Saturday 3 July, 2021 Sunday 18 July, 2021

The July school holidays can sometimes be a bit cold and wet, but that’s no reason for the kids to be bored! There are LOADS of activities, events, things to do and places to see these July School Holidays. And with lots of these either free or low cost there is something for every kid, and every budget! Make sure you book in quickly though because they fill up fast!

July School Holiday Programs in Adelaide

Theatre Bugs School Holiday Programs

The July school holidays are fast approaching and Theatre Bugs holiday programs are ready to book!

Write the script, act, direct, film and edit a short film over four days!

Held over four consecutive days and is a tried and tested program that produces the best results. Many of the films created in previous workshops have gone on to win national and international awards!
Students make a short film and learn everything from concept, scriptwriting, directing, to acting and editing with the use of top quality film equipment and software. Led by our expert teachers, this is a workshop you do not want to miss out on! Please note that this workshop is strictly limited to a maximum of 10 students so early bookings are strongly recommended.
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In July 2021, the school holiday program kids will rehearse and perform ELLA ENCHANTED!

Much like Combo classes held during the term, students attending the holiday program should expect the performance to be a combination of singing, dancing and acting.
At the end of the week, the production will be performed to a live audience*, with a possible restriction of audience members per performer and facemask requirement.
*subject to Covid-19 restrictions at the time of the performance

Week 1: Monday 5th – Friday 9th July 2021
Norwood, Unley, and Glenelg

Week 2: Monday 12th – Friday 16th July 2021
Norwood & Wayville
Cost: $235 per 5 day program, per child
Monday to Thursday 9am*-3:30pm
Friday 9am*- 5:45pm

*drop-off from 8:30am with a quiet activity

Norwood: 79 Beulah Rd
Unley: Unley Park Baptist Church, cnr Northgate St & Bellevue Place
Glenelg: Glenelg North Community Centre, cnr Alison St & Kibby Ave
Wayville: Latvian Hall, 4 Clark St, Wayville 5034

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Monday 5th July theme: Mad Hatter’s Tea Party
Monday 12th July theme: Under the Sea

Each 3 hour session revolves around a special theme and includes craft, stories, dressing up, dance, drama, music and creative play.
The fun-filled sessions are designed to stimulate the child’s imagination, and introduce them to basic performing arts skills while you enjoy some ‘child-free’ time!

At the end of each session, the children perform a dance routine for parents/carers. Children are welcome to come along dressed in a costume! Each session is conducted by experienced Theatre Bugs staff.

$47 per session
Maximum of 16 children per session – so book early!

Morning Session: 8.45 – 11.45AM | Afternoon Session: 1.00 – 4.00PM

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Wicked Winter at Cirkidz

Get off the couch and run away to the circus in the school holidays!

Cirkidz are hosting 2 weeks of awesome half-day and full-day sessions of circus learning and fun. Flip out on the trampoline, soar among the rafters, learn acro tricks certain to impress, or try a bit of everything to discover YOUR circus superpower… all while keeping warm and dry in their indoor & fully-equipped circus centre!

All your favourite fun and friendly circus trainers are back, guiding you through the same sessions that you know and love (Off The Wall, Soar & More, Circus Smorgasbord, Circus Pick’N’Mix, and Ready, Set, Circus) in our fully-equipped circus centre. All sessions are suitable for ages 5 – 12 (except for Parkour, which is strictly for ages 8 – 12).

Website & bookings online at


Looking for a jam packed school holiday program with Gymnastics workshops/classes, Kindergym and Stunt skill sessions to choose from in the winter school holidays?

Work on your handstands & cartwheels, learn some circus or trampolining skills, perform a flip, try Dance Acro or Cheer.
Select the School Holiday link to check the range and schedule of sessions at YMCA INEA 10-18 Albert St, Windsor Gardens.

Girl Power Workshops

Girl Power provides empowering well-being workshops for girls aged 7 – 12 yrs. Founded by Joni Combe in 2018, Girl Power’s mission is to help girls develop confidence, a positive mindset and resilience at a young age, before they hit their teen years and are exposed to the powerful influence of social media. Drawing on the principles of positive psychology, the workshops explore individuality, strengths, friendship, growth mindset, mindfulness and gratitude by way of creative, engaging and fun activities.

Girl Power offers full day workshops for girls every school holidays in various locations around metro Adelaide.

To book, visit

I'm Possible Mega Sportsfest

The most EXHILERATING school holiday event on the planet!

During the school holidays, we know that your child is seeking excitement, entertainment, enjoyment and laughter. Well, the I’m Possible Mega Sportsfest is exactly that!

The Mega Sportsfest is a two day, non-stop sports event that has been designed by professionals for all abilities, where every participant feels like a SUPERSTAR!

Throughout the two days, our superstar campers will participate in 10-12 hybrid games such as Dodge Craze, Footy Frenzy, Supersonic Soccer, Big Smash Cricket and Ninja Wars. Not only that, but they will enjoy team challenges, a mega beats disco and a whole lot of fun and craziness! 

More Value:

👉 All superstar campers will receive an “I’m Awesome” shirt (1 of 5 collectables)
👉 BBQ lunch on day 2 (cater for all dietary requirements)
👉 Huge prize giveaways
👉 Awards

More MEGA Value:

$20 discount code: megasports21
We can guarantee that sending your children to this fun, action-packed event will have you regain your “cool parent” status! Thank us later!

Head to our website now and register, spot are filling fast!

Adelaide University Sport School Holiday Program

Believe it or not, school holidays are right around the corner again, and this means finding fun, engaging, and active things for the kids to do.

Fortunately, the Adelaide University Sport School Holiday Program is back with a wide range of sporting activities to keep your children occupied.

The AU Sport School Holiday Program focuses on building your child’s self-esteem, social skills and physical movement through fun and inclusive activities. Activities range from a modified approach for younger children to introduce them to different sports and a more structured approach for older children. Each day of their July program features 1-2 main sports each day along with other games and activities as well as team building exercises.

Register before June 27 to receive the early bird rate with 25% off of regular pricing!

Wings2Fly Junior

Wings2Fly Junior is an informal introduction to theatre, suitable for young actors aged 6-10 years. Students will be separated into small groups on the first morning (keeping friends together). Each group will have their own director and together they will rehearse and learn a short play in only 3 days, ready to perform on the stage to family and friends on the final evening. There will also be time for drama games and activities over the workshop.

This performance will include basic costumes, set, props and the most important thing – lights – fully supported by Wings2FlyTheatre’s highly regarded industry professionals.
No prior experience necessary. Perfectly suited to young theatre enthusiasts, with opportunities to also build self esteem, make new friends, improve reading skills and have a lot of fun along the way!

Important Dates

Rehearsals – Tuesday 13th to Thursday 15th July
Performances – Thursday 15th July @ 6pm and 7.30pm
Venue – Holden Street Theatres, 34 Holden Street Hindmarsh


Beam is the innovative holiday camp for bright sparks aged 7 – 12 and is run by the education team at Lumination made up of STEM Educators, Robotics Experts and Coding Superstars. The program will run at Prince Alfred College, Woodcroft College and St Peter’s Girls’ School from 30 June – 16 July 2021.

At Beam Camp, soar past the boundaries of everyday life while exploring coding, immersive virtual reality, robotics and drones. Beam Campers even get a chance to make extended reality creations of their very own!

At ‘Red Planet Rescue’ drone coding camp, navigate your drone around the model Mars colony using block coding and learn core concepts such as iteration, functions and variables while you’re at it!

At ‘Beyond 2021’ VR coding camp, campers will use fully immersive virtual reality technology to explore our solar system and beyond and discover what challenges will be facing the colonists in the Trappist-1 system.

At ‘Countdown to Mars’ robotics camp, campers will build their very own rover and then program it to perform essential tasks on Mars.

Visit to register
Use the code EARLYBIRD25 for $25 off your registration before 20 June 2021

City of Salisbury School Holiday Program

Join in the fun these school holidays with the Salisbury Libraries, Community Centres and Hubs School Holiday Program!

From making video games to digging for dinosaurs, there is always an affordable and fun activity suitable for children of all ages (including youth).

Activities this coming holidays include:

  • Movies at The Mawson Centre (come along and watch ‘The Croods’ or ‘The Dragon Rider’)
  • The Library Olympics at Salisbury West Library
  • Healing the HeART of our Country Art Exhibition at Twelve25 Youth Enterprise Centre
  • Magic Music Show at Bagster Road Community Centre
  • You can even learn how to program ‘real robots’ at the Para Hills Community Hub and much more!

Bookings are essential.
Full program at:

Making Milestones School Holiday Programs

Making Milestones offer weekly group workshops and holiday programs providing a fun, engaging and cost effective way for children to develop a range of important skills.
Workshops are designed by trained professionals to help children develop communication, motor, sensory, cognitive and social skills.

July Holiday programs include:

  • Art Classes
  • Music Classes
  • Sensory Playgroups
  • Gym and Kindergym
  • Cooking Classes
  • Wellness Sessions

All programs are suitable for ages 0 to 12 years

NDIS registered Allied Health Clinic

809- 813 Port Road, Woodville

Van Gough inspired masterpieces with Ruth Tuck Art School

Have you got a mini Van Gogh in the making? These July school holidays, the Ruth Tuck Art School will be setting up at the North Adelaide Village to create some Van Gogh inspired masterpieces with your kids.

You can choose from the following classes:
• Monday 5 and Thursday 8 July: Starry Self Portrait Watercolour Painting
• Tuesday 6 and Friday 9 July: Sunflowers With Oil Pastels
• Wednesday 7 July: Starry Night Owls With Oil Pastels

All classes are just $5 per child and are suitable for ages five to 12. With three classes per day there’s plenty of space for your kids to be involved. Drop off the kids for some arty fun while you enjoy a bit of shopping or a coffee in North Adelaide. Book now to avoid missing out!

Things can get a bit messy during the classes so please take this into account when your dress your child or pack a smock with them.
Bookings are essential. For more information on the class schedule and to secure your child’s spot, click here.

This event is presented by the City of Adelaide.

Places to Visit/Things to Do in the July School Holidays

Mega Fast Karts Richmond

Mega Fast Karts at Richmond are back for the July School Holidays with their UNLIMITED battle cars, laser skirmish and arcade specials.

  • 10am till 12pm for $25pp*
  • 1pm till 5pm for $35pp*

They’re open every day of the school holidays. 10am – 7pm and late til 9pm on Fridays & Saturdays.

*Go Karting extra

Doughballs Glenelg Epic Kids Menu

HOT NEWS…. there is a brand shiney new Doughballs about to open (like any day now) at Mawsone Lakes. Until that happens (and dont worry, we will let you know) DoughBalls Glenelg is just one of those places that you have to take the kids in the school holidays. It has a ripper three course kids menu for just ten bucks (including a drink and a babyccino) and they have recently added some more healthy options and expanded the offer. Every one loves it here.

Never had doughballs? They are warm and light and fluffy and served up all of the different ways both savoury or sweet!

The pizza here is also too good to go past – so order all of the things!

Bookings are highly reccommended and you can book online HERE

Go on a Bear Hunt with Carriage of Occasion

If you go into the woods today, you’re sure of a big surprise, if you go into the woods today, you’d better go in disguise………. today’s the day the teddy bears have their picnic!!

These JULY SCHOOL HOLIDAYS join Carriage of Occasion for a ‘Bear Hunt’ around the beautiful township of Strathalbyn. You will go over, around and through to see if you can find the teddy bears picnic.

Riding in their covered wagon, you are mostly protected from the winter weather, and the kids will delight in looking for hidden teddy bears with the provided binoculars. It’s such an exciting experience!

$175 for up to 7 people (that’s only 25 bucks a head) to join them for an adventure on either Tuesday or Thursday of the holidays.

VERY limited spaces so book in quickly! What a fun and different idea for the school holidays! Why not tag another family who would l.o.v.e this too and make a day trip of it?


All 3 TreeClimb kid’s courses (for height 100cm +) are an adventure waiting to be had! Each one ends in a zip-line, and is full of obstacles for your little ones to navigate at their own pace.
Every climber has a different ability and our staff are trained to help them move through the course, build confidence and develop new skills – all while having a great adventure in the Adelaide CBD!

The grand course suits those more confident tweens, teens and adults (above 135cm) who are ready to head to new heights (literally!).
With school holidays just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to book! Head to to check out the availability of our session times and secure your spot!

Online bookings:


The BOUNCE SA venue is based in Adelaide in Marleston. It’s a massive indoor adventure park that provides an adrenaline rush for all ages. Imagine more than 50 interconnected trampolines with the Big Bag, Slam Dunk and Dodgeball courts rolled in. It’s also home to the famous BOUNCE X-Park obstacle course so you can get your ninja on! Taste the rush of extreme sports and freestyle gymnastics without the hard landing. Whether you’re practising your aerial tricks or just getting a killer workout while you warp the laws of gravity, it’ll be pure awesomeness every time. Unleash your free spirit!

The team a super fun and helpful, and while there are some current changes to the way Bounce works thanks to Covid restrictions, essentially you can enjoy every thing that you usually would and rest assured knowing the cleaning and venue management are professional.

Book here:

AFL MAX July School Holidays

Book your kids in for the experience of their life this school holidays at the Crows Junior Max Academy. The Academy is for 6 – 12-year-old footy fans and runs during the July school holidays at AFL Max. Created with Crows coaches and players – enabling participants to train just like their footy heroes. Featuring guest appearances from Crows players joining in to share their footy tips and tricks.

$139 for two x 4 hour sessions:

  • Specifically designed training program at AFL Max
  • Session from Crows players
  • FREE Crows Junior Max Academy training t-shirt
  • FREE Crows membership

Play to the Max these School Holidays! With 2 hours of play from just $22.50 – kids can explore the trampolines, rock climbing, inflatables, interactive screens, field games, skill challenges and more!

For the little ones, join our Mini Max School Holiday Sessions (3-4yr olds) it’s a great way to get kids involved and excited about physical activity from a young age, build connection and have FUN.

Parents, relax in the café with barista made coffee, lunch specials, fully licensed bar, WIFI and great views of the kids below.

AFL Max is open every day of the School Holidays
Online bookings essential and can be made here:

It’s time for some holiday fun at ICA Sportzworx Stepney

Kids of all ages are welcome to join in on the holiday fun at ICA Sportzworx Stepney.

The day is full of sports and games and any skill level and age can be accommodated by our Sports Coaches. Kids can play soccer, netball, cricket, dodgeball and other fun games.
The fun starts at 9.30am and finishes 3.30pm plus lunch is provided for all kids. There is also a morning session available for 3 hours starting from 9.30am. Prices start from $30.
There are 4 full sized courts a function room and a kiosk, plenty of room for all.

Bookings are essential and are super quick and easy to do online at

More info at


There’s never been a better time to explore your own backyard the old-fashioned way – with SteamRanger’s Heritage Railway and winter is a busy time for SteamRanger on the South Coast with SteamRanger’s Cockle Train. ‘See the whales from the rails’ aboard SteamRanger’s Famous Cockle Train between Goolwa & Victor Harbor with trains running between Victor Harbor and Goolwa departing every day during the SA school holidays as well as Sunday and Wednesday outside of the holidays. There will be three return train journeys along this stunning coast line. Please check SteamRanger’s website for the Cockle Train timetables and train information. No bookings necessary.

Starting in May, SteamRanger will be starting rail journeys from the Adelaide Hills. Travel from Mount Barker to Bugle Rangers Strathalbyn, Goolwa, Middleton, Port Elliot and Victor Harbor.

For ticket info, travel dates & destinations call 1300 655 991 or visit SteamRanger online

Mega Courts Indoor Sports

Mega Courts Indoor Sports is a great place for your kids and adults if you want to join in and play with them to play multiple different sports and activities including Soccer, Cricket, Netball, Badmington and Dodgeball. They also have our great range of Mega Inflatables, Laser Tag and Gel Ball and a Mega Playground.

This year they are also lucky enough to have the YMCA Walkerville in the centre who our giving lucky kids access to the gymnastics court.

The onsite cafe is open so you as a parent can sit back otherwise, let the kids play and enjoy lunch and a good coffee. We have changed things up for these holidays and it is $18 per child for 3 hours of activities in the centre. Bookings are essential.

Bookings are essential.
More info at

Choose action-packed FUN these holidays at Latitude!

Latitude offers the best school holiday adventures with their mega indoor arena and activities to suit everyone. Picture a diverse thrilling climbing zone, huge trampoline offering with free jump, basketball, airbag and dodgeball activities; a challenging ninja-warrior course and a fear-conquering obstacle course perched 8m above the ground – if you want to conquer new challenges these school holidays, then Latitude is for you!

With seasonal promos and great offers available, jump online and book to score big savings and rewards. You won’t regret it!

Funtopia Funbelieveable School Holiday Deals!

Funtopia Prospect is the indoor adventure playground you’ve gotta see to believe! With a 5-storey Playground World, a state-of-the-art rock-Climbing World, a fully enclosed, little human-proof Toddler World AND restaurant quality food, coffee, and even a cheeky beer or wine. Funtopia really is the place for everyone!

Funtastic Deals!
3-hour full access to Playground World
Double Pass: $30
Triple Pass: $45
Quad Pass: $60

OR Climb like a Funtopian with their Double Up pass which gives you access to join a 75-minute climbing session for only $35 for 2 people.

Funtopia is open every day of the School Holidays from 9am – 6pm.
Online bookings essential and can be made here:

Earth Adventure

Earth Adventure is running some amazing family friendly tours during the July School Holidays

Enjoy scenic views of the cityscape on their Adelaide City Kayak Tour. Relax as their fully qualified instructor guides you on a kayak along the River Torrens. As you enjoy your tour you can find out more about the history and significance of the river and surrounds, making it a fun and educational experience for all!

Looking for something a bit more thrilling? Go Rock Climbing and Abseiling with Earth Adventure’s qualified rock-climbing guides! At two great locations, Morialta Conservation Park and Onkaparinga River National Park, this is a fun day on the rocks for you and your family. From beginners to experienced climbers, Earth Adventure has the set up for you.

Ph: 08 8165 2024

Make Patch a part of your Adelaide Hills adventures these school holidays!

This very popular and much loved cafe is located in picturesque Stirling, it boasts delicious food with an award winning kids menu, a beautifully renovated rambling old villa with both in and outdoor kids dining and play areas with a cubby, sandpit and chickens coupe, there is even a heated clear walled marquee to dine in while you watch your kids play outside! There is so much to do in the Adelaide Hills, start your adventure with breakfast at Patch or drop in for lunch to refuel!

While your there why not try your hand at pétanque on the piste’ or play quoits in the garden?

Or book the kids in to learn to paint plant pots with Coral and Blush on Thursday July 8th and Monday 12th!
This will be a fun class designed for children ages 5 and up. Your child will learn how to paint a cement pot using either a template or fun abstract designs! Parents/ carers must remain on the premises however are not required to sit with their child through their class (it is recommended separate adult table bookings are made through Patch prior to the event). The pot painting will be happening in the lovely Left Field space. A great chance to catch up with your friends while the kids are entertained!

For all the details and bookings go to:

Patch table reservations:
143 Mt Barker Rd, Stirling. 83398087

Join the Adelaide Planetarium these School Holidays for fun-filled family activities!

At the Adelaide Planetarium, you can experience the wonders of our universe up close. Guided by astronomers, travel through space to learn about the solar system, constellations, and mysteries of the cosmos.

With special school holiday programs including arts and craft sessions and evening telescope sessions*, the Planetarium offers plenty of activities to keep the whole family entertained in winter. Choose from a variety of movies to watch on our dome-shaped ceiling. There are movies for all ages!

Conveniently located at Mawson Lakes, the Planetarium will be running school holiday activities from 5- 17 July , plus our usual Saturday Sessions.

To make a booking or for more information, visit

*Weather permitting.

West Beach Mini Golf

West Beach Mini Golf is open every day of the school holidays!
Bookings are not required, just turn up.
Check out the great value food and drink offers available these school holidays….

Kids Deal

$15 Per Child Includes:

  • 1 Game of Mini Golf (18 holes)
  • Hot Chocolate or Slushy (99% Fruit Based)
  • 1 packet of Chips

Adults Deal

$15 Per Adult Includes:

  • 1 Game of Mini Golf (18 HOLES)
  • Coffee or 600ml Schweppes Soft Drink

Find them on Facebook HERE or on Instagram HERE

Mt Lofty Adventure Hub

Adventure Hubs is running some great family fun experiences these school holidays!
The Mount Lofty Adventure Hubs day experiences are the talk of South Australia. Their all new Rock Climb, Zipline and MEGA SWING experience has been a hit, and they are also running their Rock Climb, Abseil and Zipline experience!

Loved the Mount Lofty Adventure Hub and ready for something new? Then the Southern Adventure Hub is for you! Set in the heart of wine country, the Southern Adventure Hub is a must try start to your day of exploring McLaren Vale. Book in quick to get a spot on our Rock Climbing and Ropes Experience, an adventurous and fun event for the whole family.
Ph: 08 8472 0933

Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures school holiday programs are back on this July!

Give your child the gift of adventure with one of our amazing outdoor programs. Ranging from rock climbing days, Adventure Hub ziplines and mega swings, exploring nature and wildlife, crazy chemistry, mountain biking and much much more, there is something for every age group to do and see. Plus, it’s fun and educational!

Wilderness Escape in one of the largest outdoor education program providers in South Australia and has been running for well over twenty years. With fully qualified instructors, and a wealth of experience under their belts you can rest easy knowing that your child is having a fun day under our care.
Phone: 08 8165 2022  

Turn up the heat at the Adelaide Aquatic Centre

Warm up the family with a whole lot of fun these school holidays at the Adelaide Aquatic Centre. With pools heated to a balmy 27°C, the kids can make a splash in the Leisure Pool, slide into fun on the waterslides or take a dip in the Dive Pool.

Centrally located in the Adelaide Park Lands, the Adelaide Aquatic Centre is the perfect activity to whisk away those winter blues. The Centre is open Monday – Friday from 6am to 9pm and Saturday – Sunday from 7am to 6pm. No bookings are required.

Unleash your inner artist at Pottering Around this school holidays!

Ceramic painting at their pottery studio every single day of the July School Holidays.

Art workshops and clay making…have you ever tried graffito or paint pouring??!!
Or have a go throwing a pot on their Pottery Wheels.

Treat yourself to lunch from our light bites menu and enjoy THE best coffee in Semaphore Park!

Bookings required via DM on Instagram or Facebook or by phoning 0421932223

West Beach Adventure

Want to challenge the kids to something different this school holidays? Tackle some of the activities at West Beach Adventure (formerly Mega Adventure). With a stunning beachside location this is really the place to be to enjoy the last of the summer sun! Book early to avoid disappointment!

Mega Climb – Australia’s largest challenge course boasting over 80 aerial obstacles, ranging from heights of 5 to 25 meters. The MegaClimb is a truly stimulating experience giving guests of all abilities the opportunity to push their limits.
Giant Swing – After being strapped into your seat on the ground, you’ll be slowly lifted to 18m high where you can take a quick look around – revel in the views of the ocean and the beautiful Adelaide coastline, before plummeting back to earth at speeds of up to 70kph. Ride alone or enjoy the thrill with a couple of friends.
Kids Course – Little ones not ready to tackle the iconic MegaClimb? Test their metal with the new Kids Course! With ten exciting challenges finishing with a thrilling Zip line, the mini course is the perfect way to tire out little monkeys. Ideally located next to Mega Adventure’s Cafe, you will be able to encourage them from the ground while enjoying a cup of their shockingly good coffee.

Flip Out Munno Para


School holidays, we’re ready, you ready??

  • First hour in the main arena is $18 and two hours is $28.
  • Two hours BOOKED ONLINE is $26.
  • From 3pm two hours BOOKED ONLINE drops to $22.
  • The Kids Zone area is available for Flippers 130cm or under, one hour is $10 or two hours is $15
  • Flip out socks need to be worn on the arena, if you don’t already how them they are $2.50 and yours to keep for your next visit.

Book online at

Hahndorf Farm Barn

Open from 10am-4pm everyday

Hahndorf Farm Barn is a unique blend of a children’s farmyard and wildlife park. You can hold, touch and feed most of the animals in complete safety and at your own comfort level. Find out how animals are born, grow and live on a farm. A visit to Adelaide’s Hahndorf Farm Barn is not just about family fun activities or keeping the kids entertained – it’s educational as well!
There are many activities for kids at the farm and you can easily spend hours here enjoying quality time with your family.

– Cow milking shows 11am and 2:30 everyday
– Reptile shows 12:30 on weekends, school holidays and public holidays
– Pony and tractor rides on weekends, school holidays and public holidays
– Animal feeding, bottle feeding and interactions all days

School Holidays at Monkey Nut Cafè (Kies Family Wines)

The Monkey Nut Café is that rare restaurant in a winery that caters for kids and offers a full menu for the whole family, not to mention wine for the adults!

Special seating and lunch boxes are available for the little members of your family to enjoy these school holidays as well as a full menu including family favourites like Salt and Pepper Squid and Barossa Beef Burger for the adults.

The older members of the family can enjoy the winery/coffee side of things and the kids can enjoy their own special picnic or kids meal. A win/win for all, right?

Some ways that the Monkey Nut Cafè at Kies Family Wines accommodates children:

  • Lawn games provided
  • Kids meals, babycinos, kids platters and plenty of cool drinks are available for kids
  • Baby change room available
  • Picnic friendly when the weather is nice – BYO picnic blanket and soak up the sun
  • Fully-enclosed front lawn for easy supervision of play
  • Special picnic tables are reserved just for the kids
  • Indoor or outdoor seating depending on your preference

Open everyday except Tuesday. You can book your table at, choosing either inside or outside. Bookings essential

The Shadow Initiation

Think you’ve seen all there is to see at the South Australian Museum? You may have taken the kids to explore the Museum galleries hundreds of times, but we promise it’s never been as exciting as it is when you play The Shadow Initiation. This adventure game is part-escape room, part-scavenger hunt, part-behind-the-scenes museum tour. Race against the clock, solving as many puzzles and challenges as you can to see if you and your family can top the leaderboard.

Aimed at older kids and adults, The Shadow Initiation is the perfect outing for an escape room lover, puzzle pro, museum enthusiast, or…anyone that likes to have a fast-paced hour of fun!

Just $49 for up to 4 people, book a tablet today at

Great value, guaranteed fun for the whole family.

Catch a Family Saver Movie at Event Cinemas

FAMILY SAVER pricing is now available for Cinebuzz members on select family films before 5pm at Event Cinemas.
PLUS, treat the family and upgrade your cinema experience to Gold Class or V-Max on select sessions.

If you are a Cinebuzz for Seniors member, you may also access a special $30* Grandparents Pass. This includes 1 Senior and 2 Child tickets for original sessions only.
To access these offers, simply sign in to your account online or scan your card at the box office when purchasing your tickets.

Enjoy the big-screen experience with our family-friendly line-up of films – book now!

Escape Hunt

When you’re searching for ways to keep the kids entertained during the holidays, Escape Hunt is an activity that the kids are guaranteed to still be buzzing about when the new term starts. The added bonus? It’s super fun for the adults as well! With exciting themes like the Alice in Wonderland-inspired, Down the Rabbit Hole, or the science-inspired The Deadly Discovery, there is something for all families to enjoy. Book in an escape for a truly brain-bending family outing.

If you’re staying at home, or heading on a road-trip – Escape Hunt still has you covered with holiday fun. There is a suite of over 6 print and play, Play at Home games that you can purchase and download for just $29. Adult participation will be needed, but it’s a great way to spend an hour or two as a family, for just $29. Buy here:

Be sure to include some Escape Hunt fun in your school holiday schedule!

School Holidays? Looking for something to do? Grab the kids and getaway to the Bay.

We are jam-packed with plenty to do, see the latest movie, have fun on the heated waterslides and mini golf, checkout the Alpine Winter Festival with ice-skating, live music and delicious food. Why not make it a family getaway with something for everyone. The best thing is that you don’t need to travel too far from home for a short holiday with all the trimmings … from fabulous food and wine, shopping and family fun.

July School Holiday Events in Adelaide

Peter Combe & Mr Snot Bottom at Capri these school holidays

For the containment and entertainment of your ankle biters, we have the legendary Peter Combe and the putrid Mr. Snot Bottom live on stage in the July school holidays.
Peter will perform his hit Fringe show ‘Fix the Fence with Sticky Tape’ with the all singing, all dancing Theatre Bugs kids. Sunday 4th July, 2pm. Tix $17.50 – $20.
Mr Snot Bottom’s stinky, silly show is an interactive stand up comedy performance for kids with lots of gross-out humour and songs! Brought to you by Do Something Today. Saturday 17th July, 11am. Tix $15 – $20

DANCESTAR LIVE Presents ‘I AM ME’ 💫 An interactive children’s show debuting these July School Holidays

A show that inspires confidence, develops rhythm and encourages creativity. Designed specifically for 2+yr old’s, DANCE STAR LIVE is a 1 hour interactive production that will have us all up and dancing.

Meet Flexi Lexi and Sisqo Disco, ‘Gen Alpha’s’ newest role models; here to take you on a journey to discovering your true self. With show stopping vocals, amazing dance moves and the catchiest tunes yet, its 2021’s most exciting show to date. An entirely inclusive show for…ABSOLUTELY EVERYONE!


Thursday 15th of July: 10am & 12pm
Friday 16th of July: 10am & 12pm
Saturday 17th of July: 10am & 12pm
Sunday 18th of July: 10am & 12pm 

TICKETS:  $22.00 each | Family Pass for $80.00

Jurassic Creatures

Jurassic Creatures, a realistic animatronics exhibition like no other, with over 30 spectacular life-like dinosaurs roaring into Adelaide including the Ice Age creatures set under falling snow!

In addition to the amazing life sized dinosaur displays, your ticket includes:
FREE fossil digging
FREE 3D jigsaw puzzle
FREE Prehistoric Creatures of Ice with artificial snow
FREE inflatable areas
FREE Dinosaur Adventures LIVE Show

Get ready to step back into prehistoric times at Edwards Park, Anzac Highway , Keswick (opposite the netball courts).
Open July 2-25

Kids Art Events at the Bridgewater Inn

Bring your Kids along for an unforgettable morning full of colours, laughter and cake at the Bridgewater Inn.

Tuesday 6 July – A super fun ART Lesson for your kids wherein they will paint their favourite animal and take home their artwork to hang it in their room, with pride! Ages 6+
click here to book

Monday 12 July – Family/Kids Art Class
Bring your Kids (6 yrs +) along to an unforgettable morning full of colours, laughter and cake. Through this activity you and your kids can learn the art of MANDALA DOT PAINTING on Ceramic Mugs and take home your beautiful artwork to brighten up a corner of your home or use it for your favourite drink 🙂
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A local artist will walk all the kids through the painting process step-by-step and help them create a colourful artwork. They can also choose not to follow the instructions and paint anything else they like.
While the kids are busy exploring their creative side, parents/guardians can enjoy coffee/wine with some munchies and free WIFI at the beautiful Bridgewater Inn

Limited seats, book today!

*Parents/Guardians will have to be present at the hotel premises throughout the event

National Railway Museum Family Fun Fair

 The annual Family Fun Fair during the July School Holidays at the National Railway Museum is bound to please lots of families, with the usual wide variety of train  rides, entertainment – representing great value for money.

  • All of the trains will be running all day every day; full size black steam engine Peronne, those Adelaide great suburban Redhen railcars, and the very popular small steam engines blue Bub and green Bill!
  • Other entertainment includes; song and dance with Cool For Kids, Chris and his Barrel Organ, and Dino Girl with her dinosaur activities.
  • Loads of displays and other attractions, including a huge model railway.
  • Plenty of catering on site for something to eat and drink.
  • COVID Safe Plan in place with some minor restrictions.
  • All entertainment and all train rides are INCLUDED in the admission fees – fantastic value!

Thursday to Sunday 15th to 18th July
10am to 4.30pm

online bookings are recommended at

Stuart Little

Stuart Little is the second son of Mr. and Mrs. Little and younger brother of George Little. He also happens to be a mouse. Stuart may be little but he has a BIG personality! Join Stuart on his adventures of family, courage and friendship.

Take the kids along to this fabulous production from Monday 12 – Friday 16 July! This production of Stuart Little will be performed every day from 10am-11am at St Philip’s Church 84 Galway Ave, Broadview.

Best suited for ages 4 and up but will be fun for the whole family! Single Tickets are $20 and Family Tickets (good for 4) are $70.
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More than 500,000 LEGO bricks and 150 fan-made models will be on display at BRIXPO, Adelaide’s fan-built LEGO show on the weekend of 3-4 July. Watch out for some familiar faces from LEGO® Masters too!

BRIXPO has moved to a bigger venue – St Clair Recreation Centre. SIX championship basketball courts will be filled with with fabulous original LEGO® creations whilst staying COVID safe.

World Chocolate Day at Melba's Chocolates

Wednesday 7th July 9 am – 4:30 pm

This year come along and celebrate the most delicious day with us at our Factory, World Chocolate Day!

We’ll have FREE face painting and balloon twisting for the kids! Our garden games will be set up for you all to enjoy and our delicious Chocolate Wheel will be set up in our Factory and we’ll be giving out FREE Marshmallow Chocolate dipper cups*!

If that doesn’t sound amazing enough, we have an endless amount of yummy chocolates and Hot Chocolate options for you to enjoy this World Chocolate Day!

Family Fun Activities, 9 am – 4:30 pm:
• Free Face Painting
• Free Balloon Twisting
• Garden Games
• FREE Marshmellow Chocolate Dipper Cups
Treat yourself and Visit us this World Chocolate Day!

Melba’s Chocolate Factory | 22 Henry Street, Woodside SA 5244

Visit our Website or Facebook Event for all the latest event information!

*To receive your free marshmallow cup, show this page or the Facebook event page. Limit to 1 x Marshmallow chocolate dipper cup per person.

July School Holiday at the Museums

National Railway Museum

The National Railway Museum, the largest undercover railway museum in Australia, will be open every day of the School Holidays from 10am to 4.30pm.

Loads to see and do, with carriages to explore as well as a large model railway and displays..

See the famous Tea & Sugar Train and say hello to Bob the Railway Dog.  And there is a miniature train that takes visitors for rides around the huge site, and that experience is included in the admission fees.  Family: $36 (2 adults and up to 3 children); Adult: $15; Concession: $9; Child (5 to 15yrs): $6

Also don’t miss their Family Fun Fair from Thursday 15 to Sunday 18 July. Click here for more info

76 Lipson Street Port Adelaide

GooRoo Animation Workshops at the National Motor Museum

10 – 12 July | 11am – 3pm
Free (with Museum admission)

The National Motor Museum will be running animation workshops teaching participants about what goes into making a film, providing a behind the scenes glimpse into producing an animated movie.
Drawing inspiration from the vehicles on display at the museum, kids can create their own car chase, or assemble their own unique vehicle. They will also be able to collect a FREE Holden Heroes Colouring Book on their visit. The workshops are free with Museum admission

Bookings: Preferred (via phone) – 08 8568 4000

Ship N’ Bricks at the S.A Maritime Museum

It’s time to get out your spyglass again – we’ve got a new scavenger hunt for you! Our displays have been taken over by all sorts of maritime characters – of the Lego kind. There are 12 mini-figures stowed away among our collection, each with their own hiding spot and story to tell. Follow the clues in your Ship N’ Bricks guide book to discover all their secret spots.

One lucky adventurer will win a Ship in a Bottle Lego set of their very own to build at home. Simply fill in the form on the back of your guide book and place it in the box at the front counter for your chance to win.

Duration of school holidays (3 – 18 July)
10am – 5pm 

SA Maritime Museum: 126 Lipson Street, Port Adelaide. 10am-5pm daily. or 8207 6255 or email

Animate Yourself at the Migration Museum

In these animation workshops, we will explore the visible and invisible parts of our identity by making individual animations that tell our identity stories. Participants will be provided with an iPad and stylus and taught to use the digital animation program ‘Procreate’, and sound program ‘Garage band’.

You will work with artists Anna Hickey-Moody and Angelica Harris-Faull in developing visual expressions of the invisible and visible parts of your identity and telling a story about why these aspects of yourself matter. Bookings essential.

When:                 Friday 16 July – Sunday 18 July
Times:                   Friday: 1pm – 4pm. Saturday & Sunday: 10am – 1pm & 2pm – 5pm

click here to book

Migration Museum: 82 Kintore Avenue, Adelaide. 10 am – 4pm daily. FREE or 8207 7580 or email:

July School Holidays for FREE

Step right up! The Carnival at Northpark Shopping Centre has just arrived.

Balloon Twisting
Mon 5th July (10am – 1pm)

Circus Workshop
Learn how to juggle, spin plates, use diabolos & much more
Tues 6th & Wed 7th July (10am – 1pm)

PLUS, test your skills with carnival games.
*Cool prizes to be won. Carnival games are available on 5th, 6th & 7thJuly from 10am – 1pm.

*All activities are subject to change with little to no notice.

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Dino-Mania at Unley Shopping Centre

Introducing… DINO MANIA! Unley Shopping Centre’s roar-some and FREE July school holiday program.
Meet Rowdy The Raptor (Adelaide’s only giant roaming raptor), enjoy dinosaur balloon twisting and collect your free dinosaur cookie.

MEET! Rowdy The Raptor
7th & 8th July from 10am – 11am

Dino Shaped Balloon Twisting
7th July from 10am – 1pm

*Take Home & Decorate A Dinosaur Cookie
8th July from 11am – 12pm or *until stocks last

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Keep the kids busy and warm with FREE Craft these school holidays at Churchill Centre!

Week 1: Decorate a beanie
Week 2: Decorate a raincoat

No bookings required. Limited number of items per day. Check-in and social
distancing measures apply. Other AND don’t forget to visit Little Chicago Express, Adelaide’s largest and
FREE indoor Shopping Centre playground! Located in the Food Court.

For more visit

Keep the kids entertained for FREE this School Holidays at Port Adelaide Plaza

All activities are located near Coles and run from 10am – 1pm.

Dig-A-Dino, Wed 7 – Fri 9 July
Have a roar-some time, including excavating your own dinosaur, digging for a dino, paper plate dinosaur craft and dino puzzles.

The Avengers, Fri 9 – Sun 11 July
Meet The Avengers, take a selfie and create your own mask PLUS, giveaways.

Bugs n Slugs, Wed 14 – Fri 16 July
Get up close and personal with your favourite bugs and slugs.

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St Raphael's Free STEM Workshops

Led by St Raphael’s School Specialist Numeracy/STEM Leader Ms Deborah Hansen. Children and their parents are invited to ‘Flex their thinking’ as they find solutions to STEM challenges using engineering and construction. There will be two one-hour sessions in the July School Holidays on Tuesday July 6 for children aged 3 to 5 and for Primary School children aged 6 to 11

Details: Click here

Online Escape Room

Get the family together and team up to crack the codes and solve the puzzles.

This will be an online event on Zoom with other families. Book one member from each group into the session and the Zoom link will be emailed to you.

Bookings are essential. Sessions at 10am or 11am.

For ages 6+

Bookings: Click here


Salisbury Library Olympics

Let’s have some Olympic sized fun! Join MOVEIT Fitness and experience our very own Olympics within a library setting. Along with a range of sporting activities and equipment to use, we will have a range of books available for you to borrow. Discover more about the history of the Olympics and learn about the most incredible athletes the world has seen. Bookings essential.

Ages: 3 – 10 years
Cost: FREE

Bookings: Click here


Magical Mall Melodies

Kicking off Umbrella Festival 2021 with a school holiday program, featuring the likes of Humphrey B. Bear, Tutti Choir and other local entertainers all writing and performing songs in Rundle Mall and about Rundle Mall. Expect Polka Dots and Bubbles.

15-18 Jul at 2pm 
15-18 Jul at 12pm 
15-18 Jul at 10am 

Cost: FREE


Build It Up Construction Day at Para Hills Community Club

If your little one loves boxes then they will love this FREE morning of building with boxes

The City of Salisbury and MOVEIt Fitness are excited to see imaginations in full swing with our Build it UP construction morning.
Bound to be a big build session using a variety of boxes big and small.
Create, construct and craft!
Various construction and craft activities on offer for all the family to enjoy.

Ages: 3 – 10
Cost: FREE

Click here for more info and how to register

Edithburgh | Adelaide Guitar Festival On the Road

Nestled amongst rocky cliffs and sandy beaches, the historic bayside town of Edithburgh will celebrate the best of guitar music in a family-friendly community event by Adelaide Guitar Festival.

Details: Click here

NAIDOC Celebrations for Children

Three hours of hands on activities! Be completely engaged with Uncle Jack and his wealth of knowledge, digeridoo playing and enriched, engaging stories.Try your hand at dot painting and much more…

100% suitable for pre-school children and families.

This event is ticketed click here to book

Cost: FREE


Free Craft Workshops at the Markets

Heading to the Adelaide Central Markets these School Holidays? With plenty of kids activities happening right throughout the holidays, there is also some FREE Craft workshops happening each Friday.

Friday 9 July – 9:30AM – 12:00PM
Friday 16 July – 9:30AM – 12:00PM

Located in Gouger Street dining area
*bookings not required