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FREE Family Fun Event at Port Adelaide Plaza | 18 Jun 2022

[ June 18, 2022; ]
FREE Family Fun Event at Port Adelaide Plaza
Enjoy a day of free and fun family activities – there will be something for everyone. 
There will be a FREE family fun event held at Port Adelaide Plaza on Saturday 18 June 2022 from 11am – 2pm. Go along to enjoy face painting, giveaways, mini gold, retailer offers […]

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Submergence | Illuminate Adelaide | 15-31 Jul 2022

[ July 15, 2022 to July 31, 2022. ] [caption id="attachment_166986" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo by Rikard Osterlund[/caption]
Submergence 
Using thousands of individual points of suspended light, Submergence by Squidsoup will engulf the corner of North Terrace and Kintore Avenue this July as part of Illuminate Adelaide and the FREE City Lights program.
Submergence is an all-encompassing walkthrough experience. Vividly presenting how virtual and physical worlds collide, immerse […]

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HEXADECA in Rundle Mall | Adelaide | 14 May – 2 Jun 2022

[ May 14, 2022 to June 2, 2022. ]
HEXADECA in Rundle Mall – Spin, relax, stay a while.
After an enthralling debut at WOMADelaide 2022, HEXADECA has arrived in Rundle Mall with a dream-like installation of custom-built spinner seats, inviting exploration and interaction from participants from all walks of life.

People of all ages and abilities are encouraged to engage with the seats however they […]

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Adelaide’s Festival Theatre Shells Light Up with SA Art | Until 3 Jun 2022

[ April 22, 2022 to June 3, 2022. ] [caption id="attachment_166797" align="alignnone" width="630"] Artist: Cedric Varcoe, Photo credit: Simon Rogers[/caption]
Adelaide Festival Centre’s Iconic Festival Theatre Shells Light Up with SA Art
Adelaide Festival Centre’s iconic Festival Theatre shells come alive this Autumn.
The brand-new large scale animated projections have been designed by local South Australian artists, in a collaboration with the award-winning creative team Electric Canvas. […]

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Harbor Lights | Illuminate Adelaide | Victor Harbor | 26 Aug – 11 Sep 2022

[ August 26, 2022 to September 11, 2022. ]
Illuminate Adelaide: Harbor Lights
Harbor Lights will transform Victor Harbor across two weeks with a collection of immersive installations, lighting and mind-blowing projections.
Rug up, hit the pavement and follow the light as Illuminate Adelaide takes over the Victor Harbor foreshore.  One of the highlights of Harbor Lights is Craig Walsh’s, Monuments.

Night-time projections transform trees into sculptural […]

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Digital Garden | Illuminate Adelaide | Mt Gambier | 5-21 Aug 2022

[ August 5, 2022 to August 21, 2022. ]
Illuminate Adelaide: Digital Garden
Transforming Cave Garden with a series of experiences from renowned local and international artists, Digital Garden will light up winter in the South East of the state.
Building on its success in 2021, Digital Garden once again reimagines the cultural centre of Mount Gambier with captivating installations, projections, and interactive lighting.  A highlight […]

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Get Stoked! BMX Jam | Woodside | 14 May 2022

[ May 14, 2022; ]
Get Stoked! BMX Jam
A day of BMX-ing fun for all bike-nuts aged 8-25, with heaps of fun BMX-ing skills games and challenges, coaching and much more. 
The Lighthouse crew will set up various skills games and challenges over the day to suit different ages and skill levels. Their mechanic will be on hand to help with […]

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Reconciliation In The Park | Adelaide | 3 Jun 2022

[ June 3, 2022; ]
Reconciliation In The Park 2022
Reconciliation SA is delighted to present a major, outdoor, free community event during National Reconciliation Week.
Nguyanguya muri wamangka (Reconciliation In The Park) will see performances by Baker Boy, J-MILLA, Tilly Tjala Thomas, Deadly Nannas & SVLLO, plus live art, activities, marketplace and more.  The event will be held at Pinky Flat/Tarntanya […]

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Night Lights & Lantern Fete | Moonta | 28 May 2022

[ May 28, 2022; ]
Night Lights & Lantern Fete
The Night Lights & Lantern Fete is set to be held at Moonta Mines Museum on Saturday 28 May 2022. 
The free event will include food vans and old fashioned games. As part of the fete, the Moonta Mines Museum will be lit up and the local school children will present the […]

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Best Adelaide Creeks to Explore for Families

Explore Adelaide’s Creeks
Kids are drawn to creeks. They love exploring this natural, wonderful play space – with or without water.
Winter, especially when we’ve had rain, is a wonderful opportunity to explore the creeks with running water. When we go camping, our kids can literally spend all day in a creek, collecting rocks and sticks, looking […]

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Whale Watching Season | Victor Harbor | May – October

Whale Watching Season in Victor Harbor, South Australia is from May to October
Only an hour’s drive from the Adelaide CBD is the majestic southern Fleurieu Peninsula and each winter we are fortunate to see the annual return of Southern Right whales to our coastline.
It’s a wonderful experience to see the whales frolicking about only metres […]

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Doggy Day on the Green | Semaphore Park | 1 May 2022

[ May 1, 2022; ]
Doggy Day on the Green at Semaphore Park
Grab your furry friend and join the fun at Point Malcolm Reserve for Doggy Day on the Green
A joint venture between City Of Charles Sturt and the City of Port Adelaide Enfield, grab your favourite furry friend and join them for a day of workshops, tips and demonstrations […]

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Explore the South Australian Museum | Review

South Australian Museum – Review
by Sharon Harrington
The South Australian Museum on North Terrace in the City is FREE to visit and filled with displays that will engage and enchant the little people in your life.

The fun starts as soon as you walk into the Museum. A dinosaur skeleton poised to attack is perched above the […]

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Wild Dog | Illuminate Adelaide | Tandanya | 14 Jul – 20 Aug 2022

Wild Dog – Immersive Installation and Exhibition
Artistically directed by Narungga/Kaurna artist Jacob Boehme, Wild Dog is an immersive installation and exhibition exploring the importance of one of Australia’s most misunderstood but significant cultural symbols – the dingo.
Wild Dog features film animation, puppetry, dance, song and interactive installations created by artists and communities across five Nations: […]

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New Light | Illuminate Adelaide | Adelaide Festival Centre | 1-31 Jul 2022

[ July 1, 2022 to July 31, 2022. ] [caption id="attachment_162282" align="alignnone" width="630"] New Light, 2022, Ryan Andrew Lee, Buried.[/caption]
New Light 2022
Free to view at the Adelaide Festival Centre, New Light 2022 will showcase experimental and diverse moving image works by First Nations artists.
Through a national call out, New Light will feature commissioned work that explores compelling and complex concepts, with commissioned artworks to be […]

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City Lights | Free Light Trail | Illuminate Adelaide | 15-31 Jul 2022

[ July 15, 2022 to July 31, 2022. ]
City Lights – Illuminate Adelaide FREE Family Friendly Event
When the sun goes down, the city of Adelaide glows.
Illuminate Adelaide’s free, city-wide centrepiece returns with a new series of immersive installations, artworks and large-scale activations set to turn Adelaide’s most iconic streetscapes into a night-time playground of colour and sound.

Embrace the cold and explore the city, but not […]

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National Simultaneous Storytime | Family Tree | 25 May 2022

[ May 25, 2022; ]
National Simultaneous Storytime 2022
National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) is held annually by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).
Every year, a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator, is read simultaneously in libraries, schools, pre-schools, childcare centres, family homes, bookshops and many other places around the country.

Now in its 22nd successful year, […]

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Free Easter Fun at Harbour Town Adelaide | 16-18 Apr 2022

[ April 16, 2022 to April 18, 2022. ]
Free Easter Fun at Harbour Town
There will be free Easter fun for kids at Harbour Town Premium Outlets this long weekend in Adelaide
Go all OUT-let this Easter Long Weekend and shop your favourite brands this Easter in the beautiful outdoors.  Kids can enjoy daily visits from the Easter Bunny from 11am to 2pm with Lindt […]

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Hop into Rundle Mall this Easter | 15-18 Apr 2022

[ April 15, 2022 to April 18, 2022. ]
Rundle Mall Open Easter Long Weekend

From meet-and-greets with the Easter bunny to chances to win and extended shopping hours from your favourite chocolatiers, there’s so much fun to hop into this Easter in Rundle Mall.

Adelaide Arcade

Home of famed Easter destinations Haigh’s Chocolates and Koko Black, Adelaide Arcade is undeniably a must-visit destination for all your […]

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South Australia’s History Festival | 1-31 May 2022

[ May 1, 2022 to May 31, 2022. ]
South Australia’s History Festival 2022
South Australia’s History Festival is one of the largest open-access community events in SA with hundreds of fascinating places to explore, and exciting events and activities suitable for the whole family, such as talks and tours, walks and workshops, exhibitions and open days.
Events happen anywhere: urban and rural, towns, cities and […]

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Churchill Centre’s FREE School Holiday Extravaganza | April 2022

[ April 21, 2022 to April 24, 2022. April 28, 2022 to May 1, 2022. ]

Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls!  Roll up, roll up Churchill Centre’s School Holiday Extravaganza is here!
Prepare to be amazed with FREE craft for kids, a FREE Petting Zoo, FREE face painting and balloon twisting, competitions and more!

AND don’t forget to visit Little Chicago Express, Adelaide’s largest and FREE indoor Shopping Centre playground located in the […]

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Family Friendly ANZAC Day Overnight Vigil | City of Playford | 24 & 25 Apr 2022

Family Friendly ANZAC Day Overnight Vigil and Dawn Service at Smithfield.
Want to teach your kids about ANZAC Day, but struggle to get them ready in time for a 6am Dawn Service?
Held on Sunday 24 April from 7:30pm till 8:30 pm, the City of Playford’s ANZAC Day Overnight Vigil belongs to the city’s young people, and […]

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FREE Party Wonderland for Kids | Myer Centre Adelaide | 26-30 Apr 2022

[ April 26, 2022 to April 30, 2022. ]
Throwing a massive craft party for the kids, the Myer Centre will be bringing hype these April school holidays!
Across the last week of the school holidays kids can decorate their very own special party hats. With stickers, jewels, pom poms and paint pens, kids will go silly when they see this one. Staff will […]

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Migration Museum | Adelaide | Apr 22

Visit the Migration Museum these school holidays and hear about the stories of South Australians past and present.
In the galleries, you will meet people from all around the world, from the original Aboriginal inhabitants of this place to generations of migrants from Britain and Ireland, Europe, Asia and beyond. The displays tell the ongoing story […]

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FREE Easter Family Fun Day | Gepps X Home HQ | 16 Apr 2022

[ April 16, 2022; ]

FREE Easter Family Fun Day at Gepps X Home HQ

Looking for something to do with the kids this Easter Saturday?  Head to Gepps X Home HQ for their FREE Family Fun day!
Activities such as Pedal Go Karts, Pony Rides, Easter Craft, Giant Games and more! Plus…look out for a very special visitor hopping around!

No bookings […]

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Belly Baby Beyond Baby Fair | Adelaide | 10 Apr 2022

[ April 10, 2022; ]
Belly Baby Beyond Baby Fair
Adelaide’s most stylish baby fair is back in April 2022. 
Showcasing all things Belly, Baby & Beyond from local SA businesses, BBB Baby Fair will have a unique selection of curated baby and toddler goods for your little loves, pre and post natal support for mama’s and mama’s-to-be and a range of […]

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Yayoi Kusama: The Spirits Of The Pumpkins Descended Into The Heavens | Adelaide | Review

Yayoi Kusama: THE SPIRITS OF THE PUMPKINS DESCENDED INTO THE HEAVENS Magical Infinity Room Review
Described as ‘the world’s most popular artist’, Yayoi Kusama (Japan, b. 1929) is best known for her immersive polka-dot and mirror installations. Her work is showing in Adelaide at the Art Gallery of South Australia from 1 April 2022.
Background:
Over the course […]

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Free Come and Try Days | Kensington Cardinals Junior Footy Club | 3 & 10 Apr 2022

[ April 3, 2022; April 10, 2022; ]
Free Come and Try Days at the Kensington Cardinals Junior Aussie Rules Football Club
The Kensington Cardinals are a newly established Aussie Rules junior footy club with opportunities for boys and girls to join a team in 2022.
The Kensington Cardinals Junior Football Club has fielded an under 8 football team in the SANFL Juniors competition for […]

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Seymour College Family Friendly Street Fair | 10 Apr 2022

[ April 10, 2022; ]
Seymour College Free Family Friendly Street Fair
Seymour College in Glen Osmond invite you to their family friendly Street Fair on Sunday 10 April 2022
Held along McMahon Drive and on The Mitchell Oval, Seymour College will play host to an array of family friendly activities, including show rides, arts and crafts, entertainment, live music and much […]

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Family Fun Day at Storybook Walk | Thalassa Park | 9 Apr 2022

[ April 9, 2022; ]
Family Fun Day at Storybook Walk to Introduce Fancy Pants
Go along to Storybook Walk in Thalassa Park as a new sculpture celebrating “Fancy Pants” written by Kelly Hibbert and illustrated by Amanda Graham is unveiled.
Sally Wickes has applied her talent to create a wonderful sculptural piece about Fancy Pants. As well as meeting Dingo and […]

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Outdoor Movie Night - Paw Patrol The Movie

FREE Outdoor Movie Night – Paw Patrol The Movie | Tusmore | 8 Apr 2022

[ April 8, 2022; ]
FREE Outdoor Movie Night – Paw Patrol The Movie
Go along just before the cold weather sets in for a free screening of the popular family friendly film, Paw Patrol The Movie, on the big screen at Hanson Reserve, Tusmore Park. 
Hosted by Burnside Community Centres, this free movie event is BYO for picnic rugs, blankets and […]

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State Library of South Australia – Mortlock Wing | Review

The State Library of South Australia – Review of the Mortlock Wing in Adelaide
If you haven’t experienced the State Library of SA Mortlock Wing, then put it on your list for the next time you’re exploring the Adelaide CBD. It is definitely worth the visit.
by Brooke Hendry
The Mortlock Wing would have to be the most […]

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FREE Easter Market Trail for Kids | Adelaide Central Market Extended Trading Hours

[ April 14, 2022; ]
FREE Easter Market Trail for Families and Extended Opening Hours
Trading is extended until 7pm on Easter Thursday, with free family activities including a first ever kids Easter Market Trail, a morning craft workshop and live music.
Hop into the Market for a FREE kids Easter Market Trail, only on Thursday 14 April from 2pm to 6.30pm. […]

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Salisbury Community Fun Day | Para Hills | 27 Mar 2022

[ March 27, 2022; ]
Free Family Fun at the Salisbury Community Fun Day
A FREE community event with a wide range of fun activities and experiences for kids and families thanks to the City of Salisbury including racing simulators, kids pit stop challenge, rock climbing wall, spin-out bumper cars, petting zoo, corn hole toss, tug of war, totem tennis and […]

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City of Salisbury School Holiday Program | Apr 2022

[ April 19, 2022 to April 21, 2022. April 26, 2022 to April 28, 2022. ]  
City of Salisbury April School Holiday Program.
Kids can enjoy fun school holiday activities at the Salisbury Libraries, Community Centres and Hubs School Holiday Program! From learning how to code a robot to getting crafty in the garden, there is always an affordable and fun activity suitable for children of all ages (including youth).
Activities these coming […]

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St Peters Fair | Stepney | 26 Mar 2022

[ March 26, 2022; ]
St Peters Fair 2022
St Peters Fair will again serve up a feast of fun for families and friends with live music, delicious food, and an oval full of free children’s entertainment.
St Peters Fair is an annual event offering a relaxed, affordable and fun-filled day for the whole family at Linde Reserve in Stepney.  Situated between […]

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Tusmore Park | Wading Pool, Playground & Creek | Review

Tusmore Park Wading Pool Now Open
The refurbishment of the Tusmore Park Wading Pool has been highly anticipated by all who love this park. What a fabulous upgrade this is with some great new features which make it bigger and better as well as safer and more fun. The wading pool has re-opened as of 15 […]

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Hiking Expo | Belair National Park | 3 Apr 2022

[ April 3, 2022; ]
Hiking Expo at Belair National Park
An expo to celebrate the start of the South Australian bushwalking season.
With the arrival of cooler autumn weather, hiking is an ideal outdoor activity. South Australia’s bushwalking clubs and Walking SA are coming together to celebrate the occasion with a unique day in Belair National Park.

Guided hikes ranging from 45 […]

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Get Stoked! Yorketown | Lighthouse Youth Projects Inc | 12 Mar 2022

[ March 12, 2022; ]
Get Stoked! Yorketown
Lighthouse Youth Projects Inc are back on the Yorke Peninsula and ready to Get Stoked!
Go along for a day of good tunes and fun times at Yorketown BMX Track located on Stansbury Road on Saturday 12 March from 11am until 3pm. The event includes FREE riding demos and bikes to come and try. […]

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Westival – Family Friendly Festival | City of West Torrens | Lockleys Oval | 1-10 Apr 2022

[ April 1, 2022 to April 3, 2022. April 10, 2022; ]
Westival – Family Friendly Festival
Sugar, Spice and all things nice at Lockleys Oval this April with open air cinema, music, delicious food and free fun for the kids! A new community festival in Adelaide’s west is launching in April with an amazing program of FREE family entertainment over two brilliant weekends.
Whether you’re a fan of […]

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