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Published October 23rd 2018
A big list of Adelaide's fetes and fairs
The Spring fete season is well underway. Who doesn't love a school or church fete with lots of stall bargains, plants and homemade cakes? Most fetes and fairs put on a lot of entertainment for the kids. I have not listed all the activities for each event - you will have to go along and check out those nearest to you. The events are listed in chronological order, so you can start with what is coming up this weekend.
Please leave a comment with any fete or fair near you that is not on this list.
Most fairs have lots of rides and fun for children. Image by Kat May.
Friday, October 26th 3:30 pm- 7:30 pm. Elizabeth North Primary School Fete
What a great idea. A family fete on a Friday after school. There will be so much to do with music, entertainment, pony and camel rides, stalls, raffles, show bags and a chair swing. Hot food for tea-time, so have the night off with the family.
October 27th 9- 2pm. Community Fun Day at LeFevre Community Reserve Osborne A big family day out with loads of activities for the kids like face painting, music, bouncy castle, food and more.
October 27th 9- 3pm. Prospect Spring Fair Broadview Oval, Poltawa Terrace, Broadview SA 5083, Australia This event is so big, they had to move it to larger premises. It's been around for many years and a Spring favourite.
All the fun of the fair. Image by Kat May.
October 27th 10- 4pm Keithcot Farm Primary School Spring Fair
5 Keithcot Farm Dr, Wynn Vale
October 27th 10- 4pm
St Leonards Primary School Spring Fair
Jervois Street, Glenelg North SA
October 27th 10- 4pm
The Mount Barker Waldorf School Spring Fair
27 Sims Rd Mt Barker SA
A big fair here. Areas set up for kindergarten kids up to active areas for older ones. For adults, there is craft stores, gardening talks, and basket weaving. Plenty of home baked food.
There is usually a bouncy castle at the bigger fetes and fairs. Image by Kat May.
Saturday October 27th 10.30- 4.30pm.
St Josephs School 30 Montacute Rd Hectorville SA
Many ethnic food stalls, football and soccer demonstrations, rides, nerf war games, and an art exhibition.
October 28th 10- 3.30pm
Our Lady of Grace Spring Fair
38 Beadnall Terrace, Glengowrie SA
November 3rd 10-4pm
Hills Spring Fair
Hills Christian Community School Onkaparinga Valley Rd, Verdun
There will be live entertainment, exciting games and rides, beautiful handmade homewares and beauty stalls, yummy food.
Get some Christmas gifts at the many stalls at fetes. Image by Kat May.
November 3rd 10- 3pm
Community Fair Magill Church of Christ 61 St Bernards Road
Community Sing choir, Korean dance and food, lots of old-style fete stalls.
November 3rd 10-3pm
Para Vista School 50th Birthday Fair
Old students are invited along with the public to this big day out.
November 4th 11am- 3pm
Prescott College School Fete
Prescott College, 2 Koonga Ave, Prospect SA
Take your bathers for the water slide.
November 4th 10 am- 3pm
Henley Kindergarten Spring Fair
Great activities for younger kids at this fair.
Kids love facepainting. Image by Kat May.
November 4th 10- 4pm Northern Community Family Fun Day
UBET Salisbury North Football Club (TAB), 39-41 Bagster Rd, Salisbury North SA 5108, Australia
Paralowie Lions and Salisbury North Football Club run this family fun day. Many stalls, rides, games and entertainment and big family fun in the north.
Edwardstown Primary School Strawberry Fair
Maria Street, Melrose Park. The website does not give a time for this event.
Lots of stalls selling books, homewares, gifts, jewellery and a bake stall. Lots of games and things to do.
November means strawberry fairs. Image from Edwardstown Primary School website.
November 16th 4- 8.30pm
Rostrevor College Twilight Fair
Glen Stuart Rd, Woodforde SA
A family twilight fair with lots of food and entertainment in these spacious grounds by the foothills.
Saturday 17th November 5pm-9pm
Murraylands Christmas Fair
Venue- Sturt Reserve, Murray Bridge
Enjoy food, drinks, stalls, rides, games, activities, Santa's Cave and much more.
Sunday 25th November 11am-5pm
Semaphore Street Fair 2018
Celebrate the start of summer at this huge event. Semaphore Road is closed from The Esplanade to Swan Terrace and the street is full of market stalls and amusement rides. Best to take the train to Glanville Station.