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School Holiday Fun at the City of Holdfast Bay  | Jul 2021

School Holiday Fun at the City of Holdfast Bay 
The City of Holdfast Bay is jam-packed with plenty to see and do this winter.
See the latest movie at Event Cinemas Glenelg, have fun on the heated waterslides and try mini-golf at the Beachouse and check out the Alpine Winter Festival with ice-skating, live music and […]

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Giant Ferris Wheel | Glenelg | 6 Nov 2020 – 8 Mar 2021

[ November 6, 2020 to December 31, 2020. January 1, 2021 to March 8, 2021. ]
Giant Ferris Wheel Returns to Glenelg in 2020
The Giant Ferris Wheel is returning to Glenelg from November 2020 until March 2021 thanks to Mix102.3 and Lumo Energy SA. It provides spectacular views over the coastline, down Jetty Road and across to the Adelaide Hills.
Standing 35 metres high, it’s the tallest portable wheel of its kind […]

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Wigley Reserve Playground Glenelg | Review

Glenelg’s Wigley Reserve new $1 million adventure playspace and fitness hub has been officially opened on 31 October 2020 by the City of Holdfast Bay.
The brand new playground sits in the north-western corner of Wigley Reserve – just look out for the huge custom-built white shade structure that soars above it.
The previous plastic based playground […]

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Exploring Glenelg, including the Beachouse & Giant Ferris Wheel | Review

A day out in Glenelg, South Australia
by Carla Caruso
There’s no need to travel interstate for amusement fun – this bayside suburb has it in spades.
South Australia’s favourite palindrome is definitely G-L-E-N-E-L-G.
While I spent a lot of weekends there as a youngster, since having kids, it’s sometimes fallen off my radar … But not this summer!
With […]

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Adelaide Openair Cinema | Glenelg | 1 March – 12 April 2015

Ben & Jerry’s Openair Cinemas will be returning to Adelaide this spring!
A quintessential summer event with music by day and movies by night, this special event will again be staged on the Glenelg foreshore.
Bringing the festival vibe every weekend is the Ben & Jerry’s Sundae Session. A dedicated live music event, where you’ll be serenaded […]

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Bay Discovery Centre | Social History Museum | Glenelg

The Bay Discovery Centre is the City of Holdfast Bay’s Social History Museum.  It’s located on the edge of Mosley Square and is well worth a visit if you’re in Glenelg.   Over 40,000 people visit  the centre each year.  Children can learn about the early days of Foundation and what life was like by the sea.  Multimedia displays […]

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City to the Bay by Tram | A Day in Glenelg

City to Glenelg by Tram – a day in Glenelg
Travelling on public transport with young children is a bit of an adventure, especially when the destination is somewhere they don’t go every day.  One of our favourite holiday activities is to catch the tram from the city to Glenelg and explore the many sights this seaside suburb has […]

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Bungy Trampoline | Bounce into Moseley Square | Glenelg

There is so much to do at Glenelg during the summer holidays and one of the most exciting activities would have to be the Bungy Trampoline in Moseley Square.  Both kids and adults* can enjoy the thrill of bungy jumping in a safe, secure environment with a view of  the sand and the sea.  Operated by Flymotion, […]

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Train Rides at Moseley Square Glenelg | Dec 2012 to Jan 2013

All during the Summer School Holidays December 2012/January 2013 you can jump onboard the Moseley Square Train in Glenelg.
The train operates from 10am each day. Rides are $4 per person.  For information about Jetty Road, Glenelg check out their Facebook page here for updates.
What:  Moseley Square Train Rides
When:  Summer School Holidays December 2012 to January […]

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