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Adelaide Fringe for Kids – Our Pick of the Best Fringe Shows for 2024

The 2024 Adelaide Fringe runs from Friday, February 16, 2024 – Sunday, March 17, 2024 It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No, not Christmas, we are talking about the 2024 Adelaide Fringe! Four weeks of fun across Adelaide including a BUNCH of family friendly shows. There is everything from kids dance shows, kids circus performances, music concerts for the whole family, live theatre with much loved kids stories, puppet shows...

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Tips For A Family Friendly Adelaide Fringe

Kids are unpredictable – like many of the Fringe shows we’ve seen really. As much as I have fought it, I am ready to admit that I am at a stage in my life, with kids, where PLANNING is king. Attending events is no exception, so here is my guide to surviving a day at Adelaide Fringe with kids. Sort your transport or parking in advance. Weekends get particularly busy and opening night will also see some road closures around...

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Moonlight Cinema Adelaide

Moonlight Cinema is Australia’s favourite outdoor cinema situated in iconic inner-city green spaces. Make the most of the warm, sunny evenings and treat the family to a movie under the stars. Pack a picnic or enjoy something from one of the onsite caterers.  And if you love Gold Class at the cinemas, why not spoilt yourself and try Gold GRASS! Relax and enjoy your prime possie with food and drink brought to you! This has to be one of our...

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Family Costume Ideas for Halloween

This post is sponsored by costumes.com.au where you’ll find thousands of costumes, accessories, decor and craft accessories for Halloween with prices starting at just a few dollars. Order before October 25 to be sure your costume arrives in time. My family does dress up. We all love it. Book Week, fancy dress parties and ESPECIALLY Halloween, it’s our thing (OK maybe it’s mostly MY thing…..but anyway) We’ve done...

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Do The Royal Adelaide Show for 100 Bucks

It’s Show Time! The Royal Adelaide Show is back from September 2-10 2023 and we could not be more excited! However, we know the Show can strike fear in the hearts of all parents, not least of all because yep, it can be a pretty expensive day out. PISH POSH we say! The Royal Adelaide Show is what you make it – if you are happy to let the kids spend the entire day in the Carnival area, then walk out loaded up with dozens of Showbags...

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CBCA Book Week 2023 – Costume Ideas

2023 Theme – Read, Grow, Inspire | 2023 Shortlist – click here 2023 Book Week Costume Ideas The KiA team are a bit divided about costumes. Some of us LOVE IT (me) and some of us despise it (most of the others) so whether your a DIY, make it from scratch, hot glue gun costume connoisseur, a buy it all online and pay extra for express post panicker or a do your best with what you’ve got at home type of costume designer...

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Halloween in Adelaide

Halloween will spook Adelaide this year on Tuesday the 31st of October. Love it or loathe it the Halloween tradition is bigger than ever this year in Adelaide with a number of spooky events happening for all ages and scare levels. Check out the calendar below for all the best Halloween events happening this October. Halloween Events in Adelaide. If we’ve missed your event click here to list it with us for FREE! Loading view. There were no...

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Light Creatures | Review

Light Creatures is back at the Adelaide Zoo as part of Illuminate Adelaide once again. All your fave exhibits from last year are back, including Cahaya, the prowling tiger! It is a not to be missed event on the Illuminate calendar, but book quick as some sessions are already selling out! Keep reading for our review from Opening Night last year 2022. Dates: 29 June – 23 July 2023Thurs, Fri, Sat and SunEntry times: 6:30pm and 7:45pm After a sold...

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National Reconciliation Week

National Reconcillation Week is always held on the same dates in Australia. 27 May – 3 June 2023. These dates commemorate two significant milestones in the reconciliation journey 27 May 1967 On this day, Australia’s most successful referendum saw more than 90 per cent of Australians vote to give the Australian Government power to make laws for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and recognise them in the Census. 3...

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NAIDOC Week in South Australia

NAIDOC Week celebrations for 2022 will be held from 3-10 July 2022 with the theme ‘Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!’. NAIDOC week celebrates and recognises the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. It’s an opportunity for all Australians to learn about First Nations cultures and histories and participate in celebrations of the oldest, continuous living cultures on earth. You can support...

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Top Tips For Taking Kids To The Theatre

We LOVE taking our kids to the theatre. The arts are really important to us as a family and we were determined to instill an appreciation of live theatre in them from a young age. Don’t worry – we’re not talking about full length operas or gritty plays in another language. We love to go and see kid friendly shows that come to Adelaide such as plays based on their favourite books, children’s music groups, magic shows and...

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Mother’s Day Events in Adelaide

Mother’s Day in 2022 falls on Sunday May 8 and there are plenty of events happening in and around Adelaide. If you are looking for a Mother’s Day brunch, lunch or special event, have a look below – there are plenty of things happening all around Adelaide to take Mum to & spoil her silly. Be quick though – Mother’s Day events always sell out, so be sure to book soon. You’ll be the favourite child for sure!...

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Frozen the Musical Review

Frozen The Musical is FINALLY here in Adelaide until 31 July 2022 and WOW what a show! If you feel like you need something uplifting and magical in your life about now (and I mean…..it’s been a LONG couple of years right) please book yourself some tickets to see it. It’s an absolute delight. Adapted from the 2013 Oscar-winning film, the story of Elsa, Anna, Hans, Kristoff, Sven and of course Olaf is truly brought to life on...

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Frozen The Musical Coming To Adelaide

Word on the street, we will see the musical for Disney’s Frozen finally arrive here in Adelaide in May 2022 and we are not letting this one go! Taking to the Festival Theatre Stage this new age classic is sure to delight all ages and you will no doubt want to register here for the ADELAIDE WAITLIST to ensure you are kept up to date on ticket release dates and all things Frozen life. *images from Frozen The Musical FB...

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Family Friendly New Years Eve Events in Adelaide

Ring in the New Year with Sparkles, Not Stress: Your Guide to Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Fun in Adelaide! Looking for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve that won’t leave your little ones bouncing off the walls? Adelaide’s got you covered! Ditch the crowded bars and expensive dinners, and embrace the magic of a family-focused celebration. ✨ Here’s a sneak peek at what awaits: Dazzling fireworks displays: Witness...

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UMBRELLA FESTIVAL

Umbrella Festival is back in 2022 delivering a live music program of more than 175 events across South Australia throughout the whole month of July. The 2022 Umbrella Festival program is packed to the brim with a plethora of open-access and curated performances, treating South Australian audiences to performances from some of the hottest local and national acts in contemporary music. The annual winter celebration of live music...

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100 things we LOVE about the Royal Adelaide Show

The Royal Adelaide Show opens its gates again to Adelaide from September 2 – 10 2023. To celebrate we’ve done a quick whip around the KiA team and tried to put together a list of 100 things we love the most about The Show! Are there any hidden secrets you love at The Royal Adelaide Show?Where is your favourite exhibit?What is your favourite ride? Word is they’re bringing back all of our favourites this year, as well as a few...

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Our Top Picks for the March Long Weekend in Adelaide

Adelaide Cup Day is on Monday March 8 2021 giving us a long weekend! Hooray! Even though March isn’t QUITE as “mad” as normal (thanks again COVID) there’s still heaps of events, activities and things to do in Adelaide. Below are some of our top picks for the long weekend and for all the best family friendly events click here for our event calendar. Adelaide Fringe Of course we all know that the big event of the March...

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DreamBIG Children’s Festival Adelaide

The upcoming May 17-27 will mark the return of DreamBIG 2023, which holds the distinction of being the world’s longest-running festival for children. The newly launched family program is centred around the theme of ‘Our World’ and offers over 50 shows, activities, and exhibitions for audiences ranging from infants to teenagers over the course of 10 days. The festival will take place at the Adelaide Festival Centre. The family...

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Adelaide Events Cancelled or Postponed due to COVID-19

We will be doing our best to keep up with updating our website with cancelled or postponed events during this time. Please let us know via FB message if you have an event on our website that needs updating. Loading view. There were no results found. There were no results found. Events Search and Views Navigation Search Enter Keyword. Search for Events by Keyword. Find Events Event Views Navigation Photo Photo Today Upcoming Upcoming Select...

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Illuminate Adelaide 2023

Every July, Illuminate Adelaide gathers the most exceptional and audacious art, music, technology, and innovation from all over Australia and the world and unleashes them across the city and the state. Between June 28 and July 30, South Australia’s most favourite winter festival transforms Adelaide’s streetscapes and notable locations into a beacon, a call to action, and a city-wide spectacle challenging you to break free from the...

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Bluey’s Big Play – Live on Stage 2020

For REAL life – it’s true! Save your dollarbucks because Bluey is coming to the stage THIS year, kicking off an anticipated 50 show national tour in May 2020 in the shows home town of conception, Brisbane!!!!!! Yeeeeeewwww!!! See Bluey, Bingo, bandit and Chilli in the world premiere of their live stage show!!!! PRE SALE TIX ON SALE 20th February 2020 for 24 hours from 10am local time. You need to be subscribed, details below (sign...

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Ignite Unley FREE Outdoor Cinemas

Bring your picnic rug, blankets and enjoy a FREE outdoor movie on the Unley Village Green.Capacity is limited, please arrive early to avoid disappointment. Where: Village Green, cnr Oxford Tce and Rugby St, Unley Friday 12 April from 4pm Join the City of Unley and the Confucius Institute to celebrate United Nations Chinese Language Day on Friday 12 April.  From 4pm the Village Green will come alive with free activities for kids,...

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Baba Yaga – Windmill Theatre Co

26 February – 6 March 2019Queen’s Theatre | Gillies Arcade / Playhouse Lane, AdelaideFor ages 7 – 1250 minutes Baba Yaga | Adelaide Festival 2019 An uproarious musical journey for the whole family starring Christine Johnston from The Kransky Sisters. Join us for Baba Yaga at the Adelaide Festival.Book now: bit.ly/BabaYagaAF19 Posted by Windmill Theatre Co on Monday, 7 January 2019 Vaselina lives the quiet life, working as a...

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Something on Saturday at Adelaide Festival Centre

Looking to add some monstrous fun to your weekends? Something on Saturday returns for another year in 2019 with awesome winter entertainment for 1 to 12 year olds! Every Saturday at Adelaide Festival Centre children and their families can enjoy live performances from just $12. Plus, there’s free Foundation Kids Corner workshops too – so get your hands dirty making fun arts and crafts! Perfect for both adults and kids! See a show, join a...

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Santos Tour Down Under for Kids

Tour Down Under – a fun family event! Australia’s greatest cycling is returning once again to South Australia from January 12 – 21at the Santos Tour Down Under 2024. This is one of our favourite South Oz events, and it can be loads of fun for kids too. Cycling enthusiasts, locals and visitors alike will watch as elite cyclists travel through some of the state’s most scenic backdrops during the action-packed nine-day event. Kicking...

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Adelaide Shorebird and Dolphin Festival 2018

Nature Play SA and National Parks SA have joined together to provide a range of fun & free events to be held at various National Parks around South Australia. Each month will feature a new park to discover, and the Park of the Month for November is…. Adelaide Shorebird and Dolphin Festival The Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary is one of the gems of metropolitan Adelaide. Located only 20 minutes from Adelaide, this marine park is home to...

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Royal Adelaide Show Tips for Families

The Royal Adelaide Show is BACK from 2 – 10 September 2023 It’s one of our favourite Adelaide activities on the calendar each year. With heaps to see and do, from the adorable barnyard animals, agriculture competitions and events, rides, plenty of attractions and of course the Showbags – there really is something to interest everyone! To help you and your family make the most of The Show, here are our tips for attending this...

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The 78-Storey Treehouse – Review

We were treated to the evening show Tuesday to see The 78-Storey Treehouse, a play by Richard Tulloch, adapted from the book by Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton, playing at Adelaide Festival Centre. What a HOOT. With a keen 8 and 11 year old in tow (who are fans of the book series), it’s fair to say we had been highly anticipating the great show that was delivered. This book series has sold over three million copies in Australia. Three...

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Wizard of Oz Review

We skipped our way down the yellow brick road last night all the way to The Adelaide Festival Centre to see The Wizard of Oz! This updated version of the absolute classic stars Anthony Warlow, WICKED’s leading ladies Lucy Durack (Glinda) and Jemma Rix (Wicked Witch of the West) and Samantha Dodemaide as Dorothy. Jemma Rix as the Wicked Witch of the West was a standout for us, especially my daughter who thought her cackle was hilarious. We also...

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