Adelaide School Holidays, School Term Dates and South Australian Public Holidays 2024

If you’re looking for Adelaide school holiday activities, events, programs, places to visit and things to do, you’ve come to the right place. The Kids in Adelaide term by term school holiday guides are your one stop shop to find all the best activities to keep your kids happy and busy in the school holidays. We’ve included all the regular favourites, plenty of events and of course some free options because we know how expensive the school holidays can be.

Make the most of your Adelaide school holidays with our comprehensive guide to term dates, public holidays, and fun-filled activities.

Our school holiday guides have something for everyone

  • School Holiday Programs, Classes and Workshops.
  • School Holiday Events
  • Places to visit and things to do
  • Exciting outdoor adventures
  • What’s happening at the museums these school holidays
  • And we also make sure to include lots of fun FREE activities because we know first hand how $$ the school holidays can be!

Visit our website today and start planning your Adelaide school holidays adventure!

2024 Adelaide School Holiday Dates

Term 1 | 29 January – 12 April 2024
School Holidays Saturday 13 April, 2024 – Sunday 28 April, 2024

Term 2 | 29 April 2024  – 5 July 2024
School Holidays Saturday 6 July, 2024 – Sunday 21 July, 2024

Term 3 | 22 July 2024  – 27 September 2024
School Holidays Saturday 28 September 2024  – Sunday 13 October, 2024

Term 4 | 14 October 2024  – 13 December 2024
School Holidays Saturday 14 December, 2024 – Monday 27 January, 2025

2024 Adelaide School Holiday Information

The dates above are relevant to South Australian state schools. Independent and Catholic schools may differ. You should check directly with the relevant school to find out the correct term date information.

South Australia Public Holidays for 2024

Monday 1 January 2024: New Year’s Day
Friday 26 January 2024: Australia Day
Monday 11 March 2024: Adelaide Cup Day
Friday 29 March 2024: Good Friday
Saturday 30 March 2024: Easter Saturday
Monday 1 April 2024: Easter Monday
Thursday 25 April 2024: Anzac Day
Monday 10 June 2024: King’s Birthday
Monday 7 October 2024:  Labour Day
Wednesday 25 December 2024: Christmas Day
Thursday 26 December 2024: Proclamation Day public holiday and Boxing Day
Tuesday 31 December 2024: New Year’s Eve: 7pm to midnight

Adelaide School Holiday Guides by Season

Here at Kids in Adelaide we do the hard work for you to find the best school holiday activities, events and programs South Australia has to offer.

April School Holiday Guide for Adelaide

Adelaide Easter School Holidays

School Holidays Saturday 13 April, 2023 – Sunday 28 April, 2024
Easter and Autumn in Adelaide is a beautiful time of the year. The weather is beautiful and the days are still long enough to enjoy time outside at one of Adelaide’s fantastic playgrounds, swimming at the beach, bushwalking, bike riding or taking a trip up to Stirling to see the gorgeous Autumn leaves.
July School Holiday Guide for Adelaide

Adelaide Winter School Holidays

School Holidays Saturday 6 July, 2023 – Sunday 21 July, 2024

Winter holidays are a great chance to check out an indoor playcentre, book in for a school holiday program, check out a movie, see a show, visit the museum or get crafty at home.

October School Holiday Guide for Adelaide

Adelaide Spring School Holidays

School Holidays Saturday 28 September 2024  – Sunday 13 October, 2024

Spring has sprung and we love this time of year. Why not take a trip up to the Adelaide Hills or plan a camping trip? Or get outdoors with one of our favourite outdoor adventures like rockclimbing, kayaking, bike riding or a bush walk.

Adelaide Summer School Holiday Guide

Adelaide Summer / Christmas School Holidays

School Holidays Saturday 14 December, 2023 – Monday 27 January, 2024

Summer + Christmas + School Holidays – does it get any better than that! Slip, slop, slap and wrap and get out in the sunshine to enjoy the best of what Adelaide has to offer in summer. Days at the beach, at the playground or get festive and check out Adelaide’s best Christmas light displays.

2025 Adelaide School Holiday Dates

Term 1 | 28 January 2025 – 11 April 2025
School Holidays Saturday 12 April, 2025 – Sunday 27 April, 2025

Term 2 | 28 April 2025  – 4 July 2025
School Holidays Saturday 5 July, 2025 – Sunday 21 July, 2025

Term 3 | 22 July 2025  – 27 September 2025
School Holidays Saturday 28 September 2024  – Sunday 13 October, 2025

Term 4 | 14 October 2025  – 12 December 2025
School Holidays Saturday 13 December, 2025 – Tuesday 28 January, 2026

2025 Adelaide School Holiday Information

The dates above are relevant to South Australian state schools. Independent and Catholic schools may differ. You should check directly with the relevant school to find out the correct term date information.

South Australia Public Holidays for 2025

Wednesday 1 January: New Year’s Day
Monday 27 January: Australia Day public holiday
Monday 10 March: Adelaide Cup Day
Friday 18 April: Good Friday
Saturday 19 April: Easter Saturday
Sunday 20 April: Easter Sunday
Monday 21 April: Easter Monday
Friday 25 April: Anzac Day
Monday 9 June: King’s Birthday
Monday 6 October:  Labour Day
Wednesday 24 December: Christmas Eve: 7pm to midnight
Thursday 25 December: Christmas Day
Friday 26 December: Proclamation Day public holiday and Boxing Day
Wednesday 31 December: New Year’s Eve: 7pm to midnight

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