That’s right, it’s almost school time again.

YES, I’m so sorry to mention that BUT let’s make sure you put these last few days to good use.

Here are 7 things happening in Adelaide that you should do before the bell rings again.


1. Summer Sounds Festival

Having just kicked off on the weekend, be sure to head to a gig at the Summer Sounds Festival.

Don’t worry, it’s a family friendly event with pods available for you and your little ones.


Family Pods will cater for families of 4 or 6 and will be available for Hans: Disco Resurrection and Bjorn Again- The World’s No. 1 Abba Show.

View the full line-up here.

Source: Summer Sounds Festival

2. Moonlight Outdoor Cinema 

Outdoor Cinema under the stars? Say less!

The Moonlight Cinema is always a magical experience and has a film for everyone including Toy Story, Dirty Dancing and Star Wars.


Located at Botanic Park (adjacent to Adelaide Botanic Garden), tickets are just $15 or $14 if you’re a Cinebuzz member.

Check out the range of sessions here.

Source: Moonlight Cinema

3. Harbour Town Ice Skating Adelaide

It has been HOT lately! No seriously, it’s too hot.

So what better way to cool down then heading to the ice-rink at Habour Town.


Get your skates on and start practicing that triple axil you’ve always wanted to nail.

Open 7 days a week, this is a must-do with prices starting from $16 for 14 years and under.

Check out their website for more information.

Source: Harbour Town Facebook

4. Zoo Nights

Experience sundown surrounded by the evening calls of some of your favourite animals!


Join the Little Penguins for dinner, watch as our animals enjoy some special enrichment, watch as our animals enjoy some special enrichment, learn all about our A list Pelicans with a Keeper Talk and discover more about the amazing birds living at Adelaide Zoo during the Flying Colours Free-flight Experience.

Tickets for children are $17 and $32 for adults.

Have a look at the available times here.

Source: Zoo Nights

5. Mix102.3 Giant Wheel 

We have given up a lot this year, and this summer we want to bring the fun back to Adelaide.  So Mix102.3 and Lumo Energy SA are bringing back the Mix102.3 Giant Wheel!


Mix102.3 and Lumo Energy SA are going to be bringing the most popular ride back to Moseley Square, Glenelg. You will be able to enjoy the best views of Glenelg Beach while enjoying the sea breeze.

Don’t miss your chance to ride the largest transportable Ferris Wheel this year!

Get your tickets here.

6. School Holiday Mountain Bike Skills Clinic – South

Kids have too much energy or you simply want to get them enjoying the outdoors? Well this one’s for you!


Head for the Hills offers school holiday mountain bike skills lessons & clinics to help you hone your technique under the guidance of a Mountain Bike Australia accredited coach!

There are a range of programs delivered in various locations, tailored to different ability levels.

Develop good habits on the bike and learn to ride smoother, safer and faster on the trails in a fun and supportive group environment.

Sessions are just $39!

View the full information here.



7. Santos Festival of Cycling

From Tuesday 19 to Sunday 24 January, you MUST get a spot to view the Santos Festival of Cycling.

While the elite battle it out, go beyond the race and experience the incredible atmosphere of the Santos Festival of Cycling.

There is so much to do during the festival, with fun, family activities, team presentations and premium race region tours.

Check out the full program here.

Source: Santos Festival of Cycling




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