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 […]
Point Turton Nature Playspace and Bike Track
The third stage of the Sturt River Linear Park Master Plan has recently been completed in Coromandel Valley, inspired by the area’s rich history and natural environment.
The master plan was developed in 2005 by the former Adelaide and Mount Lofty Natural Resources Management Board—now Green Adelaide. It forms an integral part of Adelaide’s Metropolitan Open […]
Enjoy, Explore, Preserve at Myponga Reservoir
In April 2019, Myponga Reservoir Reserve became ours to enjoy with recreational access and there are now an extra 3km of new trails, plus future plans include on-water access for fishing and kayaking.
Nestled near the township of Myponga on the stunning Fleurieu Peninsula, just 60 kilometres – or about an […]
New Mobi-Chair Available at Semaphore Surf Life Saving Club
The Semaphore Surf Life Saving Club is committed to making Semaphore beach accessible for everyone and now offers a mobi-chair for anyone requiring wheelchair access.
The mobi-chair is available during Patrol hours between 12 – 6pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
Please call 0414 451 849 to arrange a booking and […]
[ January 27, 2021 to February 13, 2021. ]
Sassi Ice Cream at Adelaide Central Market
Beat the heat this summer with Sassi Ice Cream, opening at the Producer in Residence stall at the Adelaide Central Market for three weeks.
Sassi Ice Cream will be at the Producer in Residence stall on Market days from Wednesday 27 January until Saturday 13 February.
The delicious vegan ice cream […]
Lunch Box Restrictions – Preventing the Spread of Fruit Fly in South Australia
South Australia has been battling fruit fly for 12 months and residents in outbreak or suspension areas are restricted from packing host fruit (fruit that fruit flys like) in their lunch boxes to help curb the spread of fruit fly.
A fruit fly outbreak […]
A Night in Family-Friendly Clare Valley – including visits to Martindale Hall and Mintaro Maze, and an overnight stay at Bungaree Station
A bamboozling maze, a famous haunted mansion, and a historic sheep station are just some of the things you’ll encounter in the Clare Valley, South Australia.
by Carla Caruso
When we had a few days up […]
A visit to Lot 100 in the Adelaide Hills
If you’re looking for a spot to stop for a fabulous meal in the Adelaide Hills where the kids can run around, then be sure to add Lot 100 to your list.
Lot 100 is a working craft brewery and small batch distillery, set on an 84 hectare […]
Tavern on Turton – Family Dining in Point Turton
by Katrina Gogel
Tavern on Turton boasts relaxed family dining and sensational sea views in South Australia’s beautiful Point Turton. Located on the Southern Yorke Peninsula, it is approximately 2.5 hours’ drive from Adelaide.
The owners aim is to ‘bring back the feeling of unhurried dining and encourage people […]
Drama & Acting Classes presented by NIDA Open
Calling all aspiring artists, NIDA Open Term 1 classes are starting soon in Adelaide.
Based on the National Institute of Dramatic Art’s world-renowned training techniques, NIDA Open offers a range of fun and engaging performing arts classes for children in grades 4–12.
Over 8 weeks, your aspiring artist will explore […]
[ January 30, 2021; ]
Michael Shafar 110% in Adelaide
As seen and heard on Channel 10’s The Project, ABC’s Comedy Bites, Triple J’s Good Az Friday, SBS’s RAW Comedy and more.
There’s a reason why Michael Shafar is one of the most exciting new comedians in Australia right now. Due to border closures, he’s found himself in Adelaide for a few […]
Exploring the ‘Secret’ Spaces of Colonel Light Gardens in South Australia
Hidden lanes, parks and tennis courts make Colonel Light Gardens a quirky Adelaide suburb to visit. Such spaces have also inspired a podcast called Model Suburb.
by Carla Caruso
The suburb of Colonel Light Gardens is like Adelaide’s answer to Pleasantville.
Think wide, winding tree-lined streets, 1920s bungalows, […]
The Coffee Barn & Gelataria – Moonta
For ice cream and coffee in Moonta the cutest spot is the Coffee Barn & Gelataria. It’s a hidden gem just outside of the town, off the Spencer Highway. This unique and quirky eatery feels like you have been transported to a little desert oasis with a very vintage […]
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 […]
[ January 23, 2021 to January 24, 2021. ]
Come n Try at Ready Steady Go Kids
Children aged 1.5 – 6 years old can attend a free come and try session with Ready Steady Go Kids at Marion Leisure Centre and St Clair Recreation Centre.
Children will be able to try some of the sports on offer, have fun with different games and receive coaching […]
[ January 22, 2021; ]
Free Outdoor Movie Night at Glenunga Oval
Enjoy a special (free) screening of the family classic, The Wizard of Oz, on the big screen at Glenunga Oval on Friday 22 January 2021.
Families are invited to bring along their own picnic blankets and low chairs from 8pm, with the screening to commence once the sun goes down […]
[ January 23, 2021 to January 26, 2021. ]
Australia Day ‘Long’ Weekend in Tanunda
Barossa Valley Chocolate Company supports Adelaide Koala Rescue this Australia Day.
Barossa Valley Chocolate Company will support the Adelaide Koala Rescue this Australia Day weekend and host a range of fun and chocolatey experiences for visitors. From Saturday 23 to Tuesday 26 of January 2021, they will have a special release […]
[ January 26, 2021; ]
Spend this Australia Day poolside at the Payneham Swimming Pool.
Grab your family and friends and your bathers for a classic Australia Day pool party at the Payneham Memorial Swimming Pool. Suitable for all ages, it’s a fun day out for the whole family.
Enjoy music, games and a sausage sizzle, and race the clock on […]
[ January 26, 2021; ]
Family Fun Day on Australia Day in Mount Barker
A fantastic day of FREE family entertainment at Auchendarroch House.
Auchendarroch House and Wallis Cinemas in Mt Barker will host a Family Fun Day on Australia Day, Tuesday 26 January 2021. Families are welcome from 10am, with the day beginning with a Citizenship Ceremony and Awards. This will […]
[ January 21, 2021 to January 31, 2021. ]
2021 Patritti Brighton Jetty Sculptures
Patritti Brighton Jetty Sculptures are back in 2021, under SA Health guidelines, transforming the Esplanade into an outdoor sculpture gallery, complemented by a display of indoor sculptures in marquees on Bindarra Reserve.
There will be more than 200 wonderful indoor and outdoor sculptures, by South Australian and interstate artists to […]
2021 Lolly Jar Circus Classes – Bookings Now Open
Bookings for Term 1 Lolly Jar Circus classes are now open. LJC brightens the lives of young people with tumbling, balancing, stilt-walking, trapeze, hula-hooping, juggling, plate-spinning and much more.
Lolly Jar Circus welcomes all young people and is the only circus school in South Australia inclusive of […]
Wittunga Botanic Garden – New Nature Play Space
Wittunga Botanic Garden is building a new nature play space set to open in March 2021.
Children and their carers will soon have an exciting new reason to visit Wittunga Botanic Garden, with a unique play space starting construction in January 2021. The play space will be a fun way […]
[ January 26, 2021; ]
Celebrate Australia Day
Celebrate Australia Day at a fun community event held by Campbelltown City Council, with children’s entertainment and activities, BBQ and refreshments. Australia Day Ambassador, Mem Fox, will be in attendance and there will be live music and roving entertainers. The Council Australia Day Awards will also be announced.
COVID-Safe Check-in required to attend the […]
[ January 15, 2021; January 17, 2021; January 20, 2021; January 22, 2021; January 27, 2021; January 30, 2021; ]
Adelaide 36ers Basketball Home Games 2021 Season
The NBL has confirmed it will start the 2020-21 Hungry Jack’s NBL Season in mid-January withThe Adelaide 36ers to tip off-on Friday 15 January, against Melbourne United at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre..
The Adelaide 36ers made a perfect start to their Hungry Jack’s NBL pre-season in November by defeating the […]
WIN Tickets to The Big Wedgie
The Big Wedgie returns to West Beach Parks these School Holidays with Nova 919 presenting 5 awesome inflatable waterslides, so family fun for all ages!
The Big Wedgie is the world’s TALLEST and most EXTREME waterslide – they even have the world record to prove it! Standing at a whopping 18.2 metres tall […]
[ January 17, 2021; ]
Somerton Squash Centre Open Day – Kids Come and Try Free
On Sunday 17 January 2021 Somerton Squash Centre will hold an Open Day with the aim of getting kids involved with a free “come and try”.
Activities will be provided with free racket and court hire along with a sausage sizzle, cupcakes and juice boxes. There […]
Flaherty’s Beach on South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula
Flaherty’s Beach is an absolutely stunning beach to visit on the Yorke Peninsula. With perfectly clear shallow water for miles, it’s perfect for families, especially if you have little ones.
You’ll find Flaherty’s Beach on the western side, at the top of the ‘foot’ of Yorke Peninsula, about 232km from […]
[ December 1, 2020 to January 26, 2021. January 21, 2021; January 22, 2021; January 24, 2021; January 25, 2021; ]
Adelaide Strikers Big Bash Home Games at Adelaide Oval
The Adelaide Strikers to play THREE additional BBL|10 cricket games at Adelaide Oval.
The KFC Big Bash League has confirmed that fans will have more opportunities to see elite cricket at Adelaide Oval in January 2021, with several games relocated to our iconic venue.
The Strikers’ final three regular season […]
[ January 29, 2021; ]
A Day at the Drive in Adelaide
On 29 January 2021, Memorial Drive will play host to 8 of the world’s best tennis players in a one-off exhibition tournament.
A Day at the Drive is set to feature tennis stars including Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Simona Halep, Dominic Thiem and Naomi Osaka. Players and their […]
[ January 14, 2021 to January 16, 2021. ]
Les Misérables by Adelaide Youth Theatre
Seen by more than 70 million people in 44 countries and in 22 languages around the globe, Les Misérables is the longest running musical currently onstage.
Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables shows the power of the human spirit to survive against adversity. It tells an enthralling story […]
FREE FUN – Home Delivered by Scouts SA
FREE FUN – Home Delivered is an action-packed program of free, activities available online and delivered via email to families at home.
The program is an initiative of Scouts SA and is being offered as a Community Service for South Australians.
READ MORE HERE
JANUARY FREE FUN ACTIVITIES
There is so much […]
[ March 28, 2021; ]
The 2021 Inclusive Art show and competition
The 2021 Adelaide Art Show is an inclusive art competition that encourages people to produce meaningful pieces of art. At the end of the competition, a community art show is run. All of the brilliant entries that South Australians have created will be showcased plus prizes, entertainment, raffles, food/drink […]
[ December 11, 2020; January 15, 2021; February 5, 2021; February 26, 2021; ]
Free Outdoor Cinema Experience at Civic Park
Civic Park Movies is a free outdoor cinema experience at Civic Park, Modbury. With 4 movies in the season, this is a great way to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. Food vendors will be on-site to cater to all of your dinner and movie snack needs.
The movie […]
[ January 21, 2021 to January 23, 2021. ]
Disney’s Moana JR. Live on Stage – Adelaide Youth Theatre
Disney’s Moana JR. is a 60-minute musical based on the 2016 Disney animated movie Moana, about the strong-willed daughter of the chief of a Polynesian village, who is chosen by the ocean itself to reunite a mystical relic with a goddess.
When a blight strikes her island, […]
[ January 23, 2021; ]
Family Movie Night – Marion Outdoor Pool
The Marion Outdoor Pool will host a Family Movie Night screening SCOOB! on Saturday 23 January 2021.
Entry will be from 6:30pm with the movie starting from 8:15pm. Moviegoers will have access to all the updated facilities and children under 5 years of age MUST be accompanied in the water […]
Harbour Town Adelaide Ice Skating
Frozen Wonderland Ice Skating has opened at Adelaide’s Harbour Town.
Located in the northern undercover area, the ice rink is open 7 days a week. There are no bookings required, simply turn up to a dedicated session time. Each session goes for 1.5 hours.
The recommended age is 4 years and over – […]
[ January 13, 2021; ]
Grandkids at the Movies
A special screening especially for grandparents and grandchildren will be held at Wallis Cinema Mitcham during the January school holidays.
The highly anticipated family movie, Dragon Rider, will be screened and cinema snacks are included. Over 55s clubs and groups are also welcome. This event is hosted by Karidis Retirement Village.
RSVP is essential as […]
Adelaide Aquatic Centre – Family Swimming & Learn to Swim 2 Week Free Trial
As the weather heats up, Adelaide Aquatic Centre is the perfect place to cool down these summer school holidays.
Open 7 days a week, your little one can enjoy the play spaces, fountains, and shallow water of the family leisure pool, while the […]
[ January 1, 2021 to January 27, 2021. ]
Let the kids enjoy a 9am Rides Time Card at The Beachouse in Glenelg.
Available every day these School Holidays – no bookings required!
The 9am Rides Time Card includes 2 hours (9am-11am) use of unlimited: Waterslides, Dodgem Cars, Bumper Boats, Mini Golf, Carousel and Arcade Games! (*terms and conditions apply.)
Bookings are not necessary for the 9am […]
[ January 21, 2021 to January 26, 2021. ]
Australia Day 2021
We are all part of the story..
This is the Story of Australia – the story of an extraordinary nation. The Story begins 60,000 years ago. New chapters are written every day. On Australia Day, we reflect on our history, its highs and its lows. We respect the stories of others. And we celebrate […]