Things to do in Adelaide & SA this June Long Weekend

WHAT'S ON | JUNE LONG WEEKEND ADELAIDE 2021: Another long weekend is upon is and if you're anything like us you'll be in a mad, last minute scramble to find something fun to do over the June long weekend in Adelaide with the kids. Well you've come to the right place! We've got your guide to what's on this June long weekend in Adelaide, complete with fun things to do for kids and families, and a few events on the calendar if you'd like a night out without the tots in tow, too! 
WHAT’S ON: June long weekend 2021: Saturday June 12 – Monday June 14 2021

Another long weekend is upon is and if you’re anything like us you’ll be in a mad, last minute scramble to find something fun to do over the June long weekend in Adelaide with the kids.

Well you’ve come to the right place! We’ve got your guide to what’s on this June long weekend in Adelaide, complete with fun things to do for kids and families, and a few events on the calendar if you’d like a night out without the tots in tow, too!

Families of Adelaide, it’s not too late yet to book your camping trip, or SA staycation… so get some ideas and lock in your long weekend line up! We’ll keep adding to this list as more events and ideas for the families pop up for this Queen’s birthday long weekend.

What’s On: June Long Weekend Adelaide 2021

Winter village

Winter Village

Discover The Winter Village at the Torrens Parade Ground in the Adelaide CBD. The Winter Village is an outdoor pop-up event running from May 14 – September 5, inclusive of the June long weekend in Adelaide, so get your skates on…literally! This magical winter wonderland is a must-visit destination, perfect for the whole family. In the heart of Adelaide, enjoy ice-skating, snow showers, a pop-up bar & kitchen and of course, the magical igloo village.

With a full season of events and activities to explore, The Winter Village is free to enter and open 7 days a week!

For more information:

model railway june long weekend adelaide

Adelaide Model Railway Show

Calling all train loving tots and choo choo loving children (and hey, this is one for even the locomotive loving adults among us)… The June long weekend in Adelaide is YOUR time! After its 2020 break, the Adelaide Model Railway Show is back and better than ever! The Adelaide Model Railway Exhibition (AMRE) is a yearly model railway show held on the Queen’s birthday long weekend, put together by six clubs based in South Australia who come together to showcase… oh just the best railway displays in the state! You and your crew can enter a magical, miniature world of model railways and get to see – up close and personal – all the exquisite detail on display. Featuring an all SA lineup of model layouts, how-to demonstrations, local traders as well as free face painting and competitions for the kiddos, with licensed catering and free onsite car parking, this event is on track to be the best thing you choo choo choose to do all weekend!

To book:

monski mouse june long weekend adelaide

Monski Mouse Baby Disco Dance Hall

Why toddle when you can dance? Join DJ Mumma, Monski Mouse and her Dancers for 50 mins of bonkers, bopping family fun. This international hit kids show, lets parents and 0-5’s loose on the dance floor in this friendliest of discos. Expect high-energy smiling to retro beats and thumping nursery rhymes and get your disco-dancing booties on! In ONE SHOW ONLY, DJ Monski Mouse will perform her retro-fabulous music and dance event for parents/carers and children under 5 over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend in Adelaide, on Sunday 13 June, 11am at the Norwood Concert Hall!

To book:

BBB fair adelaide

Mini BBB Boutique Parenting Fair

Join Adelaide’s sweetest and most stylish Boutique Baby Fair for their Winter Edition at The Market Shed on Holland St next Sunday, June 13th, 10am to 3pm! As always, Mini BBB Boutique Baby Fair will bring together a handpicked selection of bespoke businesses showcasing the best of the best in boutique products and services for Belly, Baby and Beyond. Receive a FREE BaoBag at the event filled with useful products to nurture women through pregnancy, birth and beyond.

During the ONE Day Event over the June long weekend, the Mini BBB Boutique Fair will exhibit an array of local bespoke businesses that have a strong passion for their products and services.

?$3 Entry (Children FREE)
? FREE BaoBag at the event filled with useful products to nurture women through pregnancy and birth and beyond
? Stock up on maternity & baby goods
? Decorate & furnish your babies nursery
? Create those maternity & newborn keepsakes
? Receive pregnancy, birth & infant support
? On hand education on breastfeeding, pre & post natal care
? Educate & learn infant safety
? Enjoy the buzzing atmosphere with event specials, competitions and giveaways
? Ground level event with optimal PRAM space for easy navigation from vendor to vendor easily accessible to bathroom/baby change table facilities.

This is a must attend event for parents and parents to be!!

Register your tickets:

things to do june long weekend adelaide

Have a royally good time at Woodhouse Activity Centre

Ok so Woodhouse Activity Centre is not Buckingham Palace by a long shot. But what they ARE, is carrying on the timeless tradition of connecting people to the simple pleasures of simpler times, giving friends and families a ROYALLY good time for the entire June long weekend in Adelaide. Just a quick zip up ye olde South Eastern freeway, you’ll feel a million miles away at the majestic 54 hectare adventure wonderland that is Woodhouse Activity Centre.

Open every day over the Adelaide June long weekend (yes, including public holiday Monday!), you can head in for a day adventure, or pitch a tent and extend your stay on a camping adventure. If you’re not sure what to expect, check out our comprehensive review of what it’s like to play for the day or stay at Woodhouse Activity Centre.

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Fat tyre fest june long weekend

Melrose Fat Tyre Festival

The Fat Tyre Festival is an iconic event held each June long weekend in Melrose, a beautiful town at the base of Mount Remarkable in the southern Flinders ranges. Mountain bike riders of all ages and abilities come together for two days of mountain biking, food, music and family-friendly fun, including junior skills sessions dedicated especially to the kiddos. After a ride, chill out with stalls, food, live music and plenty of entertainment. Get creative with community craft workshops and keep the kids busy learning new bike skills, BMX shows and street games.

things to do june long weekend adelaide

Woodstock June Long Weekend Family Day

Looking for some kid and family friendly fun this June Long Weekend? You’ve found it! An event just for the you and the kids on the public holiday Monday of the June Long Weekend at Woodstock Wine Estate. See the wonderful Peter Combe perform his fantastically entertaining show on the lawns of the winery, there’ll be food trucks keeping you and your kids well fed and caffeinated!

Entertainment and food includes:

  • Simply Flammekueche cooking superb traditional flammekueche.
  • F93 serving coffee and espresso martinis for the grown ups.
  • Cumbia’s Paella dishing up perfect paella.
  • Sookii La La serving delicious South East Asian street food.
  • And Woodstock’s own Coterie WB&K with a selection of tasty treats to please the crowd!
  • And, of course, there will be Woodstock wine, beer and soft drinks available for purchase.
  • Other kids’ entertainment includes a roving magician, kids craft fun and more!

For more information:

Adelaide cab fest

Cabaret Festival

It just so happens that the Adelaide Cabaret Festival opens on Friday 11 June, so your June long weekend is PACKED full of possible options for date night, or out-late-with-the-girls night. Book your babysitters folks, this is your chance to for a night out on the town!

Check out our guide to cab fest for our top picks for what to see:

willunga farmers market


Explore the region this June long weekend in Adelaide…with fresh fruit & vegetables; dairy, meat, seafood & poultry; bakery, condiments & small goods; wine & cider; plants; coffee & breakfast! Supporting more than 80 family farms and artisan food producers who bring agricultural diversity and fresh seasonal choices direct to the community.

Willunga Farmers Market was the first farmers market to be established in South Australia and is now considered one of the best, awarded Most Outstanding Farmers Market at the delicious Produce Awards in 2019. Stock up for your June long weekend feast, you’ll find everything you need, and it’s a great wander with the kiddos too!

For more information:


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