia with a suite of Peter’s Christmas classics.   From his much-loved Christmas album and […]

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Christmas Carols Festival | Mellor Park | 20 Dec 2023

[ December 20, 2023; ]
Join family and friends for a night of Christmas tunes at Mellor Park in Lockleys.
Christmas carols will be performed by local artists and there will even be a visit from Father Christmas.  Food will be available from 6pm, or take along your own picnic, with entertainment starting at 7.30pm.

The event will feature the West Torrens […]

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Christmas at Melba’s Chocolates | Family Fun Festivities | 15 – 23 Dec 2023

[ December 15, 2023 to December 23, 2023. ]
Celebrate the magic of Christmas with Melba’s Chocolates at their Woodside Factory in the Adelaide Hills!

Make plans to visit them between now and Christmas and step into a Christmas Wonderland.
Explore their deliciously great range of Christmas Treats, watch them in action making all your favourites and indulge in one of their many Hot Chocolates available, […]

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Free Photos with Santa | The Grove Shopping Centre | 25 Nov – 24 Dec 2023

Santa is visiting The Grove Shopping Centre again this year for FREE photos with families and their pets.
Whether you’re wanting a family photo or just visiting Santa with your wishlist, every visitor can pre-book to visit Santa at the Grove Shopping Centre.  If your booking time is not available you will also be able to […]

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Santa Photos & Elf on a Shelf | Elizabeth City Centre

Enjoy a magical Christmas experience at Elizabeth City Centre and have your photo taken with Santa.  Plus on select dates there is also a Pet Santa and a Sensitive Santa service.
Bookings are open to make a time to see Santa this year for a photo at the Elizabeth City Centre shopping complex.  Santa will be […]

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Santa Photos at Colonnades Shopping Centre | Noarlunga

Santa will be visiting Colonnades this Christmas and he’s picture-ready!
Book your photography session and get your photo taken with Santa this Christmas from Saturday 25 November until Christmas Eve.  This year, they’ve also designated some time slots for Sensitive Santa photo moments, where children and adults who prefer quieter surroundings can enjoy a photo with […]

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Mannum Christmas Pageant & Street Party | 2 Dec 2023

[ December 2, 2023; ]
The 2023 Mannum Christmas Pageant and street party will have entertainment for the whole family.
The Mannum Christmas Pageant and after party will be held in Randell Street on Saturday 2 December 2023 at 5pm.  Activities for the kids will include face painting, glitter tattoos and having a balloon twisted into amazing shapes with Mad Hatterz […]

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FREE Things to do this Christmas in Adelaide

Find free activities, events and places to visit this Christmas in Adelaide.
Christmas is such a special time for families, but it can also be an expensive time too.  We are fortunate in Adelaide to have many free, local community events at this special time of year hosted by local councils, community groups and churches.  
Listed below […]

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Christmas at Burnside Village | Christmas Display & Photos with Santa

Father Christmas will be at Burnside Village once again for photos, plus there are beautiful decorations all around the centre for more photo opportunities.
Father Christmas will arrive at Burnside Village on Monday 20 November 2023 and be there until Christmas Eve.  The Santa area is located in the Fashion Mall, right in front of ZARA […]

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Christmas in the Park | Trott Park | 9 Dec 2023

[ December 9, 2023; ]
Free Family Friendly Event – Christmas in Trott Park
Take the whole family along for a day filled with festive cheer in Trott Park.  Hosted by the Marion Community Centres and Trott Park Community Garden Inc., they have a fantastic lineup of activities waiting for you.  It’s the perfect way to get the whole family into […]

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