Once the hot cross crumbs have settled, the Easter goodness really starts. Whether you have one day off or are lucky enough to have a whole week, there’s plenty to do in Adelaide over Easter.
Kidz Gigantic Day Out
Perhaps the most exciting day on the kid-calendar, the Kidz Gigantic Day Out is two days jam-packed with fun for everyone from toddlers to teens.
In between stage shows featuring live animals, bubble magic and PJ masks, there are oodles of ongoing activities. Nerf arena, science experiments, huge Lego zone, pop-up market, plaster fun house are just to name a few.
Special sensory sessions are being held at earlier times on both days.
April 19 and 20, 10 AM – 5 PM
Adelaide Convention Centre
$16.43 - $21.54
Image: Kidz Day Out
Groovin the Moo
Bring out your bucket hats and brush up on your band knowledge. The Wayville showgrounds are being taken over by a roster of talented artists. Billie Eilish, MØ, Coolio and Hilltop Hoods are among artists that will be playing throughout the day. Grab brekkie in the city and hop on a tram down to the showgrounds.
April 26, 11 AM
Image and header image: Mackenzie Sweetnam
The big top in Bonython Park will provide a modern circus infused with the vibrancy of Rio De Janerio. Gravity defying aerialists, motorbike stunts, dazzling dancers and tightrope walkers will impress with high energy and high stakes.
April 5 – May 12
Image: Circus Rio
If superb cocktails, DJs and a dance floor sound like the way you want to be spending your Good Friday, 2KW is beckoning. Their now annual Easter afternoon is a ticketed event that is sure to provide stunning views to accompany that feeling of freedom on a long-weekend.
April 19, 3 PM – 12 AM
Rooftop, 2 King William Road
Day in the park
If you’re after an outing with a little less structure, there are endless beautiful places in the Adelaide Park Lands to set up for the day.
Activity in the South
Set up on the lush plaza for a perfect view of the huge Pelzer Park / Pityarilla Activity Hub just off Glen Osmond Road. A gorgeous creek runs through the park and makes for a stunning picnic setting.
What’s there: Accessible BBQs | Two Playspaces | Dog Park | Tennis Court | Half Basketball Court | Toilets | Shelter | Picnic Tables
Nearby coffee shops: Fawn Coffee, Scootz Café, Bici Espresso
Nature in the North
Immerse yourself in the natural surrounds of Bundey’s Paddock / Tidlangga in North Adelaide. Kids are challenged to use their imaginations on nature play equipment while adults can stretch (or rest!) their legs nearby.
What’s there: BBQs | Pocket Orchard | Playspace | Shelter | Tennis Court | Picnic Tables| Nearby fitness stations and ovals
Nearby coffee shops: First Pour, E for Ethel, UR Caffe
Spin in the East
Hop on your bikes and wheel your way to Victoria Park / Pakapakanthi in the East Park Lands. Take the race track at a leisurely pace and set up for lunch at one of the park’s three cafes or a BBQ.
What’s there: BBQ | Race Track | Sweat Track | Fitness Stations
Park Coffee Shops: Stables, Kiosk on 16, the Velo Precinct