october 2024 Articles

Festival of Halloween | Port Adelaide | 5 Oct 2024

[ October 5, 2024; ]
The inaugural Festival of Halloween will make its spooktacular debut at the Waterside Workers Hall in Port Adelaide.
Transforming the historic hall into a haunted haven for Halloween fans, the festival is designed to be a family-friendly event, ensuring that everyone, from the youngest trick-or-treaters to the most dedicated Halloween fans, has a memorable experience.

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Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum | Open Days

[ June 16, 2024; July 18, 2024 to July 21, 2024. August 18, 2024; September 15, 2024; October 20, 2024; November 17, 2024; ]
Heritage on Sunday – Family Friendly Events at the Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum.
Managed and maintained by theTea Tree Gully Branch of the National Trust of South Australia, the Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum holds family friendly public openings on the third Sunday of the month.
The Highercombe Hotel, a prominent landmark in the historic township […]

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Start Art Book Club for Kids | AGSA & State Library

[ June 2, 2024; August 4, 2024; October 6, 2024; December 1, 2024; ]
Start Art Book Club – An Art And Literature Adventure for Kids
Engage, explore and experience art and writing with storyteller extraordinaire, Helen Lawry at the Start Art Book Club.
Presented by the State Library of South Australia and the Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA). The recommended age for those taking part is 8 to 13 […]

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TreeClimb Parties | Adelaide & Kuitpo Forest

Parties at TreeClimb 
TreeClimb Adelaide now offers a range of party packages for your next celebration: the TreeClimb Party Package and the DIY Birthday Option. You can also DIY with a celebration at TreeClimb Kuitpo Forest.
TreeClimb Party Package – TreeClimb Adelaide only
The TreeClimb Party Package is designed for ultimate fun and convenience. Available only on weekends […]

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Market in the Mall | Gathered Design Market | Adelaide

[ May 12, 2024; June 16, 2024; July 14, 2024; August 11, 2024; September 8, 2024; October 6, 2024; November 3, 2024; December 7, 2024; ]
Gathered brings you a pop up version of their design market with ‘Market in the Mall’ in partnership with Rundle Mall, South Australia’s premier shopping destination.
Gathered Design Market brings their unique market atmosphere to Gawler Place Canopy in Rundle Mall for regular pop-up Sunday Markets.  Drop by on one of the dates below between 9am […]

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POP Market | Hahndorf Memorial Institute | 2024 Dates

POP Market in Hahndorf aims to bring you the best of South Australian small businesses and their beautiful handmade products. You can expect to find homewares, gifts, home produce, jewellery and more. 
POP Market runs Sundays and some Saturdays from 11am- 4pm in the Hahndorf Memorial Institute. It is filled with small businesses and people with […]

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Top Museums to Visit in Adelaide with Kids | South Australia

Top Museums to Visit with Kids in South Australia
Museums offer a world of wonder and discovery for kids. Many museums have interactive displays or exhibitions that allow kids to engage with history, science and culture in a fun and engaging way.
In Adelaide, you’ll find a great range of museums to suit all interests; uncover the […]

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Whale Watching Season | Victor Harbor | May – October

The Whale Watching Season around Victor Harbor, South Australia is typically from May to October, but sightings can begin as early as April.
Only an hour’s drive from Adelaide 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 […]

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Moss Piglet | Adelaide Festival Centre | 11-20 Oct 2024

[ October 11, 2024 to October 13, 2024. October 19, 2024 to October 20, 2024. ]
Moss Piglet is a Windmill Theatre Company production presented in association with Adelaide Festival Centre.
Microscopic. Indestructible. Tardigrades are small but mighty: they can survive a bath in boiling hot lava, being frozen in the icy cold and have withstood multiple extinction cycles. Some even have hot pink radiation forcefields… stylish and sturdy. Some people call […]

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Semaphore Steam Train Rides | October – April

Semaphore Steam Train – fun family friendly train ride from Semaphore to Fort Glanville and back.
The Semaphore to Fort Glanville Tourist Railway is an enjoyable 30 minute, four kilometre return journey travelling along the picturesque sand dunes in open carriages, pulled along behind a steam engine.  Young children will especially love the adventure of a […]

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Chihuly | Adelaide Botanic Garden | Opens 27 Sep 2024

Chihuly’s Garden Cycle Exhibition to open at the Adelaide Botanic Garden.
Two of South Australia’s iconic cultural and arts institutions are joining forces in the lead-up to the Australian premiere of the exclusive international glass-art event, Chihuly’s Garden Cycle, opening at Adelaide Botanic Garden in September 2024.
Adelaide’s world class Garden and craft and design icon, JamFactory, […]

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Commissioner’s Digital Challenge | 2024

The Commissioner’s Digital Challenge is a free online resource teaching children and young people important skills for the jobs of the future.
Digital skills are life skills. They’re critical to future jobs, social inclusion and a more equitable world. There is the chance to participate in three different challenges: Learn to Speak Robot, Space to Dream and […]

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Cancer Council Relay for Life | South Australia | 2024

[ March 16, 2024 to March 17, 2024. May 4, 2024 to May 5, 2024. October 26, 2024 to October 27, 2024. November 2, 2024 to November 3, 2024. ]
Relay For Life is an overnight, team event that raises vital funds for Cancer Council’s research, prevention and support services.
Relay is a chance for the Adelaide community to recognise and celebrate local cancer survivors, those going through a cancer experience and their carers, to honour and remember loved ones lost and raise money to help […]

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BROKEN Exhibition | MOD. Museum | Jan – Nov 2024

It can sometimes feel like the world is so BROKEN that nothing will ever change. Housing, education, universal services, politics, collaboration. The list goes on. But it’s not all doom and gloom. The world has changed before and it will change again.
MOD.’s new exhibition BROKEN is an exploration of how the world could be different […]

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Beaumont House Open Days | 2024

Visit Beaumont House during one of their Open Days.
The Burnside Branch invite you to go along and visit one of South Australia’s unique State Heritage listed properties, Beaumont House.
Beaumont House is a State Heritage listed property built in 1849 by Augustus Short, the first Anglican Bishop of Adelaide, and after, the home of Sir Samuel […]

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Gilles at the Grounds | The People’s Marketplace | Adelaide Showground

[ February 4, 2024; March 3, 2024; March 24, 2024; April 21, 2024; May 19, 2024; June 2, 2024; June 30, 2024; July 21, 2024; August 11, 2024; September 22, 2024; October 13, 2024; November 3, 2024; November 17, 2024; November 30, 2024; December 1, 2024; December 15, 2024; ]
Gilles at The Grounds Market is held in the Old Brick Dairy Pavilion, Adelaide Showground.
The Gilles Street Market originated in 2008 in the heart of Adelaide at the historic, Gilles Street Primary School. Heralded as Adelaide’s original fashion and design marketplace, Gilles Street has provided a platform for emerging and established designers to showcase their […]

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NEO | Free Events for Teens | Art Gallery of South Australia

[ March 23, 2024; April 27, 2024; June 22, 2024; August 17, 2024; October 19, 2024; December 14, 2024; ]
Discover what’s on for teens at AGSA in 2024!
Held six times a year at the Art Gallery of South Australia, Neo is a FREE after-hours event for teens aged 13-17.
Neo is a parent-free zone where young people can kick back and hang out with friends, jump into creative labs, tune into live music and explore […]

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Adelaide School Holiday Dates | School Terms in South Australia

School Holiday Dates for South Australia
Adelaide School Holiday Dates for 2024 & 2025, School Term Dates and Public Holidays in South Australia.
To help you plan ahead when making travel plans and booking accommodation for your next family trip, here’s where you’ll find the current year’s school term dates, school holiday dates and South Australia’s public […]

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START at the Gallery | Art Gallery of SA | Dates for 2024

[ January 7, 2024; February 1, 2024; February 4, 2024; March 3, 2024; April 7, 2024; May 5, 2024; June 2, 2024; July 7, 2024; August 4, 2024; September 1, 2024; October 6, 2024; November 3, 2024; December 1, 2024; ]
Free START Program for Children at the Art Gallery of South Australia 
An exciting introduction to art for children and their families, enjoy art-making, music, performances and tours on the first Sunday of every month with Start at the Gallery.
START is a FREE family-fun day and includes art activities, tours, live performances and entertainment at the Art Gallery […]

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Coldplay: Music of the Spheres World Tour 2024 | Melbourne & Sydney

Coldplay: Music Of The Spheres World Tour is heading back to Australia in 2024!
Following this weekend’s spectacular Perth shows, the band have announced a run of Australia and New Zealand dates for October and November 2024. The shows will see Coldplay perform in Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland for the first time since 2016.  Since March […]

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Best Birthday Party Guide for Kids in Adelaide

Birthday Party Ideas for Kids in Adelaide
Everything you need to find inspiration, cakes, party food and venues to organise the best birthday party for your child!
At Play & Go we love birthday parties, but we know how much work it can be for busy parents to research and organise a great party. To help you […]

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TreeClimb Aerial Adventure Park | Adelaide & Kuitpo Forest | What You Need to Know

TreeClimb Adelaide is Australia’s first inner city aerial adventure park in the Adelaide city parklands and is also located at Kuitpo Forest.
Both TreeClimb at Kuitpo Forest and Adelaide offer an aerial adventure unlike any other in South Australia. Both feature amazing aerial obstacles and ziplines for all ages. TreeClimb at Kuitpo also has an aerial […]

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Best Activities & Things to Do for Teenagers in Adelaide

The BEST activities and places to visit with teens & tweens in Adelaide
When the school holidays roll around or there’s a free weekend ahead and you need to get the older kids out of the house (and off their screens!), we have the best boredom busters to help!  
Take a look at our list below […]

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Exploring North Terrace in Adelaide

Exploring North Terrace, Adelaide
If you’re visiting Adelaide for the first time or you’re planning on spending the day in the city with your family, you must explore Adelaide’s cultural boulevard, North Terrace. There is always something new to discover.
Arguably the most picturesque street in the City of Adelaide, take a walk through this historical area […]

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Fleurieu Peninsula | Family Friendly Things to See & Do | South Australia

Visiting the Family-friendly Fleurieu Peninsula
The Fleurieu Peninsula has so much to offer including beautiful beaches, scenic drives, farmers markets, playgrounds, historic townships and of course the wine region of McLaren Vale.
Just 40 minutes south of the city, the Fleurieu is perfect for a day-trip or why not stay longer and book a weekend away. A […]

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Burnside Adventure Park

Adelaide’s Top Parks and Favourite Play Spaces

Adelaide’s Top Parks, Play Spaces, Playgrounds & Reserves
There are so many fabulous parks and reserves around Adelaide, perfect for a catch up with friends or a picnic with the family. All the play spaces we have included below make our Play & Go list of TOP PARKS in South Australia.
Each park has plenty of play […]

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Easy Walks & Bushwalks around Adelaide with Kids

Easy Outdoor Walks & Bushwalks around Adelaide with Kids
We are spoilt for choice in SA with lots of bushwalking options, scenic coastal trails, easy city pathways and more.  Walking in general outdoors is a great way to spend time as a family.  Not only is it a great way to reduce stress, little ones love […]

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Caravan Parks & Camping Grounds – Adelaide & Regional South Australia

Caravan Parks & Campgrounds around Adelaide and Regional South Australia
For the ultimate family holiday you really can’t go past camping or heading off in a caravan and we have so many places to choose from here in South Australia.  Some of our kids’ favourite memories have been made with friends and family on camping adventures! […]

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50 Great Walks & Hikes for Kids & Families | Walking SA | South Australia

Walking and hiking with kids is a great way for families to spend quality time together outdoors. There are some really easy, short walks in South Australia which are great for little legs, while older kids will enjoy the challenge of more adventurous hikes.
Walking with kids provides time for them to explore creeks, clamber over […]

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