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.
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