Adelaide Kids Party Guide

Kids Parties Adelaide – The Lowdown

There are plenty of ways to celebrate your child’s birthday, but the most important ingredients for a special day includes the best of friends, fun party food, a great location and best of all, creating special memories! Our Guide to Kids Parties in Adelaide is here to show you some of the best ways, places and ideas around town to help make your next kids party a memorable, stress free and completely awesome day for all involved.


THE PARTY PROFESSIONALS

Hire the party experts. Surprise and delight your little lad or lady by adding something extra special to their birthday event. Balloons to face painting, bouncy castle hire to one-of-a-kind invitations, professional party props and entertainers are a special treat to make your kids party unforgettable. With something to suit every theme you’ll please the superheroes to the princesses and everyone in between.
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WHERE TO PARTY

Kids Party Venues in Adelaide. Good parties are messy parties. So spare yourself the tidy up and hold your next kids birthday party at one of Adelaide’s best party venues. From self-catering to fully catered options there’s a venue to suit every theme and budget. Train parties, trampoline parties, bouncing parties, craft parties… booking a party venue means the kids can have fun while parents relax and enjoy some time out. Win-win we say.
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PARTY PARKS

Great parks for birthday parties in Adelaide. A park is a top location for a birthday party and we’ve put together a list of our favourite Adelaide parks for your next kids party. Fenced, shaded, BBQ facilities, clean amenities, grassy areas – these parks have everything you need for a great day. No need to clean the house before the party… and clean it again afterwards. Make the most of Adelaide’s big open spaces and let the kids party and go crazy outdoors.
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PARTY FOOD

Simple and tasty recipes perfect for kid’s parties. Party food. It’s not just all cupcakes and fairy bread (although they are definitely a favourite around here) Get creative in the kitchen with these great kids party recipes. Whether you’re after traditional party fare or super healthy options, our party recipe ideas are sure to inspire.
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Parties at AFL Max

The party range at AFL Max offers something for everyone, from the dancer in your family to the sport fanatic, from 2 to 50+ they have your party needs covered.Let AFL Max take care of everything – from food, drinks and the party clean up. There’s no better place to party than at AFL Max, tailored specially to your child. Your designated party host lets you sit back and relax while they ensure your child is the star of the day. Simply book your...

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Classic Carriage Drives

Step back in time on a trip down memory lane with this relaxed, unique family experience. After a leisurely drive to Montacute in the Adelaide Hills, our carriage awaited us by a charming old stone building on Institute Road, creating a picturesque scene that set the tone for the entire journey. We were warmly greeted by the owner, Libby, her canine sidekick, Eddie, and the most beautifully natured horse, Stella – a delightful trio...

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Adelaide’s Best Cookies and Biscuits

This one is for the cookie and biscuit lovers! Brace your taste buds for a rollercoaster of flavour because the Kids in Adelaide team have done the hard yards just in time for World Cookie Day, December 4th, thanks for asking, to uncover Adelaide’s best sugar wizards. You know, the ones turning dough into pure magic. We have been on a mission to prove that Adelaide isn’t just famous for its festivals, hills and wine; we’ve got...

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Dunstan Adventure Playground, St Peters

Find it at: Winchester Street, St Peters This wonderful playground upgrade, completed in 2023, includes new adventure-themed play equipment, toilets, picnic and BBQ facilities and park furniture. The Dunstan Adventure Playground is full of excellent equipment for adventurous kids. A lot of the equipment is aimed at older children though, so your kids will need to feel pretty confident, the slide is beyond huge and kids will need their balance...

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Morialta Mukanthi Conservation Park Playground

Find it at: Morialta Conservation Park, Woodforde The eagle has landed at Morialta Playground… in a 7 metre tall nest – and your kids can climb it! Yep, the Morialta Conservation Park playground is AWESOME! Best suited to kids aged 5-15years, it is great to see a play area perfect for older families. With over 100 car parks and walking trails to guide you, it makes a visit to the park even easier to navigate for families. The...

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Private Screening Birthday Parties at Palace Nova Cinemas

Private Screening Birthday Parties are available at Palace Nova Cinemas! Pricing starts from $360 for your own private cinema experience.More event packages are available which include popcorn, drink and choc top combos, catering, and cupcake options, plus a parent’s corner for the adults to relax in. Let us know that you’ve seen our ad on Kids in Adelaide, and you will receive a FREE Admit Two pass for you and a guest to attend a session of...

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Looking for a birthday party with a difference? Why not send the kids to Gaol?

Looking for a birthday party with a difference? Why not send the kids to Gaol! Take the stress out of planning and hand the kids over to the Gaol’s Warden for a fun day out. Adelaide Gaol offers the ultimate birthday party experience at an affordable price. From $368 your child will receive a dedicated party host along with 2 hours packed with Gaol themed activities! Solve mysteries inspired by true stories, catch some sneaky prisoners...

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SASMEE Park Train Rides

The South Australian Society of Model & Experimental Engineers (SASMEE) is a miniature train experience your kids will LOVE you for. The objectives of the Society is to create and maintain interest in model making of all types. So there’s small machine tools, tool making and experimental engineering connected to models. This is very much a kids haven! Adults and children can experience the amazing model trains up close and personal,...

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Glenthorne National Park Adventure Playground — Ityamaiitpinna Yarta

Glenthorne Nature Play Space Find it at: Majors Road, O’Halloran Hill The multi-million dollar nature play space, forming part of SA’s newest national park, Glenthorne, is here and it is spectacular!Glenthorne National Park opened in May 2019 and the nature playground has it all, in fact it has so much we are sure to forget some of the wonderful playground features including; Multiple slides (including a HUGE tube slide tower Swings...

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Golden Fields Reserve Playground, Golden Grove

Find it at: Asgard Drive, Golden Grove Golden Fields Reserve has had an incredible upgrade with the addition of an adventure playground, which joins the existing reserve playground in this 12 hectare reserve (the adventure playground is on the lower level)! This has got to be one of the biggest playground reserves in Adelaide with HEAPS of different play areas, including an accessible area and a brand new section with the coolest slide around!...

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Bubble House Adelaide, Kids Party Hire

Bubble House Adelaide is the latest in party trends and guaranteed to be a showstopper at your next event! It’s the biggest and only of its kind in Adelaide, at a whopping 4 metres wide and 3.3 metres tall, it is sure to provide endless fun and entertainment for all ages. The Bubble House is the perfect addition to any event, whether you’re looking for a statement piece, sensory experience or somewhere for the kids to burn off all the sugar,...

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Batchface Cookies, Adelaide

We recently had Jen from Batchface make some custom Kids In Adelaide cookies for guests to take home from a recent event and they were a hit! Not only did they look incredible, they also tasted delicious! (As in, we had people email us the next day to tell us how yummy their cookie was!) If you are looking for cookies as birthday party favours, as a gift or just cause you feel like treating yourself, Batchface has you covered! Batchface is...

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Adelaide Cake Makers / Birthday Party Catering

The birthday cake is the main event at a kids birthday party and it’s what the birthday girl or boy looks forward to the most – maybe apart from the pressies! There’s a bit of pressure coming up with the perfect cake and lets face it, not all of us have the energy or the gift of the bake. So if you’re a little challenged in the kitchen, before you go dusting off the Women’s Weekly Celebration cake book for another #bakefail – why not let the...

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Birthday Parties at Cleland Wildlife Park

Welcome to one of the most relaxing kids parties you will ever host, with all the serenity of the stunning Cleland Wildlife Park combined with the all-inclusive party offerings provided. Let’s check out what you get as part of the package here. Inclusions Entry to Cleland Wildlife Park for the day Reserved space in café or café lawn area Lunch for kids Bag of kangaroo food for each child to feed free-ranging animals Gift bag for each...

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Glover North Helicopter Park North Adelaide

Find it at: Lefevre Street, North Adelaide Better known as Helicopter Park to many, Glover North Playground is located on Lefevre Terrace in North Adelaide. With a large helicopter as its centrepiece, smaller kids can slide out of the chopper’s belly as one of the many pint-sized highlights located at this much loved playground. There are also plenty of swings, see-saws, climbing frames and sand play equipment including the popular...

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Funtime Kids

With a decade of experience behind us, Funtime Kids prides itself on providing unique, fun and fully interactive entertainments for children. Whether for birthdays, school fetes, festivals, corporate events or anywhere else children need entertaining, Funtime has a range of exciting formats to offer. We cater for children of all ages. Our Nerf, Water and Archery parties are perfect to impress the difficult pre-teen crowds. For younger groups,...

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Gymnastics Birthday Parties

Is there a better way to celebrate your child’s birthday than jumping in a GIANT foam pit? Not to mention balancing on beams, swinging on bars, climbing our tarzan rope, or bouncing on the tumble trampoline? We don’t think so! At Gymnastics Birthday Parties we take care of the birthday celebration the best way our qualified gymnastics coaches know how!  Our Parties take your guests through a range of...

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The Enchanted Palace Children’s Disco Parties

Does your child enjoy singing and dancing to the latest music, as well as songs from their favourite movie/show soundtracks? The Enchanted Palace – Children’s Disco Parties is a fully-catered children’s birthday venue, offering a complete party experience where children are able to sing and dance to all their favourite songs on a disco stage, set-up with real microphones, disco and laser lights, together with a fog-machine, while they watch...

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SciWorld Birthday Parties

SciWorld birthday parties are the perfect way to make your future scientist’s special day! We have a range of exciting hands-on activities for the kids, who can get creative making their own marvellous lava lamps, or just plain messy making  slime! Your child and all their friends will look the part, dressed up in perfect child-sized lab coats, as they experience all the wonders of being a scientist. Not only is a SciWorld birthday party...

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St Kilda Adventure Playground

Find it at: St Kilda Rd, St Kilda For those who grew up in Adelaide, you’d probably have been out St Kilda Adventure Playground when you were a kid, but have you been back since 2015? It’s got all the awesome stuff that I remember from my childhood, and more… and green grass, less dust, water, shade and well, it’s just BIGGER AND BETTER than I remember too! St Kilda’s huge makeover was completed in 2015 with a...

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Bring the Magic of Dance to Your Child’s Birthday with Dancestar!

Calling all dance loving kiddos DANCE STAR is one of the nation’s best dance programs for young people and they are so excited to announce that they are now offering FABULOUS birthday parties for kids aged 3-6 years old! It’s time to put on your dancing shoes and get ready for a two-hour extravaganza filled with laughter, excitement, and lots of DANCING! The experienced entertainers will host a party like no other, while a Dance Star...

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Pamper Parties at Dream Cuts!

Have you been to Adelaide’s newest kid’s hair salon yet? Dream Cuts at Westfield Marion aren’t just an incredible salon, they also do BIRTHDAY PARTIES! They are the ultimate kids pamper party in Adelaide! From hair braiding to stencil face painting, hair glitter, face gems, finger and toe nail painting, shimmery eyeshadow application, face glitter and more! Your kids are set to have a dreamy time at Dream Cuts beautifully...

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Tamara Craft, Party Boxes and Decorations

We were lucky enough to have Tamara Craft create some party favour boxes for our son’s fourth birthday recently and we could not have been happier with the result! Tamara is one talented woman! With the theme of Zebras and Turtles for the party (the birthday boy’s favourite things!), Tamara created three different boxes for us to fill with lollies for the guests and she came up with the most gorgeous designs. Not only did she make...

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Hooray Today, Balloon Garlands and Arrangements

We had been eyeing off the stunning creations from Hooray Today on Instagram from awhile, so when it came time to find a balloon supplier for our son’s 4th Birthday, we of course reached out to Skye from Hooray Today and we could not have been happier with the result! The party was being held at AFL Max and the theme was Zebras and Turtles – an interesting combo we know, but when the birthday boy’s favourite things in the...

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Sugar & Spice Cakes, Millswood

If you have every spent time driving into the city from down south, you probably would’ve driven past Sugar & Spice Cakes on Goodwood Road. They are on the left just after the Goodwood underpass & it makes your commute that little bit nicer if you get stuck in traffic right next to their shop. In their windows are DIVINE cakes of all colour, shapes, sizes & design. Whether you need a cake for a wedding, birthday, engagement,...

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Pancake Kitchen Birthday Parties

The Original Pancake Kitchen has been a South Australian icon for more than 55 years! Expanding to all parts of Adelaide with 3 great stores in the City, Modbury and now at Marion! Explore our new menu inspired by American Style Diners with family recipes tracing back to the Deep South of the USA as well as your favourite Pancakes, Crepes, Burgers & Shakes. Organise your next birthday party at the Original Pancake Kitchen, any size we...

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Birthday Parties at Star Academy

Star Academy really does takes the stress out of your child’s party! Their state of the art performing arts studios transforms into a gorgeous party venue on Sundays, providing a unique and exciting party space for children and a relaxed environment for parents. Their packages include your little one’s favourite party theme set ups, with an opportunity to customise your own! At Star Parties they organise it all including themed decorations,...

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Birthday Parties at Mega Fast Karts

 I wanted to give my 11 year old daughter a birthday she would never forget, I wanted to take her somewhere different so I said to myself ‘why not go karting?’ and as it turned out Mega Fast Karts Richmond has so much to offer than just go karts. They are one of the best indoor entertainment centres in Adelaide!! What else do they do I hear you ask? Let me fill you in! They have insanely fast “MEGA FAST KARTS” and a fully...

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B.Curious Slime Birthday Parties

Welcome to B Curious, where they are passionate about the benefits of sensory play for all ages. Their handcrafted slime kits are designed to provide hours of fun while promoting stress relief, relaxation, creativity, and imagination, as well as improving fine and gross motor skills. Their high-quality slime is not sticky or gooey, ensuring a perfect experience every time. Plus, every kit comes with a free bottle of activator for endless fun!...

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Braids to Kill Birthday Parties

Here’s a party idea worth getting tangled up about – fun and stylish nonetheless. A unique suggestion for those who love looking and feeling fabulous. Imagine stopping traffic with brightly-coloured, beautiful braided hairstyles that allow you to express creativity and individuality. And then, imagine sharing the same feeling with your friends… what a way to celebrate! Perfect for kids and adults alike, Braids to Kill is ran...

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Blush and Pose Photography | Adelaide Photo Booths

Blush and Pose Photography is a family friendly party entertainment business. We provide unique photo booth entertainment for special events, including children’s parties. Our photo booth is one of kind to Adelaide and comes with a friendly attendant, your choice of colourful and wrinkle free backdrop, unlimited printing, personalised message, as well as instant photo strips for kids and parents to keep. Why not create even more fun by adding...

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Birthday Parties at Escape Hunt

Escape Hunt Adelaide is the home of Adelaide’s most exciting escape rooms, located in the heart of the CBD.  With 4 exciting themes to choose from, your child and their friends will enter a room and become immersed in another world. They have 1 hour on the clock and a mystery to solve. They’ll be cracking codes, solving puzzles and racing against the clock.  It’s one hour, jam-packed with excitement. Our experienced team of game...

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Parties at Toddler Sense

We have long been fans of Toddler (and baby!) Sense, having taken our little baby Jack to weekly classes at their centre at Tusmore. What better location we thought, to celebrate our little guy’s big first birthday than at his favourite place! (apart from his high chair where he eats food of course). With access to the huge kitchen, our party easily catered for about 40 odd people comfortably. They have seperate rooms including a large...

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Party at SHANX Mini Golf, Regency Park

SHANX Parties are all about having fun outdoors. There is a range of affordable children’s packages starting at just $25 per child. There’s even an Event Extraordinaire on-hand to guide parents through organising the perfect little party for your child. Once at the course, the team is super friendly, fun and helpful and will take the children through the course and play some games along the way. SHANX Mini Golf is suitable for children 8 years...

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ILOOKMYSTYLE Adelaide’s Premier Kids Party Venue

Ilookmystyle is a premier kids party venue located in Hindmarsh, Adelaide. Established in 2008, ilookmystyle has been providing kids birthday parties that will be remembered for a lifetime, for more than a decade, providing more than one thousand parties to children within South Australia. Ilookmystyle, without a doubt, is the ultimate children’s party venue in Adelaide, if not Australia. No stone has been left unturned, as ilookmystyle...

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Glover East Playground (Park 15) Adelaide

Find it at: 120 East Terrace, Adelaide Set among the existing trees, along with some new ones, the city council did an amazing job back in 2018 revamping the existing Ityamai Itpina East Terrace Glover Playground also known as Park 15. We love that this playground caters to a variety of ages and has something for everyone. The main stage of the play space are the wooden houses located in the middle of the playground. These are awesome cubby...

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Pool Parties at Largs Bay & Seaton Swim Centres

Pool Parties are the best! Kids love parties: that’s a fact. But you can’t deny that birthday parties take a lot of effort on your part. Parties are about celebrating with those you love, so let the teams at Largs Bay and Seaton Swim Centres help you and your family have a relaxing day celebrating. Let them make it easy for you. No stress! From 5-year-olds to early teenagers, kids love everything they have for them at Largs Bay...

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Tent Events – Unique and Stylish Bell Tent Events

Tent Events is a family run Adelaide Business. Specialising in Bell Tents and with 50 tents in three different sizes, they have a package that will suit all spaces and events. They do all age Birthdays, chill out and picnic spaces, Sleepover Birthdays, Family Getaways, and larger events including Weddings, Festivals, Christmas Parties and Corporate Getaways. Tent Events have a package that will suit most budgets starting from $195. With...

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Bring Me Magic Birthday Parties

Want a magical birthday experience for your child’s special day, without the hassle? Let Bring Me Magic bring the ultimate birthday party to you! With over 15 years in the children’s entertainment business, Bring Me Magic are Adelaide’s kids party experts. Resident award-winning magician Mickster the Trickster will amaze children of all ages with his magic tricks and on-stage antics, and the fun doesn’t stop there! Bring Me Magic provides...

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Construction Birthdays with Junior Tradies

Junior Tradies is a Construction-Themed Birthday Party, for Kids who like to build! It’s an amazing and unique experience full of interactive play.  Watch the kid’s excited faces as they get ready to start building on their own worksite. Wearing Hi-Vis Vests & Hard Hats, the site comes alive with Diggers, Excavators, Dump Trucks, Tractors, Trailers & Forklifts.  With both a remote control (parent-driven) vehicle, or a...

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The Best Birthday Parties are at BOUNCE Inc Marleston & Greenacres!

Every BOUNCE party is uniquely different and totally awesome. Their job as your host is to make sure you and your friends have the best party ever. BOUNCE parties are fun and inclusive for kids, and hassle free for parents. BOUNCE is the ultimate kids party venue! BOUNCE offers 3 types of parties: miniBOUNCE Party (aged 2-5) BOUNCE is the perfect kids birthday party venue. They know that miniBOUNCERS are just starting to form friendships and...

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The Coolest Birthday Parties are at the Ice ArenA!

No two snowflakes are alike and neither are the Birthday Parties at The Ice ArenA. With parties designed to suit a range of ages, abilities and interests, and many customisation and add-on options, they aim to create unique experiences for our guests.  All Party Package Inclusions:  2-3 hours (based on package) for activities, meals, cake and presents  Skate hire and free use of skate aids for all guests, plus snow toys for Snow...

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Bop Till You Drop – Disco, Slime, Science Parties

Bop till you Drop provide stress-free party entertainment for your child’s birthday. You will actually get to relax, take photos and socialise with your guests, as Bop till you Drop have a team of highly professional entertainers who know exactly how to keep children focused, engaged and most importantly, having fun. Did you know Bop till you Drop has been operating since 2003 and have run over 30,000 birthday parties and won numerous...

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Paint Mentality Kids Art Birthday Parties

The perfect birthday party for Arty kids in Adelaide. Suitable for children aged 6-14 and includes all art materials and aprons for up to 10 children. Guidance by a professional artist for two hours of painting fun and everyone gets to take home their very own 40 x 50cm canvas! Bespoke designs based on your child’s interests (within reason, given time constraint and beginner status of participants)  All we need is a table large enough for...

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Birthday Parties at Cafe Bonython

Thinking of a playground party, but can’t really be bothered carting ALL of the food and drink and decorations? What about shelter? This is where you do it! Let’s call it a party at our place! If your kids love to decorate and get creative with hands on activities, check out these super cute Cupcake Decorating Birthday Parties at Cafe Bonython! Located right smack bang in Bonython Park Playground. Kids will have loads of fun while...

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Three Daisies

Creating Fun. Inspiring Creativity. Three Daisies is a place to find the perfect party favours! Three Daisies was created by Adelaide Mum, Sarah, as part of a quest to find a better way to create party bags for her children’s birthday celebrations. Sarah wishes she could claim to be that super organised mum, but in reality spends most of the time flying by the seat of her pants, trying not to forget anything too important, ensure the kids are...

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Tusmore Park Wading Pool

Find it at: Stirling St, Tusmore Opening in March 2022, the Tusmore Park Wading Pool is fast becoming a favourite spot for visitors to cool down. The design features a fully fenced and shaded wading pool, lawned areas for picnics, a new creek style section, tiered seating and water play equipment for plenty of splashing and playing during the summer months. A few points worth mentioning: It’s fully fenced!! Hoorah! It’s unsupervised...

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Birthday Parties at Bazinga!

If you haven’t been to Bazinga Trading Cards, Collectibles & Arcade in Munno Para yet, you are missing out! Not only are they the coolest place to play arcade games, browse sporting memorabilia, trading cards and pop culture collectables, they also have a brand new PARTY ROOM. So if you are looking for a truly unique party venue in the northern suburbs, get in touch with Bazinga and geek out! They have a range of Party Packages to...

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Party On Board With BBQ Buoys!

We have found the most unique party venue in Adelaide – on board one of the BBQ Buoys recreational boats along the River Torrens! It’s prefect for a kids party, an adult birthday, a special celebration or just for a catch up with mates. Fire up the BBQ on board, have a couple of drinks (Captains must stay under 0.05BA), listen to some music and see Adelaide from a totally new perspective. We know at a first glance, it might not seem...

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Marion Outdoor Swimming Pool

City of Marion have transformed Marion Outdoor Pool into a water park with four new slides (in addition to the two epic, already existing slides) a giant tipping bucket, and numerous water jets and water play activities. The new attractions include: Water play park with 9.2 metre high x 20 metre wide centrepiece with four water slides, including one enclosed slide, tipping bucket containing 600 litres of water , and water cannons59 sqm spash...

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