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Free Family Fun


Bundle up the family and head out for a day of free entertainment. Learn, create, discover and move all throughout the city.

Free Art Classes

The Art Gallery of South Australia is nurturing the creativity of little minds with ‘Start at the Gallery’. Each month there is an introduction to art event for children aged 3-12 and their families. Live performances, tours and art activities on the theme of the current exhibitions.

First Sunday of each month, 11 AM – 3 PM

Art Gallery of South Australia


Image: Nat Rogers

Dream BIG

Dream Big Children’s Festival offers inspiring arts experiences for little and young people. The program is packed full of performances, exhibitions, workshops and activities themed around People Together. There are oodles of free events available alongside ticketed options.

22 May - 1 June

Adelaide Festival Centre


Image: Cath Leo Photography

A 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

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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

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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

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