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Woodstock Family Fun Day with Peter Combe | McLaren Flat | 13 Jun 2022

[ June 13, 2022; ]
Woodstock Family Fun Day with Peter Combe
Back by popular demand, Peter Combe returns to the Woodstock stage this June long weekend, headlining a fun-filled day for the whole family!
Wash your face with orange juice and get down to the outdoor dancefloor for live music with an Australian national treasure, while enjoying delicious food and […]

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Harvest Mylor Café | Review

Harvest Mylor Café
This charming Adelaide Hills café is very popular with locals who visit for the relaxed hills atmosphere, fantastic coffee and amazing food. It’s the perfect spot to sit outside under the dappled shade and enjoy good quality locally sourced, fresh food.
Mylor is a charming little town in the Adelaide Hills, located only 10 […]

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas & Fun Family Activities | 8 May 2022

[ May 8, 2022; ]
Mother’s Day – Sunday 8 May 2022
Mother’s Day gift ideas and family-friendly activities to show Mum how much you care.
Mums work really hard, lose a lot of sleep and we think Mums everywhere are special and deserve some extra love and attention on Mother’s Day to show how much they are loved and appreciated.

If you […]

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New Dymocks Adelaide Book Store in Rundle Mall | Review

New Dymocks Adelaide in Rundle Mall – the largest book store in South Australia
Dymocks Adelaide is unveiling its brand new store in the iconic Regent Theatre located in Rundle Mall. The new book store will cover a mammoth 1000sqm of floor space making it the largest book store in South Australia and it will be […]

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30% OFF Classes for New Students | Mighty Good Talent School

 
30% OFF Classes for New Students at Mighty Good Talent School
“Teaching tomorrow’s stars today!”
Mighty Good Talent School is more than just a dance school. They offer classes for ages 18 months old right up to adults. 
Adelaide’s first children’s dancing, singing & acting school began as “The Johnny Young Talent School” in 1978. They provide quality, […]

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Bloom Block Party | Thebarton | 10 Apr 2022

[ April 10, 2022; ]    
Bloom Block Party at Thebarton
Bloom is bringing together the best of the block and showcasing local makers, producers and musicians for all to enjoy at its cafe and garden in Thebarton. 
The Bloom Block Party will take over Winwood Street and surrounds with a full program of  Makers and Producers markets, food trucks, laneway bars and […]

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Tealicious Cakes | Willunga | Review | Apr 2022

Tealicious Cakes at Willunga
Review by Jo Parkinson
If you enjoy cupcakes, coffee and cuteness, then hop on into Tealicious this Easter!
This pretty little boutique cupcake shop is situated in the heart of Willunga, on Aldinga Road. Owner Natasha has perfected not only the delicious treats on offer, but the stunning styling as well. The pale pink […]

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TreeClimb | Aerial Adventures | School Holiday Fun | Apr 2022

  
Tree-mendous school holiday fun at TreeClimb.
Grab the kids and head into the Adelaide City Park Lands for a day in the trees.
For the smaller children (100cm +) TreeClimb has 3 levels of adventure all within the Kids Course. Each one ends in a zip-line and is full of obstacles for your little ones to […]

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Scan, Pump, Save | Discounted Fuel at OTR Adelaide | Mar 2022

Scan, Pump, Save at OTR Fuel Outlets
Did you know that you can receive discounted fuel at OTR right now using the Scan, Pump, Save Game on OTR’s enhanced App. Every time you use the OTR App and play the Scan, Pump, Save Game you can instantly save anywhere from 2 cents per litre up to […]

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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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Twilight Fringe on O’Connell Street | Adelaide Fringe | 4-12 Mar 2022

[ March 4, 2022 to March 5, 2022. March 11, 2022 to March 12, 2022. ]
Twilight Fringe on O’Connell 2022
Free family fun at Twilight Fringe on O’Connell in North Adelaide.
From 5pm till late, enjoy a free program of live music, performances, and movie screenings as Eighty Eight O’Connell transforms into an open air Fringe venue. Make the most of your time on O’Connell Street and enjoy a bite to eat […]

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Discover, Play, Bikeway! | Adelaide Fringe | Amy Gillett Bikeway | 6 Mar 2022

[ March 6, 2022; ]
Discover, Play, Bikeway! Free family fun on the Amy Gillett Bikeway!
Ride or walk the Amy Gillett Bikeway and discover an array of music, art and entertainment all set against the backdrop of the spectacular rolling Adelaide Hills. 
This event is open to all – from seasoned cyclists and cycling groups to families with kids on scooters and it’s […]

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South Australian Beaches | Best Beaches Around Adelaide

South Australian Beaches
Adelaide has an envious selection of city beaches stretching from North Haven all the way down to Sellicks Beach and beyond in the south.
Most of Adelaide’s central beaches are less than 30 minutes drive from the city, with the spectacular southern beaches about an hour away. Planning a day on the sand is […]

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Santa’s Wonderland | Adelaide Showground | Review

Santa’s Wonderland at Wayville – 2021 Review
By Brooke Hendry
If there’s one way to add the Christmas Cheer into this year, it’s a visit to the always magical Santa’s Wonderland!
This is the Christmas event in Adelaide that you truly don’t want to miss. Santa’s Wonderland know how to do Christmas right – I mean, you really […]

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Swings, Rides and Slides | Local Council Playgrounds & Parks in South Australia

Local Council Playgrounds & Parks in South Australia
South Australians are lucky to have a mild climate and lots of open space to enjoy local parks, playgrounds and walking trails.
South Australian councils maintain thousands of roads, footpaths, bike paths and cycling trails. They establish parks, gardens and playgrounds and provide other infrastructure to support their use […]

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Christmas Tree Farm | Chandlers Hill | South Australia

[ November 24, 2021 to December 23, 2021. ]
The Christmas Tree Farm at Chandlers Hill
The Christmas Tree Farm at Chandlers Hill is the oldest farm in South Australia, providing Christmas trees since 1955.
There is plenty to see and do for the whole family at Christmas Tree Farm in Chandlers Hill.  You can explore their acres of farmland, take photos with their reindeer mascot, […]

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Freedom Park Two Wells

New Freedom Park Sensory & Nature Playground at Two Wells | Nov 2021

Freedom Park at Two Wells 
South Australian families can now experience best practice in nature and sensory play at the state’s newest playground which has opened in the northern suburbs.
The new playground, Freedom Park, within Liberty at Two Wells is the latest milestone in a $1.2 billion residential precinct that is creating over 3,000 new homes […]

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Christmas Wreath Pavlova | Recipe

Christmas Wreath Pavlova
A family favourite Aussie Christmas dessert to make for family and friends this festive season.
Having made countless pavlovas over the years, this festive berry delight is one of the most popular treats to enjoy during the summer.  The decorating options are endless – fresh berries, lollies, chocolate, gingerbread, crushed candy canes, tiny teddies […]

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Top 10 Christmas Things to See and Do Around Adelaide & Great Christmas Gift Ideas

[ November 13, 2021 to December 31, 2021. ]
Christmas in Adelaide – Top 10 Things to See and Do
Christmas time brings a sense of wonder and excitement to little people as the big day draws near. For this magical time of year, we’ve put together a list of the best Christmas things to see and do, and places to go around Adelaide that […]

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West Torrens Brewery Riverbank Christmas Lights Display | 13-25 Dec 2021

[ December 13, 2021 to December 25, 2021. ]
West End Brewery Christmas Riverbank Lights Display
The iconic West End Brewery Riverbank Christmas Lights Display will go ahead in 2021, presented by West End.
The 2021 Christmas Lights Display at Thebarton will have a shortened duration due to COVID restrictions, open from Monday 13 December until Christmas Day inclusive. To ensure patrons’ health and safety, guests […]

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Immersion – Review | Immerse @ Light | Adelaide | Nov 2021

Immersion – Interactive Digital Experience Review
Immersion is an interactive digital creation narrated by Adelaide’s Erik Thomson and created by a local team of South Australians with an extensive background in interactive multimedia. The concept encourages viewers to feel as though they are immersed in a different time and place, almost travellers in time watching evolution […]

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The Gruffalo Live on Stage | Adelaide Festival Centre | 8-12 Dec 2021

[ December 8, 2021 to December 12, 2021. ]
The Gruffalo – Live on Stage in Adelaide
Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in this magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
After sell-out seasons across the world, including London’s West End & Broadway, The Gruffalo returns to Australia.  Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre […]

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The Marryatville Hotel – Largest Outdoor Playground | Review

The Marryatville Hotel – Review
The Marryatville Hotel has long been a favourite for families and the main reason for that is the fabulous huge undercover playground. This biggest pub playground brings all the kids to the yard, and happily entertains the kids for a long catch up with friends and family. It’s not new, the […]

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Rezz Hotel

New Look Rezz Hotel at Newton | Review

Rezz Hotel 
After a complete rebuild, the Rezz Hotel has recently re-opened in September 2021. It’s a pub with a long history, first established in 1858, and this new re-incarnation makes it unrecognisable from its previous look. The modern decor with stylish architectural features is very cosmopolitan. We heard they had three children’s play areas, terraces […]

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Halloween Market at the Movies | Regal Theatre | 31 Oct 2021

[ October 31, 2021; ]
Halloween Market at the Movies
It’s Halloween fun for everyone at the movies on Sunday 31 October and it’s going to be the Spooky Ookiest!
The day will feature Pipsqueak Market stalls, yummy afternoon tea , drinks and popcorn, a kid’s craft table, oogedy boogedy music and the Disney film ‘The Aristocats’. There will be lots of […]

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IMMERSION | Immerse @ Light | Adelaide | 5-28 Nov 2021

[ November 5, 2021 to November 7, 2021. November 10, 2021 to November 14, 2021. November 17, 2021 to November 21, 2021. November 24, 2021 to November 28, 2021. ]
IMMERSION – IMMERSE @ Light

An immersive experience like nothing you’ve ever seen before.

Narrated by Erik Thomson, Immersion is a 360 degree animated experience that will take you on a vivid journey through time to discover how water has shaped our world. From 50 million years ago when the land was covered in dense, wet rainforests, […]

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WellFest Adelaide | Free Family Activities | 15-31 Oct 2021

[ October 15, 2021 to October 31, 2021. ]
Enjoy Free Family Activities at WellFest Adelaide
Families can enjoy free activities at WellFest Adelaide, a new festival that takes place between 15-31 October 2021. There’s fun for the whole family!
Take part in a silent disco, kids’ activities, yoga, meditation, cooking demonstrations and more across three weekends on Sunday 17, 24 and 31 at Wellness Squared.

Or, […]

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SAPOL Road Safety Bike Centre Adelaide | Bonython Park | Review

SAPOL Road Safety Centre, Bonython Park – Port Road, Adelaide
by Sharon Harrington
We love visiting the SAPOL Road Safety Centre! It is the perfect spot for kids to practice riding their bikes.
The space is fully enclosed and free from cars, which makes it a really safe place for young kids to ride. It even has real […]

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How to Make a Kids Party Sweets Grazing Table

How to Make a Kids Party Sweets Grazing Table
In between lockdowns and restrictions over the past year, we were lucky enough to host a couple of kids’ parties. One was in February 2020 just before restrictions began, and then earlier in 2021 when there was a period we could have a party at home. These […]

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Cafe Fellini North Adelaide

Café Fellini For Families | $5 Kids Meals | North Adelaide | Review

Café Fellini – North Adelaide
Cafe Fellini at O’Connell Street in North Adelaide has been around for years, but sometimes gets forgotten about. It’s one of those family Italian restaurants with a huge menu so there’s something to please everyone, including wood oven pizzas, pastas, mains, coffee and cake. It’s open all day so does breakfast, […]

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Million-Life | Adelaide Chinatown | New Claw Machines | Review

Million-Life – Chinatown Adelaide 
It’s a little taste of Japan with cute plush toys and collectibles at Million-Life stores new to Adelaide. 
The Chinatown Million-Life opened earlier this year in July 2021. It’s hard to miss with its colourful neon pink lighting and chiming sound effects. Just walk down Moonta Street and it’s next to the entrance […]

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Best Family Friendly Cafes and Restaurants South Australia

Best Family Friendly Cafes and Restaurants Adelaide & South Australia
South Australia has some amazing restaurants and cafes which are very family friendly and offer great value for money as well as fantastic food. Some venues also have great indoor and outdoor areas for kids to play and run around, plus great kids’ meal deals. Here […]

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Rainbow Jelly Square Delights | Recipe

How to make Rainbow Layered Jelly Squares
Rainbow Jelly Squares are little bundles of colour and joy (oh, and sugar)! So as you can imagine, they are always a hit at parties. You can pop them in your mouth or peel each layer at a time.
Yes, there are 11 layers (!!) but it’s not as hard […]

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Burnside Adventure Park Playground | Kensington Gardens Reserve | Review

Burnside Adventure Playground
The Burnside Adventure Playground is an award winning playground situated within Kensington Gardens Reserve.
{This review has been updated February 2021}
Set amongst a natural landscape and huge gum trees, this beautiful play space is popular with children of all ages and abilities with an impressive selection of different activities on offer.  From swinging and […]

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Point Turton Nature Playspace and bike track

Point Turton Nature Playspace and Bike Track | Yorke Peninsula | Review

Point Turton Nature Playspace and Bike Track
The Point Turton Nature Playspace and Bike Track on the Yorke Peninsula was upgraded and re-opened in 2019. It’s a great regional playground in this small seaside town, just up the road from the Point Turton Caravan Park, with the beach right in front.
The wonderful nature inspired playspace has […]

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Bakery O’Connell Cronut Cones & Bakery Treats | North Adelaide

Bakery O’Connell – where you can go any time day or night for a bite to eat or a pastry treat.
Bakery O’Connell is an Adelaide institution (established in 2003) which has been relied on for always being open. While it’s popular for breakfast, lunch or dinner, it’s also great for those times when you want to […]

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Inneston Lake – The Blue Lake of Dhilba Guuranda – Innes National Park, Yorke Peninsula | Review

Inneston Lake in Dhilba Guuranda, South Australia
Innes National Park’s own little blue lake is a beautiful spot to visit.
There are a few lakes in the national park but this little salt lake is the only one that’s a stunning blue green colour. We initially didn’t know it was a salt lake, but a quick taste […]

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Moonta Splash Town Water Park | Yorke Peninsula | Review

    
Moonta Splash Town Water Park & Foreshore Playground Review
by Katrina Gogel
Located on the Copper Coast’s picturesque Moonta Bay foreshore is this wonderful family play space with hours of fun guaranteed for everyone! Comprising a great little playground and free to use community water park, it will be sure to keep the young (and young at heart!) […]

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The Best Playgrounds for Toddlers Around Adelaide

The Best Playgrounds for Toddlers Around Adelaide
We asked our readers to tell us about their favourite playgrounds around Adelaide which are suitable for toddlers or little ones under 5 years old.
For peace of mind, we generally love fully fenced playgrounds for this age group and having some shade is always very handy.
Here is a list of […]

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Dwyer Road Reserve Playground Review | City of Marion

Dwyer Road Reserve Playground Review
5 Dwyer Road, Oaklands Park
Dwyer Road Reserve is Adelaide’s first hi-tech playground and includes interactive games as well as the more traditional play set for younger kids, mixing modern with nature play. The community space caters for the older kids crowd with a court that has a basketball and netball ring; […]

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