october 2021 Articles

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 […]

Continue Reading
look baby

Speech Pathology Australia’s 2021 Book of the Year Award Winner | Look, Baby!

Book of the Year Award Winner – Look, Baby!
Raising Literacy Australia’s Look, Baby! wins esteemed Book of the Year award.
Look, Baby! written by Janeen Brian and illustrated by Renée Treml, has been announced as Speech Pathology Australia’s 2021 Book of Year, in the birth to three years category. This year’s awards attracted 248 nominees across […]

Continue Reading
Marryatville Hotel - Kensington Rd

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 […]

Continue Reading

SHANX Mini Golf @ Regency Park | Review

SHANX Mini Golf @ Regency Park – Review
If you haven’t checked out SHANX Mini Golf yet be sure to put it on your list of things to do in Adelaide!  
Situated along side the Regency Park Community Golf Course, just 10 minutes from the city, SHANX recently opened their gates and were inundated with groups […]

Continue Reading
ronsgonewrong

Ended: WIN Tickets to See Ron’s Gone Wrong at Capri Theatre

[ October 28, 2021 to November 10, 2021. ]
WIN Tickets to see Ron’s Gone Wrong at Capri Theatre
It’s time for some family fun at the movies. 
20th Century Studios and Locksmith Animation’s Ron’s Gone Wrong is the story of Barney, a socially awkward middle-schooler and Ron, his new walking, talking, digitally-connected device, which is supposed to be his “Best Friend out of the Box.” […]

Continue Reading
central market mural

Adelaide Central Market New Murals | Oct 2021

By creative supergroup (Jade Harland, Tiff Rysdale and Ryan Turner)
Adelaide Central Market’s New Murals
The Adelaide Central Market commissioned both Lucinda Penn and creative supergroup (Tiff Rysdale, Jade Harland and Ryan Turner) to paint two new murals at the Market.
Both murals are now completed for the community to experience and enjoy, with Lucinda’s mural – ‘I […]

Continue Reading
adelaide treeclimb

TreeClimb Adelaide | Aerial Adventure Park | Adelaide

TreeClimb Adelaide – Aerial Adventure Park
TreeClimb Adelaide is Australia’s first inner-city aerial adventure park built within the natural environment of the Adelaide City Park Lands. TreeClimb offers 8 elevated treetop courses, including zip lines all set within Kurrangga Park (Blue Gum park).
Grand Course
The Grand Course consists of over 50 obstacles, designed for thrill seekers and […]

Continue Reading
Glenelg foreshore playground

Giant Ferris Wheel | Glenelg | Oct 2021 – May 2022

[ October 29, 2021 to December 31, 2021. January 1, 2022 to May 1, 2022. ]
Mix 102.3 Giant Ferris Wheel Returns to Glenelg 
The Giant Ferris Wheel is returning to Glenelg from Friday 29 October 2021 providing spectacular views over the coastline, down Jetty Road and across to the Adelaide Hills.
Mix102.3, Lumo Energy SA and Skyline Attractions are bringing back the Mix102.3 Giant Wheel to South Australia for the fourth year […]

Continue Reading

Family Fun Carnival | Elizabeth | 28-31 Oct & 4-7 Nov 2021

[ October 28, 2021 to October 31, 2021. November 4, 2021 to November 7, 2021. ]
Family Fun Carnival in Elizabeth
Over two weekends the Family Fun Carnival will be at Ridley Reserve in Elizabeth.
On the last weekend in October and first weekend in November (Thursday to Sunday) the Family Fun Carnival will have rides for the entire family, sideshow games and a variety of show food available. Entry is free.

Rides will include […]

Continue Reading

Ended: WIN a Family Pass to Santa’s Wonderland 2021 | Adelaide Showground

Santa’s Wonderland – Adelaide Showground in 2021.
Santa’s Wonderland is a magical Christmas wonderland with rides, spectacular Christmas stage shows, a magnificent ice skating rink, tobogganing slides and a Christmas activity trail.
This is one of our favourite events of the year as there’s so much for kids to see and do and it’s the perfect family […]

Continue Reading
violet crumble caramel milk

Violet Crumble Caramel Milk | New Bickford’s Flavoured Drink

Violet Crumble Caramel Milk
Following the successful launch of Violet Crumble Milk last year, the iconic chocolate brand is back with an iconic new flavoured milk – Violet Crumble Caramel Milk.
Research commissioned by Violet Crumble revealed 70% of Aussies feel that white caramelised chocolate is one of the most iconic flavours of the past decade, with […]

Continue Reading
Gumeracha Fifth Sunday Market

Gumeracha Fifth Sunday Market | 31 Oct 2021

[ October 31, 2021; ]
Gumeracha Fifth Sunday Market
The Gumeracha Fifth Sunday Market will be held under the gums in Federation Park showcasing a large number of artisan, craft, handmade and plant stalls.
The next market will be on Halloween so you can expect some spooky fun in the park, with a special treat for children who dress up. There will […]

Continue Reading

The Cupcake Lady Pop-up | Adelaide Central Market | 26 Oct – 13 Nov 2021

[ October 26, 2021 to November 13, 2021. ]
The Cupcake Lady Halloween Pop-up 
Adelaide’s favourite cupcake specialist The Cupcake Lady has returned to the Adelaide Central Market Producer in Residence stall until Saturday 13 November.
To celebrate Halloween, The Cupcake Lady has created two “spooktacular” limited edition collections for Market shoppers to purchase and enjoy ahead of 31 October 2021.

The team are back with 50+ […]

Continue Reading
beach wheelchair hire

Free Henley Beach Wheelchair Hire | October to April

Free Henley Beach Wheelchair Hire
From mid October until April each year, the bookable beach wheelchairs are available for free half-day hire down at Henley Beach.
The wheelchairs enable people living with a disability to go into the water and enjoy the beach safely. They are available for free half-day hire (morning or afternoon) from mid October […]

Continue Reading
booseum

BOO-seum | SA Museum | 29 Oct 2021

[ October 29, 2021; ]
BOO-seum at the SA Museum
A spooky Halloween event for Museum members and their friends and family.
Calling all Ghosts, Monsters, Dragons and Witches. The SA Museum have got a SPOOKY night planned just for you. It might be scary, it might be full of fright. But you’ll never know if you don’t show on the night. […]

Continue Reading

Top Things to do in Adelaide for Families This Spring

Top Family Friendly things to do this Spring with Kids in Adelaide
Spring is the perfect time to get outdoors as a family and experience the buzz of excitement that comes with warmer weather and longer days. There’s no better time to explore Adelaide’s walking trails, parks, gardens and playgrounds, visit a wildlife park or reservoir. […]

Continue Reading

Clare Bike Park Upgrade Plans | Nov 2021

Clare Bike Park Upgrade
The Trail Collective in collaboration with the Clare & Gilbert Valley Council have revealed their plans for a bike park in Clare.
The Trail Collective creates global scale dirt trails, BMX play spaces, bike parks and pump tracks tailored for a variety of bike disciplines.  Based in Adelaide with over a combined experience […]

Continue Reading

Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children | Sesame Workshop Resources

Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children
Sesame Workshop is expanding its Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children initiative with new resources featuring Julia, a 4-year-old Sesame Street Muppet with autism.
The new resources available at sesamestreet.org/autism are designed to help families create new routines, build flexibility, and cope with the challenges […]

Continue Reading
libraries south australia

Friends, Books and Nooks | Local Council Libraries in SA

Friends, Books and Nooks
Council libraries have long provided critical community hubs for families. 
South Australians are lucky to have access to a generous network of more than 140 local libraries, that support connections and learning in all our diverse communities. 
While libraries have always provided valuable services to children and families, the range of offerings and activities […]

Continue Reading

Bluestone Family Basketball Day | Mt Barker | 23 Oct 2021

[ October 23, 2021; ]
Bluestone Family Basketball Day
Go along for a fun open day for the whole community – hosted in partnership with the Eastern Mavericks basketball club.
Bring a picnic blanket to enjoy the park and the vibe. There’s plenty of activities for kids and adults of all ages as well as food, music and fun for the whole […]

Continue Reading
international space station

International Space Station Sightings | Adelaide | Oct 2021

[ October 16, 2021 to October 30, 2021. ]
Spot the International Space Station in Adelaide (ISS)
Several times a week, Mission Control at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX, determines sighting opportunities for over 6,700 locations worldwide. October 2021 has some great viewing opportunities for Adelaide!
The ISS is Earth’s only microgravity laboratory. This football field-sized platform hosts a plethora of science and technology […]

Continue Reading
halloween treats

Healthy Halloween Party Snack Recipes from Dietitian Eloise Turner

Fodmap-friendly Halloween Party Snack Recipes
If you’re organising a spooky Halloween party and want everyone to have a break from the overload of lollies, then check out these delicious healthy snacks.
Coming up with a range of party food can often be tricky when guests have food issues. Which is why these recipes are perfect for anyone […]

Continue Reading
star football academy

Football Star Academy Free Clinic | Brighton Launch Event | 23 Oct 2021

[ October 23, 2021; ]
Football Star Academy – Brighton Launch Event
The launch of Football Star Academy – Brighton will offer a free trial of football programs.
This event is for kids aged 5-14 with a focus on getting kids active, participating, making new friends and introducing them to the game of football. There will also be prize giveaways and treats […]

Continue Reading
for the love of pets

For the Love of Pets | TV Show Shot in Adelaide | 2022

For the Love of Pets
For the Love of Pets is an eight-part docuseries following the heart-warming stories of the staff, volunteers and animals at The Animal Welfare League of South Australia Inc. (AWL).
A not-for-profit organisation built on the philosophies of providing love, care and compassion to every animal that comes through its doors, AWL is […]

Continue Reading
civic park carols

Civic Park Carols | Sign up for the Ticket Ballot | 18-21 Oct 2021

[ October 18, 2021 to October 21, 2021. December 12, 2021; ]
Civic Park Carols 2021
The Civic Park Carols in Tea Tree Gully will be held on Sunday 12 December 2021 as a live in-person event for a limited number of audience members selected via a ticket ballot. 
This is a free, ticketed, limited capacity event with an approved COVID Management Plan from SA Health. Logistics may change depending […]

Continue Reading

Summer Sessions at the Adelaide Botanic Garden | Oct 2021 – Feb 2022

[ October 16, 2021 to October 17, 2021. October 30, 2021 to October 31, 2021. November 6, 2021 to November 7, 2021. November 13, 2021; November 20, 2021 to November 21, 2021. November 27, 2021 to November 28, 2021. December 4, 2021 to December 5, 2021. December 11, 2021 to December 12, 2021. December 18, 2021 to December 19, 2021. December 25, 2021 to December 26, 2021. January 1, 2022 to January 2, 2022. January 8, 2022 to January 9, 2022. January 15, 2022 to January 16, 2022. January 22, 2022 to January 23, 2022. January 29, 2022 to January 30, 2022. ]
Summer Sessions at The Gardens Cafe
The Gardens Cafe at Adelaide Botanic Garden will be hosting the perfect Summer garden party each weekend from October until February.
Sipping on fresh cocktails, enjoying great food and relaxing to the cool vibes and live entertainment each weekend throughout Spring and Summer.  Held on the gorgeous Schomburgk Pavilion in the […]

Continue Reading

Chilli Crab Shack Pop-Up | Adelaide Central Market | 29 & 30 Oct 2021

[ October 29, 2021 to October 30, 2021. ]
Chilli Crab Shack Pop-up Event
South Australia’s favourite Chilli Crab Shack pop-up is back at the Adelaide Central Market and bookings are now open to reserve your serve.
Returning for its fifth year, Callum Hann and the team from Sprout will serve up the Market’s mouth-watering signature Chilli Crab dish for two days only on 29 and […]

Continue Reading
campbelltown halloween trail

Campbelltown Halloween Trail | Campbelltown Library | 28-31 Oct 2021

[ October 28, 2021 to October 31, 2021. ]
Campbelltown Halloween Trail 2021
Dress up and join in the spooky fun on the Campbelltown Halloween Trail.
Dress up and visit Campbelltown Library and other stops on your trick-or-treat trail. Add the places you visit to the map to plot your trail. Pick up small prizes during available drop-in times and dates starting from Thursday 28 – […]

Continue Reading
wear what you wish

Wear What You Wish – Spooktacular! | Fundraise for Make-a-Wish | Halloween 2021

Wear What You Wish – Spooktacular!
Dress up this October for Halloween and make a life-changing difference to sick kids in Australia with Make-A-Wish Australia.
Getting dressed up will be loads of fun. But it also makes a lasting difference to seriously ill kids. Right now, there are over 800 critically ill kids on a Wish Journey […]

Continue Reading
tassie holiday voucher

Tassie Holiday Voucher for South Australians | Tasmania | 29 Oct – 2 Nov 2021

[ October 29, 2021 to November 2, 2021. ]
Tassie Holiday Voucher 
Discover Tasmania have 10,000 Tassie Holiday Vouchers to give away, so there’s never been a better time to hop over for a visit. Each voucher is valued at $300.
The Tassie Holiday Voucher program will be offered to residents in SA, WA and QLD to encourage travel for November and December. There are 10,000 […]

Continue Reading

Can:Do 4Kids Loud Shirt Day | 22 Oct 2021

[ October 22, 2021; ]
Can:Do 4Kids Loud Shirt Day 2021
The challenge of wearing your loudest shirt to support deaf children, be it bright, patterned or humorous, has already gained momentum across Adelaide organisations ahead of the 2021 Can:Do 4Kids Loud Shirt Day on Friday 22 October.
The popular national campaign, which started in Adelaide, encourages Australians to be loud through […]

Continue Reading
golden grove community fete

Golden Grove Community Fete | 17 Oct 2021

[ October 17, 2021; ]
Golden Grove Lutheran Community Fete
The Golden Grove Lutheran Community is hosting a community fete at Wynn Vale on Sunday 17 October 2021. Visit the community market for lots of kids entertainment, market stalls, free petting zoo, rock climbing and jumping castle.
The event will run from 11am to 3pm. 
Activities:

Market stalls
Kid’s side show alley
Devonshire […]

Continue Reading
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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading
halloween adelaide gaol

Wail at the Gaol Halloween Event | Adelaide Gaol | 31 Oct 2021

[ October 31, 2021; ]
Wail at the Gaol – Adelaide Gaol’s Annual Halloween Event
One of Adelaide’s longest-running Halloween events is back this year at Adelaide Gaol with something for the whole family. They’ve upped the spooky factor by offering two amazing experiences.
First, don’t forget to pick up your loot bag, and then if you are feeling brave, venture further […]

Continue Reading

SA Health Tips for a COVID Safe Halloween & Trick or Treating

[ October 31, 2021; ]
Professor Spookier’s Guide to a COVID Safe Halloween + SAPOL Halloween Resources
Halloween and Trick-or-Treating is permitted and can be done in a COVID Safe way while still being lots of fun.
Halloween 2021 falls on a Sunday this year (31 October).  
Halloween this year might be a little bit different than usual with COVID restrictions and […]

Continue Reading
adelaide trick or treat

Adelaide Trick or Treat | Register Your House & Find Houses Near You | Oct 2021

[ October 31, 2021; ]
Adelaide Trick or Treat
Sign up to register your house for trick or treat and find other registered houses in your area. It’s like google maps for Halloween. 
Simply visit the link below to register your house for trick or treat. Registration is free and you can also tick if you have a display or have allergy […]

Continue Reading
gaol road market

Gaol Road Market | Adelaide Gaol | 31 Oct 2021

[ October 31, 2021; ]
Gaol Road Market
Held at the historical Adelaide Gaol, the Gaol Road Market features bespoke, handmade, local designers, food, coffee and live music.
Browse a range of stalls from 10am until 2pm on Sunday 31 October (Halloween). It is recommended to take along your picnic blanket and settle in for a day of shopping and good vibes. 

The […]

Continue Reading
wellfest adelaide

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, […]

Continue Reading
variety state of play

Variety State of Play 2021 | National Survey

Variety State of Play 2021
Variety, the Children’s Charity, has launched its National Play Survey to find out how Aussie kids and teens are playing and, more importantly, who is not playing and why.
How many times do you visit your local playground? Are there enough playspaces in your neighbourhood? Do you wish your kids had more […]

Continue Reading
Back to Top
Top