Families Program

In 2022, Adelaide Festival Centre is the place to be for family fun. With free workshops and activities, interactive spaces, and the biggest names in children's entertainment, there's something for every member of the family!

As well as our usual favourite kids shows from companies such as Windmill Theatre Company and Patch Theatre, the Families at Adelaide Festival Centre Program provides free and low-cost options for families to enjoy the arts together.

Take a look at our upcoming events below!

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Our brand-new gallery just for kids is here!

Children's Artspace is a place for all children, students, and families to come and share ideas and engage in art created by South Australian children. With a brand-new exhibition for each school term, Children's Artspace provides a safe space for discussions around important issues and big topics facing the kids of today.

Opening Hours: 10am - 3pm, Wednesday - Saturday
Kaleidoscope: Playing with Colour runs until Saturday 30 April
Enter via Festival Plaza or Dunstan Playhouse Foyer

Image: Cath Leo Photography

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What is Families at Adelaide Festival Centre?

A reimagining of beloved Adelaide Festival Centre program Something on Saturday, Families at Adelaide Festival Centre carries on the tradition of bringing free and low-cost, accessible options for South Australian families to engage with the arts.

In 2022, Families at Adelaide Festival Centre will present performances, interactive experiences, and workshops to complement Adelaide Festival Centre's festivals, exhibitions, and shows.

Be the first to get the goss and follow all things Families, sign up to the mailing list at the link below or follow the Families at Adelaide Festival Centre Facebook page

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Join our mailing list now for updates on workshops, exhibitions, and shows for your family.

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Visiting with Children? Here’s a few things to note:

  • Parenting Facilities Parenting rooms and baby change facilities are available in the Dunstan Playhouse foyer. Change facilities are located on every level of Her Majesty's Theatre.
  • Supervision Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Children under 12 months do not require a ticket when seated on parent or guardian laps.
  • Children’s University The Children’s University gives the stamp of approval to all Families at Adelaide Festival Centre shows.

For COVID policies and frequently asked questions relating to Adelaide Festival Centre COVID management, take a look here.