Who says you need to spend money to have a good time!  There’s no shortage of free events for kids in Adelaide. Join your local community for a stroll around a local market, enjoy dancing to live music, lay out a picnic rug at a park event or food truck festival, take a free tour. If you’re looking for things to do in Adelaide for free with your little peeps, check here to find events that won’t cost you a cent!

School holidays don’t have to cost a fortune either. Museums, shopping centres, councils and community centers are just a few of the places who host FREE and FUN programs, activities and events that won’t break the bank. There’s FREE sports, arts and crafts, science, nature play activities, workshops, family days and more. Find a FREE school holiday event below.

Jan 30 all-day Brighton Beach
The Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures is a showcase of fantastic outdoor art for the family to enjoy. It’s a great family day out, with plenty of different types of art to explore and lots of[...]
Jan 31 all-day Brighton Beach
The Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures is a showcase of fantastic outdoor art for the family to enjoy. It’s a great family day out, with plenty of different types of art to explore and lots of[...]
Feb 1 all-day Brighton Beach
The Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures is a showcase of fantastic outdoor art for the family to enjoy. It’s a great family day out, with plenty of different types of art to explore and lots of[...]
Feb 1 all-day
Think picnics and sunsets shared with family and friends. Join in for great FREE entertainment and movies under starry skies, fun at the beach, or maybe you’d prefer to make a splash in the park?[...]
Feb 1 @ 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM Barossa Farmers Market
Welcome to the Barossa Farmers Market Held every Saturday morning, the Barossa Farmers Market is a genuine, community produce market, permanently located undercover in the Vintners Sheds, Angaston. This means you can do your weekly[...]
Feb 1 @ 12:00 PM – 9:30 PM Moonta Street (Chinatown) and Gouger Street, Adelaide
2020 will mark the 17th Chinatown Adelaide Lunar New Year Street Party, from Moonta Street off Gouger will host the festivities, you can experience live music, market stalls, pop-up food stalls, and, of course, a[...]
Feb 1 @ 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM Mollydooker Wines
Join Mollydooker for an outdoor screening of the Baz Luhrmann Classic Film “Australia”. Children under 12 years old are free, and parents can grab a glass of your favourite Mollydooker and enjoy and epic Australia[...]
Feb 2 all-day Brighton Beach
The Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures is a showcase of fantastic outdoor art for the family to enjoy. It’s a great family day out, with plenty of different types of art to explore and lots of[...]
Feb 2 all-day
Think picnics and sunsets shared with family and friends. Join in for great FREE entertainment and movies under starry skies, fun at the beach, or maybe you’d prefer to make a splash in the park?[...]
Feb 2 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Art Gallery of South Australia
START AT THE GALLERY START at the Gallery and the START Art Club are proudly presented by the James & Diana Ramsay Foundation. START at the Gallery offers an exciting introduction to visual art for[...]
Feb 3 @ 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM Scott St Memorial Hall
Join us for a free trial session this summer and start learning to Irish dance – just like Riverdance! Meet our teacher, make new friends, and start learning an Irish Reel. Irish dancing is a[...]
Feb 7 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Newenham Adelaide Hills
Feel Good Friday is back for 2020 and Newenham Adelaide Hills is hosting a Market Night on Friday 7 February. There will be a variety of local market vendors selling homemade treasures and amazing food,[...]
Feb 8 all-day
Think picnics and sunsets shared with family and friends. Join in for great FREE entertainment and movies under starry skies, fun at the beach, or maybe you’d prefer to make a splash in the park?[...]
Feb 8 @ 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM Barossa Farmers Market
Welcome to the Barossa Farmers Market Held every Saturday morning, the Barossa Farmers Market is a genuine, community produce market, permanently located undercover in the Vintners Sheds, Angaston. This means you can do your weekly[...]
Feb 8 @ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Adelaide Festival Centre
Chinese New Year Come and Try Workshops Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre Chinese New Year Cultural Workshops Presented by Something On Saturday and Confucius Institute at The Adelaide University Chinese New Year is celebrated between[...]
Feb 8 @ 6:00 PM – 10:30 PM Eighty Eight O'Connell
Your little ones can soak up the summer fun with FREE epic sprinkler sessions and twilight movies at Eighty Eight O’Connell. ???? Sprinkler sessions 14 to 16 January 21 to 23 January There’s nothing like[...]
Feb 15 @ 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM Barossa Farmers Market
Welcome to the Barossa Farmers Market Held every Saturday morning, the Barossa Farmers Market is a genuine, community produce market, permanently located undercover in the Vintners Sheds, Angaston. This means you can do your weekly[...]
Feb 15 @ 12:30 PM – 9:30 PM Civic Park
Join us as we transform Civic Park into an Adelaide Fringe playground, featuring world-class Adelaide Fringe performers across three performance stages, gourmet food and drinks from Fork on the Road, licensed bar and free children’s[...]
Feb 22 @ 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM Barossa Farmers Market
Welcome to the Barossa Farmers Market Held every Saturday morning, the Barossa Farmers Market is a genuine, community produce market, permanently located undercover in the Vintners Sheds, Angaston. This means you can do your weekly[...]
Feb 23 @ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Stirling Village & Various Around Stirling (Ref Map)
Stirling Laneways is more than a market. Each event celebrates a different fun theme. Feel free to dress up and join in, or simply come along to watch and enjoy the Laneways spectacle! The Laneways season runs from September[...]
Feb 29 @ 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM Barossa Farmers Market
Welcome to the Barossa Farmers Market Held every Saturday morning, the Barossa Farmers Market is a genuine, community produce market, permanently located undercover in the Vintners Sheds, Angaston. This means you can do your weekly[...]
Feb 29 @ 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Salisbury East Neighbourhood Centre
The Salisbury East Twilight Market is on again this summer with food trucks, many market stalls, music, playground and more! Come and join us for an enjoyable evening with your family and friends at Salisbury[...]
Mar 1 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Art Gallery of South Australia
START AT THE GALLERY START at the Gallery and the START Art Club are proudly presented by the James & Diana Ramsay Foundation. START at the Gallery offers an exciting introduction to visual art for[...]
Mar 6 all-day Port Adelaide Lighthouse
The three-day Street Art Festival will bring the Port and greater Adelaide community together with world class artists, South Australia’s emerging talents and a selection of the best local Port creatives. Artists have been tasked[...]
Mar 6 @ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM Newenham Adelaide Hills
Join Newenham Adelaide Hills for Feel Good Friday on 6 March for a night filled with arts and entertainment! There will be amazing entertainers performing as well as live music and fun activities for the[...]
Mar 6 @ 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM Civic Park, Modbury
Civic Park Movies is a free outdoor cinema experience at Civic Park, Modbury. With 5 movies in the season, this is a great way to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. Each night features free entertainment[...]
Mar 7 all-day Port Adelaide Lighthouse
The three-day Street Art Festival will bring the Port and greater Adelaide community together with world class artists, South Australia’s emerging talents and a selection of the best local Port creatives. Artists have been tasked[...]
Mar 7 @ 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM Barossa Farmers Market
Welcome to the Barossa Farmers Market Held every Saturday morning, the Barossa Farmers Market is a genuine, community produce market, permanently located undercover in the Vintners Sheds, Angaston. This means you can do your weekly[...]
Mar 8 all-day Port Adelaide Lighthouse
The three-day Street Art Festival will bring the Port and greater Adelaide community together with world class artists, South Australia’s emerging talents and a selection of the best local Port creatives. Artists have been tasked[...]
Mar 13 @ 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM Civic Park, Modbury
Civic Park Movies is a free outdoor cinema experience at Civic Park, Modbury. With 5 movies in the season, this is a great way to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. Each night features free entertainment[...]
Mar 14 @ 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM Barossa Farmers Market
Welcome to the Barossa Farmers Market Held every Saturday morning, the Barossa Farmers Market is a genuine, community produce market, permanently located undercover in the Vintners Sheds, Angaston. This means you can do your weekly[...]
Mar 21 @ 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM Barossa Farmers Market
Welcome to the Barossa Farmers Market Held every Saturday morning, the Barossa Farmers Market is a genuine, community produce market, permanently located undercover in the Vintners Sheds, Angaston. This means you can do your weekly[...]
Mar 22 @ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Stirling Village & Various Around Stirling (Ref Map)
Stirling Laneways is more than a market. Each event celebrates a different fun theme. Feel free to dress up and join in, or simply come along to watch and enjoy the Laneways spectacle! The Laneways season runs from September[...]
Mar 28 @ 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM Barossa Farmers Market
Welcome to the Barossa Farmers Market Held every Saturday morning, the Barossa Farmers Market is a genuine, community produce market, permanently located undercover in the Vintners Sheds, Angaston. This means you can do your weekly[...]
Apr 3 @ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM Newenham Adelaide Hills
Leap into Easter festivities with Newenham Adelaide Hills’ April Feel Good Friday event. There’ll be a range of Easter activities for kids and adults alike, and maybe even some chocolate surprises! There’ll be a wide[...]
Apr 4 @ 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM Barossa Farmers Market
Welcome to the Barossa Farmers Market Held every Saturday morning, the Barossa Farmers Market is a genuine, community produce market, permanently located undercover in the Vintners Sheds, Angaston. This means you can do your weekly[...]
Apr 5 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Art Gallery of South Australia
START AT THE GALLERY START at the Gallery and the START Art Club are proudly presented by the James & Diana Ramsay Foundation. START at the Gallery offers an exciting introduction to visual art for[...]
Apr 11 @ 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM Barossa Farmers Market
Welcome to the Barossa Farmers Market Held every Saturday morning, the Barossa Farmers Market is a genuine, community produce market, permanently located undercover in the Vintners Sheds, Angaston. This means you can do your weekly[...]
Apr 18 @ 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM Barossa Farmers Market
Welcome to the Barossa Farmers Market Held every Saturday morning, the Barossa Farmers Market is a genuine, community produce market, permanently located undercover in the Vintners Sheds, Angaston. This means you can do your weekly[...]
Apr 25 @ 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM Barossa Farmers Market
Welcome to the Barossa Farmers Market Held every Saturday morning, the Barossa Farmers Market is a genuine, community produce market, permanently located undercover in the Vintners Sheds, Angaston. This means you can do your weekly[...]
Apr 26 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Stirling Village & Various Around Stirling (Ref Map)
Stirling Laneways is more than a market. Each event celebrates a different fun theme. Feel free to dress up and join in, or simply come along to watch and enjoy the Laneways spectacle! The Laneways season runs from September[...]
May 2 @ 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM Barossa Farmers Market
Welcome to the Barossa Farmers Market Held every Saturday morning, the Barossa Farmers Market is a genuine, community produce market, permanently located undercover in the Vintners Sheds, Angaston. This means you can do your weekly[...]
May 3 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Art Gallery of South Australia
START AT THE GALLERY START at the Gallery and the START Art Club are proudly presented by the James & Diana Ramsay Foundation. START at the Gallery offers an exciting introduction to visual art for[...]
May 9 @ 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM Barossa Farmers Market
Welcome to the Barossa Farmers Market Held every Saturday morning, the Barossa Farmers Market is a genuine, community produce market, permanently located undercover in the Vintners Sheds, Angaston. This means you can do your weekly[...]
May 16 @ 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM Barossa Farmers Market
Welcome to the Barossa Farmers Market Held every Saturday morning, the Barossa Farmers Market is a genuine, community produce market, permanently located undercover in the Vintners Sheds, Angaston. This means you can do your weekly[...]
May 23 @ 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM Barossa Farmers Market
Welcome to the Barossa Farmers Market Held every Saturday morning, the Barossa Farmers Market is a genuine, community produce market, permanently located undercover in the Vintners Sheds, Angaston. This means you can do your weekly[...]
May 30 @ 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM Barossa Farmers Market
Welcome to the Barossa Farmers Market Held every Saturday morning, the Barossa Farmers Market is a genuine, community produce market, permanently located undercover in the Vintners Sheds, Angaston. This means you can do your weekly[...]
Jun 6 @ 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM Barossa Farmers Market
Welcome to the Barossa Farmers Market Held every Saturday morning, the Barossa Farmers Market is a genuine, community produce market, permanently located undercover in the Vintners Sheds, Angaston. This means you can do your weekly[...]
Jun 7 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Art Gallery of South Australia
START AT THE GALLERY START at the Gallery and the START Art Club are proudly presented by the James & Diana Ramsay Foundation. START at the Gallery offers an exciting introduction to visual art for[...]
Jun 13 @ 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM Barossa Farmers Market
Welcome to the Barossa Farmers Market Held every Saturday morning, the Barossa Farmers Market is a genuine, community produce market, permanently located undercover in the Vintners Sheds, Angaston. This means you can do your weekly[...]