december 2023 Articles

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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The Flipside Barcade Holiday Special | Summer School Holidays 2023/2024

Summer Holiday Special at The Flipside Barcade
The summer holidays are here and Flipside Barcade is pumped to be opening ALL DAY – EVERYDAY!
Kicking off on Monday 4 December, you can find them trading from 12pm to late! They will have the kitchen running all day, (beers on tap – they’re fully licensed for parents) and […]

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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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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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Aurora Australis Adelaide South Australia

How to View Aurora Australis in South Australia

[ May 11, 2024 to May 12, 2024. ]
Tips for Seeing Aurora Australis (Southern Lights) in Adelaide and South Australia
If you’ve always dreamed of seeing Aurora Australis (Southern Lights), you may be fortunate enough to witness this beautiful coloured light spectacle from Adelaide. It is not  commonly seen in Adelaide, however, as recently as November and December 2023, it has been viewable and […]

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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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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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Top Places for Water Fun this Summer in Adelaide

As the mercury climbs in South Australia it’s great to know that there are some fabulous spots around Adelaide to go to escape the heat. So what are you waiting for – get that sunblock on, grab your hats and sunglasses and cool off those cranky kids!
Here at Play & Go we have some great ideas […]

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Temptation Sailing Wild Dolphin Tour | Summer School Holidays

Temptation Sailing invites you to swim alongside or watch wild dolphins in their natural habitat.
Dolphins are one of the Earth’s most fascinating, curious and interactive species. The Advanced Eco Certified Wild Dolphin Tours are hosted by an amazing team of Marine Biologists who will educate and assist you throughout the tour. An incredible experience you […]

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Funlab Entertainment & Dining Precinct | Rundle Place Adelaide

Funlab’s New Entertainment and Dining Precinct opens in Adelaide’s Rundle Place.
Funlab is a first-of-its-kind entertainment and dining precinct for all ages located on Level 1 in Rundle Place.  Bringing three of its global brands to South Australia for the first time, Funlab has created a central ‘Entertainment Place’ with Strike Bowling, Hijinx Hotel and Archie […]

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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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ENDED: WIN a Family Pass to Santa’s Wonderland 2023 | Adelaide Showground

Santa’s Wonderland Magical Christmas Wonderland
Santa’s Wonderland is a magical white Christmas wonderland with amusement rides, spectacular Christmas stage shows, a magnificent ice skating rink, tobogganing, dodgem cars, jumping castles and activity trail.  You can also have your photo taken with Santa!
What’s New in 2023
This year there are all-new activities including Gingerbread Decorating (an additional $10pp) […]

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Movie Nights at the Pool | Norwood | 13 & 27 Jan 2024

[ January 13, 2024; January 27, 2024; ]
Movie Nights at the Norwood Pool.
Norwood Swimming Centre is hosting two movies nights this Summer.
Take the family for a swim and enjoy snacks and a movie for only $5 entry.  Experience the magic as they transform their poolside into an open-air cinema, where you can float, relax, and indulge in the adventure of two movies […]

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Stobie Pole Art | Apply to Paint a Stobie Pole in Adelaide

Let the kids get creative and apply to paint a Stobie pole in your neighbourhood.
Stobie pole art is becoming more popular in colouring our streetscapes, but to avoid it being removed and to ensure the Stobie pole is safe to paint, you will need permission from SA Power Networks before you pull out a paint […]

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Holiday Fun for Kids at Harbour Town Adelaide | 18-22 Dec 2023

[ December 18, 2023 to December 22, 2023. ]
Keep the kids entertained these Summer School Holidays at Santa’s Beach Cap Bash.
Kids are invited to get creative and decorate their own red cap this Christmas, ready to enjoy their school holidays in the Summer sun! No bookings are required and this activity is FREE.

The kids Christmas workshop will run from 10am – 1pm daily […]

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New Year’s Eve at Semaphore | 31 Dec 2023

[ December 31, 2023; ]
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a party and fireworks in Semaphore.
Join the City of Port Adelaide Enfield for the ultimate party and spectacular fireworks display to end the year on Semaphore Foreshore.  The festivities kick off at 6pm and continue until the stroke of midnight.

This free and family-friendly community event promises thrills for everyone with […]

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Top Family Fun Things to do in Adelaide this Summer

Your Family Friendly Guide to Summer in Adelaide
South Australia’s long, hot Summer days and relaxed vibes offer the perfect opportunity to get out as a family and explore our beautiful beaches, catch up with friends at a park or playground and indulge in delicious ice cream.
Our guide to Summer in Adelaide with kids includes some […]

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Weber WBBL|09 Final | Adelaide Oval | 2 Dec 2023

[ December 2, 2023; ]  
Adelaide Strikers to play in the Weber WBBL|09 Final at Adelaide Oval
This season, there’s more to play for as the as the top teams of the season advance to the Weber WBBL|09 Finals.
Four teams will battle it out for glory, with only one club to be crowned champions. The finals series will see third on […]

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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’.
EDITOR’S NOTE:
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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Dockside Festival | Port Adelaide

EDITOR’S NOTE:
City of Port Adelaide Enfield have unfortunately, due to the extreme weather forecast across the weekend, made the difficult decision to CANCEL Dockside Festival 2023.  The safety of our community, participants, and staff is our top priority, and after careful consideration, we’ve had to make this tough decision.  We understand the excitement and anticipation […]

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Marine Discovery Centre Open Day | Henley Beach | 9 Dec 2023

[ December 9, 2023; ]
Take a look under the sea during the Marine Discovery Centre Open Day in Henley Beach
Join the team at the Marine Discovery Centre for a morning of interactive fun, marine-based exploring and learning, followed by a guided beach marine trail on Henley Beach.

During the session, you will have access to a variety of interactive discovery […]

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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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